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Bicycle Tour: Monuments of Emperor Shah Jahan

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  • Learn the rich history

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    Enrich your knowledge on the origin and the significance of the place

  • Explore the architecture and design

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    Learn about the critical aspects of architecture and urban design

  • Ride your bike

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    Ride on the beautiful streets of Shahjahanabad in the morning

Tour Description

Explore the life and works of the most magnificent Mughal Emperor- Shah Jahan, with this exciting bicycle tour around Shahjahanabad (Now known as Old Delhi). It was in his reign that the Mughal Empire reached its pinnacle, and that time was known as the golden period of the Mughal Empire. The Shah Jahan Tour will take you through the city built by him, where you will hear stories about his reign, his love for architecture, and his powerful leadership.

Itinerary

Duration: 4 hrs

The tour will take us through the following places:

  • Turkman Gate (from Outside): Turkman Gate is one of the gates located in the south of Shahjahanabad. It is named after Sufi saint Turkman Banyabadi. 
  • Chawri Bazaar: Chawri Bazaar is named after the Marathi word Chawri, which means a meeting. 
  • Fatehpuri Masjid (from Outside): Fatehpuri Masjid was built in 1650 by Fatehpuri Begum, who was one of the wives of the emperor Shah Jahan. 
  • Khari Baoli Spice Market: Khari' means salty, and 'Baoli' means stepwell, so the term refers to a stepwell that had groundwater with high salt content. 
  • Tea break at Civil Lines: Civil Lines was the epicenter of European style hotels in the nineteenth century. Sip tea while discussing the coming up of colonial architecture in India.
  • Old Delhi Railway Station (From Outside): It is one of India's busiest railway stations. Made by the Britishers, it lacks exuberance or ornamentation.
  • Chandni Chowk: Chandni Chowk or the moonlit square is the oldest and busiest market in India. The Mughal Princess Jahan Ara created this square was and is the most prominent market of the city.
  • Red Fort (From Outside): Red Fort, along with the Taj Mahal, represents the zenith of Mughal architecture and creativity. The refinement and detailing of the architecture of the Red Fort are majestic. 
  • Jama Masjid (from Outside): Standing in the most crowded and sometimes confusing streets of Old Delhi, you will still be able to reach the Jama Masjid, thanks to the high lofty minarets of the Jama Masjid.
  • Breakfast at Karim's Restaurant: Karim's is a historic restaurant, established in 1913 by a chef from the royal kitchen of the Mughal Emperors. Karims have hosted several celebrities.
  • Delite Cinema: Finish Point
INCLUDES
  • Well maintained comfortable city bicycles
  • English/Hindi speaking guide
  • Snacks-Chai (traditional Indian tea) & biscuits
  • Breakfast/picnic at Karim's restaurant

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    • Opening hours: 6:30 am to 10:30 am 
    • It is mandatory to carry a govt-issued ID along with you.
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    • All other services not mentioned under package cost inclusions, exclusive of taxes(GST).

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    Bookings that are canceled upto 30 days in advance are eligible for a full refund and for a partial refund if canceled upto 24 hrs in advance. Please contact us for detailed information on cancellations or consult your final quotation document.


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