The capital city, Delhi is one of the best destinations in India to experience the rickshaw ride. It’s true that rickshaw ride may seem a slow way of traveling but when you are in Delhi, this slow pace helps create cherished memories. Let’s experience the sights, smells and sounds, interact with locals all the while seated on your comfortable ride. It is really fun to enjoy rickshaw ride in Delhi at places like Red Fort, Jama Masjid and Chandni Chowk etc.
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There are a number of pre-designated rickshaw tours in Delhi. The three-tiered cycle carriers are decorated colorfully and comfortably for guests to have fun. In addition, it has amenities like comfortable cushioned seats, safety seat belts, first aid kits, holders for water bottles etc. During your rickshaw ride in Delhi you will get to ride around Old Delhi area. Check out the historic monuments, their stories and the magnificent architecture. The word ‘old’ is quite misleading as the lanes are thriving in the latest of delights.
The mesh of electric wires you see looming over your heads is quite an enticing sight. The smells, the sounds and the sights are sure to create an unforgettable experience. Here are some of famous places in Delhi where you can try rickshaw rides.
The Red fort or Lal Qila, the magnificent building was built in 1638 by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and used as a seat of government. Red Fort is an important symbolic monument in India. Its importance is understood from the very fact, that the first flag of Independence was raised here at the Red Fort. Some of the captivating attractions it encloses are Diwan-i-am, Diwan-i-Khas, Rang Mahal, The Pearl Mosque, etc. In fact, the impressive fort of the Mughals has the status of a UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Chandni Chowk, the famous historic street of Delhi of the walled city of Shahjahanabad was established in the 17th century. Though built almost 300 years ago, the streets of Chandni Chowk have an irresistible kind of energy. This part of the city includes mouthwatering street food and vibrant bazaars with some old buildings. Relive the olden days as you pass through havelis (mansions) such as Mirza Sahib ki Haveli, Haveli Dharampura, also known as Goel Saab ki Haveli, and many other crumbling family homes of the olden days.
What truly pleases you in Chandni Chow is the display of goods. Moreover, you can browse through the latest to ancient arts and crafts. Not just window shopping, in addition, take a break to shop for traditional clothes, jewelry, artifacts, and much more. Take home some fond remembrances.
Jama Masjid is the last work of Emperor Shah Jahan while Delhi was the capital of the Mughal City. In fact, the magnificent Mughal mosque completion took 6 years, while construction began in 1650. Re-live the Mughal history as you pass through the splendid corridors of this ancient mosque.
To end with, rickshaw ride in Delhi is a cherished experience. Combining sightseeing with shopping, along withe experiencing the real heart of Delhi is truly amazing!