Private Hauz Khas Village Tour from Delhi

Summary

Your private half-day tour begins at your New Delhi hotel where your expert guide and friendly driver will escort you to Jagannath Temple in Hauz Khas. You’ll learn how working-class Oriya people from Delhi built this modern temple dedicated to the Hindu deity named Jagannath (‘Lord of the World’). Follow your guide on an informative private tour of the grounds and interriro of this famous temple. Gain a deeper understanding of the Oriyas people who come from Orissa near Bengal. Depending on the time of day, you may witness temple priests offering prayers or hear temple bells ring out as the strong scent of incense wafts through the air. Take a 10-minute journey by foot to Hauz Khas Village. Similar to New York City’s SoHo neighborhood, this eclectic part of the city is filled with art studios, cafes, funky boutiques and unique bookshops. Comb through rare finds like antique maps, posters and handmade clothing. Choose where you wander, making stops at Ethnic Silver, a popular jewelry store, or Cottage of Arts and Jewelry, known for its old-school textiles, prints and paintings. Children will love Lola’s World, a whimsical magic shop that’s ripe for youthful exploring.  After your walk through colorful Hauz Khas Village, enjoy a typical South Indian lunch at a local restaurant. Sample savory rice crepes known as dosas and share light and airy idlis (steamed ride cakes) before heading back to your hotel in the comfort of a private vehicle.  

Tour info

Duration
4 hours - 5 hours
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Why take this tour?

Embark on a private tour of New Delhi’s Hauz Khas Village (HKV), with a stop at Jagannath Temple. With your private guide you'll discover the Oriya temple, where you’ll find Hindu devotees and priests offering prayers to wood-carved deities. After exploring the boutiques, cafés and charming shops in the artistic enclave of HKV, your private guide takes you for an authentic South Indian lunch at a local restaurant. Hotel pickup and drop-off by private vehicle are included in your half-day tour.

What’s included?

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Lunch at a South Indian restaurant

  • Bottled water

  • Professional private guide

  • Air-conditioned vehicle

  • Private transportation

  • Food and drink that is not part of tour

  • Gratuities

  • Anything else not not mentioned in inclusion

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Before you book

  • Duration: 4-5 hours

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

All passengers should be fully vaccinated

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

About operator:

The company offers a unique consultative approach, personalized and friendly service and, above all, the execution of creative ideas revealing the authentic character of each destination. Our professionals have a passion for their region and the will to always make an extra effort. Sita has received awards and recognition as one of the best performances in the industry.

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