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Delhi Tour – Home Cooking

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Key Highlights
  • Make new friends when you enjoy an authentic experience in a family home
  • Learn first-hand about Indian customs and food preparation
  • Enjoy a delicious Indian dinner
  • Knowledgeable local guide to accompany you
  • Complimentary hotel pick-up
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Aug - Dec 2015 - Daily
    Jan - Dec 2016 - Daily except Monday


    5-6 hours

    Start time

    1530h (3:30pm) & 1630h (4:30pm)
    Duration: 5-6 hours

    Meeting Point

    Hotel Jivitesh, 11, Pusa Road, opposite Metro Pillar 87,Near Karol Bagh Metro Station , New Delhi.
    (We would require your hotel details in order to arrange your pick up. If you do not have this information at the time of booking, please contact the local activity operator at least 48 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details)

    Ending Point

    At the end of the trip your local guide will assist with arranging a taxi back to your hotel

  • Overview & Itinerary
    Overview Leave the tourist trail and spend an evening with a real Indian family enjoying delicious home-cooked food and learning about local culture.

    While magnificent buildings and monuments are an exciting part of travel, you cannot really feel you know and understand a country unless you have contact with local people. This delightful Delhi tour allows you to do just that.

    Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, you will travel by cycle rickshaw and Metro to visit the home of a hospitable local family.

    You will be served a mouth-watering array of tasty dishes, which you can eat by hand, local style, or with a knife and fork, as you wish. During the evening you will learn all about Indian traditions of home life, the extended family and how it works, marriage customs – and of course, the food!

    This special evening is much more than just a meal. It will be a memory to treasure and one of the highlights of your Indian holiday.


    India is known for its amazing food, and we know just where you can find the most authentic culinary experience in Delhi: at home with a local.

    The 'Home Cooked' Delhi food tour is less tour and more unique local experience, and is hands down one of the most authentic things to do in Delhi. It's not just a meal, but a dining experience in a family home, where you'll learn about local culture, taste incredible food, and make new friends.

    Meet your guide, take private transportation and make your way to your host's house. Your local guide will give you the lowdown on what to expect for the evening, before we're welcomed into our host's home.

    As dinner is being prepared, your local guide will provide information on the lifestyles of Indians, the traditions of home life, the importance of family in Indian culture, arranged marriages - and of course, the food! You'll dine on a traditional Indian home-cooked meal, which will be predominantly vegetarian and sure to tantalise our taste buds like no other.

    Our hosts and local guide will be more than happy to provide as much information as we desire on the dishes provided, their ingredients, and how best to eat them, something you wont find on other Delhi tours. You can choose to do it Indian style and eat with your hands, but utensils are available if you'd like.

    After saying thank you and goodbye to our hosts, our driver shall drop you back to your hotel within Delhi.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    • Hotel pick-up
    • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle (as well as public transport)
    • Rickshaw and Metro fares
    • English-speaking local guide
    • Authentic Indian Dinner
    • All Vegetarian Meal, Chai & local snacks
    • Hotel drop-off
    • Gratuities
  • Please note & Additional info
    Please note

    If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at your hotel for pick up. Please check your hotel details are correct on the voucher.

    If your details are not correct It is very important to please email us to confirm your correct pick up hotel using the contact details on the voucher, If you prefer you may also phone the change through to us during business hours.

    If you are happy with the services provided, then a tip – though not compulsory – is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry in Delhi.
    Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

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