Delhi homestay & walking tours for street children

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Our walking tours of Old Delhi have been running since 2012 and are featured in the Guardian’s ‘Top 10 Things to do in Delhi’. New for 2014-15 is a sister operation, “Diya Bed & Breakfast”. Both offer different perspectives on the capital’s usual options for tours and accommodation. Perspectives that provide the ethical or socially conscious traveller with a more rewarding experience; personal memories to take away and at the same time a chance to give back.

Our Walking tour:
– takes you through the narrow alleys in the heart of Old Delhi that you could not find by yourself
– offers tranquil temples, crumbling mansions, rooftop views, rickshaw rides, chai, the colourful wedding market and the unforgettable assault on all the senses that is Asia’s biggest spice market
– ends with a visit to the largest boys’ shelter run by Salaam Baalak Trust (SBT)

Our bed & breakfast:
– gives you the homestay feel (kitchen, lounge, shelves of books) and a beautiful private roof terrace, for the same or lower cost than one of the nearby hotels
– has been planned and designed with sustainability at its heart
– allows guests to mix with SBT volunteers as well as beneficiaries
– offers all kinds of local assistance, from buying a SIM card to choosing the right season for fruit; from booking rail tickets to visiting places off the beaten track in this city that offers so much but makes it hard to find some of the best corners

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