Monsoon has arrived! And as much it gives the city a relief to breathe freely, one can’t deny how it renders the city even more picturesque. Making the most of the beautiful weather, AllFive, a recently created discovery and booking platform, offers heritage walks around Delhi, Mumbai, Goa, Bombay, and Amritsar for you to discover a bit more in your city
You can take advantage of the old-world charm, architecture, and delectable street cuisine that are reviving after a two-year absence, enjoy the tour of historic sites and a taste of customary monsoon stroll.
The majority of these walks are organised as part of efforts to highlight the city’s and its surrounding areas’ lesser-known landmarks.
Look no further for a getaway with your family and friends to enjoy the magical monsoons in India, Harsha Parbat, CEO and Richa Patil, CMO, AllFive urges you to check out these heritage walks in India that are putting a spotlight on the culture and glory of to several hidden monuments
1.Heritage Walk through Nizamuddin – Delhi
The Nizamuddin area is a mediaeval settlement named after the highly venerated 14th-century Sufi saint, Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya. The settlement contains mediaeval era tombs, shrines, mausoleums and step-wells. There is a vibrant community life centred around the dargah (tomb) of Hazrat Nizamuddin. The dargah keeps alive the cultural heritage of Sufi spirituality, through the poetry of Amir Khusrau and evening Qawwali performances.
2. Mumbai Heritage Walk
Visit the major colonial era sites of Mumbai, including the Gateway of India, the Prince of Wales Museum, Elphinstone College, Bombay High Court, the Flora Fountain, and more. A private guide ensures personal attention, optimum information and safety.
3. Bangalore Heritage walk
Walk through tree-lined mini-England bookended by the British Cantonment on one side and the traditional old Bangalore on the other. Cubbon Park, the ‘lung’ area of the city will leave a long-lasting impression. Enjoy the services of a private local guide.
4. Assagao Heritage Walk – Goa
The village of Assagao hosts the mysterious Kattor (scissor) monument that’s rumoured to be 1,000 years old. The heritage monument and many other wonderful sites in the village of flowers (as it was earlier known) are shown by the son of the soil itself. A two-hour walk showcases the rich heritage of the village Assagao.
5. Amritsar Local Heritage Walk
Amritsar Heritage Walk connects you at the assembly point at the Partition Museum and will take you around the town hall building which was established by the British. The majority of monsoon treks culminate with a picnic featuring seasonal fare like kachori, samosa, etc. The organisers of food walks also hold monsoon food walks, which focus on the seasonal treats rather than picturesque settings.