Duration : 0 Night / 1 Day ( 5 Hours )
Loction : North India- Shimla
Best Season : Mid February to December
Category : Street Food Culture, History and Heritage.
Covering : Local Bazaars, street food stalls and popular eating places of locals.
You can take it : As a private, personalised tour (tour dates would be of your choice)
Special About Tour :
There could not be a better way to explore experience and admire the British Himalayan heritage town of Shimla on walks through its cuisine and local safe street food. On this walking five hours private guided Shimla street food tour with a local knowledgeable guide enjoy history, culture, heritage along with the diverse culinary delights cooked up in humble street stalls. Eat at the famous and favourite food stalls popular among the locals, visit the interesting bazaars, heritage buildings, spice markets, vegetable markets, and Scandal point of Shimla and enjoy seven to ten of the famous food items including snacks, desserts and beverages. By the end of the walk there would be no space left, for the dinner.
Depending on your interest, you can taste from the Momos ( dumplings), Pakoras, Tikki, Idli, Bhelpuri, Fish fry, Tandori chicken, Butter Chicken, Kadai Panner, Prantha, Chai, Coffee with locals, pastries to the unending list of delectable sweets like Gulab Jamun and Jalebi – a range that you will experience and is a delight for all foodies. You do learn about key elements in Indian cooking. Expect to walk at a leisurely pace with plenty of stops for photos, taste the street food which is the perfect way to explore and experience Shimla.
You can even combine a pre-extension tour in the morning, and can include Shimla Heritage Walk-In the footsteps of the Raj ( 4 hrs) at an additional cost with this Shimla street food tour that starts in the late afternoon around 2:00 P.M.
If required we do provide accommodation using home stay in Shimla at Marigold Home Stay Shimla Marigold Home Stay Shimla
Treat the below Shimla Street Food Tour just an inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you, around your interest and requirements. Summit Safari India will make your tour a memorable and extra ordinary....!
Brief Itinerary : 1 Day Tour
In the afternoon 2:00 P.M you will be met by your local English speaking guide at the hotel lobby or at the Christ Church of Shimla to start with Shimla street food tour. We will walk through the lower bazaar of Shimla where we will taste the freshly made dumplings, Gulab Jamuns, Jalebi. Further we will walk through the vegetable market of Shimla where we enjoy the fried fish in a local stall.
Continue back to lower bazaar and enjoy the local snacks Tikki or Samosa. We walk through the spice market of Shimla and know the basic Indian spices used in cooking.
Stroll through the Mall road of Shimla, and enjoy the Coffee at the Indian coffee House a popular place among the locals. Visit Scandal point of Shimla, enjoy the stories that unfold during the walk. Explore the mall road with town hall, Gaiety Theater, band stand, Christ Church, Lakkar bazaar( Wooden market) and enjoy Chai with locals, including Bhelpuri, Tandori Chicken /Butter Chicken or Kadai Panner and Prantha.
Enjoy walking tour around Shimla for 5 hours with insight to heritage, history; culture with diverse culinary delights of the Shimla’s street food. By the end of the tour you will be so full that there would be no space left for Dinner.
Finish your tour by 7:30 P.M and your guide will drop you back at the hotel.
Please Note: Enjoy the local street food as per your choice and taste. Our guide would be very flexible to offer you food that suits your taste buds. Walk at a comfortable pace that suits you with a professional English speaking local guide, so you can enjoy your walk and enjoy the information regarding the culture, history and heritage of Shimla that unfold the passage back into time for you.
Shimla Heritage Walk – In the Footsteps of Raj or Shimla Culinary Cooking and Food Tour India- Dining Experience with a local Family, could also be the part of your Shimla Street Food Tour where you can have some cooking lessons and dinner with the local Indian family in Shimla, which itself is a unique travel experience, can be added at an extra cost.
If required we do provide accommodation using home stay in Shimla at Marigold Home Stay Shimla
This is the tour itinerary for the Shimla Street Food Tour which covers the local bazaars and the heritage zone of Shimla and we run it regularly. It can be altered & customised as we like to discuss plans with clients and can make suggestions about special places to visit depending on our clients’ interests, and available time.
You can travel reassured, knowing our vast experience and provide you with around-the-clock support to smooth out anything unexpected. The safety and well-being of our guests is paramount.
Best Days: Monday to Saturday (As on Sundays the local bazaars remain closed).
Grade: Comfortable for all age groups- starting 2:00P.M till 7:30 P.M
You will follow the day tour as a Private tour accompanied by one of our excellent local guide. It is a walking tour through the heritage zone, the local lanes and bazaars of Shimla to taste the best safe street food.
If required, transportation from the city hotel to the City centre-Mall Road, from where the walk starts could be provided at an extra cost.
We walk at a leisurely pace with plenty of stops for photos, taste the safe street food which is the perfect way to explore Shimla. Our local guide is going to be very flexible during the entire tour and by the end of Shimla Food Tour there would be no space left for the dinner.
In the last couple of decades Shimla had turned to one of the most favourite and popular tourist destinations of India. To cater to the huge number of tourists visiting Shimla, the town has a large number of hotels to cater tourist of every hue. These hotels are famous for their traditional Indian hospitality and provide services which are at par with the best in the world. These hotels can be categorise as guest house, home stays, Deluxe hotels, Heritage hotels, 3 star hotels, 4 star hotels some of which belongs to Oberio’s group and Radisson. The very famous one in the town is Oberio’s Clarks, Oberio’s Cecil and The Wildflower Hall a little outside of the town.
Accommodation is not included in your day tour, but if required we can arrange the accommodation for you. One can choose the place of accommodation according to one’s requirement and budget.
If required we can provide accommodation using our home stay property in Shimla at Marigold Home Stay Shimlawhich itself is a unique travel experience.
Cloths: Cottons with light woollens, sun hats and a rain cover / umbrella.
Price varies by group Size-
For 1 Pax = 3,000 Indian Rupee per person.
From 2 Pax to 5 Pax travelling together = 2,500 Indian Rupees per person.
From 6 pax to 12 pax travelling together = 2,000 Indian Rupees per person
Children 9 Years to 12 Years = 800 Indian Rupees per child
Children 6 years to 8 years accompanying parents – No charges.