5 AMAZING REASONS TO ATTEND THE DELHI WALK FESTIVAL While Delhi is famous for the various architectural masterpieces and for its seamless blend of the cultures of India- there is something more which is quite special and enticing about Delhi. And what else could it be than the Delhi Walk Festival? Commencing on the 22nd of February- the festival comprises of 85 walks and is your very own tour, by foot, in the rich capital of India. You just can’t miss the Delhi Walk Festival- here are the reasons why:
A wide range of options.
Participants are free to choose any walk which interests them, and what better than a wide array of options? Categories like Nature, Heritage, Food, Alternative and Experimental, Art and Photography and Architecture and Design are surely going to appeal to your sense. There is a treat for all.
You are supporting a global cause- the prevention of air pollution.
The idea behind the walk festival is that, while you discover the essence of Delhi, you travel by foot. This event is meant to encourage the art of walking and create an awareness of pollution- especially in Delhi – known for its shocking levels of air pollution.
Delhi is the house of mouthwatering dishes like the aloo chaat, dahi vada, chole kulche and so much more. So, it comes not as much of a surprise that this walk festival will focus on the culinary aspects of the capital. With a wide range of delicacies like kulfi, kebabs, halwas and tikkas, the festival is sure to tickle your taste buds.
The chance for you to go on a shopping spree.
Chandni Chowk is a well- known hub for bridal shopping in Delhi, and the festival has dedicated a walk specially to this hub. The ‘Saari, Kinaari, Bazaari: Festive saris and kinaris of Chandni Chowk’ will allow one to walk the lanes of Kinari Bazaar while sighting the masterpieces of Chandni Chowk. Another walk aims to showcase pocket friendly clothing in Lajpat Nagar’s Central market.
History is here.
Yes, indeed you will relive the glorious moments of Indian History. The ‘Masakkali and the Empress’ walk is one with respect to Razia Sultan, the first female ruler. The ‘Secret Old Delhi’ will transport you into the world of the times of grandeur of the Mughal Empire. It will further showcase its subsequent ruins. So just get set and GO- you just can’t let go something so amazing, can you?