A Day in Delhi Sightseeing New Delhi Attractions India video 6 Humayuns Tomb India Gate Kutub Minar

A Day in Delhi Sightseeing New Delhi Attractions India video 6 Humayuns Tomb India Gate Kutub Minar

A day in Delhi. It’s India day 5, or 6. Anyway it’s breakfast and it’s India. Delhi in a day. So I’ve got my auto rickshaw, as they’re called, and this gentleman here, the driver, is called the rickshaw wallah, or the driver Rickshaw wallah. Ricksah wallah. what’s your name?
Rajesh Thank you Regesh. He’s driving me to the India Gate which
is the first thing i’m going to see this morning on my day in Delhi. So I’m going to to the India gate,
the tomb, the lotus temple… I’ll see what I can do in. Now for getting round
to see all these sights it’s fairly easy but it can be a bit of
a hassle there is a hop-on hop-off bus which i think is 700 rupees for one
day and it goes round all the major places to the city the problem is it
doesn’t really have a fixed schedule of like every half hour every hour so it
turns up when it turns up, that’s partly to do with traffic and organisation so
it’s a bit tricky because you might be standing around to go and see a monument
and then you wait for an hour before the next bus comes along so I’m doing the
next best thing which is hopping on and off rickshaws. Now the pain with that means
that every time you find a rickshaw which is very easy to find they are always
waiting for you, the biggest thing is negotiating a price
knowing what prices is should be between different destinations so what I do
is I go to my hotel and make friends with the receptionist’s and the people
there and then I ask them what the prices should be between different
places and then I’ve got an idea so when I go to the rickshaw driver if
he’s in the right ballpark that’s fine if he’s too high I don’t even bother
arguing I just walk away there’s always another rickshaw so usually they’ll
chase you down the street for the price going down down down but I don’t like to
encourage dishonest ones so I find another one if he gives me a good price
first time and that way I know, ya know trying to keep them honest. I know
sometimes it seems like you’re arguing about a small amount of money but it’s
the principle and the fact that they feel they can rip off tourists
just because we’re foreigners. We might have a bit more money but we’ve still
got to make that money go a long way. So for my first fare today from fairly
central and close to the Old Delhi area going to India Gate, 100 rupees. Getting to the India Gate without getting run over. That might be easier said than done. Line up with this guy Go! And first stop is India Gate which is
like a big version of the Arc de Triomphe in the middle of New Delhi.
What’s it like? Well have a look for yourself.
There you go. There we are, the India memorial to the
dead of the Indian armies who fell and are honored in the near and the far east
and it’s sacred memory of those whose names are here recorded who fell in
India on the northwest frontier and during the third Afghan war. So essentially it’s a war memorial to the brave soldiers who fought and died in battle no nothing thankfully okay happy Diwali. Sorry. Hi how are you? good thank you how are you
I am also fine Now started my day quite early partly
because it gets hot during the day and secondly believe it or not from what
we’ve just seen there’s less cloud crowds earlier in the day than later. Now, where did I leave my tuk-tuk driver. He said he’d wait for me but let’s see if he has. If not I have to get new tuk-tuk driver onto the next spot. come on let’s go. I left him somewhere. He may have
gone yeah. You come with me I drop you there. No it’s okay thank you very much. Humayuns tomb. Humayuns tomb. How much? 100
okay come on. next tuk tuk, next visit is humayuns tomb.
let’s go humayuns tomb, is that how you say it? Is it recording?
Yes. Humayun’s tomb now I just took a
tuk-tuk from the India Gate to here, 100 rupees. I think it’s fair price, it’s really difficult to tell I’m not sure what Humayun’s tomb is, well apart from a tomb, but what it
looks like do anything and as you can see there’s these huge blue wall car
parks this side walking down the path let’s go see thank you very much have a lovely day and here’s my ticket for Humayuns tomb.
And here for inspection. good morning Thank you. good thank you. Happy Diwali. Wow it’s quite beautiful here.
It’s amazing that in the heart of Delhi there’s so many of these
beautiful green areas tucked away a little bit cool gets away from the
hustle and bustle yesterday was the Red Fort again the
same huge gardens here at Hanover handle man’s Hanna whens – might do apologize I
have just massacred how to say that and again you’ve got these beautiful gardens
walled areas as well as obviously the tomb itself it is quite beautiful it’s so like a
precursor to the Taj Mahal it’s beautiful gardens and as you can see
amazing architecture. But it’s now midday the sun is blazing down it’s time to
find some shade find a drink find something to eat
time to taste some more Indian food, But first of all I’ve got to find somewhere to eat it’s
strange to find at a lot of the big sites is not actually that much to eat and
then you go to other areas random areas and there’s eateries everywhere but here we
are, we are enjoying Delhi. We are having a fantastic time even
though, I must admit, the temperatures getting a bit hot, and it’s getting a bit crowded in
some places. Ooh, that’s better in the shadeshade but it’s beautiful I mean look at that
that is fantastic okay let’s get something to eat and do some more exploring Time to take a break, get a cold drink. before we carry on with our day in Delhi. I’ve got water as well. Drink plenty plenty plenty as you go around. You can go to these little stores like this one here, they keep them tucked away cold,
just be careful on the price in the touristy areas, they go about this should
be about 20 rupees and about, I can’t remember, about 35 I think. and here they’re cooked I think in your
tickets now I’m very lucky at the foreign tourists may pay more but I don’t
have to queue thank you very much. there’s two counters
one for the local Indians and they only pay 30 rupees, and one for foreign tourists
but I pay 500 so I think I pay for the privilege of not having to queue, I could queue for 30 rupees. Anyway lets wander over and see the, let’s see if I can pronounce this
correctly, let’s go this way. The Kutub Minar let’s go and have a look at it and
see what it’s like Are you here on holiday?
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I’ve got internet that allows me to so that’s it for now
I’m going to find my tuk-tuk to find some supper and see what Delhi holds for
me tonight. So thanks for joining me hope you’re having as much fun doing
this as I am. closing, thank you and it’s closing time so I gotta go otherwise I’m
gonna be locked in for the night and eaten by mosquitos which I really don’t want
so catch you later

8 thoughts on “A Day in Delhi Sightseeing New Delhi Attractions India video 6 Humayuns Tomb India Gate Kutub Minar

  1. U r so cute Simon…..I'm in delhi…if u want any kind of help…you can comment me… I'll be there….btw I helped so many people in UK… because I have worked for BT?

  2. U missed the largest temple in the world ! Akshardham is must visit place there (not as a vlogger but as a traveller/tourist )

  3. That I dont understand why they are charging more for non Indians at those tourist attraction sites. We dont charge more for Indians here in our countries.

  4. I like how you just move onto the next driver who will give you a reasonable price the FIRST time around instead of the back and forth. Seriously it really is the principle.

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