1857 Mutiny Walk - The Story Of The Siege Of Delhi

4 hr

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This is a morning tour of the most important sites of the famous and brutal Mutiny in Delhi in May of 1857. Indian Sepoys rebelled against the powerful East India Company. The rebellion lacked leadership and eventually failed. It killed many. The tour is conducted by a mixture of walking and auto-rickshaw use to visit the sites.

Highlights
• St James Church
• Nicholson’s Grave
• Telegraph Memorial
• Kashmere Gate
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Itinerary Details

Early this morning you will be picked up by an English speaking guide and enjoy a brief ride on the Delhi Metro up to Kashmiri Gate. Upon arrival board an auto-rickshaw, also called a tuk-tuk.

Your guide will tell you about the fascinating history of the 1857 Mutiny. You will be visiting historic places in Delhi that tell the story of the Siege of Delhi such as St James Church, which was damaged by shellfire during the Mutiny and the grave, where John Nicholson is buried. Nicholson, a British officer, was best known for his role in the Indian Mutiny, planning and leading the Storming of Delhi. He died due to the wounds he had received during the hostile events.

Then visit the Telegraph Memorial, dedicated to Todd, Bendish and Pilkington, who sounded the alarm by reporting the Delhi mutiny on May 11th. Also see Kashmere Gate, the entrance to...
Early this morning you will be picked up by an English speaking guide and enjoy a brief ride on the Delhi Metro up to Kashmiri Gate. Upon arrival board an auto-rickshaw, also called a tuk-tuk.

Your guide will tell you about the fascinating history of the 1857 Mutiny. You will be visiting historic places in Delhi that tell the story of the Siege of Delhi such as St James Church, which was damaged by shellfire during the Mutiny and the grave, where John Nicholson is buried. Nicholson, a British officer, was best known for his role in the Indian Mutiny, planning and leading the Storming of Delhi. He died due to the wounds he had received during the hostile events.

Then visit the Telegraph Memorial, dedicated to Todd, Bendish and Pilkington, who sounded the alarm by reporting the Delhi mutiny on May 11th. Also see Kashmere Gate, the entrance to the city that was breached during the Siege of Delhi. Finally admire the Mutiny Memorial, a Gothic tower built by the British to commemorate the many, who lost their lives in the Mutiny. For those interested, the British historian and writer Dalrymple in his book The Last Mughal may well have documented the 1857 Mutiny best.

At the end of your tour you will be taken back to your central Delhi hotel.

Important Details

Included
  • Bottled water
  • Metro Ride
  • 02 bottles of mineral water per person
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Hotel pick up / drop-off
  • Transport by TUK TUK
Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Departure Point
Your hotel in the city of Delhi
6:30 AM
Return Details
Same as departure location
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Pickup reconfirmation is required upon booking.
  • Please dress modestly and ensure you have adequate sun protection.
  • mixed walking and auto-rickshaw ride including taking Metro
  • Not recommended for participants with back problems.
  • Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.