Delhi Tourist Traps

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    Snake Charmers at Lal Quila
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    some sikh jamboree
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    Bags and Indian Clothes
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Most Viewed Tourist Traps in Delhi

  • 1. Paharganj

    Paharganj is a fun place to visit and shows you the real india. It has hundreds of hotels and small shops. There are people who will try to sell hard, give you bargain offers or even try to trick you....

  • 2. Travel agencies

    If some tout approaches you in Connaught avoid. We were approached by a tout who promised a car & driver for 600 Inr's a day & switched to a closer from EXOTIC ADVENTURE TRAVELS who promised more than...

  • 3. Beggars

    Kids, beggars, old people, rickshaw-wallahs, shoe-cleaners - they're all there to make you feel uncomfortable, pitiful & above all embarrassed. I had a pretty rough first week in India, 'coz you just...

  • 4. Rickshaws

    i wasted time and money when rickshaw drivers instead of taking me where i wanted to go, insisted on taking me to expensive shops where they probably get commission. they turned a deaf ear to my...

  • 5. Traffic

    The transport in Delhi is horrifying. There are constructions every where because they have to finished all works for Commonwealth Game in 2010. The airport is under construction and Long queue on...

  • 6. Tour guides

    While in Delhi, i went to a travel agents and booked a car and driver for my few days there so i could get a quick look around most of the major sites. I have to say, he was a nice chap who drove me...

  • 7. Bargaining as a must

    In the early '90's, Palika Bazar was the place in Delhi to find original brand electronics like Sony, Panasonic, Nikon, etc. Import duties were too high for legitimate business to import electronics,...

  • 8. Shoe-cleaners

    Care about some shoe-cleaners around Connaught Place who are ready to stain your shoes droping a handful of dirt on one of them when you are looking to any other point. Then they offer theirselves to...

  • 9. Magicians and Snake Charmers at Tourist Place

    In Delhi in almost all the tourist places you will find them, the Snake Charmers, The Magicians, The Bajigars ( Jugglers) or the Beggars. The moment a tourist...

  • 10. Visa extension for tourists and business traveller

    Who can grant extension of Employment Visa or Business Visa?First extension on Employment and Business VISA is granted by the Ministry of Home Affairs,...

  • 11. Hiring a Taxi at International Airport

    In case one opt for a luxury car (cab/ taxi), the options shall be many within the airport only. They can be hired from the various counters therein.For the...

  • 12. Handling your own cash

    The more green you show the more attracted the criminal mind is towards you. Be careful while paying for street shopping, paying the auto rickshaw etc as there...

  • 13. Beware of porters and Taxi...

    Beware of porters and Taxi people.This photograph is of Jama Masjid - One of the Architectural gift given by Shah Jahan, Jama Masjid is one of the largest...

  • 14. a Hindu Temple can pop-up...

    a Hindu Temple can pop-up anywhere at anytime. This was demonstrated to me by my friend Anup. Once a priest came along to some government land and decided that...

  • 15. Outside the Railway Stations...

    Outside the Railway Stations and the airport is where danger lurks. Stay away from touts and fly-by-night operators who have set up shops around these places....

  • 16. I don't know if this qualifies...

    I don't know if this qualifies as a 'trap' really but here we go:If you want a room with air-conditioner and it is really cheap, and you can't understand why,...

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