Heritage Walk at Tughlaqabad: The Cursed City

Heritage Walk at Tughluqabad : The Cursed City History is full of those who through sheer grit and determination rose from humble beginnings to become Kings and Sultans. One such story is that of Ghazi Malik, Sultan Alauddin Khilji's commander who ushered in a new dynastic era in the history…

A Historical and Spiritual Escape in the City of Cities!

In this first event of 2019, Delhi Karavan brings to you a special heritage trail. Though we would be walking in one of the most popular areas of the city, yet we will be visiting some historical gems that still remain less explored. This part of Delhi has shown its…

Time Traveling in the Mehrauli Archeological Park

This walk takes you on yet another thrilling journey to explore the city within cities. It is accompanied by an interesting session of storytelling around the history and myths surrounding the Mehrauli Archaeological Park, which holds in its recesses centuries of heritage from the Sultanate to the Lodis, and from…

Sair e Gul Faroshan 2017

वाक़ई सैर है ये देखने ही के क़ाबिल, चश्मे अंजुम हो ना इस सैर पर क्यूँ माइल।" ~ Bahadur Shah Zafar. Hidden behind the urban clutter lies a Delhi where a different era pulsates, and from one such time in this season of festivities we bring for our musaafirs the…

Sanjay Van ki Sair- Heritage walk around Qila Lal Kot

Our Dilli has been thriving for several centuries now. However, as chronicled in various epochs of Delhi’s history, the first city of Delhi dates back to 11th century. Anangpal, a Tomer ruler possibly created the first known regular defense- work in Delhi called Lal Kot- which Prithviraj took over and…

An Evening at The Walls Of Qila Lal Kot And Sanjay Van !

  Punctuated with innumerable graves, home to a nature rich sprawling forest situated in quietitude in the midst of a bustling metropolis, which hides in it's confines the now unrecognizable ramparts of the first city of Delhi, is the "Sanjay Van". This is our next stop this month as we…

रुदाद ऐ मेहरौली – Heritage Walk at Mehrauli Village

"सिर्फ मैं अपनी कहानी ही नहीं , सुन मुझे तेरी भी रुदाद हुँ मैं ..” With every turn of the wheel of time, the story of Delhi too changed. But, throughout this story Mehrauli always played a character. Since 736 AD, when Anangpal Tomar first fortified it as Lal Kot,…

“एक अधूरा ख़्वाब”-Story of the 3rd City of Delhi -Tughalaqabad

दिल्ली कारवाँ की अगली पेशकश "एक अधूरा ख़्वाब" दिल्ली मरहूम के वीराने ख़ुद में ना जाने कितने ही अनकहे अफ़साने दफ़न किये हुए है । ऐसा ही एक वीराना है, जो रातों को अपना सुनहरा दौर याद करके सिसकियाँ लिया करता है । एक सुल्तान, जिसका अधूरा ख़्वाब है ये…