Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Why its free walking tour, when nothing in India is free for a tourist?
A: Very good question. Free walking tour concept is well known in alomost all over the Europe and United States. of course it is very first in India, we have started this free walking tour in India, and very dedicated to keep the same spirit and transperency as in Europe and United States.
Q: What is the meeting points for the free walking tour for Old Delhi, Jaipur and Amber?
A: The meeting point for the free walking tour of Old delhi is Shri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir, in front of Red Fort, for Jaipur is Hawa Mahal (wind Palace), Badi Chopar. The meeting point for the free walking tour of Amber is Dalaram Ram Garden, Adjoining the famous Maotha Lake, Amber.
Q: Do I have to make a reservation or can I just show up?
A: Yes. Reservations are required for guaranteed spots on all tours. Reservations help us determine the number of guides we need to ensure that our groups remain manageable and enjoyable, and they allow us to notify you of changes to the tour due to weather or anything that could disturb the tours. Groups of 6 or more MUST contact us before reserving. Walk-up guests for these tours will be permitted if space is available. However, we strongly suggest contacting us before walking up to a tour.
Q: We are a group of six or more. Why can’t we make a reservation online?
A: Groups of 6 or more MUST contact us before reserving. Due to city regulations and the overall enjoyment of guests, we aim to keep our groups relatively small. Our tours are very popular and we often are forced to turn away many interested guests. We have found that groups have a higher than average no show rate. In order to be fair to everyone, we generally do not allow groups of 6 or more on our public tours. Occasionally, we will allow groups of 6-9 persons who wish to join our public tours. In these cases, we ask that you to pay in advance $10 per person to join the 2-3 hour tours and $15 per person for the 6 hour tours. As long as we are given more than 48 hours notice to cancel a tour, we are happy to refund the payment and cancel the reservation
Q: What happens if we arrive late to the tour?
A: Please try to be on time. We recommend arriving at the starting location ca. 10 minutes before the tour starts. All booking confirmation emails will have Google maps set to the starting point, so that you can get directions to the starting point from anywhere. Your email reminder that you should receive the evening before the tour will list your tour guide’s name and phone number. If you know that you will be late, send a text (sms) message to your tour guide and ask for the 1st stop on the tour. Any late arrivals with reservations who do not contact us may have their reserved spots allotted to walk-up guests. Not contacting us or at a very late notice might affect your future reservations.
Q: Is it possible to do two of your tours in one day?
Q: Are the walking tours wheelchair accessible?
A: Yes. In fact, it’s possible to do more. An example day, could be the Free Walking Tour of Jaipur, then early afternoon Free Walking Tour of Amber, then you can do Half Day Elephant Tour till the evening. Please see specific tour times for more information about combining tours.
A: Most of our tours can be altered to be handicap accessible, however a few tours are not recommended for those in wheelchairs – As Amber free walking tours and amber heritage Tours as they use the stairs. Please contact us before booking to ensure that we can make the route accessible
Q: Will my kids like these tours?
A: That really depends on your kid. But generally all of our tours are suitable for children. Our tours are designed to be suitable for people of all ages.