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“street kids”(28 reviews)
“homeless kids”(4 reviews)
Amazing insight into the life of the 2500 homeless children living around New Delhi railway station.
Chelmsford Road | Rail Reservation Center, New Delhi, India
+91 98731 30383
Most Helpful Positive Review
A TripAdvisor Member
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 31 August 2012

This walk was the first thing we did when we got to Delhi on our very first morning and we absolutely loved it. What a great introduction to India. The young men leading the walk were real boys who had lived the street life and...More

4  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 23 February 2015

The walk is advertised (online and in Rough Guide) as a Paharganj city walk. This is misleading as there isn't really much exploration of Paharganj at all. You start at New Delhi train station and walk to one of their centres in Paharganj. Along the...More

9  Thank weiyunmak
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you are not sure whether to do this walk, then just do it! Really interesting and hosted by a former street child, the tour ended back at one of their centres with a talk by our guide, Roshan, about his life. Very thought provoking...More

1  Thank Graham B
Reviewed 20 September 2018

We had a great time with Khursheed bhai our tour guide. Narrow lanes, tasty food. It was truly an amazing walk. I encourage everyone to take this heritage walk.

1  Thank Dreamer817292
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

My friend and I just came back from an amazing walking tour in Old Delhi. Taking this tour will give you a taste of the real life in Delhi. Our tour guide Lalit, a former street kid himself, was amazing. He guided us through narrow...More

1  Thank MariekeL21
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

We had the fantastic pleasure of our guide and former street child Devraj for our street walk tour. Devraj talked us through the daily struggles of street life for homeless and runaway children in Delhi, highlighting why children end up on the streets and how...More

Thank evieharris
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We could not have hoped for a better tour of Delhi with our wonderful, friendly and interesting guide from Salaam Baalak Trust. He made us feel safe and answered all our many questions. He took us to places we would never have found or ventured...More

1  Thank Christina J
Reviewed 31 July 2018

I was conflicted about taking any tour that focused on poor areas. I hoped this would be a respectful was to gain an insight into the lives of the less advantaged. It was. I am going to learn more about this trust and perhaps try...More

2  Thank KerrinLeeWilson
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We booked a walking tour with Salaam Baalak. We just arrived in Delhi and thought it was only 3h difference, but apparently it was 3,5h difference, so we were half an hour late. Luckily our guide was still waiting for us (Thanks a lot!!!). Our...More

1  Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 9 May 2018

We decided to book a tour with the Salaam Baalak Trust for our final day in Delhi after reading about it on a blog site. While we were aware that these things happen, but it was different to see it in person and learn more...More

Thank AgentTanLightly
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

I am truelly baffled by all the glowing reviews this has. I learned nothing. Basically you walk a few blocks to the school or whatever it is where you stand in a room and watch kids jump around for half an hour then they pressure...More

3  Thank jamesvborden
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

I went on a tour of the city with Ruhi learning about life on the streets as a child in India. Ruhi provided me with fascinating information and took me places I would never have gone alone. I also got to meet some of the...More

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11 March 2018|
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Response from perthite1972 | Reviewed this property |
Hello I personally got more out of the salaam Ballak trust walk - but this is because I’m working for a not-for-profit Children’s Foundation. It is very different to the Delhi rickshaw ride. The Delhi ride is great too but... More
Ashley S
12 January 2017|
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Response from Terriann2013 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is conducted at a gentle pace and can be altered a little, I'm sure, if you let them know the age of your children. I'd do it!