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Salaam Baalak Trust City Walk

Chelmsford Road | Rail Reservation Center, New Delhi, India
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Amazing insight into the life of the 2500 homeless children living around New Delhi railway station.
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“street kids” (31 reviews)
“homeless kids” (4 reviews)
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Chelmsford Road | Rail Reservation Center, New Delhi, India
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"street kids"
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"personal story"
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"homeless kids"
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"worthy cause"
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"a real eye opener"
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"walking tour"
in 9 reviews
"first hand"
in 6 reviews
"brighter future"
in 2 reviews
"great charity"
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"raise awareness"
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"chai break"
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"head office"
in 4 reviews
"small donation"
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"delhi railway station"
in 5 reviews
"amazing walk"
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"meeting point"
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"eye opening"
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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
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Reviewed 10 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
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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

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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

Thank Kassper22
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Our guide was Ejaz who at one time had been a street kid. He guided us through areas of Delhi near the train station that we might not have done on our own. However, after three weeks in India, had we come back to Delhi,...More

Thank zinniaqueen
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Salaam Baalak does amazing work with the street children on Delhi. They are a success story because they know these children .... they were these children. Our guide (once a street child himself) took us on a tour of a side of Delhi that few...More

Thank janvancouver_BC
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

We were privileged to see Old Delhi with the gentle and warm guidance of Kharshid. We saw people work, live and just be in alleyways and streets, heard wonderful stories and visited the children of the trust. A memorable experience in the pulsing heart of...More

Thank poh789
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

The City Walk with a former Delhi street kid as your guide is heart wrenching, interesting, and surreal, in a way. Although the poverty in India can be right in your face at times, it's still something communities are ashamed of. It's hidden away as...More

Thank Randy H
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

We did this walk on our first day in India with Sunjib. It's a great introduction to the madness of Delhi and he took us to places I wouldn't have dreamed of visiting, even up on to the roof of the spice market. I would...More

Thank Sarah N
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

This tour was organized for us by our hotel, so we didn't know what to expect. Our guide was a boy that came to the Salaam Baalak shelter when he was 14 years old and lived there since to become their tour guide. He spoke...More

Thank Sandranal
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degedz
11 March 2018|
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Response from Cara E | Reviewed this property |
We loved the city walk but it depends if you would like to be on your feet or sitting in a rickshaw
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Ashley S
13 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!
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tvlgypsy
14 October 2016|
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Response from Terriann2013 | Reviewed this property |
Hello. I'd strongly recommend a good tip if you are happy with the walk. The three of us went all out because Lalit went above and beyond what we'd anticipated. He was overwhelmed and we were happy. So, yes. I'd encourage... More
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