Take a walk back in time with Sair-e-Nizamuddin. After the arrival of the fourth greatest sufi saint of the chishtiya order, Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya, the place came to be known as Hazrat Nizamuddin. With continuous habitation since then, the nizamuddin area became one of Delhi’s oldest Settlement, centered around the Sufi Shrine of Dargah Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya. The walk will take you through the unique culture of Nizamuddin Basti, the cultural and historical heart of Delhi. Explore the many grand historical monuments dating back 750 years, the continuing cultural essence and way of life.
Aamir Ahmed is a coordinator and experienced walk leader of self help group,Sair- E-Nizamuddin(SEN) which conducts heritage walks through Nizamuddin Basti, Humayun's tomb and Abdur Rahim Khan-i- Khana’s Tomb.
Sair-e-Nizamuddin Self-Help Group (SeN) is a volunteer organization formed to promote the cultural heritage and cultivate awareness of the rich heritage of Nizamuddin. Organized and trained under the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, the members of the group carry out Heritage walks around Humayun's Tomb, Abdul Rahim Khan-i-Khan's Tomb, and the Hazrat Nizamuddin Basti. The members of this group belong to the Basti and take great pride in presenting more than 750 year old Basti to tourists and school children.
Meeting point: Prachin Shiv Shakti Mandir, Lala Lajpat rai Marg, opp. Aman Hotel or Lodhi Hotel
Tips: Dress modestly and women to please carry a shawl, dupatta cover the head.Wear comfortable walking shoes and carry a bottle of water.
Extra costs: NIL