Urban Village Walks Festival // January 2013

Presented by 1100 Walks (www.1100walks.com)


Explore 4 urban villages in South Delhi, and experience the fascinating blurring of the dichotomies of rural-urban / traditional-modern in these lal-dora lands ! Soak in ARCHITECTURE (historical and illegal) ; MARKETS (plebeian to designer luxury), STRUCTURES OF COMMUNITY, and revel in these treasure houses of dreams,  aspirations, trends and stories. Come walk with us and create a new shastra of the urban villages as they prosper today!


HAUZ KHAS: Old and new by the lakeside…

Sun. 6 Jan. 2013 / 1 pm – 5 pm


Meeting Point:  Jagannath Temple, Hauz Khas Village, 1 pm sharp.

Ending Point: Hauz Khas Village, 5 pm

Mode of Commuting: Walk


Registration Details:  Contribute Rs. 1500/- per person. Inclusive of lunch and snacks.

Please pre-register.  Contact Himanshu Verma / 41671100 / himanshu@redearthindia.com



The Hauz Khas Village complex is a lovely example of many historic cities breathe together to make Delhi one of the most fascinating historic cities of the world.

Historic monuments from the 13th and 14th centuries, reign tall over the Hauz Khas – the royal tank; and 21st century markets, art and design enterprises, bookshops and hubs of activity and recreation spring up in the vicinity. Come explore this meeting of times in the heart of Delhi.


Itinerary & Places Visited

1pm – 1.45 pm: Darshan and lunch at Jagannath Temple

2 pm: Coffee at Kunzum Travel Café

2.30 – 3.15 pm:  Walk around Hauz Khas monuments (14th century)

3.15 – 4.15 pm: Walk of the village markets: art galleries, design stores & bookshops etc.

4.15 – 5 pm: Walk around the Hauz Khas Lake (14th century)


Get our URBAN-VILLAGE Calendar 2013

Featuring urban villages of Delhi and Mumbai

With photographs by Aparna Jayakumar & Malini Kochupillai

For details: http://redearthindia.com/?page_id=1353


Images (click to enlarge)

Kunzum Travel Cafe / Photo: Kunzum

Hauz Khas / Photo: Shweta Modgil

Hauz Khas / Photo: Shweta Modgil

Hauz Khas / Photo: Carole Harris

Hauz Khas Village / Photo: Mayank Auten Soofi

Jagan Nath Temple, Haus Khas / Photo: Carole Harris

Hauz Khas / Photo: Mayan Austen Soofi