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Top 7 Must-visit places in Delhi in One Day!

This story is for the fast-moving, extremely curious traveler who needs to visit as many places as possible with limited time in hand!

Humayun’s Tomb in Delhi

Do you want to explore Delhi for a few hours before your next flight, train or bus? You are at the right place! Although Delhi is a vast city and a day is not enough to experience the beauty of this place, visiting these top 7 places is enough to leave you in awe of its magnificence and grandeur.

Pro tip: If you are in a hotel, it is recommended to check out early as there is a lot to explore. It is also suggested to keep your luggage or bags in one of GoLuggageFree’s luggage storage spaces and cloakroom facilities as they are not allowed inside many of these tourist places for security reasons. We provide safe and secure 24/7 luggage storage spaces with CCTV security and free tamper-proof locks at the cloakroom itself. We are present at all prominent locations in Delhi including:

Let’s explore Delhi, luggage free!

Red Fort

Red Fort, Old Delhi

Red Fort, also known as Lal Quila, is a historic fort made of red sandstone, which served as the residence of the imperial family, i.e., the Mughal emperors. The visitors’ timings of the fort are 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Cloakroom near Red Fort

Old Delhi Street Food

Old Delhi Street Food

Well, you must have heard of the famous paranthas from “Parathe Wali Gali”! Don’t miss out on delicious kachoris and mouth-watering Punjabi Lassi. While you are at it, you must visit the famous Chandni Chowk market where you can buy anything from clothes, shoes, electronics and pretty much anything that you can think of.

If you are in Delhi for the first time, the crowded and congested streets of Old Delhi can get difficult to go about. So if you are backpacking or carrying any heavy bags, it is recommended that you drop it at one of our cloakrooms.

Cloakroom near Chandni Chowk

Qutub Minar

Qutub Minar

Qutub Minar is a 73-meter long minaret(tower) that is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The minaret has been renovated multiple times during its existence as it was damaged due to earthquakes and lightnings. Hence, the newer additions to the minaret are clearly distinguishable.

Cloakroom near Qutub Minar

Lotus Temple

Lotus Temple

Lotus temple is literally made in the shape of a lotus, signifying peace and tranquility. The entire architecture is built of pure white marble from the ground up and is currently used as a meditation center and a prayer hall. You must maintain silence when inside the temple. Photography is strictly not allowed here. Hence, if you are carrying cameras, it won’t be allowed inside the building.

Cloakroom near Lotus Temple

India Gate

India Gate, New Delhi

India Gate, originally known as All India War Memorial, is a war memorial located astride the Rajpath, on the eastern edge of the “ceremonial axis” of New Delhi, formerly called Kingsway. Every year on Republic day, the Prime Minister visits the gate to pay their tributes to the Amar Jawan Jyoti. One can find the names of soldiers and martyrs inscribed on the walls of the gate as a symbol of respect, honor, and unity.

Cloakroom near India Gate

Connaught Place

Connaught Place, New Delhi

Connaught Place, also known as CP, is one of the biggest commercial hubs in Delhi. Name a brand, and you’ll probably find an outlet here! It’s a fun place to hang out with friends and families in the evening. You can find various bands and street artists jamming in the evening and the crowd joining to support them. The whole place gives you a festive vibe and is one of the top favourites of tourists in Delhi.

Cloakroom near Connaught Place

Hauz Khas

Hauz Khas Village

Finally, if you are one of those party animals, Hauz Khas is the place for you! Hauz Khas Village is the biggest party hub in the country and you can find people rocking to Punjabi music all night long!

Cloakroom near Hauz Khas

You’ll probably be overwhelmed by Delhi if you have less than a day to explore, but it doesn’t fail to surprise you. However, the city is too big and it gets tiring pretty quickly. Hence, if you are carrying heavy luggage or a bag along with you, you can get rid of them by dropping it at one of our cloakroom facilities and enjoy the city luggage-free!

In case of any further assistance, feel free to contact us or drop us an e-mail at support@goluggagefree.com.

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Travel Guide from GoLuggageFree

At some point in our travel, all of us have faced the problem of having to carry our bags while we are moving around the city or that beautiful hill station. The burden of carrying so much luggage restricts us to explore only some parts of that amazing travel destination that we’ve always wanted to check out. Your luggage also restricts you from opting cheap commute options such as metros and buses as they are always full, especially during the travel season. Hence, carrying your luggage around with you is a terrible idea.

Well, we are super excited to tell you that you need not worry about your luggage anymore! All you need to do is deposit your luggage at one of our cloakrooms, after which you have the entire city to yourself for you to explore!

GoLuggageFree is an Airbnb for your luggage. We partner with local businesses such as hotels, shops, and restaurants who have unused space to store your luggage safely and affordably. All of our partners are thoroughly vetted by the team which goes on the ground to make sure that they meet our quality standards. Moreover, all of our partners have been running their businesses for many years in Delhi and are popular among the localities of the area. To add another layer of security, all our partners are equipped with CCTV cameras and dedicated staff to look after your luggage.

Coming back to the main purpose of the blog! We will focus on how you can use a cloakroom and luggage storage space in Delhi and NCR to make the most of your travel when you visit Delhi!

How does a luggage storage/cloakroom work?

Once you have made a booking via our app, all you need to do is to drop off your bags in the cloakroom of your choice. Our partner will then seal your bags with a unique coded zip lock and store it safely in a space that is only accessible by the partner store’s staff.

What kind of luggage can I store?

You can store any kind of luggage. There is no restriction on the size, shape or weight of the bag. However, we do not allow the storage of items that are illegal according to the Government of India or are extremely valuable material such as cash, jewelry or costly documents. You can refer to the list of Prohibited items under Point number 3.3 in our Terms and Conditions. You needn’t worry about your laptops, tablets or phones, a lot of our customers are corporates and students who use our cloakrooms just to get rid of their electronic devices to enjoy their travels at peace!

NOTE: You can store your shopping bags, trek or gym equipment as well. Our cloakroom in Connaught Place (CP) attracts loads of people who shop at CP!

What is the pricing structure? Will I be charged differently depending on the kind of luggage?

We charge on a per bag and per day basis. The cost per bag, per day, starts at ₹80 and goes up to a maximum of ₹100. Hence, cheaper than all other alternatives.

No, there is no differential pricing, all sorts of luggage irrespective of size, shape or weight are charged the same as mentioned above.

Is my luggage insured in case of any damage?

Yes, your luggage is insured up to ₹5000. In any case, our partner stores are well equipped with handling your luggage with care.

What is the maximum number of days that I can store my luggage for?

There is no restriction on the number of days! You can use our cloakroom for long term storage at any time of the year and collect it whenever it’s convenient for you.

What if I need some help in locating the cloakroom, have a payment issue or other issues?

We’ve got you covered. Feel free to reach our customer support at any time of the day. We are here to help you throughout your journey!

Fun fact — Owing to the nature of their businesses, our cloakroom partners are well versed with Delhi and will help you with travel bookings, cabs, places to travel in Delhi, accommodation, etc.

Can I trust this service?

The concept is new, hence, it is understandable that you might be in two minds. On the bright side, we’ve served hundreds of customers and have received loads of reviews (the highest rated cloakroom app in the country :). You can go through the reviews here and here.

Do you still need to learn more? If yes, you can visit our FAQ section. Feel free to reach out to us If you are still unclear or have some queries in mind. We would love to help you out.

You can download the app from here. Bookings are only accepted online for now.

We hope you have an amazing time in Delhi!

Travel Smart and Go Luggage Free!
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Cloakroom and luggage storage solution in Delhi

A travel hack that will empower you to travel around the city with minimal effort!

During your stay in New Delhi, the national capital of India, the last thing you’d want is to carry your heavy luggage around this beautiful and vast city. Have you checked out of the hotel early or have time to kill before you check into the hotel? Want to explore Delhi for a few hours before the next flight, train or bus? Are you here for an event or a music concert? Or you just want to enjoy yourself with your friends at Connaught Place without having to worry about your belongings? Whatever the reason might be, your luggage should not keep you from exploring the city.

There are plenty of attractions in Delhi like the Qutab Minar, Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Paranthe Wali Gali in Chandni Chowk. Although exciting, covering all these places in one go can exhaust you very quickly, especially when you have that bag to lug around with you. But, that shouldn’t bother you anymore as you can conveniently use GoLugaggeFree’s cloakroom facilities to store your bags whenever you feel like! Thus, you would be able to make the best of your Delhi tour without having to worry about your luggage anymore.

We provide safe and trustworthy luggage storage spaces

The safety of your luggage is our top priority. Hence, we ensure that your luggage is kept in a safe and secure place and is handled carefully by our staff. Some of the key features of our cloakroom include:

  • CCTV security
  • Tamper-proof unique coded locks( provided for free at our cloakrooms)
  • Clean and hygienic cloakroom

We partner with local stores, hotels, and restaurants who meet GoLuggageFree’s quality standards and have a proven track record of trustworthy service and awesome customer experience. On top of this, all our luggage storage spaces are personally vetted by the team.

All of our cloakroom locations have been running their businesses for many years and are popular amongst the localities!

We are open 24×7, at your service

We understand that every traveler prefers a different time of the day for traveling. Hence, to provide a hassle-free experience, most of our cloakroom facilities are open 24×7. You can check-in and check-out whenever you want to. You don’t have to compromise on time or miss another tourist spot.

Our luggage storage spaces are easily accessible

The worst part of traveling is dragging your heavy luggage around. Hence, we make sure that you don’t have to travel too far to drop your luggage. All our cloakrooms and luggage storage spaces are present within 100 to 500 meters of major locations like railway stations, metro stations, bus stations, airports, and other tourist locations. We stand for quality service and great customer experience, which includes convenience and accessibility.

We have set up our luggage storage spaces near all major locations:

Our cloakrooms are really affordable

We want our travelers to enjoy Delhi to the fullest without worrying about their luggage. Hence, we keep the charges to the minimum so that you can spend your money in exploring the city rather than having to worry about your luggage. Our cloakroom prices are much cheaper than those at Delhi Airport, metro stations, and traditional luggage storage options.

Our partnership with local businesses enables GoLuggeFree customers to discount tours and travel services like Airport taxis, Delhi Darshan, etc. Thus, we are not just restricted to providing a cloakroom but are going beyond that to enhance your travel experience in Delhi.

No limit on the number of days of storage, size, and weight of bags

Unlike traditional cloakrooms at airports, railways, and metros, our cloakroom facilities have absolutely no restrictions on the number of days to keep your bags or the size and weight of your luggage. Thus, you can conveniently plan your trip without having to worry about anything!

So what are you waiting for? Join the league of smart travelers and explore Delhi like a boss! Travel smart, GoLuggageFree!

Download the app here to make bookings online.

PS: We would love to hear from you. In case of any further queries, feel free to email us at support@goluggagefree.com.