Kiwi supermodel Rachel Hunter made the most of missing her flight from India to Australia this week.

After missing the flight on Wednesday (NZT), she hit the streets of New Delhi to check out Humayun's Tomb then took up her taxi driver's offer to show her a Sikh temple.

Model Rachel Hunter helped the women at a Sikh temple prepare food while in India. Photo / Facebook
Model Rachel Hunter helped the women at a Sikh temple prepare food while in India. Photo / Facebook

"I was delighted of course to know there was a temple close to explore. It was beautiful experience, as he took me through the temple showing me the process, cleaning of the feet, the prayer, back to the kitchens where an enormous amount of food is prepared. Asked to join the men & woman preparing the foods. The sheer openness to feel the joy, the pride, the depth of sacred presence. Beautiful," she wrote on Facebook.

Missed my flight to Australia last night. So headed out this am to look around New Delhi. Humayuns Tomb amazing. As I...

Posted by Rachel Hunter on Wednesday, 21 February 2018

She also took the opportunity to visit the Sai Baba Temple which she described as "pretty amazing".

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Photos on her Facebook page showed her helping the women at the temple cook the food and paying her respects in a temple.

Missed my flight to Aussie last night . 😂

Posted by Rachel Hunter on Tuesday, 20 February 2018