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DELHI TRAVEL GUIDE

Delhi, for all the right reasons, is the national capital of incredible India. Synonymous with diversity, Delhi has always been the epicentre of all activities in India which is reflected in its tourism. Right from the time of Pandavas, it has served as a major strategic and cultural hub of the country and rightly so, today it’s an exhibition of the history of India. Travelling in Delhi isn’t just limited to history but it’s a step to take past and present hand in hand. Blended with modern advancements, Delhi is the modern-day city of Troy. The amalgamation of all religion and spiritual hubs of different faiths coexisting together in peace is the testament of the unity in diversity. Delhi offers numerous tourist attractions ranging from monuments, museums, shrines to modern day markets. Exploring the city is like witnessing a mini-India, with Delhi Tourism being a reflection of rich culture of India.

Capital: New Delhi,   Location: North India

Best Time to Visit Delhi:

Delhi should be best explored during winters when it witnesses cold but moderately pleasant weather.

Why Visit Delhi?:

Visit for UNESCO World Heritage sites, Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb,  worshipping place for all religions, monuments, local markets, street food, cultural tourism, heritage walks, bird watching, nightlife, sightseeing, amusement parks, photography tour, and pre-wedding shoots.

Temperature
  • 25°C to 45°C

    Summer

  • 30°C to 35°C

    Monsoon

  • 05°C to 25°C

    Winter

An Insight into Delhi Tourism

Delhi is love, Delhi is haste, Delhi is serene, Delhi is chaos - It is the yang to its own yin. Delhi is a complete deal! From the bustling lanes of Chandni Chowk to the serene and tranquil abode of Bangla Sahib, Delhi makes a complete circle of life. One of the most popular tourist destinations in India, the city has been thriving because of the abundant diversity. Right from stepping out of New Delhi Railway Station, the romance with the city begins. Known for its rich heritage and spiritual history, Delhi attracts a large number of religious tours. Sites like Jama Masjid, Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah, Akshardham, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib and Cathedral Church have become a major religious tourist destination in Delhi. The best thing about these religious places are that they are open to people of all faith. Heart of India, Delhi is called the city of heartful people and it indeed justifies it with its hospitality. The first experience of the city might be chaotic and unorganized but there lies a beauty within this unorganized chaos.

Travellers who have already visited this city say that the best way to explore is to get lost in it. With tourist places scattered all across, one of the hardest tasks is to sort out the confusion as to which destinations should be on your itinerary. Yes, it’s not possible to cover all tourist attractions in one-day Delhi sightseeing, probably a lifetime would be short to explore and unravel all the hidden secrets of this ancient city but you can’t possibly miss out on any of the must-visit places.The best thing about Delhi is that it welcomes everybody, from backpackers, family vacations to luxury travels. Not many destinations in India can be placed as a family vacation destination but Delhi is one of the few destinations in India which is equally fun for children too. Tourist destinations like Appu Ghar, Worlds of Wonder and Adventure Island are some of the most kid-friendly destinations in Delhi and near capital region.  If your kid seeks educational activities, Delhi offers National Science Center and Shankar Doll museum as an alternate for kid-friendly destinations. A city sightseeing tour will take you to most of the tourist attractions in Delhi, covering UNESCO World Heritage sites, museums in Delhi, spiritual sites to local markets but the best way to discover this city is on its own. These heritage site makes up for a gorgeous background for a pre-wedding shoot. People from all over India and across the globe visit the monuments of Delhi for a pre-wedding shoot.

The lost soul who look some alone time in a quaint cafe, Delhi has got plenty of Cafes. Places like Hauz Khas, Khan Market, Connaught Place are known for their exuberant cafes. Apart from luxury restaurants and cafe lie a totally opposite world of street food. Street food in Delhi has got no match with lanes of Chandni Chowk being the best place to explore the street foods of Delhi. Delhi also witnesses thousands of cultural events being organized throughout the city. Cultural centers like Kamani Auditorium and Ficci Auditorium organise some of the most famous cultural events in India like Musical festivals, dance festivals, art festival and Ramayana festival.

Not many would know but within its heart Delhi hides some of the most exquisite green patches. The Mughal garden of Rashtrapati Bhawan and various municipal parks in Delhi are a testament of the efforts of Delhi to maintain the ecological balance. These green patches within the city are perfect for having a quiet rejuvenation session.

A Holiday in Delhi will let you experience the two sides of the city, one that has been preserving its culture and heritage and the other which thrive to touch the sky with its modern skyscrapers. The markets of Delhi are one of the must-visit places as they are known for their cheap price and decent quality. Sarojini Nagar market and Chandni Chowk markets witness huge footfall everyday of people looking for cheap deals on their shopping spree. There are also electronic markets like Gaffar market where you can buy rip off apple products at a very cheap bargain. Delhi is also one of the few cities in India with a vibrant nightlife. Cafes and Pubs are open till midnight and tourists seeking night adventure and party can visit nightclubs and bars in Delhi. The city is truly a  romance of a lifetime. Tour My India presents Delhi travel guide that can assist in planning interest-based tours in the city. Complete information on places to visit, things to do and shop, places to eat and how to reach are articulately provided. Information on varied holiday packages in Delhi is also dissimilated so that prudent choices can be made.

Best Hotels to Stay in Delhi

Ruling as one of the leading tourist destinations in India, Delhi has become opulent in terms of accommodation. Good hotel serve to those seeking luxury.  The 5-star hotels in Delhi like the Oberoi and The Taj offer all the luxuries ranging from presidential suite to conference room for business purpose. But Delhi isn’t just about luxury, it also features moderate accommodations. Whatever may be your need for accommodation, Delhi offers them to you. The new emerging homestay and hostel industry in Delhi is something you can check out before making your mind.

Popular Tourist Attractions in Delhi

Delhi is famous for its heritage sites, featuring UNESCO Heritage sites like Red Fort, Humayun’s Tomb, Jama Masjid and Qutub Minar. Some of the other popular tourist destinations in Delhi are Old Fort, the famous ISKCON temple - a famous Hindu spiritual destination and Akshardham. Delhi also has many other spiritual destinations like Gurudwara Bangla Sahib and Cathedral Church. The sites like Delhi Zoo and Okhla Bird sanctuary are perfect family destinations in Delhi, with children having all the fun they want. South Delhi is famous for its shopping hubs like Sarojini Nagar and Saket. The cafes in Hauz Khas have emerged to be the new hotspot for those seeking some solitude and peace.

Top Things to Do in Delhi During Your Vacation

Leaving one confused for choice, Delhi offers tourists city sightseeing tour, exploring the local markets like Sarojini Nagar and Chandni Chowk and Sadar Bazar.The street food of Delhi would be a blast of flavours in your mouth. If you feel homesick you can pick from the variety of restaurants to choose from. You name the cuisine and Delhi would get it ready for you. The city also offers religious sightseeing tour with religious institutions of all faiths. Nightlife in Delhi acquaints you with the true beauty of the city, with empty streets, lively crowds in the bars and club, the city appears  more enchanting.

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    Heritage

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    Heritage

    Boasting a rich heritage, Delhi invites one for a lifetime experience of taking a peek inside the most majestic eras that range from the time of Pandavas to Delhi Sultanate to Mughal Empire to British Raj.

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    Pilgrimage

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    Pilgrimage

    An epitome of secularism and cultural harmony, Delhi offers itself as a destination to seek the blessing of god to devotees of different faiths. Dotted with varied places of worship of varied religions, the destination retains a sacred aura.

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    Museums

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    Museums

    Along with being the hub of heritage tour, Delhi also renders the opportunity to explore its cultural richness in four-walled museums that dot the city in abundance. From a doll museum to rail museum, the city has plenty to be explored.

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    Art Gallery

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    Art Gallery

    The capital city houses a substantial number of art galleries where the art lovers have the chance to relish as well as exhibit tasteful art pieces ranging from Modernist works to contemporary to experimental art forms to Bengal School of Art.

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    Memorials

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    Memorials

    The memorials in Delhi pay tribute to the long-lost heroes. The city reckons to be fortunate enough to be the memorial ground for eminent politicians and soldiers who contributed immensely towards the country’s pride.

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    Gardens & Parks

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    Hill Stations

    Delhi offers a fresh breath of air through its unique and beautiful gardens and parks. The manicured green patches in the otherwise concrete jungle is such a sign of relief allowing one to take walks or picnic or laze around in clean air.

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    Wellness & Spa

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    Wellness & Spa

    Catering to the necessity of healthy and happy lifestyle, Delhi offers to its natives and visitors ample wellness & spa centres. The city offers upscale to budget options for relaxing and rejuvenating your tired body, mind, and soul.

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    Amusement Waterparks

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    Amusement Waterparks

    Proffering a chance to become a kid again and relish the best family outings, Delhi is dotted with some incredible amusement parks. Ideal for corporate outings as well get together with friends, the amusement parks in Delhi are your ticket to unstoppable fun.

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    Adventure

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    Adventure

    Satiating the appetite of the adventurists, Delhi’s neighbourhood is replete with places that can also offer a much-needed break from the monotonous life. From flying fox to rock climbing to paintballing, the options are endless for those eager to go on an adventure.

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    Golfing

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    Golfing

    Delhi and its neighbourhood boast being the choice for some brilliant golfing sessions. The city and its surroundings offer a few 18-hole golf courses that make it a perfect destination for elite golfers.

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    Children Entertainment

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    Children Entertainment

    Giving kids a space of their own where they can play, learn, and be themselves, Delhi offers a plethora of children entertainment destinations. From interactive games to learning opportunities to wildlife watching, there is plenty in store for the little ones.

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    Festivals

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    Festivals

    Being the cultural hub, everyday in the calendar of Delhi has something eventful planned. The city is one of those destinations in India to witness the prominent diversity and to be the part of it wholeheartedly through varied fairs, festivals and events.

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    Shopping

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    Shopping

    A shopper’s paradise, Delhi is the destination to make the saying come true - shop till you drop. Boasting being home to the Asia’s oldest market and largest IT market, the city is like Aladdin's lamp as there is nothing you can’t find here.

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    Cuisine

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    Cuisine

    An uncontested winner of the best destination in India for its cuisine, Delhi is where the flavours are going to keep you asking for more. From finger-licking street food to the aromatic Mughlai to the mouth-watering Punjabi delicacies, the food experience in Delhi is certainly unparalleled.

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    Film Shooting

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    Film Shooting

    Adorned with exquisite architectural heritages and other beautiful places, Delhi boasts being an ideal film shooting location. From Qutub Minar to India Gate, and from Hauz Khas Village to Connaught Place, Delhi has ample in store that can catch the eyes of filmmakers.

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Delhi Travel Information at a Glance