About Delhi

Delhi is the capital territory of India. A modern metropolitan city with a historic past is what one may feel while travelling in Delhi. This city has seen the rise and fall of many empires. Delhi has evolved over the ruins of seven cities, built by rulers from the Hindu Rajputs to the Mughals and finally the British. Delhi is a truly cosmopolitan city which has brought within its fold people of all ethnic groups and their traditions and culture, reflected in a variety of arts, crafts, cuisines, festivals and lifestyles.

Weather in Delhi

Feb-Mar and Oct-Nov are the best times to visit, with temperatures in the 20-30℃ range (68-86℉). From April to June, temperature is hot , over 40℃ is common. Monsoon rains start from July to September. In winter, especially December and January, temperatures can dip to 2 degree Celsius.

How to Reach Delhi

By Road

The three major bus stops in the state are Inter State Bus Terminuses (ISBT), at Kashmere Gate, Sarai Kale Khan and Anand Vihar.

By Train

The city has three major railway stations at New Delhi, Old Delhi and Nizamuddin. Rajdhani Express trains connect New Delhi from the state capitals. Shatabdi Express trains connect New Delhi to the neighboring cities.

By Air

Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport, named after one of the Prime Ministers of India, is connected to all the important cities of the world with almost all the major international airlines operating from the Indira Gandhi International Airport. The Domestic Airport connects Delhi to the major cities in India. There are 2 terminals namely T1 and T3.

Activities in Delhi

  • Delhi Bus tour - Luxurious special tourist buses are available with packaged tours to all the tourist attractions in Delhi.
  • Red Fort Sound and Light Show - Let your imagination go wild with this exciting sound and light show at Delhiā€™s UNESCO World Heritage-listed Red Fort. Visualize the historic episodes that occurred in Delhi during the Mughal Empire through this dramatic presentation including entertaining narration, music and sound effects.

Attractions in Delhi

Connaught Place

Known for its vibrant atmosphere and planned layout. The present day Connaught Place has some amazing places to shop and eat various cuisines. Some must places to be visited are Hanuman Mandir, Jantar Mantar, Maharaja Agrasen ki Baoli and State Emporiums with the collection of ethnic specialties of the states. It is the hub of all the luxurious hotels for the rich and famous.

India Gate and Rajpath

India Gate is a memorial raised in honour of the Indian soldiers who died during the Afghan wars and World War I and has the names of the soldiers who died in these wars are inscribed on the walls. The green lawns at India Gate are a popular evening and holiday picnic spot.The army men and other citizens of India who are awarded or who participate in the celebration walk through the Rajpath during the republic day celebrations.

Rashtrapati Bhavan

Built with a mix of European and Mughal/Indian styles, Rashtrapati Bhavan was originally built for the Governor General of India. Inaugurated in 1931 as the Viceregal Lodge, the name was changed in 1959 after India became a republic. Now it is the Presidential Palace of India.