Delhi, the the national capital, is the hub of tourism in northern India.
It is situated in north central India and stands on the west bank of Yamuna
River. It is one of the most picked destinations on a tourist's itinerary.
Delhi, an extending city, is divided into Old and New Delhi, giving the feel
of new and old, with its ancient massive monuments infused with breezing
skyscrapers, embassies, and bustling commercial complexes. It is the centre
of Indian politics and now a fast moving metropolis. Delhi has all that you
are looking for- famous historical places like majestic Red fort, the
towering Qutab Minar, flamboyant restaurants and night clubs, shopping
malls, imperial gardens, jampacked bazaars, Rashtrapati Bhavan and there are
tombs, palaces and mosques, all wating to be explored.
Quick Facts Location : Northern India bordered by the states of Haryana and UP. Area : 1483 sq km Trip Highlights : Red fort, Qutub Minar, Jama Masjid and
Rashtrapati Bhavan Ideal time to visit : October - March Languages : Hindi, English, Urdu and Punjabi STD Code : 011 Climate : Summer (Max - 46 ºC) & Winter (Min - 2 ºC) Best Time : October to March
Delhi Air/Rail/Road Links
All major national and international air lines have
their flights operating from Delhi s Indira Gandhi Interntional Airport.
Railway Station :
The city comprises of three major railway stations;New
Delhi, Old Delhi and Nizzamudin which are connected to all major and
minor places of India.
Bus Station :
Delhi is properly connected to all major cities of
India by a network of highways and roads. Buses ply from ISBT, Kashmere
Gate, Anand Vihar and Sarai Kale Khan.
Attractions in Delhi Delhi Red Fort
of the most splendid buildings of Delhi, was built by Shah Jahan. It is made
out of a single piece of marble and forms a lotus shape. It is a reminder of
India's glorious past. Completed in nine years, it's costs is about ten
million ruppees. Unquestionably it still astonishes you with its ancient
An architectural marvel was built in the meomorial of thousands of soldiers
who laid down their lives during 1 World War. India gate is 42 m high and a
recreation point during the summer evenings. The view of the magnificent
India Gate is always breathtaking.
a blend of symmetry, discipline, colour and harmony. A colonial structure
also known as the 'President House' is considered to be the best monument of
British empire. The most outstanding feature of this monument is that you
can spot it even if you are 1 km away from it.
It was the first monument of muslim rule in India. It is a marvel in itself
and depicts the history of Indian Culture. It is made in Indo-Islamic style.
Centres in Delhi
Delhi is undeniably a 'Shopper's Paradise'. While shopping in Delhi you
will find Indian carpets, silks, jewellery, leather, exclusive handicrafts
and silver ware. You can begin your joyful shopping at
Delhi is considered to be a superabudance of attractions. It has some
fantastic locations around it which will capture your mind and soul.
Excursions can be made to the neighbouring places of Delhi likeAgra, Jaipur
and Mathura etc are some of the places which are worth-seeing.
Agra - 200 km Jaipur - 300 km Corbett National park - 296 km Haridwar - 200 km Dehradun - 235 km Mathura - 147 km Bharatpur - 215 km