Explore Delhi
Delhi
A memorable walk through India’s History

Bordered by Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, Delhi is a union territory of India which contains New Delhi and neighboring satellite cities in an area called the National Capital Region (NCR). Delhi is an epitome of unity in diversity. The region has both historic and modern tourist attractions which leave the beholder astounded. With so many tourist places scattered all across the city, the best way to explore it, is to get lost in the chaos.

Climate
The climate of Delhi is an overlap between humid subtropical and semi-arid and typically has a high variation between summer and winter temperatures. You'll find the weather to be very pleasant from October to March.

  • January — Cold
  • February — Cool
  • March — Hot
  • April — Hot
  • May — Hot
  • June — Warm
  • July — Wet
  • August — Wet
  • September — Wet
  • October — Humid
  • November — Warm
  • December — Cool
Things to do
City Life
The Cosmopolitan city, New Delhi is the capital of India and is a small part of the city of Delhi even though they are colloquially used interchangeably. It encompasses multi-ethnic and multi-cultural presence which is reflected from its people and tourist attractions. The city is home to several historic sites, museums and religious places. You ca...    (Show More)
History & Heritage
Delhi has been captured and rebuilt numerous times. So, the city we see as it is today, is a complicated yet beautiful mixture of different rulers especially during the mediaeval period. Three UNESCO World Heritage Sites namely Qutub Complex, Red Fort and Humayun's Tomb are located in New Delhi. They are the epitome of fine Indo-Islamic architectur...    (Show More)
Museums
Delhi is home to several museums that touch on various aspects of culture, art, history, education and entertainment. The best museum to know more about India and its history is the National Museum. There is a prestigious collection of jewellery, art, arms and artifacts dating back to the prehistoric era. The National Handicrafts and Handlooms Muse...    (Show More)
Temple/Pilgrimage
There are several temples, Gurdwaras, mosques in Delhi which have strong historical and cultural links. The grandiose of their architecture and the serenity that prevails around them will leave you stunned. If you want to understand the traditional Hindu and Indian culture through art and spirituality you must visit the Akshardham Temple. The intri...    (Show More)
Adventure
Delhi and its surrounding cities have many adventure sports to offer. Segway rides in Rajpath, Paragliding and Go Karting in Gurgaon, and Paintball in Delhi at Shootout Zone are some of the fun activities worth trying. Covering the Southern Delhi Ridge of Aravalli Hills, Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary calls for an amazing sightseeing and adventuro...    (Show More)
Shopping
Delhi is well-known for street shopping and up-to-date fashion apparels. Take a long evening walk at Connaught Place and explore the underground market 'Palika Bazaar' and roadside market 'Janpath'. Chandni Chowk is perfect for a day out in Delhi as it offers a shopping delight with its wide variety of food, spices, jewelry, cloth, hand-painted wal...    (Show More)
How to spend time / how long will it take?

You can cover many prominent places in Delhi within a period of 7-10 days. However, you can extend your stay if you want to explore nearly every famous monument and museum. Every district and city are well connected through metros and buses so travelling is not an issue in Delhi. You can start exploring New Delhi as it houses nearly every prominent national monument. You can spend 5 days in New Delhi exploring the city, heritage sites, famous monuments, Lodhi Garden, India Gate, Red Fort, street food etc. Further, you can move upwards to Kamla Nehru Ridge as it has few monuments and temples in its vicinity. On your way back to the main city, you can visit the museums as per your interest, as many of them are located within a few kilometers distance of each other and from Delhi Bus Stand.  Before leaving, you could explore the famous markets and collect precious souvenirs. To have a serene end to your trip you can visit the religious places like Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, Lotus Temple and Akshardham Temple. 

Cuisine
  • Delhi is a paradise for food connoisseurs. Every food item is flavorful and a heavenly mixture of different spices. Be it in posh hotels serving authentic dishes or the squeezed street side food stalls of old Delhi that bring an amalgamation of nearly every Indian cuisine to you. From Thukpa of the north to Dosa of the south, you'll find a myriad of food items available with a touch of Delhi's flavours and spices. Some of the most popular cuisines are Chaat, Parathas with Butter Chicken, Chole Kulche, Shawarma, Nihari, Kebabs and Rolls, Momos, Biryani, Kachori, among others. Delhi's cuisine is also a delight if you are sweet-toothed as it offers scrumptious desserts like Jalebi, Sohan Halwa, Daulat ki Chaat, Rabri Falooda, Kulfi etc.
Costs
  • While the meal prices can vary, you can still expect to have a hearty meal at an average cost of 150 INR.
  • Sim card cost depends on the package you opt for but the starting price is mostly 250 INR. Certain important documents may be required for a proof of your identity.
Visa
  • Indian Passport and OCI Card holders do not require a Visa
  • Others need to apply for an Indian Visa
Season to Visit
  • October
  • November
  • December
  • January
  • February
  • March

Typical Duration to Visit
  • 7 - 10 days

Known For
  • Historic Monuments
  • Museums
  • Temples
  • Mosques
  • Shopping
  • Nightlife
Areas to Visit
  • Historical monuments like India Gate, Red Fort, Qutub Minar and Jama Masjid in South Delhi
  • Museums and Temples in South Delhi
  • Pubs and Nightlife in New Delhi
  • Famous Markets scattered across the region - Chandni Chowk, Karol Bagh and Sarojini Nagar
  • Kamla Nehru Ridge in North Delhi

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