NEW DELHI OVERVIEW-
New Delhi is the capital of India. The wonders of the city were heritage, the art and crafts, the diverse cuisine and culture. Delhi is a perfect mingling of ancient and modern together. The best quality of a modern city such as a metro system, markets and fabulous eating places. A fascinating glimpse with its labyrinth of narrow lanes, old havelis, and markets in old Delhi. New malls and amusements with a growing number of brand new hospitals, residential complexes, and sporting facilities. There are world-class stadia like the revamped Nehru Stadium. Akshardham Temple and the Lotus Temple are also great places to visit and give an idea of its multi-faceted culture. Delhi is also gaining recognition as a cultural destination. Delhi Tourism’s major festivals are the International Kite Festival, Magic Festival, Itra and Sugandhi Mela, Mango Festival, Dilli ke Pakwaan, and Garden Tourism Festival are becoming an integral part of Delhi’s cultural heritage.
PLACES TO VISIT IN NEW DELHI-
Delhi has a range of accommodation from deluxe five star luxury hotels, with top-notch restaurants to middle-range hotels and guest houses and a comfortable stay to tourist lodges. There are Tourist Hostels, Service Apartments, Camping Sites and Dharmashalas.
BEST TIME TO VISIT NEW DELHI-
HOW TO VISIT NEW DELHI-
New Delhi has a modern, well-planned and extensive Metro network that connects all corners of Delhi. There are New roadways and flyovers. The Signature Bridge is an ambitious project of Delhi Tourism. The Metro connects all of Delhi’s landmarks to the city centre as well as suburbs, the new way. To explore Delhi is by booking a HOHO bus tour. Hop on- Hop off buses, better known as HO – HO have been introduced by Delhi Tourism for visitors to tour the city in a single day. The revamped Indira Gandhi International airport- Terminal 3 for international and many domestic carriers operate, has facilities with the world’s most modern airports.
HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF NEW DELHI-
New Delhi is a symbol of the country’s rich past. The British has their empire in Delhi. The city has reached the excellence of completing 100 years as a Capital. Many powerful empires in the past, its history can be traced in its preserved monuments, ancient forts and tombs. Among the prominent dynasties made Delhi their capital were the Tughlaqs, the Khiljis and the Mughals. It is home to three World Heritage monuments—Qutub Minar, Red Fort and Humayun’s Tomb have survived many centuries and has architectural wonders created by emperors in the past. Central Delhi has tree-lined avenues,imposing structures and buildings such as the Rashtrapati Bhavan, Parliament House and India Gate, reflect Delhi’s colonial past. A number of musems provide a glimpse into the country’s fascinating history.
- After reaching Delhi, stay calm for a while. Explore Delhi by visiting monuments- The Red Fort, Jama Masjid. Then visit Chandni Chowk.
- Next Day reached India Gate, Humayun’s Tomb and Qutub Minar.
- Visit shopping malls, markets, handicraft stores and street food places.
- Visit Raj Ghat, Lotus Temple, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Parliament House and then departure.