Delhi, the city of dreams and the seat of power play is your gateway to North India offering a beautiful blend of the treasured past as you cross the by lanes of Chandni Chowk in Old Delhi and the modern day delights of upscale restaurants and night clubs beckon you as you enter the Connaught Place in New Delhi.
Delhi has been invaded, plundered and rebuilt several times since the medieval ages by the Mughal emperors, rulers of different dynasties and the British who could not resist the charm of this ever expanding city offering immense growth opportunities to its inhabitants.
The strategic location of Delhi made it the preferred choice to be the capital of India where all landmark legislations are passed in the Parliament for the betterment of the country. The citizens of Delhi are always praying for a better tomorrow as the ruling government ministers keep them on the edge with their maverick political decisions which directly impact the population of the entire country.
Once you land in Delhi, the newly built Terminal 3 at Delhi airport will amaze you with its high tech infrastructure as you seamlessly pass through immigration and customs and proceed to your preferred hotel or homestay.
The concept of homestays has caught up quite well with the residents of Delhi in the past few years as many overseas travelers looking for quality accommodation at down to earth prices prefer to stay in a B&B or a homestay.
The link below offers an experience of a world class homestay in Delhi where you can look forward to a pleasant stay and comfortable stay as the hosts go out of their way to help you in every way possible.
WHERE TO EAT IN DELHI
Delhi is rightly called the gourmet capital of India as it offers a wide selection of authentic cuisines from India and around the world at its world class restaurants spread all across the city. Delhi is known for producing some of the best chefs in the world who put their heart and soul in the kitchen to churn out some lip smacking curries and mouth watering desserts making you crave for more.
From 05 star hotels to upscale restaurants and kebab corners, Delhi is littered with eating joints where you can relish exotic recipes of your choice every day and even the home made food at the B&B’s will astound you as it is cooked with warmth and passion with a firm belief that Guest is God.
Below is the link for Delhi Restaurant Guide which will come handy when choosing to eat out:
WHAT TO SEE IN DELHI
The ancient architecture of Mughal Era and the British Colonial Empire is bound to fascinate you with the old world charm and charisma while you travel through Delhi exploring the ancient monuments as the Archaeological Department is doing its bit to restore the ancient heritage with limited funds.
Below are the sight-seeing options in Delhi:
- India Gate
- President’s House
- Gandhi Smriti & Museum
- Red Fort
- Chandni Chowk
- Qutab Minar
- Lotus Temple
- Humayun’s Tomb
- Akshardham Temple
- Cottage Emporium at Janpath
- Dilli Haat in South Delhi
WHEN TO VISIT DELHI
The ideal time to visit Delhi is from mid September to mid March as you avoid the excessive heat of summers during this period for commuting outdoors.
Make sure to drink only mineral water while in Delhi and carry enough quota of daily medicines as a safety precaution.