What you will like
Every traveller loves the mesmerising architecture of Delhi and the historical sites; there are a plethora of options for tourist to explore this city. From shopping, sightseeing till food Delhi cannot disappoint you at any cost.
What you might not like
Well in recent years, the city has majorly faced the problem of air pollution, which causes discomfort to tourist. One has to be aware of touts in this city, especially I big marketplace. Avoid travelling in the summer season as the temperature may rise to 40 -42 degree Celsius, and in monsoon, one has to bear humid weather.
Family trips, there are numerous attractive options for little kids to enjoy their vacations. History enthusiasts are welcomed here, solo travellers, shoppers, foodies, teenagers, aged people this city can make anyone’s tour memorable.
How to commute within the Delhi
To travel in Delhi is far more easier than the other states of India, Rickshaw’s, Battery Rickshaw’s, Auto’s , Private- Cabs, Local Taxis, all are present in the busiest streets of Delhi. To explore more, HOHO Buses were also provided by Delhi Tourism, to give a comfortable tour across the whole city . Metro is the time saving and economical way to commute in Delhi .
Besides sightseeing and exploring this ancient city, Delhi has myriad of things of engaging activities, one of them is shopping, this city is filled with shopping bazaars at every corner. One can find everything from excellent quality products, to reasonable ones, an exclusive collection of all the branded stuff till their first copy, and there are numerous complexes, hubs, wholesale markets proliferated around the entire city. Well, one definitely has to be good at bargaining and no matter where you roam you are going to find utterly delicious street food.
If you are here, looking for reasonable yet unique collection of clothing material then head straight to Sarojini Nagar, a place is paradise for teenagers specially, there are other markets too Lajpat Nagar, has an exclusive line of traditional clothing, or Chandni Chowk is well renowned for wedding shopping, semi-precious jewellery, clothing and undoubtedly lip-smacking authentic food.
Other than these Khan Market, Dilli Haat, Connaught Place, Janpath, and Palika are some deep-rooted renowned marketplaces of Delhi one can enjoy doing window shopping as well as buy souvenirs, gifts and lot more.
Local Food and Eateries
Delhi-ites love eating and this fact is not at all hidden from anyone, the cuisine here comprises everything. Due to the influence of several ruling dynasties, one can relish plenty of flavours, from Mughlai to Thai, Continental to Traditional; you can spot each and every dish in the lanes of Delhi.
So if you are all set to explore, then we suggest you to visit Chandni Chowk, the aroma filled in the air of the narrow lanes of this place will take you to another level. One can be the part of a food walk or can spot food corners on your own. Paranthe Wali Gali a renowned lane, where one can have a plethora of varieties of Parathas, then there is centuries old Ghantewala sweet shop that is serving excellent and supreme quality sweets from Mughals to Indian ministers. Try Sohan halwa and Karachi halwa there. Then you can visit, Al Jawahar, Karim’s, Matia Mahal, Jang Bahadur Kachori Wala, Lotan Chole Kulche, Shiv Misthan Bhandar, and lastly Daulat ki chaat at Nayi Sadak.
Apart from this Connaught place and Hauz Khas, Rajouri garden, one can spot sophisticated and classy cafes, pubs and restaurants. One cannot get disappointed from the food here, as Delhi merely is about an amalgamation of culture, and it can be depicted from its cuisine.
Tourist can have lip-smacking chaats, sweet tooths can have delectable desserts, and foodies can have all the Chole Bhature, Butter chicken, Kebabs, Kulfis, Chai ’s, Pakoras, Biryani, Tikkis, Noodles and Momos everything in its unique style and excellent taste. No wonder the capital of India can satiate anyone’s hunger pangs so easily!
Delhi has indefinite tourist spots, any tourist who came here as an explorer or pilgrim can enjoy and encounter places according to their interest.
Day 1- You can choose to explore exemplary heritage sites, you can start with the tallest minaret in a world, that is Qutub Minar, after that you can go to visit Humayun Tomb, Garden of five senses, then have a lunch at any restaurant or in garden restaurant located inside the premises of garden of five senses. By evening you can stroll around the lanes and visit the India gate or Purana Quila to encounter sound and light show.
Day 2- You can set this day to visit pilgrimage sites, do visit the majestic architecture of Akshardham Temple, beauty and serenity of Lotus Temple or get yourself drowned in Krishna Bhakti Visit ISKCON temple. There are other options too you can visit Chattarpur lanes of temples, or Birla Temple as well.
Day 3- Another day to choose site seeing and have some testing to lip-smacking street food, visit the alleys of old Delhi to have a delectable authentic cuisine, you can visit heritage site Red Fort built by Mughals, or sheesh Ganj gurudwara, Jama Masjid, Raj ghat as well.
Day 4- There are some more places left for sightseeing, momentous India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Mughal Garden( seasonal), Lodhi tomb, and many more. The nightlife of Delhi is as interesting as Mumbai and Bangalore, though there are some restrictions one can enjoy Feet- tapping music till 1.a.m in most of the pubs and cafes.