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Delhi Travel Guide

Delhi is the centre of everything from politics and economy to education and jobs. It is also known for its shopping centres like Chandni Chowk, Janpath and Sarojini Market and also for its street foods.

Located in Northern India, Delhi which is also known as the National Capital Territory of India, is a union territory. Unlike other union territories which are governed by the Central Government, it has its own legislature, high court and an executive council of ministers headed by a Chief Minister. The NCT and its urban region are designated with the special status of National Capital Region (NCR) under the Constitution of India�s 69th amendment act of 1991. The neighbouring cities like Gurgaon, Ghaziabad, Noida, Faridabad and Greater Noida together form the NCR. People come to visit Delhi for its rich ancient history and popular tourist attractions like India Gate, Jantar Mantar, Akshardham Temple, Lotus Temple, Jama Masjid and World Heritage Sites like Red Fort, Qutab Minar and Humayun�s Tomb.

Because Delhi has so much to offer, all kinds of travellers visit it on a regular basis. Another factor is availability of various kinds of accommodations, from deluxe hotels to budget hotels. If we take ?luxury hotels in consideration, The Lalit Delhi located in Connaught Place and The Claridges located in the Central Delhi, are perfect for leisure as well as business travellers. In the category of budget hotels, Hotel Bill Palace of Karol Bagh offers luxurious rooms in reasonable rates. For travellers looking for cheap hotels, Hotel Sunrise Blue and Hotel Royal Blue, both located near IGI Airport, provides well-maintained rooms.

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Attractions

Places to visit and things to do in Delhi

GETTING THERE

How to Reach Delhi

New Delhi being the administrative hub in India and with its surrounding NCR especially Gurgaon and Noida, New Delhi is developing as one of the eminent financial as well as IT hubs in India. The capital city of India draws in both tourists and travellers from different corners of the world. Nonetheless even politicians from different nations pay their visit frequently in this part of the country. Thus one thinking about how to reach New Delhi he or she should only worry about when to go. Other than waterways, New Delhi has a very good network of roadways, railways and airways.


The capital city en circles some of the major commercial cities as well as tourist destinations in India including some popular hill stations. Your drive from Amritsar to Delhi that is approximately 460kms will take at least 7 hours, whereas from Chandigarh to Delhi by road will take approximately 5 hours via Ambala, Karnal, Panipat and Sonipat. If you are planning to drive from Jaipur to Delhi, which is approximately 260kms, it will take at least 5 hours or even you can take bus from Jaipur to Delhiwhereas from Bikaner it will take a minimum of 8 hours. One planning to drive from other cities in Rajasthan that includes Udaipur, Kota, Ajmer, Pushkar, Jodhpur and Jaisalmeer needs to steer his wheels en route Jaipur and drive along the National Highway 8 en route Gurgaon that is approximately 20kms from Delhi. The distance from Gwalior to Delhi is approximately 340kms en route Agra and Mathura. Whereas the distance from Agra to New Delhi is approximately 220kms. Hill stations like Shimla, Manali, Dalhousie and Dharamsala also connects to Delhi by road and one need to drive half a day to reach the Himachal heights. Whereas one planning to drive from Dehradun to Delhi, which is approximately 250kms, needs to follow National Highway 73 to Meerut and en route Ghaziabad he has to drive along National Highway 58. The distance from Rishikesh to Delhi en route Haridwar is approximately 230kms.


The capital city comprises of two major railway stations, the New Delhi Railway Station and the Old Delhi Railway Station that connects New Delhi and Old Delhi respectively with all other major cities in India. Whereas the Nizamuddin Railway Station, Anand Vihar Railway Station acts as substitutes. The Rajdhani Expresses, having their source from New Delhi Railway Station, connects all the metro cities including Bangalore, Hyderabad, Guwahati, Patna, Ahmedabad, Bhubaneshwar and Indore. Hence one planning to reach New Delhi by train he or she needs to worry about his or her reservation as throughout the year trains to Delhi are almost reserved and you may end up with cancellation.


The Indira Gandhi International Airport or the New Delhi Airport no doubt connects with all the major cities in the world and daily flights to all the major domestic cities ply from terminal 1. Thus from wherever you are planning to start your journey, your flight to Delhi is not going to be a matter of harassment.


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