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    Tourists Guide To Delhi & General Information

    Delhi, situated in northern region of India, is the second most populated City in the Country, with well over 16 million residents. Delhi has been a settlement since the 6th Century BC, and was formerly known as New Delhi.

    An Overview & Informative Guide To Delhi

    Delhi has a vast and rich history and the main languages that are spoken in the City are Hindi and English. Delhi is the most polluted city in the World, with the most impure air and 10’s of thousands of people are reported to die each year due to the pollution.

    What You Need To Know About Delhi

    There are a few important things to take note of when travelling to Delhi.

    When Is The Best Time To Visit Delhi

    October through to March are the best times to visit the City of Delhi.

    Do I Need A Visa To Visit Delhi

    A Visa is required to visit Delhi, and is a requirement and necessity to have when visiting the Country of India.

    What Should I Pack To Visit Delhi

    Depending on what time of year you are travelling to Delhi will influence what you need to pack. Generally summer clothes, something warmer for early mornings and evenings; sunscreen, forms of identification and a camera should be taken with. October to March are the cooler months and are suggested for Travel, and the nighttime temperatures can become quite cold.

    Do I Need Vaccinations To Visit Delhi

    You currently do not need any vaccinations when travelling to Delhi. However it is advisable to get a Polio boost and make sure all your current vaccinations are up to date. You should make sure by asking your Travel Agent a few months prior to your visit.

    Transport & How To Get Around Delhi

    The Indira Gandhi International Airport is the main airport in Delhi, and is used by close to 40 million passengers annually. Delhi has some of the busiest roads in the World and it is therefore strongly advise you use forms of safe public transportation. It is best to organize your transport with your travel or booking agent prior to your visit.

    Attractions and places to go when visiting Delhi

    Delhi is a extremely busy and highly populated city so you can be sure to experience a really busy bustling city with a lot of activity. Delhi has countless places of interest and stunning places and sites to see.

    Where to go when visiting Delhi

    For all the busy enthusiasts a sure place to be is in Connaught Place, which is the cities central business district. Here you will be sure to find numerous shops and various opportunities to purchase or find trinkets and ornaments to take home as souvenirs. To name but a few other lovely locations to visit while in Delhi that will be a sure site to see would be the Lodhi Gardens which have numerous 15th and 16th century monuments and stunning well kept lawns with luscious green vegetation and trees with stunning flowers all throughout this garden.

    There are numerous religious landmarks throughout the city of Delhi such as Akshardham, Laxminarayan Temple, Nizamuddin Dargah and Yogmaya Temple, which all have absolute spiritual significance and promise an outstanding experience, so be sure to visit each of these flawless landmarks. The Lotus Temple in specific serves as the mother temple of the Indian subcontinent and has become a highly sought after tourist attraction. This temple has won countless architectural awards and is featured in hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles so don’t leave Delhi without visiting this spectacular landmark, as it will be one you will never forget.

    The National Museum of Delhi is considered as one of the largest museums in India and contains some impeccable articles dating back from the pre-historic era to all the latest modern works of art. For all the animal fanatics and enthusiasts be sure to visit National Zoological Park in Delhi. A special war memorial to see is the India Gate or formally called Kingsway.

    The Red Fort in Delhi is amongst the top sites to visit in India so make certain to pay this historical landmark a visit.

    How old is the City of Delhi

    Delhi’s history recorded is around the 12th century and is noted as one of the oldest capital cities of the world.

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