New Delhi - The Capital Metropolis City Of India
New Delhi , the capital of the country of India, is a place where people have a calm mind and pleasant nature. The city has achieved and been associated with great things, from ancient landmarks to some of the best shopping galleries, and is one of the reasons Delhi is famous. From the enduring dishes of Indian cuisine to the most delicious Continental dishes in the country.
Best time to visit: Oct-To-Mar
Things to do: Paragliding, Visit an Amusement Park, Explore the City on a Bicycle, Party Hard at the Nightclubs
HOW TO REACH NEW DELHI
- Flight - Indira Gandhi International Airport, the airport serving Delhi, has good connections to other cities both inside and outside of India. From Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Goa, Kolkata, Guwahati, and other domestic and international locations, there are frequent flights to Delhi. There are two terminals at the airport: Terminal 1D and Terminal 3. The domestic airport, Terminal 1D, is mostly used by budget airlines like SpiceJet, Indigo, and Go Air. The international terminal, often known as Terminal 3 or T3, is utilized by all normal price foreign and domestic airlines travelling to Delhi.
- Road - Delhi is also well connected by bus to cities such as Jaipur, Agra, Alwar, Chandigarh, Amritsar, Shimla, Manali, Dharamshala, Dehradun and even Kathmandu. Delhi's main bus stations are the interstate bus terminals at Kashmiri Gate, Anand vihar and Sarai Kale Khan. Apart from that, there is Mandi House (near Barakhamba Road) which offers regular air-conditioned bus service to Himachal Pradesh hill stations such as Shimla, Manaliand Kasauli.
- Rail - Delhi is the headquarters of the Northern Railway and has his five main railway stations: New Delhi Station, Old Delhi Station, Nizamuddin Railway Station, Anand Vihar Station and Sarai Rohilla Station. New Delhi Railway Station is one of the stations where most trains depart from Delhi and is located in Paharganj near Connaught Place. There is a prepaid taxi stand outside the train station, from which you can hail a taxi for further travel around the city.
HOW TO GET AROUND
- Metro - The Delhi Metro is one of the fastest, most economical and best ways to travel around Delhi in air-conditioned comfort. This extensive intercity rail network connects Old Delhi with Central Delhi and NCR. The subway is divided into 6 lines: Red Line, Yellow Line, Blue Line, Green Line, Purple Line and Airport Line. Fares range from Rs. 8 to Rs. 30, buy a smart card if you plan to stay longer in Delhi.
- Bus - Delhi is well-connected and cheap by bus, but buses can get very busy, especially during rush hour. Most buses are government-owned and operated by DTC (Delhi Transport Corporation) and are either red (with air conditioning) or green (without air conditioning). Bus routes are not correctly displayed at bus stops, so best to check directions online or ask a person.
- Auto - Autorickshaws are cheaper than taxis and are a quick/cheap way to get around the city. An auto rickshaw, or motor vehicle as it is commonly known, is said to charge 25 rupees for the first kilometer and 8 rupees thereafter. However, in some cases, drivers refuse to drive due to meter readings and tend to overcharge.
- Rickshaw - Bicycle rickshaws are great for destinations that are too long to walk and too short for auto rickshaws or taxis. Cycle rickshaws do not have meters, so it is a good idea to decide on the fare before boarding.
- Taxi - The meter of these taxis usually starts at Rs.15 for the first kilometer for him and after that it is Rs.8.50 per kilometer. These taxis can be found at local taxi stands where you can book a taxi and set a price. You can also book with Ola, Uber, BluSmart or InDriver, depending on your preference.