Delhi Travel Guide
New Delhi is the capital of India, and one of the most popular destinations for tourists. Having been at the forefront of different periods in the history of the country, a number of architectural influences can be observed throughout the city, a majority of them coming from the Mughal and British eras. The Red Fort is one of the most popular places to visit in the city. Built by Mughal ruler Akbar, this fort is currently home to multiple museums that offer knowledge about life in ancient times. The light and sound show is a popular event that takes place at the Red Fort.
Other attractions in Delhi include Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar, India Gate and Jama Masjid. Chandni Chowk, one of the oldest markets in Delhi, is also a very popular attraction. This bustling market is home to numerous shops that are a throwback to the ancient eras and century-old restaurants that are popular and thriving even today.
The Delhi Zoo, National Gallery of Modern Art, Rail Museum, and the Nehru Planetarium are some of the other popular tourist attractions.
Best time to visit Delhi
The best time to visit New Delhi is during the winter months. The weather is often cool and pleasant and the mist adds to the mysterious charm of the city. The monsoon season is also a good time to visit the city. Most tourists plan their holidays around the winter and spring time. This is why the best time to visit New Delhi is between September – April.
Tour Packages Includes Delhi
Taj Mahal and Varanasi Tour