Delhi , the capital of India houses some of the magnificent monuments built from 12th century onward. The Indian capital city is a treasure trove that reveals the ultimate combination of tradition and trends.
If you're heading north to the Himalaya or east to the ghats of Varanasi , you'll probably pass through Delhi . So you might as well grit your teeth, hold your breath and dive on in. The city has two distinct parts, Old Delhi & New Delhi. Old Delhi is centered on the Red Fort built by Emperor Shah Jehan between 1636 & 1658.
Delhi itself fascinates the travelers by offering many of hot spots to spend their holidays in an evergreen manner. Visit the world-renowned high-arched memorial of India Gate that hosts the parade of the nation's Republic Day and has inscriptions of all soldiers martyred in the freedom struggle of the nation.
Visit the magnificent Red Fort, which is the venue for India 's Independence Day celebrations. You could choose to pray peacefully at the Lotus shaped Bahai House and the Lakshmi Narayan temple, or party at any of the pubs or discotheques in this modern city.
Area: 491 sq km.
Capital: New Delhi.
Language: Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, English is equally in the use.
Best Touring Season
Oct, Nov, Feb and March. However, winter is severe and long from Nov to early March. Summers in Delhi are very hot and it is not recommended to visit it during May, June or July. The bloom season of February and March make Delhi colorful. This time of the year brings greenery on the face of Delhi .