Want to explore an exciting cityŚCome to New Delhi!
Delhi- a magnificent city needs no introduction. Built and re-built nearly thirteen times, the city has seen plunder, conquest and resurrection more than a dozen times in a millennium. Those who step into the city often find that the city is a harmonious blend of the old and new with colonial style heritage buildings and monuments standing next to steel and glass buildings housing the offices of large multinational corporations. What impresses visitors most about the city is its unique cosmopolitan appeal that is visible in its markets, shopping plazas and commercial complexes.
Flights to Delhi are offered by all low cost and full service carriers at rock-bottom prices for those who book their flights and tickets in advance. Those who incorporate a bit of planning and foresight into their travel planning process get to benefit from rock-bottom fares that are offered by airlines to increase their load factor.
Delhiĺs age-old historical monuments outline the cityĺs evolution from the medieval ages and highlight the fact that the city has been the centre of power for centuries. The best way to explore this exciting city is to get on board the Delhi Metro that will take you across the length and breadth of the city in clean, comfortable, air conditioned surroundings. Though there are other modes of transport that are also available in this metropolis like auto-rickshaws, taxis, mini-buses but the most romantic among them is the cycle ľrickshaw that is not only eco-friendly but is also quite cheap and convenient.
The best way to explore the city of Delhi is to join a sightseeing tour of the city offered by the state tourism department from the central business district. These Ho- Ho buses or Hop On or Hop Off buses take tourists to a tour of all historically and politically significant places in Delhi. In all nineteen destinations are covered in a span of nine hours and the sheer exhaustiveness of the tour is unmatched.
Starting from the Feroz Shah Kotla Gate, the Ho-Ho bus tour covers Red Fort, Raj Ghat, National Gallery of Modern Art, India Gate, Purana Quila, Humayunĺs Tomb, Lajpat Nagar, Lotus Temple, Select City Walk Mall, Qutab Minar,Hauz Khaz Village, Dilli Haat, Safdarjung Tomb, Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum, Nehru Museum, National Museum, Janpath Market, Jantar Mantar.
However, a sightseeing tour alone would not introduce you to the sights and sounds of the city. You need to take some time out and perhaps drive around in a self-driven car and explore Delhiĺs local markets and perhaps talk to its warm, amiable people to get a feel of the city.