Arrive in India’s capital city of Delhi and let the experience begin! A traditional welcome marks the start of your magnificent journey before you are transferred from the airport to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure resting and relaxing from your long flight and stay overnight at the hotel.
The national capital territory of Delhi is situated between the Himalayas and Aravalis Ranges in the heart of the Indian sub-continent. Delhi is considered one of the most historic capitals in the world, and two of its monuments — the Qutab Minar and Humayun's Tomb — have been declared World Heritage Sites. Exploring Delhi is both rewarding and fascinating. The most visited places in Delhi include the majestic Red Fort, the historical Chandni Chowk, as well as Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana -- modern structures constructed after India's Independence in 1947.
The city was built and destroyed seven times and has been witness to the various events which have brought India through the history books. It is believed that the Pandavas, the heroes of the epic Mahabharata, originally founded Delhi (then called Indraprastha) around 1200 B.C. Present day Delhi is built around the ruins of seven ancient cities.
As a commercial hub, Delhi has many shopping areas to offer its tourists. Visit the upscale avenues of Connaught Place, or go to Delhi Haat for handicraft goods. Don't forget to stop at Janpath Market for a variety of inexpensive traditional and souvenir items to bring home to your friends and relations.
Alai Minar, Birla Temple, Botanical Gardens, Chandni Chowk, Coronation Durbar Site, Crafts Museum, Firoz Shah Kotla, Hauz Khas, Humayun's Tomb, Iron Pillar, Jama Masjid, Jantar Mantar, Kabuli or Khuni Darwaza, Lahore Gate, Lotus Temple, Nizam-ud-din- Shrine, Purana Quila, Qutub-Minar, Raj Ghat, Red Fort or Lal Quila, Safdar Jung Tomb, Shalimar Bagh, Spice Market, The National Museum, Tughlaqabad Fort