Delhi in 8 hours?
This post is useful for those who are looking at Delhi as a centre point before they go up north or down centre. Especially if you have a huge lay off at Delhi or you are taking another mode of transport for your onward destination and have at least 6-8 hours to kill in Delhi. Here's the survivor guide for travelers who are looking for efficiency, want a wholistic experience or have a budget constraint
Our full trip was Delhi-Dharmashal-Amritsar and to read it in full click here
Our flight to Delhi was supposed to land us in the city by noon after which we were only scheduled for a overnight bus travel to Dharmashala. So we had nearly 8 hours in our hands to explore a bit of the city. For all those transit travelers looking to spend less than a day in the city, the below information will be immensely helpful.
First thing to know about the city is its well-connected metro system. We were thoroughly impressed with the Delhi Metro and the Airport express which connects to the local metro. You might rather rely on the metro than any other mode of transport considering the traffic and pollution levels in the city!! Personally, from a user point of view, the Delhi metro system is extremely efficient and no less comparable to the systems at other developed countries. Some of the best things we loved when using the Metro were