The capital city of India is a glorious concoction of the old and the new. Temples that are centuries old, archaic Muslim quarters, and modern residencies, all exist alongside each other. Home to over a crore people, Delhi’s tourism is a treasure trove of historic gems, gardens, museums and a thriving food culture. Travel to the metropolis for the vibrant bazaars of Chandni Chowk that give way to Lutyens’ New Delhi, that is the pulse of the city. Among the numerous places to visit in Delhi city, for an insight into the magnificent Mughal era, go to the 16th century Humayun’s Tomb, the towering sandstone mosque of Jama Masjid, and experience the sound and light show at Red Fort. Tourists can spend mornings at the extravagant Akshardham Temple and evenings at the Hazrat Nizam-ud-din Dargah (shrine) that boasts of sufi music and delicious kebabs. Another popular attraction of Delhi city is its pulsating markets that from baubles to handicrafts, sell everything you can possibly think of. Those who have travelled to Delhi for its particular brand of food, won’t be disappointed. From hole-in-the-wall eateries and local student cafes in North Delhi to lavish restaurants and bars in South Delhi, there is no dish or cuisine you won’t find here. A huge incentive for Delhi’s tourism is its variety of public transport, wherein the Delhi Metro is the cheapest and easiest way to get around the city.
Experience India's capital city like the rich and the famous do – while sipping on some of the finest alcohol and sampling food from across the coutntry – with Tripoto's pick of the most luxurious hotels in Delhi.
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The city of colonial-era architecture, mouth-watering street food, and people from across the country, Delhi has attracted tourists from across the world since time immemorial. And with Tripoto's hand-picked list of places to visit in India's capital city, you are sorted for your next trip here.
Peak Season is from October to March. During October, the days are warm and dry, and towards the end of the month the evenings start getting chilly, making way for the winters.
Shoulder Season: June to September usher in the monsoons to Delhi. And while the rainfall brings down the temperatures, the frequency of standstill traffic on the roads increase.
Off-season: May to August are the months when the tourists start thinning out. Henceforth, the accommodation costs reduce and though the weather is hot and humid, it’s the ideal time to explore the city away from the chaotic crowds.
Budget for New Delhi
For Budget Travellers: INR 600 - 1000 a day
Accommodation in hostels and basic rooms in guesthouses: INR 300-500
Food in local tiffin-houses and street eateries: INR 50-200
Public Transport in metro and buses: INR 10 - 100
Sightseeing (Entry-tickets & shows): INR 10 - 200
For Mid-range Travellers: INR 1000 to INR 3000 a day
Accommodation in mid-range hotels and homestays: INR 600 - 1500
Food in mid-range cafes and restaurants: INR 350 - 600
Local transport in auto-rickshaws, and local taxis: INR 150 - 400
Sightseeing & Tours: INR 10 - 1000
For Luxury Travellers: INR 6000 and upwards
Accommodation in 4* or 5* hotels: INR 3000 and upwards
Food in upscale restaurants and bars: INR 1000 and upwards
Local transport in cabs: INR 400 and upwards
Sightseeing, Guided Tours: INR 1000 and upwards
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