One of the most famous and oldest cities of Indian history, Delhi is the heart of Indians. Delhi is divided into two parts, the old historic Delhi in the north and with the New Delhi in the south! Delhi is the capital of India since 1947 and was immensely affected by the British as well.
Situated on the banks of river Yamuna and bounded with the states of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. According to history, the city was named after the ruler who ruled in 1st century BCE, Raja Dhilu and since then, Delhi has different names like Dilli as well.
Things to do in Delhi
– INDIAN MONUMENTS: as Delhi is one of the most important and oldest cities of India, one should always cherish the archeological sites and monuments of Delhi like the famous India Gate, Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, Lodhi Gardens, etc.
– FOOD & MARKETS: India has always been famous for its variety of foods and Indian textiles and patterns. One can visit places like Chandni Chowk, Sarojini market, etc.
How to reach Delhi
– The best way to reach Delhi comfortably is to take up a flight and land at the famous Indira Gandhi International Airport. – If you are an Indian citizen then one can easily find numerous trains that connect you to Delhi. Many stations stop in Delhi.
– Many of the major cities have bus and one can easily reach Delhi with AC buses which might not be a hassle for you.
Best time to visit Delhi
– Delhi sometimes has very harsh weather conditions. Hence the best time to visit Delhi is from October to March.
There were many powerful rulers in the Mughal dynasty one, in particular, was Humayun. He was a great ruler and succeeded his Father, Babur. He, unfortunately, died in the early 1500s. And from there the history of Humayun’s Tomb started. As the name suggests, Humayun’s Tomb is the tomb of Humayun. It is located on the banks of Yamuna River, Delhi.
The tomb was commissioned by Humayun’s first wife and chief consort, Empress Bega Begum. This tomb was designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyas and his son, Sayyid Muhammad, Persian Architects.
The building is famous as the first building built in the era of Humayun’s son Jalaluddin Mahammad commonly known as the Akbar. This building has been created in so many sense such as it was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent and also It was the first structure to use red sandstone at such a scale. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993. Now it is considered as one of the important Indian Monument.
Things to do in Humayun’s Tomb
Humayun’s Tomb is famous for its impeccable structure. This tomb became the landmark in establishing different essential norms for buildings later built in Mughal Era. The structure is mainly built in red sandstone.
The marble is largely used in the borders. The dome is made of white marble. To relieve the monotony black and white marbles have been used.
You could also visit Nizamuddin Dargah which is situated near the tomb. There is also Nizamuddin East Market
near the tomb where you could go shopping. Moreover, it is extended to 53.21 hectares.
So there is a lot to visit in the buffer zone itself. It was built in the garden which looks beautiful.
How to reach Humayun’s Tomb
It is located in Delhi, 200 Km south of TajMahal. If you ever visit TajMahal you could take a Bus or private Taxi (OLA or Uber) it will take at most 4 hours to reach because of the quality of the Yamuna Express Highway.
We will not advise you to take a train as it can make you tired and you may not able to enjoy Humayun’s Tomb to the fullest. Once you reach Delhi, You can take a taxi to reach there.
Best time to visit Humayun’s Tomb
The best time or season to visit this beautiful place is the Winter Season. As most of the time, you have to do sightseeing, so non-sunny weather is preferred. To take the full pleasure of sightseeing the building, one should visit in the morning and should spend the whole day with their family.
But proper care of food should be taken as the price of foods could be more than expected because of this being a historical monument.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Built by the Birla family, throughout India, the Birla Temples are built with marble and sandstone and are bound to leave you in awe. The origins date back to before we achieved our independence when in 1939, Ghanshyamdas Birla and his brothers along with their father took on the task to build their pioneers a temple to worship in, in Delhi. And since then, the temples have been built with utmost dedication and as Hindus call it “Shraddha” which means with determination and faith.
Things to do in Birla Mandir
Well, with the magnitude that the Birla temples have reached in such a short period, there are plenty of things you can do around the temple as the location of the temples are generally in a prominent location, carefully designed to accommodate a large number of visitors.
However, being a holy and divine place as any, pundits would be chanting hymns or “mantras” and would submerge themselves to the practice and preaching of the Hindu Gods and Goddesses.
How to reach Birla Mandir
Since there are a lot of Birla Temples around the country, the means of traveling and reaching one of them is entirely up to you. For instance, The approximate distance between Bhopal Railway Station and Birla Mandir is 11 kilometers which takes around half an hour to reach via car/cab. Regular buses also operate within Bhopal from the railway station to reach Birla Mandir Bhopal.
Best time to visit Birla Mandir
One can visit the Birla mandir from 6 am to 12 noon and in the evening from 2 pm to 9 pm. There are also other tourist-attractions which are located close by.
The winter months are preferred over the hot summers as the temples are quite large and quicker sunsets allow the tourists to enjoy the majestic lightning around the temples.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Inaugurated in 2005 in New Delhi Swami Narayan Akshardham temple is one of the most famous and beautifully serene temples in the country. “Akshardham” means the divine abode of god and the temple encompasses every essence of its name in its grandeur beauty, aesthetics, and construction.
It is a place of Hindu worship that was made as a tribute to Bhagwan Swaminarayan and the ancient sages of Hinduism.
Spread over a massive area of 59 acres, the temple has been declared as the world’s largest comprehensive Hindu temple by the Guinness World records.
Things to do in Akshardham Temple
The 108 feet tall Akshardham temple serves as the main attraction point and the focal point of the visit to the estate, for offering prayers and pooja.
Visitors can choose to partake in Nikanth Varni Abhishek which is a tradition in which water from 151 holy rivers is offered for continual peace for oneself, family, and friends.
Along with the temple, there are all sorts of facilities here, including a sprawling food court serving vegetarian food, a gift shop selling books and religious paraphernalia, and a variety of Vedic-themed exhibitions and attractions. A water show is organized just after midnight so visitors may choose to attend that.
How to reach Akshardham Temple
Situated on NH24 near the Eastern bank of Yamuna River, the easiest way to reach the temple is to take the Delhi metro towards the Akshardham station from where the temple is situated at a distance of hardly 5 minutes.
For self-drivers parking is also provided by the temple for a fee.
Best time to visit Akshardham Temple
The best time to visit is from October through March when flowers are blossoming and the weather is at its best, the temple should be visited in spring to early winters for the best experience.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
A beautiful historical monument is located at Mehrauli, New Delhi-110013.
Qutub Minar is one of the most famous and loved places to visit by tourists from other cities in India as well as from other countries. Qutub Minar is a 73-feet long building that was built by Aibak in 1193 after he defeated Delhi’s last Hindu empire.
It has 5 stories each made up of bricks that will give you a glance at how the Mughal period used to be at that time.
A very attractive yet old monument that everyone should visit at least once in life.
Things to do in Qutub Minar
The sightseeing experience that you can get in Qutub Minar could be the most memorable one.
There are many other tombs and miners located there in the area of Qutub Minar itself like the ‘Tomb of Imam Zamin’, ‘ Quwut-ul-Islam Mosque’, ‘IItutmish’s tomb, and ‘Alai Minar’. Despite sightseeing, Qutub Minar is a very photogenic place where you can click pictures at every corner.
The monument is surrounded by greenery and trees all over which makes it lovely for clicking pictures. You can also climb the rocks which will give you a feeling of trekking. And yes, don’t forget to try the tasty and lip-smacking food that is available there.
How to reach Qutub Minar
If you reside in Delhi then you can catch the metro from any nearby metro station and from the Qutub Minar metro station you can take an auto which will just take a few minutes to reach Qutub Minar.
If you are residing somewhere else in India then you need to come to Delhi by road, air, or rail and then can take the metro or a taxi as per your convenience.
Best time to visit Qutub Minar
The best season to visit Qutub Minar is between summers and winters or you can also visit in the cold winters because Qutub Minar is located in an open area and visiting it during the hot summer days wouldn’t be beneficial. The months from March, April and maybe the best.
Just make sure you are not visiting in the afternoons as the rays coming from the sun will drain you completely and will not let you enjoy.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
It can be said without a doubt that Delhi is rich in all aspects including the places that constitute it. One such opulent neighborhood in South Delhi in Hauz Khas. The prosperity of this village dates back to medieval times and to date carries the remains of Islamic architecture now with a hint of urban culture.
This place offers a collaboration of rural Hauz Khas village and the urban Hauz Khas enclave, market environment, and reservoirs. A ring of Green park, Gulmohar park, and other places surround this village. This is the place where Khusro Khan of Delhi Sultanate was defeated by Ghazi Malik.
Things to do in Hauz Khas
It is no surprise that historical places make an amazing tourist attraction, and this village is no different. It is well known for places like the Hauz Khas Complex which consists of the Hauz Khas Lake or Royal Tank, a mosque, and a tomb, all from the time of the Khalji Dynasty.
Neeli Masjid and Chor Minar are known to be the places where the heads of executed thieves were put on display in those times. Other landmarks like Siri Fort Auditorium, Siri Fort Sports Complex, HUDCO Place, and Yusuf Sarai Community Centre also contribute to the affluence of Hauz Khas.
How to reach Hauz Khas
If you take a flight and reach the Indira Gandhi International Airport you have to travel by any public transport for 11 km from terminal 1 and 16 km from the international terminal (terminal 3) to reach Hauz Khas.
Whereas, the Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station is at a distance of 8 kilometers. You will also find a special route by the metro.
Best time to visit Hauz Khas
Due to the undesirable nature of the summers and winters of Delhi, the best time to visit Hauz Khas is between October to March.
The village is open for people all day from 10:30 am to 7:30 pm. The restaurants and pubs provide services till after midnight.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Lodi Tomb is a historic monument that was made in the memory of Sikander Lodi by his son Ibrahim Lodi who was the last ruler of the Lodhi dynasty. The tomb is a combination of Indo-Islamic architecture having five domes over it with the grave of Bahlul Lodi inside the enclosure of the tomb.
It is one of the first garden sepulcher built-in Delhi. The tomb is located on the premises of Lodhi garden in Lodhi colony and it is under the conservation of the archaeological survey on India and it is restored in 2006.
Things to do in Lodhi Tomb
Lodi tomb can be a good place to take a walk amidst nature or for a picnic along with your family or friend as it is a quiet and calm place that can be quite relaxing. The place is well maintained and there is no entry fee to visit the structure.
The structural beauty of the tomb along with nature makes it a perfect place for photography and the presence of naturally beautiful near it adds feather to its cap. This place also has a great aesthetic appeal.
How to reach Lodhi Tomb
The best way to reach the tomb is through the metro and the nearest metro station is Khan market which lies on purple line the tomb is just 2km away from it you can easily get an auto-rickshaw or e-rickshaw from there through which you can easily reach there.
Best time to visit Lodhi Tomb
The park opens every day. The best time to visit the place can be sunrise or sunset because at that time the immense beauty of nature falls upon the structure and you will feel peace of mind and soul by seeing it.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Jama Masjid is located in Delhi. It is the largest mosque in India. It was known as the Masjid-i-Jahanuma. This mosque is spread over acres of land. It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan (between 1650 AD and 1656 AD) at one million rupees.
The mosque was completed in 1656 AD with three great gates and two 40 meters high minarets constructed with white marble and strips of red sandstone. The courtyard can accommodate more than 25000 people. There are three domes on the terrace which are surrounded by the two minarets. On the floor, a total of 899 black borders are marked for worshippers.
Things to do in Jama Masjid
To reach the entrance one needs to climb 121 steps which are filled with food and bookstalls in the evening at the masjid. Butter Tikka Chicken at Aslam Chicken Corner is one of the best attractions for non-vegetarians.
Exposure of the Narrow Lanes of Meena Bazaar is also a great option. Shopping for books, both Old and New, at Nai Sarak for book lovers have always been a great temptation. Splurge on Jewellery at the Famous Dariba Kalan Market is the best option for ladies and girls. Another major attraction ‘RED FORT’ is located close to jam masjid.
How to reach Jama Masjid
It is located in the heart of Old Delhi, near Chawari Bazar Metro station on the yellow line. You can either walk down to the mosque from here or take a cycle rickshaw. IGI Airport is the nearest airport from there you can take a taxi, auto or metro. Walking distance from old Delhi railway station.
It is located in the heart of Old Delhi, near Chawari Bazar Metro station on the yellow line. You can either walk down to the mosque from here or take a cycle rickshaw. IGI Airport is the nearest airport from there you can take a taxi, auto or metro. Walking distance from old Delhi railway station.
Best time to visit Jama Masjid
Jama Masjid is most vibrant during the festival of Eid. The buzz on the streets of Jama Masjid and Chandni Chowk multiply tenfold during the month of Ramadan. Iftar meals are served to everyone at the mosque and numerous stalls serving delicious street food pop-up on the streets.
Don’t miss out on exquisite kebabs on the streets.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Purana Qila (Old Fort)
The old fort was originally built on the banks of the river Yamuna during the 16th century and is situated in Delhi. The construction work was started by the great Mughal emperor, Humayun, but was overpowered by Sher Shah Suri, an ethnic Afghan ruler, who thereby completed it and named it Shergarh fort.
It is a well-known belief that this present citadel is built on the ruins of the ancient state of Indraprastha, founded by the Pandavas from the Hindu mythology, Mahabharata. This impressive and grand colossal building is counted as one of the major historic sites of India.
Things to do in Purana Qila (Old Fort)
Purana Qila secures a foremost position in the itinerary of travelers from all around the world exploring the historic side of Delhi.
There are various popular things to see at Purana Qila, starting from the three entrances: the Humayun Darwaza, the Bara Darwaza, and the Talaqi Darwaza to the splendid Qila-I-Kuhna Masjid, Sher Mandal, and the small museum situated within the premises.
Also, a magnificent light and sound show is held every evening to explore its cultural richness. And don’t worry shopaholics, a souvenir shop has also opened up!
How to reach Purana Qila (Old Fort)
The fort is located near the Delhi zoo. Delhi is well connected through metros and state-run buses. For metro, the Delhi-NCR Metro app gives details about the connectivity of all metro lines. Pragati Maidan metro station is the nearest metro station (2kms) from Purana Qila.
For DTC buses, Pragati Maidan Terminal is the nearest bus stop. For luxurious travel, one can go for cabs.
Best time to visit Purana Qila (Old Fort)
The best months to visit the Qila are from November to February on a warm winter afternoon. It’s open from 7 a.m.-5 p.m on all days. One can tour the whole fort within 3 hours.
For the light & sound show, the timings depend upon the month in which one is visiting. Lastly, it is a not to be missed heritage site of Delhi.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Gole Market, popularly known as Gol Market is located in the heart of the capital city of India, New Delhi. It was designed by Edwin Lutyens and built in 1921.
This famous market is situated very close to Connaught Place and it included a wide variety of shops that consisted of various handicraft shops, clothing booths, and also some well-known sweet shops like Kaleva, Bangla Sweet House, and Odeon Sweets.
The market area was built initially to meet the necessities of the employees working in and around the area.
Gol Market has its own traditional heritage as it has been built during the time of Britishers. The President’s House and the Parliament House is also located in the near vicinity of about two kilometers from the market area.
This marketplace has closer proximity to various political buildings and is surrounded by quite many educational institutions. Four outspread roads are leading from the market: Peshwa Road, Ramakrishna Ashram Road, Bhai Veer Singh Road, and Shaheed Bhagat Singh Road.
Things to do in Gol Market
This octagonal market used to be a major attraction for tourists. Gol Market initially had a plethora of sweet shops and restaurants that used to provide mouth-watering delicacies to their customers. Later on, over the years, the market was declared as an unsafe place and the shopkeepers were offered alternative shops by the NDMC authorities.
The building was provided with full heritage status by putting an end to all sorts of commercial activities. Presently, the vicinity of the market area has very few shops in and around the iconic building.
Tourists still love to visit this place to have a first-hand experience of its traditional heritage and also for some sightseeing. There are many religious places like churches and temples in and around the area. The Delhi General Post Office is also known as the Gole Dak Khana is situated about 800 meters away from the Gole Market.
How to reach Gol Market
If you want to visit Gol Market from a different city, there are quite many options available for you. Firstly, you either have to book a flight or a train ticket to reach New Delhi.
Flights are usually on the expensive sides, so it’s much cheaper to travel by train if you have enough time and a certain budget for the trip. While traveling in and around the city you can always opt for a bus, cab, or the Metro facilities to conveniently reach your destination.
Best time to visit Gol Market
The months of October- November, and February- March are usually considered to be the ideal time to visit New Delhi. Delhi experiences extreme temperatures almost all year-round.
Their summers are very hot and winters are very chilly. So keeping this extreme climatic change in mind, if you’re looking forward to visiting Gol Market then the above mentioned months could be a suitable time to visit.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Lajpat Nagar is a locality in Delhi. It falls partially under the Lok Sabha constituency of New Delhi and partially under the Lok Sabha constituency of South Delhi. It is considered to be a safe and posh locality. Talk of Delhi and you cannot miss Lajpat Nagar because of the very happening and vivid markets of this place.
Etymologically, this place derives its name from the Lion of Punjab, Lala Lajpat Rai. However, it is now famous for its Central Market. The entire area of Lajpat Nagar is divided into 4 parts: Lajpat 1, 2, 3, 4. It is home to a large Punjabi community.
Things to do in Lajpat Nagar
Once in Lajpat Nagar, you can visit the hustling-bustling markets which are famous for their sarees, fabrics that are beautifully embroidered, cosmetic products, and kitchenware items. These markets are decorated with snacks and fast food joints at every corner and only add to the liveliness.
You can also visit the Japanese Foundation which is a cultural center with a library and a lot of events take place here. A few famous shops in Lajpat Nagar for affordable fabric are by the name of KC Creations, The Prakash Collection, Istri Vastra, Ghoonghat Dupatta, etc.
How to reach Lajpat Nagar
Via flight, you can reach Indira Gandhi International airport and take a cab directly or take the metro. The entire Delhi network is well-connected via metro.
Lajpat Nagar is one of the interchange stations between the Violet Line and Link Line of the Delhi Metro. You can take Gate No. 5 from that Lajpat Nagar Metro Station.
Best time to visit Lajpat Nagar
The market at Lajpat Nagar typically opens at 10 am and start to wind up by 8.30 in the evening, closing completely by 9 pm.
You can visit this place at any time all around the year to satiate your desire for ethnic wear, especially for women.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Parliament House(Sansad Bhavan)
The Sansad Bhavan is the house of parliament of India, which contains the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha located in New Delhi. It was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens & Sir Herbert Baker in 1912-1913 as part of their wider mandate to construct a new administrative capital city for British India. Construction began in 1921 and was completed in 1927.
The shape of the building is circular, which is based on the Chausath Yogini temple (Morena, Madhya Pradesh). The parliament house consists of three halls- Lok sabha(House of people), Rajya Sabha(the council of states) & the Central hall( The office of President of India).
Things to do in Parliament House(Sansad Bhavan)
A visit to the Parliament House will forever be etched in our memory. But what can you do while inside?
1. Parliament Museum – The museum opened for the general public on 5th September 2006 and is a story-telling museum. The interactive museum presents a rich heritage that spans over 2500 years of Indian democracy and walks you through the Democratic heritage, Freedom movement, Transfer of power, Constitution of India, and the Parliamentary functions.
2. Public Gallery – As the name suggests the general public is allowed in the public gallery after acquiring proper passes.
How to reach Parliament House(Sansad Bhavan)
Parliament House is easily accessible by Delhi’s Metro. The nearest Metro Station is Central Secretariat which falls on the Yellow Line. Buses are not allowed to go close to the Parliament, so hiring a taxi would also be an ideal option.
The nearest railway station is New Delhi Railway Station. The nearest airport is Indira Gandhi international airport
Best time to visit Parliament House(Sansad Bhavan)
This is not open for general visitors. For visiting you should take a pass. The best time to visit this place in winter because of the pleasant weather. December, January & February is the best time to visit here.
It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Damdama lake is a small lake in Damdama reservoir which is situated in Sohna district 24 km from Gurgaon, in Haryana. It is one of the important Biodiversity areas within the Northern Aravalli Leopard Wildlife Corridor as well it is a famous tourist spot. The scenic Damdama lake is an oasis of serenity amidst the hustle-bustle of city life.
Earlier the purpose of this lake was to allow rainwater harvesting and now it is a place to store monsoon water and it is the home for 190 species of birds too. The first thing that draws the attention is the beautiful Aravalli backdrop. Damdama lake is also good for adventure activities.
Things to do in Damdama Lake
As mentioned one can explore a lot of adventure activities like Parasailing, Kayaking, angling, rowing rock climbing, and also it is a space to have a peaceful break interspersed with activities like nature walks, fishing, cycling, camping, boating.
At the same time, it is well known for food and activities like pottery. The unique experience in this lake is the Hot Air balloons ride where it can fly by 5000 feet. Apart from these, Sohna hot springs and the Shiva Temple was also a popular spot for tourism and have great religious significance too.
This lake is very close to malls, shopping complexes, and local boutiques selling Quality products.
How to reach Damdama Lake
Because of the popularity of Damdama lake, it is easily accessible by any means of travel.
By Road: it is Just a few kilometers off the Gurgaon-Alwar highway, the lake is well connected via road to Delhi.
By Rail: Merely 21 km away from the Faridabad Train Station, it is easy to reach the lake in this way.
By Air: The lake is situated 39 km away from the Indira Gandhi International Airport.
Best time to visit Damdama Lake
Haryana is one of the Semi-arid states of the country, and hence the level of water in the lake usually ranges from 20 ft to 70 ft. The state enjoys monsoon from August to February where the water level will be between 50 to 70 ft deep.
So, the best time to visit the lake is from October to March, later summers and monsoons.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Kingdom of Dreams
The first live entertainment theatre and a destination for leisure is the kingdom of dreams which is located in India. It was inaugurated on the 29th of January 2010 by the Chief Minister of Haryana Bhupinder Singh Hooda.
The Great Indian Nautanki Company’s project is the kingdom of dreams which is jointly owned by Wizcraft International Entertainment and Apra Group. Theatrical performances take place along with the performances of the shows that depict Indian Mythology.
It is currently used as a place for live entertainment, theatre, culture, and food boulevard. It covers a total of 6 acres and is estimated to cost about 1,51,16,00,00,000 in Indian rupee which is equivalent to 2 billion.
Things to do in the Kingdom of Dreams
A celebration that is greater than life is what the kingdom of life should be compared to. There is something beautiful that stares at you each time you look at a sculpture or a structure. The entrance in itself gives a majestic look with its golden and glittering look. On entering we would see elephants, colored men who are accompanied by festive music.
For people who like adventure, there’s a reverse bungee jump that you can try. There’s a reflective mirror that catches the light more delicately and dreamily. Culture Gully is the place where you can taste different kinds of food from each state in India. Each of the states is represented in their own cultures.
How to reach the Kingdom of Dreams
One has to board a flight to reach Delhi airport from where there’s only a 15km taxi ride to reach the destination. One can also use the metro station to reach the kingdom of dreams.
The nearest one is the IFFCO chowk metro station. There are even public transports available that can lead us to the location.
Best time to visit the Kingdom of Dreams
The best time to visit the kingdom of dreams is from 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM. The cultural programs are different each day depending on the specialties. One can watch the programs from 12:30 PM to 12:00 AM on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.
While on weekends it is from (Saturday and Sunday) from 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
The Red Fort
Red Fort, also known by all as the Lal Qila is a monument built-in 1638 in the city of Delhi in India. It was constructed by one of the most famous Mughal emperors Shah Jahan when he decided to shift his capital from Agra to Delhi.
It was designed by architect Ustad Ahmad Lahori, who also constructed the Taj Mahal and took 8 years and 10 months to complete. It is a fine example of Mughal architecture. On 15 August 1947, the first prime minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru, raised the Indian national flag above the Lahori Gate which is the main entrance of the fort.
Things to do in The Red Fort
Within the fort, you can explore the impressive architecture by Mughals which is still preserved after the British destroyed some part of it. Also, one can roam or rest in the lush green garden around the fort. You can also explore the various halls, sleeping rooms as well as bath areas.
Make time for a light and sound show held in the evening which brings alive the era of Mughals and will take you to that period. There is a museum located in Mumtaz Mahal within the complex which displays artifacts from the Mughal era such as painting, thrones, weapons, and many more.
How to reach The Red Fort
Located in the heart of the city the Red Fort is well connected by all means through air, rail, and road transport. One can reach there by cab, bus or by metro. If you plan to take the metro then board off at the Chandni Chowk metro station. So, pick the one that suits best for you.
Best time to visit The Red Fort
The best time to visit the red fort is October to March. These months are the winter season and the weather will be pleasing to visit the fort.
Also, if you are planning to visit in summer then you must reach there by early morning to avoid heat strokes or dehydration in hot weather.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is one of the prominent pilgrimage centers of worship for the Sikh community which is been dedicated in the memory of Guru Harkrishan Sahib, who was the eighth Sikh guru. Earlier, this shrine Sikh temple used to belong to Raja Jai Singh who was the Indian ruler during the seventeen century and was known as the Jaisinghpura Palace, in Jaisingh Pura.
During his time, the eighth Sikh guru resided at his palace, and at that time there was a cholera epidemic so the guru helped the suffering by giving aid and freshwater from the well which was located within the palace and later on died due to getting contracted with the illness. Over time, Raja Jai Singh built a small tank in the memory of the guru and dedicated this palace to him on his birth anniversary.
Things to do in Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
This holy shrine Sikh temple has a small tank whose water is now revered as having healing properties and is taken by Sikhs throughout the world back to their homes. It is located on Baba Kharak Singh Marg which is near Connaught Place, New Delhi. This place has a gurdwara, kitchen, Sarovar (large holy pond), and an art museum.
Visitors have to cover their heads and remove the shoes before visiting the gurdwara to seek blessings and an air-conditioned langar hall is there where they can have food which has been prepared by the Sikh community of gurudwara sahib. To know more about Sikh history, a visitor must-visit museum, traveler’s hostel and toilet facility are also available.
How to reach Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
To reach this shrine Sikh temple there are two public transport modes i.e. metro or bus. The nearest metro station is Patel chowk which falls on the yellow line of the Delhi metro and from Rajiv chowk metro station gates no 7 it is about 1.5 km away.
Delhi transport corporation runs Delhi city bus route no 91 every day for those who want to reach gurudwara.
Best time to visit Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
Gurudwara remains open 24 hours for the people of any community each day of the year including national holidays. There is no entry fee to visit this pilgrimage place and it is a prominent sightseeing attraction place for the visitors.
Even there are no entry fees, for the foreigners and there is no restriction on the time limit to visit this beautiful Sikh pilgrimage place.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
The Lotus Temple located in Delhi, India was designed by Fariborz Sahba. The construction was completed on 13 November 1986. It was opened to the public on 24 December 1986. Lotus temple is dedicated to Baháʼí. It is open to people of all religions. It is referred to by the name Mashriqu-l-Adhkár.
It means “place of the remembrance of God”. This temple can hold up to 2500 people. It has won numerous awards from all over the world. The temple is made up of white marble from Greece.
The lotus symbol was used as it was common to Hinduism, Jainism, and Islam.
Things to do in Lotus Temple
Meditation is such an important and easiest practice to keep our minds at peace. One can meditate peacefully in the serenity of this pleasant temple. Even the foods available outside the temple are something to savor.
The temple consists of 27 marble petals that are built together to look like a lotus. There are nine openings to the temple in which is a metaphor for the nine anatomical openings of a human body. The temple is also surrounded by 9 ponds and gardens. The temple along with ponds and gardens covers a total of 26 acres.
How to reach Lotus Temple
Lotus temple is located near Kalkaji mandir metro station and Nehru place. Much public transportation is available from various parts of the city to reach the lotus temple. Almost all of the drivers know the route to this temple as it is a very famous destination.
1 km walk from Nehru Place metro station leads to the temple.
Best time to visit Lotus Temple
Winter is the best time to visit the temple. This is due to the climatic conditions. Any time between October and March is a preferred choice to visit.
Evenings are the best to enjoy the temple as it is illuminated in the evenings. Gardens can be more pleasant in the evenings.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Jantar Mantar is situated in the heart of the city of hearts, Delhi. It is a surreal piece of architecture that is one of the most preserved observatories in the country.
Built-in 1724, it is fascinating to see the monument depicting the work of Maharaja Jai Singh II and his supreme knowledge in astronomy which was channeled into 13 astronomical instruments used to analyze the ancient Islamic calendars for a better evaluation of time.
Although currently no solid and accurate calculation can be made from this observatory because of tall buildings all around, to look at the red magnificent masterpiece is a rapturous feeling in itself.
Things to do in Jantar Mantar
Jantar Mantar, a place that helps determine the time, but it is also a place that reminds one to give time and importance to themselves from their frenetic pace of lives. The rustic beauty of the red monument along with lush greenery and blooming flowers surrounding it is the perfect picnic spot for some family time and a constant reminder to live in the moment.
It’s a place where one can easily spend an hour or two and leave with some pleasant memories and pictures. One can also hire a guide for an in-depth understanding of the working of the monument and astronomy.
How to reach Jantar Mantar
Jantar Mantar is situated in Central Delhi and is easily accessible by various modes of transport. The closest metro station is Patel chowk. You can also take the city bus to ISBT Kashmiri Gate and Anand Vihar ISBT Terminal, the nearest bus stations.
To exhibit the local life, taking the metro or bus is the right option. If you are looking for convenience, then taking the auto-rickshaw or cab is the best option.
Best time to visit Jantar Mantar
The monument is open from 6 am to 6 pm, on all days of the week. To have pleasant weather and experience, the best time to visit is at noon, in the months from October to March when the flowers are blooming and one doesn’t mind stepping out in the sun.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Safdarjung’s Tomb is a sandstone and marble mausoleum in Delhi, India. It was built in 1754 in the late Mughal Empire style for Nawab Safdarjung. It is the last enclosed garden tomb in Delhi in the tradition of Humayun’s Tomb. The monument has an ambiance of spaciousness and an imposing presence with its domed and arched red-brown and white-colored structures.
There is an inscription in Arabic on the tomb which reads as: “When the hero of plain bravery departs from the transitory, may he become a resident of god’s paradise”. At the very first look, the entire structure reminds you of the central dome of the Taj Mahal, which showcases the style used in Mughal Architecture.
A major difference between these two is that the Tomb of Safdarjung is made from sandstone and marble, whereas the Taj Mahal is made from ivory-white marble. It has several smaller pavilions with evocative names like Jangli Mahal, Moti Mahal, and Badshah Pasand.
The key features of the Safdarjung tomb are the Char Bagh plan with the mausoleum at the center, a ninefold floor plan, a five-part facade, and a large podium with a hidden stairway.
Things to do in Safdarjung Tomb
The architecture and the intricate design of this monument have many different aspects of the ancient Mughal architecture, and the entire construction is composed of many popular Arabic engravings.
The garden surrounding the mausoleum also provides a very aesthetic landscape for photography. The most interesting and economical way of visiting this tomb is starting from the Tomb of Safdarjung, then visiting Lodhi Garden shopping at Khan Market and enjoying the food at restaurants like “Lodi-The Garden Restaurant’ at the end of the day.
How to reach Safdarjung Tomb
Delhi is a state well-connected through metro and state-run buses. The tomb is located near Safdarjung Airport at the T junction of Lodhi Road and Aurobindo Marg in New Delhi. There are plenty of means by which you can reach the monument.
The nearest metro station to Safdarjung Tomb is Jor Bagh Metro, situated on the yellow line. From there you can avail a cab or auto to reach your destination. Alternatively, you can travel in one of the buses which will be relatively economical.
Best time to visit Safdarjung Tomb
The best time to visit the Safdarjung tomb in Delhi is during the cool, dry season. You can choose to go sightseeing anytime between November and March. During this period, the weather in Delhi remains pleasant.
The temperature ranges from 20 to 25 degrees. The summers can get scorching and sultry. We suggest you wear light clothes.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Old Delhi Shopping
This densely populated market has been around for more than three centuries and was once visited by merchants from Turkey, China, and even Holland. You may buy curios and souvenirs from here. Dariba Kalan is known for its pearl, gold, and silver jewelry and attar (natural perfumes). Gulab Singh Johri Mal, established in 1819, are well-known manufacturers and exporters of attar.
A visit to Khari Baoli is a must for the spice-lover — don’t forget spices are what connected India to the West. Kinari Bazaar is the best place to look for zari and zardozi trimmings and tinsel. The cloth bazaar of Katra Neel offers all kinds of fabrics such as silks, satin, crepe, cotton, and muslin.
Bhagirath Palace is Asia’s largest market for electrical goods and also offers medical equipment and allopathic medicines.
Things to do in Old Delhi Shopping
There are many tourist spots in old Delhi you can visit there. One of the wonders of the world (Lal Qila) is situated over there which unanimously tops the list of Old Delhi tourist places that are visited throughout the year. Built during the reign of the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, the fort has an outer wall of a 2-km long perimeter that strikes the eye as soon as you reach here.
There are plenty of temples in Delhi for the spiritual escape one needs every once in a while. However, you will not find a Jain temple, Gurudwara, and a mosque in close vicinity anywhere else other than Old Delhi.
How to reach Old Delhi Shopping
-You can go by train by approaching its Nearest Railway Station Chandini Chowk. -You can also go by Vehicle Such as Car, Bikes, etc If You can make a Road Trip. – You can also make an airplane trip to reach Old Delhi. Your destination will be the Delhi Airport; from there you have to take the metro to reach old Delhi your final destination takes around 20-25 mins.
Best time to visit Old Delhi Shopping
It Depends upon the Temperature of Delhi. October and November or February and March are considered as the best time to visit Delhi.
During this period, the weather remains pleasant whereas Delhi enjoys a too hot or too cold climate throughout the year.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Sarojini Nagar, a territory in the South West Delhi district, is famous for its marvelous market. The affordable price of things attracts people to visit the market. It is close to Safdarjung Airport and is serviced by the newly constructed underground station on the Pink Line of Delhi Metro.
Sarojini Nagar derived its very name from the famous woman freedom fighter Sarojini Naidu. This colony is enclosed by Safdarjung Enclave, South Extension, Laxmibai Nagar, Nauroji Nagar, Chanakyapuri, and Netaji Nagar.
The whole territory is divided into four sections: Old Tree Lane, Babu Market, Central Market, and Mandir Wali Side.
Things to do in Sarojini Nagar
As it is immensely famous for its cheap market one can buy the trendiest clothes, shoes, cosmetics, and accessories at a reasonable price here. The babu market is famous for its old sweet shops. But one important thing is that one should have a strong bargaining skill when she or he is visiting the place.
Apart from buying things, there are many more things which draw the attention of its tourists. These include the historical value and enthralling beauty of its nearby places. The places are Dilli Haat, Ayurveda Kendra, Hauz Khas, Nehru Park, INA Market, Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum, Lodi Gardens.
Dilli Haat is a place where one can witness the traditions of every state of the country. Hauz Khas is a 14th-century tomb and an Islamic architecture that has been developed into a commercial shopping arcade and eating outlet. It is a popular tourist attraction because of its historical value. The swans in the Hauz Khas Lake add to the delight of visitors.
How to reach Sarojini Nagar
As Delhi is a state well connected through the metro, the best idea to reach Sarojini Nagar is definitely by metro. Take a metro to INA Metro station for its the nearest metro station to Sarojini Nagar. Then hire a local rickshaw to reach the market.
Best time to visit Sarojini Nagar
The best time to visit Sarojini Nagar is on weekdays except for Monday as it’s closed on Monday. Try to avoid visiting the market on weekends as it’s crowded on those days.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Millennium Park Delhi
Constructed in 2004 by the Delhi Development authority, Millennium Indraprastha Park is a perfect place to relax with family and friends. Amidst the hectic life of Delhiites this park provides green space to relax and enjoy a great time during weekends.
It is one of the longest parks in Delhi, spread over 34 hectares. The Millenium Park features a beautifully manicured garden planted with beds of colorful flowers. The ones who are visiting Humayun’s Tomb can take a short detour to this park and spend the rest of the day here. .Parking facilities are also available here with a very reasonable parking fee.
Things to do in Millennium Park Delhi
This park is the best place for nature lovers who love spending their time besides nature. A special seating arrangement, thatched roofs, and cottage are set up for travelers. One can enjoy chirping birds and the sunlight piercing through the tree leaves. Also, there are facilities like restaurants, children’s park, and amphitheater constructed here.
There are five restaurants in this park within a single food court which offers to all visitors. Millennium Park uses the assistance of the Sahitya Kala Parishad to organize various cultural events within the huge amphitheater constructed within the park. One can also enjoy playing family games or sports here.
How to reach Millennium Park Delhi
The park is situated at Ring Rd, Sarai Kale Khan, New Delhi, Delhi. Indira Gandhi International Airport is the nearest airport. New Delhi Railway Station is the nearest station to it.
Bus lines that stop near Millennium Park are 261DOWN, TMS-LAJPATNAGAR, TMS-LAJPAT NAGAR-AZADPURTERMINAL. Besides these, one can also take his car or hire a cab.
Best time to visit Millennium Park Delhi
The best time to visit Millennium Park is 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Autumn and spring seasons are best to visit this park as you can enjoy a pleasant climate.
That is September end to November for autumn and February to March for spring. Temperatures during these seasons are usually between 20-30 degree Celsius which is ideal.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Madame Tussaud’s Delhi
Madame Tussauds Delhi is a wax museum and tourist attraction located on Regal Theatre in New Delhi, India. It is the twenty-third location for the Tussauds, which was set up by sculptor Marie Tussaud. Madame Tussauds is owned and operated by Merlin Entertainments. It includes statues like-
Television World leaders
Things to do in Madame Tussaud’s Delhi
Things to do in Madame Tussaud’s Delhi We can Get along with our favorite Hollywood celebrities and come close to the stardust of the hottest superstars. Apart from it we can visit their interactive music zone and meet the eminent international music celebrities along with the most recognized talents of India.
We can meet our great sports personalities who always stir us at the gut level, either as participants or as mentors. We can come and pose with the legends we always dream about meeting. There is an aristocratic arrangement for us to witness those who carved the future of India.
How to reach Madame Tussaud’s Delhi
You can visit the here by going to the following address-
44, Regal Building
You can book the tickets online by visiting their official website or through ‘Book My Show’ where you will get some extra discount by applying coupon codes.
MONDAY 10am – 6:00pm
TUESDAY 10am – 6:00pm
WEDNESDAY 10am – 6:00pm
THURSDAY 10am – 6:00pm
Best time to visit Madame Tussaud’s Delhi
The best time to visit the museum is in the evening hours as there is not that much crowd and you can enjoy the real feel of the wax statues.
You can click photos with them freely, you will get a feel as if you are standing with the real personalities and this is all because of the real craftsmanship and great artists.
We will feel great by spending 2 hours of our life on an amazing experience.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Baba Kharak Singh State Emporium
A blend of freedom and culture from all over the country is what Baba Kharak Singh State Emporium feels to be. This beautiful emporium is named after one of the most active Sikh independence workers Baba Kharak Singh; the one who led the Central Sikh League and showed a dynamic contribution to the Indian Independence Movement.
Present, near the lively Connaught Place, where one can find everything from business to lifestyle to food the emporium is a major attraction for tourists who are interested in buying handicrafts, woolen shawls, and cotton clothes, and drapery.
Things to do in Baba Kharak Singh State Emporium
The state emporium is home to a diverse culture and its wide range of representative items. One can find their choice by simply visiting the sub emporium dedicated to each state.
The main attractions being Kashmir Emporium for woolen, icons from Poopuhar, and other handicrafts from Tamil Nadu, Madhubani paintings in Amrapali- the Bihar Emporium, Gurjari- The Gujrat Emporium famous for printed cotton, jewelry and the large Tripura Emporium famous for beautiful goods made from bamboo and cane.
One should also visit the Rajiv Gandhi Handicraft Bhavan just next to the State Emporium to check for rural handicrafts, paper products, books, etc.
How to reach Baba Kharak Singh State Emporium
One can easily reach Baba Kharak Singh State Emporium directly from major places like Connaught Place (700 m away), nearest metro station (Rajiv Chowk, 800 m away), or Paharganj (5.2km) where you can find a range of hotels.
These are a few of the major places from where one can find the connecting metro, e-Rickshaw, cab, etc.
Best time to visit Baba Kharak Singh State Emporium
The best time to visit Baba Kharak Singh Emporium is just after or during the end of winters as one can find quality goods and new materials during this time.
Further, one should check for events being hosted by different state emporiums here as during these they have one of the most exquisite product ranges available.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Buddha Jayanti Park Delhi
The Buddha Jayanti Park is located at the main point of Delhi. It was commemorated on the occasion of the 2,500th birth anniversary of Lord Buddha by the Ex. Prime minister of India, Late Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri by planting a “Bodhi tree” on 25th October 1964.
In this park, there is a beautiful seated statue of Buddha with a height of 2.5 meters, which symbolizes the gratefulness of the Tibetan people.
The park area is spread over 81 acres and is a shelter of 100 types of trees and 40 shrub species. This park is a favorite for young couples.
Things to do in Buddha Jayanti Park Delhi
There are four gardens. open Garden, which has landscapes of lush green lawn, topiaries, flowering shrubs, flowering trees, seasonal flowering plants, attractive hedges, and edges, etc. Palm Garden have diversities of Palm. Rose Garden has nearly 25 different varieties of roses during the month of winters we can see colorful roses in full bloom.
Cactus gardens have different types of cactus covering a large area. Bougainvillea garden has nearly 40 different varieties of flowers.
The architecture of the garden looks similar to Japanese Zen Gardens. Different constructed rock layers, the central statue of Buddha, and carved quotations of Buddha on stone layers are the important things to visit.
How to reach Buddha Jayanti Park Delhi
Metro rail is the best option because Rajendra Place Metro Station is very nearest to the park as it is only 2 km away. Metro stations like Central Secretariat, Karol Bagh, Udyog Bhawan, and Patel Nagar are found as only 3 km away from the park.
Best time to visit Buddha Jayanti Park Delhi
The Winter months (October to February) are suitable to visit this park because the park is filled with greenery and colorful flowers. At this time the atmosphere is also filled with fresh air and the sweet fragrance of flowers.
One can also visit during May on Buddha Jayanti.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Asola Bhatti wildlife sanctuary
It is situated in South Delhi all along Delhi, Faridabad, and Gurgaon inter-state border. It covers an area of 32.71 sq km. It was established in 1986. There are many exotic species which include Indian leopard, Egyptian vulture, peacock, black-naped hare and many more. It is a good tourist spot especially for animal lovers who love photography.
The government started many policies to expand this sanctuary. This alluring sanctuary is run and managed by two organizations first Conservation Education Center (CEC) and the second Natural History Society of Mumbai which also helps tourists to make aware of flora and fauna, along with information on how to conserve them.
Things to do in Asola Bhatti wildlife sanctuary
1. It is a good tourist spot for animal lovers and those who love photography(related to nature and animals)
2 CEC and NHS keep organizing a lot of events from time to time in which anyone can take participate.
3. one can spend half a day at Asola sanctuary doing trekking and birding
4. There is also a lake named Asola lake where water birds like spot-billed duck, common teal, and many more can be seen.
How to reach Asola Bhatti wildlife sanctuary
If anyone wishes to visit the Asola sanctuary then it can be done without any hassle. The sanctuary is located in the outskirts of Tughlakabad. It has a well-established network of the metro.
One can board the metro from their nearest metro station and de-board at Tughlakabad metro station (violet line). Different buses also ply to the route of the Asola wildlife sanctuary.
Best time to visit Asola Bhatti wildlife sanctuary
There is a specific period when the furry resident of the sanctuary welcomes new members to their families. This period runs between Oct and March.
The different species like panther, monkey, wild cat and many more give birth to their young ones that make it the best time to visit the sanctuary.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Swaminarayan Akshardham is a Hindu temple, located in New Delhi, India. This temple is also referred to as Akshardham Temple or Delhi Akshardham. This temple displays traditional Hindu and Indian spirituality and architecture.
The temple was officially opened on 6 November 2005 by Pramukh Swami Maharaj in the presence of A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Manmohan Singh, L.K Advani, and B.L Joshi. This temple was built according to Vastu shastra and Pancharatra shastra.
This place is counted among the highly visited places in New Delhi.
In Swaminarayan Akshardham New Delhi, similar to its predecessor Swaminarayan Akshardham in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, the main shrine is the focal point and maintains the central position of the entire complex. These are various exhibition halls that provide information about the life and work of Swaminarayan.
The designers of the complex have adopted contemporary modes of communication and technology to create the various exhibition halls.
According to Swaminarayan Hinduism, the word Akshardham means the abode of Swaminarayan and is believed by the followers as a temporal home of God on earth.
Things to do in Swaminarayan Akshardham
The Akshardham temple is 141-foot high, spans 316 feet wide, and extends 356-foot long. It is intricately carved with flora, fauna, dancer, musicians, and deities. If you visit the Akshardham temple you can enjoy seeing all the campus and its beautiful architecture.
Even though many types of arts will take your hearts out and you can also enjoy the dance and music of Indian culture.
How to reach Swaminarayan Akshardham
To get to Akshardham, take the blue line towards Noida city and exit to the Akshardham metro station. Once you exit the Akshardham metro station, you will be able to see the temple. Take a cab and follow the signs that are located on the roadside.
Best time to visit Swaminarayan Akshardham
Akshardham temple is open from Tuesday to Sunday. So, you can go between these days but if you go on Monday the temple will be closed.
The entry starts from morning 9:30 am to last entry 6:30 pm.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary, Delhi
A complete escape from the worries of life is what your weekends strive for, so in that case what could be more rejoicing than nature showing one of its prettiest creations? The chirping sound of the birds will sponge in all your tiredness with its soulful rhythm.
Named after Sultan Singh Chauhan, the sanctuary is a renowned National Park of India.
It is even more magnetic when you come to know about the fact that amongst an approximate sketch of 9000-10,000 species in the world about 1800 birds of nearly 3 species migrate to India due to seasonal change covering a long distance from Siberia, Europe, and Afghanistan.
Things to do in Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary, Delhi
A room is built in remembrance of Dr. Salim Ali possessing his best works, photographs, and write-ups. A glitter option for bird watchers indeed but along with that, it’s a fabulous picnic spot. It May sound unbelievable but it takes you two hours to venture across the perimeter of the sanctuary.
There consists of four huge watch towers located at different marks with binoculars fitted for bird lovers to cherish its beauty.
The greatest attraction is the migratory birds providing a panoramic view in aid to the spot like Siberian Cranes, Greater Flamingo, Rosy Pelican, Ruff, etc along with the resident birds like great Egret, Indian Roller, Shikra, etc.
How to reach Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary, Delhi
So when it’s already listed in a must-visit place you can reach the destination. The nearest airport is Indira Gandhi International Airport, 48 km from the sanctuary. By rail, Gurgaon junction is 15 km from Delhi. You can easily look for taxis to reach the venue.
Best time to visit Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary, Delhi
This is best visited in bulk during winters when large numbers of migratory birds come here.
Sultanpur comprises a typical North Indian climate with scorching heat during the summers of about 46° C and chilly winters with 9°C. A requisite visiting site.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
South Extension Delhi
The market is situated on Ring Road in the buzzing city of Delhi. It is one of the posh markets and is divided into two parts, Part 1 and Part 2. Both these extensions face each other on the road.
This busy, upscale market is the right place to visit for clothes and Indian wedding finery. It is divided into two parts located on either side of the Ring Road.
A hot favorite with wedding shoppers, it has shops specializing in Indian wear, such as Frontier Raas, Study by Janak, Greenways, Diwan Saheb, and Meena Bazaar, which stock everything from lehengas to sherwanis and saris.
Things to do in South Extension Delhi
Remember to visit the famous multi-storied Nalli showroom for high-quality silk, handloom, and cotton saris. There are also jewelry stores such as PC Jewellers, Orra, Mehrasons, and Tanishq to complete the experience.
If you’re looking for western wear, the markets have numerous outlets by international brands such as Lacoste, Vero Moda, United Colors of Benetton, Marks & Spencer, and Van Heusen. After you’re done shopping, don’t forget to binge on some street food at Bengali Sweet Centre and Bombay Bhel Puri. You’ll also find cafes, restaurants, and bars throughout the market.
How to reach South Extension Delhi
Wondering how to get to South Extension in Delhi, India?
You can use Bus, Metro, Taxi, etc. as per availability in your area.
Best time to visit South Extension Delhi
October to March: Enjoy sightseeing, shopping or just ambling through the sunbathed streets of Delhi. October is also the time for one of Delhi’s biggest festivities – Diwali. Visit Delhi during Diwali or Dussehra.
April to June: This is the beginning of summer and when tourists generally tend to retreat. It’s the perfect time to have Delhi all to yourself and take advantage of off-season hotel prices.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Kalkaji District Park
At a short distance from the bustling tech market of Nehru Place, is the Kalkaji District Park. It is the combination of 3 physically located parks, Kalkaji Park, DDA Park, and Fountain Park respectively. It is a wonderful place with a lush green environment full of oxygen and pure air., thus making the park a hotspot that doesn’t go unnoticed.
The park is a tourist attraction because of the terrace gardens and the flowing lakes. Many temples, shopping malls, and outlets are situated within the proximity of the park, furthering its popularity.
Things to do in Kalkaji District Park
The park offers a huge and segmented jogging track, thus people often come here for walking and jogging. Inside the park, you will find many exercise equipment installed. Even the elderly can exercise freely and maintain fitness.
The park is located near the Kalkaji Temple, which is a great attraction for the devotees of goddess Durga. Therefore, this stop is very famous for its impeccable Navratri festivities.
The park offers beautiful scenery, perfect for a photo shoot. You can even bring your pets to this park. The ambiance here is great, you can find laughing clubs, people doing yoga and playing some sports.
How to reach Kalkaji District Park
The park is reachable via various transports like buses, cabs, personal cars, 2 wheeler, and metro. One can simply walk up to the park as well. The park is user friendly and has no entrance or parking fee. The nearest metro station to the park is Govind Puri Metro Station.
Best time to visit Kalkaji District Park
The best time to visit the park is during the morning and evening aarti. The night atmosphere here is very lovely.
I like to visit such places in the winter season when I can enjoy the cold breeze with the warm sun.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
INA market Delhi
INA market which is also named Indian National Airways. This popular and famous tourist place is situated exactly opposite the AIMS Hospital. It is a big food bazaar that offers visitors and buyers many kinds of foods, vegetables, and fresh meat. Also, it is the most famous shopping zone in the capital city of Delhi.
In the INA market, you get all types of groceries under one roof for this reason the market place known as the grocery destination or groceries hub of Delhi. Many foreigners come to visit the place, so shopkeepers use many different languages like English, German, French to attract their customers.
Things to do in INA market Delhi
As we know this is the most popular tourist place in Delhi so you can enjoy visiting all the shops and make a memorable day of your life. After entering the INA market you find many types of street food, restaurant, hotels in this place you can test the INA market. This place is heaven for food lovers.
They can taste all types of dishes in India on the food court. You can shop for daily required things like clothes, stainless steel, dry food and everything found in this complex. Minimum time 2-3hours required for visit overall the INA market complex.
Especially woman can shop their all makeup items, too many collections of sarees like Banarasi, Sambalpuri, etc. This is the best place for shopping in Delhi.
How to reach INA market Delhi
How to reach the INA market?
You can travel on the bus to reach the INA market. In Delhi, there are many options like bus, train, metro, flight, etc. The best option is the metro because in this no high cost, safe travels.
Best time to visit INA market Delhi
INA market opens every day except Monday. The market starts from 10 am to 9 pm. You can go whenever you want in between this time. But the best time you must go there is festival time.
Because at this time you get exclusive offers on different products and enjoy light’s which make shops more attractive.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Waste to Wonder park, Delhi
Waste to wonder park is the new addition to Delhi’s list of attractions. Home minister raj Nath Singh has inaugurated the’ Waste to wonder park.’ it has an area of over 7 acres in Rajiv Gandhi Smriti van near Sarai kale khan. South Delhi municipal has created this at the cost of Rs. 7.5 crore.
It is surprising to know that the Kota’s seven wonders park inspired the idea to waste to wander park. SDMC has made one of its kind theme parks self-sufficient for running on its renewable energy as it consists of wind and solar power to light up the park and rooftop solar panel.
In the development of the park, a scrap of automobile parts and metal waste like fans, rods, etc. have been used.
Things to do in Waste to wonder park, Delhi
Waste to wonder park is a unique theme park. The park has excellent gazebos, water coolers but no one is allowed to take food inside to avoid littering there. The entry ticket is according to age.
It is a replica of seven wonders of the world, and that’s what makes it unique. Everyone can get good photos there. There are seven wonders at one place viz the Taj Mahal, the great pyramid of Giza, colosseum, Rio Redeemer, Eiffel Tower, Statue of liberty, and the leaning tower of Pisa. It is a fabulous place for pre-wedding shoots and photoshoots.
How to reach Waste to wonder park, Delhi
You can travel there via local buses, which leads to Sarai kale khan bus stop, or using the metro, Closest metro station to the park would be the Hasrat Nizamuddin station on the pink line of Delhi metro. You can also come by car as they have a parking facility too.
Currently, the park has a facility of limited four-wheelers and two-wheelers.
Best time to visit Waste to wonder park, Delhi
You can visit the Waste to wonder park from 11:00 am to 11:00 pm. but the best time to visit in summer is in the evening as the weather is pleasant and the whole park lights up. In winters, you can follow the regular timing.
It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Kamla Nagar is surrounded by New Chandrawal Village, University of Delhi’s north campus and Kamla Nehru Ridge Forest on the east, Roop Nagar on the north, Shakti Nagar on the west, and Malka Ganj on the south. The Grand Trunk Road separates Kamla Nagar from Shakti Nagar.
Kamla Nagar shares much of its character and history with the adjoining neighborhoods of Shakti Nagar, Roop Nagar, and Malka Ganj. It was built as a residential colony in the 1950s, divided into six blocks with three roundabouts, and contains a mix of apartment buildings and bungalows.
Kamla Nagar was developed and sold by DLF, a company of Ch. Raghubir Singh.
Things to do in Kamla Nagar
Kamla Nagar is named according to the name of Kamala Nehru, who is a freedom fighter and wife of Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first prime minister. The neighborhood rose to prominence after the erection of Ram Swarup Clock Tower on the Grand Trunk Road in 1941, and the construction of Jaipuria and Birla textile mills.
It was also a stop on the erstwhile Delhi Tram Service. In the 1950s, it was developed as an affluent residential area. Kamla Nagar, and its adjoining neighborhoods, were a center of political activity during the late British Raj and the first two decades after Independence. Kamla Nagar was the venue of Guru Radha.
How to reach Kamla Nagar, Delhi, India
The Vishwa Vidyalaya metro station (known as Honda 2 Wheelers Vishwa Vidyalaya following a re-branding) is located on the Yellow Line of the Delhi Metro, which services the University of Delhi area and the Delhi University Stadium.
On 24 September 2016, the station was renamed Honda 2 Wheelers Vishwa Vidyalaya.
Best time to visit Kamla Nagar, Delhi, India
This place is situated next to the North Campus of Delhi University. Kamla Nagar is a lively market and a popular hang-out for college students. It is famous for popular fashion brands and spicy street food.
The roads, spreading out radially from a huge roundabout, house several showrooms.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
One of ‘The Main Bazar’ in Delhi is also known as Shahganj or King’s ganj of the Mugal era. It is divided into three main districts – Central Delhi,
Darya Ganj, and
Karol Bagh. It is a centrally located busy and crowded market that’s based under the Municipal Corporation of Delhi. It is highly known for the economic and business associates in the area including shops and restaurants, also known for high crime reporting areas in Delhi.
Things to do in Paharganj
The centrally located districts of Delhi give the travelers stay and food as per the requirement. It includes lodges, restaurants,dhabas, material shops, and serves international and cultural cuisine for travelers and visitors.
It is an affordable and low budget area that highlights it’s inexpensive food and stays. It has a Main Bazar for shopping different ornaments and Ajmeri Gate a leftover of the Mugal era.
How to reach Paharganj
Centrally located area of Paharganj, Delhi is based at the Yellow line of Delhi Metro, so metro from most of the areas are connected to it.
It is located close to the railway station and can be reached easily using a rickshaw or a two wheeler.
Best time to visit Paharganji
Paharganj is the open market so serves the whole year and is precisely known for its electronic marketing, so visiting it anytime during Summers or Winters for clothes would be easy and resourceful as it is cheaper than most of the heavy main markets in Delhi.
It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Madame Tussauds Delhi is a wax museum and tourist attraction located on Regal Theatre in New Delhi, India. It is the twenty-third location for the Tussauds, which was set up by sculptor Marie Tussaud. Madame Tussauds is owned and operated by Merlin Entertainments. It was opened on December 1, 2017.
Madame Tussauds Delhi is the first Madame Tussauds in India. Merlin Entertainments has planned an investment of 50 million pounds for the first 10 years for Madame Tussauds Delhi.
It has wax figures of famous personalities in the field of sports, music, cinema, and much more. It also has wax figures of world leaders like Mahatma Gandhi.
Things to do in Madame Tussauds
One can enjoy the wax figures of the Madame Tussauds museum. We can take pictures with our celebrities and great personalities out there. Even though they are wax figures, they still give us a feeling that great personalities are physically present with us.
Because they are made in a way that it is difficult to believe that they are not real. Madame Tussauds Delhi also entertains its visitors with a variety of activities. One among them is the Wax Hand.
They will make our wax hand and give us if we pay for it. Sounds interesting! Right!? There are a lot of opportunities for fun games too. We can play games with the wax figures of our celebrities and have fun. They provide interactive and immersive activities for children. It is a must-go place.
How to reach Madame Tussauds
The closest stations to Madame Tussauds Delhi are:
- Barakhamba Road is 600 meters away, 9 min walk.
- Dtc Shivaji Stadium Terminal is 602 meters away, 8 min walk.
- Scindia House is 711 meters away, 10 min walk.
- Janpath is 930 meters away, 12 min walk.
- Shivaji Stadium is 987 meters away, 13 min walk.
- Shivaji Stadium Metro Station is 1000 meters away, 13 min walk.
- Western Court is 1090 meters away, 14 min walk.
Best time to visit Madame Tussauds
One can visit Madame Tussauds Delhi on any day of the week as they wish. It is open every day. But there are limits on the opening hours, of course. * Monday to Friday – 10.00 am to 6.00 pm
* Saturday and Sunday – 10.00 am to 7.30 pm
Currently(May 2,2020) it is closed for more than a month due to the global pandemic Coronavirus. However, the museum will soon be reopened.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Badhkal lake is situated in Badhkal village near Faridabad in the Indian state of Haryana, it is about 32 km away from New Delhi and is surrounded by Aravalli hills, Lush green trees, and well-groomed lawn.
Its name has been derived from the Persian word “Beydakhal” which means free from interference. This site is the perfect picnic place to enjoy leisure time with your friends and family.
It is being recognized due to small cottages that are being built on elevated ground. It is completely a paradise for watching birds, numerous species at the lake site.
Things to do in Badhkal Lake
• For Adventure-Seekers, there is a facility for climbing on terrains, Rock climbing, and trekking.
• During monsoon season, the place is full of migratory birds, which is a paradise for nature-lovers
• It is a perfect gateway for the people to break the monotony of life by having splendid photographs at the site.
• It also offers the facility of boating, which is eyes pleasing experience.
• For food lovers, two distinguished restaurants are there at lake premises.
• Camping facility, swimming pool, massage parlors are the add on to make your trip more memorable.
• Facility of a private jetty is also available on one’s request and various temple sites to make your day religious.
How to reach Badhkal Lake
• Indira Gandhi International Airport is the closest airport if you want to go by air having a distance of 48 km from Faridabad.
• By road you can hire a cab or board a bus from Delhi to Faridabad.
• Another next best option is to catch a local train which runs between Delhi and Faridabad
Best time to visit Badhkal Lake
Best time to visit the place is during the spring season(March-June) as flower show is being organized at the lake site, a lake which is popularly known as peacock lake could be visited during that time and enjoy the beautiful view of Aravalli hills.
It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
As rightly coined, the Mughal Garden spread over 15 acres of land, is known as the soul of the Rashtrapati Bhavan, Delhi. The capital of India is proud to nurture the mesmerizing blossoms in this garden.
This piece of art was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1917. It draws inspiration from the Mughal Garden in Srinagar and from various paintings and gardens in the Taj Mahal. This garden is home to roses, daffodils, tulips, and 70 other exotic bulbous varieties of winter flowers.
The walking tour of this pristine garden takes us through three successive terraces of the Rashtrapati Bhavan. However, the most appreciated view of the geometrical designs is seen from the first level of the building.
Things to do in Mughal Garden
The Mughal Garden beholds such beauty that captivates the heart of any visitor passing by. There are various things to explore inside the grounds. 1. Make sure you wear comfortable shoes when you visit the gardens.
Taking a walk through the flower bed paths has to be one of the most relaxing and refreshing walks with your loved ones.
2. There is also a park for the kids to play and have fun while you take your time to explore all the various floral beauties. 3. The President’s estate that used to be a nursery, is now converted to a musical garden with three large fountains that portrays hydrostatics, electromagnetism, and hydrodynamics.
How to reach Mughal Garden
In a fast city like Delhi, it is not very difficult to reach the place. However, here are some ways to get your way around the city.
– By Metro: You can take a metro to the Central Secretariat Metro Station which falls under the yellow and violet lines of the Delhi metro system. Reaching there, you can either walk or take an auto to the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
– By Taxi: Booking a taxi online or boarding one directly is yet another private and convenient way to reach the garden. However, it may cost more than a metro.
– By Bus: Check with the local bus stations to get the details of buses going to Rajpath or Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Best time to visit Mughal Garden
The blossoming beauty of these gardens was initially open for the public only through the months of February-March during the festival of Udyanotsav. However, recently, it has been opened through the winter months too.
Visiting Delhi in summers can be a little overwhelming with all the humidity and heat. It is best suggested to go during the winter months.
The garden is home to a lot of winter florals and hence, you can experience the best views during August-September.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
When planning to have some blend of fun with children and family with nature around, a Millennium Park sounds the perfect place to be in. Spreading its arm as far as 84 acres, Millennium Indraprastha Park is a famous tourist spot in Delhi that is surrounded by the goodness of nature.
The park offers some of the best views of manicured lawns and gardens splashed with colors. A large World Peace Stupa was installed in the park by the 14th Dalai lama, the Lt. Governor of Delhi along with the nuns and monks of Nipponzan Myohoji in the year 2007.
Things to do in Millennium Park
Various fun activities can be done when visiting the park. The park serves as a perfect place to enjoy a picnic with family as there are facilities like restaurants, children’s park, and amphitheater constructed as well.
A special seating arrangement with thatched roofs and a cottage is set up for travelers who wish to connect their soul to this place and spend some quality time listening to the birds chirping and the sunlight piercing through the tree leaves.
The park has a lot of rides and swings for children to have a fun time in a safe place.
How to reach Millennium Park
Reaching the park is made very convenient with all kinds of ride facilities like cabs and buses. Travelers have to deboard on Indraprastha metro station to reach Millenium Park. The metro station falls on the Blue Line of Delhi Metro and is located around 4.5km away from the park.
Best time to visit Millennium Park
The timings of the Millennium Park is from 05:00 am to 08.30 pm. But the best suited time is from 02:00 pm to 04:00 pm as reviewed by many. The park is crowded the most on weekends.
But any day with good weather is the perfect time.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Saket City Walk Mall
Saket City Walk Mall is a shopping mall located in South Delhi. Saket Mall has 3 floors and is spread over 6 acres.
It is the country’s most admired shopping center. The air-conditioned mall has a beautiful outdoor landscaped space, giving it a unique ambiance. It is a hub of shopping. You get almost everything here easily.
It has an all-inclusive mix of brands. International brands are also available here. In addition to many cafes, restaurants, bistros, and bars available.
The food court is on the top floor. Where you can enjoy multi-cuisine at various food restaurant. They also have fine dining restaurants in the mall.
Overall this place is a great one to hang out with family and dear ones.
You will have a good experience here. And definitely, you will enjoy it here.
Things to do in Saket City Walk Mall
There are several activities to do in Saket Mall. And it is home to various attractions and paintball is just one of them. You will be trained on how to use the paintball gun and then you can enjoy a session with the team.
Apart from this, the kids’ play zone is available here. It is one of the best places for kids to enjoy.
And with PVR cinemas giving you your weekly dose of Bollywood masala and Hollywood action. Find top brands like GAP, H&M, Levi’s, and many more Saket City Walk is home to over 500 major Indian and International brands such as Calvin and Klein, Charles and Keith, Aldo, Tommy Hilfiger, Pantaloons, and Pepe Jeans.
There are multiple eateries and fun events for everyone.
You have a variety of restaurants, cafes, and dessert parlors to pick from and you could easily eat all three meals here. Take your pick from Burma Burma, Yum-yum cha, Johnny, Rockets, fat Lulu’s, etc.
You will enjoy here with all aspects and here you can release your stress after a long busy day.”
How to reach Saket City Walk Mall
Saket City Walk Mall is located in sector-6 Pushp vihar. You can hire a cab so that you will reach very conveniently but this option may cost you a bit. So can go by metro. Malviya Nagar is the nearest metro station to Saket Mall.
The Malviya Nagar Metro Station is located to the west of the Select City Walk. It is around 2.4 kilometers away or a 5-minute drive by cab or auto-rickshaw. The Saket Metro Station is around 2.7 kilometers to the southwest of Select City Walk or a 7-minute drive.
Best time to visit Saket City Walk Mall
Saket City Walk in Saket is open from 10 am to 11 pm every day. You can enjoy your weekend here.
You can visit the Saket mall at your convenience whenever you want.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Gandhi Smriti, also known as Birla House or Birla Bhavan is a place that Gandhiji stayed for the last 144 days of his life and was assassinated on 30 January 1948. It was originally a home for the business family, the Birla family. The place is now owned by the Gandhi multimedia museum, which was established in 2005.
The 12-bedroom house was built in 1982 by Ghanshyamdas Birla. The museum in the building houses several articles associated with Gandhi’s life and death.
The Birla house was purchased from kk Birla in 1971 by the government of India for 5.4 million and 7 acres of urban land in exchange which is considered as one of the most profitable deals. Birla house opened for the public on 15 august 1973 and was renamed Gandhi Smriti.
Things to do in Gandhi Smriti
It is a couple of kilometers away from Connaught place in Delhi India. Visitors can take a visit to the buildings and grounds, visiting the preserved room where Gandhi lived and the ground where he was shot dead when he was taking his nightly walk around the grounds.
Outside the house, there stands a pillar that engraves a Swastika symbol on it.
The prominence of the pillar means that it has been used as a visual example of the way the ethical meaning of the swastika symbol has changed in the wester in the 20th century. The same pillar also engraves a Sanskrit symbol for the meditation sound, om.
How to reach Gandhi Smriti
The place is situated a couple of kilometers (5.6Kms) from the Connaught place, one of the central business districts of New Delhi. you can reach Delhi by any means of travel as per your convenience.
Once you reach Delhi you can travel to Gandhi Smriti via public transport like bus or also you can rent a cab or a self-drive car for a day.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Best time to visit Gandhi Smriti
The museum is open for all days except Mondays and the national holidays. The entry here is free for all. Although the best time to visit the place is the winter as you can enjoy the cold feels of Delhi and its natural beauties.
It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
The densely populated city of Delhi is full of life, culture, and stunning historical architecture. Once considered the Tower of Victory, Qutub Minar was built by Qutubuddin Aibak in the 12th Century, to mark the end of the last Hindu Kingdom.
Though this UNESCO World’s Heritage Site was originally built by Qutubuddin Aibak (only one story at that time), his successor, Shams-ud-din IItutmishwho added three more stories. And finally one last and the fifth story was added by Firoz Shah and was finally completed in the 14th Century.
The Qutab Minar is the Tallest Brick Minaret in the world, standing tall at 73 m.
Things to do in Qutub Minar
Now, whenever visiting the Minar, one should visit other, more than half a dozen minor monuments in the Complex that include Mosques, Tombs, and Pillars. There is a Mosque called Quwwat-Ul-Islam, built in the same compound as the Minaret.
Though in ruins, it is noted to be the first mosque built in India. The Ashok Pillar, built by Chandragupta II, is resistant to corrosion and 7.2 meters long.
In Delhi, there are Monuments and Markets in every other street, so make sure to visit them after you are done with the Qutub Minar Complex.
How to reach Qutub Minar
The Minar remains open throughout the week, from 7 AM to 5 PM. One can take a City bus to this Monument or a Metro to the Qutab Minar Metro station or even an Auto Rickshaw in case he or she wants to take a ride through the heart of Delhi.
Best time to visit Qutub Minar
It is said that the best season to visit Delhi is during the winters, although some people might feel it is quite cold for a visit. Qutub Minar is worth a visit during the day, which might be of interest to those who like a romantic and peaceful environment.
It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Asola Wildlife Sanctuary
Asola Wildlife Sanctuary essentially is an arid scrub forest that includes the now abandoned Asola Bhatti Mines. It has a large quarry lake-the Neeli Jheel or Blue lake. Wildlife includes different types of antelopes, monkeys, hares, foxes, and an occasional leopard.
Our motorbike group undertook a ride from Delhi. The route is exceedingly picturesque-initially the GFR and then the bylanes from Gwal Pahari.
A left turn from the Gwal Pahari signal takes you through the beautiful country road through Dera Mandi village right up to Asola Village.
From Asola head to Bhatti Village where one needs to leave the highway and head into the rugged track into the sanctuary. After crossing the Forest Department barrier it is a 7 km drive through the forest up to Neeli Jheel. En route is a couple of stray monkey rehab centers maintained by the forest department.
Cars and bikes with low ground clearance may bottom out at a couple of places but in winters, the track is pretty okay. Wonderful place for a day trip from Delhi/Gurgaon.
Things to do in Asola Wildlife Sanctuary
Many events are in particular planned in winters. These include golden jackal safari, rapture survey, and bird watching. There are a couple of beautiful lakes with crystal clear water which you will only believe after visiting there. It is the best place for nature lovers.
Here you can get a comprehensive package of information on Flora Fauna and also on how to help to conserve them. They organize weekend adventure programs for all people of all ages. Apart from various species of birds, butterflies, animals, trees & plants Asola also has a beautiful lake known as Neeli Jheel.
The butterfly park housed inside the sanctuary and right beside the CEC office is nice, still being developed, and houses a rich variety of both host plants and nectar plants to attract the butterflies.
The sightings are highly dependent upon the weather, season, temperature and you may need to make multiple visits at different times of the year to spot a wide variety of butterfly species.
How to reach Asola Wildlife Sanctuary
The nearest metro station is Badarpur. Located in South Delhi Distt. All along with Delhi Haryana Faridabad & Gurgaon. Approach from Tughlakabad (Mehrauli-Badarpur Road) to Surajkund Road (2 Km) near Karni Singh shooting Range or from Mehrauli to Chattarpur Temple 6 Km near Sanjay Colony(Bhatti Area) Distance from I.G.I. Airport 25 Km, Railway station 30 Km & Maharana Pratap Bus Stand 32 Km.
For those arriving at the sanctuary from Faridabad, you will find the entry gate on your left on the ridge road from Surajkund to the Karni Singh Shooting Range/Stadium.
The gate is a few hundred meters after the police check post. It is easy to miss the unassuming entry gate, so watch out, Once you enter the premises, you may walk/drive down about 100m to reach the CEC office, which is on the 1st floor.
This is where you need to fill up a registration form and you are assigned a guide, for INR 100 per person visiting. The guide will walk you through a trail that covers a highly arid man-made forest area, a tiny wildlife garden (best spot for spotting birds and squirrels in action), and a butterfly park.
Best time to visit Asola Wildlife Sanctuary
The Winter season is the best time in the year to visit the sanctuary. There is a specific period when the furry residents of the sanctuary welcome the new members of their families. This period runs between October and March.
The different species like the panther, monkey, wild cat, blackbuck, etc. give birth to the young ones that make it the best time to visit the sanctuary. During the scorching summers, the wild animals cannot be spotted easily as the temperatures shoot up.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
To the outsider, Delhi seems like the perfect mingle of all the good things. But ask those who get puzzled around the roundabouts of Connaught Place or the ones who are racing against the clock to catch their metro from Rajiv Chowk but never get a chance to sit back in one of the most loved parks of Delhi, Central Park.
As the name suggests, the park is righteously etched to the Connaught Place market and is a famous cultural hub of the city. The park was renovated in the year 2006 and was bestowed upon the public of Delhi with even beautiful fountains, water bodies, an amphitheater, and a crisscrossing pathway that connects every part effortlessly.
Besides, a major attraction of this park is the flag that sways in the air and was hoisted on the 7th of March, 2014 as the largest flag of India at a whopping height of 207m.
Things to do in Central Park
Central Park creates an excellent venue for cultural programs and events organized frequently by many performing arts organizations. It is fringed with numerous world-class Indian and International restaurants, Bars, Shops, eating joints, coffee joints where tourists from across the globe can relish their respective Country’s cuisines without any fear or doubt.
When the travelers get tired of shopping and walking around the huge market of Connaught Place and Palika Bazaar, they are often seen here relaxing and spending some time with their loved ones.
Furthermore, Central Park is also a hub for various cultural activities that keep on taking place often and brings a lot of people together to celebrate uniqueness.
How to reach Central Park
Rajiv Chowk is the closest metro station to Central Park. The metro exits of this station that falls on the Yellow and Blue Line of Delhi Metro give easy access to the Park. The local tourists may reach the place by their vehicles.
Best time to visit Central Park
Central Park creates an excellent venue for cultural programs and events organized frequently by many performing arts organizations.
During springtime, the trees within this park are completely covered with beautiful fully blossomed colorful, and vibrant flowers, and in fact, few of them are seen fully bloomed all year round.
This Park is open to all public on all days with no entry charges.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
If you’re trying to find something refreshing and soothing away from your hectic life schedule, then, amidst the chaos of Delhi, the vast 90-acre expanse of the Lodi Tomb in the Lodi Gardens, is your destination. The Lodi Gardens, formerly known as Lady Willingdon Park has much to offer.
These include the Bara Gumbad complex, Sheesh Gumbad, and Sikandar Lodi’s tomb, built during his reign from 1489-1517. It also underwent a makeover in 1968 by an American architect, consisting of a glasshouse, a lake with a fountain, a bonsai park, and a rose garden.
Things to do in Lodi Tomb
Lodi garden is very close to Khan Market which is loaded with a wide variety of merchandise. The greenery and the well-maintained garden and the ducks around the lake will be a backdrop for loads of snaps. Lodi Garden is a great place to relax and spend some time, people are seen playing badminton.
It is a favorite point for early morning walkers from the posh south Delhi colonies. Feeling hungry? Have a meal at Lodi-The Garden Restaurant adjoining Gate 1. However, the local eateries are best to explore the typical North Indian dishes. The prices are dirt cheap but the quality is to die for.
How to reach Lodi Tomb
Lodi Garden is situated in the heart of the southern part of New Delhi. The nearest metro stations are JLN and Jor Bagh. Bus route number 794 to Lodi Colony, auto-rickshaws, and cabs are also options available to tourists. By air, the nearest airport is Indira Gandhi international airport.
Best time to visit Lodi Tomb
October to March is the best time to visit Delhi as summers are extremely hot here. Though temperature falls during monsoon, rain might hamper your sightseeing plans. It’s open daily from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
It is better to avoid Sundays if searching for serenity. Locals flock there to hang out and it does get crowded.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Janpath (meaning: People’s Path) is one of the main roads of New Delhi. Earlier it was known as Queensway. It stretches from Cannaught place to APJ Abdul Kalam Marg. The Janpath market is one of the most famous markets in Delhi.
It was started in the year 1950 and since then, has been a major attraction among travelers. Janpath Market is famous for its handicrafts, jewelry, clothing, accessories. While shopping at Janpath, one has to be aware enough to distinguish between genuine and fake, and brownie points for some bargaining skills.
Things to do in Janpath
When in Janpath, you can shop for exquisite Gujarati handicrafts and home décor items, Tibetan jewelry, silver ornaments, Pashmina shawls, Lucknowi Chikankari, apparels, and footwear. Apart from shopping, you can also visit the National Museum.
If Indian history interests you, this place is a must. It has articles from the prehistoric era to modern works of art. After a full day of street shopping and revisiting the history, it is now time for a Bon Appetit. Some places where you can indulge in the scent of coffee and desserts are Café Delhi Delight, The Square, Caffe Chocol’art.
How to reach Janpath
Janpath is easily accessible through road and metro. The nearest metro station and bus stand are in Rajiv Chowk. The bus stand and the metro station are around 1km away from the Janpath market. You can either walk or take a rickshaw or cab from there.
Best time to visit Janpath
The timings of the Janpath Market are from 11 am to 9 pm. In winters, one must visit in the afternoon, 2-5 is the best for Janpath in Delhi winters.
In summers, however, you can visit either in the morning 9-11 or in the evening 5-8.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Deer park is not just a park it is a monumental area. This park is referred to by the name of Aditya Nath Jha who was in Indian civil services. Deer park is divided into different kinds of sectors such as rose gardens, Duck Park, picnic spots, etc. Many tombs are built there from the time of the Mughals.
Deer Park also consists of a beautiful lake which is the main attraction for the tourists. Deer Park also consists of flora and fauna. Deer Park is the best place for a morning walk as it is a pollution-free place with only fresh air. It is a kind of small biodiversity as you see many birds of different kinds.
Things to do in Deer Park
Deer Park has many beautiful scenes so most of the tourists visit here for the photoshoot. It is the best place for a morning walk as people get fresh air there. It is the best picnic spot if you want to go to the picnic and enjoy the beauty of the deer park. If the person is stressed, the person can sit near the lake and he/she will feel so much relaxed.
You can take your children here to see their tombs and also teach them about flora and fauna. You can see different kinds and their chirping gives us deep relaxation.
How to reach Deer Park
The distance between the airport and the deer park is about 12km. It takes about 30min so tourists can visit here easily. It is basically in south Delhi. Taxis cabs and autos are easily available all over Delhi to help you out to reach deer park.
As it is a tourist-friendly and popular place in Delhi.
Best time to visit Deer Park
The best time to visit deer park is spring and autumn as in spring season new flowers are coming out which creates a very beautiful scene and in autumn season all leaves are down everywhere there will be yellow leaves you can spend time with your loved ones and do photoshoot too.
It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
The beautiful place Karol Bagh lies in the heart of Central Delhi, India. The place is full of diversity and known for its famous busy shopping streets including Ajmal Khan Road and the Gaffar Market, named after freedom fighter Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan.
Karol Bagh market is visited by many people who come here to buy clothes, home accessories, home furnishing, foodstuff, and jewelry.
A wholesale garment market known as Tank Road Market came into existence with few shopkeepers at the end of the 1980s. It offers multiple stores for ethnic women wear i.e. suits, sarees, lehengas, etc.
The area was primarily residential with a large Muslim population and an influx of refugees from West Punjab and Sindh after partition in 1947, many of whom were traders. Karol Bagh is also home to a large Bengali community, and hosts one of the oldest Durga Puja in the city.
The nearest railway stations are Delhi Sarai Rohilla and Delhi Kishanganj, both about a kilometer from Central Karol Bagh. It is also serviced by the Karol Bagh station, located on the Blue Line of the Delhi Metro.
One can see the famous giant statue of Lord Hanuman between Jhandewalan and Karol Bagh metro station.
Things to do in Karol Bagh
The specialty of Karol Bagh is its sprawling markets and of course the nice eating outlets. People normally go there for finding good items at a great price. It is one of the best north Delhi markets just after and people love to visit it. Karol Bagh lights up with the enthusiasm of the people preparing for the festivals and the shopkeepers providing the best they have.
The specialty of the places is described below-
1. Roshan Di Kulfi is an institution. It is the oldest and the most distinguished Kulfi center in all of New Delhi. It’s just one of the many joints that make Karol Bagh a foodie’s paradise.
2. If you’re looking for some cool gadget accessories, the Gaffar market is just the right place for you.
3. Karol Bagh is one of the perfect places for you if you are about to get married, a perfect place for wedding shopping.
4. If jewelry shopping is your thing, Bank Street is where you will find heaven on earth.
5. If books are your soulmates, Arya samaj road is where you will find everything you need.
6. If you wish to buy stuff for your home, the Monday market won’t ever disappoint you.
7. Tank road will provide you cheap look-alikes If you are not much into branded materials.
People who visit Delhi will never miss out on the shopping paradise of Delhi, Karol Bagh for it is noted for readymade garments, cotton yarn, and embroidered garments most of them which come at very inexpensive pricing. However today Karol Bagh has much more than this having huge fancy stores, big international labels, and all kinds of Indian eatables and masalas.
How to reach Karol Bagh
If you come by metro then the only stop nearer to Karol bagh market in Karol bagh metro station stop. It takes around 6 minutes to travel from this station to the market. You can either go by auto or by walk.
Metro from Delhi Airport to Karol Bagh.
You can take Delhi Airport to express from T3 to New Delhi Station and then take the walking tunnel to reach Metro Station and take Metro Train to Rajiv Chowk (Interchange). Change here for Dwarka Train. Get down at 3rd Station- Karol Bagh.
Best time to visit Karol Bagh
Best time to visit Karol Bagh. 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.
Opening time of Karol Bagh. 9:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Best months to visit Karol Bagh. All year.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Waste to Wonders park, Delhi
Waste to wonders park is a unique theme park situated in the capital city of New Delhi. Have you ever wished to see all the seven wonders of the world in one place!! so this is the dream place for you.
Now that you know this amazing place. Imagine a place where a replica of all the wonders made out of scrap!! Yes, you heard that right because-it’s waste of wonders and that too in Delhi. It’s India’s first-ever theme park that’s made with waste symbolizing the need for waste management.
The idea originally came from the Bollywood movie “Badrinath ki Dulhaniya” which depicted a similar kind of theme park in Kota, Rajasthan.
The Park houses miniature replicas of the Taj Mahal (India), Eiffel Tower (France), Leaning Tower of Pisa (Italy), Statue of Liberty (USA), Christ the Redeemer (Brazil), Great Pyramid of Giza (Egypt), Colosseum (Italy).
Things to do in Waste to Wonders Park,Delhi
The park is generally visited by families and young people as a part of Delhi sightseeing.
A visit to Waste to Wonder Park is a must to understand that something created from scrap materials can look so surreal.
The exceptional park is frequented by joggers and walkers. The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has harnessed the wind and solar energy to light up the park rendering a breathtaking sight during sunset and night.
SDMC is planning to allow prewedding and movie shoots in the park. Children found it a perfect spot for a weekend outing. This place is becoming perfect for your next “Instaworthy” click .”
How to reach Waste to Wonders Park,Delhi
Park is located in South Delhi at the edges of Rajiv Gandhi Smriti Van, Mahatma Gandhi marg near Nizamuddin metro station, Sarai kale khan.
Nearest Metro station – Nizamuddin metro station.
Take a Pink Metro Line to Nizamuddin Metro Station. It’s just 8 minutes walking distance to the park from the metro.
Landmark: Rajiv Gandhi Smriti Van.
Best time to visit Waste to Wonders Park,Delhi
The visiting timings are from 11 am to 11 pm.
But the main attraction is the night lighting of the monument is available after 6 pm. so to enjoy this trip to the fullest evening time is suggested.
The best time is around 3-6 pm during winters As you can enjoy both the day view and the night view when the park lights up.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Delhi has always been loved for its mesmerizing gardens and a great place to visit to see the greenery is Kalindi Kunj. You may have heard of the London Eye and the Singapore Flyer but Delhi had its 200 feet tall “DELHI EYE” a mammoth Ferris wheel introduced at Kalindi Kunj.
Living Style Mall, The Mall Way, and DT Mall of India are some of the best places for shopping in Delhi. Delhi Rides- water & amusement park located in Kalindi Kunj is a fun place to enjoy with family and friends. BTW and Masala Curry are some of the most famous restaurants located at Kalindi Kunj.
Things to do in Kalindi Kunj
You can visit Kalindi Kunj Park that offers a scenic view and contentment to the visitors. Kalindi Kunj has Delhi Rides where water rides and amusement park quenches the thirst of fun-loving people, who visit there to relish and enjoy their moments with their family and friends.
Okhla Bird Sanctuary is situated just at 5 minutes distance from Kalindi Kunj and is a habitat for some very rare species. It contains a large diversity of birds and animals. Kalindi Kunj has some very amazing local markets that offer various products at a very reasonable price.
How to reach Kalindi Kunj
Kalindi Kunj maintains well-connectivity with all parts of the city through public transport. The nearest metro station is Kalindi Kunj metro station which is located on the Magenta Line of the Delhi Metro. Delhi Metro Magenta Line starts from Janak Puri West and ends at Botanical Garden. It has 4 entry/exit gates.
To reach the Kalindi Kunj you can come by bus as well. The bus is available on these routes:
From Taj Mahal Hotel, Delhi : 408CLUP, 403CLUP.
From Essex Farms, Delhi: 507CLUP.
From the Supreme Court of India, Delhi: 403CLUP.
From New Delhi Railway Station: 454
From Old Delhi Railway Station: 404 EXT
Best time to visit Kalindi Kunj
Kalindi Kunj is an all-season place where you can visit and relish some moments of life with friends and family.
Still, summers are a good time to visit Kalindi Kunj because Delhi Rides amusement park have their water rides and amusement park open in this season and you can beat the heat and get relief from the stress of your life in a good dip into the pool.
Food lovers can visit here at any time to enjoy a delightful buffet with their loved ones.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Jantar Mantar is situated in Delhi, it is a classic example of the universe, society, and beliefs coming together. The word Jantar is derived from the Hindi word Yantra, which means an instrument, while the suffix Mantar is derived from the Hindi word Mantrana, which means calculating. It was built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur, in 1724.
It comes under the five observatories, the biggest one is located in Jaipur and the rest are in Ujjain, Varanasi, and Mathura. The main objective of the observation was to estimate time by measuring and collecting astronomical charts and tracking the movements of planets, the moon, and the sun.
Things to do in Jantar Mantar
Jantar Mantar is located close to the Parliament, so it was chosen as a symbolic representation of the lower house of India’s democracy. Jantar Mantar has witnessed hundreds of protests and dharnas. When tourists are visiting Jantar Mantar, they can also explore the other places in Delhi such as Connaught Place, Khan Market, and Janpath.
There are various places and monuments in New Delhi that should be on your must-visit list. And generally, people come and visit Jantar Mantar along with their family and loved ones to spend precious time. There are so many historical things to see and can capture the moments.
How to reach Jantar Mantar
Jantar Mantar is located in Connaught Place. The tourists can reach Jantar Mantar Via;
Metro: The nearest metro stations to Jantar Mantar are Rajiv and Patel Chowk.
Rail: The observatory is 2.5 km away from New Delhi railway station.
Bus: Tourists can hire buses from any part of the city to the Palika Kendra bus stand, which is very close to the gate of Jantar Mantar. Air: Nearest Airport is Indira Gandhi International airport.
Best time to visit Jantar Mantar
The best time to visit Jantar Mantar in Delhi is between October to March and that is a cool, dry season.
As summers are very hot in Delhi and should be avoided as the temperature might rise to 45 degrees Celsius.
It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Greater Kailash is a residential area in South Delhi often referred to as GK. It has several neighborhoods and markets.
It is divided into two zones
1: Greater Kailash 1
It was developed by DLF LIMITED in the 1960s, it is one of the most affluent neighborhood in the city home for many celebrities and well-known personalities.
It has markets in the M and N block which are one of the most popular markets with a wide range of product availability and a range of national and international retail stores
2: Greater Kailash 2
It is one of the posh areas of Delhi. The development of GK1 is followed by the expansion of GK2. It is very popular for its markets and is the largest hub of sanitary ware in Northern India.
Things to do in Greater Kailash
Greater Kailash is mostly famous for its markets and its posh neighborhood. Its markets have a wide range of products available and many retail shops of brands. GK2 is also one of the biggest hubs of sanitary ware in India.
Other than shopping there are many places you can go such as ISKCON, Lotus temple Sai baba temple, Humayun Tomb, Qutub Minar, Red Fort, Hauz Khas village, etc which are within a radius of 10 km from Greater Kailash.
How to reach Greater Kailash
GK is 17 km from the domestic airport and 22 km from the international airport.
The Nizamuddin railway station is about 9km from GK and the New Delhi railway station is about 15-16 km.
By metro, the nearest metro station is HAUZ KHAS.
Best time to visit Greater Kailash
The best time to visit GK for ideal weather based on average temperature and humidity is January 22nd to April 1st or from October 15th to December 23rd.
It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
India Gate/All India War Memorial
The Memorial lies near Rajpath, at the center of the Capital City of India, New Delhi. It is 42 m. high Structure which rises in stages to a huge molding. There is a shallow domed bowl at its top.
It was made to give tribute to the British Indian soldiers, who lost their lives during world war 1 and somewhere between 1914-1921. The names of 13,218 war dead are written on the gate.
It is amongst the largest war memorial of India. On every Republic day and Vijay Diwas, the Prime Minister visits the gate to Commemorate the martyrs.
Things to do in India Gate/All India War Memorial
Sightseeing: A Cenotaph, called “Amar Jawan Jyoti ( Flame of the Immortal Soldiers) exists beneath the India Gate which is made up of a black marble plinth with a reversed rifle, war helmet and bounded by 4 eternal flames ( one of which is always lit). Amar Jawan is written on all of its 4 sides in Gold.
There is an aesthetic canopy in the vicinity of the gate around which exists a newly built National War Memorial over 40 acres of land. The Memorial carries the names of martyrs who were killed during the armed conflicts between 1947-1999.
In around 2 km area of the gate exists the Walk: Rashtrapati Bhavan (President’s House), whose sightseeing is mesmerizing. So, you can have a good walk with family from India gate to it.
Picnic: The Gate is surrounded by large lawns, which are the most popular picnic spot in the city. Here you can enjoy various stalls of food and swings too.
How to reach India Gate/All India War Memorial
Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi is just 20 km. away from the gate. Also, the gate is just 3 km away from the city’s main railway station ( New Delhi Railway Station) and around 8 km. away from the Main bus stop ( Dhaula Kuan).
The nearest Metro Station is the Central Secretariat metro station from where you can easily take a taxi or rickshaw. DTC buses going towards Patiala house also go there.
Best time to visit India Gate/All India War Memorial
Since Delhi is very hot in Summer, the best time to visit the place lies between July to March. However, lots of people visit the place in summer evenings too as the place is lit with vibrant lights and fountains at that time.
The place is also beautifully decorated during the National fests and on some other special occasions, making them the best time to visit.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
If you’re in Delhi and want to plan a weekend getaway close enough to drive, do yourself a favor and take the next long drive to Garmukteshwar. At a distance of 68 km from Ghaziabad, 52 km from Bulandshahr, 44 km from Meerut & 93 km from New Delhi, Garhmukteshwar is a holy town in the Hapur district of Uttar Pradesh.
It is situated on the banks of the holy Ganges River and is a well-known tourist place near Delhi, Noida & Gurgaon.
Garhmukteshwar in Hapur is a spiritual destination for the Hindu community, for it is blessed with the presence of the holy river, Ganges. So, for tourists wanting to go somewhere a wee more intimate and cooler (in terms of weather), Garhmukteshwar is the perfect destination. More so, with its rich history.
There are several interesting stories associated with it. It is believed that Garhmukteshwar was a part of the kingdom of Hastinapur during the Mahabharata age and an important center for trade.
Another legend states that King Shivi, one of the ancestors of Lord Rama, spent the last phase of his life performing penance here.
Garhmukteshwar and its twin city, Brij Ghat, are home to more than a hundred temples. An annual fair is held here on the banks of the Ganges river, but it is not as popular as other annual fairs.
For all these reasons, the UP government has now planned to put Garhmukteshwar on the tourism map and develop it into a spiritual tourism site.
Things to do in Garmukteshwar
There are many spiritual attractions we can find in Garmukteshwar. Ganga Temple- The Ganga Temple is one of the ancient temples in India. Almost 101 steps, extending down to the Ganga River, are one of the attractive features of the temple. Presently, there are 85 steps out of 101 steps present today.
Mukteshwar Mahadev Temple- This ancient temple is devoted to Lord Shiva, and the temple is one of the must-visit attractions in the city. Nahush Koop (Nakka Kuan)- Yajna was performed here by King Nahush. The water in the well is from the Ganga River. The well and the water of the well is considered sacred.
Meerabai ki Reti- Meerabai ki Reti is one of the sought-after tourist attractions, located opposite the Mukteshwar Temple. Legends say that Meerabai used to stay at this sandy stretch and offer prayers.
Kalpavriksha- Kalpavriksha is the holy tree, renowned as the ‘Tree of Heaven’. The tree was planted by Vijaypal Baghel at the Vedant Mandir. The tree is said to fulfill the wishes of the visitors.
How to reach Garhmukteshwar
Reaching Garhmukteshwar is quite easy. Since there are three modes of transportation, one can reach there without any hassle. By Road
The National Highway 24 connects Delhi with Garhmukteshwar. One can drive its vehicle to reach or book a cab or private taxi. Interstate bus service is also available to reach Garhmukteshwar.
The city has its railway station, well-connected with the extensive railway network. At the railway station, there are taxis and cabs available to comfortably move in and around the city.
Delhi Airport is the nearest airport to reach Garhmukteshwar. There are taxis and cabs available for hire to reach Garhmukteshwar.”
Best time to visit Garmukteshwar
The best time to visit Garhmukteshwar is from October to February. And November to December is peak season there. In Garhmukteshwar minimum temperature is 7°C and the maximum temperature is 44°C.
But one should not worry about the weather. Just pack your dinner, drive down to this place at night, and stargaze by sitting by the river.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Jahanpanah City Forest
Situated in the heart of South Delhi, Jahanpanah City Forest is truly a feast for the eyes. The forest has derived its name from the Persian word ‘Jahanpanah,’ which means ‘refuge of the world’.Muhammad Bin Tughlaq established it in 1326–1327 as the fourth medieval city of Delhi. This forest is one of the densely covered parks in Delhi, which has been spread over 435 acres of land.
The forest also covers some of the south Delhi areas, including Greater Kailash II, Tughlakabad Extension, Sheikh Sarai, Chirag Delhi, Batra Gate, etc. The forest is home to many peacocks, sparrows, and antelopes. If lucky, you might spot one or two.
Things to do in Jahanpanah City Forest
This lush green forest is a pure delight to the eyes. A stroll in this forest on a pleasant evening can give you a sense of tranquillity. The City Forest is the right place for doing exercise as there are lovely walking and jogging tracks and also an outdoor gym.
It is a fantastic place for family picnics. Spending some quality time with no noise and pollution can make you feel joyous. The serendipity of this place can inspire the poet in you. Benches are also placed in every area of the forest. Sitting on these benches for some time will put your mind at ease.
How to reach Jahanpanah City Forest
Jahanpanah City Forest is easily reachable through any of its nine gates. The two are quite close to Don Bosco School in Greater Kailash II and one each at Tughlakabad Extension, Batra Gate, Dhobi Ghat, Sheikh Sarai, Chirag Delhi, Masjid Moth DDA Flats, and Balwant Rai Mehta School.
If you are coming from the metro, then Govindpuri metro station is the closest metro station. From the station, the city forest is a short rickshaw ride away.
Best time to visit Jahanpanah City Forest
Jahanpanah City Forest opens on all days of the week from 6 am to 7:30 pm. The city forest is abundant in fresh oxygen in the morning hours. That’s why it is the best time to visit. You can run, walk, or do yoga in these peaceful hours and experience the calmness.
You can also plan a picnic on the weekend, but sometimes, The City Forest gets a little crowded over the weekends.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Red Fort is also known as Lal Qila. It is a historical fortification in the heart of the city of Old Delhi. Red Fort was constructed by Shah Jahan, the fifth Mughal Emperor as a result of the capital shift from Agra to Delhi. It was designated as UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE in 2007.
This imposing piece of architecture derives its name from its massive red sandstone walls. In addition to accommodation, it was the ceremonial and political center of the Mughal State.
This monument is home to several museums that have precious artifacts on display. It encloses a complex of palaces and entertainment halls, projecting balconies, indoor canals, gardens, and an ornate mosque. Every year the Indian Prime Minister unfurls the national flag on Independence Day.
The main architect of Red Fort was Ustad Ahmad Lahori. With so much history and heritage associated with it, the Red Fort is one of the most popular monuments in India.
Things to do in Red Fort
The main point of interest in the Red Fort is The Naqqar Khana- The Gate of Drums, Naubat Khana- The Gates of Herald, Deewane-e-Aam- Hall of public audience, Moti Masjid- A lovely white marble mosque, The Meena Bazar- lovely covered bazaar where we can buy historical maps, arts, cultural crafts, idols, etc.
Inside the Red fort, we can see the fort well maintained by parks and trees.
So sightseeing over there takes us to the time of the Mughal Emperor. Within the fort, you will be able to witness the royal lifestyle of the Mughal Era. Make time for light and sound shows held in Hindi and English in the evening which brings alive the medieval era of Mughals.
How to reach Red Fort
Tourists can visit Red Fort through various modes of local transport. They can use auto rickshaws, taxis, local buses and can hire a private car also to reach the fort. Metro trains also run in the city and the nearest metro station is Chandni Chowk on the yellow line which is 1.5 km away from the fort.
From Chandni Chowk metro station, take an auto or cab to reach the Red Fort.
Best time to visit Red Fort
Red Fort can be visited on all days except Monday. The Red Fort timings are 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM. In monsoon, you can visit from August to September, in summer early April is good to visit and in winter the best time to visit is November.
The most recommended season is from November to March as this is when Delhi can be toured in its best form.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
National War Memorial
The brave die never, though they sleep in dust, their courage nerves a thousand living men.”
The National War Memorial, spread over 40-acres was built to honor the soldiers martyred during the armed conflicts of Indo-Pak wars, 1947–48, 1965 and 1971,1961(Goa), Indo-China war(1962), 1987(Siachen), IPKF(Srilanka), 1999(Kargil) and other operations.
Inspired by the ancient Indian war formation, ‘Chakravyuh’, the iconic memorial has four concentric circles(chakra) symbolizing the values of the armed forces.
The innermost ‘Amar Chakra’(Immortality) has a central obelisk housing an eternal flame signifying the immortal soldier. The ‘Veerta Chakra'(Bravery) depicts battle scenes on bronze murals. The ‘Tyag Chakra’(Sacrifice) holds the names of 25,942 fallen heroes, engraved on sixteen walls.
The outermost ‘Rakshak Chakra'(Protection) has 695 trees representing soldiers guarding the territorial integrity of our country.
Things to do in National War Memorial
Besides the main complex, you can also visit the Param Yodha Sthal built on the northern side of the India Gate, a park dotted with bronze busts, with the tales of valor of the 21 awardees (fifteen posthumously) of the highest gallantry award, the Param Veer Chakra.
The LCDs placed in the complex allow people to virtually pay homage and locate the exact tile depicting the name and service number of the martyred soldier.
Beating retreat every evening, Ceremonial Guard change on Sunday mornings, Band display on weekends, and the heart touching wreath-laying ceremony on important days instill patriotism in one’s soul.
How to reach National War Memorial
The memorial is located at a distance of 20km from the IGI Airport and 5km from the New Delhi Railway Station. The easiest and best way to travel in Delhi is via metros following the violet, yellow and blue lines.
Also, one can always choose DTC buses, cabs, and autos plying through different routes in the city.
Best time to visit National War Memorial
Delhi experiences pleasant weather between October-November or February-March. Post 6 p.m. is the best time to visit the memorial as the retreat ceremony takes place, during which the complex is lit up, the National Flag is brought down but re-hoisted the following day at reveille.
It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Rashtrapati Bhavan, home to the President of the world’s largest democracy, epitomizes India’s strength, its democratic traditions, and secular character.
Rashtrapati Bhavan was the creation of architects of exceptional imagination and masterfulness, Sir Edwin Lutyens and Herbert Baker. It was Sir Lutyens who conceptualized the H shaped building, covering an area of 5 acres on a 330-acre estate.
This mansion has a total of 340 rooms spread over four floors, 2.5 kilometers of corridors, and 190 acres of garden area. When constructed, it was called the Viceroy’s House.
The name changed to Government House on August 15, 1947, when India became independent. Finally, its name was changed to Rashtrapati Bhavan during the term of President Dr. Rajendra Prasad.
Things to do in the Museum circuit
The journey through this work of art is divided into three circuits. Circuit 1 covers the Main Building and Central Lawn of Rashtrapati Bhavan including its premier rooms like the Ashok Hall, Durbar Hall, Banquet Hall, its Drawing Rooms, and many more.
Circuit 2 consists of the tour of the Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum Complex, while
Circuit 3 promises the tour of Rashtrapati Bhavan’s famous gardens- The Mughal Gardens, Herbal Garden, Musical Garden, and Spiritual Garden.
How to reach the Museum circuit
The museum circuit is the second circuit in RASHTRAPATI BHAVAN. Entry to Rashtrapati Bhavan for visit is through Gate No. 2(Rajpath), Gate No. 37(via Dalhousie Road-Hukmi Mai Marg), and Gate No. 38 (via Church Road-Brassy Avenue) of Rashtrapati Bhavan.
5. Indian citizens are required to carry valid photo ID Cards. In the case of foreigners, they should request the visit along with photocopies of their passports. On the day of the visit, they are required to carry their original passport for identification.
6. Registration charges of Rs. 50 per visitor are introduced w.e.f. 25th July 2016. The registration charges are payable online and will be non-refundable and non-transferable.
7. Visitors below the age of 8 years will be exempted from the payment of registration charges. Visitors individually or in a group of fewer than 30 persons will be charged Rs. 50 per visitor per visit. Visitors in a group of 30 persons will be charged Rs. 1200 (Rs. 50×30 less 20% discount) per visit. Visitors in a group of more than 30 persons will be charged Rs.1200 plus Rs. 50 per additional visitor.
Best time to visit Museum circuit
October and November or February and March are considered as the best time to visit Delhi. Circuit 1: Rashtrapati Bhavan Main Building and the Central Lawn will be open on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.
Circuit 2: The Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum Complex (RBMC) comprising the Clock Tower, the Stables, and the Garages will be open on all days except Monday.
Circuit 3: The Mughal Garden and other Gardens of Rashtrapati Bhavan will be open from December to February on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.
Timings will be from 9 AM to 4 PM.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
Dilli Haat is a permanent exhibition of the rich Indian culture and lifestyle. It is run by the Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation.
There are three Dilli Haat, the most famous one is located in South Delhi opposite the INA market, the second one Dilli Haat Pitampura is located in North Delhi, the third one and the largest among the three is located in Janakpuri.
It is an open-air paid entrance cultural emporium where one can experience the ambiance of the village by the thatched roof stalls, traditional music, cultural events, and the authentic varieties of Indian foods from different states.
The stalls over there sell handlooms, handicrafts, jewelry, gems, paintings, wooden carvings, silk, woolen fabrics, handbags, traditional footwear. People can enjoy the festivals organized every year like the Great Indian food festival in January, the Baisakhi festival in April, The Summer Festival in June, The intentional Mango festival in July, the Teej Festival in August.
A special to be mentioned point is that the place is fully wheelchair accessible for people with special needs so that they can enjoy it to the fullest.
Things to do in Dilli Haat
It’s a place devoted to the shopaholics who love shopping to the core. Many artisans are selling traditional jewelry, crafts, pottery, bags which are exclusively available only here. The village atmosphere gives an excellent backdrop for photos.
People who love photography can hang around here for hours to get an array of pictures. There are many stalls selling varieties of authentic flavored foods and savories from different states of India. The Great Indian food festival is organized in January every year.
The most famous and the best street foods from various parts of India are displayed by the famous vendors. One more attraction to the foodies is the live cooking demonstrated by the famous chefs with mouthwatering dishes.
How to reach Dilli Haat
The Dilli Haat in South Delhi can be reached by Delhi metro trains and the nearest station is the INA underground station (Yellow Line).
The Dilli Haat located in Pitampura can be reached by Delhi metro trains and the nearest station is the Netaji Subhash Place station (Redline).
People using cars can use the ring road which passes by the vicinity of the Delhi Haat Pitampura.
The Dilli Haat in Janakpuri can be reached by Delhi metro and the nearest station is the Tilak Nagar station and Hari Nagar bus depot is the nearest bus depot.
To reach any of the three Dilli Haat by bus the buses run by Delhi Transport Corporation can be used. For people using flight, they can reach by the Indira Gandhi International airport.
Best time to visit Dilli Haat
The best time to visit Dilli Haat is between October to March when the beat of the sun is less compared to the other months. Also, normally it will be a pleasant experience to roam around Dilli Haat in the evenings of weekdays to avoid the hot sun and the crowds.
One should always consider carrying a hat or an umbrella along to protect from the heat while planning to visit Dilli Haat in the daytime.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
So, you want to experience shopping on the cheap in the capital of India? Well, what better place to begin than Nehru Bazar! Nehru Bazar is one of the biggest marketplaces in all of South Asia. It was set-up in the 1980s and has grown exponentially in the following decades.
It houses the largest electronics wholesale market across the nation as well as an incredible textile market. But what makes it so very Indian in its appeal is the fact that you can get an unbelievable bang for your buck if you have the right bargaining skillset.
Things to do in Nehru Bazar
The market is a fantastical sight to behold for tech enthusiasts and shopaholics alike. From the most high-end monitors, feature-packed gaming rigs to the most obscure of SATA cables and display drivers; if you’re looking for something to add to your tech repertoire, you’ll find it here.
The same goes for people looking to buy clothing fabrics like cotton, linen, faux fur, etc., and at factory prices too.
And with all the running around you’ll do in Nehru Bazar, you must try out the delectable street food that Delhi is famous for. The Bazar also has a multiplex, if a movie is what you’re feeling like!
How to reach Nehru Bazar
If you’re used to metro-city traffic, you will be glad to hear that Nehru Bazar isn’t too far from the railway station or the international airport. It’s just an hour away from the New Delhi International Airport and Railway Station by taxi.
It even has its own Metro Station on the Violet line as well as its own Nehru Place Bus terminal.
Best time to visit Nehru Bazar
Nehru Place Market is open on all days from 10 AM-7 PM, except Sunday. However, the flea market is open 7 days a week.
Late afternoon is the best time to set out for Nehru Bazar as the evening aesthetic of a bustling city market has its aesthetic charm, and charm is something Nehru Bazar has got an abundance of.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.
South Extension is famous for the shopping market in Delhi. This market has some biggest store outlet and there is not a single clothing item you won’t find here. Here you can choose from a wide range of clothing items to fancy footwear and supreme quality of items.
If you are thinking of wedding shopping or party shopping, then this place is for you. Delhi’s famous tourist place ‘Taj Mahal’ is near this market. There are Delhi’s best salons here. There are so many restaurants such as the famous Bengali Sweets Center in South Extension – I with Haldiram and Moti Mahal Restaurant etc.
Things to do in South Extension
To reach this place there are means of transport such as bus, rail, car, cab & taxi and through the air. It depends on which means of transport you should take.
If you are local then you should take the metro, bus, own vehicle (car, etc). If you are not local and come from a very far place then you should take a flight and then take a taxi or cab to reach this market.
How to reach South Extension
Delhi is in the north region of the country. Where December and January are the coolest months and June, July, August are the hottest months of the country. If someone wants to avoid too cool or too hot weather then they should not visit in these months. Otherwise, there is no other weather problem.
Best time to visit South Extension
Delhi is in the north region of the country. Where December and January are the coolest months and June, July, August are the hottest months of the country. If someone wants to avoid too cool or too hot weather then they should not visit in these months.
Otherwise, there is no other weather problem.It is rated one of the best places to visit in Delhi in 2021 by our Tourzop experts.