Delhi Tourism

Tourism is not just touring the Places of Interest but it also includes provisions that will make a traveler comfortable especially when he is away from home. When we say provisions, we mean all the aspects that are taken into account, namely, Transportation, Sightseeing, Cuisine, Shopping, and Hanging Out.

Delhi is the capital city of India. And it attracts innumerable tourists from around the globe including travelers from within the country. Moreover, Delhi is a well planned city where you will get all the facilities and services you need with the blink of an eye. This particular quality of Delhi has given immense boost to the Delhi Tourism sector.

Delhi is situated on the northern side of the Indian map. And the states that border the same are Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.

Best Time To Visit Delhi

You can visit Delhi during the spring season which lasts from February to April and again from August to November. It is basically a festive season during the months of February and April in Delhi.

Things To Do In Delhi

If you are traveling to Delhi, there are so many places to visit that you will not get bored even for a minute. The interesting places belong to the following categories. They are :

Delhi Museums

There are many Museums in Delhi you can tour around. Some of them are :

  • Archeological Museum
  • Children's Museum
  • Crafts Museum
  • Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum
  • National Gallery of Modern Art
  • National History Museum
  • National Museum
  • National Museum of Natural History
  • National Philatelic Museum
  • National Rail Museum
  • National Science Museum
  • Nehru Museum & Planetarium
  • Sangeet Natak Akademy
  • Shankar's International Dolls Museum
  • Tibet Museum

Religious Places In Delhi

The various Religious Places in Delhi you can tour around include the following :

  • Dudhia Bhairon Temple
  • Gurudwara Majnu Ka Tila
  • Hanuman Temple
  • Iskcon Temple
  • Jama Masjid
  • Kali Bari Mandir
  • Kalkaji Temple
  • Lakshmi Narayan Temple
  • Moth Ki Masjid
  • Moti Masjid
  • Nanak Piao Gurudwara
  • Nizam-ud-din Shrine
  • Rakab Ganj Sahib Gurudwara
  • Sai Baba Mandir
  • Sheetla Devi Temple
  • Sisganj Gurudwara
  • Sri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir
  • St James Church

Gardens & Parks In Delhi

You can tour around the Parks and Gardens in Delhi. Delhi Tourism has made it sure that tourists don’t face any difficulty when they visit these places. There are small shops and eateries at regular intervals. Mobile police vans take care of the safety of the local people and visitors.

  • Badhkal Lake
  • Buddha Jayanti Park
  • Damdama Lake
  • Deer Park
  • Garden Of Five Senses
  • Gautam Buddha Park
  • Indraprastha Park
  • Lodi Garden
  • National Zoological Park
  • Nehru Park
  • Noida Golf Course
  • Shalimar Garden
  • Shish Mahal
  • Surajkund
  • Swarna Jayanti Park
  • Talkatora Garden
  • The Mughal Garden
  • Yamuna Biodiversity Park

Delhi Monuments

Delhi as is known has a great History. Many Rulers have left their impressions in the form of various beautiful Monuments which are all over the city. The Delhi Monuments which you can look out for while your Tour to Delhi are :

Shopping In Delhi

Shopping In Delhi is the favourite activity for tourists who are visiting this city. Also known as The "Shoppers Paradise" where you can almost get all the Articles at a very decent price. This is Due to the fact of many Shopping Malls and Shopping Complexes in Close Proximity. Some of the major Locations where you can do shopping are :

  • Ambience Mall, Gurgaon
  • Ansal Plaza
  • Central Cottage Emporium
  • Centre Stage Mall
  • Chandni Chowk
  • Connaught Place
  • DLF Emporio
  • Dilli Hat
  • Emporiums At Sansad Marg
  • Greater Kailash
  • Hauz Khas Village
  • Janpath
  • Karol Bagh
  • Kamla Nagar
  • Khan Market
  • Lajpat Nagar
  • Nehru Place
  • Noida, Sector - 18
  • Palika Bazar
  • Pitampura
  • Pragati Maidan
  • Rajouri Garden
  • Saket
  • Santushti Shopping Complex
  • Sarojini Nagar
  • Shipra Mall
  • Shopprix Mall
  • South Extension
  • Sunder Nagar
  • The Great India Place

Delhi - Fairs & Festivals

If you happen to travel to Delhi during the festive seasons, you will be able to know more about the tradition and culture of this place. The major Delhi - Fairs &Festivals are :

  • Ganesh Chaturthi
  • Guru Nanak Jayanti
  • Holi
  • Id-Ul-Fitar
  • Independence Day
  • India International Trade Fair
  • Janmashtami
  • Lohri
  • Maha Shivratri
  • Makar Sankranti

Delhi is currently getting ready for the CommonWealth Games scheduled to begin from 3rd October 2010 and will continue until 14th October 2010. Delhi Tourism division is all set to receive its guests. In fact all the hotels and public places in Delhi are undergoing a facelift to look better when guests finally arrive for the major sporting event.

To know more about New Delhi, please click on the following links below :

Delhi History Delhi Travel Guide
Trip From Delhi Delhi Art and Craft
Delhi Food and Specialties Delhi Map

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