On the west bank of Yamuna River lies the heart of India, the national capital Delhi. Steeped in history and overflowing with modern life, Delhi pulsates with the rhythms of humanity like few other cities on Earth. Boasting a population of about 18 million, Delhi contains an overwhelming amount of history, culture, life, food, and holy places. With an increasing number of eateries, Delhi can rightly be called the food capital of India too! If you visit Delhi, your main goal should be to try the best eateries in the city and to visit as many monuments as you can! From Chandni Chowk to Greater Kailash, this city is a combination of some of the best spots to try various cuisines and explore beautiful places.
Delhi has been inhabited since the 6th Century BC. Throughout history, it can be seen that Delhi has served as a capital of various kingdoms and empires. It has been captured, ransacked and rebuilt several times, mostly during the medieval period. This rich history has allowed Delhi to showcase some of the best historic masterpieces of architecture and art. Being the capital of India, many people came to Delhi and settled, giving the city a multicultural environment to cherish. This diversity makes Delhi lively and colorful.
Delhi is also a photographer's delight with a number of beautiful markets and monuments. The city has some of the best of painters, musicians, and dancers to offer. People of Delhi are among the most hospitable ones; very helpful and cheerful. Delhi's inhabitants are always smiling and eager to help. If you want a rich experience of diversity, culture, history, cuisine, and art, then you should visit India's heart! Delhi awaits you with open arms.
Buses, auto-rickshaws, metro, train, cycle-rickshaws, walking
Cleanliness: low. Efficiency: medium
DELHI METRO LINK
Runs through every metro station at an interval of 5 minutes. The fair for 5 to 12 km is 20 Rs. The fare for 12 to 21 km is 30 Rs.
The bus fare is 5 Rs 5 for adults and 3 Rs for children 2 to 12 years (this is for travel distances up to 4 kilometers). Travel distances from 4 to 10 kilometers is a fare of 100 Rs for adult and 5 Rs for children. Travel distances above 10 kilometers is a fare of 15 Rs for adult and 8 Rs for children.
Auto-Rickshaw fares are per Government rules as follows:
- 19 Rs for the first kilometer, and thereafter 6.50 Rs per kilometer (subject to change).
- Waiting Charges are applicable at 25.00 Rs per hour.
- Luggage is charged an additional 5 Rs per bag (excluding shopping bags or small attaché cases and handbags).
Bicycle rickshaws are also available around Delhi that commute only within specific zones and are one of the cheapest modes of transport. Bicycle rickshaws charge a fare of 15 Rs per stop.
The Black-Yellow Top Taxi charges are as follows:
- 15 Rs for the first kilometer, and thereafter 8.50 Rs per kilometre (subject to change).
- Waiting charges are applicable at 25 Rs per hour.
- Luggage is charged an additional 10 Rs per bag (excluding shopping bags or small attaché cases and handbags).
ENFIELD BULLET MOTORBIKES
Rent for one day is 500 Rs.
For local commuting charges are 10 Rs per km and 30 Rs for 10 kms. Trains are available according to scheduled.
|Water Bottle||USD 0.20|
|Cup of Coffee||USD 1.67|
|Milk Carton Pack||USD 0.65|
|White Bread||USD 0.37|
|Eggs (12)||USD 0.90|
|Combo Meal||USD 2.98|
|Fine Dining||USD 4.07|
|Bottle of Coke or Pepsi||USD 0.46|
|Domestic Beer||USD 1.36|
|Imported Beer||USD 2.17|
|Bottle of Wine||USD 9.50|
|Cigarettes (20 Pack)||USD 4.07|
|Taxi ( 1 km )||USD 0.16|
|Ticket in local transport (Single way).||USD 0.34|
|Rent ( One Bed Room)||USD 217.03|
Delhi's nightlife is one of the most colorful and vibrant features of Delhi. With the passage of time, Delhi has embraced the night culture and offers a number of opportunities to have fun. The night is always young in the city of Delhi with a number of night clubs, discos, bars, and places like the Hauz Khas Village. The Hauz Khas village is one of the best hang-out spots for the people of Delhi as well as tourists. It offers a number of bars, clubs, and eateries where you can enjoy the night. Apart from this, the NCR region, Gurugram, and Noida also have a very rich nightlife. One of the major reasons for this is the rise of the MNC culture. A number of amazing bars, restaurants, and clubs are offered by the NCR region where one can dance the night away! Delhi's nightlife is like none other and is too good to be missed.
Apart from the bars and clubs, there is a wonderful nightlife in Old Delhi. The area near the Jama Masjid is beautifully young and alive during the night. Various shops remain open, people will be enjoying delicious feasts and purchasing lovely items in the market. The Meena Bazar is right next to the Jama Masjid which is named in the honor of the bazaar hosted by Akbar the Great. One of the most famous eateries near the Jama Masjid is "Karim's" which is run by the heirs of the Mughal cooks! All in all, the nightlife in the Jama Masjid area is too amazing to be missed!
Indira Gandhi International Airport - DEL
Safdarjung Airport - N/A
Start Tariff: INR 50.00
1 Km. Tariff: INR 12.00
1 Hour Waiting Tariff: INR 60.00
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