Delhi: History, Popular Tourist Destination, Timing and Tips


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Delhi: History, Popular Tourist Destination
Timing and Tips

Why Visit Delhi?

Delhi, sometimes referred to as Dilli or Dhilli, is the second-largest metropolis in India after Mumbai. It is located in northern India on the banks of the River Yamuna. Delhi has the political status of a federally-administered union territory known as the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT).

The city is popular for its enriched culture and heritage. It hosts some famous historical monuments and is developing with the passing of time. The influence of religious diversity can be seen in the city along with the cultural impact of the Mughal, the ancient Indian, and the British.    
Indian capital city Delhi is worth visiting and has everything a traveller seeks to make their trip a memorable one. Tourists from various parts of the globe visit Delhi to witness modern and historical attractions, rich culture     and taste delectable cuisines.

Delhi at a Glance!


The Indian


English, Hindi,
U.P, Punjabi



SIM Cards

Airtel, Vodafone and Jio (The top three)

Plug Outlet

Rounded 2 pin or 3 pin types C and D

Main Points of Entry

Airport Transfer

Monuments Attractions & Local Food in Delhi

Historical Monuments

1. Historical Monuments

The national capital territory, Delhi has various historical monuments like the Red Fort, India Gate, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar, Humayun's tomb (but by the Mughal Empire Humayun's wife), Hauz Khas Fort, Rashtrapaty Bhavan, Jantar Mantar.

Modern Attraction

2. Modern Attraction

Being the cultural capital and foodie’s heaven, Delhi has many places where you can chill out in your spare time. Those places are Connaught Place (CP), Select City Mall, Hard Rock café, Dilli Haat, The Delhi Eye, The Garden of Five Senses and Mystery Room.

local food

3. Local Food

From street food to elegant dining, the local food of India's national capital territory can make anyone's mouth water. Chole Bhature butter chicken, kebab and rolls and many more are a few famous dishes in Delhi.

Best Places to See in Delhi

When to Come to Delhi?

Oct- Mar
Delhi at its best- warm, not hot. with clear skies. but morning fog can play havoc with flight schedules in Dec & Jan.

The months to avoid -hot, humid and uncomfortable.

Mon-soon season sees high tempera-tures and regular rain – a sticky combination.

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Must Eat Dishes in Delhi

Chole Bhature

Chole Bhature

Delhiites' favorite meal mostly served in breakfast and midday lunch, commonly eaten by North Indians. Chole Bhature is the most delicious cuisine, consisting of chickpea curry and deep-fried bread (Bhature).

Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken

Butter chicken or murgh makhani is a Punjabi Indian dish, prominent in Delhi. This recipe is prepared with tandoori grilled chicken mixed with gravy made up of tomato, butter and special spices.



Delhi is famous for parathas. The dish is prepared with stuffed bread filled with potato or Cauliflower Paneer based on your choice.

Rabri Falooda

Rabri Falooda

It is a special tiered sweet delicacy that combines dessert and a beverage in one. Falooda is traditionally served in tall glasses with layers of rose syrup, sweet basil seeds (sabja), and vermicelli (falooda sev) with cold milk. It is frequently served with kulfi, ice cream, or rabri.



Biryani is everyone’s favorite dish prepared with delicious rice-marinated meat and a blend of spices. From Hyderabad to Lucknowi or Muradabadi, you have several biryani options in Delhi.



While having hospitality in Delhi, you should never miss seekh kebabs tandoori chicken or shami kebabs

Pani Puri

Pani Puri

A beloved evening snack menu prepared with hollow and crispy puri filled with mashed potato, chickpeas, chutneys and spices.

Dahi Bhalla

Dahi Bhalla

A popular street snack food in Delhi made with fried fritters dipped in smooth yogurt and different spices and chutneys are sprinkled over it.


These are just a few of the must-eat dishes that Delhi has to offer.
From street food delights to rich and flavourful curries, the city's culinary scene is sure to satisfy every palate.

Top Festivals to Enjoy in Delhi


Abide drinking and smoking policy, there are places in Delhi where liquor and smoking are prohibited, you should mindful of those locations.


Very popular in Delhi and across India, the festival of colour “Holi” is celebrated every year, when spring arrives. People smear colour powder (aver) on each other, dance and eat various dishes on Holi.

Durga Puja

The people of Delhi and India celebrate Durga Puja of Navratri by offering prayers to Maa Durga (the power of Goddess). The festival is celebrated for 10 days which symbolizes the victory of good over evil and divine power to protect the world.


Eid-ul-Fitr or Eid is an auspicious festival of Muslims in India, celebrated after the end of Ramadan. People offer prayers to Mosques, exchange gifts and savor delectable dishes including kebabs, biryani, and sweets on this day.


Though the festival belongs to Christmas, every religion in Delhi celebrates Christmas in the way Christians do. The whole city wishes Merry Christmas to everyone, dress like Santa, sing and dance.

Independence Day

Also known as India’s national festival, Independence Day is celebrated by hoisting flags at every government and private institution in Delhi. The Prime Minister also hoists the national flag at Red Fort in Delhi on this occasion.

Republic Day

Republic Day is also a national festival of India, celebrated to honor the date on which the Indian Constitution was formed in 1950. The President of India unfurls the national flag at Rajpath in Delhi.


These are some of the top festivals celebrated in Delhi, each offering a unique cultural experience and an
opportunity to celebrate the city's rich heritage and diversity.

Packing List

packing list
  • T-shirt
  • Long sleeve top
  • Harem pants
  • Shorts (Men)
  • Comfy pants
  • Sari/Sarong (Women)
  • Underwear
  • Towel
  • Hat/Cap
  • Flip flops / Sandals
  • Casual footwear
  • Shawl / scarf
  • Reef-safe surblock
  • Mosquito repelent

General Tips

Top Tips

Remove Footware when entering someone’s home

Say ‘Namaste’ to greet

Always dress appropriately and covered

Avoid Tap water, buy bottled water

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Best Things to Do in Delhi

Check below the list of best things to do while being in Delhi:

1 . Go for Shopping

Shopping in Delhi is at the top of the traveller's to-do list as the city boasts diverse markets, bazaars and shopping malls. Shoppers can find almost every material they are looking for with a range of options. You can visit places like Connaught Place in New Delhi to buy clothes, jewellery, books and other household items.

Similarly, Chandani Chowk and Lagpat Nagar are popular for souvenirs like sarees, footwear, electronics items, different fabrics and other household buying. You can also visit malls like select city malls for your necessary buying. Palika Bazaar, Dilli Haat, Janpath Market and Khan Market are other popular destinations for shoppers.

2. Savor the Delectable Street Food of Delhi​

Street cuisines add charm to Delhi tourism. Some shops and eateries are famous around the country for their special dishes. From Chhole- Bhature (Chickpeas infused with curry and served with fluffy deep-fried leavened), to Chat papri (fried wafers loaded with potato, chickpeas, yogurt and spices) and Golgappa (fried hollow dough filled with chickpeas, potatoes and tamarind water).

You can try Delhi’s famous kebab (sliced meat cooked on a skewer) at Kebab Qureshi in old Delhi, Momos at Dolma Aunty Momos in Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi and Moolchand ke Parathe (flat unleavened bread filled with different vegetables) in Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi.

Timing: 7 pm to 9 pm

3. Visit Historical Sites (Monuments)

With its rich cultural heritage and historical significance, the union territory of India, Delhi has various historical monuments and palaces that attract tourists from every corner of the world to visit. A few of these attractions are titled as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Gate, Jantar Mantar and Rashtrapati Bhawan while being in the cosmopolitan city of Delhi. These unique attractions of Delhi are popular across India and beyond and boast distinct specialities. You can visit these places by different modes of transportation including the cab, personal vehicle or by Delhi metro.

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The capital of India also called the heart of India is enriched with culture, historical events and places. Delhi offers a plethora of traveling spots for tourists to explore including Qutub Minar, Red Fort, India Gate, Chandni Chowk, Connaught Place, Akshardham Temple, Museum of India, Humayun’s tomb and many more.

The best time to visit Delhi is from October to March when it is not too humid and warm. Tourists can enjoy visiting their favorable destinations at any time during these months.

Delhi is renowned for food whether it’s street food or any Restaurant or Dhaba, Foodies can fulfil their cravings with different delicious cuisines. Jama Masjid, Connaught Place, South Campus, Khan Market, Dilli Haat, Karol Bagh, Majnu ka Tila, Noora Nihari, Jung Bahadur Kachori Wala, Bade Mian ki Kheer are some of the favorite eating spots.

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