5 Interesting Things to Do On Your Next Visit to Delhi

by Jules on September 28, 2013

Delhi is a city of many seasons: you visit the city anytime and it is sure to enthrall you with its glory. The monsoon season is pleasant compared to the humidity of the summers; however the best time to visit Delhi remains the winter. If you’ve visited Delhi before, you’ll know what to expect from the climate and you may have already explored some of the most popular tourist attractions.

If you are up for a visit again, probably for a business tour or just a casual visit, let me take you to some other nooks and corners of the city. There is so much to explore here than just the historical monuments.

Best way to see Delhi – HOHO bus service

If you’re falling short of time, but still would like to check out the prominent locales of this city, take the HOHO bus. This new venture has really taken Delhi tourism to the next level. It is the most safe and convenient option to visit Delhi. It covers around 19 landmarks across the city, marking all the major tourist spots.

Kingdom of Dreams

Kingdom of Dreams is a beautiful place to visit. You’ll be mesmerized by the beauty of the lovely golden lotus petals shining their way through the surrounding mirrors. An air-conditioned boulevard, Kingdoms of Dreams is another popular version of the Delhi Haat. There’s a lot to shop, to eat, and to chill here from the Goan shacks, to theaters, to various shopping delights, to tea houses, Cafes and Bars.

Central Cottage Industries Emporium

Central Cottage Industries Emporium was set up in 1952 at Rajiv Chowk with a vision to promote Indian Handicrafts. Tourists from across the world flock this place to grab souvenirs, handbags, silk, zari work sarees and lots more. There something for everyone here.

Delhi Haat

Yes, how can I not mention this place? Pretty old, but the ever popular Delhi Haat is home to India’s finest expressions in terms of arts, music, culture, and handicrafts. You can pick up some amazing handworks, paintings, apparels and custom outfits from this place at attractive prices. There are a lot of food outlets here to pamper your taste buds as well.

Pandara Street

If shopping didn’t serve your hunger, head towards the eat street of Delhi – Pandara Street. For foodies, you’ll be glad to know that this place is a hub for Punjabi delicacies. This street sees a number of restaurants that serve some of the most amazing delicacies of the world and are open even late at night.

And yes, if you have more time on hands, make sure you visit the most important landmarks of the city like India Gate, Qutub Minar and the Akshardham Temple. Your visit to Delhi would be simply incomplete without visiting those. Take time to explore these various attractions that offer an insight into the glorious era that Delhi has been through. Most travel companies and majority of the Delhi hotels offer massive discounts during monsoons which really cut down your travel expenses. Most travelers do not plan their trip during monsoon; therefore you can enjoy utmost peace and leisure.

Delhi has an admirable range of accommodations to suit every budget. There are also good 2 & 3 stars hotels in Delhi that cater to all kind of visitors. All visitors, business travelers, tourists and backpackers who prefer living according to their budget, are well taken care of by the hotel staff.

 

Written by Ginger Hotels – Ginger Hotels are one of the best budget hotels in India built around a unique concept that provides facilities to meet the key needs of today’s traveler, at surprisingly affordable rates.

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