Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Explore the best of Delhi in 48 hours

India’s capital is a place of incredible contrasts that blends different experiences seamlessly and offers the best of both worlds – old and new. To soak in the best in just a couple of days, follow this itinerary and on the third day head out.

LOCAL TRANSPORT

Delhi Metro: Twelve lines connect different parts of the city. Two kinds of cards available – a one day card for Rs 200 and a 3-day card for Rs 500. Both allow unlimited travel on the metro.

Other transport options include radio taxis, auto rickshaws and city buses.

DAY 1

Morning: Lutyens’ Delhi

India Gate: This 42m-high stone memorial arch pays tribute to around 90,000 Indian soldiers who died fighting for the British cause in World War 1 and the 1919 Anglo-Afghan War.

The Republic Day parade is held at India Gate starting 9 am. Only individuals with tickets are allowed in the premises on 26th January.

Also Read: A heritage tour of Delhi

Also Read: Going local, for the locals

 



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via Lonely Planet India

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