Delhi also known as National Capital Territory of India is a city that is almost a time machine. There are labyrinth of narrow lanes with crumbling buildings and mosques, spacious tree lines avenues, large government buildings, modern markets, ultra modern malls and best in class infrastructure. It has housed many rulers and emperors and today the Parliament. It is home for the famous Rashtrapati Bhawan.
The urban expansion had been immense that several neighboring regions such as Ghaziabad (GZB), Faridabad, Gurgaon and Noida have been incorporated within a status of National Capital Region by an Constitution’s Amendment Act.
The weather is extreme with very hot summers (approx. 46oC around June) and chilling cold winters (approx. 4oC around December) . The desirable clothing are accordingly woollen for winters and light cotton for summers.
Languages spoken are Hindi, English and Punjabi.
The major destinations are
- Lotus Temple
- Bangla Sahib
- Qutab Minar
- Birla Mandir
- India Gate
- Jama Masjid
- Red Fort
- Cannaught Place
- Jantar Mantar
- Gandhi Museum
- Dilli Haat
- Old Delhi Shoping Area – Chandni Chowk
Delhi is also a city of Gourmets.
- Mughlai Cuisine at Karim (Near Jama Masjid and Nizamuddin)
- Luxury Delicacies at Delhi ka Aangan (Hyatt Regency), Darbar (Ashoka Hotel), Corbetts (Claridges), Bukhara (Maurya Sheraton), Frontier (Ashoka Hotel) and Baluchi (The Hilton)
- South Indian food at Sagar Ratna (Defence Ccolony), Sagar Ratna (Lodhi Hotel), Sagar Ratna (Ashoka Hotel) and Dasaprakash (Hotel Ambassador).
- Dilli Haat food stalls
- Bengali Market near Cannaught Place
- Paranthe waali Gali
- Annapoorna Sweets at Chittranjan Park
- Bittu Tikki Waala at Preet Vihar
- And most remarkable street food
These are delicacies offered beyond various National and Multinational chains.