The Capital city of India on the banks of River Yamuna is the most visited destnation of the country. Delhi s a true melting pot with a population of 15 million drawn from all four corners of the sub continent.It is bordered by Haryana on three sides and by Uttar Pradesh to the east. A city which traces its history to Mahabharata, from the Mauryans in the 3rd Century BC and the Sultanates of the medieval era to the Moghuls and, finally, the British, each of Delhi’s conquerors has left behind a plethora of monuments that the grandeur and glory of bygone ages. Delhi has famous shopping markets and some amazing lip smacking street food to offer.

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Chandni Chowk

Chandni Chowk is one of the oldest and busiest markets in Old Delhi, India. Chandni Chowk is located close to Old Delhi Railway Station. It was built in the 17th century by Mughal Emperor of India Shah Jahan and designed by his daughter Princess Jahan Ara. Red fort monument is located within the market.The market was once divided by canals (now closed) to reflect moonlight- and thus the name Chandni Chowk i.e Moonlight Square. Shops were originally built in a half-moon shaped pattern, now lost. Each street leading off the main road has its own specality for sale: silver and gold at Dariba Kalan, wedding paraphernalia and theatrical props at kinarri Bazaar and a fascinating wholesale spice market at Naya Bazar-part of Khari baoli. Chandni Chowk is also an excellent place to sample some of Delhi’s street food-Paranthewali Gali with paratha shops from 1875–1886, The Ghantewala Halwai, established in 1790, Natraj’s Dahi Bhalle established in 1940, The jalebi wala




Red Fort

The Red Fort or the Lal Quila as it is traditionally called is situated in Old Delhi. It was the residence of Mughal emperor of India for nearly 200 years, until 1857. It was constructed in 1648 by the 5th Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as the palace of his fortified capital Shahjahanabad. Red fort is named for its massive enclosing of red sandstone walls. An evening sound and light show re-creates events in India’s history connected with the fort.Every year on India’s Independence Day (15 August), the Prime Minister of India hoists the national flag at the Red Fort and delivers a nationally-broadcast speech from its ramparts.




Humayun’s Tomb

Is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in Delhi, India. The tomb was commissioned by Humayun’s son Akbarin 1569-70, and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyas, a Persian architect chosen by Bega Begum.It was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. Made from a delicate combination of buff and red sandstine and smart, gret trimmed white marble ranks among the most splendid in Asia. With the majestic dome uniting the four octagonal kiosks over the terrace’s lattice arches, this is the first fully realised masterpiece of Mughal architecture.The tomb was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993, and since then has undergone extensive restoration work, which is complete.




Chandni Chowk

Chandni Chowk is one of the oldest and busiest markets in Old Delhi, India. Chandni Chowk is located close to Old Delhi Railway Station. It was built in the 17th century by Mughal Emperor of India Shah Jahan and designed by his daughter Princess Jahan Ara. Red fort monument is located within the market.The market was once divided by canals (now closed) to reflect moonlight- and thus the name Chandni Chowk i.e Moonlight Square. Shops were originally built in a half-moon shaped pattern, now lost. Each street leading off the main road has its own specality for sale: silver and gold at Dariba Kalan, wedding paraphernalia and theatrical props at kinarri Bazaar and a fascinating wholesale spice market at Naya Bazar-part of Khari baoli. Chandni Chowk is also an excellent place to sample some of Delhi’s street food-Paranthewali Gali with paratha shops from 1875–1886, The Ghantewala Halwai, established in 1790, Natraj’s Dahi Bhalle established in 1940, The jalebi wala.




India Gate

The India Gate, (originally called the All India War Memorial), is a war memorial located astride the Rajpath, on the eastern edge of the ‘ceremonial axis’ of New Delhi, formerly called Kingsway. India gate is a memorial to 82,000 soldiers of the undivided Indian Army who died in the period 1914–21 in the First World War.
he foundation stone of the All-India War Memorial was laid on 10 February 1921, at 4:30 PM, by the visiting Duke of Connaught in a solemn soldierly ceremony attended by Officers and Men of the Indian Army, Imperial Service Troops, the Commander in Chief, and Chelmsford, the viceroy. The All-India War Memorial in New Delhi was designed by Edwin Lutyens, who was not only the main architect of New Delhi, but a leading designer of war memorials.Another memorial, Amar Jawan Jyoti was added much later, after India got its independence. The eternal flame burns day and night under the arch to remind the nation of soldiers who laid down their lives in the Indo-Pakistan War of December 1971.At night it glows warmly under floodlights, and the gardens that line its boulevard are a popular place to enjoy a warm summer’s evening.

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WEATHER

Delhi features an atypical version of the humid subtropical climate (Köppen Cwa). The warm season lasts from 9 April to 8 July with an average daily high temperature above 36 °C (97 °F). The hottest day of the year is 22 May, with an average high of 38 °C (100 °F) and low of 25 °C (77 °F).The cold season lasts from 11 December to 11 February with an average daily high temperature below 18 °C (64 °F). The coldest day of the year is 4 January, with an average low of 2 °C (36 °F) and high of 15 °C (59 °F).In early March, the wind direction changes from north-westerly to south-westerly. From April to October the weather is hot. The monsoon arrives at the end of June, along with an increase in humidity.The brief, mild winter starts in late November, peaks in January and heavy fog often occurs.


CLIMATE IN DELHI



Summer Season In Delhi

Summer season starts from the month of April and continues up to the month of July. During the summer season, temperature lies in the range of 25°C to 45°C and its also pretty humid as well. Wearing light clothes, a hat in sunshade, drinking lot of fluid are some of the precautionary steps that people need to take care about while travelling in summers



Monsoon Season In Delhi

Monsoon- Monsoon season lies in the month of July to mid September. Temperature lies in the range of 30 °C to 35°C .Rainfall is regarded as great relief from the hot and humid climate of the region. Light clothes are also preferred by the people as daily wear. It is the best time to visit Delhi.
Monsoon (Rainy Season) – July to September , Temperature ranges form 25 degree to 35 degrees





Winter Season In Delhi

Winter in Delhi has extreme cold and low temperature. The season starts from the month of December and continues till the month of January .The temperature remains in the range of 22°c to 5°C during winters. Warm and woolen clothes are the most preferred wear during the winters.


Best Time To Visit: October, November, February, March