By Airways: Delhi is the main gateway city for northern India with a modern airport. All major international airlines in the world fly through Delhi. Indira Gandhi International Airport is located at 23km southwest of Central Delhi and the domestic terminal at Palam is 5km away from the international terminal.
By Railways: Delhi is the hub of the Indian Railways network with Express trains to all parts of the country. The city has three major railway stations in New Delhi,Old Delhi& H.Nizammudddin. New Delhi station is within walking distance of Connaught Place and Main Delhi station is about 7km from Connaught Place.
By Roadways: Buses from all the major places in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan are available for getting to Delhi. During the summer months, air-conditioned coaches are recommended.
Delhi is the sixth most populated metropolis in the world with a population of 15.3 million (2005 figure). Delhis metropolitan area, informally known as the National Capital Region (NCR), comprises of the NCT and the neighbouring satellite towns of Faridabad and Gurgaon in Haryana, and Noida and Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh.
History of City
Delhi has the most vibrant history among prominent cities or towns of India. Delhi was the capital of several empires in ancient India and has over 60,000 recognized monuments built over several millennia. It is believed to be the site of Indraprastha, founded by the Pandavas of the Mahabharata around 5000 BC.Hindu texts state that the city of Delhi used to be referred to in Sanskrit as Hastinapur, which means "elephant-city".
When to visit
Summer in Delhi is no joke - from April the temperature climbs relentlessly to more than 45°C (113°F) in May and June and the heat doesnt really abate until October.
From November to March is the best time to visit, with cool but sunny weather. Plus Holi, one of the most exuberant Hindu festivals, takes place around this time.
another view of india gate
another view of garden
another view of qutab minar
Heritage : Red Fort India Gate, Qutab Minar, Jama Masjid, Mughal Garden, Indian Parliament, Purana Quila