1 - Visit The Great Monuments like Red Fort and Qutub Minar
Recently acquired the position of World Heritage Site in India, Red Fort is a landmark monuments in Delhi City to be explored. Red Fort is a must in Delhi Itinerary.
Qutub Minar is the tallest minaret in Delhi city. Located 14 Km south of Connaught place in Delhi, Qutub Minar stands quietly at Qutab Complex located at Aurabindo Marg, near Mehrauli Road.
2 - Visit Special Shopping Places
Janapath - Delhi’s Fashion Street, Export Items
Connaught Place and Khan Market - Delhi’s High Class Shopping.
Karol Bagh - Everything you want at your price! Big market place for all.
Chandni Chowk - Electronics and clothes of all varieties
Palika Bazaar at Connaught Place - Buy anything if you know how to bargain.
Note : Be cool while bargaining and enjoy your shopping. At some places shopkeeper try to make an issue of your bargaining style, but do not involve in it. Go to next shop. It’s easy!
3 - Rickshaw Ride (Especially at Chandni Chowk)
The best way to explore old delhi is on a rickshaw. Being the famous traditional mode of transportation, Rickshaw Ride accompanied with your camera is an interesting experience. You can bargain for fare with Rickshaw man. Normal rates starts at Rs 5 and Rs 10.
4 - Take Metro Train
Metro Train in Delhi city is now amongst the best mode of transportation. Refer Metro train details on this blog (www.mahadelhi.blogspot.com).
5 - Watch Cultural Show at India Habitat Centre
If you want to watch best cultural and drama show, visit India Habitat Centre.
6 - Must see Akshardham Temple
A must see place in Delhi. It’s an architectural marvel. Don’t miss a special show (Rs.125 per person) there. It’s really nice and worth watching.
7 - Eat Great Food
A great variety of food is a speciality of Delhi. Both Veg and Non Veg dishes are famous.
Veg - Paratha, Aloo Chaat, Bhalle Papadi, All Paneer items, Sarsonka saag and Makke ki Roti,
NonVeg - All Chicken/Mutton dishes in old Delhi, Momos
Note : You will find a very few Beer Bar in Delhi. Govt liqueur shops strictly closed at 10 PM
Maharashtriyan food - At Maharashtra Sadan (Copernicus Marg, Near Mandi house, Near India Gate)
8 - Go for One Day Tour
One day tour by tourist bus may cost you around Rs 100 to Rs 250 per person, depending upon the type of buses, like normal and AC bus. Most of the buses are available near Red Fort (Lal Kila). They will show you mainly Red Fort, India Gate, Lotus Temple, Qutub Minar, Teen Murti Bhawan, Birla Mandir and Rajghat. You can take a special taxi for a day to visit these and more tourist places. It may cost you around Rs 800 to Rs 1000.
9 - Visit other interesting places
Apart from the above mentioned tourist places there are some more which may interest you.
Dolls Museum - Collection of dolls from all over the world. Near ITO.
Purana Kila - Well maintained monument. Near Pragati Maidan.
Gandhi Darshan - Museum and Book shop. You can see all original things used by Gandhijee. Near Rajghat.
Jama Masjid - Biggest mosque. Near Red Fort.
Jantar Mantar - An obsevatory built in 1725. Near Connaught Place
Rashtrapati Bhawan and Parliament House - You have to take special permission to see.
10 - Buy Books
Nai Sadak is famous for books. Near Lal Kila