About Delhi

Half Day a Itinerary

Itinerary 1

Kick-start your tryst with Delhi by visiting the Akshardham Temple right next to the Games Village. Akshardham is well connected by metro blue line. you can also reach there by local bus, auto/taxi. It will take you 2-3 hours to explore this temple complex, which is designed in accordance with ancient Vedic texts. Constructed entirely with Rajasthani pink sandstone and Italian Carrara marble, it has a blend of architectural styles from across India.


Eat: If you are really short on time and/or would like to eat some traditional, pure vegetarian temple food, have a meal at the Food Court, Premvati Uphargruha, at Akshardham. Another delicious option is to take the metro and head for Connaught Place or CP which is about 7km.



Shop: While at CP, go on a shopping spree by walk You can either buy branded stuff or collect souvenirs from the Central Cottage Industries Emporium or the Emporia Complex at Baba Kharak Singh Marg. For cheaper thrills shop at Janpath.


Itinerary 2


Visit: You can start your day with the Mehrauli Archaeological Park. Delhi's only Archaeological Park, spread over 200 acres in Mehrauli, houses 100 historically significant monuments built over five centuries. Qutub Minar is well connected by metro yellow line and Buses. Among its attractions are the Jamali Kamali Mosque, Quli Khan's Tomb, Gandhak ki Baoli, Rajon ki Baoli, Madhi Masjid and Balban's tomb - all within walking distance of one another. Thereafter you can move to the adjacent complex that houses the Qutub Minar, the Quwwat ul-Islam Mosque, the Alai Gate, the Alai Minar, the Iron Pillar, and the tombs of Iltutmish, Alauddin Khilji and Imam Zamin, surrounded by Jain temple ruins. Remains of Balban's Tomb, Mehrauli Archaeological Park


Qutub Minar

Eat: Subsequent to your visit to the Qutub Complex, you can either have food at the Ambavata Complex in Mehrauli, which is about 2km from qutub complex. You can use auto or taxi to reach here. You could also head to Connaught Place (CP) by metro train.The distance is about 15kms Ambavata Complex has very popular Thai restaurant. Connaught Place is a hub for speciality and multicuisine restaurants and fast-food joints.


Shop: Oh yes, if shopping is what you adore (who doesn't?) then Ambavata Complex and CP both offer enough choices. While CP has outlets for all kinds of shoppers, Ambavata Complex has fashionable Indian designer stores and boutiques.