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3-Day Independent Haridwar and Rishikesh Tour from Delhi with Private Car

3-Day Independent Haridwar and Rishikesh Tour from Delhi with Private Car
Duration:
3 days
From:
USD 136.80
This fascinating 3-day Ganges river tour of Haridwar and Rishikesh from Delhi includes a private chauffeur driven air-conditioned cab, 3-star hotel accommodation and a hot vegetarian breakfast each morning. Rishikesh is a gateway to the Himalayas and the world capital of Yoga. Haridwar, meaning gateway to the Gods, is an ancient pilgrimage site situated in the foothills of the Shivalik Range of the Himalayas. With lush green forests, the crystal clear waters of the Ganges river and mountains in the background, Haridwar is a holy city filled with charming beauty. In the evening, the ghats (bank of the Ganges river) looks beautiful as hundreds of diyas (lamps) and marigold flowers float and light up the Ganges river.

4-Day Private Tour of Delhi Agra Taj Mahal and Jaipur including Fatehpur Sikri from Delhi

4-Day Private Tour of Delhi  Agra Taj Mahal and Jaipur including Fatehpur Sikri from Delhi
Duration:
4 days
From:
USD 389.00
Enjoy this 4-day tour of Agra and Jaipur, starting in Delhi. Some of the highlights of this tour will include a visit to Qutub Minar, Humayun's Tomb, and the Lotus Temple in Delhi, the Taj Mahal and Red Fort in Agra, the Amber Fort and the Lake Palace in Jaipur. You will also be able to enjoy an elephant ride and do some shopping at a bazaar.

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Delhi Airport (DEL) Information


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Delhi International Airport

Where is Delhi Airport?  


Delhi is believed to be one of the world's oldest existing cities (along with Jerusalem and Varanasi). Legend pegs the city at 5,000 years old.


Now known as New Delhi, India's capital is a centre for commerce, education, finance, healthcare, research and development, and transportation. Widely known as a microcosm of India, Delhi is a cultural world leader in arts, entertainment, fashion, media and tourism.


Delhi International Airport (IATA: DEL, ICAO: VIDP), officially New Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport, also referred to as New Delhi Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi Gandhi Airport, Indira Gandhi Airport, New Delhi International Airport, or simply New Delhi Airport, is located in Palam, South West Delhi, 16 kilometres (9.9 miles) from New Delhi city centre, National Capital Region of Delhi, India. While often referred to as IGI, IGI Airport, or IGIA, by locals, this is not an official airport code. The airport is named to honour Indira Gandhi, the former Prime Minister of India.


In 2014/2015, Delhi Airport served 40,895,555 passengers, making it the busiest of India's airports. India's next busiest airports are Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM), Bangalore Kempegowda International Airport (BLR) and Chennai International Airport (MAA).


Delhi Airport is a hub for Air India, GoAir, IndiGo, Jagson Airlines, Jet Airways, JetKonnect, SpiceJet and Vistara. Other airlines that fly to Delhi Airport include Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, Emirates, flydubai, KLM, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines and Virgin Atlantic.


Cities with flights to Delhi Airport include Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Bangkok, Beijing, Chicago, Dubai, Frankfurt, Helsinki, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Kathmandu, Lahore, London, Moscow, Nairobi, New York, Paris, Rome, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei, Tokyo, Vienna and Zürich.


Your best bet for a Delhi Airport transfer is the train. Details on all options are included in this guide.


Or, to truly arrive stress free, treat yourself to a private Delhi Airport transfer from IHateTaxis.


 

 Other Items of Interest at Delhi Airport


Services available at IGI Delhi Airport include:


  • Plaza Premium Departure Lounges (showers, fee) - Domestic and International Departures - RESERVE NOW
  • Plaza Premium Arrival Lounges (showers, fee) - Domestic and International Arrivals - RESERVE NOW
  • Nap & Massage and Shower & Massage Lounges (pay-per-use)
  • SAMS SNOOZE AT MY SPACE personal sleeping pods (pay-per-use)
  • Ishana: yoga, healing pool, astrologist, ancient Indian games, books and music - and more
  • Luggage storage (maximum 30 days)
  • Kid Zone play area
  • Pet Fly desk - Terminal 3 
  • Smoking area
  • Prayer room
  • RO (Reverse osmosis) purified drinking water
  • Pharmacy and medical facilities

 

Tip: if you have a short layover, the Eaton Smart Hotel in Delhi Airport offer Aqua Pods: private shower rooms which can be booked for a minimum of one hour and provide full access to the hotel's services and facilities.

 

Plus, to make things easier if you are visiting India for the first time, Delhi Airport offers a list of words in Hindi to help you: Simple Words in Hindi




Additional Delhi Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.



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Last Updated: 20 Oct 2016