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New Delhi Tour Ideas

Private Tour to Agra Taj Mahal from Delhi by Train

Private Tour to Agra Taj Mahal from Delhi by Train
18 hours
USD 136.00
Take the train to visit the wonderful Taj Mahal (UNESCO World Heritage site), world's best-known tomb stands testimony to the timeless love story of the 17th century Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan and his queen Mumtaz Mahal. Also, visit UNESCO World Heritage site of Agra Fort. Built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 A.D, this huge fort is made of red sandstone. See the maze of the courtyards, mosques and private chambers of the fort echo the story of the Mughal Empire.<br /><br />Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays.

6-Night Private Golden Triangle Tour Including Khajuraho from Delhi

6-Night Private Golden Triangle Tour Including Khajuraho from Delhi
7 days
USD 726.00
On this tour, you will see some of the most beautiful architectural masterpieces that India has to offer. Your tour includes a visit to the famed 7th Wonder of the World, the Taj Mahal, several gorgeous fortresses and abandoned cities from the several centuries ago, and an elephant ride into one of the fortresses. You will get to shop for some culturally significant handicrafts, and eat local food as well. Each night you will stay in a hotel, which is included.

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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 Feb 2016