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3-Day Private Tour of Jaipur from Delhi: City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Amber Fort and Elephant Ride

3-Day Private Tour of Jaipur from Delhi: City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Amber Fort and Elephant Ride
3 days, 2 nights
USD 227.00
Get an in-depth look at the rich architectural history and cultural heritage of Jaipur on this 3-day tour of the vibrant and dynamic capital of Rajasthan in India. With your expert private guide, discover the advanced nature of early Indian architecture with visits to remarkable structures, from a museum to a palace to even a UNESCO World Heritage-listed solar observatory! Ride an elephant at Amber Fort and enjoy an authentic cultural experience as you participate in traditional practices at a Rajhasthani village. Your tour includes meals, entrance fees, private transportation and knowledgeable commentary from your expert guide.

National Museum Tour in Delhi with Private Transfer

National Museum Tour in Delhi with Private Transfer
4 hours
USD 26.99
This half-day tour takes you by private vehicle to the National Museum in Delhi, where you can explore the galleries with a museum guide or via audio headset. Travel round-trip from your hotel to one of India's largest museums, which features ancient to modern works of art and artifacts on display. Learn about more than 5,000 years of Indian heritage as you explore a variety of cultural exhibits and watch films in the auditorium. Marvel at paintings, jewelry, sacred relics and more as you discover each exquisite collection, plus enjoy a delicious Indian buffet lunch.

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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 2013, Delhi Airport served 36,712,455 passengers, making it the 32nd busiest airport in the world, and India's busiest, followed by Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM). A planned expansion program will increase DEL Delhi Airport's capacity to 100 million passengers annually by 2030.

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: 28 Feb 2015