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New Delhi Tour Ideas

3-Day Jaipur City Tour and The Village Visit

3-Day Jaipur City Tour and The Village Visit
3 days
USD 221.00
An opportunity to invade into the privacy of Royal Rajput warriors' lifestyle, their food habits their culture. Witness the relics and palatial palaces where the descendants of kings still lives. Enjoy an ethnic dinner at a resort outskirt of Jaipur city. Elephant ride, village walk, interaction with local people and many more exciting options.

Shopping Experience: Guided Tour of Delhi's Markets

Shopping Experience: Guided Tour of Delhi
6 hours
USD 32.00
Get the ultimate shopping experience in Delhi markets with an expert's opinion by your side and private transportation to the markets of your choice. The guide will take you through the streets of the markets and give you shopping suggestions, answer your questions and help you with bargaining. The driver will transport you from market to market on this half-day tour that includes pickup and drop-off at the beginning and end of your tour.

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Delhi Airport TransfersSafely Arrive or Depart Stress-Free at the Delhi Airport -- Book a safe and convenient private Delhi Airport transfer from USD 33 or a safe and economical shared Delhi Airport shuttle transfer from USD 25.
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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