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New Delhi Tour Ideas

An enlightening history walk through the Qutub complex

An enlightening history walk through the Qutub complex
Duration:
2 hours
From:
USD 164.00
Treat yourself to a fascinating 2-hour history trail through the Qutub complex with a renowned historian of Delhi. See the glorious Iron Pillar, a rustless wonder that has stood stall for 1600 years. With a well-known historian as your guide, dive into the history of the Delhi's famous monuments. Explore the premises of the world's tallest brick minaret and revel in the exquisite craftsmanship of each structure.

Red Fort sounds and lights show with dinner and private transportation

Red Fort sounds and lights show with dinner and private transportation
Duration:
2 hours
From:
USD 46.00
Relive the history of Delhi, the Red Fort and the mighty Mughal Empire during a dramatic sound and light show. Three hundred years of history will be recreated as the Red Fort, a magnificent symbol of Mughal power comes alive with impressive sound and light effects.

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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 2016/2017, Delhi Airport served 57,703,096 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 Holiday Inn Express 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: 17 Jul 2017