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Delhi Travel Tips

If you love travelling and want to explore different places then it is important to know about the place before going there. By carrying useful tips about the city you can make your holidays or trip memorable. If you are traveling to Delhi then it is important to know about its traditional, culture, places and customs. If the tourist is foreigner then collecting prior information about the city helps them to roam around without any hassle.

Delhi's climate is very extreme where people witness too cold in winters and too hot in summers. Rains are not so predicable during Rainy seasons. During winters cold waves makes the Delhi weather just like hilly station of Himachal Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Utrakhand and many more. Thick layer of smog and fog can also being seen during winter season all around the city. Summer season starts from April month to July or end of August where temperature ranges to over 40 degree Celsius.

Commuting to Delhi is not a problem as the city is well connected to various mode of transportation which makes your travelling easy such as railway, road and air. International and domestic airlines connect Delhi from all over the India and world as well. There are many options from which you can select the best one which suits your requirement and budget. When you reach Delhi there you can get public and private transport. Tourist can hire auto, private cabs, and board metro, take DTC bus or even hire rikshaw. With invent of Delhi metro, entire Delhi got connected as metro reaches almost every corner of Delhi city which makes commuting very easy for tourists and people of the city.

Tourists need some travelling tips while roaming around the Delhi city such as

  • Avoid to carry large amount of cash with you while travelling
  • Try to keep your wallet inside your shirt or jacket to keep your cash and belongings safe from pickpocket.
  • Instead of carrying cash you can carry debit card or credit card with you as it is very easy to debit cash from any ATM which you can find at any location all around the city.
  • While staying at the hotel it is important to know who is outside your door or who is knocking the door so confirm first before open the door.
  • If you are carrying valuable jewellery, passport or any other expensive things then keep these items at any safe place of the hotel instead of carrying it with you while travelling.
  • Take care of your belongings and luggage while traveling from airport, railway station or bus stand.  
  • For any business appointments or meetings, it is advisable to check all the credentials of the person you were going to meet and the company for which you will be going To deal with. Arrange meetings at some common or public place such as cafes, lounge or any restaurants for safety purpose.
  • For any information or query about flights, trains or any other things you should always visit "May I Help You" desk for exact and valuable information.
  • If you want to roam around the city or want to go to airport, railway station or bus stand then it is preferable to hire pre paid taxi which is governed and organised by Delhi traffic police. These pre paid taxi also provides you option to pay in advance as these taxi demand fare according to your luggage and the Distance.
  • If you want to know about the accommodation or any detail of the city then take assistance from "May I Help You" desk and other government assistance such as Delhi tourism instead of taking advice from cab or taxi drivers.
  • Take care while travelling in night or ignore travelling alone. Don't trust strangers at first meeting, if you need any assistance then you can take help from Delhi police by dialling 100 number from any place of Delhi.
  • Female should take extra care while travelling especially in night time.
  • Waiters, gatekeepers, guides, bellboys expect some kind of tip from your side as a token of service.
  • Know more about the city before travelling Delhi and make your trip more wonderful and memorable.

Essential contacts which is useful for tourist especially for foreigners including

  • AIRLINES ASSISTANCE/ FOR INTERNATIONAL AND DOMESTIC AIR TICKETS:

Delhi Tourism
N-36, Bombay Life Building,
Middle Circle, C.P., New Delhi - 110001
Timing : 9.30 am to 6.00 pm

  • RAILWAY ASSISTANCE:

International Tourist Bureau
(for Train Reservation & Indrail Passes)
1st floor, New Delhi Railway Station Paharganj side
Timing : 9.30 am to 6.00 pm

  • MONEY EXCHANGE:
  • Central Bank of India, Ashok Hotel (24 hours)
  • State Bank of India, IGI Airport (24 hours)
  • Delhi tourism, N-36 Bombay Life Building, Middle Circle, C.P. New Delhi – 110001 (Monday to Saturday from 9.30 am to 6.00 pm)
  • VISA EXTENTION:

The Foreigner's Regional Registration Office (F.R.R.O.), Hans Bhawan, Tilak Bridge, New Delhi(9.30 am to 1.30 pm and 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm)

  • PREPAID TAXI/AUTO :

Prepaid Taxi and auto are available from international and domestic airport, Railway Stations and Bus stands and other important places.

  • PERMITS FOR RESTRICTED AREAS :

Ministry of Home Affairs, Lok Nayak Bhawan, opposite Khan Market, New Delhi (Monday to Friday from 10 am to 5 pm)