When I had only 60 hours to spend in the nation’s capital- A Travelogue

When I had only 60 hours to spend in the nation’s capital- A Travelogue

When I had only 60 hours to spend in the nation’s capital This was a part of the trip we made to Uttarakhand-Delhi in June 2015. It was a family trip consisting of seven members. I strongly insisted on adding the nation’s capital in our itinerary even though many members have already been there. After continuing requests, the proposal got accepted but only 3 days were kept for Delhi. It was a long wait that finally came ended when the Dehradum-New Delhi Janshatabdi Express reached The New Delhi Station. Upon reaching the Station, one would find ample of people trying to offer you cab rides and even willing to take you to a hotel. Beware of such people and their traps. Try to be very cautious in this station with your belongings. We pre-booked Hotel Maanvi from Kolkata itself. I used my phone GPS to find out the actual distance of the hotel from the station. It found it to be close and it was indeed. We opted for three autos to reach our hotel located at Arakashan Road, Pahargunj in the road just opposite to the station. In this regard, I would like to let you know that try to hire autos by fixing the fare before the ride. Because in most cases, they cheat the travellers by taking longer routes purposely to charge a higher fare in the meter. We were previously told about this and we followed the same advice throughout. Once we reached the hotel, we sat in the waiting space and after the formalities were done we finally reached our room. All the rooms...
New Delhi: See the city by Metro Railway

New Delhi: See the city by Metro Railway

New Delhi: See the city by Metro Railway New Delhi is the capital of India, is famous for its incomparable architectures and gardens. From very beginning many sultans,kings and finally British shifted there capital form other places to Delhi. So day by day Delhi enriched by various kind of architectures and gardens. These architectures and gardens in different corner of Delhi are main attraction between tourists. Before December 2002(Delhi Metro Began operation) it was hard to visit all the places smoothly but when Delhi Metro service Began operation now all those places are easily accessible. List of Places and there distance from respective Metro Stations: Qutub Minar (2 km): Get down at Qutub Minar Metro Station on the Yellow Line, then take an Auto rickshaw,it will take only 5 minutes to reach. Humayun’s Tomb (4 Km or 2 km): Either get off at Jor Bagh Station on the Yellow Line and exit from Gate no 2 and then take an auto through Lodi Road or get off at the Khan Market Station or Jawhar Lal Neheru Stadium Station on the Violet Line and take an Auto or walk to Humayun’s Tomb. Safdarjung Tomb (100 meter): Get off at the Jor Bagh Station on the Yellow Line and exit from Gate no. 2 then walk towards the Lodi Road red light and it is on your left on the red light itself. Lodi Garden (1 km): Get off at Jor Bagh Station on the Yellow Line and exit from Gate no 2. Walk towards the Lodi Road Red light and take a right at the red light. Walk along the heavily tree covered Lodi Road and after the second red...