India's capital is New Delhi. It is situated on the northern Plains of the Delhi metropolis and features a humid subtropical climate influenced by monsoons. Summers in New Delhi are from April to October and winters are from November to January. Book the best cheap hotel online by choosing from a wide selection of cheap hotels in New Delhi.
Renowned British architects Sir Herbert Baker and Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens planned the city of New Delhi which was established in 1911. It was originally called “New Capital” but the name of the city was soon changed to New Delhi in 1927 and was inaugurated by The Lord Irwin in 1931.
Events, Landmarks, Activities
The month of January can get really busy in New Delhi because of the many festivals and events held during this time. Find what interests you most by choosing from the following: the Indian Food and Wine Show, Kite Flying Festival, Makar Sankranti, Republic Day Parade and India International Trade Fair. Some people felt like they were visiting Paris because of the sights in New Delhi that resembles those of in Paris such as the India Gate inspired by the Arc de Triomphe and Rajpath which looked like the Champs-Elysees.
New Delhi has the best metro system in Asia which makes it the choice of many locals when getting around the city. There are also around 2000 public buses in New Delhi, but it can get too crowded and hot at times. Taxis are the most convenient, but a cheaper option is the rickshaws or also called “auto”.