How to Spend 24 Hours in Delhi

India, Delhi Guide (B): How to Spend 24 Hours in Delhi

I know that, for some, Delhi can be a nightmare. You see all these pretty pictures in the brochure, which is why you wanted to visit, but instead you land off the plane and jump into the manic, crazy, hot, dirty and loud capital of India! Well, a warm welcome to you. But, I have some good news, you don’t have to stay long if you don’t want to!

Outside of Delhi, is where your real Indian adventures will begin with places like the Taj Mahal in Agra, Jaipur in Rajasthan or even Varanasi by the river Ganges but I would encourage you to spend at least a day in Delhi to ‘acclimatise’. Even if it’s just to get used to the smells. It definitely is possible to do a whistle stop tour of this diamond in the rough (okay, really rough) and see pretty much everything there is to see as a tourist.

Personally, I love Delhi. When I was living and working here as an expat, it was my go to place for a weekend of sight seeing. For me, I need to be culture shocked when I travel and my thirst for the unusual seems to be getting more not less as I’m getting older. I find my eyes can’t stop looking around at the crazy traffic, seeing what the street food vendors are selling, admiring the vibrant colours of the market places and the life that runs through the veins of this awesome city. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: How to Spend 24 Hours in Delhi
Guide Location: India » Delhi
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: India Gate   Red fort   Chandni Chowk   Karim’s   Jama Masjid   Lotus Temple   Janpath market   Lord of the Drinks   Leela Ambience   Yes Please Treebo Natraj   Zostel Hostel Delhi  
Author: Sophie Pearce
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