Due to its stunning history Delhi always remains a center of attraction for travellers and tourists. Moreover it is the capital of India. Delhi was found in the Indian epic Mahabharata where it was the site of the Pandava capital Indraprastha. A trail of dynasties ‘came, saw, conquered’ and left their imprints, viz. – Mauryas, Guptas, Rajputs, Afghans, Khiljis, Tughluq, Sayyids, Lodhis and lastly the Mughals to be finally overthrown by the British. It was, however, the Mughals who ruled India for over three centuries. It caters to the cultural, religious, historical and contemporary interests for the travellers. Most interesting thing about Delhi is that you found people from all parts of the world having different culture and religion over here. Delhi remains the center of power- bureaucratic power and corporate power too. The most fascinating feature of this city is its cosmopolitan nature. You can find the reality of India in this city. That is why it is rightly called “Heart of India”.
How to reach New Delhi
By Air: Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport is connected to all the important cities of the world with almost all the major international airlines operating out of here. Palam Domestic Airport connects Delhi to the major cities in India.
By Rail: The Indian Railway with their modern and organized network connects Delhi to all major and minor destinations in India. The city has three major railway stations at New Delhi, Old New Delhi, and Nizamuddin. Luxury trains like the Palace-on-Wheels, Fairy Queen, and Royal Orient Express can be taken from New Delhi Cantonment railway station. Rajdhani Express trains connect New Delhi from the state capitals. Shatabdi Express trains connect New Delhi to the neighbouring cities.
By Road: Delhi is well connected to all the major cities of India by a network of highways and roads. Buses can be taken from the three Inter State Bus Terminuses (ISBT), at Kashmere Gate, Sarai Kale Khan and Anand Vihar, as well as many starting points in and around the city, from which various state-managed and privately run transport facilities like air-conditioned, deluxe and ordinary coaches operate.