Delhi is the most accessible city from all parts of India because it well connected, whether by train routes, road, or air. A large number of tourists land in the city throughout the year, many of which come here for a break journey to move further into the Himalayan mountains or other places. If you too have a plan for a short stay in Delhi, here is how to make the most of it in just 48 hours.
Connaught Place is one of the most prominent places in Delhi. It is a masterpiece of designed by Edwin Lutyens and a flawless spot to begin your itinerary in the city. Loaded with shops, boutiques, street markets, silver screens, and eateries, the Connaught Place gives an incredible chance for a casual evening walk, presenting the magnificence and beat of the city as it is swarmed by people over the weekends. After a short walk around the bustling boulevards, get an auto rickshaw to Lodhi gardens, which falls bet Khan market and Safdarjung’s Tomb. This lavish greenery-rich spot, famous among local people for early morning strolls and yoga sessions, houses old landmarks and tombs of fifteenth century Afghan rulers, bonsai gardens. Beside the bonsai, it also boasts of a fine dining restaurant called the Lodhi Restaurant which offers drinks and meals, ideal for a relaxed lunch after your stroll.
Hauz Khas Village is the hip and stylish spot in the town, loaded with unique showrooms and mold boutiques. Craftsmanship is quite obvious in the displays and window presentation, collectibles shops, eateries, bars and night clubs. It is one of the most loved spots to go out in New Delhi. Restaurant alternatives are various, going from contemporary European eateries to customary Mediterranean bars, from sumptuous North Indian dinners to hot East Asian food, from wonderful American burgers to lesser-known yet heavenly Himalayan kitchens. For an extraordinary and delightful eating you can visit Yeti, a Himalayan eatery offering heavenly Nepali and Tibetan dishes, including tasty momos and conventional lamb soups. You would find the foodie in you absolutely pleased.
Next noteworthy place to visit is the Jama Masjid, the biggest and best-known mosque in India, preferably at a young hour in the morning. While strolling up the Chandni Chowk, truly signifying the moonlit market during evenings, you can check out numerous little shops here. Enter the gems or wedding markets in the adjacent back roads; admire the delightful, yet rundown havelis; or visit a portion of the religious spots belonging to different religions. The little eateries and street food stalls all around offer yummy Indian breakfast choices, including the much popular stuffed parathas at in the Paranthe Wali Gali. After a brisk breakfast at Chandni Chowk, you can head toward Jama Masjid. Keep in mind to dress conservatively, covering your knees, shoulders, and head in a proper manner.
From the Jama Masjid, you can head for the Red Fort. This giant red sandstone fort of the Mughal rulers is a famous image of India’s famous buildings and definitely a must see. In spite of the tremendous annihilation by the British in the outcome of the Indian resistance in 1857, the measure of Red Fort and its excellent inward courts and structures, including private homes of Mughal rulers, keep on mesmerizing the guests and transport them to the world of the colossal Mughal era.
Besides these places, you can spend your time at India Gate in the evenings in summer and in the afternoon in winters. You can check out Ugrasen Ki Baoli, ruins of Mehrauli, the famous Qutub Minar, the fabulous AKshardham Temple, the peaceful Lotus Temple, etc. All this in 48 hours. So, book train tickets and arrive in the national capital on your coming holiday trip with an itinerary on your mind. Have a great time!