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In this city of juxtaposition, you can be walking through a street market filled with the aromas of spices, and then go on to take in the futuristic skyline of Gurgaon. There are so many surprises in Delhi, you must expect the unexpected in this sprawling city. With a population larger than the Netherlands, Delhi has more to offer than you could possibly imagine.
The weather in India is incredibly varied, and it takes a little planning to make sure you get the most out of your visit to Delhi. The months between October-March offer the most pleasant weather with comfortably warm temperatures. Between May-August, the weather is uncomfortably hot and humid, as is June-September as monsoon season hits.
Delhi has an incredible history and has been reinvented multiple times, but the imprints still remain in the city today, from the Red Fort which dates back to the 17th century, to Jama Masjid, India’s largest mosque.
You’ll need to know a few basics before you travel to Delhi, here are just a few key points:Time Difference: UTC +5.5 hoursCurrency: Indian Rupee (?)Native Language: HindiWeather: Delhi’s weather is consistently hot throughout the year, but between October-March it starts to cool down a little. June-September is monsoon season, so expect plenty of rain and high temperatures.Sales Tax: 15%
To help you to prepare, here’s everything you’ll need to know about flying to Delhi from Canada:
Flights to Delhi last roughly 14 hours with direct flights available from Toronto.
However, if you are flying from other cities in Canada, you may have to take an indirect route which can take longer.
As a tourist, you can apply for an e-Tourist Visa as long as you are not staying for longer than 60 days. You will also need to make sure that you have at least six months left on your passport before travelling.
You can take a direct flight from Canada to Delhi with the following airlines:
- Air Canada
The Indira Gandhi International Airport sits on the outskirts of New Delhi with easy routes into the city via metro or express train. The metro can be caught from Terminal 1 and Terminal 3 and costs roughly 60? ($1.09).
Delhi has a huge number of sights that are an absolute must when you are visiting, these are our top ten:
- The Red Fort
- Qutb Minar
- India Gate
- Jama Masjid
- Old Delhi
- Chandni Chowk
- Humayun’s Tomb
- Lotus Temple
- Akshardham Temple
- Lodi Gardens
Delhi is the perfect destination for a life-changing trip in one of the most breathtaking countries in the world. You can find the best deals on flights to Delhi as well as hotels and car hire with us.