Delhi is one of India’s major tourist destinations, offering a fabulous blend of rich heritage and vibrant culture. With bustling markets, glorious modern and ancient architecture, and the incredible North Indian cuisine – Delhi is just waiting to delight you. The city has more than a thousand historical buildings, all dotted throughout the city. The British colonial architecture offers an interesting contrast to the well-preserved monuments from the Mughal era. A tour of the city will take you through the UNESCO World Heritage Sites - the Red Fort, Qutub Minar and Humayun’s Tomb, and India Gate, the President’s House and the Parliament House.
Delhi Airport Information
All international flights to Delhi land at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport. Non-stop Delhi flights from Heathrow are offered by British Airways and Virgin Atlantic as well as the Indian state-carrier, Air India. After landing at Delhi airport you can easily get to your hotel. Delhi Metro is a cheap and clean option for travelling from the airport to different parts of the city. Alternatively, you can choose to take a bus or taxi.
Flights to Delhi from UK Airports
British Airways and other key airlines including Virgin Atlantic, Air India, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Qatar Airways and Jet Airways operate flights to Delhi from London Heathrow. London to Delhi flight time is approximately 8 hours 20 minutes if you fly non-stop. Likewise several airline options are available for you if you want to take off from Manchester, Gatwick or any other key UK airport. Travel Trolley has some very competitive deals so that you can buy cheap flights to Delhi from London as well as other English cities.
Delhi Accommodation Options
Delhi has a well developed tourist infrastructure in place, with a wide variety of accommodation options for every taste and budget. You can choose a five-star luxury hotel such as JW Marriott Hotel, ITC Maurya or The Taj Palace Hotel. If you prefer a mid-range property in Delhi, there’s Crown Plaza, Florence Inn and a host of other choices located in different parts of the city.
Best Time to Visit Delhi
For most, the winter season, November to February, is the best time for a holiday in Delhi. But if you really love the hot weather, the summer time can be a good time for you to book tickets to Delhi. The end of summer, around July-August, can be extremely humid, although the rains do bring some relief for the locals and visitors. No matter when you choose to fly to Delhi, Travel Trolley makes sure that you have the best priced tickets.