Travel & Accommodation Services for Delhi
Here you will find some information concerning your journey to Delhi, India:
The official currency of India is Indian Rupee (INR). All major international currencies are accepted in India. International and Indian banks provide a good number of 24-hour ATMs in most parts of the city. Currency exchange services are readily available with banks, travel agencies and hotels.
In India the electric voltage available is 220 volts AC/50 Hz. Some hotels provide additional 110 volt plug point outlets.
Indian Standard Time (IST)
Indian Standard Time is 5.30 hours ahead of GMT (GMT+5.30 hrs).
You will get prepaid taxi you service upon arrival at the airport. There will be lists or boards with the latest prices. It is advised to international exhibitors and visitors to book their taxi in advance from a reputed travel agency or hotel. Radio Taxi service is also available in Delhi, you may contact any of the below to book your taxi:
A majority of the international airlines have their offices in Delhi. The national airlines have their head or branch offices in the city as well.
All major categories (luxury, 5 stars, 4 stars, 3 stars and budget) of hotels have rooms available in Delhi. The peak season for visiting Delhi is generally from November to March. You may please contact our official travel agency to help you book your accommodation in Delhi.
Delhi is known as the City of 5 Seasons. As well as spring, summer, winter and autumn, New Delhi has an additional season - the monsoon, from July to mid-September. For most of the season, it has a hot and humid climate. Monsoon in Delhi is quite unpredictable where you can't predict which way they will turn. Winter in Delhi is very chilly which peaks in at the start of November and continues till the month of February. The foggy and chilly weather during winters makes Delhi's climate a tough one to confront with.
Kindly contact your doctor in good time before leaving for India. He will inform you about relevant and necessary vaccinations. All major hotels have doctors on call. You can also get in touch with your Embassy if you need any specialized medical assistance.
Don’t miss the shopping in Delhi. Dilli Haat, Janpath and Tibetan Market, Khan Market, Lajpat Nagar, Kamla Nagar, and Chandni Chowk are worth visiting to know the craziness that lies in the city. Some of the shopping malls include: Select CityWalk, Pacific Mall, Ambience Mall, MGF Metropolitan, etc.
A hub of culture and monuments. Being the capital city, it has many government buildings and embassies, apart from places of historical interest. Some of the must visits are Qutub Minar, India Gate, Red Fort, Akshardham, etc.