Cheap Flights to New Delhi

Do you want to taste a slice of modern India in one of the country’s oldest cities? Then just don’t wait and book cheap flights to Delhi with FlyOfinder right away to enjoy all that this iconic city has to offer. Look forward to seeing the very best of New Delhi, India’s modern capital city, and Old Delhi, India’s one of the oldest cities offering a glimpse into the remnants of the Mughal past.

Delhi, the second-largest city in the country is often seen as a gateway to India. This fascinating, cosmopolitan and cultural city not only provides opportunity to see the very best of India, but also used as a base to visit several other destinations in the country.

It’s in Delhi where the ancient harmoniously blends with the modern. While Old Delhi reminisces of the glorious Mughal era, New Delhi on the other hand provides a glimpse into the British colonial era. With cheap flights to Delhi get ready to enjoy a memorable vacation in this magnificent destination in India.  

Top Things to Explore in New Delhi

India’s capital Delhi is a fascinating place to visit in Asia. Whether you are taking direct flights to Delhi or traveling from other countries of the world, lots of surprises and attractions are in store for you. Delhi has an enormous area and will take time to navigate. You need to spend at least one week if you want to explore Delhi and enjoy all that is offered in this historic city.

Here are some of the best things you must do during your Delhi vacation.

  • Visit Humayun’s Tomb, the first garden-tomb of the Mughal Emperor in the Indian subcontinent, built in 1570
  • Spend few hours exploring the massive Red Fort Complex, built by India’s fifth Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. This palace fort of red sandstone is situated in Shahjahanabad (now Old Delhi). It was here that Shah Jahan moved his empire's capital from Agra to Delhi
  • Visit the Qutub Minar and its monuments in south Delhi. This iconic 13th-century red sandstone tower is the tallest in India and has been built at a height of 72.5 meters. The Qutub Minar is home to Quwwat ul-Islam Mosque, the Alai Gate, the Alai Minar and the Iron pillar
  • Seek spiritual bliss at the 17th-century Mughal-style red sandstone mosque Jama Masjid. This is one of the largest mosques in India has 40 meters high minarets. It was constructed by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan between 1644 and 1656
  • Visit the Purana Qila, one of the oldest forts in Delhi. You will see the Humayun Gate and a 16th-century mosque at this riverside Mughal style walled stone fortress
  • Relax at the Mehrauli Archaeological Park which has over 100 historically significant monuments. It is situated adjacent to the Qutub Minar
  • Head to the National Museum, one of the largest museums in India established in 1949. Also, consider visiting the National Gallery of Modern Art, which is India's Number One art gallery
  • Take your children to the National Zoological Park, popularly called Delhi Zoo. It is located near the Old Fort or Purana Qila and has many animals and birds
  • See the India Gate, an Arc de Triomphe-style war memorial on the eastern edge of the ‘ceremonial axis’ of New Delhi
  • Visit the Akshardham temple. The spiritual-cultural complex prominently features an IMAX film on the early life of Swaminarayan as the teenage yogi, a cultural boat ride and a water show
  • Visit the Crafts Museum to see traditional Indian crafts in textiles, ceramics, wood and metal. The museum is part of a village-life complex offering glimpse into life in rural India where skilled artisans can be seen at work
  • Explore Chandni Chowk, a busy shopping area in of Old Delhi. You can purchase traditional Indian sweets, silver jewelry, dried fruit and spices

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

The five (5) best airlines to fly to Delhi from US are Air India (offers flights from New York JFK, Chicago, San Francisco and Washington DC), United Airlines (Newark Liberty), Delta Air Lines (New York and Chicago), Qatar Airways (Boston) and Etihad Airways (New York and Los Angeles).

Direct flights to Delhi from USA generally take around 14 hours to reach. A one-stop flight between the two destinations will take around 26 to 30 hours to reach, depending on the airline and stopover city.

The cheapest month to fly to Delhi India is April-May and September-October. Book in advance if you want to purchase cheap tickets to Delhi India as the airfares are in June-July and December because it is the peak travel season in India.

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