Delhi is said to be the heart of India. Of course it is which stores within itself the past glory of seat of empires & astonishing monuments and rich & diverse culture of true India. Delhi is sprinkled with dazzling gems like magnificent monuments, fascinating museums, art galleries, architectural wonders, fabulous eating places and bustling markets.
Delhi is well connected, by a network of roads and national highways, with all the major cities in India. The three major bus stands in Delhi are Inter State Bus Terminus (ISBT) at Kashmiri Gate, Sarai Kale-Khan Bus Terminus and Anand Vihar Bus Terminus. Both the government and private transport providers provide frequent bus services. One can also avail prepaid and private auto and taxi services here.
The railway network connects Delhi to the all major and nearly all minor destinations in India. The three important railway stations of Delhi are New Delhi Railway Station, Old Delhi Railway Station and Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station. Within Delhi, one can also make use of Metro to travel to various places. Delhi Metro also connects the New Delhi Railway Station and Airport to the city.
Delhi is well connected with domestic and international flights, to all major cities within and outside India. Almost all the major airlines have their flights operating from Indira Gandhi International Airport at New Delhi.
Distance of Conference Venue (FICCI, Federation House, Tansen Marg, New Delhi-110001) from Indira Gandhi International Airport = 15 kms (10 miles approx.)
Famous for its mixture of historic landmarks, monuments, temples and stylish Art Deco style buildings, the city of New Delhi is filled with interest. Amongst the most notable landmarks within New Delhi are the India Gate, the Lotus Temple (Bahai Temple) and also the President House (Rashtrapati Bhavan).
No trip to New Delhi is complete without a photo or two of its famous Red Fort (Lal Qila), which features a stunning red facade and evening light shows. Just across from the Red Fort is the Raj Ghat, an official memorial to India's spiritual leader, Mahatma Gandhi. New Delhi's main monuments and landmarks are described below.
Average Temperature: 45 C (Max) - usually in May - Jun, 5 C (Min) - usually in Dec - Jan
Monsoon: July to mid-September
Season: Extreme climate with very hot summer and very cold winter
Best time to visit: October to March
STD Code: 011
Languages: Hindi, English, Urdu and Punjabi