Three days enjoying the beautiful sights of New Delhi, the capital city of India. I joined two fellow travelers on a tour of the city’s main attractions and refreshing gardens, which included the India Gate, Qutub Minar, Bahai Lotus Temple, and the Red Fort.

Itinerary Rundown

DestinationsDetails
PreviousAgra: Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and Fatehpur Sikri
Day 1
  • Agra
  • New Delhi
  • Agra to New Delhi by Bus
  • New Delhi Hostel Check-in
  • In and Around New Delhi
    • Humayun’s Tomb
    • Lodhi Garden
    • India Gate
    • Pahar Ganj
Day 2
  • New Delhi
  • In and Around New Delhi
    • Jantar Mantar
    • Hauz Khas
    • Qutub Minar
    • Bahai Lotus Temple
    • Jama Masjid
    • Red Fort Lights and Sounds Show
    • Pahar Ganj
Day 3
  • New Delhi
  • New Delhi City Center to Airport
  • Delhi to Kathmandu Flight
Next
  • Kathmandu
  • Nepal Itinerary (1 Month): Annapurna Himalayas and Holy Cities
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  • Northern India
  • South and Southeast Asia

Trip Date — September 2013

Itinerary Notes & Tips

Day 1

Agra to New Delhi

  • 6:30am to 12:30nn – Ride bus from Agra to Delhi – R192
    • Drop off at government bus stop (last stop)
  • Ride bus to Indra-prastha metro station – R5
  • Ride metro to RK Ashram station

New Delhi Hostel

  • Check-in at Gold Inn
    • Double fan room with private TB – R400
  • Lunch at Gold Inn
    • Vegetable Curry, Chapati, Sprite – R160+

New Delhi City Center

  • Ride auto-rickshaw to Humayun’s Tomb – R200+
  • Humayun’s tomb – R250 admission fee
  • Ride auto-rickshaw to Lodhi Garden – R90
  • Lodhi Park
  • Ride auto-rickshaw to India Gate
  • India Gate
  • Ride auto-rickshaw to Pahar Ganj – R100
  • Eat at Sam’s Cafe
    • Sam’s special steak, chicken dish – R700+ / 3 people

Day 2

  • Ride auto-rickshaw to Jantar Mantar – R50
  • Jantar Mantar – R100 admission fee
  • Drinks at Coffee Day
    • Cappuccino – R160+
  • Walk to Sikh Temple
  • Ride metro to Hauz Khas station – R10
  • Ride auto-rickshaw to Hauz Khas Garden – R30
  • Hauz Khas Complex
  • Eat at Bagel
    • Alfredo Pasta, Chicken BBQ Bagel – R308
  • Ride auto-rickshaw to Hauz Khaz metro station – R30
  • Ride metro to Qutub Minar metro station – R13
  • Qutub Minar – R250 admission fee
  • Ride auto-rickshaw to Bahá’í Lotus Temple – R200
  • Bahá’í Lotus Temple
  • Ride auto-rickshaw to nearest metro station
  • Ride metro to Chawri Bazaar station – R18
  • Ride auto-rickshaw to Jama Masjid – R10
  • Jama Masjid
  • Walk to Red Fort
  • Buy Red Fort lights and sounds admission ticket – R60
  • 8:30pm – Lights and Sounds show at Red Fort
  • Ride auto-rickshaw to Pahar Ganj – R100
  • Drinks at Vivek Hotel bar

Day 3

  • 12:00nn – Check-out
  • Eat at Sonu Chat Restaurant
    • Dal fry (R60), Paneer (R120), Naan (R20), Chai

New Delhi to Kathmandu

  • Ride metro to New Delhi Station – R10
  • Ride airport express train to New Delhi International Airport – R150
  • Check-in for New Delhi to Kathmandu Flight via SpiceJet Flight#SG45
  • 3:50pm to 5:50pm – New Delhi to Kathmandu Flight