Central Delhi Itinerary

Break Fast and Cultural Heritage Sightseeing

09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

For first taste of authentic Delhi cuisine head towards Sita Ram Diwan Chand Chole Bhature in Chuna Mandi. The place serves one of the best chole bhature in the city and the combination with lassi makes it even better. Reach early to avoid long ques.

Price range: Rs. 260 – 300 for two persons.

From there, the first and nearest sightseeing spot will be Jantar Mantar. Jantar Mantar is an astronomical observatory with a unique design.

Time duration: 30-45 minutes will be sufficient here.  

Mode of Transport: Auto-rickshaw will be ideal conveyance. (Rs. 60 – 80)

Just 2 km away from Jantar Mantar, an offbeat attraction to visit can be Agrasen ki Baoli.

Agrasen ki Baoli is a century old marvel of the city. It consists of around 108 steps and is among a few of its kind in Delhi. The place is a shooting spot for Bollywood movies as well.

Time duration: Try not to spend more than 30 mins here.

Mode of Transport: Auto-rickshaw ride (Rs. 50 – 60)

Also read : South Delhi Itinerary

Luncheon and Secretariat Tour

01:00 PM to 05:00 PM

Less than 2 km from Agrasen ki Baoli, Bengali market is one of the oldest and most popular markets in New Delhi for some exciting cuisines. It is a relatively small market and is a heaven for the foodies in the city.

Bengali Sweet House and Nathu’s Sweets are the main restaurants in the areas and are famous for their North Indian dishes (Veg and non-veg) along with the street food that they offer. We recommend Bengali Sweet House.

Price range: Rs. 350 – 450 for two.

Mode of Transport: Auto-rickshaw (Rs. 50 – 60)

After satisfying your taste buds, its time political tour of the city in the form of Rashtrapati Bhawan and Parliament House.

IMPORTANT: Rashtrapati Bhawan can be visited till 4 PM, so make sure you reach here by 3 PM.

The Parliament house can be viewed from outside only.

Trivia: To visit the gallery in the Parliament house, one needs a prior permission and a visitor’s pass which needs to be obtained after applying to Parliament Secretariat.

The Mughal Gardens are opened for public only from February – March every year.

Time duration: 60 min would be enough to see the grandeur of the place.

Mode of Transport: Metro; Mandi House (Blue Line) – interchange at Rajiv Chowk – Udyog Bhawan (Yellow Line) will help you get here within 15 mins. (Rs. 20 per person)

Next stop is Teen Murti Bhavan , which was the residence of the prime minister Pt . Jawaharlal Nehru. After his death, it has been converted into a memorial and is a splendid piece of architecture.

Time duration: 30 mins – 45 mins.

Mode of Transport: Auto-rickshaw (Rs. 60 – 70)

The final part of this political and historical tour ends with National Museum which is one of the largest museums in the country. Established in 1949, it consists of artefacts from pre-historic era to modern era of art, a must visit place.

Time duration: 30 mins – 45 mins.

Mode of Transport: Auto-rickshaw (Rs. 60 – 70)

IMPORTANT: These places are of high political importance hence security is pretty tough and visitors are obliged to adhere to the timings. If not able to pay a visit to all the above-mentioned attractions, you can go for a combination of any two.

Also read : East Delhi Itinerary

Evening outings and Night life

06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

After spending much time indoors, it’s time to unwind at India Gate, 1.5 km from National Museum. India Gate is the most common landmark of the city. The monument is a war memorial in honour of the 70,000 soldiers who died during World War-I.

Surrounding this are the lush green lawns and a small pond which makes it a popular picnic spot as well.

Time duration: Stay here till sunset and watch the India Gate illuminated in its full glory.

Mode of Transport: A 15-min walk or a 3-min Auto ride for Rs. 50 – 60.

Post sunset, return to the hotel to invigorate and get ready for nightlife of the city.

Mode of Transport: Metro; Supreme Court (formerly Pragati Maidan) (Blue Line) to R.K. Ashram (Blue Line) will be an ideal metro route. (Rs. 20 per head)

Hire an auto and reach Connaught Place (CP) – one of the main commercial areas of New Delhi. It has many options for shopping, foodies and for enjoying the nightlife of the city as well.

The place also consists of one of India’s first underground markets called Palika Bazar.

Explore CP on foot till you are content and finally call it a day.

Time duration: 60 mins – 90 mins

Mode of Transport: Auto/ Taxi. (Rs. 70 – 80)

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