Humayun's tomb glowing in the waning sunlight in Delhi

Delhi Tours and Travels

About Delhi

Delhi is a huge city and one of the oldest on the planet. It is estimated to be over 5000 years old and rebuilt a staggering 11 times. Officially two separate cities, the old city of Delhi and New Delhi are really two parts of one sprawling metropolis with a number of attractions.

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Delhi Tours

Here are some popular itineraries that include a visit to Delhi

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Delhi Hotels

If you are planning a Delhi holiday, have a look at some of the accommodation that we recommend. 'Our Rating' indicates how we feel each property rates according to normal Western hotel standards. 'Local Rating' indicates how the property is categorised/rated locally:

Aman Resort Delhi

Our Category: Lavish   |   Regional Category: 5 Star Deluxe Hotel

Without doubt one of the best places to stay in Delhi, the contemporary Aman Resort is complemented with traditional Indian touches. Luxurious rooms and suites frame an exquisite courtyard with dark timber panels, locally-quarried stone and jaali screens - the hotel is a charming place to stay. Taking a tour of the wine cellar and enjoying an intimate tasting session is our top tip! Very well located just south of India Gate and sandwiched between the Delhi Golf Course and the famous JLN Stadium – host to the Commonwealth Games athletics in 2010.

Ibis Airport Hotel Delhi

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: 3 Star Hotel

Located just minutes from the New Delhi International Airport, the Ibis Airport Hotel is the perfect stopover for anyone on their way in or out of the city. With spacious and comfortable rooms, decorated with calming, neutral colours, guests are guaranteed a good night's sleep. The hotel also has a swimming pool and its own restaurant that serves delicious Indian cuisine, which can then be eaten either indoors or al fresco. The New Delhi Railway Station is also just 20 minutes away.

Jaypee Siddharth Hotel Delhi

Our Category: Deluxe   |   Regional Category: 5 Star Hotel

The luxurious Jaypee Siddharth is a stunning poperty located just a few miles from the New Delhi Railway Station. Guestrooms feature rich wooden floors and furnishings and are exquisitely decorated with creams and browns as well as the odd splash of colour. In their free time, guests can indulge in one of the rejuvenating treatments, available at the spa, or work up an appetite in the gym. A range of cuisines are served in the various restaurants that can be found within the hotel complex.

Jaypee Vasant Continental Hotel Delhi

Our Category: Deluxe   |   Regional Category: 5 Star Hotel

This beautiful hotel, located amidst a vast expanse of greenery in the centre of New Delhi, is the ultimate retreat for those looking to escape the chaos of the city. The rooms are luxuriously spacious and are decorated with a calming, neutral palette. If the blissful rooms weren't enough to relax you, there is also a spa and wellness centre on site as well as a swimming pool. When it comes to dining, guests have a variety of cuisines to choose from including Tapas and traditional Indian.

Metropolitan Hotel Delhi

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 5 Star Hotel

The chic and luxurious Metropolitan hotel has beautifully decorated rooms and a number of mouth watering restaurants serving Japanese, Indian and World cuisine. Staff are renowned for their friendliness and efficiency. Why not treat yourself to a rejuvenating spa treatment at the hotel’s NeoVeda Spa or a swim in the refreshing outdoor pool? The hotel is located within walking distance of Connaught Place in one of New Delhi's premier business and shopping district.

The Imperial Delhi

Our Category: Deluxe   |   Regional Category: Deluxe Heritage

Built as a ‘jewel in the crown’ by the British Raj, this landmark hotel located in the central district of Connaught Place exudes art‐deco style and colonial elegance. Designed by Sir Edward Lutyens assistant, Broomfield, the inlaid marble floors, three‐story atriums, special gardens, fountains and lithographs complement comfortable rooms, grand suites, wonderful restaurants and bars. The Imperial has a priceless collection of British art including many works by such prominent figures as Thomas and William Daniells, thereby gaining the property its moniker as a "museum hotel".

The Oberoi Delhi

Our Category: Deluxe   |   Regional Category: 5 Star Hotel

The first hotel in Delhi to offer a 24 hour butler service, the stylish Oberoi tastefully blends old world charm with contemporary sophistication. Facilities include a poolside spa and Wi-Fi available throughout. Rooms benefit from beautiful views of the Delhi Golf Course on one side and Humayun's Tomb on the other. The highly recommended top floor Taipan restaurant offers guests a delectable dining experience as well as stunning panoramic views of the city. Surrounded by lush green gardens, the Oberoi sits perfectly on the east side of the golf course close to the National Zoological Park.

The Oberoi Maidens Delhi

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: Standard Heritage

Built in 1903, the beautiful colonial Oberoi Maidens is one of Delhi's oldest hotels and an example of India’s amazing aptitude for turning old buildings into lavish hotels. Rooms are spacious with high ceilings and luxury facilities. You can take yourself back to the time of the Raj with a meal at the quaint Curzon Room whose walls are adorned with photos from this famous era. Set amongst 8 acres of lush green gardens in vibrant Old Delhi and within walking distance of the fast and convenient Metro.

The Picadilly Delhi

Our Category: Deluxe   |   Regional Category: 5 Star Hotel

The grand lobby of the Picadilly is a perfect introduction to this elegant luxury property. Rooms are bright, airy and furnished in a sophisticated and contemporary fashion. Staff are helpful, attentive and go above and beyond to make sure your stay is a memorable and happy one. Dining at popular Zune and contemporary Twenty-9 is highly recommended. Located in the west of town, close to the airport. Access to the rest of the city is very simple with the Janakpuri West Metro station just next door.

Accommodation on Tour

For all our tours and tailor-made holidays we provide you with a clear categorisation of all hotels we use. The REGIONAL CATEGORY indicates the local rating of each hotel in each respective country. We have also rated each hotel using OUR CATEGORY, which will be in line with generally accepted western hotel grading standards.

Simple
Basic hotels and simple accommodation is a no frills option with an adventurous authentic feel.

Standard
Standard accommodation equates to a Western 3-star standard, always featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant.

Superior
Superior accommodation equates to a Western 4-star standard, featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant and often a swimming pool and/or a fitness centre.

Deluxe
Deluxe accommodation equates to a Western 5-star standard, usually featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, excellent service and customer care.

Lavish
Lavish accommodation equates to a Western 5-star plus standard - the creme de la creme. Featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, this accommodation is a cut above the rest. Sheer opulence!

Delhi Tailor made suggestions

Here are some of the recent tailor made itineraries we have created for our clients which include a visit to Delhi.

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Tailored To Suit You OTG Independent
Tailored To Suit You

On this range you won’t be joining other travellers, but will be on your own private itinerary. Accommodation, pace of travel and the style of trip is tailored to your individual needs. From pre-priced packages available off the shelf to fully curated tailor-made holidays, this range also includes our selection of one-night stopovers, day-tours and short breaks.

The OTG Independent range gives you all the great service aspects of our Signature range with the flexibility to create a truly unique and bespoke holiday or adventure to a variety of destinations around the world.

Exciting Days, Comfortable Nights OTG Signature
Exciting Days, Comfortable Nights

On The Go's Signature group tours place local interaction and authenticity at the heart of your cultural travel experience. Upping the comfort stakes, this range is a clear cut above our OTG Adventure range.

Appealing to a wide age demographic from the 20s to 60+, we maximize your days with excitement and awe and then bring you home to a comfortable 4* hotel with western amenities, air-conditioning, WiFi and, where appropriate, a swimming pool. Hotels can sometimes be of 3 or 5 star standard too, ensuring you get the best value for your holiday.

Visiting all the main attractions you’ll be accompanied throughout by our highly qualified English-speaking local guides too. Group size is typically 18 with a maximum for 28, apart from festival tours, where group sizes can be larger due to the one-off nature of these events.

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