Melbourne to Delhi
Flight to Delhi with China Southern Airlines.
Economy Class from $735
Price is return airfares including taxes. Prices can change depending on the availibility on the date of booking. Some blackout dates may apply.
Travel Dates: Today - 30 NOV 2017.
Baggage: 46 Kgs (2 piece) + 7 Kgs
The capital city of India, Delhi is the home of executive, judiciary and legislative branches of the Indian Government. With its immense strength in arts, commerce, education, fashion, finance, healthcare, entertainment, media, professional services, R&D, transport and tourism; the city is even addressed as the microcosm of the country and is leading world’s top global cities.
The city of Delhi forms an ideal tourist destination given the historic and cultural eminence. It has a glorious past which has some fine traces of ancient rulers who controlled the whole nation sitting on the throne of Delhi. It is even considered to be the oldest existing city in the world after Jerusalem and Varanasi. Right from historic monuments glorifying the Mughal architecture, who happened to rule the country for maximum period of time after the British, to the stupefying buildings flaunting the modern architectural skills; the city has varied shades to reflect.
As far as the climate is concerned, Delhi stands extreme in both summers and winters. In the month of April to June, temperatures get scorching hot while it gets drenched with monsoon rain in the months of July to September. December to January the city just freezes with the cool winds bringing the temperature nearly to zero. Owing to this diversity in climatic condition in different months, the city marks a distinct place among all other states of India.
Delhi shows a mix of varied cultures as most of the people here hail from varied parts of north India like Punjab, Rajasthan, etc. While the Old City will take you down the memory line, the New Delhi is quite urban in appeal and living standards. However, this variation does excite you as you come across all the possible traditions with a touch of modernity.
Flights from Melbourne to Delhi
The Indira Gandhi International Airport
Indira Gandhi International Airport of Delhi is the major gateway to India and serves as a vibrant link between India and rest of the globe. It is the home of various Indian airlines including Air India, Air India Regional, JetKonnect, IndiGo, Jet Airways, Spice Jet, GoAir. It has three terminals, Terminal 1, which serves the domestic travelling, Terminal 2 is presently working in tandem with Terminal 3 and will be demolished once Terminal 4 is built. Terminal 3 serves both domestic and international flights.
Facilities at the Airport
Play Area for Kids
If you are travelling with kids, you just don’t have to worry about them as the airport is well equipped with a compact Play Area for kids. The little flyers are even provided with complementary strollers but only at Terminal 1.
You will find many avenues for entertainment and relaxation at the airport as it has many places to shop and eat. There are Foot Massagers to provide you a comfortable flight. Executive lounges serve as the ideal places to relax and take care of your business needs if any. There is also a Smoking Room after the security hold. It even comes with a Prayer room to let you experience some divinity.
The airport provides with world class medical facilities across the terminals. You have Medanta-The Medicity providing excellent medical aid and patient care.
Foreign exchange services are situated at many suitable locations across the terminals. ATMs of various banks (both national and International) are accessible at various locations in the airport.
There are numerous places across the airport where you get RO treated Drinking water. If you wish to buy bottled mineral water, it can be done at the food outlets at a reasonable cost.
For passengers with reduced mobility can contact the airport Customer Services Staff at the Contact Zone situated outside each terminal for essential assistance needed for contacting specific airline representatives. Also, there are dedicated parking slots for physically challenged at Multi Level Car Parking deprived of any extra charges.
Whether you are looking for a chauffeur or self-driven cars, you get both in Delhi. You can book for car rentals from reputed companies like Asian Travel Trade, Taxi for Sure, Parmar Tourist Company etc.
Delhi has travel buses run by both Government and private agencies. If you wish to opt for the state level bus, you can go for DTC, where you can avail both AC and Non-AC buses. There are a number of private buses running to different destinations in and out Delhi. You pick the one meeting all your travel needs.
You can find the Delhi Traffic Police Prepaid Taxi Booth right outside the international terminal entrance. You are given a voucher with the destination on it and you can pick the desired the taxi to reach the planned destination.
Delhi’s exceptional Metro system has exceptionally well-organized services with arrival/departure announcements made in both Hindi and English. Smoking, eating, carrying firearms and travelling on the roof is forbidden. You can visit www.delhimetrorail.com for more details.
Trains reach at one of four main stations: Delhi Junction, also known as Old Delhi or Purani Dilli; the second at New Delhi; Hazrat Nizamuddin which is a few kilometers to the south; and Anand Vihar station to the east. Rails connect Delhi to all the major cities of India like Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Mumbai, Bangalore etc. Tickets can be booked at counters available at the stations and if you wish you can even opt for e-tickets.
There are a number of places to be seen around on a visit from Melbourne to Delhi. Here check out few of the places sure to captivate your senses:
Red Fort: Built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, the fort has been brilliantly crafted in red sandstone. It has many buildings inside and is among the prime tourist attractions out here.
Humayun Tomb: Situated in South Delhi, it is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It’s open daily right from sunrise to sunset. The centerpiece is the eponymous tomb of second Mughal emperor Humayun.
Qutub Minar: Declared as a World Heritage site by UNESCO, it houses structures dating from the Slave Dynasty (1206-1290). It was built on the orders of Qutb-ud-din Aybak.
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