Delhi is a glorious city- there is no denying that! This city has been the capital of the country for a century now and it has been the capital of countless empires in the past. The city is soaked in history and tradition while readily embracing modernity and globalization. It does not matter how long your trip to Delhi actually is- it will always feel too short for your liking! There are tonnes of things to do, tonnes of things to eat and the shopping is godly. Of course, you would have to figure out your acommodation before you determine how long you stay here. This is a large city with tens of thousands of hotel. It would not be a wise idea for you to end up in the city first and then proceed to find a hotel for yourself- especially if you are budget travelling. If you are looking for cheap New Delhi hotels that you can actually live in- you most certainly have to make the internet your ally.
Attractions and Activities
Delhi has a bit of something for everyone. There are countless historical structures, malls, cheap shopping markets, eateries, clubs, etc. The cultural tourist would certainly visit the Delhi staples- the India Gate, Humayun's Tomb, Red Fort, Purana Qila, Qutub Minar, Jantar Mantar, etc. Those with a religious strain can also visit the Kalkaji temple or the Akshardham Temple complexes. Saket has a 7 large malls to meet the needs of the stringiest shopper. If you are looking for some branded clothing, Saket and South Extension market are the best. In case you are okay with bargain hunting and bearing some heavy crowd, the markets in Lajpat Nagar, Karol Bagh and Sarojini Nagar are amazing.
Most of these places are well connected by the Metro. If you have chosen to live in one of the cheap New Delhi hotels, the distance from all the tourist spots and destinations depends on where your hotel is located. The city is rather large- so be prepared to travel!
Accommodation and cuisine
Delhi is a city that puts its own twist to all the cuisines that it has adopted. It is a large city and you can find restaurants serving almost all types of food. Chinese, Mexican, Thai, Italian, South Indian, Lebanese, etc. are rather popular, but they come with their own distinctive Delhi twist. The local chats are available on all roadsides and markets and are worth a try. Make sure you have at least one North Indian meal with lassi when you are there- it is worth it!
There are tonnes of cheap New Delhi hotels for the budget traveller, so cheap accommodation is not an issue at all!