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About Delhi

Delhi

Being the capital city, Delhi  is a city of two diverse worlds —Old Delhi and New Delhi. Old Delhi was formerly the capital of Islamic India with narrow  lanes, old magnificent  havelis and mosques, while New Dehi which was earlier ruled by the British Raj is modern state with spacious garden avenues and plenty of government buildings.   Delhi which was once ancient Indraprastha —the capital of the Pandavas during the Mahabharata , is now the largest commercial city and major political centre of India.

Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Delhi. Some of them are Hotel Delhi City Centre (Tariff – Rs.1000), Hotel Picasso (Tariff – Rs.1,000), Hotel Formule 1 (Tariff – Rs.1000)  Hotel Golf View (Tariff – Rs.2500).

Language
The official language Delhi is Hindi  The other languages spoken include English, Gujarati, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalm.

Events
The Important Festivals of Delhi  is Mahavir Jayanti ( March), Guru Nanak's Birthday (November), Durga Puja October , Holi( March) Krishna Janmastami (August), Maha Shivratri (March) and  Eid ul-Fitr (July).

Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist interest in Delhi . Some of the places include Akshardham Temple ( 4kms from busstand), Jama Masjid ( 3 km from bus stand) ,  Qutab Minar (  19  kms from  Delhi station),  Safdarjang Tomb (2.4 kms from bus stand), India Gate, Jantar Mantar ( 3kms from bus stand) ( 10 kms from bus stand), Birla Mandir ( 5kms from bus stand),  Red Fort ( 20 kms from  North of Delhi) and Parliment House (3 kms from bus stand)

How to Get There

Air:
Indira Gandhi International Airport, is located at the southwest of Delhi.

Rail:
There are five railway junctions in Delhi. They are New Delhi railway station, Old Delhi, Nizamuddin Railway Station, Anand Vihar Railway Terminal and Sarai Rohilla.

Bus:
The state owned Delhi transport is most popular means of transport for the public. There are many buses that connect to various cities . Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include RS Yadav Travels, City Land Travels and Rishabh Travels. Volvo bus ticket booking has become very popular amongst travellers in India.



About Banaras

Banaras

Banaras city is located in Uttar Pradesh. It is also known as Varanasi, Benares and Kashi. The city is located on the banks of the river Ganges (Ganga). Banaras is considered to be a spiritual city. It is believed by Hindu devotees that a death in this city will bring salvation to the person’s soul. Banaras is the city of temples and it is famous for the Kashi Vishwanath temple.

Places to Stay
There are numerous hotels in Banaras that are suitable for different budgets. Some of them are Palace on Ganges (Tariff - Rs. 6550), Hotel India (Tariff - Rs. 1481) and Suraj Guest House (Tariff - Rs. 782.)

Language
The official language of Banaras is Hindi. English and Urdu are also spoken here.

Events
Banaras is famous for its festivals and events such as the Mahashivratri festival (February) which is celebrated in the Kashi Vishwanath Temple and a five day musical festival called the Drupad Mela at Tulsi ghat (February – March.)

Places of Interest
There are number of tourist attractions here. These include the Kashi Vishwanath temple (5 km from Varanasi railway station), Ramnagar Fort (12 km from Varanasi railway station), Gyanvypai Mosque (5 km from Varanasi railway station) and the Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple (10 km from Varanasi railway station.)

How to Get There

Air:
The nearest airport is the Lal Bahudar Shashtri International Airport which is at the distance of 24 km from Banaras.

Rail:
The nearest railway station is the Varanasi railway junction which is in the town.

Bus:
There are daily bus services from Varanasi to other cities such as Allahabad, Gorakhpur and Lucknow. The most popular bus service providers in this area are the New Shatabdi Bus Service and Vidhan Tours & Travels. Several bus booking portals offer bus ticket booking coupon on their sites. Look out for discount codes when you book your tickets.




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