From bustling backstreets to magical mausoleums, New Delhi is alive with culture, heritage, bazaars and ancient relics.
The essence of modern India, New Delhi strikes the perfect balance between old and new, with clamouring traffic, vibrant vendors, rushing rickshaws and teems of locals wandering the busy streets; it’s a staggering array of sensations and experiences. Explore the labyrinth of lanes, modern art galleries and imposing mosques as you uncover this city of 25 million people.
Expect sunny, warm days with cool, pleasant nights in New Delhi throughout October and November. It rarely rains during this season, so it is a good time to get outside and enjoy the sights the city has to offer.
Because of New Delhi’s extreme weather we like visiting in the spring or autumn (February and March or October and November). There is slightly more rain in the spring than autumn, but both seasons offer warm days with lots of sun and low humidity.
New Delhi’s short monsoon season lasts from July to mid September. These months are very hot, temperatures rising to 35°C, and very wet, accompanied by heavy, intermittent rains. The humidity from the heat and rain can be very uncomfortable.
New Delhi’s short spring season has sunny, pleasantly warm days and cool nights. Rain falls occasionally but there are very low levels of humidity.
Summers in New Delhi are scorching hot, temperatures rising to 46°C. May and June are the very hottest months, although the hot weather sticks around until October.
Compared to summer, winter in New Delhi is short and cold, temperatures hovering just above freezing. Mornings can be blurred by intense fog, although afternoons are usually clear with bright sunshine.View all hotels in New Delhi