New Delhi sizzles with a touch of British Raj, sparkling in Lutyen’s Delhi—in spacious green avenues and majestic government buildings. Modernism surfaces in the contemporary houses, malls and luxury hotels there. High-powered, classic and cosmopolitan—the capital of the country stands as a fine example of heritage co-existing with urban aspirations.
The city mainly experiences five seasons—summer, spring, monsoon, autumn and winter. One can expect extreme very hot summers and very cold winters. The mercury rises up to 45°C between May and June. It gets cooler from November to January, where daytime temperature falls to about 15°C and night temperatures can reach under 5°C.Experience monsoon between July and mid-September. Best time to visit New Delhi-Come October or early March—the winter months—the city is at its pleasant best with a temperature of around 20°C.
The recommended clothing here varies depending upon the season. During summer, wear full-sleeved cotton clothes and sunscreen. In winters, heavy woollens, mufflers and gloves, and in the rains, an umbrella comes handy.