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29th Garden Tourism Festival 2016

29th Garden Tourism Festival from 19-21 February, 2016, from 11.00 am to 8.00 pm, at Garden of Five Senses, Said ul Ajaib, Mehrauli Badarpur Road, South of Saket, New Delhi (Nearest Metro Station "SAKET"). Theme of this Garden Festival is Garden for Environment and Health. 
 
Delhi Tourism organizes this festival to celebrate the flowers in bloom every year. Come and enjoy the season at its best at one of the most beautiful garden of Delhi
Highlights of the festival are as under
·         Flower Show - All Days
·         Theme Gardens
·         Large Variety of plants in different categories along with Potted plants, Foliage, Medicinal & Herbal Plants, Hanging Baskets/Bonsai/Cactus and Succulents/Cut Flower/Vegetables etc.
·         Sale of flowers, plants and garden accessories
·         Soft Adventure park for children
·         On the spot painting competition for children on 20th February 2016(Age Group 6-10,11-16 yrs)
·         Magic Show on 20th and 21st February 2016
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Location : The Garden is situated near the Qutub heritage zone.  Area : 20.5 acre. 
The Garden of Five Senses: Said-ul-Ajaib, M.B. Road, New Delhi South of Saket
Ph: 29536401, 29534519(TeleFax) Email:- gfs.hsrs@gmail.com 
 
 
Entry Ticket:  Adult - Rs.30/-,  Children (upto 12 years) - Rs.10/-,  Sr. Citizen - Rs.10/-
 

Bharat Parv Red Fort Delhi

A four-day cultural extravaganza at the Red Fort, Delhi, showcasing the diverse culture, cuisine and handicrafts of the nation.
Timings:
26th January 2016: 5pm to 9pm
27th - 29th January 2016: 12pm to 9pm
Please carry identity proof. ENTRY IS FREE
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The detailed schedule of events over the four day period is as follows :
26th January 2016: 1715 -1800 hrs. - Pipes & Drums Band (Army-Dynamic); 1800-2015 hrs. - NZCC Choreographed Folk / Tribal Dances & Music; & 2015-2100 hrs. - Military Band (Air Force-Static).
27th January 2016: 1300-1345 hrs. - Military Band (Navy–Static); 1345-1410 hrs. - Mizoram (Bamboo Dance); 1410-1500 hrs.-Karnataka (Veeragase, Dollu Kunitha, Yakshagana, Pooja Kunitha); 1500-1545 hrs. - Military Band (Army-Static); 1545-1630 hrs. – Punjab (Bhangra, Giddha, Jhumar, Luddi); 1630-1715hrs. – Odisha (Gotipua Dance and Chhau Nritya); 1715-1800 hrs. – Pipes & Drums Band (Army Dynamic); 1800-2015 hrs. – NZCC Choreographed Folk / Tribal Dances & Music & 2015-2100 hrs. – Military Band (Air Force – Static)
28th January 2016: 1300-1345 hrs. Military Band (Army Static); 1345-1410 hrs. – Assam (Bihu Dance); 1410-1435 hrs. – Mizoram (Bamboo Dance); 1435-1500 hrs. – Karnataka (Veeragase, Dollu Kunitha); 1500-1545 hrs. – Military Band (Air Force – Static); 1545-1630 hrs. – Kerala (Semi Classical); 1630-1715 hrs. -West Bengal (Rabindra Nritya); 1715-1800 hrs. – Pipes & Drums Band (Army – Dynamic); 1800-2015 hrs. – NZCC Choreographed Folk / Tribal Dances & Music & 2015-2100 hrs. – Mil Band (Navy – Static).
29th January 2016: 1300-1345 hrs.-Military Band (Air Force Static); 1345-1410 hrs. – West Bengal (Folk Dance); 1410-1435 hrs. – Karnataka (Yakshagana, Pooja Kunitha); 1435-1500 hrs. – Mizoram (Bamboo Dance); 1500-1545 hrs. – Military Band (Navy Static); 1545-1630 hrs.- Gujarat (Siddhi Dhamal); 1630-1715 hrs. – Kerala (Kaisiki – Mohiniyattam); 1715-1800 hrs. – Pipes & Drums Band (Army Dynamic); 1800-2015 hrs. – NZCC Choreographed Folk / Tribal Dances & Music & 2015-2100 hrs. – Military Band (Army Static).
 For more information kindly click http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=135746

26 January Republic Day Parade

A must for every Indian to visit and mark his attendance at this proud day. Make sure to attend this year Parade at the grounds of India Gate. Jai Hind.

Delhi First Adventure Park

Today on 16th December 2015 at 4:30pm Delhi's first Adventure Park which is spread over a lush green area of 6.3 acres, along the idyllic Sanjay Lake is opened for the kids and tourists alike. Painstakingly developed, charmingly designed EOD Adventure Park offers an exciting array of adventures and related activities, including Burma Bridge, Monkey Crawling, Spider Webs, Archery, Tree Top Course, Boating, Rafting, Jungle Trail, Camping and lots of other attractions. There will be ample parking facility, food stalls, souvenior shops, security and safety arrangements to make every visit the most memorable experience.

trade fair in pragati maidan

35th India International Trade Fair this year in pragati maidan will start from 14 to 27 November 2015. Exclusive Business Days are from 14 to 18 November 2015 and from 19 to 27 November 2015 is open for Public. Fair will be open from 9:30am to 7:30pm On Business Days the entry ticket per person per day is Rs.400/- and on Public Days the entry ticket is Rs.50/- on working days and Rs.80/- on Saturday/ Sunday/ Holiday. Tickets can be purchased at Pragati MAidan Gate Number 1, 2 and 10 from 9am to 4pm on weekdays and 9am to 2pm on weekends or you can purchase tickets at Designated Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Sttions (DMRC). There is no free or concessional group price for students. itpo

Taj Balloon Festival

The Taj Balloon Festival starting from 14th November to 16th November 2015 is a unique 3 day extravaganza that recreates the pageantry and elegance of the Mughal era, whilst setting new benchmarks in the realm of lifestyle tourism. Romancing the skies over Taj - a spectacle in white marble, unparalleled in its grandeur, a testament to love - this one of its kind festival offers a novel opportunity to experience the Taj Mahal like never before. taj-balloon-festival-2taj-balloon-festival

delhi agra same day tour

it is a long tour which goes on every day except Friday. i enjoyed it but got tired a lot, the other way is train but thats too costly. delhi agra same day tour is value for money

delhi agra same day return

you can do delhi agra same day return tour by bus and car. The tour might get delayed due to several reasons

Delhi to Jaipur One Day Tour

You will be able to have a glimpse of Rajasthan in Rs.975/- while travelling to Jaipur  and if you have less time and want to spend less than Delhi to Jaipur One Day Tour My way of travelling in this tour is to take lot of eatables with me :)

delhi to agra bus via yamuna expressway

in comparison with train tours from Delhi to Agra, the best part with bus tour is that bus tours are cost effective, round trip in one day; in one term these are, "Cheap and Best" you should check details at Delhi to Agra bus via Yamuna Expressway

Same Day Tour from Delhi

The best one to beat one day tour from Delhi are:-
  1. Delhi to Agra Same Day bus tour
  2. Delhi to Jaipur Same Day tour
so many tours from Delhi but if time is less, than above two same day tours are the best options you have

Thumri Festival in Delhi

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Event Description: "Thumri Festival 2015" A festival of light classical music presenting outstanding young talent along with the maestros.
Timings:7 to 9th August, 2015; 6pm Daily
Entry : All are cordially invited.
Venue : Kamani Auditorium, Copernicus Marg, Mandi House, New Delhi-110001
Nearest Metro Station: Mandi House
Note : Seating is on First-Come First-Served basis.Do not carry cameras, hand bags, briefcase, firearms etc.Recording of programme is strictly not allowed.Security norms referred to here will be strictly enforced.
Schedule :
7th August : 8th August : 9th August :
Arati Ankalikar. Anjali Pohankar. Uma Garg.
Kakli Mukherjee. Devashish Dey. Nabhodeep Chakraborty.
Channulal Mishra. Ghulam Sadiq Khan. Girija Devi.
Inauguration: Shri Manish Sisodia, Hon'ble Deputy Chief Minister, Govt. of NCT of Delhi
By Sahitya Kala Parishad, Deptt. of Art, Culture and Language, Govt. of Delhi
 

Indian Flag at Connaught Place

Indian-Flag Indian-Flag-2 Indian-Flag-3 Being a single mother of 2 daughters aged 12 and 8, i never got time for myself. But this time i am on business trip at Delhi and my first sight is of this Indian Flag and here i took 3 pictures of them from my mobile and posted here. Believe me looking at this view by standing here is an electrifying experience. Already feeling patriotic, "Vande Matram" I love my India.

metro tour of delhi

Delhi Metro Delhi Metro Map2 (Click Delhi Metro Map for better view) if you are arriving Delhi after 10am or want to do Delhi Sightseeing on the same day than we will advise you strongly to do Delhi Sightseeing by Metro. The tour itinerary is mentioned at Delhi tour by Metro For any further assistance for the same kindly call us at 011-65906590 (6am to 6pm)

its raining in Delhi

rain-de picture taken from the bus tour today

Jantar Mantar

Jantar Mantar Jantar Mantar2 Today snaps at Jantar Mantar, pleasant atmosphere  
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