Delhi is not only the capital of India and hence deserves a visit but it is a city with an enormous amount of history and architectural wonders. There is an endless list of historical sites, restaurants where you get the best Indian food, parks and chaotic but lively streets. Delhi is a street shopper’s paradise. Sarojini Nagar market, Janpath, Palika Bazaar, Lajpat Tibetan Market, Chandni Chowk, Karol Bagh, Khan Market and the list goes on. You can find almost anything you want in these places. Other than the usual tourist attractions such as Red Fort, Qutub Minar, India Gate, Lotus Temple and such Delhi also has some very unusual must visits places too. One such place is the Museum of Toilets. This city has Asia’s largest wholesale spice market. If soulful music is your scene then do visit the Nizamuddin Dargah for the best Qawwalis. Visit the Kathputli colony for some awesome shows in acrobatics, mimes juggling, and puppets. The Indira Gandhi International Airport is the country’s busiest airport and it is well connected with all major cities worldwide. The best routes on how to reach Spain from Delhi has been listed below.
By Air: Delhi has one of the busiest airports in the country. The Indira Gandhi International Airport handles over 57 million passengers annually. There are many flights plying from Delhi to major destinations across Spain. These destinations are Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Ibiza, Seville, Malaga, Majorca, Las Palmas, Bilbao, Lanzarote, Santa Cruz de la Palma, Santiago de Compostela, A Coruna, Asturias and Granada. Major airlines connecting Delhi with these cities are Air India, Alitalia, Aeroflot, Air France, Lufthansa, Etihad Jet Airways, Emirates, Air Europa, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, SWISS, Virgin Atlantic, British Airways and many more.
By rail: This option is a highly impractical and inconvenient one as there are still no railway links between India and any European countries. At present, railway connectivity between Asia and European countries is only being considered for trade purposes and it is still not completed. However, railway transport is one of the best modes of transportation within Spain and other European nations. Travelling by train is the best when it comes to experiencing Spain and its varied culture. Several trains connect Spain directly to many European countries such as France, Italy, Switzerland and others. Eurail Spain connects many Spanish destinations such as Barcelona, Madrid, Granada, Seville and Valencia. Eurail Spain also has global passes which gives you the freedom to travel all over Spain and 27 other European destinations.
By Road: A road trip is always the best choice if you are looking for an adventure. A family from Bangalore has actually done this and their trip has compelled many a traveller to set travel goals for themselves. Just get all the documents in place and you’re good to go. The route taken by the Baid family was Bangalore to Nepal on to China then Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Iran, Turkey, Greece, Italy, then crossing the Swiss Alps, Spain and on to France. Along the way the troop visited some spectacular places. The trip took up 111 days to complete and their destination was France.x