Three Day Itinerary
Visit: Start the day at 9 in the morning with a visit to the Lotus Temple, another landmark in the capital city. You may have to take local bus,auto/taxi to reach Lotus Temple Resembling a half-open lotus, this is a relatively recent architectural marvel of the Bahai faith. From there, you may move on to visit Humayun's Tomb one of the most impressive Mughal edifices buy local bus or auto/taxi.The distance is about 7kms. Take some time to explore this magnificent structure and the other monuments the complex houses. About 2 km north of the Tomb lies the Nizamuddin Dargah belonging to the famous Sufi saint, Nizamuddin Auliya. Ignore the crowded surroundings and focus on the irresistible eateries around. Your next stop is the Lodi Gardens . Along with an extensive, well-manicured garden, you will see some ornate tombs and structures belonging to the Lodi and Sayyid dynasties.
Eat: If you are tired, you can break for lunch at Khan Market, a paradise for foodies buy auto/taxi. The distance is about 2kms.
Shop: Books, shoes, ethnic stuff, designer wear - you can take your pick at Khan Market.
From Khan Market head towards Safdarjung's Tomb. Buy auto/taxi. The distence is about 2kms. Spread over an area of 300 sq km, the spectacular tomb is enclosed within a garden with tanks and fountains. From there you can go to Hauz Khas by metro which is about 4kms and walk for 12-15 minutes to reach Hauz Khas Village. This area was developed during Feroz Shah Tughlaq's rule.
Eat: The nearby Defence Colony is a good choice. You may have to take local bus,auto/taxi. The distance is about 5kms. You will find all kinds of eating joints from high-end to regular run-of-the-mill restaurants here. Another option is Dilli Haat, where you can savour pan-Indian cuisine. You may reach here by metro, or auto/taxi.
Shop: Set against a rustic backdrop, Hauz Khas Village has many boutiques that sell ethnic clothes and curios. You can also go shopping to Dilli Haat, located on Sri Aurobindo Marg. This craft bazaar is a veritable melting pot of Indian culture.