Why an addicted traveller must visit South Delhi

This is a guest post by Mr Akshat, who is the General Manager of Hotel GTC, South Delhi. Dear readers, every city in the world, especially a travel destination has some old part or a shopping favourite region or sometimes a bad neighbourhood in their city. Similarly New Delhi, capital of Republic of India also has a special region where you will note huge bungalows, luxury cars, awesome shopping malls and some 2000 year old historical monuments which traveller love to visit. I am talking about the Southern part of New Delhi, also referred as “South Delhi”

This post is written by one of my good friend Akshat who in an expert in the field of New Delhi tourism and he will reveal that Why an addicted traveller must visit South Delhi. Over to Akshat now.

Hi friends, I am Akshat and Jamie has also introduced me so I won’t waste your time and will straight come to the heading of this post. New Delhi is not just the capital of India but its a heritage city where you will find locals praying monkeys & cows and on the other had you have super luxury hotels & resorts, some of the most expensive shopping malls and restaurants which will rob you if you are one of those who don’t care what’s the price mentioned for a meal for two. So New Delhi, my friends is a place which you can call as a reflection of Human civilization.

As I operate a a hotel in South Delhi so I will only share the tourist destinations of this part of the city.

At Number 1- Lotus Temple

Lotus Temple

Lotus Temple

Whether you are a Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Sikh you all are welcome to a Lotus shaped temple situated in the Southern part of Delhi. The temple opens its door for all human beings fron any faith, creed or culture. The architecture of this temple is marvalous and it will be a foolish mistake if you skip to see this amazing jewel of New Delhi.

At Number 2- The Embassy area



In India, the political economists follow the teachings of a priest who was born in present Patna and taught Political Science in present Afghanistan. I am talking about the great “Chankya”. His teachings of political life is so important that the Indian Central Government has names a street in Delhi as Chanakyapuri and almost 80% of foreign embassies offices are situated here,

This particular read is simply amazing as it is one of the greenest, cleanest street in Deihi. Just have a look at the below image.

At Number 3- Greater Kailash

Greater Kailash

Greater Kailash

A property of 400 sq yard in Greater Kailash, South Delhi is at around 2 million $. Greater Kailash is on of the most expensive destination in Delhi and as I have worked with some of the finest budget hotels in Greater kailash or GK 2, I can tell you that you will find some of the most expensive hotels, restaurants, shopping malls, even schools. The best hotel here will be the Eros Hotel and our’s Hotel GTC. Eros is the oldest hotel in South Delhi and when is comes to budget accommodation, Hotel GTC is one of the finest hotels in South Delhi too. Have a look at my about us page – http://hotelgtc.in/about-our-hotel-delhi/. The best shopping mall will be the Select City Walk and the best school in this location with be Delhi Public School. So do explore Greater Kailash on your next Delhi trip.

At Number 4- Lodhi Garden

Lodhi Garden

Lodhi Garden

Prepared by an Islamic ruler and currently a popular destination for locals, Lodhi garden is a place to explore. I personally go here for an evening walk and the monuments built in the center of the park is something which attract many tourists to visit this park. Entry in the Lodhi Garden is free and do come in your walking shoes as you have to walk a lot.

At Number 5- Ansal Plaza

Ansal place Shopping Mall

Ansal place Shopping Mall

Thi is a popular Shopping all, situated in Andrew Ganj, South Delhi and is also considered as the 1st Shopping Mall of New Delhi. It started in 1999 and its one of many popular Shopping Malls of Delhi. Whenever a new movie is being released, Bollywood would come and seek for PR via Ansal Plaza and the audience in this mall are some of the richest individuals of Delhi. So do mark your presence in Ansal Plaza on your Delhi trip.

At Number 6- Nehru Palace Market


This is Asia’s biggest computer parts market and attract 1000′s of business travellers every day from all over the Asia. I have personally bought all the tech related instruments for my Hotel from this market. Why a traveller should visit this market? Every backpacker has a lap top and the deals you can get from here are amazing. So do visit it. Apart from these destinations kindly have a look at our photographic blog on places to visit in delhi.

New corrections made on this post on 22-6-2014…

An expert view on the best tree house resort in the world

It is a well-known fact that tree house is loved by every luxury accommodation seeker. It is the best way to get close to the Mother Nature and quite adventurous to live with birds in a house that is built on leafy branches of a tree. The very idea sound interesting and cool. Such houses built on trees are called tree houses and anybody can be swept away by the magical beauty of these tree houses. Through this post I will try to bring into light some of the most stunning and beautiful tree houses all around the world. There is some story related to all these tree houses.

Lohagarh Forest resort

Lohagarh fort resort is one of the tree house Jaipur. This resort is situated in mountainous area.  The tree house here is best combination of luxury and comfort.  The tree house stands on the 300 years old tree. Moreover it is believed that this old tree has the pure aura which can purify the mind and heart of the person who stands close to it. All the basic amenities can be found on this tree house.

Free spirit spheres

The main idea behind this spirit was oneness. Unlike the other houses the floors, walls and ceilings of this house was one continuous space.  They can fit into the forests setting without any change required. They also make use of biomimicry.  The main foundation of this sphere is tree. Further it also very well depicts the connectedness of human to nature. This free spirit is freely hanging in air so it also reduces the possibility of any footprints. The shell of this is so strong that it can withstand any impact. Further the rope from which it is hanged allows it to move freely.

Minister’s tree house

This is in fact the largest tree house in the world. It is situated in town of Crossville and was built by Minister Horace Burgess in 1993. He got idea to build this house after seeing a dream in which God himself said to him that if he builds a tree house he will never fall short of any sort of material.  It took around 14 years to complete this tree house. Around 258,000 were used to build this tree house. This is a ten story tree house standing on six trees.

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It was designed by Lukasz Kos. He was of the idea to build a tree house which had minimum impact on the trees. With this idea he suspended two ton lattice frame around 20 feet above the floor of forest.  It is situated in Lake Muskoka in Ontario. The travelers can enter this tree house through rolling stairs.

Temple of the blue moon

This is one of the most amazing tree house. It is situated in Pete Nelson’s Tree house Point in Issaquah. However there are many tree house lodgings available there and this is just one among them.  It was built by Wash Nelson who was a very famous tree house builder. This provides a unique gateway to the visitors to connect with the nature.  This tree house is built on a 300 year old Sitka Spruce.

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Top 3 budget accommodation in Golden Triangle

We remain busy in our life and do not have time to visit different places living in our own country. Sometimes we plan but it gets ruined due to the busy schedule or some other problems. In today’s world we have given more priority to make money in respect to visit and explore more and better places available around us. The country like India which has diverse culture and living style. There are a lot of beautiful places to visit like Delhi, Agra, Jaipur etc. these cities have most beautiful moments like red fort, Taj Mahal one of the seven wonder of the world and Hawa Mahal respectively. We do not plan our holidays regularly, it is done sometimes or once in a year or two. So we think to visit such a place which has all the features to relax and chill out in affordable budgets.

Golden triangle Jaipur

Delhi, Agra and Jaipur are considered one of the best places to visit in India as the best place for tourism. People travel from long distances even from around the world to visit these cities. For these they need better places to stay that have all the facilities of relaxation. The following three hotels provide luxurious suites and are in budget with great future at the satisfying price. These hotels are as follows:

  • GTC Hotel in South Delhi
  • Hotel Malak in Jaipur
  • Hotel Radissonblu in Agra.

These hotels provide the best facility. These hotels provide the best rooms and services in the affordable price. It is not sure that every people may be healthy at all the time sometime people suffer some health problems suddenly, these hotels provide the proper first aid. The roadways to these hotels are directly connected and also nearby from the various bus stops and has easy route for airports and railway stations. Wi-fi service is provided to all the customers with proper speed. Hotels have the proper parking for all the individuals without any hassle. Location of these hotels is best from where the tourist can easily go for the tourist places. Proper gym facility is also available 24 by 7 with proper and safe environment.

So as the trip startes from new Delhi so prefer South Delhi. Hotel GTC, I believe is better and a good choice for those who are searching budget hotels in south delhi. I suggest that you should stay in their luxury cum budget place. But for other hotels check out the below points.

Why to opt for these hotels:

  • Warm welcome from staffs: Staffs pay the special attention with the best smile to their visitors and treat them in a proper manner and also feel them special.
  • Good information: The staffs available at the hotels provide or give the right and proper information to the customer for the entire thing available or not available at the hotels.
  • Feel like home: Everyone wants to feel like home when they are staying even out of their homes. To feel you like that these hotels provide the better services and everything on time, thus not causing to feel home sickness.
  • Cleanliness: These hotels have better cleanliness from halls to wash rooms. Cleanliness staffs are available for this at all the time.
  • Straight services: These hotels do their work properly with no any extra charges. These hotels are always pleased to fulfil all your demands to their best.

If you are tempted to visit the Golden Triangle than I will suggest you have read this post by Lonely Planet on Golden Triangle.

My trip to jaipur in 2013

Why I started this blog? Because I love to travel. Hi all I am Jamie and this is my 8th blog site. I am from Vermont USA and right now I am in India for 6 months. My plan is to explore this beautiful nation and especially the city of Jaipur in Rajasthan.

Why I choose Jaipur? To tell you the truth I have deep history with the city and some of my hotelier friends really forced to visit the city again. I first visited Jaipur in 2009 and met Mr Singh, owner of a taxi company in Jaipur. We guys explored all the amazing destination like Jal Mahal, City Palace,Amer fort and my favorite shopping destination in Jaipur – MI Road.

Along with Jaipur I also plan to visit the neighboring city of Kukas which is now considered a part if Jaipur metropolitan. Things really have changes in 5 years. So this time I have planned to stay in Jaipur for a complete month (April) and have also been welcomed by Mr Singh from Lohagarh Fort Resort. So will definitely share their success story. They operate a luxury tree house resort in Jaipur and have recently won the best theme resort of Rajasthan 2013 from a popular local newspaper.

Apart from this I will all my favorite shopping destinations in Jaipur. I recently met Mr Chhabra and he runs an online Shopping guide, I helped him in setting his 1st online directory on Jaipur jeweler and local cuisine. o we both will be exploring Jaipur for cool handicrafts by 2nd week of April.

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Nice picture. I took it at Amer Road. I have landed in the city and right now I am at Lohagarh Fort Resort in Jaipur. Will sgare the story on daily basis. So till than keep reading.