The App: Delhi Maps and Walks
This app helps users see the best of Delhi by providing self-guided walking tour routes – especially useful for visitors looking to avoid sitting in traffic. GPS navigation tools help you stay on track in an unfamiliar city.
Conversation Starter: Fast tracks
Bring up India’s infrastructure plans on your next work trip there. Train travel is a quintessentially Indian experience: the food sellers, the clash of languages, the classic locomotives. But the country’s train culture is primed to get a new dimension, with proposals for a countrywide high-speed rail system. The first line, between Mumbai and Ahmedabad, is expected to be completed by 2022. The second line will likely run between Delhi and Varanasi.
After Hours: Lord of the Drinks
For a high-energy drink spot that’s right in the heart of the financial district, head to Lord of the Drinks in Connaught Place. There’s a dance floor, DJ sets and live bands. The terrace also offers a quieter area to carry on conversations.
Central business district: Connaught Place
Airport to CBD: 20 minutes by Delhi Airport Metro Express
Currency: HK$1 ≈ 8.8 rupees