Discovering Paris: Insider's Guide

If you were to name a few things about Paris, what are the first places and things that would come to your mind, the Eiffel Tower, the food, the wine, Shakespeare, what else? If you are having a hard time naming more of them, don’t worry, we can help you. The few things that came to your mind are some of the most popular things that Paris is known for. However, there is so much more for you to do in Paris.

Paris has been picked as one of the best locations for you to visit, be it for a family tour, be it a romantic tour, or be it a bunch of bachelors going for a chilled tour and why shouldn’t it? Paris is not just about clicking a picture in front of the Eiffel Tower, it is about learning about the beautiful history that it encapsulates, learning how some of the most beautiful things in the world were gifted to us by Parisiens, it is about trying some of the most refined delicacies in the entire world, and it is about coming back with the urge to go back again and again.

Have you ever had the chance to meet somebody who has gone to Paris? Have they not instantly tried to urge you to go there? Why wouldn’t they? Their Paris tour must have been one of the most enjoyable times of their life and if they care about you, they would suggest the same to you.  If you have made up your mind to go to Paris, come and let Nitsa Holidays plan your tour package. Nitsa Holidays is a travel and tour agency that is based out of Delhi and it is our dream to curate some of the most wonderful tour packages for travelers around the world. Our main motive is to have extremely customizable, budget-friendly, comfortable, and enjoyable packages for families, friends, groups, and couples and when it comes to Paris, our list of packages includes the Paris family tour packages from India, Paris group tour packages from India and the Paris couples tour packages from India. No matter whom you pick as your travel partner, you must definitely let Nitsa Holidays be your guide throughout the tour.

What is the best time to go to Paris?

Paris is one of the very few places in the world that is ideal to go to at any time during the year. The springtime is beautiful with a lot of colors around you and the winters are chilly enough to enjoy a cup of hot chocolate with the famous bakery items of Paris. If you want to go there during the peak season when the weather is just ideal, then we suggest you choose from the months of February to May.

How should you get from India to Paris and how long does it take?

From India, you can find some non-stop flights that will take you to Paris within 9 to 10 hours. These flights are available from the major cities of India such as Delhi, Bangalore, and Mumbai.

Is it possible to go to Paris on a low budget?

It depends! If you think that INR 1,00,000/- per person qualifies as a low budget for you, you can easily do a trip to Paris for 7 to 10 days and enjoy some of the most ideal landmarks and experiences

How are the people of Paris?

The French, especially the Parisians are very friendly and welcoming people and you will usually witness only smiles wherever you go. However, there are some tourist places that can have people trying to trick you or overcharge you, so be wary and try to avoid these people as much as possible.

Do Indians have trouble conversing and eating in Paris?

Well, you can say that quite a few years ago, it could have been hard for Indians to get around in Paris. However, in today's world, everything has been made easier. Since Paris saw a lot of tourists coming in from the entire world, it started utilizing the global language English, and today there are a lot of people and places that will easily be able to converse with you.

When it comes to dining in Paris, French cuisine is already world-famous for having some of the most exotic ingredients and refined palettes and you must definitely try those on your trip to Paris. However, if you have a very Indian palette and French cuisine is extremely difficult for you to adjust to, there are many Indian restaurants and other restaurants that serve international cuisine that will be able to feed your stomach.

How can you travel around Paris?

Paris has a lot of amazing landmarks that can be explored just by taking a walk around the city. If you are a fan of riding bicycles, you can also go on a very enjoyable bike ride with your friends and family and explore the streets and gardens of Paris. For long distances, you have trains, taxis, buses, and metros which can take you safely anywhere in Paris.

How are the accommodation and hotels in Paris?

Paris has a lot of options for visitors to spend the night in. You will find some of the most renowned names such as Marriott, Four Seasons, Shangri-La et cetera. Most of these Hotels provide you with beautiful sights, impeccable service, and views of Paris, especially the rooms that directly give you a view of the Eiffel Tower but there are also a lot of cute and quirky B&Bs, which will provide you with homely and comfortable stay, and there are cheap hostels available for backpackers as well.

Is Paris a good place for shopping?

Paris is probably one of the best places in the world for shopping. You can buy art, paintings, jewelry, clothes, shoes, fashionable items, and many more on the streets of Paris. From some of the most luxurious names, such as Gucci, Prada, and Versace, to some of the most quirky and amazing street shops, you will find everything in Paris.

How is the nightlife in Paris?

Paris is the birthplace of a lot of culture, music, dance, literature, and theaters, and the nightlife of Paris, beautifully demonstrates it. You can go to some iconic rooftop bars, and pubs, from where you can see the glorious skyline of Paris, and see the city of light turn into a magical sight as the sun sets.

How is the landscape of Paris?

Paris is a wonderful place. There are some beautiful lakes, rivers, seas, hills, gardens etcetera that you can add on your trip to Paris. You will come across some of the most ethereal and enchanting views and you can click some wonderful photographs with the best backdrop of Paris.

What are some of the best places to visit in Paris?

Eiffel Tower- one name that cannot be skipped when coming to Paris is the Eiffel Tower. It has some of the most beautiful views in the entire world and tourists sometimes plan a tour to France only to see this breathtaking view. It is a wonderful spot to click some amazing pictures and to appreciate the skyline of Paris.

Notre Dame- the oldest and the most popular cathedral deserves a visit when you are in Paris. It has been devoted to the Virgin Mary and as you set foot into this place, you will feel the air around you turn extremely peaceful and calming. There are many more worship areas that you should also try to include if you have enough time on your  Paris Tour package.

The Museums- Paris has a lot of wonderful museums, and even though it is not possible for you to visit all of them, you must try to accommodate as many of them as possible on your Paris tour package. There are museums that will bring to you the most creative literature, and history, there are museums that will show you artworks of some of the best and biggest names, there are museums where you can learn about trains and wars and one of the most must-visit Museums is The Louvre which houses everything you can think of, starting from artifacts, documents, paintings, sculptures, scriptures et cetera.

Sienna- you must definitely include this romantic and intimate ride if you are in Paris, which takes you sailing on the beautiful and clear waters of Paris and shows you the views of the iconic Eiffel Tower, the Notre Dame, the museums, the Streets, the villages et cetera. You can also have a romantic candlelight dinner which brings you expertly curated meals whilst floating.

Vineyards- Paris is known for its world-class vineyards and you can take the opportunity of going for an excursion with your travel buddies where you can taste some of the most exotic and delicate wines in the entire world. They will not only give you a glass of alcohol but they will also teach you how to pair wine with the food it compliments the best, it will teach you how the most famous beverages in the entire world are created and you can also bring back some fine wines with you as souvenirs.