Touch-icon-iphone-76x76

DownloadThrillophiliaApp

Book Tour and Activities on the Go!

X

Best Things To Do in New Delhi

The best things to do in Delhi combine the best of old and new. The Hauz Khas Village has a busy nightlife and some of its clubs and restaurants are the best known in Delhi, it has attracted various fashion designers and pub owners whose businesses have flourished in the city. Delhi is a massive publishing hub, the annual Delhi Book Fair is one of the biggest literary fests in India. Delhi is also known for the numerous small-scale roadside markets which sell latest trends at low prices. Delhi is a historically rich state, known for the alluring monuments that it possesses. From the architectural style varying from Persian, European, Islamic and Indian styles to the stories that lie behind their construction, the monuments in New Delhi are one great reason the next trip you plan should be there.

The Chandni Chowk is a great area if you want to shop for bridal attire and jewellery, with designs that will have you drooling. It is one of the main tourist hubs when it comes to shopping and attracts from every part of the world, people who want to buy traditional clothing. Apart from the immaculate jewellery designs and traditional attire, the local vendors also sell spices, thus making it one of the busiest trading locations in New Delhi. The soulful Sufi devotional music – Qawwali is usually performed in the Nizamuddin Dargah that will give you a rich cultural experience of the history of the city. The local cuisine, which includes jalebis, samosas, and momos has people from all over the world wanting to visit the city. The opportunity to taste some mouth-watering food, visit various monuments with a rich cultural backing, see the breath-taking views of the city along with the vibrant nightlife and the thriving markets is one you shouldn’t miss. All the best things to do in Delhi, added up make the city a place you should be visiting next.

  • Featured
    Cycling Tour in Udaipur City and Its Outskirts
    l
    Udaipur
    h3 Hours

    About the Activity:Find happiness with an extensive cycling trip around the city of colours, Udaipur, on a high- end UT Gear Bike. The trip starts from 1559 A.D. Restaurant after you get picked up from your hotel around 07:00 AM.Explore this picturesque landscaped city, ...

    Very Good 4.0
    41 ratings

    Starting from

    1999


    Cashback 1000*

  • Featured
    Best Seller
    Power Paragliding in Sohna, Gurgaon
    l
    Gurgaon

    About the Activity:Power Paragliding in Sohna, Gurgaon, is one step ahead, if you are done with exploring all the available adventures on land and water. Enthral in this delightful tour.The resort is built with the aim of taking people back to their roots. Adventure ...

    Excellent 5.0
    465 ratings

    Starting from

    8% OFF

    2799


    3069

    Cashback 1800*

  • Featured
    SPECIAL OFFERS
    Triund Trekking and Camping
    l
    Mcleodganj
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the Destination:Embraced by the fascinating charm of the Dhauladhar Range and adorned with the enchanting beauty of Dharamshala, Triund trek proves to be a soothing trek in the country. A popular trekking destination in Himachal Pradesh, this salubrious hill entice...

    Excellent 5.0
    377 ratings

    Starting from

    1450


    Cashback 800*

  • Featured
    Best Seller
    Tosh Valley Trek, Himachal Pradesh
    l
    Kasol
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the Destinations: Indulge your visual senses as you take on the Tosh valley trek, a trail that will take you across the periphery of the mighty Himalayas. A village at the end of the Parvati Valley in Himachal Pradesh, Tosh is situated at a height of 7,874ft and...

    Excellent 5.0
    338 ratings

    Starting from

    2000


    Cashback 1000*

  • Featured
    Haveli Tour in Old Delhi
    l
    New Delhi
    h4 Hours

    About the Activity:Master ji ki Haveli tour enables you with an opportunity to explore the culture, cuisine and heritage of Delhi. An under-the radar street, this place is well-acclaimed for its famous food destinations and provides a fair knowledge about India in a nuts...

    Excellent 5.0
    128 ratings

    Starting from

    3400


  • Featured
    Delhi City Sightseeing Tour in a Private Car
    l
    New Delhi
    h8 Hours

    About the Activity:Places to visit - Garden of 5 senses, India Gate, Rashtrapathi Bhawan, Lodhi Garden and National Zoo.Indulge in a Delhi tour to marvel at the various prominent tourist spots and have a fun day.Get picked up from your hotel or residence at about 9:30 - ...

    Very Good 4.0
    26 ratings

    Starting from

    1750


  • Featured
    River Rafting in Rishikesh For 2 Days
    l
    Rishikesh
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the Activity:Rishikesh and rafting are twins with unbreakable bonding between each other. The spiritually enhanced city has the genuine sets of adventurous rapids to make any adventure lover's tour unforgettable.Check this 2 day camping and rafting package that off...

    Multiple fun filled activities!

    Very Good 4.0
    33 ratings

    Starting from

    2600


    Cashback 1000*

  • Featured
    Stay at Neemrana Fort Palace
    l
    Alwar
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the Activity:Enthrall in an amazing trip to Neemrana fort, slide into this out-of-the-world experience while admiring the historic charm and grandeur of this stunning ancient fort with this amazing Neemrana fort package.Crowned on the striking Aravali Ranges, this ...

    Very Good 4.0
    32 ratings

    Starting from

    12000


  • Featured
    Camping and Rafting in Rishikesh
    l
    Rishikesh
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the activity: Join the fun and excitement of camping in Rishikesh. Check in at 10 AM and check out at 11 AM.Enjoy camping in a jungle camp while being surrounded by the untouched nature.Explore the outdoors and get acquainted with the magical beauty of Uttarakhand....

    Excellent 5.0
    49 ratings

    Starting from

    2300


  • Featured
    Shah Jahan Bicycle Tour, Old Delhi
    h3 Hours

    About the Activity:Shah Jahan Bicycle tour, Old Delhi is an engrossing experience that provides you short exhilarating glimpses of the Mughal life! The tour starts from Delite Cinema at Asaf Ali Road near Turkman Gate. Walk to the car parking across the street to find th...

    Very Good 4.0
    120 ratings

    Starting from

    1852


  • Featured
    Experience Adventure at Botanix Nature Resort, Gurgaon
    l
    Gurgaon
    h8 Hours

    About the Activity:Botanix Nature Resort, Gurgaon is a popular picnic spot on the foot hills of Aravali and a perfect destination to enjoy an overnight hangout. Botanix Nature Resort, Gurgaon has all the modern facilities and fun activities which will give village li...

    Very Good 4
    25 ratings

    Starting from

    1799


  • Featured
    Kedarkantha Trek For 6 Days
    d6 Days n5 Nights

    About the Activity:Fixed departure dates: 19-02-2017, 26-02-2017, 12-03-2017, 19-03-2017, 26-03-2017, 02-04-2017, 09-04-2017Winter is the most suitable time to engage in Kedarkantha trek that takes you through the remote forests covered with pine, maple, and Rhododendron...

    Good 3.0
    31 ratings

    Starting from

    7850


  • Featured
    Gaumukh Trek For 9 Days
    l
    Uttarkashi
    d9 Days n8 Nights

    About the Activity:Premium Package : 13th may to 21st May Ex DehradunStandard Package : 16th may to 20th May Ex GangotriA familiar site but with unfamiliar routes to reach, Gomukh has one of the challenging routes completely encircled by rough terrains, mountain streams,...

    Very Good 4.0
    37 ratings

    Starting from

    29500


  • Featured
    Rock Climbing Session at Damdama in Gurgaon
    l
    Gurgaon
    h2 Hours

    About the Activity:Get a foothold in the adventurous world of rock climbing as you learn to ascend granite cliffs with chalky hands at Damdama Lake Rocks at Gurgaon.With an experienced climbing guide to show you the ropes and uncover the best techniques for tying the per...

    Very Good 4.0
    28 ratings

    Starting from

    700


  • Featured
    Day Tour Best Western Resort Country Club, Manesar
    l
    Manesar
    h8 Hours

    About the Activity:Best Western Resort Country Club, Manesar located amidst lush greenery is one of the favourite destinations for a family getaway, parties or a wedding celebration. A place with beautiful yellow carpet on both sides of the road remind you of the good ...

    Good 3.0
    30 ratings

    Starting from

    1650


Ask a Question

What You Should Know More About Things To Do in New Delhi

  • What are the best things to do in New Delhi?

    There are lot of things/activities to do in New Delhi. Below mentioned are some of them:

    • Lotus Temple

    Visit the remarkable Lotus Temple, designed in the shape of a sacred lotus flower with twenty-seven petals constructed of marble. Apart from admiring the beauty of the architecture of the temple, you can take long, peaceful walks in the well-manicured gardens that surround the temple.

    • Red Fort

    Go to the Red Fort, and experience the rich culture of the monument from the days of the Mughal empire’s glory.

    • Humayun’s Tomb

    Humayun’s Tomb, gives you a great opportunity of seeing Persian architecture at its epitome.

    • Dargahs

    If you are interested in devotional music, listen to Qawwalis usually played in Dargahs to be fully exposed to rich and soulful cultural music.

    • Night Life

    Apart from visiting monuments, hitting a few clubs and having dinner at quaint restaurants and walking around is always fulfilling. Kitty Su, Privee and Club London are some of the hottest nightclubs in the Capital.

    • India Gate

    Also known as All India War Memorial, a trip to Delhi is incomplete without a visit to India Gate.

    • Jama Masjid

    Marvel at the architectural brilliance of Jama Masjid, which is a typical example of the Islamic school of design, complete with arches and archways 

    • Delhi Food

    Delhi food tops the list of best things to do and is an experience by itself. When here, relish the butter chicken and kebabs at Karim’s in Chandni Chowk or at Moti Mahal. You must also make a trip to Hauz Khas social, famous for its thematic decor 

    • Shopping

    Delhi is a shopper’s paradise. Janpat, Chor Bazaar, Palika Bazar offer excellent options for street shopping, whereas DLF Emporio and Saket’s Select Citywalk are renowned malls.

  • What are the best adventure activities to do in New Delhi?

    Flyboy Air Safari organizes one of the best adventure sports in Delhi. It is basically a small automobile attached to a parachute that works as a paraglide. Go Karting, artificial rock climbing, rappelling, river crossing, cliff jumping, raft building and cycling are a few other adventure sports that can be found in the various adventure camps located around the city.

     

    In addition, Delhi is known for its rustic walking and cycling sentiment. DelhiByCycle offers guided tours across historical landmarks in the city. The Delhi cycling ecosystem is quite remarkable. Most tours run along pre-selected tracks. Some of these are: The expansive Rashtrapati Bhavan to India Gate tour; The Najafgarh Wetlands track, where you can cycle amidst lush greenery and wildlife; the Aravali Trails near Gurgaon and the salubrious Dwarka to Sultanpur rides. The Delhi Heritage Tours also organises Heritage Cycling, taking you on bike-rides through the forts, monuments and streets of Old Delhi.

  • Where can I enjoy power paragliding in and around New Delhi? How much are the charges?

    Power paragliding can be done in Sohna and Flyboy Air Safari, both located in Gurgaon. The cost varies from Rs. 2500 to 4000.

     

  • Which are the best locations for rock climbing in and around New Delhi?

    Camp Wild, NASA Adventure and Camp Sierra are the best locations for rock climbing in and around New Delhi.  

  • Where can I have fun doing paintball in New Delhi?

    The Paintball Co, Paintball Rocks, Lock ‘N’ Load, Shootout Zone and Rockshot Paintball Sports are the best among many other places where you can have great fun doing paintball in New Delhi.

  • Which are the best places to visit for a spiritual experience in New Delhi?

    Essentially, the spirit of Delhi is in its soulful places of worship. Pay your respects at the ‘’Makhbara’’ of Hazrat Qutb-ud-din Bakhtiyar Kaki and Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya. Enjoy a live Qawwali performance at the Dargah Sharif, organised every Thursday. If you’re a fan of Urdu poetry, do pay your respects at Mirza Ghalib’s tomb, which is in the vicinity of Nizamuddin. Additionally, visit the shrines of Khwaja Nuruddin and Shaikh Abu Bakr in the neighbourhood of Old Fort. Make a trip to the stunning Lotus Temple, an exclusive religious site in India for the believers of the Baha’i faith. A few steps from this holy site is another, dedicated to Goddess Kali. It’s called Kalkaji Mandir. Located amidst the hustle bustle of Connaught Place is Gurdwara Bangla Sahib, where you can spend your mornings listening to mellifluous recitation of morning ragas. Gurdwara Sri Nanak Piao Sahib is another holy place for Sikhs. Also, believers in the spiritual practices of Integral Yoga frequent the Aurobindo Ashram in South Delhi. One must appreciate how different faiths find and exist in harmony in the same neighbourhoods of this secular city.

  • Which are the most adventurous places for trekking around New Delhi?

    Lansdowne, Benog Tibba, Kalka Kasauli, Roopkund, Chakrata and Churdhar are a few of the many adventurous places for trekking around Delhi, with terrains varying from rugged to hilly and mountainous.  

  • Where can I experience Go karting in and around New Delhi?

    Speedy Singh’s Go Karting, F9 Go Karting and Wonder Speedway are a few places where you can enjoy Go karting in and around Delhi.

     

    Gurgaon is the go-karting centre around Delhi. The tracks at F-9 provide a thorough racing experience.

  • What are the charges and timings for Flyboy Air Safari in and around New Delhi?

    The timings for Flyboy Air Safari are from 6:00 AM to 6:30 PM. The prices range from Rs. 1300 to Rs. 7700 depending on the different packages offered, and tend to go up during the months of November and December.

  • What are the things to do at the Adventure Farm at Sohna in New Delhi? What are its charges?

    Rock sports, mountain biking, camping and off-roading are a few things to do at the Adventure Farm at Sohna in New Delhi.

     

    Standard prices are Rs. 2000/adult.

  • Which are some famous amusement parks to visit in New Delhi and what are the things to do there?

    Worlds of Wonder, Drizzling Island, Adventure Island, Aapno Ghar and Fun N Food Village are a few famous amusement parks to visit in Delhi. There are various rides you can take and entertainment activities you can enjoy while you’re there. There are water sports too, and food stalls which serve delicious local food.  

  • Which are the best destinations to experience wildlife safari in and around New Delhi?

    At Sariska National Park, wildlife safaris are offered by open gypsies and you also get a chance to spot tigers, hyenas, sloth bears and leopards in the wild along with scenic landscapes.

     

    Other places close to Delhi for wildlife safaris are Rajaji National Park, Corbett Tiger Reserve and Keoladeo Ghana National Park.

  • What are the famous heritage sites to visit in and around New Delhi?

    The famous monuments of Delhi are usually tourist hubs, built during the reign of the Mughals, the Purana Quila, Qutub Minar, Akshardham Temple, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib and the Cathedral Church of Redemption are a few examples of brilliant architecture.

     

    Take a trip down memory lane in the neighbourhood of Old Fort and visit the famed Khair ul Manazil and the shrines of Khwaja Nuruddin and Shaikh Abu Bakr. Lend an ear to the untold stories and unsung music of the air around Tughlaqabad Fort, now in ruins. The tour even includes a dungeon exploration and a clandestine escape route! Pay your respects at the shrine of the Lodi dynasty as you take a stroll through the landscaped Lodi Gardens.

  • Where can I try zorbing in New Delhi? What are its charges?

    Adventure Island and Fins Camps are the best among many other places where you can try zorbing in New Delhi. You have to pay about 50 rupees for ten minutes, which is quite feasible.

  • Which are the best places to do river rafting near New Delhi?

    River Rafting and Rappelling are some highly thrilling adventure sports. Rafting your way through the angry streams of the river can be a truly adrenalizing experience. Delhi offers some stunning packages of the sport, which mostly take you to either Rishikesh, or Kullu in Himachal. Aquaterra Adventures and Himalayan River Runners are centres dedicated to water-sports in and around the capital.

  • Which are the best destinations for bungee jumping near New Delhi?

    Bungee jumping at Wanderlust in New Delhi is a great adventure in itself. Fall off a bridge or a high cliff, as you remain suspended by a rope. It truly is an experience of a lifetime.

  • Where can I do rappelling near New Delhi? Is it safe?

    The Soghi Resorts are the most well-known place to organize rappelling. In addition, Rappelling and rock climbing is best enjoyed in Shimla, which is 350 Km away.

  • What are the best things to do during corporate outings in new Delhi?

    Take a Day Tour with Surjivan Resorts, go to Dhauj camps which allow you to experience a blend of village life with the thrilling activities it provides. It is one of the best options for camping around Delhi and offers splendid views of the nature. Other corporate activities include a visit to Mystery Rooms, for some suspenseful adventure; Paintball Co to blow off steam with paintball and Smaaash, which is a hit Sports club and bowling alley.

  • Where can I enjoy a balloon safari in New Delhi? What are its timings and charges?

    Skywaltz, Tiger Balloon Safaris, and Rocksport are a few places where you can enjoy a balloon safari in Delhi.

     

    It takes about 4-5 hours and costs Rs 5,000 to 12,000 depending on certain factors.

  • What are the things to do in Hauz Khas in New Delhi?

    There are an endless number of things to do in Hauz Khas in New Delhi. However, if you want to go partying, Downstairs At Zo is a happening nightclub which is actually in a basement. For a more cultural experience, take a walk around the historic Hauz Khas complex with its medieval madrasa, tombs, mosque and lake. Besides, Hauz Khas has many stores and boutiques run by local designers where you can take a look at new trends as well as some of the designers’ works. Other than that, make a trip to Hauz Khas Social, famous for being the venue of a song sequence in the movie Tamasha. The place is respected for its food and thematic interiors.

  • Which are the best markets to shop in New Delhi?

    On the street of Khari Baoli you can find a wholesale market which sells fabrics of every colour, texture, and material. From small roadside hawkers, to huge stores selling fabrics and clothes, you can find some great deals in this market. Sarojini Nagar Market is another area where you can find fashionable clothes for cheap prices. Hanuman Mandir in Connaught Place is an ancient Hindu temple, but the area is usually known as the Chudi Bazaar. Other markets include Daryaganj, Janpath and Tibetan Market.  

  • How is the nightlife in New Delhi? What are things to do at night in New Delhi?

    Nightlife in Delhi is vibrant and happening. Some of the clubs are Kitty Su, which is the hottest club in town, located in Connaught Place inside hotel ‘The Lalit’. This club is known for its peppy beats and raucous music. If you enjoy live music and performances, then Hard Rock Café is the place for you. Located in Saket, it features local and established band performances and provides a very warm ambience. The Monkey Bar, Underdog Sports Bar and Grill, Lights Camera Action and My Bar are a few other clubs where you could go to experience New Delhi’s tub thumping nightlife.

     

    In addition, Mocha Arthouse for late night coffee; the brewery at 24/7; street food at Pandara road and the yum rotis at Moolchand Paranthe Wala, add to the Delhi experience post dusk.

  • Which are the best routes for biking in New Delhi?

    Rashtrapati Bhawan to India Gate is a majestic stretch with them being on opposite sides. The mornings at Rajpath are full of cyclists, runners and children skating and playing sports. Aravali Trails are off-road trails with plenty of uphill and downhill sections. The area is perfect for mountain bike riders, though beginners will find several sections quite tough to ride on. It’s a forest area full of birds and small animals.

     

    Gurgaon too has many marked trails for professional bikers and cyclists.

     

    Cycling your way through a city, can be a very meaningful exercise. You get to inhale its flavours, aromas and fragrances on this open-aired vehicle. DelhiByCycle offers guided tours across historical landmarks in the city. The Delhi cycling ecosystem is quite remarkable. Most tours run along pre-selected tracks. Some of these are: The expansive Rashtrapati Bhavan to India Gate tour; The Najafgarh Wetlands track, where you can cycle amidst lush greenery and wildlife; the Aravali Trails near Gurgaon and the salubrious Dwarka to Sultanpur rides. The Delhi Heritage Tours also organises Heritage Cycling, taking you on bike-rides through the forts, monuments and streets of Old Delhi.

     

Traveller Tales From New Delhi

1485441313_179.png

Lavanya Trivedi

10 July 2015

Got the chance to meet some really friendly people on this trip and we had a nice time going all around Old Delhi with our friends. Cycling tour started early morning and we cycled to ghats of Yamuna r...

  • Https_--prisonbreak.thrillophilia.com-admin-reviews-3058_1.jpg
  • Https_--prisonbreak.thrillophilia.com-admin-reviews-3058_02.jpg
  • Https_--prisonbreak.thrillophilia.com-admin-reviews-3058_3jpg.jpg
  • Https_--prisonbreak.thrillophilia.com-admin-reviews-3058_4.jpg
  • Https_--prisonbreak.thrillophilia.com-admin-reviews-3058_5.jpg
1485441296_287.png

Suresh Patil

08 October 2015

There is something different and exciting about this place and this experience was really exhilarating.

  • Https_--prisonbreak.thrillophilia.com-admin-reviews-3070_1.jpg
  • Https_--prisonbreak.thrillophilia.com-admin-reviews-3070_2.jpg
1485441318_30.png

Meera Rathore

15 March 2017

A great tour on the first day in Delhi. They treated us like a friend who explained the Indian culture and told us the stories related to this temple. We watched 4 show which was outstanding especi...

1485441309_158.png

Deveshwar Sethi

18 October 2015

Wow, it was a pure blast!! One day adventure holiday was next to perfect. We played many adventure activities like climbing,rope climbing, Mowgli walk ,cat walk ,team activities and many move. It was a...

1485441301_184.png

Himani Embranthiri

07 September 2015

There were so many places we got to go visit and we enjoyed every second that we were here. Being a foodie i really enjoyed the part of the tour where i got the chance to enjoy the delhi's delights and...

1485441308_296.png

Vimal Agarwal

05 January 2016

At first when i saw this tour i felt that it was too costly. But then i was curious about what will they make us do for 3200 bucks in 20 minutes. But When i completed it was all answered and it was gre

1485441326_354.png

Chandra Marar

14 November 2015

Good experience and flawless organisation.Got to know so many things about delhi.It was an amzing experience for our group.Plus the main highlight was the delicious street masala food part.Enjoyed the

1485441320_50.png

Balachandra Kocchar

13 December 2015

wooo i what an awesome flight it was , my childhood desire of flying in the sky came true finally. Enjoyed that stunning aerial view of lush-green grasslands and amazing farm houses while gliding in th

1485441314_48.png

Kumari Pothuvaal

08 February 2016

I had planned this adventure as a surprise for my family and no doubt the experience was totally commendable and truly memorable. Special thanks to expert pilot who led us in the clear blue sky.