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What You Should Know More About Things To Do in Delhi
Delhi is eager to tell you stories, stories accumulated since ages as the city has served as the capital of several civilisations prior to ours. Your first impression of Delhi might conclude at a presumption of the city being too crowded to serve for travelling purposes, but there are different layers of knowing Delhi. Once you start immersing in the eternal city with its endless activities to do, it is hard to look back and not smile at the memories you made here.
Being the capital of India, Delhi has not ruled out the inclusion of adventure sports within its boundaries. Enough camps and organisations cater to the visiting or native adrenaline junkies. Also, the thrilling locations and the amazing infrastructure of some of the adventure camps have given this sport a feasibility that is hard to deny. Check out the most popular adventure sports found in the vicinity of Delhi:
Several Gurgaon based adventure camps and other such camps come with tons of aerial activities that at times they seem better than the ones done from natural locations. With Delhi’s thoughtful inclusion of several adventure sports, the aerial activities are diverse here. You could even enjoy the amusement rides if flying in the air is too intimidating for you. Check out the most popular aerial activities here:
Although Delhi itself does not entertain many wildlife parks, yet the ones offering wildlife safaris around Delhi are enough to sweep you off your feet. Yet if you are looking for a more intense safari of the India sanctuaries, then it is recommended to decide on a nearby weekend destination like Ranthambore to quench your thirst.
There is nothing like walking or hiking to unravel the mystery that Delhi beholds. What better way to shed light on the narrow alleys, winding paths and witness the rich heritage of the territory? Take a day off from touring and get to know Delhi on an intimate level, trying out the tangy street foods while strolling from streets to streets until your feet give away. Take a cue from the following popular hiking trails in the cities of Delhi:
The cycling community of Delhi is consolidated yet is very welcoming to take in new eager cyclists. Step outside early in the morning and proceed towards Rashtrapati Bhavan or India Gate only to see that there is a horde of cyclists making their rounds in the city. The cycling ecosystem in Delhi has improved over the recent years and one can see that the number of cyclists has increased considerably. The easy-going approach of the cycling groups here is what tourists adore the most. People with all levels of expertise see themselves blending into the group only to leave a sigh of contentment at the end of the day.
Road trips are hard not to love; the breezy air swirling your wisps your hair, or the sultry afternoon sun drawing out beads of sweat from you. If you were looking for short road trips from Delhi, then you would not be disappointed. With Delhi, the extent of various road trips goes endless, as you could travel as far as Kangojodi or as close as Damdama Lake.
With Wanderlust in New Delhi, you need not worry about travelling all the way up to the mountains to have the experience of a lifetime. All the staff here are professionally trained in Germany and provide you with harnesses that are strictly German based. So enjoy jumping off the cliff, as you are attached to an elastic cord and feel the rush of adrenaline overwhelm your body and mind.
The cost here is INR 3000 and allows ages from 14-50 years to engage in this thrilling activity.
Rock climbing is one of those adventure sports that people presume to be a piece of cake, yet the mentally and physically exhausting activity is a challenging task that requires an adept level of mental and physical fitness. Be it climbing across an artificial or natural rock formation, both are equally formidable. These are the most popular places in Delhi that offer decent and safe rock climbing experiences:
People often look to reach their destinations within a minimum time span to enjoy their tour to the fullest. From the capital territory, within a span of 10 hours, you could choose to travel to the most magical Indian travel destinations in a ride so wholesomely fresh and rejuvenating that you would not want the train to stop ever.
India’s capital has a complex mixture of ethnicity and culture that calls for the establishments quenching the thirst of all sorts of people accumulating here from across the country. The contrasting ambience of Delhi is so cleverly accommodated in a single setting that it is hard to feel out of place here. With pubs, shopping arcades, IT hubs and colleges to admire, Delhi’s idea of pub hopping, too, is pretty impressive.
The happening life of Delhi comes out during the night time when the unadventurous lot has been put to bed. Be it spots for photographing, ghost walking or night gazing, Delhi has accumulated the country’s best nightlife experiences into a single spot. Although you might not be knowing where the hidden chilling spots and the real nightlife of Delhi are, the list below might give you some idea:
It is more or less safe to take walks and enjoy the entrancing nightlife of Delhi, yet it is recommended to stay with your gang unless you are driving past the ghost walking places.
Once you are done with the historical and colonial monuments of Delhi pay a visit to the amusement parks here. Delhi’s expertise in amusement rides mostly beats all other Indian states, bringing you a thrilling weekend experience with your family and friends. These are the most popular amusement parks in Delhi you can visit with your kids:
The Mughal architecture of Delhi is significant to India’s history. Nestling several historical monumental creations of India, little could go amiss in Delhi. From taking sultry afternoon strolls to spending an entire day in an adventure camp, Delhi’s day out activities are full of versatility with intriguing flavours of the Mughal Empire served on the streets.
One of the favourite road trips of the Delhiites is the Manali road trip, which takes about twelve hours (537 km) to reach via NH 44. If you were looking for adventurous delights in Manali, then you would not be disappointed at all. The scenic vistas of this destination coupled with breathtaking turbulent streams and snowfields are the signature of Manali.
It is not uncommon to want to take a break from the mundanity that daily life comes with. Delhi, though not the apt place for nature lovers, comes with the country’s some of the most appealing weekend destinations you would not want to miss. The Ghats, hill stations and the trekking experiences make these destinations attract tourists every weekend, be it in summer or winter. Here is a list of weekend getaways near Delhi.
The best way to reward yourself with a break is to take a trekking holiday if you are all about nesting in nature’s lap. If it is not enough for you, then you could always set up a camp and rock the bonfire with your friends or colleagues. Delhi is nearby to several auspicious trekking destinations making the younger Delhiites literally drool over the Himalayas.
Kingdom of Dreams is an unparalleled destination in Gurgaon in NCR Delhi for those who want to pay respect to the Indian culture and ethnicity through the mediums of art, music, craft, musicals, drama, mythological shows, carnivals and cuisine.
This is a one-stop spot for both foreigners and Indians alike, who want to know the country from a cultural angle. With Nautanki Mahal, Showshaa Theatre and Culture Gully ready to cater to the cultural cravings of the people, the Kingdom of Dreams would consume your entire day.
For the shopaholics, Delhi should be your paradise. Not just with the incredible spice collection, but Delhi has exotic shopping complexes featuring handicrafts, brassware, hippy clothing, paintings and what not, where you can test your bargaining skills and get mesmerised with the narrow bazaars of the medieval era. Some of the bazaars specialise in cultural performances as well, thereby, not letting you get bored while shopping.
Jaipur is a popular weekend getaway destination from Delhi as it takes around 5 hours (293 km) to reach there via NH 48. Being the capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is brimming with the Rajput glory of the early eras bringing the country’s most exquisite collection of palaces, forts and havelis. Check out the most famous activities Jaipur is known for:
As Rajasthan is much closer to Delhi than other major destinations of India, the people residing in the capital or the ones who have come to visit Delhi could avail the option of taking a desert safari tour from Delhi. The Thar Desert with its awe striking panoramas of the vast desert horizons beats any other scenery of the country. Take a look at the following desert safaris around Delhi:
Villages near and around Delhi are culturally and ethnically so rich that taking tours there are as rejuvenating as strolling in the misty mountains. The typical culture, tradition and lifestyle of the villagers could be most evidently felt by spending an entire day witnessing the villagers, taking part in their cuisines and interacting with the locals.
If you are keen on experiencing a travel back in time, then the luxury train journeys should be your salvation, provided that you have loads of money to spend. India is magnificently transformed into an era 100-200 years ago showcasing the brilliance of the past in the furniture, cuisine, comfort and setting. Get ready to have an experience of a lifetime with the following luxury train journeys:
Paragliding is the safest and the most fun option for those seeking a formidable adventure experience at the beginner’s level. The cost starts from INR 2,500 and depends on the spot you picked. Since a guide accompanies you, there is nothing much for you to worry about except witnessing the mind-boggling vistas that come with the sport. With several adventure camps catering to the adrenaline junkies’ need, Sohna power paragliding and Flyboy Air Safari in Gurgaon are the best of all.
Traveller Tales From Delhi
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 river. We also indulge in boat ride and seen a church. At the end of the trip we had nice breakfast. It was very well organised tour. Our guide was very good and had awesome knowledge of the city.
08 October 2015
There is something different and exciting about this place and this experience was really exhilarating.
05 May 2016
Had an absolutely amazing time. Being a delhiite i had never thought of roaming around in delhi on an auto-rickshaw. But when i took this tour just to check. I was amazed and found this tour a brilliant one not from Delhi to See the whole Old Delhi within 3 hours that too with ease.
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 especially the Fountain show. I loved the experience and I do recommend everyone.
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 holiday trip organized by our coaching institute, enjoyed a lot.
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 the famous dilli ka street food.It was a fun filled tour.
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 great fun flying in the air.
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 tour of haveli.
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 the air.
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