Are you planning to visit Delhi in summers? If yes, then there are several good places to visit in the national capital that can be explored despite the high temperature. Let’s read on to learn about the places to visit in Delhi in summers for those who don’t want to stay indoors for the entire season.
- Khari Baoli
- Splash Water Park
- Adventure Island
- Delhi Haat Mango Festival
- CP on Rahagiri Day
- India Habitat Centre
- National Gallery of Modern Art
- Chandni Chowk
- Kitty Su
1. Chhatarpur for a paintball game
Popular for relieving stress, paintball game involves shooting paintballs at opponents with makeshift guns. It demands team effort and coordination amongst your friends. There are quite a few places in Delhi that offer paintball adventure but the best one is Shootout Zone in Chhatarpur which offers a variety of games to trigger your adrenaline rush.
- Location: Andheria Modh, Near Kisan Haat, Chhatarpur
- Timings: 10 am – 9 pm
- Cost: Rs 600 per person
2. Khari Baoli for refreshing summer delights
If you wish to treat yourself to exceptionally scrumptious desserts and cocktails, head to Asia’s largest wholesale spice market, Khari Baoli, located in Old Delhi. The street accommodates Harnarain Gokalchand, a 100-year old sherbet shop, that offers drinks in different flavors like aam panna, sandalwood, almond, rose and khus. Another must-try food delight to beat the Delhi heat includes Duliram Nareshchand’s mouth-watering mango rabri and kulfi.
- Location: Gali Batashan, Khari Baoli, Old Delhi
- Timings: 10 am -7 pm
3. Splash Water Park
Splash Water Park, an amusement park in Delhi, features a large variety of rides ranging from multi-lane slides to loopy rides. For those who love adventure, there are several thrilling, adrenaline-inducing rides such as the Hara Kari slide, and a really long pendulum water slide. Also, you can indulge yourself in capturing amazing pictures in the artificial waterfalls called the Buddha Waterfalls. Ensuring the safety of all the visitors, Splash has lifeguards positioned near every ride. After enjoying the rides, you can head to the food court to have some delicious snacks.
- Location: Main GT Karnal Road, Alipur
- Timings: 10 am – 7 pm
- Cost: Rs 500 (Monday-Friday)
4. Adventure Island
Adventure Island is a world-class amusement park in Delhi, designed to provide entertainment, enjoyment, and recreation for all age group, including teenagers, families, couples and kids. The entry fee is Rs 250 and an extra charge of Rs 600 is applicable if you wish to enjoy the wide range of exciting rides. Water rides are majorly popular in summer season. ‘Twister’ and ‘Butterfly Feeling’ are the most thrilling rides available for adults, and for kids, ‘Wild Wheels’, ‘Splash Down’ and ‘Sky Riders’ are the most loved ride. You can also engage in window shopping at the Metro Walk which offers major global brands. Also, there are several cuisine options available for a delicious lunch.
- Location: Near Rithala Metro Station, Sector 10, Rohini
- Timings: 11 am – 7 pm
5. Delhi Haat for Mango Festival
Mango Festival is held in Delhi every year since 1987. It is a 2-day festival that puts more than 500 varieties of mangoes on display. Some of the rare species of mangoes like Sikri, Suwarn, Neeleshwari, RaddyPasand, Himsagar, Banganpally, Kensington, Malda, Neelam, Royal SP, etc. can be found here. The festival also features various stalls put up by reputed chefs who share their various mango-based recipes with attendees. It also features some stalls dedicated to teaching mango carving.
- Location: Delhi Haat, Pitampura
- Date: 9th & 10th July’ 2019
- Timings: 11 am-10 pm
- Entry Fee: Rs 20
6. Connaught Place on Raahgiri Day
Raahgiri Day, organized at Connaught Place, has become quite popular among health enthusiasts. Different organizations come together to celebrate it as a social initiative which encourages car-free Sundays. For an amazing start to a Sunday morning, you can participate in fun activities like yoga, street Ludo, tug of war, cycling, walking, dancing and many more at Inner Circle, Connaught Place. Raahgiri Day is worth-visiting and is organized on every Sunday morning at the same place.
- Location: Block A, Rajiv Chowk
- Timings: 6 am – 9 am every Sunday
7. India Habitat Centre
India Habitat Centre organizes a wide range of events including dance and music shows, theatre, talk shows, conferences, workshops, exhibitions and so on. The venue provides spacious and well-maintained infrastructure to hold these events. You can spend your time witnessing various cultural performances depending upon your preference. You can also attend the national and international conferences and book releases held here. Keep checking their website for updated event calendar.
- Location: Lodhi Road
- Timings: 8 am- 10 pm
8. National Gallery of Modern Art
National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) is a platform that aims to promote artists and their artwork by conducting regular exhibitions and workshops. The gallery frequently hosts seminars and lectures on art history, criticism and appreciation along with film screenings to educate the public about art practices. Additionally, it houses a wonderful collection of contemporary art paintings which can be observed during curated walkthroughs through the gallery. In case you wish to buy gifts for your dear ones, there’s a souvenir shop at NGMA that sells picture posts and other gift items.
- Location: Jaipur House, near India Gate
- Timings: 10 am- 5 pm
- Cost: Rs 20 (entry fee)
9. Chandni Chowk at night
Chandni Chowk is a major highlight of the rich and colorful culture of Old Delhi. The streets of Chandni Chowk are full of vibrancy, especially at night. A night walk across these lanes will offer you a chance to taste some delicious street food and visit the bustling market around the Jama Masjid. You can also engage in shopping at the cramped shops dotting the glittering market.
10. Kitty Su Club
With groovy party destinations around Delhi, the city’s nightlife is worth experiencing. Kitty Su Club is one of the remarkable places to go for clubbing. The interior of the club is a fusion of past which makes up for an exciting ambience. The place offers a spacious dance floor, a wide range of cocktails and a rocking resident DJ and a sense of inclusivity. The club remains closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.
- Location: The Lalit Hotel, Barakhamba Road
- Timings: 10 pm – 1 am, Monday closed
- Cost for two: Rs 5000
So, go out and beat the Delhi heat by staying active this season. High temperatures should not keep you cooped up at home anymore.