New Delhi, the capital of the country, is a city of traditions, cultural diversity and architectural brilliance. The city’s top attractions are mesmerizing and must-visit places. A thriving cosmopolitan metro city offers fabulous places to visit if you want to spend an exciting memorable weekend. Explore best places in New Delhi to spend a memorable weekend.
10. Light & Sound Show, Red Fort
Red Fort in New Delhi presents beautiful and well planned Light and Sound Show every evening. In this show, history of India is displayed with modern technology and special effects in the royal ambience of Red Fort. Experience the spectacular display at the World Heritage Site.
9. Morning Bicycle Tour
Enjoy a day away from the city by cycling and hiking early in the morning. The cycling route is to explore city’s forests. Hike through the natural vegetation areas and discover green forests covers with lots of trees. There are many tour planners are available for hiking in the city, who provide morning tea to evening snacks with their packages..
8. Indian Mountaineering Foundation
Famous for adventurous and fun activities, The Indian Mountaineering Foundation is located in south Delhi, a government organization. The campus has lush green trees and lawn. The campus has an artificial climbing wall adhering to International standards. A perfect place for adventure lover, attracts many people on weekends.
7. Rockshot Paintball Sports
The Paintball Sports is a perfect weekend outing place in New Delhi. The adventure spot offers reliable and affordable gaming activities. It also provides necessary field to play in competitions, worldwide leagues and tournaments. The sport includes American style camo, Rockshot Paintball and Lock & Load games. Experience the crazy adventurous activities with crazy friends at the Paintball Sports.
6. Art of Hope Day Tour
An offbeat tour in New Delhi is a junction of art, passion and hope. It is located in west Delhi, where you can find India’s famous puppeteers, folk dancers and magicians. The three hour tour offers folk art performances by artists, puppet and fire show and a walking tour of Kathputli Colony. Explore an Indian Art and culture with this half day tour in vibrant New Delhi.
5. Hauz Khas Village
Hauz Khas Village is a trendy place where you can find beautiful lake, a deer park, lanes, cafes, art galleries and boutiques. Located very close to Hauz Khas Fort, Hauz Khas Village is most happening place in the city. It is a perfect spot to visit on weekends and lots of activities to do as well.
4. Dilli Haat
A traditional open air village market place is called Dilli Haat, which exhibits Indian Art and Heritage. The place is very calm, clean and organized, which offers high quality Indian handicrafts, antiques, European fashions, rugs and carpets, leather articles, silks, furniture, jewelry and fabrics. A unique shopping hub also has numerous restaurants offering different Indian cuisines. The weekend spot is a paradise for shopaholics.
3. Delhi Eye/Water Park/Rides
Spend a whole day at the Delhi Eye located in Kalindi Kunj, New Delhi. It is an amusement park which has giant ferries wheel, water park, live DJ and rides. The giant wheel called Delhi Eye is a highest wheel of India, offering a view of almost half of the city. The park offers different packages to visit the place, which include school/college packages, corporate packages and Delhi Eye tour package.
2. Akshardham Temple
Akshardham temple is an unimaginable Hindu Temple. It is famous for its architecture, construction, perfect detailing and decoration. A full day visit includes an exhibition, which shows Indian culture and history, gardens, water bodies, pristine ambience and a day ends with breathtaking water fountain show. Inside the temple, you also find the Premvati Restaurant which offers delicious vegetarian meal.
1. Rashtrapati Bhawan (Mughal Garden/Changing of Guards)
The official residence of President of India is a magnificent place to visit. A whole day visit includes Fore Court, Reception, Children’s Navachara, Darbar Hall, Library, Long Drawing Room and North Drawing Room, Ashoka Hall, Logia and Banquet Hall and Upper Logia inside the Bhavan. Right behind the Bhavan, a spectacular Mughal Gardens are open to visitors during spring season. It is a perfect place for nature lovers as well as history lovers. The changing of guards ceremony is a military tradition which is held every Saturday.