No time for long vacation, explore Delhi as a traveller!



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Who said you need a hill station or beaches or backwaters to enjoy the vacation break. Delhi itself is a hub of endless recreation to boost your weekend with all excitement and fun. All the shopaholics, foodies, photographer and thrill seeker, get ready to explore Delhi as the city has a bucket filled with surprises for you.

Find what allures you more and enjoy as there are lot of things to do in Delhi. Get your gang or be the solo explorer, but this time Delhi will be more interesting than it was before.


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1. Evening at India Gate

Central secretariat metro station on the Violet Line and take shared auto or just a walk.”

Delhi looks amazing during the night. The illuminated street, the green belts along the road, the crowded pavements and the smooth running roads, everything about Delhi is just beautiful. How much chaos the city may experience, but the evenings will soothe your soul.


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Plan the Saturday for an evening walk along the road at India gate. The silence and the breeze brings up utmost peace that you won’t get anywhere. If you are with your gang, taste the lip-smacking street food and the all-time needed tea.

2. The monuments are more than just being the historical places

Delhi has many beautiful architectural buildings that are more than the historical monuments. You just need to expand your imagination and explore the beauty of each. My favorite list with the best possible route goes as;

• Humayun’s tomb “Khan Market Station or JLN Stadium Station on the Violet Line and take an Auto or walk.”


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• Qutub Minar “Qutub Minar Metro Station yellow line.”

• Jama Masjid “Jama Masjid Metro Station Violet line.”

• Lodhi Garden “Khan Market Station on the Violet Line and take an Auto.”

Purana Qila “Pragati Midan Metro Station and take an Auto or walk.”

Pick your Smartphone or good if you have a camera and click the most skillfull angle you get to capture the amazingly build, beautifully engraved monuments in Delhi.

3. Food your ultimate leisure

How can one miss the food in Delhi? The variety of cuisines, the optional eateries, and the mouth mothering aroma makes Delhi a perfect hub for all foodies. Street food, the lifeline of foodies living in Delhi, brings out the most exotic taste that you can’t even get at a luxurious 5star hotel.

Skip your home made food on Sunday and move out for the food tour in Delhi.

• Start with the hot tempting paratha at Moolchand that is close to the Moolchand metro station, violet line. The place opens at 9 am till 11 at night. With the affordable price, you can enjoy the best breakfast.

Then move to Amar colony for the best Momos at the Hunger strike. From all tandoori, steamed veg and nonveg, they serve the best momos in Delhi.

• You can enjoy the lunch at GTB Nagar. There are many cafes and restaurants that have the best food with an affordable rate. Serving all Italian, continental, Mexican, Indian etc you can add more and more to your plate. The yellow line connects directly to the GTB Nagar metro station.


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• Evening at Connaught Place Delhi. The most crowded place in Delhi, Connaught Place is the hub for all commercial and noncommercial meetings. You can get booze and add more spark to your Delhi food tour. Eat, and enjoy the live music at the best cafes in Delhi.


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• The old Delhi is the best place to add more calories. A perfect food joint for Vegetarians and non-Vegetarians, Old Delhi is the best point for foodies. The hot sizzling non-vegetarian food makes Old Delhi best in entire Delhi. For vegetarians, the list starts from Chole Bhature, all different Parathas, tempting chat and hot spicy samosa etc. You can find your way either from Jama Masjid Metro Station or Chandani Chock metro station.

4. Shop, Shop and Shop

The weekend can’t go waste if you have some shopping plans. Delhi is best for shopping especially for girls as there are many spots that sell the trending outfits at a reasonable price. Shopping place in Delhi is mostly crowded but you will surely find your match.

• Sarojini Nagar is connected via INA Metro station from where you can get the auto or shared transport. The place ranks first on the list of best Shopping place in Delhi. The latest fashion all at cheap rates makes it the perfect place to just fill your bags for the entire month.

• Lajpat Nagar is the ideal place if you need ethnic wear and an option to shop the daily put on or special outfits for some occasions. Get down at Lajpat Nagar Metro and walk to the market that is packed with branded showrooms and some affordable fashion.

• Greater Kailash market offers you the ultimate fashion at no cost. Pick the trending attire and flaunt your Diva look for the next few months. Get down at the east of Kailash Metro station at the violet line and take a rickshaw to reach.

5. Explore the cultural side of Delhi

Delhi is not only the place to chill out but is a perfect fusion of modernity with culture. There are many places where Delhi showcases the cultural values and traditional art prevailing in India.

• The National Gallery of Modern art near Central Secretariat metro station violet line exhibits the famous artist and their work. A day tour to NAGMA and other museum in Delhi will be the unforgettable experience for you. You can even explore the craft Museum at Pragati Maidan, National Museum near India Gate on the same day.


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Delhi Haat INA Metro station is the ideal place to shop and explore the different culture, and handicrafts of India. Even Connaught Place has some amazing emporiums that exhibit and sells the handicraft and traditional art of India.

6. Delhi for fun lovers and thrill seekers

Ok, if the above-motioned things don’t attract you much, there is still something left for you. Check out;

• The nightlife makes Delhi famous from other places. The energetic lifestyle of Delhi gets more sparks at night. There are some amazing Restro-bars and clubs that will definitely make your weekend more exciting and thrilling. From the Cyber Hub at Gurgaon to the Hauz Khas, Connaught Place and Saket, you will find the many options to hang out with your gang. The live music, DJ beats, food, and ambiance makes these places best for Nightlife in Delhi.


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• Adventure in Delhi is nowhere missing. From the water rides, Go-karting, amusements parks, Fly air Safari and the lot more, Delhi has everything that can make your weekend more interesting. The best adventure spots lie at Gurgaon. You can find many options to spend your weekend. Some of them are;

Paragliding in Sohna, Gurgaon

Rock Climbing near Qutub Minar & Saket

Camping near Damdama lake, Gurgaon

Adventure park near Wazirpur Village Gurgaon

Now don’t just wait for a long weekend, pack you gears and head out to make Delhi more interesting for weekends.

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