Delhi or better to say Dilli is known as ‘Dilwalon ka Shaher’. You need to be romantic enough to understand the characteristic of the city. It perfectly imbibes the blending of vintage royalty with urbanization. You will be surprised to see how a mobile tower peeps behind the ancient Humayun Tomb. This is the beauty of the city where the primeval and contemporary co-exist without any clash.
Since ages, it is called the heart of India and several reasons are there to prove it right. And for those reasons, travelers keep coming to the city to explore the treasure trove of history, romance, adventure, cuisine, shopping, and many more things.
If you start to count the things you can do in Delhi, your fingers will not enough to calculate the numbers. All over the internet, you will find hundreds of ideas you can experience in the city, some of them are cliché and some of them are boring. If you are looking for something interesting and out of the box things that you can do in Delhi, then here are some suggestions just for you.
Go ahead, and have fun!
Haunted Tour: When the history of the city is so old, spookiness is so obvious. Those old heritage buildings are witnesses of the days of oblivion. There are many places in the city where you can have eerie feeling, especially after dark. For those reasons, those places have already gotten the ‘haunted’ tag. When you step into the Feroz Shah Kotla, the creepy feeling bound to happen. If you want to explore this dark side more, then you can arrange a walk with the paranormal investigators of Delhi to get some real chill through the spine. So, if you are a wannabe ghostbuster, the mark the places like Agrasen Ke Baoli, Jamali Kamali Tomb and Mosque Ruins of Mehrauli Archeological Park, Bhuli Bhatiyari Ka Mahal and Lothian Cemetery to make an appointment with ghosts, Djinn, and spirits.
Heritage Walk: You just can’t separate history and Delhi. Experience those architectural beauties of the magnificent Mughal and Sultan Era that will charm your senses. Delhi is not only the capital of independent India, over a period of time; it was the center of many dynasties. When you will walk through lanes of Mehrauli, Indian history will flash in front of your eyes. Your vintage soul will get solace in the alleys of Tughlaqabad, Jahanpanah, Shergarh, Purana Quila, Humayun’s Tomb, Jantar Mantar and many other places.
Adventure Sports: Take a leap to a completely different side of Delhi from history and bang on the hustle and bustle of the city life. For those people who want to have an extra adrenalin rush; Delhi has its own set of adventure sports for the junkies. You can have an electrifying segway ride at Rajpath. While enjoying the awesome aerial view of the capital from the air safari, you will surely feel goosebump. If you can go a little further, activities like F9-Go-Karting, ATV Bike Driving, Paragliding are waiting for you in the outskirt of the city.
Foodie Delight: While talking about Delhi, not discussing foods is considered as a crime. The great Paranthe wali Gali of Chandni Chowk, the momos of Dolma Aunty of CP and those French Styled Café of Hauz Khas; your taste buds will have their own sort of adventure to a huge range of aromas and taste. One can write a whole book on the street foods of Delhi. So, when you are in Delhi, eat like a Delhites and indulge in the Alu Ke Paranthe, Chole Bhature, Ram Laddu, Momos, Tikia Chat and Kebab.
Shopping: Delhi is called the shopper’s paradise. From clothes to home décor, you will be spoilt with choices. The vibrant flea markets of Sarojini Nagar, Janpath, Khan Market, Karol Bagh, and Chandni Chowk have the best collection of fashionable attires. To experience the feel of the rural market place and buy some exclusive handicrafts, Dilli Hat has no match for the dedicated shoppers.