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    14 May 2015

    The most dreaded season of the year is here. The scorching heat is keeping everyone indoors in the capital city but don’t let the heat pull you down. Dilwalon ki dilli has so much to offer to appease the explorer in you – Yes, even during summers! 

    So, here are some cool things to do in Delhi in summers to beat the heat:

    Indulge in the fun Activities in Delhi this summer!

    Delhi NCR offers a plethora of fun activities. Noida and Gurgaon are the major centers of fun activities near Delhi.

    • Fun things to do in Noida
      • Ice skating in Noida: Ski India in the DLF Mall of India offers facilities of skiing, sledging, tobogganing, snow boarding, and ice skating in Noida.
      • Go-karting: Though not a summer-specific activity, go-karting is one of the fun things to do in Noida. Wonder Speedway and Worlds of Wonder are the best places for go-karting in Noida.
      • Enjoying rides of Amusement parks: Worlds of Wonder is the best amusement park in Noida that offers myriad joy rides and water rides.
      • Bowling: Several malls across Noida offer bowling, pool, and other arcade games.
      • Driving fast cars on international motor racing circuit: Buddha International Circuit allows, time and again, general public to drive fast cars like Audi, Ferrari, etc on the track of the international motor racing circuit.
    • Best things to do in Gurgaon
      • Ice skating in Gurgaon: Ambience Mall in Gurgaon was the site of the first ice-skating rink in the region and has been popular ever since it first opened.
      • Go-karting: Though there are many places for go-karting in Gurgaon, the terrace go-karting offered by Smaaash in Gurgaon is unparalleled. Smaash also offers numerous other activities like bowling, VR gaming, and more.
      • Enjoying rides of Amusement parks: Fun ‘N’ Food Village and Oysters Beach Water Park are the best places in Gurgaon for joy rides and water slides.

    1. Go for Ice Skating

    Ice Skate in Ambience mall in Gurgaon

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    Sounds fun, right? This 15000 square feet ice skating arena, located inside ambience mall is made of real ice and it is India’s first natural ice skating rink. One of the best places to visit in Delhi in summers, iSkate offers one on one or group training sessions for an icy cold summer. While at iSkate do not forget to try their delectably delicious ice creams and sandwiches.

    Cost: Rs 360 onwards for a one hour fifteen minutes session.

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    2. Celebrate Raahgiri day

    Plan a fun Sunday at Rahagiri days

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    Raahgiri day is an interesting social initiative taken by organizations in Gurgaon. Of the many things to do in Delhi in summers, plan to spend a Sunday morning at Inner Circle, Connaught Place. Indulge in activities like cycling, yoga, street ludo, walking, tug of war, bollywood dance and more. It is organized on every Sunday from 6 am to 9 am.

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    3. Go for a spa treatment

    Rejuvenate in the Delhi summers with a refreshing spa treatment

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    A Spa treatment would prove to be amongst the most refreshing things do to in Delhi in summer. What can be better than rejuvenating in the harsh summer when the sun can cause a lot of damage to your skin? Seaweed and mud body wraps are a great way to detoxify skin and reduce sunburns. You can also go for hydrotherapy and fruit based treatments. You can try these at various spas like three graces, R The spa and kaya kalp spa. And guess what, its not just for women!

    4. Enjoy Sherbet, Ice Gola, Aam panna, Rabdi, and Kulfi – The Summer Coolers!

    Beat the heat as you sip the multicolored ice golas

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    Treat yourself to ice cold sherbet or the yummy kulfi this summer. Khari Baoli in old Delhi is amongst the places to visit in Delhi in summer for such lip smacking delicacies. From the many shops there, Harnarain Gokal Chand’s sherbet shop and Duliram Nareshchand’s is worth a try. The sherbet shop is 100 year-old and has various flavors like sandalwood, aam panna, khus, almond and rose. In Kucha Patiram, at Sitaram Bazaar, indulge in Duliram Nareshchand’s sumptuous kulfi and mango rabri.

    5. Attend the International Mango festival

    Taste the variety of the king of all tropical fruits - Mangoes

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    Summers = Mangoes! Need I say more? The capital city hosts international mango festival every year to celebrate everything about the king of all tropical fruits. You can savor about 1100 varieties of mangoes including some rare varieties. Delhi haat, Pitampura has to be on your list of places to visit in Delhi in July for this epic festival.

    Date: 2 July, 2015

    6. Chill at Delhi’s coolest bar

    Chill at the Delhi’s coolest bar

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    One of the best things to do in Delhi in June is to hit the Ice Bar. This one of its kind bar has ice walls, ice sculptures, ice bar counter, ice sofas and chairs and even drinking glasses. Freeze in the summers and sing along on their karaoke night or dance to the awesome music played.

    Cost: Rs. 1000 per person. Cloaks and gloves are provided at the venue.

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    7. Chill at a pool party

    Pool party in Delhi This Summer

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    Pool parties should be on your list of crazy things to do in Delhi in May. They are a rage with city’s party circuit especially during summers. Pool parties are fun and excellent way to celebrate the season. There are many places for exotic pool parties in Delhi like Nyx, golden tulip, Aqua, The park and Aquaden.

    Cost: The prices vary from INR 1500 to INR 4000 depending on the place.

    8. Go for fun rides in the Water parks

    Water Park is the one of the best places to visit in Delhi to beat the heat

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    Of the many places to visit in Delhi in May, a trip to an amusement park will surely drive the summer blues away. The fun rides in the water zone is an amazing way to spend the summers. Delhi has some amazing water parks like Fun and Food Village, World’s of Wonder and Adventure Island.

    9. Take a night walk in Chandni Chowk

    The ever colored and crowded market of Chandni Chowk Delhi

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    Number 9 on our list of things to do in Delhi in summers is the adventurous night walk across the vibrant culture and rich heritage of Old Delhi. The lanes of Chandni chowk come alive during the night. You can try some lip smacking street food, do some street shopping and visit the glittering bazaars around Jama masjid. The experience is priceless.

    Plan a night walking tour with ‘Delhi by foot’.

    10. Head to one of the weekend getaways from Delhi

    Beautiful Hill stations are the best places to visit in Delhi in Summer

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    Himalayas is right above! If you want to spend your weekend away from the hustle bustle and heat of Delhi, the close proximity to the hills is an added advantage. Plan a quick getaway to Jim Corbett national park, Hrishikesh, Nainital, Dharamsala, Bhimtal, Parwanoo, Shimla and so many more hill stations near Delhi.

    What would be your pick from this list of things to do in Delhi in summer? Share with us in comments below.

    Further Read: 12 One Day Road Trips From Delhi | 10 Picnic Spots Near Delhi


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    Take a trip to spend the upcoming long weekend with your buddies.
    Stay at 4 star rating hotels with local sightseeing, meals and transfers.
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    ✓ Sign up NOW to celebrate the long weekend out of town!


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