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Night crawls in the city of Djinns with mystery, magic and mayhem. The captivating corners of Delhi such as Sanjay Van, Old Delhi, Nizamuddin, Purana Quila undergo metamorphose at dusk. However, to truly encounter the layers of history beneath the star lit sky you need a true-blooded Delhi boy as a companion for your night walking tours in Delhi.

A companion that will help you fill the night air with Sufi stories at Mehrauli Archeological Park or take you around the haunted zones armed with legendary ghost gossips. TravelTriangle introduces you to such companions.

7 Best Places for Night Walking Tours in Delhi

There are a lot of places in Delhi that are perfect for night tours. When you get a chance to explore these places by strolling around with your perfect companion, those night walking tours in Delhi will be an unforgettable memory for you.

1. Night Safari to Qila Lal Kot Walls at Sanjay Van

Night Safari to Qila Lal Kot Walls at Sanjay Van

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Infamous for a white saree clad woman hanging upside down over trees, Sanjay Van is the host for this night safari. Contrary to what this hints, it is not a ghost walk. It is about sharing stories of Mehrauli, tracing unique tales of Delhi, and how change has co-existed with present times. Cicadas, jungle babblers and the sounds of insects set the tone for this walk.

Charges: INR 300/- per person
Meeting point: Qutub Minar Ticket Counter
Timings: 7pm – 11pm
Organizer: Delhi Karavan
Contact Details: 9818278665 | delhikaravan@gmail.com

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Long Weekend Trips Starting @ Rs 3499/-

2. Exploring Night-Life in Shahjahanabad

Exploring Night-Life in Shahjahanabad

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Sisganj Gurudwara in Chandni Chowk is the starting point of this walk. Followed by a visit to the next door Sunahri Masjid, and a quick sweet stop at Kanwarji’s. Dinner at the famed Paranthe Wali Gali gears you up for waking around the hidden wonders that the city offers in its million by-lanes. The group wanders towards Jama Masjid, and revels in the glittering bazaars around the mosque. From here, the group moves to Darya Ganj and finally conclude the walk at Delhi Gate.

Charges: INR 1750/- per person
Meeting point: Chandni Chowk Metro Station
Timings: 7 pm – 11 pm
Organizer: 1100 walks
Contact Details: 011 -41671100/ himanshu@redearthindia.com

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3. Haunted Ghost Walk In Delhi With Paranormal Investigators

Haunted Ghost Walk In Delhi With Paranormal Investigators

Led by professional paranormal investigators, night walk gives you a chance to communicate with spirits with the use night vision cameras, thermal cameras and laser grids. Every guest is given a 25 minute training session to help them understand how best a specific piece of equipment works while having ghost walk. Participants have shared tales of an old woman following them for 7 days and a dancing girl still searching for her royal lover.

A local expert also provides history, stories and legends about each and every destination as well as places within these destinations. For every five travelers, there will be at least one paranormal investigator (in most cases there are at least two).

Charges: INR 500/- per traveller
Meeting point: Varies (Depends on the haunted zone being explored)
Timings: 2 hrs
Organizer: Guide Trip
Contact Details: 09818403336

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4. Chandni Raat mein Chandni Chowk: Legends & Mysteries Night Walk

Chandni Chowk- Legends & Mysteries Night Walk

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Romance the bygone era of the 7th city of Delhi, ‘Shahjahanabad’ and its most vibrant market of Chandni Chowk on a moonlit night. This walk will pause as you leisurely sip a cup of chai and chit-chat about the culture of the Mughal city with a 7th generation ‘Old Delhi’ resident.

Charges: INR 800/- per person
Meeting point: Chandni Chowk Metro Station
Timings: 8:00pm to 11:30pm
Organizer: Delhi By Foot
Contact Details: 9871181775

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5. Shaam-e-Nizamuddin: Heritage Walk at Nizamuddin Basti

Shaam-e-Nizamuddin: Heritage Walk at Nizamuddin Basti

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This walk in the basti of Nizamuddin ends with musical notes of qawaals at the pious Nizamuddin Dargah. You halt at ‘Urs Mahal’ where all the Dargah’s (mausoleum of a holy man) annual festivities are held, ‘Chausanth Khamba’ (64-Pillared hall) made entirely of white marble and Atgah Khan’s tomb, 14th Century Baoli. Legends of world-renowned Urdu/Persian Shayar (Poet) Mirza Ghalib and Amir Khusrau are discussed at their graves.

Charges: INR 300/- per traveller
Meeting point: Near Police Station, Opposite Humayun’s Tomb, Mathura Road
Organizer: Delhi Karavan
Contact Details: 9818278665/ delhikaravan@gmail.com

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6. Full Moon Twilight Walk in Dilli Jungles: Ghosts, Djinns & Shadows

Start a night walk in Delhi from Qutub Minar on a full moon night.

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Under the Full Moon Night, this walk takes you to Delhi’s oldest Fort (almost 1100 years old) to scout the scene of multiple battles and scores of graves. Also, where Delhi’s oldest forests on Southern Ridge are lit by the full moon’s light. During the walk stories from the age of the Rajput kings of Delhi to the times of the Delhi Sultanate are relived.

Charges: INR500/- per person
Meeting point: Qutub Minar ticket counter
Timings: 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Organizer: Delhi by foot
Contact Details: 9871181775

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7. Go Food Trippin’ – Old Delhi at Night

Street food in Old Delhi

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Fascinated by crowds and the list of popular Indian snacks you must try? Old Delhi is known for its crazy, chaotic and colourful markets, but as the sun sets, it gets converted into a calm and serene city. Walkthrough the narrow maze of Old Delhi’s streets and explore its night-life.

Charges: INR1,800/- per couple and INR 1,200/- per person
Meeting point: Chandini Chowk – Sis Gang Gurudwara
Timings: 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Organizer: Delhi Walks
Contact Details: +91 9899692790/sb@delhiwalks.in

And they say Delhi is too hot to be explored in summers. Well, go out in the dark and find out for yourself!

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Frequently Asked Questions About Night Walking Tours In Delhi

Where can I go for night in Delhi?

Some of the places you must visit in Delhi during the nighttime are – India Gate, Murthal, Pandara Road, The Blue Bar, Patel Chest, Club Pangaea, Mocha Art House, and more.

Is Delhi safe at night?

Roaming around in Delhi during the night can be safe if you stay cautious and avoid shady places. In order to make the most of the night here without any hassle, make sure you take your own vehicle out.

Is Murthal safe at night?

Yes, the well-known village in Haryana, Murthal is considered to be quite safe at night. Located at a distance of around 43 kilometers from the city of Delhi, Murthal is one of the best places near Delhi for those planning a road trip at night.

Can we visit India Gate at night?

Since the famous point of interest in Delhi, India Gate is open throughout the day, visiting it won’t be a hassle. Visitors can come to this place anytime and witness the historic site that is beautifully lit during the night.

How can I have fun in Delhi?

When planning to explore the amazing spots in Delhi, you should consider places like Jantar Mantar, Kamani Auditorium, Nehru Planetarium, Red Fort, Humayun’s Tomb, and more. For a convenient Delhi tour, you can board the HoHo bus.

What can couples do in Delhi?

There are various romantic places in the metropolitan city like Deer Park, Garden of Five Senses, and Lodhi Gardens where couples can spend quality time. Couples can also consider visiting some of the best nightclubs if they want to explore the partylife of Delhi.

Which is the most beautiful place in Delhi?

There are a number of beautiful places in Delhi that you must consider visiting while touring around the city like Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple, National Zoological Park, Hauz Khas Fort, etc.

How many days are required to visit Delhi?

You need at least 2 to 3 days to explore Delhi and make the most of your trip to one of the best metropolitan cities in India.

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