Five Offbeat Things You Must Try in Delhi

Posted by Shaheen Shaikh on August 25th, 2023

Five Offbeat Things You Must Try in Delhi

Delhi, with its diverse neighborhoods, offers unique experiences for every visitor. While Chandni Chowk is renowned for its delectable Chole Bhature and Connaught Place is a shopper's paradise, the city has much more to offer beyond historical monuments and forts. In this article, we have compiled a list of five offbeat things you must try in Delhi, ensuring there's something exciting for everyone.

Five Offbeat Things You Must Try in Delhi

1.     Morning Heritage Walk at Lodhi Gardens

Lodhi Garden, located centrally in Delhi, is an ideal oasis for relaxation. This serene park provides a tranquil respite from the city's chaos. Don't miss the opportunity to take a heritage walk at Lodhi Garden, where you can immerse yourself in the beauty of royal tombs, ancient verandas, and vibrant flowers. Whether you're flying from Ranchi or any other part of the country, this experience is well worth your time and travel expenses. Especially, your Ranchi to Delhi flight fare.

Duration: 1 to 2 hours

Location: Lodhi Rd., southeast of Khan Market, South Delhi, Delhi, India

2.     Evening Shows at The Kingdom of Dreams

If you are looking for a fun and exciting night, then head out to the Kingdom of Dreams in Gurgaon. It is a performing arts theatre that is one of India’s first live entertainment destinations. When at the theatre you can catch some of the live shows that offer stunning visual effects and entertainment.

For food lovers, Kingdom of Dreams has Culture Gully, where you can savor dishes from different cuisines.

Duration: 2 hours or more

Location: Gurgaon, Delhi

3.     Qawwali Music Night At Nizamuddin Dargah

One of the wonderful things to experience in Delhi at night is the Sufi Qawwali night at the Nizamuddin Dargah. The performances take place in the shrine of Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya. Experience the Qawwali music night and immerse yourself in the spiritual and devotional singing of Sufi music.

Duration: 2 hours or more

Location: Nizamuddin, New Delhi, Delhi

4.     Explore The Reserve Forests of Delhi

A visit to Delhi is incomplete without exploring its reserved forests that spread across different parts of the city. You can visit the Sanjay Van a sprawling forest located near Vasant Kunj and Mehrauli. The forest is house a rich variety of birds and indigenous trees. Another popular forest area within the city is the Jahanpanah City Forest in South Delhi.

Duration: 2.5 hours

Location: Vasant Kunj

5.     Soak in The Charm at Delhi’s Weekly Market

While many cities in India have embraced modern malls and supermarkets, Delhi has retained its old-world charm through its weekly markets. These vibrant flea markets are present in different parts of the city, offering a delightful glimpse into the traditional way of shopping. You can find everything in these markets.

Check out the Sunday bazaar near Jama Masjid in Old Delhi, the Wednesday market at Govindpuri, the Monday market at Karol Bagh, and the Thursday market at the Masjid Moth.

Duration: 2.5 hours and more

Location: Jama Masjid, Karol Baugh, and Govindpuri

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