Recreation & Leisure in Delhi

"Work hard and play harder" is the motto of Delhiites.

Recreation & Leisure in Delhi

After dedicating five days a week to mindless work, they find reasons to go out on weekends and have fun. If you don’t have time to take a short road trip, there are a lot of recreational activities happening right in the city itself. Tourists leaning towards sports will love local golf clubs. Gourmets will adore taking a food walk around Old Delhi and diving into exotic bazaars. Taste the nightlife of the city by doing some bar hopping in Hauz Khas Village or Connaught Place and dance the night away. Flea markets, photography workshops, theatre performances, gives you a perfect blend of relaxation and fun during your trip to Delhi.

Instead of roaming mindlessly around Delhi, why not take advantage of various fun activities to kill some time. Appeal to the adventurous side of yours by climbing the heights at the Indian Mountaineering Foundation. For a measly charge of 150 INR per session, you can enjoy a thrilling day scaling heights. Nehru Planetarium charms you with a stunning sight of stars and solar system. It would be an informative as well as astronomical adventure. Invite your friends for a paintball fight at Rockshot Paintball Sports.

To immerse yourself in Delhi’s artistic culture, try to catch some theatrical performances at number of theatres or theatre festivals. Watch the artists tell a captivating story through their talent at OddBird Theatre & Foundation, which is an experimental space for performing arts. They hold puppet festival occasionally, if you are interested. Black Box Okhla is a raw Okhla factory, now an unusual arts space for performing arts. Shri Ram Centre for Performing Arts is a cult favorite. Their showcases are iconic and worth dedicating an evening to.

Not many people know that Delhi offers an array of adventurous activities if you feel an inclination to get your adrenaline pumping. The Flyboy Air Safari let’s you gain a fresh perspective of the city from bird’s eye level. Besides air safari tours, you can go to Off-Road Adventure Zone for tracking. The Wanderlust Adventure Sports offers zip lining, shooting and even a mechanical bull ride. Another way to go is paintballing at Lock n Load for an old-fashioned paintball battle.

Watch the magic happen on stage at your nearest auditorium by catching a fantastic performance by upcoming artists. For an old-school vibe, check out the iconic Kamani Auditorium that has been around since 1971. This 632 seater auditorium showcases concerts, dance dramas and critically acclaimed plays for art enthusiasts. The auditorium café is also one of the few places where the cool kids hang out. Theatre legends has set the stage on fire at Sirifort auditorium. This place has seen it’s fair share of theatre festivals too. Comedy shows and musical performances are popular here.

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Every person with wanderlust has Delhi on their list and for the right reason. This culturally diverse city is known for it’s ancient heritage, colorful noise and rich background. Plan your visit soon, for this city has a lot to offer.

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