Are you and your friends always pondering over where to go and what to do in Delhi-NCR? Haven't we all become bored with just going out to a food joint, eating and just coming back home. Where we think there are hardly any things to do except maybe roaming around some shady malls which are come out to be boring sometimes until you want to shop. Well, Delhi has much more to offer than just these kind of kinds of stuff. Delhi-NCR region has some crazy out of the box opportunities about which you might have never heard before and once you get acquainted with them, you'll want to check them all off your list! This things to do in Delhi are the perfect opportunities to bond and enjoy whether it be just your friends or even your family, cousins or whosever. These 15 best places to visit in Delhi-NCR are sure going to be on your list when you decide to go out the next time for some super fun thrill and activities.
1. Soap-Football - Saket
As weird and intriguing this may sound, the concept is as brilliant and unique. The 1st ever Soap-Football arena opened in Delhi. 55 minutes, 2 teams and 1 winner is the super amazing concept of the game that you play with a minimum of your 4 friends (maximum 5 per team) along with 2 substitutes. A massive, heavily-cushioned plastic floor covered with diluted soap water played barefoot sure does break your fall and let you have the time of your life.
It doesn't even matter if you are athletic or not, you are just there to run, fall a lot and have a blast of your time. The place has definitely made itself to be one of the best places to hangout in Delhi.
Advice: Carry a change of clothes. There are shower rooms available for cleaning up
Where: 2nd Floor, Outside Food Court, DLF Place, Saket (GET DIRECTIONS)
Price: Rs 3,300 Onwards (Weekdays) & Rs 4,300 Onwards (Weekends)
Know More: Soap Football Delhi
2. SkyJumper Trampoline Park - Gurgaon
Not so long ago, Gurgaon became home to India's largest trampoline park and no one could contain their excitement. The park has 100 interconnected trampolines that are perfect for everyone above the age of 2 and of any level of fitness. You have a lot of optionable activities to participate in, inside the arena itself such as the volleyball, dodgeball, swinging ropes and wall walks.
A big pit with your foam squares which are an alternative to your childhood favorite ball pits will definitely attract you. They have also very recently started classes called "Reboot Fitness" and organize them in different batches, including special ones for kids. It doesn't end just here. The place organizes parties as well making it one of the best things to do in Delhi-NCR.
3. Ski India - Noida
Ski India: India's largest snow adventure park is also in Delhi-NCR. Spread over One Lakh Sq.ft. this amusement cum adventure park is one of the must-visit places in Delhi-NCR with your friends and family and experiences the fun time of your life. Sci-fi-themed snow park in the DLF Mall of India featuring ice skating, sledding and much more is a very interesting and unique opportunity to do something different from the regular.
With good music playing in the whole arena giving you the opportunity to have a little dance party too, and regular showers of snowfall make the place worthy of your time. The experience is totally unique and super fun. It makes for the super cool places in Delhi to hang out with your friends.
4. Codebreak 60 - Kamla Nagar
A real-life room escaping challenge where you are the live-sized players. Real-Life experience of being stuck in a game? This is it! The grand live size moto of "1 Hour 1 Team 1 Goal - Escape" if You can run and chill through your body. The experience is crazy and wild and a must try once in your life. You are locked inside a room and the clock starts ticking. You have exactly 1 Hour, to unravel the mystery and escape. The challenge is to break the code, solve some puzzles and find your way out. Additionally, you also have to fulfil some purposes as per the game you choose to play.
The various game options range from 'The killer invention', 'Egypt: The Pharaoh's Curse' and 'The Final Hour' making the place one of the finest places to visit in Delhi with our friends. The place is open from 11 am to 9 pm every day and you need to book your slot beforehand and hope that it's free when you reach.
Where: Codebreak 60 - Room Escape Games, D-150, Kamla Nagar (GET DIRECTIONS)
Price: Price per person decreases with the number of people in your group. It starts at Rs 800 per head for a group of 2 and goes on to Rs. 500 per head for a group of 5 or 5+
Know More: Codebreak60
5. Mystery Rooms, Rajouri Garden & Gurgaon
A unique interactive, entertainment experience is also a 'live escape game' that grants you adventurous missions, experience, adrenaline rush, challenging tasks and lots of mystery. It is a challenging race against the clock where the sole motive is to get yourself out of a theme based room before time kicks you out! It's as easy as it is hard as everything you need to escape is inside the room waiting to meet your eyes, and you just need to power to analyze and interpret it well for your purpose. This is one game that will challenge all your senses.
The game is not only in India but has its arenas all over the country making it a widespread phenomenon. You could play as a team of 2 to 8. It is recommended to book in advance your preferable game and time slot. If you make last minute plans, call to confirm the availability. From 7 to 8 different rooms and game options with different difficulty levels, the game is a pure genius and an amazing experience in all.
6. Barney's Den - Hauz Khas
Barney's Den as in your favorite from How I Met Your Mother is an expert way to Laser Tag your friends! From the quirky graffiti to the memorable quotes, Barney's Den has the perfect ambiance for anyone who loves the show - HIMYM. They have great equipment which is comfortable for all age groups and offers games for beginners and pro-level laser tag players making it one of the best places to visit in Delhi with your friends.
With around 17 different game options that you can enjoy with your group of friends (minimum 3) and also hourly basis customized games just for your squad, it doesn't get any better than this place. So, when in Hauz Khas and bored with all the regular clubbing and eateries, you know which den to had towards!
Where: Barney's Den, 12, Hauz Khas Tank, Hauz Khas Village, Deer Park (GET DIRECTIONS)
Prices: Per Person Rs. 350 (Weekdays) and Rs. 400(Weekends)
Are you waiting for a game to get a chance to just shoot somebody? (Not literally!) Then you already know that the colorful, cheerful and crazy game of paintball is the right thing for you. For a fresher or even a well-seasoned paintballer, Delhi has many arena options for paintball. Whichever's closest, pick the one! Just lock your goals, fill the multicolored ammunitions and get firing! Paintball is a great way to spend your time and is one of the most fun places to hang out in Delhi either with your friends or family.
1. Lock ‘N’ Load: Pacific Mall, Subhash Nagar (GET DIRECTIONS)
Price - Rs. 200-1000
2. Rockshots Paintball Sports: S11/C3, Pandav Nagar Ext. (GET DIRECTIONS)
Price - Rs 500-1,200
3. Shootout Zone: A- 265, Andheria Modh, Near Kissan Haat (GET DIRECTIONS)
Price - Rs, 500-800
4. The Paintball Rocks: The Paintball Rocks, Sector 23A, Gurgaon (GET DIRECTIONS)
Price - Rs. 250-400
8. Indian Mountaineering Foundation - South Campus
Food, Coffee, Video Games, Clubbing, Books - Every Delhiite's outdoor activities surprisingly. If you want to be adventurous for a day and not spend days, money and hours trekking or going to mountains for adventure sports then worry not! Delhi also has the facilities for you. Now we wonder if there is anything that Delhi doesn't have! For the adventurous and fun-loving spirit in you. The Indian Mountaineering Foundation is one of the perfect places to visit in Delhi with your friends.
An apex national body which organizes and support, mountaineering and rock climbing expeditions at high altitudes in the Himalayas are for the expert mountain climber in you or for the beginner who just wants the thrill of a day. Famous for adventurous and fun activities in Delhi, the sports climbing wall should definitely not be missed! The activity is available from Tuesday to Sunday from 9.00 a.m to 1.00 p.m and 4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m
9. Delhi Eye - Kalindi Kunj
We all know well about the famous London Eye but how many of us actually know the Delhi Eye in the city? Hardly any! The Delhi Eye Ferris wheel was installed at Kalindi Kunj Park in the Okhla neighborhood of Delhi in October 2014. The wheel has 36 air-conditioned cabins, each able to carry six passengers, from which Akshardham Temple, Humayun's Tomb, Lotus Temple, Qutb Minar and Red Fort are visible on a clear day. This is surely a true marvel in itself.
What makes the place more fun and interesting is the fact that it's in an amusement park. Just imagine spending a whole day on crazy rides, water slides and ending the day with a ride on the Ferris wheel. The place makes for an amazing place to hang out in Delhi and spend your day well.
Where: Kalindi Kunj, Maulana Azad Road, Abul Fazal Enclave, Jasola Vihar (GET DIRECTIONS)
Price: Just for the Wheel - Rs. 250 per head for a normal cabin and Rs. 500 for a VIP cabin.
10. Nehru Planetarium
No, you didn't read that wrong! Gone are the days when planetariums and museum were just part of the primary school curriculum. The place literally takes you to space making it one of the coolest things to do in Delhi. Spend your outing away from the regular chaotic places and spend some time under this marvelous creation. Be charmed by the stars, planets, the solar systems and much more on your journey to space. Not only for your friends, but the spot makes for a cute romantic date place too!
The regular programmes of the Planetarium include public shows at 11:30 AM (English), 1:30 PM (Hindi), 3:00 PM (English) and 4:00 PM (Hindi). The topics included in these programmes are continuously updated. Do something different and go out with a purpose. It's the best things you could do for yourself.
11. Light And Sound Show At Red Fort & Purana Qila
All of you for sure must have seen the Red Fort whether just passing by or a school field trip or for the perfect family picnic spot it is. But how many of us actually know about the magical light and sound at the fort which is an absolute treat to the eyes. The spectacular show displays history making your evening ten folds better. It gives Red Fort history the with colored spotlights. It is constantly getting upgraded which is why w.e.f from 11.06.2018 until further order due to enhancements of the show it has been suspended.
And no, this suspension does not mean a pause on the show. A very similar show takes place at the Purana Qila (Old Fort) which is definitely not on any suspension on cancellation. A spectacular marvel, it is the perfect opportunity even if you are not an avid history lover. From May to August every day except on Fridays you can enjoy the show either in Hindi or English as per the timings of your choice!
Where: 1. Purana Qila: Purana Qila, Mathura Rd, Near Delhi Zoo (GET DIRECTIONS)
2. Red Fort: Red Fort, Netaji Subhash Marg, Lal Qila, Chandni Chowk (GET DIRECTIONS)
Prices: Adult - Rs. 100 and Child - Rs. 50
Know More: Sound and Light Show
The National Gallery Of Modern Art is the premier institute in the country that houses modern and contemporary Indian art. It's such a shame that we Delhiites ignore these gem of places that reside in Delhi. Museums could still be a pass if you are not interested, but the modern art gallery is a sure sight to enjoy. The breathtaking art and the location and scenery of the place will surely make for one of the most amazing places to visit in Delhi with your friends.
Where: National Gallery of Modern Art, Jaipur House, Shershah Road, Near India Gate (GET DIRECTIONS)
Prices: Rs. 10 per person for adults, Rs. 150 per person for foreign tourists, Re. 1 per person for children
Know More: National Gallery Of Modern Art
13. The Grand Venice Mall - Noida
Now you may ask what's special about a mall, right? Well, it's for sure proved that Noida houses no ordinary Malls. The Great Indian Venice Mall has to be your next place to hang out in Delhi for 2 very obvious reasons - Gondola Rides, Zip Line and the largest Trampoline Park in North India. The Mall recently launched India's first Indoor Zip Lines and the people are going crazy! Grand Venice is India’s first Venetian theme based mega tourist destination and brings to life a perfect blend of magic, mystery, romance with the architecture of Venice. The Gondola rides give you the sight of the amazing replicas of the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Fountain de' Trevi (The musical fountain), bell tower (Light tower).
India's first indoor zip line has been inspired by those in Las Vegas. Not only that, there are 2 types of Zip Lines- Zip line & Flying Fox. At the Grand Venice Mall in Noida, you are sure in for a great-great adventure!
Where: The Grand Venice Mall, Near Pari Chowk, Greater Noida (GET DIRECTIONS)
Prices: The Gondola Ride cost is Rs.300/person and for a group of 4 you pay for 3(Rs.900) and the Zip Line is for Rs. 500 per person whereas the Flying Fox is for Rs. 700 per person
Know More: The Grand Venice Mall
14. Art Galleries At The Indian Habitat Centre And Wall Graffitis At Lodhi Road
A true architectural marvel, the Indian Habitat Centre is a place like no other literally. With the cutest and classiest dinners to art galleries and auditoriums, the place needs to be in one of your go-to places to visit in Delhi with your friends. It is beautiful, clean, serene, and the restaurants serve some mouth-watering delicacies. Apart from the beautiful art galleries and food, just outside on the Lodhi Road are the famous spot where all the wall graffitis can be seen. They sure are a sight to watch and any photographers paradise. These need to be on your hangout places in Delhi at any cost!
Where: India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, Near Airforce Bal Bharati School (GET DIRECTIONS)
Know More: Indian Habitat Centre
Now, this is obvious. For places to visit in Delhi with friends, SMAAASH had to be there! For the ultimate gaming experience, the SMAAASH alley is up top. Not only gaming but for bowling, go-karting, cricket and other things too, SMAAASH is a futuristic indoor entertainment place that you'll definitely get hooked to and for sure wouldn't want to get out of! The place has a food parlor inside to satisfy your food cravings too which ultimately means that they plan to keep you inside only!
1. Gurugram: Gr Flr, Bldg No 8, DLF Cyber Hub Cyber City, Phase 2 (GET DIRECTIONS)
2. Gurugram: Smaaash Sky karting Sector 29 Next to Oysters Water Park (GET DIRECTIONS)
3. Vasant Kunj - 1st Floor, Ambience Mall Plot No 2, DLF Promenade (GET DIRECTIONS)
4. Gurugram - 4th Floor, Ambience Mall Ambience Island, NH 8 Near Toll Plaza (GET DIRECTIONS)
5. Noida - A501, B504, 4th Floor, DLF Mall of India, Sector 18, Noida (GET DIRECTIONS)
So, what are you waiting for? Update you WhatsApp groups and plan your next outing to these crazy and fun-filled places to hang out in Delhi.
Q. Cheapest and good food in Delhi
A. Food joints at Hudson Lane and Satyaniketan
Q. Amusement Parks in Delhi
A. 1. Worlds Of Wonder
2. Adventure Island
3. Drizzling Land
4. Aapno Ghar
5. Fun n Food Village