Exploring Delhi - Must try things in Delhi, New Delhi


Delhi is just not a city but an emotion. Only those will understand this who have left their hometowns and living in Delhi alone. They learn here how to survive alone, learn to be independent. Also while growing in Delhi, we also discover each and every specialty about Delhi.
India gate, Delhi
India gate, Delhi

When you think you have explored Delhi as much as possible you still find something new. Street food of Delhi, famous clubs and Cafe, The monuments, theme based parks, travelling in Delhi buses and metro, all has something very special in it.

New Delhi Railway Station
New Delhi Railway Station

So, this blog is for the people who are looking to visit Delhi for few days. And for those students who must have a bucket list post covid that they have missed before in Delhi.

National Museum
National Museum, Delhi

I will try to everything that one must have in their bucket list post covid. So, if you are looking to make plans with your friends. These will be the places which will make place in your bucket list.

1. Trying Bedmi Poori in Delhi

Bedmi poori is something which a most of locals now about. There are a lot of places in Delhi where you can find this famous Bedmi poori of Delhi. I have tasted these in Motinagar, so I will suggest you to pay a visit to Shri ram Poori waale in Motinagar to try these at least once.

Bedmi Poori, Moti Nagar
Source: My Yellow Plate

These are so tasty that you cannot get enough of it. They serve 2 poori with alookajhol @ INR 25. I am not sure if the price are changed but the taste is way more then the amount. You will see this place crowded throughout the day. Local workers eat from this place, even people from offices come to this place regularly. And I have even seen people coming by their car in morning time with their family to try this.

Bedmi Poori
Bedmi Poori

Let me guess you never thought there will be so much hype for just Poori. Not an issue this list is long you will get to know a lot of such items which are must try at least once in your lifetime.

2. Yulu rides at India gate

If you are a Delhite and never rode Yulu on the roads of Rashtrapati Bhawan and India gate, you have really missed one of the best thing to do in Delhi. I have rode Yulu both at the day time as well as the night time at India gate and it has been always been amazing Experience. With a bunch of friends, cherishing those moments, really waiting again to do this. To know more about Yulu rides in Delhi, Read- Delhi Night life on Yulu Bikes

Yulu ride
Yulu Bikes

You can get Yulu bikes at most of the Metro station in Delhi. If you are looking for the closest one to India gate. Pick up your ride from Central Secretariat metro station. India gate is just 500 metre from there. You ride yulu on the empty roads of India gate. It is lovely in the day time. But it is more exciting in the night time with lesser crowd and child winds of Delhi. Making me still remember those good old days.

Delhi Night life
Night ride at India gate

Yulu is so hyped that I have seen people sitting in a Cars asking us where did we get these from. And they also went for a Yulu ride. So, mark this one in your Bucket list post Covid.

India Gate
Yulu ride at India Gate

3. Haven't heard about the Chole Bhature of Paharganj?

Sita Ram Diwan Chand is the name of the shop in paharganj that serves one of the finest chole bhature and sweet lassi at a very reasonable price. And the taste is priceless. A person with a capacity of one plate will also ask for half more. As these are heavy, cannot eat much at once but very tasty that you want more. To read about chole Bhature of Sita Ram Diwan Chand, click here

Sita Ram Diwan Chand
Chole Bhature at Sita Ram Diwan Chand

These bhatura are stuffed from inside just like a paneer kulcha which tastes really good. Bhatura is hygienic, not so oily. The place is also decent and their channa is out of the world. The combination of both is a must try. And again you will see all type of people visiting this place from far places just to try these famous channa bhatura.

4. Attending the Horn OK please Festival

Horn OK please food festival is one of the biggest festival of India. They bring together one of the most Famous food of Delhi and put that at a single place. You need passes to get entry that can be purchased at Bookmyshow. 
Horn Ok Please
Horn Ok Please

It is a reoccurring event in Delhi. This festival witness a lot of crowd every year. Providing a perfect buffet to the foodies from all over Delhi and outside Delhi. If you are a foodie, this is a must visit festival as you will find all the famous food items of Delhi at a single place. Those who have thought that this is not worth a visit, do try this once.

5. Samose at Tilak Nagar

There is something special about this samosa stall. They serve a large variety of Samosa like Pizza Samosa, Macaroni Samosa, Soya samosa, Malai chap samosa and many more. And these are so tasty that you would like to try those all. But the issue is they only serves this in the morning time 6-8 am. So, you have to wake up early be there at time to eat this special Samosa.

Samose, Tilak Nagar

The stall is set near the Tilak Nagar metro Station gate number 1. There is no name on the stall. So, you might get confused. But the smell their Samosa will take you to the stall. This is a kind of perfect morning snack. I mean what else we want pizza inside a samosa is all the that you need for nirvana.

Samose, Tilak nagar

6. A visit to the Snow world Noida

This place not only provide a place for ice skating like other malls do. But this provide you a mini snow island in hot summers of Delhi. Slides of ice mountains, igloo, ice skating arena and lot more at this place. So, it is a perfect feel of a place like shimla in winters during snowfall.

Snow World Noida
Snow World Noida

The price vary from 799 to 1200 per person according to the time limit and other benefits. This is a sci-fi themed place so you will also see some houses as well as few creatures standees as well. So, the place is exciting and you will love it once you enter in. Make sure to carry your personal ID proof with you and a pair of socks is must.

7. Night view of Champa gali specially around New Year

Champa Gali is at a walking distance from Saket metro station. A lot of people would have seen Champa gali in many of the Bollywood movies. A street full of cafe, beautiful night view, great ambience and attractive lighting allover the street. Yes, that is champa gali it looks so attractive that you cannot resist from visiting there.
Champa Gali, Saket
Champa Gali

The tip is make sure to visit in festive season, this street does not look this happening all the time. Also, if you visit there it in the day time it will look like any normal place with a lot of cafe.  So, if you want to enjoy the beauty of this place visiting at night time is must. Do not forget to add this place in your bucket list.
Cafe at Champa Gali
Cafe at Chapma Gali

8. A round trip at Chandni chowk market

Chandni chowk Market the hub for the variety of spices, wedding shopping and its famous old Delhi food. Chandni chowk market is divided in 9 markets. There are separate wholesale markets for clothing, stationery, jewelry, accessories. So, this market provides you a hub for shopping all the variety of materials. To know in Detail about Chandni chowk Market, Read- A day out at Chandni Chowk
Chandni Chowk Market
Chandni Chowk Market

I have seen people visit from different part of India to chandni chowk market just for the wedding shopping. Apart from shopping there is one other part that is old Delhi food. The famous jalebi waala, chaat stalls and most famous parathe wali gali. People specially visiting to try these most famous parathas.

Paratha wali gali
Parathe wali gali

9. Morning at Yamuna ghat

I have never visited this place but thanks to one of my friend who is a photographer who visited here in the morning time and clicked those amazing pics. After looking at those pics, I am waiting for the day to visit this place.

Yamuna Ghat view
Source: @nikhilraina009

Why I only suggest the morning view as in the morning time you witness a beautiful sunrise by the banks of yamuna river. Also, you see birds flying around the area between 5am- 7am. To experience that beauty you need to visit this place by 5:30 am. You might find a lot of photographers at this place waiting for a perfect shot. But all you need to do is to enjoy the moment and capture that view in your memories with your eyes.

10. A walk in Lodhi Garden

Lodhi garden is a park located in New Delhi covering over 90 acres of the land with a lot of built in architectures from the time of mughal rule in India. Apart from this the place is soothing. A lot of greenery around you, beautiful flowers, good to hangout. 

Lodhi Garden
Lodhi Garden

In a fast moving life you want some peaceful time enjoying the beauty of nature so this place is a must visit place. This is one of the finest place to visit in Delhi. One you go and sit there, you will start loving its vibes.

11. Dilli Haat

It is situated opposite to the the INA market. Dilli Haat is an open air Food plaza and craft Bazaar. There is a paid entry for the Dilli Haat, but it is worth a try. The beautiful art structures, the smell of tasty food, eye grabbing food items, That is all to grab your attention. Dilli Haat is run by 'Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation (DTTDC).

Dilli Haat
Dilli Haat

Dilli Haat has a Village based theme making you wanting more to visit this place, with such amazing Crafts from all over India which are changed on rotational Basis. So, there is always something new to explore in Dilli Haat market. This place can be visited multiple time to explore something new. If you are fun, you will never get bored of this place. And the place is attractive enough that you can explore it alone as well.

12. Sight seeing

There are a lot of those beautiful old monuments that people visit to know about their history, appreciate their beauty and get some cool pictures as well.

Lotus Temple
Lotus Temple

Must visits are Akshardham temple, Humayun's tomb, Qutub Minar, India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Lotus Temple, Jama Masjid, Gurudwara Shri Bangla Sahib, Jantar Mantar.

Akshardham Temple
Akshardham Temple

This part will let you know about the history of the Delhi and its roots.

13. Langar at Gurudwara Shri Bangla Sahib

This gurudwara located in the center of Delhi is most admirable gurudwara because vibes there are very pleasing. Apart from the vibes and atmosphere, one thing is you must try there is doing seva of any kind in Gurudwaara. As well you must try there Langar, just as a blessing. It is so tasty and it is must do at least once.
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
Source: @vanshgaur283

Almost thousands of people visit Gurudwara Bangla Sahib in a day. And you see such enthusiasm in the people over there serving langar, water and all other kind of Seva. You will surely going to love those vibes. And that simple dal roti tastes better than any food item of a 5 star restaurant. You must mark this in your list.

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
Source: @bhumika27_a

14.Paint ball fighting in Delhi

This is the thing a lot of cities do not offer. But if you are with your group this is a must try for you. The experience is so amazing. You are put in an realistic arena with props to hide with special cloths on which your opponents can fire paint balls. The most colored dress looses.

Paint Ball fight
Paint Ball Fight

Apart from winning loosing, this is a great experience with a charge of 600-1000 on the basis of the selection of the place to try this. You can try paintball at chattarpur, gurgaon, noida. I highly recommend chattarpur one as they provide most realistic experience.

15. A tour of Delhi in local buses

I have seen a lot of people use Ola, Uber for even going to the place within 3 kms. I am not saying it is not good or convenient for you. But travelling in Delhi buses is also amazing experience.

Delhi Transport
DTC busses

You have your headphones plugged, looking outside the window to different locations in Delhi. Charges are very less. Plus you get a better insight of natives of Delhi. You also learn about the daily fast life of locals travelling by bus. So, this sometimes saves time and is an amazing experience as well.

16.Roaming and Shopping in Connaught Place

One of the most excitement for people in Delhi is CP. You might have seen actors visiting CP in many of the movies shot in Delhi. This is the point where you can find everything. From all the brand stores to local street shops at Palika Bazaar. Everything at a single place.

Connaught Place, Delhi
Connaught Place, Delhi

You can even find domino's, McD, haldirams and many more type of food courts that will excite you towards CP. You will see CP always crowded as this is the basic point for everyone to meet as it is in the center of Delhi.

Connaught Place, Delhi
Connaught Place, Delhi

And you cannot feel tired and boring at this place. This place beautiful, have everything you need for a perfect hangout. From PVR to restaurants to famous outlets, all at a single place. So, don't forget to visit CP at least once when you are in Delhi.

17.Cyber hub and cyber city

Cyber city
Cyber Hub sitting area

Amongst the different types of markets with a lot of crowd, small roads, small shops variety of stalls. But this place is different the most modern area. I have seen people saying the cyber city does not look as a part of India. It has big buildings all around. The most admirable workplace created by DLF. 

Cyber hub
Cyber Hub

And in the heart of Cyber city, you see DLF Cyber Hub. Cyber hub is a hub for everything, it has proper section for clubs, for famous franchises, for a variety of cafe and a perfect built in path to walk. A refreshing sitting area and a circle for the live performance on every weekend. This is a perfect place to organize short events, party and have fun with friends. Cyber Hub has a lot to offer that you cannot discover it all in one day.
So, make sure you visit this place and try them all.

Cyber City
Cyber City

18. Shopping at Sarojini Market

Sarojini market is famous for its amazing cloths market specially for women. You can get all variety of cloths, accessories, shoes, at sarojini at very very low price. You just need to learn few bargain tips before visiting you can make the price drop from INR 800 to INR 200 as well.

Sarojini Nagar Market
Sarojini Nagar Market

Yes, that is sarojini market for you. You get all the famous products you see people wearing in movies or advertisement at these low prices at Sarojini market. After visiting that market, you will surely going to say that you love cheap thrills. Last thing the market is not only for girls, there are stuff for boys as well, but all you will see boys carrying shopping of the girls. So, if you are going with your girl make sure to skip a day workout at gym.

Sarojini Nagar Market
Sarojini Nagar Market

19. Banjara Market in Gurgaon

Last but not the least, the Banjara market of gurgaon. Personally, I love this market the most. This market is famous for its products made of woods at prices as low as INR 10-100. You get frames created of wood, chairs, shelf and a lot more creative stuff in this market.

Banjara Market, Gurgaon
Banjara Market, Gurgaon

This place is a perfect place if you are looking for decorative stuff for your home. And for the art lovers you will love those creative stuff. Anyone visiting there would want to buy them all. As these are available on such low prices. A perfect place to shop Home Decor stuff is this one. Make sure to mark it in your bucket list for your next visit to NCR.

So, guys here we come to the end of my list. These are the places I love to visit a lot. And i have been waiting for this Covid to vanish to again visit these places. Hope you would also like these places. And i believe you will find this blog helpful.

If I missed something that must be added to this blog, do let me know in the comment section as well as share you story about these places in the comment section.

I am also open for guest posting if you have a related story for these places, you can drop me a message in the contact us section And I will email you with the details.

Also, do not forget to read Manali - a Magical Hill station.

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