Travel Tips – 15 Cheap And Fun Things In Delhi That No One Will Tell You About

Travel Tips

Delhi is full of such gifts that will make you proud. Due to the boring everyday life, even the people living in the capital ignore the beauty of Delhi many times. If you are new to Delhi or have been living here for a long time, then we have made a list for you. This list will make you believe that the beauty of Delhi is not just limited to the superficial level.

So here are 10 cheap and interesting things to do that will make you fall in love with Delhi all over again.

1. Fun Drinks in Paharganj

In terms of having fun, both Connaught Place and Hauz Khas cannot compete with Paharganj. A glass of wine and company of friends will remind you of the film Dev D as soon as you reach this place.

Cost: Rs. 600 for 2

Nearest Metro Station: Ramakrishna Ashram Marg


2. Watch the airplane fly overhead at Jumbo Point in Dwarka

Dwarka has a special crossing called Jumbo Point, which is adjacent to the airport wall. In the evening, there seems to be an influx of loving couples, children and aviation enthusiasts, due to which this place does not look less than a picnic spot. From this place you can see the take off and landing of the airplane very closely.

Cost: Free

Nearest Metro Station: Dwarka Sector 8

3. Hear Qawwali at Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah

Thursday is a very special day at Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah because on this day you can hear many famous artistes singing soulful Qawwalis. These renowned artistes have been singing in the Dargah for generations to earn their livelihood. The timings are between 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM.

Cost: Free

Nearest Metro Station: Jangpura

connaught place

4. Attend Raahgiri at Connaught Place on Sunday

If you have ever been to Connaught Place on a Sunday morning, you probably can’t even imagine how much fun people have here. Pedestrians take over the streets of Connaught Place and then there is a big bang. Vehicles are not allowed to enter this area till 9 am on Sundays so that pedestrians can have fun, dance and exercise.

Cost: Free

Nearest Metro Station: Rajiv Chowk

Tilak Nagar

5. Eat roadside golgappas at Tilak Nagar market

There is no need to pay attention to what others say. The only thing to keep in mind is that the golgappas found on the roadside stalls of Tilak Nagar main market are tastier than the ones found all over Delhi.

Cost: Rs.40 for 2

Nearest Metro Station: Tilak Nagar

Delhi University

6. Visit a cheap but great cafe in Delhi University’s Hudson Lane

Due to its close proximity to the North Campus of Delhi University, you will find some of the best cafes in entire Delhi in GTB Nagar. The funny thing is that the prices in these cafes are also comparatively reasonable due to the majority of the population in this area being students.

Cost: Rs 600 for 2

Nearest Metro Station: GTB Nagar

Jain Coffee House

7. Savor Jain Sandwiches at Jain Coffee House in Chawdi Bazaar

We have been hearing since childhood that thousands of secrets are hidden in the labyrinthine lanes of Old Delhi. If this is true then Jain Coffee House is one such hidden secret. The delicious sandwiches here melt like butter in your mouth and are completely natural.

Tip to keep in mind: Do not use Google maps to reach this place, rather ask around and find out.

Cost: Rs 80 for 2

Nearest Metro Station: Chawdi Bazar

Ballimaran Market

8. Visit to Ghalib’s Haveli in Ballimaran

This is the place where the great poet Mirza Ghalib used to stay. It was from this place that he got the inspiration to compose his compositions and it was here that he wrote most of his poems. Now this house has been converted into a museum so that fans and connoisseurs can have the pleasure of appreciating his life and times.

Cost: Free

Nearest Metro Station: Chawdi Bazar

Bangla Sahib Gurudwara

9. Eat Langar at Bangla Sahib

If you haven’t taken langar prasadi sitting in Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, then you haven’t got Baba’s seal on you yet. Apart from being delicious, it is also free and food offerings are available till 11:30 in the night.

Cost: Free

Nearest Metro Station: Rajiv Chowk

Khan Market

10. Go on a Romantic Walk in Khan Market

There is no doubt that Delhi, one of the most beautiful places in India, becomes even more beautiful in winters. The beauty of the Khan Market is evident by itself. In such a situation, Khan Market becomes the best place to walk hand in hand with your lover in this European-style market and to shop from nearby shops. If you want to have a taste of delicious food along with it, there is also a Big Chill Cafe in this market.

Cost: Rs 100 for 2

Nearest Metro Station: Khan Market

National School of Drama (National School of Drama)

11. Watch a play at the National School of Drama

The National School of Drama has remained only an institution for many actors working in the film world. That’s why artists can be seen exhibiting their art here even before becoming big stars in the coming times, that too at cheap prices.

Cost: Rs 100 for 2

Nearest Metro Station: Mandi House

majnu mound

12. Savor the taste of authentic Tibetan food at Majnu Ka Tila

What did you say? Don’t have time to visit Mcleodganj? Don’t worry For you, we have found the atmosphere of Makleodganj in Delhi itself. Majnu Ka Tila is a small Tibetan settlement filled with restaurants serving authentic Tibetan flavours. So now you can get the navigation of Mcleodganj in Delhi only.

Cost: Rs 300 for 2

Nearest Metro Station: Kashmere Gate

Sanjay One

13. Go ghost watching at Sanjay Van near Vasant Kunj

This experience is not for the faint hearted. Many people have been driven to the pit of fear by the scary sounds and strange poor atmosphere of Sanjay Van. Security guards and others have mentioned many incidents that happened here in the past which cannot be explained scientifically.

Cost: Free

Nearest Metro Station: Qutub Minar

C.R. park

14. C.R. See a mini version of Kolkata in the park

As Majnu Ka Tila is a Tibetan settlement, similarly Chittaranjan Park is known for its dense population of Bengali people. The result of having a population of these Bengali people is that C.R. Real Bengali flavors can be enjoyed in the park. The Durga Puja celebrated here is so grand that a bigger celebration than this can be seen only in Kolkata.

Cost: Free

Nearest Metro Station: Nehru Place


15. Pray at St. John’s Church, Mehrauli

Who knew that there is a beautiful church near an Islamic symbol in Delhi. St. John’s Church has been located here for a long time and the people of Delhi prefer to offer evening prayers in this church.

Cost: Free

Nearest Metro Station: Qutub Minar

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