13 Best Picnic Spots In Delhi For School, College Students and Friends
“Dilli Hai Dil Walon Ki” has always been filled with the fragrance of love and romance. The aroma of love can be felt across the everyone corner of Delhi. In spite of being one of the very historical cities in India, it has always been confusing to choose a right picnic place to hang out with friend, family or take college and school students.
We all are aware that India is a country known for its cultures and traditions. Some places reflect all the specialities of India where you would not only be getting a chance for exploration but also enjoying its silence and royalty.
1. Kingdom Of Dreams
Kingdom Of Dreams is located in Gurgaon Sec-29 in Delhi & NCR region. It is India’s first live entertainment theatre comprising numerous Live Shows that is enjoyed by every age. Kingdom Of Dreams mainly consists of two theatres Nautanki Mahal and Showshaa theatre accompanied by a cultural and cuisine area-Culture Gully. As the name suggests, this place brings dreams alive. Shows like Jhumroo and Zangoora are a hit here. The fact that at night the place is illuminated and surrounding with lighting makes it more beautiful and elegant to admire. This place indeed deserves a place on the list.
Show timings & Charges for Zangoora (The Gypsy Prince) & Jhumroo Live Musical Comedy Show at Kingdoms of Dreams
Show Charges for Jhumroo and Zangoora:
(Sat & Sun)
|Diamond||Rs. 2999||Rs. 3999|
|Platinum||Rs. 2499||Rs. 2999|
|Gold||Rs. 1999||Rs. 2499|
|Silver||Rs. 1499||Rs. 1999|
|Bronze||Rs. 1249||Rs. 1499|
|Value||Rs. 1199||Rs. 1299|
|Economy||Rs. 1099||Rs. 1199|
Show Timings for Jhumroo and Zangoora:
|Show Timing for Jhumroo||Show Timing for Zangoora|
|Tue, Thu & Sat – 7:00 PM||Tue, Thu & Sat- 2:|
|Wed & Fri. – 2:30 PM||Wed & Fri. – 7:00 PM|
|Sunday- 1:30 PM||Sunday- 6:00 PM|
(On Monday remains Closed)
2. Pratapgarh Farms
Pratapgarh farm is an exotic location within Delhi NCR in Jhajjar district. If you want a day out from the fuss and bustle of the city, this place should be the first choice. This place is suited for everyone from youngster to oldies, from children to parents and form individuals to groups/couples. If you intend to spend your day with fun and excitement, engage yourself with different activities provided by the place and make it memorable. The resort offers you number’s of activities some of which includes-Burma Bridge, Valley Crossing, Camel and Bullock Cart Riding, Tractor Rides, Night Walks along with the exquisite and delicious taste of the cultural food.
Packages, charges and timings at Prataphgarh Farmhouse:
Note:-children below five years will be complimentary.
3. Children’s Park near India gate
Children’s Park is located near India Gate and is most suitable for children’s along with some guidance. This park offers children’s a variety of swings and the elders a great place to explore with the huge lawn and beautiful landscape. Specially created as per the view of kids, this park offers them everything they need to get themselves entertained the whole time. Add on to the swings and garden, an Aquarium and a Musical Fountain is also situated within the park keeping in mind the needs of adults.
Timings and Entry Charges at Children’s Park:
|Summers||9:30 AM – 7:30 PM|
|Winters||9:30 AM – 5:30 PM|
(On Monday remains close)
Note:-All entries are free of cost.
4. Adventure Island
Adventure Island is a theme-based amusement park located in Rohini. It is most famous for its adjacent Mall named Metro Walk. If doing something adventurous and experiencing something insanely mad, this is undoubtedly the best place for you. With its rides, boating and rain dance floor this place suits for mostly to adults as well as children. Take a day out of your schedule and visit Adventure Island to add some refreshment and relaxation to your monotonous life.
Packages, Charges and Timings at Adventure Island (Weekday):
|Adult||Rs 650/- each|
|Child||Rs 550/- each|
|SR. Citizen||Rs 350/- each|
Packages, Charges and Timings at Adventure Island(Weekend)
|Adult||Rs 700/- each|
|Child||Rs 600/- each|
|Sr. Citizen||Rs 350/- each|
5. Fun ‘N’ Food Village
Fun N Food Village (Fun and Food Village) is located at Gurgaon Road in Kapshera. Just like Adventure Island, it is an adventure park despite the mall. It is a Simple yet entertaining park, particularly for school students or young adults but can be joined by families too. Here people are mostly seen enjoying the water rides due to which a huge crowd is always seen on the cue. Other than the water rides a no of other rides are also present on the premises along with rain dance platform.
Packages, Charges and Timings at Fun N Food Village(Mon-Fri):
|Couple||Rs 1600/- + Tax|
|Child (Height 33”- 4’6″)||Rs 500/- + Tax|
|Single Male||Rs 1000/- + Tax|
Packages, Charges and Timings at Fun N Food Village (Sat, Sun and public holiday):
|Couple||Rs 1600/- + Tax|
|Child (Height 33′-4’6″)||Rs 500/- + Tax|
|Single Male||Rs 1000/- + Tax|
6. National Zoological Park
National Zoological Park or mostly known as Zoo and Delhi Zoo is located in Mathura Road, New Delhi near Purana Quila. Many of us have already visited the place quite a few times since childhood and are still adorning the place from the heart. The zoo is considered to be one of the most interesting picnic spots that can be enjoyed with family. Zoo has been sheltering more than 1200 reptiles, mammals and birds belonging to different countries.
Entry Fee and Timings(Normal):
Entry Fee and Timings(Foreigners):
7. Qutub Minar
Qutub Minar is located at Mehrauli. Qutub Minar was built by Qutub-Ud-Din-Aibak in 1193. It is widely famous for its 73-metre high tower thus considered as the highest tower in India. Along with the Minar, there is a wide-open ground best used as a picnic spot. The ground is big enough to fit up a crowd. This is enjoyable for playing purposes people are usually seen here playing a different kind of sports only because of the vast and open ground.
Entry Fee and Timings at Qutub Minar:
|Indian – Rs 10/- each|
Foreigners – Rs 250/- each
|Monday to Saturday – 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM|
Sunday – 7:00 AM -5:00 PM
Note:- Children up to 15 years of age get a free entry:
8. India Gate
India Gate is located opposite to the Rajpath. India Gate was made in the memory of the soldiers who lost their lives during the first world war. The history of the place makes it even more beautiful and dear to heart. India Gate is known as the best place to hang out with friends or family. During night time, the place gets more crowded and noticeable. Everyone loves the high and wide lush green ground. This place is often used as a Birthday party or casual get together medium.
Note:- Entries are free of cost.
9. Red Fort
Red Fort is located in Netaji Subash Marg, Chandni Chowk. Although it is a historical place, this fact doesn’t limit it from being a tourist attraction. People from different countries can be seen here, exploring this heavenly place. The fort is clean, simple and royal. Those who haven’t seen it yet have missed surely missed the whole chapter from their book. The amazing architecture and pretty gardens are eye-catching.
Entry Fee and Timings at Red Fort
|7:00 AM – 5:30 PM|
10. Jantar Mantar
Jantar Mantar is mainly located in Connaught Place (CP). Jantar Mantar was built in 1724 by Maharaja Jai Singh. However, there is not much to see still a lot to experience. The open and crowded spaces make the place more noticeable once entered. If you wish to refresh your mind for an hour, this place fits in the list. Mostly family or group of friends are found here chit-chatting or just wandering during the process of observing the place better.
Entry Fee and Timings at Jantar Mantar
|9:30 AM – 4:30 PM|
11. Old Fort – Purana Qila
Old fort popularly known as the Purana Qila is a historical place built by an Afghan King, Sher Shah Suri. The historians also claim that it was Indraprastha the capital of Pandavs in the Indian epic Mahabharata.
Purna Qila has an art-gallery which have historical arts and crafts with artefacts that were found during its excavation.
12. Sunder Nursery near Humayun’s Tomb
You may not be aware that there is a beautiful Nursery near the Humayun’s Tomb namely Sunder Nursery. The name Sunder defines it well – there are so many historical things to explore and this could be a great experience for the students as it holds historical, educational and natural merits.
13. National Museum
National Museum is not very far from the India gate and it does worth visiting. It’s not just a museum, but also a study centre to discover the history of humanism and humanity. You can see the original artefacts, arts & crafts, paintings and documentary in the theatre.