Delhi For Kids Part 7


Awe-inspiring Picnic Spots in Delhi


Delhi, being the capital city of India is fraught with many attractive and mesmerizing places. The city comprises various theme parks or gardens, water parks or lakes and many more to give an ecstasy to vacation or holidaying. Moreover, these parks are easily accessible and located at a stone’s throw for Delhiites.

These parks are a special fancy for picnic freaks especially children who naturally become excited at the mentioning of picnic celebration. Celebrating picnic with family is really a happiness redefined. The parks wonderfully offer scenic beauty, serene ambiance and lush greenery beside lake side blanketed with cool breeze and outstanding panoramic views making them a perfect picnic spot. There are various parks which define the meaning of you picnic in a unique way.

So, let’s enjoy the beauty and attraction of these places for a memorable picnic:

Children’s Park

One of the most famous and oldest parks in Delhi, Children’s park is located in the close proximity of India Gate. The park comprises number of swings for which it is famous among children. The park is assorted with large and squeaky clean lawns providing good sitting grounds to visitors. The park is illuminated at the night making it one of the most eye catching zones of Delhi. Apart from the swings children can also enjoy watching fishes placed in the small aquariums.

Buddha Jayanti Park

Buddha Jayanti Park was founded in order to honour the 2500th anniversary of Lord Buddha’s attainment of Nirvana. The park is fraught with lush greenery meadows, streams, slanting terrain, manicured lawns and huge trees replenishing the park with awesome natural beauty. Because of that virtue of scenic beauty, the park serves as the best picnic spot for kids. Major portions of the southern Ridge are covered with this park and access to this park is linked with Sardar Patel Marg or Ridge Road. A cute attraction of the park is highlighted with a plantlet of the Bodhi Tree brought from Sri Lanka.

Lodi Garden

The garden is located at the main Lodi Road almost 3 kms to the west of Humayun’s tomb. The garden is beautifully landscaped and laid out with small water bodies, fountains and a jogging track. The garden is abundant with several species of trees kept in Rose Garden and a Green House. February and March are conducive of visiting the park as the park’s surroundings are beautified with full bloomed flowers during these months.

You can spot birds from various species playing their frolicsome acts and the squirrels approaching the visitors in the hope of getting foods from them. Winter season is an optimum time for celebrating picnic in the park. During the season the park is crowded with many picnic freaks. Even the paths and jogging track of the park are well illuminated with street lights ensuring safety for the visitors who leave park late in the evening.

Nehru Park

Located at Panchsheel Road in Chanakyapuri Diplomatic Enclave, opposite Santushti Shopping Complex, Nehru Park was christened after the name of first Prime Minister of India Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru. The park gives an awesome looks with its scenic beauty including the extensive area in more than 80 acres. The park irradiates your picnic enthusiasm due to its scenic beauty, picturesque floral collections and rocks with inscriptions of sayings of Jawahar Lal Nehru.

The pleasant and tranquil ambiance of the park has made it more popular with picnickers as well as young courting couples. The park is also home to many fitness freaks that can be spotted in morning and evening hours in the park.

Deer Park

Deer park is located at Chanakyapuri in a close proximity with Hauz Khas village and Safdarjung Enclave. One of the ideal parks for picnickers, Deer Park was developed to fulfil the need of an open green area to give respite from the hectic and stressful life of the city. The park extends graceful blend of serene and picturesque beauty. The beautiful landscape enclosed with lush green grasses, shady trees, serene water body and other mesmerizing things make the park an awe-inspiring place for family picnic spot. Some of the flora and fauna that enhance the attractions of the park are cute peacocks with lovely feathers, speckled deers, rabbits and guinea pigs. You can also spot many birds playing around the small pond.

For more information about other interesting and informative topics covered in this blog, keep on reading…………

Hotels In Delhi


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singhsons22Hotel Singh Sons: Hotel Singhsons is a centrally-located and truly world-class hotel in the heart of Delhi, close to Karol Bagh and Connaught Place. Within an easy and comfortable reach of the Railway Station and Airport, the hotel boasts of lavish cuisine and exceptional facilities. HOTEL SINGH SONS greets the guests to let them enjoy and relish the comfort, opulence, modern amenities and affability almost incomparable in the city.
jvl-plazaJVL Plaza: Hotel JVL Plaza is an authentic Cheap Budget Hotel located in Gurgaon.
It’s a three star budget hotel with 110 standard rooms, set amidst quiet surroundings.

lohmod3Hotel Lohmod: Hotel Lohmod welcomes you in the world of royal treatment. The hotel is the ideal retreat for getting luxury in low fares.The hotel is situated on N.H. No. 8 in South Delhi. Its close proximity to international airport and national airport makes it a favorable choice for the guests.

rama-residencyRama Residency: An ultimate destination for those who are looking for a homely yet indulging experience, Rama Residency, is an elite hotel situated in the unperturbed tranquility of NOIDA.

karat 87Karat87 Hotel: Holding its location at the greatest shopping arcade of Asia- KAROL BAGH, KARAT 87 HOTEL is a splendid place to stay.With an exquisite reception, lobby and matchless services, our hotel understands your need for comfort and luxury. We provide you with all the modern facilities, excellent room service together with attractive tariff rates

hotel-waves-image1Hotel Waves – Hotel Waves is a budget hotel in Delhi, India with considerably proficient hospitality services.Waves is Located near New Delhi Airport on N. H. 8.

excursion-india-toursExcursion India Tours – Excursion India Tours is one of the most conspicuous and prestigious Travel and Tourism Companies in India. Here, at our experienced Travel and Tourism Company, enjoy various India Tours highlighting fascinating aspects of this ethnically and culturally diverse land. With us, come and explore Wildlife Tours in India and Adventure Tours in India.

lohiasHotel LohiasHotel Lohias is ranked as one of the finest budget hotels in Delhi, as it offers exceptional hospitality at reasonable tariff prices. The warm reception starts right as you enter the premises of Hotel Lohias, which is located on NH.8; presenting the environment that compliments your lifestyle. The hotel is widely acknowledged for Hospitality, Care, Comforts and above all, “The homely feel, away from home”. The accommodations offer the finest in luxury and state-of-the-art rooms, to make your stay contented.

Karat87innKarat 87 inn Offering you a dash of panache in every room, Karat 87 Inn is a world-class economy hotel in Delhi. Situated amidst the lively location of Karol Bagh, the hotel provides easy access to the major travel hubs of Delhi including shopping centres, malls, commercial centres and historical monuments etc.

Hotel Chanchal– Hotel Chanchal is a part of Chanchal Group of Hotels, established in 1985. The group comprises 3 hotels in Delhi. Hotel Chanchal is superior in accommodation, dining, business facilities, interiors, and world-class personalized services. It has 54 well-appointed rooms. Just 20 Kms from the international airport, the hotel is located in Paharganj and welcomes guests for a comfortable stay amidst its luxurious settings.

Tyca Uptown: Tyca Uptown, a magnificently designed boutique hotel in Gurgaon, is favorably located in close proximity with domestic and international airports. Our hotel provides a complete range of hospitality services to the guests in a delightful ambience. Brilliantly decked with all sophisticated features of a boutique hotel accommodation, our hotel has all modern-day facilities.


Hotel Milan Dx: Hotel Milan Dx, a centrally located Delhi Hotel has 58 well-appointed rooms with all modern amenities. Hotel rooms and suites are bedecked with facilities like delicious snacks & food facility to suit all tastes, refrigerator and satellite LCD TV, internet access, entertainment, direct dial telephone, 24 hours running hot & cold water, 24 hours room service,elevator (lift) facilities & so on.

Delhi For Kids-Part 4

Water Sports for Kids in Delhi

There are choices of water sports for children, some are for enjoyment and some are for adventure. A simple water sports activity like boating is enjoyed by kids of all age groups. Usually boating and canoeing is very much common among children, teenagers as well as because it gives a sense of pleasure to all of them. Swimming is among the most favorite sports for children, as well as for adults. Although there are about 125 licensed pools in the city, only a few out of them are maintained properly by the civic agencies. If you know how to swim, then you can enjoy in any of the swimming pools in Delhi:

  • National Sports Club of India (Mathura Road)
  • Yamuna Sports complex in East Delhi
  • Riverside Sports & Recreation Club Avenue, Mayur Vihar
  • Siri Fort sports complex
  • Saket Sports complex
  • Talkatora Indoor Stadium Talkatora Garden
  • Chilla sports complex, Vasundhara
  • DDA Sport Complex (Dwarka Sector 11)
  • DDA Sports Complex (Major Dhyan Chand) Ashok Vihar
  • Jasola Sports complex (Sarita Vihar)
  • And many more…

Sailing & Surfing – For adventurous water sports, sailing is the best idea. It is adventurous when the wind is moving fast. Once you have enough practice, you can begin to participate in various sailing competitions held every year. Surfing is also a superb family sport, especially during a sunny day. Defense Services Sailing Clubs, Okhla, New Delhi, is a place where you can go for sailing and surfing.

Boating – Bhalswa Lake – A sports and leisure complex has been built by Delhi Tourism at Bhalswa Lake, it is a rain fed lake located at northeastern edge of Delhi. This offers facilities for boating in pedal boats, kayaks, canoes and speed boats. You can also indulge in fishing. Hovercraft and water scooters have been introduced for the first time in Delhi at this lake. Pedal boating can be available at reasonable rates. Training program in kayaking and canoeing are also organized at this lake and others such lakes in Delhi.

Other Places for baoting

Boating is the best way to beat the scorching summer temperature. Various shapes of boats are available to excite children at the boating spots. The shapes of boats are such as scooter, airplane, crocodile, dinosaur and swan. Besides these paddle boats, motor boats and boats with sheds have also been introduced lately for the convenience of the tourists. The initiative to provide boating facilities in Delhi is taken by Delhi Tourism Corporation. Boating can be done at five different lakes including:

  • Sanjay Lake Boating Point, Mayur Vihar Phase – 2
  • Old Fort
  • Boat club, India Gate
  • Model Town
  • Boat club, Hari Nagar
  • Surajkund is actually a water tank with an artificial lake that provides an excellent boating spot

Fishing Spot in Delhi – Delhi-Mathura Road, Okhla, Delhi (Closed on Mondays)

For all kinds of water sports – Adventure Tourism Division, Coffee Home Annexe, Baba Kharak Singh Marg, New Delhi

Timings – Daily between 10 am to 6 pm

Best Time for Water Sports – The best time to enjoy these sports is from the months between November to March, especially in early mornings.

Things to take care before going for any water Sport

For children, water sports are always adventurous and fun filled. While enjoying any sort of water sports, it is mandatory for kids to come in the company of an adult and an attentive lifeguard. Safety has to be given the first priority. There are some compulsory things that need to be taken care of, before getting into any water sport activity. Some precautions for the following activities have been given below:

  • For Boating, Sailing or Surfing

Wear a life jacket while boating. All boats and rafts should also carry extra life jackets, whistle and lifebuoys.

  • For Swimming or Canoeing

Wearing life jackets is a must, even if kids know how to swim. A beginner should stay away from deep waters. Wearing swimming goggles, ear plugs and a swim cap will make you swim conveniently and also avoid having heavy food before or after swimming.

For more information on the places of interest for kids in Delhi, keep reading…

Hotels In Delhi


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singhsons22Hotel Singh Sons: Hotel Singhsons is a centrally-located and truly world-class hotel in the heart of Delhi, close to Karol Bagh and Connaught Place. Within an easy and comfortable reach of the Railway Station and Airport, the hotel boasts of lavish cuisine and exceptional facilities. HOTEL SINGH SONS greets the guests to let them enjoy and relish the comfort, opulence, modern amenities and affability almost incomparable in the city.
jvl-plazaJVL Plaza: Hotel JVL Plaza is an authentic Cheap Budget Hotel located in Gurgaon.
It’s a three star budget hotel with 110 standard rooms, set amidst quiet surroundings.

lohmod3Hotel Lohmod: Hotel Lohmod welcomes you in the world of royal treatment. The hotel is the ideal retreat for getting luxury in low fares.The hotel is situated on N.H. No. 8 in South Delhi. Its close proximity to international airport and national airport makes it a favorable choice for the guests.

b continentalBcontinental: A unique world of facilities and privileges, both essential and extra ordinary.Hotel B-Continental conveniently places you right in the hub of New Delhi, indulged with comforts and conveniences.

rama-residencyRama Residency: An ultimate destination for those who are looking for a homely yet indulging experience, Rama Residency, is an elite hotel situated in the unperturbed tranquility of NOIDA.

karat 87Karat87 Hotel: Holding its location at the greatest shopping arcade of Asia- KAROL BAGH, KARAT 87 HOTEL is a splendid place to stay.With an exquisite reception, lobby and matchless services, our hotel understands your need for comfort and luxury. We provide you with all the modern facilities, excellent room service together with attractive tariff rates

hotel-waves-image1Hotel Waves – Hotel Waves is a budget hotel in Delhi, India with considerably proficient hospitality services.Waves is Located near New Delhi Airport on N. H. 8.

excursion-india-toursExcursion India Tours – Excursion India Tours is one of the most conspicuous and prestigious Travel and Tourism Companies in India. Here, at our experienced Travel and Tourism Company, enjoy various India Tours highlighting fascinating aspects of this ethnically and culturally diverse land. With us, come and explore Wildlife Tours in India and Adventure Tours in India.

lohiasHotel LohiasHotel Lohias is ranked as one of the finest budget hotels in Delhi, as it offers exceptional hospitality at reasonable tariff prices. The warm reception starts right as you enter the premises of Hotel Lohias, which is located on NH.8; presenting the environment that compliments your lifestyle. The hotel is widely acknowledged for Hospitality, Care, Comforts and above all, “The homely feel, away from home”. The accommodations offer the finest in luxury and state-of-the-art rooms, to make your stay contented.

Karat87innKarat 87 inn Offering you a dash of panache in every room, Karat 87 Inn is a world-class economy hotel in Delhi. Situated amidst the lively location of Karol Bagh, the hotel provides easy access to the major travel hubs of Delhi including shopping centres, malls, commercial centres and historical monuments etc.

Hotel Chanchal– Hotel Chanchal is a part of Chanchal Group of Hotels, established in 1985. The group comprises 3 hotels in Delhi. Hotel Chanchal is superior in accommodation, dining, business facilities, interiors, and world-class personalized services. It has 54 well-appointed rooms. Just 20 Kms from the international airport, the hotel is located in Paharganj and welcomes guests for a comfortable stay amidst its luxurious settings.