A relief from scorching summer heat, Monsoons bring more joy than anything else for Delhiites. From playing in the rains to enjoying piping hot tea and pakoras in a cozy cafe or at home, this season is no less than a festival. Here are 7 things you must do to get the most out of this awesome mausam —
1- Photographing the City’s Heritage
Heritage sites including India Gate, Lodhi Gardens, Qutub Minar, Red Fort and Safdarjung’s Tomb turn into incredibly beautiful places after rain. Monsoons is the perfect time of the year when you should take out your camera and head out for a stroll.
2- A Road Trip to Murthal
Savouring delicious parathas while enjoying the downpour! It really does sound like a dream! Just 50 km from Delhi, Murthal is one of the best places for short escapes during rain.
3- Binging on Street Food
Blazing summer heat kills our appetite for street food, but rains bring it back with a bang! We can’t get the best of monsoons without binging on Indian snacks like samosas, momos, tikkis, pakoras and chole bhature. Find out the best food places near you and head out with your friends for a fun-filled day.
4- Explore the city in a Ho-Ho bus
One of the best ways to explore Delhi during rains is to hop on the Ho-Ho bus. Get an insight into the rich cultural heritage of the city with your family and friends. You can also take Delhi metro and drop off at random stations.
5- Soak the magnificent views from the rooftop cafes
Delhi boasts of some of the most fantastic rooftop cafes that become simply irresistible during rains. Sit by the glass window with a cup of coffee and admire the Delhi showers.
6- Go for a nature walk
There are many romantic places in Delhi/NCR that everyone must visit during rains. Places like Delhi Zoo, Kamla Nehru Ridge, and India Gate are a treat to your eyes and mind especially during this season.
So, take a break from your daily grind and don’t miss out on these experiences.