What to Do around The Westin Gurgaon, New Delhi
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Delhi showcases India's ability to transform at a rapid pace, yet fluently maintain its cultural, historical, and spiritual treasures. The capital is a bustling metropolis that incorporates the ancient with the modern.
Shop No.24, M.C Market, Opposite Jhamb Guest House, Old Railway Rd, Bhim Nagar, Sector 6, Gurugram, Haryana 122001, India
An overnight train from Delhi delivers travelers to the tranquil Kumaoni foothills of the Himalayas. With local guides, hikers explore rural Indian villages, terraced rice paddies, and Hindu temples. At night, travelers settle into authentic...
301-302, 3rd Floor, Cross Point (Near Galleria Market), DLF Galleria Road, DLF City, Phase - IV, Sec, Block A, Sushant Lok Phase I, Sector 43, Gurugram, Haryana 122002, India
Spa meets salon at L’amour. From makeup and massages to skincare and hair-styling, the “spalon” offers everything you need to look your best. Get a customized facial, soothe your tired toes with a pedicure, or work out your kinks with a massage....
Bhavbhuti Marg, Kamla Market, Ajmeri Gate, New Delhi, Delhi 110006, India
Spend an afternoon with Vicky Roy, a former rag picker and homeless street child who went on to study photography, sponsored by a trust that assists street children. Vicky’s is an extraordinary story of an ordinary man from the streets of Delhi....
Noida Mor, Pandav Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi 110092, India
Explore 10,000 years of India's history, culture, architecture, and spirituality on over sixty acres of manicured grounds. Akshardham is an elaborate Swaminarayan temple complex that features an IMAX theater, musical fountains, sunken gardens, and...
Meena Bazaar, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi 110006, India
About to ascend the steps of the Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India, I am forced to shelter when a sudden storm breaks over Old Delhi. An elderly Indian and I look out at the mosque from the safety of a nearby shop.
Rashtrapati Bhawan, President's Estate, New Delhi, Delhi 110004, India
Add pomp to your Saturday morning at Rashtrapati Bhavan, the President's house. The 30-minute Changing of the Guard ceremony starts at 10 a.m. with the Army Brass Band leading the troops in their regalia. After the guard replacement, it concludes...
Kaccha Bagh Area, Old Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi 110006, India
Chandni Chowk is one of the oldest markets in Old Delhi. Like so many other old city bazaars, it is filled alleyways lined with hundreds of little shops that are clustered into areas according to the items they sell. There is the fabric section,...
Mehrauli, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Cycle through the winding streets of Mehrauli, considered one of the seven ancient cities of Delhi. Not only a tour, this journey is an inspirational story. Your hosts are three former homeless children who became licensed guides to show travelers...
Raj Ghat, New Delhi, Delhi 110002, India
Few sites evoke as much emotion as Raj Ghat. Perhaps it is owed to the influence and inspiration of Mahatma Gandhi and his worldwide movement of nonviolence. Raj Ghat is a memorial to Gandhi, commonly considered the Father of the Nation. A black...
Shershah Road Near India Gate Jaipur House, New Delhi, Delhi 110003, India
New Delhi–based National Gallery of Modern Art helps people to look at the works of modern art with greater joy, understanding, and knowledge by extending their relationship with daily life and experiencing them as vital expressions of the human...
6th Ambience Mall, NH-8, Ambience Island, DLF Phase 3, Sector 24, Gurugram, Haryana 122001, India
iSkate isn’t your average ice skating facility. In addition to a rink that covers 15,000 square feet, it has a karaoke room, a hurricane simulator, and a bar. Skating skills not up to snuff? Sign up for an individual or group lesson. If you’re not...
Gurgaon Farukh Nagar Road, Sultanpur, Gurugram, Haryana 122006, India
Rise and shine! The best time to observe the over 250 species of birds at Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary is around 6 a.m., when the migratory birds leave the nests. (Ask your hotel to pack a breakfast, and enjoy a picnic in the park.) Declared a...
Janpath Rd, Rajpath Area, Central Secretariat, New Delhi, Delhi 110011, India
Showcasing over 5,000 years of weapons, paintings, artifacts, jewelry, photography, and manuscripts, the National Museum is the largest in India. The exhibitions are expansive and span three floors. Volunteers lead daily guided tours at set times,...
Mathura Road Opposite Dargah, Nizamuddin, New Delhi, Delhi 110013, India
Want a sneak peek of the Taj Mahal? Completed in 1572, Humayun's tomb was the first garden-tomb in India and inspired many architectural wonders, including the iconic Taj Mahal. The best view is from directly outside the main entrance, where the...
SCF-82, Near Post Office, Main Market, Sector 14, Block C, Old DLF Colony, Sector 14, Gurugram, Haryana 122001, India
Gurgaon Mehndi is like a version of an Indian spa. Take a seat, smell the invigorating eucalyptus-based oil, and watch your body become a canvas. Mehndi (henna) is a traditional and temporary art applied to the hands, feet, and body. Made from the...
Auditorium Complex, Sector 29, Near IFFCO Metro Station, Sector 29, Gurugram, Haryana 122001, India
Imagine an experience that epitomizes (and combines) Disney World, Bollywood Theater, Las Vegas, Broadway, and Indian culture... Welcome to Kingdom of Dreams, so aptly named because the grand venue was created to evoke the dreams of children of...
Mandir Marg, Near, Gole Market, New Delhi, Delhi 110001, India
The Laxminarayan Temple (also called the Birla Mandir) is an elaborate Hindu temple of red and white columns, artificial mountains, and waterfalls. The temple was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi with the condition that the site would be open to all...
Lodhi Gardens, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi, Delhi 110003, India
It's March in India and magical beings are growing all around you! So grab your camera bag, put on some walking shoes, and enjoy the parks of New Delhi. I'm sure this tree has a very dignified Latin name and a sonorous Hindi common name, but I...
Rajpath, India Gate, New Delhi, Delhi 110001, India
Although the India Gate is grand in any light, the site transforms at dusk when locals gather for picnics and social gatherings. Often you will be asked to join an impromptu cricket match or to enjoy a slice of birthday cake, all with the iconic...
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