Category: Activities

A Fabulous Weekend Getaway With Your Family At New Delhi!

New Delhi is the capital of India. The foundation stone of this metropolitan city was laid by George V, who was the then Emperor of Delhi during the Delhi Durbar of 1911. This city was designed two renowned British architects named Sir Edward Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker.

The city of New Delhi was a major financial and political hub of several empires during the ancient India and the Delhi sultanate. The cultural capital of India is suffused with posh bars, cafeterias, eclectic bazaars and cultural hot spots along with other fascinating places. Some of the top things to do in Delhi are as follows:

1. Indian Mountaineering Foundation in Moti Bagh : –
Those who have become bored of watching movies may take a break and head to Indian Mountaineering Foundation which is one of the top fun spots in the city of New Delhi. It is one of the renowned areas to indulge in adventurous and fun activities in Delhi. One of the major highlights of this place is the sport climbing wall.

2. The Lotus Temple : –
The Lotus Temple is one of the major landmarks of New Delhi. It is beautifully designed in the shape of a sacred lotus flower consisting of twenty seven flower petals. Even though this shrine is dedicated to Baha I faith, it is an important place of worship for people of all religions. The visitors can also take a stroll along the well maintained gardens. They will be a given a two minute briefing by an authorized guide.

Lotus Temple
Lotus Temple | Image Source : Youtube.com

3. ISKCON Hare Krishna Temple : –
ISKCON Hare Krishna Temple which is located just stone’s throw away from the Lotus Temple is one of the largest temples in New Delhi dedicated to the International Society for Krishna consciousness. The visitors can take a free tour within the premises of this temple while listening to the drum beats and chanting of “Hare-E-Krishna”.

ISKCON Hare Krishna Temple
ISKCON Hare Krishna Temple | Image Source : iskcon.org

4. Kalkaji Mandir Hindu Temple : –
Kalkaji Mandir Hindu Temple is a popular tourist destination spot which is dedicated to Goddess Kali. It is the spot where many rituals including singing and chanting are conducted on a regular basis.

Kalkaji Mandir Hindu Temple
Kalkaji Mandir Hindu Temple | Image source : wordpress.com

5. Jama Masjid in New Delhi : –
Jama Masjid which is located at Chawri Bazaar is a massive structure constructed during the seventeenth century. This mosque houses two towering minarets along with onion shaped domes. The upper floor of this mosque has the capacity to accommodate about twenty five thousand people at a time.

6. Akshardham Temple : –
Akshardham Temple is a modern Hindu temple complex which was constructed in the year 2005. The visitors are not allowed to carry their personal belongings such as camera and phone while entering the premises of this temple. The interiors of this temple are truly remarkable. It portrays the amount of labor involved and excellent craftsmanship.

Akshardham Temple
Akshardham Temple | Image Source : wikimedia.org

7. Gurudwara Bangla Sahib : –
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is a Sikh shrine which houses huge pool of waters outdoors, a dining area where people can share a meal together and a medical facility.

8. Laxmi Narayan Mandir —Hindu Temple : –
Laxmi Narayan Mandir is an important Hindu place of worship which was commissioned by Mahatma Gandhi. It is meant for people who belong to various castes from all parts of India.

9. Hauz Khas Complex : –
Hauz Khas is an important historical complex which consists of a mosque, tomb and a water tank. The water tank which was constructed in 1800’s was used to store rain water during the dry season.

How to Get a Bike on Rent to Explore Hyderabad City?

Hyderabad is a city with an interesting legend. Muhammad Quli Qutub Shah, a prince of the Golkonda kingdom fell in love with Bhagmati, a Hindu dancing girl and later married her. On ascending to the throne, he founded a new city named Bhagnagar. The city was renamed by Hyderabad in the nature of Hyderi Mahal, a title Bhagmati was bestowed on her conversion to Islam.

Within south India, Hyderabad holds a pre-eminent position. It was here that Dekhini, a southern version of Urdu developed. The Nizams who ruled over a large part of the Deccan for two centuries left lasting legacies in the form of imposing palaces, mosques and forts which dot the landscape of the city.

Bike on Rent in Hyderabad
Bike on Rent in Hyderabad

The city has over the course of centuries emerged as one of the most vibrant cities of the country. The IT boom at the turn of the century made the city a major industrial hub. A weekend trip to the City of Pearls with your cousins can to a great extent many conceptions which you may have about the city. Discovering the city on a bike will help you to make the trip a memorable one. Here are some of the places where you can get a bike on rent in Hyderabad:-

Mobility LLP

Benelli 600 I is a highly trendy sports bike, and is highly popular among the youth. You will be offered with the scope of riding for a period of 8 hours. If you are planning to buy a bike in the days to come and check its power and an ability in advance before you take its rent.

You will get to discover the city with your cousins. You can also rent the bike with a problem free process. Check the bike’s speed and designs before you zoom through the city’s streets on the 600 CC Benelli 600i. The cost of reservation for a single person is Rs 900.

Harley Davidson Street 750
Harley Davidson Street 750

Harley Davidson Street 750 CC-1 day is another the city, ride through the hurdles and explore the major attractions around the city. The renting procedure is quite simple and all bikes are maintained in the perfect manner. The cost of this package is Rs 1200.

On the other hand, if you are looking for a simple bike ride can to a great extent rent an Indian Scout bike for 8-hours. Mobility LLP offers all visitors with the scope to explore the city in a new range of bikes. You will be given roadside assistance to ensure a safe journey.

The safety gear on rent will be offered to you for pick up & drop series, thereby ensuring that you enjoy a comfortable ride. The exact bike will provide with you opt for the vehicle shall be returned with the same quantity of fuel and physical condition which is hired to you. For bookings, you will need to make a security deposit of Rs 15000 to be deposited directly with Driven LLP while taking possession of the vehicle is Rs 1600.

Most tourists just imagine a pleasant vacation away from their routine. Few actually possess the true adventure spirit to explore the city riding. If you wish to get a feel of the city, the best option would be to hire a bike and ride through the lanes and alleys that still lie unexplored.

Few things to keep in mind while planning to explore Hyderabad on a bike are listed below:

  • Make sure you fill the petrol in your tank before starting off.
  • It is a great idea to carry snacks and drinks.
  • Carry a printout of the city maps.