At first glance, the hustling-bustling city of Delhi might not look very inviting to kids or families with kids. Soaring temperatures, maddening traffic and deafening crowds make you want to escape the city during summer holidays. But if you haven’t made any bookings for nearby vacation resorts then fear not. You can actually spend some thrilling time with your little ones, right here in this crazy capital city of India.
Time to leave your iPads and Playstations at home. Your kids can actually enjoy playing, exploring and spending quality time with their family. You can also enjoy being a child again. So what are you waiting for?
5 Kid-friendly Places in Delhi to visit this Summer
iSkate , Ambience Mall, Gurgaon
What’s more exciting than a 15,000 sq.ft, all natural ice skating rink? That too right in the middle of busiest mall of NCR. Rent a pair of skates and go ice skating with your kids. If you have teenagers who are bored of the same mall and theater routine, then this place will surely catch their fancy. This place attracts kids of all ages and adults too.
Beat the sweltering Delhi heat in style and get to enjoy snowfall in June for real. Chilling in summers doesn’t get better than this.
Shankar’s International Dolls Museum
If you are a doll enthusiast or have a little daughter who simply loves her Barbies and Bratz, then this museum should be on your list. This place has a wonderful collection of more than 6000 dolls from nearly 85 countries across the globe. There are dolls from different states of India like Kerela, Gujarat and Punjab.Your kid can learn a lot about different cultures, attires, customs and traditions of other countries. Any type of photography inside the museum is strictly prohibited. It is operational from 10 AM to 5:30 PM on all days except Monday. Nearest metro station is ITO on violet line.
Kingdom of Dreams, Sector 29, Leisure Valley, Gurgaon
Ever since it opened in 2010 it has attracted a huge crowd on any given day. Book your tickets online to avoid standing in queues. Their live shows (Jhoomroo and Zangoora)are quite entertaining and popular with adults and kids alike. The cultural gully is sure to satisfy your taste buds. It an indoor food court serving regional cuisines from different parts of the country.
Kiddyland, Dlf Mall Of India, Noida
This is the place for you if you are parents of toddlers, preschoolers and young kids looking to go somewhere to spend carefree time with your wee one. It is a safe, secure play area and with lots of engaging activities for your curious explorer. Little ones can enjoy the ball pool and for older kids there is an outdoor activity center.
Indoor Play zone, Park Lane, Vasant Kunj
There are very few places that allow babies as young as six months for swimming lessons. There is a well maintained indoor pool with fully trained instructors here. This place has a dedicated play area complete with a trampoline for little kids. You can book this place for your kid’s birthday party. It will be a party to remember for years to come.
If we missed any, do share with us more kid friendly places in the city.
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