The temperature is close to 45ºC in Delhi and the weather is getting extremely hot and dry, add the pollution to it and life’s already hell. On most occasions, we’d tell you to run out of the city and probably even drive to the nearest hill station from Delhi to beat the heat (ALSO READ Top 10 weekend getaways from Delhi). However, considering that not all of us have the luxury of summer vacations but jobs that we can’t afford to take leave from we are giving you something exciting to do in Delhi itself. While you may think there are not too many options of things to do in Delhi, here are five things that are designed for you to beat the heat! Also Read - Delhi Violence: SC Lawyer Files FIR For Immediate Arrest of Tahir Hussain; Death Toll Touches 42 | Highlights
1. Have a drink or two at the Freeze Lounge
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What: One of the best known ice bars and lounges in India, it is by far the most popular one in Delhi. If the summer heat has gotten to you, then here is a way to chill, unwind and relax in the city itself. Also Read - India Committed to Strategic Partnership With US, President Kovind to Donald Trump | Highlights
Where: 1st Floor, City Square Mall, Rajouri Garden Also Read - Delhi Assembly Election Updates: 57.06% Voter Turnout Recorded; Polling Concludes
Time: 12 pm to 12 am
Approximate cost: Rs 1800 for two people
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2. Go Ice Skating
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What: You don’t have to be a pro at ice skating to enjoy some time in the rink, right! Take some time out and may be visit the rink with a bunch of your friends or may be even your colleagues. And guess what, it is made of 100% natural ice.
Where: Ambiance Mall, DLF, Gurgaon, NCR
When: 10 am to 10 pm
Approximate cost: Rs 350 onwards (duration: 90 minutes)
3. Visit Adventure Island
Photograph courtesy: Adventure Island
What: Adventure island is a place for people of all ages. Whether you like extreme rides or water rides, there is a lot in store for you here. All the water-babies in Delhi, this place will definitely drive your summer blues away!
Where: Opposite Rithala Metro Station, Sector 10, Rohini
When: 11 am to 7 pm
Approximate cost: Rs 250 onwards
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4. Spend an afternoon at the cafes and pubs at Hauz Khas
What: Hauz Khas Village is home to several cafes and pubs for people who travel across the country or the world and have finally made their way to Delhi. It’s a hub for all the people who enjoy a drink or two and for backpackers. So what if you can’t travel this summer, you could always meet people who do!
Where: Hauz Khas, New Delhi
When: 10 am to 12 am
Approximate cost: Depends on where you eat!
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5. Take a summer special spa treatment at Shvasa Spa
Photograph courtesy: Hyatt Regency
What: Enjoy an hour to an hour and a half at this amazing spa in Delhi that has designed a treatment specially for the summers. From removal of toxins to making you feel completely rejuvenated, the aroma therapy is something worth a try.
Where: Shvasa Spa, Hyatt Regency, Gurgaon
When: 12 pm to 5 pm
Approximate cost: Rs 3200 to Rs 3900
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