Indoor Activities For When It's Too Hot Outside

    Done with the sun? No plan for a tan? No worries. Nobody said you couldn’t have a great day out when it’s scorching hot outside. Check out these fun, indoor activities you can do around the city without hitting your boiling point.

    Indoor Rock Climbing

    Delhi Rock

    Greater Kailash - 2, Delhi

    Who said you can’t jump and climb around like a monkey indoors? Delhi Rock in GK is just the place to do that. They’ve got high walls, an arch (which is a challenge to climb on top of), rope-climbing and more to put your arms and shoulders through a strength test.

    Find out more here.

    Price: INR 600 onwards

    Laser Tag

    Oh My Game

    Sector 50, Gurgaon

    Oh My Game will have you playing laser tag with all your friends. Spread over 2200 sq ft, the special effects and live-play makes it the perfect activity for thrill seekers.

    In case football is not really your jam, the VR games here.

    Price: INR 700 for 1 hour per person.

    Find out more here.

    Gaming & Sky-Karting

    Smaaash

    Sector 29, Gurgaon

    With multi-level sky karting tracks (only at the Gurgaon, Sector 29 branch), VR gaming (virtual roller coaster anyone?), cricket simulators, bowling alleys, laser tag and more – Smaaash makes for the perfect, indoor activity hub. They’ve even got a multi-cuisine restaurant and a bar to unwind at afterwards.

    Price: starting at INR 400

    Find out more here.

    Ice Skating

    Snow World

    Sector 18, Noida

    Best way to beat the heat? Entering an ice rink, of course. There are a couple of them around the city—iSkate in Gurgaon and Snow World in Noida. The former has a huge rink which can easily accommodate about 150 people, with enough instructors to guide you and a cafe to hang at. Snow World (previously known as Ski India), the latter, is Delhi NCR’s first ski resort, complete with skiing and slope tobogganing to bobsledding, snow-sledging, ice-skating and a snow carousel.

    Price: INR 799

    Jump Away At This Trampoline Park

    Skyjumper Indoor Trampoline Park is spread across 13,000 sq. ft. (that’s massive) and has 100 wall-to-wall interconnected trampolines you can jump on. They also have a big pool of foam cubes you can leap, hop, or go flying into. You can enjoy a jumpy game of volleyball on the trampolines, or go for the one-on-one variant. There’s dodgeball, too, so you can take out all your frustration with some well-aimed headshots. 

    Price: INR 700-850 depending on the day you go.

    Find out more here.

    Learn Pottery

    With beginner’s sessions and classes with no batches, The Clay Company has pottery classes and courses that you can take up to either explore your interest in clay, or to just try out a new kind of weekend activity. The basic foundation course is for 2.5 hours,and will teach you all the basics. For more options, check out our list of pottery classes in town.

    Find out more here. 

    Price: INR 1,650 for 2.5 hour long class

    Go Bowling

    Amoeba

    DLF Phase - 2, Gurgaon

    There’s nothing like watching the ten pins go down all at once—bowling is almost cathartic. Delhi’s got a bunch of bowling alleys spread across town—be it a booze-bowling fest at Yes Minister, Glued Reloaded or Amoeba you can always say your goodbyes to the heat and head in for a game or two.

    Find out more here. 

    Price: depending on the day you go, it's generally upwards of INR 200 per person

    Solve Mysteries & Escape

    Mystery Rooms

    Rajouri Garden, Delhi

    Mystery/escape rooms are a great way to put your wits and problem solving skills to the test in a fun way—the only sweating you do here is the mental kind. The city’s got a lot of these puzzle hubs with different scenarios. Be it a defuse-the-bomb situation, or a murder mystery theme – escape rooms always make for a fun time with the gang.

    Find out more here and here.

    Price: INR 600 onwards

    Sign Up For Art Workshops

    It's always a good time to brush up your artistic skills because you never have any idea when or how you might end up needing them and also, creating art can be a lot of fun. Thankfully, Delhi has a bunch of ventures like HobbMob Studio, Delhi Drawing Room and Culture Chauraha that host the most fun workshops and classes. These places offer everything from DIY fairy light-making and block-printing workshops to paint parties, and calligraphy and macrame classes. 

    Price: INR 1,000 - INR 3,000

    Cooking Classes

    Tastesutra

    Lajpat Nagar - 2, Delhi

    Tastesutra is a venture that helps people master cusines and dishes in the most fun and interactive way. The art of plating, chopping, cleaning and cooking everything from starters to desserts (with 7-8 types of dishes) are some of the many things attendees are taught in these classes. The classes are organised in groups of two and can go up to a maximum of 25 people in one group.

    Find out more here.

    Price: INR 1,000 - INR 3,000

    Oh! Max Wonderland

    Oh! Max Wonderland

    Greater Noida, Noida

    Delhi's finally got tons of indoor theme parks for you to get your adrenaline racing without cursing the sun. You can check out one of Oh! Max Wonderland's one super popular musicals like Zangoora and Jhumroo or try food from different regions under the (false) Delhi sky. You can also check out their adventure park, trampoline park and do so much more!

    Price: INR 350 upwards

    Watch A Play

    Delhi's theatre scene has a lot to offer and one of our top picks is Kamani Auditorium. It's been up and running since 1971 and it's the perfect hub for theatre kids to witness amazing plays and dramas. You can check out both national and international plays and embrace the theatre buff within you.

    Check Out These Museums

    Yes, Delhi has museums and yes, you should definitely check them out. Whether you're someone who loves stargazing (Nehru Planetarium is where you need to be), or you're a definite science geek (National Science Center is perfect for you!), there's truly something for everyone in our city!

    Price: INR 80 for a show