Winter Picnic Spots In Delhi That You Can't Miss

With the winter season upon us, now is the time to fill up your wicker baskets and load up the board games to spend a beautiful afternoon in the lap of nature
With gazebos, greenery, and lots of good light, Lodhi Garden is an ideal picnic place in Delhi
With gazebos, greenery, and lots of good light, Lodhi Garden is an ideal picnic place in DelhiWikimedia Commons

As the chill sets in and Delhi adorns itself with a blanket of misty mornings and cosy afternoons, there's no better way to revel in the season's charm than indulging in a delightful winter picnic. The capital city, known for its historical grandeur and green havens, offers a plethora of picturesque spots that come alive during the winter months. From lush gardens to historical monuments, here are some unmissable winter picnic spots in Delhi that promise an unforgettable experience.

Sunder Nursery

A beautiful heritage garden established in the 16th century, Sunder Nursery is a favourite among picnickers and nature enthusiasts. There are a lot of rare trees that you can find in this nursery in Delhi. Spread out your fare under the shade of an ancient tree and have a lovely time under the winter sun.

Location: Bharat Scouts and Guides Marg, Opposite Humayun Tomb Park, Nizamuddin, National Zoological Park, Sundar Nagar

Hours: 7 am to 10 pm

Entry: Yearly pass is for INR 3,000, and one-time entry fee is INR 35 for Indian nationals and INR 100 for international visitors.

Lodhi Gardens

Lodhi Gardens in Delhi, spanning 90 acres, is a serene winter picnic spot. This historic site showcases Mughal architecture and ancient monuments like the tombs of Lodhi rulers, providing a glimpse into India's past. Its greenery and peaceful pathways offer an ideal escape from the city's hustle. During winter, the pleasant climate makes it perfect for leisurely picnics. Visitors can relax on the lawns, enjoy the tranquillity, and engage in outdoor activities. The historical significance, natural beauty, and peaceful ambience of Lodhi Gardens make it a sought-after destination for those seeking a tranquil and enjoyable picnic experience in Delhi's winter months.

Location: Lodhi Colony

Hours: 6 am to 8 pm

Entry: Free

Get picnicking this winter
Get picnicking this winterShutterstock

Sanjay Lake

Located around the Vasant Kunj and Mehrauli area of southwest Delhi, Sanjay Van sprawls across 443 acres of land, accommodating lush trees and plentiful wildlife. The banks of the lake is a beautiful spot with a gentle breeze always blowing. Having a picnic with a lake view is what dreams are made of.

Location: Entry gates at Qutub Institutional Area and Neela Hauz Bridge near Vasant Kunj

Hours: 6 am to 8 pm

Entry: Free

Garden Of Five Senses

This one is not a proper conventional garden to have a picnic as there are cafes, restaurants, and even bars inside. But even so, the greenery and the many trees surrounding the garden are a breath of fresh air for picnickers.

Location: Sainik Farms

Hours: 9 am to 6 pm

Entry: INR 35 for adults

Millenium Indraprastha Park

This is a pretty neat place for taking aesthetic pictures. This park is built on a landfill and has a lot of sculptures and rustic structures that you can admire. For picnickers, this is a quiet zone with not a lot of crowd thronging the place.

Location: Near Sarai Kale Khan

Hours: 9 am to 6 pm

Entry: Free

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