New and Old Delhi

Things to do in New and Old Delhi

From classic must-see sights to insider hot spots and local haunts, there are countless things to do in New and Old Delhi area. How do you decide? Start with our travel guide and get our favorite New and Old Delhi area attractions and activities—shops, museums, parks, nightclubs, coffee shops, tours, and more.

Our international team of editors and writers handpick the best things to do in New and Old Delhi area to help travelers discover authentic, local experiences. Whether a hidden boutique with handcrafted products, a popular local festival, a bakery with a cult following, or a picnic-worthy park, Travel + Leisure guides the way, providing information and inspiration. From beaches and bars to cultural attractions and up-and-coming neighborhoods, our list will help you make the most of your romantic getaway, family vacation, or trip with friends. Below find Travel + Leisure’s top picks for what to do in New and Old Delhi area.

Unbeatable access to experiences around the globe—learning firsthand about a family-run organic coffee plantation in the Galápagos; dining in a private home in Delhi—are woven into every walking-based excursion, from Ireland to Bhutan.

Stop in for chic, often whimsical furniture, kitchenware, and china, as well as delicious-smelling bath products.

Conveniently located just five minutes from the famed Qutab Minar, the Crescent functions as Delhi’s Rodeo Drive or Madison Avenue: all the top Indian designers have shops here, including Rohit Bal and Ritu Kumar.

Delhi has several open-air craft markets, crowded with stalls and street food vendors.

Started in the 1970's, this family-run wholesale jewelry firm offers outstanding quality and value. Silver is the focus, along with precious and semi-precious stones like amethyst, tourmaline, and rose quartz.

South Indian–style gold baubles as well as silver boxes, bowls, chalices, and cups.

For a primer on antique Indian ornaments, arrange an appointment with jeweler Vinay Gupta, whose family has been dealing Raj-worthy gems since the 18th century.

The fashionable Khan Market is an upscale setting for Indian designer Ranna Gill’s contemporary women's clothing store. Her designs blend Indian styles and bright colors with a western edge.