|ONE DAY PICNIC
Without tickets, without hassles, without meticulous planning.
In fact it's just an hour's drive away from Delhi! Get excellent
picnic deals from Getaways Freaks. It's so far away from the madding
crowds and yet so near. This can be for be just a day picnic, a
weekend getaway, a conference or training programme, a incentive
outing etc. We have a plethora of destinations to choose and various
resort options to stay at.
When you choose our 'One Day Picnic Package' you get delicious
lunch, house made dishes, snacks, recreational activities such as
garden train, bumper car rides, boating, and family entertainment.
The package includes food menu along with free adult and children
entertainment activities and indoor/outdoor games.
Unique Getaways Special for you :
Following is our proposal for a one day picnic for your organization
aimed at offering a day of rejuvenating fun for company’s
employees and their families.
Following can be arranged for to make the picnic a memorable
one for all :
Theme of the Picnic : We decide on a theme for
picnic. Examples of some themes are:
- Company’s corporate theme.
- Spirit of New Year
- A Rajasthani theme
- Village theme.
- Mexican theme.
And many more can be suggested.
Games: Keeping in line with the mission of facilitating
a healthier and more active lifestyle for all, we can organize some
games which would not only generate a high level of team spirit
and interaction but would be simple and interesting for all age
groups to participate. There would be separate activities for children
so that they enjoy as much as their parents.
Some ideas for the games are :
- Tug of War (both for adults and children)
- A game of cricket (children too can participate in this)
- Frisbee match
- Dumb charades
- A few dancing games around the bon-fire.
- Balloon & Polo Game
- Animal Game
- Run for the City or Country.
- Beer drinking competition.
- One minute job competition.
- Dart game.
And many more to be discussed and organized.
Professional DJ : The picnic would be made livelier
with music being played throughout the day by a professional DJ.
All the participants shake a leg on the makeshift dance floor while
the DJ blasts the venue with his music. A karaoke system could be
arranged for all the talented and musically gifted to showcase their
talent anytime during the musical bash.
Professional MC : The entire event could be stage
managed by a MC who could not only pump up the adrenalin levels
of the participants but would also pep up the level of interaction
and participation. The MC would also take charge of ‘hosting’
all the games and activities in the event.
Lunch and Evening snacks: Lunch and snacks would
be provided at the venue for all the participants.
Lunch : Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian buffet lunch.
Snacks : Tea or Coffee with light snacks.
Pick-up and Drop Facilities :
Pick-up and drop in deluxe non A/c or A/C buses for all the participants
of the picnic from and to the Company’s office or any other
convenient location could be provided.
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One Day Picnic Spots Around DELHI:
Shakunt Resort :
Cost for day picnic or to book resort click "Shakunt Resort"
Highlights : Shakti Resort... "The jewel
of Rajasthan". A mere 110 Kms. from Delhi, spread over 10 acres
amidst majestic Aravali Ranges forming an exquisite backdrop. Shakti
resort with its tastefully landscaped and sprawling lawns, ensconced
by flowering trees, lend the right ambience to an exotic retreat.
Amenities: The hotel is built on Aravali hills
of Rajasthan, surrounded by greenery and spacious lawns on 9 acres
of land. Shakti is the only resort of its kind at midway point between
DELHI / JAIPUR easily accessible from both sides.
The hotel offer huts/suits/rooms fully done with all the comforts
of luxurious modern living.
42 Air-conditioned rooms, attach bathroom with hot & cold running
Multi-cuisine Restaurant with bar,
Refrigerator in every room,
Swimming Pool/ gym & laundry,
Billiards/Table Tennis/ Badminton ,
Children activity corner,
Conference facilities/ Banquet hall,
Doctor on call,
Shopping Arcade/ STD/ ISD/ Car parking
Getting There :
Location : on Delhi / Jaipur highway. 110 kms away from the Indra
Gandhi international Airport New Delhi. Spread over 9 acres of land
with Aravali hills on the back of the resort.
When to Go: October to March is best time to
visit in Behror, Rajasthan India.
Aravali Valley at the Dhauj
THE RURAL & ADVENTURE EXPERIENCE
The Aravali valley at Dhauj, though so near to Delhi, is secretly
tucked away near Mangar Village in Faridabad District, Haryana.
These ancient remains of Aravalis, after centuries of erosion, are
hard granite rocks perfect for rock climbing & related sports.
No doubt that they have been the favorite haunts of rock climbers
for last couple of decades. The valley offers a unique combination
of insight of the rural farm life and a wild ambience for adventure
for an unforgettable experience. There are 67 species of birds spotted
and listed at Dhauj.
For the corporate world, it could be an antidote for office stress
or motivating the team to be a leader. For an overseas guest, it
would be a delightful experience of farms, Indian rural culture,
adventure activities, etc. We have a history of bringing new and
innovative adventure related games and activities, integrating relaxation
with resolve while scrapping the mundane.
"CAMP WILD'S" 15 lodges’ rooms are large, comfortable,
and well appointed. All have a covered veranda/ balcony, and feature
scenic close views of the Aravali Hills. All room shaves large private
modern baths of over 150-sq.ft area. Almost every room is unique,
with over 225-sq. ft. area and every lodge has a separate entrance.
The beds are configured in a wide variety of combinations. The beds
are exceptionally comfortable. All lodges have been made innovatively
using eco friendly concept. The beautiful exposed brick work blend
exceptionally well with the ambience and all every drop of water
used is recycled.
OBSTACLE COURSE (complementary)
COMMANDO TUNNEL CRAWL
@ Rate could be quoted per person per activity based on strength
NATURAL ROCK CLIMBING
RIVER CROSSING TECHNIQUES
ARTIFICIAL ROCK WALL
Custom-made One-Day Picnic
We can suggest tailor-made One-day Picnic spots as per request
to following destinations :
A R O U N D D E L H I
GARDENS AND PARKS:
The Mughal Garden The famous Mughal Gardens is located
in the premises of the Rashtrapati Bhavan - the official residence
of the President of India. The building and gardens designed by
Sir Edwin Lutyens span an area of about 320 acres that include colourful
flowering shrubs and European flowerbeds. The gardens comprise of
the Rectangular Garden, Long Garden and the Circular Garden. The
Rectangular Garden is the formal garden, which derived its treatment
from the water-gardens which the Mughals brought into Delhi. The
small flowerbeds, the four waterways and mown lawns produce a virtual
paradise. The gardens are open to the public from February to March
every year. Back...
National Zoological Park The Delhi zoo, close to Purana
Qila, near ITO, was established in 1959 and is spread over a massive
area of 214 acres. Is regarded as one of the finest zoos in Asia
and efforts have been made to provide an almost natural habitat
to the animals and birds. There are more than 2,000 animals and
bird species from places like Africa, America, Australia and even
Asia. There is a lot of greenery around the zoo and it is an ideal
picnic spot especially in winter. Timings summer 0800 to 1800 hours,
winter 0900 to 1700 hours. Closed on Friday.
Shalimar Garden It is one of the most important Moghul
gardens in the city. The Shalimar Garden, which lies in the suburbs
of the city, was once the first-night staging post for the Moghuls
on their way to Kashmir and Lahore. In 1658, Aurangzeb was crowned
Tickets: Available at the site and Delhi Tourism office.
Shish Mahal The beautiful central pavilion built by Shah
Jahan is now in a fairly advanced state of decay. Some of the original
painted flower decoration has survived.
Lodi Gardens In these well-maintained gardens are
the domed tombs of Sayyid and Lodi rulers. This garden is known
for its fountains, ponds, flowering trees, blossoming shrubs and
artificial streams. In the middle of the garden is Bara Gumbad (Big
Dome), a mosque built in 1494. The garden has Sheesh Gumbad (Glass
Dome), Mohammad Shah's Tomb and Sikander Lodi's tomb. These tombs
boast of excellent architecture, and this style was later used in
the construction of Tajmahal. These gardens are ideal for joggers
and for those who seek solitude..
Buddha Jayanti Park At Palam-bound Sardar Patel Marg via
Karol Bagh opp. Assam House is Buddha Jayanti Park founded on the
auspicious eve of 2500 years of completion of Buddhas Great Salvation.
A plant of Bodhi-Briksha was brought from Sri Lanka and planted
in the commemorating park. The park is full of flowers and the garden
is pleasant and charming for rest and walk. Ideal for picnic.
THE DILLI HAAT: The DILLI HAAT provides the ambience of a traditional
Rural Haat or village market, but one suited for more contemporary
needs. Here one sees a synthesis of crafts, food ad cultural activity.
This Food and Craft Bazar is a treasure house of Indian culture,
handicrafts and ethnic cuisine, a unique bazaar, in the heart of
the city, it displays the richness of Indian culture on a permanent
basis. Steps inside the complex for an altogether delightful experience
by either buying inimitable ethnic wares, savouring the delicacies
of different states or by simply relaxing in the evening with the
entire family. DILLI HAAT transports you to the magical world of
Indian art and heritage presented through a fascinating panorama
of craft, cuisine and cultural activities.
While the village haat is mobile, flexible arrangement, here it
is crafts persons who are mobile. The DILLI HAAT boasts of nearly
200 craft stalls selling native, utilitarian and ethnic products
from all over the country. An ambitious project, set up jointly
by Delhi tourism and NDMC, D.C. (Handicrafts) & D.C. (handlooms),
Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India & Ministry of Tourism,
Govt. of India. It aims at providing encouragement to the needy
artists from all over the country in order to sustain and preserve
the rich heritage of India. While allowing free interaction between
buyers and sellers, the organizers favour a check on prices to keep
them moderate. Different and appealing, DILLI HAAT is located in
one of the most important commercial centers of South Delhi, opposite
INA market. The 6 acres of land on which this sprawling complex
is situated was salvaged as part of a reclamation project and transformed
into a magnificent dream plaza. Extensive foundation work, small
thatched roof cottages and kiosks with a village atmosphere have
made the place into an attractive multiple centers. The word Haat
refers to a weekly market in rural, semi-urban and sometimes even
DILLI HAAT is not just a market place; it has been visualized
as a showpiece of traditional Indian culture- a forum where rural
life and folk art are brought closer to an urban clientele.It is
here that the crafts persons find an opportunity to demonstrate
their artistic skills to thousands of visitors everyday. Since its
inauguration in the month of March 1994, Dilli Haat has been home
to nearly 50,000 handicraft and handloom artisans. The sales generated,
so far, are estimated at Rupees three hundred crores.The complex
is not only artistic, but also recreational in nature where the
entire family can have a good time.It is a place where one can unwind
in the evening and relish a wide variety of cuisine without paying
the exhorbitant rates.
Besides an International Food Plaza there are 25 stalls dishing
out sumptuous delicacies from different States and Union Territories;
and Exhibition Hall; a Souvenir shop selling
an assortment of small gift items; an assortment of small gift
items; an open stage for cultural programmes and a playing area
exclusively earmarked for children.
The Lotus Temple Completed in 1986, the Bahai temple is
set amidst pools and gardens. Adherents of any faith are free to
visit the temple and pray or meditate silently according to their
own religion. The structure is in lotus shape so it often called
the lotus temple. The view of the temple is spectacular before dusk
when the temple is floodlit
Purana Quila Purana Quila, the old fort.The fort was built
by the great Afghan ruler Sher Shah Suri in the 16th century A.D.
aptly on the banks of the river Yamuna. Now Boating facilities are
available here. A Sound and Light Show depicting 5000 years of Delhi’s
past is held by Delhi Tourism every evening both in Hindi and English.
Musical Fountain at Ajmal Khan Park Delhi Tourism’s
musical fountain at Ajmal Khan Park is spread over an area of five
acres and provides a refreshing getaway from the bustle of the city.
The scintillating lights synchronized with music, and the cascading
water turn this complex into a quiet, haven particularly during
the heat of the summer.
The musical fountain is in operation for two hours every day after
sunset except on Tuesday.
Delhi Tourism promotes boating in local lakes
Delhi Tourism Corporation's initiative to provide boating facilities
to Delhites at five different lakes in the capital
Boating facilities at Mayur Vihar, Old Fort, India Gate, Model
Town and Hari Nagar lakes are providing tourists an outlet to beat
the scorching summer heat and they are flocking in large numbers
to enjoy their day to its fullest at these spots.
Scooter, airplane, crocodile, dinosaur and duck-shaped boats could
be seen at these boating spots, which make kids all the more excited.
Besides that, paddle boats, motor boats and boats with shed have
also been introduced, keeping in mind tourists' convenience
From time immemorial Delhi has attracted people with a penchant
for adventure for which Delhi Tourism now provides avenues.
Rock Climbing - Equipment and training is provided
to aspiring rock climbers in
and around Delhi from October to March.
Trekking - Delhi Tourism's infrastructural network
and trained outdoor staff help
you to choose from the endless trekking options India offers - ranging
of the world's highest mountains, greatest deserts, rivers, lakes,
sea beaches and
Water Sports - A multi-sports and leisure complex
has been created by Delhi Tourism at Bhalswa Lake, situated at Delhi's
northeastern edge. This offers facilities for boating in pedal boats,
kayaks, canoes and speed boats. Keen anglers can also indulge in
fishing. Hovercraft and water scooters have been introduced for
the first time in Delhi at this lake. Pedal boats at reasonable
rates are available at the Hari Nagar, India Gate, Purana Qila,
Prasad Nagar and Naini Lakes. Special training programmes in Kayaking
and canoeing are organised at Prasad Nagar Lake and Naini Lake.
Parasailing - For the truly adventurous, parasailing
is available at Kanwar Shikha
near Sohna in Haryana, about 60 kms from Delhi. Soar like an eagle
watchful eyes of professional instructors.
Adventure Club - Open to all Indian national above the age of ten
years, this club
promotes adventure activities. The club provides special packages
in all adventure
activities - parasailing, mountain expeditions, trekking, rock climbing,
camps and water sports, including river rafting in the Ganga. Delhi
also established a water sports club.
If one is an avid wildlife enthusiast and happens to be in Delhi,
the Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary could be the ideal destination. The
sanctuary, located at a distance of 45 km on the National Highway
No 8, is a birdwatcher's paradise with a sizable population of resident
and migratory birds. Once a dry belt with a shallow water body that
attracted birds during the monsoon, Sultanpur was transformed by
the ornithologist Peter Jackson who got the area landscaped and
suitable vegetation planted. One can spend endless hours watching
the antics of the birds-from spoonbills wading in the water to ducks
foraging at the water's edge.
The Sultanpur National Park is located in the Indian state of Haryana
at a distance of 45 km from Delhi, the national capital. The park
extends from latitude 28°37' in the North to longitude 77°04'
in the east. It is well connected by roads with Delhi and Gurgaon,
the district headquarters.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
The climate of this region is tropical with very hot summers and
chilly winters. Monsoon approaches this place in the month of July
and continues till mid-September. The best season to visit this
park is winter as the chances of seeing the exclusive wildlife of
this park is more in these months.
Flora - The vegetation of this park is tropical and dry deciduous
and the flora include grasses, dhok, khair, tendu, ber, jamun, acacia,
and banyan tree.
Fauna - The park is home to a large range of birds, both resident
and migratory. Migratory geese and Siberian cranes spend the winter
in Sultanpur and there are also the demoiselle cranes, ruddy shelducks,
pelicans, flamingoes, bar-headed geese, grey lags, gadwalls, mallards,
pochards, shovellers and teals. Local species include plovers, red-wattled
lapwings, herons, cormorants, white ibises, spoonbills and painted
Other wildlife in the park include blackbuck, nilgai, hog deer,
sambar, wild dog or dhole, caracal, wild cat, hedgehog, mongoose,
striped hyena, Indian porcupine, rattle/honey badger, leopard, wild
pig, and four horned antelope.
Sultanpur Lake is the point around which the Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary
has been developed. The lake is a picnic spot for the residents
of Delhi and boating facilities are also available here. The lake
has a good number of reptiles and it attracts a lot of migratory
birds during winters.
PLACES AROUND SULTANPUR
Delhi, at a distance of around 45 km from Sultanpur, is the capital
of India and the seat of power since ancient times. Major tourist
attractions here are the Red Fort, Chandni Chowk, Rashtrapati Bhawan,
Qutub Minar, Bahai Temple, Rajghat, India Gate, and Jantar Mantar
apart from numerous others. There are also many museums, libraries,
art galleries, theaters, and educational institutions that can be
A museum and a small library have been established at Sultanpur
to inform the visitors about the sanctuary there. Delhi based non-governmental
organizations like Kalpavriksh and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
bring students to Sultanpur for bird watching and on nature walks
regularly. WWF-India and the Centre for Environmental Education
have jointly prepared a Visitor Interpretation Programme with a
view to enhance public consciousness about wetlands.
HOW TO REACH
BY AIR - Airport - Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi (35
km) Palam Domestic Airport, Delhi (35 km).The nearest airport from
Sultanpur is the Indira Gandhi International Airport and Palam Domestic
Airport in Delhi at a distance of just 35 km. Indira Gandhi airport
is connected with most of the important international destinations
by regular flights of the major airlines. Palam Domestic Airport
is connected to almost all the major cities in India by regular
flights of the Indian Airlines, Jet Airways, and Sahara Airlines
apart from the other small domestic airlines.
BY RAIL - Railway Station - Gurgaon Railway Station (15 km). Gurgaon
is the nearest railway station connected to Delhi and many places
in Haryana and Rajasthan by regular trains. New Delhi, Nizamuddin,
and Old Delhi railway stations are important railway links from
where one can get trains to almost all parts of the country.
BY ROAD - Bus Stand - Gurgaon Bus Stand (15 km) Dhaula Kuan Bus
Stop (40 km). From Gurgaon there are regular buses to the Sultanpur
National Park run by Haryana State Roadways. Gurgaon is connected
to Delhi by buses leaving Dhaula Kuan in Delhi every five minutes.
Taxis and tourist cars are also available on hire from Delhi and
Gurgaon to visit Sultanpur.
WHERE TO STAY
Inside the park, the Haryana Tourism Development Corporation runs
a tourist lodge that has air-conditioned as well as general rooms.
The facilities there include a bar, restaurant, and cottages for
the guests. One can also stay in any of the large number of hotels
at Delhi or Gurgaon and go to Sultanpur for a weakened or day trip.
Tourism-of-India.com provides complete information on tourism in
Sultanpur. Tourism-of-India.com offers package tours in order to
make your visit to Sultanpur National Park Pleasant.
|Tourism-of-India.com Offers for Sultanpur National