Weekend Getaways around Delhi

Planning a weekend holiday and travelling alone isn’t very interesting, it can certainly be more absorbing. You have to takes a lot of efforts to identify the tourist destination which you like to visit that would give you all that you exactly want on a holiday. Once you decided your destination, you need to extend your research to find out the important tourist places in the destination and the budget friendly travel deals. If you decide to visit places around Delhi during your weekend, here are some cool options that would help you with your plan which you are not supposed to miss.

  1. Neemrana


Neemrana is an ancient historical town situated in Alwar District in Rajasthan on the Delhi-Jaipur Highway. This 14th century hill fort here is built by the strongest and powerful Chauhans, which rests on a high level ground, surrounded by a horseshoe formation of the Aravalli Mountains.

Distance from city: 122 Kms

Best time to visit: September – March

Best Season: Monsoon and winters

Tourist Attractions: Sariska National Park located 40kms from Neemrana is home to the Royal Bengal Tiger, Leopard, Sambhar, Hyena, Crocodile and variety of bird species too. The heritage Lake Palace Hotel rests on Siliserh Lake where you can enjoy peaceful time around the waterside. Other places to visit include Bala Qila and Vinay Vilas Mahal.

Activities: Sight-seeing, nature trails jungle safari, bird watching, and flying fox.

  1. Agra

    Taj Mahal

It is the charm of Taj Mahal attracting hundreds of tourist to Agra that makes it one of the most famous places to visit near Delhi. A city with glorious past, residing on the banks of River Yamuna, it offers much more than just the Taj.

Distance from City: 209 Kms

Best time to visit: October – March

Best Season: Winter

Tourist Attractions: One of the famous wonders from the world, The Taj Mahal is a monument that is the ultimate symbol of love. This white marble beauty with a perfect unique architecture is built in such a manner that it appears exactly the same from all the four sides. With the Yamuna meandering in silence, the beauty of Taj should be seen to be believed.

The Agra Fort, also known as Red Fort restored by Akbar in 1565 is a real treasure. The touring spots within the fortress include Pearl Mosque, Public and Private Audience Halls, Shish Mahal, Jahangir Mahal, Khas Mahal and the Musamman Burj.

  Activities: Sight-seeing.

  1. Lansdowne

Lansdowne travel guide

One of the most calm and well-maintained hill stations in Uttarakhand, Lansdowne is an awesome place with mesmerizing landscape. The best thing about Lansdowne is the snow covered mountains, refreshing cool air and the calm atmosphere. You can also see the old colonial bunglows, beautiful sunrise and sunset points and provide some rare views of Himalayas and the River Ganga.

Distance from city: 248 Kms

Best time to visit: March-October

Best Season: Summer, monsoon and winter

Tourists Attractions: The place has many attractions that include the ancient Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple, Bhulla Tal Lake, St. Mary Church, Jungle Safari and so on.

Activities:  This place is also popular for various adventurous activities that include trekking, paddling, boating, bird watching and more.

Author Bio: this blog has been travelling and exploring the places in India from past 2 years. She has an interst in writing about the travel experiences that could help others to Weekend Getaways Tour Packages their trips better.

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