An enchanting weekend getaway refreshes the mind, body and soul like nothing else. As Delhiites love to splurge and indulge themselves, they often wish to enjoy a vacation at a beautiful holiday spot away from the hustle and bustle of the cacophonic city. With so many prominent tourist attractions around Delhi, it really gets hard to decide on a good vacation spot where you can head for a quick escapade. Here is a list of some of the best places for weekend getaways around Delhi that can be quickly reached from the capital.
Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand
Located in the state of Uttarakhand, the Jim Corbett National Park is one of the oldest in the country and home to an amazing variety of wild flora and fauna. At an approximate distance of 255 kilometres from the capital, it comes as the first choice for travellers who are looking for a quick escape on a weekend. The wide range of animal species with an enchanting view of the park captures the attention of millions and provides an experience of a lifetime. If you plan to travel with family, then your kids will definitely love this weekend trip from Delhi.
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Neemrana Fort, Alwar
Situated on the Delhi-Jaipur national holiday, it is one of the most popular weekend getaways from Delhi. A perfect venue for travellers who are looking for a unique and royal holiday experience, Neemrana Fort Palace offers grandeur and opulence in full swing. You can enjoy wide range of activities like camel cart rides, zipping, spa, vintage car rides and witness a lot of cultural events while you are holidaying here.
Rafting in Rishikesh
A tiny hilly town in Uttarakhand, Rishikesh situated in the lap of the Himalayan peaks is one of the most preferred holiday destinations around Delhi. Perfect weather, alluring natural beauty and an opportunity to participate in a host of activities like trekking and white water rafting, make it irresistible. You won’t have to travel a lot to reach this haven as it is located at an approximate distance of just 239 kilometres, making it easy for Delhiites to reach the spot.
Taj Mahal, Agra
Blessed with a number of architectural marvels and ancient monuments, Agra is an apt place for a weekend getaway with family. A perfect mixture of heritage and culture, you will be completely engaged as there are a lot of things to see. Merely 230 kilometres away from Delhi, Agra is home to structures like Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri and Itmad-ud-Daulah’s tomb.
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Trekking in Mussoorie
With varied flora and fauna, lush green hills and enchanting views all around, Mussoorie is one of the most visited holiday destination around Delhi. The mesmerising Kempty Falls, cable car ride and an incredible scenic view of the entire Himalayan range are some of the reasons that bring tourists to this place. This charming hill station located just 284 kilometers from Delhi witnesses people not only from India, but also many foreign shores. Popularly known as the Queen of Hills, this comes as an obvious choice of holiday tourists residing in Delhi.
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Boating in Nainital
Head to Nainital for a weekend getaway and enjoy the spectacular view of the lush surroundings and lofty peaks. The mesmerising view of mountains like Nanda Devi and Nanda Kot and activities like trekking will keep you engaged for the entire weekend. Enjoy a boat ride in the serene Naini Lake that remains crowded with tourists. Around 275 kilometres away from Delhi, Nainital offers a fun-filled vacation away from the noise and pollution of the city.
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Head to one of these holiday spots and make your little break a memorable one.