10 Weekend Getaways – Delhi




Looking to get away from Delhi for a day or two? Don’t worry, we have a perfect list of places for you to visit:

agra

Agra

Home to one of the 7 wonders of the world- The Taj Mahal, Agra is situated only 3 hours and 15 minutes away from Delhi. Apart from the Taj Mahal, there are many Mughal structures like the Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri that can be visited. Best time to visit Agra is during winter or spring.

Damdama Lake

Damdama Lake

An hour long ride away from Delhi, this beautiful lake is located in Gurgaon. The Aravalli Hills form a backdrop and makes this a spectacular location to spend your day at. This place becomes a temporary home for nature lovers on the weekend as people can indulge in nature trail walking & bird watching.

Alwar

Alwar

Alwar is one of the oldest kingdoms of Rajputana and this is exactly why it’s historically very significant. The grandeur and splendour of Rajasthani architecture makes Alwar an ideal spot for sightseeing & tourism. The place is also famous for the Sariska Tiger Reserve. Other tourist spots that can be visited are Bala-Quila, Bhangarh Fort, Pandu Pol. For people with a sweet tooth, this place is also famous for Alwar ka Mawa (kalakand)

Jaipur

Jaipur

The Pink City is one of the most royal, majestic & beautiful cities in India. It has a very rich and historical culture. The Amer region of Jaipur is surrounded by beautiful hills & lakes and studded with magnificent forts including the Amber Palace, Nahargarh & Jaigarh forts. Monuments like the Hawa Mahal, City Palace & Jantar Mantar make this place a tourist worthy place.

Surajkund

Surajkund

Located just 8 kilometeres from South Delhi and 20 kilometers from the city centre and well connected to major airports around, this place comes as a solution for people who do not want to travel a lot for peace & tranquillity. It has a modern as well as rural feel to it. The place has a mesmerizing natural view along with an authentic & traditional mix of art, craft & cultural affairs.

Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

Better known as the Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary, this is a beautiful bird haven. Declared as a World Heritage Site of UNESCO,this national park is home to over 230 different species of birds, over 200 different species of various amphibians and reptiles like fish, turtles, snakes, lizards and over 350 floral species can be found here. This national park is also the winter home to the Siberian Crane.

Mussoorie

Mussoorie

Mussoorie is a popular hill station situated at an altitude of 6000ft. In Uttarakhand. The place has grown into a popular hill station that provides you an escape into the wave of activity surrounding the picturesque view & lush green flora. The place is studded with beautiful waterfalls & sceneries as well as places with colonial architecture.

Rishikesh

Rishikesh

Known as the Yoga Capital of the World, this place is situated along the convergence of Ganga & Chandrabhaga on the foothills of the Himalayas. As the place lies on the banks of river Ganga, this place has been a hub of Sadhus and there are numerous ashrams teaching spirituality, yoga and ayurveda. Over the years, the place has developed into the hub of Adventure Sports in India ranging from white water rafting to bungee jumping to flying fox to mountain biking making this an ideal destination for people seeking the adrenaline rush.

Ranthambore

Ranthambore

Known as one of the best tiger reserves in the country, this national park is said to have “friendly tigers”. The chances of spotting tigers here is more than the other national parks. Apart from the tigers, the place has rich flora & fauna making it a place to be visited by wildlife enthusiasts.

Manesar

Manesar

Coming up as one of the fastest growing industrial towns, this place has also emerged as a popular weekend away trip for people staying in Delhi. This can be attributed to the presence of Manesar Heritage Hotel & Spa which is a major tourist attraction. The beautiful Rajasthani architecture is something which never fails to impress people. Heritage Transport Museum & Sultanpur Bird Sanctuaries are also popular tourist attractions here.




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