Best Weekend Getaways around Delhi
There are umpteen of places that ‘Delhiites’ can escape to in the weekends and each is more exotic than the other. Look down below to get some idea:
122 km is nothing in comparison to the kingly experience that Neemrana offers you when you want to chill with friends and family. It is located in Alwar (Rajasthan) and is famous for its ruined palaces and forts.
2. The Pink City of Jaipur
One of the most popular places to be visited by residents of Delhi is Jaipur which is about 269 km away and offers many attractions like the Hawa Mahal, lakes, fort and many palaces and temples. You need at least 4 hours to reach Jaipur.
Called as the Yoga capital of India, Rishikesh is flocked by thousands of residents from Delhi as it is easily accessible and takes about 3 hours to be reached. The best time to visit Rishikesh is between September to April when one can take part in white water rafting in the Ganges and can attend ample yoga and ayurvedic camps. There are many lodges and resorts that offer good accommodation.
Ranikhet is located in Uttaranchal and is best to be visited between March and June. Tourists can reach this place in just 5 hours and can enjoy golf and other types of sports activities. The place is famous for conducting trekking and mountaineering too.
5. The Pataudi Palace
Offering a very regal experience, the Palace of Pataudi is open to the public who can spend some royal time enjoying the serene and tranquil environment of the palace that is free from the usual hustle bustle of Delhi. From rooms that remind you of the lavish lifestyle lived by the erstwhile Nawabs to luxuries facilities, the palace is an exquisite getaway from Delhi.
For those that would love to enjoy the Himalayan wonders can come here for spending one weekend. Mussorie is located about 271 km from Delhi and is famous for Kempti Falls, scenic points and cable car rides.
The old British town gets more number of visitors than most other places and is famous for its beautiful Mall Road, temple, waterfalls, snow sports and mountainous views. Shimla is located about 370 km from Delhi and is one of the most loved places in India. You can reach Shimla in 6 hours.
8. Bharatpur and Deeg
A popular bird sanctuary, Bharatpur is located in Rajasthan and is 182 km from Delhi. Tourists visit this destination for its many migratory birds like eagles, storks, hornbills and cranes. The sanctuary is also famous for its reptilian species and crocodiles. The best time to visit Bharatpur is between October to March and takes about 3 hours time to reach. When thinking of Bharatpur, how can you miss mentioning about Deeg, the small town that houses one of the most majestic of palaces known as the Deeg Palace. The palace is made in white stone and houses some exotic antiques of the erstwhile kings and maharajas.
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