Delhi, the capital of India is not only a popular holiday
destination but also serves as gateway to most of the cities and hill stations
in North India. Mentioned below are some of the major weekend places from Delhi.
Agra – the world
famous city of Agra is just 220 km from Delhi and is one of the most popular
Delhi weekend getaways. Domestic as well as international tourists take
exclusive trip to Agra in order to visit
the wonder of the world – Taj Mahal. Other attractions here include Agra fort,
Akbar’s tomb and Fatehpur Sikri.
Mathura – The
birth place of Lord Krishna, Mathura is enroute Agra from Delhi and is a not to
be missed destination when planning weekend getaways from Delhi within 200 km.
Just 170 km from Delhi, tourists should also include Vrindavan tour packages to visit Vrindavan which is just 10 km from
here. When in Mathura, do not miss visit the famous Sri Krishna Janambhoomi
Bharatpur – The
famous wildlife sanctuary of Bharatpur is a perfect weekend getaways from Delhi
for kids and adults alike. Bharatpur is a popular place to holiday in Rajasthan and is just 217 km from Delhi. Besides the
Keoladeo Ghana bird sanctuary, here tourists can also visit the Government
museum and Lohagarh fort.
Haridwar – The
holy town of Haridwar is located on the banks of river Ganges and is just 220
km from Delhi. Pilgrims come here to take holy dips in the Ganges to absolve
their sins or to conduct the last rites of their relatives. The Har ki pauri
ghat is the major place where the famous Maha Aarti is held every evening. There
are numerous temples here which too should be included when on Haridwar one day
getaways from Delhi.
Rishikesh – The
town of Rishikesh is not only a famous temple destination but is extremely
popular for its rafting and is also known as the ‘yoga capital of the world’. This
is a place to attain peace and tranquillity. Many water sports activities like
white water rafting and adventurous activities like wild forest trekking can be
enjoyed in Rishikesh. A part of most of Uttaranchal
holiday packages, Rishikesh is just 250 km from Delhi.
Corbett – The
Corbett National Park is the first tiger reserve in India and is a popular
place to holiday in North India.
Located at a distance of 270 km from Delhi, Corbett is best for sighting tigers
in their natural habitat. A waterfall, museum, temple and options of Jungle
safari are some of the popular things one can enjoy here.
Dehradun – The
capital of Uttaranchal, Dehradun is popular weekend getaways from Delhi for
couples looking for a romantic holiday. When in Dehradun tourists should not
miss taking up weekend packages to
Mussoorie, which is another popular hill station located very close to
Jaipur – One of
the most popular places to holiday among domestic as well as international
travellers is Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. Also known as ‘Pink City’ there
is numerous heritage as well as cultural attractions tourists can explore here.
Nainital – The
beautiful hill station of Nainital is located in Uttaranchal, around 286 km
from Delhi and is among popular honeymoon weekend getaways from Delhi for
couples. Unending natural panorama, boating and numerous temples and historical
attractions make it a desirable holiday destination.
If you are looking for one day trip from Delhi then there
are numerous weekend getaways from Delhi within 100 km as well. Browse through
the various weekend trips from Delhi at Mustseeindia.com and book the one which
suit you the best.