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50 Best Weekend Getaways near Delhi

 

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    • Call it the political capital of the nation, a vibrant cultural melting-pot, or the city with a big heart, Delhi has always been everyone’s favourite city! India's capital city not only offers you respite in the form of a variety of picnic spots near Delhi NCR but also a plenitude of options for weekend getaways. Be it hill stations, religious sites, wildlife sanctuaries or adventure destinations, this metropolitan city offers all!

      If you are packing for quick and pleasant weekend getaways near Delhi, this ultimate list will answer all your needs and requirements.
      If you are tired of your 9-5 job and is looking for a break, there are a plethora of amazing weekend getaways near Delhi, which offer adventurous activities to pump up your adrenaline rush and also a peaceful getaway to rejuvenate your body and soul, making you ready for the upcoming week.

      Within 300 km:


      Rishikesh: 242.1 km (Best for activities like rafting, trekking, Yoga etc.), Route
      Jaipur: 268 km (Best for sightseeing places like City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal, etc.)
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      Mussoorie: 275.7 km (Best for trekking, sightseeing)
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      Nainital: 296.8 km (Best for horse and animal rides, trekking, sightseeing, boating, etc.)
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      Within 300-600 km:


      Shimla: 342.8 km (Best for trekking, sightseeing, etc.)
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      Pushkar: 414 km (Famous to witness ancient religious temples, Pushkar Fair, camel rides, etc.)
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      Dharamshala: 474.8 km (Best for sightseeing, old temples, trekking, cycling, etc,)
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      Mandi: 437 km (Best for sightseeing, trekking, lake visits, etc.)
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      Kasol: 528 km (Best for trekking, sightseeing, etc.)
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      Manali: 537.5 km (Best for trekking, sightseeing)
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      The best part is, there are many options, which will cater to everyone’s need. Whether you are in a mood for a quick getaway or for a complete two days outing; if you do not want to spend much of your money or you are looking for a lavish getaway, the list has everything for everyone.


      Here are some of The Best Weekend Getaways around Delhi:

    • 01 Manali

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      The highest point in the Kullu-Manali Valley, this is one of the most favoured hill stations near Delhi. Located on the Beas River Valley, it rises up to a height of 6,260ft above the sea level. Capped by a uniform layer of snow, it is amongst the best skiing destinations in India.

      Attractions: Rohtang Pass, Tibetan Monasteries, Solang Valley, Temples and Beas Kund

      Activities: Paragliding, Zorbing, Mountaineering, Trekking, Monastery Visits and Temple Tours

      Distance from Delhi: 550km

      Best time to visit: September to June

    • 02 Nainital

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      Situated in the Kumaon foothills of the Himalayan ranges, Nainital is also known as the 'Lake District' of India. Also considered a pious place for Hindus, this is one of the most popular hill stations near Delhi due to its fascinating hills, picturesque plains, enjoyable climate and stunning lakes.

      Attractions: Lakes, Temples, Eco Garden Cave, Mountain Peaks and View Points

      Activities: Rock Climbing, Wildlife Tours, Temple Visits, Cable Car Rides and Trekking

      Distance from Delhi: 278km

      Best time to visit: March to June and October to February


    • 03 Shimla

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      The capital of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla was once the summer capital of the country. Located around 2,205m above the sea level, this hill station was one of the most celebrated summer escapades of the British officials. Its fascinating snow-clad peaks, picturesque valleys and phenomenal climate make it one of the most popular hill stations around Delhi.

      Attractions: Christ Church, Anand Vilas, Chali, Temples, Waterfalls, Scandal Point and Museum

      Activities: Sightseeing, Ice Skating, Toy Train Ride, Church Visit, Hiking and Local Shopping

      Distance from Delhi: 358km

      Best time to visit: October to June


    • 04 Dharamshala

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      Dharamshala, a scenic hill station that is embraced by the enchanting beauty of the conifer and oak groves, snow clad peaks, lush mountains, and several trekking routes. Located in the Dhauladhar Range, this hill station is also one of the headquarters of His Holiness Dalai Lama.

      Click here to know more about the places to visit in Dharamshala.

      Attractions: Waterfalls, Temples, Masrur, Jama Masjid, McLeodganj and Dal Lake

      Activities: Trekking, Sightseeing, Bird Watching, Cycling and Horse Riding

      Distance from Delhi: 487km

      Best time to visit: January to June and September to December.


    • 05 Rishikesh

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      Visit the adventure capital of India, the marvelous and thrilling city of Rishikesh on your next vacation with your friends and family!  The 'Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas', Rishikesh is located at the base of the Himalayas and is blessed with the gorgeous, thundering river of Ganga, the popular trek friendly rugged terrains, challenging peaks, strenuous rapids and dense forests! If you are an ardent traveler, then Rishikesh makes for one of the most ideal weekend getaways near Delhi.

      Being one of the holiest cities in India, Rishikesh is quite famous for its scenic landscape and serves as a gateway to other important religious centers such as Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. The adventurer paradise is a happening hub of many ancient temples and attractions such as Gita Bhawan, Laxman Jhula, Bharat Mandir, Neelkanth Mahadev, Swarga Ashram, Triveni Ghat amongst others! Grab your cameras and adventure gear and head to Rishikesh for an adventure packed holiday!

      Distance from Delhi: 228km

      Best time to visit: Throughout the year

      Attractions: Triveni Ghat, Ram and Lakshman Jhula, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple and Vashista Cave

      Activities: River Rafting, Bungee Jumping, Camping, Rappelling, Rock Climbing and Trekking 

    • 06 Jaipur

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      The capital of Rajasthan and the land of the royals themselves, Jaipur is an elegant city painted in pink and a photographers delight! There is no better place around Delhi that you could think of when it comes to rich history, the birthplace of the royals themselves! Founded in 1727, Jaipur is one of the oldest cities designed as per Vastu Shastra! Built by Sawai Jai Singh, Jaipur houses various forts, palaces and architectural marvels worthy of a royal visit!

      Distance from Delhi: 264km

      Best time to visit: October to March and July to September

      Attractions: Amber Fort and Palace, City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Gaitore, Jaigarh Fort and Jantar Mantar

      Activities: Camel Safari, Hot Air Ballooning, Elephant Rides, Desert Safari, Jeep Rides and Cycle Tours

    • 07Mussoorie

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      FInd out amazing tours and activities in Mussorie

      The 'Queen of the Hills' or Mussoorie is undoubtedly one of the best hill stations in the country. Located in the foothills of the Himalayas, this pictorial hilly retreat is known for its magical beauty, alluring charm and salubrious nature. Home to some stunning waterfalls in Uttarakhand, Mussoorie offers the best panoramic views of the Shivalik Ranges and the Doon Valley.

      Distance from Delhi: 270km

      Best time to visit: March to June and September to November

      Attractions: Gun Hill, Waterfalls, Lakes, Sir George Everest's House and Nag Devta Temple

      Activities: Trekking, Nature Walks, Bird Watching, Boating, Ropeway Rides and Temple Visits

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    • 08 Jaisalmer

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      The city stands on a ridge of yellow sandstone and has a fort on top, which contains the palace and many beautiful Jain temples. Jaisalmer was established by Maharaja Jaisal Singh in 1156 AD and is named after him. The yellow sandstone gives the city a golden look. Hence, it is also referred to as the ‘Golden City’.

      Tourism is the major contributor to the economy of this region. Apart from the forts and palaces, Jaisalmer is known for its artists who have established themselves in both national and international arenas. The city is also known for its handbags which are made from the hides of native wild camels.

      Some of the most popular tourist attractions of Jaisalmer include the Jaisalmer fort, the Jaisalmer Folklore Museum, the Jaisalmer Fort Palace Museum, the Gadsisar Lake, the Bhattiani Sati Rani and Sam sand dunes. Of these, the Jaisalmer fort and the Gadsisar Lake are of particular interest due to its beauty and grandeur. The Jaisalmer Fort was built in 1156 AD and stands on the Meru Hill. The fort has a beautiful mellow colour which turns spectacular especially during sunset. The most interesting feature of the fort is that it is a ‘living’ fort with about a quarter of the population still residing in it.

      The city of Jaisalmer is situated at a distance of 300 km from the Jodhpur airport. The nearest railway station is the Jaisalmer Railway Station. The town of Jaisalmer lies by the National Highway 10. Hence, both state and private road transport connect it to nearby cities and states.

    • 09Pushkar

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      Find out amazing tours and activities in Pushkar

      Considered as the holiest town in Rajasthan, Pushkar is also one of the oldest cities in India. Situated beside the Pushkar Lake, this town is among the very few places where Lord Brahma is worshipped with full glory and devotion. In addition to its religious importance, Pushkar is also the venue for the largest camel fair in the world. You can always check the best places to visit in Pushkar.

      Distance from Delhi: 402km

      Best time to visit: October to February

      Attractions: Brhama Temple, Pushkar Lake, Sri Sawai Bhoj Temple and Varah Temple

      Activities: Religious Visits, Camel Safari, Hot Air Ballooning, Road Trips and Desert Camping.

      Thrillophilia Recommended Stays in Pushkar:

      1) Experience Tradition At Country Side Resort, Pushkar
      2) Experience Luxury At Ananta Resort, Pushkar
      3) Jagat Palace In Pushkar
      4) Lake View Stay At Pushkar Palace
      5) Stay At Bhanwar Singh Palace In Pushkar

      Thrillophilia Recommended Camp Stays in Pushkar:

      1) Adventure Desert Camp, Pushkar
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      3) Pushkar Adventure Desert Camp And Cottages
      4) Orchard Tent Stay in Pushkar

      Thrillophilia Recommended Offbeat Activities in Pushkar:

      1) Horse Riding In Pushkar, Rajasthan
      2) Full Day Sightseeing Tour Of Pushkar And Ajmer
      3) Quad Biking Tour In Pushkar
      4) Heritage Walk In Pushkar

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    • 10Kasol

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      Find out amazing tours and activities in Kasol

      Located in the Parvati valley between the hill stations of Bhuntar and Manikaran, Kasol is a idyllic valley rich with stunning views of the Himalayan peaks Kasol is one of the most popular weekend getaways from Delhi, located at a distance of about 528km from the capital. 

      The untouched beauty, quiet surroundings, low population and a relatively moderate climate throughout the year, attracts backpackers to Kasol year after year. It is also the start point of various treks such as Sarpass, Pin Parvati and Khirganga. The Youth Hostels of India have a very strong presence here and are usually the ones organizing the treks in and around Kasol.

      Distance from Delhi: 528km

      Best time to visit: October to June

      Attractions: Quiet and serene Valleys

      Activities: Trekking, Nature Walks, Culture

      Thrillophilia Recommended Offbeat Experiences: 

      1) Fishing In River Parvati
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      3) Trek To Malana In Kasol
      4) Camp And Trek To Kheer Ganga
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    • 11 Kullu

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      Kullu is located at a height of 1,230 meters above the level of the sea in the state of Himachal Pradesh and is also celebrated as the ‘Valley of Gods’. The scenic views, towering jungles, blue water rivers, apple orchards and snow kissed mountains are some of the major pointers which attract tourists to this location.

      Apart from providing the visual treat to tourists, the destination is a hot spot for conducting a number of adventure activities and sports. Kullu is synonymous with adventure as activities like trekking, hiking, paragliding, fishing, river rafting and mountaineering at various locations allow tourists to experience the charm of the place.

      The novice mountaineers find Hanuman Tibba, Deo Tibba and Beas Kund the perfect location to start with trekking. The aero sports lovers also find some enticing moments in this city. For the purpose of trekking, trails such as Zanskar, Lahaul and Spiti provide the perfect thrill and fun.

      The region is also home to a number of historic temples such as the Raghunathji temple, Bijli Mahadev temple, and the basheshwar mahadev temple. The intricately carved temples and lush green grazing lands which gives the tourists an incredible experience of being in nature.

       

    • 12Mandi

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      Find out amazing tours and activities in Mandi

      Known as "the Varanasi of the East", Mandi is the second most populous town after Shimla located along the Beas river in Himachal Pradesh. The historic town of Mandi is renowned for its array of 81 temples and their enormous range of fine carving. Being a bazaar junction, a wide variety of traditional handcrafts including silver jewellery and stone carvings can be purchased at Mandi. Tracking down many of the ancient Shravaite shrines amidst the bustling bazaar crowds in Mandi will be a memory to cherish. 

      Apart from its temples and colonial architecture, the city experiences comfortable weather and scenic views of the snowy mountains. Due to it being situated at a height of 1044 m it also acts as a base starting point for several treks to Riwalsar, Shikari Devi, Barot. The well developed facilities and religious sites sacred for Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhists alike have made Mandi a favourite among tourists.

      Distance from Delhi: 511.9 Km

      Best time to visit: May to October

      Attractions: Rewalsar Lake, Panchavaktra Temple, Sunken Garden, Tarna Temple

      Activities:  Trekking, Pilgrimage, Sightseeing, Camping

      Thrillophilia recommended Offbeat Activities:

      1) Trekking And Camping At Janjehli
      2) Trek To Kamrunag Lake
      3) Trek To Randhidhar
      4) Trek To Shikari Mata Temple

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    • 13Jodhpur

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      Find out amazing tours and activities in Jodhpur 

      The Gateway to the Thar Desert, Jodhpur is also known as the 'Blue City' or 'Sun City'. Once upon a time, the capital of the Marwar Kingdom, this city is one of the most alluring places to visit in Rajasthan. Its exquisite appeal and pleasant ambience entices tourists from different corners of the globe. 

      Click Here to know about some of the best things to do in Jodhpur.

      Distance from Delhi: 587km

      Best time to visit: October to March

      Attractions: Mehrangarh Fort, Sadar Bazaar, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jaswant Thada and Ghanta Ghar

      Activities: Forts and Palace Tours, Local Shopping, Flying Fox, Bicycle and Cultural Tours

      Thrillophilia Recommended Offbeat Stays in Jodhpur:

      1) Stay At Royal Balsamand Lake Palace In Jodhpur
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      Thrillophilia Recommended Safaris in Jodhpur:

      1) Bishnoi Village Safari, Jodhpur
      2) Camel Safari In Thar Desert, Jodhpur
      3) Sunset Horse Safari With Champagne In Rajasthan

      Thrillophilia Recommended Offbeat Activities in Jodhpur:

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      3) Bird Watching In Kicchan
      6) Paragliding At Jodhpur
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    • 14Kasauli

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      Find out amazing tours and activities in Kasauli

      A cantonment town located in the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh, Kasauli is a beautiful and placid hill station and amongst the preferred weekend getaways near Delhi. A quiet, residential town, Kasauli attracts visitors from all over the country who want to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Not for the activity seekers, Kasauli is so quiet that you will hardly see anyone walking on the road. It is that perfect place, where peace and solitariness reign supreme. Just get away from the city by yourself or with family. 

      The town is blessed with beautiful sights such as Gurudwara Shri Guru Nanakji , Sunset Point , Manki Point , Christ Church all of which offer awe inspiring views of the surrounding tourist places such as Chandigarh, Panchkula, Mohali, Kalka, Pinjore, Parwanoo, Baddi and Nalagarh.

      Distance from Delhi: 293km

      Best time to visit: March to November

      Attractions: Gurudwara Shri Guru Nanakji , Sunset Point , Manki Point , Christ Church

      Activities: Sightseeing, Nature Walks

      Offbeat Activities in Kasauli:

      1) Rappelling At Sanawar In Kasauli
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    • 15Bir

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      Find out amazing tours and activities in Bir

      Explore the pristine village of Bir, popularly known for its ecotourism. If you are looking forward to attain peace and encounter divinity, then Bir is a renowned centre for meditation and spiritual studies. Several tourists and other visitors from India and abroad are attracted towards many institutions in Bir. These institutions proffer knowledge regarding classical Indian wisdom traditions and also service learning and contemplative practices. 

      The Tibetans in exile have found refuge in Bir for several years and have built enticing Tibetan architecture and a gigantic Stupa, which are major tourist attractions. Adventurers can visit Bir, to enjoy a variety of activities like paragliding, hang-gliding, trekking etc.

      Distance from Delhi: 532.9 Km

      Best time to visit: February to November

      Attractions:  Gigantic Stupa, Tibetan architecture, the Deer Park Institute, the Dharmalaya institute.

      Activities: Paragliding, Hang-gliding, Trekking and Camping.

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    • 16Bikaner

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      Find out amazing tours and activities in Bikaner

      One of the royal cities in Rajasthan, Bikaner is also known for its delicious sweets and snacks. Founded in 1486, the imposing beauty of the forts and palaces within this city, its enticing sand dunes and the warmth of its colourful tradition makes it a major tourist destination in the country.

      Distance from Delhi: 448km

      Best time to visit: October to March

      Attractions: Forts, Palaces, Museums, Temples, Sweets and Snacks

      Activities: Forts and Palace Visits, Camel Safari and Desert Camping

      Offbeat Stays and Activities in Bikaner:

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    • 17Dehradun

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      Find out amazing tours and activities in Dehradun

      Situated at an astounding height of 1,427 ft above the sea level, Dehradun is the capital city of Uttarakhand. One of the quaintest hill stations near Delhi, it is also the gateway to several other tourist destinations: Mussoorie, Auli, Haridwar, Rishikesh and Nainital. Pleasant climatic conditions and the scenic beauty of Dehradun attract a plenitude of visitors from across different corners of the world.

      Distance from Delhi: 239km

      Best time to visit: Throughout the year

      Attractions: Robber's Cave, Central Braille Press, Forest Research Institute and Malsi Deer Park

      Activities: Temple Visit, Trekking, Wildlife Tours, Educational Trips, Ice Skating and Sightseeing

      Offbeat Activities in Dehradun:

      1) Paragliding In Dehradun
      2) Bike Ride In Dehradun
      3) Dehradun To Mussoorie Cycling Tour

      Thrillophilia Recommended Offbeat Stays:

      1) Stay at Shinura Nature Retreat, Dehradun
      2) Camping at Maldevta Farms,Dehradun
      3) Organic Farming at Elephant Walk Jungle Lodge
      4) Stay At Forest Rajaji National Park
      5) Stay At Kumaon Styled Van Serai At Jageshwar

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    • 18McLeodganj

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      Find out amazing tours and activities in Mcleodganj 

      The site of the Tibetan cabinet in exile, McLeodganj is a gorgeous hill station located near the town of Dharamashala. Amongst the favorite weekend getaways near Delhi, McLeodganj is also the residence of His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama and a hub for Tibetans in the country on exile. One of the biggest traveller hangouts in Himachal Pradesh, it is blessed with the shade of the lofty Dhauladhar mountains. 

      The town is also the place where travellers from all over the world come to bask in the spiritual and alternative hippie vibe. It is here that you can see the maroon clad monks and nuns milling about with the tourists who come here in search of peace, meditation and serenity. Easy connectivity from Delhi, makes it a destination of choice from many of the Delhiites.

      Distance from Delhi: 481km

      Best time to visit: June to Early November

      Attractions: Triund Hill, St. John in The Wilderness, Dal Lake

      Activities: Meditation, Volunteering, Yoga, Trekking

      Best Selling Sightseeing Tour of McLeodganj: 

      1) Day Trip To Mcleod Ganj
      2) Ancient Hindu Temple Drive At Mcleodganj
      3) Kangra Valley Sightseeing
      4) Sightseeing Tour In Mcleodganj

      Adventure Activities in McLeodganj:

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      3) Trekking From Mcleodganj To Guna Devi

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    • 19Dalhousie

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      Find out amazing tours  and activities in Dalhousie

      A testimony to the British Raj, Dalhousie is named after its founder and the then Governer-General Lord Dalhousie. Sprawling across five different hills - Kathalagh, Potreyn, Terah, Bakrota and Bhangora, the town is known for its scenic beauty, lush vegetations and snow-covered peaks. Dalhousie is also known for offering stunning views of the Chamba Valley and is often referred to as the gateway to the valley.

      Distance from Delhi: 565km

      Best time to visit: May to September

      Attractions: Subhash Baoli, Khajjiar, Bara Pathar, Baktora Hills, Dainkund, Kalatope and Panjpulla

      Activities: Trekking, Lake Visits, Temple Tours, Cultural Visits, Village Tours and Boat Rides

      Thrillophilia Recommended Offbeat Experiences in Dalhousie:

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    • 20Ranthambore National Park, Sawai Madhopur

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      Lying on the edge of a plateau, Ranthambore National Park is sandwiched between the Banas and Chambal rivers. Adding to its wild beauty and appeal are the lush foliage and fascinating range of wildlife. It is indeed one of the best parks and habitats for the stunning tigers and other similar wild species.

      Distance from Delhi: 364km

      Best time to visit: October to June

      Attractions: Tigers, Ranthambore Fort, Leopards, Indian Flying Fox and Marsh Crocodiles

      Activities: Safari Rides, Fort Visits, Wildlife Spotting and Nature Photography

      Thrillophilia Recommended Offbeat Stays with Activities:

      1) Jeep Safari In Tiger Machan, Ranthambore
      2) Jeep Safari At Ranthambore Forest Resort
      3) Lavish Stay At Sher Bagh Ranthambore, Rajasthan
      4) Jungle Safari In Ranthambore

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    • 21Ajmer

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      Find out amazing tours and activities in Ajmer

      A city that stands as a testimony to universal brotherhood and communal harmony, Ajmer is the fifth largest city in Rajasthan. Nestled by the picturesque Aravalli Ranges, it is home to the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti, which is thronged by visitors from across the globe.

      Distance from Delhi: 390km

      Best time to visit: October to March

      Attractions: Khwaja Saheb Dargah, Nasiyan Temple, Akbar's Palace and Museum, Forts, Lakes and Kishangarh

      Activities: Dargah Visit, Palace Tour, Sample Local Foods and Visit Local Markets

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    • 22Kufri

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      An awe inspiring hill station, Kufri is located at the foothills of the Himalayas in the state of Himachal Pradesh. In the local language, Kufri translates to mean lake. A lush destination that is popular amongst people looking for weekend getaways from Delhi. Kufri is a gorgeous destination that is blanketed by snow during the months of November to January as it is very high up in the hills. The destination is popular amongst those seeking adventure on their travels. 

      In Kufri, you can experience a number of adventures such as skiing, tobogganing etc. Kufri also boasts of being one of the oldest skiing slopes in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Kufri also has an amazing and diverse Hiamlayan Zoo.

      Distance from Delhi: 360km

      Best time to visit: March to Mid- November

      Attractions: Indira Tourist Park, Chini Bunglow, Kufri Fun World

      Activities: Trekking, Wildlife, Skiing, Toboganning

      Offbeat Experiences in Kufri:

      1) Snow Skiing In Kufri Fun Campus
      2) Go Karting Activity In Kufri Fun Campus
      3) Fun Day Out For Adults At Kufri Fun Campus

      Adventure Trekking at Kufri

      Adventure Trekking at Kufri

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    • 23Chail

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      Find out amazing tours and activities in Chail

      The playground of the royals, Chail was once the residence of the summer retreat of the Maharaja of Patiyala, gifted to him by the British Raj. The scenic hill station in the state of Himachal Pradesh is still a great choice when looking for weekend getaways from Delhi. The scenic retreat is located amongst the fragrant woodlands of Chir, Pine and Deodar Trees. So clear is the night sky from Chail that you can see the town as far as Shimla and Kasauli glittering with their nightlights.

      The destination also boasts of the world’s highest cricket and Polo grounds which are the pride and joy of every Indian. The hill station is located a few hours’ drive away from Shimla and is perfect for those seeking a quiet getaway.

      Distance from Delhi: 333km

      Best time to visit: March to Mid- November

      Attractions: Chail Palace, Polo and Cricket grounds

      Activities: Trekking, sightseeing

      Offbeat Stays in Chail:

      1) Glass Cottage Experience In Chail, Shimla
      2) Camping At Snow Trail, Chail, Shimla
      3) Adventure Camping At Chail In Shimla

      Night Camping in Jungle Livinn Camps and Resorts, Himachal Pradesh

      Night Camping in Jungle Livinn Camps and Resorts, Himachal Pradesh

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    • 24Bhimtal

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      One of the blessed places in the state of Uttarakhand, Bhimtal is also its largest lake! A place of immensely serene natural beauty, it is a destination of much needed peace on your weekend getaways from Delhi. At any given time, the early morning brings with it low hanging clouds that compete for attention across the green and blue colours of the water body.

      The lake has been named after Bhima, who is a character in one of the greatest epics of India, The Mahabharata. Witness in wonder as a family of ducks waddles along merrily, pausing to give you company while you are boating on the lake.

      Distance from Delhi: 307km

      Best time to visit: March to Mid- November

      Attractions: Bhimtal Lake, Forests

      Activities: Sightseeing, Boating, Nature Walks

      Thrillophilia Recommended Offbeat Stays:

      1) Camp Shaama, Gyandhura

      Camp Kalsi Adventure Experience

      Camp Kalsi Adventure Experience

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    • 25Jim Corbett National Park, Ramnagar

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      Established as the Hailey National Park in 1936, Jim Corbett National Park is one of the oldest national parks in the country. Situated in the foothills of the majestic Himalayas, it is the first Tiger Reserve in the country thus qualifying as one of the most exquisite weekend getaways from Delhi. Though visitors are allowed to certain parts of the reserve, the park makes for a satiating wildlife tour.

      Click here to read a complete guide to Jim Corbett National Park.

      Distance from Delhi: 235km

      Best time to visit: Throughout the year (however certain regions remain close in certain months)

      Attractions: Bengal Tigers, Indian Elephant, Wild Buffaloes, Leopards, Crocodiles and Gharials

      Activities: Jeep Safari, Elephant Safari, Wildlife Tours and Spotting

      Thrillophilia Recommended Offbeat Stays:

      1) Experience Jungle Stay at Ashoka's Tiger Trail,Corbett
      2) Elephant Safari with The Machan, Jim Corbett
      3) Luxurious Stay at the Tiger Groove Resort, Corbett
      4) Rejuvenate at Infinity Resort, Jim Corbett
      5) Wild Life Experience at Tiger Resort, Jim Corbett
      6) Jeep Safari Adventure at Corbett County Resort

      Stay at Le Perle Resort in Jim Corbett

      Stay at Le Perle Resort in Jim Corbett

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    • 26Ranakpur

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      Find out amazing tours and activities in Ranakpur

      Ranakpur is one of the perfect destinations to visit, if you are looking forward to break free from your busy schedule and explore the weekend getaways near Delhi. Perched in the valley of the Aravalli Range amidst the natures beauty, Ranakpur is just the right place for all you peace lovers. Ranakpur’s architecture, culture and history makes it extremely significant. It is the largest Jain temple complexes in India. 

      Have a high regard for the talented and skilled Rajasthani craftsmen, as you admire the spell binding architecture in Ranakpur. The white marbles and the striking carvings, of the beautiful and heavenly ‘Chaumukha Mandir’, leaves every tourist, awe struck. This temple is dedicated to Adinath, the first Jain Tirthankar.   

      Distance from Delhi: 616.4 Km

      Best time to visit: October to March

      Attractions: Aravalli Range, Chaumukha Mandir

      Activities:  Trekking, Pilgrimage, Sightseeing, Camping

      Offbeat Stays in Ranakpur:

      1) Stay At Maharani Bagh In Ranakpur
      2) Cottages Stay At Ranakpur Hill Resort In Rajasthan

      Offbeat Things to do in Ranakpur:

      1) Trekking From Ranakpur To Thandiberi
      2) Horse Riding Trip At Ranakpur In Rajasthan
      3) Jeep Safari At Ranakpur
      4) Wildlife Tour At Ranakpur In Rajasthan
      5) Ranakpur Excursion In Helicopter

      Wolf Spotting at the Jaba Wolf Point in Rajasthan

      Wolf Spotting at the Jaba Wolf Point in Rajasthan

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    • 27Lansdowne

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      Find out amazing tours and activities in Lansdowne

      Tucked away in a remote corner of the Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand, Lansdowne is one of the most picture-perfect weekend getaways near Delhi. Situated at an elevation of 1,700m, this hilly town is nestled amongst evergreen pine and oak forests offering rugged, challenging terrains and a mesmeric view of the snow-capped peaks. This tranquil town is truly one of the best hill stations near Delhi.

      Distance from Delhi: 249km

      Best time to visit: Throughout the year

      Attractions: War Memorial, Tip n Top View Point, Santoshi Mata Temple and St. Mary's Church

      Activities: Trekking, Mountaineering, Bird Watching, Boating, Paddling and Jungle Safari

      Offbeat Places to Stay in Lansdowne:

      1) Stay At Kasang Regency Hill Resort In Palkot
      2) Stay At Blue Pine Resorts In Lansdowne
      3) Stay At Vanvasa Resort
      4) Stay At Hotel Snow Cliff, Lansdowne

      Adventure Activities at Riverside Sb Mount

      Adventure Activities at Riverside Sb Mount

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    • 28Kangra

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      Find out amazing tours and activities in Kangra

      Kangra is also known as ‘Dev Bhumi ‘and is one of the ideal weekend getaways near Delhi. The divine temples and culture at Kangra makes it an alluring location for pilgrims and tourists. Masroor Rock Cut Temple, the Brajeshwari Devi temple, Chamunda Devi temple and Jwalamukhi are some popular ancient temples in Kangra. 

      The lush green tea estates at Kangra fascinate its visitors. Kangra is also a nucleus for ecotourism. It also has historical importance, the Kangra Fort here is huge and one of the oldest forts in India. One can also enthral self for a weekend and experience the thrill, by participating in some exhilarating aero sports in Kangra.

      Distance from Delhi: 470.6 Km

      Best time to visit: October to May

      Attractions: Kangra Fort, Ancient temples

      Activities:  Trekking, Pilgrimage, Sightseeing, Aero sports.

      Jalsu Pass Trek

      Jalsu Pass Trek

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    • 29Pangot

      Pangot is a small village tucked away in the Kumaon hills of Uttarakhand. Don’t let this quaint little village fool as this place can aptly be described as a bird watcher’s paradise. At a mere distance of 15 kms from Nainital, the drive through Cheena Peak, Kilbury and Snow View Point  bird habitats echo with songs of a myriad of birds with trails disappearing into dense vegetation and perennial criss-cross streams and creeks.

      A relatively unhurried local life so quiet that a trip to the small village market might just be the most exciting activity around. This quiet and serene environment makes it an attractive place for honeymooners as well. With over 250 different bird species and a decent variety of varied land mammals like barking deers, leopards and civets, this little village attracts a huge number of bird watchers and nature lovers all throughout the year. For those who want a little more adventure Pangot makes up with mountain biking and trekking to Naina Peak and Corbett National Park.

      Distance from Delhi: 305.7 Km

      Best time to visit: November to March

      Attractions: Naina Peak, Corbett National Park

      Activities: Camping, Bird-watching, Trekking

      Offbeat Stays with Activities in Pangot:

      1) Camp Stay At Pangot In Uttarakhand
      2) Trek To Naini Peak And Pangot
      3) Mountain Quail Birding Lodge, Pangot
      4) Luxury Stay At Ashoka’S Naini Chalet Resort, Pangot
      5) Wilderness At Kafal House In Pangot
      6) Experience Camp Theva Heights In Uttrakhand

      Jungle Lore Birding Lodge, Pangot

      Jungle Lore Birding Lodge, Pangot

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    • 30Agra

      Find out amazing tours and activities in Agra

      The abode of the Taj Mahal, Agra is one of the most visited tourist destinations in India. Offering a delightful impression of the Mughal rule through the architectural remains from the time, this historic city is also to home to some other historical landmarks in India. The vividness and charisma of Agra makes it one of the most magnificent weekend getaways near Delhi.

      Distance from Delhi: 209km

      Best time to visit: December to February

      Attractions: Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra Fort, Itimad-Ud-Daulah, Jama Masjid and Mehtab Bagh

      Activities: Heritage Walk, Historical Tours, Bicycle Tours, Jeep Safari and Local Market Visits

      Day Trip to Taj Mahal, Agra

      Day Trip to Taj Mahal, Agra

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    • 31Mathura

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      The quaint city of Mathura takes pride in being credited as the birthplace of Lord Krishna. Once an economic hub of the country, this city is banked beside the Yamuna River and is also called 'Brajbhoomi'. One of the cultural as well as religious weekend getaways near Delhi, Mathura still echoes tales of Lord Krishna’s youth.

      Distance from Delhi: 160km

      Best time to visit: October to April

      Attractions: Krishna Temple, Vishram Ghat, Yamuna River, Isckon Temple and Vrindavan

      Activities: Janmashtami, Holi, Temple Visits, Sightseeing, Boating and Food Sampling

      Day Trip to Mathura & Vrindavan in a Private Car

      Day Trip to Mathura & Vrindavan in a Private Car

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    • 32 Haridwar

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      A journey to Haridwar is nothing short of a life-altering experience. The venue for the world’s largest religious gathering Kumbh Mela, Haridwar is the birthplace of the holy River Ganges. Laced in faith, eternal peace, tranquility, and spirituality of the highest kind, Haridwar literally behaves as a doorway to heaven.

      Distance from City: 208 Kms

      Attractions:

      The most enchanting time to visit Hari ki Pauri, a divine spot in Haridwar where the sacred nectar is believed to have fallen and also the heart of the Maha Kumbh Mela, is at dusk. Chandi Devi Temple situated atop Neel Parvat is a holy shrine connected by cable car or can be reached by a 3km trek via Chandi Ghat.

      Manasa Devi Temple perched on top of Bilwa Parwat gives a bird’s eye view of Haridwar. Other shrines include Maya Devi Temple, Sapta Rishi Ashram, Daksha Mahadev Temple etc.

      Activities:

      Religious trails, sight-seeing

    • 33Dhanaulti

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      Find out amazing tours and activities in Dhanaulti

      Dhanaulti is a fast emerging weekend getaway near Delhi located in the Tehri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand. It is a beautifully secluded Himalayan town situated at a height of 2286 m between the popular hill stations Missouri (24 kms) and Chamba (30 kms). 

      Pleasant weather coupled with long wooded slopes rich in pine and deodar trees add to the majestic views of the snow capped Himalayan mountain ranges. Tourists can indulge in the Surkhananda Devi fair, during Dussehra, which is the time of worship of goddess Durga. Ample opportunities for trekking, mountain climbing, camping and sightseeing adds to the tranquil enjoyment of pompous mountains, sunrises and majestic valley view making this tourist destination a well balanced package.

      Distance from Delhi: 325 Km

      Best time to visit: March to June

      Attractions: Aloo Khet, Eco Park, Surkanda Devi Temple

      Activities: Trekking, Sightseeing, Mountain Climbing, Camping.

      Offbeat Stays and Activities in Dhanaulti:

      1) Experience Thrill At Green Forest Resorts, Dhanaulti
      2) Camping At Awara Camps, Dhanaulti
      3) Mountain Biking In Mussoorie
      4) Trek To Udan In Mussoorie
      5) Camp And Trek To Dhanaulti
      6) Camping At Dhanaulti

      Thrilling Experience at Whispering Pines, Dhanaulti

      Thrilling Experience at Whispering Pines, Dhanaulti

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    • 34Naukuchiatal

      Naukuchiatal is blessed destination that consists of a sprawling lake surrounded by thick woodlands filled with a vast range of range of flora and fauna. The name ’Naukuchiatal’ translates to mean the lake of nine edges. One of the lesser known Weekend getaways near Delhi, is easily one of the prettiest.

      The lake is astonishingly supplied by and underwater springs and has a beautiful walking track around it! Morning walk around these foggy landscapes is highly recommended! You can also choose to bat along the surface of the lake or indulge in some fishing.

      Distance from Delhi: 312km

      Best time to visit: March to Mid- November

      Attractions: Naukuchiatal, Temples

      Activities: Boating, Sightseeing, nature walks

      Offbeat Stays and Activities in Naukuchiatal:

      1) Paragliding At Naukuchiatal

      Paragliding at Traveller’s Paradise Resort, Naukuchiatal

      Paragliding at Traveller’s Paradise Resort, Naukuchiatal

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    • 35Barot

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      Picturesque Barot is positioned along the banks of river Uhl and Lamba Dug. Encircled by the snow- clad Dhauladhar range of Himalayas, Barot makes an ideal destination for tourists. The vibrant terraced fields and alluring cascades are major attractions in Barot. Adventure seekers, looking forward to trekking and camping can explore the varied trails which pass through Barot and lead to Bada Bhangal, Manali and Kullu.

      Barot is a doorway to the mesmeric Nargu Wildlife Sanctuary which is enveloped with cedar and pine forests. The meandering road ways of Barot render a thrilling road trip. Taste the flavoursome traditional delicacies of Barot and experience the warmth and hospitality of their culture.

      Distance from Delhi: 511.9 Km

      Best time to visit: October to May

      Attractions: Nargu Wildlife Sanctuary, Dhauladhar range of Himalayas, fields and cascades

      Activities: Camping, Angling, Trekking

      Thrillophilia Recommended Offbeat Activities in Barot:

      1) Fishing Activities At The Riverside In Barot
      2) Trekking And Camping At Riverside Camp, Barot
      3) Trekking To Waterfalls In Barot
      4) Paragliding In Barot, Himachal Pradesh
      5) Adventure Camping At Barot

      Camping and Fishing Session in Barot, Himachal Pradesh

      Camping and Fishing Session in Barot, Himachal Pradesh

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    • 36Almora

      Find out amazing tours and activities in Almora

      One of the oldest hill stations in the Garhwal Himalayas, Almora's scenic beauty has been praised by two of the most influential persons in Indian history - Mahatma Gandhi and Swami Vivekananda. Located at a height of 1,64m above the sea level, this enchanting hill station is also known for its scenic valleys, rich cultural heritage, diverse wildlife and offering panoramic views of the Himalayan Ranges.

      Distance from Delhi: 349km

      Best time to visit: March to November

      Attractions: Chitai Temple, Gobind Vallabh Pant Museum, Kasar Devi Temple, Chitai and Temple

      Activities: Trekking, Sightseeing, Temple Visits, Village Tours, Cultural and Nature Walks.

    • 37Ranikhet

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      An ideal destination for honeymooners and adventure enthusiasts alike Ranikhet is located in the hills of Kumaon within the state of Uttarakhand. A gorgeous abode of lush greenery and serene beauty, Ranikhet is the base point for many treks and most amazing forests rich with superb vegetation and rich wildlife. Characteristic of the Almora district of Uttarakhand, it is the perfect destination for the city slicker, sick of the hustle and bustle of the everyday rush of life. 

      Staying true to its name which translates to mean the ‘Queen’s Land’ it is truly a jaded gem in the crown of Uttarkhand. Your getaway from Delhi to this serene land will open you up to a sight that is shaded by tall coniferous and pine trees. The place is full of blooms of every colour conceivable and truly resembles a field fit for a queen.

      Distance from Delhi: 359km

      Best time to visit: March to Septmeber

      Attractions: Chaubatia Gardens, Golf Course, Ashiyana Park, Tarikhet, Mankameshwar Temple

      Activities: Sightseeing, Trekking

      Thrillophilia Recommended Offbeat Stays with Activities:

      1) Essence Of Nature Resort, Ranikhet
      2) Daankudi – Heritage House, Ranikhet
      3) Experience Adventure at Woodsvilla in Ranikhet

      Sightseeing Trip of Ranikhet in Uttarakhand

      Sightseeing Trip of Ranikhet in Uttarakhand

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    • 38Auli

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      Find out amazing tours and activities in Auli

      It is in Auli, where one can enjoy the longest cable car ride in India and the Asia continent. Situated at an elevation of 3,049m, this hill station in Uttarakhand is known for its snow clad peaks and picture-perfect oak forests. The lofty peak slopes in Auli also boast of being one of the best skiing destinations in the country.

      Distance from Delhi: 500km

      Best time to visit: Throughout the year

      Attractions: Tapova, Vishnu Prayag, Joshimath, Badrinath and Skiing Festival

      Activities: Skiing, Cable Car Ride, Trekking and Pilgrimage

      Thrillophilia Recommended Offbeat Stays:

      1) Stay At The Himalayan Eco Lodges In Auli

      Camping in Auli, Uttarakhand

      Camping in Auli, Uttarakhand

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    • 39Khajuraho

      A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Khajuraho is an example of India's exemplary art and culture. With temples depicting various forms of sculptures, carvings and paintings, this ancient hamlet is considered as a symbol of love and romance in the world. For historians and lovers of art, Khajuraho is no less than a hidden treasure!

      Distance from Delhi: 628km

      Best time to visit: October to March

      Attractions: Temples, Sculptures, Rivers, Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks

      Activities: Khajuraho Dance Festival, Temple Visits, Wildlife Tours and Historical Visits

      Khajuraho History Tour

      Khajuraho History Tour

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    • 40Amritsar

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      Find out amazing tours and activities in Amritsar

      Home to the pious Golden Temple, Amritsar is the most sacred destination for the Sikhs. Also known as the 'Golden City', it is reminiscent of India's struggle for independence. On a visit to this sacred city, one can easily feel its divinity and attain solace of mind. It is in fact, one of the highest visited places and weekend getaways from Delhi!

      Distance from Delhi: 461km

      Best time to visit: October to March

      Attractions: Golden Temple, Wagah Border, Jalinwala Bagh and Rambagh Gardens,

      Activities: Temple Visits, Gardedn Tours, Border Visit and Relish on Local Cuisine

      A Trip to Golden Temple from New Delhi

      A Trip to Golden Temple from New Delhi

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    • 41 Binsar

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       Perched upon the mountainous region of Kumaon, Binsar is a serene hill settlement with captivating snowy views of the Himalayan Ranges. Located at an altitude of 2412m atop the Jhandi Dhar hills and overseeing the Almora Town, it is a cradle of bountiness for bird watchers and wildlife photographers. Surrounded by dense green forests which surprise you with new walking trails to enjoy the foliage ranging from the small unusual flowers, shrubs, moss and ferns to the tall overpowering oaks it is a trekker’s heaven. 

      The Binsar wildlife sanctuary is an abode for many rare species of animals, birds and wild flowers. Also for those seeking pilgrimage, the temples of Jageshwar is located just around 34 kms from the town of Almora. It is a must visit for those intending to embrace all that nature has to give.

      Distance from Delhi: 385 Km

      Best time to visit: October to March

      Attractions: Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary, Gananath Temple, Khali Estate

      Activities: Trekking, Sightseeing.

       

      Stay at Tree of Life Resort in Binsar

      Stay at Tree of Life Resort in Binsar

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    • 42Dausa

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      Find out amazing tours and activities in Dausa

      The city of Dausa, also known 'Dev Nagari' , situated in the north eastern region of Rajasthan, is the administrative headquarters of the Dausa district. Dausa is the go-to destination for all types of travellers be it adventurers, families and couples. It is a city with ample richness in its archaeology, culture and history. For those intrigued by the cultural and traditional aspects of a city, Dausa shines in its folk music in the form of Heya-Khayal, a unique singing art form. 

      Stone Carving hub Sikandra is at a meagre distance of 25 kms from the city of Dausa for those who have a knack for visiting well known markets in the trade of stone art. Religious attractions like temples are aplenty. 

      The Mehandipur Balaji Temple is a divine place for devotees flocking from nearby states like Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Delhi. An existing relic fort resides on a hill surrounded by hills on three sides beautified with Amol Ghati which is said to be nearly 1200 years old is a must visit by the tourists. Dausa is a viable heritage getaway for those looking to escape the hustling bustling city life from time to time.

      Distance from Delhi: 273 Km

      Best time to visit: September to March

      Attractions: Mehandipur Balaji Temple, Abhaneri, Khwaraoji, Bhandarej

      Activities: Sightseeing, Festivals. 

      Thrillophilia Recommended Offbeat Activities:

      1) Sightseeing Tour Of Abhaneri
      2) Visit The Organic Farm At Dausa
      3) Village Jeep Safari At Dausa
      4) Camel Breeding Farm Tour In Rajasthan
      5) Camel Polo At Dausa
      6) Horse Show In Dausa
      7) Traditional Night At Dausa
      8) Jeep Safari At The Dunes In Dausa
      Stay at Umaid Lake Palace Dausa in Rajasthan

      Stay at Umaid Lake Palace Dausa in Rajasthan

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    • 43Sariska Tiger Reserve, Alwar

      A successful relocated home to the majestic Royal Bengal Tigers, Sariska Tiger Reserve is located in the Alwar district of Rajasthan. Comprising of lush greens spread across 866 sq km, this is one of the few weekend getaways near Delhi that is known for its large population of Tigers, Leopards, Wild Boar, Striped Hyena and several others wildlife species. The reserve also has a significant number of flora and avifauna.

      Distance from Delhi: 216km

      Best time to visit: October to June

      Attractions: Royal Bengal Tigers, Leopards, Antelopes, Chital, Nilgai and Avifauna

      Activities: Wildlife Safari and Spotting

      Thrillophilia Recommended Stays in Alwar:

      1) Heritage Experience At Alwar Bagh, Sariska
      2) Luxury Experience At Sariska Palace In Alwar
      3) Adventurous Stay At Alwar

      Thrillophilia Recommended Activities in Alwar:

      1) Romantic Sunset Dinner In Alwar
      2) Parasailing In Alwar
      3) Scuba Diving In Alwar

      Jeep Safari of Sariska National Park

      Jeep Safari of Sariska National Park

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    • 44Sohna

      Situated in the foothills of the Aravalis, this quaint town is one of the most sacred and highest visited places in the Gurgaon district of Haryana. Known for an ancient Shiva Temple and hot-springs, it is one of the most wonderful weekend getaways near Delhi. According to legends, the hot spring in this town, which is an important pilgrimage site dates back to the age of the Mahabharata.

      Distance from Delhi: 54km

      Best time to visit: February to April and August to November

      Attractions: Shiva Temple, Hot Spring, Vintage Car Rally (February) and Shani Dev Temple

      Activities: Pilgrimage, Temple Tours, Fairs and Festivals

      Thrillophilia Recommended Activities:

      1) Day Adventure at Damdama Dreams, Sohna
      2) Awara Adventure Farm, Sohna

      Power Paragliding in Sohna, Gurgaon

      Power Paragliding in Sohna, Gurgaon

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    • 45Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, Bharatpur

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      Find out amazing tours and activities in Bharatpur

      Home to some of the rarest endangered species of avifauna, Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary is currently called the Keoladeo National Park or Keoladeo Ghana National Park. Located in the Bharatpur vicinity of Rajasthan, it was established around 250 years ago and declared a protected sanctuary in 1971. As of now, this sanctuary houses around 230 different species of birds and 27 species of mammals.

      Distance from Delhi: 197km

      Best time to visit: July to April

      Attractions: Flora and Fauna

      Activities: Bird Watching and Nature Photography

      Thrillophilia recommended Stays and Activities:

      1) Heritage Stay At Kiran Villa, Bharatpur
      2) Adventure Activity In Bharatpur
      3) Archery And Rifle Shooting In Bharatpur

      Day Trip to Bharatpur

      Day Trip to Bharatpur

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    • 46Chamba

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      A tiny, yet picturesque hill station near Delhi, Chamba is known for its picturesque appeal and charisma. Located in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, it is banked beside the Ravi River and shares its boundary with Jammu and Kashmir. The hill station is tucked away from the frenzy of city-life and makes for an ideal holiday destination for almost all the classes of travellers.

      Distance from Delhi: 572km

      Best time to visit: April to October

      Attractions: Rang Mahal, Chaugan, Akhand Chandi Palace, Dalhousie, Saho and Chhatrari

      Activities: Trekking, Sightseeing, Rafting, Temple Visits, Horse Riding and Rock Climbing

      Hire a Guide in Chamba

      Hire a Guide in Chamba

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    • 47Orchha

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      A perfect blend of royalty and rich heritage, Orchha is a quaint town in the Tikamgarh district of Madhya Pradesh. Depicting the tales of an immortal era, this historical town stands beside the Bundela River and was founded in the 16th century. Its scenic layout, lush ambience and ancient monuments in Orchha make it an important weekend getaway from Delhi.

      Distance from Delhi: 448km

      Best time to visit: December to February

      Attractions: Betwa River, Raja Mahal, Jahangir Mahal, Ram Raja and Lakshmi Temple

      Activities: Palace Visit, Temple Tour and Historical Excursions

      Orchha Sightseeing Tour in Madhya Pradesh

      Orchha Sightseeing Tour in Madhya Pradesh

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    • 48 Kanatal

      Find out amazing tours and activities in Kanatal

      Kanatal is a snow carpeted mountain hamlet located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is mostly uninfested with tourists; which makes it a perfect Himalayan hideaway and one of the best weekend getaways from Delhi. Kanatal is set in a very scenic surrounding of mountains, rivers, splendid views, its beauty leaves every tourist spell bound. 

      Rappelling, pilgrimage to the ancient Surkhanda temple, taking a walk through the dense Kodia Jungle with natural springs on the way can leave you ecstatic. Also located in the region is Tehri Dam, a must see destination. Situated at an altitude of 2590m it presents a mesmerizing sight of snow laden pines and trees encompassing a white wonderland.

      Distance from Delhi: 310 Km

      Best time to visit: January to December

      Attractions: Kodia Jungle, Tehri Dam, Chamba

      Activities: Trekking, Hiking, Rappelling, Nature Walks

      Thrillophilia Recommended Offbeat Stays with Activities:

      1) Hill Top Experience at Avalon Himalayan Cottages, Kanatal
      2) Traditional Pahadi Homestay at Kanatal
      3) Experience Adventure at Camp Wildex in Kanatal
      4) Nature Stay At The Terrace In Kanatal

      Camping at Little Jaguar, Kanatal

      Camping at Little Jaguar, Kanatal

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    • 49Mukteshwar

      Sitting prettily between the folds of the Kumaoni Hills of Uttarakhand;  Mukteshwar is a beautiful and awesome weekend getaways from Delhi. The region derives its name from Mukteshwar Dham, a 350 year old ancient temple of Lord Shiva. A part of the God’s Own Land, Mukteshwar is home to all that is untouched and serene. This charming retreat in the hills was also the chosen residence of a saint called Mukteshwar Maharaj Ji, which may have contributed to the town being called so.

      The temple complex of this revered saint is now a ‘Tapovan’ which means jungles of meditation and peace. Just get here and lose yourself in the peace and serenity! These temple premises are perfect for those seeking a taste of freedom, peace and meditative calmness on their next travel expedition.

      Distance from Delhi: 329km

      Best time to visit: July to September

      Attractions: Chauli ki Jali, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Mukteshwar Dham,Tapovan

      Thrillophilia Recommended Experiences:

      1) Divine Experience with Camp Purple, Mukteshwar

      Experience Serenity with Mountain Trail Resort

      Experience Serenity with Mountain Trail Resort

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    • 50Neemrana

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      Neemrana is a medieval town that is rich in history located in the Alwar District of Rajasthan. Being located at 122km from the capital, it is one of the most preferred and opportune destination for history buffs and wildlife enthusiasts.  It is the site of fourteenth century hill  fort constructed by the Chauhans  where the Chauhans resided until l 1947.

      At a little distance away from Neemrana is another fort called Kesroli in Alwar area, which happens to be one of the most beautiful heritage destinations. In Kesroli one gets the chance to see the old abodes of Buddhist Vihara at Viratnagar. It is rumoured that the Pandavas stayed here during their period of exile in the epic of Mahabharata.

      Distance from Delhi: 122km

      Best time to visit: June to December

      Attractions: Fort of Neemrana, Kesroli

      Activities: Sightseeing

      Thrillophilia Recommended Stays with Activities:

      1) Delightful Stay at Neemrana Fort Palace
      2) Adventurous Stay at Neemrana Fort Palace
      3) Luxury Stay at Neemrana Fort-Palace
      4) Neemrana Fort Day Trip

      Neemrana Flying Fox Adventure, Rajasthan

      Neemrana Flying Fox Adventure, Rajasthan

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