Weekend getaways from Dehradun

Weekend getaways from Dehradun

20 destination found

#1Auli -

Auli at travel d'globe
"The White Bugyal"
Uttarakhand, India
Auli is known for: 
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Auli is considered among the best skiing destinations in India. It is a "Bugyal" which means meadow in the regional language, these green Bugyals turn into a sheet of white during winters. Dotted with apple orchards, oaks and deodars, Auli is a popular hill town with numerous ski resorts situated amidst the Himalayan range. The highly equipped ski guides will help you ski through the hills of Auli. The cable car ride from Joshimath is the only way to reach this beautiful place.

#2Kasol -

Kasol at travel d'globe
"The Leisure Valley"
Himachal Pradesh, India
Kasol is known for: 
Adventure, 
Leisure, 
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Kasol is a distinct destination and earned the tag of the Leisure Valley. It is surrounded by the mighty hills with the view of snow capped mountains. Kasol has given birth to a new era of living offering and retreat for the tired souls. Kasol is an ideal weekend vacation to relax in the company of nature. The abundant trekking and hiking options invited the adventure explorer to Kasol. The unexplored villages, treks, homely and cheap stays and world class cuisine at the cafes are the highlights of Kasol. The surprising hospitality of the hosts will fill your soul with joy and warmth.

#3Mcleodganj -

Mcleodganj at travel d'globe
"Home Of Dalai Lama"
Himachal Pradesh, India
Mcleodganj is known for: 
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Mcleodganj is a destination for the young with its cafes, parties and being the base camp for some trekking adventures. The town is famous for Tibetan Buddhism, culture, art and crafts. Situated on the foothills of Dauladhar, Mcleodganj opens the gateway to many trekking spots such as Triund, Indrahar and Kareri Lake. The Tibetan culture has highly influenced the living in the town. The monasteries are the praying place here and many travellers come here to visit the monastery only. Mcleodganj is also a shopping destination for souvenirs like Tibetan handicrafts, thangkas, Tibetan carpets, garments, wooden masks, metal votive objects, paper drawings, beads, baubles, etc. The most popular and interesting thing to do in McLeod Ganj is Trek to Triund and camping on the hill.

#4Agra -

Agra at travel d'globe
"The City Of Taj Mahal"
Uttar Pradesh, India
Agra is known for: 
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Agra is the city of Taj Mahal, one of the 7 marvels of the world. It is a sneak look into the building history with different structures, such as, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri and henceforth makes for an absolute necessity visit for anybody living in or going to India. History, design, sentiment all together make the enchantment of Agra which is practically the heart of Indian tourism. Agra has 3 UNESCO World Heritage locales and Taj Mahal includes in the 50 most prevalent visitor goals on the planet. The history aficionados and additionally engineering buffs can have a great time here with the sheer scope of the Mughal workmanship and culture in plain view. Aside from its landmarks, the city additionally makes them energize stuff for foodies - including the well known Agra ka Petha and astounding chaat and Lassi.

#5Almora -

Almora at travel d'globe
"Panorama of Himalayas"
Uttarakhand, India
Almora is known for: 
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Almora is an amalgamation of scenic beauty, rich cultural heritage, handicrafts and mouthwatering cuisines. Located at an altitude of 1638 meters, Almora is an ideal hill station to visit. The town welcomes you with a panoramic view of snow-capped Himalayas, pines and oaks which are truly mesmerising. Almora is famous for Chitai Golu Devta temple and Nanda Devi temple which are known for their divinity. Apart from that, Rock climbing, hiking, cycling are the activities that one can indulge into when at Almora. Old forts, historic monuments, sacred temples, nature walks at forest areas are main attractions for the tourists. Truly, it serves to be a perfect place for a getaway with family and friends.

#6Rishikesh -

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"The Yoga Capital of India"
Uttarakhand, India
Rishikesh is known for: 
Adventure, 
Spiritual 
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Looking for the most thrilling water sport of all, Then Rishikesh is a perfect place to plan your next trip. Rafting in the Ganges is a experience which can't be explained in words you can only feel the adrenaline rush by indulging yourself in this adventurous activity. The river alongside is considered to be one of the holiest of all river in India and the city is renowned as a center for practicing yoga and meditation. Apart from River Rafting, Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh is the best in India.

#7Khajjiar -

Khajjiar at travel d'globe
"Mini Switzerland Of India"
Himachal Pradesh, India
Khajjiar is known for: 
Adventure, 
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Khajjiar is one of the 160 in the world which preserves tropical resemblance to Switzerland. The place is blessed with natural beauty and pleasant climate. Ferociously vast expanse of green meadows and mildly dense forests with a glimpse of the glorious snow-clad Himalayan peaks make Khajjiar a perfect destination among tourists and travellers. The Gulmarg of Himachal Pradesh is another name used by locals to represent Khajjiar and serves as the starting point for treks to Chamba, Dalhousie and Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary among others. Indeed, trekking is the best way to explore Khajjiar. Not much is written about Khajjiar's history but temples from the 12th century still intact and presents magnificent grandeur here.

#8Amritsar -

Amritsar at travel d'globe
"The Pride of Punjab"
Punjab, India
Amritsar is known for: 
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Amritsar (also called Ambarsar), very close to the border with Pakistan. At the center of its walled old town is the gilded Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib), considered the holiest gurdwara, or religious complex, of the Sikh religion. It’s at the end of a causeway, surrounded by the sacred Amrit Sarovar lake, where pilgrims bathe. This culture rich town gives lot of options to explore, famously known for the delicious food and loving people. The tourist places like Harike Wetland, Bathinda Fort or Pul Kajari are located within close proximity of Amritsar and give the travellers enough of options to choose from for a day trip from Golden Temple.

#9Kanatal -

Kanatal at travel d'globe
"Dream Destination In The Himalayas"
Uttarakhand, India
Kanatal is known for: 
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Kanatal is a small village located on the Chamba-Mussoorie road. The surroundings of this place are set perfectly by the outlining mountains and rivers, providing a breathtaking view of the landscape. You should take a trip to Kanatal if you’re looking for a destination that is calm and unexplored. Kanatal mainly serves as a weekend getaway for the people living near Delhi NCR. For the tourists, Kanatal provides you with various places of interest such as the dense and enriching Kodia jungle, the holy Surkanda Devi Temple which includes a wonderful trekking experience. Not to forget, the Tehri Dam situated here makes for an interesting visit too. Come to Kanatal and enjoy nature’s bliss in its pure form. You can spot a few wild animals by taking a ride through the jungle in a jeep, and you can also see many natural springs that are quite prevalent in the region.

#10Barot -

Barot at travel d'globe
"Hidden Treasure Of Himachal's"
Himachal Pradesh, India
Barot is known for: 
Adventure, 
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Barot valley is a unexplored remote beauty of Himachal and a backpacker paradise. It offers many trekking trails, including trek to Bada Bhangal village, Thamsar Pass, Badagran, Rajgundha, Palachak, Manali and Kullu. Barot valley has a unique thing, its changes its colors from season to season from Green to pale brown to dark brown to snow white in case of snow. Travel every season to enjoy different view of nature. Barot village is also the gateway to the Nargu Wildlife Sanctuary, which lies across the Uhl river. The sanctuary is home to the monal, wild boar and ghoral. Through woods of cedar and pine a trek route cuts across the sanctuary to Kullu. You can enjoy many adventure activities from angling, rock climbing, river crossing, trekking and camping here.

#11GHNP -

GHNP at travel d'globe
"A Paradise Waiting To Be Explored"
Himachal Pradesh, India
GHNP is known for: 
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Wildlife 
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The Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP) as a natural site has been inscribed into the UNESCO World Heritage list. Mystical glaciers and unique ecological conditions of the Western Himalayas were salient features responsible for the park. The rare and endemic nature of many animal and plant communities at GHNP are of great interest to the travelers who love adventure and nature. A sight of the mysterious snow leopard is a visual enjoyment for wildlife photographers and untamed life lovers. Sparse human populations, exotic flora and fauna, camping and trekking adventures counts as the reason to visit here.

#12Karsog -

Karsog at travel d'globe
"A Green Treat"
Himachal Pradesh, India
Karsog is known for: 
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Karsog is a green delight of Himachal. The natural surroundings of Karsog are regarded as beautiful, with green forests and a pollution-free environment. A nearby getaway to Shimla is definitely a gift of nature to the travellers. It is a place crafted by the nature with fertile floors, wide valleys criss-crossed by streams, orchards and thick forests rise to touch snow-covered peaks. Karsog has some famous temples of Himachal including the Mamleshwar Mahadev, Kamksha Devi and Mahunag temples. The small villages and their age-old architecture give expression to the phrase ‘Picture Perfect’. Legends and folklore abound, and every one of the temples is a repository of local culture and an example of remarkable building skills that you will be able to see here.

#13Mukteshwar -

Mukteshwar at travel d'globe
"Magical Kumaon - Scenic Mukteshwar"
Uttarakhand, India
Mukteshwar is known for: 
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Mukteshwar is an elevated, calm and secluded town, with a hilly and rocky topography. The 350 years old Mukteshwar Temple of Lord Shiva is the key attraction of this town, it is even called as 'Mukteshwar Mahadev'. The hill top, where this temple is situated, offers you a scenic view like no other hill top does. You will love to camp in Mukteshwar and know that this place is besieged by fruit orchards. This enchanting town is bliss in the Kumaon region with its breathtaking views, fresh breeze and a scenic splendor as the place turns magical during snowfall. Camping here is the most special thing to do when you are here. Rejuvenate and relax here in the camps at this enchanting retreat from large chaotic towns. The place is delight of nature and adventure lovers as Nandi Devi, India's second highest peak is also visible from the hills of Mukteshwar, it is also a hotspot for rock climbing, trekking and Paragliding.

#14Naukuchiatal -

Naukuchiatal at travel d'globe
"Lake Of Nine Corners"
Uttarakhand, India
Naukuchiatal is known for: 
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Naukuchiatal is a pretty camouflage, crammed with the musical serenade of the chirping flock. Embraced by majestic mountains and verdant greenery amidst the twisting mountain roads, this pretty hill station offers picture book sceneries. Even though this place is famed for the Magnificent Lake, an array of other fascinations is on offer in this panoramic locale. One among the natural marvels of Kumaon, Naukuchiatal is an idyllic location to enjoy the captivating compilations of rare butterflies and colourful parade of Himalayan birds. Apart from the green mountain ranges and iridescent bluish waters, this hilly resort offers a plethora of fascinating options to the sightseer. One can find the nature at its full bloom and the panoramic vista of mother nature cannot be portrayed through words. A picnic to this beautiful place offers one with the tempting challenges like paragliding, angling and fishing. Boating through the misty lakes watching the nature in its full bloom would be an alluring scenario.

#15Kibber -

Kibber at travel d'globe
"Road Ends Here"
Himachal Pradesh, India
Kibber is known for: 
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The second highest village in the world which is connected by motorable road and is the highest habitat village in the world which has its own polling station during elections. Watching the night sky from Kibber is an amazing experience. The place where you should step down from your vehicle when you reach and take a tour of the village, meet locals and have food at cafes which serve mountain food. The village is popular among adventure enthusiasts as well. Dandmachan peak here is popular with trekkers and mountaineers. The barren landscape, rivers and mountains and gompas make it a photographer’s paradise.

#16Kaza -

Kaza at travel d'globe
"The Capital Of Nono"
Himachal Pradesh, India
Kaza is known for: 
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Kaza, The largest town of Lahaul and Spiti Valley sitting huddled toward the edge of Himachal Pradesh is a serene getaway on the banks of the Spiti River. Its rugged terrain and perfect regions attract visitors who want to feel the adrenaline rushing through adventurous activities and spiritual well-being alike. It is the base camp for trekking, mountaineering, and different undertakings. Pin-Parvati, Parang-La, and Pin-Bhaba are some of the popular trails which start from Kaza. A gentle stroll to villages around Kaza can also be an interesting experience. So Kaza is a dream destination for every adventurur.

#17Sarahan -

Sarahan at travel d'globe
"The Abode Of Bhimakali"
Himachal Pradesh, India
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Sarahan is a small picturesque village, located halfway up a high mountain side, the road to Sarahan winds past flowering Pine trees that give way to stately Oaks. This sparsely populated tract is steeped in ancient legends and here is the famous Bhimakali temple regarded as one of the Fifty One sacred Shaktipeethhs. This hamlet is a base camp for numerous treks and is the gateway to Kinnaur. It is a place of pilgrimage, a heaven for nature lovers and the temple complex attracts a variety of admirers that offers extraordinary travel experience.

#18Komic -

Komic at travel d'globe
"The Highest Motorable Village"
Himachal Pradesh, India
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Komic village also pronounced as Komik or Koumik village is renowned for being the highest village with a motorable road in Asia. This tiny and serene village is also believed to be the highest in the world. The views of the Komik village from the monastery with the snow capped mountain ranges in the background, the play of light & shadows on the mountain slopes, the furiously fluttering prayer flags were awe-inspiring to say the least. Next to the Komic monastery is a small hill with prayer flags on it. The prayer flags are clearly visible from the monastery area. We suggest that everyone should spend an afternoon sitting on this hill and see the sunset.

#19Tabo -

Tabo at travel d'globe
"Ajanta of Himalayas"
Himachal Pradesh, India
Tabo is known for: 
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It is the entrance to the Spiti Valley and is the first village of valley if you are travelling from Kinnaur. The entry of the village is flanked by the Spiti River and the mighty Trans-Himalayan range. It is a remote and offbeat village, with limited telecom network and electricity supply. Once you enter the village, you will notice the massive concrete heli-pad. Thereafter, the showcase of inherited architecture of Spiti, in the form of caves, arcs, gompa and monastery. It is assumed to be the home of oldest Buddhist Monastery of Spiti Valley.

#20Karzok -

Karzok at travel d'globe
"Picture of Tso Moriri"
Jammu & Kashmir, India
Karzok is known for: 
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The village that gives you the perfect picture of Tso Moriri. Karzok village is a perfect example of how civilization is inhabited in High Himalayas. Many of the native here are the Changpa Nomads. Karzok is observed as one of the India’s highest permanent villages. Summer is the time when Changpa Nomads put up the camps at various places in their robos(small tents) and look after their flock to earn their bread. Their sheep produce the famous Pashmina, one of the costliest varieties of wool. Korzok meaning is “Middle of the Mountain” and it’s an excellent location to enjoy the lake side. The 500 years old monastery at karzok lies on the traditional trading route between Spiti and Ladakh, it was visited by many of the early explorers.

Places to visit near Dehradun

Find the best weekend getaway from Dehradun for picnic and short holiday destinations. Explore the best places to travel near Dehradun that are with 500km reach and are easy to travel on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

You can travel to 
Auli, 
Kasol, 
Mcleodganj, 
Agra, 
Almora, 
Rishikesh, 
Khajjiar, 
Amritsar, 
Kanatal, 
Barot, 
GHNP, 
Karsog, 
Mukteshwar, 
Naukuchiatal, 
Kibber, 
Kaza, 
Sarahan, 
Komic, 
Tabo, 
Karzok, 
this weekend for two to three days to create a long lasting memories with friends and family.

These are perfect weekend escape for budget travellers to get away from city life and its hustle. At traveldglobe, you can know what to do in these places, best time to visit, know the best route and get the curated itinerary from us. These searched and listed destinations will match your preferences and will serve a perfect getaway for your rejuvenation. Whether you look for silence & peace, adventure hot spot or just cool places to hangout with friends, you will find every spot that is reachable within 2 to 3 days time.