Weekend getaways from Indore

Weekend getaways from Indore

20 destination found

#1Ranthambore -

Ranthambore at travel d'globe
"The Land of Legends"
Rajasthan, India
Ranthambore is known for: 
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Ranthambore wildlife sanctuary is known for its tigers and is one of the best places in India to see these animals in their natural jungle habitat. It is one of the most popular wildlife reserve, know best for tiger photography. Ranthambore Fort lies within the Ranthambore National Park.

#2Sanchi -

Sanchi at travel d'globe
"The land of stupas"
Madhya Pradesh, India
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Sanchi is famous in the world for stupas, monolithic Asokan pillar, temples, monasteries and sculptural wealth. It was Emperor Asoka who laid the foundations of a religious centre at Sanchi fascinated probably by the location of the hill or because of his Queen Devi, who was the daughter of a merchant of Vidisha.

#3Udaipur -

Udaipur at travel d'globe
"Kashmir Of Rajasthan"
Rajasthan, India
Udaipur is known for: 
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Romantic 
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Udaipur often referred to as the "Venice of the east" has a romance of setting unmatched in Rajasthan and all over India. The city is also known for its profusion of zinc and copper mines. Fantastical palaces, temples, havelis , timeless streets, lakes add the human counterpart to the city's natural charm. Udaipur is tagged as the most romantic spot in India. For tourists, the city offers exciting places, lakes, palaces, tranquility of boat rides, bustle and color of bazars, endless tempting hotels and what not. Udaipur is home to the largest artificial lake in Asia called Jaisamand Lake. The city has some great museums with the first car museum in India. The solar observatory in Udaipur is known as one of the best in Asia. Udaipur is also renowned for its miniature paintings.

#4Mount Abu -

Mount Abu at travel d'globe
"Oasis in the Desert"
Rajasthan, India
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Oasis in the deserted land of Rajasthan and posses the honor of being the only hill-station in Rajasthan as well as north-west India, The world famous tourist destination is known for its Delwara Jain temples and natural beauty world over, situated amidst lush green forested hills on the highest peak in the Aravali range is also the summer capital for the Indian state of Rajasthan, home to lakes, waterfalls and green forests, the hill retreat, has a very cool and soothing climate thanks to its rich flora covering the entire hillside that includes coniferous trees and flowering shrubs. Be mindful that if you arrive during Diwali (October or November), or the following two weeks, prices soar and the place is packed. Mt Abu also gets pretty busy from mid-May to mid-June, before the monsoon.

#5Aurangabad -

Aurangabad at travel d'globe
"The City Of Ajanta & Ellora"
Maharashtra, India
Aurangabad is known for: 
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Globally famous tourist destination because of its proximity to the Ajanta and Ellora caves, Aurangabad. As a city, Aurangabad fascinates with its culture and lifestyle, offering discerning tourists a wide gamut of hospitality. Recently declared the ‘Tourism Capital of Maharashtra’, Aurangabad is an important hub in the state’s tourism sector with its close connection to such significant tourist destinations as caves of Ajanta and Ellora which have been declared ‘World Heritage Sites’ by UNESCO as well as the famous Mughal monument Bibi ka Maqbara and Panchakki. Aurangabad, is also said to be a City of Gates and the strong presence of these can be felt as one drives through the city. Apart from Ajanta and Ellora other popular places to visit are Grishneshwar, Jayakwadi Dam, Naukhanda Palace, Khuldabad etc.

#6Chittorgarh -

Chittorgarh at travel d'globe
"Our Heritage is Our Glory"
Rajasthan, India
Chittorgarh is known for: 
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Chittorgarh (the fort, garh, at Chittor) is the largest fort complex in India, and a fascinating place to explore. Its history epitomises Rajput romanticism, chivalry and tragedy, and it holds a special place in the hearts of many Rajputs. The fort is a treasure house of history and historical monuments, the approach to the fort is very difficult. The place is range to monuments from fort to temples. Every monument represents the historical architecture of India.

#7Lonar -

Lonar at travel d'globe
"The Meteorite Lake"
Maharashtra, India
Lonar is known for: 
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Lonar is a mesmerizingly beautiful place being famous for a crater that was formed over 50,000 years ago due to the collision of a meteorite on the surface of the region is also famous for its rich natural heritage. This 6,000 feet wide and 500 feet deep lake is, therefore, an important source of scientific research and educational importance. It is the only salt water lake in the basaltic rock in the world. The area is also surrounded by a lot of flora and fauna which makes the place even more beautiful. There is also a famous Gomukh temple located at the boundary of the lake where snakes and other animals like fox, mongoose, deers can be spotted. Daitya Sudan temple is famous for its architectural style as it reminds of the world famous Khajuraho temples.

#8Bhopal -

Bhopal at travel d'globe
"Mystique Land Of History"
Madhya Pradesh, India
Bhopal is known for: 
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It is place of great historical importance and considered to be the heart city of India. Bhopal is blessed with beautiful lakes in the city thats showcases the magical views of sunset and sunrise that is very rare in such busy cities. A near by site, Bhimbetka Caves have evidence of dwellings of prehistoric man during the Paleolithic era. Rock paintings in the caves are specimens of prehistoric settlements in India. This UNESCO world heritage site has about 600 caves, but only 12 are open for visitors. Bhopali food has a large variety for food and the spicy food here is very much known among the foodie travellers.

#9Saputara -

Saputara at travel d'globe
"Abode Of Serpents"
Gujarat, India
Saputara is known for: 
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Saputara is reckoned as an affluent resort hill station because of the innumerable opportunities like sightseeing, trekking and boating that it offers. It is a perfect getaway for eco lovers, wildlife enthusiasts and people who love adventure sports. The meaning of Saputara is the habitat of snakes and the tribal of this region worship snakes, especially during Holi. It is a beautiful hilly region enriched with enormous greenery offering magnificent panorama, tribal culture of a different sort and great trekking opportunities. As the river of light bathes the streams over undulating mountains and the drifting birds, stroll up to the Gandhi Shikhar at the spill of dawn, in winter. Breathe in the rolling hills of Saputara, echoing green hues, lush with flowers, and watch the meditating rain drops, in rains. Walk carefree on the expanse of the Governor’s hill and see the sun dip into the Saputara Lake, in summer.

#10Surat -

Surat at travel d'globe
"Diamond Heart Of World"
Gujarat, India
Surat is known for: 
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Surat, previously known as Suryapur, is a city in the Indian state of Gujarat. Surat, having its name associated with Saurasthtra (the good land) is located in the district of Valsad. Ranking as the 9th largest metropolitan in India, Surat is the second most populated city in the state of Gujarat. Known as 'the city of flyovers', it is a commercial center of textiles and diamonds.

#11Ahmedabad -

Ahmedabad at travel d'globe
"The City With Flying Colors"
Gujarat, India
Ahmedabad is known for: 
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Ahmedabad (also called Amdavad, Ahmadabad or Ahemdavad) is Gujarat’s major city and a startling metropolis with a long history, many remarkable buildings, a fascinating maze of an old quarter, excellent museums, fine restaurants and fabulous night markets. he new city on the west side of the river, nearly all built in the last 50 years, has wider streets, several major universities, and many middle-class neighbourhoods.

#12Seoni -

Seoni at travel d'globe
"Call Of The Wild"
Madhya Pradesh, India
Seoni is known for: 
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One of the most wild forest in 17th century, now is a wildlife exploration gateway for the travellers and photographers. The rich wildlife and surroundings of the wildlife sanctuaries in Seoni is definitely the call of the wild. Seoni jungle and its wolves earned the name from the famous fiction 'Jungle Book' with its character name 'Mowgli'. The Waiganga river adds to the beauty of the green surroundings of the Seoni hills. The wildlife in the region is best observed in the sanctuaries such as Pench Tiger Reserve and Kanha National Park. The description of its natural beauty, richness in flora and fauna has been observed in numerous wildlife books.

#13Palanpur -

Palanpur at travel d'globe
"Deesa Sky Diving"
Gujarat, India
Palanpur is known for: 
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Palanpur city is circled by hillocks in the close vicinity of Aravali Mountains. It derives its name from Palani Chauhans who inhabited the city in 14th century. Ambaji is an important temple town with millions of devotees visiting the Ambaji temple every year in banaskantha district. There is a Kirti Stambh and a Rajmahal, the old palace of the Nawab, now used for govt. offices. Outside Mira Gate, there are two Dargahs, one of the poet Anwar Kazi and the other of Saint Murshid, worshipped by Muslims. An ancient stepwell `Mithi Vav' is the best-preserved architectural monument with seven galleries on the wall on either side. The most amazing and adventurous thing to do if u visit palanpur is Sky Diving. It not in palanpur it is in Deesa around 25 kms from palanpur.

#14Dhana -

Dhana at travel d'globe
"India's First Skydiving Base"
Madhya Pradesh, India
Dhana is known for: 
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Adventure junkies don't need to travel too far to jump off a plane now, as India's first skydiving base camp at Dhana, Madhya Pradesh. Dhana is a preferred destination amongst adventure enthusiasts who want to try sky diving in India. It is a small town located at a distance of 12 kms from Sagar in Madhya Pradesh and is renowned for skydiving. So come and visit Dhana this holiday to experience the thrill of skydiving!

#15Vadodara -

Vadodara at travel d'globe
"Gujarat’s Cultural Capital"
Gujarat, India
Vadodara is known for: 
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Vadodara, Gujarat's third largest city, is considered the state's cultural capital. Home to some of the most exemplary displays of architecture, Vadodara is a fitting memorial to Maratha leader Sayajirao Gaekwad III who had envisioned a dream to make this Big City an educational, industrial and commercial centre. Pavagadh Hill, graced with a combination of Hindu and Jain shrines, towers over Champaner, the 15th c. pre-Mughal Islamic fort. Together they represent the diversity of religious influences that have pervaded Gujarat. Vadodara has some interesting city sights, but the main reason for coming here is the stunning Unesco World Heritage Site of Champaner & Pavagadh nearby. With a prominent part of it being occupied by the Gujaratis, this place is the most sought after during the nine days of the Navratri festival. No city in India celebrates the festival of Navratri with as much zeal and exuberance as Vadodara does. It houses one of the premier universities of India- the Maharaja Sayajirao University, one of the most lavish palaces in India- the Lakshmi Vilas Palace and plenty more legendary monuments.

#16Mandu -

Mandu at travel d'globe
"The Ruined City"
Madhya Pradesh, India
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Mandu or Mandavgad is a ruined city in Madhya Pradesh, India. Perched along the Vindhya ranges at an altitude of 2,000 feet, Mandu, with its natural defenses, was originally the fort capital of the Parmar rulers of Malwa. A complete nature paradise, surrounded with historical impact. Each of Mandu's structures is an architectural gem some are outstanding like the massive Jami Masjid and Hoshang Shah's tomb, which provided inspiration to the master builders of the Taj Mahal centuries later. The area is littered with UNESCO World Heritage Site declared palaces, tombs, monuments and mosques.

#17Ujjain -

Ujjain at travel d'globe
"A Mahakal Nagri"
Madhya Pradesh, India
Ujjain is known for: 
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Ujjain is a historical city of India, located on the banks of Shipra river in Madhya Pradesh. It is the only city in the world which houses one of the Lord Shiva jyotirlingas , is among the Sapta Puris (Seven Sacred Hindus Cities which grants Moksha) and is one of four cities where Kumbh Mela is held every 12 years. According to Hindu scriptures, it was originally called Avantika. It is also called city of temples and lot of mythological as well as historical legends are associated with it. There are thousands of Lord Shiva Temples in Ujjain but there are 84 specific ancient temples of Lord Shiva whose yatra is done specifically in Hindu month of Shravan. Tropic of Cancer passes through Ujjain and it is called Greenwich of India.

#18Kumbhalgarh -

Kumbhalgarh at travel d'globe
"Largest wall of India"
Rajasthan, India
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Kumbhalgarh, known for its second longest wall in the world, is a citadel on the foot of Aravalli hills. This place is accredited to be the birthplace of Maharana Pratap. Kumbhalgarh is a marvel of Rajputa Architecture and truly represents, its Mewar culture. Journey to fort leads to zigzag ride, which add fun when doing a roadtrip. Kumbhalgarh also has a wildlife sanctuary which is home of some of endangered species. Wildlife of sanctuary includes lion, leopards, panthers, sloth bear, hyena, jackal and chinkara etc.

#19Chikhaldara -

Chikhaldara at travel d'globe
"Hill Station of Vidarbha"
Maharashtra, India
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Settled in all its natural charm, is the hill station of Chikhaldara. Owing to such a topography and climate, the place has turned into a store house of pristine waterfalls, lakes and a majestic cover of greenery that is breathtaking in every sense of the word and is most favourite summer retreats. The scent of coffee enchants you as you enter the hill station city of Chikhaldara. Chikhaldara also boasts of beautiful lakes, breathtaking panoramic viewpoints and exotic wildlife. There are numerous places of interest here like Prospect Point, Devi Point, Monkey Point, Long Point, Ravi Point, Virat Point and Hurricane Point not only offer a panoramic view of the valley down below, but are also famous for trekking. Other places of interest are Tribal museum, Semadoh Lake, Gavilgad fort, Narnala fort and Nehru Botanical Museum.

#20Bundi -

Bundi at travel d'globe
"Land of Glorious History"
Rajasthan, India
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Bundi include glorious medieval forts, temples, havelis and magnificent palaces. The tourists will love to visit Bundi because of its serene atmosphere and strikingly expressive landscape. Bundi is perfectly located at the foothills of a large hill with a splendid lake in the center of this beautiful city of Rajasthan. Bundi is also famous for its large number of age old step-wells (locally called baoris).

Places to visit near Indore

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

You can travel to 
Ranthambore, 
Sanchi, 
Udaipur, 
Mount Abu, 
Aurangabad, 
Chittorgarh, 
Lonar, 
Bhopal, 
Saputara, 
Surat, 
Ahmedabad, 
Seoni, 
Palanpur, 
Dhana, 
Vadodara, 
Mandu, 
Ujjain, 
Kumbhalgarh, 
Chikhaldara, 
Bundi, 
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.