Weekend getaways from New Delhi
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New Delhi nicknamed as Dilli, Capital City of India is one of the most enthusiastic & happiest metro of all with full of day and night life. Delhi is full of bars, cafes, malls, cultural spots with no end to interesting places you can spend your day which will fill you with joy and many more. From Paranthe wali gali to Hauz Khas village or Great India Palace to Adventure Island, Delhi has everything you need. A recommended way to glimpse beneath the surface is to take one of the city’s tours, from a former street child’s view of Old Delhi to a cycle tour along the Yamuna.
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.
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.
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.
Agra has a rich historical background, which is amply evident from the numerous historical monuments in and around the city. The earliest reference for Agra comes from the epical age when Mahabharata refer Agra as Agravana. When you talk about Agra, one thing has to stand out - yes, the Taj Mahal. Agra is host to the only one of the Seven Wonders of the World in India, Taj Mahal, which makes the whole country proud.
The area is best known as the home of Keoladeo National Park, an outstanding bird refuge that is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the winter, it's a stopover point for migrating birds and hundreds of species have been spotted. The best way to see the park is via bicycle rickshaw.
The town is surrounded by the mighty Himalayan ranges, with holy shrines on the top of their peaks dedicated to Goddesses Banari Devi, Kasar Devi and Sayahi Devi. The town is surrounded by thick forests of pine and fir trees that gives it the green cover to add to the beauty. It is known for its alluring natural beauty, panoramic views of Himalayas, rich cultural heritage, special handicrafts and delicious cuisines. It is perfect destination for backpackers and couples who are searching for peaceful and offbeat destination
The city of Scindias, Gwalior is undoubtedly the cultural capital of Madhya Pradesh. Whether you’re travelling solo or with family, the city is ideal for a weekend getaway.
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.
Situated in somewhere between Kalka and Shimla. The beautiful and quite hill station is just a perfect and a peaceful weekend getaway for you nestled among the Shivalik Range. Give your car or bike a break, and step out for a long walk in the woods post rain. Kasauli is also great for bird watching so grab your binoculars and spot Jungle Babblers, Blue Magpies, Flycatchers and more species. Later, head to the town to enjoy tea at the kiosks and marvel at British architecture.
#10Jim Corbett -
Jim Corbett is an ideal spot for vacation in the lap of Mother Nature for wildlife lovers and adventure connoisseurs. The greenery of dense deciduous forest and a pleasant weather make this place as a all weather destination for the travellers, who want a closer peek at mother nature and its as proud as peacock beauty. Feeling close to natural entities and staying among them is soothing and relaxing and passes muster to your expectations. Located in Nainital, Uttrakhand, Jim Corbett alone covers 520.8 square km of area. It contains 488 species of plants and 586 species of fauna including migratory birds, crested serpent eagle and red jungle fowl. You might also find leopards, Bengal tigers and Indian elephants. Jeep safaris, walking safaris, treks around the park and Corbett falls are the major tourist attractions of this place.
Orchha is a town in Tikamgarh district of Madhya Pradesh state, India. The town was established by Rudra Pratap Singh some time after 1501, as the seat of an eponymous former princely state of central India, in the Bundelkhand region. On a seasonal island on the bank of the Betwa River, which has been surrounded by a battlement wall, stands a huge palace-fort. The fort consists of several connected buildings erected at different times, the most noteworthy of which is the Raja Mahal. Numerous cenotaphs or chhatris dot the vicinity of the fort and the Betwa river. Elsewhere about the town there is an unusual variety of temples and tombs, including the Chaturbhuj temple, which is built on a vast platform of stone. The more unguarded and neglected of these buildings are popular hangouts for tropical bees, wasps, and other such excitable stinging creatures.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As the village is very small in its area, one can easily explore the hidden gems of this village on foot. The major attraction of Nako Village is the Nako Lake which is located amidst extremely hilly terrains. Nako lies in Upper Kinnaur on the edge of remote spiti valley and an important centre of Tibetan Buddhism. It has 7 temples of different periods distributed all over the village, including a monastic complex on its western edge. It can be called almost the last attraction on the way to Malling Nullah. Malling Nullah is located in between Kinnaur and Spiti Valley and one of the most happening travel destinations of Himachal Pradesh.
Another high altitude remote village in the cold desert of Spiti Valley. You can escape to one of the remote and beautiful attractions in Himachal Pradesh for a perfect vacation, far from the deadlines and traffic jams. Hidden deep within the mountains of Himachal Pradesh are places that are far from the clutches of high amount of tourist arrivals. Places that are quiet, serene and provide the perfect break for those looking to switch off from the daily madness for a few days. Dhankar is home to the most beautiful and awe-inspiring Dhankar Monastery and Dhankar Fort that are perched on the top of the hill in Dhankar. The green pasture, Dhankar Lake will leave you admiring the alluring display of colours. The fort monastery if the iconic monument of the village. Enjoy your stay with the rich culture of the ancient capital of Spiti Kingdom.
Places to visit near New Delhi
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