Top 20 Places to Visit Near Delhi: Weekend Getaway

India is the largest democracy of the world. It is rapidly being witnessed as the growing tourist attraction alluring national as well as international travellers. Summer holidays, winter holidays are the thing of the past. As of today, there has been an enhancement of the people enjoying the weekends away from the hustle bustle of life. The state capital of India, New Delhi is a sizzling metro. The inhabitants of the city have a plethora of options to engage themselves with long lasting memories. So come over and refresh and rejuvenate in the plentiful abundance scattered round the state capital.

1. Mathura

If you are in for refreshing your soul and bathing in the solace the religious important city Mathura, is the perfect getaway. It is the birth place of Lord Krishna and is thus known as Brajbhoomi. The pious river Yamuna flows through this city, ensuring a pleasant and sacred experience. You will be enamored by the sanctity of the city.

Mathura Near Delhi

2. Vrindavan

Vrindavan is another pious city being the transcendental abode of Lord Krishna. The city is known for the many number of shrines dedicated to Lord Krishna and Radha ji. The very environment of the city is abuzz with chants of Shri Krishna and pilgrims paying their respect.

kusum-sarovar - Vrindavan3. Haridwar

India is a country blessed with religious places. Haridwar too is inculcated in the same bracket. It is one of the seven most sacred places of the Hindus. When in the city do not miss the opportunity to attend the Aarti at Har Ki Paudi. It will enthrall your senses and fill your mind with spiritual fervor.

Haridwar TempleAlso Read : Top Five Religious Destinations of India

Suggested Tour : 6 Days – Golden Triangle, Haridwar & Rishikesh Tours

4. Rishikesh

Rishikesh is known for religious fervor as well as a delight for backpackers. It offers a number of opportunities for the adventure enthusiasts to dwell on its activities. It may be the river rafting or trekking or cliff hanging there is plenty of them.

Rishikesh, UttarakhandRead More : 10 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Uttarakhand

5. Agra

One of the Seven Wonders of the World Taj Mahal is attributed to the name and fame of this city. It is definitely a land of architectural marvel which is assuredly going to provide you a lot of attraction. There is the Fatehpur Sikri, Agra Fort, the cenotaph of Itmad-ud-daulah which is known for architectural magnificence. You can explore the endless beauty of Agra on same day by picking up these most popular packages of Agra Day Tours.

Agra - Taj_MahalAlso Know : Top 10 World Heritage Sites In India

6. Bharatpur

Bharatpur is known for the Bharatpur Bird sanctuary renowned for the variety of migratory birds. It is nothing less than a heaven for bird watchers and wild life photographers. Indulge in the beauty and carefree nature of this place for complete rejuvenation.

Bharatpur-Bird

Read More : Best Places to see in Bharatpur

7. Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park is known for the Bengal tigers. There is a plethora of flora and fauna in this natural hub waiting for you to unfurl it.

Jim Corbett National Park - TigerRead More : Ten Compelling Reasons to Visit Jim Corbett National Park

Suggested Tour : 11 Days – Golden Triangle and Corbett Tour

8. Nainital

Nainital is one of the ace hill stations of the country. It is located in Uttarakhand known for its natural charm and picturesque views. The scenic ambience and tranquility offers the tourists to spend quality time in the city.

Nainital

Suggested Tour : 4 Days – North India Fishing Tour

9. Mussoorie

If you are in love with the snow Peak Mountains you will love the city more. It offers some of the most cherishing glimpse of the snow clad hills waiting to be mesmerized by you. The beauty of the city is sure to wrap you in its warmth.

mussoorie

10. Jaipur

Jaipur is known as the Pink city it is and epitome of glory, magnificence and architectural splendor. The Hawa Mahal, Amber fort (Elephant ride is best activities), Nahargarh Fort and Jaigarh Fort provide a glimpse of the splendid lives of royals. You are bound to be mesmerized by the beauty.

Amber fort JaipurSuggested Tour : 4 Days – Delhi Agra Jaipur Tour

Read More : Most Popular Jaipur Attractions

11. Ranthambore

Ranthambore is known for the Ranthambore National Park. It is a wildlife reserve, which continues to be abode the flora and fauna. You will be bewitched with the beauty and glimpse of animals in the natural habitat.

ranthambore-tiger

Read More : Beginners’ Indian Travel Guide – Wildlife Safari

Suggested Tour : 10 Days – Rajasthan with Ranthambore tour india

12. Ranikhet

It is a perfect blend of adventure sports and enamoring natural beauty. The city is ready to wrap you with its greenery and thrilling sports. You can explore the forests or dwell in the natural beauty of the city.

ranikhet13. Almora

Known for its lush green valleys, gushing mountain streams and the picturesque view of the Himalayas. It offers some of the spectacular views and at the same time is known for its rich cultural heritage and exotic wildlife.

almora14. Udaipur

The city of Udaipur is located in the state of Rajasthan. Much like almost all the cities of the state, it boasts of effervescence in its very soul. It is also known for the lakes which add to the beauty of the city.

Udaipur

Suggested Tour : 10 Days Luxury Rajasthan India Tour

Read More : Top 10 Historical Places in Rajasthan

                    Best Places to see in Udaipur

15. Jodhpur

Jodhpur is another prominent city of Rajasthan. For those travelers who want to experience the rustic beauty of the state, take a look at the richness of royal palaces and abodes, dwell in the sanctity of religious shrines this city has it all. It is also known for the Umaid Bhavan Palace, Kaman Art Gallery, Mehrangarh Palace, Kaman Art Gallery etc. the best aspect of this place is that it can be enjoyed all the year round owning to its pleasant weather.

Jodhpur

Suggested Tour : 7 Days – Rajasthan Tour From Delhi

Also Read : Where to Shop in Jodhpur

                    Major Attraction In Jodhpur

16. Jaisalmer

Tourist from all round the world comes to indulge in the rustic beauty of Thar Desert. It offers some of the most spectacular scenes of the deserts. You can enjoy a stay in the many available camps both luxurious and economical. At the same time you are bound to have a great time enjoying at the adventure tours in here. Know more about Jaisalmer click here.

Jaisalmer

Suggested Tour : 14 Days – Delhi Agra and Rajasthan Tour Package

Read More : Top Attractions in Jaisalmer

17. Varanasi

Another pious city located near New Delhi is Varanasi. It is also known as Benares. It is undoubtedly the city of shrines. This weekend getaway offers the much required peace and rejuvenation of mind, heart and soul. There are a number of Ghats in the city which are sure to captivate you.

Varanasi-ghatsRead More : Top 11 Things to Experience in Varanasi

Suggested Tour : 

2 Days Varanasi exclusive tour
3 Days Varanasi historical or cultural tour

18. Dalhousie

For those of you planning to take a break and nestle in the colder places Dalhousie has a lot to offer. It is a tranquil hill station and is known for its bewitching beauty.

dalhousie-winter-trekking19. Manali

Manali is a beautiful city nestled in the state of Himachal Pradesh. You can easily reach out to this city of fun, frolic and sanctity through the many transports available.

ManaliAlso Know About  : Manali To Leh Jeep Safari

Suggested Tour : 6 Days – Himachal Vacation Tour Package

20. Bikaner

You will be allured by the mystic beauty of the place. In fact, the camel festival held in the city every year is allured by the globetrotters.

bikaner-weekendRead More : Bikaner Tour and Travel Guide

Suggested Tour : 15 Days – Historical Rajasthan Tour

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