8 best weekend getaways in and around New Delhi

New Delhi is an exquisite city with modern outlook in blend with ancient architecture and presence of blissful ruins. But staying in Delhi at times can get tiring due to its extensive fast life and we all as human need break from monotony. Spoil yourself every weekend and open your arms into exploring new places because there are many beautiful destinations around Delhi waiting to welcome you. If time is less and you want to explore, get yourself moving to these weekend getaways near New Delhi.

  • Neemrana

NeemranaIt is located at an approximate distance of 120km from the capital making it  quick and easy weekend getaway. Neemrana is a small town located in the heart of Alwar District of Rajasthan and the majestic fort from 1467 built by Raj Dup Raj is the major tourist attraction. The fort is converted into a luxury hotel but still has the vintage royal touch to it.

  • Mathura & Vrindavan

Mathura & VrindavanIt is around 160 kms from New Delhi and is one of the favourite destinations among religious lookers. Mathura is the birthplace of Lord Krishna making it a beautiful mythological destination and has a rich culture to reflect. The temples of Mathura and Vrindavan are known for its sculptures.

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  • Rishikesh

RishikeshThe place is also the yoga capital of India and needs no introduction to all the yoga seekers. The place is a great weekend getaway because it has the splendid of natural beauty in form of hiking spots, waterfalls and is also a great place for adventure sports like white water river rafting, rappelling and bungee jumping.

  • Bharatpur

BharatpurIf you are a bird watcher, it is a must getaway located at around 196kms from New Delhi and major attraction of this place is Keoladeo Ghana National Park. It is known for large number of bird visit and is one of the best places for exotic migratory birds watch. It is declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the best places for wildlife surfers.

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  • Jaipur

Jaipur and UdaipurThe pink city is around 250 kms from New Delhi and is one of the most sought after destination for weekend getaway. It defines the fineness of culture, heritage and is a city with number of tourist attraction defining architectural bliss. It is the city of royals and is one of the oldest cities designed as per Vastu. Don’t forget to visit the colourful paradise through its local markets, fort hoping and palace check-ins.

  • Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National ParkThe place where tigers roar loud and you stay amidst the jungle feeling completely close to nature. Jim Corbett National Park is one of the popular destinations near Delhi for wildlife and nature lovers. Enjoy Jungle Safari, resort stay, spot tigers and feel the thrill of swinging to the tunes of captivating nature.

  • Mussoorie

MussoorieIt is also called as the “Queen of the Hills” and is only place in India to give you the glance of Winter Ring. The small hill station is located in Himalayan Foothills and the idyllic charm of the place is a drool worthy encounter. It is located at around 270 kms from Delhi and offers clear view of Shivalik Ranges.

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  • Ranthambore

RanthamboreIt is located at around 391kms from New Delhi and famous for its wildlife trail in Ranthambore National Park. It is one the best places to get view of Tigers and other wild animals and jungle safari is a must for wildlife lovers. Apart from the national park, there are forts and palaces to wander around making it a great weekend getaway.

Manoj Mehra, a blogger and co-founder of Blazed Story, He always tries to share top 10 lists for India and worldwide to increase The knowledge of internet users.
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