A distinct advantage of living in Delhi is that the city has numerous weekend getaways which can be visited during weekends. Plan a visit to any of these and enjoy your weekend.
1. Neemrana Fort, Rajasthan (117 Km)
Neemrana fort in Rajasthan can be an ideal weekend getaway from Delhi. The fort looks elegant during monsoons and the place is lush green making the ambiance simply amazing. A massage at the heritage hotel in the fort is the best thing you can try. A drive in a royal vintage car is another aspect of the visit to the Neemrana fort which should be explored.
2. Bharatpur, Rajasthan (198 Km)
Bharatpur is famous for Keoladeo Ghana National Park which is home to many migratory bird species. The place has many resorts where you can relax and take a cycle ride to enjoy the pristine beauty of the park and see the migratory birds at close quarter.
3. Agra, Uttar Pradesh (210 Km)
Agra is another great weekend getaway from Delhi which is worth visiting on a weekend. The enchanting mystique of Taj Mahal is something which will amaze and leave you bewildered for a while. Agra Fort is another unique location in the city worth exploring. Do not miss the famous Agra Ka Petha which has created a niche for itself in the culinary specialties of the region.
4. Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand (230 Km)
An amazing weekend getaway, the Corbett National Park can be a truly mesmerizing experience, especially for an avid nature lover. A jeep safari in the jhirana and Sitabani zone of the park could be the best place to explore the wild ambiance from close quarters. If you are lucky, you could end up spotting a Tiger.
5. Lansdowne, Uttarakhand (254 Km)
A small hill town in the state of Uttarakhand, Lansdowne is known to be the quietest hill station in the country. Bhulla Lake, Bhim Pakora, Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple and Darwan Singh Regimental Museum are some of the places which can be explored in Lansdowne.
6. Mussorie, Uttarakhand (286 Km)
Located at an altitude of 1,880 meters, Mussorie is an exquisite hill station and a serene weekend getaway from Delhi. The town has numerous places which can be explored including Kempty Falls, Municipal Garden, Gun Hill and Happy valley among a range of other places. Since the town is a major tourist destination, you can enjoy a diverse range of cuisine in some of the best eateries which are famous in the region.
7. Mandwa, Rajasthan (233 Km)
Mandwa is a less known treasure in the state of Rajasthan and should ideally be visited for exploring its colorfully adorned havelis which have beautiful paintings which provide a rich depiction of the cultural richness of the place.
The town has so many paintings showcased in the open that it is also regarded as Open Air Art Gallery of the state. Goenka Haveli is considered to be the pinnacle of the art collection in Mandwa and must be visited.