Plan something special this long weekend and head to any of these places which lie in close proximity to the capital city. The list has something for everyone and you will be happy to spend some time at your favourite destination, away from the mad rush of the city life.
Kandaghat, Himachal Pradesh
Located at about 200 km from Delhi, the picturesque Kandaghat is probably one of the nearest hill stations from the city. The place is blessed with a pleasant climate and you will be rewarded with some amazing views of the valleys and mountains. It is also a place where you can enjoy a quiet holiday without much tourist rush. As there are limited number of accommodation options here, it is better if you have prior hotel booking for a hassle-free experience.
The orchard country of Mukteshwar is known for its stunning views of the snow-capped peaks, stretches with pine and deodar trees and lovely walks. Some of the famous local attractions here include Methodist Church, Chauthi Jaali, Mukteshwar Temple and the bustling markets from where you can buy local produce such as juices, squashes and jellies and the famous Bal mithai-the local sweet. If you are travelling here on a shoestring budget and don’t want to spend too much on your accommodation, there are plenty of cheap hotels to choose from for a nice stay experience.
We all know the fact that the Pink City is one of the most favourite weekend getaways from Delhi. A short 5-hour drive from the capital city, Jaipur welcomes its guests with open arms. Some of the not to miss attractions here are City Palace, Jal Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal and Amer Fort. Do visit the local markets for stocking up items like silver jewellery, quilts, colourful fabrics and much more. Jaipur is all about royalty, so if you want to experience a slice of the royal life, plan your stay at any of the heritage properties. Opt for prior online hotel booking to get the best deals.
Morni Hills, Haryana
Morni Hills, approximately 270 km from Delhi, is a quiet and serene hill retreat that could be your best bet if you don’t want too many people around you. The place is all about picturesque natural beauty and you can enjoy a host of activities once here. As there are fewer accommodation choices in Morni Hills, you can compare hotels and book accordingly before planning your trip.
Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh
The pretty, little Kasauli has evolved from being a sleepy hill town to one of the most popular weekend getaways for Delhiites. A trip to this charming hill station spells lovely walks, scenic views, yummy food and moments of relaxation. Some of the famous local attractions here are Christ Church, Monkey Point, Sunset Point and the Mall Road. As there are plenty of stay options to choose from spanning all categories, you can compare hotel prices and choose as per your requirement and budget.
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
Varanasi is a beautiful, holy, antique city set on the banks of Ganges, remains jam-packed with national and international travellers for best part of the year. However, there are countless mesmerizing places around that make for flawless weekend getaways from Varanasi. You can travel from Delhi to Varanasi at weekend via train and prior booking you can check 22436 Vande Bharat Exp train seat availability, schedule, running status etc. Make your journey hassle free.
Take your pick from the list and be ready for a wonderful vacation!