25 Best Valentine’s Getaways for 2020 near Delhi

25 Best Valentine’s Getaways for 2020 near Delhi
Last Updated: November 27, 2019

Valentine’s day is around the corner! AND It feels as if an extra layer called love is added to Delhi’s air. To celebrate this beautiful day of love, some couples try to spark it up by going for a romantic movie, followed by a dinner reservation at a fancy place while others take it to an another level by traveling to the most romantic getaways to woo their partner with just the right kind of intimate, and quality time to bond and discover.

Fortunately, in and around Delhi, there are many places to celebrate Valentine’s together. So, if you too are looking for a place that’s bit different and exciting to ensure that you have the best Valentine’s Day possible, I have come up with 25 exciting destinations ideas.

Have a Look at Top 25 Places around Delhi to Surprise your Valentine:

1. Agra – Home to the Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

Home to the symbol of love and one of seven wonders of the world- Taj Mahal, Agra is truly a spectacular place to visit for Valentine’s Day as it promises to captivate your soul with everlasting love and affection. Surrounded by folklore and stories of Shah Jahan’s adoration for his late wife, Taj Mahal is just the right place for your partner. Hardly a four hours ride away from Delhi, Agra, with its grand vestiges sprinkled in every corner of the city, promises to take one back to the era of extravagant Mughal. To make your Valentine’s Day break more memorable, book a stay in one of the many luxury hotels that offer uninterrupted views of this ancient monument to love. Undoubtedly, Agra is synonymous to Taj Mahal but here are many other sights and sounds that are absolutely unmissable like Mariam’s Tomb, Mehtab Bagh, Agra Fort, Guru ka Tal, Tomb of I’timād-ud-Daulah, any much more.

Distance: 231 kilometers

Attractions in Agra

  • Taj Mahal
  • Tomb of I’timād-ud-Daulah
  • Mehtab Bagh
  • Agra Fort
  • Guru ka Tal
  • Tomb of Mariam-uz-Zamani

How to reach:

All thanks to Yamuna Expressway, reaching Agra from Delhi is quite easy; it will take hardly 4 hours. Moreover, there are many trains from Delhi that can take you to Agra. Gatimaan Express- touted as the fastest train in India, promises to reach Agra in 100 minutes.

2. Jaisalmer – The ideal location for those who choose to love in silence

desert safari Jaisalmer

Picture this – proposing your partner amidst the desert with nothing around just the miles and miles of sand. Does it sound exciting to you? Well, then you badly need to book your Valentine’s getaway to Jaisalmer. A treat for all the senses, Jaisalmer is a mix of rich Rajput culture, history, and colorful people. The place reminds one of the Arabian-nights types of towers, turrets, and battlements! Right from manors to shrines, everything here is carved out of yellow sandstone; that’s why it is designated as the Golden City. Jaisalmer Fort, Bada Bagh, Salim Singh-ki-Haveli, and Gadi Sagar Lake are some good places for couples to visit in Jaisalmer. Camel safari and dune bashing in the Sam sand dunes is a must. For more intimate experience, book your stay in a camp amidst the desert.

Distance: 735 kilometers

Attractions in Jaisalmer

  • Jaisalmer Fort
  • Bada Bagh
  • Salim Singh-ki-Haveli
  • Gadi Sagar Lake
  • Patwa Ki Haveli
  • Jain Temple
  • Vyas Chhatri
  • Mandir Palace
  • Bada Bagh
  • Surya Gate
  • Khaba Fort

How to reach:

In spite of being a tourist hotspot, reaching Jaisalmer is not at all easy. Although the city has a small airport, it is only operational for private and government aircraft. You can take a train from Delhi as three fast trains run on this route. Though there is no direct bus from Delhi but then you can take an alternate route – fly to Ahmedabad, followed by a bus journey.

3. Neemrana – Give your holiday a royal touch

Neemrana Fort

Hop, skip and jump away from Delhi, Neemrana is a quintessential destination in Rajasthan where you can find calmness with a royal touch. For couples, here to marvel is the 15th century Neemrana Fort, which is now converted into a heritage resort. Restored in the best possible manner, the fort offers the sweeping view of the higher plain, gardens, and beautiful bits of Rajasthani designs. Apart from the Neemrana Fort, there are many other places that can breathe away like Baori, Bala Quila, and Siliserh Lake. The most romantic thing about visiting Neemrana is leaving behind your mundane life and enjoy a flawless drive up the curved driveway to the majestic, ancient spiked wooden doors.

Distance: 128 kilometers

Attractions in Neemrana

  • Neemrana Fort Palace
  • Baori
  • Bala Quila
  • Siliserh Lake

How to reach:

It’s quite easy to reach Neemrana from Delhi. All that you need to do is follow NH 8 till Neemrana. There are many trains from Delhi that can take you directly to Neemrana.

4. Udaipur – Offering the most romantic places to stay

Taj Lake Palace Udaipur

Bestowed with lavish palaces; prepossessing lakes, and cultivating calmness, Udaipur is the finest of Rajasthan that gives visitors a tantalizing picture of the past. Within these solidified palaces, Udaipur boasts upmarket hotels, that can prove to be amazing romantic spots. Moreover, what makes Udaipur so romantic is that it encircles the blue waters of Lake Pichola. Boating can be stunningly romantic, with chefs cooking gourmet dinners on pontoons as you sail around Lake Pichola. On a romantic trip to Udaipur, make a point to visit Devigarh Palace, and enjoy exclusive dinner in the magical Sheesh Mahal chamber, located at the highest point in the fort. For sure, a romantic place like this is hard to find anywhere else in India.

Distance: 670.4 kms

Attractions in Udaipur

  • City Palace
  • Lake Pichola
  • Fateh Sagar Lake
  • Monsoon Palace
  • Jag Mandir
  • Jagdish Temple
  • Saheliyon-ki-Bari
  • Someshwar Mahadev Temple

How to reach:

Udaipur has its own airport, which is 20 kilometers away from the main city. You can also reach Udaipur by train. Some of the popular trains that run from Delhi are New Jalpaiguri-Udaipur Weekly Express (PT), Hazrat Nizamuddin Mewar Express, and Delhi Sarai Rohilla Chetak Express.

5. Nainital – A lot can happen over a boating ride


When your valentine’s day plans are made at the eleventh hour then there’s no better place to visit than Nainital for the love birds. Overlooking the Naini lake, Nainital is that perfect place where you can propose your partner and take vows to stay together for the rest of your lives. For the quintessential experience, take a serenaded boat ride on the Naini Lake, followed by a lunch or dinner at of the restaurant that overlooks the lake to conclude your enchanted evening or afternoon tour. View of the mountains from Snow View Point and Tiffin Top is the most romantic.

Distance: 299 kilometers

Attractions in Nainital

  • Nainital Lake
  • Naina Peak
  • Tiffin Top
  • St. John In The Wilderness
  • Pt. G.B. Pant High Altitude Zoo
  • Gurney House
  • Eco Cave Gardens

How to reach:

Being a hill station, Nainital doesn’t have an air connectivity but it is easily approachable by bus or train. Several tour operators operate daily bus service from New Delhi to Nainital, which includes options like air-conditioned, non-air-conditioned, sleeper and Volvo buses. If planning to travel by train, the nearest railway station will be Kathgodham, which is hardly 34 kilometers from the main city.

6. Jaipur


May be because of enthralling historical vestiges that stand tall even after so many years of establishment or luxury hotels that offer an unforgettable experience, Jaipur is the most flamboyant city in India that redefines romanticism. The pink city, the nickname of Jaipur, can simply take one breath away with its enigmatic forts and palaces that are surrounded by the aura of love. And even evoke a feeling of calmness amidst the mayhem and madness of the city life. So when picking the valentine’s day holiday destination out from the royal treasures of Rajasthan, Jaipur should be your pick.

Distance: 268 kilometers

Attractions in Jaipur

  • Amber Fort and Palace
  • Hawa Mahal
  • Nahargarh Fort
  • Jal Mahal
  • Abhaneri Step Well
  • Jaigarh Fort
  • City Palace
  • Chokhi Dhani
  • Jantar Mantar Observatory
  • Sisoidia Rani Garden
  • Central Park Museum
  • Albert Hall Museum
  • Doll Museum
  • Govindji Temple
  • Birla Mandir

How to reach:

Be it roadways, railways or airways, Jaipur is approachable by every means of transport. The city has its airport, which is well-connected with all the major cities of India. Buses for Jaipur are easily available at pocket-friendly prices from Bikaner House. You can also travel to Jaipur by train.

7. Shoja – Cozy place near Delhi

Shoja Himachal

A tinsel hidden hamlet that acts as a link between Shimla and Kullu, Shoja village is a beautiful valentine’s day vacation destination that is still off the radar of many travelers. With sky touching mountains carpeted with verdure, conifers and deodars stretching for miles around, and an incredible view of the snow-covered peaks, Shoja is the best destination to spend Valentine’s day holiday with your partner. Honestly speaking, there is nothing exciting to do in Shoja. A sojourn to Shoja is more about rest and relaxation, with a few activities thrown in. But the Tirthan Valley, which is close to Shoja, is an amazing place to go for trekking. Accommodation options are very less in and around the Shoja.

Distance: 503.9 kilometers

Attractions in Shoja

  • Jalori Pass
  • Tirthan Valley
  • Waterfall Point
  • Serolsar Lake
  • Raghupur Fort

How to reach:

It can be somewhat complicated to get here, unless you are driving yourself. For those headed here by bus, the ride from Delhi to Banjar is quite comfortable, but the way from Banjar to Shoja less so, as the road is riddled with stones and potholes. Though Shoja is accessible by railways and airways but they are quite far away from the main city. The nearest airport is in Bhuntar (54 km/ 2 hrs), and railhead is Chandigarh (279 km/ 7 hrs).

8. Dalhousie – Bestowed with an irresistible charm


Once the favorite haunt of the Britishers, Dalhousie– in the lap of Dhauladhar ranges of Himalaya, is named after the famous British governor, Lord Dalhousie. Sprinkled with beautiful bungalows, charming cottages, and exquisite churches, Dalhousie looks like an English countryside; simply taking one back to the British Raj. When on a trip to Dalhousie, couples can walk hand in hand at the three malls and wooded loops such as Potreyn Road, Bakrota and Moti Tibba hills. Couples can also go on a luxury day trip to Khajjiar, a beautiful saucer shaped meadow, often nicknamed as ‘Mini Switzerland of India’.

Distance: 559 kilometers

Attractions in Dalhousie

  • Panch Pulla
  • Satdhara Falls
  • Kalatop wildlife sanctuary
  • St. John Church
  • Subhash Baoli
  • Daikund Peak

How to reach:

The best way to approach Dalhousie is by roadways as the roads leading to Dalhousie or in and around nearby towns like Pathankot and Chamba are in good condition. Also, you can reach Dalhousie by train. Nearest railway station will be Pathankot’s Chakki Bank, which is 71 kilometers from Dalhousie.

9. Pangot – A birdies paradise


If you and your partner share the warmth with the wild nature then Pangot can prove to be an ideal place for you to go for a valentine’s day vacation. A betel leaf-shaped village, Pangot has a sizable population of bird, and that’s why its is considered as the bird watcher’s paradise. The couples can also go for a short trek. A good number of wild animals including ghoral, barking deer and sambhar can also be spotted here.

Distance: 305.3 kilometers

Attractions in Pangot

  • Naina Devi Bird Reserve

How to reach:

Nearest railway station is in Kathgodam, which is hardly 20 kilometers from Pangot. Taxis for Pangot are easily available from Kathgodam. If traveling by bus then you can easily get them from Anand Vihar ISBT.

10. Fagu – Beyond the usual trails


An enchanting hidden hamlet that is five kilometers from Kufri- Fagu is a less explored destination that can treat your eyes to the sweeping view of nearby Himalaya summits. Sprinkled with stone walled houses, apple orchards, and flower fields, it’s one of the most charming offbeat weekend getaways near Delhi. Fagu’s laid-back charm make it an ideal romantic getaway.

Distance: 361.9 kilometers

Attractions in Fagu

  • Banthia Devta Temple
  • Theog town

How to reach:

The best way to reach Fagu is to travel by roadways. If traveling by personal car, you need to follow NH 1 from New Delhi. Arrive Chandigarh and head towards Shimla.

11. Darang – Savour the aroma of Kangra Tea


So as to spend your valentine’s day, if you’re engaged in a constant search for that elusive, secluded spot of paradise in Himachal’s hills, then your quest will end at Darang. Hardly 56 kilometers before Dharamshala, right on the road to Palampur, Darang is a small piece of heaven where you can relax and enjoy the art of simply doing nothing. The laid-back treks in and around Darang are flanked with tea gardens rolling over the hills. Go for a walk around Darang, and savor the view of Dhauladhars that stands tall over the delightful hamlet.

Distance: 432 kilometers

How to reach:

The nearest airport is Dharamshala, which is about 21kms from Darang. If planning to try by train, Pathankot, at a distance of about 100kms from Darang, would be the nearest railway station. Tourists who are planning to drive on their own can follow the below mentioned route: Delhi » Chandigarh » Ropar » Nangal » Una » Kangra » Nagrota » Darang

12. Chakrata – A treasure trove


A secluded hill station in the lap of Himalaya, Chakrata features beautiful cascades and a sweeping view of sky touching mountains flanked by coniferous trees that remain dotted with varied species of plants and wild. Located at an altitude of 2118 meters, amidst Mussoorie and Kinnaur, the beauteous hill station remains eloped in fog, proving it to be a perfect place for love birds to enjoy complete isolation. For couples, trekking is a must as you will make through the ferocious Tiger falls, and numerous colossal caves. You also consider visiting the Mundali meadows, which turns out to be a huge playground for ski lovers. Chilmiri Neck, Deoban, Kalso, Ram Tal Horticultural Center, and Kanasar are must visit places in Chakrata.

Distance: 326 kilometers

Attractions in Chakrata

  • Tiger Falls
  • Chilmiri Neck
  • Deoban
  • Kalso
  • Ram Tal Horticulture Center
  • Kanasar

How to reach:

Be it roadways, railways or airways, reaching Chakrata is not at all a hassle. The nearest airport and railway station to the town are in Dehradun. Roads to Chakrata are in a pretty good condition. So even if you’re planning to drive on your own then you can easily reach there. Buses are available from ISBT Kashmir Gate to Mussoorie and Chakrata. Buses from Mussoorie and Dehradun are also available to Chakrata.

13. Munsiyari – A hidden hamlet


A hidden hamlet under the canopy of looming mountains touching the clouds racing sky, Munsiyari can prove to be an ideal destination for Valentine’s day as it offers that isolation and privacy that couples often get in Delhi. Wedged between India, Nepal, and Tibet, Munsiyari is located in the Pithoragarh District of Uttarakhand. Walk hand in and hand with your partner at the laidback steep trails spread around the city while taking in the view of the surrounding mountain ranges. And if you want to propose your partner, the panoramic vistas of the Panchachuli peaks will serve as the right backdrop. Munsiyari offers many adventure related activities like trekking and hiking.

Distance: 558.7 kilometers

Attractions in Munsiyari

  • Panchachuli Peaks
  • Balanti Potato Farm
  • Madkot VIillage
  • Darkot Village
  • Betulidhar
  • Maheshwari Kund

How to reach:

If you are traveling by public transport, you may take a bus from Anand Vihar ISBT to Almora and then another bus to Munsiyari. One should avoid driving to Munsiyari as it is a very long drive from Delhi. For tourists, planning to travel by train then the nearest railway station will be Kathgodam.

14. Mukteshwar – Go on the off-beaten treks


There are certain places in the world, which at one glance can leave you awestruck and make you say to your partner, “this is the just a place where I want to stay with you for the rest of my life.” Such an enigmatic effect is left on one when they see Mukteshwar. As such, there is nothing exciting to see Mukteshwar but it’s the sweeping view of majestic Himalayan ranges like Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot, Nanda Ghunti, Trishul and Panchachuli peaks that can simply blow your mind. Also, there are many decent hotels in and around Mukteshwar that offer decent services. The major attractions of Mukteshwar are Chauli Ki Jali, Mukteshwar Dham, Mukteshwar Inspection Bungalow, and Bhalu Gaad Waterfalls.

Distance: 343 kilometers

Attractions in Mukteshwar

  • Chauli Ki Jali
  • Mukteshwar Dham
  • Mukteshwar Inspection Bungalow
  • Bhalu Gaad Waterfalls
  • Indian Veterinary Research Institute
  • Brahmeswara Temple

How to reach:

Kathgodam railway station, 73 kilometers from Mukteshwar, will be the closest railway station. From Kathgodam, you can easily get a comfortable bus or cab to reach Mukteshwar. It’s not advisable to travel by car as the journey will be tiring and long.

15. Ranikhet – Romancing in the hills


Carpeted with lush green meadows that stretch out as far as the eyes can see, Ranikhet is a sight to behold. Comparatively less explored as compared to the other hill stations of Uttarakhand, Ranikhet offers alone time for the couples with minimum negligible disturbances. Here, love birds can stroll around Chaubatia Garden, and view the best scenery. Ranikhet has a lot of ancient Hindu Temples that you can visit like Haidakhan Temple, Jhula Devi Temple, Binsar Mahadev and Katarmal Sun Temple.

Distance: 360 kilometers

Attractions in Ranikhet

  • Chaubatia Garden
  • Bhalu Dam
  • Jhula Devi Temple
  • Binsar Mahadev Temple
  • Mankameshwar Temple
  • Upat Golf Course
  • Majkhali

How to reach:

Despite being a railway station, Ranikhet is easily approachable. You can take a train from Delhi till Kathgodam, and further a taxi to reach Ranikhet. If you’re on a budget holiday, then you take a bus till Nainital. From Nainital, another bus to reach Ranikhet.

16. Pachmarhi – Get drenched in the beauty of Queen of Satpura


Till now, we have been looking at the alluring attractions of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, but now it’s time to shift your interest to Madhya Pradesh. Usually known for its art and culture, Madhya Pradesh is blessed with a superb nature bounty in the form of Pachmarhi. Reckoned as the ‘Queen of Satpura,’ Pachmarhi has beautiful dramatic landscapes, abounds with rolling hills and valleys, overlooked by the cloud racing sky, which makes it just the right place to escape for Valentine’s day. It houses many British building, which have now converted into fancy guesthouses that are easily available to tourists.

For the romantic duo, here are some of finest places to visit like Mahadeo hills, Chhota Mahadeo, Dhoopgarh, Satpura National Park, Handi Khoh, Pandava Caves, Rajat Pratap Waterfall and Jata Shankar Caves.

Distance: 944 kilometers

Attractions in Pachmarhi

  • Bee falls
  • Pandava Caves
  • Dhoopgarh
  • Jata Shankar caves
  • Mahadeo hill

How to reach:

Since the Panchmarhi is approximately 940 kilometers from Delhi, so the best way to reach here will be to travel by train or take a flight. If planning by airways, take a flight till Bhopal. Thereupon, take a cab to Panchmarhi. Also, an overnight train runs from Delhi to Pipariya, the nearest railway station to Panchmarhi.

17. Khajuraho – Holding a selection of erotic treasures

temples of Khajuraho

A UNESCO world heritage site, Khajuraho is a heaven for all those who has an eye or ear for history. What makes Khajuraho to the list of the most romantic places around Delhi is because it has ancient temples covered with erotic carvings, paintings, and sculptures that date back to 950 to 1050 AD. Here, you will see the carving of seductive apsaras in athletic poses, sexually explicit symbols, and inscriptions, all around the walls of the temple. A combination of culture and sex, a love affair with Khajuraho is sure to help get you in the mood for more. Apart from temples, here you can visit many attractions like Ajaigarh Fort, Raneh Falls, Archaeological Museum Khajuraho, and Beni Sagar Dam.

Distance: 665.1 kilometers

Attractions in Khajuraho

  • Khajuraho Temples
  • Lakshmana Temple
  • Panna National Park
  • Ajaigarh Fort
  • Raneh Falls
  • Archaeological Museum Khajuraho
  • Beni Sagar Dam
  • Jain Museum

How to reach:

The best way to reach Khajuraho is to travel by train from Delhi. You can take Khajuraho-Hazrat Nizamuddin Express, which has daily connectivity to Khajuraho. Mahoba Junction, which is approximately 75 kilometres away from Khajuraho, is the second closest railhead. Else, the city has its own domestic airport, which is well-connected to most of the Indian cities such as New Delhi, Mumbai, Varanasi, Allahabad, and Bhopal.

18. Shoghi – Chill, and do absolutely nothing


For all those who are looking for a relaxed weekend getaway to do nothing except plunge into the lap of nature and relax then Shoghi- an offbeat attraction in Himachal Pradesh, is just the place to be. Lush forest, mighty mountains, silvery brooks and a good number of temples characterize the landscapes of Shoghi. Frankly, there is nothing exciting to do in Shoghi but if you love to click pictures or draw paintings then there is the slightest possibility that you might find the best click or drawing of your life. Kali Temple, Hanuman Temple, and Tara Devi Temple are the main attractions of Shoghi.

Distance: 330 kilometers

Attractions in Shoghi

  • Tara Devi Temple
  • Kali Temple
  • Hanuman Temple
  • Kandaghat

How to reach:

Travelling by bus or personal car is the best way to reach Shoghi as the roads are smooth and wide. You can easily get Himachal Pradesh tourism buses from Delhi and intra-city bus services from other cities of Himachal Pradesh.

19. Dhanaulti – A cozy little place for couples

View of Dhanaulti

If the idea of your perfect Valentine’s holiday is just to sit and relax in front of the fireplace and enjoy the beautiful view of mountains along with a savoring dine and unique wine then Dhanaulti is just the place to be. What attracts couple to Dhanaulti the most is its quaint setting, salubrious climate, natural beauty, and accommodation facility; there is something for everybody. If lucky, you will also get an opportunity to see lovely rhododendron blooming in the forest area. There are couple of beautiful places to see in and around like Surkanda Devi temple and Eco Park.

Distance: 348.7 kilometers

Attractions in Dhanaulti

  • Surkhanda Devi Temple
  • Eco Park
  • Potato Farm
  • Camp Thangdhar

How to reach:

To reach Dhanaulti, you can undertake a train journey. Many super fast trains connect Dehradun and Delhi. If you like the idea of a luxury holiday then you can travel by air till Jolly Grant Airport at Dehradun. Cabs and taxis are readily available from Dehradun railway station.

20. Manali – A small piece of Heaven

Manali Himachal

A quintessential romantic destination in North India, Manali is needless of any introduction. Manali is set amidst the lovely mountains and has many accommodations that can make your trip a memorable one. Even if the weather favors you then you can take part in some nerve-wracking activities with your partner like skiing, paragliding, and hiking. A trip to Manali can fill your camera with the beautiful pictures against the backdrop of mountains. Sangla Valley, Naggar Castle, Solang Valley, Rohtang Pass, Bhrigu Lake and Hadimba Temple are the must see places in and around Manali.

Distance: 538 kilometers

Attractions in Manali

  • Hidimba Devi Temple
  • Solang Valley
  • Rohtangg Pass
  • Bhrigu Lake
  • Pandoh Dam
  • Bijli Mahadev
  • Great Himalayan National Park
  • Manali Sanctuary
  • Naggar Castle

How to reach:

The best way to reach Manali from Delhi is to travel by Volvos, which are available from Kashmere Gate ISBT. Though a lot of tourists prefer a self-drive up to Manali, it is advisable to hire a taxi in case you are not comfortable with driving in mountainous regions. The nearest airport is at Bhuntar, located approximately 50 kilometres away from Manali.

21. Binsar – Best known for the weeping view of Himalaya


What can be a better place to propose your partner and start a new phase of life than the point that offers the 360-degree view of mountains? Binsar in the Kumaon region of Himalaya can certainly treat you with such fine views. Wrapped-up in thick foliages that serve as a perfect home to unique flora and fauna, Binsar is the best place to experience adventurous hiking, camping and nature walks. There are many budget hotels in Binsar that offers the best hospitality and service. Golu Devta Temple, and Kasar Devi Temple are couple of other places that you can visit Binsar. A jeep safari in the Binsar wildlife sanctuary is a must.

Distance: 386.3 kilometers

Attractions in Binsar

  • Golu Devta Temple
  • Kasar Devi Temple
  • Zero Point
  • Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary

How to reach:

The best way to approach Binsar is to travel by train. The nearest railway station to Binsar, Kathgodam, is hardly 119 kilometers away, and from there buses and taxis are easily available. Also, if you like the idea of road trips then you can take your personal car or travel from the bus, which is available from Anand Vihar ISBT to Nainital, Almora, and Haldwani. Taxis and buses are available from different parts to Kumaon and Garhwal to reach Binsar.

22. Kangra – A quaint romantic town

Dharamshala Kangra Valley

What makes Kangra appealing to couples the most is its salubrious climate, unending natural beauty, and beautiful attractions. Tranquil and beautiful in all the ways, Kangra offers enough solitude to spend some quality time with your loved ones. Also, Kangra is a good place to propose and start the new chapter of your life. For couples, who would like to spice up their vacation, should go for a trekking trip around. Baijnath, Kareri Lake, Bajreshwari Temple, Kaleshwar Mahadev Temple, and Nadaun Fort are some of the great place to visit for couples.

Distance: 469 kilometers

Attractions in Kangra

  • Brajeshwari Temple
  • Kangra Fort
  • Kareri Lake
  • Kangra Art Museum
  • Baijnath Temple
  • Jwala Devi Temple

How to reach:

Kangra has its own domestic airport, which operates flights to Delhi, Bhopal, Leh, Gaya and Guwahati. Though the city has a railway station but there is no direct train; you will have to take a taxi from Jalandhar. Regular buses are available between Kangra and Dharamsala, Palampur, Pathankot, Jammu, Amritsar, and Chandigarh.

23. Sarahan – Perfect place to enjoy romantic sojourn


There is a certain charm about Valentine’s day, you want to do nothing but just sit, look into your partner’s eyes and tell them that how much you love. Despite being cold, you remain cozy and hopelessly romantic. One such great destination to enjoy such intimate valentine’s holiday would be Sarahan. Situated in the Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh, Sarahan offers a spectacular and serene ambiance that will instantly double the fun of your holiday. Sarahan has a lot of tourist attractions like Bhimakali Temple Complex, The Bird Park, Bhaba Valley, and Shrikhand Mahadev. The Sangla Valley, located at proximity to Sarahan, is a popular place to visit that is famous for apple and cherry orchards and glacial streams.

Distance: 504.5 kilometers

Attractions in Sarahan

  • Bhimakali Temple Complex
  • The Bird Park
  • Bhaba Valley

How to reach:

Like other offbeat attractions of Himachal Pradesh, Sarahan is approachable by bus. Sarahan is well connected to Delhi via regular buses. The nearest airport is Bhuntar Airport, which is 79 kilometers from Sarahan. There are no regular trains from other major cities to Sarahan.

24. Lansdowne – Of glorious sunset and tranquil hills


Once the favorite haunt of the Britons, Lansdowne is an unspoiled hill station of India that is bestowed with the presence of looming mountains carpeted with oak and blue pine forest. Blessed with wonderful weather, serene environment, and salubrious climate, the place proves to be a perfect venue to indulge in activities like birdwatching, trekking, boating, and nature walks. The scenic hill station also provides a couple of good sightseeing options like Tip-In-Top, Bhulla Tal, Regimental Museum, Bhim Pakora, Durga Devi Temple, St. Mary’s Church, and The Garhwal Regimental War Memorial. Love birds shouldn’t miss a visit to St. Mary’s Church as the bench, right across the street, offers the best view of sunset and sunrise. And go for a walk on the trails, where nobody will be there disturb you. Just, you, your partner, pin drop silence and panoramic view of mountains. Isn’t it the perfect place to propose? Since it is a cantonment area of Garhwal rifles, Lansdowne is well-maintained and cleaner.

Distance: 260.7 kilometers

Attractions in Lansdowne

  • Tip-In-Top
  • Bhulla Tal
  • Regimental Museum
  • Bhim Pakora
  • Durga Devi Temple
  • St. Mary’s Church
  • The Garhwal Rifles Regimental War Memorial

How to reach:

The best way to reach Lansdowne from Delhi is to travel by train; the closest railway station is Kotdwar. Mussoorie Express is the best train to reach Kotdwar, the nearest railway station to Lansdowne. The train leaves Old Delhi station at 10.20 pm and reaches Kotdwar at around 6 am in the early morning. Also, you can travel by your personal car as the stunning hillock is hardly 250 kilometers from Delhi.

25. Kausani – Switzerland of India as commented by Mahatma Gandhi


Just because it is 411 kilometers from Delhi, Kausani might be little hectic to visit but the arduous journey is worth all the effort. Hardly touched by modernity, Kausani welcomes everyone with a spellbinding view of the Himalayan peaks – Trishul, Nanda Devi, Nandakot and Panchchuli Peaks, and melodies created by chirping birds bring silent breeze with the whiff of pine. Kausani holds a strong connection with the history of India. Mahatma Gandhi stayed here for 14 long days, and even it was the home of the famous Hindu poet, Sumitra Nandan Pant. Synonymous to peace, Kausani bags tourists with comfort and complete privacy. And if the idea of relaxing in the hotel room doesn’t entice you then you can venture out, go for a long stroll on the steep trails, and enjoy the pleasure of being amidst nature. Rudradhari Falls and Caves, Lakshmi Ashram, Anasakti Ashram (Gandhi Ashram), and Sumitranandan Pant Gallery are some prominent places where you can go.

Distance: 411.3 kilometers

Attractions in Kausani

  • Rudradhari Falls and Caves
  • Lakshmi Ashram
  • Anasakti Ashram (Gandhi Ashram)
  • Sumitranandan Pant Gallery
  • Baijnath Temple
  • Kausani Tea Estate

How to reach:

Road journey is the best way to approach Kausani. There is no direct bus from Delhi, but then you can travel till Halwani or Nainital, and from there take a bus or cab to reach Kausani. You can also travel by your personal car.

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Published: 03 Jan, 2017
Latika Sabharwal


From New Delhi, Latika is a travel writer who loves to share her expedition experiences with other travel junkies. She devote her time in exploring beaches and trekking to off beat destinations. Her leisure time would include reading a book at any given beautiful sea or river side. She is one of those who do what they love and love what they do.

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