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20 Best Weekend Getaways from Delhi: Make Your Weekend Special by Planning a Trip

The capital city of India, Delhi, is a business and cultural hub. A weekend is one of the few things that brings forth a wide smile on the faces of people. After a week of grinding, commuting, and adhering to a routine that leaves one exhausted, a break is needed. Even for those who celebrate each day and do not have it any other way, a change is always better. This is true for people everywhere, including Delhi, where life is always busy. However, the weekend is what the people living in Delhi yearn for! It’s great that there are many places to visit near Delhi, making for exciting weekend getaways not just for couples and families but also for those looking for an adventurous getaway. Whether it’s a heritage tour or an adventure trip, a wildlife tour or a spiritual journey, you can choose whatever you want. Let’s explore some of the 20 best short & long weekend getaways from Delhi that promise you a great time!

S. No Destination State Distance from Delhi
1 Agra Taj Mahal Uttar Pradesh 234 Km (Approx)
2 Corbett National Park Uttarakhand 229 Km (Approx)
3 Kuchesar Uttar Pradesh 106 Km (Approx)
4 Lansdowne Uttarakhand 245 Km (Approx)
5 Manesar Haryana 55 Km (Approx)
6 Neemrana Rajasthan 125 Km (Approx)
7 Mussoorie Uttarakhand 342 Km (Approx)
8 Shimla Himachal 364 Km (Approx)
9 Ranikhet Uttarakhand 290 Km (Approx)
10 Haridwar Uttarakhand 222 Km (Approx)
11 Mukteshwar Uttarakhand 350 Km (Approx)
12 Sattal Uttarakhand 282 Km (Approx)
13 Tosh Himachal 540 Km (Approx)
14 Chakrata Uttarakhand 325 Km (Approx)
15 Rishikesh Uttarakhand 259.4 Km (Approx)
16 Bharatpur Rajasthan 220.4 Km (Approx)
17 Nainital Uttarakhand 315 Km (Approx)
18 Ranthambore Rajasthan 463 Km (Approx)
19 Jaipur Rajasthan 310 Km (Approx)
20 Kasauli Himachal 290 Km (Approx)

Best Selling Weekend Packages from Delhi

Package Name Duration Starting Price
Delhi Corbett Weekend Package 2 Nights 3 Days INR 9999/PP
Delhi Ranthambore Weekend Tour 2 Nights 3 Days INR 11000/PP
Delhi Agra Weekend Tour 2 Nights 3 Days INR 9999/PP
Delhi Mussoorie Weekend Package 2 Nights 3 Days INR 11000/PP

Agra: The Taj Mahal & a lot more!

Taj Mahal Agra

Agra is a highly sought after weekend destination from Delhi, as much for the 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Taj Mahal, Agra Fort & Fatehpur Sikri, as for the other Mughal era heritage structures. Explore the bustling bazaars, visit the baghs (Mughal styles gardens) and the local sweetmeat called “Petha”. If you are into history & heritage, then this city will leave a deep impression on you.

Enjoy Sightseeing at:

  • Taj Mahal (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
  • Agra Fort (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
  • Jama Masjid
  • Jahangir Mahal
  • Itimad-ud-Daulah (also known as Baby Taj)
  • Mariam’s Tomb
  • Sikandra (Akbar’s Tomb)
  • Chini ka Rauza
  • Fatehpur Sikri (about 36 kilometers from Agra)
  • Mehtab Bagh
  • Anguri Bagh
  • Dayal Bagh

Things You Can Do 

  • Shopping at famous bazaars like Kinari Bazaar, Sadar Bazaar & Subhash Emporium for marble crafts, leather goods, ornaments & handicrafts. 
  • Try local delicacies like Petha, Dalmoth, Bedai & Kesari Jalebi
  • Participate in one of its famous festivals like Taj Mahotsav, Taj Literary Festival, Ram Barat and Kailash Fair. 

Best Time to Visit: November to March

Distance from Delhi to Agra: 234 Km approx.

Check out: Uttar Pradesh Tourism Packages

Jim Corbett National Park: Here’s a tiger, there’s a tiger!

Jim Corbett National Park

If your idea of a weekend holiday is adventure, excitement, anxiety & fascination, then Corbett National Park, perhaps the most famous wildlife destination in India, is your best bet. The largest national park of India, it boasts the highest number of tigers. Even more exciting is the opportunity of staying right in the middle of the jungle in a lodge called Dhikala Forest Lodge. Bird lovers & ornithologists will love visiting this place, as there more than 650 resident & migratory species of birds in the park.

Fauna in Corbett National Park

  • Royal Bengal Tigers
  • Asiatic Elephant
  • Leopard
  • Himalayan Black Bear
  • Indian Rock Python
  • Russell’s Viper
  • Blue winged minla
  • Long tailed broadbill
  • Paradise flycatcher
  • Brahminy ducks
  • Black shouldered kites
  • Lesser fish eagles
  • Himalayan griffons

Summers Safari Timings in Corbett National Park (March to June)

  • 6:00 am to 9:30 am in the morning 
  • 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm in the evening

Winters Safari Timings in Corbett National Park (October to February)

  • 7:00 am to 10:00 am in the morning
  • 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm in the evening

Best Time to Visit: Summers is a great time to visit the park, as well as winters. Although most of the safari zones are closed, the Sitabani Buffer Zone remains open for tourists.

Distance from Delhi: 229 Km approx. 

Check out: Corbett Tourism Packages

Kuchesar- To get a taste of rustic countryside!


How about staying in an 18th century mud fort turned into a heritage resort? Planning a weekend trip to Kuchesar, a tiny village in the district of Bulandshahar of Uttar Pradesh allows you to do that. Experience what an 18th century lifestyle feels like while enjoying the feel of the rustic countryside. The fort itself is surrounded by a 100 acres mango grove. The fort ample facilities for recreation too like a swimming pool and badminton court. 

Things You Can Do 

  • Bullock cart safari
  • Bird watching
  • Visit the jaggery making factory

Places to Visit Around Kuchesar

  • Mukteshwar Dham
  • Shiv Mandir 
  • Chandi Mandir
  • Nakka Kuan

Best Time to Visit Kuchesar: September to March

Distance from Delhi: 106 Km Approx.

Lansdowne – The complete package!

Bhula Tal Lansdowne

Lansdowne is a must visit destination in Uttarakhand when planning a weekend getaway, and also enjoys a reputation as a romantic hill station. Wherever you go, you are surrounded by pine forests, while the overall environment exudes a laid back vibe. There are plenty of opportunities for sightseeing or trying out other activities like camping & birdwatching.

Places for Sightseeing in Lansdowne

  • The Garhwal Rifles Regimental War Memorial
  • St. John’s Church
  • St. Mary’s Church
  • Bhim Pakora
  • Bhulla Tal
  • Tippin Top
  • Darwan Singh Museum
  • Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple
  • Santoshi Mata Temple 
  • Kanvashram

Things You Can Do 

  • Hiking and Nature Walk
  • Birdwatching 
  • Seek blessings at the temples and churches
  • Enjoy camping
  • Boating on Bhulla Lake

Best Time to Visit: Throughout the year

Distance from Delhi: 245 Km Approx.

Check out Travel Itinerary: 2 Nights 3 Days Lansdowne Weekend Tour from Delhi

Manesar – A weekend in a happening resort!

Manesar is a beautiful little town ideal for those searching for a budget destination weekend trip near Delhi. Despite being an industrial town, it is dotted with resorts and adventure farms which are suitable for couples & families. It’s also a kids friendly place as there are amusement parks with rides. There are several resorts too, some of which are adventure based while others focus on the cultural heritage of the region. 

Places For Sightseeing in Lansdowne

  • Damdama Lake
  • Sohna
  • Sheetla Devi Temple

Which Resorts to Stay in Manesar?

  • Luxury Resorts: Golden Turtle Farm, Karma Chalets.
  • Budget Resorts: AapnoGhar Resort, Lemon Tree Hotel, Kepler’s Club Resort, Best Western Resort Country Club. 

Best Time to Visit Manesar: December to February

Distance from Delhi: 55 Km Approx. 

Also Read: 15 Best Short Weekend Getaways from Gurgaon to Plan with Your Friends and Family

Neemrana – Everything royal about it!

When it comes to selecting a weekend destination, Neemrana is the best for a short road trip from Delhi. It is located in the district of Alwar in Rajasthan in India. The prime attraction is the Neemrana Fort Palace, a 553 years old medieval fort palace now turned into a family resort. Spread across 10 acres on a hill, it is believed to be one of India’s oldest heritage resorts. The fort has everything you need for a relaxing & fun filled weekend: spa, modern amenities, luxury interiors & recreational facilities like a swimming pool. 

Places to Visit 

  • Ancient stepwell or baoli.
  • Go shopping for candles, cutlery, crockery & linen. 

Things to Do 

  • Take a vintage car ride
  • Enjoy a zip tour
  • Enjoy a cultural event during the weekend.

Best Time to Visit: September to March 

Distance from Delhi: 125 Km Approx.

Also Read: Top 10 Weekend Getaways from Delhi to Rajasthan

Mussoorie – Queen of hill stations: treats you like a King!

Mussoorie Uttarakhand

Nature walking, hiking, cable car ride, exploring the wildlife, there are many reasons which go into making Mussoorie a preferred short getaway from Delhi, especially as a summer getaway. You can hang out at the Mall Road, visit the Kempty Falls or just lie back and relax.

Travel Tip: However, you should remember that accommodation in Mussoorie can get quite expensive during the summers, so you should make your booking well in advance. 

Places to Enjoy Sightseeing

  • K Dev Bhoomi Wax Museum
  • Sir George Everest’s House Museum 
  • Bhadraj Temple 
  • Jabarkhet Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Benog Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Mall Road 
  • Landour 
  • Kempty Falls
  • Jharipani Falls
  • Mossy Falls
  • Mussoorie Lake 
  • Gun Hill 
  • SOHAM Heritage and Art Centre
  • Lal Tibba, Cloud’s End
  • Shedup Choepelling Temple
  • Nag Devta Temple
  • Jwala Devi Temple 
  • Mussoorie Christ Church
  • Mussoorie Adventure Park 
  • Company Garden

Things to Try Out 

  • Take a Cable Car Ride from Gun Hill 
  • Explore Wildlife at Benog Wildlife Sanctuary and Jabarkhet Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Shopping at Mall Road and Landour Bazaar
  • Nature Walk 
  • Hiking 
  • Trek to the temples 
  • Boating on Lake Mist

Best Time to Visit Mussoorie: March to June

Distance from Delhi: 290 Km Approx.

Check Out: Mussoorie Tourism Packages

Shimla – The stylish way of enjoying!

Shimla-Himachal-Pradesh-Governor- Palace

Couples looking ahead to a romantic getaway from Delhi need look no further than Shimla in Himachal Pradesh. The ambience, colonial era feel, churches & buildings dating back to the British era & the Mall Road for its bazaars, delicious snacks & handicrafts stores of Shimla is what endears it to tourists, both from India and abroad. 

Places to Enjoy Sightseeing

  • Mall Road
  • Ridge
  • Jakhoo Temple
  • Kamna Devi Temple
  • Christ Church
  • Tattapani
  • Chadwick Falls
  • Viceregal Lodge
  • Annandale
  • Summer Hill
  • Gaiety Theatre

Things to do

  • Take a toy train ride
  • Try ice skating at Circular Road
  • Visit the Tibetan Market & Lower Bazaar

Best Time to Visit Shimla: Year-round destination

Distance from Delhi:342 Km Approx.

Check out: Shimla Tourism Packages

Ranikhet – For those who love their tranquillity!


Ranikhet is the kind of place you end up searching while looking for an exciting weekend destination from Delhi. Although there are plenty of places to visit and go sightseeing, this is the kind of place that you visit to melt away all your worries. The greenery, pine and conifer trees are a treat to the eyes, while the quaint charm steals brings you close to yourself and nature. 

Places to Go Sightseeing

  • Majkhali 
  • Mankameshwar Temple
  • Tarikhet Village
  • Ashiyana Park  
  • Upat Golf CourseHaidakhan Babaji Temple
  • Chaubatia Garden
  • Binsar Mahadev Temple
  • Jhula Devi Temple
  • Upat Kalika Temple
  • Sunset Point
  • Bhalu Dam

Things to Do

  • Take walk in the Chaubatia Garden 
  • Seek the blessings of God by visiting temples 
  • Enjoy a game of golf at Upat Golf Course

Best Time to Visit Ranikhet: Throughout the year

Distance from Delhi: 364 Km Approx

Check out : Ranikhet Tourism Packages

Haridwar – Some sightseeing, some spirituality!

Haridwar Uttarakhand

Haridwar is for those with a spiritual bent of mind who enjoy being amidst nature. It’s counted among the top spiritual destinations in India which also serve as a starting point to the holy Char Dham Yatra, the 4 holiest pilgrimage sites in Hinduism. The prime attraction is the Har Ki Pauri Ghat where the Ganga Aarti is held. It’s a visual spectacle as thousands of diyas are lighted and mantras chanted in unison. Spirituality, peace of mind, meditation, Haridwar is ideal for experiencing all of these.  

Spiritual Places Which You Can Visit in Haridwar

  • Har ki Pauri
  • Mansa Devi Temple
  • Chanda Devi Temple
  • Maya Devi Temple
  • Patanjali Yoga Peeth
  • Daksha Mahadev Temple

Best Time to Visit: October to February

Distance from Delhi to Haridwar: 222 Km Approx.

Check out: Haridwar Tour Packages

Mukteshwar – Let nature cleanse you this weekend!

Air that cleanses your insides, views that lift your soul! Mukteshwar finds a place in this list of 12 best weekend getaways from Delhi because such beautiful places belong to fairy tales or postcards perhaps. Some of the reasons to visit it are: 180-degree views of snow dressed Himalayan peaks, trekking in the wooden sleepy trails, immersing yourself in the beauty of peaks like Nanda Devi, Panchachuli and Nanda Ghunti. 

Places to Go Sightseeing

  • Mukteshwar Inspection Bungalow
  • Chauli ki Jaali
  • Methodist Church
  • Kilmora Shop
  • Mukteshwar Mahadev Temple
  • Rajarani Temple 
  • The view of the Himalayas
  • Renewable Park

Things to Do 

  • Enjoy sunrise at the Nanda Devi Peak 
  • Visit the ancient temples 
  • Take away Kumaoni knits and handicrafts from Kilmora Shop 
  • Trekking 
  • Camping 
  • Paragliding

Best Time to Visit Mukteshwar: Throughout the year

Distance from Delhi: 350 Km Approx

Also Read: Explore the Best of Uttarakhand with Kids

Sattal- Lakes everywhere!

Sattal Uttarakhand

Sattal consists of 7 lakes, after Sat (which means 7) and Tal (which means lake), and is an amazing place for a weekend getaway from Delhi. The seven lakes are embraced by thick pine & oak forests. The beauty takes you in, and if you carry a camera, gifts you with a wonderful collection. There’s also some adventure to be had here: zip lining, boating and kayaking. 

Things to Do 

  • Boating
  • Watch the birds
  • Click photographs
  • Zip lining
  • Kayaking

Best Time to Visit: Throughout the year 

Distance from Delhi: 282 Km Approx.

Also Read: A Family Trip to Uttarakhand, For the Love of Mountains!

Tosh, Himachal Pradesh

Tosh Himachal

The pristine greenery and untouched natural beauty of Tosh would melt your heart if you visit here for a weekend. It is one of the best weekend getaways from Delhi. Away from the hustle and bustle of city life, one can come here for peaceful moments and self-introspection.  It is located at the end of Parvati Valley. You must have heard about Tosh- Kasol Trek which is the best choice among the adventure lovers. If not, you must try it once.  The vibe of tosh is quite different. The hippie culture and green hills decked with forests will teleport you into the world of serenity and tranquility. The scenic village of Tosh is indeed a one stop destination for your toil weary soul who just wants to escape and blend with nature.

How to Reach Tosh?

A bus from Delhi to Manali would take you towards tosh. You will get down at Bhuntar to get a bus which will take you to Barshaini. From Barshaini you can easily trek to Tosh or you can take a cab to reach there.

Top Things to Do in Tosh

  • Witness the beauty of Parvati River
  • Kheerganga Trek
  • Visit Manikaran Sahib
  • Shop at Local streets ofTosh
  • Taste Israeli Food
  • Get divine blessings at Tosh Temple

Distance from Delhi: 540 Km Approx.

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Chakrata, Uttarakhand

Chakrata Uttarakhand

The beautiful Hill station of Chakrata is one of the most popular weekend getaways from Delhi.  It is situated at an elevation of 2,118 meters above sea level. Decked with coniferous forests in abundance and towering Himalayan Mountain ranges, the beauty of Chakrata will mesmerize you.

Every mile is a sight to behold here. Moreover, tourists and adventure lovers can try various adventurous activities like Camping, trekking, mountaineering etc. to make their day memorable.  Gorgeous waterfalls and scenic village walks will add more bliss to your holiday in Chakrata. You must visit this awesome treasure trove of scenic wonders.

Top Things to Do in Chakrata

  • River Rafting and Camping
  • Trekking
  • Yamuna Adventure Park for Fun
  • Skiing in Mundail
  • Visit to Mahasu Devta Temple
  • Embrace the beauty of Kimona Falls and Tiger Falls
  • Sunset at Chilmiri Neck

How to Reach Chakrata?

From ISBT Kashmiri Gate you will get a bus to Chakrata. You can reach Dehradun. From Dehradun, Chakrata is 87 km away and you will easily get a bus, taxi or cab for Chakrata.

Distance from Delhi: 325 Km Approx.

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Rishikesh: Ram Jhula-Laxman Jhula!

Lakshman Jhula Rishikesh

The ‘spiritual hub of India’ and the ‘yoga capital of the world’ Rishikesh is one of the revered tourist attractions in Uttarakhand or India. It is located in Tehri Garhwal Region in the foothills of the lower Himalayan range (Shivalik Range). Also known as the ‘gateway of Garhwal Himalayas,’ Rishikesh is the starting point of Chota Char Dham Yatra which is a pious journey of Hindus to the four abodes of Gods. Rishikesh is one such place in India, which is famed for temples as well as adventure tourism. As it is located on the bank of River Ganga, the place is flourished by innumerable temples, both new and old. Moreover, it also attracts tourists who love to opt for adventures like river rafting, hiking, bungee jumping etc. Let’s know about the sightseeing places and the best things to do in Rishikesh.

Enjoy Sightseeing at:

  • Laxman Jhula
  • Ram Jhula
  • Triveni Ghat
  • Rishikund
  • Tera Manzil Mandir
  • Shri Bharat Mandir
  • Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
  • Beatles Ashram
  • Swarg Ashram
  • Raghunath Temple
  • Shivpuri
  • Neer Garh Waterfall
  • Jumpin Heights
  • Rajaji National Park

Top Things You Can Do

  • Watching Ganga Aarti
  • Food Tours
  • Hiking
  • Sightseeing
  • Photography
  • Nature Walk
  • Temple Visits
  • River Rafting
  • Camping
  • Kayaking
  • Wildlife Spotting
  • Shopping

Best Time to Visit: September to March

Distance from Delhi to Rishikesh: 259 Km Approx.

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Bharatpur: Birdwatcher’s Paradise!

Keoladeo National Park - Siberian Crane Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

Home to one of the most famous avifauna sanctuaries in India, Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur is located at a distance of 220 kilometres from Delhi, which makes it a perfect spot for an adventurous weekend destination. Bharatpur is popular among ornithologists and nature lovers for being home to over 370 species of residential birds. As well, Keoladeo National Park attracts thousands of birdwatchers every year in winter as it gets frequented by migratory birds coming from Siberia, China, Turkmenistan and Afghanistan. It is the best place to spot Siberian Cranes during winter. Apart from the park, you can also visit other attractions in Bharatpur which undoubtedly make it a sought-after weekend destination for Delhites.

Enjoy Sightseeing at:

  • Lohagarh Fort
  • Keoladeo Ghana National Park
  • Bankey Bihari Temple
  • Bharatpur Palace and Museum
  • Government Museum Bharatpur
  • Deeg
  • Laxman Temple
  • Seetharam Temple
  • Ganga Mandir
  • Dholpur Palace
  • Band Baretha

Things You Can Do

  • Wildlife Spotting
  • Temple Visits
  • Birdwatching
  • Museum Visits
  • Fort Visits
  • Shopping

Best Time to Visit: October to March

Distance from Delhi to Bharatpur: 220 Km Approx.

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Nainital: Place to Explore Kumaoni Lifestyle!

Nainital Lake Night View

Nainital is situated in a valley, which is centred around a mango-shaped lake, outlined by alpine forests and snow-covered peaks. Nainital, one of the oldest hill towns in India, showcases a picture of pristine nature, which is made even more lovely by the presence of glittering alpine lakes, tropical woods, lush green valleys, and snow-capped summits. The charming mountain villages and towns that have dominated Nainital’s skyline offer superiority of Kumaoni history, culture, and hospitality, which is unmatched anywhere else. And with all of these components, Nainital provides the ideal recipe for the ideal hill station vacation.

Enjoy Sightseeing at:

  • Naini Lake
  • Naina Devi Temple
  • Tiffin Top
  • Nainital Zoo
  • Eco Cave Gardens
  • Snow Viewpoint
  • Naina Peak
  • Hanuman Garhi
  • Kainchi Dham
  • Land’s End

Things You Can Do

  • Boating
  • Sightseeing
  • Hiking
  • Trekking
  • Temple Visits
  • Birdwatching
  • Photography
  • Wildlife Spotting
  • Shopping

Best Time to Visit: March to June

Distance from Delhi to Nainital: 315 Km Approx.

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Ranthambore: Weekend Vacation with Wildlife Safari!

Ranthambore Jeep Safari

One of the best weekend getaways from Delhi for wildlife lovers, Ranthambore is home to many exotic wildlife fauna and flora. It’s a dreamland for adventure-seekers living in India and other countries. Located in Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan and named after the iconic Ranthambore Fort, the national park is one of the best places in India to spot Bengal tiger, Indian leopard, Gaur, Nilgai, sambar and many more species. Apart from the wildlife spotting, one can also get a mystical, magical and spiritual experience by visiting other attractions here like Trinetra Ganesh Temple, Surwal Lake, Kachida Valley and more.

Enjoy Sightseeing at:

  • Ranthambore National Park
  • Ranthambore Fort
  • Trinetra Ganesh Temple
  • Rajiv Gandhi Regional Museum of Natural History
  • Surwal Lake
  • Malik Talao
  • Padam Talao
  • Kachida Valley
  • Jogi Mahal

Things You Can Do

  • Jeep Safari
  • Tiger Spotting
  • Birdwatching
  • Fort Visits
  • Hiking
  • Museum Visits
  • Photography
  • Sightseeing
  • Shopping

Best Time to Visit: October to March

Distance from Delhi to Ranthambore: 463 Km Approx.

Jaipur – Colors of Culture, Hues of History

Hawa Mahal Jaipur Rajasthan

Jaipur, the capital city of the royal state of Rajasthan, is a great weekend destination for Delhites. There is more than an abundance of places to visit, activities to do, and things to experience that ensure your time is consistently filled with remarkable and captivating moments, leaving little room for leisure but always promising the next amazing thing to witness. The city is a beautiful collection of marvellous forts and palaces, Temples and spiritual destinations, Historical and heritage museums, and vibrant markets, resembling a colourful kaleidoscope and adding another layer to the city’s charm. The popularly known ‘Pink City’ also unfolds into an enjoyable nightlife hub while offering delicious delicacies to savour that always leave you craving.

Top Places to Visit in Jaipur

  • Amber Fort
  • Nahargarh Fort
  • Jaigarh Fort
  • Hawa Mahal
  • City Palace and Museum
  • Jantar Mantar
  • Jal Mahal
  • Albert Hall Museum
  • Gyan Museum
  • Govind Dev Ji Temple
  • Birla Mandir (Laxmi Narayan Temple)
  • Garh Ganesh Temple
  • Rambagh Palace
  • Rajmahal Palace
  • Shila Devi Mandir
  • Sunehri Kothi
  • Nehru Bazaar
  • Johari Bazaar
  • Wax Museum

Top Things to Do in Jaipur

  • Enjoy Rajasthani Cuisines:Make sure to savor Rajasthani cuisines and dishes like Dal Bati Churma, Gatte ki Sabzi, Laal Maas, Ker Sagri, Pyaz Kachodi, and Rajasthani Thaali.
  • Attend Festivals: Make sure to attend one of the festivals: Elephant Festival, Teej Festival, Kite Festival, Gangaur Festival, Jaipur Literature Festival, Kajli Teej Festival, Donkey Festival, Jaipur Dusshera Festival, Sitla Mata Fair.
  • Watch Puppet Show:Watch a puppet show performed at various locations in Jaipur, which is the most significant in the Amber Fort.
  • Enjoy the Nightlife: Enjoy the night when the lights go neon in pubs and nightclubs of Jaipur. There will be plenty of options to eat and drink.
  • Visit Elephantastic Park: This is a perfect destination for animal lovers as this park takes gentle care of elephants away from the extortion of these humble animals for tourism.

Best Time to Visit: October to March

Distance from Delhi to Jaipur: 310 km

Check out: Jaipur Tourism Packages

Kasauli – Peaceful Retreats in the Himalayas

Kasauli Himachal

Kasauli stands out as a place away from busy and crowded destinations but also keeps the peaceful ambience expected from a hill station. Kasauli exudes an old-world charm throughout its expansion, infused with a colonial touch, as seen in its churches and clubs. The hill station is set amid a beautiful landscape of Himalayan valleys and mountains that soothe the wobbling mind with the daily stresses you get into. As far as you can see, the greenery is set beneath the clear blue skies and white dots of clouds on it, making you stay there forever.

Kasauli has been the top choice for people who want to slow down their pace of life for a while and enjoy with their friends and family in nature’s cradle. The leisurely stroll along the Mall Road reveals the lined shops and cafes, inviting exploration and offering to choose from the antique collection of items and souvenirs to procure as cherished memories. Additionally, the small treks and hiking trails in Kasauli are ideal for families to come together and strengthen their bonds.

Top Places to Visit in Kasauli

  • Manki Point (Monkey Point)
  • Sunset/Sunrise Point
  • Christ Church
  • Gilbert Trail
  • Kasauli Brewery
  • Himalayan Nature Park
  • Gurkha Fort
  • Dagshai

Top Things to Do in Kasauli

  • Take a Toy train ride from Dharampur to Barog, which has a 3-minute tunnel in between giving you some suplendous memories.
  • Cable car ride at The Timber Trail which takes 10 minutes and shows you the distant beauties of Kasauli infront of your eyes.
  • Go shopping in the mall road, buy yourself sme souvenirs and taste the local dishes.
  • Do Kalka to Kasauli trek which starts from kalka and en-routes popular landmarks and beautiful landscapes taking 5-6 hours to complete.

Best Time to Visit: Throughout the year

Distance from Delhi to Kasauli: 290 km

Also Read: Top Tourist Destinations in Himachal Pradesh

Which weekend getaway appeals to you the most? How many of these weekend getaways from Delhi have you visited? Are you planning another one anytime soon? Share your experiences & thoughts with us, it’s always nice to hear from you!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q.What are some short getaways within 100-200 kilometers from Delhi?

Some of the short getaways within 100-200 kilometers from Delhi are Manesar, Kuchesar and Neemrana. 

Q.What are some of the short getaways within 300-400 kilometers from Delhi?

Some of the short getaways within 300-400 kilometers from Delhi are Agra, Corbett, Lansdowne, Mussoorie, Rishikesh and Haridwar. 

Q.What are the best summer weekend getaways from Delhi?

Some of the best summer weekend destinations from Delhi are Lansdowne, Mussoorie, Shimla and Mukteshwar. 

Q.What are some of the best winter weekend getaways from Delhi?

Some of the best winter holiday places from Delhi are Agra, Corbett National Park, Manesar and Kuchesar.

Published: 07 Dec, 2023

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Vishwajit Sharma

Writing, for me, is an artistic expression of the countless thoughts flooding my mind. For now, travel content writing is what keeps me going! In my spare time, I like nothing better than immersing myself in a book, along with a cuppa! A classic movie helps too! I define traveling as a process of self-discovery. Hailing from Darjeeling, my ultimate desire is to escape to the hills, with the mountain air and solitude as my constant companions!