Best Weekend Getaways from Delhi

The national capital of the country is situated in a perfect location where you have plenty of weekend getaway options under 300 km away. This makes it ideal to simply rent a car or take your own and get away for the weekend. The distance is perfect for bike trips from Delhi as well. Did you just rent a house in Delhi and are new in town? Here are a few options for your first getaway from the busy city.

Manesar: Distance of 57 km

The industrial town of Manesar is perfect for a small bike trip from Delhi. It offers a relaxed and rustic experience of greenery and panoramic views. Heritage Transport Museum, Sultanpur National Park, and Aravali Hills are popular tourist attractions. The town has numerous resorts and spas, making it perfect for a mini vacation from the busy city life of Delhi.

Damdama Lake: Distance of 63 km

Another great option for a bike trip is the Damdama Lake that offers a 360-view of the Aravali Hills. It is ideal for boating, camping, and picnics. So, if you’re looking for a little nature’s retreat, Damdama Lake is a great option for you. It is also known for bird watching with close to 200 species of birds flying around including the kingfisher, fowls, and cranes.

Agra: Distance of 230 km

Agra is known as the City of Love and houses one of the most famous tourist attractions of India – the Taj Mahal. It is also one of the oldest cities in the country. It sees tourists from across the world as it also served as the capital of the former Mughal Empire. Don’t forget to visit the Agra Fort while you’re there. You can also extend your trip to Fatehpur Sikri.

Rishikesh: Distance of 240 km

Rishikesh is one of the most popular tourist destinations in North India. You will find a number of yoga ashrams here, including the Beatles Ashram, made by one of the most iconic bands in the world, The Beatles.

Situated in the foothills of Himalayas, you will see many temples here. It has also gone on to become a hub for adventure sports such as river rafting. You can also go bungee jumping and trekking here.

Dehradun: Distance of 254 km

Dehradun is often called one of the best weekend getaways from Delhi because of the vivid landscapes you find here. It is situated between the foothills of the Himalayas and the Doon Valley. It is also considered a romantic getaway due to its pleasant weather conditions. You will find streams, rivers, mountains, valleys, and more. You can also partake in adventure sports such as paragliding and skiing here. While here, you could consider visiting the Clock Tower and Malsi Deer Park.

Other popular getaways from Delhi include Haridwar (distance of 220 km), Nainital (distance of 300 km), and Shimla (distance of 342 km). So, pack your bags, get on your bike or in your car, and off you go for a wonderful mini-vacation!

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