Delhi, the capital city of India, is a potpourri of different cultures with a heart of gold. But that's not the only reason why this city is quite famous amongst the travelers. Delhi has a good bunch of weekend getaways that are an ideal place to visit for couples, families, devotees, and even adventure addicts. Be it romantic places, pilgrimage and religious sites, hill stations, wildlife tiger reserve & national parks or adventure destinations, this metropolitan city offers close access to all.
When it comes to Delhi weekend tours or places to visit near Delhi, the most preferred one has to be hill stations. Under 400 kilometers from Delhi, there are many places where you can go for a hill station tour like Nainital (282 kilometers), Mussoorie (278 kilometers), Kasauli (297 kilometers), Shimla (380 kilometers), Madhyamaheshwar (349 kilometers), Chail (333 kilometers), Pangot (305.3 kilometers), Binsar (386.9 kilometers), Mukteshwar (347 kilometers), Ranikhet (354 kilometers), Lansdowne (264 kilometers), Dhanolti (323 kilometers), Almora (360 kilometers), Sattal (302 kilometers), and many more. If there is a long weekend at disposal, expand your horizons and visit Kasol (519 kilometers), Manali (538 kilometers), Dharamshala (475 kilometers), Bir (532.9 kilometers), McLeodganj (481 km), Dalhousie (565 kilometers), Chamba (Himachal Pradesh - 572 kilometers), Munsyari (559 kilometers), and many more.
Mostly hill stations that are close to Delhi are quite known for its adventure sports activities. So when it comes to spending a weekend break, there are a good number of adventure destinations that worth all the attention like Rishikesh (242 kilometers), Bir-Billing (530 kilometers), Khajjiar (570 kilometers), Kullu (498 kilometers), and much more. If trekking is the travellers cup of tea then there are many trekking places like Parashar Lake Trek (Himachal Pradesh), Nag Tibba Trek (Uttarakhand), Khar Myundari Trek (Himachal Pradesh), Bijli Mahdev Trek (Himachal Pradesh), Triund Trek (Dhauladhar Range), Chopta Tugnath Trek (Uttarakhand), etc.
It's not only the hill station that shares its boundaries with Delhi, there are some wildlife weekend getaways too. Yes, there are some luscious wildlife reserves around if you are looking for a weekend holidays near Delhi. And they're not only beautiful but also an abode of some rare mammals and bird species, the traces of whom are hard to find anywhere else in the world. Rajaji National Park (Uttarakhand - 261 kilometers), Ranthambhore National Park (Rajasthan - 402 kilometers), Sariska National Park (Rajasthan - 213 kilometers), Corbett National Park (Uttarakhand - 213 kilometers), Keoladeo National Park (Rajasthan - 212 kilometers), etc.
Spirituality prevails in every nook and cranny of India, so it does in the case of popular weekend destinations from Delhi. Around Delhi, there are many shrines, which are believed to be the abode of the gods. And these shrines are not only sacred to Hindus but also to Muslims. So when on a weekend break with a family, make a point to visit the pilgrimage places like Vrindavan (Uttar Pradesh - 181 kilometers), Haridwar (Uttar Pradesh - 220 kilometers), Rishikesh (Uttar Pradesh - 239 kilometers), Ajmer (Rajasthan - 401 kilometers), Pushkar (Rajasthan - 413 kilometers), Amritsar (Punjab - 452 kilometers), etc. A visit to any of these places can give a sole-soothing and gives one a solace, and that's what tourists look for on a weekend Getaways from Delhi.
Be it a group of god-fearing people or the one who's adrenaline rush keep on kicking or the one who enjoys the laid-back holidays there's a bunch of attractions to visit. Scroll down a little more to explore some of the best weekend holiday packages from Delhi offered by Royals Rajasthan Tours. All the given below short family vacation tours are in the closest proximity to the city.
Delhi, the capital of India, is a city that combines history with modernity in its own unique way. During your tours to Delhi, as you travel through the wide roads and flyovers of Delhi, you'll come across Mughal monuments, forts and tombs in the heart of the city.
Known for its historic buildings such as the President's mansion - officially called the Rashtrapati Bhawan, the Parliament House and the historical India Gate, Delhi is changing rapidly with a modern metro railway service and curving flyovers connecting different parts of this rapidly expanding city.
With shopping malls, multiplexes and amusement parks springing up around Delhi, the city has left behind its image of being a dignified city of politicians and has acquired a younger and more dynamic feel, which you'll discover with Royals Rajasthan Tours during your Delhi Visit.
At the same time Delhi retains its Old-age charm with gracious parks and gardens, an active cultural life and annual celebrations such as the Republic Day Parade, giving Delhi its unique place as the grand capital of India. You'll certainly agreed upon discovering that the Delhi is a great place to start your tour.