Best Weekend Getaways Near Delhi

by Dynamix Group Writer

Delhi has, since times immemorial, been one of the top priorities of employment seekers and tourists from all over the country. This queen metro city of North India, along with an array of career opportunities that it holds in its armoury, also has the distinctive feature of being close to a number of breath-taking and refreshing weekend getaways.

Here are a few weekend getaways near Delhi, that will help you rejuvenate after a long tiring week of work:

Agra – The City of Taj

The Mughal city of Agra lives on the banks of River Yamuna in Uttar Pradesh. It has, since ages been, one of the top weekend getaways near Delhi. This city allows the travellers to take a sneak peak into the rich and glorious Mughal History that it holds. In addition to the magnificent Taj Mahal, Agra has a number of other attractions, that one can explore over the weekend. These include;

®    Agra Fort

®    Fatehpur Sikri

®    Itimad-Ud-Daulah’s Tomb

®    Mehtab Bagh


Distance from Delhi: 231 kms (3.5 hours)


Rishikesh – The World Yoga Capital

This small town in the mountain state of Uttarakhand, is also known to be the Yoga Capital of the world. The home to the Indian holy river of Ganga offers a bunch of adventures. From river rafting to bungee jumping, Rishikesh has it all. The biggest global claim to fame of this pretty place has been the visit of the world sensation Beatles. Some places in Rishikesh that one must visit during a weekend getaway are;

®    Neelkanth Mahadev Temple

®    Beatles Ashram

®    Triveni Ashram

®    Ram Jhula


Distance from Delhi: 237 kms (5.5 hours)


Lansdowne – “The” place of Uttarakhand

This awe-inspiring and pristinely beautiful hill station of Uttarakhand has not seen much influx of tourists, which is the first and primary reason for it being perfect for a calm and silent weekend getaway. This pine and oak jungle heaven, is located at an altitude of 1700m above the sea level. Besides, each and every part of this picturesque hill station being a treat to watch, here are a few places, that you must visit while you are seated in Lansdowne;

®    Garhwal Rifles Regimental War Memorial

®    Bhim Pakora

®    Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple

®    Mary’s Church


Distance from Delhi: 287 kms (6.5 hours)

Kasauli – The Colonial Hill Station

This gorgeous and scenic hill station is located at a distance of 77 kilometres from main town Shimla. If a lovely weather, greenery and tranquillity is your calling for the weekend, Kasauli is the place for you. A few places that must be explored in Kasauli are;

®    Gurudwara Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji

®    Christ Church

®    Kasauli Brewery

®    Gilbert Trail


Distance from Delhi: 288 kms (5.75 hours)


All of these places will help you rejuvenate your mind and soul, but your body will also need pampering and comfort over this exciting weekend. For this, there are a good number of resorts near Delhi for a weekend. While these resorts will leave you spoilt for choice, The Lalit Delhi is the perfect choice village experience hotel. These destinations, combined with their services will complete your perfect package for a weekend getaway, while keeping you hitched to the Capital City.

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