It is the real right of every person to avoid monotony. Weekly customer visits, goals and statistical presentations certainly have you in mind if not physically. In such cases, the best we can do for ourselves is to go for a short trip. Away from all the hassles of daily life. Now,this doesn’t seem to be a successful plan ever. Because either we can’t take the day off from work. Or we keep thinking of some place that is not too crowded.
1.SHIMLA–THE QUEEN OF HILLS:-
A short trip to Shimla is one of the excellent ways to spend your weekend near Delhi within 400 km.Come summer and you won’t regret missing out on the charm of one of the best hill stations in Himachal Pradesh.The state capital Shimla is often referred to as the ‘Queen of Hill Stations’.Once,the summer capital of the British during their reign,the beautiful place still carries that colonial feel in its air.Nevertheless,its popularity among honeymoon couples as well as family vacationers remains unmatched.Situated at an altitude of 220 meters above sea level,the picturesque hill town has many attractions.Do not miss out on a pleasant ride on the Kalka-Shimla toy train and admire the lush green scenery.A leisurely stroll along the Ridge and Mall Road would be ideal in the evening.Again,don’t forget to take wooden handicrafts back home as souvenirs.One-day excursions to Naldehra,Kufri and Shaili Peak can also be planned.
2.JAIPUR–THE PINK CITY’:-
Jaipur is an iconic city of Rajasthan and a part of the very popular Golden Triangle.Tour,which also includes Agra and New Delhi.A great getaway from Delhi during the weekend,the ‘Pink City’ offers wonderful sightseeing opportunities.Visiting Jaipur is like living some wonderful stages of a fairy tale.Moreover,the boundary wall of Jaipur may soon become a UNESCO World Heritage Site.The fort and palace provide a glimpse of the grandeur and grandeur of the erstwhile royal family of the region.Also,having a taste of Rajasthani cuisine is an added plus.Taste dry fruits,kachori,dal baati churma,ghevar,mirchi bada,gram flour gatte etc.Apart from this, Jaipur is definitely a paradise for the shoppers.So, handicrafts,traditional wear,imitation jewelry,lac bangles, precious and semi-precious stones,juttis,marble carvings, pottery etc.
3.NAINITAL–CYNOSURE OF ALL EYES:-
Situated at an altitude of 1938 meters above sea level,Nainital is named after the very popular Naini Lake.Considered as one of the most popular hill stations of Uttarakhand,this place displays sublime beauty.Visited by a large number of family vacationers and honeymooners, the hill town is blessed with natural wonders.Obviously,Nainital is a perfect place for a weekend getaway in India amidst the serene atmosphere.Also known as Lake Paradise,Nainital has many tourist attractions. Book your evening for a relaxing walk on Mall Road.Also the aerial ropeway connecting Mallital and Snow Point should also be tried.Enjoy trekking or rock climbing here and shop for some of the best stuff in the Tibetan market.Also,don’t miss to watch the sunset at Hanuman Garhi.
4.MUSSOORIE–MISTY MOUNTAIN PARADISE:-
One of the most romantic weekend getaways in Uttarakhand. Mussoorie is a beautiful hill station with stunning landscapes, lakes and mountains. Sightseeing, parasailing, and cable car tours are all you can do during your trip to Mussoorie.
5.KASAULI–A PASTORAL PARADISE:-
Established as a colonial hill station by the British in the year 1842. Kasauli is blessed with abundant greenery, scenic beauty, beautiful weather and serenity. This unique hill town is just 77 km away from Shimla. An ideal weekend holiday destination near Delhi, Kasauli is quite rich in flora and fauna. If you want to pamper your eyes with the panoramic views of the surrounding then Monkey Point is the best place for you. In the evening, you can enjoy a relaxing walk in the mall and enjoy interesting knightly shopping. Moreover, Kasauli is a great hill station near Delhi to enjoy a peaceful and relaxing holiday away from the hustle and bustle of city life. For memorable sunset views, visit Sunset Point. Apart from this camping,trekking and nature walk can also be done here.
6.JIM CORBETT NATIONAL PARK–THE OLDEST NATIONAL PARK IN INDIA:-
When it comes to top weekend getaways from Delhi. Corbett finds its place at the top, Jim Corbett is one of the oldest and best national parks in India. Which is home to a huge variety of flora and fauna. As a matter of fact, the national park was established in the year 1936. It is one of the few wildlife sanctuaries in the country. Where big cats live in large numbers-Bengal tigers. Wildlife safaris in Jim Corbett National Park are offered twice a day in the morning and afternoon. However, the timing varies in the summer and winter months. Choose your favorite between Jeep Safari and Elephant Safari. Spot animals like elephant, spotted deer, golden jackal etc. The reserve is also a paradise for bird watching enthusiasts. There are 650 species of resident and migratory birds.