Weekend Getaways from Delhi

Weekend Getaways Near Delhi

A Trip to these mountains will open you to the idea that everything you know is wrong. Everything has a saturation point and life’s meaning is more than just earning. Mountains can actually help you grow through the biggest problems of your life. Peace is a very important element to have a good life.

People residing in Delhi and NCR region value the true meaning of peace, obviously because they rarely get to experience it. So, whenever they get a chance to escape the fast metro life, they want to take the opportunity and that too in the best way possible

So, Here I list Best Hill Stations near New Delhi Capital Region perfect for your next vacation and most suited to those who want a little break in their fast moving life.

NAINITAL, UTTARAKHAND. (7-8 hours)

Nainital

Nainital is also known as the Lake District of India. It is situated in the ‘Kumaon’ region of the state of Uttarakhand in India. ‘Naini Lake’ is the biggest attraction of this place. The main city is situated around the banks of the lake and looks splendid at night. You can also have a small trek of ‘China Peak’ which is considered to be the highest mountain of this town.

How To Reach:

Nearest Railway station: Kathgodam at a distance of 34 kms.

Nearest Airport: Pantnagar Domestic Airport.

By Road: 315 kilometers from Delhi. Bus services are available.

Best Time to Visit

January-April and September-December.

Things To Do

  • Mall road
  • Boating in Naini Lake
  • Trek to China Peak
  • Bhimtal Lake
  • Snow view point
  • Suicide Point.

SHIMLA, HIMACHAL PRADESH  (8 Hours)

Shimla-Ridge

Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh. It was known as the summer capital of British India. Thousands of tourists visit Shimla every year irrespective of the season. The place is known as the queen of the hills and is famous for its spectacular beauty and splendid panoramic views. The toy train which runs between Kalka and Shimla is an enjoyable way to reach Shimla if you want to experience the scenic beauty.

How To Reach:

Nearest railway station: Kalka at a distance of 90 kilometers. Also, you can board the famous toy train from Kalka to Shimla.

Nearest Airport: Jubbarhatti Airport at a distance of 23 Kilometers.

By Road: 354 Kilometers from Delhi. Bus service available.

Best Time to Visit

April-June and September-November.

Things To Do

  • Mall road
  • Jakhoo Temple
  • The Ridge
  • Christ Church.

MUSSOORIE, UTTRAKHAND (7 Hours)

Mussoorie

This place defines the true meaning of Beauty. Also known as Queen of Hills, Mussoorie is a municipal board of Dehradun District in Uttarakhand. This place is known for its ambience and panoramic views of Garhwal Himalayan range. This place attracts a lot of domestic and international tourists every year.

How To Reach:

Nearest Railway station: Dehradun at a distance of 35 Kilometers.

Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun

By Road: 290 Kilometers from Delhi. Bus services available daily.

Best Time To Visit

March-June. For Snow December-February.

Things To Do

  • The Mall Road
  • Mussoorie Lake
  • Gunn Hill
  • Company Bagh

DHARAMSHALA, HIMACHAL PRADESH (10 Hours)

Dharamshala is the district headquarters of Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. This place is the main hub of Buddhism religion in India.  The 14th Dalai Lama which is the title given to spiritual leader of Tibetan people lives in the Dalai Lama temple in Dharmshala. This place is home to a lot of Buddhist monks from around the world. famous for splendid views of Dhauladhar Range which surrounds this city.

How To Reach:

Nearest Railway Station: Kangra Railway Station at a distance of 30 Kilometers.

Nearest Airport: Kangra Airport

By Road: 480 Kilometers. Bus Service available.

Best Time To Visit

September-November and January-April

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Hi, I am Karan and I love writing about isolated destinations. My life revolves around the change in Longitude. I drink Room Temperature Water and Smoke only Oxygen. I believe that Vacation Calories don't count so think less and Travel More. I am on a mission to travel the world and this Bio pretty much Sums Up my Life!

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