So busy are we in our lives today that stress has become a part of our daily routine. The need to refresh, rejuvenate and energize ourselves from time to time is all the greater now than ever before.
When we talk about weekend holiday, people living in our political Capital Delhi are extremely lucky. The city not only has many options inside but also around it which are a welcome break for Delhites from their stressful schedule. These weekend destinations include places amidst nature, sites for wildlife lovers, religious and cultural destinations etc.
Lets us have a look at some of them that you can visit this October.
If you are looking forward to combine a religious tour with adventure, then Rishikesh might be what you are looking for. With one of the best white water rafting in country along with hiking and bungee jumping makes it a very adventurous holiday. Visit to Laxman Jhula, Triveni Ghat and various temples will complete your religious cum adventure tour. You will come back home rejuvenated in mind, body and soul.
Distance from Delhi: – 242 Kms Approx
Time taken to reach by Car/Cab: – 6-6:30 hrs depending on traffic
Budget: – Minimum: – INR 2000 – 2500 pp for 1 Night / 2 Days
Best time to visit: – March till May and September till November
This is the place for you if you are a nature and wildlife admirer. Jeep and Elephant Safari take you amidst the natural beauty of exotic flora and fauna where you can spot rich wildlife including The Royal Bengal Tiger, elephants , deer and varied species of birds. Divided into 5 zones Jim Corbett takes the credit of being the oldest National Park of India. Trip to Jim Corbett will bring you closer to nature and Wildlife and you will be back energized to take over again.
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Distance from Delhi: – 260 Kms Approx
Time taken to reach by Car/Cab: – 6-7 hrs
Budget: – Minimum: – INR 4000 – 5000 pp 2 Nights / 3 days
Best time to visit: – November till June
Jaipur- The city of Cultural Heritage, the city of Forts, Palaces and Temples, the city of mouthwatering Rajasthani Cuisine and last but not the least the city of Jewellery, Clothes and Quilt shopping. All at one place. Popularly known as the ‘Pink City’, Jaipur is famous for its amazing architecture of Royal Times. The Rajput and Mughal Architecture of Medieval Era just take your breath away. Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, Nahargarh Fort and City Palace depict the life of the Royal people who lived there. All in all it would not be wrong if we call Jaipur ‘A Royal City’. Holiday in Jaipur would not only leave you refreshed but also attached to the culture of medieval times.
Distance from Delhi: – 260 Kms Approx
Time taken to reach by Car/Cab: – 5 – 6 hrs
Budget: – Minimum: – INR 2000 – 3000 pp 1 Night / 2 Days
Best time to visit: – October till February
When we think of Agra, we think of Taj Mahal and Panchhi Petha. One of the 7 wonders of the world Taj Mahal is not only the lifeline of Agra Taj Mahal along with Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri from Agra giving it an apt title of the Heritage City. You can visit Vrindavan and/or Mathura – Cities of Lord Krishna with world famous Krishna temples on way to Agra combining your heritage tour with a spiritual one.
Distance from Delhi: – 250 Kms Approx
Time taken to reach by Car/Cab: – 3-4 hrs
Budget: – Minimum: – INR 2000 – 3000 pp 2 Nights / 3 Days
Best time to visit: – October till March
A heaven for the nature lovers, Nainital is one of the most Popular Hill Stations around. It’s a paradise for photographers. The beauty of lakes set amidst the hills gives you that zap moment and takes your breath away. One can enjoy boating in the lakes or just laze around and absorb the eternal beauty of nature. A trip to Nainital will leave you with a sense of happiness and inner satisfaction.
Distance from Delhi: – 300 Kms Approx
Time taken to reach by Car/Cab: – 7 – 8 hrs
Budget: – Minimum: – INR 4000 – 5000 pp 2 Nights / 3 Days
Best time to visit: – March till June
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