Once we bid farewell to the festivities of Dusshera and Diwali, the focus shifts to the indulgence and extravagance that comes with Christmas and New Year!
While Diwali has a reason to pull us back home, this time of the year calls for a holiday retreat. May be in the wildness of a jungle safari or the calmness of a resort in the mountains. Whatever your idea of a gala celebration be, it’s time to plan it now.
For many, the numerous weekend getaways near Delhi have been a reason for envy! However, it gives immense happiness to Delhites to pack their bags and set off to an all exciting fun destination every weekend.
Among the many places to visit near Delhi, make sure you delve into the beauty of one of the following destinations around Christmas or New Year!
Located in Alwar district of the colorful state of Rajasthan this wildlife refuge will surely set your mood right! It is at a very comfortable distance of around 215 km from Delhi. It is famous for its royal Bengal tigers and is also a heaven for bird watchers. Besides these the reserve is home to many other wildlife species and rare birds. Explore the unexplored this in the upcoming weekend. You can book your stay with nature right away.
A still virgin weekend getaway near Delhi, Jageshwar lies in the Almora district of Uttarakhand. The beauty and tranquillity in and around the famous Jageshwar temple is sure to leave you spellbound. This can not only be the perfect setting for the last week of the year but a place to keep coming back to. Jageshwar is about 393 km from Delhi. This is one of the most beautiful holiday destinations near Delhi and a must visit for nature lovers.
Just 288 km from Delhi is a beauty you can never get enough of. Barog is in Solan district of the ever so mesmerizing state, Himachal Pradesh. If you’ve been looking for the most soothing places to visit near Delhi, let this be your one stop destination to soothe your mind, body and soul. Dolanji Bon Monastery is among the many tourist attractions this place has to offer.
When all you want to do is chill in nature’s lap then around 343 km is just a small number to cover! Bhaalu gaad waterfall, Mukteshwar temple and Chauli ki jali are some of the major spots to be explored there. Rest assured the tranquility and beauty of the place is to be savored once for sure.
It would be criminal to not to talk about Mussoorie while talking about the most awesome weekend getaways near Delhi. You just have to cover a distance of about 275 km to relax in the lap of nature. What food, fun and frolic the mall road of this happening hill station has got to offer! Book yourself in a cosy room overlooking magnificent mountains and come back all ready to kick-start the New Year.
The ever so beautiful hill station Nainital welcomes all with open arms and lots of warmth. While you are there don’t forget to visit the famous high altitude zoo and lake. Take back some of Nainital’s famous designer candles for yourself as well as family and friends as Christmas and New Year’s presents. This most sort after destination is about 296 km from Delhi.
Only about 300 km from Delhi is a destination that has so much to offer for a memorable weekend. Folk culture museum, Hidimba parvat, famous aquarium on the Bhimtal island, Hanuman garhi, Victoria dam are some of the must visit places here.
- BIR BILLING
Bir billing attracts thousands of adventure seekers every year from in and around India. It is after all known as the paragliding capital of India. It is about 516 km from Delhi. You’ll surely not regret the distance travelled as the interesting Tibetan colony, beautiful monasteries and the local tea factory among other attractions will keep you engaged and wanting for more. It’s time to feel the adrenalin rush and let the beauty of the lush green state sink in while you take an eagles eye view of the valley.
The beauty of Uttarakhand never disappoints anyone. This beautiful hill station is just 300 km from Delhi. Indulge in the activities this calm holiday destination has to offer like fishing, boating etc. Stay in a river facing resort and experience beauty in all its glory.
If boating, kayaking and fishing amidst nature, your idea of celebrating Christmas or New Year, then get ready to go this beautiful town. Cover the mere 306 km to be with nature at its best. Book yourself in the villas overlooking the lake. Wake up to a breathtaking view of the mountains, sip your tea by the lake and get started for the day. A steaming onion tomato Maggie by the lake has never hurt anyone!
The much-awaited weekends are knocking on! Pack your bags and get going! Say hello to the two beautiful occasions of merrymaking in style!
About Suhani Sheshodia
Hi I am Suhani and being from Dehradun my first love is of course nature and second writing! My love for traveling is relatively new and came with me tying a knot with a fauji. I grew up amidst nature with trees to cheer me up when I felt low and juicy fruits waiting to be plucked and savored at any time of the day. To be able to make the world view things through my eyes is what I love to do. And only writing empowers me that way so here I am doing what I love the most!
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