Weekend Getaways are like rains soon after a long dry phase. Though we are desperately waiting for the onset of autumn we are not yet ready to bid farewell to the joy and splendor of monsoon. Road trip from Delhi is a must for a lot of people around this time. The beginning of September marks the culmination of monsoon with light refreshing showers once in a while making everything bright and beautiful at hill stations near Delhi.

Craving for a holiday? If a weekend is all you have to spare yet have a longing for a quick yet fulfilling weekend getaway to the hills or around this is the time to make it happen. Pick out your favorite people and place and plan a road trip from Delhi over the weekend to places that will detoxify your mind and soul.

If fast and furious is how you’ll describe your week then soothing and peaceful is how your weekend should be. And the stunning weekend getaways near Delhi offer just what you need after a hectic week!

Here is helping you decide and plan where and what your September weekends could be like!


You are only about 300 kms away from this beautiful hill station near Delhi located in devbhoomi Uttarakhand. Among other budgeted and beautiful weekend getaways near Delhi this one would surely steal your heart with its virgin beauty and mythological essence.  There are several temples and scenic places in and around the town waiting to be explored and enjoyed.

NAUKUCHIATAL2 Chestnut headed bee-eaters at Naukuchiatal, Uttarakhand, India

You can plan a road trip from Delhi to this captivating town cum hill station located in Nainital district. This is one of the most frequented hill station near Delhi. Experience the vast transition from the hustle bustle of Delhi to the serenity of the hills by covering about 312 kms to reach this place. Naukuchiatal quenches the traveler’s desire to have hills with lush greenery on one side and water on the other. Unwind the adventurer within by indulging in paragliding, kayaking, fishing, bird watching, angling, rowing and other such activities offered there.

MUKTESHWARmukteshwar-hills,Uttarakhand-perfect holiday destination

When you talk about weekend getaways near Delhi you can’t miss Mukteshwar. It is situated high on the fabulous Kumaon hills about 335 kms from Delhi. This town is an amalgamation of untouched beauty along with the tranquility that at least the big city dwellers yearn for. This tranquility is a result of its rich mythological past and other must visit temples and attractions in and around the town.


This attractive Chail can be your one stop weekend getaway near Delhi. Chail is nature’s paradise and is located in the ever so beautiful state, Himachal Pradesh. Experience a rush of adrenaline while you enjoy the various thrilling adventure activities such as rope walking, rock rappelling, bamboo bridge and much more happening there. Chail palace, Chail sanctuary, Rashtriya Military School and Chail Gurudwara are some of the many tourist attractions the place is home to.


About 280 kms from Delhi lies an appallingly virgin beauty, Dhanaulti. Relax in the lap of nature and indulge in the ecstasy of being surrounded by scenery at its prime. The distance is ideal for a perfect road trip from Delhi. What better way to travel than to drive especially when the one of the most beautiful hill stations near Delhi beckons you to revel in its glory! After all a traveler who travels by road sees it all inside out.

SATTALSattal-hill station near delhi

While planning a quick yet rejuvenating weekend getaway near Delhi Uttarakhand never disappoints you. Sattal is among its many must visit hill stations. It is the land of seven lakes that welcomes you with its warmth and glory. Many fun activities like river crossing, sightseeing, boating and more are waiting for your indulgence there! Getaway and break free from the week’s rush in the most soothing way at Sattal. This heavenly hill station is 219 kms from Delhi.


You are just 250 kms short of the solace you’ve been looking for you. This much sought after hill station near Delhi adds charm to the state of Uttarakhand. It will certainly cater to your need for peace therapy amidst nature in the best way possible. The thick magnificent forest takes you as close to nature as it gets.


Nothing attracts like the colors, culture and tradition of Rajasthan does! Mandawa, located in Jhunjhunu Rajasthan brings all the shades needed for a weekend full of colors. This 260 kms road trip from Delhi to Mandawa will acquaint you with the varied traditions and cultures prevalent in such close vicinity yet unknown. Delve in the beauty of the enchanting frescoes and exquisite artwork that the castle of Mandawa is known for.

RAJAJI NATIONAL PARKRajaji National park-Road trip from delhi

If wildlife is what excites you then you can’t stay away from Uttarakhand’s wildlife offerings. Plan a quick getaway into the forest retreat of Rajaji National Park to experience wildlife as well as nature from extremely close quarters. Come back refreshed and with lots of jungle stories to be shared with friends and family. The good news is it is only 213 kms from Delhi.

SHOGHIadventure-camping-in-shoghi himachal

If bird watching, trekking and camping with bonfire defines an ideal weekend getaway for you then this is where you should be next weekend. What’s more the town is also famous for locally made jellies, syrups, juices, pickles and other fruit produce. It is roughly about 343 kms from Delhi and 13 kms from Ambala- Shimla highway. The dense cover of forest around this town enhances its beauty and makes the surroundings tranquil and serene.

Well, I am sure by now your plan of action for the coming and following weekends must be mentally made. After all the weekend ahead gives us all the motivation to go on and on!

Plan your September in style with a terrific road trip from Delhi. Rest assured these destinations would surely refresh and rejuvenate you without burning a hole in your pocket. So make each weekend this month memorable and worthwhile by exploring one of the many weekend getaways near Delhi.


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!

One comment

  1. 09/29/2016 at 1:29 PM

    Wow all the holiday destinations around Delhi, mentioned in this article are so magical. On my list to visit each of them sooner. Will love to explore the hills of Himachal and Uttrakhand wid my friends. The article is so well written that it almost makes me dream me of these places.

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