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Weekend Destination from Delhi Under 7 Hours

Weekend Getaways

The best thing about city like Delhi is that you can enjoy food from different cultures and you can also enjoy every weather from summers to winters. Here, you can find various architectures of British Era and several historical monuments built in the Mughal dynasty. You will get cherry on the cake as there are several destinations near Delhi which you can visit in weekend. This is the ideal place for you to visit if you plan to take off from work or office. With a very less amount, you can visit these places and rejuvenate yourself.

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1- Surajkund

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This is the nearest place from Delhi; it is only 8 km from south Delhi and 20 km from central Delhi. This place has a vibrant history and the Surajkund Mela is world famous for arts, crafts, and culture. Tourists from across the globe visit this mesmerizing destination to find peace. You can visit this place with your family and the traveling cost would be very less.

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2- Alwar/Neemrana

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You can visit this place for historical monuments and wildlife. The tourist attractions are the Alwar Fort, Silserh Lake, Bhangarh (most haunted place of India), Sariska Tiger Reserve, and Neemrana Fort built by Raja Dup Raj in 1467 which is now converted into a heritage hotel. You can reach these destinations in 2-3 hours.

3- Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

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This place would be loved by wildlife lovers and photographers. Its former name is Keoladeo Ghana National Park, and this is one of the man-made wetlands in India. The UNESCO has declared it a heritage site because of its wide and exotic range of birds which migrate from other parts of the country in the summer season. It’s only 230km from Delhi.

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4- Rishikesh

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Beatles visited this place in 1968 and honestly described as one of the international nomad’s destinations. Though Rishikesh is a Hindu pilgrimage destination, you can visit there for Yoga and spirituality and you can also opt for river rafting and trekking. People can visit alone here, they might find serenity. It’s just 230 km from Delhi and one of the best weekend getaways.

5- Jim Corbett

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Just 250km from Delhi you will find the finest tiger reserve of India with a wide variety of flora and fauna. You can visit this place with family and friends. The name of the park is after the prominent writer, Jim Corbett.

6- Lansdowne

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It is one of the best hill stations near Delhi (250kms) and you can reach this destination in 7 hours. Hill station lovers and adventure seekers would like this place. This place is isolated and you can visit here for serenity.

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7- Ranikhet

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The tranquil hill station is located in the Himalayan range and in the cantonment town of Almora. The area is covered with pine, deodar, and oak forest. You can do the trek from Ranikhet to Kausani, the place is famous for its breathtaking views. It’s a bit far from other mentioned places but could be reached in 8-9 hours and it’s worth every single penny.

8- Shimla

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This hill station is already famous and loved by the people of North India. Here, you get an amalgamated culture of the colonial era and untarnished nature. It is only 350km from Delhi and is one of the best places to visit with family and friends.