Are you looking for some best weekend destination trips to enjoy this summer? Do you want some weekend getaways around Delhi? Do not worry. We are here to help you out in finalizing your favorite weekend destination at affordable prices. Meanwhile, we all love Delhi, but the scorching heat waves are tolling upon us, so to beat the heat and enjoy the summers, a vacation needs to be planned to a chilling and pleasant not so hot type summer destination around Delhi.
If a weekend tour from Delhi is planned by your friends or family it would be very exciting for you but there are some constraints regarding your budget and leaves available with you, that’s why we have sorted out some easy to approach weekend destinations near Delhi. Some places in Uttrakhand and Himachal Pradesh will be the best option for you. What’s more, you would expect?
So pack your bags and get ready to explore!! Voila, we are here.
Here are some of the featured destinations to get the better idea:
It is one famous hill station located in Himachal Pradesh, just 520 kilometers away from Delhi, on NH44. Manali is considered as a traveler’s most loved destination because it attracts thousands of tourists every summers and winter. The hill station is known for trekking and hiking activities, also called as “backpacker’s dream destination” in one of the travel blogs. The average temperature is 20 degrees Celsius, sometimes snow can be seen at the place. Solang Valley, Hidimba Temple, Bhigru Lake, and Rohtang Pass are some of the popular places that can be witnessed.
Suggested Tour package: Manali Tour By Volvo
Just approximately 340 kilometers away from Delhi, lays a beautiful summer weekend getaway, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh called Shimla. It is a perfect destination to enjoy with friends and family. With a bit cool temperature, what all can you enjoy over there? It has a lot to offer from sightseeing to shopping on Mall Road, thrilling sports to delicious food. A must to enjoy is the Kalka-Shimla train ride which gives you an adventurous feeling because the train passes through 22 tunnels. Some other places like- State Museum, Jakhu Mandir, Scandal Point can also be experienced.
Suggested Tour package: Chilling Shimla Hotel Package
Kasauli is located 293 kilometers driving distance from Delhi. Indeed it doesn’t need any introduction because it is a very popular hill station among the tourists as well as the natives of Himachal Pradesh. It is placed in the Solan district. Though the place is not explored much but recently in the past it has become a center of attraction among many travelers because of trekking, hiking, and shopping activities. The temperature is very cool, 10 degree Celsius in summers. What all can you explore in Kasauli? Well, it is Monkey Point, Lovers Point, Christ Church, Gilbert Trail, Sunrise Point, Hawa Ghar, and Nature Camp.
If you are extremely loving and passionate for adventurous sports then, Rishikesh is the destination for you? It is located in the holy land of Uttrakhand also called as “Dev Bhoomi”, near the Ganges in the foothills of Himachal Pradesh, just 242 kilometers away from Delhi. Car hire with driver will be the best possible way because of its thrilling sports. From river rafting to meditation, trekking, hiking, bungee jumping, kayaking, giant swinging, you can explore much more in this place. Ram Jhula, Lakshman Jhula, Triveni Ghat, Rajaji National Park might interest you more.
It is said that if you have visited Shimla tour then your next destination should be Nainital, as the two places are not too far. It is located 299 kilometers away from Delhi by road. Nainital has also been famous among many honeymooners and travelers who come with their families. If you are interested in a serene place and want to explore the lush green natural beautiful lakes, then Nainital is the place for you. As the place owns lakes, so boating is expected to happen. Besides this Naini Lake, Cave Garden, Snow View Point, Naina Devi Temple, Sattal Bird watching is famous tourist spots.
Suggested Tour package: Beautiful Nainital Tour
A magnificent and amazing cantonment town of Lansdowne is located 248 kilometers from Delhi in Uttrakhand. If you like armed forces such as the Indian Army then the place is worth to visit as it marks the history of the Indian defense force. Being one of the less visited and underrated travel destinations, it is the calm and serene place where the Indian Army has its associations. You can surely relax and enjoy summer vacations with your family and friends. The famous tourist attractions are- British Colonial architecture and buildings, Himalayan views and Valley views. You can even do Bhulla lake boating, camping and sunset viewing.
There is another cantonment town in Uttrakhand with the name of Almora, which is situated 370 kilometers from Delhi. The best thing is you can visit the place anytime during the whole year. One interesting fact about this place is the whole town is placed on a 5-kilometer mountain range only. It is known for its exotic wildlife, multi-cuisine and diverse culture. Almora has pleasant weather and chilly temperature, so you do not have to worry, just enjoy a sunset, shopping, and hiking. Nanda Devi Temple, Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary can be explored over there.
If you are a traveler or a social media person then, a place is very much known to you. This hill station is getting famous among its visitors from so long as travelers share their experience on social media very much. During summers the place is just a trending travel destination because it is located 285 kilometers from Delhi and 35 kilometers from Dehradun. During summers, Hire a Car for the weekend tour will help you a lot in enjoying pleasant chilling weather over there. Mussoorie has Kempty falls, Bagh Garden, Christ Church to spot and have fun. Shopping on Mall Road and taking a cable ride is also the best thing which you can do over there.
Suggested Tour package: Mussoorie Tour
Another most popular hill station in Himachal Pradesh is Chail which was previously called the summer capital of the country. It is situated 345 kilometers distance from Delhi with absolutely chilling and commendable weather conditions. It is also home to the cricket and the world’s highest cricket ground is located here in the place. As a tourist, you can enjoy outdoor activities such as sightseeing, shopping and bird watching. Chail Sanctuary is a famous place to visit.
How can we forget an impressive and best pilgrimage place Dharamshala? This mesmerizing place is located in Himachal Pradesh, 481 kilometers away from Delhi, surrounded by a cedar forest on the edges of Himalayas. The place is famous and home to Dalai Lama also called as a spiritual Tibetan Buddhism center apart from being a tourist destination. Paragliding, camping, trekking, hiking is famous among tourists. As it is a so Namgyal Monastery can be found there. Dal Lake and Kareri Lake are other tourist spots.