Weekend Getaways from Delhi – With two long weekends closing in, Delhiites are all prepped up to rejuvenate themselves with a weekend getaway trip. And if you’re bored of repeatedly going to Shimla, Dehradun, Nainital or Jaipur over the weekends, we’ve got some exciting places for you to travel during the coming two weekends.
Let us have a look at some of these unusual long weekend getaways from Delhi:
1. Kareri Lake
If you’re an adventure and nature lover, you must visit this glacial lake situated between the ranges of Dhauladhar. Away from the usual monotonous filled hustle of the city life, Kareri Lake is situated amidst the lush green mountains. It is just a one-night journey from Delhi. The trek originates from Mcleodganj and leads to Kareri village. From the village there is a gradual ascend to the lake which passes through forests giving you a complete feeling of adventurous trek.
2. Neemrana Fort, Alwar:
One of the best resorts near Delhi and an ideal destination for a family weekend getaway, Neemrana Fort Palace is located on Delhi-Jaipur highway. Located about 140 km from Delhi, it can be easily reached via NH48. If you’re planning for a day trip, the entry fee of this palace is INR 1900 per person which includes a lunch buffet, however lunch is optional, so you can cut it off, the regular ticket is Rs 750 per person. The timing to visit the palace is 9AM to 3PM. You can also choose to plan an overnight stay here at this palace which offers absolutely gorgeous accommodation suites ranging from Rs 11,000 to 30,000. There are also regular rooms which are priced at INR 4,500 to INR 14,000 per night. You can experience camel riding, zipping, cultural festivities, vintage-car ride amongst many other available options here.
Merely 97 km from Delhi, BrijGhat is situated on the way to Garhmukteshwar and if people are to be believed, it is only place where you can still see a clean Ganga. Once here, apart from enjoying the rustic feel, you can also go for a boat ride in the holy water of Ganges and take a dip in it. Ideal for a single-day trip, if you’ve more time in hand, you can also explore Garhmukteshwar which is dotted with several temples.
Situated about 26 kms away from Bhimtal in Uttrakhand, this makes up for another unusual weekend getaway from Delhi.Some of the prominent places to visit in Dhanachuli includes ChaulikiJali, MukteshwarDham, BhaluGaadwaterfalls, Victoria dam and GhorakhalGoluDevta Temple. You can reach here via an overnight bus to Nainital or a train to kathgodam and then another bus or Dhanachuli. You can also go via Haldwani.
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