Getaways near Delhi that should be on your 'Travel Diaries' this year!

Posted on :
12 January 2018
Posted on :
12 January 2018

Ready to plan some crazy fun getaways for a weekend away from the city for this New Year? We're here to help pitch in for your 'Travel Goals'. Giving you a rejuvenating experience of unwinding from a daily work routine, these places offer some great adventure activities and some of them simply let you wake up to stunning views, making sure you enjoy your time away while you are hashtag-ing '#TravelDiaries'!

1. Dharamshala

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Dharamshala at the Dhauladhar Range, is known for being a home for a lot of spiritual activities. Conifer and oak trees tower this place, with scenic mountains ranges that look so inviting for a good long trek. If you are an avid trekker, then Dharamshala is the best place to get started with.

Distance: 487 Kilometers

2. Rishikesh

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Interestingly situated at the base of the mighty Himalayas, Rishikesh is the adventure capital of India. If you’re an adventure junkie, then Rishikesh is the best weekend getaway you need. The lush green, stunning landscapes and terrain that are adventure friendly can only make your fun weekend even better at Rishikesh. You can also get your hands on some Bungee Jumping, Rock Climbing, River Rafting and Trekking.

Distance: 230 Kilometers

3. Mussoorie

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If you are looking for quiet escape from a crowded, noisy city, then Mussoorie is the best decision you would ever make. Mussoorie, tucked away along the Himalayas, is a quiet and laid back hill stations. The place literally lets you experience time slowing down so you and snuggle up with just another beautiful mountain views. Taking a nice walk along the beautiful streets of Mussoorie, you will get to see the charm that this place has been impressing its visitors with.


Distance: 270 Kilometers

4. Jaisalmer

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If you are looking for a unique desert life experience for a vacation, Jaisalmer offers the best. Tent stays, desert drives, camel rides and local cuisine to give you the perfect experience at Jaisalmer. The city has some of the lovely forts and palaces that you can visit to see some of the great architecture that literally walk you back in time. Sunsets and Sunrise at this yellow sandstone city, Jaisalmer practically turning the city all gold is a stunning sight to see! A photography tour, a heritage walk or a desert camp stay are things you should try when you are at Jaisalmer.


Distance: 735.4 Kilometers

5. Dehradun

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As the capital of Uttarakhand, Dehradun attracts quite a lot of visitors who get there just to admire the lovely views and soak in all the goodness nature and the pleasant weather offers here. The lovely Malsi Deer Park and Robbers’ Cave are among the main attractions at Dehradun.

Distance: 240 Kilometers

6. Kufri

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Kufri is one of the oldest skiing spots in the country. November shows snow at this altitude since Kufri is close to the Himalayas. The less populated Kufri is also one of the best places to try adventure activities like trekking, wildlife spotting at the Himalayan Zoo and skiing.

Distance: 360 Kilometers

7. Jim Corbett National Park

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One of the popular and oldest National Parks, not to far from Delhi, is the Jim Corbett National Park. The park situated right at the foothills of the Himalayas, houses the majestic wild cats, India’s favourite Bengal Tigers. Jim Corbett is the first tiger reserve in India. Apart from tigers, you will be able to spot Indian Elephants, Wild Buffaloes, Leopards and Gharials. Do not miss out on the jeep safari and wildlife tour at the lovely Jim Corbett, especially if you are interested in wildlife photography.


Distance: 235 Kilometers

8. Auli

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Auli is a very popular tourist spot. The place is known for its impeccable beauty with all the snow covered playing a beautiful foreground against the towering mountains and forests of dense oak. This place is also known for skiing activities that are organized for tourists, infact a skiing festival is also happens at Auli. This place also has the longest cable car riding facility.

Distance: 500 Kilometers

9. Kasol

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A popular weekend getaway, Kasol is a stunningly beautiful places well situated between hills that offer stunning views of the Himalayas. As a backpackers major stop place, Kasol serves as the base camp for some of the most popular treks like the Pin Parvati trek, Kheerganga Trek and many more.

Distance: 530 Kilometers

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