7 Perfect Tourist Spots Near Delhi

Posted on :
18 August 2016
Posted on :
18 August 2016

Tourist spots near Delhi offer some of the most wonderful experiences. The way these places attract tourists is amazing as these places have not lost their charm that easy. They also leave them wanting to come back to have the experience all over again. 

1. Shimla

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Shimla is among the most beautiful tourist spots in the country. The lovely weather and picturesque parts along the hills, of valleys, with the snow peaked mountains setting the a magnificent background, can truly not be compared to a weekend spent at the city. You can enjoy some adventure activities like trekking, ice skating and more. You will also find some of the best local shopping spots and some lovely church architectures to visit.

Distance: 358 Kilometers

2. Manali

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A scenic place which is one of the most prefered skiing destinations in the country, Manali makes one of the best tourist spots near Delhi. A drive along Rathong Pass is quite possible if you prefer travelling from Manali. Get on with some fun activities like Trekking or Paragliding when you are in Manali. You can also visit some of the best monasteries in and around Manali.

Distance: 550 Kilometers

3. 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

4. Ranthambore National Park

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A home for tigers and a variety of other wildlife, Ranthambore is one of the beautiful National Parks. It has been well placed in between two scenic rivers, adding to the beauty and attracting more visitors every time. First declared as a wildlife sanctuary, Ranthambore was declared and recognised as a national park in 1981.

Distance: 394 Kilometers

5.  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

6. Haridwar

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Considered as one of the largest  and popular religious places in India, Haridwar is among the most preferred spot for religious trips by people not just in India but also all over the world. This place is where the world famous Kumbh Mela takes place as a religious gathering with people from across the globe. The Manasa Devi Temple gives one a bird's eye view of this city bustling with religious activities.

Distance: 234 Kilometers

7. Agra

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Agra is definitely among the top tourist spots in India that is close to the nation's capital. As a city that houses one of the wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal, Agra has always sustained its reputation as one of the important tourist spots. The fact that Taj Mahals undying story as a symbol of love and the stunningly artistic and well crafted architecture will remain India’s biggest attraction for International tourists, has hence remained, with Agra topping the tourist spots in the country. A quick getaway to Agra lets you to also explore a few more old and famous Mughal architectures apart from Taj Mahal.

Distance: 210 Kilometers