The hustle bustle of the city life can be taxing both physically and mentally. When the materialism, the skyscrapers and the pollution starts stifling you, you know it’s time for a getaway. Here is a consolidated list of the places to visit near New Delhi, without fretting upon the leave balance. All the below mentioned places are within 300 KMs from Delhi and therefore, are perfect for a weekend getaway.

Places to visit near New Delhi

NANITAL

Distance From Delhi- 286 KMS

Nainital, situated amidst the Kumaon hills, is recognized as the Lake District of India. The hill-town also serves as a paradise for nature lovers. The city is also renowned as the lake of three sages as the Tri Rishi Sarovar incepts from the story of three sages. Legend has it that these three sages made a halt at Nainital to quench their thirst and that’s how the famous Nainital lake was formed. There is also another legend that states that the left eye of Sati, fell in the center of the lake and made it appear as the eye shaped lake.

Must Visit– Naina Peak Nainital, Nainital Lake, snow View Point Nainital, Mukteshwar Temple, Naina Devi Temple in Nanital, Tiffin Top

Best Time to visit– March to June

AGRA

Distance From Delhi- 219 KMS

Agra is the homeland to one of the seven wonders of the world, Taj Mahal which is synonymous to limitless love. The rich architecture symbolizes the taste of Mughals and unlimited folklores attached to it. So you can pack your bags and get set for the perfect road trip without pinching your pocket.

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Must Visit- Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra Fort

Best Time to Visit- October to March

MANESAR

Distance from Delhi-58 Kms

If you have a limited day or two then Manesar is the closest and the most convenient option for you. Manesar tehsil is part of Ahirwal Region near Delhi. It has transformed from a sleepy village to one of the fastest-growing townships in India.The picture perfect Damdama lake and Sohna lake are the highlight of this place. One can spend a comfortable weekend at one out of the many exquisite properties available.

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Must Do- Damdama Lake and Sohna Lake

Best Time to visit- November to February

LANSDOWNE

Distance From Delhi- 236 KMS

The paradise of an offbeat traveler, Lansdowne is an untouched, pristine town perfect for a weekend getaway. It is known to be home to the Garhwal Rifle regiment of the Indian Army. One can experience the utmost solitude and decompress as this town is far away from the claws of commercialization and urbanization.

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Must visit- Bhulla Lake, Tip N Top, St John’s Church, Jungle Safari

Best Time to Visit- Throughout the year

JAIPUR

Distance From Delhi- 269 KMS

The moment you set foot in the Pink City, Jaipur, you will feel like everything has come straight out of the pages of some epic novel. Majestic buildings, tales of heroic battles, resplendent forts and palaces, and multifaceted characters – Rajasthan is one of the most colourful and flashiest states in all of India, and its capital Jaipur lives up to the same reputation as well.

( @manish._.clicks ) Amer Fort

Must Visit-Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Amber Fort, Albert Hall Museum, Nahargarh Fort,

Best Time To Visit- October to March

MATHURA AND VRINDAVAN

Distance From Delhi- 147 KMS

These twin cities flamboyantly encapsulate Krishna janmabhoomi, Krishna hometown, Krishna’s childhood memories and his raasleela. Counted amongst the seven sacred Hindu cities, Mathura Vrindavan holds an important place on the world’s map.

@wishingforfestival

Must Visit- Peepleshwar Mahadeo Temple, Birla Mandir, Yum Yamuna Temple, Barsana Temple, Nandbhavan, Nidhivan

Best Time to visit- October to March

KASAULI

Distance From Delhi- 286 KMS

Kasauli is a small town in the south-west part of Himachal and is on the relatively lower edges of Himalayas. Nestled amidst beautiful woody forests of pine and cedar trees, Kasauli owes its mystical and serene ambiance to the lavish Victorian buildings built by the Britishers who resided here years back. It is Located on the way from Chandigarh to Shimla, this cantonment town makes for an ideal peaceful holiday location, away from the rush.

@karvaan27 ( Kasauli )

Must Visit- Timber Trail, Monkey point,  Mall Road

Best Time To Visit- Throughout the year

RISHIKESH

Distance From Delhi- 232 KMS

Rishikesh, situated in Uttrakhand is the Yoga capital of the world and is home to pilgrimage, Yoga and Adventure Sports.The city situated besides the Himalayan foothills beside the Ganges River is the perfect getaway if you are scouting for a more commercial option. The city offers myriad thrilling activities, including rafting, kayaking, rock climbing, rappelling and hiking.

@abhishek__vrma

Must visit- Ram Jhula, Bharat Mandir, The Beatles Ashram, Neergarh Falls

Best Time to visit-  March to April, September to October

Now that we have listed down the best places to visit near New Delhi, you know how to make the most out of your coming weekend.

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