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Five popular weekend getaways around Delhi

It is a great weather to enjoy any short trip, so swiftly pack your bags and take a small break from your laborious schedule. So, here I come up with some new suggestions if you are planning to go for a small break.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 11 November 2017, 12:58:46 PM
Delhi

Delhi

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It is a great weather to enjoy any short trip, so swiftly pack your bags and take a small break from your laborious schedule. Here, I come up with slew of suggestions which can change your difficult task to easier one.
Neemrana

Neemrana

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Neemrana is an ancient historical town in Alwar district of Rajasthan, India, situated at 122 km from Delhi and 150 km from Jaipur on the Delhi-Jaipur highway in Behror tehsil. It is situated in between Behror and Shahajahanpur. Distance from Delhi: 140.5 km Travel Time: 2 h 56 min Places to visit: Neemrana Fort Palace, Baori, Sariska National Park, Bala Quila Accomodation: You can easily get hotels at a starting range of Rs 1500 per night and tariff increases according to services and facilities.
Alwar

Alwar

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Alwar is a city in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan. Alwar City Palace, from 1793, blends architectural styles and has marble pavilions on lotus-shaped bases in its courtyard, plus a museum with rare manuscripts. Distance from Delhi: 166.8 Km Travel Time: 3 h 39 min Accomodation: You can easily get hotels at a starting range of Rs 500 per night and tariff increases according to services and facilities. Places to visit: Bhangarh Fort, Siliserh Lake, Sariska Tiger Reserve, City Palace
Amritsar

Amritsar

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Amritsar is a city in the northwestern Indian state of Punjab, 28 kilometers from the border with Pakistan. At the center of its walled old town, the gilded Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib) is the holiest gurdwara (religious complex) of the Sikh religion. Distance from Delhi: 450.4 Km Travel Time: 7 h 38 min Accomodation: You can easily get hotels at a starting range of Rs 1200 per night and tariff increases according to services and facilities. Places to visit: Harmandir Sahib, Tempio d'Oro, Akal Takht, Jallianwala Bagh
Agra

Agra

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Agra is a city in northern India’s Uttar Pradesh state. It's home to the iconic Taj Mahal, a mausoleum built for the Mughal ruler Shah Jahan’s wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Distance from Delhi: 233.0 Km Travel Time: 4 h 21 min Accomodation: You can easily get hotels at a starting range of Rs 1000 per night and tariff increases according to services and facilities. Places to visit: Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Itimad-ud-daula's Tomb
Lansdowne

Lansdowne

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Lansdowne at an altitude of 1,706 m on a hillock is famous for its pristine Himalayan beauty, oak and pine forests, snow-covered peaks and lovely fresh air. Unspoilt by human activities, Lansdowne is also popular as one of the British Hill stations and is home to the cantonment of the Garhwal Rifles of the Indian Army. Distance from Delhi: 260.2 Km Travel Time: 7 h 3 min Accomodation: You can easily get hotels at a starting range of Rs 1200 per night and tariff increases according to services and facilities. Places to visit: Bhulla lake, Tip N Top, Jungle safari, Bhim Pakora