Five Not So Popular Weekend Getaways Near Delhi To Give You An Awe-Inspiring Experience
Amidst all the hustle and bustle of the city, each one of us looks forward to an escape that can freshen up our mood and lift our soul. However, due to lack of time, one never prefers those longlasting trips, that end up making us more drained than ever. Thus, we bring you some of the most amazing destinations which won’t take much of your precious time and are ideal for a weekend get-away:
Pack your friends in a car and you are there in 6 hours. Surrounded by a lot of flora and fauna, the lush green Mukteshwar is a pure bliss. Located in the lap of Kumaon Hills, the place has an array of things to do which includes trekking up to the temple, sitting on a cliff quietly, Ziplining between two cliffs and much more. Needless to say, Mukteshwar has a lot of accommodation facilities from Camps to budget Hotels.
An ideal place for all the nature lovers, Naukuchiatal is popular for its lake, a nine-cornered one, which rests peacefully in the lap of nature. Situated in the beautiful hills of Kumaon, it has ample things to do including Boating, birdwatching to name a few. Amidst the most beautiful mountains, Naukrichiatal is a certainly a treat to mind and soul. Strolling in the alleys, Naukuchiatal also offers picturesque locations for clicking some amazing pictures.
The lush green forest, impeccable view of Himalayas and its breathtaking natural beauty gives visitors a feel of its royal heritage. Ideal for visiting in summers, Almora is a treat to your eyes and heart. Their famous attractions include Nanda Devi Temple, the Surya Temple, the GB Pant Museum to name a few. Almora is a six-seven hour drive from Delhi, and if you are not short of time don’t forget to visit the beautiful Hill Station of Binsar and the Temple of Jageshwar, which is only a short drive away from Almora.
4. Renuka Lake
A sacred place which is bound to give you an unimaginable experience, Renuka Lake is the largest lake in Himachal Pradesh. Situated in the Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh, the place has a list of things to do such as Boating on the lake, lion safari, visiting the zoo etc. Perhaps, the lake has some religious significance as it was named after goddess Renuka. The place is 300 km away from Delhi.
You might have heard the name of the place but surely, you aren’t aware of its impeccable cuisine and rich heritage. For those who have a fascination for ancient history, the place has a lot to offer. Aligarh Fort, Barsi Gate, and Gujari Mahal are some of its famous attractions. Visit the place during Sharad Purnima to witness their famous Agroha Maha Kumbh festival. We were literally bowled over by all the delicious sweets it offers.