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10 Awesome Getaways from Delhi

The national capital is indeed one of the most vibrant and beautiful city to be in, there a several pros and cons if you are living in this city

The national capital is indeed one of the most vibrant and beautiful city to be in, there a several pros and cons if you are living in this city. One such positive note revolves around travelling, Delhi being very close to different and best place to go on vacation so, here’s the list of top 10 getaways from Delhi.

Taj Mahal

1. Agra.

One of the most popular places to visit from Delhi, if you live in the capital and have never been to this amazing wonder, you have missed a lot.

Delhi to Agra – 210 KM

Best Transport – Indian Railways, Delhi – Bhopal Shatabdi. It takes just 2 hours to reach Agra from this train.

2. Kasauli

Known for its serenity and calmness . Dense forest and Snow clad mountains will always be cherish while you trek through the surreal trails. It is definitely one of the best places to visit near Delhi throughout the year.

Delhi to Kasauli – 305 KM

Best Transport – Himachal Roadways.

3. Mussoorie

Another famous hill station of Uttarakhand, also the to famous author Ruskin Bond. Lavishing resorts, dense forests and the amazing air, it is definitely one of those places you can visit at a very low budget.

Delhi to Mussoorie – 280 KM


Best Transport – Take a train ride till Dehradun and a short bus ride till Mussoorie.

4. Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

It is one of  the most beautiful places to travel around to visit near Delhi. It will be a joy for nature lovers, the place is home to hundreds of species of birds. Various architectural structures that are also worth visiting.

Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

Delhi to Bharatpur – 200 KM

Best Transport – Indian Railways

5. Pangoot

A really beautiful place near Nainital , around 15 km from the Nainital city. It is a beautiful getaway in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. Known for its snowfall during winters (November to February). The adding feature of the place is bird watching with over 120 different species of birds. Kilbury and Snow View Point are the most popular bird watching spots. Also, Naina Peak is very near to this place and if trekking interests you then you could try the trail that starts the place it self.


Delhi to Pangot – 300 KM

Best Transport – Delhi to Kathgodam by Train and A small bus ride to Pangoot

6. Rohru

A heart pleasing, peaceful hill town of Rohru in Himachal Pradesh. Situated on the banks of Pabbar River, an amazing place for fish lovers, it is famous for its trout. You can either spend your time on gliding, camping and trekking. Rohru winters is also a breathtaking experience.


Royal Delicious and Rich Red are the most popular varieties of apple can be found in the small town.

Shikhru Devta temple popularly known for its fair every year in April, Chanshal ranges, the village of Dodra, places know for shallow fishing near Rohru, you can enjoy canoeing and rafting in the river too.

Delhi to Rohru – 433 KM

Best Transport – You can take a Royal Enfield from Shimla or Himachal Roadways from Delhi.

7. Rishikesh

Small hilly town of Uttarakhand. A beautiful blend of spirituality and natural beauty. A place with a smell of religious fervor, calm weather that attracts a huge number of backpackers throughout the year. It is also popular for its various adventure activities such as bungee jumping, trekking, white , cliff hanging, water rafting and much more.


Delhi to Rishikesh – 250 KM

Best Transport – State Roadways and your own Vehicle.

8. Chail

An awesome tourist destination located in Himachal Pradesh. Rare animal species like Ghorals, Kakkar, cam be spotted in the wildlife sanctuary located in the place . If you love forest then the sheer beauty of the place would blow your mind. Also the very famous cricket ground, the highest cricket stadium is also a place to visit in winters.


Delhi to Chail – 332 KM

Best Transport – Himachal Roadways.

9. Varanasi

The soul city of this counrty, situated on the bank of river Ganges in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Also known as a city of temples. Magnificent Ghats and temples that can surely elevate your consciousness to a whole new level again. One must not forget the amazing food you can enjoy in the city.

Varanasi Monk

Delhi to Varanasi – 816 KM

Best Transport – Indian Railways

10. Ajmer

The city of Ajmer, a place to visit in Jaipur, Rajasthan.One of the most sacred place for both the Muslims and Hindus. Surrounded by the beautiful Arravali hills . ‘Dargah Sharif' is The most famous 'Dargah’, which is the Muslim's of the great Sufi Saint Khwaza Moinuddin Chishti now a days it is a major tourism and religious attraction of Rajasthan.


Delhi to Ajmer – 400 KM

Best Transport – Indian Railways and State Roadways.

All of these places are mind blowing for all of those who love to travel and explore new places, there are lot more places you can visit with a very low budget, I would be updating about various such places and how to manage your budget during travelling.

Happy Travelling .