To escape from the hustle and bustle of the busy city life, one can escape to the nearby destinations around Delhi. There are many places to visit in Delhi whether to some hills in summer, a safari weekend, or for outdoor adventure and camping. What’s more interesting about these places is that it is suitable to visit with friends, family, as an individual or for couples. The ease of access through roadways running through north India adds a good remark of a beautiful experience to travel.
Here are some of the unique destinations for tripping on the weekends
The Bhangarh Fort, Rajasthan
The Bhangarh Fort, a 17th-century fort is located on the way between Jaipur and Delhi. It is regarded as the most haunted place in the country, famous for the historical ruins and ghost stories. It was named after Bhan Singh by his grandson Madho Singh and is located a couple of hours away from the National Capital Region.
The feeling is so filled with terror as soon as we get to enter through the main gate of the ruined fort city, known as the Ghost bungalow. There can be found temples, palaces, and Havelis within the fort. You can enter through the four gates to the fort- the Lahori Gate, the Ajmeri Gate, the Fulbari Gate, and the Delhi Gate. Many Hindu temples can also be found at the entrance of the gates. At the extreme end of the fort, there is a royal palace.
Auli is a popular hill destination in the Himalayan Range and is also perfect for skiing as an adventure activity. Hence also known as the skiing destination of India. There’s no dearth of natural beauty as it is well surrounded by apple orchards, old oaks, and pine trees. One can go for trekking activities in the Garhwal Himalayas and enjoy the breathtaking views of the snow-capped mountain peaks.
It is good for skiing because of its glittering slopes and clean environment. It houses the mountain ranges of Nanda Devi, Mana Parvat, and Kamat Kamet and is situated at a height of 2800 m above sea level. Many religious destinations are also scattered around Auli which is believed to be blessed by the visit of Shankaracharya.
A small town in Uttarakhand that has gained fame for its pristine views of deodar and pine trees, it is fully surrounded by and is set up amidst the Himalayan Mountains, far away from the rush of city life. To find solace amidst nature, the fresh, aromatic fragrance of apples and apricot orchards, Chamba region is a perfect getaway, with a peaceful ambiance. Located 56 km away from Dalhousie, Chamba is famous for its temples and adventure sports activities amidst the Himalayas.
One can get to enjoy adrenaline rushes, Chamba offers some exciting adventure activities such as trekking, camping, rafting, and other adventure sports activities. Other popular attractions are the Surara temple and Brajeshwari temple. A secret getaway near more popular travel destinations of Uttarakhand such as Mussoorie and Rishikesh. A thing to be noted is that; this destination should not be confused with Chamba, Himachal Pradesh.
There’s no ideal time to visit Nainital- the gem of Uttarakhand. Located at the foothills of the Himalayas, surrounded by the lush green cover, this stunning hill station is found, and one can enjoy the breathtaking views. It is located at an elevation of around 1938 meters, at the center of the town. The town is named after the gorgeous Naini Lake is known for the beauty and popularity of the entire town. A perfect weekend getaway; from the capital of India; founded by the British. Nainital brims with elegant colonial structures that add up to the beauty of this place.
Chail, Himachal Pradesh
A tranquil hill station close to Shimla; a one-day visit to Chail can provide you with the much-needed solace. It is known for being the world’s highest cricket ground and a heritage hotel. It is surrounded by the rich vegetation of pine forests and deodar trees on all sides which is located at an altitude of 2,250 m above sea level. A two-hour drive away from Shimla and to gain a wonderful experience, you can stay in one of the comfortable resorts.