It’s Never Too Late To Check Out These 5 Places For A Weekend Getaway!

We all go through those days when a long weekend comes up and we have no plans for it. Everyone has been to Alwar, Jaipur, Neemrana and Mussoorie. But we have listed some out of the box places for your next possible weekend getaway. Ps. Since these places are really close to Delhi, you’ll have no problem coming back in no time!

Tehri Garhwal, Uttrakhand

The place has mythological significance. This is where river Ganga arrives in its real form at Devprayag where river Bhagirathi and River Alaknanda merge. You can spot a lot of temples around the place. Imagine staying at a place nestled at an altitude of 1550 meters above the sea level. The place overlooks a massive lake and the Tehri dam is a major tourist attraction.

Distance from Delhi | 359.6 kms

Things to Do:

  • Visit Tehri Dam.
  • River Rafting
  • Trekking
  • Visit places like Devpragya, Danaulti and Chamba.
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Bir, Himachal Pradesh

The place is known for being home to a variety of adventure sports like paragliding & adventurous treks! Bir is one of the places best place for paragliding in the world and organizes Paragliding Championship every year.  Since a huge chunk of the population here is Tibetan the culture and food is highly influenced by it.

Distance From Delhi | 516 kms

Things to Do:

  • Paragliding
  • Hand Gliding
  • Take a walk and meditate at Sherab Ling Monetary
  • Visit the Tibetan colony
  • Visit Bir tea factory
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Orchha, Madhya Pradesh

The city is known as ‘The Hidden Treasure’. The place holds a lot of historical significance and is a wonderland for photographers. Orchha has a number of beautifully carved caves, temples, forts and more. The medieval architecture and city’s rich cultural heritage will take your breath away.

Distance From Delhi | 497 kms

Things to Do:

  • Visit Jehangir Mahal, Raja Mahal at Orchha Fort.
  • Rafting and boating at Betwa river.
  • Visit Phool Bagh and Chattis
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Valley of Flower, Uttrakhand

It is a world heritage site known for its wild untamed blooms surrounded by white peaks. Back in 1931, Mountaineer Frank S Smith declared it to be a world heritage site and frankly, it sometimes feels way beyond that. The place is famous for its exotic medicinal plants. It is also believed that Hanuman bought Sanjivni for Laxman from this valley.

Distance From Delhi | 517.3 kms

Things To Do:

  • Visit Hemkund Sahib
  • Must visit Valley of Flowers National Park
  • Visit Nanda Devi National Park
  • Enjoy the Flora and Fauna
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Chail, Himachal Pradesh

The place is known for having the world’s highest cricket and heritage hotel, Chail Palace which is surrounded by beautiful pine trees. The place is bound to give tourists an amazing travelling experience and its a paradise for hikers. It was once a summer capital of the Patiala Kings and attracts a lot of tourists and historians from all over the world.

Distance From Delhi | 335.1 kms

Things to Do:

  • Visit Chail Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Visit Palace Hotel and the cricket ground
  • Must shop in the main market
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Plan your weekend people and get lost in the serenity of these places!

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