Memories are built all through our lives. With each celebration and festivity we capture and hold on those memories for forever. They are like parts of all the happy moments, the ones we never want to forget. Traveling is one such soul-searching, learning and memorable experience. It helps us reflect on our life, learn about new communities and cultures, relax amid the peaceful scenery and in turn build all those unforgettable moments.
Delhi, the capital of India, offers a number of attractions. Being a huge metropolitan area easily accessible for national and international travel, it is home to a number of tourist spots. With mouth-watering cuisine, street food, vibrant markets and even monuments, there is something exciting for everyone. But like every metropolitan, it is filled with the hustle-bustle of a fast-paced life. Hence, at times a peaceful break is necessary to explore, learn and relax.
Here comes the idea of short trips like a weekend getaway from Delhi. There are a number of such locations around Delhi which are apt for short trips. Being surrounded by hill stations, towns of Rajasthan and even forest areas, there is something as per your likes. Hence, planning a two-day trip from Delhi might only be difficult due to an array of options to choose from. Exploring a few of them here, let’s discuss a few unique destinations for a two-day trip, to make fun memories.
Unique Destinations for Two-Day Weekend Getaway from Delhi
Being home to Royal Bengal Tigers, the falls, museum and rich greenery in the dense forests of the Nainital District of Uttarakhand, it will mesmerize you surrounded by the beauty of hills and grasslands. The jungle safari is a must-try hoping to spot the exclusive wildlife. There are other attractions too like the Corbett Falls, Museum and even the Garjiya Devi temple.
This being Asia’s first National Park is easily accessible via Delhi, Ramnagar being the closest railway station or even bus and great road trip facilities.
A wonder of Rajasthan bestowed with the finest beauties; Pushkar is spiritually significant along with being a spectacular destination for tourists. With the Brahma Temple, Camel Fair, Apteshwar Temple, the calming Pushkar Lake giving a sight to marvelous sunsets, there are many other attractions. Travelling via road from Ajmer is an easy option.
The must-try here includes the delicious street food like Malpua and Kochori along with a hot-air balloon adventure to experience the panoramic view of the holy city.
Amid the Aravalli Range and vibrant culture of Rajasthan this historical place is a great getaway for a two-day trip from Delhi. Easily accessible via road, it takes you back to 1500 BC with rich cultural heritage, attractive forts along with rich greenery and wildlife. Between October to March it can be visited and forts along with Sariska Tiger Reserve can be explored.
Situated amid the sky-rocketing Himalayan range, this wonderful green town welcomes you with a peaceful and soothing vibe. The rich cultural heritage combined perfectly with the scenic beauty and wildlife, truly calls for a weekend getaway. The Zero point view capture and a long shopping sphere at the Thana Bazaar are a must when you visit this lovely town. The great tourist attractions here include Katarmal Sun Temple, Jageshwar Temple, Lakhudiyar and Kalimath along with others.
You can easily take a road or bus trip to this wonderful town directly from Delhi. A train to Kathgodam and a public or private bus from there is an easier option too.
The Yoga Capital of India, this is a wonderful holy city in Uttarakhand at the foothills of the Ganges River. There are a number of adventure activities, including the famous river rafting sport, parasailing, camping, cliff jumping, mountain biking and others. The main attractions here are the two unique suspension bridges named Ram and Lakshman Jhula. Swarg Ashram, Muni Ki Reti, Beatles Ashram, Triveni Ghat are a few other attractions here along with the bridges.
It is an easily accessible place through trains and buses from Delhi. A lively road trip by car is a great option too.
For a wonderful, scenic adventure, this is a perfect place for a short trip. Providing the essence of Garhwal Himalayan Range, it is truly a place for a subtle weekend, quiet and peaceful. The rich greenery and high mountains set in the soothing atmosphere offer a number of other attractions like Eco Park, Potato Farm, Surkhanda Devi Temple along with points to start treks. Being about 291kms away it can be a wonderful road trip destination from Delhi.
Another mountain wonder of Uttarakhand, this one is in the Pauri District. It is one of the best spots for a short vacation away from the hustle-bustle of city life. The comforting aura amid the mountains and sheer greenery offers breathtaking views especially from Tip N Top hilltop. The main attractions include St. John’s Church. Bhulla Lake, the wonderful jungle safari with wildlife sightseeing at Kalagarh Tiger Reserve, Darwan Singh Sangrahalaya and others.
You can directly take a drive or a train to Kotdwar from where buses and taxis are easily available.