Top 5 Weekend Getaways for Delhiites in Summers

During summer Vacations everyone has some plans. Some people spend time visiting their families, Grandparents house, Get-togethers and holiday vacations. Planning a vacation is always a challenge as there are many places around to visit and it’s difficult to cover all of them due to lack of time, Money and other issues. Below is the list of some famous destinations which are easily reachable from Delhi and nearby places and can be covered within a shot duration.  Some of them Are:

RishikeshAdventurous Ganga

A combination of spirituality and adventure amongst the hills of Uttarakhand. Famous for the peace you will find besides the bank of river Ganga and the adventure you will experience while rafting. Camping in Rishikesh, feeling the cozy cold of the hills, sitting besides bonfire and top of all being away from the tensions of work makes this the number on weekend destination for Delhiites.

2.      Mussoorie – Queen of Hills

A hill station at approximate 290kms from Delhi it takes a 7-8 hrs pleasant journey to reach this place. Located in Uttarakhand this place is popularly known as the queen of hills. The mesmerizing views of the hills and clouds are an invitation to revisit this place. Top attractions are Kempty Falls, Mall Road, Library Chowk, Flower Garden. The place also has a lot of cafes to give satisfaction to your taste buds. 

3.      Jim Corbett – Jungle Safari Land

If you are a lover of nature and wildlife this could be your favourite place in Uttarakhand.    Jim Corbett National Park is a sanctuary, mostly popular for Royal Bengal Tigers found in the region. You can also find wild elephants and tigers in the Dhikala Zone. The nearest town is Ramnagar. You find a variety of options in resorts and hotels to stay in this place and enjoy the peace far away from the stressful and crowded cities. 

4.      Nanital – Naini Lake Paradise

Another famous hill station in the state of Uttarakhand it is situated at roughly an elevation of 2000m. A 2 hrs journey from Jim Corbett National Park it was built by Britishers for their vacation. Nanital is popular for the Naina Devi Temple, Naini Lake, Nanital Zoo. A cable car runs to take you for a Snow View at Uttarakhand’s highest Peak Naina Devi.

5.      Shimla

Shimla is one of the most visited hill stations during summers situated in Himanchal district at a distance of 350 KM from Delhi.  It is very popular destination amongst Delhi people as easy to reach due to well maintained highways connects Delhi to Shimla. Some of the beautiful  attractions to visit in Shimla are Shimla Mall Road, Jakhoo Temple , Christ Church , Ridge Shimla , Kufri and much more.

I hope above information is useful for all. Stay connected for more updates in Travel Destinations.

Places of Interest In Shimla


Kasauli is a small town surrounded with beautiful mountains.It is around 287kms  from delhi which is quiet not very far. This place is a great destination for the people who are looking for a 2 day vacation to get relief from daily work stress. TIMER TRAIL,MONKEY POINT, SUNSET POINT,MALL ROAD are the main places to chill out in Kasauli. Kasauli provides a soothing and peaceful enviornment for your mind.

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