10 Weekend Getaways from Delhi
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10 Weekend Getaways from Delhi

Being one of the top megacities of India, Delhi is a popular city in the country and beyond. Surrounded by Haryana on three sides and Uttar Pradesh on the other, the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi stretches to a distance of 1484 square kilometers. It is the second most populous city and the second most productive Metro area in India with the second largest urban area in the world.

Located in the proximity of Himalayas, Thar Desert, and  Indo-Gangetic Plains; Delhi is the most accessible city of India and is the center for the maximum road trips to the surrounding areas. Ranging of vast deserts, snow-covered mountains, picturesque valleys, beautiful lakes, cozy resorts and more; a road trip from Delhi can fulfill our dream of any of these locations. We have listed our favorite 10 most exciting road trips from Delhi:


 

Agra, Uttar Pradesh (231 Kms): The shortest route from Delhi to Agra is through the Yamuna Expressway. The 165 km long- 6 lane, Yamuna Expressway is India’s one of the most busiest and most travelled road routes. Due to the presence of the Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world and various other eminent forts, Agra is one of the most popular destinations for road trips from Delhi.

 

 
 
 
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Haridwar - Rishikesh, Uttarakhand(233 kms): Haridwar is one of the most ancient pilgrimages of India. Taking a holy dip in the Ganges and offering aarti at the ghats attract millions of tourists from all over the world. Rishikesh with its exciting bunch of activities like rafting, rock climbing, camping , bungee jumping makes it a desirable destination for youngsters as well.

 
 
 
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Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand(246 kms)
: The oldest national park in India and previously known as Hailey National Park, Jim Corbett Oark is famous for protecting the endangered Bengal Tiger and is one of the most accessed road trip destinations which is connected to Delhi via Nagina- Afzalgarh Road.

 
 
 
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Jaipur, Rajasthan (272 kms)
: Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan is an enchanting city with uncountable historical monuments, forts, palaces and it is one of the most famous tourist destinations of India. NH 48 connects Delhi to Jaipur.

 
 
 
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Mussoorie, Uttarakhand (284 kms)
: Considered as the “Queen of Hills” this beautiful hill station is located at an altitude of 2005 mts from sea level and is connected to Delhi via NH 44 and Saharanpur Road. The snow-capped Himalayas, the picturesque Doon Valley and the cool climate in summer attracts large number of tourists from Delhi.


 
 
 
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Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh (363 kms)
: Popular among tourists for its medieval hill top fort, Gwalior is connected to Delhi via Yamuna Expressway. The bewildering Jai VilasPalace is also a famous attraction of this place which account for its popularity among road trip destinations from Delhi.


 
 
 
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Shimla, Himachal Pradesh (343 kms): The capitalof Himachal Pradesh has attracted tourists for ages owing to its beautiful snow capped peaks, forested hillsides and breathtaking valleys. A 7 hour drive from Delhi and connected via NH 5 and NH 44, Shimla is the most frequently visited road-trip destination from Delhi.


 
 
 
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Amritsar, Punjab (451 kms): Famous for the Golden Temple, Jallianwala Bagh and Wagah border, this city is a 7 hour drive from Delhi and os connected via NH 54 and NH 9.


 
 
 
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Dharamshala-
McLeodGanj, Himachal Pradesh (474 kms):  Famous for being the homeofDalai Lama, Dharamshala is surrounded by the beautiful Dhauladhar ranges and McLeodGanj, situated slightly above Dharamshala and is a famous tourist destination for treks to Triund and Indrahar Pass.NH 503 and NH 44 connects this hill station to Delhi.


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