If the summer bummer of Delhi is getting too much to handle for you, we have some budget-friendly weekend destinations for you so, read on!
The heatwave of Delhi, which is a tourist hub itself, becomes tough to handle sometimes. So, if you want to run away from the heat and spend some fun-filled time with your loved ones without having to go far from the national capital, here we are with some suggestions for your weekend getaway.
1. Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
A perfect getaway to experience tradition and modernity within a distance of just 230 km from Delhi.
The city with a perfect blend of tradition and modernity, Rishikesh is one of the top suggestions when it comes to travelling for a weekend and that too on a budget. The land of Gods, with Ganga flowing through it, the hustle and bustle of the Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula, and the serene Ganga aarti in the evening are attractions that will make you want to visit this place to have a good time with your friends or family. other than this you can also take up treks or adventure sports for some thrill and that by not getting a hole in your pocket.
2. Chandigarh, Punjab
The ‘city beautiful’ as it is known as one of the cleanest cities in the country.
The capital of the northern states of Haryana and Punjab is one of the beautiful cities to spend some quality time with your loved ones. The chilled-out city that we’ve heard about in Bollywood and Punjabi songs is worth the hype. You can stay in any affordable hotel near the central location and explore the attractions like Sukhna Lake, Rock Garden, Tower of shadows and the famous sector 17 which is a fun-filled place for all the shopaholics.
3. Kalsi, Dehradun
The distance from Delhi to Kalsi is 279 km.
A small town near Dehradun found its place right along the Yamuna. The sight of crystal-clear Yamuna water flowing is a serene view itself, unlike the brown water we get to see in Delhi. Kalsi is famously known for its attraction Katta Pathar, which is a small valley near doon, is a place with dazzling 180-degree views of the Chakrata Hills, where the Yamuna first emerges from the mountains. A beautiful place with some heart-warming views for you to enjoy and spend a perfect weekend.
4. Mussoorie, Dehradun
When are you planning to visit the queen of hills, Mussoorie?
If you want to spend your weekend vacation exploring the untouched nature and involving tranquil hills in the truest of terms, what could be a better choice than the queen of hills and one of the most famous hill stations of the country, Mussoorie. Settled in the foothills of Garhwal Himalayan Ranges, this place is the perfect place to head to for the weekend if you want to fall in love with the calmness and beauty of nature. A popular choice for a honeymoon, Mussoorie also has the famous Kempty fall. So, if you want to enjoy the sight of beautiful green slopes along with the peaks of the Himalayas covered with snow, this is the place for you.
5. Lansdowne, Uttarakhand
The distance from Delhi to Lansdowne is 280 km.
Another place resting in the Garhwal Hills of Uttarakhand, Lansdowne is a small hill station that not many people know about and honestly, that is a plus point if you want to head to the untouched serene place which is off the tourist beat, so you won’t have to deal with the flock of people that we get to see at every other hill station.