Delhi is sure to charm every tourist with its beauty and glamour. From monuments to eateries to shopping, it surely spoils one for choice. However there are a few places around Delhi which are equally breath-taking and should be a must in every traveller’s itinerary.
Here Are 13 Cool Day Trips From Delhi:
The Taj Mahal, Agra
The beautiful mausoleum built of white marble by Shah Jahan for his beautiful wife Mumtaz Mahal is just a few hours’ drive from Delhi. One of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal, should not be missed on a tour to Delhi. It is sure to captivate every tourist by its impeccable beauty.
A hidden hill station, just a few hours’ drive from Delhi, Morni, is an absolute delight. Come here for some scenic views while you relax in the dense forest.
Just 60km from Delhi is a beautiful lake, the Damdama Lake. Enjoy an evening boating on this serene lake.
Neemrana Fort Palace
This romantic getaway from Delhi, Neemrana Fort Palace, is at a distance of 120km from the capital. After a lovely drive on NH-8 this palace is sure to take your breath away. This fort is most beautiful during monsoons with greenery all around.
Appreciate some wildlife and enjoy natures beauty at the Bharatpur bird sanctuary or the Keoladeo National Park.The interiors of the jungle is surely going to thrill you.
Unchagaon, Uttar Pradesh
Enjoy some royal heritage at the 19th century fort Unchagaon. This fort is situated close to the river Ganga. You may even spot a dolphin lazing around or taking a dip in the holy river.
The birth place of lord Krishna, Mathura is a must visit on a day trip from Delhi. Take the blessings of Lord Krishna and then move to enjoy the temple town of Vrindavan
Alwar-Sariska National Park
Experience architectural grandeur and spot some endangered species at the tiger reserve on your trip to Alwar-Sariska national park. You may even spot a crocodile here.
A blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture, Dundlod Fort, is just a four hours’ drive from Delhi. You can appreciate some fine mirror work and beautiful work of the artisans.
Galta is a small town 260 km from Delhi .It is famous for the Galtaji temple. It is a temple made of pink stones and is a sign of sheer beauty. Dedicated to the Sun God on the first look it appears to be a grand palace.
Pangot is a beautiful hill station near Delhi and is known for some breath-taking views. A popular getaway in summers it is a big respite from Delhi’s scorching heat. It is also flocked by tourists in winters to experience snowfall.
If you like ancient history then Hansi in Haryana is the perfect getaway from Delhi. A city which boasts of its magnificent architecture it houses a no of forts mosques, tombs and shrines.
Visit the holy city of Haridwar and take a dip in the sacred rive Ganges . A dip in the sacred river is known to free one from all sins. Famous for its Ghats and temples Haridwar is a must see .The beautiful evening Aarti on the river, Har ki Pauri, is a beautiful sight where the lamps float on the water casting its reflection on it.
These beautiful places around Delhi are a welcoming break from the hustle and bustle of the city.