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8 Road Trips From Delhi For Weekend Fun

By: Akshatha Vinayak

A journey becomes more enjoyable only when you feel closer to nature. Road tours are one of the best ways to experience and explore the locations. Here are some road trips from Delhi that're ideal for a weekend trip.

These destinations are as engaging as any prominent tourist places in Delhi. It is always exciting to take a break from work or just plan a travel during weekends.

A visit to these weekend getaways near Delhi is most exciting. So, just try any of these destinations to take a break from your monotonous lifestyle.

Mussoorie

Mussoorie

Distance: 281km
Best Time: March to June

A view of Himalayan peaks at a distance, waterfalls and greenery surrounding Mussoorie attracts many. People in Delhi love to make a weekend travel to Mussoorie. The hill station has a pleasant weather through out the year. It also serves a summer destination near Delhi.

Photo Courtesy: Paul Hamilton

Agra

Agra

Distance: 212 km
Best Time: October to March

Who doesn't know about the Taj Mahal? It is a world famous architectural wonder situated in Agra. Though Taj Mahal takes all the attention, there are other tourist places which have to visited in Agra. So, plan an awesome road trip from Delhi and cover other sites in Agra.

Photo Courtesy: Fotorus

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

Distance: 260km
November to March

Chandigarh was one of the first planned cities in India. Today it is one of the well maintained and green places in India. A weekend visit to the beautiful Chandigarh is enough to cover the prominent attractions here. It is one of the best road trips you can take from Delhi.

Photo Courtesy: Harvinder Chandigarh

Bharatpur

Bharatpur

Distance :202km
Best Time: October to March

Bharatpur is also known as the 'Eastern Gateway to Rajasthan'. It is famous for Keoladeo National Park, a haven for various bird species. So, plan a road trip from Delhi to Bharatpur immediately as you can't visit during the summer months.

Photo Courtesy: Anupom sarmah

Nainital

Nainital

Distance: 298km
Best Time: March to June

The valley of lakes is one best destination you should never miss. A road trip from Delhi to Nainital is one of the best trips you can try. Journey around this enchanting valley and also explore its lakes.

Photo Courtesy:David Lisbona

Mathura

Mathura

Distance: 162 km
Best Time: November to March

Travel to Mathura and get the blessings from Lord Krishna. Mathura is a bustling city and a pilgrimage site for Hindus. March is also the time of Holi festival and you'll see a more colorful Mathura. Make a heritage travel from Delhi to Mathura this weekend.

Photo Courtesy: Aleksandr Zykov

Kasauli

Kasauli

Distance: 305 km
Best Time: March to November

The hill station of Kasauli is pristine and scenic. It has some tourist attractions and thick green cover. The breezy weather and picturesque landscapes follow you through the road trip from Delhi to Kasauli. It is one of the best summer destinations to visit from Delhi.

Photo Courtesy: Travelling Slacker

Shekawati

Shekawati

Distance: 280km
Best Time: November to March

Colourful murals, paintings and mansions welcome you in Shekhawati. The region is famous for the mural paintings which are drawn on the walls of the houses and ancient bungalows. A visit here is a must as it displays the culture and traditions of Rajasthan through its art.

Photo Courtesy: Nagarjun Kandukuru

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