The capital city is swarmed with Night Clubs but if you really want to explore the places with amazing natural view and serene aura, you must travel to some of the most extraordinary destinations around Delhi. You can plan a trip around the weekend to these locations as they are close by and easy to commute. I personally recommend a road trip to most of these locations, as it is fun to explore the journey before you reach the destination.
It is a cold and calm hill station situated in Nainital, Uttarakhand. It is a paradise for bird watchers and nature admirers. Pangot is a home to more than 580 bird species and you will be able to witness some of the most beautiful flying creatures here. The resorts here are worth it, and if you wish to have a closer experience of the place and its people, you can go for homestays. And if you have enough time also visits the lake city, Nainital.Distance:
310 KMNearest Railway station:
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Binsar is an extraordinarily breathtaking places with mountains covered in snow all around especially during the winters. It provides you with a vivid view of the Trisul and Nanda Devi and to its green wildlife sanctuary. Binsar is a place for adventure souls as it is perched up at 2400 meters above sea level so you can also have some hiking experiences. It is one of the uppermost hill stations in the Kumaon region. Its one of the lesser explored destinations around Delhi and have very few tourists even during the peak season.Distance:
400 kmNearest Railway Station:
Image source-Shimla HeavensFagu is a captivating hill town in the Kufri region of Shimla. It is surrounded by the enormous and glorious Himalayan peaks which can be viewed from here.
You will find small stone walled primitive houses here with plantations growing all around. You can also take part in the ski fest if youre here in February. It is definitely a place you would not want to miss, especially if you live in Delhi. Distance:
Image source-LBBDelhi is very close to Himachal and Uttarakhand.
Hence you can easily travel amidst the mountains and Darang is one such place located in Himachal. It is located near Mcleodganj on the way to Palampur. The place has vast tea gardens and has some very amusing creatures and birds. Go trekking to the mountain peaks and enjoy the cold peaks with hit coffee or tea. You can view the magnificent Dhauladhars standing tall over the lovely village. Distance:
Pithoragarh district is situated in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. It is the natures adobe with innumerable beautiful sites. You shall experience snow clad mountains all around and free flowing rivers. The valley is surrounded by Alpine forests and is one of the best places to explore any time of the year. The people here are simple and live a minimal life. You will surely enjoy this less explored place. You must surely travel by road and visit this mesmerizing Soar Valley. Distance:
Located near the Nanda Devi, Trishul and Panchachuli mountains, this small village is in its full glory with beautiful terrain located in the Kumaon region. Bajinath, a 12th century temple along with others can be visited here. This is the least explored place due to the cold weather but a must travel for those that can pull of their adventures even in the cold harsh weather. For those that do not like the cold can visit during summers.Distance:
398 kmNearest railhead:
Munsiyari is one of the most popular destinations especially for the Uttarakhand trekkers. There are amazing trekking and mountaineering tours that are organized here; you can be a part of one if you like exploring mountains. You can have a vivid view of the Panchachuli peaks from this small hill station. It is also the opening point for the Milam glacier trek. Distance:
572 km Nearest railhead:
Naukuchiatal is a dreamlike destination in Uttarakhand. It has the beautiful Bhimtal and Nainital surrounding it on either side. This picturesque hilly region is very popular for its composed and beautiful lake which is the deepest in the area. Another astounding feature of this place is the famous independent art and music festival, Escape. Distance:
320 km Nearest rail:
It is a hilly destination situated between Mussoorie and Chamba. Kanatal hasnt been explored much so far and remains to be one of the offbeat places near Delhi that offers an unforgettable experience owing to its absolute tranquility and peace. There are amazing stays and adventure camps, where you can have a comfortable and adventurous stay.Distance:
317 KMNearest Railhead:
either Dehradun or Rishikesh
This place is located in Jaipur and the popular steps located here have been featured as the Pit in The Dark Knight Rises. It is a traditional village with the flavors of Rajasthani culture and architectural views. Popular historical places include the Bhadrawati Palace and Khawaraoji.Distance:
258 kmNearest Rail head:
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