One Day Trips From Delhi For a Short Getaway

One Day Trips From Delhi

Looking for a place near Delhi to go and come back within one day? Don’t worry, we have many options for just a one day trip from Delhi. Or you might be in Delhi and are looking for a short visit for a day or two? Well, we give you the perfect excuse to explore the nearby places.

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Here is the list of 17 One Day Trips From Delhi For a Short Getaway

1. Neemrana, Rajasthan

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111 kms from Delhi

Known For : Neemrana Fort Palace | Zip Lining | Baori

Situated 122 kms from Delhi on Delhi-Jaipur highway, Neemrana fort is one of the best resort near Delhi and is actually a 15th-century heritage hotel where you can walk right into a beautiful history. This palace has 7 wings built over 12 layers tiered into a hill, and thus it is one of the most unique one day trips from Delhi. Here you’ll find hanging gardens, two swimming pools, ayurvedic spa and also India’s first zip line.

Best Time : July to March

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2. Manesar, Gurgaon

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44 kms from Delhi

One of the fast-growing industrial towns in India, Manesar has also emerged as a popular weekend and one day trip from Delhi, mainly due to the presence of the Manesar Heritage Hotel and Spa, which attracts a large number of tourists. The typical, traditional Rajasthani architecture, a representation is something which never fails to awe any of the visitors. The Heritage Transport Museum and the Sultanpur Bird Sanctuaries are also some of the places one can visit while here.

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3. Nuh, Haryana

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66 kms from Delhi

Known For : Kotla and Shiva Temple | Temple of Hathor | Chui Mai Pond and Water Tank

Located in the Mewat district of Haryana, Nuh is a small city which houses some important historical monuments and ruins. A one day trip from Delhi to Nuh will be a great experience, especially for the history buffs. The shaking minarets are something specific to Nuh. Other monuments and places of interest in Nuh are the Chui Mai Pond or Tank, the town of Sheikh Musa, Kotla and a few religious sites.

Best Time : October to March

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4. Kuchesar, Delhi

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69 kms from Delhi

Kuchesar is a heritage village located in the Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh, as is perfect for One day trip from Delhi. Kuchesar is famous for the mud fort built by the Jat rulers here. This 18th-century mud fort is surrounded by 200 acres of greenery and is built to protect the jats from British attacks. Moreover, 25 kms from Kuchesar is a place called Brijghat, it’s a beautiful picnic spot by the river Ganges set in midst of mango orchards. All this makes Kuchesar the best one day trip from Delhi.

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5. Damdama Lake, Gurgaon

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41 kms from Delhi

With Aravalli hills forming a beautiful backdrop, the Damdama Lake in Gurgaon is truly a spectacular location to spend a day at. Just an hour long ride away from Delhi, this natural reservoir becomes a temporary home for the nature lovers during the weekends. At this family picnic spot, one can indulge in some boating, bird watching or nature walks. Various resorts by the lake including Dream Island resort provides a perfect setting for lunch or dinner.

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6. Agra, Uttar Pradesh - The city of Taj Mahal, the monument of eternal love

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183 kms from Delhi

Known For : Taj Mahal | Fatehpur Sikri | Agra Fort

Just a 3 hr and 15 mins drive from Delhi make Agra the most fascinating one day trip from Delhi. It is home to one of the wonder of the world, Taj Mahal and many other magnificent structures including Agra Fort plus other Mughal structures. You can reach Agra by bus or by an early morning train if you want to return by night via an evening train. The best time to visit Agra is during winter or spring time.

Best Time : October to March

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7. Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh - Lord Krishna's childhood abode

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130 kms from Delhi

Known For : Banke Bihari Mandir | Prem Mandir | Radha Raman Temple

Another of the interesting one day trip from Delhi is Vrindavan. Located at 142 kms from Delhi, it is a holy destination related to Lord Krishna. You can visit this destination via 2 hr long drive or even by trains. It is full of temples dedicated to Lord Krishna, and other mythological structures including Iskon temple, Mirabai temple, Gokulnanda temple, Radha Raman temple, Vrindavan Dham etc. Winters is the best time to take this one of the best day trips from Delhi. Just next to Vrindavan lies Mathura, the birth place of Lord Krishna and another culturally rich destination.

Best Time : October to March

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8. Murthal, Gurgaon

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43 kms from Delhi

Murthal is everybody’s favourite when it comes to one-day road trip from Delhi, courtesy the mouth-watering, buttery paranthas which are truly heavenly. The roadside dhabas here serve some of the best food you’ll have anywhere! And it’s reason enough for one to take a day and visit this place for a great day.

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9. Bharatpur National Park, Bharatpur

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171 kms from Delhi

Also known as the Keoladeo Ghana National Park, Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary is one of the most popular and visited bird sanctuaries in India. Located about 182 kms from Delhi, it is an ideal place to visit for a one day trip from Delhi. A bird lover’s paradise, thousands of different varieties of our feathered friends visit this place every year. This includes both indigenous as well as migratory birds, especially the Siberian Crane. With a large amount of rich vegetation and also swampy, wet terrain, this place acts as a perfect host to all the birds who visit it.

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10. Alwar, Rajasthan - The Tiger Gate of Rajasthan

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136 kms from Delhi

Known For : Bala quila Fort | Bhangarh fort | Kesroli

A historically significant city, Alwar is one of the oldest kingdoms of Rajputana and has quite a few things to offer in terms of tourism and sightseeing. The grandeur and splendour of Rajasthani architecture are very much visible in the City Palace of Alwar. The Sariska Tiger Reserve can also be visited while on a trip to Alwar.

Best Time : October to March

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11. Fort Unchagaon - Historical place for one day trip from Delhi

8,761 kms from Delhi

Fort Unchagaon is just about an hour or 2 long drive from Delhi. Located along the Garhmukteshwar – Moradabad stretch, Fort Unchagoan is a heritage hotel and a popular one day trip from Delhi. Apart from the hotel experience, one can also visit the village for a rural experience and view activities such as pottery and jaggery making. If you visit this place during the summers, one can also sight the famous Gangetic dolphins while boating in the river Ganges.

12. Noor Mahal, Karnal - Luxurious one day trip from Delhi

8,761 kms from Delhi

A luxury 5-star hotel situated in Karnal, the Noor Mahal is for those people who want to enjoy a luxurious trip from Delhi. With its imposing architecture which is a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal styles and the ultra-modern facilities like a swimming pool and tennis court, it’s definitely a place worth splurging for a day trip.

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13. Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary, Alwar

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167 kms from Delhi

Nestled in the Aravali Hills over an area of about 800 Sq. Km covering the grasslands, dry deciduous forests, cliffs and rocky landscape, lays the Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary, now known as The Sariska Tiger Reserve. This area was once a hunting preservation of The Maharaja of Alwar. The Reserve is known for its majestic Royal Bengal Tigers. It is the first tiger reserve to relocate the Tigers (from Ranthambore) successfully. As it lies in the lap of Aravali Hills, it holds an abundant amount of mineral resources like copper. It is the perfect one day trip from Delhi for wildlife enthusiasts.

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14. Jaipur, Rajasthan - The Pink City

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240 kms from Delhi

Known For : Hawa Mahal | Amer Fort | Pink City

Jaipur is a vibrant amalgamation of the old and the new. The capital of the royal state of Rajasthan, Jaipur has been ruled by Rajput kingdoms for many centuries and developed as a planned city in the 17th century AD. Along with Delhi and Agra, Jaipur forms the Golden Triangle, one of the most famous tourist circuits of the country.

Best Time : October to March

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15. Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary, Gurgaon

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39 kms from Delhi

A perfect weekend getaway from Delhi, Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary is an amazing escape, especially for nature lovers and birding enthusiasts. It is home to a number of migratory birds and is a great spot for spotting the various species, especially during winters. Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary is located at a distance of 40 kilometres from Dhaula-Kuan in Delhi on the Gurgaon-Farukh Nagar Road. There are astonishing 250 species of birds here during the peak season, i.e. September and during winters.

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16. Baghaan Orchard Retreat

This beautiful resort will take your breath away. Surrounded by hills and orchards, this mango orchard resort in Garhmukteshwar is the perfect place for you to spend time with your family. This picnic spot is just 2 hours? drive away from the city and has a huge selection of activities to choose from once you're there. You can try out activities like rappelling or archery or may choose to take a bullock cart ride in the nearby village or see dolphins in the Ganges, Baghaan has it all sorted for you.

17. Morni Hills

This spot is a little far from Delhi, about 5 hours? drive but trust me on this; you will not regret going to Morni. It is the highest point of Panchkula, a full view of the Morni Hills, an offshoot of the Shivalik range and two lakes in between, that's what's on the line. You can carry a tent and sleeping bags with you and camp by the Tikkar Taal Lake. A trek to Mandhana Cliff or Ghaggar Riverbank is also an exciting adventure that you can take upon while camping or you could just visit the adventure park nearby. Morni will not disappoint you, in any way.

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Without any shadow of a doubt, these one day trips from Delhi will surely make your holiday a memorable one!!

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