Day Trips From Delhi For a Short Getaway

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Looking for a place near Delhi to go and come back within a day? Don’t worry, we have several one day trips from Delhi to recommend. These weekend getaways are well connected to Delhi by road and are (Read More) great to be visited with family or friends. From historical monuments to wildlife sightseeing and even excellent picnic spots, this list covers them all.

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

1. Murthal, Gurgaon

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

Distance from Delhi: 49 km

2. Neemrana, Rajasthan

Neemrana, Rajasthan
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Known For : Neemrana Fort Palace Zip Lining Baori

Situated on the Delhi-Jaipur highway, Neemrana Fort is one of the most visited places for one day trip near Delhi. It is a 15th-century heritage fort converted into a hotel. The palace has earned an excellent reputation for its Rajasthani and French cuisines. The night view from here is breathtaking.

Distance from Delhi: 121 km

Best Time: July to March

6 Neemrana Attractions

3. Agra, Uttar Pradesh

Agra, Uttar Pradesh
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Known For : Taj Mahal Agra Fort Taj Mahotsav

Agra is home to one of the wonder of the world, the Taj Mahal and many other magnificent structures including Agra Fort plus other Mughal structures. You can reach Agra by bus or by early morning train if you want to return by night via an evening train. The best time to visit Agra is during winter or springtime.

Distance from Delhi: 214 km

Best Time: October to March

20 Agra Attractions

4. Damdama Lake, Gurgaon

Damdama Lake, Gurgaon
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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 is a popular family picnic spot. Indulge in boating, bird watching or nature walks. Various resorts by the lake including Dream Island resort provides a perfect setting for lunch or dinner.

Distance from Delhi: 53 km

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5. Kuchesar, Delhi

Kuchesar, Delhi
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Kuchesar is a heritage village located in the Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh and 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 which is a beautiful picnic spot by the river Ganges set in midst of mango orchards.

Distance from Delhi: 80 km

6. Bharatpur National Park, Bharatpur

Bharatpur National Park, Bharatpur
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Also known as the Keoladeo Ghana National Park, Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary is one of the most popular and visited bird sanctuaries in India. It is an ideal place to visit for a one day trip from Delhi. It is known for its indigenous as well as migratory birds, especially the Siberian Crane. Turtles can also be spotted here.

Distance from Delhi: 209 km

7. Jaipur, Rajasthan

Jaipur, Rajasthan
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Known For : Amer Fort Jantar Mantar Jaipur Hawa Mahal

Jaipur is a vibrant amalgamation of the old and the new. Home to a few UNESCO World Heritage sites including Amer Fort and Jantar Mantar, Jaipur holds many magnificent forts, palaces, temples and museums. When visiting Jaipur on a one day trip from Delhi, visit one of the popular bazaars - Bapu Bazaar, Tripolia Bazaar and Johri Bazaar. Also taste the famous Ghewar, Pyaaz Kachori and Dal Baati Churma.

Distance from Delhi: 273 km

Best Time: October to March

67 Jaipur Attractions

8. Manesar, Gurgaon

Manesar, Gurgaon
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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 Heritage Transport Museum and the Sultanpur Bird Sanctuaries are also some of the places one can visit while here.

Distance from Delhi: 59 km

9. Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary, Gurgaon

Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary, Gurgaon
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A perfect weekend getaway from Delhi, Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary is home to a number of migratory birds. There are astonishing 250 species of birds here during the peak season, i.e. September and during winters.

Distance from Delhi: 52 km

10. Alwar, Rajasthan

Alwar, Rajasthan
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Known For : Bhangarh Fort Bala Quila Fort Sariska National Park

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.

Distance from Delhi: 158 km

Best Time: October to March

26 Alwar Attractions

11. Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary, Alwar

Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary, Alwar
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Nestled in the Aravali Hills over an area of about 800 sq. Km lays the Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary, now known as The Sariska Tiger Reserve. It is known for its majestic Royal Bengal Tigers and is the first tiger reserve to relocate the Tigers (from Ranthambore) successfully. It is the perfect one day trip from Delhi for wildlife enthusiasts.

Distance from Delhi: 212 km

12. Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh

Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh
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Known For : Banke Bihari Mandir Prem Mandir Radha Raman Temple

Another interesting one day trip from Delhi is Vrindavan. It is a holy destination related to Lord Krishna. 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. Just next to Vrindavan lies Mathura, the birthplace of Lord Krishna and another culturally rich destination.

Distance from Delhi: 159 km

Best Time: October to March

18 Vrindavan Attractions

13. Fort Unchagaon

Fort Unchagaon

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, visit the village for a rural experience and view activities such as pottery and jaggery making. If visiting this place during the summers, one can also sight the famous Gangetic dolphins while boating in the river Ganges.

Distance from Delhi: 154.4 kms

14. Noor Mahal, Karnal

Noor Mahal, Karnal

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.

Distance from Delhi: 121 kms

15. Nuh, Haryana

Nuh, Haryana
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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 that 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 places to visit in Nuh are the Chui Mai Pond or Tank, the town of Sheikh Musa, Kotla and a few religious sites.

Distance from Delhi: 95 km

Best Time: October to March

4 Nuh Attractions

16. Baghaan Orchard Retreat

 Baghaan Orchard Retreat

Baghaan Orchard Retreat, located in the serene surroundings of Garhmukteshwar, Uttar Pradesh, is a blissful getaway offering a perfect blend of nature and luxury. Set amidst mango orchards, the retreat provides a tranquil ambiance with its spacious cottages, lush greenery, and scenic views of the Ganges. With its comfortable accommodations, refreshing pool, and personalized hospitality, Baghaan Orchard Retreat ensures a rejuvenating experience for guests seeking a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of urban life.

Distance from Delhi: 145.4 kms

17. Morni Hills

Morni Hills

Morni Hills is the highest point of Panchkula. A full view of the Morni Hills, an offshoot of the Shivalik range and two lakes in between makes it a relaxing spot to visit on a one day trip from Delhi. Camping by the Tikkar Taal Lake is a stunning experience here. So is the trek to Mandhana Cliff or Ghaggar Riverbank.

Distance from Delhi: 253 kms

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

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Where Should I Go for a One Day Trip near Delhi?

Here are the best places you can go for a one day trip near Delhi -
  • Neemrana, Rajasthan
  • Manesar, Gurgaon
  • Agra, Uttar Pradesh
  • Damdama Lake, Gurgaon
  • Kuchesar, Delhi
  • Nuh, Haryana
  • Bharatpur National Park
  • Jaipur, Rajasthan
  • Alwar, Rajasthan
  • Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary, Alwar
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  • Lansdowne, Uttarakhand
  • Neemrana, Rajasthan
  • Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
  • Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary, Rajasthan
  • Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
  • Manali, Himachal Pradesh
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