Known For : Neemrana Fort Palace Zip Lining Baori
Neemrana town is located in Alwar in Rajasthan on Delhi-Jaipur highway. It is famous for its magnificent Neemrana Fort Palace. It was built in 1464 AD, a palace from where Rajput Maharaja Prithvi Raj Chauhan III reigned. Neemrana fort is now converted into one of the Rajasthan's oldest heritage luxury hotels.
Best Time: July to March
Pataudi Palace, also known as Ibrahim Kothi, belongs to the Pataudi Royal Family. It was built by Nawab Ibrahim Ali Khan in 1935 who appointed a famous architect, Robert Tor Russel to design the palace in the style of the colonial mansions found in Delhi. The entire property spreads over an area of 25 acres and has beautiful gardens, lawns and fountains that add to the beauty of the stunning palace.
Known For : Baba Farid's tomb Camp Dhauj lake Sri Shirdi Sai baba temple, Faridabad
Faridabad is Haryana's largest city and its major industrial hub as well. Faridabad town is the main part of district Faridabad which has two divisions which are Faridabad and Ballabgarh.
Best Time: September to December, February to March
A place that is known for its Parathas, lives for the Parathas and offers nothing but Parathas, Murthal, situated on National Highway 1 connecting Delhi to Amritsar, is a step away from being the Paratha capital of India. A large village in the Sonepat district of Haryana, Murthal has become synonymous to the go to destination to have some of the most mouthwatering Parathas in the world. Established by a few people in order to serve as an eating junction for the truck drivers, its dhabas soon gained popularity and found themselves on a list of favorites of the capital's youth.
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Being one of the many weekend getaways from Delhi, Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary witness a lot of footfall especially from the people of neighbouring areas of Gurgaon, Faridabad, Noida and Delhi. It is home to a myriad of migratory birds and is a great spot for bird watching, especially during winters. It is situated at a distance of 40 kilometres from Dhaula-Kuan in Delhi on the Gurgaon-Farukh Nagar Road. There are approximately 250 species of birds here during the peak season, like in September. During winters, one can experience an excellent picturesque panorama of various species of birds. This sanctuary is undoubtedly a paradise for the bird watchers.
Kuchesar is a tiny village situated in Bhawan Bahadur Nagar Mandal in Bulandshahr District of Uttar Pradesh, and is at a distance of 80 km from Delhi. Kuchesar is well known for the Mud Fort, built by the Jat rulers in the mid-18th century. Kuchesar with its village and mud fort outlined by vast green fields is one of the most famous weekend getaways. Rao Raj Vilas, also known as The Kuchesar Fort, is an 8th-century fort and a heritage resort formed by renovating a part of Ajit Singh's family's property belonging former princely state, Kuchesar.
Damdama Lake is an amoeba-shaped natural lake few kilometers south of Gurugram, off the Gurugram-Alwar road. An hour drive away from New Delhi, it has a calm, rural and peaceful vibe about it. Home to over a hundred and ninety species of native and migratory birds, water levels reach as high as fifty feet during monsoons and winters and most of the migratory birds are spotted during these seasons. Damdama lake is the biggest lake in Haryana in advance of three thousand acres and is a perfect place for picnics and on-site training for team-building exercises in addition to being a favorite hangout spot for family outings.
With the blue hills of Aravalli in the background, Surajkund is an old reservoir located around 8 kilometers south of Delhi. The embankment is constructed in a semi-circular fashion and doubles up as a quaint picnic spot owing to its surroundings. This destination is surrounded by the ruins of an ancient sun temple, coupled with a beautiful garden and pool called the Siddha Kund. It was built by Suraj Pal of the Tomar dynasty around the 10th century.
One of the fastest growing urban centers in the country, Manesar is a unique combination of modernity and traditional lifestyle with a backdrop of the Aravalis, making it an increasingly upcoming destination that needs to be marked on your next road trip from Delhi to Jaipur. It is highly advised to you spent at least a day in this industrial town to experience its farm life, its spas and relax, before you head out again.
Known For : Kotla and Shiva Temple Temple of Hathor Chui Mai Pond and Water Tank
70 kms off Delhi and at 190 m altitude, the historical city of Nuh traces its roots to the Aryan civilization, and later the Tughlaq Dynasty. Nuh, located in the Mewat district of Haryana is a modest home to several historical structures and ruins and is a day trip into a bit of history. With carvings on the red sandstone and grey quartzite, the architectural marvel of the place can be seen in its Shaking Monument, the Chui Mai Pond or Tank, the town of Sheikh Musa, Kotla and in the religious sites.
Best Time: October to March
The Kingdom of Dreams, also known as KOD sits majestically in Gurugram (Previously Gurgaon) and is India's first live entertainment, leisure and theatre destination. It is a magnificent structure and glitters merrily in sector 29. It offers visitors a taste of contemporary and modern India through the means of interactive tableaus, galleys, and arts.
Be sure to explore each place as much as you can. We guarantee you will appreciate being in Delhi even more, to be able to take such wonderful trips each weekend.