Places to Visit near Delhi Within 400 kms

The comfort of a metropolis is undeniable. Every amenity and service known to man is available. Delhi is one such city. A great metropolis where people flock to fulfil their dreams. But life in Delhi can get monotonous albeit addictive. So now and then, an escape is needed to fresh and new places and faces for some enjoyment and relaxation. It is said that man will not discover the mysteries of the ocean if he is afraid to lose sight of the shore. Similarly, one must go beyond the boundaries of Delhi to experience the magic and mystery of this vast 'ocean' that is India. To start with, one can consider some of the best places to visit near Delhi within 400 kms which showcase some of the best of India's marvellous history, rich culture and colourful biodiversity.

Here is the list of 42 Places to Visit near Delhi Within 400 kms

1. Agra, Uttar Pradesh

4.2

145 photos

183 kms from Delhi

Known For : Taj Mahal | Fatehpur Sikri | Agra Fort

Home to one of the 7 wonders of the world, Taj Mahal, Agra is a sneak peek into the architectural history with other structures such as Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri and hence makes for a must visit for anyone living in or visiting India.

Best Time : October to March

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2. Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

4.2

24 photos

271 kms from Delhi

Known For : Mall Road, Shimla | Ridge | Toy Train to Kalka

Probably the most popular hill station in northern India, Shimla is the capital city of Himachal Pradesh. Famous for its Mall road, the Ridge, toy train and colonial architecture, Shimla is popular among honeymooners and families alike.

Best Time : October to June

View packages starting from ₹ 7,000

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3. Jaipur, Rajasthan

4.4

72 photos

240 kms from Delhi

Known For : Hawa Mahal | Pink City | Amer Fort

Jaipur, the 'Pink City', is one of the most royal, majestic and colourful cities of India with a very strong historical background and vibrant culture.

Best Time : October to March

View packages starting from ₹ 6,300

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4. Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand

3.7

32 photos

193 kms from Delhi

Known For : Jungle Safari, Corbett National Park | Elephant Ride in Corbett National Park | Corbett Waterfall

Corbett National Park, set amidst the foothills of Himalayas, houses a variety of flora and fauna including rare ones such as tigers and is a treat for wildlife enthusiasts and photographers.

Best Time : Mid October to Mid June

View packages starting from ₹ 9,000

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5. Haridwar, Uttarakhand

3.6

40 photos

169 kms from Delhi

Known For : Ganga Aarti in Haridwar | Har Ki Pauri | Chandi Devi Temple

Situated along the holy Ganges, Haridwar is famous for its temples and ghats where pilgrims bathe to relieve themselves of their sins.

Best Time : Throughout the year

View packages starting from ₹ 10,000

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6. Ajmer, Rajasthan

3.5

15 photos

354 kms from Delhi

Known For : Ajmer Sharif | Ana Sagar Lake | Adhai Din ka Jhopra

Ajmer is brimming with natural beauty and is a renowned religious spot for Hindus and Muslims alike.

Best Time : October to March

View packages starting from ₹ 28,250

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7. Ranthambore, Rajasthan

4.2

22 photos

303 kms from Delhi

Known For : Jeep Safari | Wildlife Safari | Ranthambhore Fort

This is one of the best tiger reserves of the country, known to have "friendly" tigers and chances of sighting one here is reasonably better than many other tiger reserves of India. Along with this Ranthambore has one of the richest flora and fauna making it an absolutely must visit area

Best Time : October to Apr

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8. Bharatpur National Park

4.4

19 photos

171 kms from Delhi

Now known as the Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur National Park is a famous bird watching paradise and is listed among UNESCO's World Heritage sites as well. The 29 km reserve is locally known as Ghana and is a mosaic of dry grasslands, woodlands, woodland swamps, and wetlands. These diverse habitats are home to 366 bird species, 379 floral species, 50 species of fish, 13 species of snakes, 5 species of lizards, 7 amphibian species,7 turtle species, and a variety of other invertebrates. Every year thousands of migratory waterfowl visit the park for winter breeding.

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9. Kanatal, Uttarakhand

3.5

6 photos

223 kms from Delhi

Known For : New Tehri | Dhanaulti | Kodia Jungle

Once a deserted land, today Kanatal is a usual haunt for those travelers who seek peace and solitude.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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10. Chail, Himachal Pradesh

3.1

10 photos

256 kms from Delhi

Known For : Chail wildlife sanctuary | Palace Hotel | Cricket Ground

Chail is a quiet hill station close to Shimla, known for the world's highest cricket ground and its heritage hotel, Chail Palace, in the midst of pine and deodar trees.

Best Time : Throughout the year

View packages starting from ₹ 15,500

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11. Kufri, Himachal Pradesh

2.8

10 photos

270 kms from Delhi

Known For : Kufri Fun World | Skiing in Kufri | Horse Ride to the Mahasu Peak

Kufri in Shimla district, Himachal Pradesh is one of the most sought after holiday destinations, and more so for couples, because of its proximity to Shimla and relatively higher altitude which makes it a place with snow all round the winters.

Best Time : November to March

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12. Dehradun, Uttarakhand

3.3

34 photos

200 kms from Delhi

Known For : Robber's Cave | Sahastradhara | Mindrolling Monastery

This hill town in the foothills of the Shivalik ranges in the Garhwal region with two perennial rivers flowing through it, popular for its historic civilization and offers a delightful terrain to trekkers.

Best Time : Throughout the year

View packages starting from ₹ 7,000

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13. Gaumukh, Uttarakhand

3.2

6 photos

309 kms from Delhi

Known For : Gaumukh Trek

One of the holiest lands in Uttarakhand, Gaumukh is thronged by devotees mainly for its serenity and pious mythological history. Gaumukh is not exactly a tourist town or city, but a glacial trekking destination located within Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand.

Best Time : February to September

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14. Pangot

3.8

10 photos

231 kms from Delhi

Located just 15 kilometres away from Nainital; Pangot, located in the Kosiyakutoli tehsil of the Nainital district of Uttarakhand is a small and picturesque hamlet. The village is at the height of 6,300 feet above the sea level and is well known all across the nation for its rich and exotic bird life and abundance in other natural treasures. The place seems to have sprung up right out of a beautiful novel - with its greenery, flowers and birds. The area also becomes a hub for photography when hundreds of different species of birds flock here during the harsh winters in the upper Himalayas and settle down here temporarily. A step into the wilderness of Pangot, and you will find yourself in the midst of a remote Himalayan village.

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15. Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand

3.8

13 photos

258 kms from Delhi

Known For : Dodital Lake | Nachiketa Lake | Dodital Dayara Pass Trek

Endearingly called as Devbhoomi, Uttarkashi, literally meaning 'Kashi of the North', is a quaint little town tucked away in the hill state of Uttarakhand. Revered by the Hindus as one of their propitious religious sites, the townhouses two of the total four holy shrines of Hindu mythology. It is one of the most visited cities of religious relevance in the area and gives you a sense of heightened divinity and an out of the world experience. The region was more in the favour of religious tourism initially but lately the spurring of trekking and adventure activities invites a lot of non religion tourists as well. Replete with ashrams and mandir, the town has got a spiritual vibe to it. All in all, the entire place boasts of divine heritage, mesmerising natural beauty, scenic panoramas and a wonderful irenic atmosphere.

Best Time : March to June, September to November

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16. Kedarnath, Uttarakhand

4.1

18 photos

291 kms from Delhi

Known For : Kedarnath Temple | Vasuki Tal | Shankaracharya Samadhi

Atop 3584 mts, this in one of the Char Dhams and thus one of the holiest pilgrim centres in the lap of Garhwali Himalayas.

Best Time : May to June, September to October

View packages starting from ₹ 20,000

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17. Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh

3.7

22 photos

249 kms from Delhi

Known For : Timber Trail | Monkey point, Kasauli | Mall Road, Kasauli

Located on the way from Chandigarh to Shimla, Kasauli is a hilly cantonment town which makes for an ideal peaceful holiday location, away from the rush.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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18. Auli, Uttarakhand

4.0

12 photos

308 kms from Delhi

Known For : Skiing in Auli | Gurso Bugyal | View Points

Dotted with apple orchards, oaks and deodars; Auli is a popular hill resort in the Himalayan range dating back to 8th Century AD.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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19. Parvati Valley Trek

4.2

9 photos

366 kms from Delhi

Regarded as one of the most challenging treks in the northern Himalayan region, Parvati Valley Base Camp Trek is perfect for those seeking adventure. The mesmerising views all around will not only leave you spellbound by its beauty but also filled with adrenaline by the challenges it throws at you at every nook and corner.

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20. Bhowali, Uttarakhand

2.2

10 photos

238 kms from Delhi

Known For : Kainchi Dham | Shyamkhet Tea Gardens | Ramgarh

Bhowali is a little hill-station that lies in the vicinity of several popular hill stations like Nainital, Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal, Ramgarh, Sattal and Mukteshwar.

Best Time : February to Apr, September to October

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21. Alwar, Rajasthan

3.5

16 photos

136 kms from Delhi

Known For : Bala quila Fort | Bhangarh fort | Siliserh Lake Palace

Alwar has a unique recognition because of Sariska Van Abhyaranya , Bala-Quila, famous temples and the Kalakand Market

Best Time : October to March

View packages starting from ₹ 10,600

Read More 27 Alwar Attractions

22. Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh

3.4

14 photos

288 kms from Delhi

Known For : Gwalior Fort | Jai Vilas Palace | Gujari Mahal (State Archaeological Museum)

A historic city founded by king Surajesan, Gwalior is galore with beautiful monuments, palaces and temples, giving this city a majestic charm which speaks volumes of its glorious past.

Best Time : July to March

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23. Almora, Uttarakhand

3.6

20 photos

259 kms from Delhi

Known For : Zero Point | Jageshwar | Katarmal Sun Temple

Cradled in the wilderness of Himalayan ranges, the sprawling town of Almora shaped like a horse-shoe is a hill station located in Uttarakhand that boasts of a pre-British heritage.

Best Time : Throughout the year

View packages starting from ₹ 27,500

Read More 16 Almora Attractions

24. Bhimtal, Uttarakhand

3.6

10 photos

239 kms from Delhi

Known For : Bhimtal Lake | Aquarium on the Bhimtal Island | Hanuman Garhi

Rested at a height of 1370m above the sea level, Bhimtal is spotted with temples lying amid the verdant mountains and a pristine blue lake.

Best Time : March to June, September to December

View packages starting from ₹ 5,000

Read More 11 Bhimtal Attractions

25. Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary

4.2

6 photos

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.

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26. Dhanaulti, Uttarakhand

3.2

12 photos

219 kms from Delhi

Known For : Surkhanda Devi Temple | Eco Park, Dhanaulti | Apple Orchard Resort

With Chamba and Mussoorie in proximity, this little town in Uttarakhand is an offbeat destination located at a height of about 2200 meters above sea level.

Best Time : September to June

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27. Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary

4.0

39 kms from Delhi

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.

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28. Fatehpur, Rajasthan

2.5

8 photos

233 kms from Delhi

Known For : Nadine cultural centre | Dholi Sati Dadi Mandir | Temples in Fatehpur

Situated in the Sikar district of Rajasthan, Fatehpur is an ancient town, a prominent part of the Shekhawati region.

Best Time : October to March

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29. Kumaon, Uttarakhand

2.8

19 photos

230 kms from Delhi

Known For : Panchachuli Glacier | Nanda Devi Temple | Narayan Ashram

Kumaon is a region of Uttarakhand with various towns, including hill-stations and religious spots. While mostly all hill stations are flanked by all sorts of conifers and draped in a garb of green, Kumaon changes its coat of blooms several times a year.

Best Time : Throughout the year

View packages starting from ₹ 5,200

Read More 7 Kumaon Attractions

30. Binsar, Uttarakhand

3.1

11 photos

269 kms from Delhi

Known For : Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary | Bineshwar Temple | Zero Point

A small town set in the midst of lush green forests covered with oak, pine, deodar trees, Binsar has plenty of tourist attractions including green meadows, temples and the Binsar wildlife sanctuary.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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31. Fatehpur Sikri

4.5

19 photos

180 kms from Delhi

A city, predominantly made of red sandstone, Fatehpur Sikri was founded in 16th century by Mughal Emperor Akbar. Back then it was the capital of his Empire for fifteen years. Now a UNESCO world heritage site and a famous tourist attraction, it is a fine example of Akbar's architectural finesse. Fatehpur Sikri is a home to Jodha Bai's palace , Jama Mosque, Buland Darwaza , and a Tomb of Salim Chisti.

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32. Chakrata, Uttarakhand

3.3

12 photos

235 kms from Delhi

Known For : Tiger Falls | Deoban | Budher Caves

Chakrata is a small hill town near Dehradun located on top of the Yamuna valley, amidst lush green forests, caves and ancient temples.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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33. Devprayag, Uttarakhand

3.0

23 photos

212 kms from Delhi

Known For : Confluence of Bhagirathi and Alaknanda | Raghunathji Temple | Chandrabadani temple

Marked by the confluence point of rivers Alaknanda and Bhagirathi, Devprayag is a religious hub and is quite popular among tourists coming for pilgrimage or seeking some solitude close to nature.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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34. Arki, Himachal Pradesh

2.5

12 photos

277 kms from Delhi

Known For : Arki Fort | Diwan-i-Khaas | Arki Palace

Small town in Solan district locally known for its 18th century fort, Arki is rather unknown among general population as a tourist location.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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35. Churu, Rajasthan

2.3

15 photos

225 kms from Delhi

Known For : Sethani ka Johara | Salasar Balaji | Tal Chappar Sanctuary

An ancient town, lakes, palaces and forts, an important hindu pilgrimage, the people and rich culture of Rajasthan, Churu is a district with multiple colorful faces of Rajasthan.

Best Time : November to March

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36. Dudhwa National Park, Uttarakhand

2.7

15 photos

341 kms from Delhi

Dudhwa National Park is all about wildlife, nature and diversity and is a perfect getaway for nature buffs and wildlife lovers.

Best Time : December to Apr

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37. Deeg, Rajasthan

3.5

10 photos

133 kms from Delhi

Known For : Havelis | Deeg Fort | Bharatpur

Falling in the Bharatpur district, Deeg is said to be a part of lord Krishna's Parikrama path. Deeg is known for its beautiful gardens, forts, fountains and palaces.

Best Time : September to March

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38. Chamba, Uttarakhand

3.3

10 photos

219 kms from Delhi

Known For : Tehri Dam | Surkanda Devi Temple

Far from the mad rush of city life, Chamba is a small town popular for its picturesque views lined with deodar and pine trees, its apple orchards and various temples.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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39. Bhangarh fort

4.2

5 photos

197 kms from Delhi

Famous for the historical ruins and the ghost stories, Bhangarh has been regarded as the most haunted place in the country. It is located on the way between Jaipur and Delhi.

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40. Galtaji Temple

3.9

7 photos

236 kms from Delhi

Located on the outskirts of the regal city of Jaipur, Galtaji Temple is a prehistoric Hindu pilgrimage site. Outlined by the striking Aravalli hills, it consists of several shrines, holy kunds, pavilions and natural springs. This majestic temple is situated in the heart of a hilly terrain that is bounded by a beautiful gorge which attracts tourists here every year. Galtaji Temple was built using pink colour sandstone and is a vast temple complex housing varied shrines. Located inside the City Palace, the walls of this temple are beautifully adorned with carvings and paintings that make this place worth visiting.

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41. Malana

3.7

377 kms from Delhi

Malana is an ancient solitary village in Himachal Pradesh in an isolated and charming plateau by the side of the Malana River. Known as Malana Nala, it lies in Parvati Valley which is a quaint corner away from rest of the world. One of the unique aspects of this destination is the strong culture and beliefs of the locals, who follow their rules with the utmost tenacity. According to them, Malana is the place where democracy is best followed with the well-organized parliamentary system, guided by their deity Jamlu Rishi. It is believed that Jamlu was worshipped during the pre-Aryan times. It has been the subject of various documentaries like Malana: Globalization of a Himalayan Village and Malana, A Lost Identity. Their court system resembles The Ancient Greek System as they believe themselves to be the followers of Alexander the Great.

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42. Rudra Prayag, Uttarakhand

2.5

25 photos

248 kms from Delhi

Known For : Augustmuni | Koteshwar Mahadev temple | Ukhimath

Lying at the confluence of River Alaknanda and River Mandakini, Rudraprayag is a sacred place regarded as one of the Panch Prayags and place of great religious significance. Settled in Uttarakhand, this beautiful town is full of mysterious charm and the spiritual vibes that will calm your senses.

Best Time : April to December

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