Short Trips from Delhi - Places To Visit Near Delhi in 2-3 Days

Places For 2-3 Day Short Trips from Delhi

Looking for short trips near Delhi for a 2 day or 3 days vacation? Here are our hand-picked short trips near Delhites that can be done economically! Have the monsoons been urging you to go out and enjoy the blessed weather but couldn’t get days off work? Well, here’s your chance. This year, the Independence Day falls on a Friday, which means you get a three day weekend to get your fill of the monsoons. In our previous post, we covered quick monsoon getaways around Delhi, this time we bring you these combinations of places to explore in this extended weekend! While Uttarakhand remains largely inaccessible due to heavy rains and the ongoing reconstruction and restoration, we have covered some high ground to spoil you with these compelling choices to plan your extended weekend from!

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Here is the list of 22 Short Trips from Delhi - Places To Visit Near Delhi in 2-3 Days

1. Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh - Little Switzerland of India

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446 kms from Delhi

Known For : Khajjiar | Satdhara Falls | Panchpula

This one is one of the most beautiful short trips from Delhi that you can undertake. Lush greenery, misty mountains and clouds descending on the hills, if this is what you want for your weekend then head straight to Dalhousie and Khajjiar for a weekend among the mountains. The Pir Pinjal mountain range of Dalhousie is as overwhelmingly gorgeous as that of the vast meadows of Khajjiar. Uninterrupted breeze with drizzling rains and the scenic view makes for quite the picturesque setting. Possible Itinerary: 3 days/2 nights: Delhi - Dalhousie – Khajjiar – Dalhousie – Delhi: Thursday evening: Delhi to Dalhousie ( Friday morning) by bys (via Nangal) or by a direct taxi Friday: Spend the day in Dalhousie Saturday: Visit Khajjiar by a cab and enjoy the day in Khajjiar and return by evening to Dalhousie Sunday: Relax in Dalhousie for the day and leave for New Delhi by evening using a bus (via Nangal) or by a direct taxi to reach Delhi by Monday morning.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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2. Mount Abu, Rajasthan - A Beautiful Hill Station In Rajasthan

4.1

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636 kms from Delhi

Known For : Dilwara Temples | Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary | Nakki Lake

The only hill station of Rajasthan, its cool atmosphere and lush green surroundings make it a major tourist spot within the state. The most important attraction, however, it is undoubtedly the Dilwara temples, which is one of the most stunning pieces of architecture in the country. If you are a history or architecture buff, this is one of the places you should absolutely not miss out in India. It is the perfect place for a quiet romantic trip from Delhi. For a 2 day trip from Delhi, visiting Mount Abu or Udaipur alone is a better option for a relaxing getaway. Possible Itinerary: 2 days/1 nights Delhi -Mount Abu – Delhi: Friday night: Delhi to Mount Abu ( Friday Morning) by bus. Saturday: Enjoy the morning in Mount Abu Sunday: Sightseeing in Mount Abu Sunday night: Mount Abu to New Delhi (Monday morning) by Swarna J Raj Express or Ashram Express or by bus via Jodhpur or a direct taxi to Delhi

Best Time : October to March

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3. Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh - Cozy Little Hill-Station

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249 kms from Delhi

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

An old favourite, this short trip from Delhi takes you across the beautiful state of Himachal Pradesh through Chandigarh, Shimla and Kasauli; these places receive decent to moderate rainfall which makes them quite pleasant in this weather. A road trip through the valleys and mountains is the perfect way to enjoy the monsoon! Possible Itinerary: 3 days/2 nights: Delhi - Kasauli- Shimla- Delhi: Friday morning: Delhi to Chandigarh ( Friday afternoon) by a cab or by bus, have lunch in Chandigarh, leave for Kasauli and reach by early evening. Saturday: Enjoy the day in Kasauli, leave for Shimla in the evening, reach by night Sunday: Enjoy the day in Shimla and leave in the evening and reach New Delhi by morning by a bus or a cab

Best Time : Throughout the year

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4. Vaishno Devi, Jammu & Kashmir - The Holy Caves

4.3

11 photos

531 kms from Delhi

Known For : Vaishno Devi Temple, Vaishno Devi | Ardh Kuwari Cave | Bhairavnath Temple, Vaishno Devi

Located in Trikuta hills, 13 km from Katra at the height of 1560 m above sea level with bright clouds and thinning air, this town is the holy cave temple of Mata Vaishnodevi, with spirituality and vibrancy lingering in the atmosphere. Vaishno Devi is a religious trekking destination where pilgrims walk about 13 km uphill to reach the little caves which is among one of the 108 Shakti Peetha. Dip yourself in the immense beauty of nature along with the divine blessings of Mata Vaishno Devi through Jammu, Khatra and Vaishnodevi tour. Possible Itinerary: 2 days/1 nights Delhi - Vaishno Devi – Delhi: Friday night: Delhi to Vaishno Devi ( Friday Morning) by Chetak Express / Mewar Express or by bus. Saturday: Spend the day in Vaishno Devi watching the mesmerizing Himalayan peaks Sunday: Visit the Vaishno Devi temple Sunday night: Vaishno Devi to New Delhi (Monday morning) by train (numerous train options) or by bus or a direct taxi to Delhi

Best Time : Throughout the year

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5. Pushkar, Rajasthan - Lord Brahma's Only Temple And The Mesmerising Cattle Fair

3.6

40 photos

357 kms from Delhi

Known For : Pushkar Lake | Pushkar Camel Fair | Brahma Temple

The holy cities of Pushkar and Ajmer together house two of the most revered sacred sites in India. The 14 century Temple dedicated to Brahma is surrounded by numerous ghats and the Pushkar Lake which owes its existence to a legend. Ajmer, on the other hand, is known for the Shrine of Sufi Saint Moinuddin Chisthi, Ajmer’s Dargah Shariff is an important pilgrimage site. Akbar Fort Museum in Ajmer is another place to visit, or you can also go shopping in the small colourful markets of Pushkar for handicrafts. Possible Itinerary: 2 days/1 nights: Delhi – Ajmer - Pushkar – Delhi: Saturday morning: Delhi to Ajmer ( Friday afternoon) by Ajmer Shatabdi or by a taxi/bus, spend the day in Ajmer Sunday: Visit Pushkar by a cab/bus and enjoy the day in Pushkar Sunday: Relax in Pushkar in the lakeside cafes, go back to Ajmer by evening Sunday night: Ajmer to New Delhi (Monday morning) by Chetak Express by bus/taxi to round up this short trip

Best Time : October to March

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6. Orchha, Madhya Pradesh - The Hidden Treasure

4.3

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393 kms from Delhi

Known For : Jehangir Mahal, Orchha Fort | Ram Raja Temple | Raja Mahal, Orchha Fort

You can start your day with Gwalior by visiting Gwalior Fort one of the largest and majestic forts in India along with the Saas- Bahu Temples and Teli ka Mandir – a 300-metre high temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Spend the next day at Orchha exploring the architectural excellence of the Bundela Rulers of 16th-17th century. You’ll need a full day to see Khajuraho, to marvel at the unique architecture of the numerous temples of the ‘Garden of Dates’ as it was known then. Go here on a short trip from Delhi for a unique experience. Possible Itinerary: 3 days/2 nights: Delhi - Gwalior – Orchha – Khajuraho- Delhi: Friday morning: Delhi to Gwalior ( Friday afternoon) by Bhopal Shatabdi or by a taxi/bus, spend the day in Gwalior, leave for Orchha in the evening and spend the night in Orchha Saturday: Enjoy the day in Orchha and leave for Khajuraho in the evening and spend the night in Khajuraho Sunday: Enjoy the day in Khajuraho exploring erotic architecture Sunday night: Khajuraho to New Delhi (Monday morning) by taxi or by a train via Jhansi

Best Time : July to March

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7. Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh - Tourism Capital of Madhya Pradesh

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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. Possible Itinerary: 2 days/1 nights Delhi - Gwalior – Delhi: Friday night: Delhi to Gwalior ( Friday Morning) by train or by bus. Saturday: Spend the day in Gwalior visiting famous temples Sunday: Sightseeing in Gwalior of monuments and palaces Sunday night: Gwalior to New Delhi (Monday morning) by train (numerous train options) or by bus or a direct taxi to Delhi

Best Time : July to March

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8. Chandigarh, Punjab - India's First Planned City

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234 kms from Delhi

Known For : Rose Garden | Rock Garden

Chandigarh, a union territory that is the capital of both Punjab as well as Haryana is a subtle and ideal definition of the word 'city'. In a culture that includes instances of both traditional Punjab as well as modernity, Chandigarh is a pretty town resembling a morning dream which is sure to flatter you with its innocence and pleasantness. Possible Itinerary: 2 days/1 nights Delhi - Chandigarh – Delhi: Friday night: Delhi to Chandigarh ( Friday Morning) by train or by bus. Saturday: Spend the day in Chandigarh, enjoy the nightlife of the city Sunday: Sightseeing in Chandigarh Sunday night: Chandigarh to New Delhi (Monday morning) by train (numerous train options) or by bus or a direct taxi to Delhi

Best Time : August to March

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9. Shimla, Himachal Pradesh - The Hill-Station With Rich Colonial History

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271 kms from Delhi

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

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. Shimla, Chandigarh, and Kasauli are known to be one of the favourite holiday spots for many. With the various attraction spots Shimla, Chandigarh, and Kasauli are the best places to visit. Possible Itinerary: 2 days/1 nights Delhi - Shimla – Delhi: Friday night: Delhi to Shimla ( Friday Morning) by train or by bus. Saturday: Spend the day in Shimla and witness the mesmerizing Himalayan peaks Sunday: Sightseeing in Shimla Sunday night: Shimla to New Delhi (Monday morning) by train (numerous train options) or by bus or a direct taxi to Delhi

Best Time : October to June

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10. Palampur, Himachal Pradesh

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388 kms from Delhi

Known For : Tashi Jong Monastery | Tea gardens in Palampur | Saurabh Van Vihar

Palampur and Dharamshala (Mcleodganj) of the Kangra Valley are towns blessed with natural beauty. Palampur has the majestic mountains of the Dhauladhar range forming a picturesque backdrop while the town itself is laced with tea plantations and pine tree forests which leaves the air around here scented with pine fragrance. Dharamshala is located close to the Dhauladhar range which makes it a starting point for many trekking trails towards the mountains. It also has a lot of waterfalls, lakes, scenic points and ancient temples to see around here. Upper Dharamsala (Mcleodganj) is also known as Little Lhasa as the home to the Tibetan government in exile. This is the most bang for the buck that you can get for a short trip near Delhi. Possible Itinerary: 3 days/2 nights: Delhi - Palampur- Dharamsala- Mcleodganj- Delhi: Thursday evening: Delhi to Palampur by a direct cab or a bus/train via (Nangal or Chandigarh), reach Palampur by evening. Friday: Enjoy the day in Palampur Saturday: Leave for Dharamshala in the morning, enjoy the scenic route, have a short stopover in Dharamshala and leave for Mcleodganj in the afternoon. Enjoy the rest of the day in Mcleodganj. Sunday: Explore the monasteries, cafes and Tibetan culture in Mcleodganj, leave for Delhi by a bus or by a cab in the evening and reach by Monday morning.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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11. Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir - City of Temples

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505 kms from Delhi

Known For : Bahu Fort | Mubarak Mandi Palace | Mansar Lake

The Himalayan Valley of the North, Jammu has nature’s distinctive traits that are unparalleled to any other place. Lakes, Forts, ancient and holy temples, are just some of the many attractions of Jammu you will be treated to. Further, from Jammu, you’ll find Vaishnodevi – one of the most famous pilgrimage sites in India. However, apart from its religious status, Vaishnodevi has many tourist attractions like the holy cave of Shiv Khori, Salal Dam, Baba Dhansar which features a huge spring coming through the rocks that flow and merges into the Chenab River. For the adventure seekers, Patnitop has all the amenities for adventure sporting activities. This circuit is one of the best options for a short trip from Delhi for a long weekend. Possible Itinerary: 3 days/2 nights: Delhi - Katra – Vaishno Devi – Jammu- Delhi: Thursday evening: Delhi to Katra ( Friday morning) by Vaishno Devi express, relax for a while, leave for Vaishno Devi trek whenever ready Friday: Get back from Vaishno Devi to Katra by night or by Saturday morning. Saturday: Leave for Jammu in the day time and enjoy the day in Jammu Sunday: Relax in Jammu for the day, explore nearby areas and leave in the evening by New Delhi Premium Special Train to reach Delhi by Monday morning.

Best Time : September to March

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12. Jodhpur, Rajasthan - The Blue City

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494 kms from Delhi

Known For : Mehrangarh Fort | Jaswant Thada | Mandore Garden

The sprawling desert land of Jaisalmer covers itself up in shades of green during the monsoons while Jodhpur, the blue city of Rajasthan accentuates its colours in the rains. These rain washed cities look picturesque dotted with ancient forts like Mehrangarh Fort or Jaisalmer Fort; Palaces like Patwon ki Haveli and Umaid Bhavan Palace are just some of the many culturally and historically significant sites to see. If architectural beauty, history and culture are your callings, then this makes for a perfect short trip from Delhi for the long weekend. Possible Itinerary: 2 days/1 nights Delhi - Jaisalmer – Delhi: Friday night: Delhi to Jaisalmer ( Friday Morning) by Chetak Express / Mewar Express or by bus. Saturday: Spend the day in Jaisalmer experiencing the desert safari Sunday: Sightseeing in Jaisalmer Sunday night: Vaishno Devi to New Delhi (Monday morning) by train (numerous train options) or by bus or a direct taxi to Delhi

Best Time : November to February

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13. Jaisalmer, Rajasthan - The Golden City

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650 kms from Delhi

Known For : Desert Safari in Jaisalmer | Jaisalmer Fort | Jain Temples in Jaisalmer

Situated close to the Pakistan Border, Jaisalmer is a significant tourist spot located in the northwestern state of Rajasthan in India. It is called the 'golden city' due to its bounteous golden dunes flowing in the Thar Desert. Jaisalmer is adorned with lakes, ornate Jain temples, havelis and castles clad in golden yellowish sandstone. Climb on to the camel saddle and make your way through this desert or camp under the night sky in this golden land for an unforgettable experience. The beautiful desert views of Jaisalmer and the rich heritage culture of Jodhpur are the perfect holiday spot to visit. Possible Itinerary: 3 days/2 nights: Delhi – Jaisalmer – Jaipur – Delhi: Thursday evening Delhi to Jaisalmer ( Friday Morning) by Delhi Jaisalmer Express or by a taxi/bus. Friday) Spend the day in Jaisalmer, Explore dunes nearby and the Golden Fort Saturday: Enjoy the day in Jaisalmer, leave for Jodhpur in the evening by a bus or by a cab or by Jaisalmer Delhi express, reach Jodhpur by late evening Sunday: Sightseeing + Food tour +Shopping in Jodhpur Sunday night: Jodhpur to New Delhi (Monday morning) by Mandor Express by bus/taxi

Best Time : October to March

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14. Udaipur, Rajasthan - The City Of Lakes

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574 kms from Delhi

Known For : Lake Pichola | City Palace, Udaipur | Sajjangarh Palace

If you are looking for a touch of royalty, head out to Rajasthan for a short trip from Delhi. The mighty palaces and forts take on a rustic hue in the monsoons, head for Udaipur to experience how the Royalty lived. Explore the Monsoon Palace, Bagore ki Haveli, the Lake Palace, take a horse ride around the city or indulge in some shopping in the variety of flea markets. If the city feels a little overwhelming, take a road trip to Mount Abu, the only Hill station here complete with beautiful lakes and gushing waterfalls. Possible Itinerary: 3 days/2 nights Delhi – Udaipur -Mount Abu – Delhi: Thursday night: Delhi to Udaipur ( Friday Morning) by Chetak Express / Mewar Express or by bus. Friday: Spend the day in Udaipur Saturday: Enjoy the morning in Udaipur, leave for Mount Abu in the afternoon by a bus, reach there by late evening Sunday: Sightseeing in Mount Abu Sunday night: Mount Abu to New Delhi (Monday morning) by Swarna J Raj Express or Ashram Express or by bus via Jodhpur or a direct taxi to Delhi

Best Time : October to March

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15. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh - The Architectural Masterpiece

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504 kms from Delhi

Known For : Light and Sound Show, Khajuraho | Dulhadev Temple | Kandariya Mahadev Temple

Khajuraho is known around the world for its stunning temples adorned by erotic and sensuous carvings. A small town located in the Bundelkhand region in Madhya Pradesh, Khajuraho is a brilliant example of Indian architecture and its culture back in the medieval period. The architecture of these Hindu and Jain temples depict the innocent form of love, the carvings on the walls display passion in the most erotic yet aesthetic ways. Gwalior, Orccha, and Khajuraho tour is often the most popular tour. Each place is a beauty in itself. So wait for no longer walk down to the history of marvellous monuments and places. Possible Itinerary: 2 days/1 nights Delhi - Khajuraho – Delhi: Friday night: Delhi to Khajuraho ( Friday Morning) by train or by bus. Saturday: Spend the day in Khajuraho visiting famous temples Sunday: Sightseeing in Khajuraho of monuments Sunday night: Khajuraho to New Delhi (Monday morning) by train (numerous train options) or by bus or a direct taxi to Delhi

Best Time : July to March

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16. Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir - The Paradise On Earth

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644 kms from Delhi

Known For : Dal Lake | Mughal Gardens, Srinagar | Nishat Bagh

Sanasar is one of the remotest regions in India; it is a hill station in Jammu and Kashmir surrounded by tall conifers trees and a fantastic destination for adventure sports. Paragliding, Horse Riding, Parasailing, Hot Air Ballooning are some of the activities particularly famous here. You can spend time relaxing at Srinagar after all the adventure activities; the beautiful lakes surrounded mountains, and blossoming gardens will rejuvenate you before you head back home. Possible Itinerary: 3 days/2 nights: Delhi - Srinagar- Sanasar – Srinagar- Delhi: Friday morning: Delhi to Srinagar by flight, enjoy the day in Srinagar (Alternatively, you can leave on 14th night and reach Jammu by train and then take a cab to Srinagar to reach by afternoon Saturday: Leave for Sanasar and enjoy the day there, come back to Srinagar by late evening. Sunday: Enjoy the day in Srinagar and leave in the evening and reach New Delhi by morning by a train + cab combo or by a direct flight

Best Time : April to October

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17. Sanasar, Jammu & Kashmir - A Quieter, Lesser Known Adventure

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529 kms from Delhi

Known For : Paragliding | Wilderness Adventure Camps(WAC) | Naag Mandir

One of the lesser known hill stations in Jammu-Kashmir region, Sanasar is an adventure enthusiasts' haven offering various activities such as paragliding, rock climbing, abseiling and trekking. The beautiful meadow shaped Sanasar, and the enchanting beauty of Srinagar will attract several tourists each year. Possible Itinerary: 2 days/1 nights Delhi - Sanasar – Delhi: Friday night: Delhi to Sanasar ( Friday Morning) by train or by bus. Saturday: Spend the day in Sanasar exploring the quiet town Sunday: Explore adventure activities in Sanasar Sunday night: Sanasar to New Delhi (Monday morning) by train (numerous train options) or by bus or a direct taxi to Delhi

Best Time : April to June

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18. Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh - The Little Lhasa In India

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31 photos

404 kms from Delhi

Known For : Library of Tibetan Works and Archives | Dharamshala Cricket Stadium | Dharamshala International Film Festival | St. John in the Wilderness Church | War Memorial

Dharamsala is famed as the holy residence of the Dalai Lama and houses the Tibetan monk in exile. Dharamsala is located in Kangra district at a distance of 18km fro Kangra City. The city is distinctively separated as upper and lower divisions with different altitudes. The lower division is the Dharamsala town itself whereas the top division is popularly known as Mcleodganj. Possible Itinerary: 2 days/1 nights Delhi - Chandigarh – Delhi: Friday night: Delhi to Dharamshala ( Friday Morning) by train or by bus. Saturday: Spend the day in Dharamshala, enjoy the blissful Buddhist town Sunday: Sightseeing in Dharamshala Sunday night: Dharamshala to New Delhi (Monday morning) by train (numerous train options) or by bus or a direct taxi to Delhi

Best Time : October to June

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19. Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh - The City of Nawabs

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419 kms from Delhi

Known For : Bara Imambara | Hazratganj Market | Lucknow Zoo

Lucknow receives some good rainfall around this time making the place quite cooler. It is a historically important city also known for its manners and hospitality. Places like the Bara Imambara, and it's Bhool Bhulaiya, Rumi Darwaza and Sankat Mochan Temple are some of the important sites here. Likewise, Varanasi is the holy city of the Hindus, with the sacred Ganga flowing here. This city is filled with numerous ancient temples, fort, etc. but the main attraction here is the sight of thousands of pilgrims taking a dip in the River Ganga against the backdrop of ancient temples is a sight not to miss. Club these two cities for a perfect short trip near Delhi. Possible Itinerary: Delhi - Lucknow- Varanasi- Delhi: Thursday evening: Delhi to Lucknow by train in the morning Friday: Explore the monuments in Lucknow, enjoy the Nawabi culture and food in Lucknow for the day Saturday: Leave for Varanasi in the morning by a cab/train, reach Varanasi by afternoon, don’t miss the Ganga Aarti in the evening Sunday: Explore the eateries, temples, lanes and the Ghats in the day time, leave for Delhi by a train in the evening and reach by Monday morning.

Best Time : October to March

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20. Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh - The Spiritual Capital of India

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681 kms from Delhi

Known For : Kashi Vishwanath Temple | Dashashwamedh Ghat | Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple

A city as old as time itself. A city that has stayed in place and watched as the world has turned and the tides have changed. Varanasi is a city that has stood the test of time for thousands of years. In the words of Mark Twain, "Older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend, And looks twice as old as all of them put together." The Lucknow and Varanasi tour will make you admire the royal heritage and rich culture of India. Possible Itinerary: 2 days/1 nights Delhi - Varanasi – Delhi: Friday night: Delhi to Varanasi ( Friday Morning) by train or by bus. Saturday: Spend the day in Varanasi, enjoy the beautiful Ganga aarthi Sunday: Sightseeing in Varanasi, visit the famous temples and ghats of this ancient town Sunday night: Varanasi to New Delhi (Monday morning) by train (numerous train options) or by bus or a direct taxi to Delhi

Best Time : October to March

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21. Bharatpur, Rajasthan - The Bird Haven

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164 kms from Delhi

Known For : Bharatpur National Park | Lohagarh Fort | Banke Bihari Temple

Often referred as the 'Eastern Gate of Rajasthan', Bharatpur is located in the Braj region of state Rajasthan. The city is drenched by its culture, chivalry and romance woven into ballads and folklore can be heard from miles. An exotic offbeat destination that serves tourists with authentic Rajasthani traditions, religious occasions mark devotion of the state people. Also known as Lohagarh, it is a part of the golden tourism triangle of Delhi, Jaipur and Agra, this place attracts a considerable number of national and international tourist every year. It is also the home of Keoladeo National Park, which habitats over 370 species of animals and birds. It is recognised as one of the most popular birds feeding and breeding grounds. In 1982 the park was marked as a National Park, and later in 1985, it came on the list of World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.

Best Time : November to February

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22. Ranthambore, Rajasthan - One of the best national parks of the country

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22 photos

303 kms from Delhi

Known For : Jeep Safari Ranthambore | Ranthambore Tiger Reserve | 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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