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.
Believed to be the place where Lord Krishna grew up, the city of Vrindavan hosts hundreds of Lord Krishna and Radha temples scattered throughout, the most famous ones being Banke Bihari temple, ISKCON temple.
A part of the National Capital Region, Noida, with the inauguration of Budhh international circuit for the formula one racing, Sunburn arena where international artists perform, and upcoming projects of one of the tallest buildings in North India, Noida is just busy running towards faster growth.
Shekhawati is a semi-arid getaway full of open air galleries, enchanting havelis & palaces and legendary forts. This region has been recognised as the ""open art gallery of Rajasthan"" having the largest concentration of frescos in the world.
Famous for being one of the centre-points of the Epic Mahabharata, Kurukshetra- the field of righteousness traces its past to King Kuru, who laid the foundation of a domain that has its roots on uprightness and benevolence.
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.
Delhi-NCR is perfectly located for a traveler looking for weekend getaways in Northern or Central India. This is why it attracts a lot of tourists, who visit Delhi as well as places around Delhi. The destinations are attractive and variegated - ranging from Hill Stations to Resorts to Picnic Spots.
Among the places within 200 - 300 km from Delhi-NCR, the popular ones include Jaipur, Agra, Shimla, Rishikesh, Kasauli, Mussoorie, Mathura, etc. These places take 1-2 day(s) and make for a perfect weekend getaway from Delhi NCR. The lesser known places to visit near Delhi-NCR are the quaint hill-stations like Lansdowne, Mukteshwar, Kanatal and treks like Kheerganga, Triund, Nag Tibba and Parashar lake. There are amazing wildlife sanctuaries close to Delhi-NCR like the ones at Ranthambore, Bharatpur, Sariska and Corbett National Park.
Tourist Places near Delhi like Rishikesh for bungee jumping, Devprayag for white water rafting, Gulmarg and Auli for skiing, Bir-Billing for paragliding, Jaisalmer for desert safaris or even the Bike Ride to Agra on the Yamuna Expressway are a few of the many choices that adventure enthusiasts have. Kasar Devi, Mcleodganj, Old Manali and Kasol on the other hand, are more lucrative destinations for people who want to just relax. Amazing Parathas in Murthal and the Heritage Hotel in Neemrana are favourites among college friends who usually look for a budget friendly weekend getaway from Delhi-NCR.
Families who prefer visiting the tourist destinations near Delhi-NCR are bound to visit the Taj Mahal in Agra, the banks of Ganges in Varanasi, the beautiful lakes in Udaipur, the forts and palaces of Rajasthan, the Wagah Border and Golden Temple in Amritsar and the Char Dham in Uttarakhand, to name a few.