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.
Kinnaur, also known as ""Land of god"" is about 235 Km from Shimla and is known for its serenity and beauty of the lush green and rocky mountainscape having Satluj, Baspa and Spiti river snaking through it
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.
Uttarkashi is one of the most popular religious district in Uttarakhand. Two of the Four Holy Shrines of Hindu mythology, of the 'Char Dham' are situated here, as is the chief source of the holiest river of Hinduism, the Ganges.
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.
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.
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.
Mashobra is a lush green expanse in Himachal Pradesh, tucked away at a height of about 7700 feet, ensuring minimal human obstruction in the course of nature to provide you with the most pure and liberating experience of your lifetime.
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.
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