The world says that there is a difference between the journey and the destination. But I have come to know that there is no destination for the passengers, the journey is the destination for them. We have seen that changed era when 300 kms. By going far away, the sights, faces, pieces all change, you must have also seen it.
If you too are crazy about road trips, then this article is going to gift you a lot of short trips.
Delhi to Jaipur
Jaipur, the capital of India’s largest state of Rajasthan, was built by Sawaji Jai Singh in the 18th century. Situated 268 km away from New Delhi, it is a major tourist destination, where you will find many forts, palaces and other historical sites reminiscent of the culture of the royal families of Rajasthan. Jaipur is considered to be the best weekend spot to travel from Delhi by car. Amer Fort, City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Albert Hall Museum, Jantar Mantar, Jal Mahal, Ram Niwas Garden are the major attractions here. The best time to visit here is between November to March.
Delhi to Shimla
About 8 hours drive from Delhi, Shimla is the most visited vacation spot in North India. Situated at a distance of 342 km from the capital Delhi, Shimla is a great option for a weekend getaway from Delhi and Chandigarh. This scenic hill station is not only known for its scenic beauty, the mesmerizing aroma of oak and deodar trees and the healthy weather, but also for its colonial heritage dating back to the British period. The Ridge, Mall Road, Himalayan Bird Park, Christ Church, Viceregal Lodge, Jakhoo Temple, Chadwick Falls are the major attractions here. March to June and November to February are the best time to visit here.
Delhi to Amritsar
Amritsar is known for its magnificent and beautiful Golden Temple, which is one of the holiest sites for Sikhs. The tourist places and delicious food here makes it one of the best places to visit near Delhi. Must visit to attend the world’s most famous Wagah border ceremony too. By the way, Amritsari Kulcha is very popular here, so definitely taste it too. The distance from Delhi to Amritsar is 450 km and the best time to visit here is between September to December and February to March. Golden Temple, Wagah Border, Jallianwala Bagh, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum, Akal Takhti are the major attractions here.
Delhi to Udaipur
In the southern part of Rajasthan, Udaipur is surrounded by the Aravalli ranges and is blessed with natural beauty. Udaipur is also known as the “City of Lakes” as there are many natural lakes in and around the city. The “City of Lakes” is also called the “White City” because the Rajput style palaces and forts in Udaipur are made of white stones. Pichola Lake, City Palace, Eklingji Temple, Ambari Ghat, Vintage Car Museum, Bada Mahal and Shilgram are the major attractions here. The best time to visit here is between November to February. The distance from Delhi to Udaipur is 665 kms.
Delhi to Corbett National Park
Located in the Nainital district, Corbett National Park is a perfect destination for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers. The distance of Jim Corbett from Delhi is 238 km, which is considered to be the best destination for a weekend from Delhi. Here you can do adventure activities like trekking, nature camping, jeep safaris, fishing. This oldest national park of India is home to abundant flora and fauna. Corbett National Park, Garjiya Devi Temple, Corbett Museum, Corbett Falls are the major attractions here. From November to February, you can go here for sightseeing.
Delhi to Alwar
Alwar is not only full of domestic tourists these days, but you can also see many foreign tourists here. There are a lot of sightseeing, travel activities and tourist places in Alwar. Known as the Gateway City of Rajasthan, Alwar is also known for its many historical places where palace killers and temples are located dating back to 1500 BC. Sariska Tiger Reserve, Bhangarh Fort, Bala Fort, Siliserh Lake Palace, Kesroli Hill Fort, Moti Dungri, Sariska Palace, Musi Maharani Ki Chhatri, Garbhaji Falls are the major attractions here. The distance from Delhi to Alwar is 167 km.
Delhi to McLeodganj
McLeodganj is a popular hill station in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. Amidst the majestic Himalayas and covered with lush greenery, this hill station is a perfect place to relieve your stress. Little Lhasa, another name for this beautiful abode near Dharamsala, is also known for being the home of Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama and many Tibetan refugees. Bhagsu Falls, Namgyal Monastery, Triund, Bhagsunag Temple, Tibetan Museum, Dharamkot are the major attractions here. The distance from Delhi to McLeodganj is 480 km and the best time to visit is between March to June and September to November.