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10 Getaways Near Delhi Where Hotels Are Still Available For The Upcoming Long Weekend

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Pack your bags and be ready for that long weekend you have been waiting for. HolidayIQ Traveller pick the best bets!

10 Getaways Near Delhi Where Hotels Are Still Available For The Upcoming Long Weekend:

  1. Shekhawati (Rajasthan)
  2. Bhimtal (Uttarakhand)
  3. Mukteshwar (Uttarakhand)
  4. Dausa (Rajasthan)
  5. Chail (Himachal Pradesh)
  6. Fagu , Kufri (Himachal Pradesh)
  7. Kausani (Uttarakhand)
  8. Mandi (Himachal Pradesh)
  9. Shoghi (Himachal Pradesh)

1. Shekhawati

Shekhawatisource: touristpension.com

Shekhawati is known as the ‘open art gallery of Rajasthan’ for its multiple forts, havelis and other historical structures.  Famous among these are the Haveli Nadine Prince, Morarka Haveli Museum, Dr. Ramnath A Podar Haveli Museum, Jaganath Sanghania Haveli and the Khetri Mahal. 

2. Bhimtal

Bhimtalsource: tourmet.com

HolidayIQ Traveller Anil Chaturvedi says, “Bhimtal is a one of the most peaceful and lovely hill stations near Delhi. It is very calm and if you want to spend a weekend away from hustle bustle of the city, Bhimtal is the right place for you.”

3. Mukteshwar

Mukteshwarsource: campsandtrek.com

HolidayIQ Traveller Sahana Sharma says, “Nestled in the womb of nature and the sky adorned with the majestic Himalayas, Muteshwar is perfect honeymoon getaway. Do not miss to buy chocolates from Choco-House at Mountain Trails.”

4. Dausa

Dausasource: wikimedia

HolidayIQ Traveller Rakesh Pandey says, "One must plan to visit Bhangarh Fort, Chand Baoli and Sariska Forest besides other place. Jaipur is also not very far away from this place.
Marble idols and statues are easily available in the area as one would see people working on finishing these items. Other hand made gift items are also available in this area."

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5. Chail

Chailsource: wikimedia

HolidayIQ Traveller Naval says, "Amazing view of the stars from here. The sky looks so clear full of stars. Also the cottages are so beautiful and a separate garden is also provided for each cottage. Whenever you got to Shimla, this is the best place where you should stay, its Chail."

6. Fagu

Fagusource: photos.travelblog.org

HolidayIQ Traveller Nishant Gupta says, “Fagu is a very beautiful place in the Kufri region of Shimla. You can glimpse the beautiful peaks of the gigantic Himalayas from here. You can also view the breathtaking forests and fruit orchards. Fagu also has some of the most famous old Shiva temples. If you are here in February, you can be a part of the winter ski fests. During summers, the village of Fagu is popular as a picnic spot.”

7. Kausani

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HolidayIQ Travller Becky Benians says, “In about 10 hours from Delhi, you reach a place called Kausani, where the mind can't help but dare to soar free. Kausani about 560 km from Delhi, is an absolute paradise with views of the Nanda Devi Ranges (7000 mt), which is India's highest peak. Well, if that's not enticing enough, when the morning sun rises from behind the mountains, the snow glows like gold, and in the evening it looks like a pink cherry when the sun is setting. You can walk about to viewpoint and take a little day tour to Dunagiri, Ranikhet, Almora, Mukteshwar or even Baijnath, which has lovely 12th century temples. All these other places won't offer you such majestic views of the entire range of the Nanda Devi starting from Trishul Peak, to Nanda Kot, Nanda Ghunti, Nanda Devi East and do wait for the evening to arrive, and all you shutterbugs keep your cameras ready with enough battery and memory space, because you will run out of either.The local chicken curries and makki rotis are just way too delicious to be described in words. Not to forget the lovely shop run by the Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam Ltd, which sells brilliant shawls of angora rabbits, body butter and essential oils.”

8. Mandi

Mandisource: flickr.com-vinodbahal

HolidayIQ Traveller Prateek Gauba says, “Mandi is a unique city in itself. Going by its history, it was a place of trade between people of different regions. Mandi is an unusual location for such interaction to take place, yet it holds in itself a charm that distinguished it from other cities of Himachal. There are a lot of temples in Mandi, portraying ancient architectural styles. The temple mostly built along the banks of rivers offer calm to the pilgrims. The city is breathtakingly beautiful. In the background is the noise of the rivers, which renders a kind of peace most travellers would not have been used to. It makes an ideal getaway from the hustles of city life.”

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9. Peora

Peorasource: holidayiq

HolidayIQ Traveller Abhijit Pal says, “We stayed in a small hamlet called Peora, which is about 7 km from Mukteswar. The village is situated in the fruit bowl of Kumaon. We visited during the first week of June. The places still has trees, laden with apricots and plums. The mornings here start with soft sunlight with a great view of Himalayas. Trishul, Nandadevi, Nandakot and Dharachula peaks are clearly visible from the place. We took a morning walk through the jungles plucking some apricots and plums which were sufficient for breakfast. During the mid-morning, one can see the village kids going to the school. You can hardly spot any vehicle on the road. There are two buses plying on this road, one in the morning and another in the evening. The orange sun, through the dense forest is absolutely magnificent. The only option available in the local restaurants are vegetable noodle and chole. The night becomes really silent.”

10. Shoghi

Shoghisource: flickr.com/photos/indiauntravelled

HolidayIQ Traveller Shweta Tanwar says, “We travelled to Shoghi from Delhi. After reaching Shogi, we all were amazed to see nature at its purest form. The sunrise, the glimpse of the Himalayas, dense forests and the sound of the chirpping birds is something that Delhi lacks. There are no fancy resturants here. Just home made special 'pahadhi khana' rich in taste made by the guest house people is all that you can find. Shoghi is a delight for all photographers to capture nature at its best.”

The views above are collated from opinions expressed by travellers on www.holidayiq.com

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