Weekend Getaways from Agra

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Hotels in New Delhi

New Delhi

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3057 Hotels

3 hours from
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It was good. But the weather was I would say little cold as winter is approaching. But,...

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Hotels in Haridwar

Haridwar

5.8/7
668 Hotels

7.5 hours from
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1. Why to visit? It is a sacred pilgrimage site in Hindu religion located in UK. The gr...

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Hotels in Nainital

Nainital

5.8/7
684 Hotels

7.5 hours from
Agra
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The city of lakes is a must visit destination for all the nature lovers. On the first d...

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Hotels in Ajmer

Ajmer

5.7/7
399 Hotels

6 hours from
Agra
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Ajmer is a small town in Rajasthan... Around 2-3 hours drive from Jaipur. To reach A...

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Hotels in Mathura

Mathura

5.5/7
214 Hotels

1 hour from
Agra
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I had been to Mathura by train in the month of December 2016. Mathura is a must-visit d...

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Hotels in Rishikesh

Rishikesh

5.9/7
601 Hotels

7.5 hours from
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I felt this destination is so beautiful and mesmerising but unfortunately it's so under...

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Hotels in Corbett

Corbett

5.9/7
245 Hotels

5 hours from
Agra
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So, we left our resort, Corbett Machaan resort at 6:25 AM and reached the main entry po...

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Hotels in Vrindavan

Vrindavan

5.8/7
75 Hotels

1 hour from
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We have visited Vrindavan many times but since our last visit almost 5 years ago, We fo...

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Hotels in Alwar

Alwar

5.5/7
164 Hotels

3 hours from
Agra
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The Bhangarh Fort (Hindi/ Rajasthani: is a 17th-century fort built in the. Rajasthan st...

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Hotels in Ranthambore

Ranthambore

5.7/7
97 Hotels

4.5 hours from
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Ranthambore national park is situated near Sawai Madhopur Rajasthan. Its nice place to ...

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Hotels in Dholpur

Dholpur

5.4/7
19 Hotels

1.5 hours from
Agra
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Dholpur is a famous holiday destination in the state of Rajasthan, which is popularly k...

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Hotels in Bharatpur

Bharatpur

5.5/7
97 Hotels

1 hour from
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I had been to Bharatpur by road in the month of November 2016. Bharatpur is a must-visi...

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Hotels in Bareilly

Bareilly

5.6/7
111 Hotels

4.5 hours from
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I have one official visit in this city, this is my first visit to this city, I have not...

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Hotels in Meerut

Meerut

5.6/7
118 Hotels

4 hours from
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Food is not great -breakfast buffet is the best meal we had - fresh dosa or eggs to you...

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Hotels in Kosi

Kosi

5.3/7
4 Hotels

2 hours from
Agra
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Kosi, also known as Kosi Kalan, is a small town in the Mathura district of the northern...

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Hotels in Kota

Kota

5.7/7
179 Hotels

7 hours from
Agra
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I had been to Kota by road in the month of December 2016. Kota is a must-visit attracti...

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Hotels in Govardhan

Govardhan

6.1/7
5 Hotels

1.5 hours from
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Govardhan is one of the major pilgrimage centres situated in the Mathura District of Ut...

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Hotels in Jhansi

Jhansi

5.5/7
81 Hotels

4.5 hours from
Agra
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It is a small town of UP which is 2 hours away from Gawlior MP. Jhansi is one of the bi...

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Hotels in Karnal

Karnal

5.9/7
69 Hotels

5.5 hours from
Agra
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Karna Lake is a must visit place. Karna Lake is a major tourist attraction in the Karna...

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Hotels in Karauli

Karauli

5.5/7
23 Hotels

2.5 hours from
Agra
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Encompassing an area of 5530 sq km, Karauli is a district in the state of Rajasthan, in...

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Hotels in Bhimtal

Bhimtal

5.7/7
92 Hotels

7.5 hours from
Agra
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Located on the road to Bhowali The Pine crest is located in mehergaon at the end of Bhi...

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Hotels in Moradabad

Moradabad

5.8/7
57 Hotels

4.5 hours from
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Moradabad was founded in 1625 and named after a son of the Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan. ...

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Hotels in Orchha

Orchha

6.1/7
42 Hotels

4.5 hours from
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Orchha is small historical town used to be the Capital of Bundelkhand. The time has lef...

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Hotels in Bhandarej

Bhandarej

5.5/7
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2.5 hours from
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Bhandarej is a quaint village, situated just 62 km from Jaipur in the Dausa district of...

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Hotels in Dausa

Dausa

5.4/7
53 Hotels

2.5 hours from
Agra
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Abhaneri is a village in the Dausa district of Rajasthan state in India. It is situated...

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Hotels in Panipat

Panipat

5.7/7
63 Hotels

4.5 hours from
Agra
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Panipat is a well known destination in the Indian state of Haryana. This town is an imp...

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Hotels in Sariska

Sariska

5.3/7
10 Hotels

3.5 hours from
Agra
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Visited this place with two more friends (we all are in the age group of 50-56) for wat...

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Hotels in Kausani

Kausani

5.9/7
49 Hotels

7.5 hours from
Agra
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1. Why to visit? It is a hill station in Bageshwar district in UK known for its spectac...

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Hotels in Shivpuri

Shivpuri

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22 Hotels

4.5 hours from
Agra
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Shivpuri is a historical town in the northern part of the state of Madhya Pradesh. The ...

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Hotels in Dudhwa

Dudhwa

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5.5 hours from
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Agra Weekend Getaways and Tourist Places to Visit

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Weekend Getaways from Agra

One of the most famous cities in India for foreigners is Agra. This is mainly due to the presence of the Taj Mahal, a universal symbol for love. Agra is also known to be one of the historical cities in India owing to its importance during the Mughal Era. Places to visit near Agra or Agra’s nearby places are rich in historical culture and tradition. Many places near Agra epitomises the beauty of India’s heritage. A wonderful place to visit near Agra or rather the best place to visit near Agra is Bareilly, known for its temples and religious constructions. Another place to visit on a long weekend from Agra is the beautiful town of Naukuchiatal or “land of nine lakes.” The place is located in the state of Uttarakhand and is home to some of the most stunning views of the nearby mountains and scenery along with the nine lakes that serve as the perfect picnic spot near Agra. Though slightly far at a distance of 384 kilometres, the town is idyllic and is the best place to be for a nice and long weekend away from the noise of the city. Many places to see near Agra have an old-world charm that makes them a delight to visit and with the assistance of HolidayIQ, you can book hotels in Agra and resorts in Agra very easily.

  1. 50-100 km away

For anyone who wishes for weekend getaways near Agra, Mathura is a good place to visit owing to its proximity to the city. Mathura is located at a distance of just 70 kilometres from the city and is considered to be one of the holiest cities for Hindus. This is because Lord Krishna, a revered idol in Hinduism spent his childhood days growing in the city. It is also close to Vrindavan which is another city that holds significant importance to Hindus. Mathura is home to many temples that celebrate the life of Lord Krishna in various forms and a trip to Mathura can leave one feeling contented after a long week working in Agra.


Another place that is good for getaways near Agra is Dholpur in Rajasthan. Dholpur is a historic city that is said to have existed since for many centuries. Also, there are plenty of places that one can visit in order to complete a nice weekend trip from Agra. Places of interest for tourists include the Nihal Tower which was built in the beginning of the 20th century as well as The Machkund Temple and the Chopra Shiv Temple which have stunning views from their gates. Also, present is the Shergarh Fort which is at a distance of just 57 kilometres from the city.

  1. 100-200 km away

If you have the opportunity to take weekend getaways in Agra, Bulandsahr is one of those places that needs to be visited. Situated in the state of Uttar Pradesh at a distance of just about 179 kilometres from the city, Bulandsahr is a place of importance to the Pandavas from the Mahabharat and is said to have many temples that pay homage to them. Also, not too far away from Bulandsahr is Hastinapur and Indraprastha, which were the capitals of the Pandava Empire and hold great importance in the history of India as well as Hinduism. Bulandsahr is a nice place for anyone looking for places to see around Agra.


Another place that is a great location for anyone looking for weekend getaways from Agra is Alwar. Present in Rajasthan, Alwar holds significance for having people of different communities co-existing in the place. There are also many places for tourists to go and enjoy in such as the world famous Bhangarh Haunted Fort. The fort is said to be haunted by ghosts of the rulers and people are not allowed to enter the fort after sunset till sunrise. Also, present is the Fairy Queen, which is the oldest engine anywhere in the world. A visit to Alwar is a must for history and adventure seekers. Apart from this, there are also other forts, temples and various places to visit around Agra that can make for a nice weekend. Alwar is only about 177 kilometres from the city of Agra.

  1. 200-300 km away

If anyone wants some nice Agra getaways, Orchha offers a perfect spot for a long weekend away from the city. Orchha is present in the state of Madhya Pradesh at a distance of just about 256 kilometres and is home to some wonderful temples and tourist attractions. There is a huge palace-fort that is built on the banks of the Betwa River along with the Ram Raja Temple that is a huge temple dedicated to Lord Ram. There are also other attractions such as the UthKhana where the camels would rest during the King’s period of ruling in the city. There are plenty of small forts and cenotaphs around the city for those who love exploring.


Other getaways from Agra that are not too far to visit from the city is Narnaul, which is present in the state of Haryana and is only 262 kilometres away. Narnaul is home to the famous JalMahal that was built during King Akbar’s reign in India. The JalMahal is surrounded on all sides by water and has a huge water tank that is empty now. There are also other places to visit such as Dhosi Hill, which is an extinct volcano. It is said that the famous herbal medicine, Chywanprash originated from here and it holds significant importance in Hinduism and Sanskrit literature.

  1. >300 km away

If one has the opportunity for a long weekend, there are many getaways Agra can provide you. One of the best places around Agra to visit during a long weekend is Rajaji National Park that is situated in Uttarakhand. It is home to the Indian Tiger, elephants and a whole host of other animals that are indigenous to the country. Rajaji National Park is at a distance of about 324 kilometres from the city and is a great place to visit with family and friends. There are other animals such as the leopard, black bear, wild boar, pythons and Indian porcupine.

Nowadays, Agra has seen a large growth in terms of urbanization and investment. This means that some of the people living in Agra or those who visit the place are looking for other areas that they can visit for a weekend getaway. Agra has a lot of places around it where travellers can go and enjoy for a couple of days or more.


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