As the capital city of India, Delhi inevitably attracts plenty of Indian and foreign population who could be there for business or leisure purposes. Even locals feel the toll of living in this metropolitan city by the time weekend strikes. Thankfully, Delhi enjoys a fantastic geographical and historical location.
Delhi has plenty of destinations surrounding it which you can escape to for an overnight or a two to three-day vacation. It is the best way to get rejuvenated and come back to take on life by the horns. For tourists, these trips can be combined to form a longer trip that best meets their time-schedule and budget. They can also indulge in these tours to explore the rich cultural heritage of India. Let’s check it out.
Agra Overnight Tour
Once the imperial seat of the Mughals like Delhi; the city of Agra is perhaps the most incredible city to visit from a tourism point of view. The high point of the city is undoubted, the Taj Mahal. A world heritage site; the Taj Mahal looks spellbindingly beautiful especially during sunrise and sunset. This particular Agra overnight tour of one night and two days have especially been devised for foreign tourists but you find no dearth of locals and Indian tourists making the most of this opportunity. With a guide in tow; you travel comfortably in an air-conditioned car and enjoy a general to a private tour of the Taj Mahal. You also get to visit other Agra heritages like the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah, popularly called as ‘Baby Taj’; Agra Fort, etc. You also get the opportunity to taste local food and shop local souvenirs as well.
Mathura Overnight Tour
Reputed as the birthplace of Lord Krishna; Mathura is a perfect destination for all those who are deeply attracted to temples and religious structures. While visiting, Mathura, you simply cannot skip not going to Vrindavan, the holy town. Most popular for its Sri. Krishna’s temple, Dwarkadhish Temple; you will find yourself completely swept away by the holy atmosphere of the town. It has plenty of other fun activities as well which is bound to leave you relaxed and rejuvenated like never before. Iskon Temple and Prem Mandir are other highlights of the city. You can also revel in water sports here. A stay in Mathura leaves an indelible impression on all. It definitely is a not-to-miss destination.
Jaipur Overnight Tour
The city of Rajasthan is quite close to Delhi and boasts of plenty of palaces and forts of many old kingdoms that prevailed in India. It’s capital city, Jaipur is the first planned city of the state. An overnight trip to this pink city of India is an amazing experience. You can tour the city’s main landmarks like the Hawa Mahal, the Amber Fort and the City Palace. It is also an excellent shopping destination for imitation jewelry and handicrafts. You can reach Jaipur via car from Delhi in less than five hours. Many combine it with the Agra tour as well to form the famous golden triangle package for a three to four days’ vacation.
Rishikesh Overnight Tour
Rishikesh holds an irresistible attraction for all adventure lovers. You can reach this destination via car in just about six hours. Bungee jumping, cliff jumping and river rafting are some sports that are certain to leave your adrenaline rushing. You can be confident of being completely de-stressed and exhilarated. A walk through its famous Lakshman Jhula, camping and bonfire, flying fox ride, mountain biking, trekking, body surfing, etc. are just some other fun activities that would keep you completely engaged. It’s a trip that you would like to extend by a day or two.
Sariska Overnight Tour
Located close to the Aravali Hills; this destination holds an eclectic attraction for all animal lovers. A wildlife safari in the tiger reserve here is both exciting and peaceful. Apart from tigers, you can also spot plenty of herbivores like the spotted deer, blue bull, sambar, etc. The rich density of flora also holds plenty of attraction for the animal lovers. The serenity of the place is a wonderful antidote to the fast and stressful life of Delhi. It’s a destination that can easily become your regular weekend gateway.
Whether you are a local or a tourist, Delhi keeps you completely engaged and a top destination to return back to.