Our Top 5 Picks: Long Weekend Holiday from Delhi
1. Corbett Tiger Reserve, Uttarakhand:
Jim Corbett National Park is a forested wildlife sanctuary in northern India’s Uttarakhand State. Rich in flora and fauna, it’s known for its Bengal tigers. Animals, including tigers, leopards and wild elephants, roam the Dhikala zone.
Distance from Delhi to Corbett: ~250 kms
Things to do: Jungle Safari, Elephant Ride, Watchtowers and Machans, Wildlife Movie show, Museum and Bird Watching.
Best time to go: Mid November to June
Go For: Beautiful landscapes, Royal Bengal Tiger, Common Leopard, Jungle Cat, Asian Elephant, Yellow Throated Marten,Peacock, Jungle Fowl, Bush Chat, Hornbills, Wild Pig, Langur, Rheus Monkey and Jackal.For wildlife enthusiast & nature lovers.
2. Shoghi, Shimla:
Shoghi, a tiny piece of paradise tucked away on NH 22, is thirteen kilometres short of Shimla. As the car stops, you’ll find yourself on a gentle hill slope, under a thick cover of oak and pine trees. Welcome to Aamod at Shoghi, the finest resort of Shimla.
Distance from Delhi: ~330 km
Things to do: Trekking & Hiking, Bird Watching, Camping,
Best time to go: October to June
Go For: Camping & Trekking
3. Naukuchiatal, Nainital:
Naukuchiatal or ‘lake of nine corners’ is a small beautiful hill station in Nainital district of the Indian state of Uttarakhand. The lake is 175 feet deep and is situated at 1220 mts above sea level.
Distance from Delhi: ~299 Kms
Things to do: Boating, Fishing, Visit to Nainital, Mukteshwar, Photography at Jungliagaon
Best time to go: April- June & Sep- Nov.
Go For: Hills, Lakes and natural beauty.
4. Tabo, Himachal Pradesh:
Tabo is a small town in the Lahaul and Spiti district on the banks of the Spiti River in Himachal Pradesh, India. The town lies on the road between Rekong Peo and Kaza, the sub-divisional headquarters of Spiti.
Distance from Delhi: ~786 Km
Things to do: Visit Monastries, Beautiful landscapes, Discover lot of big and small caves.
Best time to go: Mid May – July
Go For: Caving, Hiking and natural beauty
5. Jaisalmer, Rajasthan:
Jaisalmer is a former medieval trading center and princely state in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, in the heart of the Thar Desert. Known as the “Golden City,” it’s distinguished by its yellow sandstone architecture. Dominating the skyline is Jaisalmer Fort, a sprawling hilltop citadel buttressed by 99 bastions.
Distance from Delhi: ~754 kms
Things to do: Visit Forts , Camel ride in desert, camping
Best time to go: October to March
Go For: Star gazing, camping, Fort & Palaces sightseeing.
Have you visited any of these places yet? If yes, then don’t forget to let us know your experience by commenting below. And if you have not then share with your friends and start planning now !
– Touritor Team