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Jigyasha Prasad Feb 24 2014

Which are the best summer holiday destinations near Delhi?

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When we talk about summer holiday destinations around Delhi, most of us think about hill stations around Delhi including Shimla, Mussoorie, Kullu, Nainital and many others. This time check out some real nice offbeat destinations to further your exploration.

Here’s a list of some of the best summer holiday destinations from Delhi:

Dundlod:

Situated around 252 km from Delhi, Dundlod is known to be a part of the Shekhawati region in Rajasthan. Showcasing a blend of both Mughal and Rajput architecture, this place has a lot to offer to history and art lovers. From fine mirror work to Marwari breed of horses, Dundlod offers interesting options for touristy. While you are here you can check out some interesting stopovers near the Dundlod Fort to justify your trip.


Distance from Delhi: 252 km




Photo of Dundlod (by Pablo Nicolás Taibi Cicare)


Barog:

Located around 293 km from Delhi, Barog is a place that can be visited any season. From panoramic views to amazing hills and valleys, this place lets you unfold it’s beauty in the best possible way. Known for its pristine natural beauty and stunning landscapes, Barog lets you engage in an affair with nature. The refreshing air here makes for an amazing relaxing and rejuvenating experience.

Distance from Delhi: 293 km




Photo of Barog (by Raghavan V)

Naukuchiatal:

Approximately 315 km from Delhi, Naukuchiatal or lake of nine corners is a beautiful tourist destination. Known for its serenity and dense jungles, the lake offers a likeable walking track along with engaging activities including angling and boating. If you are a true nature lover and enjoy watching birds and butterflies, then this is the place for you to visit and capture some real amazing Kodak moments. Also, the Himalayan Range and green pine trees make this place an absolute treat to watch.


Distance from Delhi: 315 km




Photo of Naukuchiatal (by Manoj Khurana)

Ranikhet:

Named after Rani Padmini, wife of Raja Sukhardev, Ranikhet is a place located 355 km from Delhi; it is surrounded by picturesque Himalayas, leafy oak forests and Tudor-style bungalows. Spread along a 15 km ridge, the Queen’s field offers one of the most magical captures of the Himalayas. Whether you want to visit a church or a full fledged army regiment, you can very well plan your itinerary of some of the best places to visit in Ranikhet.


Distance from Delhi: 355 km




Photo of Ranikhet (by Mrneutrino)

Kalsi:

Located around 288 km from Delhi, Kalsi one of the famous cities in Uttarakhand, is a divine destination that treats you with the gorgeous slice of Doon. The convergence of the River Yamuna and its tributary, finest landscapes, surrounding hills - all this and more make up for Kalsi’s likeability amongst the visitors. And, those of you who love going on long drives can definitely opt for this destination for vacationing. For adventure seekers, this place offers picnics by the riverside, angling, river rafting and many other interesting activities.


Distance from Delhi: 288 km




Photo of Kalsi (by Elly)

With all those options of best summer holiday destinations near Delhi , it is going to be tough for you to pick just one. Select the ones that best suit you and start planning your vacation. Also, you can check out some amazing weekend getaways from Delhi, in case you plan to extend your trip by a week or so.

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