Weekend Getaway Options Near Delhi Based On Your Personal Idea Of Rejuvenation
The upcoming long weekend promises lots of time off, and we felt that also gives us the perfect opportunity unwind and rejuvenate from the constant pressure of college and work.
For those of you who do not like the idea of spending a long weekend within the four walls of your room, heading out of the house with family, friends or even alone would be a great option.
Check out these 5 places based on your personal needs and your idea of rejuvenation, that will not only help you relax but also find some peace and connection with yourself and your loved ones:
1. For The ‘Staycation’ Coupling
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Where: Mangar Or Neemrana
Distance: Mangar – 56.1 km & Neemrana – 128.8 km
If you do not have the time to take a long holiday, then a staycation is your best bet. This option also happens to be a favourite with couples who wish to unwind and reconnect in each other’s company.
While there are a number of options to choose from, Mangar and Neemrana happen to be a hot favourite with most couples. The lush green surroundings, the meditative calm of the forests, and the possibility to truly leaving behind the hustle of the city life will help you to spend quality time with your girlfriend.
Don’t forget to explore the groves or go bike riding around the Mangar Bani if you visit the place.
2. For The Thrill-Seekers
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Distance: 334.3 km
No Delhiite is stranger to the many possibilities and experiences that Nainital promises to its visitors, whether they come looking for pleasure or thrill! But for every thrill-seeker out there Nainital has a number of options to offer. Head there with your squad for the optimum amount of fun.
Be it trekking, biking, paragliding, rappelling, water zorbing or cliff jumping and jumaring, places in and around Nainital are your best best.
Head to Mukteshwar for cliff jumping, Sattal Lake for rappelling or experience water zorbing in Bhimtal and paragliding in Naukuchiatal, your need for that adrenaline rush shall be met here.
3. For The Love Of ‘Family Time’
Distance: 662.9 km
Long weekends become all the more celebratory when the entire family gets to spend time together, unwind and reconnect amidst the fast-paced goings-on of our day-to-day lives.
A quick, less-than-two-hour flight will get you and your entire family to this royal retreat of sorts. Udaipur not only boasts of a rich Rajputana history, but also has religious and cultural associations that would cater to the interests of both the young and the old in your family.
Check out the puppet shows in the city, as well as the captivating Sound and Light show at the city palace that will bring history alive in front of your eyes. All the car junkies out there, don’t forget to visit the Car Museum in the city to behold marvellous vintage cars on display.
4. For The Ones Seeking Spiritual Retreat
Distance: 1004.9 km
If you wish to reconnect with your inner self and regale in the peace that the tranquillity of a spiritual retreat is capable of bringing into your life, you have to check out the Diskit Monastery in Ladakh.
Located in the gorgeous Nubra Valley, Diskit is one of the most ancient Buddhist monasteries located in the area. A breathtaking location, coupled with the awe-inspiring Buddha statues and guardian gods, this place will transport you to a whole new world.
Don’t forget to check out the Jampa Buddha statue, and ensure that you witness the heavenly morning prayer held at the venue.
5. For The Repose By Travelling Solo
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Where: Rann Of Kutch
Distance: 1210 km
Your wish to travel solo, and take time off to just be with yourself is totally justified. Moreover, travelling alone gives you the option to go where you like, and do what you like, at your own pace and that’s always a major win.
Whether you plan to ride all the way to Kutch or not, the salt-covered, sparkling white grounds spread far and wide before your eyes will bring you all the rejuvenation you need. Treat yourself to wonderful views, and a slow-paced way of life after weeks of slogging your ass off at work or in college.
Be sure to explore the Indian Wild Life Sanctuary while you’re there. Also, catching a sunset at the Mandvi Beach is sure to calm your senses.
So, where are you headed to this upcoming weekend?