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5 places for a getaway from Delhi

Nainital

One of the most popular getaways, Nainital welcomes any city dwelling tourist with resplendent lakes, mountainous slopes covered with towering trees, and clear blue sky. It is an ideal getaway frequented by families when the temperature of Delhi is unbearable.

How to Reach:

Nearest Railway Station is Kathgodam, which is at a distance of 23 Kms.

When to go:

Best time to visit is between March – June. If you want to see snowfall consider going in December – January.

Things to do:

Boating experiences in many jheels, taste fresh corn (betta), visit one of the best zoos, Go to the heights and see the Himalayas and trekking.

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Mount Abu

 Proudly known as the summer capital of Rajasthan and is another well-known getaway. With its tranquil environment, an array of astounding temples, and serene historical forts. Visit Mount Abu to escape within the royalty of the state.

How to Reach:

Nearest Railway Station: easily accessible Mount Abu Railway Station
by Road: 13 Hours from Delhi (748 Km)

When to go:

You can go all around the year

Things to do:

Honeymoon point for a beautiful sunset, Achalgarh fort and Nakki Talav

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Mussorie

Despite the scramble and pollution, there’s an indelible peace in the hills of Mussorie. A plethora of beautiful hills, surrounded by deep blue sky. Splash around in the chilling waters of Kempty fall with your kids or go for trekking in the trails with your buddies – Mussorie will surely delight you!

How to Reach:

Nearest Railway Station: At a distance of 60 Kms is Dehradun Station
Nearest Airport: Dehradun Airport around 24 Kms away
By Road: 6 Hours from Delhi (270 Km)

For best experience stay in luxurious and comfortable hotels of Dehradun and visit Mussorie, This way you will get best of both the places.

When to go:

You can go all around the year.

Things to do:

Kempty Falls, Trekking, Shopping at Mall road

mussoorie-97799Kullu Manali

If you are tired of trenching sun and want white snowflakes around, Manali is the answer as you holiday destination. Kullu – Manali is an affordable bewitching paradise for newlyweds.

How to Reach:

Nearest Railway Station: Chandigarh is nearest at a distance of 293 Km
nearest Airport: Kullu at a mere distance of 50 Kms
by Road: 11 Hours from Delhi (547 Km)

When to go:

April – June (escape scorching sun) & December – February (if you want to see snow)

Things to do:

River Rafting in Kullu, and for adventure junkies Para Gliding in Solang Valley, make snowman at Rohtang Pass, Hot water spring at Manikaran Sahib to make you fully relax

shimal-kullu-manali-7-daysShimla

Commonly known as the summer capital of the British India, situated at a height of 7000 meters from sea level. Best known for its colonial charms, scenic beauty and street shopping at Mall Road, Shimla is one of the most popular hill station for a family getaway.

How to Reach:

Nearest Railway Station: Kalka station is situated at a distance of 89 Kms
nearest Airport: at a distance of 115 Kms is Chandigarh Airport
by Road: 7 Hours from Delhi (355 Km)

When to go:

All around the year

Things to do:

Shopping at Mall Road, Participate in Heritage Walk Tours, Chadwick Falls

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Dr. Aaina Aggarwal
Life is memories, you die one day and people remember you for all the things you have done which is summed up by some words. Be defined by the words that you love- from a future doctor aka dentist, writer, wanderer, adventurous, party hopper, and most of all a nerd.

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