Delhi, the capital city of India, offers a wide selection of explored and unexplored places outside its periphery.
Housing one of the Seven Wonders of the World and located 253 km from Delhi, Agra, is an ideal weekend destination to witness intricate architecture of the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Firoz Khan Tomb and Fatehpur Sikri.
Corbett National Park established in 1936 is a reserve haven for birds, animals and plants and an ideal weekend getaway for bird watchers, environmentalists, wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers. Located 300 km from the capital city, the park is also enriched with different species of trees, bamboos, shrubs and grass.
A tiny hill station situated at a distance of 300 km from Delhi, Kasauli offers a picturesque view of mountains, forests, foliage and Victorian mansions. This petite locale is also embedded with oaks, chestnuts, willows and firs lined along paved boulevards.
Haridwar, located 215 km away from Delhi, has always been one of the most holy places in India for the Hindus. Adorned with temples, ghats and religious ceremonies, this holy city is also home to popular festivals like the Kumbh Mela, Somvati Amavasya and Ganga Dussehra.
Bareilly, located at a distance of 156 km from the capital, houses many temples, parks and heritage sites. Its four main Shiva temples are namely Dopeswarnath, Madhinath, Trivatinath and Alaknath, while its two main museums are Panchala Museum and Army Service Corps Museum. Landsdowne, approximately 245 km away from Delhi and standing at an altitude of 1,700 metres above sea level, has dense oak and pine forests ideal for trekking, bird watching and boating. The hill station also features other attractions like Bhulla Lake and St. Mary’s Church, and provides a best spot to view the snow capped Himalayas.
Shonghi, a secluded hill station, offers panoramic views of rhododendron, oak trees and valleys. Situated near Shimla and at an elevation of more than 5,700 feet, this place is also known as a temple town housing the Tara Devi Temple.
Tal Chappar Wildlife Sanctuary, located 356 km away from Delhi and situated at the edge of the Great Indian Desert, resembles the Savannah and exhibits many small streams and ponds.