Stress has become a part of our everyday life. Be it office or home most of us are stressed about everything happening in our lives. Off late Delhi has become synonymous with traffic jams that add to the stress. Traveling is one of the best ways to disconnect from our everyday hectic life and prevent the stress from taking a toll on our body and mind. Getting off days from work is a battle in itself, but if you manage to get a few day’s break, get into your car and enjoy some fresh air and scenic beauty, traveling to nearby tourist destinations. In case, you do not own a car, you can rent a car in Delhi and plan your journey. You have the option of going to a commercial hotspot or drive to a less popular place. If you prefer taking the road less taken, this blog is for you. We have listed five offbeat tourist destinations near Delhi, where you can enjoy a pleasant, relaxing day with your loved ones.
Did you watch Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight Rises”? Remember the ‘pit’? Head to Dausa, a quaint traditional village near Jaipur that is home to the bewildering step well that featured in the Hollywood flick. Even if you haven’t watched the movie, you got to visit Dausa, as the village also hosts historical marvels such as Bhadrawati Palace and Khawaraoji. Located just 258 km away from Delhi, it is one of the offbeat destinations that you can visit even with a day’s off at work.
Pangot is a charming hill town in Nainital and is birdwatcher’s trove. The place recorded around 580 bird species, and you never know how many you may encounter on a trip to this mini bird paradise. Adding to your bird watching experience will be the scenic beauty of the place and the gorgeous resorts. Drive 310 km to encounter a few fluttering colorful feathers and enjoy a worthwhile holiday in Pangot.
Kanatal is situated in between two of the most popular hill stations in the country, Mussoorie and Chamba. If you want to enjoy peace and tranquility, then you should probably drive 317 km from Delhi to Kanatal, rather than stopping at any of the two commercial hill stations. In addition to the serenity, you can even experience adrenaline rush by participating in exciting adventure activities such as trekking, rock climbing, and rappelling amid the hilly terrains.
Located 320 km from Delhi, Naukuchiatal is one of the surreal travel destinations. The hill station is renowned as a lake of nine corners for its placid and beautiful lake, which is situated at 1220 mt above sea level and is 175 feet deep. The surrounding hills covered in trees and shrubs only augment the beauty and serenity of the place. Adding to your experience will be an independent art and music festival, Escape. Commercial hubs Nainital and Bhimtal surround Naukuchiatal on either side. So, kmsif you are traveling to any of these locations, pay a visit to Naukuchiatal too.
3 km adrift Delhi is an enchanting little hill station in Shimla, Fagu. Enjoy the view of majestic Himalayas, stone walled houses, and lush green plantations all of which are soothing to the eyes. Besides the destination, the road trip to reach Fagu is as mesmerizing as the destination. Ensure you make the most of this offbeat weekend getaway because the peace and tranquility you get here is nowhere to be found in noisy Delhi.
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Delhi is surrounded by mesmerizing landscapes that are a far cry from the concrete and polluted scenes that you find in the city. Traveling to these spots can help you unclutter your mind from daily office work, schedules and meetings. The availability of self drive cars in Delhi has made it easy for people who do not own a vehicle to enjoy a pleasant getaway with family and friends. So, contact a car rental agency today to rent a car in Delhi and enjoy a pleasant drive to these offbeat destinations.