Weekend getaways from Gurgaon
While in Gurgaon, you can make short exciting trips for the weekend. With numerous choices of places to go to, one can have immense fun and at the same time should also be able to come back in time for work or studies or any other engagements. Listed below are some amazing weekend getaways from Gurgaon that you and your family can try out.
Rishikesh is a popular travel destination for young and old alike. Not too far away from Gurgaon, this place can be your ideal weekend destination. If you are seeking the thrill of an adventure then Rishikesh is your go-to place. While in Rishikesh, there are a lot of activities you can take part in. White water rafting, bungee jumping and camping are some of the things one can discover and explore. You can witness the majestic flow of the holy river of Ganga in all its glory.
269 Km from Gurgaon, with its rich wildlife, peaceful environment and wild topography, Corbett national park is the ideal travel destination for wildlife lovers and shutterbugs. Named after the famous hunter turned conservationist Jim Corbett, Corbett as a destination is much more than a national park. One can enjoy a range of fun adventures and activities when in Corbett. The ideal time to visit is between June to November. All the tourist zones within the park remain open providing the perfect experience for you and your family. It should also be remembered that Corbett is the only national park that offers accommodation in forest rest houses which are inside the park itself.
Shimla is among the most popular and admired hill towns in the country. The majestic capital of Himachal Pradesh is situated roughly at an altitude of 7217 feet. Dense in vegetation, the landscape boasts of coniferous trees. Deodar trees makeup and cover most of the mountain regions here. Shimla is around 404 km from Gurgaon. The perfect destination for camping, you can visit Shimla during any season irrespective of whether you are a fan of snow or not. Additionally, there are a lot of hospitality establishments in and around Shimla that can help you or facilitate in setting up convenient camping facilities in sync with your itinerary.
Another popular tourist destination in Manali. Situated in Himachal Pradesh, this majestic hill station lies at a mean elevation of 6725 feet above the sea level. When in Manali, you can take part in numerous adventure sports. Paragliding and Zorbing are the two most popular adventure sports people take part in Manali. If you are a skiing enthusiast, you can visit the nearby Solang valley for an amazing Skiing experience. At the same time, you can go on solo treks as well. At the same time, you can choose to explore the beauty of the local culture and traditions that the place has to offer or you can revel in the beauty of the scenery.
Jaipur is an amazing destination to pick while travelling via Gurgaon. Considered to be the cultural capital of West India, Jaipur is also dubbed as the “Pink City” of India. While in Jaipur, there are several options for resorts and hotels to stay in. Jaipur is also known for its famous “hot air ballooning’ service where one can explore the city line from the clouds proving to be a wholesome experience. The regal cuisine, archaic architecture and the natural beauty of the landscapes of Rajasthan is evidence enough to traverse the raw landscapes of Rajasthan with you and your family.
Rohetgarh provides the ultimate blend of luxury and heritage. Approximately 580 km from Gurgaon, Rohetgarh consists of thirty rooms, six pools, a well-tended garden and a large swimming pool. It is believed that the age of the property is around 393 years old. The best time to visit Rohetgarh is around winters as summers in this area can be extremely dry and hot.
Bikaner is one of the most culturally rich destinations in Rajasthan. Having a distinct aura of its own, Bikaner represents the archaic charm of Rajasthan. Surrounded by never-ending sand dunes of the mighty Thar Desert, don't forget to take a tour of the vast desert on a camel caravan safari. If you are planning a trip to Bikaner, do consider going during winters. The heat during the summer season would make it impossible to traverse the vast terrains of this ancient yet majestic landscape.
Rajaji National Park
This destination is exclusively for wildlife lovers. Boasting diverse vegetation of shrubs, deciduous trees, grasses and pine groves. One can witness a variety of wildlife here. Elephants, tigers, deer, jackals, etc are found in abundance. Go on a wildlife safari package to extensively explore the flora and fauna of the place. Rajaji National Park can be visited throughout the year owing to its beautiful tropical climate.