For a Delhiite the number and range of options for a short romantic weekend getaway are staggering. If noise, traffic jams, dust, hectic daily schedules, stress and lack of spark in love life sounds similar to you then its time for you to pack the bags and set away for a romantic weekend with your partner. Delhi forms the gateway to amazing tourists places where you can rejuvenate your mind, body and soul.
Following are the top 10 romantic weekend getaways from Delhi
Agra, the landmark of Taj Mahal
Located 200 Km southeast of Delhi, Agra is the landmark of Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Agra is an excellent destination for couples to add spark to their love life with the symbol of eternal love, Taj Mahal . Agra is also a great honeymoon destination for the newly weds to celebrate their joy of marriage.
Located 235 km from New Delhi, Dehradun is one of the popular hill resorts in India in the Himalayan foothills of the state of Uttarakhand. The place is a year round destination and the mind catching views of the pristine hills makes it ideal for a weekend retreat for couples.
Located about 325 km from Delhi, Ramgarh is a serene hill station situated n the North eastern part of Uttaranchal. The beauty of this calm and composed hill station attracted many scholars from our country. To take in the beauty of the nature walk your way to the hills or indulge in some adventurous activities with your partner. Ramgarh is also known as the fruit basket because of the abundant orchids in the area.
Mukhteshwar is about 333 km and takes approximately 5 hrs, 28 minutes by road from Delhi and 26 km from Ramgarh. The panoramic view of the mountain and the profuse orchrds provides a unique setting to express your love to your partner.
“Queen of hills”, Mussoorie is about 270km from Delhi and 35km north of Dehradun. The pristine hill station is situated at the foothills of the Himalayan ranges in the state of Uttaranchal. The great views of pine covered hills, green foliage at the backdrop, rich flora and fauna and the snow capped Himalayan Mountains make Mussoorie the ideal romantic weekend getaway from Delhi.
Manali is located about 538 km from Delhi and takes approximately 9 hrs, 20 minutes by road to reach. Manali is one of the leading hill stations in India with dense forests, several trekking routes and ample cloud covered mountains. For a weekend retreat Manali is best to get an easy access from Delhi and free your mind from the hassles of the city life.
Morni hills is about 282 Km from Delhi and takes approximately 5 hrs, 17 minutes by road. Morni hills are located in the lower Shivalik Range in Panchkula Ambala District of Haryana. The cool climate and the wonderful scenery make the place ideal for couples to take a romantic break. Best time to visit Morni hills is September to March.
Located about 520 km from Delhi, Dharamsala is a unique hill station in the state of Himachal Pradesh. The place is draped in dense green pine forests, deodar trees and the Dhauladhar ranges. The natural setting of this hill station is the perfect place to spend some quite moments with your partner.
Shimla is 343 Km from Delhi, and well connected with an extensive road network. You will easily get state transport as well as private buses from New Delhi to reach Shimla. Shimla is a picturesque hill station established during the British rule as a resort place for the British officers and their families. Many of the buildings and monuments constructed by British have been converted into luxury hotels in Shimla. The ridge of Shimla offers a scenic sight of the ice-covered mountain peaks. Shimla has abandoned waterfalls to overwhelm the visitors thus forms an ideal romantic weekend getaway in close proximity to Delhi.
Pachmarhi is about 874 km from Delhi and takes about 13 hrs, 54 minutes approximately. Nestled at a height of 3500 ft above sea level Pachmarhi is the only hill station in central India. The place is draped in green forests and bamboo trees. Couples can take in the beauty of the place as well as experience its archaeological importance.