There are many weekend getaways from New Delhi you can visit anytime of the year, but what is the need of visiting an equally hot place during summer when for the same distance you can escape and getaway to a beautiful hill station with a cool and pleasant climate? This article talks about the places you should visit near Delhi during summers.
Summer is here in Delhi and the temperatures are soaring more than ever! The mid-month of May has started seeing temperatures soar upto 47 degree celsius, which makes one wonder what the peak summer season has in store for us! If you are in Delhi and looking for a nice weekend getaway away from the heat, don't visit places like Agra and Jaipur which are equally hot. Look towards the hill stations in Himachal and Uttarakhand. Getting a cab to these hill stations will be as getting an Agra to Delhi cab and you can easily book it online or via a mobile app. If you are unsure to which one to pick from the dozens of destinations, we will help you narrow down your search to some of the best.
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One of the lesser known places in this region, Thanedar is a small village in Himachal Pradesh with breathtaking landscapes. It is often overshadowed by the prominence of Manali and Shimla but if you make a trip here, you will not regret your decision. The beautiful orchard in Thanedar is the first known apple plantations (orchards) in India. Take a walk through the woods and go trekking up to the mountains and have a relaxing time.
Nainital is clearly an easy choice for a weekend getaway, especially for the couples. This serene, cool and calm hill station is known to be one of the most romantic places in North India. Apart from its serene landscapes, beautiful lakes and waterfalls, this place is also known to play a brilliant host to adventure seekers. Summer outdoor activities include cable car rides, trekking, rock climbing and a few more.
Another lesser known hill station and often overlooked from the places to visit around Delhi is Barog. This hill station town is brilliant for a summer getaway from New Delhi. The serene surroundings of the place and the exquisite view of the landscapes makes you feel at home. As the place is not widely known amongst travellers and tourists, there are comparatively much fewer crowds in this place which makes it all the more better for your trip since you are looking for a place to relax and enjoy yourself in a quiet and cool place, which is exactly what Barog offers.
Set in the state of Uttarakhand, Lansdowne has to be one of the most sought after hill station in Uttarakhand. The hill station town is very low in population which makes it a quiet visit. The standout place of interest in this hill station town is the Bhulla Tal, the artificial lake running through the heart of the town. Various kinds of birds from all parts can be seen hovering around and standing along the banks of this lake. Apart from the lake there are many places you can visiting by taking a walk across the town.