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5 Best weekend Gateways near Delhi/NCR

Looking for places to visit on long weekends??

This blog post is surely going to be helpful to plan for the next long weekend.

Yesterday my daughter came to me and asked where we are going for the long weekend. She said she wants to visit mountains and see long trees. My Daughter!! Isn’t truly like me, a travel freak. She also starts getting the itch in her soles as soon as long vacations/ holidays approach

Related post: to know about list of long weekends in 2017 & 2018,
Lansdowne
Haridwar/Rishikesh

Nowadays technology has not only made World closer but also kids smarter. Yesterday my daughter came to me and asked where we are going for the long weekend. She said she wants to visit mountains and see long trees. My Daughter!! Isn’t truly like me, a travel freak. She also starts getting the itch in her soles as soon as long vacations/ holidays approach. Her encouragement and I started making the list of places we can visit on her Gandhi Jayanti Vacations.

  1. Neemrana – Located in Alwar, Rajasthan, Neemrana has a very historical aura to it. Visiting this city would make you feel like you can see India living its past with your own eyes. Filled with forts, temples, lakes, springs and a museum, this town can capture your heart. This town is also known as the heart of the ‘golden triangle’ as it is located at equal distance from Jaipur, Delhi as well as Agra.

Ghaziabad To Neemrana distance: 149KM

Estimated time: 3hrs

Places to visit: Neemrana Fort

Estimated Expenditure/per couple: For 2 days/1 night lavish stay and luxurious food will cost you about Rs.15000
Why visit: Peaceful stay at the fort-turned-hotel Neemrana Fort Hotel.

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  1. Haridwar/Rishikesh– Considered as one of the 7 holiest places in India, Haridwar is a major pilgrim spot located in the state of Uttarakhand. The origins of the city date back to the ancient Hindu texts. It is one of the 7 places where drops of the elixir of life that erupted from the Samundra Manthan or the Churning of the Seas by the Devas and the Asuras leading to its creation.

Delhi To Haridwar: 185.9KM

Estimated time: 4hrs

Places to visit: One of the most revered places in Haridwar, Har ki Pauri literally means the Lord’s Footsteps. The most famous landmark at the Ghats is the footprint of Lord Vishnu himself. The footprint is said to be at the precise location where the River Ganges enters plains from the mountains.
Estimated Expenditure/per couple: For 2 days/1 night lavish stay and luxurious food will cost you about Rs.15000
Why visit: Har ki pauri, Ganga Arti, Authentic Indian food.

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  1. Mussorie/ Dehradhun– Located 35 kilometers from Dehradun, Mussoorie is a picturesque hill station in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. The hill station is located at the foothills of the Garhawl Himalayan ranges, and is also known by its nickname “The Queen Of Hills”. The place is also known as the gateway to the “Gangotri and “Yamunotri” shrines.

Delhi To Mussorie distance: 261.5KM

Estimated time: 6hrs

Places to visit: Kempty Fall, Gun Hill, Lal Tibba, Happy Valley, The Mall, Christ Church
Estimated Expenditure/per couple: For 2 days/1 night lavish stay and luxurious food will cost you about Rs.20000
Why visit: Mountain, cold weather, Flora & Fauna

  1. Nanital– Nainital is a popular hill station in the state of Uttrakhand. The town is located alongside the foothills of the Kumaon region of the outer Himalayas. The town is famous for its various natural attractions and due to its favorable climate all year round.

Delhi To Nanital distance: 262.5KM

Estimated time: 5hrs

Places to visit: Naini lake, Naina Peak, Tiffin Top, Pt. G.B. Pant High Altitude Zoo, St. John In The Wilderness
Estimated Expenditure/per couple: For 2 days/1 night lavish stay and luxurious food will cost you about Rs.20000
Why visit: Favourable climate, mountain, lakes, ultimate view.

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  1. Lansdowne – Lansdowne, a cantonment town in the Garhwal district of Uttarakhand is one of the most popular spots among the tourists. This town was developed under the British rule and was considered as an important center of freedom fighters of India. Lansdowne is one of the quietest hill stations of India and holds a terrific historical value. This town is situated at a height of 1706 meters above sea level and is beautifully surrounded by thick oak and blue pine forests.

Delhi To Lansdowne distance: 128KM

Estimated time: 5hrs

Places to visit: Darwan Singh Sangrahalaya, St. Mary’s Church, Tip N Top and Snow View Point, Bhim Pakora, Tarkeshwar Mahadev

Estimated Expenditure/per couple: For 2 days/1 night lavish stay and luxurious food will cost you about Rs.20000
Why visit: Pleasant weather, natural beauty, calm, clean

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Sapna
A Ghumakkad (wanderer) Mommy, who loves traveling, eating good food and be healthy. This blog is about my journey from fat to fit (86KGs to 60KGs), first time traveling solo to traveling with family, Enjoying like local to luxury hotels, eating at five star to street food. If it interests you or want to know more about me- shoot a mail to sapnabansal84@gmail.com
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