Are you working in the heart of the country, in the capital city Delhi? You must have heard the popular idiom All work and no play make Jack a dull boy. A 12-13 hour workday, for 5 to 6 days a week leaves no time for self, as a couple or as family.It thus becomes imperative for anyone working in an office environ to take a much needed break from work and go for a holiday.
This place is 182 kilometers or approximately 3.5 hour journey from Delhi. Best time to visit it is from October to March. The temperature ranges from, in Summer 32 to 45 Celsius, in Winter 5 to 29 Celsius. The place is famous for its Wildlife, Bird Watching and Forts.
Bharatpur was once the capital of Jat Kingdom ruled by Sinsinwar Maharajas from mid-18 century, it is famous for its forts and palaces, which exhibit a seamless blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture. Also, another major attraction here is Keoladeo Ghana National Park which is a bird sanctuary.
This place is 129 kilometers or a 2 hour journey from Delhi. Best time to visit here is from October to March. The temperature ranges from, in Summer 32 to 45Celsius, in Winter 5 to 28 Celsius. The place is known for being a historic or heritage site and is located in Alwar district, in the North Eastern part of Rajasthan or the Raath region, named so mainly because of its dry sand. Neemrana Fort which has been turned into a heritage hotel is the main tourist attraction here.
Paonta Sahib is a Sikh pilgrimage or religious center situated about 244 kilometres or a 4 hour journey from Delhi. You can visit here throughout the year and as for the weather, temperature ranges from, in Summer 35 to 40 Celsius, in winter -0 to 15 Celsius. A beautiful hill town located on the banks of the river Yamuna, town has been founded by the tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh. He also founded the well-known Gurudwara Paonta Sahib.
A famous pilgrimage center in Haryana, Kurukshetra is 154 kilometers or a 2.5 hour journey from Delhi. Best time to visit here is from September to March, in cooler climes. The temperature here ranges from, in Summer 35 to 45 Celsius, in winter -4 to 17 Celsius. This historical city finds its roots to the epic Mahabharata and has a number of temples and lakes which are worth a visit. It is perfect weekend getaway destination especially so if you are a history lover.
Famous for its Wildlife, Fishing, Rafting, Rivers, Falls, Corbett National Park is located in an area of 521 sq. kilometres, dominated by Sal forests. It is at a distance of 254 kilometres or a 4.5 hour journey from Delhi. The best time to visit here is from Mid-November to Mid-June and the temperatures here range from 4 Celsius to 42 Celsius.
Established in 1936, the park was then known as "Hailey National Park"and later in 1955 it was renamed as "Corbett National Park" to commemorate Jim Corbett (wildlife conservationist). The park boasts of 488 species of flora, 586 species of birds, 33 species of reptiles, 7 species of amphibians and 50 species of mammals.