While the fascinating cities of India have a lot to offer the visitor, there are many fascinating destinations worth visiting that are easily accessible from India's major cities. Quiet beaches, beautiful temples, fascinating wildlife sanctuaries, weekend breaks, all waiting to be discovered by the traveler willing to look beyond the cities of India.
Holiday Destinations in Delhi India
Delhi, the capital of India, is mixture of tradition and modernity, a historic city with stately buildings and the seat of government of a vibrant nation. A tour of Delhi's monuments and sights is a lesson in the coexistence of history with modernity. There are also many fascinating destinations nearby that you can visit from Delhi. Travel to Agra to visit the enchanting Taj Mahal, take a tour of the royal heritage of Rajasthan, head for the hills and some adventure tourism in Himachal Pradesh or Uttaranchal. Fascinating India awaits you...
Weekend Getaways in Delhi India
Delhi is in the near vicinity of many wildlife sanctuaries, hill stations and quiet getaways. The Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary, Surajkund and Badhkal lakes in Haryana, Neemrana and Kesroli forts in Rajasthan, the mud fort at Kuchesar in Uttar Pradesh and the Corbett National Park are easily accessible and provide a refreshing tour.
Sightseeing Manesar Tour
Manesar is situated in the idyllic lush green ranges of Aravali in the environs of the historic city of Gurgaon on a beautiful hilltop. Located on the Delhi-Jaipur Highway, Mansher is less than one-hour drive from Delhi. It is an ideal place for a weekend to have fun with your family and friends.
Neemrana Sightseeing Destinations
An ideal honeymoon heaven, Neemrana Fort-Palace is among India's oldest heritage resorts. Neemrana became the third capital of the descendants of Prithviraj Chauhan III, who was killed in the Second Battle of Tarain by Mohammad Ghori in 1192 AD. Neemrana derives its name from a brave local chieftain Nimola Meo, who when defeated by the Chauhans, pleaded that his name be given to his lost kingdom. Neemrana, Rajasthan's closest palace from Delhi, is 122 kms from Delhi on the Delhi Jaipur Highway. This picturesque site is located on a majestic plateau on the sylvan hills of Aravalli Ranges.
Corbett National Park
Travel to this ideal weekend break - away from the city, on the banks of Ramganga River. The Corbett National Park is located in the undulating Shivalik foothills of the Himalayas and spread over 520 sq. kms along the banks of the Ramganga River. This first ever park of India is 300 kilometres away from Delhi. Formerly called Ramganga National Park, it was named as Corbett National Park in honor the late Jim Corbett, the legendary hunter, author and photographer who had helped in setting up the park and demarcating its boundaries.
Holiday Destinations in Mumbai India
Mumbai, the financial capital of India, is a cosmopolitan and fast paced city. This historic city, extending along the sea, has grand buildings and is the center of India's commercial film industry. A tour of Mumbai's monuments and sights is sure to enchant any visitor. There are also lots of fascinating destinations near Mumbai, waiting to be explored by a venturesome traveller.
Holiday in Mahabaleshwar
Situated at an altitude of 1372 mtrs. above sea level, Mahabaleshwar is a very popular hill station. Better known as Strawberry Country the place is a true paradise for honeymoon couples and families and all those simply looking for a change from their hectic lifestyle. Popular tourists points in and around the hill resort are Wilson Point, Connaught Peak, Elphiston Point, Marjorie Point, Castle Rock, Arthur's Seat, Baghdad Point, Babington Point, Northcote Point, Falkland Point, Carnac Point, Fitzgerald Point, Bombay Point, Gaolani Point, Panchgani Point, Helen's Point and Venna Lake.
Travel to Matheran
Matheran (which means "forest at the top") is a place where Nature has found exquisite expression in a various enchanting ways. Nearest hill station to Mumbai (111 kms), it is situated at an altitude of 2516 feet. Each dawn at this lovely hill resort girdled by the sahyadris ranges ushers in a day of tranquil beauty. Matheran has become successful in retaining the tranquility and peace of a hill station by not allowing any kind of motor vehicle into the town. Ideal for a day or weekend trip, Matheran abounds with various places of interest such as Louise Point, the Charlotte Lake with the Panthers caves.
Goa Holiday Travel
What is your idea of a perfect holiday? If it is surfing, swimming or just relaxing in the sun by the beach with your family and friends, then the beaches of Goa are the perfect place for this. This retreat has great beaches where you can swim or surf or body-surf. You can see the kids building sand castles and play cricket. Nothing beats the rumble of the surf while you read a novel in the sun and watch the children splash, or swim or surf.
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