October 4, 2022

25 Best Weekend Destinations to Travel

Weekend Travel

Weekend Destinations to Travel Near to You

If you are planning a weekend getaway, then there are many places around your place where you can come back after spending a vacation in two days. In today’s time, no one has enough time to go on a long vacation. That’s why we have brought you 20 places that you can easily reach and have fun within your budget.

1- Neemrana, Rajasthan

Neemrana is a historical town in the Alwar district of Rajasthan, about 3 hours away from the national capital. Known as the 15th-century fort-palace, it has now been converted into a heritage hotel. It is a very beautiful place for a holiday in a serene environment.

The 552-year-old Neemrana Fort, located on the Aravalli hills, is one of the most historical buildings in India. Neemrana Fort has been converted into a luxury hotel. Apart from roaming here, many cultural events are also held here. If you are fond of art and culture along with traveling, then this place is perfect for you.

2- Agra, Uttar Pradesh

For people who enjoy road trips, Delhi to Agra will be a great journey. The 165 km long Yamuna Expressway highway makes driving very easy. In Agra, you can also visit one of the seven wonders of the world – the Taj Mahal.

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Tajmahal-Agra

Distance from Delhi: 231 km

Places to see: Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Mehtab Bagh, Akbar’s Tomb

3-  Jim Corbett, Uttarakhand

Nature and wildlife enthusiasts must visit India’s oldest national park- Jim Corbett. It is one of the most exciting driving place from Delhi. You can do many adventures in the national park including trekking, jeep safaris etc.

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Jim Corbett

Distance from Delhi: 238 km

Places to visit: Corbett National Park, Garjiya Devi Temple, Corbett Museum, Corbett Falls

4- Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

What about Rishikesh? This is a very beautiful place located on the banks of the Ganges, which gives a different peace to your mind. From Ganga Aarti to river rafting, this place leaves a special impression on your heart. Rishikesh is not only a religious city but there are many other places to visit here. You can see many ancient temples near Ram Jhule with great views. Apart from this, there are many yoga centers, markets, Ayurveda spa centers, river rafting and boating near Laxman Jhula.

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Rishikesh

Distance from Delhi: 241 km

Places to visit: Laxman Jhula, Ram Jhula, Triveni Ghat

5- Lansdowne, Uttarakhand

Located in the Pauri district of Uttarakhand, Lansdowne is a great treat for the eyes on road trips from Delhi. You can enjoy a lot of fun things to do in Lansdowne like trekking, camping, bird watching, boating and wildlife safaris.

Distance from Delhi: 260 km

Place to visit: Garhwal Rifles Regimental War Memorial, Bhulla Lake, Tip-in-Top View Point, Bhim Pakoda, Kalagarh Tiger Reserve, Kaleshwar Temple,

6. Binsar, Uttarakhand

Go on a wildlife safari, savor some fine food and simply spend time relaxing in the lap of the hills – amidst all this and much more, spend your time in this small village nestled in the Kumaon hills of Uttarakhand.

Nearest Metro City: Delhi (420 km)

How to reach: The best and cheapest way to reach Binsar is by bus. There is no direct bus, you have to change at Nainital and Almora. The total fare of the bus is around ₹1,000.

Where to stay: There are many options for accommodation. Room rates start from as low as ₹500 per night and go up to ₹10,000 per night.

Food and other expenses: ₹500 per person, per day (approx.)

Total Expense: – 1,000 – ₹ 2,000 per person, per night

Best time to visit: October to December

7. Mukteshwar, Uttarakhand

f you like adventure travel but do not want to stay confined only in Rishikesh, then go to Mukteshwar. Make sure to add Mukteshwar to your list for rock-climbing, rappelling, camping, paragliding and other such adventures.

How to reach: The best and cheapest way to reach is by train from Delhi to Kathgodam and then bus from Kathgodam to Mukteshwar. The total fare can range from ₹700 to ₹2,000 depending on the train and bus.

Where to stay: You will find many hotels and hostels to stay here for as little as ₹500 per person per night.

Food and other expenses: ₹800- ₹1,000 per person, per day

Total cost: ₹1,200 to ₹3,600 per person, per night

Best time to visit: October to December and March to July

8. Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

The oldest city in the world, Varanasi is also one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Solve the unique mysteries here, indulge in the stunning aarti and immerse yourself in the magic of Varanasi by savoring some of the most delicious dishes.

Varanasi Tourism
Varanasi Tourism

How to reach: The cheapest way to reach Varanasi from Delhi is by train. Ticket prices start at ₹420 for a one-way journey.

Where to stay: Varanasi is a popular destination among backpackers and hence there are many hostels here, where the cost of a night’s stay starts from just ₹150.

Food and other expenses: ₹500- ₹700 per person, per day

Total cost: ₹200 to ₹1,000 per person, per night

Best time to visit: October to March

9. Amritsar, Punjab

Known for the Golden Temple, the holy city of Sikhs, there is a lot to do in Amritsar. Visit the historical places like Jallianwala Bagh and Wagah Border and savor the delicacies prepared from the heart of this beautiful city.

How to reach: Taking a bus from Delhi to Amritsar is the cheapest way to reach here. A ticket for an 8-hour bus journey will cost around ₹500. Trains are also cheap and a 6-hour one-way train journey costs around ₹600.

Where to stay: Amritsar has many budget accommodation options, with fares starting as low as ₹500 per person for a one night stay.

Food and other expenses: ₹500- ₹800 per person, per day

Net Price: ₹1,200 to ₹2,500 per person, per night

Best time to visit: October to April

10  Jaipur, Rajasthan

Experience the heart and soul of Rajasthan with hospitality, food, shopping, and colorful culture. Learn about the ancient colorful monuments and Rajputana history and soak in the colors of Rajasthan.

Jaipur
Jaipur

How to reach: Bus is the fastest and cheapest way to reach Jaipur. The cost of a 5-hour bus journey ranges from ₹300 to ₹800.

Where to stay: Hostels in Jaipur start at ₹500 per night.

Food and other expenses: ₹500- ₹1,000 per person, per day

Total cost: ₹1,000- ₹3,000 per person, per night

Best time to visit: October to March

11. Sariska, Rajasthan

Combine Rajasthani flair and diverse wildlife and you have Sariska, a beautiful city just a few hours away from Delhi, offering you the best of both worlds. Spend a few days here comfortably.

How to reach: There is no direct train or bus from Delhi to Sariska. So you have to take a train or bus to Alwar, which is about 37 km from Sariska. is far. You can easily take buses from Alwar to Sariska. The total cost is around ₹200 by train and ₹300 by bus.

Where to stay: There are many accommodation options available in Alwar. Fares per night are as low as ₹500.

Food and other expenses: ₹600 per person, per day

Total cost: ₹1,100- ₹2,500 per person, per night

Best time to visit: October to March

12 Udaipur, Rajasthan

The city of lakes and palaces, Udaipur is a must-visit. And once you go down to the surface, you get to see the colorful and rich culture here.

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Udaipur ChaloGhumane

How to reach: An 11-hour one-way train journey from Delhi to Udaipur starts at around ₹400 per person, while a 13-hour bus journey starts at around ₹600 per person.

Where to stay: You will find several options for where to stay in Udaipur. Here you can also stay in hotel-converted Havelis at a cost of Rs.800 per night, per person.

Food and other expenses: ₹500 to ₹1,000 per person, per day

Total cost: ₹800 to ₹3,000 per night, per person

Best time to visit: October to February

13. Daman and Diu

Initially known as a weekend destination for the people of Gujarat, Daman, and Diu is very beautiful place. Beautiful beaches, captivating views, and cheap wine – the three things you need for a perfect weekend getaway.

Nearest Metro City: Mumbai (180 km from Daman)

How to reach: The fastest and cheapest way to reach Daman and Diu is by bus. Bus fares start at around ₹200 for Daman and ₹500 for Diu.

Where to stay: Nightly fares start at ₹450 for one person.

Food and other expenses: ₹250 to ₹700 per person, per day

Total cost: ₹800 to ₹3,000 per person, per night

Best time to visit: October to March

14. Hampi, Karnataka

Hampi is a paradise for history buffs. This place brings you to a history book. Filled with ruins of ancient kingdoms, this place has a charm that is unmatched.

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Hampi

Nearest Metro City: Bangalore (352 kms)

How to reach: Major transport options connect Bangalore to Hospet, which is 12 kms from Hampi. There is a city far away. From Hospet you can take a bus or an auto to Hampi. The cheapest way is to take a train from Bangalore to Hospet and then a bus. The cost of a 7 hour train ride starts from ₹250 while the fare for a 5 hour bus ride starts from ₹580.

Where to stay: Hostels start from ₹650 per night.

Food and other expenses: ₹400 to ₹1,000 per person, per day

Total cost: ₹1,200 to ₹3,000 per person, per night

Best time to visit: October to March

15. Kanyakumari, Tamilnadu

The southernmost tip of India, Kanyakumari is the perfect blend of pristine natural beauty and spiritual fervor. If you want to take some time to look inside yourself while admiring the beauty of the Indian Ocean, then definitely visit here.

Kanyakumari
Kanyakumari

Nearest Metro City: Bangalore (665 kms)

How to reach: The cheapest way to reach Kanyakumari from Bangalore is by bus. The fare for a 13 hour bus journey starts from ₹749. There is also a direct train from Bangalore to Kanyakumari and the fare for a 19 hour train journey starts from ₹450.

Where to stay: Hotel fares start at ₹700 per person, per night.

Food and other expenses: ₹800 to ₹1200 per person, per day

Total Expense: ₹1,500- ₹3,000

Best time to visit: October to March

16. Puducherry

Pondicherry is a place whose beauty cannot be described in words. Charming French architecture, unique beaches, cheap wine and relaxing evenings, this is how you can spend a lovely weekend here.

Nearest Metro City: Chennai (165 kms)

How to reach: Bus is the best and cheapest way to reach Pondicherry from Chennai. The cost of a 3.5 hour bus journey is around ₹290.

Where to stay: There are many hostels here at affordable prices. Per night, fares start from ₹300 per person.

Food and other expenses: ₹500 to ₹1,000 per person, per day

Total cost: ₹1,000 to ₹3,000 per person, per night

Best time to visit: October to March

17. Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu

One of the most beautiful hill stations in South India, Kodaikanal is known for a great weekend getaway with its rolling hills, terrace farms, and relaxing excursion. Come here for a few days of peace and quiet.

Nearest Metro City: Bangalore (465 km)

How to reach: The best way to reach Kodaikanal is by bus. A bus journey from Bangalore takes between 8 to 10 hours and the fare starts from around ₹750.

Where to stay: Hotel fares start at ₹450 per night, the lowest price per person.

Food and other expenses: ₹500 to ₹800 per person, per day

Total cost: ₹1,200 to ₹3,500 per person, per night

Best time to visit: October to March

18. Bhubaneswar, Odisha

The perfect blend of history and religion, Bhubaneswar is known for its beautiful and elaborate temples. Spend a few days here to understand the roots of this country and the history of its beautiful people.

Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar

Nearest Metro City: Kolkata (440 kms)

How to reach: There are direct buses and trains both running from Kolkata to Bhubaneshwar. Although buses are cheaper, fares start at ₹570 for a one-way journey, while trains for a one-way journey will cost around ₹750.

Where to stay: Bhubaneswar is a popular pilgrimage city and hence there are many affordable accommodation options, starting from ₹500 per night.

Food and other expenses: ₹ 300 to ₹ 700 per person, per day

Total cost: ₹800 to ₹2,000 per person, per night

Best time to visit: October to March

19. Mandarmani, West Bengal

This is the place where the river Ganges (Brahmaputra) joins the Bay of Bengal. Considered a holy place by many, this place is actually a beautiful ancient place that can instantly relieve the stress of everyday life.

Nearest Metro City: Kolkata (170 km)

How to reach: The cheapest way to reach Mandarmani is by taking a bus from Kolkata. Fares for a one-way ticket start at ₹140 per person.

Where to stay: There are many hotels and resorts to stay in Mandarmani. Fares start from ₹600 per person, per night.

Food and other expenses: ₹ 300 to ₹ 1,000 per person, per day

Total cost: ₹900 to ₹3,000 per person, per night

Best time to visit: November to January

20. Darjeeling, West Bengal

Toy trains, tea gardens and sweeping views of the Himalayas – Darjeeling is like the city of dreams. There is romance in the air of this small hill village which makes you go crazy as soon as you step here.

Nearest Metro City: Kolkata (615 kms)

How to reach: The cheapest way to reach Darjeeling from Kolkata is by train. It is a journey of 11 hours and the cost of one way journey starts from ₹750.

Where to stay: Darjeeling has many options for every type of traveler. Budget hotel fares start at ₹450 per night, per person.

Food and other expenses: ₹500 to ₹1000 per person, per day

Total cost: ₹900 to ₹3,000 per person, per night

Best time to visit: October to December

21. Kurukshetra, Haryana

The Mahabharata war land Kurukshetra has many places to see. Being an offbeat tourist sport, you will find less crowd here. Apart from many museums, resorts, there are many places to visit here.

22. Manali, Himachal Pradesh

People who love the Manali mountains and rivers will love this place. Here you will find many great places to visit. Apart from this, if you are going to visit here in December or January, then you can also make the experience of snowfall here.

23. Bhimtal Nainital, Uttarakhand

Bhimtal Bhimtal is at a distance of 23-24 kms from Nainital. Nainital is famous for its pond, market and views, but it is very crowded during the peak season, so if you want a quiet place, then you can visit Bhimtal.

Nainital
Nainital

24. Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Shimla Travelers visiting Shimla can never forget the experience here. You can enjoy toy trains, snow falls, temples, museums and many other wonderful sights in Shimla. There is a lot of crowd here in December and January, so book wisely in advance.

25. Mathura, Uttar Pradesh

Mathura It often happens that we do not notice the places around us much and always start preparing to go somewhere far away. Apart from the Radha-Krishnamayi atmosphere and places in Mathura, you will love the taste of street food here. Also there is a lot to explore here.

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