Travelling to places is just a way to break the monotonous pace of our lives and create some adventure for ourselves. We often go out and travel with our families. But sometimes you just need to spend some time alone for yourself. A short trip for the weekend will take you away from the ridiculous frenzy of your life and refresh you. Let us plan your next trip for places near Delhi where you can travel alone for the weekend.
1. Kasauli- Heaven for a Solo Traveller
Kasauli is located in Solan district of Himachal Pradesh. It is an important Railway Junction of North India. This town is a health resort and has many places of attraction. The climate is moderate and is therefore suitable for touring all around the year. The major places of attraction include Central Research Institute (CRI), Baptist Church, Christ Church, Gurdwara Shri Guru Nanak Ji, Kasauli Brewery, Nahri Temple, Monkey Point and Beja State. It is also the birth place of famous author Ruskin Bond! A road trip through the valleys and mountains is the perfect way to spend some quality time with yourself.
2. Jaisalmer- For History Fanatics
Jaisalmer, located in Rajasthan, lies in the heart of the Thar Desert, is the perfect place to go if you are interested in history. But even if you aren’t, this place has a lot of scenic beauty that will make you feel refreshed. It is also a World Heritage Site. There are so many attractions in this beautiful city but the major attraction is the desert. Along with the desert, other attractions include Jaisalmer Fort, Jain Heritage of Jaisalmer, a number of museums, Desert National Park etc. A desert festival also takes place for two to three days during January/February. This is the ideal time to visit Jaisalmer.
3. Varanasi- A Holy Trip
It is a North Indian City situated on the bank of river Ganges in Uttar Pradesh. It is 320 kilometers away from Delhi and is a place that has a lot of history. This place is a cultural center of religion and education. Though Buddhism originated here, it remains a major attraction for Hindu intellectuals and theologians. But that is not all. This place has a lot of history and scenic beauty tucked away for your entertainment even if you are not interested in participating in religious activities. Other attractions include JantarMantar, Ramnagar Fort, various ghats, temples, mosques etc.
4. Dharamsala- Heaven in the Mountains
It is a city and municipal corporation in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. It is the district headquarters. The Dalai Lama’s residence and the headquarters of Central Tibetian Administration (the Tibetian Government in exile) are in Dharamsala. It is situated 18 kilometers away from Kangra. This is a great place if you are interested in trekking. Apart from that, it also has its own cricket stadium. Autumn and spring months are the best time to visit here. The scenic beauty is one of the best things about this place.
5. Pushkar- Another place in Rajasthan
It is a town in Ajmer district of Rajasthan. It is one of the five sacred dhams (pilgrimage sites) for the Hindus. It lies on the shore of the Pushkar Lake and is one of the oldest existing cities in India. Tourist attractions here include the Pushkar Fair, Jagat Pitta Shri Brahma Temple, PaapMochaniGayatri, Savitri Temple, etc. You can also explore the Thar Desert using camels. The Pushkar Lake is one of the biggest attraction of this place.