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Tourist Places around new Delhi

Delhi the national capital of India is well known for its rich traditional ethos, heritage and past grandeur. There are many tourist places around Delhi that you must visit on your trip. Whether it is a place having historical significance or is well known for its natural beauty Delhi has it all for you. The city has good road connectivity that makes conveyance accessible and easy. Every year there are numerous foreigners and outsiders that come to explore the city.


Excursions from Delhi

Every year a huge number of people engage themselves in excursions in and around the city. Delhi has a host of options where you can plan an excursion with your friends and family. Few tourist places around Delhi famous for excursions are:-


Treated as one of the romantic destinations Agra is located at a distance of 200 km from Delhi and is globally acclaimed for the Taj Mahal. Other notable attractions the city has are Red Fort and Fatehpur Sikhri that is reminiscent of the grand Mughal era. You can reach Agra via state transport buses that leave from Delhi. Train services too are available.


The pink city and the city of glasses is what Jaipur is known as. It is the capital of Rajasthan and is popular for excellence in artifacts and handicrafts. You can visit Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Nahargarh, Amer Palace and many more. Jaipur is also famous for its traditional “Leheria Gharana” saris and dress materials that you can purchase from local vendors.


Located at a distance of 271 kilometers from Delhi, Mussorie is a breathtaking hill station. Mussorie is all about scenic beauty, picturesque backdrop of trees, hills and serene ambiance. You can see snow caped mountains standing tall amidst lush green surroundings. Standing at an altitude of 2000 meters the hill station opens its doorway to two sacred destinations namely, Gangotri and Yamunotri.


Popularly known as the Lake District of India, Nainital is 275 kilometers away from Delhi. You can travel down via a bus or by car. You can see the Kumaon Hills very closely, which is a delight for nature lovers. Nainital is about towering trees, forests, lakes and valleys and is an ideal place for a holiday trip with your family.

Other destinations around Delhi

There are some other destinations in an around Delhi which you can visit. They are:-

  • Ajmer
  • Mathura
  • Haridwar
  • Sariska
  • Dehradun
  • Chandigarh
  • Gurgaon

Short Trips in Delhi

You can also indulge in short trips in some noteworthy places around Delhi. You can visit these sites of attraction and return back the same day. Given below are some names:-

Sultanpur Lake

Located at a distance of an hour and a half from Delhi, Sultanpur Lake is an eminent picnic spot. The place has proper accommodation amenities and eateries.

Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

A six hour journey from Delhi by car or bus, and you reach Bharatpur Birds Sanctuary which is an ideal weekend getaway. You can view several migratory birds and Siberian cranes that keep on revisiting. Another site of attraction here is Deegh Fort.

Picnic Spots

Badkhal Lake, Sohna Lake and Dum-Dama Lake are few notable weekend leisure and picnic spots.

Last Updated On: 2011/07/01