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10 Not to Miss Weekend Escapades from New Delhi

Weekends are the golden days of the week as they are the much-awaited stress-free days. The whole week children and adults wait for the weekend to come so that they can enjoy and relax. The dreadfulness of the working days can be rejuvenated with a brush of excitement and adventure on the weekends. Fill your weekend with adventurous escapades which are not too far from New Delhi. These places will truly offer you the quality time you yearn to spend with your family and yourself.

Pack your bags and just get ready to embark on a journey which will be filled with enjoyment.

1. Neemrana

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Neemrana is not just a fort palace but it also has the facility of zipping line tours which are a great adventure. This tour is for two hours and it allows you to see the beautiful view of Neemrana. This activity is a must for the thrill-seekers when you visit Neemrana. This Neemrana Fort is only 3 hours away from Delhi and it offers camel rides, a multimedia tour which informs you about the history of the fort and a vintage car ride experience.

2. Siliserh Lake

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The most beautiful lake in Rajasthan is just four hours away from New Delhi and it brings to you the best water sports activities on your visit to Alwar. If you enjoy doing water sports or want to try them then you should definitely head to this location. Enjoy the adrenaline rush with your family and friends by doing various water sports such as banana boat ride, jet skiing, scuba diving and water zorbing.

3. Bharatpur

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The bird sanctuary in Bharatpur is the main attraction of the place but the rope castle adventure park is a must-visit. This adventure park is four hours away from New Delhi and it is an incredible place to enjoy. Bharatpur national park is a bird’s paradise where you can go on a wildlife safari and explore the flora and fauna of the place.

4. Rishikesh

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Take your family and friends to the destination which is filled with thrill and excitement. Activities in Rishikesh like cliff jumping, river rafting, rappelling, camping, and bungee jumping will definitely fill your weekend with adventure. Come and explore the most thrilling place in India which is only five hours away from New Delhi.

5. Jim Corbett

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Go on an excitement spree in Jim Corbett which is five hours away from New Delhi. It has various activities which will take you away from the dullness of everyday life. As Corbett is famous for its safaris like elephant safaris, canter safaris and jeep safari which you should do while you are in Jim Corbett to make your stay complete.

6. Lansdowne

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This beautiful hill town which is six hours away from New Delhi is the ideal place for a weekend getaway. Activities to do on your visit to Lansdowne are nature walking, bird watching, and trekking. Take pleasure of the charm and beauty of this place with your family.

7. Kangojodi
This lesser-known hill station near New Delhi takes 5 hours to reach. It has rare fauna and fauna which will totally mesmerize you. Camping is the main attraction of this place but its offbeat beauty will make you come here back again and again.

8. Almora

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Adventure camps in Almora will definitely attract you. This place is eight hours away from New Delhi but it is worth going as it will help you to detox and enjoy the weekend. The Binsar eco-camp has activities such as jungle trekking, bird watching, campfire, camping and mountain biking which will make your weekend memorable.

9. Auli

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Auli is seven hours away from New Delhi and it is the skiing paradise of India. You must visit Auli if you are a skiing lover and take your family to witness the spectacular view of the Himalayas.

10. Dhauj
It is weekend getaway from Delhi which is filled with adventures like rappelling, hikes, and rock climbing. This is the best remedy for all the stress of the week.

These ten-weekend escapades from New Delhi will surely make your weekend a memorable one and will give you exciting stories to share at your workplace.

Written By: Rohit Agarwal

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