Here is a quick list of some great holiday destinations around Delhi.
Rishikesh: Nestling at the foothills of Himalaya is Rishikesh: a popular pilgrimage and natural site in the state of Utterakhand. This place is popular for its superb natural beauty and rich cultural heritages. The holy city Ganga passes through the town, adding to its natural grace and religious fervor. There are many temples, Ghats and Ashrams lined with banks of the river, where many Indians & foreigners can be seen practicing Hindu rituals, yoga & meditation. Rishikesh is renowned for its exciting adventures too. White water rafting, wild forest trekking and camping are some popular excursions for adrenaline junkies.
Agra: the biggest attraction to visit this small UP town is Taj Mahal: one of the seven wonder of the world. Built on the bank of historical Yamuna River through precious white marble stones, Taj Mahal is no doubt a sparkling jewel in crown of Indian Tourism. An Agra tour will also give you an opportunity to tryst with magnetic Agra Fort and lively cultures & traditions of the city. Not too far from Agra is Fatehpur Shikri: an historical town designated as UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Jaipur: this well-planned city was established in 1727 and is the capital of India' largest state Rajasthan. Fondly dubbed as the 'Pink City', Jaipur is famed for its glorious monuments, colorful Rajasthani cultures and mouthwatering cuisines. 'Chauki-Dhani' is the must visit attraction of Jaipur, allowing you to peep into rich cultures & lifestyle of Rajasthan. Historical treasures including the Amber Fort, Haw-Mahal and the City Palace will leave you mesmerized with their architectural brilliance and historical importance. Shopping & dining in Jaipur give the visitors a remarkable treat.
Ranikhet: this small town is located at an elevation of 1829 meters and is a place of poetic beauty and mesmeric quant charm. It is serene and secluded, and hence is perfect for a relaxing and rejuvenating holiday away from mundane city life. Wandering around its picturesque locales and watching the breathtaking vistas of nature can be the experience to remember. Apart from that, the region is famous for awesome opportunity of adventure sports including trekking, bird-watching and horsing.
Shimla: about 370km from the national Capital, Shimla is where a traveler finds complete rejuvenation. The breathtaking views of snowy mountains, alluring colonial edifices and exotic delights on the Mall Road are sure to leave you delighted. Among the must-visit attractions of Shimla tour are the Jhaku Temples, the Chirst Church, Mall Road and Viceroy Lodge. You would surely enjoy the climatic conditions at this so called queen of hill stations.
Top 5 Tourist Places around Delhi