Best Places for Short Trips from Delhi

By Marco Christiansen | Jun 21, 2021


Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Shimla, a favorite hill station, boasts Mall Road, the Ridge, toy train, and colonial charm. 


Lansdowne, Uttarakhand

Lansdowne: A serene hill town 258 km from Delhi, adorned with oak and pine forests, colonial buildings, ideal for bird watchers and casual hikers.


Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

Adventure hub, yoga capital, and pilgrimage town in the Dehradun district, known for rafting, Lakshman Jhula, Triveni Ghat, and ancient temples.


Jim Corbett National Park,  Uttarakhand 

It's a popular short trip from Delhi, renowned for its Royal Bengal Tigers. Enjoy wildlife safaris and riverside resorts.


Agra, Uttar Pradesh

Famous for the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and Fatehpur Sikri. A top destination from Delhi, part of the Golden Triangle tourism circuit.


Jaipur, Rajasthan

Jaipur, the Pink City, boasts vibrant history and modernity. Known for Amer Fort, Hawa Mahal, and local bazaars, it's a top destination near Delhi.



Nainital, Uttarakhand

Nainital, famed for Naini Lake and Mall Road, is a charming hill station with colonial architecture, perfect for families and honeymooners.


Mussoorie, Uttarakhand

Famous for Mall Road and Kempty Falls, is a top hill station near Delhi. With pleasant weather and scenic views, it's a favorite for honeymooners and families.



Kufri, Himachal Pradesh

Kufri, near Shimla, is famous for skiing, horse rides, and Mahasu Peak. Its snowy winters attract couples seeking a romantic getaway.


Chandigarh, Punjab

Chandigarh, India's first planned city, offers Sukhna Lake, Rock Garden, and Elante Mall. Known for its Punjabi culture, it's a popular weekend trip from Delhi.


Bir Billing, Himachal Pradesh

It's nestled in Joginder Nagar valley, is famed for paragliding and trekking. It's also a hub for meditation and boasts Tibetan cultural influences.


Jibhi, Himachal Pradesh

Jibhi, a serene Himachal hamlet, boasts lush forests, freshwater lakes, and ancient temples, offering a tranquil retreat.