Time-pressed tourists contemplating booking flights to Delhi, the capital of India and seeking short yet rewarding weekend getaway excursions would definitely enrich their holidays by adding the following destinations in their tour itinerary.

The wonderful capital of India pleasantly surprises every traveller landing on flights here. Featuring a tapestry of magnificent past and progressive present, the city ranks high on the itineraries of many leisure travellers planning a holiday in India. On the other hand, being the capital of the nation as well as one of the most strategically located destinations in India, Delhi receives millions of travellers every year. Many holidaymakers reserving tickets to take a holiday in the northern region of India often land on flights at the capital and from there commence their further travel. However, most corporate flyers booking tickets to the urban area for work related reasons cannot resist the temptation of exploring the alluring tourist attractions around the city. There are several exotic holiday-spots around the capital of India which are being overlooked often, but worth a visit for those wishing to immerse in the nature. Here’s a quick guide to four tourist spots which are located just few hours’ drive from the bustling metropolis. Check them out!


Nestled amidst the tranquillity of dense pine forest of Uttarakhand, Binsar is one of the ideal places to head to, if you are seeking natural pursuits! It is one of the highest hill stations in the Kumayon region. Holidaymakers disembarking flights at Delhi can buy train tickets to Almorah and from there hire a cab to reach here. Beside the serene natural marvels, Binsar is famous for housing exotic wildlife habitation.


Another less travelled yet rewarding tourist destination in North India, Pitoragarh is approximately four hundred and fifty kilometres away from Delhi. Featuring lush green valleys placed between grand mountains covered with the snowy carpet; verdant forest of straight and tall alpines; sparkling waters of flowing rivers and cascading springs – Pithoragarh’s beauty is sure to give flights to one’s fancies! Budget tourists can book bus tickets from ISBT to reach here.


If you are interested in mountaineering or trekking, this Himalayan hill station is perhaps one of the best places to head to! Munsiari is considered as a base camp for trekking in the treacherous regions of the Himalaya. Located just hundred and twenty five kilometres uphill from Pithoragarh, this hilly area offers scenic flights to the travellers which are surely worth the cost of tickets to the destination.


Dubbed as ‘Mini Switzerland of India’, Kausani compels a good number of time-pressed travellers to look for tickets to this mountainous region. Feel the moist cloud on your skin, witness the mesmerising sight of cloud covered valley from your hotel room and treat your eyes with the breathtaking view of the snow-clad peaks shining with the first ray of sun – choices are endless to spoil yourself!

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