When your life became monotonous by following the same boring routine of home to office and office to home, a vacation is the only thing that can give relief. Who says that you need to take out a lot of time to enjoy a holiday and explore new places? Just a weekend or so is more than enough to take pleasure in a short and relaxing holiday trip with your near & dear ones. There are so many unexplored or less explored places around Delhi, which will take only a few hours to reach. Here is a list of five places which are not much explored by travelers. Be the one to introduce them to others for inspiring them for their next trip.
1. Chopta, Uttarakhand
Do you have any idea about the “Mini Switzerland of Uttarakhand”? Yes, Chopta is the one. This is a place that will refresh your mind and soul in seconds. Still unexplored by travelers, Chopta is a hill station that is blessed with a picturesque backdrop, amazing flora & fauna, and velvety meadows. This is the best place for both nature lovers and adventure seekers. If you are crazy about trekking, then here you will get a good chance to do it. There are two treks from which you can choose; one is Tungnath and other is Chandrashila. So, Chopta serves as a perfect destination for the holidaymakers.
2. Kanatal, Uttarakhand
You must know Mussoorie and Chamba but do you know Kanatal? This small town is located between these two famed tourist’s destinations and untouched by commercialization. If you are seeking a relaxing and refreshing time avoiding the hustle and bustle of the city life then consider this place as your travel destination. Kanatal offers a holiday filled with solemn peace. Apart from this, here you will find some of the amazing must-try activities such as trekking, nature walk, camping, valley crossing, rappelling, and jungle safari.
3. Nahan, Himachal Pradesh
Imagine waking up to the sound of the bird’s chirping and not to the honking of the vehicles and buzzing of the crowd. Yes, it is possible if you spend your weekend in Nahan. Located amidst the beautiful valleys, lush green fields, and dirt-free roads, this is a small hill station that serves as an ultimate holiday destination or a weekend getaway for all vacationers. Enjoy a visit to the famed Renuka Lake, Renuka Wildlife Park, Rani Tal, Dhaula Kuan, Suketi Fossil Park, etc. Shopaholics can shop for amazing local items in the Nahan Bada Bazaar.
4. Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh
Searching for solace amidst Nature? Kasauli is a cozy little hill station where your search ends. This place is situated on the way from Chandigarh to Shimla and nestled amid the beautiful woody forests. You will find a touch of Britishers as there are different lavish Victorian buildings built by them years ago. Also, a lot of endangered species are found in the dense forests of this small hill station. You can visit Gilbert Trail, Sunset Point, Manki Point, Christ Church, Mall Road, etc. To enjoy a serene environment away from the city chaos, choose Kasauli as your weekend getaway.
5. Chakrata, Uttarakhand
You can never say no to the mountains if you visit Chakrata for once. Away from the chaos of the city, this majestic place has everything to revive your senses like waterfalls, adventure sports, mountains, and the most important thing, peace. The top attractions of this place are Tiger Falls, Deoban, skiing & trekking in Mundali, and much more. What else you can ask for?
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