With Delhi heat bogging you down with each passing day, taking a break seems imperative. If taking a trip up the hills seems impossible, here are some tips for a perfect weekend getaway.
Places in and around Delhi are easily accessible and well connected, and wonderful to visit on weekends with family and friends.
For example, NCR has heritage sites, villages, wildlife sanctuaries and a vibrant night life.
For the young crowd, there are many options for a night away from the day’s tension. Couples can plan for long rides or de-stress by taking a break.
For a family, the perfect picnic spot could be places like Damdama Lake, Nature Gardens, Neemrana Fort, Manesar Heritage Village, bird sanctuaries and Sultanpur lake in Gurgaon.
For people with a knack for adventure, there are several options like camping and trekking. One could try adventure sports like artificial rock climbing, valley crossing, target jump and paragliding.
Water sports like river rafting and kayaking are also available in the vicinity of the capital.
The striking feature these places are that they provide respite from the daily grind. One could enjoy solitude at palaces, forts and sanctuaries. The aura of the surroundings have a refreshing effect.
Just a few kilometers away from the bustle of the city, one could witness a potpourri of culture which developed over a period time with constant interaction between the city and the outskirts.
While planning a trip you need not venture too far off to unwind. Take a sabbatical from the rush of city life and check out the getaways within the confines of your city. There are a host of luxuriant spas and holistic healing centers that allow you to unwind and detox.
So drive out of the city if your heart says so or stay right here and relax. It is all about just letting off steam over the weekend before the Monday rush kicks in and we are back to the grind.