6 Coolest Weekend Getaways to Usher In Summer

Antara Paul | April 13, 2017 12:09 IST

Life is not that easy in a metro city, and to deal with the regular stresses, we have to take some pauses and chill out and nothing is better than a quick escape somewhere nearby? So come let's make your trip! Vacation dairy does come with some extra bonus surprises. A dream vacation is a transformation from "someday" to "that day..." but the secret lies in not to over plan; unplanned surprises are the best experiences. Set yourself free and be the boss of your own life.

A perfect vacation comes as a combo of high level fashion, food and makeover; but planning a quick vacation is not an easy affair, you have tried to get into every inch of it, but still miss out few. Let's try to hunt some cool weekend getaway places which will make you fall in love with life again.

1) Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary
Take the road less travelled by, and that would make the difference! Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary is one of the best places to visit near Delhi. This bird watcher's paradise is home to more than 350 bird species like Rosy pelicans, hawks, warblers, kingfishers. Don't forget to carry binoculars along! Besides that, you can also visit the Lohagarh Fort, an architectural marvel built in the 18thcentury by King Suraj Mal.

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2) Dharamshala
Want to rule over the season? Soak yourself up in the cool weather of this picturesque hill station. If you are a driving freak, Dharamshala is your destination. In case of long weekend blessings, go to McLeodganj to try out the Tibetan cuisine at any of the restaurants. Further you can unravel Namgyal monastery and visit the beautiful Bhagsunag Falls. Don't forget to book hotels in advance, as there are many intelligent people planning for the same getaway before you.


3) Achrol
Want to spend a day in the woods? The Tree House Resort in Achrol is a destination where you can experience the "Tarzan lifestyle". This little hill-station in Rajasthan allows you to take the offbeat route, and fulfill the dream to stay in a treehouse. From archery to biking, spa to nature gym, outdoor movie screenings to swimming, this place is full of adventure surprises. To pamper your soul, it has got major features such as- a full-service spa, a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool and many more. Visit to Achrol is certainly a trip to remember.


4) Khimsar
Now submerge yourself in some remote, rural romantic residence. The mini-lake that appears out of nowhere seems to be a mirage. Get your spines ready to travel in jeep, camel or horseback. The luxurious rustic looking huts have been deliberately designed to be eco-friendly as well as eye friendly. In the middle of the Thar Desert, this place sits with a pride. The extended royal family run hotels will surely provide hospitality straight from the heart.


5) Dausa
If you are more into history, here come some archaeological attractions waiting for you. Dotted with a number of mansions and temples Dausa is a cultural delight. Drive yourself straight on the National Highway No. 11 and at 54 km eastward of Jaipur, you will find one yourself abandoned in the kingdoms of Kachhawah, ruled by Dhundhar once. Dausa has many more places to visit like as Abhaneri and Mehandipur Balaji Temple. Don't forget to stop by it, the next time you pass from that route.


6) Shoghi
Have you travelled 13 kilometers from the Ambala-Shimla national highway at an altitude above 5,700 feet you will get yourself at Shoghi, a hill station surrounded by oak and rhododendron trees? Famous for its fruit products, locally made pickles, juices, syrups and jellies, the lush green valley's around Shoghi offer much-needed seclusion and tranquility to tourists. One of the major attractions in Shoghi is a village resort known as Park Woods, once you visit that place, also go to Jakhoo Hill, Viceregal Lodge, Kurfi and Kandaghat hand in hand. Shoghi is also an ideal place for trekking, camping and bird watching. Let's crave the adventure and bring out the kid trapped inside you.



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