Want to escape Delhi winter chills? You are in the right place as we bring you top 5 getaways to try this season. Hand picked destinations that will surely make your new year special.
1-Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary
Located just 200km away from Delhi, Bharatpur is surely a delight. Better Known as Keoladeo National Park, hundreds of rare species of birds come here from all over the world. In winters you can spot painted stork, Indian grey hornbill among other exotic species of birds.
Best time to visit the National Park would be early morning. Visitors can use cycles, tongas provided in the park or can prefer to walk a midst the natural habitat.
Another major attraction is the Lohagarh Fort(Iron For) in Bharathpur city. Built in 1805 by Maharaja Suraj mal is one the strongest fort built till date.
It is listed among the most haunted place by the Archaeological Survey of India and is 250km from Delhi providing unique experience to the visitors. Many visitors have reported sightings and strange voices around the fort. Beautifully built kingdom reflects the heritage of the place.
The fort is closed in the evening and no one is to enter the fort after dusk.
Situated in Himalayan mountain ranges of Uttrakhand provides the best skiing adventure destination for everyone. Winter skii is the most sought after and various skiing short term courses are conducted every year.
Auli is also home to the highest man made lake. If you are an adventurer this place should surely be on your list.
Beautiful place with warmth of loving people.Visiting Amritsar Golden Temple should be first on the city’s to-do list. Jallianwala Bagh, a garden which is now been established as a museum with national importance will make you go all patriotic.
Watching Wagah border ceremony, is another must on the trip.
If looking for one day outing with family and friends, Agra is the best place to go. Taj Mahal, listed as one the wonders of the world is the major attraction of the place. Agra fort built in 1983 by Mughals is named as the UNESCO World Heritage site. After the sightseeing do try tasting the most famous dish of the town, agra peetha !
So give a break to the comfortable bed and blanket and explore magnificent places this winter!