4 Neighborhoods of Delhi for a Perfect Summer Getaway

July 24, 2019 RAWAT 0 Comments


Planning a trip doesn’t need to involve extensive planning if you stay in one of the metro cities such as Delhi with many of the country’s best destinations right in its backyard. The capital boasts of a wealth of places in its neighborhoods when it comes to short trips or summer escapades. Whether you seek some fun and frolic or wish to explore some picturesque natural settings, these places near Delhi to visit in summer fall within 250 km and make for a perfect weekend getaway-


1)      Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary

 A far cry from the concrete jungle, the open landscapes of Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary are an ideal rescue from the concrete jungles of the city. Some of the rarest bird species and migratory birds can be found in the area including Crested Larks, Great Eagles and Painted Storks.  If bird-watching takes your adrenaline high, this tranquil place will soon become your favorite.  Situated close to Gurugram, it’s just a 45 km drive from the Vikaspuri flyover.

2)      Pratapgarh Farms

If you seek a convenient place to enjoy time with friends and family, Pratapgarh Farm is an amazing destination. Established in a country-side setting, Pratapgarh farms has many points of attraction to keep you engaged. Traditional games, camel rides, pottery to name a few! To take care of your exhaustion, hearty meals consisting of authentic Haryanvi, Punjabi and Rajasthani delicacies await.  Giving you a taste of rustic farm life, the place is just 60 km from Delhi via NH9 highway.

3)      Aligarh

The ruins of Dor Fortress in the Aligarh city are a testimony of its long and conflicted history. There are numerous landmarks that make Aligarh an ideal summer destination. Offering the glimpse of the best of nature is the ShekhaJheel- a key bird watching spot. Along with ramparts of Aligarh Qila, the museums of the IbnSina Academy of Medieval Medicine and Sciences are highly recommended for the intrepid traveler. Plus, the food is to die for.

4)      Badhkal Lake

Situated in the Badhkal village, Badhkal Lake is an artificial lake amidst the lush green Aravali mountain range. Although unchecked mining has dried up the lake, the place is apt to spend some tranquil time. Numerous snacks available in the area take care of one’s hunger pangs while the peacock lake situated nearby gives the tourists a clear glimpse of the Aravali Range. The flower show is also organized during the spring season, attracting a number of tourists.

Let those impromptu trips take form with these nearest places to visit from Delhi in summers, offering experiences that are worth trying.

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