Weekend Getaways for students in Delhi NCR (Pocket friendly)

Time to take those travel bags out and head out for a vacation – because it’s time for some fun!!


Living in metropolitan cities is monotonous – we get it because we feel the same too. Which is why, this is the time of the year to grab your travel essentials and head out for a weekend getaway.  For those who desperately feel the urge to travel on weekends, there are a lot of interesting tourist destinations around Delhi and there is something for everyone.

You neither have to travel too far nor burn a hole in your pocket with these locations – we already managed to list these locations in accordance with the time and the budget – Fair enough we guess! From arty heritage sites to nature and wildlife, there is a lot on your plate and it’s about time you start exploring these –




One of the major tourist attractions in Jaipur, Rajasthan – projects a lot of simplicity and authenticity of rajasthani culture. It is a really vibrant place with increasing number of visitors with each passing day. People who love the Indian heritage, authentic culture and lifestyle of Rajasthan, should definitely go there. The best part of visiting Chokhi Dhani is the hospitality of the local people, which is definitely a The people of Chokhi Dhani treat tourists with traditional Rajasthani Hospitality and hence, a tour to Chokhi Dhani is an unforgettable experience.

Best time to visit – January, February, March, October, November and December.

By road –  NH 8 connects Delhi with Choki Dhani. The stretch is 274 km long and thus, could be reached via driving a self-owned vehicle. Additionally, there also are cabs and taxis available on hire from Delhi.

Cost – Rs. 3000-4000




naukuchiataal lake

Naukuchiatal or ‘lake of nine corners’ is a small hill station in Nainital district in Uttarakhand. This place is a ‘Paraglider’s Paradise’ and has rowing, paddling and yachting as well. It is the deepest of all the lakes in the Nainital region.

This beautiful hill station is surrounded by green forests and the serene lake amidst the lush green fields that are a feast for the eyes. The best time to visit Naukuchiatal is between the months of March –June and September – November. The temperature remains comfortable and is apt for sightseeing. Naukuchiatal is also famous for the ‘Escape Festival’ which happens once every year (in the month of May).

Distance – 300 kms

Best For – Adventure Seekers, Hill Station Lovers, Couples

Best time to visit – Except June, July and August, one can surely visit Naukuchiatal.

Cost – INR 3000-6000





Located very close to Delhi, Alwar has many historical sites of interest which attract tourists from all over the world – Namely, Siliserh Lake and Hill Fort Kesroli along with Sariska Tiger Reserve and the haunted Bhangarh are main attractions in and around Alwar.

Mainly, Neemrana is a small town in Alwar District. The magnificent Fort around which the town is established was built by Raj Dup Raj in 1467 – which is now converted into a heritage hotel.

With such a majestic view, this place can truly detox your senses.

By road – NH48

Price – INR 5000-8000




Rishikesh, over the years has become extremely popular as the top spiritual and adventure destination in the world, especially after the Beatles association with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi were here in the late ’60s. It serves as the gateway to many Himalayan treks and is used as a popular camping site. Other than this, the place is well known for numerous ashrams teaching spirituality, yoga, meditation and Ayurveda – With the tourists coming in and getting to know the spiritual side of India. There are multitude of options for adventure including White Water Rafting, Bungee Jumping, Flying Fox, Mountain Biking, etc. here. It is a must for you to visit to see the spiritual side and adventurous side of India.


Distance – 230 kms

Price – INR 3000-4500



corbett national park

India’s finest tiger reserve and a national park with high diversity of Flora & Fauna. The beauty and wilderness of this park attracts enthusiasts from various parts of the globe. This wildlife tourist destination of India has also been featured in many wildlife documentaries in order to raise awareness towards the mighty and stunning Bengal Tigers. For all the Wildlife lovers, go ahead and definitely visit Jim Corbett National Park.

Distance – 235 kms

Price – INR 4500-7000

Well, obviously there are many more places to add but we listed the ones which are in a way or so feasible for you – All the above destinations can be easily visited over the weekend & you can give yourself the time to relax and discover the place better. So, don’t wait and grab the bags and leave!!!!