Short getaways and One Day Trip from Delhi!

We often get bogged down by the daily grind and the monotonous routine gets to us! You need to rejuvenate the mind and soul and there is no better therapy than traveling. A lot of us cannot manage long vacations so the best option for us is to manage quick getaways in and around the city that we live in. There are various destinations in India to explore and if you live in Delhi then there is no dearth of spots. The capital is truly blessed in many ways and most importantly in its location. There are so many amazing getaways from Delhi that one is certainly spoilt for choice! So here are some of One Day Trip from Delhi.

Whether you chose to take a road trip from Delhi in a car, or if you are looking for an adventure trip, whether a day trip or an I night two-day trip, there is so much on offer.

Here is a list of places that one can manage to visit from Delhi in a day or maybe two days even if you have the luxury!

Jaipur – Pink City

A five-hour drive from Delhi, the Pink City oozes Rajasthani Heritage at its best. From some amazing forts to great shopping options, you can do so much in this city that a single visit will not do justice to it!

one day trip from delhi

Rishikesh – Haridwar

This place is a must visit for the religious traveler as well as the adventure junkie. It is a six-hour drive from Delhi. Spots such as Lakshman Jhula and the Har ki Paudi in Haridwar are a must see of course. The main attraction here is the adventure sports on offer such as white water rafting, bungee jumping, kayaking etc.

one day trip from delhi

Jim Corbett National Park

A mere 5 ½ hour drive away from Delhi, this place is heaven for wildlife enthusiasts. With the hopes of spotting the grand Royal Bengal Tiger, one might also be able to spot a leopard, bear or even an elephant!

one day trip from delhi


The Queen of the Hills is about seven hours away from the capital. An ideal destination for a weekend getaway. The colonial charm oozes from the quaint little town, beautiful and picturesque, one must check it off the list for sure.

one day trip from delhi

Agra – The Taj Mahal

Home to one of the worlds greatest wonders – The Taj Mahal, Agra is the third spot in the Golden Triangle after Delhi and Jaipur. About 5 hours away from Delhi, it makes for a great day trip.

one day trip from delhi

Amritsar – The Golden Temple

Take a trip into Punjab and come back rejuvenated. Visit the Golden Temple, go up till the Wagah Border to see how we live in harmony with our neighboring country and while you are in Amritsar, make sure to eat well. They have some great dhabas offering lip-smacking food!

one day trip from delhi

Mussoorie (Recommended One Day trip from Delhi)

Another great hill station to visit from Delhi. A drive of about 6 hours via Dehradoon will land you here. The British charm is still alive in this place and takes a walk down Mall Road in the evenings to truly get a feel of this gorgeous town.

one day trip from delhi

Check out this amazing video by What’s My Take on Youtube which shows the beauty of Mussoorie Hill Station.


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