8 Amaze One-Day Trip Destinations From Delhi Under 5 Hours Drive

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If all you want to do right now is to pack your bags and hit the road with your squad then you must not think twice and just do it! But where to go is the question? Why visit the same old places like Agra or Vrindavan? Don’t let your friends make any excuses because we have curated a list of 8 amazing one-day trip destinations from Delhi which you can easily cover under 5 hours. So gather your squad and start planning! 

1. Alila Fort, Bishangarh

This 230 years old fort has been converted into a heritage hotel and what we love about it is the fact that it still retains the feel of a warrior fort! With 59 suites and a magical spa, Alila has something for every mood. The view from their open-air dining terrace called Nazaara is every photographer’s dream come true! In the middle of the Aravallis, it is the perfect weekend getaway you’re looking for!

Where: Off NH-8 at Manoharpur Bishangarh Village, Jaipur Bishangarh, Manoharpur, Rajasthan

Drive From Delhi: 4 hours

2. The Mud Fort, Kuchesar

Tucked in Uttar Pradesh, The Mud Fort is only 80 kilometres from Delhi. The Fort previously served as the home for the Jat Kingdom and was transformed into a luxurious heritage hotel in 1998. Set in the picturesque landscape, the hotel offers a taste of incredible India to travellers. You can indulge in indoor and outdoor activities like football, gili danda, ludo, and carom which makes it the perfect holiday destination to head to with your family!

Where: Village Kuchesar Fort, Kuchesar, Uttar Pradesh

Drive From Delhi: 2 Hours 30 Minutes

3. Kurukshetra

Tucked in Haryana, Kurukshetra is one of the most important historical cities in India. And as we know, the Indian epic Mahabharata was fought here. Being a religious city, there are many temples you can visit such as Mahadev temple, Bhadrakali temple and more. Apart from that, you can also explore the Krishna Museum that houses various artefacts of Lord Krishna along with six galleries that showcase the statues in the forms described in the Bhagavata Purana and Mahabharata.

Drive From Delhi: 2 Hours 40 Minutes

4. Alwar

If you want to soak in the splendour of Rajasthan, then Alwar is an ideal city to explore. It houses some of the centuries-old structures like City Palace, Moosi Maharani Ki Chhatri and Bala Qila. Just like Dharampura Haveli in Delhi, you will find The Tijara Fort Palace which will definitely give you all the ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’ feels! While you’re here you can visit some of the local attractions like the Tijara Jain Temple, Bhangarh, Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary and many more. Do not miss this experience out! 

Drive From Delhi: 3 Hours 20 Minutes

5. Morni Hills, Panchkula

Calling out to all the nature lover and adventure enthusiasts, Morni Hills in Panchkula is a refreshing hill station near Chandigarh. The entire landscape is very scenic and is filled with flora and thick vegetation. When in this area you can visit Tikkar Lake, Morni Fort, Thakurdawara Temple, and Adventure Park. So, if you are looking for a quick getaway in the hills, then there’s no better place than Morni Hills! 

Drive From Delhi: 4 Hours 30 Minutes

6. Parwanoo

A road trip to the town set in the foothills of the Himalayan mountain range is a perfect getaway! The route to Parwanoo will take you through some lush greenery and breathtaking views of the valley. Once you reach, take a cable car ride to the Timber Trail Hotel that is located on top of the hill, with a panoramic view of the valley.

Drive From Delhi: 4 Hours 45 Minutes

7. Barsana

If you want to explore places that showcase the Hindu religion then you should head to Barsana is the perfect unexplored place to visit. It is the birthplace of Radha and here Krishna used to go to play Holi with her. You can explore temples like Radha Kushal Bihari Temple, Shriji Temple, and Maan Mandir during the day and spend your evening near Prem Sarovar. 

Drive From Delhi: 3 Hours 20 Minutes

8. Fort Unchagaon

Lining on the Moradabad stretch, Fort Unchagaon is a heritage hotel. The resort houses 23 spacious rooms with picturesque backdrops and is very close to the river Ganges. One can also explore the famous Gangetic dolphins while boating in the river Ganges. In addition to visiting the village for a rural experience and taking part in activities such as pottery and jaggery making. Sounds like a great idea, doesn’t it?

Where: Garh Mukteshwar, Unchagaon, Uttar Pradesh

Drive From Delhi: 3 Hours 20 Minutes

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