Top Weekend Treks around Delhi

Delhi, the national capital of India has never failed to amuse us, for the choice it offers to, for travelling around. It is a city where the past and the modern culture seamlessly blend, making it an excellent choice for people to explore. There are also many treks around Delhi that are out there waiting for the adrenaline freaks to enjoy.

Treks around Delhi

Following are the list of one day treks to be visited in Delhi

Nag Tibba Trek


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Nag tibba trek is undoubtedly, one of the most popular treks around Delhi. This falls under the weekend trek category and hence those who want a weekend getaway from Delhi can surely try this one out.  It is open all round the year.

Distance from Delhi: 340 kms.

Places to visit: Nag Tibba ‘Jhandi’, Nag Tibba Temple.

Things to do:

  1. Visit Nag Tibba Temple.
  2. Experience the local culture of pantwari village.
  3. Enjoy the pristine beauty of the Himalayas.

Kheer ganga trek


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Kheer ganga is one of the places to visit around Delhi for the sole reason of its beauty. A trek so beautiful that it would just be like visiting a dreamland. People will be definitely pulled by the ethereal viewpoints, cute villages, lovely locals and good vibes.

Distance from Delhi: 540 kms

Places to visit: Kasol, Barshaini.

Things to do:

  1. Enjoy a steam bath in the natural springs.
  2. Taste the local cuisines.
  3. Experience the local tradition and culture.

Lansdowne


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Lansdowne is a perfect weekend getaway from Delhi, away from the chaos of a city. A walk in this ecstatic location will definitely ensure an enthralling experience. Right from trekking to indulging in nature walks, the options are endless.

Distance from Delhi: 250 kms from Delhi

Places to visit: Bhulla Lake, Tip N Top (tiffin top), Darwan Singh Regimental Museum

Things to do:

  1. Nature walking.
  2. Bird watching in Corbett national park.
  3. Trekking.

Hampta pass


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This is a relatively less known place around Delhi. It is highly recommended for beginners who would like to do adventure activities around Delhi. Be there to visualize the ever-changing landscapes, glacial valleys and adrenaline pumping water rides.

Distance from Delhi: 400 kms

Places to visit: Manali, Kullu, Malana, Keylong.

Things to do:

  1. Experience the local culture.
  2. Trekking around chika range.

Khajjiar


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Khajjiar sits on a small plateau with a small stream-fed lake. The hill station is surrounded by meadows and forests. It is about 6,500 feet above sea level in the foothills of the Dhauladhar ranges of the Western Himalayas. People who desperately need a weekend getaway from Delhi can try this place for sure.

Distance from Delhi: 570 kms

Places to visit: Khajjiar lake, Kalatop wildlife sanctuary, Golden Devi temple, Khajji Nag Temple.

Things to do:

  1. Sightseeing in Kalatop Khajjiar Sanctuary.
  2. Trekking in Dalhousie-Khajjiar road.
  3. Visit Khajjiar lake.
  4. Give a visit to Lord Shiva statue in Khajjiar
  5. Buy handicraft products as a memory for the trip.

Roopkund trek


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Roopkund, in the state of Uttarakhand in India, is a famous glacial lake. Roopkund is located in the Chamoli district of Garhwal. It is one of the best sites for trekking in Garhwal. If one needs to do adventure activities around Delhi, then this place would be the best option. The best time to visit would be from April to June and September to November.

Distance from Delhi: 305 kms

Places to visit: Patar Nachauni, Neel Ganga, Ranka Dhar, Lohajung

Things to do  :

  1. Visit Roopkund lake (the mystery and skeletons lake).
  2. Trekking in Chamoli District.

Mori


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Mori is situated on the banks of Tons River in Uttarakhand around Delhi.Mori is slowly emerging as a destination for adventure tourism. It is well known for adventure activities around Delhi as well as for water sports. Rafting on the Tons River and trekking on the undulated hilly terrains are the chief activities one can experience here.

Distance from Delhi:500 kms

Places to visit: Tons River, Sarnaul and Saur

Things to do  :

  1. River Rafting on Tons River.
  2. Visit temples dedicated to Karna and Duryodhan.
  3. Trekking in Har-ki-dun Valley and Ruinsara Tal.

Tirthan Valley trek


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Tirthan Valley is located near Manali, Himachal Pradesh.
The name of the valley is derived from the Tirthan river beside which the valley is situated. This is a place where one can completely forget the rest of the world and dive into the nature.

Distance from Delhi: 490 kms

Places to visit: Manali,
Serolsar Lake, jalori pass

Things to do  :

  1. Trekking in Great Himalayan National Park.
  2. Experience the pristine beauty of Serolsar Lake and Parashar Lake.
  3. A bath in hidden waterfalls in the forested valley of Rolla village.

Chakrata


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Chakrata is a cantonment town in Dehradun.
Chakrata is one of the places to Visit around Delhi for the fact that is has the highest direct waterfall in the Country. Tiger falls is located at a distance of 20 km from Chakrata. Just visit Chakrata to dive in the beauty of mother nature.

Distance from Delhi: 326 kms

Places to visit: Tiger falls,
Mundali meadows, Chirmiri

Things to do  :

  1. See sunset at Chirmiri sunset point.
  2. Visit the Tiger falls.
  3. Trekking along the banks of Yamuna and tons river.

Binsar Trek


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Binsar is located in the Himalayas on top of the Jhandi Dhar hills. It is about 33 km north of the Almora town in Uttarakhand. Binsar trek is one of the places to visit around Delhi for the reason that, it is one of the few treks that offer a perfect blend of adrenaline when it comes to weekends.

Distance from Delhi: Distance from Delhi:400 kms            

Places to visit: Kathgodam, Almora, Zero Point, Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary

Things to do  :

  1. Visit Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary.
  2. Trekking in Jawalbanj.

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