The best known places to travel over the weekends are pretty much known to everyone! So why not take a route less travelled and enjoy the captivating nature without any chaos. Take a look as we suggest 5 offbeat destinations for you to explore over the long weekends of 2023.

Pangot, Uttarakhand

Pangot, an enchanting little town in Nainital, is a nature lover’s and bird watcher’s haven. Including over 580 bird species recorded in this area, you’re compelled to come across some vivid fluttering wings. Despite being one of the more out-of-the-way places around Delhi, the resorts here are beautiful and will make your vacation worthwhile.

Things To Do: Camping, Jungle Safari, Trekking
Distance: 310 KM
Best time to visit: October to June


Poplular among trekkers and travellers, it is still a lesser known and quiter place to discover in the valleys of Uttarakhand. The starting point for the Milam glacier trek, this quaint little hamlet in Uttarakhand gives you the breathtaking view of Panchachuli peaks.

Things To Do: Trekking, Camping, Visit Maheshwari Kund, Shopping in Munsiyari, River rafting
Distance: 572 km
Best time to visit: March to June & September to October


A hidden gem in the beautiful valleys of Himachal Pradesh, Shoghi has the most mezmerising views that also inspired a lot of Ruskin Bond’s stories. The ever charming, picturesque, and colonial Shoghi is one of the offbeat hill stations near Delhi that offers bountiful nature and opportunities for trekking and hiking. 

Distance: 3299 KM
Things To Do: Camping, Trekking, Hiking, Visit Tara Devi Temple, Shopping in Shoghi
Best time to visit: March to June & September to November


Bored of Jaipur, Jaisalmer and Jodhpur, head to this beautiful city in Rajasthan located on the borders of Thar Desert. The enchanting city has over 52 sacred ghats. It also hosts the famous Annual Camel Fair or Pushkar Mela.

Distance:415 KM
Things To Do: A thrilling jeep safari, A bumpy and exciting camel safari, Get ready for desert camping, Ride in a hot air balloon in the skies
Best time to visit: November to March


Offering the spellbinding views of majestic Himalayan summits, Fagu is situated in the Kufri region of Shimla. The little stone walled houses and lush green plantations, makes it one of the most charming offbeat weekend getaways from Delhi. 

Things To Do: Skiing, Camping, Trekking
Distance: 380 km
Best time to visit: October to April

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