Christmas is just around the corner and for so many of us, this is the time to pack our travel bags and head for a holiday with our loved ones. Also, the celebrations this year won't be just the way they usually are so travelling somewhere around can be a good option to enjoy the Christmas weekend.
If you are running low on your Christmas celebrations budget this year then you have landed on the right page. We thought of bringing you 5 destinations around Delhi which you could explore, travel to for the Christmas weekend under 10K.
A long, nice self-drive to the city of love, Agra is just what you need on that long Christmas weekend. Well, it is not just the Taj Mahal but so much more that makes the city just the perfect getaway. First things first, it fits the under 10K budget. Delhi - Agra is a distance of about 230 kms. If you are planning to hire a cab, a regular one would cost you about Rs. 1800. Talking about the accommodation, you get good hotels starting at Rs. 1000.
Now let's quickly talk about the food in Agra. The city is known for its street food and that isn't expensive at all. From Bedai to Dalmoth, you will get so much to explore here.
We all have been craving that one trip to the mountains for the longest time now. Why not this Christmas? The Queen of Hills, Mussoorie is one of the best destinations around Delhi to visit this season. Chilly winter mornings and the stunning view of the mountains, if that's how you like your getaway to be, Mussoorie should be your pick.
Mussoorie is about 275 km from Delhi and via road, you can reach the destination in around 6 hours. If you plan to go by taxi, the fare starts at around Rs. 2000. You can also choose from deluxe buses which run most days a week and can be booked easily online. You can get decent accommodation starting at Rs. 1500.
Located at a distance of 278 km from Delhi, Jaipur is a colourful city that is home to some of the most beautiful attractions of the country. Right from the City Palace to the Hawa Mahal, this place makes the perfect historical getaway.
A regular bus fare from Delhi to Jaipur costs Rs. 200 which would make it about Rs. 400 for the round trip. You get on to save a good amount to get your accommodation, try some great food and even shop for souvenirs. Hotels in Jaipur have a tariff starting at Rs. 1000.
If you don't really wish to go that far then Neemrana is a great destination to travel to from Delhi. Located about 125 km from Delhi, Neemrana has some really popular attractions around it. Right from the Neemrana Fort to the Sariska National Park, there is much to explore. The entry fee to the popular attraction Neemrana Fort per person is Rs. 1700 which also includes a lunch buffet.
You can book a regular bus ticket for yourself starts at Rs. 500, taxi fare starts at Rs. 1000. Ziplining at the Neemrana Fort is a big attraction here and costs Rs. 1900 per person.
Adventure lovers, without a doubt, Jim Corbett is the destination you should head to for the Christmas Weekend. Explore India's oldest wildlife sanctuaries, enjoy the safaris, and re-connect with nature. The destination is about 255 km from Delhi and you can get a taxi starting Rs. 2500. There are multiple accommodation options to choose from at Jim Corbett and the tariff for a night starts somewhere around Rs. 1500.
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