off beat destinations 






This one goes specially for those who have become tired of going to the usual destinations of Jaipur, Shimla, Mussoorie & Nainital and are looking for something new and exciting for their next holiday. Especially during the holiday season of MAY-JUNE, the regular hill stations become so crowded that it becomes a pain just to park your car. So one is not able to really appreciate the beauty of these place. So the following destinations are cool, off beat and not so crowded even during peak summers cause the accommodation options at these place are limited. So go for these places if you don't want to go the MALL stations, but our advice is to prebook and go to avoid disappointment.


Binsar  Giving beautiful views of the snow capped peaks, this is a wonderful hill destination away form the crowds. Binsar is 350 k from Delhi. Stay at the modern Kassar Jungle Resort or the heritage Mountain Resort,Khali.

Kausani Situated in Uttaranchal about 370 k from Delhi, Kausani provides the calmness and relaxation befitting an old time hill station.

Surya Vilas,Solan, A destination in itself, this beautiful resort boast of a quiet location, lovely rooms, a swimming pool, a spa and great food to boot.

Ramgarh Situated about 320 k from Delhi near Nainital, the place is totally surrounded with fruit orchards and is much cooler than Nainital.

Kanatal Situated on the Mussoorie-Chamba road it is 310 km from Delhi and very beautiful with wonderful accommodation at Terraces.

Naukuchiatal, the nine cornered lake near Nainital makes for a quiet holiday by the lake-side along with paragliding option. Click Here to Read more.

Chamba, 290 km from Delhi near Mussoorie with tall deodars, Himalayan mountain views and so much to do. Click Here to Read more.

Naldehra Situated 25 k from Shimla, it has a lovely golf course and rarely visited by the regulars. 

Oakwood Hamlet at Shoghi is about 15 km from Shimla in natural Jungle surroundings with mud cottages and bamboo huts as accommodation and adventure activities to keep you busy.

Dharamshala Dalai Lama's abode is slowly getting popular with the regulars but still has a lot to offer.

Indian Culture

Explore beautiful architecture of Khajuraho with some great resorts and reasonable packages. Click for more

Shekhawati region in Rajasthan is known as the open air Art Gallery with beautifully decorated Havelis in traditional folk style. Just 5-6 hours drive from Delhi. Explore...


Bharatpur, they travel thousands of km to reach here. You just have to do 180k to meet them, migratory birds I mean. Packages start from Rs 7666/-.  Click Here to Read more.

Ranthambhore is one of the best places to see the Tiger and can be easily reached by train from Delhi or can be combined with your trip to Jaipur.

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Rakesh Anand, Editor 'Getaway' (Around Delhi)