Faridabad is the one of largest city in the state of Haryana. This is the leading industrial center in this district. There are lots of places in and around the Faridabad. Article entitled top 10 weekend getaways from Faridabad cover best 10 places to visit from Faridabad.

Top 10 Weekend Getaways from Faridabad

1. Ranikhet

Ranikhet is a famous hill station near from Faridabad. This place is about 250 km from Faridabad. This hill station is 1869 meter high from sea level. This is small but clean and without crowd place in natural environment. If you tired from your busy schedule and want to rest from this noisy environment then this place is best for you. Best time to visit this place is in the month of August, September, October and November.

2. Agra

Agra is situated on the river bank of Yamuna. This the world heritage site, declared by UNESCO.  If you are history and architecture lover then this place is perfect for you. This place is mostly visited by tourist of Indian as well as foreign tourist also. Agra is famous for its Mughal arts, for its food. One famous item of this city is “PanchikaPetha”.  Attraction of this city is TajMahal, BulandDarvaja and shopping street.

3. Pokhran

Pokhran is a heritage city located in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan. This place is 125 km from Faridabad. If you are planning for one day trip / picnic then this place is good for you. Because within 2 hour of travelling you can reach then. If you want to go by road / by car / by train then all type of facility available for this place from Faridabad. This is the place where India has done its first nuclear test on 18th May 1974. This place is famous for its havelis, temples, mountains and forts. “Balagarh” is the famous fort of this city. There is a seven royal havelies, tourist must have to see Salim Singh-ki-Haveli, the Patwon Ji-ki-Haveli, and the Nathmalji-ki-Haveli. Don’t miss to visit Baba Ramdev Temple, only 12 km from Pokhran.

4. Jim Corbett National Park

This park is famous for its first tiger reserve under the Project Tiger in India. Park is named after british author Corbett. In this park you can take exciting jungle rides in open jeeps. Here you can see Elephants, Leopards, Boars, Deers, Himalayan Palm Civets, Jungle Cats, Fishing Cats, Indian Gray Mongoose, Blacked-naped hare, Porcupines, Langur , Monkey, Sloth Bear and Black Bear.

Jim Corbett National Park

Timing for Jim Corbett National Park

All days of the week

6:30 AM – 10:00 AM (Jeep & Elephant Safari)
1:30 PM – 5:30 PM (Jeep & Elephant Safari)

All days of the week

6:00 AM – 11:30 AM (Canter Safari)
12:00 PM – 5:30 PM (Canter Safari)

5. Mussoorie

Mussoorie is located 242 km from Faridabad in the Dehradun district of Uttarakhand. This is also hill station within 300 km from Faridabad. This is also known as “Queen of Hills”. Tourist attract for this place because of its green hills, amazing Doon valley and natural cool cool environment. This place is mostly visited by newly married couple for their honeymoon. Here you can enjoy your best moment. Best time to visit this place is in the month of September, October and November.

6. Haridwar

Haridwar means gateway of god. This is one of seventh holy place of Hindu, situated in the Uttarakhand. This place is located on the river bank Ganga. One important place to see is Har Ki Pauri also called as Brahma Kund. Here you can see foot print of lord Vishnu. Most of people visit this place for different kind of holy procedure like: “Mundan” and “Asthi Visarjan”. This place is also famous for “Kumbh Mela” which is organized every 12 years. Another attraction of this place is Maya devi temple, Vaishno devi temple, Sapt rishi ashram, Chilla wildlife sanctuary and Daksha mahadev temple.

7. Nainital

Nainital also known as “Lake District of India”. This place is located at 295 km from Faridabad. This place is famous for its beautiful surroundings and holy temples. If you planning a trip to Nainital then don’t forget to visit Naina Devi temple, one of important religious site- which is among 51 shakti peeths.

Places Mostly Visited in Nainital

  • Kilbury
  • Lariakanta
  • Snow view
  • Naina Peak
  • Tiffin Top
  • Raj Bhavan
  • Zoo
  • St. John in the Wilderness Church
  • Khurpatal
  • Aurbindo Ashram
  • Guano Hills
  • Thandi Sadak
  • Gurney House

8. Hansi

Hansi is an ancient place located in the state of Hariyana. This place has lots of fort and hunted places, every place has interesting story. This place is 153 km away from Faridabad. This place is mostly visited in the month of December by lots of tourist.

9. Vrindavan / Brindavan

This place is located near 119 km from Faridabad. This place is mostly visited by Hindu people. Vrindavan is the holy place for Hindu people. History says that lord Krishna had spent his childhood at this place. So this place is also called as “Vraj Bhumi”. There are lots of temples in this city. Lots of tourist visit this place throughout this year.

10. Bhindawas Bird Sanctuary

This is the place where man made wetland construction is done to collect westage water of Jawaharlal Nehru Canal. This famous bird sanctuary is located 90 km from Faridabad and cover 1074 acres wide areas. Here you can see 260 species of local and migrant bird. The best time to visit is December-January when the maximum number of birds can be seen. Timings are 6:30 am – 5 pm in winter season and from 6 am – 6 pm in summer season.

Article entitled ” Top 10 Weekend Getaways from Faridabad ” cover mostly visited places by tourist within 400 km from Faridabad where you can spend your weekend.

3 thoughts on “Top 10 Weekend Getaways from Faridabad”

  1. ALL THE DISTANCES GIVEN FROM FARIDABAD ARE NOT CORRECT i.e pokharan from faridabad is 714 km & not 125 km as mentioned.

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