Anyone who’s had the misfortune of being stuck in rows of traffic when the clock strikes 12, definitely doesn’t need more convincing. And those who haven’t should read on. Regardless of how close or far you’re heading, you will almost definitely find yourself stuck in a traffic jam in partying in Delhi. Not only is the entire city enroute to a party, there’s also bound to be a lot of fog; which means that a half-hour-long car drive will end up taking at least an hour and a half. So may we suggest you head for these getaways in the vicinity of Delhi, fun unlimited and no traffic snarls.

Kuchesar Fort

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Kuchesar is a heritage village located in the Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh, as is perfect for One day trip from Delhi. Kuchesar is famous for the mud fort built by the Jat rulers here. This 18th century mud fort is surrounded by 200 acres of greenery. Moreover, 25 kms from Kuchesar is a place called Brijghat, it’s a beautiful picnic spot by the river Ganges set in midst of mango orchards. All this makes Kuchesar the best one day trip from Delhi. Roughly 2 and half hour drive from Delhi, Kuchesar Fort can be easily reached and makes for a relaxed weekend.

Location: Kuchesar Road, Distt Bulandshahar, Kuchesar, Uttar Pradesh 
Contact: 080102 99895

Peepal Kothi

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 A taste of farmlife, not far away from the city. Centered around the shaded environs of a few hundred trees of citrus, tangerine, laburnum and ficus, a generous Peepal tree welcomes you at the gate and hence the name. Two large cottages and one cottage with three bedrooms being the inventory, Peepal Kothi is perfect for a small group. Powered by multi-talented manager, this registered farm stay also has women and farm hands from the local villages who help out in the kitchen and the gardens.  They will also on demand challenge your love for Rotis, while they pat them thin with their bare hands and dish them off wooden fires with a chunk of fresh white butter and green chutney ground onsite.

Location: Village Kota Khandewla, PO Hasanpur, Tehsil Tauru, District Mewat Haryana

Contact: 0124 406 2480 ext. 81

Heritage Village Resort and Spa, Manesar

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Embrace nature and greenery at this heritage property. Encompassed by vast acres of lush greenery, Heritage Village Resort & Spa Manesar is a popular heritage style hotel in Gurgaon that delights guests with a comfortable decor as well as the state of the art business facilities to its guests. It is one of the prominent heritage style hotels in Gurgaon and is the proud recipient of the National Tourism Award, instituted by the Government of India.

 Location: NH8, Manesar, Gurugram, Haryana 122050

Contact: 0124 287 1500

 

Tikli Bottom

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A private guest-house lovingly nestled in the Aravalli hills, Tikli Bottom is a Lutyens style 4-bedroom Haveli with all the fixings. A stone’s throw away from Central Delhi, Tikli Bottom is emphatically a luxury destination, and not just a stepping stone. Tikli Bottom has been founded and tended to by Martin and Annie, a lovely couple who boast that no beds are more comfortable than Tikli Bottom’s, no air cleaner, and no view more beautiful! In addition, they offer a whole host of activities – long nature walks in a beautiful locale, golf at an adjoining golf course, picnics, a spa and lots more. You simply pay for the bedroom and full board is free (including meals and drinks). If that doesn’t check all your boxes for an awesome stay, we don’t know what will! Check it out and be charmed.

Location: Gairatpur Bas Village, Tikli, Gurgaon
Contact:0124 276 6556

 

Westin Sohna

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Nestled within tranquil surroundings, located within easy driving distance from New Delhi, the resort is just 60 minutes from Indira Gandhi International Airport and 40 minutes from the central business district of Gurgaon. Spread across 37 acres of lush green land with state-of-the-art elegant design, the resort is a perfect getaway to discover unparallel facilities to relax and rejuvenate amidst the countryside. You could also revive your body and soul with an invigorating session at their spa.

Location: Vatika Complex, Dhaula, Karanki Road, Sohna-Gurgaon, Haryana 122103
Contact: 0124 711 2233

 

The Gateway Resort Damdama Lake

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The country’s first Gateway Resort is all set to welcome 2017 with its exciting New Year’s Eve package. Guests can unwind in the lap of the Aravallis by day and revel in the starlight by night. Grab their attractive New Year package and make this a New Year straight out of a fairy tale. High tea at the pool side, followed by a champagne welcome in the evening which culminates in a gala dinner at the banquet with unlimited liquor and spirited performances, it has all the ingredients to make you enter 2017 in the most charming way possible!

Location: Off Sohna-Gurgaon Road, PO Damdama, Gurgaon, Haryana 122102

Contact: 0124 267 7200

Kingfisher Camps 

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If the bikes and camping invoke feelings of magic, wanderlust and joy in your heart, book yourself a spot for this one right away. Starting with a bike ride on the Royal Enfield 350 from Delhi to Kingfisher Camps {around 85 kms away from the city} along with a host of adventure sports, this one promises to be an amazing New Year getaway. With commando crawl, shooting, archery, zorbing, artificial wall climbing and rappelling, this one has all the ingredients for a thrilling start to 2017.

Location: Village: Bhonkhera, District, Sikandrabad, Uttar Pradesh 

Contact: 9457354371, 9643442621

Neemrana Fort

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Neemrana offers a vibrant site for the magical New year weekend getaways. This 15th century heritage hotel is among the most popular resorts near delhi for weekend breaks and is ideal to invent your own past at the dream site of history. Seven palace wings built over 14 layers tiered into a hill across 2.5 hectares/ 6 acres of garden-palace, make Neemrana Fort-Palace one of the most unique resorts near Delhi !  Hanging gardens, two pools to swim out to the horizon, an Ayurvedic spa, this will be the most invigorating start to the New Year.

Location: 22nd Milestone, Delhi-Jaipur Highway, Alwar, Neemrana, Rajasthan
Contact: 095878 85001