2 Places near Delhi to Visit during Cheap Holidays to India

People, looking for cheap holidays to India, are in luck as many online travel agencies (OTAs) offer packages at relatively lesser prices. A good way to make trips even cheaper is by travelling through the country by road or trains. Such means of transport can be chosen if the various destinations to be visited are close to the source city or town. Most international travellers arrive by flights either at Mumbai or Delhi, and then they venture deeper into the country. Those, who are coming by flights to Delhi during their holiday trips in India, can take buses or trains to Nainital and Lucknow.

Nainital

Nainital is an amazing hill station to explore during cheap holidays to India as it is quite close to Delhi. The town is located in the state of Uttarakhand at an altitude of approximately 6837 feet. Buses are available from the city of Delhi directly to the hill town, and trains can be taken till Kathgodam. Owing to its subtropical highland climate, characterised by pleasant summers and snowy winters, Nainital is a popular holiday destination. China Peak, Snow View, Tiffin Top, Naina Devi Temple, Raj Bhawan and Naini Lake are some significant attractions here.

Lucknow

Another wonderful place near Delhi to visit during holiday trips in India is Lucknow, the capital of the Uttar Pradesh state. Buses take 11-12 hours, while trains can take anywhere between 6-10 hours to complete the nearly 500 km distance between the two cities. Lucknow is known for the cultural legacy that the Nawabs bestowed on it. The two biggest aspects of Lucknow to explore are tourist attractions and cuisine. Bada Imambara, including the labyrinth; Chhota Imambara and Cathedral are its most iconic places of interest. The Mughlai cuisine of the city includes dishes like kebabs, nihari, korma and sheermal. Owing to the Islamic influence on local culture, shops in the Chowk locality are open all night during the Ramadan.

Owing to their small distances from Delhi, Nainital and Lucknow can be conveniently reached from the city by availing trains or buses.

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