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7 Adventurous One Day Road Trips to Take from Delhi

HolidayIQ.com logo HolidayIQ.com 02-04-2018

Excuse yourself from the city buzz and travel for a one-day trip with reliable Maruti to any of these 7 destinations recommended by HolidayIQ travellers.

1. Explore the Natural Vistas Of Morni Hills

Explore the Natural Vistas Of Morni Hills: Situated in the lower reaches of the Shivalik range is a lakeside hamlet with beautiful natural vistas and myriad opportunities for trekking, rock-climbing and other adventure sports.Fun fact: There are two large lakes or tals, which seem to be interconnected mysteriously even though they are separated by a hillock, the water level in both the tals always remains the same.Anuj Mehta: The trip was comfortable with good signages. There different routes but the best one is via Panchkula. There are lot of dhabas and other food joints like Mac/Sagar ratna/Dominos etc are available. It is easy drive and can easily be covered in about 6 hrsDistance: 276.1 kms Route: NH 1 - 214 Ratings, 93 Reviews, 2 Sightseeings, 21 Photos © hillsofmorni.com Situated in the lower reaches of the Shivalik range is a lakeside hamlet with beautiful natural vistas and myriad opportunities for trekking, rock-climbing and other adventure sports.Fun fact: There are two large lakes or tals, which seem to be interconnected mysteriously even though they are separated by a hillock, the water level in both the tals always remains the same.Anuj Mehta: The trip was comfortable with good signages. There different routes but the best one is via Panchkula. There are lot of dhabas and other food joints like Mac/Sagar ratna/Dominos etc are available. It is easy drive and can easily be covered in about 6 hrsDistance: 276.1 kms Route: NH 1 - 214 Ratings, 93 Reviews, 2 Sightseeings, 21 Photos

Situated in the lower reaches of the Shivalik range is a lakeside hamlet with beautiful natural vistas and myriad opportunities for trekking, rock-climbing and other adventure sports.Fun fact: There are two large lakes or tals, which seem to be interconnected mysteriously even though they are separated by a hillock, the water level in both the tals always remains the same.

Anuj Mehta: The trip was comfortable with good signages. There different routes but the best one is via Panchkula. There are lot of dhabas and other food joints like Mac/Sagar ratna/Dominos etc are available. It is easy drive and can easily be covered in about 6 hrs.

Pitstop 1: Panipat

Pitstop 2: Ambala

Distance: 276.1 kms

Route: NH 1

2. Try out Dhabas in Murthal

Try out Dhabas in Murthal: Hit the road and a long drive across the wide roads of NH1, visit Murthal and try the various dhabas. Shilpa: Smooth drive with toll tax stop on the way. There are plenty of food options at Murthal. Road conditions are good which lets you drive comfortably to go to and fro.Distance: 60 kmsRoute: NH 1 - 364 Ratings, 239 Reviews, 184 Photos © bootsnall.com Hit the road and a long drive across the wide roads of NH1, visit Murthal and try the various dhabas. Shilpa: Smooth drive with toll tax stop on the way. There are plenty of food options at Murthal. Road conditions are good which lets you drive comfortably to go to and fro.Distance: 60 kmsRoute: NH 1 - 364 Ratings, 239 Reviews, 184 Photos

Hit the road and a long drive across the wide roads of NH1, visit Murthal and try the various dhabas.

Shilpa: Smooth drive with toll tax stop on the way. There are plenty of food options at Murthal. Road conditions are good which lets you drive comfortably to go to and fro.

Distance: 60 kms

Route: NH 1

3. Check out the Sariska National Park in Alwar

Check out the Sariska National Park in Alwar: Alwar is probably one of the oldest Rajasthani kingdoms that formed the Matsya territories of Viratnagar in 1500 BC. Alwar is the closest town to Sariska Tiger Reserve and National Park.Rajiv Mathur: Good roads - six lane Jaipur Highway till Dharuhera -take a left turn towards Bhiwadi. District Alwar starts from here, four lane State highway with not much of a traffic so you can travel fast. Petrol pumps and eating joints are there throughout. You can also visit the Tijara Jain temple on the way.Distance: 202.1 kmsRoute: Alwar-Bhiwadi Road - 1308 Ratings, 889 Reviews, 20 Sightseeings, 140 Photos © umaidlakepalace.com Alwar is probably one of the oldest Rajasthani kingdoms that formed the Matsya territories of Viratnagar in 1500 BC. Alwar is the closest town to Sariska Tiger Reserve and National Park.Rajiv Mathur: Good roads - six lane Jaipur Highway till Dharuhera -take a left turn towards Bhiwadi. District Alwar starts from here, four lane State highway with not much of a traffic so you can travel fast. Petrol pumps and eating joints are there throughout. You can also visit the Tijara Jain temple on the way.Distance: 202.1 kmsRoute: Alwar-Bhiwadi Road - 1308 Ratings, 889 Reviews, 20 Sightseeings, 140 Photos

Alwar is probably one of the oldest Rajasthani kingdoms that formed the Matsya territories of Viratnagar in 1500 BC. Alwar is the closest town to Sariska Tiger Reserve and National Park.

Rajiv Mathur: Good roads - six lane Jaipur Highway till Dharuhera -take a left turn towards Bhiwadi. District Alwar starts from here, four lane State highway with not much of a traffic so you can travel fast. Petrol pumps and eating joints are there throughout. You can also visit the Tijara Jain temple on the way.

Pitstop 1: Dharuhera

Pitstop 2: Tijara

Distance: 202.1 kms

Route: Alwar-Bhiwadi Road

4. Explore the holy city of Vrindavan

Explore the holy city of Vrindavan: Hailed as the place of Lord Krishna’s birth, this divine place is considered to be holy for the Hindus and experiences a barrage of pilgrims every year.Shubham Mangla: Delhi to Vrindavan is around 140 km that will take you 3 to 3.5 hr to reach depending on season, timing. Road is very good and I travelled via Faridabad to Mathura Road. There is an alternate route via Noida-Expressway also. Distance: 163.8 kmsRoute: Taj Express Highway/Yamuna Expy - 406 Ratings, 432 Reviews, 13 Sightseeings, 185 Photos © wikimedia.org Hailed as the place of Lord Krishna’s birth, this divine place is considered to be holy for the Hindus and experiences a barrage of pilgrims every year.Shubham Mangla: Delhi to Vrindavan is around 140 km that will take you 3 to 3.5 hr to reach depending on season, timing. Road is very good and I travelled via Faridabad to Mathura Road. There is an alternate route via Noida-Expressway also. Distance: 163.8 kmsRoute: Taj Express Highway/Yamuna Expy - 406 Ratings, 432 Reviews, 13 Sightseeings, 185 Photos

Hailed as the place of Lord Krishna’s birth, this divine place is considered to be holy for the Hindus and experiences a barrage of pilgrims every year.

Shubham Mangla: Delhi to Vrindavan is around 140 km that will take you 3 to 3.5 hr to reach depending on season, timing. Road is very good and I travelled via Faridabad to Mathura Road. There is an alternate route via Noida-Expressway also.

Pitstop 1: Jattari

Pitstop 2: Surir

Distance: 163.8 kms

Route: Taj Express Highway/Yamuna Expy

5. Appreciate the beauty of Taj Mahal in Agra

Appreciate the beauty of Taj Mahal in Agra: Situated on the banks of the River Yamuna, the city of Agra has had a long tryst with a history since the time of the Mahabharata. The seventh wonder of the world Taj Mahal is the crown jewel of Agra.Suresh: By car from Delhi to Agra was excellent. Traveled by Taj Express Highway/Yamuna Expressway. Visited Madhura on the way to Taj Mahal. Enroute visit Sikandra - the mausoleum of Emperor Akbar. Distance: 211.2 kmsRoute: Taj Express Highway/Yamuna Expy - 18975 Ratings, 11172 Reviews, 107 Sightseeings, 976 Photos © voyage.gentside.com Situated on the banks of the River Yamuna, the city of Agra has had a long tryst with a history since the time of the Mahabharata. The seventh wonder of the world Taj Mahal is the crown jewel of Agra.Suresh: By car from Delhi to Agra was excellent. Traveled by Taj Express Highway/Yamuna Expressway. Visited Madhura on the way to Taj Mahal. Enroute visit Sikandra - the mausoleum of Emperor Akbar. Distance: 211.2 kmsRoute: Taj Express Highway/Yamuna Expy - 18975 Ratings, 11172 Reviews, 107 Sightseeings, 976 Photos

Situated on the banks of the River Yamuna, the city of Agra has had a long tryst with a history since the time of the Mahabharata. The seventh wonder of the world Taj Mahal is the crown jewel of Agra.

Suresh: By car from Delhi to Agra was excellent. Traveled by Taj Express Highway/Yamuna Expressway. Visited Madhura on the way to Taj Mahal. Enroute visit Sikandra - the mausoleum of Emperor Akbar.

Pitstop 1: Hodal

Pitstop 2: Mathura

Distance: 211.2 kms

Route: Taj Express Highway/Yamuna Expy

6. Experience the Royal City of Jaipur

Experience the Royal City of Jaipur: Also known as the Pink City, Jaipur is dotted with forts on its peripheries and palaces at its heart.Hairsh: Since Jaipur Highway is over-crowded I took the Alwar, Sikandra-Jaipur toll road and its was a excellent drive with less of traffic even though had to drive extra miles. The route has all the restaurants and dhabas and less traffic and riding along the railway line with racing with train was an experience.Distance: 269.9 kmsRoute: NH8 - 39372 Ratings, 24428 Reviews, 272 Sightseeings, 1098 Photos © wikimedia.org Also known as the Pink City, Jaipur is dotted with forts on its peripheries and palaces at its heart.Hairsh: Since Jaipur Highway is over-crowded I took the Alwar, Sikandra-Jaipur toll road and its was a excellent drive with less of traffic even though had to drive extra miles. The route has all the restaurants and dhabas and less traffic and riding along the railway line with racing with train was an experience.Distance: 269.9 kmsRoute: NH8 - 39372 Ratings, 24428 Reviews, 272 Sightseeings, 1098 Photos

Also known as the Pink City, Jaipur is dotted with forts on its peripheries and palaces at its heart.

Harish: Since Jaipur Highway is over-crowded I took the Alwar, Sikandra-Jaipur toll road and its was a excellent drive with less of traffic even though had to drive extra miles. The route has all the restaurants and dhabas and less traffic and riding along the railway line with racing with train was an experience.

Pitstop 1: Rewari

Pitstop 2: Alwar

Distance: 269.9 kms Route: NH8

7. Plan A Picnic or Some Water Sports Activities at Damdama Lake

Plan A Picnic or Some Water Sports Activities at Damdama Lake: A hotspot for adventure sports and activities near Delhi, Damdama Lake is one of the most popular spots to to spend the weekend away from the city in a quiet and scenic atmosphere. Saurabh Tyagi: Best you can go by Delhi Jaipur Highway and then take a left turn to Alwar Road. It's a busy road in morning and evening time so it will take around 1.5 hour to reach on destination. You will find lots of good food options like McDonalds, Pizza hut and other.Distance: 50.1 kmRoute: NH8 - 10 Ratings, 9 Reviews, 23 Sightseeings, 3 Photos © wikimedia.org A hotspot for adventure sports and activities near Delhi, Damdama Lake is one of the most popular spots to to spend the weekend away from the city in a quiet and scenic atmosphere. Saurabh Tyagi: Best you can go by Delhi Jaipur Highway and then take a left turn to Alwar Road. It's a busy road in morning and evening time so it will take around 1.5 hour to reach on destination. You will find lots of good food options like McDonalds, Pizza hut and other.Distance: 50.1 kmRoute: NH8 - 10 Ratings, 9 Reviews, 23 Sightseeings, 3 Photos

A hotspot for adventure sports and activities near Delhi, Damdama Lake is one of the most popular spots to to spend the weekend away from the city in a quiet and scenic atmosphere.

Saurabh Tyagi: Best you can go by Delhi Jaipur Highway and then take a left turn to Alwar Road. It's a busy road in morning and evening time so it will take around 1.5 hour to reach on destination. You will find lots of good food options like McDonalds, Pizza hut and other.

Distance: 50.1 kms

Route: NH8

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