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9 Quick Road Trips Within 300 Kms From Delhi That Are Perfect For The Monsoon Season

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For most Delhiites, road trips serve as a rite of passage. From picturesque Himachal Pradesh to the adventurous Uttarakhand, Delhi serves as the starting point to some of the most memorable road trips.

There are many ways to plan that perfect road trip with your gang; you can either get your own car ready to go or pick an Ola Outstation, which also gives you the freedom to just sit back and enjoy the ride.

Whether you’re a forest explorer, a mountaineer, a culture enthusiast or a food connoisseur on a quest to uncover culinary treasures, make the most of your long weekends with these road trip ideas and Ola Outstation!

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Distance from Delhi: 223.2 km

Thirty-second rundown: Besides being one of the world's best-known bird watching destinations, Keoladeo Ghana National Park, Bharatpur is a great destination for architecture lovers as well, as it exhibits a seamless blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture.

Places to visit in Bharatpur: Keoladeo Ghana National Park; Bharatpur Palace; Ganga Mandir; Lohagarh Fort; Dholpur Palace

Suggested Stopover: For a quick snack, you can stop in Palwal and eat at the Shri Laxmi Dhaba (opposite Reliance Petrol Pump, Bhulwana, NH-2, Palwal)

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Distance from Delhi: 242.0 km

Thirty-second rundown: Celebrated as the ‘yoga capital of the world’, Rishikesh pulsates with a spectacular mix of people, tradition and landscape, which makes it an ideal weekend getaway from Delhi within 300km.

Places to visit in Rishikesh: Laxman Jhula and Ram Jhula; The Beatles Ashram; Shivpuri for river rafting; Triveni Ghat for the famous Ganga aarti; Neer Garh Waterfall

Suggested Stopover: Stop at Muzaffarnagar and eat at Namaste Midway (NH 58, Delhi-Haridwar Highway, 104km Mile Stone, Mansurpur, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh)

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Distance from Delhi: 252.3 km

Thirty-second rundown: Morni hills, in the Panchkula district of Harayana, is an idyllic weekend retreat from Delhi within 300km. With its teeming population of birds such as sand grouse, quails and doves, and animals such as hyenas, jackals and sambhars, Morni Hills is a paradise for wildlife enthusiasts and birdwatchers.

Places to visit in Morni Hills: Tikkar Taal; Gurudwara Nada Sahib; Adventure Park; Morni Fort; Thakurdwara Temple

Suggested Stopover: Murthal for scrumptious parathas at Amrik Sukhdev Dhaba (No. 52, 250KM Stone, G.T Road, Murthal, Haryana)

Round-trip fare for two days: ₹5682

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Distance from Delhi: 260.2 km

Thirty-second rundown: Located in the Pauri district of Uttarakhand, Lansdowne is small cantonment town that might not score high on luxuries, but definitely has a lot of character. Surrounded by pine and oak trees, it offers picturesque hiking trails through undulating pathways, so that you can experience a new degree of tranquility.

Places to visit in Lansdowne: Garhwali Mess; Regimental Museum; Bhulla Tal; Tarkeshwar Mahadev; St. Marry’s Church

Suggested Stopover: Stop at Gajraula and eat at Moga Punjabi Tadka (Moradabad Road, J.P Nagar, Gajraula)

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Distance from Delhi: 264.8 km

Thirty-second rundown: On the national highway 22, Parwanoo welcomes you to the hill state of Himachal as you enter from Haryana. Parwanoo can be a great base to visit some offbeat locations in Himachal such as Pinjore, Dagshai and Kasauli. Enjoy the views of the surrounding hills and the skyline as you hop on to the famous cable car in Parwanoo.

Places to visit in Parwanoo: Timber Trail; Shri Balaji Temple; Kali Mata Temple; Gurkha Fort; Mughal Gardens

Suggested Stopover: Stop at the Punjabi-themed, village-styled restaurant Haveli in Karnal (133.5 K.M. Stone, G.T. Road, Karnal)

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Distance from Delhi: 280.7 km

Thirty-second rundown: The ‘Queen of Hill Stations’ Mussoorie is a must visit for its beautiful, undulating, tree-covered hills, and a glittering views of the Doon Valley. Established by the British, the influence from that era can still be seen in the architecture of the churches, libraries, hotels and summer palaces.

Places to visit in Mussoorie: Kempty Falls; Mussoorie Lake; Lal Tibba; Camel’s Back Road; Benog Wildlife Sanctuary

Suggested Stopover: Stop at Muzaffarnagar and eat at Namaste Midway (NH 58, Delhi-Haridwar Highway, 104 Km Mile Stone, Mansurpur, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh)

Round-trip fare for two days: ₹5930 onwards

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Distance from Delhi: 281.4 km

Thirty-second rundown: A sea of palace windows, and noted for its royal history and grand architecture, Jaipur is your gateway to India’s most flamboyant state, Rajasthan. With its heady brew of old and new traditions, Jaipur makes for a colourful weekend getaway from Delhi within 300km.

Places to visit in Jaipur: City Palace; Hawa Mahal; Jantar Mantar; Nahargarh; Jal Mahal; Amer Fort

Suggested Stopover: Neemrana, and eat at the Bikanerwala on NH-8 Delhi-Jaipur Highway, Neemrana

Round-trip fare for two days: ₹5777 onwards

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Distance from Delhi: 284.4 km

Thirty-second rundown: If Mussoorie is known as the ‘Queen of Hills’, then Landour can be called the tiara resting on top of the Queen’s head. Mountain paths flanked by lofty Deodars, colonial bungalows, quaint churches and charming bazaars, are a few things that will make you fall in love with Landour.

Places to visit in Landour: Church of St. Paul; Kellogg’s Church; Chaar Dukan Area; Pahari Wilson and the British Cemetery on Camel Back Road; Sisters Baazar.

Suggested Stopover: Stop at Muzaffarnagar and eat at Namaste Midway (NH 58, Delhi-Haridwar Highway, 104 Km Mile Stone, Mansurpur, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh)

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Round-trip fare for three days: ₹6006 onwards

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Distance from Delhi: 287.9 km

Thirty-second rundown: A small cantonment town located in the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh, Kasauli is the perfect weekend getaway from Delhi if you want to take in the fresh mountain air without having to drive too much for it!

Places to visit in Kasauli: Gilbert Trail; Sunset Point; The Mall Road; Monkey Point; Christ Church

Suggested Stopover: Stop at Punjabi-themed, village-styled restaurant Haveli in Karnal (133.5 K.M. Stone, G.T. Road, Karnal)

Round-trip fare for three days: ₹7950

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So pack your clothes, hiking boots and appetite and hit the road with Ola Outstation because road trips are best enjoyed with chauffeur driven, well-maintained and comfortable cars.

With Ola Outstation, your road trip is guaranteed to be high on entertainment as you can listen to the music you love or tune into your favourite radio stations or watch TV shows and movies in HD, all from the back seat of your cab with Ola Play!

Choose from the widest variety of cars at affordable prices so that you never have to compromise during travelling.

This article was originally published on Tripoto authored by Gunjan Upreti 

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