If you are working in Noida, or have come here for a business meeting, you know how hectic it can get during the weekdays. And after a chaotic week in the office, we all need a short break, and what better than exploring and relaxing in the nearby beautiful weekend getaways. Here are 5-weekend getaways in and around Noida that you can explore, while staying at Noida hotels:
World of Wonder water theme park: Planning for a weekend with family and kids? A water theme park and a memorable dinner will be a great idea. Worlds of Wonder have all the fun ingredients to make a day. 20 TÜV Nord certified rides, 26 world-class slides, the largest go-karting track in North India, will keep your adrenalin pumping. Besides this, you can enjoy rain dance, boating in an artificial lake. The park has 2 zones with around 12-14 eateries inside a 360-meter lazy river, and a beach-themed wave pool is what makes Worlds of Wonder stand apart. If one is not enough, you can book hotels in Noida nearby the park and split the visit into 2 days to enjoy all rides and have more fun.
What makes Agra such a pleasant weekend destination? Well, the reasons are clear. Each person has his or her own personal reasons for visiting the ‘City of Taj’! Its close proximity to Noida makes it an incredible weekend destination for people in Noida. Agra is dotted with many iconic tourist attractions ranging from the unparalleled Taj Mahal to the splendid Agra Fort, Ram Bagh gardens, the Swami Bagh, and numerous other monuments and tombs, each brimming with Mughal flavor.
Distance from Noida: 191 km (approximately 3 hours)
Take a spiritual break from the daily rush to Rishikesh. It is located at the foothills of the mighty Himalayas and at the confluence of the holy rivers Chandrabhaga and Ganga. It acts as the gateway to the other renowned pilgrimage spots such as Gangotri, Kedarnath, Yamunotri, and Badrinath. Offering remarkable adventure opportunities, this sacred destination is well-known for river rafting. The picturesque exquisiteness of Rishikesh is just staggering.
Distance from Noida: 224 km (5.5 hrs)
3. Okhla Bird Sanctuary
How about a peaceful weekend in communion with nature? Spread over 3.5 square kilometers near Okhla bridge, this beautiful sanctuary runs across River Yamuna. It is home to over 400 species of native birds and closes to 1,00,000 migratory birds, making it a paradise for bird waters and shutterbugs for a weekend.
Distance from Noida: 10 km
Lansdowne was once a sleepy mountain village called Kaludanada. Named after the Viceroy of India during 1888-1894, even today Lansdowne retains its immaculate beauty and unsullied valleys, which must have previously attracted the British to set up a base here during that period. Until today, the major attraction of Lansdowne remains its intact natural surroundings and its superb weather. It is the ideal place for people looking for a calm place to relax and unwind after the exhausting pace of life in Noida city. People from Noida often run off to this hill station during long weekends to regain and refresh their minds and souls in the lap of nature.
Distance from Noida: 243 km (6.5 hrs)
These weekend getaways in and around Noida will help you plan an exciting trip for the approaching weekend. But don’t forget to book hotels in Noida or at these places in advance.