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Top 5 Unexplored Weekend Destinations For Couples

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate love than to go on a romantic destination! Though there are many many usual trips to do around Delhi, but this time forget the cliches and venture on a journey to a destination which is unexplored. Here are some of the best weekend destinations for couples:

1) Shoja:

A tiny hidden hill station located between Shimla and Kullu, Shoja is a beautiful quite romantic destination that still remains unexplored. Shoja has  lush green coniferous trees along with incredible view of snow-covered peaks. This makes Shoja one of the best places to spend your weekend getaway with your significant other. Tirthan Valley, which is close to Shoja, is an amazing place to go for trekking. A quick guide to Shoja is here

weekend destinations for couples

Distance from Delhi:

 503.9 kilometers

How to reach:

For those headed here by bus, the ride from Delhi to Banjar is quite comfortable. But the way from Banjar to Shoja less so, as the road is riddled with stones and potholes. The nearest airport is in Bhuntar (54 km/ 2 hrs), and railhead is Chandigarh (279 km/ 7 hrs).

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2) Pangot:

If you both love nature and wildlife, then Pangot is an ideal place to visit. A betel leaf-shaped village, Pangot has a sizable population of birds. And that’s why its is considered as the bird watcher’s paradise. Apart from just enjoying the scenery, you can also do short treks around the city.  You may even spot ghoral, barking deer and sambhar. Definitely one of the best unexplored weekend destinations for couples.

weekend destinations for couples

Distance from Delhi: 

305.3 kilometers

How to reach:

Nearest railway station is in Kathgodam, which is hardly 20 kilometers from Pangot. Taxis for Pangot are easily available from Kathgodam. If traveling by bus then you can easily get them from Anand Vihar ISBT.

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3) Fagu:

A enchanting town, far from known places; Fagu is one of the great unexplored weekend destinations for couples. It’s a total treat for the eyes. The sweeping Himalayan views, the stone walled houses, apple orchards. Sounds like the perfect recipe for the perfect Valentine’s day getaway, doesn’t it?

weekend destinations for couples

Distance from Delhi: 

361.9 kilometers

How to reach:

The best way to reach Fagu is to travel by the road. If traveling by personal car, you need to follow NH 1 from New Delhi. Drive till Chandigarh and then head towards Shimla.

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4) Darang:

If you love hot chai and sweeping view of the hills while sweet talking with your loved one; then Darang is your place to be! Hardly 56 kilometers before Dharamshala, right on the road to Palampur, is Darang. Darang is a small piece of heaven where you can relax and enjoy the art of simply doing nothing. You can even go for laid-back treks in the serene tea gardens on the hills. Darang specialises in Kangra tea, so make sure you have lots of it!

weekend destinations for couples

Distance from Delhi: 

432 kilometers

How to reach:

The nearest airport is Dharamshala, which is about 21kms from Darang. If planning to try by train, Pathankot, at a distance of about 100kms from Darang, would be the nearest railway station
Tourists who are planning to drive on their own can follow the below mentioned route:
Delhi » Chandigarh » Ropar » Nangal » Una » Kangra » Nagrota » Darang

5) Mukteshwar:

If you go here on a sunny day, you will be able to see Himalayan ranges like Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot, Nanda Ghunti, Trishul and Panchachuli peaks. Mukteshwar is a serene hill station located 343 kms away from Delhi. There are many decent hotels here, which will make your romantic getaway more amazing.  This is one of the best unexplored weekend destinations for couples.

weekend destinations for couples

Distance from Delhi:

347 kms

How To reach:

There are frequent bus services that connect Mukteshwar to other parts of Northern India. You have a choice between public and private bus services; you can also hire a taxi. You can even take the railway. Kathgodam Railway Station is the nearest railway station from Mukteshwar. You can easily get a taxi or bus from Kathgodham Railway Station to reach Mukteshwar.

 

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