There are a lot of options as far as excursions around Delhi are concerned. Nearly all of these places are under 2 hours drive from Delhi. These places are known for their own peculiarities and attractions.
Start with the famous Sohna Lake in Haryana. The place is situated on a
hillock just 60 kilometers off Delhi in Haryana. There is a very famous
lake and spring there. Sohna Lake is slowly turning to be a health
resort. The hillock is not very high but gives a picturesque look.
Unpack your baggage and take a walk around the park and lake. If you are
comfortable with Sulphur then take a dip in the hot spring. If you are
not spent then go for the Damdama Lake in the vicinity. The lake is very
popular among the youths and is a picturesque location to spend quality
time. The lake resort also has facilities for water sports and camping.
There are beautiful cottages made on the pattern of hut. The place is a
The Surajkund Lake is another destination to visit. The lake is very
popular among tourists because of the crafts fair that takes place on
its banks in the month of February, every year. The lake is actually a
reservoir that was used to store water during the reign of Tomar
Rajputs. The lake remains dry during summers but is filled with water in
monsoons. Equally attractive is the Badhkal Lake in Faridabad. The lake
is small compared to Surajkund and Damdama but is worth visiting because
of the migratory birds. The place has night stay facilities and
campfire. But your best bet around Delhi is Sultanpur bird sanctuary.
The place is near the famous Bharatpur bird sanctuary and is modeled on
It attracts numerous varieties of Migratory Birds in winters. Don't
forget to carry a good pair of Binoculars and camera if you plan to
visit this amazing bird sanctuary. The place has the Jungle guesthouse
for staying, which organizes various activities for the guests.