The end of summer is the time most people go for short weekend getaways and picnics, thanks to the transition in weather in Delhi. It is that time of the week when the cities are vibrant and everyone is in the mood for some fun and merrymaking. While travelling people just have refreshment and fun in their mind, they do not put deep thought into the kind of experiences they will have while visiting the place. Here are the best family weekend getaways from Delhi that will not only help you break free from your day-to-day routine but will also inspire and give you and your loved ones an experience of a lifetime.
Jumpin Heights in Uttarakhand was launched in 2010 by ex-captain Rahul Nigam, with an endeavour to introduce youth and adventure enthusiasts to extreme adventure sports and bring it on a commercial scale to India, international safety standards. It has a well-trained and professional team from New Zealand, the country which commercialised Bungee Jumping. Jumpin Heights has launched the second destination of Bungee Jumping (55 meters) at Mayem Lake, Goa, in association with Goa Tourism Development Corporation in August 2019.
Kingdom of Dreams
For the best experience to visit with your family, the Kingdom of Dreams popularly known as KOD located in Gurugram can be the best place to visit. The Culture Gully inside the Kingdom of Dreams is magnificently built over a large area and is an air-conditioned indoor boulevard where different cultures of India meet to give a rise to a vibrant and thriving cultural space. Culture Gully, India’s first-ever skydome has stalls capturing the culture of 14 different states with local fine arts, cuisine and street arts. Mesmerising folk dance and other cultural shows that solely depict the rich diversity of our country cannot be neglected while visiting KOD. The trip can be informative about Indian culture.
World of Wonder
The best fun place to visit with family and friends for a thrilling experience can be the World of Wonder, to experience the thrill of water rides without any sun strokes and sun exposure, Somes racing fun is covered here too, the wonder speedway in North India’s best and largest professional two strokes- go-karting track, It is located in Sector 38 Noida. Ranging from kid-friendly chair swings, paddle boats, bumper cars and mini trains to more thrilling options, like roller coasters and a drop tower. The park has 26 slides and water features. It has one of India’s largest Mcdonald’s. World of Wonder can be a dream travelling destination.
With the theme of Army, Delta 105 was started by an army retired personnel, Major Dinesh Sharma, along with the jawans from his regiment in Manesar, Haryana. It provides visitors with fulfilling experiences by recreating life in an army camp and a glimpse into ‘What makes a jawan’. With great regiment food and fun activities for all age groups, this place not only provides fun-filled experiences to its visitors but also makes them more aware of the life of an army official. Delta 105 has recently launched the longest Zipline of almost 225 metres with the highest starting point of about 40ft. The experience at Delta 105 includes a guided tour of a war zone among other things, navigating through a maze to build the presence of mind and stamina, paintball in body Armor and battle fatigue, activities like a magic show, and horse ride, puppet show, etc. This place is worth visiting as it can teach you a lot about the Indian Army.
Indian Air Force Museum
People who get fascinated by the Indian air force should visit the Indian Air Force museum. There is an indoor gallery that comprises photographs and memorable moments of the Indian air force displayed there including bombs, missiles, etc. Actual aircraft which were there in Kargil War are also displayed there, 15 different types of aircraft that have formed the backbone of the Indian air force including the Westland Lysander that was the first craft to fly through Khyber pass, the Hawker Hurricane and Hawker Tempest. Also on display are helicopters, anti-aircraft guns, vehicles, radar equipment and captured enemy vehicles. This place can inspire and give your kids and you authentic information about the Indian air force.