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One or two night diversion from Delhi?

Old Jul 26, 18, 7:26 pm
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One or two night diversion from Delhi?

It may be that a planned visit to a charitable organization that I was supposed to take on my India trip doesn't happen.

So instead, where's a good place to visit for up to two nights? In my case it shouldn't be Jaipur, Varanasi, or Agra, as I will hit all of those on other parts of the trip. Ideally it would be a place with good hotels, maybe even luxury hotels, as I like nice places to stay.

Websites listing short trips from Delhi don't seem to come up with a consensus, so I'd appreciate any help folks here can provide.
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Old Jul 27, 18, 12:57 am
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how far from delhi are you willing to go????do you want to stick to driving distance or are you willing to take a train or flight????
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Old Jul 27, 18, 10:10 am
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Short flight would be fine. Probably not a train trip unless it was comfortable (i.e., not full of people all over the place).
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Old Jul 27, 18, 11:16 am
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udaipur could be one option....you would have to fly there though....if you want to stay within driving distance of delhi then i would recommend a 2 day trip to the itc grand bharat, a luxury collection retreat....its only a little over an hour away from delhi & if you like staying at luxury hotels then this one is a must....

another option would be to drive to neemrana....the fort palace there is very nice....a 15th century fort that has been turned into a heritage hotel....this would be about a 2 & a half hour drive from delhi, midway between delhi & jaipur....
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Fly to Chandigarh and go to Shimla, Oberoi Wildflower hall will be something different from the things that you have already planned.

https://www.oberoihotels.com/hotels-in-shimla-wfh/
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Originally Posted by Keyser View Post
udaipur could be one option....you would have to fly there though....if you want to stay within driving distance of delhi then i would recommend a 2 day trip to the itc grand bharat, a luxury collection retreat....its only a little over an hour away from delhi & if you like staying at luxury hotels then this one is a must....

another option would be to drive to neemrana....the fort palace there is very nice....a 15th century fort that has been turned into a heritage hotel....this would be about a 2 & a half hour drive from delhi, midway between delhi & jaipur....
Would second Udaipur. If you like luxury hotels this is the place to go to. A night or two is a perfect stay at one
For example the Taj lake palace hotel at Udaipur was part of the Bond movie Octopussy. There are other lake hotels but as far as I know this is the only true lake hotel surrounded by water on all sides .

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Old Aug 8, 18, 12:40 pm
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Udaipur is a good choice. It is a short flight from Delhi, has a lot of forts, lakes, history and excellent luxury hotels.
The Lake Palace can be expensive though, upto $1000 per night. But there are many other choices.
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Old Aug 13, 18, 8:57 am
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I fourth (??) Udaipur, I thought it was beautiful! We didn't stay in the lake, but instead at a hotel with views overlooking another lake, and it was so beautiful at sunset. It wasn't super luxury, but was still very nice - the LaLit Laxmi.
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Seconded for Chandigarh/Shimla
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