A short weekend trip is good enough to bring you out of that tired week-long workaholic mood. A vacation is not always with home-members, but can also be with a new family that we create in our workplaces, something we refer to as our second home. As our hectic schedule keeps us busy at work, we hardly get time to interact with workmates. Corporate weekend getaways is something that reward us with recreation, self actualization and definitely good friends.
With the capital surrounded by mountains, lakes and rivers, you can plan a group outing with office members at ease. A weekend trip on the lap of nature with work mates enable you to mingle with each other away from the four walls and computer desks. Lets find the best 5 destinations and resorts near Delhi that are ideal for corporate weekend getaways:
Alwar Bagh Sariska by Aamod, Alwar
Perhaps the oldest of all Rajasthani kingdoms, Alwar is a coveted tourist destination located around 160 km far from Delhi. Many erstwhile royal palaces have been converted into hotels in Alwar, all of which are ideal for royal weekend tour. Alwar Bagh is one such heritage style property set amid lush green and unpolluted environment. It opens up to panoramic vistas of Aravalli mountain ranges. The entire property is equipped with contemporary luxury amenities ideal to accommodate small or big corporate teams.
Where: Jaipur Road, Village Dhawala
What to see in Alwar: Company Bagh, Bala Quila and City Palace
Special activities: Historical monument hopping, exploring wildlife at Sariska National Park and nature walks.
Neemrana Fort Palace, Neemrana
It takes maximum 120km from Delhi to reach Neemrana, a town of splendid historical monuments at the backdrop of Aravalli ranges. Neemrana is popular among western and Indian travellers because of the 15th century heritage resort, Neemrana Fort Palace. It creates a splendid setting for magical weekend getaways where you and your work mates can get revitalized with leisure facilities like Ayurvedic spa and swimming. Here, revival of ruined architectural wonders provide palace-style accommodations with royal treatments. No doubt, Neemrana Fort Palace is one of the best and unique resorts near Delhi for weekend breaks.
Where: 122nd Milestone, Delhi-Jaipur Highway
What to see in Neemrana: Siliserh Lake, Vinay Vilas Mahal
Special activities: Hanging gardens trail, camel car rides, vintage car rides, multimedia tours, zip- lining and cultural performances.
Best Western Country Club Resort, Manesar
For a corporate event or weekend getaway, Best Western Country Club Resort at Manesar is a good choice. Manesar is basically a fast growing industrial town situated some 45 km away from Delhi on NH8. Out of a plethora of luxury resorts speckled all over Manesar, Best Western tops the list with its scenic setting in an unpolluted environment adorned by green blanket of fields, paddies and hills. The resort’s elegantly designed banquet halls can also be utilized for for evening cocktail parties.
Where: Mohammadpur Road, Pachgaon, Gurgaon, on Jaipur Highway
What to see in Manesar: Damdama Lake, Sohna Lake.
Special activities: Adventure games like Hot Air Ballooning, Helicopter Joy Rides and other indoor leisure activities.
The Lake Resort, Naukuchiatal
It is time to get lost amidst miles of oak and pine trees planted on woody slopes of Kumaon Himalayas. Here, the Lake Resort with its aesthetically designed accommodations offer captivating views of Naukuchiatal Lake and green towering mountains. It takes you all to a world of solace, rejuvenation and ethereal beauty. It is spread over 70 acres of green lawn where activities like camping and team building can be organized.
Where: Naukuchiatal, Dist. Nainital
What to see in Naukuchiatal: Naukuchiatal Lake, Hanuman Temple.
Special Activities: Outdoor activities on the lake like kayaking, paddle boating, trekking and floating.
Namah Resort, Corbett
Jim Corbett National Park can be visited any time of the year. For those planning corporate weekend getaways, can move to a world of wilderness where the luxury of Namah will be the sole thing to pamper yourself with. Located on the bank of Kosi River, Namah Resort offers spacious, elegantly designed and modernly equipped rooms and suites. Plunge into the swimming pool, take fun of indoor recreational group games or get the thrill of outdoor activities like rope climbing and bungee jumping. The resort’s tranquillity and friendly hospitality add on to your comfort. A weekend is enough to experience the warmth and scenic setting of Namah.
Where: Dhikuli Road, Ramnagar
What to see in Corbett: Jim Corbett National Park, Kosi River, Corbett Falls
Special Activities: Rope climbing and bungee jumping
As New Year is hovering round the corner and Delhi NCR is bustling with weekend getaways, it is time you warm up for an outdoor office trip near the capital and bond with colleagues like never before.