Delhi being the capital of India has always attracted a large number of people from all over the world; but in the past few years, the areas around this city have also gained much popularity. One such destination is Manesar, which was once a sleepy village on the outskirts of Delhi.
Over the years, it has become a vibrant city that has all the amenities of big metros. This city has a lot to offer to anyone who chooses this as their destination for a holiday. From shopping to bird sanctuaries and lakes to temples, there is something for everyone.
Manesar and the areas surrounding it are a shopper’s paradise, simply because there is so much to explore and buy. A number of local markets in and around the destination offer everything that tourists might look for. Travellers will find a lot to take home, including clothes, footwear, artificial jewellery and even furniture.
Whatever be the preference of tourists, they will their choice of dish in restaurants and other eating joints in Manesar. From big chains to small dhabas, there are so many options available for tourists. Most of the big names in the food industry have their presence here and travellers can also choose to visit local markets, where small sweet shops offer delicious snacks, including samosa, gol-gappa and kachodi, among others.
Manesar has still managed to maintain a village like feel to it and many tourists plan to come here just to enjoy the same. It is not all that surprising that very many spas and healthcare resorts have emerged here in the recent past, which offer tourists the chance to rejuvenate in a natural ambience. Bird lovers must visit the Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary and those with a religious bent of mind should go to the Mata Sheetla Devi Mandir. In the nearby town of Sohna, tourists can visit the natural sulphur springs.
By Road: There are plenty of ways to reach Manesar, which is located not too far from Delhi. Travellers can come to the national capital by air, rail or road and thereafter, complete the rest of the journey by bus or taxi.
By Rail: New Delhi railway station is just a few kilometres away from Manesar and there are innumerable trains that arrive in Delhi each day. From the national capital, tourists can cover the distance of around 50 km by taxi or bus as per their preference.
By Air: The nearest and most well-connected airport is definitely the Indira Gandhi International Airport. A number of flights from all over the world land at Delhi each day. From the airport, tourists can travel by taxi to Manesar, which is just 38 km away.
The town of Manesar experiences extreme weather conditions - hot and dry summers and cold winters. The best time to visit this destination is from end of February to beginning of May or from September to beginning of November.