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What do you do, if you have had it with all the work you have done throughout the week? You want to leave it all behind you for some time and take a well-deserved break. However, a long holiday is out of the question? So, the next best option is to plan a weekend trip. Move out on Friday, reach your destination, have a good time, relax and come back refreshed and ready for the challenges of your work.

Gurgaon is a City that is located a stones throw away not only from the majestic Aravali mountain ranges but also is located close to some of the better tourist attractions in India. So, on a weekend there are quite a number of people who pack their bags and head out to have an exciting time at one of these weekend destinations.

Delhi: The Capital of India attracts tourists from all over the world. Gurgaon is just a drive away from Delhi and hence a great weekend destination. Delhi affords one the choicest of tourist attractions and since it's a weekend trip you can go through all of them in great depth. You could either concentrate on just a few sights and sounds or could include all the sights and sounds on your trip.

Agra: If it's Delhi that you want to go to, can Agra be far behind. The Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort beckon you. If you want a weekend destination that is not Delhi and yet something that offers you a taste of history then Agra is tailor-made for your needs and requirements.

Jaipur: Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan, and is arguably one of the most popular destinations in India. From Gurgaon, Jaipur is just a five hours journey and is a great weekend destination. You can visit various sight seeing destinations like the Amber Fort, Birla Temple, The Palace Museum amongst a host of others.

Mathura: This is a temple town and is also regarded as the birth place of Lord Krishna. The City has numerous temples all dating back to ancient times. If you want a religious getaway and want to admire the beauty of the temples then Mathura will be a great choice as a weekend destination from Gurgaon.

Vrindavan: Vrindavan is again a town that has holy significance. The Vaishanvaites consider Vrindavan as one of the holiest places for pilgrimage and is again a very interesting weekend destination from Gurgaon.

Kurukshetra: Kurukshetra, according to Hindu mythology, was the site of the battle of the Mahabharata. There are still remnants of ancient times that dot the region, thus making it one of the better weekend destinations from Gurgaon.

Surajkund: This place is famous for its beautiful and intricate handicrafts. Every year there is a Surajkund fair where artisans from all over the region converge and display as well as sell their wares. This is yet another great weekend destinations from Gurgaon.

Camping: This is an activity that many weekend tourists indulge in. Camps like Mandawa are well-known haunts of campers who want to spend a day in natural surroundings with just the basic amenities and facilities at their disposal. Tents are set up for the accommodations and you as tourist will rusticate in a purely bucolic environment.

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