Are you tired sitting in front of your computer screeen at the work desk? Are you working around the clock just to make ends meet? Well, these are some of the most common whinings of every second workaholic in the urban world. The fast pacing life of the metros has left the working population with no recreational time for themselves. This crisis calls for a holiday break, even if it’s a short one.
This weekend list of 2023-24 with some amazing destination surely feel like a sigh of relief from the continuous work pressure. For the weekend to turn out the most memorable, effective and convenient planning is a must. Here is some best weekend destination list for India that will make you rethink about the ways you spend your 2023-24 weekends in India.
Long weekend list is best suited for those who have Saturdays off. One can go for long weekend from 26th Jan to 29th Jan 2023 as the days go on like 23rd (Saturday), 24th (Sunday), 25th (Monday) and 26th (Republic Day). To spend the lucky weekend trip, one can invest time traveling to one of these places:
Also known as the Paradise of lakes, Nainital, one of the most popular weekend getaways from Delhi. There is various scenic lakes that are exclusively meant for boating and sailing. The tranquil waters of Naini Lake and Sattal lake near Nainital can be explored through yachts, traditional rowing boats and paddle boats. Besides boating, Nainital is also a beautiful hill station that can be visit by weekend trip to Uttarakhand. There is snow bound peaks and the high altitude zoo that can be explored with children’s.
Located on the alluring shores of the Arabian sea, Kollam in Kerala is famous for beaches and weekend trips. Beach lovers comes at this place to spend some amazing time with friends and beaches of Kollam.
There is some water sport activities like surfing and swimming that can be enjoyed. While in Kollam, one can also head for a backwater tour, which includes a boat trip between Kollam and Alleppey.
Famed as the pink city of India, the most famous city in Rajasthan lures visitors from all over the world with its ancient palaces and forts which brilliantly depict the tales of its bygone era. If you have an appetite for archaeology and splendid structures of the past, Jaipur is the best weekend destination around Delhi. There is some famous tourist attractions like Amber fort, Hawa Mahal and City Palace that should be in your bucket list while on weekend trip to Jaipur.
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One of the seven wonder of the world, Symbol of love, pride of Indian monuments, Taj Mahal . Located at the distance of 215 km from capital of India, If you want to capture the beauty of this historical site? If you want to see Mughal era from your own eyes . There is best option for you to plan weekend trip to Agra . A day trip to Agra includes a visit to the fairy tale wonder Taj Mahal.
A 4 days weekend in the month of March is likely to be on the cards. With the days divided like 28th March (Holi Dahan), 29th March (Rang Wali Holi), and 27th March (Saturday), one can simply make plan to spend a long weekend with family or on any of the charming hill stations of North India.
March is the month when you face scorching heat in northern plain areas and your heart say let’s plan a trip to any hill station with friends or family? So, we are suggesting a beautiful hill station in Himachal Pradesh.
One can head towards the Manali which does not shed its snow so easily. Surrounded by the green hills as well as some snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas can be seen at this time, Manali is also one of the most visited weekend destination around Delhi. Apart from exploring Manali attractions. You will enjoy some adventure activities as well like paragliding, trekking, rafting, fishing, etc.
Take a trip to a not so far region from Delhi, Lucknow to explore some of the best historical sites of India. Also known as “land of Nawabs”. Lucknow has an enriching history, which can be relived through the numerous historical sites across the city. Prominent attractions fitting in this category are Aalambagh, Bada Imambara and Asafi Masjid.
Planning a desert camp does not sound much of a headache, as compared to the other high end trips which need a hell lot of arrangements. The sand dunes of Jaisalmer are world famous and are apt for a desert safari.
One can simply put on his camping gears and drive to the camps of Sam dunes, which are on the outskirts of Jaisalmer. In the month of March, this place turns out into a cultural hub as a desert festival with puppet shows and folk dance performances are organized amidst these dunes.
Take an adventure break from the boring sedentary lifestyle of your office. For this, Rishikesh just fits the best. Not only Rishikesh is the Yoga capital of the world its a best place to visit on weekends around Delhi. There is white water rafting and trekking routes to the visit hidden beauty of Himalayas. Rafting on the mystique rapids of the Ganges is definitely heart racing.
The start of your new year in office (financial year) can be no better than a trip to the beautiful places of India. A good 4 day break from 2nd April to 5Th April (Mahavir Jayanti-Good Friday-Saturday-Sunday) is very much expected. Plan your days for the following
The beautiful city in Kashmir valley, Srinagar is famous for its beautiful gardens and lakes . Here you can enjoy Shikara ride in Dal lake and will stay in Houseboats. There is some beautiful gardens like Shalimar garden, Nishat Garden and Tulip garden (April is the opening time of Tulip garden and its also best time to visit tulip) . Not only for such scenic sights, Srinagar is also famous for Kashmiri cuisines like wazwan, seekh kababs etc. So don’t forget chance to taste delicious cuisines of Kashmir as well as natural beauty Srinagar.
Untouched beauty of Nature, Northeast India. Shillong hill station is also part of this beauty . Shillong is very famous hill station for waterfalls where you visit many waterfalls in the state but elephanta waterfall is most famous among all. So if you plan your weekend trip to northeast India . you have the chance to see waterfall that is coming down from the green mountains.
The Dream city “Mumbai” is not only about the glamorous urban appeal. It has a different types of tourist attraction like beaches, historical sites, museums as well, Here are some Significant places to visit in Mumbai weekend trip like Gateway of India, Elephanta caves, Siddhivinayak temple, Prince of wales museum, Juhu beach etc.
World heritage sites Ajanta and Ellora is the star attraction of Aurangabad. That is is renowned for Buddhist art in the state. Ajanta ellora caves located on the distance of 370 km from Mumbai and one of the best destination to go on weekends from Mumbai city. The city is also famous for forts and religious sites.
August 2021 has Raksha Bandhan and Independence day as the respective day offs. To make the most of it, one can choose to go on a trip around Independence day as 14th is Saturday. Similarly, one can also schedule his Raksha Bandhan off by taking one single leave before the festival. Sunday is just after Raksha Bandhan, thus, count it is as a 3 day weekend tour.
Also known as “Gateway to the char Dham”, Haridwar regarded as holy city of Uttarakhand. Just 4 to 5 hour drive from the capital of India, Haridwar is a best weekend destination under 250 km and must to visit for everyone who like to visit temples , river streams. To watch the city in its full swing, it is advised that one should not miss the famous ritual of Ganga Aarti at Har-Ki-Pauri. As soon as the sun sets, the sacred bank gets crowded with a massive audience to join the Aarti.
Shirdi in ahmednagar district of Maharashtra is world renowned for its holy saint Sai baba temple and became one of the best religious site to visit in Maharashtra. But if you think Shirdi Sai temple is only one temple to visit in Shirdi you will be wrong! because there is so many Hindu temples in shirdi to visit like Kalaram temple, Mukhtidham temple and Bhimashanker temple.
Vrindavan is a famous weekend getaway near Delhi NCR. There are many temples in Vrindavan which are associated with lord Krishna’s life. Some of the most famous temples to visit in Vrindavan are Banke Bihari temple dedicated to Lord Krishna, ISKCON Temple and Prem Temple built by Kripalu ji maharaj and dedicated to lord Krishna and his beloved Radha.
Other important tourist places to visit in Vrindavan include Govind Dev Temple built by Raja Man Sigh, Rangji Temple and Shahji Temple.
One of the popular weekend destination under 500 km from Delhi. Golden temple in Amritsar is world renowned religious site. Founded by the fourth Sikh guru, Guru Ram Das. Besides the breathtaking Golden temple, Amritsar city is also famous for some other attraction . There is so many places to visit in Amritsar like Wagah border, jallianwala bagh etc.
One has a multitude of holiday options to choose in the month of October. Either one can go for a 3 day holiday starting from Gandhi Jayanti on 2nd Oct, a Saturday break on 3rd and Sunday on 4th Oct. Other than this, one may opt for a 4 day off by taking a single leave on Friday (22nd Oct: Dusshera, 23rd Oct: leave, 24th Oct: Saturday, 25th Oct: Sunday).
Amidst all the hustle and bustle of a city life, nothing feels better than the refreshing trip of a hill station. Without wasting any time, head for the queen of hills, Ooty in the south of India. October seems quite perfect for enjoying a nice vacation in this beautiful hill station.
Have you enjoyed camping on any hill station? If not! Sonamarg is the best place for you. There is so many sites to enjoy camping near Sindh river streams. Sonamarg is located in tranquil meadow of Jammu & Kashmir, and home of some glaciers and religious sites. if your heart say to try something new in Jammu kashmir! we like to advise you for camping in Sonamarg.
Bandhavgarh National Park
Going on a wildlife safari in the middle of your monotonous office work schedule seems quite thrilling. To suffice this thrill, one can choose to explore the Bandhavgarh National Park, which is known for its White tigers. Besides, you can also get a chance to click Nilgai, Chital Wild Boar, Fox and Chausingha while measuring the lengths of the national park.
One of the most popular destination among adventure lovers . Who like to do something adventures in their trip! Leh Ladakh get top position in adventures destination of India. If you are interested to know about leh ladakh and top things to do in leh ladakh?
Plan your November trip on these 5 back to back holidays- (11th Nov- Diwali, 12th Nov- Goverdhan Pooja, 13th Noz- Take a leave, 14th-Nehru Jayanti and 15th– Sunday).
Far from the Citylights, lies the beautiful hill station of Munnar, which is famed for its tea plantations. The place has around 50 tea estates which depict the growth and genesis of tea plantations across the mountains of the Western Ghats in Kerala. This breathtaking and picturesque hill station of Munnar makes for a perfect short holiday in the cool month of November.
If you are looking for an untouched scenic beauty, then Gangtok is just the place to be. Wreathed in clouds, Gangtok has an unparalleled symphony of nature’s serenity and a cosmopolitan town. Tsongmo lake, which is a glacial lake in the eastern part of Sikkim is a must to visit while in the region. A hot bowl of noodles with a hot coffee amidst the snowy surroundings of Tsongmo is to die for.
If extreme water sports excite you, then snorkeling is just the game for you. It can be best done in the waters around Andaman islands. To be accurate, one should travel to Havelock islands to enjoy the rich underwater marine life through snorkeling.
To experience nature in its true form, one can make his way to cool hill stations of Maharashtra, Matheran is also one of them. It is an eco-sensitive region, therefore this region remains peaceful and clean. The surrounding hills and valleys in Matheran look very spectacular, making it one of the promising hangouts in Maharashtra.
December the last month of the year and you have last chance to plan your trip in 2015! Options is available in the form of festivals and weekend . So now depends on you where you want to go in the weekends of December 2015? 25th Friday (Christmas), 26th (Saturday) and 27th (Sunday)gives a 3-day break in December.
Catch the fresh virgin snowfall of the year in Shimla. Temperature in December drops moderately during December, making it apt to spend the Christmas and the following New Year. One can even get involved in adventure sports like Skiing and Ice skating while on a avisit to Shimla.
December is the time when the whole of North India shivers and stays indoors. What would be more fun than the tropical beaches during this time of the year. Plus, Goa knows how to celebrate (New Year celebration).
Rann of Kutch
One of the most spectacular regions of India, the Great Rann of Kuch is situated in the heart of Gujarat. To end this year on a colorful note, one can attend the Rann Utsav, which is held on the white soil of the Kutch every year.
Perched on the hills of Jammu, the Vaishno Devi temple is one of the oldest shrines of India. Journey to the famous temple of Vaishno Devi at this time of the year can be a little tough as it can get much cold out there. Nevertheless, the journey to such a devoted temple is always a trip to look for. Divine blessings earned on a weekend will make your weeks blissful!