Top Weekend Escapades for this Holi and Easter

Tired of your hectic schedules  and need a break , escape  and treat yourself  this season of colorful festivities.It’s time to plan your long  Holi and Easter weekend  ahead which is fast approaching. Make the best of these holidays and explore the places below.

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Getaways from Pune and Mumbai

 

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Dandeli

Dandeli the adventure hub of karnataka on the banks of the river kali is an ideal vacation for all the nature and adventure enthusiasts.Indulge yourself in the various adventure activities like white water rafting,Rappelling,kayaking and bird watching.

Distance from  Pune-233Km

Goa

You want enjoy a funfilled vibe and enjoy the best of coastal India and Goa is the place exclusively made for you.Explore the various beaches  around and pamper yourself in the thrill of sunshine and luxury.

Distance from  Pune-473Km

Mount Abu

Mount abu the only hillstation in Rajasthan is a home for many tourist attractions with mix of architectural and historical places.The prominent ones are the Dilwara temple a jain temple complex and guru shikar point.

Distance from  Mumbai-751Km

Matheran

A small hillstation about 120 kms from pune a place with its own charm and beauty with its various view points.The main feature of matheran is the no vehicle zone making this hillstation a pollution free zone.

Distance from  Pune-121Km

Panchgani

The name panchgani signifies five hills thus making a very scenic and spectacular spot with picturesque locations located in the state of Maharashtra.Sydney point,Parsi point,kamalgadh fort and mapro gardens are the major sight seeing options.

Distance from  Pune-102Km

Saputara

Located on the Mahrashtra and Gujarat border is Saputara home to numerous attractions like national parks,museum,Sunrise and sunset points making it a ideal hill resort destination.

Distance from  Mumbai-248Km

Panhala

Take a look back into  the history and lets rewind Panhala lies on the  sahyadri mountain ranges about 22kms from Kholapur known for its ancient monuments and forts.This beautiful hillstation  enjoys a pleasurable climate all throughout the year.

Distance from  Pune-240Km

Daman and Diu

A former protuguese enclave  and a paradise for the travellers in search of peace and serenity.This union territory has its own charm with its fine forts and churches ,a portuguese touch of history and temperate climate makes it favourable for people to visit throughout the year.

Distance from  Mumbai-180Km

 

Getaways from Bangalore

 

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Coorg

Coorg nestled in the lap of western ghats with the dense forests,valleys perfumed with intoxicating aroma of coffee and spice and a trekkers delight.Also referred as the little Scotland of India.There are lot of places to be explored in and around coorg some of the must see places Raja seat,Abbey falls,Tala Kaveri,trek to Tadiandamoland  Tibetian colony.A popular weekend gateway which gives you a laid back experience and very relaxing feel.

Distance from Bangalore-251Km

Gokarna

Looking for a beach holiday then head to Gokarna to get a chilled out and blissful experience .It’s also an popular pilgrimage destinations.Explore the pristine beaches around kudle beach,Om beach,paradise beach and the famous religious site The Mahabaleshwara temple.

Distance from Bangalore-485Km

Munnar

Munnar a paradise for all the nature lovers situated at the confluence of three mountain streams an elite hillstation in south India.Covered with the tea gardens,a typical post-card town and the narrow lanes and best tourist accomodations makes you fall in love with this place.Take a stroll in the tea estates,admire the cascading waterfalls ,visit the view points and capture panoramic views.

Distance from Bangalore-328Km

Coonor

Located on the eastern part of Nilgiris is a small town with salubrious climate is Coonor.Its one of the most preferred getaway from Bangalore.Coonor is the second largest hillstation in Nilgiris.Give a try to adventure sports and visit the local sight seeing attractions like Dolphin’ s nose,Lamb’s rock and hidden valley.

Distance from Bangalore-288Km

Yercaud

Having a sobriquet of poor man’s ooty Yercaud is yet another enchanting destination nestled admist lush green plots,hills and breath taking scenic beauty.Some of the best places to visit  yercaud lake,hair pin bends and pagoda point.

Distance from Bangalore-222Km

Kodaikanal

The princess of hill stations Kodaikanal is every nature lovers dream destinations with its soothing weather,thrilling landscapes makes it  a special place.Take a breath taking view of natures beauty in coakers walk,take a splash in silver cascade or the liril falls and treat yourself with the various varities of home made chocolates and aromatic spices.

Distance from Bangalore-462Km

Ooty

The Blue mountains commonly known as Ooty is alluring the tourists for its hills and valleys,mesmerizes you with the ever green gardens and exotic flora and fauna.Check out the doddabetta peak,botanical garden and ooty lake.

Distance from Bangalore-276Km

 

Getaways from Chennai

 

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Puducherry

A French town which with an amalgamation of modern heritage and spiritual culture is  one of the best destinations in South India.An ideal weekend gateaway from chennai and bangalore.

Distance from Chennai-173Km

 

Getaways from Delhi

 

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Auli

Looking for a skiing destination and Auli is exclusively made for you.Situated  in chamoli district of uttarakhand.Take part in the skiing festival in the snow white slopes and make it a memorable experience of life time.

Distance from  Delhi-388Km

 

Shimla

Shimla the summer capital of India blessed is with the snow capped mountain peaks and wonders of natural bounties making it different from the other hill stations .It leaves you with a sense of nostalgia with the charms of the Himalayan country side.

Distance from  Delhi-350.9Km

Manali

Manali one of the most incredible hillstations in India  reflects the true colours of the nature.It never fails to amaze you with its thrilling and enticing adventure activities.

Distance from  Delhi-538Km

 

Jaipur

The city which offers a delightful extravaganza of forts and palaces in their splendid grandeur  is Jaipur.Known as the pink city and capital of Rajasthan is a popular destination  for its cultural and heritage attraction.

Distance from  Delhi-268Km

Nanital

The lake resort of India Nanital nestles admist seven hills in a lush green valley is a famous holiday resort.The majestic towering peaks and the surroundings  acts like a addons to the town.

Distance from  Delhi-285Km

Khajuraho

The UNESCO world heritage site located in the north eastern part of Madhya Pradesh is known for its timeless and artistic temples dedicated to shiva,Vishnu and jain deities and sexually explicit carvings.

Distance from  Delhi-637Km

Kasoli

Wander in the dense woody forests and get lost in time at Kasoli ,located in the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh.An abode to the endangered  species of himalyan fauna.Come and experience the misty wonder in kasoli.

Distance from  Delhi-293Km

To all the travel bugs out here take a break  from the hustle and bustle of city life its time to relax and rejuvenate.Savour the sensational views and explore the unexplored terrains this holiday season.So lets go out for  this Holi.

Happy Holidays and Happy Travelling!

By,DIVYA R.C

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