Your Guide to Long Weekend Travel in 2017

While 2016 for most of us didn’t disappoint with long weekends in the calendar, the inner traveller in us did feel losing out on those Gandhi Jayanthi, Christmas falling on a Sunday. How ever 2017 has kicked off very well for most of us, the list of long weekend it has to offer looks very inspiring to every traveller out there. Make the most of this and check our top recommendations for this year!


If you haven’t kick started the year with a holiday, there are no reasons to worry! There are eleven more months ahead of you, how ever jan is a perfect time for a winter getaway anywhere in india.

Must see places: Ooty, Diu, Chadar Trek(Ladakh), Rann of kutch utsav


This is a month where a bleak winter blossoms into a splendid spring. Also known as the month of love, February is very significant for every couple who wants to take some time out and travel.

Must see places: Jaisalmer, Nasik, Agra, Varanasi, Gulmarg , Thekkady.


March offers a pleasant and tranquil weather conditions in most of past of India making it a nice kick off to summer travel. Also ideal for some snow activities that makes every traveller to head north!

Must see places: Hampi, Kochi, Ranathambore, Mahabaleshwar, Shimla, Coorg.


April, the month where sun shines brighter and the summer heat kicks in. For people who still would want to explore India through sun screens, top hats.. there are destinations which still has a cool breeze and quite setting.

Must see places: Kanyakumari, Darjeeling, Wayanad, Coonor


‘Beat the heat’ is the only motive of every traveller in this month! India is home to a number of hill stations and valleys. Get to one of these cool places and take a chill pill.

Must see places: Mysore, Tawang, Gulmarg, Mount Abu, Kodaikanal, Puri


Now there is no way you can find those cold breezes and all you have a welcoming hot breeze, summer holidays in India reaches its crescendo. Get those lemon ice teas and laze around on a beautiful summer afternoon to witness some of the places unleash its beauty to the fullest.

Must see places: Mussoorie, Chikmagalur, Kottayam, Rishikesh, Matheran


The monsoon picks up pace to cool down the blazing hot summer. Monsoon in India is very special and brings out the best of nature. Pack those rain gears and head out to explore.

Must see places: Dalhousie, Coorg, Udaipur, Dharamshala, Orccha, Western Ghats


This is month where monsoon would have kicked in every corner. If rain is what you enjoy, this is the month one should plan to take a vacation and for the others there are ample destinations to travel.

8Must see places: Agumbe, Kodaikanal, Spiti Valley, Pondicherry, Kumarakom.


The pleasant weather in September with fading monsoon is a perfect time for a getaway be it with family, friends or your loved ones. There are several offbeat destinations one can try along with the usual ones.

Must see places: Coonor, Amritsar, Khandala, Bhimtal, Kovalam, Dudhsagar Falls


This is the month where the winter chill sets in. The weather is not too hot, nor cloudy and foggy makes it a perfect time to plan a holiday. Also the festival of lights Diwali and Dasara is celebrated across India making it a really special time for everyone.

Must see places: Kutch, Varkala, Darjeeling, Jodhpur, Nainital


November marks the beginning of a fresh winter and snow fall. While the snow covers mountains in the north, down south gets a mystical envelop of nature.

Must see places: Delhi, Kerala, Gir, Manali, Goa, Amritsar


India enters one of the best seasons to travel in December. A month with lot of holidays and celebration makes it very special for every traveller to pack his bag and just head out.

Must see places: Goa, Alleppey, Jaisalmer, Auli, Lonavala, Diu, Shimla, Mangalore, Konark
Still wondering where to go, click here to find out ..!

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