Long Weekends: December 30 to January 2 - January 13 to January 16 January 26 to January 28
January has three long weekends, Visit Rann of Kutch and experiencing the remarkable Rann Utsav in all its glory. You can also visit Theog (1 hour from Shimla) to experience scenic hikes, apple orchids, and snow-clad views. Then, you can visit Thirunelly in Wayanad or have a winter safari in Gir National Park, Kaziranga or Ranthambore. March 2024
The festive occasion of Holi falls in March, and the best way to celebrate it is by visiting Mathura or experiencing the Lathmar Holi of Barsana. You can also travel to Ratnagiri to spot Olive Ridley turtles and catch the mesmerising view of verdant hills meeting the beaches. Kochi in Kerala (for the emerald coast and historical landmarks) and Lakshwadeep
As temperatures soar in May, you can plan a trip to Gulmarg or Spiti Valley. While Gulmarg will offer pleasant weather, gondola rides and delicious dishes, Spiti can be on your itinerary for scenic treks, stunning monasteries, river rafting, and camping at Chandratal.
In June, travel to Ladakh for the peaceful monasteries, mountain ranges, pristine lakes, numerous trails, highest motorable roads and panoramic views. Snow-covered Auli, the adventures in Rishikesh and the heritage town of Almora should also excite you for a visit in June.
Snuggled along the banks of Lake Pichola, Udaipur is an excellent destination for August.You can also visit Amritsar to try the mouthwatering food and experience the country's history. Another alternative is to enjoy an adventure-packed vacation at Karjat or relax in the picturesque Ooty or Munnar.
Celebrate Onam in Kerala by witnessing the boat races, gorging on delectable Sadya, relaxing amid the serene beauty of backwaters, watching the glorious Arabian Sea coast, or spending a day in the tea-covered hills of the Western Ghats. Otherwise, you can travel to Pune for pandal hopping during Ganesh Chaturthi or choose an offbeat destination like Ziro in Arunachal Pradesh
Visit Kolkata to celebrate Durga Puja in its glory. Go pandal hopping, eat all the Bengali delicacies, and wear stunning ethnic clothes during your time. Additionally, if you love trekking, October is the time for Triund Trek for the clearest views of the Dhauladhar range.
Head to Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in November to spot the migratory birds at the beginning of winter, Sundarbans for the dense mangrove forest and to spot the Bengal Tigers, or enjoying the cherry blossoms in Shillong. We also suggest considering Kutch, Kalimpong, Old Goa, and Bundi for your November trip.