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Weekend Getaways – Top 7 Cities in India


Do not dull your weekend by staying at home being Lazy!! After slogging and working hard the entire weekend everyone deserves a good break. And what better way to treat yourself than travelling! There is so much to Travel, See, Enjoy and explore in India, from mesmerizing beaches to snow clad mountains and Historical forts to caves.

Make your weekend memorable by planning a short and exciting trip to this breath-taking and relaxing holiday getaway destinations in India. Sounds Exciting, right!!  

And if you are wondering where to go, then worry not as we have got you covered. Scroll through these Top 7 weekend getaways in India to relax and unwind yourself.

Top Weekend Getaways from Delhi and Chandigarh

1. Jim Corbett National Park- Into the Wildlife


Jim Corbett, being the oldest National Park in India is the best place to spot the endangered Bengal Tiger. Wander into the wild, enjoy the Jungle Safari, Elephant Ride at Corbett. Get delighted by getting the glimpse of wandering animals and also enjoy bird watching. If you want to add some more adventure to your trip then go for the river rafting in Kosi. Nature lovers can Relish the nature by visiting 66ft. High Corbett Waterfall.

2. Mussoorie- The Queen Of Hills


Are you a Mountain Lover!! If yes then Mussoorie should be on top of your getaway list. From Breath-taking Landscapes, amazing weather, Lush green valleys to exhilarating adventure activities and the famous mall road for shopping, Mussoorie has so many fun and relaxing things to offer to its tourists.

Make your getaway to the queen of hills a memorable one by experiencing exciting activities like- Cable car, Paragliding, Hiking, and the list goes on.

3. Rishikesh- Adventure Sports and Nature


Looking for some adventure this summer!! If yes, then visit the land of gods and The Adventure capital of India, Rishikesh. Many adventure activities like River rafting, Bungee jumping, Mountain Biking, Flying Fox, Cliff jumping, Rappelling and Rock Climbing, Kayaking, etc are available for all kind of adventure junkies. Also, you can do Cafe hopping and rejuvenate yourself by exploring the yoga and meditation centres.

Top Weekend Getaways from Mumbai and Pune

1. Tarkarli- Food and Scuba Diving

For those who seek peace during their weekends for them Tarkarli is the best place in Maharashtra for a getaway. This beach paradise is the best place to laze around, enjoy Malvan food and try out water activities. Do not miss out the mouth-watering local food items. This is the perfect place to experience Scuba diving and other water sports.

2. Kas- Plateau of flowers


Declared by UNESCO this “World Natural Heritage” is a magical place with mesmerizing landscapes, lakes, flowers and lot of butterflies. Kas Plateau reserve forest is famous for it nature and sheer variety of flora.

This place is a hit amongst nature lovers for its natural treasures. Top 4 things that you can explore near Kas are- Kaas Lake, Thoseghar Waterfall, Sajjangad and Vosata Fort.

Top Weekend Getaways from Chennai

3. Vellore- Culture and Heritage

The ancient “Fort city” is known for its rich cultural heritage and also has a thousand years of popular historic places to visit. The Vellore fort is something that you must visit, it is situated at the center of the Vellore city. You will be fascinated to see the grand ramparts and strong looking masonry of this concrete Vellore fort. It is a perfect example of military architecture and is the biggest sightseeing place consisting of Forts, Observatory and Zoological Parks. So, if you love historical places then this must be your pick for your next weekend getaway.

4. Pondicherry- Architecture and Water Activities


Pondicherry is a picture-perfect city with beautiful beaches, brightly painted buildings, and delicious French food. If you want to experience the best water sports like Scuba diving then Pondicherry is one of the best places in India to experience it. The French city is a great place to explore cafes and relax. For seekers of peace and spirituality, you can visit the Aurobindo Ashram and Aurovilla.

Include these amazing, budget-friendly getaways cities in India to your list and relax your stress nerves by getting a break from your hectic schedule.