Have you taken the new year resolution to explore new along the year? Don't wait, book your long weekend adventures now & create unforgettable memories on every long weekend in 2023. Here we have listed all possible long weekend calendars that will create a balance between your work & personal life.
Where to go from January to March
Starting with the “ Pink city of India '' Jaipur has amazing views, royal forts and mesmerizing culture. The weather remains calm and is less freezing than in north India. For adventure and hill lovers, one can go to Kerala the “God owns country “. It has perfect weather. This month of the year is also famous for parties and events, you can go to Goa to attend the sunburn and get all alive.
Udaipur is one of the perfect places to visit in February. This region of Rajasthan is a gem because of its rich past, gorgeous Sand dunes, and welcoming people. The greatest time to enjoy Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar, and take a romantic cruise on the emerald green waters is in February. You can tell that this is a land of royalty by looking at their culture and way of life. Varanasi or Banaras is one of the greatest destinations to visit in February if you want to get a sense of the true spirit and charm of this historic city. The Varanasi tour in these months looks awesome to celebrate the Mahashivratri, Boat ride at banks of Ganga. In Gulmarg, it snows in February as well. Gulmarg, one of the most well-known and sought-after skiing resorts in the world, is a winter sports enthusiast's paradise.
If you are considering a trip in February, Kutch must be on your itinerary. One of the largest salt desserts in the world, the magnificent Rann Utsav is a well-known festival around the globe. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands, an Indian archipelago, are a tropical paradise and among the top locations for India Tour in February. They're a great place to retreat to the beautiful beaches.
The Lakshadweep group of islands is a traveller's paradise because of how beautiful nature is and is the perfect destination for March. Visit Havelock in March, due to its clear blue waters, rich vegetation, and fine sand beaches, Havelock is well-liked by both domestic and foreign tourists. The huge Holi celebrations that the city of Vrindavan is famous for are a major reason to visit in March. The best time to travel to Cherrapunji in Meghalaya, Nilgiri Hills in Tamil Nadu is in March. Both places offer a best chance to see lush undulating hills, roaring waterfalls, and cool, refreshing winds.
Long Weekends from January to March to plan a superb Holiday
Take a break from January 26th - January 29th (Republic Day Weekend)
Start your year with a nourishing trip to Bodh Gaya, witness the serene environment, and calm yourself at the very place where Buddha attained enlightenment. Visit the places of royalty, and stories of Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur submerge yourself into the rich culture and heritage of astonishing forts, dances, music and fest. Be a part of the famous Rann Utsav and witness the mesmerizing sunset and pious moon. Spend time exploring your inner self. Raan Utsav offers varieties of other events to attend. Start your day by getting on an air balloon and witnessing the entire white salt desert and migratory flamingo birds.
February 17th - February 19th (Mahashivratri Weekend)
Pristine beaches and marine life are what Andaman and Nicobar offer. The island is at its best at this time of the month. Spend a weekend in Kaziranga National Park, explore wildlife and interact with nature and greenery. Visit the epitome of love “The Taj Mahal” in Agra & participate in Taj Mahotsav from 18th to 27th February to experience the love in the air with your special ones. Backwater cruises and boat rides are what Alleppey has to offer, a must-visit place for everyone.
March 8th - March 12th (Holi Weekend)
March gives colourful vibes with a splash of holi. Plan a tour to Vrindavan and join the holi with flowers, gulal at the Banke Bihari temple. March and April see the advent of summer but the weather is still quite pleasant.
Holi weekend can be planned with a trip to Jaipur or Udaipur to enjoy the royal style of Holi. Summers are overall mild and a good time to plan a trip in Shillong with the temperature ranging from a maximum of 24°C to a minimum of 15°C. This is the perfect time to plan sightseeing and adventure activities.
Where to go in the month of April
Kasauli in Himachal experiences the perfect loving weather this month and indulges in activities. Gangtok is the best destination to get away from the summer. Mussoorie, Coorg, Ooty, Kashmir, and Kodaikanal must be on your list for this month to witness the astonishing lush green hills and crystal clear waterfalls along with fun-filled activities.
April 1st- April 4th (Post Final Exams)
The greatest time to visit Coorg is in April because, since it's spring, the weather there is excellent, with little rain and mild temperatures. Karnataka is one of the greatest states in India to travel to in April thanks to its abundance of beautiful beaches (beautifying the coastline), lush mountains, plains, and a variety of monuments and temples. The ideal range for beach sports is between 22 and 33 degrees Celsius from October to May. Even though the idyllic islands with a tropical environment are open to visitors throughout the year, Lakshadweep experiences its busiest travel period from December to February.
Where to go from May - July
Leh with various wildlife encounters and serene views should be the first on your list. Nainital is another lovely place filled with adventure. Visit Shillong to witness the spectacular views of the green hills. Alleppey, also known as the Venice of the East, will enchant you with spectacular houseboat cruises, beach sunsets, and Ayurvedic treatments. Visit Bir Billing the best place to indulge in paragliding. Chikmagalur, a hilly wonderland, is a magnificent city that will astound you. A well-known hill resort, Mount Abu is situated in Rajasthan. Darjeeling is frequently referred to as the "Queen of the Himalayas," and it is one of the most attractive locations in India to travel to in May for a rejuvenating getaway.
There is not a big holiday this month which makes a long weekend but take a day off on Budh Purnima in May to make your short weekend plan coolest with the above-mentioned destinations.
Where to go in the month of August
The monsoon season is when Lonavala in the Western Ghats is most picturesque. Panchgani's beauty is at its peak in August when heavy rains turn the region's pleasant weather and lush valleys entirely green. Jodhpur, the capital of the royal Rajputana clan, is a fantastic choice for a family holiday in August because the city experiences nice weather during this time of year. Chikmagalur is one of the best places for anything from visiting coffee plantations to having water adventures that get your heart racing.
August 12th - august 15th (A great weekend on Independence Day)
Jim Corbett National Park, these months are nevertheless popular with tourists due to lower crowds and greater greenery. If you wish to take in the Nilgiris Mountains' lush, verdant magnificence. You can schedule your trip for this month if you wish to go to the wildlife refuge to see the wild creatures. Lonavala, this hill town, known as the "Jewel of Sahyadri" and the "City of Caverns," has a gorgeous setting that includes lush green valleys, magnificent waterfalls, peaceful lakes, and wonderful caves. A few of the many attractions in Lonavala are historical landmarks, natural wonders, and religious sites.
Where to go in the month of September
Spiti Valley is one of the destinations to visit in September in India since the Spiti Circuit's roads are free of snow. India's coastal state of Goa is the most popular location in September because it is low season, which means fewer tourists. If you want to take a journey that would rejuvenate your soul, Dharamshala is a beautiful destination. Mahabaleshwar, which is located in the Sahyadri Mountain Range, is surrounded by lush green meadows, gushing waterfalls, and scenic lookout places.
Places to visit in the month of October - November
Mysore appears to be the ideal vacation spot out of all the destinations to visit in October. Rajgir, which is one of the top vacation spots in October, serves as the first capital of the largest and most enduring Mauryan empire. Digha, which is also referred to as the Brighton of the East, features shallow sand beaches that welcome guests with captivating sea waves. In October, the entire city of Kolkata eagerly anticipates the 10-day Durga Puja festival! In October, residents meticulously decorate the city and turn it into a huge display, making Kolkata one of the most popular vacation spots in India.
Every year in November, Banaras or Varanasi commemorates Ganga Mahotsav. The celebration takes place on the banks of the Ganges for five days. Lord Buddha attained enlightenment in Bodhgaya. This is the ideal location for you if you're looking for calm that penetrates your own soul. This is the lovely hilltop capital of Nagaland, which is also one of India's seven sister states, Kohima. Ganpatipule transforms into that paradisiacal tropical retreat as soon as the monsoon begins to move in from the exit door, which is why we include it on our list of places to visit in November in India.
October 21 - October 24
Bir Billing is at the top of every adventure seeker's wishlist because it is the ideal location to enjoy this aero sport. The best months for this sport are thought to be October and November because the weather is great for paragliding during these months. In October and November, tourists can travel to Gulmarg to go skiing on the mountain's snow-covered slopes and take a gondola ride.
November 25th - November 27th
Allow yourself to get lost in the Vagamon pine forests, Munnar plantations, and Varkala's surf-friendly beaches in the coolness of November. Visit the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary for the wild, where the marsh harrier, pin-tailed duck, garganey teal, and spot-billed duck are all here for the winter. Alternatively, try seeing sloth bears in Thekkady's Periyar Tiger Reserve and find company among the countless birds and butterflies in Munnar's Eravikulam National Park, which also houses the critically endangered Nilgiris tahr.
Places to visit in December
Nestled between the snow-clad mountains of the Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal ranges, Manali in Himachal Pradesh is an awe-inspiring destination. Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh is one of the most beautiful places in India, drawing throngs of tourists all year round. Dawki, located in Shillong, is the only hill station in the nation that is reachable from all directions. Goa is one of the top December tourist destinations in India because of the enormous expanse of immaculate beaches, breathtaking sunrises and sunsets, bonfires at night, and mouthwatering seafood.
December 23rd - December 25th
December is my favourite time to travel. If it involves Christmas and holiday cheer, it’s even better. There is something about being cosied up, next to a roaring fire, with a hot cappuccino in hand that never gets old. There is no better spot or time to locate snow than Auli in December. Winter and snow go hand in hand with each other. It is well known for being India's premier skiing location, drawing both domestic and international visitors. The greatest time to visit this area to see the enormous amount of snowfall that occurs is around December.
To Sum Up
Hope this list and places to explore on long weekends in 2023 will help you. You can suggest to us your ideas or view on this.