Year 2017 has turned out to be generous enough to give us loads of breaks, time and again. Even fortune has realized our dire need of breaking out of the routine. And when everything around is merrier, we should not miss out even on a single opportunity.
1. Holi in March
11 March, 12 March: Weekend
13 March: Holi
These 3 days and the festival of colors gives you an amazing opportunity to play this year’s Holi with the purity and madness it is meant for. Visit Mathura Vrindavan and get drenched in the color and spice of this festival.
2. Ram Navami in April
1 April, 2 April: Weekend
3 April: Take a day off
4 April: Ram Navami
April is perfect for planning a trip to Srinagar to rejuvenate your monotonous life. The paradise like beauty and the pleasant weather is gonna make this vacation worth every moment.
3. Baisakhi and Ambedkar Jayanti/Good Friday in April
13 April: Baisakhi
14 April: Ambedkar jayanti/Good Friday
15 April, 16 April: Weekend
Nubra valley, located to the east of Ladakh, is a spellbounding masterpiece on earth. Snow, desert and river all at one place to make this an experience lasting a lifetime.
4. May day in May
29 April, 30 April: Weekend
1 May: May day
The heat strokes and soaring high temperature can be handled by planning a getaway to Rishikesh. The rafting season and cool calm waters of Ganges ensures your head gets a chill pill to keep it get going.
5. Id-ul-fitr in June
24 June, 25 June: Weekend
26 June: Id-ul-fitr
The valleys of Mcleodganj calls for a short and sweet weekend plan during this holiday. The serene aura around monks and the hangout spots of beautiful cafes promise to mesmerize you.
6. Janamashtami and Independence day in August
12 August, 13 August: Weekend
14 August: Janamashtami
15 August: Independence day
Mukteshwar and Almora are the untouched destinations which have preserved their original charm and every piece intact. Pay a visit to get overwhelmed with nature’s blessing treats for you.
7. Ganesh Chaturthi in August
25 August: Ganesh Chaturthi
26 August, 27 August: Weekend
The mood around is festive and religious. And no one celebrates it better than Amritsar. Be it the delicious delicacies or the merry celebrations, Punjabi’s honor everything with a big heart.
8. Gandhi Jayanti in October
30 September, 1 October: Weekend
2 October: Gandhi Jayanti
No one loves to visit Rajasthan in summers, thanks to the scorching heat! But October just sounds great to pay a visit to Jodhpur where royalty, grandeur and vibrance awaits to see the magnificent you.
9. Christmas in December
23 December, 24 December: Weekend
25 December: Christmas
December indeed is the month of seeing snow but the dangers come along. Road blocks and landslides lead to closure of many regions. What about visiting Mount Abu, the hill station of Rajasthan? Completely safe and beautiful, get set peeps!
Make it fast, Share your vacation plan with friends and families before they all get booked!
By: Isha Chopra
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