Heres Where You Can Go For This Dusshera Long Weekend near Your City

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Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary

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Long weekends are such a blessing! It's finally time to relax and a golden opportunity to travel. This October make the most out of your Dussehra long weekend and plan a getaway with your family and friends near your City! Incase you are not yet sure of when the Dussehra long weekend starts from here are the exact dates for you - October 15th, Friday to October 17th, Sunday. 

Now that India has opened up, and everyone has slowly started travelling, its time to step out! And the cherry on top is October 19th is Eid-e-Milad, so if you take a day off on the Monday, 18th you have a good five days of holiday! Stop thinking and go ahead and book a hotel, or plan a trip with your family and friends this Dusshera!

Places Where You Can Escape This Dusshera Long Weekend

Places Near Mumbai

1. Lonavala

Surrounded by mountains, Lonavala is a favourite of everyone. Getaway in the hills from the maddening rush of the metropolises.

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Recommendation to stay in Lonavala: 

This Romantic Anglo-Indian Villa and Cafe is India’s First Conceptual Art Holiday Home in Lonavala

2. Alibag

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Alibag beach (c) holidify.com

Alibaug, also known as Alibag, is a small beach town in the Konkan region of Maharashtra. Plan a weekend here for a quiet time, relishing fresh homely thalis.

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Recommendation to stay in Alibag:

Family Get-Together, College Reunion or Bachelorette: This Alibag Villa Opens Right on to a Beach

3. Matheran

Surround yourself by mountains this long weekend. A hilly getaway with no carbon and traffic, you can destress with your family and friends in peace!

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Recommendation to stay in Alibag:

Dune Barr House - Verandah in the Forest

4. Nashik

Enjoy a glass of wine in the vineyards of Nashik or Nasik as widely known in Maharashtra. Or explore the various temples in the big City of culture and history.

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Recommendation to stay in Nashik:

The Source At Sula

5. Karjat

Karjat, a mini hill station a mini hill station is a perfect getaway from Mumbai. With so much to do and see, explore the caves, temples, or simply relax in your resort! For adventure seekers you can choose from varied activities like river rafting, trekking, hiking and mountain climbing.

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Recommendation to stay in Nashik:

Drive to Saltt, the New Farmhouse Restaurant in Karjat Amidst Nature!

Places Near Delhi

1. Lansdowne

Close to Delhi, a quaint little hill town, Lansdowne is located at a distance of 258 km from Delhi, laden with oak and pine forest and dotted with buildings of the colonial era.

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Recommendation to stay in Lansdowne:

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2. Shimla

Visit Shimla, for a relaxed time with a taste of colonial architecture. Take memorable walking experiences amid pine and oak forests and experience the local culture.

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Recommendation to stay in Lansdowne:

Options to Stay in Shimla

3. Rishikesh

Plan a weekend away in the “Yoga capital of the world” abundant with mesmerising sights in the lap of Himalayas. Watch the iconic 'Ganga Arti' at the Triveni Ghat for a spiritual time.

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Recommendation to stay in Rishikesh:

5 Best Spots To Go Camping In Rishikesh Near The Mighty Ganga

4. Dehradun

Dehradun is a breathtaking hill station perched amid the Doon Valley in Uttarakhand. Closer to Garhwal Ranges in Himalayas, this place is perfect for nature lovers!

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Recommendation to stay in Dehradun:

Gorayya Villa by Vista Rooms

5. Jaipur

The pink city of Jaipur needs no introduction. Plan a trip for an eventful weekend getaway from Delhi. Blessed with food, forts, and cultural heritage, you wont be bored for a minute in this city.

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Recommendation to stay in Jaipur:

Umaid Bhawan - Heritage Style Hotel

Places Near Bangalore

1. Wayanad

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Bamboo Forests in Wayanad (c) thrillophilia.com

If you want a getaway in to lush greenery, plan a trip to Wayanad. Only a six hour drive from Bangalore, spend the weekend in the nature for a relaxing time.

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Recommendation to stay in Wayanad:

Resorts In Wayanad That Offer Surreal Stay

2. Nandi Hills

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Nandi Hills (c) thrillophilia.com

Nandi Hills is another beautiful place rich in historical significance and greenery. If you want some thrill, you can always indulge in the many adventure sports such as trekking, cycling, and paragliding during your long weekend stay.

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Recommendation to stay in Nandi Hills:

Mount Palazzo

3. Mysore

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Mysore Palace (c) travelagewest.com

A destination known to all, and a place perfect for short trip from Bangalore is Mysore. Only a three-hour drive from Bangalore will take you to this place full of heritage, culture and history.

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Recommendation to stay in Mysore:

Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Mysore

4. Kabini

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The Serai Kabini (c) theserai.in

Spend your weekend away connecting with nature, with a nature trip to Kabini. Dont forget to plan visit Kabini Wildlife Sanctuary, the best thing to do in Kabini riding on the back of an elephant!

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Recommendation to stay in Kabini:

The Serai Kabini

Places Near Kolkata

1. Chandpur Beach

Chandpur is one of the less known beach destinations near Kolkata. Located between Shankarpur & Tajpur beach, Chandpur beach is a lesser known destination. This is the perfect place to unwind during your long weekend.

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Recommendation to stay in Chandpur Beach:

Hotel Moon

2. Garpanchkot

Only 5 hours drive from Kolkata, Garpanchkot has enchanting natural and historical attractions. Plan a trip to explore this place with your friends and family!

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Recommendation to stay in Garpanchkot

Garh Panchkot Eco-tourism

3. Bonolata Farm

Bonolata farm is a perfect place for family picnics or gatherings. Close to the City awaits this serene abode of nature that will let you destress.

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Recommendation to stay in Bonolata Farm

Bonolata Farm

Incase you haven't planned your long weekend getaway yet, these places are the best choices near your City. Whether you want to celebrate with your family, friends or as a couple, long weekends are the best time to de stress and getaway from all the chaos. Celebrate this Dusshera long weekend in peace and calm.

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