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How do I plan a trip in India wekend 2017?
Everyone wants to take leave from their work and get relax, or wait the weekends for relaxing then here are given the list of long and short weekends which you can take a rest and fully enjoy with your family and friends. Generally, 2016 was not a superb year with this view as main events and festivals like Christmas, Diwali, Gandhi Jayanti all fell on weekends providing us hardly any chance to change short weekends into long ones. Although, 2017 looks quite lavish in this view.
Thursday, 26th January 2017 – Republic Day
You can take off on Friday, 27 Jan for making it a 4-day weekend. January is the perfect month to visit the various and attractive destinations of India like Auli, Gulmarg, Alleppey and Jaisalmer.
Friday, 24th February – Mahashivratri
This three day weekend is perfect for a short and winter vacation to beautiful destinations like Goa because its colorful carnival (25th February to 28th February) and you can become this weekend as the longest weekend of the month if you visit the Tajmahal which is fabulous for its amazing Taj Mahotsav that is held in (18th February to 27th February).
Monday, 13th March – Holi
If you can take the previous Saturday and Sunday off, then you can change this into a 3-day weekend and also visit some amazing or beautiful places like Mathura which is popular for its amazing or colorful celebration that is Holi, and Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu.
Tuesday, 28th March – Gudi Padva
If you want to take 4-day weekend, then you must take an off on Monday and take a long pre-summer weekend trip. On this 4-day weekend, you can go sightseeing in Darjeeling and go river rafting in Rishikesh.
Tuesday, 4th April – Ram Navami
On the day of Ram Navami, you can take off on Monday to become its 4-day weekend for a trip to some of the best summer destinations of India with your friends or family. You can visit the Manali in this weekend for its amazing beauty or Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir for its amazing and beautiful tulips.
Thursday, 13th April – Vaisakhi
Thursday, 14th April – Good Friday/ Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti
During the festival of Vaishakhi, you can take the 4-day weekend. In this weekend you can visit the beautiful and amazing Golden temple in Amritsar where you can see the festival of Vaisakhi on 13 April.
Monday, 1st May – May Day
This 3-day weekend is perfect for a visit to the beautiful hill station of Mashobra in the state of Himachal Pradsh to get some relaxation from the scorching heat. In this 3-day weekend, you can go to the Tadoba National Park, which is located in Maharashtra that is the best time to see the tigers here.
Monday, 26th June – Ramzan Eid
It is another 3-day weekend around the time monsoon that will be setting in. In the 3-day weekend you can visit Munnar in Kerala for its amazing nature and the western Ghats in Maharashtra for their lovely treks and breathtaking picturesque views.
Monday, 14th August – Janmashtami
Tuesday, 15th August – Independence Day
Thursday, 17th August – Parsi New Year
It is the longest weekend of the year of 2017 if you can take off on Wednesday, the 16th and Friday, the 18th after that you get the 9-day long weekend to visit the different and amazing states of India. In these nine days, you can visit some long trip destinations like the Rameshwarm Temple in Kerala, or Ladakh in Kashmir and many more visiting places.
Friday, 25th August – Ganesh Chaturthi
Take the three day weekend to visit Agumbe in Karnataka for its amazing monsoon and Pune for Ganesh Chaturthi. At this time, Bali is an excellent beach spot for visitors to this time.
Monday, 2nd October – Gandhi Jayanti
Take off the three day weekend to visit the Arunachal Pradesh in northest India, where the weather is especially enjoyable. It is the best time to visit and enjoy of the wildlife safari at the Bandhavgarh National Park in Madhya Pradesh state.
Monday, 16th October – Dhanteras
Tuesday, 17th October – Naraka Chaturdashi
Wednesday, 18th October – Diwali
Thursday, 19th October – Balipratipada
Friday, 20th October – Bhaiduj
It is a Diwali weekend, which provides you to opportunity to visit the nine day trip. The month of October is the perfect time to visit Goa as the season which has not very crowded. Himachal Pradesh is completely full of amazing and beautiful backpacking destinations where the cold does not set before the month of November and the weather of this place is quite enjoyable.
Friday, 1st December – Eid-e-Milad
It is also three day weekend to visit the Great Rann of Kutch and enjoy the Rann Utsav. Skiing in the Gulmarg and Auli is the best option to get enjoy with your friends and family.
Monday, 25th Dec – Christmas
It is the last and a long weekend of 2017 when you can visit the beautiful Pondicherry down south of the Manali up in the north and also visit the Alleppey backwaters which is quite enjoyable destination of India.
So, book your tickets already, wherever you want to visit any destination of India with your friends and family.