Stuck in the daily chores of waking up, getting ready, heading to the office, getting back, and dying on the bed? Well, you surely need some time out. Vacations are never a waste of money, and resources, but can you spare 5 days out of your hectic lives? Um, let’s just keep that aside for now. However, 2 or 3 can be dugged out of your busy schedules, because there’s a treat waiting for you. A getaway trippppp! No, really a day or two will not harm your life and trust us, it will rejuvenate each and every cell of your body so that you can release all of your stress, and let mother nature take of it –
- Jaipur, Rajasthan
A prominent part of the Golden Triangle, Jaipur is the best city to visit for a getaway if you are looking for heritage and scenery combined together. Also known as the Pink City of India, this location offers numerous attraction points, along with delicious delicacies. Even the hotels and other places to stay here are provided at such a concessional rate, that these chances are surely not to be missed. But if you are a luxury lover, there are multiple elite stays available too. Tourist locations like Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, Chowki Dhaani, and Nahargarh Fort are some of the most aesthetic locations in the city. If you want a 2-day break from your routine life, the streets of Jaipur are waiting to welcome you.
Best time to visit – Winter months from December to February.
- Amritsar, Punjab
The epitome of Sikhism, Amritsar is a beautiful city in the North that holds an immense amount of warmth and love for all its visitors and residents. Deriving the name Golden city, from the prime Sikh shrine, the Golden Temple, Amritsar allows you to witness religions and cultures from a different perspective. This city has a wide variety of markets, or Bazaars as they call them, that are known for traditional clothings. You can also taste the authentic Chole Bhature and Lassi in the local streets of the city.
Best time to visit – October to March
- Kasol, Himachal Pradesh
Looking for someplace to cool down your burning nerves? Kasol is the perfect pick. Engulfed in the arms of nature, and at the foot of the Himalayas, Kasol is a picturesque location for a 2-3 day getaway plan. People also call this town the Mini Israel of India, how cool is that? Kasol welcomes thousands of tourists from across the globe, thanks to the divine vibes of Manikaran Sahib, the wood hiking, the early morning beside-the-river breakfasts, and whatnot. Adventure lovers will love this place as it has multiple trekking, hiking, rafting, hopping, and shopping opportunities available.
Best time to visit – Summer days of March – June
- Ranikhet, Uttarakhand
Ranikhet is a pleasant hill station that will mesmerize you with its pure and serene aura. The flora and fauna of this location are bound to captivate a visitor, only because of the all-breeze weather it offers throughout the year. A historic monastery Ram Mandir has been holding interesting stories for you, just like Dunagiri temple. If you want to wander in the greens of the hills, Chaubatia Gardens and Upat really need to be a part of your 3-day itinerary. This hill station will be more of a picnic than a getaway story for you.
Best time to visit – Monsoon season from July to September
- Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh
Spirituality lovers exploring the most sacred of the world have to visit Vrindavan at any given cost. Trust us, if you visit this city once in your lifetime, all of your sins will be converted into virtues. Yes, that is exactly what Vrindavan does to you. Lord Krishna spent his childhood in the streets of this city and the ways in which festivals like Holi and Janmashtami are spent here, are truly impeccable. You can hear the constant enchanting of holy shlokas in the background all the time, while you explore the museums of this enlightening city.
Best time to visit – September – March
- Chandigarh, Punjab-Haryana
Listed as one of the Union Territories of India, Chandigarh is a modern city designed by the architects of France. This place serves as a hub for the whole youth generation of the Northern parts of India. Fast pacing roads of this city will take you from the tales of Rock Garden to the waves of Sukhna Lake, rides of Timber Trail, to the devotion of Iskcon Temple. The ever-famous sector 17 markets are certainly gonna go heavy on your pocket when you return from the theme park of Chandigarh, the Japanese Garden.
Best time to visit – February to April
What are you waiting for? Book your tickets and pack your bags, because these locations will provoke you to stay a bit longer than the 2-day getaway plan!