Hey, What are you doing on the Diwali weekend? How about packing your bags and embarking on a mini getaway to one of the best places to visit within your territory. Sounds like a plan, right?
2017 has been a blessing as far as traveling is concerned. With Dusshera, Diwali and other major festivals falling near the weekend this year, short trips have become in vogue. A survey conducted by Yatra.com shows that 73 percent travelers find such festive long weekends the perfect opportunity to skip the monotonous city life and indulge in short getaways.
So, what are you waiting for? Catch the opportunity and book your tickets now. To make your planning easier and hassle-free, Ourtitbits has come up with a list of places you must visit in October long weekend:
- Kutch, Gujarat
As the dip in temperature cools down the white salt desert, October is one of the best times to experience beautiful moonlit nights in huts amidst the white sand deserts. Apart from world famous Great Rann of Kutch, you can also wind down at Mandvi Beach, ports of Kandla and Mudra, Kutch Bustard Sanctuary and Narayan Sarovar.
- Hampi, Karnataka:
Great option for you Bangalore and Pune residents, Hampi is one of the 32 UNESCO World Heritage Sites owing to its magnificent temples and architectural wonders. With October weather, this ruined yet the mysterious place is just the perfect hangout place for a short getaway.
- Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh:
With monsoon season over and winters just starting to set in, Ziro is a good option to visit in October. If you prefer a less crowded serene place to rejuvenate your senses, these lush green paddy fields surrounded by hills are just the place for you.
- Digha, West Bengal:
A great option for Kolkatta people to unwind after Durga Puja, Digha is known for its untouched beaches and scenic views. A perfect location for a family getaway, Digha is one of the best places to visit in October weather.
- Sattal, Uttarakhand:
With 3-4 days in hand from the upcoming Diwali weekend, Sattal in Nainital is one of the best places to visit, especially for people living in Delhi and Lucknow. Sattal is a cluster of seven lakes, that are mysteriously inter-connected, set in a dense forest of oak and pine trees. The place has lots to offer, whether you are on a laid back trip or want to be little adventurous.