We all love spending time with our friends and family, don’t we? And we usually wait for that one break which sets us free from our daily routine. Most of us will agree that a weekend goes around so quick that by the time we realize that it’s a weekend we are already planning for our meetings on Monday. A long weekend is something that all working class people crave for, it is something that gives us time to spend with not only our loved ones but also rejuvenates us from our daily hectic schedules. Well, the holidays are just around the corner, and an escape for a great vacation is the the perfect excuse for taking one of those long weekend getaways.
Well, now if you are wondering where to go or thinking about the amazing places to unwind and gear up or may be both? Look no further, here we’ve covered just about everything for you. From the romantic sights to snow-clad mountains, best beaches to majestic forts and hill stations- find your choice and start planning for your next weekend!
1. Mind-Boggling Kerala
True to its popular name, ‘God’s Own Country’, the state of Kerala is a treasure chest of amazing natural wonders, man-made feats and vibrant culture. While on a vacation to this splendid destination, you get ample opportunities to admire nature and relax. A melange of culinary delights, the relaxing backwaters, the pleasing beaches and the signature scientific massage make it perfect for a Long Weekend Getaway. But aside from these, the mindbogglingly green landscapes of Kerala have a lot to offer. When here, you can experience the Elephant bathing in Kodanad Elephant Sanctuary. See the Nigiri Thar and watch the Neelakurinji bloom at Eravikulam National Park, Munnar. Take the Periyar Jungle Jeep ride or watch the beautiful sunset at Kovalam beach. Stroll around the enchanting Tea Gardens or shop some spices. Go for a romantic houseboat stay or get amazed by the fascinating Snake Boat Race.
Perfect for: Family, Couples, Only-Ladies, Senior Citizen.
Not to miss: Signature Ayurvedic Treatments.
2.Jim Corbett National Park, Uttaranchal
Crowned in the foothills of Himalayas, Jim Corbett National Park is widely renowned for its exotic wildlife, especially for its wild big cats roaming the jungle freely. From Indian Pangolins, Leopards to the Himalayan black bear, cobra and numerous species of birds- the flora and fauna one witnesses as a part of the Jim Corbett Tour is truly diverse and quite amazing. Besides, when you go on a Jeep Safari, you might also get a chance to catch a glimpse of the Royal Bengal Tiger.
Perfect for: Family, Youngsters & Adventure Seekers.
Not to miss: Jeep and Elephant Safari, White Water Rafting.
3. Havelock Island, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Havelock, like most islands, has beautiful beaches and ample of opportunities for thrilling water adventures, fishing and bird watching. With a rich flora and fauna cover, unspoiled beaches, gorgeous corals and stunning rain forests- this amazing island of Andaman and Nicobar is sure to blow your mind away. While there on a weekend getaway, you can swim, sunbathe, scuba dive, snorkel or simply relax under the palm clusters.
Perfect for: Honeymooners, Adventurers, Youngsters.
Not to miss: Cruises, Island camping, Snorkeling and Scuba-diving
4. Scenic Wonders of Leh Ladakh
Ladakh is a land of mystery and fascination which never ceases to amaze visitors with its towering snow-capped peaks and never-lasting beauty. Right from gompas to the sensational momos, tranquil Pangong lake to the royal Leh Palace, marvellous Magnetic Hill to panoramic Shanti Stupa – this place holds so many amazing surprises together that one can’t help but be awed. Don’t believe our words? Experience it yourself on your next long-weekend Leh Ladakh vacation!
Perfect for: Adventure seekers, Youngsters, Families
Not to miss: Trekking, Parasailing & Yak Safari, Visit Monastery & Hall of Fame.
5. Universal Studios, Singapore
Singapore is a perfect jumping-off point for quick trips and short weekend breaks. From Singapore’s most iconic symbol, the Merlion to the famous skyline famed as Marina Bay and Singapore Flyer, this is a city bursting to the seams with impressive things to see and do. The Universal Studios is one of the popular & the first of its kind to open in Southeast Asia. This Theme Park has more than 20 fascinating attractions including Hollywood, Ancient Egypt, Lost World, New York and much more. Here, you’ll witness the world’s tallest roller coaster rides and many thrilling adventures too. It’s simply perfect for families and kids craving for a long weekend break!
Perfect for: Families, Kids and Adventurers
Not to miss: 3D Roller Coaster at Krustyland, House of Horrors & The Studio Tour.
6. Disneyland, Hong Kong
Undoubtedly, a destination at the top of many kid’s and adult’s wish lists, a weekend break at Hong Kong’s Disneyland is a magical experience anyone visiting here will ever forget. With a whole host of amusing Disney Characters to meet, the Fantansy Parade, a Lion King show and the fireworks, you are guaranteed a day of complete fun, thrill and excitement from the family and kids with this Hong Kong experience.
Perfect for: Families, Kids and Youngsters.
Not to miss: Festival of Lion King Show, Fantasyland, Adventureland
7. Amazing Thailand
Endowed with immaculate beaches, fascinating culture and pleasant weather, Thailand is, undoubtedly, one of the most happening destinations in the world. Speckled with amazing ancient temples, historic monuments, wildlife sanctuaries, bustling shopping malls, vibrant nightlife and much more, Thailand is never short on opportunities for extraordinary experience and rich cultural discovery. From the panoramic Pattaya Park Tower to sensational Glass Bottom Boat, shopping exclusives at the world-famous Indra Square and MBK Shopping Malls to finding your favorite Gem at The Biggest Gems Gallery, the entertaining Alcazar show to blissful Scientific Thai Massage, there are endless charms and adventure excursions to make the most of your weekend Thailand Tour.
Perfect for: Families, Youngsters, Only-ladies, Senior Citizens.
Not to miss: Thai Food, Scientific Thai Massage, Shopping.