2018 is a year with the majority of long weekends and the first one to start the year with is the much awaited Republic Day weekend. If you are an avid traveler and love to get out of the city every once in a while to participate in crazy adventures and soul-rejuvenating holidays, then this long weekend is the perfect time for you to take that trip. So start jotting down the places you would like to visit to make this trip a memorable one!
Long weekends, especially, are the perfect time to unwind and head out for a quick getaway! There are a variety of places that have offer thrilling activities and heading out to experience these will ensure that you come home rejuvenated and ready to take on the world!
Jim Corbett National Park
Being the oldest national park in India, the Jim Corbett National Park, home to Bengal Tigers, is an exciting trip for the nature lover. For someone who is interested in wildlife and takes keen interest in nature, this eco-tourism destination is the perfect weekend fix! From langurs, peacocks, wild elephants to crocodiles and monitor lizards, your weekend will be nothing short of exciting and unexpected!
If you are feeling adventurous and are in a mood to explore the pulsating waters of Maharashtra, Kolad is your destination! White water rafting in Kolad is acclaimed and definitely a huge attraction for nature enthusiasts. The scenic trekking trails in this town are a treat to hikers and everyone who is big on adventure travel. Apart from river rafting and trekking, this place also offers kayaking, water fall rappelling and paragliding.
Known to be the ‘Scotland of India’, Coorg is a hill station in South India that is worth visiting for its chilly climate, the adventure activities and for its tranquility and peace. Apart from activities like waterfall rappelling which is an exciting challenge for all adventure travel enthusiasts, there are scenic places like Raja’s Seat, elephant camps and national parks where you can head out for a stroll. The filter coffee will keep you warm and ensure you remain active for taking up thrilling experiences like river rafting along the Barapole River.