5 Destinations You Can Visit In August’s Long Weekend

Long Weekend Itineraries

Long Weekend – The word indeed sounds like music to everyone’s ears.

2017 is 7 months down & still 5 months to go. We still have many long weekends coming in our way & the longest possible one is coming in August, 2017.

 

12th August Saturday
13th August Sunday
14th August Janmashtami
15th August Independence Day
16th August Use your paid leave
17th August Parsi New Year
18th August Use your paid leave
19th August Saturday
20th August Sunday

This looks exciting, isn’t it? Let’s see where all can you go in & around the city for this mega weekend. We’ve included both national & international destinations in the list so that you can choose the most perfect one for yourself.

Ladakh

This is the place where 1/3rd of the people have already visited, 1/3rd of the people are already there holidaying, and the rest of the 1/3rd are dying to visit. If you fall in last category, you should take up this trip in this mega weekend. You can easily visit most of the destinations in the Ladakh region in 10 days.

Vistara is the best airline to fly anywhere in India. They have a great connection between New Delhi & Leh which allows you to rest for the entire day in Leh.

Kerala

Kovalam Beach, Kerala

God’s own country – Kerala has many famous & equal amount of unexplored destinations in the state. Take a road trip from Kochi to all the places. 9 to 10 days should be enough to cover 2-3 towns. Also, Kerala’s beauty is at its peak during monsoon. So stop thinking, start planning!

Thailand

Thailand

The good ol’ Thailand. The country that needs no introduction for us. Get on a cheap flight, get visa on arrival, stay in pretty hostels & get lost in parties and shopping for days. You can either go crazy in Bangkok or stay in peace in places like Phuket, Surat Thani. If you are interested in history & religion, you should spend more days around Sukhothai & Chiang Mai area.

Indonesia

morning in java indonesia

Indonesia is much more than Bali, guys! Explore other islands, other regions of Indonesia in this long weekend. Yogyakarta, Komodo Island, Gili Islands & other regions are waiting to be discovered. Give them a chance.

UAE

Dubai

The epitome of luxury. Travel to Abu Dhabi, explore the Shaikh Zayed Mosque & Ferrari World. Then head to Dubai & stay there for 5-6 days. Since Dubai is a luxurious destination, we recommend JW Marriott Dubai for the most comfortable stay. Explore major attractions of Dubai like Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, The Dubai Mall, Palm Islands, Dubai Museum, Dubai Dophinarium & much more!

Now that you have a list of these destinations, start planning & packing. This sort of long weekend isn’t going to come back anytime sooner. 😉

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