Loooong weekend: Here is where you can go

Thinking where to go for the upcoming looong weekend? We give you a list of destinations within 300 km from your city where you can spend a perfect short vacation.

Getaways from Bangalore


Want to bathe an elephant? Then visit Dubare, just 234 km from the garden city where you can spend your vacation by bathing with elephants or trekking your way to the forest. Dubare is a popular tourist site in Kushalnagar district.

Things to do: Trekking, angling, elephant and coracle ride.

Hotels Nearby: Amanvana Spa Kushalnagar, Veera Bhoomi Tourist Village Kushalnagar


Just 220 km Bangalore, a trip to Kabini is a perfect weekend getaway to spend some time with friends and family. If you love animals this place has it all for a memorable trip. So pack your bags and hit the forest reserve.

Things to do: Elephant and van safari.

Hotels Nearby: Orange County Resort Kabini, The Serai Kabini

Getaways from Mumbai


If you are an adrenaline junkie visit Kamshet, only 110 km from Mumbai. The serene landscapes will take your breath away when you opt for paragliding. This place is a must visit for adventure lovers.

Things to do: Paragliding, trekking, rappelling, rock climbing, swimming, boating fishing and angling.



How about spending your vacation watching dolphins? Visit Dapoli just 215 km from Mumbai where you can watch dolphins or take part in various water activities or just gorge on some Konkani cuisines.
Things to do: Boat ride and trekking.

Hotels Nearby: Lotus Beach Resort, Surali Sagar Dapoli


Getaways from Delhi

Corbett National Park

Want to escape from the daily rat race? Why not visit the Corbett National Park just 240 km from Delhi and explore the various sides of mother nature. From Garjiya Temple, Corbett Falls and Corbett Museum, the beauty of this place will make you come back for more adventure.

Things to do: Bird watching, canter and elephant safari.

Hotels Nearby: Wood Castle Hotel, Wild Exotica Hotel



Just 290 km from New Delhi is Jeolikot. A place where you can do some fun activities such as butterfly watching and berry picking. Go for nature walks in the thick forests or just relax, this place is a perfect getaway from the hassle of city life.

Things to do: Butterfly catching and trekking.

Hotels Nearby: The Green Lodge Hotel, Hotel Sunrise

Getaways from Hyderabad


If you love nature then visit Srisailam just 233 km from Hyderabad. It is a perfect weekend getaway destination as you can spot different types of animals at Srisailam Tiger Reserve and also visit various temples–all in one town.

Things to do: Safari and trekking.


Visit Vijayawada just 283 km from Hyderabad, it is a perfect way to spend your short vacation. The place is also loaded with various tourist attractions like Rajiv Gandhi Park, Bhavani Island, Victoria Jubilee Museum and Undavalli Caves. You can easily book tickets for Vijaywada to Hyderabad bus services and Hyderabad to Vijaywada buses at the lowest price using ixigo travel app.

Things to do: Hiking, water sports, boating and fishing.

Hotels Nearby: Hotel Kosala, Manorama Hotel

Getaways from Kolkata


Visit Murshidabad which is less than 300 km from your city. And has many historical sites, the most important being Hazarduari Palace. The town has the perfect flavour to unwind from the city life. And if you love shopping this is an ideal place for you. Do not forget to pick the famous Murshidabad silk saree.

Things to do: Boat ride on the Ganges.



Chandipur is only 257 km from the city of joy and is the best way to spend a short weekend vacation. The beach town has many interesting temples. And do try the mouthwatering seafood which will make your trip a memorable one.

Things to do: Trekking and explore various archaeological sites.

Hotels Nearby:Ibiza Resort and Spa Hotel, Viceroy Boutique Hotel


Now that you know where to spend your short vacation. Go pack your bags and visit these destinations within 300 km from your city. Cheers!

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