Not-so-ordinary October! 2 long weekends ahead…

October, marking the end of summer heat and rains, greets everyone with a pleasant weather. Considered as the best month to travel across the country, October is all about stirring landscapes, colourful festivals, late summer sun and much more.

Embraced with two long weekends, it will come as a fresh breeze for every travel aficionado in the country.

Here are the top 5 destinations to visit in the country during this month —

Jammu and Kashmir: An experience of touring the heaven

Decorated with snow-capped mountains, tranquil lakes, picture-perfect gardens, and lush greenery, Jammu and Kashmir is indeed a heaven on earth. Taking a shikara ride on the calm waters of the Dal Lake offers an experience to behold.


Nearest Airport: Jammu Airport
Flight Fare: Starting at Rs. 2000

Great Rann of Kutch, Gujarat: Leave footprints, take memories

The largest salt desert in the country, the Great Rann of Kutch is one of the most surreal places in India. Sit atop one of the dunes and admire how beautiful the colours of sky are while it change colours from blue to shades of orange and light pink.


Nearest Airport: Bhuj Airport (80 km)
Flight Fare: Starting at Rs. 4000

Hampi, Karnataka: Explore the old-world charm

With architectural marvels, magnificent temples and captivating remains of Vijayanagar Empire, Hampi is a history enthusiast’s heaven. Declared as a world heritage site in 1986, Hampi never fails to impress its visitors.


Nearest Airport: Hubli Airport (144 km)
Flight Fare: Starting at Rs. 3000

Wayanad, Kerala: God’s own Country

Nestled amidst the mountains of the Western Ghats, Wayanad boasts of country’s most beautiful tea estates. The pleasant weather and serenity further add to make it one of the most loved tourist destinations.


Nearest Airport: Karipur international airport (100 km)

Kolkata: Soak in the glory of festivities

Kolkata brightens up with festivity and enthusiasm during the 10-day Durga Puja celebrations. Thousands of themed pandals with beautiful Devi idols can be spotted across various streets. This 10-day long festivity is a major attraction for locals and tourists alike.


Nearest Airport: Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (9 km)
Flight Fare: Starting at Rs. 2000

Plan your weekends now, to avoid any regrets later.