Are you planning a vacation for the upcoming long weekends in the last weeks of 2017 and beginning of 2018? Well, if you are, then make sure you invest your time and effort right away and book your train tickets.
List of Holiday Weekends:
Whether you are planning to go on a vacation or you wish to visit your home this Holi, read on and get details about the upcoming holiday weekends:
1) Christmas Weekend (23-25 Dec’17: Sat, Sun, Mon)
Where to go: Attend the vibrant festival of Rann Utsav (Rann of Kutch) which is a four-month long celebration ending 20th February 2018. The Bhuj railway station is the nearest station to Kutch and is connected to all major cities. Book your tickets today.
2) New Year 2018 Weekend (30th Dec’17-1st Jan’18: Sat, Sun, Mon)
Where to go:Celebrate New Year’s with a twist! Ditch the usual Goa celebrations and opt for something more extravagant. Hop on the train to Puducherry (earlier known as Pondicherry) and ring in the new year French style.
Note: There are number of special trains that will run during Christmas and New Year. Complete your bookings at the earliest to avoid being waitlisted.
3) Republic Day Weekend (26th-28th Jan’18: Fri, Sat, Sun)
Where to go: Book your train tickets to Amritsar and witness ‘The Beating Retreat Ceremony’ for experiencing the thrill of Wagah Border. Amritsar Railway Station is well connected to all major cities of India.
4) Holi Weekend (2nd-4th Mar’18: Fri, Sat, Sun)
Where to go: To experience the traditional vibe of Holi celebrations, visit Vrindavan. The week long celebrations at the Banke Bihari Temple in Vrindavan are filled with colours and grandeur.
Vrindavan railway station is on the Mathura-Vrindavan link and is situated at the Mathura district in Uttar Pradesh.
Don’t wait up, book your train tickets today directly on IRCTC via ixigo. This facility is available on the updated app version.