Long Weekend Getaway: Live More, Worry Less

long weekend getaway plans

After 9-10 hours of scheduled work from Monday to Friday (Saturday for some unfortunate folks!), you deserve a break. Rather you owe yourself one. Thank the heavens, you’ve got just what you need. The long weekend starts tomorrow! 

Republic Day Getaway

A 3-day long weekend viz. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Friday being a holiday on account of Republic day.
Go on then, don’t miss that much deserved, much-needed break. Be it a memorable weekend with the college gang


or a weekend getaway for couples, we’ve got you covered. We have shortlisted a list of weekend getaways and 3 days holiday destinations in India with exciting offers and discounts on travel/accommodation. This list is categorized according to different cities.
Without further ado, let’s get into the list of best holiday destinations perfect for weekend getaways. Plan your trip and enjoy your 3-day holiday with holiday packages from Yatra, MakeMyTrip, Goibibo and Cleartrip.

The first city on the list is Dilwalo ki Delhi. Strategically placed for pretty much everything, even a weekend getaway!
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For 2 days trip near Delhi, the follow holiday destinations are preferred:

  • Nainital, Uttarakhand
    290 Kms from Delhi
Nainital Lake
Source: time_freezerr | Instagram


  • Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
    344 Kms from Delhi
Churdhar Sanctuary
Source: o_arra| Instagram
  • Mussoorie, Uttarakhand
    263 Kms from Delhi
Source: Tarun Chopra | Flickr


While considering the best weekend getaways and 3 days holiday packages for Bangalore, look up the following holiday destinations:

  • Coorg, Karnataka
    260 Kms from Bangalore
Source: gbabhishekbalaji | Instagram
  • Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu
    307 Kms from Bangalore
Source: Soumya Sumitra Behera | Flickr
  • Munnar, Kerela
    475.8 Kms from Bangalore 
Source: Nishanth Jois | Flickr

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The best places for 3 days trip if you’re based in Chennai are:

  • Yelagiri, Tamil Nadu
    227 Kms from Chennai
Source: arshad_nihal | Instagram
  • Yercaud, Tamil Nadu
    358 Kms from Chennai
Source: Instagram.com/indiaphotographs
  • Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu
    518 Kms from Chennai
Source: maltusian_krona | Instagram


From zorbing to waterfalls to beaches, areas around Hyderabad has quite a lot to offer for 2 days only trip. The follow holiday destinations are preferred for a weekend getaway:

  • Adilabad, Andhra Pradesh
    303 Kms from Hyderabad
Sapthagudem Waterfalls Adilabad_
Source: itskishura | Instagram
  • Horsley Hills, Andhra Pradesh
    528 Kms from Hyderabad
Horsley Hills
Source: ericandalissa | Flickr
  • Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
    588 Kms from Hyderabad
Source: prudhvichowdary | Instagram


Away from the city that never sleeps and into the mountains, valleys, and caves. Mumbaikars prefer the following holiday destinations for a 2 day trip.
And of course a comfy holiday package.

  • Lonavala, Maharashtra
    82 Kms from Mumbai
Source: things2doinmumbai | Instagram
  • Nashik, Maharashtra
    167 Kms from Mumbai
Sula Vineyards, Nashik
Source: Mumbai Travellers
  • Ellora, Maharashtra
    350 Kms from Mumbai
Source: maharashtra_desha | Instagram

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Last but not the least in our list of cities, is the city of joy-Kolkata.
The Calcuttans are a fun loving bunch and the following are most preferred 
holiday destinations for a weekend getaway and an extended 3 day trip. 

  • Bolpur, West Bengal
    163 Kms from Kolkata
Sunset from the banks of River Ajay, bolpur
Source: Shakyasom Majumder | Instagram


  • Kalimpong, West Bengal
    624 Kms from Kolkata
Source: zdventureindia | Instagram


  • Gangtok, Sikkim
    671 Kms from Kolkata
Source: dailydelhiquest | Instagram

So what are you waiting for?
Pick a destination, pack your bags and don’t forget your portable charger! Leave the travel hassle and hotel  bookings on us. Save maximum on cabs, flights and accommodation with exciting offers on Uber, Oyo Rooms and MakeMyTrip exclusively brought to you by GrabOn.
Forget everything else and enjoy your getaway. Bon Voyage!
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