Planning LONG WEEKENDS IN 2016: Long weekends are so much fun! It’s not just your usual Saturday and Sunday, you get an extra day or two off, which is amazing. So many things to do, but what to do, right? Should you go to some place, or relax the entire time, or visit your relatives, or go out for a dinner date? Hmm…. AHATaxis has amazing rates for outstation one-way taxis.
Well, that’s simple. Because it’s fun. Because you can create so many memories with your loved ones. Or even travel alone. Just book a cab, and you’re off. It’s really not that hard. Here are the lists of the long weekends in 2016, and we made the job so easy for you. We’ve done the research, all you need to do is just pick one!
Shivratri Weekend (March 5-7) – LONG WEEKENDS IN 2016
The International Yoga Festival happens in Rishikesh, this year from March 1-7. Consider visiting this famous festival, to take part in the festivities. There will be a cultural music and dance section which highlights the regional culture and tradition, as well as artists from Israel or Australia and many other countries. The international yoga festival seeks to explore the eight limbs of yoga and to check if it applies to our lives or not. So what are you waiting for, book AHATaxis outstation taxi right now, to head to Rishikesh.
Holi/Easter Weekend (March 24-27) – LONG WEEKENDS IN 2016
The famous Holi festival in Mathura is supposed to be the most beautiful Holi celebration ever. Everyone must head there at least once in their lives. It’s amazing. Else, visit Mahabaleshwar, for their macro Strawberry festival.
Gudi Padwa Weekend (April 8-10) – LONG WEEKENDS IN 2016
April is the best time to visit national parks. Come, see the rhinos and tigers and elephants of our country, and be prepared to be amazed. Visit the breathtaking Corbett. Book a cab from Delhi for the best experience. Corbett National park is one of the most well-maintained national parks in our country. Or even visit Bandipur or Kanha national parks for the rhinos.
Ram Navami Weekend (13-17 April) – LONG WEEKENDS IN 2016
Baisakhi is on April 13th. Head to Amritsar for the Baisakhi celebrations, and we guarantee you, you won’t forget it. The pomp and fervor of Baisakhi are something to be seen first hand, so book an outstation taxi to Amritsar, and have your fun.
Independence Day Weekend: 13th-15th August (Saturday-Monday) – LONG WEEKENDS IN 2016
Why not head to Delhi for the independence day celebrations? The whole city is painted with the tricolor flag, which will inspire the patriot in you. Alternatively, you could visit a hill station. This is the time where the country is peppered with rainfall, and sometimes it gets too heavy, so make sure to visit the places with moderate rainfall. Visit places like Kashmir, Kodaikanal, go snorkeling in Andaman and Nicobar islands, and Munnar in Kerala for the most beautiful green luscious scenery you’ll ever see. Else, you can trek in Uttarakhand and go to the dValley of Flowers.
Janmashtami Weekend (August 25-28) – LONG WEEKENDS IN 2016
The Bonderam Festival happens in Goa every year at this time. Head to Goa with your buddies for some cheap alcohol, and to party as much as you can. Also, make sure to visit Varca beach and Agonda beach, for their amazing scenery and for the brilliant resorts.
Ganesh Chaturthi (September 3-5) – LONG WEEKENDS IN 2016
You don’t need me to recommend this to you. Everyone will tell you that this is the way to go. If you haven’t visited Maharashtra for their pompous Ganesh Chaturti celebrations, make sure you head there this time.
Bakrid Weekend (September 10-12) – LONG WEEKENDS IN 2016
Head to Rajasthan and go around the state, visiting Jaipur and Udaipur and all the amazing forts that it has to offer.
Dussehra/Durga Puja Weekend (8-12 October) – LONG WEEKENDS IN 2016
Kolkata, for their famous chaats, and their authentic Durga puja celebrations. Else, head to Kabini for relaxation, or go trekking through the coffee fields in Coorg.
Deepavali Weekend (October 28-30) – LONG WEEKENDS IN 2016
Visit Chennai for the beautiful nights of Deepavali, and head to one of the temples for their resplendent festivities with food, and pujas. Also, visit Sivakasi for their firecracker factories and buy some of their cheap crackers.
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There you go, a list of the things that you can do on the long weekends of 2016. You’re welcome!