10 Best long destinations to visit for weekend

Weekends are around the corner and you may wonder where you should visit? Which is the best place to relax and explore nature? Well, here we have listed the 10 best destinations you will always look for? India is the land of diverse cultures and languages and many surprises. Here you can explore snow-clad mountains, beaches, seashores, hills for trekking, caves, and forts. Find the choice of your destinations and move.

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Dharampur, Himachal Pradesh

DHRAMPUR is a small town located in Himachal Pradesh. You can enjoy riding a toy train here. You can view a gorgeous valley from the height. You can enjoy hiking from various trails. Explore the local market or you can visit the local church here too. You can visit here with your family and friends.

There is no direct bus/train from Delhi. Either you can go by road in your car or you can go to Kalka from there you can get the bus or toy train.

Daringbadi, Orrisa

This place is situated in the mountain foothills Odisha. Daringbadi is also known as Kashmir of Odisha. This is a hidden gem located in the eastern part of India.

There are lots of places for your excitement here. The colourful meadows are admirable and make a perfect picnic spot. The other places of interest are Hill View Park, Coffee Gardens, Emu Farms, Pine forest, Spice Garden, Mudubabandha Water Fall, Nature Camp and Wildlife Sanctuary. Adventure lovers can hike the trail around and hills and pine forests.

Varanasi, UP

Varanasi is the most famous pilgrimage city in India. Varanasi is blessed with the mighty Ganga River. This place is the most popular destination for Indians. The tourists from across the world visit to view the beauty and character of this holy site. There are several temples to visit. You can sit on the Ghats and view the world go.

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You can visit Varanasi by any mode Road/Rail/Air.

Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh

Located in Himachal Pradesh, it is a famous tourist destination of Himachal. The visiting of Dalhousie so be in the company of nature. Greenery and landscapes look great.

Dalhousie is famous for its waterfalls, rivers, trekking and making ways through mountains. Grand view of DAULADHAR range of mountains. Cafes at Mall road are really convincing one can try a hand at Tibetan handicrafts, craftworks, and woolen shawls.

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Jaipur is a perfect long weekend trip from Delhi. It is famous as a pink city. City palace is the main attraction in the heart of the city. Other destinations to visit are Jantar Mantar and Hawa-Mahal. Jaipur is surrounded by many forts can visit there too. Johari Bazar is for shopping handicrafts and ornaments. There is plenty to spend a long weekend at Jaipur.

Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra

The city is situated in the Western Ghats range of Maharashtra. It is a beautiful plateau surrounded by hills and is the originating point of river Krishna. The destination is perfect for nature lovers, honeymooners, ideal destination for youngsters.

The destination has many tourist attractions places like Veena lake, MAPRO’S garden PRATAPGARH Fort and lakes, temples to visit. The weather remains the same throughout the year.

Pune, Maharashtra

Surrounded by mountains and lakes, it offers amazing weekend opportunities for hikers, bikers, explorers. You can visit Lonavala, KHANDALA or you can make a trip to SINHAGADH FORT. You can visit during the rainy season will find waterfalls all around. For Marathas fort is great to deal with pride.


Ooty is one of the major tourist attractions in the Queen of Hills to be the Nilgiri mountain railways. It is a UNESCO world heritage. Ride on this is a lifetime experience. The city of lakes and boating is exciting.

Also Read -> Pune travel guide - Pune tourist places

Darjeeling, West Benegal

Darjeeling is famous for Himalayan Railways, exotic tea flavors, imprints of the Victorian age. Situated in West Bengal stills shows the British era’s impact. Tourist attractions in Darjeeling are Mahakal Temple, Dhirdham Temple, Bhutia Busty Gompa, Ghoom Monastery, Observatory hills, Badamtam Tea Estate.

Apart from this, there are many more places to visit Darjeeling. You can view some of the highest peaks in the world and the green mountains.


DIU a small island surrounded by Maharashtra, Gujrat and the Arabian Sea! Formerly it was a Portuguese colony but still has an influence on this. This is a beautiful city.

The attraction here at Diu is Diu fort, St. Paul Church, Naida Caves, Ins Khukri, Pani-Kotha, and sun-kissed golden beaches. Diu is well connected to other parts of the country.

Although there are many other destinations to spend your time on long weekends, here we have mentioned some of them.

Jyoti Bhatia

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