Long weekends are a blessing. No one can deny that, especially those who work full time. It is the best time to take a step back, relax and enjoy the little things in life that go unnoticed on a daily basis. And with the travel industry gaining momentum again since late 2020, long weekends are the best opportunity to make up for all the cancelled plans!
Are you driven by adventure and adrenaline? Bir Billing (highest paragliding location in India) is your destination then. Witness the beauty of Dhauladhars and the valley beneath from the top of the world. Fly high above Bir and experience the rush of paragliding.
Long weekends are perfect for trekking. Chopta-Tungnath is one of just a few treks you should go on! Be ready to be mesmerised by the 360 degree beauty of the Himalayan ranges from the Chandrashila Summit. Hike till the highest Shiva temple in the world – Tungnath. And, don’t forget to enjoy a cup of warm chai, every morning, in the laps of the mountains.
One of India’s and Himachal’s top destination, Manali can be explored quite properly on a long weekend. Hike till the Jogini falls, explore the town of new Manali and chill in the cafes of Old Manali. Solang, known for its winter activities, is also a good location to explore!
Want to take a break from everything and just RELAX? Well, step in to the abode of Parvati Valley and experience life in a completely different way. Explore the villages of the valley like Chalal and trek to Kheerganga, a beginner’s trek!
Come to Mcleodganj and Dharamshala to see a different side of Himachal Pradesh. Witness the best of both worlds- experience the Tibetan culture and the Pahadi culture of Himachal. Go cafe hopping in Mcleodganj and try various Tibetan dishes. Hike till the Bhagsu Nag waterfall and Bhagsu Temple. And if you’re interested, explore the villages of Stobari and Barnet.
Known as Himachal’s best kept secret, Tirthan valley is a different world in itself. Part of the Great Himalayan National Park, the valley is blessed with various waterfalls and shorts hikes to Chhoie waterfall and Serolsar Lake. Be ready to be mesmerised by the views from Jalori Pass. You can also go river rafting on the Tirthan river!
Explore North and South Goa on the Good Friday long weekend! Besides Christmas, Goa is also adored with festive elements during this weekend. Go beach hopping in North Goa, visit the Dhudhsagar waterfalls and explore the quaint villages of South Goa.
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I hope your plans for Good Friday Long Weekend trips for the year are sorted. Happy Traveling now!