If you wish to travel extensively through the year, but are not sure when you will get the time, Viva voyager to the rescue, we’ve got your back. There are six big weekend getaway options that you have this year, and here are our suggestions about where you can head to...

Sankranti weekend (January 12, Saturday-January 14, Monday)

Cliff Diving At Coconut Islands Near Mangalore, Karnataka

Famed for its basalt rock formations and also known as St. Mary’s Islands, Coconut Islands serves as a great offbeat destination for cliff diving. Since staying is not allowed at the Coconut Islands, this place is worth spending an afternoon at. One can stay at Malpe beach from where you can reach the island in 20 minutes at a cost of Rs. 150 per person via ferry rides.

 

Holi weekend (March 21, Thursday-March 24, Sunday)

Celebrate Holi Like Never Before In Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh

Located at the banks of River Yamuna, Vrindavan is home to a vibrant environment and many temples dedicated to Lord Krishna. The numerous temples and the grand Holi celebrations make Vrindavan one of the most religious and cultural spots in India sought by the travelers.

 

Bakrid weekend till Parsi New Year (August 10, Saturday-August 18, Sunday)

Backwater Cruise In A Houseboat Of Alappuzha, Kerala

Travelers from all around the world flock to Kerala and your holiday bucket list for the New Year is so incomplete without cruising in the backwaters of Alleppey. Renowned to be one of the romantic places in India, Alleppey is also one of the most serene honeymoon destinations which is best explored in an enchanting houseboat and through customized Kerala tour packages.

 

Ganesh Chaturthi weekend (August 31, Saturday-September 2, Monday)

A Road Trip To Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir

This is going to be one of the most magical and mystical bucket list places to visit. Much famed as every biker’s heaven, you cannot help but fall in love with the tranquil lakes, magnetic stretch of the roads and mighty mountains at its best with amazing Ladakh tour packages.

 

Dasara weekend / Deepavali weekend (October 5-8 October; October 26-29 October)

Drive on Pamban Bridge from Mandapam to Rameswaram Island, Tamil Nadu

If you want to feel what it’s like to be at the edge of India, then Dhanushkodi is the place to be. Just looking at its location will send chills down your spine. Getting here is only possible through the mighty Pamban Bridge that connects the mainland of India to the stunning Rameswaram Island. Ready for a ride to remember?

 

Eid weekend (November 9, Saturday-November 12, Tuesday)

Paragliding in Bir Billing, Himachal Pradesh

 

Those who are looking forward to celebrations full of high-on-adrenaline activities, paragliding in Bir Billing has to be a must-experience inclusion in your adventure travel bucket list. Being one of the popular offbeat destinations in India, thrilling Bir Billing tour packages offer a wide range of adventure tours in India.