August 02, 2023
The Independence Day weekend is a great time to explore offbeat destinations in India and experience the diversity and cultural richness of the country. Here are some wonderfully offbeat places to consider for your Independence Day weekend trip
This picturesque valley is surrounded by mountains and offers a unique cultural experience with the Apatani tribal community. Explore their traditional lifestyle, visit ancient villages, and enjoy the Ziro Music Festival if it coincides with your travel dates.
Majuli is the world's largest river island located in the Brahmaputra River. It is a hub of Assamese culture, known for its satras (monasteries), traditional mask-making, and the Raas Leela dance performance.
A high-altitude desert valley, Spiti offers awe-inspiring landscapes, ancient monasteries, and a chance to experience the traditional Buddhist culture of the region.
While it's gaining popularity, Gokarna is still relatively less crowded than Goa. Enjoy the serene beaches, explore ancient temples, and trek to the Half Moon and Paradise beaches.
This hidden gem is a breathtaking valley adorned with seasonal flowers. The trek to Dzukou Valley is an adventure worth taking.
Often called the "Mini Switzerland of India," Khajjiar is a picturesque hill station with lush green meadows and a beautiful lake.
Known as the "Grand Canyon of India," Gandikota offers stunning views of the Pennar River flowing through a gorge. Explore the ancient Gandikota Fort while you're there.
Nestled in the Darjeeling district, Kurseong is a peaceful hill station with tea gardens, forests, and beautiful viewpoints.
These twin union territories on the western coast offer tranquil beaches, colonial architecture, and a unique blend of Indian and Portuguese cultures.
Orchha is a historic town with beautiful palaces, temples, and cenotaphs set amidst a rural landscape on the banks of the Betwa River.