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    List of long weekends in the year 2016

    The last of 2015 is coming to an end with December slowly fading away. With 2016 just round the corner, it’s time to start planning in order to make the coming year as rocking as 2015 was. Thanks to all the awesome festivals our country has, we get truck loads of long weekends that we usually end up wasting in our pyjamas and television sets. But not anymore! We have listed here all the long weekends each month of 2016 has in store for you & where all you can spend them…so that you may stay faithful to your wanderlust…

    January: Glistening Snowscapes

    List of all the long weekends in January 2016

    “January brings the snow, makes our feet and fingers glow…”

    Long Weekend in January 2016: 1 Jan (Friday) – 3 Jan (Sunday) | 23 Jan (Saturday) – 26 Jan (Tuesday)
    Where to have a snowball fight: Manali, Gulmarg, Darjeeling, Gangtok, Auli, Paris, Switzerland, Italy

    Also Read: 12 Places To Visit In Winter In India That Will Ensure You Give Your Quilt A Miss


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    Take a trip to spend the upcoming long weekend with your buddies.
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    Travel in AC coach round trip (from Delhi).
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    February: The Month Of Love

    List of all the long weekends in February 2016

    “The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.”

    Long Weekend in February 2016: 12 February (Friday) to 14 February (Sunday)
    Where to romance: Goa, Coorg, Agra, Andaman Islands, Sangla Valley, Alleppey, Paris, London, Venice, New Zealand, The Caribbean, Seychelles

    Suggested Read: 10 Most Romantic Places To Go On Valentine’s Day


    March: It’s Spring Time

    List of all the long weekends in March 2016

    “I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list!”

    Long Weekend in March 2016: 5 March (Saturday) – 7 (Monday) | 24 March (Thursday) – 27 March (Sunday)
    Where to get drenched in the festival of colours: Rishikesh, Vrindavan, Varanasi, Mcleodganj, Greece, Australia, Thailand


    April: Easter’s Eternal Blessings

    List of all the long weekends in April 2016

    “You don’t need magic to disappear. All you need is a destination.”

    Long Weekend in April 2016: 8 (Friday) – 10 (Sunday) | 15 April (Friday) – 17 April (Sunday)
    Where to exchange Easter eggs: Nagaland, Kodaikanal, Valley of Flowers (Uttarakhand), Kalimpong, Costa Rica, Brazil, Canary Islands, Netherlands, Belgium


    May: The Month for Mothers

    List of all the long weekends in May 2016

    “Traveling is not something you’re good at. It’s something you do. Like breathing.”

    Long Weekend in May 2016: 7 May (Saturday) – 8 May (Sunday)
    Where to take your mom on a vacation: Kerala, Hampi, Rishikesh, Bodhgaya, Nainital

    Must Read: 11 Reasons Why Travelling With Your Mom Is The Best Thing In The World


    June: Escape The Blazing Temperatures

    List of all the long weekends in June 2016

    “I would rather own little and see the world, than own the world and see little of it.”

    Long Weekend in June 2016: 18 June (Saturday) – 20 June (Monday)
    Where to beat the heat: Ooty, Munnar, Ladakh, Dalhousie, Darjeeling, Gulmarg, Pahalgam

    Suggested Read: Sweat No More: The Best Places To Visit In India This Summer


    July: The Arrival of Monsoon

    List of all the long weekends in July 2016

    “It’s bad manners to keep a vacation waiting.”

    Long Weekend in July 2016: 8 July (Friday) – 10 July (Sunday)
    Where to welcome the first of the showers: Udaipur, Mount Abu, Pondicherry, Periyar National Park, Indonesia, Mauritius, Madagascar, Morocco


    August: The Romantic Downpours

    List of all the long weekends in August 2016

    “Wherever you go, becomes a part of you somehow…”

    Long Weekend in August 2016: 13 August (Saturday) – 15 August (Monday)
    Where to dance in the rain: Udaipur, Kutch, Lonavala, Coorg, Pushkar, Wayanad, Iceland, Scotland, Holland, Ibiza

    Also Read: 20 Monsoon Destinations In India That Will Make You Dance In The Rain!


    September: The Fall of Autumn

    List of all the long weekends in September 2016

    “Adventure may hurt you, but monotony will kill you”

    Long Weekend in September 2016: 3 September (Saturday) – 5 September (Monday) | 10 September (Saturday) – 12 September (Monday)
    Where to witness the transition from greens to reds & yellows: Amritsar, Khandala, Coonoor, Tarkarli, Kochi, Kyoto, Bavaria, Douro Valley (Portugal), Cotswolds, Maldives


    October: The Halloween Month

    List of all the long weekends in October 2016

    “Life’s not meant to be lived in one place.”

    Long Weekend in October 2016: 8 October (Saturday) – 12 October (Wednesday) | 29 October (Saturday) – 31 October (Monday)
    Where to celebrate the All Hallows Eve: Kolkata, Jaisalmer, Srinagar, Kanyakumari, Digha, Nepal, Germany, Vermont, Romania, London, Edinburgh, Dublin, Ibiza


    November: Embracing the Winters

    List of all the long weekends in November 2016

    “A job will fill your pockets, adventure will fill your soul.”

    Long Weekend in November 2016: 12 November (Saturday) – 14 November (Monday)
    Where to enjoy the first of the chilly winds: Almora, Sundarbans, Gir, Jaipur, Ajmer, Varanasi, Bharatpur, Kohima, Ziro, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Maldives, New Zealand, Italy


    December: The Christmas Jingle

    List of all the long weekends in December 2016

    “Of all the books in the world, the best stories are found between the pages of a passport.”

    Long Weekend in December 2016: 10 December (Saturday) – 13 December (Tuesday) | 24 December (Saturday) – 26 December (Monday)
    Where to celebrate the spirit of Christmas: Goa, Bangalore, Delhi, Konark, Chennai, Jodhpur, Edinburgh, London, Auckland, Sydney, Phuket, Belgium, Sri Lanka, Iceland

    Suggested Read: 12 Gorgeous Places To Visit In India This Winter Season

    Don’t forget to save the calendar to keep a track of all these awesome long weekends 2016 has been blessed with. So, where are you wandering off to in every long weekend you get in 2016? Let us know in the comments below and share this piece of treasure with all your friends.


    List of long weekend getaways in the year 2016


    Long Weekend Trips Starting @ Rs 3499/-

    Take a trip to spend the upcoming long weekend with your buddies.
    Stay at 4 star rating hotels with local sightseeing, meals and transfers.
    Travel in AC coach round trip (from Delhi).
    All Inclusive Deal– Camping, Jeep Safari & Trekking as per itinerary
    ✓ Sign up NOW to celebrate the long weekend out of town!


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