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      Weekend Getaways

      Irrespective of how old we grow, one of the many things that will never change is our love for snow. From making a cute snowman to indulging in thrilling sports, it is one thing that adds joy to our winter days. And so, there’s no way that you should spend the season under the quilt because we’re planning our trip already. These places to visit near Delhi for snowfall this winter are ideal getaway destinations, and

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      A visit to the South City Mall, having jhalmuri at Outram Ghat, tanga ride near Victoria Memorial, and some retail therapy in New Market more or less sums up a typical weekend chore of a born-bong.

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      Life in India’s largest metropolitan, Mumbai, is electrifying, exciting and ever dynamic, however, there are times when the hustle and bustle of this big city life can get to your nerves.

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      When it comes to Sri Lanka, a short trip can easily become a week-long vacation, and a week-long holiday can last for a month or even more. With so much to see and do in this amazing island country, you can always find something new to see and do every day. The warm hospitality of the ever welcoming people, the beauty of the place and the heavenly cuisines can soon turn addictive making you never want to leave this island. If you are on a long weekend vacation, then these places to visit in Dehiwala- Mount Lavinia on a long weekend is totally worthy to be on your itinerary list.

      5 Places To Visit In Dehiwala- Mount Lavinia On Long Weekend

      When it comes to places to visit in Sri Lanka, these exciting places to visit in Dehiwala- Mount Lavinia on a long weekend is definitely worth trying for a fun-filled and adventurous vacation. Here are some of the most popular places you can explore on your long weekend.

      1. Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara

      temples Standing tall despite being destroyed twice by Indian and Portugese invaders, it is said that Lord Buddha visited the current site of the temple when he visited the continent for the third time. Restored by the Dutch during the 18th century, this grand temple of Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara today stands as a landmark of cultural charm amongst all the other tourist attractions in Colombo city. Location: Biyagama Road, Kelaniya, Colombo Timings: Monday to Sunday – 24 hours Entry Fee: Free Read More: Best Places To Visit In Colombo

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      2. Viharamahadevi Park

      Viharamahadevi Comprising of a park, a zoo, waterfalls, picnic hotspots, walking trails, thrilling rides, and an unruffled statue of Buddha, Viharamahadevi Park is one of the must visit places in Colombo for every traveler. Other than all the aforementioned activities, the park also features a library for travelers to relax and be all by themselves. Treating families, couples, and friends alike, make sure you dont miss out on this one when in Sri Lanka. Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka Timings: Monday to Sunday – 7 am to 6 pm Entry Fee:
      • INR 10 per adult
      • INR 5 per child
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      3. Dehiwala Zoo

      Dehiwala Image Source The Dehiwala Zoo was built in 1936 to protect the wild animals and birds in the region and participates in animal exchange programs in an attempt to promote breeding and preservation of wildlife. You will find some of the most exotic animals and birds at this zoo. Make sure you catch the performances by the sea lions, elephants and chimpanzees at the zoo. Location:120 Quarry Rd, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka. Timings: The zoo is open on all days from 8:30am to 6pm. Entry Fee: Charges for foreigners are INR 212 (per adult) and INR 106 (per child) while locals are charged INR 43 (per adult) and INR 13 (per child) to gain entry into the zoo.

      Further Read: Best Villas In Mirissa To Soak In A Mesmerising Sri Lankan Holiday Like Never Before!

      4. The Curry Leaf

      the Image Source Known as, A Village In The Heart Of The City, The Curry Leaf is one of the most unique Sri Lankan restaurants serving the best Sri Lankan traditional food. Having a village themed set up with a calm ambience, and an elaborate menu including an irresistible seafood buffet, this place is a paradise for seafood lovers. Must Try: Mutton Kottu, Katta Sambol, Fish Fry(fish of your own choice) Location: 2, SIR CHITTAMPALAM A GARDINER MW, Lotus Rd, Colombo Timings: 6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Cuisine: Sri Lankan Zomato Ratings: 3.5/5 Average Meal For Two (Without Alcohol): INR 1,500 (tax excluded) Website | Reviews Read More: Best Sri Lankan Restaurants In Colombo

      5. Attidiya Bird Sanctuary

      Bird Watching - Attidiya Bird Sanctuary This is one of the only places in the entire city that is known for providing shelter to a minimum of 50 different species of birds. This includes both migratory and local birds. Here you will be able to witness a large number of butterflies, water monitors, insects and other types of birds. But what is sure to get your attention is the mud strewn paths of the sanctuary which adds to the rustic but natural charm of the place. You should also keep in mind that while the biodiversity of this place by any place near it but this place is complete with tonnes of mosquitoes so make sure to cover yourself up while visiting this place. Location: At Boralesgamuwa in Colombo. Timings: 9 pm throughout the day but early mornings and evenings are best to visit migratory birds. Visit between December and January to see the beautiful migratory birds. Entry Fee: Free. Dehiwal-Mount Lavinia has hordes of interesting places and thrilling adventure spots that you just can't afford to miss. Be it the amazing beaches, the lively nightlife, the busy streets or the lush landscapes, this centuries-old island has everything that you could need to make your vacation a memorable one. While you are here make sure you explore the Places To Visit In Dehiwala- Mount Lavinia On Long Weekend. Visit Sri Lanka this holiday season and go on a journey of absolute delight, learning, and most memorable experience.

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      Living in Delhi with its reputation for being a fast-paced city with never-ending queues at the metro station, and bumper-to-bumper traffic jams congesting the roads, one is always on the lookout for a much-needed break.

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      Do you get tired of your working schedule and want to relax yourself? Fret not; the city has a solution for all your weekend woes! This list of weekend getaways near Chennai will undoubtedly entice you to pack your bags and head out.

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      Pune, which is also known as the twin city of Mumbai is a perfect gateway from the maddening rush of Mumbai. Pune not only have loads of places to relax but also have many monsoon destinations just a drive away. You would be flabbergasted how nature has blessed this coastal city with so many vivid landscapes.

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      As the sky pours down little drops of joy and washes down the dust and grime, you know monsoon is here reviving everything to life, and that just makes a trip to these places to visit near Delhi in monsoon super essential! Read more

      Nestled amidst greenery on the Delhi-Jaipur Highway, surrounded with spectacular views and enriched with the grandeur of history, the Neemrana Fort Palace is undoubtedly the best resort near Delhi for an idyllic weekend getaway.

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      Living in Bangalore and not exploring the surrounding? With plenty of offers from hills, lakes, forts, waterfalls, wildlife and so much more, a road trip in the upcoming monsoons isn’t a bad idea? When you get tired from the mundane everyday life, it is important to take a break and recharge yourself. Read more

      Mumbai, the city of dreams, often ends up being the centre of distress. Filth, pollution, city bustle, and the rush-hour traffic add to the woes of the daily road commuters. That is why Mumbaikars are always looking for a break.

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      India has plenty in store for the bikers at heart, with some of the best roads designed for thrilling road trips. And the cherry on the cake for these road trips are the monsoons, which totally change the landscapes. Painting them greener, filling with hovering misty clouds, they transform the mountains, waterfalls and pristine valleys to picturesque paradise. Read more

      If you’re a traveler stuck in the big city life of Bangalore, consider yourself lucky. You are surrounded by some of the most alluring places in the country that proves to be perfect weekend getaways from Bangalore.

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      The more bustling a city, the stronger is the need felt by its inhabitants to stretch their legs and revive their tired spirits by taking a sojourn. Are you are one of those looking for such kind of places? Read more

      Nagpur envelopes temples, forts and wildlife sanctuaries — all lying in wait of unleashing their irresistible charm.

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      Looking for some camping adventure in a tight budget? Well, that’s what many young city people are looking at. A quick, yet adventurous break from the noisy Delhi streets and cut-throat MNC culture that lets you refresh and rejuvenate. Read more

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      Shivani Sharma talks about her trip to Dalhousie and McLeodganj. She travelled with her husband and 11 of her friends. This 3 day trip included her hotel and a private cab. She elaborates on her Read more