2019 has arrived and it’s again time to plan your travel expeditions for the year. This year has got quite a number of long weekends that you can bring into good use. If you love going on road trips, we have got your back as here we present you the perfect road trips for long weekends of 2019!
As we have already passed half of the first month of the year, let us start from the following weekends.
Get covering great distances in March
From 2nd March to 4th March (4th March is Mahashivratri)
Trip Destination: Delhi to Jaipur
This one will definitely excite all the Delhiites reading this blog. It will be an ideal weather in Jaipur, the Pink City. You and your group can explore the popular monuments like Jai Garh & Amer Garh, shop at Johari Bazar and Bapu Bazar until you are tired and allure the mesmerizing sights of the desert landscape of Rajasthan. Stop by the highway dhabas on outskirts of Gurgaon to have some Chai and snacks. If you are not a Delhite and haven’t yet booked flight tickets, you can wait to book cheap last minute flights to Delhi and get started with the road trip on time.
Celebrate Holi in Pushkar
From 21st March to 24th March (Take a Leave on 22nd March)
Trip destination: Jaipur to Pushkar
You must have heard about the lavish and grand Holi celebration in Vrindavan and Varanasi, but Pushkar has its own special version and it’s definitely worthy to be on your bucket list. If you haven’t been to this lovely place yet, plan Holi in Pushkar this year. No doubt you will love it!
Spare time for Easter
From 10th April to 21st April
Trip Destination: Guwahati to Shillong
If you live in the state of Assam or West Bengal, you can plan celebrating Easter in Shillong. The locals in the city follow Christianity and start preparing for the Easter celebration months before and trust us, you will have a lot to do. The festive mood, good food and joy all around will make this Easter a memorable one.
Go on a foodie trip in June
From 1st June to 5th June (Take leaves on 3rd and 4th June)
Trip Destination: Chandigarh to Amritsar
Of all the things that make Amritsar popular, food is what makes me the happiest. The scrumptious food in Amritsar can lighten up anyone’s mood and if you are a foodie, you bet it’s just love! During Eid (5th June), plan an extended holiday with your friends or family and go on a road trip from Chandigarh to Amritsar. Plan your trip smartly so that you can taste almost all the delicacies around and also explore the popular attractions like Jalianwala Bagh, Golden Temple and more. Do not forget to visit the Wagah Border.
Spend some quality time away from the city
From 10th August to 12th August
Trip Destination: Hyderabad to Warangal
Its placid lakes, ancient temples and alluring landscapes make Warangal a perfect weekend getaway from the city of Hyderabad. If you are seeking an escape from the busy city life to a lesser-known tourist place, Warangal is the best option. In case you need to be in Hyderabad for a business meeting in August, you can plan it close to the weekend. Both work and holiday booking single business class flight, isn’t that amazing!
Get freedom from corporate life this Independence Day
From 15th August to 18th August (Take Leave on 16th August)
Trip Destination: Ludhiana to Chandigarh
Sometimes all its takes for a refreshing break is an ideal weekend vacation with good food, retail therapy and sinful indulgence. Chandigarh seems perfect for such vacation and the journey from Ludhiana to Chandigarh has got several dhabas aligned that serve delectable Punjabi food you will never forget. Eat a lot, drink till you drop and shop till you burn holes in your pocket (not literally!). You will come back satisfied, all set to take on the regular lifestyle.
Celebrate Gandhi Jayanti in Gujarat
From 28th September to 2nd October (Take leaves on 30th September & 1st October)
Trip Destination: Baroda to Ahmedabad
Route: Take the direct route through National Expressway 1
Ahmedabad is a popular city of Gujarat steeped deep into culture and history. You will get the opportunity to explore the majestic monuments, insights of Mahatma Gandhi’s life, remnants of the Freedom Struggle of India and some important aspects of modern lifestyle. Visit the popular attractions like Jama Masjid, Adalaj Stepwell and also go to the drive-in cinema to watch a movie.
Celebrate Dussehra with grandeur
From 5th October to 8th October
Trip Destination: Bengaluru to Mysore
Mysore is one of the most important places in Karnataka known for its grand and royal celebration of Dussehra after west Bengal. If you work in Bengaluru, plan a sorted weekend getaway to Mysore and witness the festive occasion. Also visit the famous temples and mesmerizing natural wonders to complete your trip.
End the year in Pondicherry
From 21st December to 25th December (Take leave on 23rd December)
Trip Destination: Chennai to Pondicherry
How can you en the year without partying! Make your Christmas happening and cheerful with your friends and have New Year’s celebration with your family. Travel from Chennai to Pondicherry on a road trip stopping by at Mahabalipuram on the way. Pondicherry is a great place to celebrate Christmas – good food, drinks, ambience and great company! You will love the French-style celebrations and festive spirit all around.