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Weekend Getaways of India

On 2016 long weekends plan an amazing trip to these best destinations of India.
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For those who are looking for some real thrill adventure, Kolad is a perfect weekend destination for white water river rafting. This is one of the popular weekend getaways from Mumbai.

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Vasai fort is also known as the Bassein Fort, these are Portuguese fort ruins that overlook the confluence of the Ulhas River.Surrounded by sea on the three sides, it is a favourite location of Bollywood film makers. The famous films shot here are Khamoshi, Ram Gopal Verma's Aag etc. For people staying in Mumbai this weekend destination is always close to heart.

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A delightful town that lies on the golden tourist triangle of Delhi-Jaipur-Agra, Bharatpur is best known for being the gateway to the Keoladeo National Park which is a UNESCO world heritage site. An ideal place for bird watching- especially the rare Siberian Crane; Bharatpur is also popular for hosting the Brij festival around Holi!

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Located at just a little distance from Pune, Lavasa is a new hill station town with beautiful landscapes and a peaceful and serene environment. Lavasa is a great destination if you just want to chill and relax, play golf, go for long relaxing walks. The choice is yours!

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This is the capital of Dadara-Nagar Haveli and was known as Vila de Pao d'Arcos during its Portuguese rule. Verdant gardens, structure reflecting Portuguese culture and water sports are some of the top activities to do in Silvassa.

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Bhandarara is an under-rated weekend destination near Mumbai. The striking waterfalls, tranquil mountains, bunch of dams and lakes and the serene Pravara River offer an ideal backdrop for a vacation. If you love exploring forts, you can trek to Ratangad and Harishchandragad.

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Kashid is a beach town reputed to have one of the best beaches on Konkan belt. Kashid beaches are normally uninhabited during weekdays and only sparsely inhabited during weekends.

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A beach that shot up in popularity after a serendipitous discovery of a golden mask of the elephant god Ganesha, Diveagar, is a prosperous village located at one end of the triple Raigad beaches. Although the mask was unfortunately stolen from the 'Suvarna Ganesh' temple in 2012 the popularity of Diveagar beach did not diminish thanks to the beautiful beach that no one can steal!

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A tour to Matheran would unfold vistas of rustic walks and pristine attractions enveloped in lush green vegetation. The best time to visit this idyllic place would be during the Monsoons when the paths give way to voluminous falls.

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Nestled between the two important rivers of India Yamuna and Ganga, Dehradun is a hill station located at an elevation of 1400 feet. Stunning backdrop of the mountains, acres of inviting verdant fertile valley and endless opportunities for exploring the bountiful nature- Dehradun is a place to be!

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