Holi is one of the main festivals of Hindu which is mostly celebrated in all parts of India. This festival is celebrated as the victory of good over evil by burning the demoness named “Holika”. Holi is celebrated in all parts of India by the end of March which marks the end of the winters and upcoming of spring harvesting season. As this year, the Holi Festival is on Friday 2nd March 2018 then one can make a wonderful trip from Thursday itself. Those who want to celebrate this festival with long weekend can plan a trip in different parts of India to get the unique experience of this festival. Following are some of the places where one can go and enjoy this festival with joy and happiness.
Economic budget means planning the trips under the budget of the common person. According to the budget, one can get the most pleasure with the lowest cost. In economic budget one has to plan all the things including travel, staying, food and shopping. You can plan the long weekend trip during the festive season of Holi in these places.
Mathura is famous for celebrating the festival of Holi in most traditional way. It is just four hours away from Delhi. One can plan a trip to Mathura for experiencing the traditional Holi. You can visit Barsana which is famous for Lath mar Holi and laddoo Holi festivals in which sweets are thrown around and spiritual songs are sung. It is a city of temples and shrines with thousands of devotees who come to visit this city of Lord Krishna. The city stretches along the bank of yamuna which makes a splendid vision.
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Another place to be visited in the weekend of Holi is Agra. Agra is one of the prominent destinations with three heritage monuments - The Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri & Red Fort. It is a city with rich cultural, historical, architectural and religious monuments. Apart from these historical places, one can also see the heritage of the Mughal dynasty and their fascinating tombs and forts which are famous for their beauty and work.
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Everyone has a different style of travel and each style costs different amounts of money. One has to plan all the things like accommodation, fine dining and transportation within their budget. You have to look for the trains and cabs to reach the destination at least possible cost. We have to look out for the hotels which give us all the facilities at the reasonable amount. As per the standard budget, one can spend this Holi eve in the following places:
Jaipur, the pink city is famous among tourists for a magnificent display of its royal Rajput heritage and impressive palaces & forts. Tourists can enjoy watching and ious festivals that Jaipur hosts during the eve of festival like elephant beauty contests, elephant parades, folk dances and tug-of-war between elephants. Some of the destinations which attract the attention of many tourists are Amer fort, Jaigarh fort, City Palace and Hawa Mahal.
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Shimla, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh, is one of the top tourist destinations in India. The snow-capped Himalayan peaks and green pastures attracts the tourists. One can take the glimpse of Shimla’s Victorian-era architecture and pedestrian shopping mall. Some of the main attractions of this place are Kinnaur, Jhaku Temple and Kalka-Shimla Railway.
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Those who don’t want to restrict their travelling with their budget can look out for far places to make their travel wonderful one. If the person can afford to travel by flights then they can plan their trips to these destinations.
Coorg is famous for its green valleys, misty hills, sprawling coffee & tea plantations, fast flowing streams, orange groves and dazzling waterfalls. One can enjoy the pleasing surroundings which offer amazing views of the Western Ghats. There are many tourist destinations which ranging from the historical forts to the adventurous activities. One can do many adventurous activities like trekking, river rafting and angling. Other places to be visited in Coorg are Raja's Seat, Abbey Falls, Talacauvery and Omkareshwara Temple.
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Goa is a natural paradise which is bounded by the foothills of the Sahyadri range and Arabian Sea. Natural picturesque beauty, attractive beaches, famous architectural temples and its rich Anglo-Indian heritage is a great attraction of this place. The main attractions among visitors are the beaches of Goa which is crowded by millions of tourists every year. The lip smacking and mouth-watering Goa cuisines like chicken rechado are famous among the travelers. Some of the places to visit in Goa are Candolim beach, Majorda beach and ca beach.
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Kerala is known as a "God's own place" is particularly famous for due to its lush greenery, calm backwaters and scenic beauty. This place has a wide iety of destinations from hill stations to beaches and wildlife sanctuaries to pilgrimages centers. The main attraction of this place is the most prominent hill stations, Munnar, which is located in the Idukki region of Kerala. Periyar National Park and Eravikulam National Park are two important wildlife and fauna conservation centers of this place.
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Havelock Island is one of the largest islands in the Andaman Island. This place is well connected by the water and air form the city of Port Blair. Somew of the places to be visited are Radha Nagar" Beach, the most popular beaches in Asia, the elephant beach is famous for rich marine life and beach No. 5 is famous beach for Israeli tourists.
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