We are finally in the week that leads to one of the most vibrant weekends of the year. Holi 2018 is on March 2 and it comes with a long weekend that is perfect for a short getaway. While staying in the city and enjoying the Holi festivities has its own charm, people who have had enough of Holi celebrations would want to make the best of the long weekend by taking a trip to someplace nice. Delhi, in particular, has a number of getaways that are great for a short trip. (ALSO SEE Holi 2018 Long Weekend: Best Places near Mumbai for Short Trips) So, if you are in Delhi, here are some of the best places to visit on Holi 2018 long weekend. Also Read - 'Public-Private Sectors Must Come Together to Combat Coronavirus,' Says Health Minister Harsh Vardhan
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Located in the beautiful Kangra Valey, DHaramasala is a delight to visit during March. When the rest of the country is just beginning to bear the brunt of summer, Dharamsala offers splendid weather conditions and breathtaking views of cloud-capped mountains. Also Read - Uttar Pradesh: 6 Killed as Car Drifts Off Road, Falls Into Canal Due to Fog in Greater Noida
This may not be a bad time to take a trip to Agra and check out amazing monuments like the taj Mahal and the Agra Fort. Agra is a great place for those looking for a gastronomically inclined experience too. CHECK OUT Holi 2018 Long Weekend: Best Places to Visit in India
Jim Corbett National Park
Tiger in Jim Corbett National Park
What better place to escape the loud Holi festivities than the serene and calm Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand?! The park offers beautiful stays in the vicinity and enriching wildlife safaris that will make you fall in love with nature and the forest.
This one is for those who do want to celebrate Holi in the best way possible. Places like Mathura and Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh are the best in the country if you want to witness convivial Holi celebrations and Krishna devotees in all their glory. DO SEE Holi 2018: Images from All Around the World To Get You in The Mood for Indias Most Vibrant Festival
Another beautiful hill station in Himachal Pradesh that is ideal for a rejuvenating getaway is Lansdowne. Known for its sleepy ambiance and heart-warming views of lush green hills and slowly moving clouds, Lansdowne is one of the best hill stations to visit in all of India.
So, take your pick from one of these and make your Holi 2018 long weekend one to remember.