Holi 2018 is just round the corner. For many Indians, it is the most vibrant festival of the year. They look forward to meeting their friends and indulging in a play of water splashing and gulaal throwing. A wide array of Holi parties is now held at all prominent cities. These parties are attended by youngsters who like dressing up in white, then splashing colors on one another and dancing to groovy Holi numbers. (ALSO SEE Holi 2018 Long Weekend: Best Places near Mumbai for Short Trips) However, if you like to travel, these celebrations will be the last thing on your mind. All that would matter to you is that Holi 2018 which falls on March 2 gives you a long weekend that is perfect for a short trip. We feel you. If oyu are looking for places to visit on the Holi 2018 weekend, here are some good options. Also Read - 7th Pay Commission Latest News: Central Govt Announces Holi Gift For Employees Based in Mathura And Vrindavan, Doubles Their HRA

Kheerganga

Goats standing on the rock Beautiful view of Himalayan mountains, Kheerganga, Parvati valley, Himachal Pradesh

Goats standing on the rock Beautiful view of Himalayan mountains, Kheerganga, Parvati valley, Himachal Pradesh



Located high up in the mountains of the Parvati Valley, Kheerganga is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Himachal Pradesh. Cut off from the urban world, it provides stunning views of mesmerizing landscapes. The hot water springs here are worth checking out and the cheap food and accommodation tempt you to stay forever. Also Read - Indian Railways to Run 402 Special Trains For Comfortable Travel of Passengers During Holi Festival

Goa

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If you are not averse to Holi celebrations, then Goa is a great place to be on the Holi weekend. The mood is extremely convivial all around and there are a number of parties you can attend to experience Goa at its best. Plus, there is the fact that it is one of India’s finest coastal destinations and is home to some spectacular beaches!

Tadoba National Park

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March is the beginning of summers in India. It is the best time to spot the Royal Bengal Tiger in his raw habitat. If you are in Maharashtra, then Tadoba is one of your best bets to spot the magnificent beast taking a stroll in the wild, or if you’re lucky, hunting for a snack.

Mount Abu

Mount Abu

Mount Abu is a beautiful hill station in Rajasthan that is worth visiting in early March. It starts getting hot by April which means the Holi weekends is a great time to witness the enchanting views of the surrounding hills. The Jain Dilwara temples located in this region are worth checking out. March is also when the summer festival is held here.

Shillong

Shillong

Shillong

Northeast India’s most prominent city, Shillong in Meghalaya, is worth a visit in March as it is pleasant and beautiful during this time. The clear blue skies are perfect to witness the breathtaking green hills and serene lakes.

So, take your pick from one of the above spots and have a happy Holi 2018!