Republic Day 2017 is just round the corner and with it has come a great opportunity to take a short vacation. If you just take a day off on Friday (the 27th of January), you get four whole days to enjoy a nice short trip that will kick start your travels for 2017. India is blessed with some of the most picturesque locales worth visiting and no matter what kind of traveler you are, there is someplace nice for you to explore in every state of India. From hills and valleys to beaches and rivers, India is home to majestic getaways worth checking out. (ALSO SEE Air India, Vistara and SpiceJet’s flash sale starting at Rs 749) Here are some flights for January 26, 2017 you should consider taking from Mumbai so that you can enjoy a long weekend away! Also Read - 'Touching Gesture'! Narayana Murthy Touches The Feet of Ratan Tata And Twitter Can't Stop Hailing The 'Historic Moment'

Mumbai to Hyderabad: Starting Rs 2,294

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One of the most prominent cities in south India, Huderabad can be a great winter holiday destination. Visit the Charminar, the amazing Golconda fort and take a tour of the Ramoji Film City. Enjoy the pleasant winter weather and try the lip-smacking biryanis while you are here for the Republic Day weekend. Jet Airways has a flight starting Rs 2294 for January 26. DO SEE 9 photos that prove Hyderabad is the best city to stay in India Also Read - PMC Scam: With Rs 90 Lakh Stuck in Beleaguered Bank, ex-Jet Airways Staffer Dies of Cardiac Arrest After Attending Protest

Mumbai to Bengaluru: Starting Rs 2,514

Bangalore



Another great south Indian city blessed with some magnificent palaces as well as picturesque getaways is Bangalore in Karnataka. Check out the amazing Bangalore palace or take off on a trip to Jog Falls or Nagarhole National Park. Air India has a flight starting at 2514 for Bangalore from Mumbai on Jan 26. CHECK OUT 5 short trips from Bangalore you must take!

Mumbai to Mangalore: Starting Rs 3,668

Mangalore-Main

Mangalore in Karnataka is blessed with some amazing green forests and spectacular and serene beaches. You can also check out the lovely Kudremukh located nearby. Jet Airways has a flight from Mumbai starting at Rs 3668 for Jan 26.

Mumbai to Jaipur: Starting Rs 3,948

Jaipur

January is the best time to visit Jaipur in Rajasthan. It is home to some amazing historical monuments like the Hawa Mahal and Jantar Mantar. The winter weather in Jaipur is simply stunning and you can also club your trip with other major attractions like Ajmer, Pushkar and Jodhpur. Indigo has a flight to Jaipur from Mumbai starting at Rs 3948.

Mumbai to Kozhikode: Starting Rs 3,956

Kozhikode

And then there is Kozhikode in the wonderland of Kerala in south India. Kozhikode is one of the must-visit places in Kerala. Its serene beaches and lush greenery make it worth checking out to take a break from your urban routine. Jet Airways has a flight from Mumbai starting at Rs 3956. NOW SEE 45 fabulous beaches in India that every beach lover must visit!

Note: These prices are true at the time of writing of this articles. They are subject to change as per the availability of offers.

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