Spend your Independence Day Extended Weekend at these amazing destinations

Every weekend comes with a new travel goal, and we believe you would have already planned for a day off on 16th August to make the weekend a long one. As the country will celebrate its 73rd Independence Day very soon, we feel that the sentiments of national pride, patriotism and unity can be best celebrated with travel. So, why not just book some cheap flights and make the most of your time during this extended weekend?

Best Destinations for Independence Day Extended Weekend

India, as a travel destination, is popular among not only Indians but foreigners too. Whether you’re seeking spirituality, adventure or you are a history or food enthusiast; you will always be surprised by the versatility our country offers.

Here is a list of travel destinations in India for the long weekend trip this Independence Day.


Bir Billing

Famous as the paragliding capital of India, this place attracts adventure-seekers from all across the world. You have an ample number of places to visit in Bir-Billing to make the most of your time. Adorned with lush greenery, the area also has several monasteries and Buddhist stupas that create a soothing environment. Whether you choose to indulge in an adventure sport or visit the valley for its serenity, you will have a new energy when you get back home.

Activities to do in Bir Billing: Paragliding, camping, hand-gliding



Agumbe in Karnataka is one of the best places to visit in August. Also known as South India’s Cherrapunjee, the high-altitude village is famous for its many cascading waterfalls. From forested villages, temple sites and rich wildlife to the gorgeous sunset view sites, you have got many reasons to be in Agumbe this August. So, find the right travel agency offering cheap air tickets, pack bags, and fly to Bangalore to enjoy the shower of nature rather than staying indoors.

Top attractions in Agumbe: Agumbe Ghat, Jogigundi Falls, Sunset Point, Onake Abbi Falls



Rajasthan is the answer for all those who are looking for a touch of royalty. In Udaipur, you can see the mighty forts and palaces in rustic hues in the monsoons. Explore the Lake Palace, Monsoon Palace, Bagore ki Haveli and so much more while in Udaipur. Romantic and whimsical, you might even get overwhelmed while in the city. Ornate palaces, serene lakes, stunning architecture, romantic sunsets; what else do you need on a weekend getaway? Check out the details of flight ticket booking in advance to get decent offers on air travel.

Places to visit in Udaipur: Lake Fatehgarh, City Palace, Lake Pichola, Jag Mandir



The untouched excellence, low populace, and calm environment draw tourists to Kasol all year round. Kasol is best known for being a snowy escape in the colder months, but the fascinating appeal of the place lasts long after the spring thaw. Lately, the hill station has gained popularity for trekking too. So, don’t just stay inside the comfort of your room, plan a trip with friends or family to keep the spirits high. Since most of the major airlines offer air travel service to Bhuntar Airport, you can get the flight booking done already.

Things to do in Kasol: Kheerganga Trek, Tosh Valley Trek, Riverside Camping, visit Manikaran Sahib

A unique charm is associated with offbeat destinations. While hordes of people visit popular tourist destinations during the peak holiday season, you can give a try to unusual travel destinations to have a calm experience.

We’ve got a list of offbeat destinations in India that you can choose for Independence Day long weekend trip

  • Pangot
  • Pithoragarh
  • Kausani
  • Alwar
  • Kanatal
  • Binsar
  • Chakrata
  • Munsiyari

Travelling can inspire a person to do things he might not do otherwise. So, give yourself some time off your routine job and explore the new horizons of life travel can introduce you to.

While you pick a destination for your next trip, make sure you make the arrangements in advance to avoid last-minute hassles. You can find trusted travel agencies offering online hotel booking and online flight ticket booking services to get some decent discount on the reservations.

You have enough time to plan a trip around Independence Day 2019, but you don’t always need to plan months before a holiday. Irrespective of your location across India, keep looking for latest domestic flight offers to make your travel a cost-effective affair.