10 Places In India To Visit On Gandhi Jayanti Long Weekend

25 SEP, 2023

Dristi Sharma

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This year, Gandhi Jayanti falls on a Monday, which means that you have three days at your disposal to plan a short trip and enjoy a much-needed break. We've picked out some offbeat places that you can go to!


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Explore the unique Chettinad mansions and savour the rich South Indian cuisine of this culturally rich region. Distance from Chennai: Approximately 400 km

1. Chettinad, Tamil Nadu

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Just 150 km from Goa, Gokarna is full of peaceful beaches, trekking trails, and the laidback atmosphere. This coastal town can be a good alternative to Goa.

2. Gokarna, Karnataka

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This year, skip touristy spots like Udaipur, Jaipur, and discover the charm of this small, historic town known for its ornate palaces, step wells, and vibrant bazaars. Approx 210 km from Jaipur. 

3.  Bundi, Rajasthan

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Go to Chamba to experience the tranquility of this remote town in the Himalayas, surrounded by lush greenery and ancient temples. Distance from Chandigarh: 335 km

4. Chamba, HP

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A hidden gem in Karnataka, Badami is known for its stunning rock-cut cave temples and forts. It is located approximately 450 km from Bengaluru.

5. Badami, Karnataka

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Kasol is a hamlet in Kullu, HP. It is situated in the picturesque Parvati Valley, known for its scenic beauty and trekking opportunities. (Approx 290 km from Chandigarh).

6. Kasol, Himachal Pradesh

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Immerse yourself in the fascinating ruins of the ancient Vijayanagara Empire in this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Distance from Bengaluru: Approximately 350 km. 

7. Hampi, Karnataka

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Kutch is known for its ethereal beauty. You can visit the white salt desert that  creates a surreal landscape. This enchanting region has rich cultural heritage as well. Distance from Ahmedabad: 400 km. 

8. Kutch, Gujarat

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Mukteshwar, Uttarakhand, offers serene beauty with panoramic Himalayan views, lush orchards, and tranquil forests. Ideal for nature lovers and those seeking a peaceful escape. It is 350 km from DelhI.

9. Mukteshwar, uk

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If you love mountains and Tibetan culture, Tawang is the right place for you. Tawang is known for its monasteries, stunning landscapes, and a glimpse of Tibetan culture.

10. Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh