Remember the New Year resolution you made to explore new places and travel to your hearts fullest? Here are some quick weekend getaways to satiate your travelling desires!

 

 Kalimpong, West Bengal

Escape to Kalimpong, a quiet town nestled in the midst of mountain ranges if you are looking for some peace and quiet. From picturesque valleys and tranquil greenery to bustling marketplaces and religious sites, Kalimpong has a lot to offer.

Places to visit: Zang Dhok Palri Monastery at Durpin Dara, Deolo Top to catch a breath-taking view of the Kanchenjunga above and the Teesta River below, Pine View Nursery, Haat Bazaar.

 

Nandi Hills, Karnataka

Nandi Hills is a perfect respite from the hectic city life and can offer you the much-needed sigh of relief. Hop into your next-gen Ford Figo and enjoy the uphill ride to Nandi Hills with your loved ones.

Places to visit: Amrita Sarovar Lake, Tashk e-Jannat or Tipu Sultan’s fort, Tipu’s Drop for the panoramic view of the city, the Bhoganadeeshwar and Yoganadeeshwar Temples.

 

Orchha, Madhya Pradesh

 

‘Orchha’ literally means the ‘hidden place’. Perhaps that is the reason why not many know about this remarkable historical and religious site. The quaint little town has ancient buildings all around and gives you the feeling of having travelled back in time.

Places to Visit: Orchha Fort and its majestic palaces, the Jhansi Fort, Chaturbhuj and Laxminarayan Temples for the architecture enthusiasts, the Orchha Bird Sanctuary, Chhatris or cenotaphs.

 

Kasar Devi, Uttarakhand

 

A hill-top village near Almora, Kasar Devi is a laid-back weekend getaway one must visit if looking for a quick break. Enjoy leisure reading against the backdrop of hills, or take a stroll along Crank’s ridge or revel in the cold misty winds and the heart-warming stories of the local people. With the versatile Ford EcoSport by your side, you can enjoy the comfort of a smooth journey that is flanked with spectacular sights of the majestic Kumaon ranges.

 

Khuri, Rajasthan

Spend the weekend in the middle of the Thar Desert, chasing sand dunes in your Ford Endeavour. If staying in small mud houses or exotic sand dunes camps are not enough, Khuri also provides an exceptional star-gazing experience, coupled with folk songs and dances.

Places to Visit: The Khari Sand Dunes and Sam Sand Dunes

 

Start planning your weekends and strike out places from your bucket-list now! However, do not miss out the long weekends! Use our long weekend calendar to block your dates!

 

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