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Let’s Explore a New Destination This Diwali

October 28, 2013 | By

Here are some of the popular travel destinations that you can explore during Diwali season.

Taj Mahal - The Wonder of the World

The Wonder of the World

Diwali for many, especially those in North India, is a festival of splendid fireworks, colorful candles, artistic ‘rangolis’, offering gifts to your loved ones and spending some fun-filled moments with your family and friends.

However, some travel enthusiasts utilize the Diwali holidays to explore a new destination, dare a new adventure or accomplish another expedition as this time of the year the weather is great and the tourists rush is thankfully, at a low.


Priests performing ‘aarti’ at Varanasi ghats.


Online booking portals including,, and have come up with attractive travel packages.

Jammu and Kashmir government has already announced a 50% discount on lodging and transport charges for tourists who will be visiting the Valley on the eve of Diwali and Saffron festival.

Here are some of the popular travel destinations that you can explore during Diwali season:

1.      Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh: Varanasi is one of the most significant religious centres of Hinduism. The priests performing evening ‘aarti’ at the ghats is a breathtaking sight for the devotees and tourists who enjoy this mesmerizing view from the boats.

Ellora Caves

The caves are hewn out of the volcanic basaltic formation of Maharasthra, known as ‘Deccan Trap’.

Amer Fort: A magnificent historical structure

Amer Fort telling a tale of glorious Rajput History

Ajanta Caves in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra

Ajanta Caves are 300 rock-cut Buddhist cave monuments, dated from the 2nd century BC to about 480 or 650 AD.

2. Darjeeling, West Bengal: Sitting pretty in the lesser Himalayas, Darjeeling is an excellent holiday destinations for magnificent views of Mt Everest, ropeway and cable car rides, botanical gardens, eye-pleasing tea estates, joyride in toy train, among other attractions.

 3.      Manali, Himachal Pradesh: Nestled in the lap of Himalayas, Manali is suited for both a honeymooners and adventure seekers.

4.      Jaisalmer, Rajasthan: The ‘Golden City’ attracts tourists from all across the world, thanks to its royal history, the great Jaisalmer Fort, splendid havelis including Patwon-ki-Haveli, Amar Sagar, and Nathmalji-ki-Haveli.

5.      Agra, Uttar Pradesh: Agra, the city housing one of the wonders of the world – Taj Mahal, stands in the list of almost everyone’s must-visit list. The main attractions in Agra include the Agra Fort, Swami Bagh, Sikandra complex, and Itmad-Ud-Daulah’s Tomb. Hotel booking is easy as there are a variety of hotels in Agra near Taj Mahal.

6.      Jaipur, Rajasthan: The magnificent Amer Fort, Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, exquisite temples reflecting royal Rajput culture make Jaipur a great option travel destination especially for history and culture lovers.

 7.      Munnar, Kerala: This small ‘tea town’ is best suited for solace-seekers who are looking for a place to relax and enjoy. The places worth seeing in Munnar are Eravikullam National Park, Kundala Lake, Atukkad Falls, Mattupetti Dam.

8.      Ellora Caves: Located near Aurangabad, Maharashtra, the Ellora caves represents one of the largest rock-hewn monastic-temple complexes in the entire world. The caves are hewn out of the volcanic basaltic formation of Maharasthra, known as ‘Deccan Trap’.

9.      The Ajanta Caves: The Ajanta Caves in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra, India are about 300 rock-cut Buddhist cave monuments, dated from the 2nd century BC to about 480 or 650 AD.

10.  Lansdowne, Uttaranchal: Developed by the British as a training center for Garhwal Rifles, Lansdowne despite being connected with, is still untouched by the heat of commercialization.

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