5 Long weekend road trip ideas
Road trip on your mind? Here are some quick getaways across the country to celebrate the Republic Day long weekend with Airbnb!
As India gears up to celebrate its 74th Republic Day, the occasion also brings with it the first long weekend for the year. If you’re looking to unwind from work, explore the unexplored, scout new destinations and experience quaint properties for a memorable trip, here is a list of destinations and Airbnb stays that must make it to your travel plans.
Explore Exquisite Nedumkandam, Kerala And Stay At The Silver Oak Plantation Bungalow
If large windows, spacious verandas, a cozy fireplace and sky lit glass roofs is something you’re looking for, look no further as this Airbnb is a dream come true for you. Situated in the small town of Nedumkandam in the Idduki district of Kerala, this teak wood constructed home is far away from the hustle-bustle of city life and forms the perfect place to relax.
Visit the off beaten path in Bir, Himachal Pradesh and stay at North Wind 57
Did someone say glamping? Truly one-of-a-kind, the North Wind campsite is a sight to behold amongst the sounds of nature. Nestled in the laps of the Himalayas, this unconventional Airbnb beholds majestic views and is a must-visit for the outdoor traveller. The dome offers you the joy of being at a campsite coupled with the convenience of modern amenities. Needless to say, bonfires and treks will be part of the itinerary if you choose to go here!
Discover Coorg, Karnataka through the The Cottage Pollibetta
Wake up to the smell of freshly brewed coffee at this Airbnb cottage in Coorg. Located amid gorgeous coffee and pepper plantations, this Airbnb will definitely give you your daily dose of vitamin Nature. If you’re an avid bird watcher and enthusiast, you may spot a few of the 300+ species that have made Coorg their home.
Soak in the serenity of Bhimtal, Uttarakhand at The Verandah
The Verandah is a gorgeous Airbnb that is nestled in the mountains of Bhimtal. A luxurious and tastefully decorated villa that brings with it the opportunity to enjoy the marvellous views of the valley, trek the mountains, try your hand at paragliding and end the long day with a cosy bonfire.
Experience the tranquil Ganga at the Bhagirathi in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
This 1000 sq.ft cottage is located on the banks of the river Ganga. The wild Himalayan Airbnb home offers views that will stay imprinted on your mind for days to come, well after you’ve made your way back home. Part of ‘Aashraya’ a retreat with 3 cottages, Bhagirathi is a dry-stone construction made from local material. With a 100% organic garden, dead wood-based heaters, and more than 200 trees planted so far by the hosts, the Bhagirathi is a great place to co-exist with nature and have a great weekend to optimize the views, sunlight, and privacy that Rishikesh has to offer.