The air is getting crisper, warm clothes are out of closets and the holiday season is around. Undoubtedly, winter brings along a unique charm as it rings in lively vibes of hope and new beginnings. This time of the year boasts of beautiful and salubrious weather. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the winter holidays.
A winter holidays trip is just what you need to enjoy the winter climate with your loved ones. Check out five amazing locations that make great winter destinations.
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The picturesque town is the twin hill station of Mahabaleshwar. It is comparatively less crowded than Mahabaleshwar and offers several scenic views. Panchgani is known for its main attraction Table Land, one of Asia’s greatest mountain-top flatlands. You can also visit Devrai Art Village to peek into the tribal lifestyle. Paragliding adventures are also available at Panchgani.
2. Tadoba National Park
One of the most frequented wildlife destinations in India, Tadoba National Park near Nagpur makes a good choice, especially if you are traveling with children. You can look forward to spotting tigers, deer, antelopes, hyenas, langurs, and several other jungle animals during the jeep safari. The place is also famous for its rich flora comprising lush meadows, beautiful flowers, and medicinal plants.
If you are craving a laid-back beach holiday during the winter, Malvan should be on your itinerary. It is popular among tourists for the pristine white sand of Tarkarli beach which also offers water adventure activities. Another highlight is the majestic Sindhudurg Fort with the Arabian Sea touching its walls – it is also a brilliant reminiscence of Maratha architecture. There are also several other beaches, forts, and temples you can visit in Malvan.
4. Diu and Daman
These two union territories of India are known to exude Goan vibes. The old fishing village of Nagao with its shoe-shaped beach is the main attraction here. Diu fort, Gangeshwar Temple, St Paul Church, Naida Caves, and Diu museum are also worth visiting. Do not forget to pay homage to Indian naval officers at INS Khukhri Memorial, the warship that sank at the cost of Diu during the Indo-Pak conflict in 1971.
Located in the Igatpuri district, Bhandardara is an offbeat winter destination. It has trekking points such as Maharashtra’s highest peak Mount Kalsubai and historical forts – Ratangad and Harishchandragad. Arthur Lake and Wilson Dam are also good attractions here. If you get lucky, you might also get to witness Umbrella Falls and Radhe Falls which cascade in full glory during the monsoon season.
A group trip with your family or friends to these destinations will make your holiday even more memorable. Depending on your group size, you will need a tempo traveler or a mini bus. Mumbai-based vehicle rental agency SimplyTrip offers best-in-class vehicles for travel. For example, a 20 or 17 seater tempo traveller on rent is easily available with SimplyTrip if your group size is between 15 and 20.
Tempo travelers and mini buses are available in different variants according to your budget and the type of features and amenities you prefer during the journey. Contact SimplyTrip to book your vehicle for the winter holiday!