This World Tourism Day, which is coinciding with the long weekend, explore the beauty of India and travel sustainably to protect our planet and soak in the diverse cultures and experiences that India has to offer. Looking for quick getaways and making the most of the upcoming public holidays beginning from 29th September until 2nd October on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti? We have curated a list of cities that will give you a complete get away experience from your daily routine, from the picturesque splendours of North India to the cultural wonders of the South. So pack your luggage, and let's go on an adventure unlike any other.
Top Destinations to visit this weekend:
Agra: For an exciting trip down India’s glorious heritage, visit Agra to witness one of the 7 wonders of the world the Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and explore the rich Mughal history that surrounds this magnificent monument.
Dehradun: For a serene getaway, far from the hustle bustle of the city life, visit the picturesque Dehradun. Discover the serenity of the Himalayan foothills, where rich flora and quiet scenery awaits. Dehradun is one of India's most beautiful and scenic cities, lying between the Himalayan foothills and directly in the Doon Valley, where two great rivers, the Yamuna and Ganga, meet.
Jaipur (Rajasthan): Discover the Pink City's royal legacy and culture through its stately palaces, forts, and colourful markets. It is one among the most popular tourist spots and shopping destinations in Rajasthan.
Delhi: Dive into India's capital city, where history meets modernity, with its iconic landmarks and diverse cultures
Bhopal: Discover the "City of Lakes" with its unique combination of natural beauty, architectural marvels and a delectable cuisine
Chennai: Enjoy the charm of the seaside, the rich cultural legacy, and the exquisite South Indian food. Chennai is a lovely city with many fantastic sites to visit, each guaranteeing a distinct experience.
Hyderabad: Hyderabad, India's Telangana state capital is a mesmerising blend of heritage and progress. Immerse yourself in Nizami culture, try the famous Hyderabadi biryani, and see historic sites.
Tirupati: Seek blessings at the ancient Tirumala Venkateswara Temple, one of the world's wealthiest and most visited temples.
Vijayawada: Discover Andhra Pradesh's bustling metropolis, recognised for its rich history and vibrant local culture.
Bengaluru: Engross yourself in India's Silicon Valley, where technology meets heritage, and enjoy the city's lively nightlife and cafes.
Participate in the World Tourism Day celebrations and make your travels eco-conscious, in line with this year’s theme of “Tourism and Green Investments”, by booking an eco-friendly electric inter-city travel experience with NueGo and make a difference in your life’s journey and the environment both. Enjoy a seamless booking experience on www.nuego.in or through the NueGo App. By booking tickets through the NueGo website and using the promotional code "FUKREY", users can also enjoy a flat 10% discount on all routes, applicable until 31st October, 2023.
Don't miss out on this wonderful opportunity to travel, learn, and leave the environment with lower carbon footprints this Gandhi Jayanti!