As we all know that this year has bought so many long weekends for all of us to enjoy and have fun and one such long weekend is falling in the month of August on the occasion of ‘Raksha Bhandan’. If you love to give beautiful surprises to your siblings then you can actually plan a fun-filled vacation on Raksha Bhandan with your brothers and sisters. Celebrate the festival of bond between brother and sister at an astounding destination and make this festival even more special and interesting. Below is the list of places which you can explore according to your interest.
For Wildlife Lovers
Gir Forest Reserve is one of the most happening places for the ones who have keen interest in watching wild animals or who are secretly in love with nature and wildlife. This forest reserve provides shelter to more than 200 gigantic and furious Asiatic lions. Besides this graceful member from the cat’s family there are some other inhabitants also which can be found at Gir and some of them are Chinkaras, Sambhars, Charusinghas (4 horned antelopes), leopards, grey musk shrews, hedgehogs, honey badgers, wild boars, African hyenas, langurs, marsh crocodiles and pangolins etc. Visit to Gir is sure to make your Rakhshabandhan weekend amazingly memorable as this visit will definitely bring back lovely childhood memories of zoo visits and safaris. However, if you and your siblings love bird watching then surely this place will not disappoint you because Gir houses 300 varieties of birds which you can spot with your cousins.
Ranthambore National Park
The fast and furious animal of the cat’s family (Tiger) is the major attraction and also the pride of this national park. This scenic national park is surrounded by the River Banas and River Chambal, this park serves as a perfect place of living for the predators and other animals of this park. Apart from Tiger this national park houses some other amazing animals which are hard to find. Some of those animals are Leopard, Nilgai, Wild Boar, Sambar and Hyena etc. Tiger Safaris are one of the much loved activities and is immensely popular among the visitors of Ranthambore National Park.
For Nature Lovers
Munnar is a famous destination in Kerala and is situated in the Southern part of India. This place attracts lot of tourists and wanderlusts every year because of its breathtaking landscape and magnetizing attractions. Munnar is also called as Kashmir of South India fondly. This destination is located at an altitude of 1600 feet above sea level and is one of the apt places for the nature aficionado. Munnar is considered as one of the best hill stations located in Kerala.
The grandiose and splendid mountains of Mcleodganj attract the tourists to observe the charm and gorgeousness of the nature. Triund is one of the most astonishing places and this place is popular for offering the awe-inspiring view of the Dhauladhar ranges. Explore this place with your siblings and experience natural bliss in Mcleodganj.
For Adventure Lovers
Rishikesh is a best place for you and your adventure loving siblings. It is one of the most recommended places for the adventure enthusiasts. Apart from being a place which is known for religious significance, this place is well-known for river rafting in River Ganges, trekking in the mountain trails and you can also enjoy the most sought after sport – bungee jumping! Anyone above 12 years of age can try this amazing sport. Rishikesh is also a beautiful destination which will even not burn a hole in your pocket.
Coorg & Chikmagalu
If you are the one who is residing in Karnataka which is also called as the Coffee Land then you should definitely head towards the beautiful coffee and cardamom plantations of the panoramic Coorg. It is one of the best places for you and your siblings if you love spotting varieties of birds and loves to have delectable food. Moreover, the splendid and popular place to observe piece of Nature’s blessings then visit Chikmagalur. This destination has sprawling coffee estates to scour by. However, if you and your sibling are looking for some adventure and fun activity you can opt for kayaking or trekking up to Mullayyanagari peak. It would definitely be an amazing weekend plan for you and your siblings on this Rakhi.
Goa is one of the famous states in India and is also the famous tourist destination. This destination is even referred as ‘party capital of India’ and ‘beach capital of India’. If you don’t have any destination to visit on this Rakhi festival then you can choose this destination undoubtedly. Here you can laze on the beach with your cousins and you can also try various water related sports with your siblings to make your brother-sister bond even stronger. Explore these amazing places with best packages from EaseMyTrip.