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7 Offbeat Getaways For People Who Are Stuck In A 9 To 5 Job!

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HolidayIQ Travellers list down offbeat getaways for all those who are trapped in a 9 to 5 job. This last weekend of August presents such an opportunity to spread your wings and fly.

7 Offbeat Getaways For People Who Are Stuck In A 9 To 5 Job!:

  1. Shikhar Nature resort, Uttarkashi (Uttarakhand)
  2. The Elgin Mount Pandim, Pelling (Sikkim)
  3. Royal Palace Hotel, Manikaran (Himachal Pradesh)
  4. Orma Homestay, Idukki (Kerala)
  5. Malwa Resort, Mandu (Madhya Pradesh)
  6. The Leela , Cavelossim-Mobor (Goa)

1. Har Ki Dun Valley

Har Ki Dun Valleysource: holidayiq.com

HolidayIQ Traveller Kaarthik Sr from Bangalore shares, “Extremely pretty place with snow all over, please go before May to see snow on the trek, the trek starts from Taluka and ends at the same point. No food available on the trek. Plan for a minimum of 4 days.”

Stay options in Uttarkashi
Mid-range: Shikhar Nature resort
Budget: 5 Elements Hotel

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17 Sightseeings

2. Richenpong, Pelling

Richenpong, Pellingsource: wikimedia.org/

HolidayIQ Traveller Abhijeet Gupta from Kolkata shares, “The nature walk from Kaluk to Rinchenpong is just unforgettable. A nature lover will surely love the walk. I suggest you to spend the night in Kaluk but stroll up to Rinchenpong and come back to hotel.”

Stay options in Pelling
Luxury: Elgin Mount Pandim Pelling
Mid-range: Hotel Sikkim Tourist Centre
Budget: Ifseen Villa

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26 Sightseeings

3. Manikaran, Himachal Pradesh

Manikaran, Himachal Pradeshsource: flickr - Travelling Slacker

HolidayIQ Traveller Amit from shares, “There are hot water springs at the gurdwara premises. The trek to kheerganga is very exciting and adventurous. It was a two days trek. After reaching the top the feeling was really amazing.”

Stay options in Manikaran
Mid-range: Hotel Amar Palace
Budget: Royal Palace Hotel

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6 Sightseeings

4. Gavi, Idukki

Gavi, Idukkisource: flickr- Muneef Hameed

HolidayIQ Traveller Anooj Palakunnel shares, “In Gavi you can fill your lungs with fresh air which is saturated with the aroma of cardamom, can cool-off in the pristine chilly waters,or simply relax under the forest canopy watching 'Nilgiri langurs' performing acrobatics.”

Stay options in Idukki
Luxury: Periyar Reserve Bungalow
Mid-range: Orma Homestay
Budget: Moonlit Regency Hotel

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27 Sightseeings

5. Mandu, Madhya Pradesh

Mandu, Madhya Pradeshsource: flickr - Jean-Pierre Dalbéra

HolidayIQ Traveller Abhinav Barve from Indore shares, “Mandu is a historical destination with lots of ancient Architecture around. Rani roopmati mahal was one of the place which moved me the most. Because it is believed that the Mahal and the room of Rani in Mahal was built such that she can admire holy river Narmada from far away everyday.”

Stay options in Mandu
Budget: Malwa Resort

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30 Sightseeings

6. Chorao Island, Goa

Chorao Island, Goasource: blog.parrikar.com/

Chorao is a beautiful island situated by the Mandovi River. There is a very interesting tale behind the island’s origin. Legend has it that the island emerged from the precious diamonds that were strewn by Yashoda, the mother of Lord Krishna. Hence it is still popularly known as Chudamani which means 'stunning precious stone' in Sanskrit. 

Luxury: Leela Kempinski

Mid-range: Sonesta Inns
Budget: Coconut Creek

How to reach | Where to stay

3 Sightseeings

7. Netala, Uttarakhand

Netala, Uttarakhandsource: wikimedia.org

Netala is one of God’s best kept secrets right in the bosom of himalayas. Located on the banks of Ganga this small village has not network, no touristy place and pure mountain air sans the city pollution. The ice cold rights stands in contrast to the green blanket.

Luxury: WelcomHeritage Corbett Ramganga Resort
Mid-range: Atali Ganga

Budget: Padmini Nivas Hotel

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17 Sightseeings

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