10 Mini Vacations to Plan for in 2019

They say, well begun is half done.Start your 2019 by planning your weekend getaways and mini vacations well in advance, so that you don’t miss out on any opportunity to take the much needed break from your monotonous routine.


There is a lotof excitement with the advent of New Year and Uttarayan- the festival of kites. Plan a weekend getaway or a short holiday on 12th, 13th and 14th January 2019.Some of the popular holiday destinations to visit in the beginning of the year are Gujarat, Rajasthan, Goa, and Uttarakhand.
The famous camel festival in Rajasthan, the Kite festival in Gujarat, Skiing in Mussooriein Uttarakhand are some of the amazing things you can enjoy at the beginning of the year.

The Royal state of Rajasthan is dotted with magnificent forts, beautiful tourist palaces and various architectural splendors which serve as a living evidence of the royal dynasties.Jaipur is well-known for the international kite festival, treasure hunting, rooftop, dancing, yoga classes, and much more.A visit to Sterling Jaipur, and Sterling Mount Abu, should definitely be on the top of your list if you want to enjoy the Kite festival in Rajasthani style.


Sterling Atharva,Jaipur

February:The world celebrates February as the Month of Love, thanks to St. Valentine. Plan a trip on the week of 14th, 15th, 16th and 17th February with your Valentine or your family and friends.Trekking at Kodaikanal,Skiing in Manali,exploration of the wonderfulKanha National Park at Madhya Pradesh are some of the things that you can experience this season with your partner.Visit Sterling KodaiLake, SterlingKanha, or SterlingMussoorieto rejuvenate before heading for these adrenaline pumping activities.

Kodai Lake

Sterling Kodai Lake

March: The month of March marks the advent of spring with one of the most popular festival of colors, Holi, celebrated throughout the country on the weekend of March 20th to 24th.The intriguing variations in celebrating Holi makes India an epitome of diversity.Rajasthan is known for its rich and variegated culture, and the Braj Holi Festival is one such delightful manifestation of the diverse Indian culture. Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and most of North India have more of cultural and devotional flavor in its celebrations. Immerse yourself in colors of joy at Sterling Mussoorie, Sterling Jaipur, Sterling Mount Abu and SterlingKanha.

Mount Abu

Sterling Mount Abu

April:April marks the beginning of summer and birth anniversaries of many saints and spiritual leaders. With many holidays lining up, a proper plan devised can help you enjoy your holidays to the fullest. Soenjoy a long weekend from 13th to 21st. Wildlife safaris are highly favored by wildlife enthusiasts as it is quite easy to get a glimpse of the animals during this period. Jim Corbett in Uttarakhandand Kanha National Park in Madhya Pradesh are two options that can be considered. If you’re an adventure lover, then trekking and paragliding in Manali or Dharamshala should be on your list. For people seeking internal peace andspirituality, a visit toShirdi in Maharashtrais recommended.A visit to Sterling Wayanad, Sterling Corbett, Sterling Kanha, SterlingDharamshala, and SterlingShirdi will definitely make your summer holidays happier and joyful.


Sterling Corbett

May: The month of May brings solace as monsoons are just round the corner. Planning a monsoon trip can be the best option to beat the summer heat. Start your monsoon voyage from 9th to 12th May by visiting some of the spectacular destinations in Kerala such as Thekkady, Munnar, Wayanad,and Anaikatti where one can enjoy Fish spa, treks and trails, plantation visits. In Tamil Nadu, one can enjoy the spectacular scenic beauty of nature by visiting Yelagiri, Yercaud, Ooty,and Lonavala.

A visit to Sterling Thekkady, Sterling Munnar, Sterling Wayanad, Sterling Anaikatti, Sterling Ooty, Sterling Yelagiri, Sterling Yercaud will definitely leave you spell bound and make you feel the magic of monsoons.


Sterling Thekkady

August: August is yet another exciting month because one can take a break from the daily grinding and set for an exciting trip from 10th to 18th August.Monsoon not only brings showers of relief but also makes the holiday mood more exciting. There are numerous exciting places to visit in August and enjoy monsoons. InWayanad in Kerala where one can explore the Edakkal caves which is believed to be a pre historic ancient cave.Kanha in Madhya Pradesh is most famous amongst tourist for wild life safari. One can explore the cultural heritage of the Rajputs in Mount Abu in Rajasthan.One can undertake adventure trips and enjoy trekking, rafting, paragliding by visiting Nainital and Mussorie. Make your monsoon memorable by visiting Sterling resorts in Wayanad, Munnar, Kanha, Sterling Mount Abu, Nainital, and Mussorie.


Sterling Wayanad

September:September marks the retreat of monsoons and the arrival of autumn. Many festivals are lined up in the month of September and the weather is also pleasant. You can undertake your weekend excursion from 7th to 10th Sept to enjoy the festive and holiday mood. Experience the Onam festival in Keralaor the majestic beauty of hills and valleys in Lonavala. Explore the lush sceneries in Mussoorie such as Gun Hill, Municipal Garden, Jharipani fall, and Mussoorie Lake. Experience the last showers of monsoon and welcome the serene season of autumn at Sterling Wayanad, Sterling Thekkady, Sterling Munnar, Sterling Lonavala, Sterling Mussoorie, and Sterling Manali.


Sterling Munnar

October: The month of October is full of auspiciousness as there are two major festivals of the country, Navratri and Diwali that fall in the same month. You can plan a holiday from 5th to 8th October and 26th to 29th October. Some of the mesmerizing places to visit in October are Jaipur, Udaipur, and Mount Abuin Rajasthan where one can experience the rich, cultural diversity and heritage that is displayed during Diwali. In Corbett, one can undertake wildlife safari. In Darjeeling, one can visit the tea plantations and witness the mighty KanchanjungaMountain. A visit to Sterling Jaipur, Sterling Mount Abu, Sterling Corbett, and Sterling Darjeeling is recommended to end the month of October on a happy note.


Sterling Darjeeling

November:With monsoons leaving behind clearer skies and cooler winds and snow yet to find its way to roads and tracks, November is a month to travel. A visit to Shimla, Manali and Kufri is recommended to experience the beauty of snowfall, indulge in snow activities, and enjoy the weather and scenic beauty of huge hills and mountains.A Visit to Sterling Manali, Sterling Kufriwill make your feel the joy of experiential holidays.


Sterling Kufri

December: The last month of the year brings great energy and zeal as the year is about to end. The much awaited and most joyful festival-Christmas is just round the corner.  You can end the year on a high and happy note by undertaking some adventurous and  euphoric expeditions from 21st to 25th December. To experience the Christmas and party vibe one can visit Goa between 21st to 25thDecember. To experience white Christmas one can visit Gulmarg in Kashmir, Auli, Mussorie in Uttarakhand, Kufri and Manali in Himachal Pradesh.


Sterling Goa

So plan your 2019 diligently and holiday differently. Make the most of the mini vacations and capture memories that will make you feel nostalgic as holidays help you revive your energy and spirit!

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