Explore and experience exciting locations during Independence Day & Raksha Bandhan Long Weekend


For the upcoming Independence Day & Raksha Bandhan long weekend, OYO has curated a mix of its unique and exciting properties for consumers to execute their vacation plans. Short-trips to these beautiful properties will not only quench consumer’s wanderlust thirst but also provide a platform for a quick getaway to get past the office blues or hustle of city life. For those of you who haven’t locked in their vacations yet, no worries. Here’s your handy guide to the most exciting stays near your city – just a drive or a short flight away. 

  1. Belvilla Serene Mountain Getaway with Exquisite Views

We know all about cliche vacations at Shimla, one of the most popular hill stations of our country. But within the unexplored towns of the popular hill station, one can also experience the silent bliss of mother nature enveloping lush green trees. Surrounded by picturesque mountains, under the refreshing blue sky lies the serene stay of OYO’s Belvila property in Shimla that can offer you this extraordinary experience. With offbeat towns like Fagu and Shoghi just a scenic drive away, this property is steeped in the laps of comfort, coziness and respite.

2.                   OYO Townhouse OAK, Tangerine Resort, Goa

Amidst the exquisite landmarks of Church of St. Alex Goa and Casino Palms, near the scenic Calangute Beach, lies a friendly neighbourhood stay at the Tangerine Resort. This property is the right junction for you to experience the thrill of Goa’s typical vacation and the benign enigma of off-beat destinations at the same time. You can enjoy the thrill of the Goan nightlife while also experiencing the aroma of the Spice Gardens, and ofcourse, cruising through the backwaters of Chapora during the day. This property will allow you to relish a wholesome experience of the ‘Tourist Paradise’ of India.

3.                   Townhouse OAK RK Resorts, Manali

A lot of Bollywood movie scenes come to our mind while thinking of Manali, from the serene shots in Jab We Met to the adventures in Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani. This place offers a variety of sentiments to each traveller, sceneries ranging from snow-capped mountains to tropical meadows, from ancient temples to Buddhist monasteries. Manali never fails to attract travellers and adventurers each year. One of the most ancient temples of Himachal Pradesh- Hidimba Devi is within 5 km radius of this property. While visiting this wholesome place with your family, don’t forget to check out Townhouse OAK RK Resorts for cozy stays. 

Tip – If you savour street food, make sure to have Mittha in Manali

4.                   Capital O Shishamaati, Kullu

Kullu is known as the ‘Valley of Gods’ for being the home to a variety of temples. The tranquil ambience along with panoramic views of mother nature combines to be one of the most alluring aesthetics and attracts travellers from all around the world. One can experience the beauty of lush green mountains and river streams by staying at Shishamaati while exploring the ardently captivating heaven-like city. While you’re in the city, a visit to the ancient Bajaura Temple is a must with your family when it’s just half an hour’s drive away from your property. Another day of your itinerary at Kullu can also include some adventures on trekking trails of Padharag Hills, Magic Valley, Pah Nala, Hampta Pass, and Chanderkhani Pass. Activities such as river rafting, paragliding, riding a bicycle to enjoy the pleasant view around, taking a dip into Manikaran hot spring and many more, can also be explored when in the city. 

Tip – When planning to visit Kullu, one should never skip buying dozens of the world-famous apples from Kullu’s orchards

5.                   Capital O Suloka Tower, Coorg

For people who would like to go away from the hullabaloo of the city for a short break, Coorg might be the perfect place for you to find solace. Known for its famous coffee and spice plantation, the city also offers the serene calmness to relax, rejuvenate and relish the experience. If one is looking to explore offbeat destinations in Coorg, a 2-hour drive to Kotebetta and Mandalpatti can be perfect. Whilst you are planning to spend quality time in Coorg, check out Suloka Tower and experience the hospitality at its best. The property is nearby famous tourist attractions like Basaveshwara Temple, Namdroling Monastery Golden Temple, Nisargadhama Exotic Bird Park, Nisargadhama Reserve and more. Infact, exploring the local market is the best shopping option when with family. 

Tip – If you are a coffee lover, make sure to ask for Arabica coffee in Coorg