Every month of the year is unique and evokes a special feeling and enthusiasm within us. As October is fast approaching, take a look at the top indulgences which will help you beat the October heat and bring in the new month with a bang! Your flight tickets are a click away, so pack your bags, charge your camera and set off to the wonderful getaways, all at the click of a button.
1. Aga Khan Palace, Pune
Any plans for 2nd October, Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti? Well, you can head to Pune and explore the impressive Aga Khan Palace. Honoured by the Archaeological Survey of India as a monument of national importance, here you can capture shots of this magnificent palace while it casts a magical spell on you. Many Indian freedom fighters like Mahatma Gandhi, Kasturba Gandhi, Sarojini Naidu etc. were imprisoned here, making this palace a must-see attraction.
2. Sydney Harbour Bridge, Australia
If you are an adventure enthusiast, then climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge must feature on your bucket list! Indulge in this trendy activity by joining the tours that run throughout the day. You will be briefed before the climb and provided with protective gear. Once the safety mechanisms are in place- you need not wait for anything. Just go for it!
3. Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand
If wilderness excites you, then Jim Corbett National Park is just perfect for you. Picture yourself in an open four wheeler Jeep, observing the wildlife surrounded by Sal forests and beautiful lakes. ..sounds thrilling, right? From crocodiles, to Royal Bengal Tigers, to elephants, to colourful birds, this park is the best adventure treat you can gift yourself.
4. Red Seabeach (China)
Want to go paint the town red? Or even better: visit the place which is already red? Yes, we are talking about the Red Seabeach in China which gets its colour from the red plant of Chenopodiaceae. You will be amazed by the breathtaking vistas of endangered migratory birds like red-crowned cranes, black-mouth gulls and many more which makes it a birdwatcher's paradise.
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5. Mysore Palace (Karnataka)
Yearning to celebrate Dussehra (22nd Oct) differently this year? Then, enjoy this festival with grandeur in Karnataka. During this occasion, visit the Mysore Palace and catch a glimpse of its dazzling avatar as it glitters with more than 1,00,000 lights. Savour the lip-smacking Mysore pak and witness the procession of beautifully adorned elephants on the streets, a celebration which celebrates the triumph of good over evil. Our Mysore tour packages are what you need to turn this dream into reality.
6. Oaxaca (Mexico)
Are you ready to indulge in the spooky Halloween festival? Then, Oaxaca in Mexico is what you’re looking for! Dedicated to remembering the dead or departed ones, you will see people dressed in costumes visiting the local cemeteries, and even better: the streets are decorated with skulls and skeletons! This festival showcases that death is not the end to everything, but there is life after death. The festive mood gets a new high with delectable food and beverages and people dancing throughout the night.
Indulge in all or any of the above and make the coming month of October one that will be a part of your favourite travel stories. Once you do so, do share your stories with us!
Author : Vijaylaxmi Thakur