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Escape to these locales for the festivities

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The best destinations within. couple of hours from the Capital

By IANSlife

November 11, 2023 (IANSlifeFor some, instead of parties and shopping, Diwali is an opportunity to spend time with the family and escape for a quick holiday.

Taj Corbett Resort & Spa


Taj Corbett Resort & Spa is all set to celebrate Diwali with a unique blend of local flavours and the essence of Kumaon. The resort is going above and beyond to ensure that the celebrations truly embrace the local culture.

While team members will dress in traditional costumes, such as the famous Pichoda attire, folk artists from the Upper Himalayan region of Pithoragarh will grace the festivities with age-old art traditional music. Their mesmerizing performances that will take place through the day are sure to captivate and enthrall guests. By incorporating this rich cultural experience into the festivities, Taj Corbett Resort & Spa aims to foster a deep appreciation for the cultural heritage of the Kumaon region.

No celebration is complete without a hearty feast, Taj Corbett will indulge guests with authentic culinary delights of the Kumaon region through a specially curated menu consisting of Uttarakhand delicacies such as Aloo ke Gutke,  Palak ka Kaapa and more with an added focus on Hi-tea for the occasion.  Post high tea, the deck will be set for chanting and prayers conducted by a local priest alongside the serene Kosi river.

In the spirit of spreading joy and spreading Diwali cheer, the team will also visit a specially-abled students NGO. Through sharing happiness and warmth of the festivities with these students, the luxury resort  also extends its commitment to making a positive impact on the community.

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Venue: Taj Corbett Resort & Spa, Uttarakhand

Contact: +91 7455028252 , +91 7455028253 , +91 5947-266600

Stay Packages Price: INR 19000 + 18% GST per night on CP ( With breakfast only)  onwards


Pilibhit House


Rooms are fast filling for 12th Nov (Diwali) and they have 100% occupancy from 13th -16th November. Cost for a 2N/3D getaway would be approximately INR 60,000/- per couple including breakfast and high tea.

"Nestled in the foothills of the Shivaliks, Haridwar, is just a short drive away from Delhi and has emerged as an alluring escape for guests of all age groups seeking refuge from the persistent pollution. With schools shut or transitioning to online model and many offices opting for remote working, we are seeing remarkably high occupancy throughout the month.

Guests can rejuvenate with a foot-soak or healing ayurvedic spa therapies, yoga and meditation by the river and take a dip at our private bathing ghat on the auspicious occasion of Diwali. We have also curated a special dinner with an array of Indian and international delicacies, live music and customized in-room amenities."


Leisure Hotels Group illuminates Diwali with unforgettable staycations

The Naini Retreat, Nainital Facade

With the radiant festival of Diwali swiftly approaching, the country prepares to bask in the luminous glow of lights and festive fervour. In celebration of this joyous occasion, Leisure Hotels Group, beckons you to embrace the festive spirit with a range of exciting vacation options across captivating destinations. This Diwali, plan an unforgettable getaway with your loved ones, enveloped in the warmth of Leisure Hotels Group's exceptional hospitality, hyper-local curated experiences and gourmet delights, ensuring your retreat is an everlasting memory to cherish.

Whether you yearn for exhilarating adventures or a serene rendezvous with nature, Leisure Hotels Group invites you to partake in immersive travel escapades. Explore tranquillity of nature with diverse destinations such as Rishikesh, Corbett, Ramgarh, Kasauni, Dharamshala, and more, each offering a unique tapestry of experiences. Here's your chance to take a breath of fresh air, wake up amidst rustling forests, meditate on the banks of gurgling rivers and trek across off-beaten paths. What's more, the hotel chain introduces the novel concept of 'Bonfire Tales,' a delightful evening of bonfires, captivating conversations, and a sprinkle of nostalgia under the starlit sky.   

Engage in fun-filled activities and relish a delectable feast specially prepared by culinary maestros. Our hotels will enchant guests with an array of local Diwali delicacies, where authentic Garhwali delights to mouth-watering Kumaoni and flavoursome Himachali dishes take the centerstage. The ambiance comes alive with vibrant rangolis, bright diyas made by local artisans and festive decorations, creating a truly immersive Diwali experience.

Amidst the hustle and bustle of city life, take a pause and seize the opportunity of Diwali holidays by embarking on that long-awaited family trip. Choose from any of Leisure Hotels Group's welcoming establishments and craft treasured moments with your loved ones.  

What: Diwali Package  

Date: Upto 20th November, 2023  

Pricing: Starting from  ₹ 10,200 for 2N/3D per couple 

Participating Hotels: 

  • Atman, Dharamshala
  • The Earl’s Court, Nainital
  • Fishermen’s Lodge, Bhimtal
  • Sun n Snow Inn, Kausani
  • Suvaasa, Ramgarh
  • The Manor, Kashipur
  • The Manor, Bareilly
  • Bedzzz, Rishikesh
  • Bedzzz, Varanasi
  • Aloha On The Ganges, Rishikesh
  • The Naini Retreat, Nainital
  • The Riverview Retreat, Corbett National Park
  • Ganga Lahari, Haridwar







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