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The Solo Traveler’s Guide to Festive Travel: Chasing Diwali Lights

Diwali falls on a weekend this year, so it’s the ideal opportunity for you to take a getaway. You don’t want to observe the occasion in the customary manner. Do not fret! Visit these four locations in India to give your Diwali itinerary the ideal twist of travel. They provide a special fusion of seasonal brightness and cultural immersion for lone travelers looking for spiritual renewal and adventure. Make the most of your vacation by scheduling opulent accommodations with distinctive activities that are only available through CRED getaways.

Mysore: Mysore is the best spot to go if you want to witness a magnificent Diwali decoration. The Mysore Palace, which lies near Bengaluru in southern India, is adorned with hundreds of lamps, earthen diyas, and lights at nightfall. It is a very stunning sight. In addition, there are a number of pandals erected across the city where you can take part in exciting activities like dancing, music, and cultural events. See the Fortune JP Palace, which offers accommodations with the traditional charm of Mysore, or the opulent Sandesh Palace, which is situated in the heart of the city.

Goa is

Although Goa is well known for its party scene, did you know that Goa observes Diwali in a very unique style from the rest of the nation? On Narak Chaturdashi, in Goa, enormous effigies of the demon king Narakasura made of paper, straws, grass, crackers, and other materials are driven around, mocked, and burned, symbolizing the ultimate victory of good over evil. The celebration as a whole is unique and a spectacle.


Although Udaipur is a wonderful place all year long, the regal town is at its most breathtaking during Diwali. At the unusual Udaipur Light Festival (formerly known as the Udaipur Lantern Festival), hundreds of lanterns are lit and released into the open sky after 10 p.m. to commemorate the festival of lights in an eco-friendly and ethical manner.

Don’t forget to visit the historic hotels Shiv Nivas and Fateh Niwas, which are located in the center of Udaipur. Get interesting and exclusive member advantages when you book via CRED Escapes.

The Dalai Lama

Try Dharamshala if you want a more sedate and spiritual Diwali away from the hustle and bustle of the big cities. This highland station in the Kangra valley, home to His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, is the ideal place to leave your bags. In the peaceful valley, take some time to practice self-reflection, introspection, and genuinely reestablishing your connection to your roots.

These are our suggestions for ensuring you have the best possible holiday season. This Diwali, discover your inner light and make a connection with yourself. Happy travels and Diwali!

Source- Travel daily

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