NO HOLI PLANS YET?
Holi is a festival that doesn’t really need an introduction, but for those who know of it just for the colour, mess and with the staining power of red wine, it is a celebration of the start of spring (slash when it starts to get really hot in India) among other positive notions like good over evil.
Being a long weekend, it’s the perfect opportunity to make a weekender out of it!
Pack your bags, gather your pals and Self-Drive Myles to your best Holi getaway ever!
While Holi is celebrated all across India and Nepal, here is why you should experience it in Rishikesh (if you’re the wild one) or camping lakeside at Lake Pavna!
If you are in Rishikesh at this time, you will come to the realisation that the Holi fever has spread far and wide and there are people, many people who come specially to India to experience the same, with Rishikesh being one of the sought after destinations. The whole fun of being in Rishikesh is to experience the enthusiasm that non-nationals have for this wonderful festival of colours, and the general camaraderie going around.
Apart from Hiking & Camping activities like Rafting, Cliff jumping, a Sunset tour of Ganga Arti will add a tinge of serenity to your trip.
Our campsite in Rishikesh is a riverside jungle camp far from the highway and away from everyone else. The starlit sky, silhouette of the mountains, rippling sound of the river and shimmering of bon-fire, this is a great way to explore the outdoors.
On the other hand, Imagine camping on a pristine small land surrounded by water from all the sides between the valleys of Sahyadhris.
Surrounded by hillocks on two sides, paddy fields on one & Pavna valley with a beautiful view on the other, our campsite is the preferred destination for families, friends & corporates. Gazing at stars, grilling your own BBQ under the moonlit sky, enjoying the cool mountain breeze, unwinding with friends by a bonfire are a few are a few memories you take back home.
SOME PRO TIPS
What Should I wear?
Basically, something you may want to throw away or simply want a tie-dye ensemble (a not so pretty one),
also maybe bathe in coconut oil. However if you’re on a #TripWithTripsee you’ll get a Holi Tshirt which you can make it as colorful as you want.
How Do You Take Pictures?
Now this is a tricky one. It’s best not to carry a camera, unless you’re a professional and know how to take care of your gadgets. What Tripsee team has tried and tested, is carrying our phones that lives in a waterproof case which theoretically protects it from series of unfortunate events, though not all. However Tripsee’s entourage includes professional photographers and movie makers to make sure your best candid (or candid poses) are well captured.
Still if you are eager to Snapchat your friends who couldn’t make it for the party – “We bloody warned you”
Can I Go Sightseeing Afterward?
Speaking generally, the entire process of playing Holi and cleaning up is too tiring to get out later.
If you’re #TrippinwithTripsee , we have organised special Tripsee Crawl, which is Tripsee’s guided walking/exploration tour of the destinations (Rishikesh / Tikona Fort) or you can just laze your day at the camp.
Any questions, Pleas ask away!
Do check out our Holi Weekender Party Trips to Rishikesh and Lake Pavna