Top 5 family holiday places to visit this Diwali
Jaipur celebrates Diwali in a grand style making it among the top Diwali destinations in India. Each year, there's a competition for the best decorated and most brilliantly lit up market. It's a dazzling display that attracts visitors from all over India. Just like Las Vegas has a "Strip", Johari Bazaar has earned the title of "The Strip" in Jaipur during Diwali.
Diwali is an ideal time to go back and revisit one’s roots and traditions. Varanasi provides you just the perfect opportunity for that. One can enjoy Dhrupad and thumri recitals, kathak performances and some lovely renditions of the Ram Leela and Krishna Leela at various venues across town.
If you really want to get away from the hustle bustle of Mumbai but don’t have enough time, Khopoli is the perfect place for you. Along with the lovely beaches, you can also visit Imagicaa, the themed amusement park. Set against the scenic Sahyadri range and spread over more than 200 acres of property, Imagicaa and Novotel Imagicaa offer a twin package for the perfect Diwali vacation. Book tickets.
A short journey from Mumbai, Matheran is the picture-perfect hills station. Acknowledged as an eco-friendly zone, Diwali is the best time to visit Matheran
Diwali is a great time to visit culture hotspot Agra. Apart from the Taj Mahal, one can also visit the Agra fort, which is surrounded with lights and sounds on the occasion. Celebrating Diwali in the city is not only fun, but also helps you to get in touch with your Indian roots.