Last-Minute Plans For The Republic Day Weekend

by Sneha Pai
Last-Minute Plans For The Republic Day Weekend

The first long weekend of 2017 is here. Yeayy!! Wait, you have no plans?

Now we know everything out there is either booked out or super expensive but does that mean we can’t have fun? Here are a few last-minute inexpensive plans for the long weekend. Thank us later!

1. Stock for the Long Weekend

The weekend is going to be long and dry. You will be needing a lot of alcohol. Make the time-travel between Thursday to Sunday effortlessly perfect.


2. Do The Hoop Dance

Is it a dance? Yes! Is it a workout? Hell yeah! Is it going to be fun? Totally! Eshna Kutty, a self-taught hoop artist, has some cool tricks up her sleeve and she is excited to teach you all of it! On republic day, attending this workshop will add a zing to your long weekend.

Hula Hoop Workshop


Thursday, Jan 26th (12 noon – 3 PM)

Where: Aamad Studio, 22, Sangini House, Aram Nagar 1, J. P. Road, Versova, Andheri (West), Mumbai, India – 400061

How much: ₹ 1800

Contact: +91-9930029265

3. Feel Patriotic Watching The T20 Series

Nothing unites a nation quicker than cricket and the T20 match happening between India and England on 26th & 29th January. A perfect excuse to feel patriotic.


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4. Watch The Republic Day Parade

Early risers and desh bhakts can commence their long weekend by catching the Republic Day parade. India’s indigenous Light Combat Aircraft, the Tejas, and NSG will mark their debut at the 2017 Republic Day Parade. Catch it live on Doordarshan National channel.

5. Dine Here

DROP & La Folie Lab have opened and in case you missed, you have a lot of good food. Drop by at Bandra’s newest European resto-bar and grab your poison for unbelievable prices. Kick-start your next day hang-over free at La Folie Lab with choicest desserts and breakfast spread. SWEET isn’t it?!

Get all the deets here!

6. Escape With Your Friends & Family

About 50 Kms from Panvel, a beautiful campsite across a playful river awaits you and your favourite people. This cute farm house or camping tent alongside the river is available and is only for Rs 1650.

Sit by the campfire and enjoy hot barbecue starters while live music keeps you entertained. Those seeking adventure can indulge in river crossing, commando bridge, Burma bridge, net climbing and other activities.

Package includes transportation costs from and to the assembly point, evening tea & snacks, barbecue & dinner (veg & non-veg), campfire and entertainment, tent accommodation, morning breakfast, fun, games, and river.

Pro-tip: Carry a mosquito repellant as there will be too many around.

Pick-Up & Drop Location: Karjat Station

Assembly Time: 5 PM

How much: INR. 1,650 (for adults) & 1000 (for kids below 10 yrs.)

Do you have better ideas? Tell us in comments below!

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