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8 Clean Getaways Where You Can Take A Deep Breath & Escape Pollution This Diwali

Sure Diwali is one of the biggest, best and the most fun-filled festivals we celebrate, but let's not forget the fact that it gets way too polluted and too congested during these days, which often leads to claustrophobia issues or accentuates breathing problems for most of us. And so we've got some Diwali getaways for you guys to make sure you have a clean and pollution-free Diwali. Read on!

1. Woodsmoke Resort And Spa, Shoghi

If you love to soak in the glory of open skies, then Woodsmoke Resort at Shoghi, which is about 10 kms away from Shimla is your best bet! Overlooking the beautiful and dense oak forest and boasting a lovely wooden ambience, this one will make you feel like you're celebrating your Diwali in a forest itself! So drive down to this little town near Shimla and have yourselves a magical Diwali.

Where | Woodsmoke Resort And Spa - Village Anandpur, Shoghi Tehsil, Shimla
Tariff | Rs 6,699 Onwards
Call Them | +91 1772 860 719
Book Your Stay Online Here | http://www.woodsmoke.in
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/woodsmokeresortandspa/

2. Neemrana Fort Palace, Neemrana

With a lineage dating back to the time of rulers like Prithviraj Chauhan (woah!), Neemrana Fort Palace is one sure shot awesome destination when looking to celebrate anything; a birthday, an anniversary, a marriage, a festival or really anything else! So this Diwali, drive down to this historic haunt and revel in the beauty of history and tradition.

Where | Neemrana Fort Palace - 122nd Milestone, Delhi-Jaipur Highway, Neemrana, Alwar, Rajasthan
Tariff | Rs 12,500 Onwards 
Call Them | +91 9587 885 004
Book Your Stay Online Here | http://www.neemranahotels.com/fort-palace-neemrana/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/NeemranaHotels/

3. The Glass House On The Ganges, Rishikesh

If you want to get away from the humdrum and earsplitting racket that is Delhi during Diwali, then this is the place for you! Nestled in the lap of nature, a stay here would help you relish the bounties of nature and also give you the opportunity to take up some nerve-wracking adventures to help you rejuvenate. So make your bookings and head on over! 

Where | The Glass House On The Ganges - Near 23rd Milestone, Rishikesh-Badrinath Road
Tariff | Rs 9,000 Onwards 
Call Them | +91 9412 076 420
Book Your Stay Online Here | http://www.neemranahotels.com/glass-house-on-the-ganges-rishikesh/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/NeemranaHotels

4. The Tree House Resort, Jaipur

The Tree House Resort in Jaipur is the perfect place for an urban dweller, far away from the maddening crowd of the city and the deafening noise of the fireworks and crackers. Set high up on trees, they’ve got Treehouse Nests to give you the perfect blend of nature and luxury. So choose your room from Deluxe and Luxury Nests and Private Suites and sit by the window, curled up with a good book and a tall glass of something cold! Nestled amongst man-made waterfalls and a stunning lake with ducks and fishies, you’ll have a spectacular time here.

Where | The Tree House Resort - Nature Farms, Opp. Amity University, 34 Km Milestone, Delhi - Jaipur Highway
Tariff | Rs 19,000 Onwards 
Call Them For Reservations | +91 9001 797 422
Book Your Stay Online Here| http://www.treehouseresort.in/ 
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/treehouseresort

5. Mudhouse Experiential Hostels, Jibhi

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Mudhouse Experiential Hostels nestled in the lofty Himalayas of Jibhi are the perfect getaway if you wanna escape the city madness this Diwali. They offer comfy bunk beds for as low as Rs 699, cosy cottages and private duplexes. It’s located at a place that’s away from all the uproar and noise. The chirping of birds, the sound of a river flowing down the mountain and some stray animals is music to ears and you’ll find some much-needed peace and tranquillity here.

Where | Mudhouse Experiential Hostels - Jibhi, Himachal Pradesh
Tariff | Rs 699 (Bunk Bed) 
Call Them For Reservations | +91 9459 895 806
DM Them On Insta | https://www.instagram.com/mudhousehostels/ 

6. Jaiharikhal-Lansdowne Homestay, Jaiharikal

Located in Jaiharikal, on the Lansdowne - Gumkhal Road, this homestay has stone and wood cottages surrounded by trees laden with fruits and veggie gardens. The property has 1 bedroom, a private bath and can accommodate 2 guests. These cottages have huge windows to let in the early morning sunlight and you can marvel at the 300 km stretch of the Himalayas from here. Breathe in the fresh air and let your lungs have much-need break from the dust and pollution.

Where | Jaiharikhal-Lansdowne Homestay - Jaiharikhal, Uttrakhand
Tariff | Rs 7,100 Onwards
Book Your Stay On Airbnb Here | https://www.airbnb.co.in/rooms/19703009 

7.  Rainforest Athirappilly, Kerala

Imagine stepping out in your hotel’s balcony and a massive, thundering waterfall greets you. Rainforest Athirappilly overlooks the gorgeous Athirappilly waterfall and every room in this beautiful hotel opens up to the view of the glorious nature that’ll just make you feel like you’re miles away from the chaotic city life. All their rooms are designed in such a way that they give you a panoramic view of the mighty waterfalls. Now, isn’t it something that we all want every once in a while.

Where | Rainforest Athirappilly - Kannamkuzhy PO, Athirappilly Via Chalakudy, Trichur, Kerala
Tariff | Rs 16,500 Onwards 
Call Them | +91 9539 078 888
Book Your Stay Online Here | https://be.perfecthandssolutions.com/Index.aspx 
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/stayrainforest/ 

8. The Coffee Ranch "Nature Stay", Coorg

The Coffee Ranch “Nature Stay” is a charming homestay nestled amidst the coffee and pepper plantations. This one is ideal for all those of you who’re looking to escape the madness of the city life. Located in Coorg, this place is surrounded by lush greenery and a thundering waterfall. You must definitely stay over here if you’re someone who likes to escape into the serenity of nature, every once in a while. The best bit, the tariff over here is JUST Rs 800 per night which is easy on the pockets.

Where | The Coffee Ranch "Nature Stay" - Coorg
Tariff | Rs 800 Onwards 
Book Your Stay On Airbnb Here | https://www.airbnb.co.in/rooms/25073960 
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/thecoffeeranchcoorg/

P.S. Tariffs Are As Recorded On 7th October, 2019

So make your bookings and head over for a clean, pollution-free & memorable Diwali!