You have a nice, long weekend ahead of you and you’re dying to get away from the city, but you forgot to book a place? Don’t worry, we’ve done a little hunting for you and your SO. Happy Independence Day!

Red Red Wine – Seclude Mussoorie

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This is one bedroom in a private bungalow in Mussoorie, perfect for you and your SO to snuggle up and just forget the world. They offer Wi-Fi and TV.

Price: INR 3,898 per night

Read about the house rules, and book your stay here.

Private Room In Sinola Woods

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This bnb offers a private room for two {accessible separately}, and is pet-friendly! Check with them beforehand on which pet you’re planning to get along, though. It has a balcony, is in Dehradun, and comes with great reviews.

Price: INR 1,849 per night

Read the house rules, and book your stay here.

Ganga Vatika Boutique Hotel

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This one’s in Rishikesh, and offers Wi-Fi, tea, coffee, a microwave, and hot water. There’s a private room here up for grabs, that will accommodate three people {in case you want to take a kiddie along}. It’s purely vegetarian, though, in case that’s a deal breaker. They’ll even give you yoga lessons.

Price: INR 2,294 per night

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Rose Cottage, Almora

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A pretty wooden cottage with a huge kitchen, two bedrooms, and a balcony that runs around the house, this is perfect for four people. It’s got some great reviews, and most people have lots to say about the beautiful views of the mountains. We reckon this is one of the good ‘uns.

Price: INR 2,005 per night

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Himalayan Abode, Joshimath

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Slightly further away, about 500 kilometres out of Delhi, this one’s on our list thanks to its fabulous views of the mountains, a great host, local food, and Wi-Fi. It accommodates about 16 people, but can be booked for just the two of you as well.

Price: INR 3,252 per night

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Leena’s Place, Kullu

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Looking to hike, trek, fish, climb rocks, or sit by the bonfire? This is the place for you. We recommend you bookmark this wooden cottage for your next long getaway as well. Located 49 kms away from from the Kullu airport, it’s definitely remote, but totally worth the effort. You get your own private room, Wi-Fi, attached bathroom, food served from the family kitchen, and a stunning view of the Jibhi river.

Price: INR 3,252 per night

Read the house rules, and book your stay here.

Prakriti Farms, Punjab

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Couples, solo adventurers, families, and furry friends are all welcome at these cute huts. They’re five hours away by road, and offer a “slice of life on a farm in Punjab”. There are dogs, ducks, turtles and even a driving range. Go for a village walk, a trek, or even a bicycle/tractor ride.

Price: INR 3,052 per night

Read the house rules, and book your stay here.

Disclaimer: All these homestays and cottages were available at the time of publishing this article.

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