Whether you want to spend some quality time with your family or want to escape the noise of cities, travelling and exploring different places gives you peace of mind. Often due to our busy schedules, we are not able to make time for ourselves and lose ourselves in work. In case your travel plans have been put to a halt by Coronavirus pandemic, you have got extra time to think about places you can visit once Covid-19 situation is over. But have you ever considered that it’s not only you who is thinking a long vacation, but the entire world too? If you are bored staying home, here’s an insight into trips you can plan in advance to get that ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ vacation you’ve always wanted.

  1. A Mountain Escapade

To escape the humdrum of cities, what’s best other than exploring mountains where you get serenity no other place can give? Since we are talking about trips you must plan a year in advance, planning a trip to mountains is the first thing that strikes our mind. Imagine yourself being surrounded by nothing but wilderness and diverse fauna and flora, tiny villages scattered across the mountain and empty roads. Mountains are a source of inspiration for many of us. Whenever we go through a low phase in life or want to get out of the web build by cities, a trip to mountains offer us solitude and rejuvenate our body, mind and soul. Besides that, trip to hill stations is probably the most affordable option you have when it comes to travelling. From rich tea garden estates to snow-clad mountains, you can consider these hill stations in India for your next mountain escapade-

  • Coorg
  • Khajiar
  • Ooty
  • Leh-Ladakh
  • Gangtok
  • Kodaikanal
  • Kasol

No matter if you want to just chill and relax in the arms of nature or enjoy tourist attractions of these places, to amplify your holidays, make sure to include your family and friends too. Escaping to these hilly terrains is bound to mend your relationships (if they need it) or grow it stronger. In both ways, the time you spend with your loved ones is going to leave its footprint in your heart.

  1. An Island Getaway

For those who love the idea of a beach vacation, it’s imperative to plan in advance for your relaxing trip to the places that make you feel more connected to nature and to yourself. India has ample of islands worth touring to beat the heat of summers and escape cruel winters. If you desire to spend your holidays by soaking up tropical vibes the beach destinations has to offer, then these places deserved your attention-

  • Andaman Island
  • Goa
  • Kerala
  • Lakshadweep

Lie in the hammock and read your favourite novel or scuba dive to see underwater creatures, these places have loads of things to offer for both adventure seekers and lazy vacationers. Catch sight of rare birds and animals and gaze at the crystal clear water or walk along the pristine beaches and sip your favourite cocktail, these places will make you forget your busy life in the city and give you a beach holiday to remember by.

  1. A Trip to Disneyland

Who doesn’t want to meet Disney princesses and prince in this life? A family trip to Disneyland is what you need to unleash the child inside you. Disneyland is the place where even adults can indulge in childish fantasies like meeting your favourite Disney characters, clicking pictures with them and exploring the goofy aura of the place. There are phenomenal rides, water parks, adventure parks, resorts and themed restaurants to make your day more special. It’s a place that will make you believe in magic. Witness fairy tales take flight across lands filled with classic attractions, shows and street parades. On top of it, with the unforgettable fireworks show and light displays, you’d hardly wish for this trip to end. Here’s a list of best Disneyland parks in the world to help you plan your incredible vacation a year in advance-

  • Disneyland Tokyo
  • Disneyland Paris
  • Disneyland Hong Kong
  • Disneyland California

  1. A Holiday in the Wild

No, we are not referring to the movie available on Netflix so don’t confuse this ‘a holiday in the wild’ to the one shown in the Netflix movie. But you might already have gotten an idea of what we’re going to tell you here. If you seek an adventurous getaway, Wildlife safari tours offer you more than that. Exploring nature and animals it houses is one of the most thrilling experiences you can ever take in life especially when you love nature. From spotting blackbuck to royal Bengal tiger and herd of elephants playing in the water to crocodile waiting for its prey, these wildlife trips in India will make you want to visit them over and again-

  • Sundarban National Park
  • Jim Corbett National Park
  • Ranthambore National Park
  • Gir National Park
  • Kaziranga National Park

  1. An International Winter Holiday

As December approaches, you know it’s the time everyone starts planning either for Christmas or New Year. If you are one of those who just scroll their social media pages and watch people celebrate the festivities wondering ‘Wish I was there to enjoy’ Fret not! You can do so whenever you fancy. It’s all about time and when you’re deciding an international winter vacation, you may plan so a year in advance for your own good. While sudden plans can take a toll on your pockets, careful planning can prevent that. Europe is by far the most ethereal holiday destination for snow lovers. Here are some international destinations to consider for your life’s best winter holidays

  • Czech Republic
  • Budapest
  • Amsterdam
  • Bulgaria
  • Denmark
  • Estonia

Planning an international trip is not that easy as you have to bear in mind the crucial aspects of travelling and expenses including travel cost, flight tickets, accommodation, food, sightseeing and so much. After all, you’re not going to just land there and stay at your hotel, right? By planning a year ahead your trip, you can organize your trip more efficiently and customize it as per your requirements. Moreover, you get ample time to research the place you wish to explore.