How to Make Your Long Weekend an Amazing Campervan Vacation?  

September 15, 2023

 Long weekends are the perfect opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life and embark on an unforgettable adventure. And what better way to do that than with a campervan vacation? Imagine hitting the open road, exploring breathtaking landscapes, and creating cherished memories.   

With the upcoming long weekend from September 29th to October 2nd, you can turn your dreams into reality. Whether you are a nature lover, an adventure seeker, or simply looking to unwind, a campervan trip with carawander is the key to a fantastic vacation.  

Here is a guide to planning a campervan vacation to beautiful locations with an itinerary.  


 Here is a 5-day itinerary for a campervan vacation in Rajasthan. Rajasthan is known for its rich history, stunning architecture, and vibrant culture. These itinerary covers some of the most popular destinations in the state.  

Day 1: Jaipur – The Pink City  

  • Start your journey from Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan.  
  • Visit Amber Fort, an impressive hilltop fort with stunning architecture and panoramic views.  
  • Explore City Palace, a blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture, and its museums.  
  • Take a photo stop at Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), known for its unique façade.  
  • Stay overnight in a parking-friendly location in Jaipur.  

Day 2: Pushkar – Holy City and Camel Fair  

  • Drive to Pushkar, a sacred city known for its Lake and Brahma Temple.  
  • Explore the bustling local markets and streets.  
  • If your visit coincides with the Pushkar Camel Fair (usually in November), experience the unique atmosphere of the fair.  
  • Overnight stay in a campervan in Pushkar.  

Day 3: Jodhpur – The Blue City  

  • Head to Jodhpur, famously known as the Blue City.  
  • Visit Mehrangarh Fort, an imposing structure with intricate architecture and great city views.  
  • Explore the blue-painted old city streets and markets.  
  • Overnight stay under a starlit sky in Sand Dunes.  

Day 4: Udaipur – The City of Lakes  

  • Drive to Udaipur, often referred to as the Venice of the East.  
  • Visit the majestic City Palace complex and enjoy a boat ride on Lake Pichola to see the Lake Palace and Jag Mandir.  
  • Explore the local markets and have a relaxing evening by the lakeside.  
  • Stay overnight near a beautiful lakeshore in Udaipur.  

Day 5: Mount Abu – Hill Station in the Desert  

  • Drive to Mount Abu, the only hill station in Rajasthan.  
  • Visit Dilwara Temples, known for their intricate marble carvings.  
  • Explore Nakki Lake and enjoy a stroll through the town.  
  • Departure or overnight stay in Mount Abu.  

Remember to adjust this itinerary based on your travel dates, weather, and personal preferences.   

2. Uttarakhand   

Indeed, here is a 5-day itinerary for a campervan vacation in Uttarakhand. Uttarakhand is known for its picturesque landscapes, serene hill stations, and spiritual destinations.  

Day 1: Dehradun  

  • Start your journey from Dehradun, the capital city of Uttarakhand.  
  • Visit Robber’s Cave, a natural cave formation with a river inside.  
  • Explore Mindrolling Monastery for its impressive architecture and peaceful ambience.  
  • Overnight stay at a parking-friendly location in Dehradun.  

Day 2: Mussoorie – The Queen of Hills  

  • Drive to Mussoorie, a popular hill station.  
  • Take a leisurely walk on the Mall Road and enjoy the scenic views.  
  • Visit Kempty Falls for a refreshing experience.  
  • Overnight stay under a star-studded sky near Mussoorie.  

Day 3: Rishikesh – Yoga Capital  

  • Drive to Rishikesh, known for its spiritual significance and adventure activities.  
  • Visit the famous Laxman Jhula and Ram Jhula suspension bridges.  
  • Attend the Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat in the evening.  
  • Overnight stay at a hilly location near Rishikesh.  

Day 4: Haridwar – Gateway to the Gods  

  • Head to Haridwar, another significant spiritual destination.  
  • Take a dip in the holy Ganges River at Har Ki Pauri Ghat.  
  • Visit Mansa Devi Temple by taking a cable car ride.  
  • Enjoy the evening Ganga Aarti at Har Ki Pauri.  
  • Overnight stay at a beautiful location near Haridwar.  

Day 5: Nainital – Lake District  

  • Drive to Nainital, a picturesque hill town known for its lakes.  
  • Spend the day boating on Naini Lake and visiting Naina Devi Temple.  
  • Explore the local markets and enjoy the views from Snow View Point.  
  • Departure or overnight stay at an offbeat location near Nainital.  

Remember that September is a pleasant time to visit Uttarakhand, but weather conditions vary. Always check for road conditions, camping regulations, and available campgrounds in each location. Adjust the itinerary based on your preferences and the duration of your stops. Enjoy your campervan vacation in Uttarakhand. 

3.Jammu and Kashmir 

Indeed, here is a 5-day itinerary for a campervan vacation in Kashmir, India, during the September season. Kashmir is renowned for its breathtaking landscapes, serene lakes, and charming culture.  

Day 1: Srinagar – Arrival and Shikara Ride  

  • Start your journey in Srinagar, the capital city of Jammu and Kashmir.  
  • Arrive and settle into your campervan.  
  • Take a leisurely Shikara ride on Dal Lake and enjoy the views of the surrounding mountains and floating gardens.  
  • Overnight stay in your campervan near Dal Lake.  

Day 2: Srinagar – Local Sightseeing  

  • Explore the Mughal Gardens: Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh, and Chashme Shahi.  
  • Visit the Jama Masjid, a splendid example of Persian architecture.  
  • Explore the Old City and its bustling markets.  
  • Overnight stay in your campervan in Srinagar.  

Day 3: Gulmarg – Meadow of Flowers  

  • Drive to Gulmarg, known for its lush meadows and adventure activities.  
  • Take the Gondola ride to reach Kongdori or Apharwat Peak for stunning panoramic views.  
  • If available, try horse riding or trekking around the meadows.  
  • Overnight stay in your campervan near Gulmarg.  

Day 4: Pahalgam – Valley of Shepherds  

  • Head to Pahalgam, a picturesque valley surrounded by mountains.  
  • Visit Betaab Valley, named after a Bollywood movie, shot there.  
  • Enjoy a walk along the Lidder River and soak in the serene ambience.  
  • Stay overnight in your campervan near Pahalgam.  

Day 5: Sonamarg – Meadow of Gold  

  • Drive to Sonamarg, another beautiful valley known for its meadows and glaciers.  
  • Explore the Thajiwas Glacier area; you can hike or hire a pony to get there.  
  • Enjoy the breathtaking views and serene environment.  
  • Departure or overnight stay in your campervan near Sonamarg.  

Remember that September and October are favourable times to visit Kashmir as the weather is pleasant, but keeping track of local conditions and road closures is essential. Adequate to camping regulations and choose safe and designated camping spots. Adjust the itinerary based on your preferences and the time you want to spend in each location. Enjoy your campervan vacation in the paradise of Kashmir. 


Our campervans also offer travel experiences in Himachal Pradesh, Leh, and Ladakh. However, due to the intense monsoon rains that trigger the landscapes, it’s advisable to avoid Himachal Pradesh for a Long weekend trip. On the other hand, you can joyfully and serenely organize your long weekend getaway to the above destinations, exploring offbeat places and experiencing popular tourist attractions in refreshing new ways.  

Don’t wait any longer – rent our caravans and transform this long weekend into an unforgettable journey with your dear ones. 

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