India is a diverse country, filled with beautiful beaches, bustling cities, and sprawling countryside. So, if you’re in the market for a new travel destination with your friends, we’ve got you covered.
Here are the 21 best places to visit in India with friends.
Goecha La Trek – For The Adventurers
Take your friends to Goecha La trek in Uttarakhand. The passage to the top of a rock is terrifying and exhilarating for most. This trek is considered one of the toughest treks in India and gives you a comprehensive view of the mesmerizing valley in which it takes place.
Lakshadweep – For The Water Sports
Time to go scuba diving! While all of us love the beaches in Goa, Lakshadweep is one place where you can spend your holiday trying to spot all the small islands. Ironically, you’ll find these islands — sometimes — not visible on the horizon. That’s the beauty of our country.
Lonavala – Mumbaikars’ Favorite
The Lonavala hills in Maharashtra have been a go-to holiday destination for thousands of locals and tourists alike. If you’ve never been here, it’s time to take your friends for a visit. The dense forest, lush vegetation, and the incredible view from the top (or at least what seems like it) will leave your friends in awe.
Jaisalmer is a city in Rajasthan that’s best known for its sand dunes. While it’s known for its camel safaris and beautiful, golden fort, don’t forget to take your friends to the desert which is located just outside Jaisalmer.
Jaipur – Welcome To The Pink City
Jaisalmer is the pink city, but it doesn’t hold that crown for long. The capital of Rajasthan is known for its intense pink color, which has been attributed to the rich presence of local stone and marble. However, if you’re looking for a more serene ambiance, then Jaipur might be a better idea altogether.
Play at the Mahamaya caves, which are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You’ll find this rock formation in the Auli district, Uttrakhand. These caves are filled with natural formations and tiny rooms that were once used by Buddhist monks over the years.
Mcleodganj – Best Chilling Spot
Mcleodganj, in the Dhalai district of Himachal Pradesh, is a beautiful hill station. But more than that, it’s a place where you can just lie back, relax and chill with you friends.
Manali – Another Favorite
Manali is another one of those towns that has everything to offer. The mild water sports in Beas river, the beautiful and awe-inspiring Himalayan peaks and the never-ending views will leave your friends wanting for more.
Coorg is a small kingdom in the south-western state of Karnataka. It’s known for its coffee plantations, which give it its name. You can also visit the tea gardens and quaff a cup of coffee, besides getting your hands on some delicious coffee beans.
Nainital – Go On A Boating Adventure
Nainital is a beautiful town in the Uttarakhand that’s known for its mountain stream called the Naini Tal. The temple and the gorges in Naini Tal are the place’s defining features.
Kasol – Live The High Life
The Kasol town in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh is known for its beautiful woodwork and traditional craftsmanship. It also has a new town that’s close by, which is a place where you can be yourself while experiencing modernity.
Shimla – The Attraction Capital
Simla, which is located in the foothills of the Himalayas, is one of those places that no one can visit once and not visit again for a very long time. The lush green valley and the hills around it are a sight to behold. It’s also known as The Queen of Hills because of its beautiful structure. And, more than anything else, it’s home to festivals like Gaura Mahotsav, which will make your trip so much better.
Pushkar – Get Spiritual In The Holy City
Pushkar is a holy town. It’s a place where you can get married, get cremated and take a dip in the holy waters of Pushkar Lake. In summer, you can also take your friends for a boat ride through the lake.
Mount Abu – Get Into The Bliss State Of Mind
Mount Abu is called the gateway to the Rajasthan. The city’s main attraction is the local temple, which has been built between the ninth and 11th centuries.
Hampi – Explore A Forgotten Town
Hampi is one of those places that was once a bustling town, but now lies abandoned and forgotten. It’s known for its beautiful temples that have been left untouched for centuries now.
Khandala is a place located in the Sahyadri Mountains and close to the city of Mumbai. It’s a great weekend getaway from the city, as it offers you rides on toy trains, morning walks through the beautiful hillside and extreme sports in the same.
Athirapally – The Waterfall Wonderland
Athirapally is located near Ernakulam in Kerala. It’s known for its waterfall, which is one of the largest in India. Besides that, you can also visit the black water cave and the Indian rock art.
– The Never-ending Party
Goa doesn’t need any introduction. It’s a party town and the perfect place for you to take your friends on a holiday. You can rent a beach house here and spend your time relaxing, partying and taking water sports.
Ladakh – Go On The Chadar Trek
Ladakh is one of the most beautiful regions in India. And, to make it even better, you can take your friends to the Chadar Trek. You’ll find frozen waterfalls, rushing rivers and a completely different kind of landscape altogether in this region.
Rishikesh – River Raft Together
Rishikesh is a holy town. It’s located in the Uttarakhand, near Haridwar and Rishikesh. The town is home to a famous temple which has a beautiful waterfall, known as the Ganga Kund.
Ellora – Visit The Cave Temple
The Ellora Caves are a famous tourist attraction in India. It’s home to 34 caves and each of them is dedicated to a god or goddess. The massive rock temples display intricate art and sculptures, which will keep your friends mesmerized for hours.
So now, we’ve seen around 21 places in India which are famous for screaming their head off. Now all you have to do is take your friends here! Go for it!