A trip with best friends is always an experience full of laughter, unforgettable memories and relishing journeys. You don’t need a specific location to have a crazy time, just crazy friends. So, pack your backpack, rope in your friends and set foot towards the best places to visit in India with friends because “friends that travel together, stay together”.
Here’s our list of top 10 places to visit in India with friends:
One of the most hackneyed destinations that stand at the top of the list and only a lucky few make it there on their first attempt. Most of us have watched ‘Dil Chahta Hai’ and that’s still one of the reasons we plan a trip to Goa. But what makes it more enjoyable are the amazing scooty and gypsy rides, long walk on the beaches and having a pint or two at the shore. It’s certainly the most visited place after a break-up and the best place in the world to let go of your worries.
Things to do in Goa: Water sports, nightlife, cruising and more.
Manali is the first preference for backpackers and adventure enthusiasts in Northern India. Picturesque snow-capped mountains, quaint markets and the local way of life, are some of the major attractions in Manali. It is a popular place amongst friends especially after the Bollywood movie ‘Yeh Jawani hai Deewani’ was shot here. This movie definitely left some travel goals for the adventurers in us.
Things to do in Manali: Paragliding, trekking, rappelling, river rafting, zorbing and more.
Rishikesh is abundant of thrilling adventure activities. Renowned for its river rafting, it also lets you camp and enjoy a bonfire at the riverside. Rishikesh is the perfect place to overcome your fears and one of the most fun places to visit with your friends. Also, don’t forget to take a stroll amidst the mesmerizing surroundings at night.
Things to do in Rishikesh: Bungee jumping, river rafting, camping, flying fox, and more.
The river Zanskar in Ladakh is one of the best places to visit with your friends over a shared love for adventure. The river freezes in the months of December - January and the temperature drops down to -30 degrees. Only the daring souls take on this challenge of walking on the frozen Zanskar river. The trek route is over 100kms and can take many days. If you have what it takes for this bone-chilling adventure, contact our travel experts for customised packages and enjoy better deals.
Things to do in Ladakh: Camping, rafting, trekking, and more.
Unnoticed by the world for a long time, Kasol is the perfect place for nature lovers and trekkers. An ideal place for an offbeat vacation, here you can smoke as much hashish as you want. Besides, its stockpile of scenic beauty, lush green forests, waterfalls, and more, will never let you feel low. Malana is also among the best places to visit in India, which is just few kilometres away from Kasol.
Things to do in Kasol: Camping, trekking, rappelling, rock climbing, Israeli cuisine, and more.
For maximum adventure under water, Andaman is the perfect place to visit with your amigos. One of the most happening places in Southern India, it not just offers a dive under water but also offer activities above it. If you are planning a getaway to Andaman, take out time for at least 3-4 days.
Things to do in Andaman: Scuba Diving, snorkelling, jet Skiing, parasailing, and more.
Yes, Bandhavgarh is on our list of top places to visit in India with friends and here’s why: The chances of seeing a tiger in Bandhavgarh are very high compared to other tiger reserves in India. The reserve is divided into zones where visitors can enjoy jeep safaris. So, if you are planning to live that Jungle Book life, then pack your bags and head straight to Bandhavgarh.
Things to do in Bandhavgarh: Tree house stays, sightseeing, wildlife safari, and more.
If you and your buddies share the common notion of inner peace and solace then this is the place for you. The place offers picturesque views of the mighty Kanchenjunga (third highest mountain in the world). During winters, Gangtok is powdered with snowflakes and looks scintillating. While you are there, we request you to not litter, the place is renowned for its cleanliness.
Things to do in Gangtok: Trekking, Rafting, savour the Tibetan cuisine (must try thukpas), toy train, and more.
Are you and your friends tired of the rising pollution levels and the noisy urban life? Then this less discovered and unpolluted place, where mobile towers fail to catch signals, is the place for you. But, the journey to this place is not for the faint-hearted. The road to the valley is narrow and daunting; so if you think you are courageous enough, it will definitely live up to your excitement. Also, if you haven’t posted a picture in a long time on your Instagram feed, this place will help you with stockpile of pictures that you can post for months.
Things to do in Spiti Valley: Trekking, camping, rafting, star gazing, and more.
A popular paragliding spot, Bir Billing is on our top 10 list to enjoy a whimsical weekend adventure with your friends. Bir Billing is not restricted to just paragliding; there are a lot of other activities. If you have budget constraints, contact our travel experts for best customised deals.
Things to do in Bir Billing: Paragliding, trekking, camping, star gazing, and many more.
What all places have you visited with your friends? Did we miss some of your favourite places? Let us know all about it in the comment section below.