‘A friend in need is a friend indeed.’ How often do you realize this saying? The answer would be almost each and every moment of your life!
When you are with your friends; especially the best ones, everything seems to be more vibrant, livelier and cheerful. When you are in their company, even the boring lectures or gatherings get exciting and equally engrossing for you.
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Here is a list of 60 magnificent places in India, the beauty of which gets doubled if visited along with your best friends:
When we talk about exploring different parts of India, North India is one part which always has a lot of visitors all round the globe. You can always find that rush in the major cities Delhi, Jaipur, Lucknow etc. Who would not love to explore theses enchanting cities. These are some of the major tourist places to visit in India. With its magnificent glory of culture, tradition and its people. Don’t miss a chance to visit some of the best places in Delhi like Humayun’s Tomb, Akshardham, Lodi gardens, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, Chandni Chowk , Rashtrapati Bhawan etc.From delicious cuisine to some amazing culture this place has been calling us to explore it more and more. Get soak on the beauty of this region with the valleys and the beaches and the amazing waterfalls. So just pack your bags and head out for a wonderful vacation to the North.
1. Chadar – The Frozen River Trek
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How often does one boast about walking on a frozen river in a dreamlike destination? Stamped as one of the most thrilling experiences for an adventure aficionado, the Chadar trek route connects villages in the Zanskar valley deep in the mountains with Chilling and the frozen Zanskar River.
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Bringing back the vigour of younger days, the once-in-a-lifetime experience will make you come across breathtaking sights. It also gives you the much-needed nudge to be physically fit before you even get there.
Flights: Since Manali to Leh road remain closed in winter, you can get the flight to Leh as low as Rs.3000 if booked in advance.
2. Manali-Leh Road Trip
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The ‘Mecca’ of all road trips in India, the Manali-Leh Highway has always been a favourite. Be it for the groups or solo travellers, this route outshines any other backpacking trips in India. All -you need to do: get geared up for some adventure, hit the road and reach nowhere! Passing mountains and villages, passing people who are going about their business in a more simple way what will get you appreciate both nature and simplicity.
Things to do: Must do activities in Manali
3. Markha Valley Trek
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When we feel like breaking away from the daily life, the first thing that rings a bell is going out on a trek. So while you are visiting Ladakh then this is one the most favoured trek which you should definitely go for Otherwise called ‘tea house trek’ this trek this trek give you a blend of kaleidoscopic images with its hypnotising excellence.
Absorb the greenery and the scenic beauty of this region. Breathe in the morning air and listen to the chirping of birds as you continue your trek. Climb to the highest point of the Gandala La (4800 m) and Kongmaru La (5150 m) and appreciate the dazzling perspective from the top.
Tours: Markha Valley Trek Packages
Known as the vibrant city Rishikesh is one place which has a lot of things to offer in its bosom. Also known as the ‘Yoganagari’ or the ‘Yoga Capital of the Country’ and the ‘Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas’, this quaint city is known for its bountiful beauty, sanctity, adventure options and the magnificent places to visit in Rishikesh.
Also blessed with Garhwal Himalayas and the holy Ganges, Rishikesh is one of the ancient cities in the country. Talking about the places to visit in and around Rishikesh, the city offers a myriad and engrossing list to its visitors. River Rafting in Rishikesh is also an activity which should be on your bucket list.Jotted with sacred temples, pious ghats, tranquil ashrams and evergreen forests, this serene city has something for everyone.
What to do: Must do things in Rishikesh
Where to stay: Best places to stay in Rishikesh
Activities: Bungee Jumping, Rappelling, Trekking, etc.
Camping: 28 Best campsites in Rishikesh
How to reach: You can take a flight to Delhi, Rishikesh is just 242 km from Delhi. There are a lot of local buses and cabs to reach Rishikesh.
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I know this is the place you have been definitely searching for. Well, here it is, with the snow-capped mountains, cascading waterfalls and the serene valleys Manali is one of the best tourist places in India. Be it for the fellow mates or solo explorers, this course surpasses some other hiking trips in India! Passing mountains and towns, passing individuals who are continuing on ahead in a more basic manner what will get you acknowledge both nature and straightforwardness.
What to see: Must visit places in Manali
Best Tours: Adventure activities and stay packages in Manali
How to reach: The nearest airport to Manali is Kullu, you will get lots of cheap flights to Kullu if booked in advance. As Manali is very well connected with the Kullu you can easily take a bus or a cab.
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Trying to hide away in the bosom of nature, well here is you call. Just don’t wait and get lured away to this exotic destination on earth. Make your bond stronger with your best friend as you visit Ladakh one of the most visited tourist destination in India.
Ladakh or the Land of High Passes is an infertile yet excellent district situated in the north Indian condition of Jammu and Kashmir. Imparting its east outskirt to Tibet, Ladakh has Lahaul and Spiti to its south and the Kashmir valley toward the west.
Road Trip: Here is your Ladakh road trip guide
Flights: There are lot of cheap flights to Leh as low as Rs.3000 if you book in advance.
7. Jim Corbett Wildlife Safari
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You both have explored the malls, the football fields, the crazy cuisines and the latest movies. Now, is the time to encounter the wilderness with your best friend. To connect together with nature and its mesmerizing creations and strengthen the bond you share, visit the Jim Corbett National Park.
Experience the exhilarating wildlife safari offered here. Closely admire the 400 species of flora and fauna that are found at the Jim Corbett Park. It is also an abode to the endangered Royal Bengal Tigers. So pack your bags and embark on this expedition and tag it as jungle diaries.
Where to stay: 20 Best resorts in Corbett National Park
What to do: Best things to do in Corbett
Safari: Jeep safari adventure at Corbett
8. Har Ki Doon Trek
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Who does not love the mountains? And when we talk about mountains the first thing that strikes our mind is trekking.Your experience could never be finished without trekking, keeping in mind you are in the Uttarkhand this is certainly the one for you. Known not for its lavish green valley and standing talk at a rise of 3556m, Har Ki Doon Trek is a standout amongst the most picked trekking trail in Uttarakhand.
Nestled between the vast green valleys and the quiet mountains, this trek offers the best picturesque views. Trek through the verdant bushes, terraced fields, glaciers, fragrant orchids and meadows. What’s more, yes, don’t miss an opportunity to investigate the enriching forest which has moulded itself for an excellent view.
Packages: Har Ki Doon trekking adventure
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Regarded as one of the oldest city in India which consist of interesting leftovers of a past time, Pushkar is a must visit for you. Make your getaway more satisfying as you investigate some off the most interesting places here.
This little destination brags of more than 400 sanctuaries and has the Brahma Temple, which is one of its kind in the whole world. Whether you are visiting this place to learn about the ancient culture or just for some recess time, this place will never let you down. And guys, don’t forget to visit the famous fair which is very eagerly celebrated here.
What to see: Famous places you should visit in Pushkar
What to do: Must do activities in Pushkar
Where to stay: BAmazing resorts in Pushkar
How to Reach: Pushkar is very well conected from Jaipur and you will find lots of flights to Jaipur for Rs.1000.
Still looking for some soothing place for you vacation. Well this is definitely the best place for you. At the top of the Kangra lies Dharamshala which has become one of the favourite destination of all. The city is encompassed a thick front of deodar cedar trees and is one of the major solid holds for the Tibetan evacuees and the seat of the fourteenth Dalai Lama of the Tibetan faction of Buddhism.
With thick pine and deodar backwoods, various streams, cool sound air, appealing environment and the close-by snowline, Dharamshala has everything for a flawless occasion. It is brimming with life but then quiet. This is the perfect spot for you and your best friend.
What to see: Best sightseeing places in Dharmshala
What to do: Best activities to do in Dharmshala
Where to stay: Best resorts and places to stay
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There is always a history buff in all of us which is dying to come out at one point or another. Let the glimpse of history touch your soul, the political aura make you powerful and the winds of north tingle your spine. And if you are with your best friends then here you go. This is definitely one of the best places to visit in India.
The numerous places in Delhi it will not only captivate you but will also leave you astounded with its vibrant culture. There are a lot of places that you can visit while you are in Delhi. This place is a haven for the shop lovers where they can buy anything to everything.
What to do: 35 Best things to do in Delhi
Where to stay: Best resorts to stay near Delhi-NCR
12. Spiti Valley
Popularly known as the ‘Little Tibet’ , the spiti valley is located in between Tibet and India. This defines its name ‘Spiti’, which means the ‘Middle Land’. The Spiti Valley is a desert mountain valley based in the north-eastern part of Himachal Pradesh.
Visit this place and be awe-struck by the gigantic snow clad mountains and the captivating vistas. Antiquated monasteries like Dhankar and Lalung are the major attractions here. Some Monasteries have been established more than a 1000 years ago and hence attract innumerable tourists. Come with your best friend and discover the beauty of the natural beauty of the Spiti valley, the magnificent monasteries, and the exotic wildlife.
Tours: Best Tours of Spiti Valley
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Most of you who have been thinking about visiting the Garhwal Mountains this is the perfect chance for you. Just head out for a vacation to the mesmeric Auli .Add some rush to life, encounter a 3.5km long link auto ride to Joshimath respecting the pinnacles of Nanda Devi, Kamet and Dronagiri. In the event that you and your pal are swashbucklers and are anticipating pump up the adrenaline surge then Auli is the ideal spot to visit. It proffers exercises, for example, skiing, trekking and river rafting, touring. Skiing is the most preferred experience sport in Auli. The broad range implied for skiing is amazing.
Places to visit: Best Places to Visit in Auli
14. Valley of Flowers Trek
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Connect with your best friend where nature connects with divinity. Discovered by a British traveller named Frank Smith in the year 1931, the Valley Of Flowers is a heaven on earth. He then wrote a book on the Valley of Flowers that popularised this place among the admirers of Mother Nature. All the adventurers and explorers trek through this fascinating valley that showcases a variety of flowers like saxifraga, sediams, lilies, poppy, calendula, daisies, geranium, zinnia and petunia. One can also spot a number of butterflies and other insects. Located amidst the Himalayas at an elevation of 3,858m, this place makes a perfect getaway for you and your best friend.
All the adventurers and explorers trek through this fascinating valley that showcases a variety of flowers like saxifraga, sediams, lilies, poppy, calendula, daisies, geranium, zinnia and petunia. One can also spot a number of butterflies and other insects. Located amidst the Himalayas at an elevation of 3,858m, this place makes a perfect getaway for you and your best friend.
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Ranthambore is an astounding area in Rajasthan that gloats about the National Park which is one of the very renowned ones in India. Check this rundown where you can locate the best places to visit in Ranthambore.
Among the attractions, Ranthambore National Park has various guests round the year since it has an extensive variety of uncommon creature and winged animal species. The three lakes in the region of the recreation centre upgrade the aggregate excellence of the area. In this manner the recreation centre and its encompassing can be drilled down as one of the significant spots to visit in Ranthambore.
Places to Stay: 30 Best resorts in Ranthambore
How to reach: Take a flight to Jaipur which can be as low as Rs. 1,000. From Jaipur, Ranthambore is just 160kms
16. Kuari Pass Trek
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Make your summer adventures thrilling along with your best friend as you take a trip to this exotic land. If you have an adventurous friend then make you vacation to the high of the mountain top. Kuari which signifies Doorway is a Himalayan high mountain pass arranged in the Garhwal locale of northern India, south of the Tibetan outskirt and on the western edge of the “Nanda Devi Sanctuary”. The Kuari Pass Trek discovered notoriety in the mid 1900’s when valiant explorers and mountain climbers, for example, Lord Curzon, Eric Shipton and Bill Tilman and has been celebrated from that point forward.
The Kuari Pass Trek discovered notoriety in the mid 1900’s when valiant explorers and mountain climbers, for example, Lord Curzon, Eric Shipton and Bill Tilman and has been celebrated from that point forward.
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Whether you are out for an energizing outing or for some experience Jaipur is a definitive city for you. India’s desert capital of Jaipur, warmly alluded to as the Pink City due to the pink dividers and structures of the old city, draws guests with its shocking reminders of a former period. The most prominent Jaipur attractions and spots to visit are the antiquated royal residences and fortifications, with intricate engineering that serves as a shining indication of their illustrious legacy.
Visit the Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, City royal residence, Jantar Mantar, Nahargarh Fort, Jal Mahal, Albert Hall Museum, Birla Mandir and so forth which is something worth viewing.
What to do: Best activities to do in Jaipur
Where to stay: Best places to stay in Jaipur
How to reach: Jaipur is very well connected with all the metro cities and flight will cost you Rs.1000 if booked in advance.
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Enclosed by the volcanic emerald Lake Nainital is one of the largest towns and is one of the most talked about place. This is one of the best tourist places in India. It involves a lofty forested valley around the namesake lake Naini. And if you are travelling with your best friends this is just the place for you.
For explorers, it’s a simple spot to kick back and unwind, eat well, and go horse riding or paddling on the lake., Nainital is set in a valley containing a pear-molded lake, roughly two miles in boundary, and encompassed by mountains and is blessed with the best scenic views.
What to see: Popular places to visit in Nainital
Where to stay: Best resorts in Nainital
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Well guys this place just don’t need a description at all. Its incandescent beauty and the high hills are just telling their stories all the time. The spectacular mountain tracts are unique to anything.
The great snow clad mountains, stunningly rich greenery and the wonderful lakes in the place where there is Shimla welcome you to make the most of their ageless magnificence. So whether you are going for simply some break time or for some gutsy exercises, this is the perfect spot for you.
What to see: Popular places to visit in Shimla
What to do: Things to do in Shimla
Where to stay: Best resorts in Shimla
How to reach: There is no direct flight to Shimla. You can fly to Chandigarh under Rs.1,500 and from Chandigarh you can take a cab or public transport.
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For that soothing escape to the mountains, this is another place which is a must visit for you with your best friends. Mussoorie with its wonderful, undulating, tree-secured slopes, looking down on the Doon valley and with an awesome perspective of the Mighty Himalayas.
Mussoorie is post-card beautiful and has magnificently a sentimental air, which has on numerous occasions attracted away voyagers from great distances abroad. This has become one of the most popular destinations of the people. So guys just pack your bags and head out for this vacation.
What to see: Popular places to visit in Mussoorie
Where to stay: Best resorts in Mussoorie
How to reach: You can take a flight to Dehradun which will cost you around Rs. 1,000 . There are cabs which are easily available from the airport to Mussoorie.
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Words will fall short while you speak about the never ending beauty of this place. And if you are planning for an offbeat wilderness then this is the perfect destination for you. A destination offered with the greater part of nature’s gifts, Kasol is known for its Israeli occupants, Parvati waterway, trekking base-camp and Malana. Kasol is a town in Himachal Pradesh, northern India.
Known as the center point of substantial number of Israelis, this remote region with its energetic bistros and alcohol distributes mixes the Indian and non-Indian society with flawlessness. This is a must visit place for you.
What to see: Must visit places in Kasol
What to do: Must to activites in Kasol
22. Thar Desert
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If you are planning a trip to Rajasthan then this is a must visit for you. The Thar Desert in Jaisalmer is an outstanding place which is never going to disappoint you. If you are camping here then you will find the tents here are fabricated considering your solaces and requests. They have all the advanced enhancements and are completely outfitted, yet hold the customary path. Experience the invigorating
They have all the advanced enhancements and are completely outfitted, yet hold the customary path. Experience the invigorating camel safaris and jeep safaris while here. Otherwise called Dry Paradise of Rajasthan, the Great Thar desert will proffer a plenty of exercises and some appreciating minutes for both of you.
What to see: Best places for sightseeing in Jaisalmer
What to do: Things to do in Jaisalmer
Where to stay: Best resorts and places to stay in Jaisalmer
How to reach: Jaisalmer is very well connected from Jaipur and you will find lots of flights to Jaipur for Rs.1000.
23. Hampta Pass Trek
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The Himalayas always has a special effect on us. So while you are planning for an exotic vacation to this amazing land, you should definitely not miss out this place. Hampta pass trek is viewed as the most demanding and advantageous of all treks. Once you are this place you will be amazed with the scenic beauty of this wonderful spot.
The variety in the trails is huge; grand scenes, open green fields and knolls, icy valleys, simple access and a remarkable, courageous and hair raising intersection of the pass makes this trekking campaign to Hampta pass an energizing one.
24. Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh
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This beautiful place bears a very striking resemblance to Switzerland’s topography, the well-known romanticizing location. Khajjar is located at the foot of Dhauladkar, in the lap of Himalayas and is 2000 meters above sea level.
25. Roopkund Trek, Himalayas
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Become one with nature and experience serenity with the Roopkund Trek, Himalayas. This trail provides an all-encompassing experience and visions of snow, ice, gushing streams, untouched forests, delightful stretches of meadows and scenic camping places. Need we say more?
How to reach: There are just domestic flight in Uttarakhand. So you can take a flight to Dehradun which will cost you Rs.1,000 if booked in advance. From there you can take a cab or a local bus.
While you are talking about the west side of India, the name of the striking places hits our mind. Be it Mumbai, Goa or Gujarat, all these places are blessed with magnificent beauty and are rich in culture. The western side also consist of the Union territory of Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli of India. Mumbai has always been the dream city for all and while you are here you don’t want to miss the chance of exploring each and every corner of the city. From beaches to places of religious significance and to flea markets, Goa has it all. Every aspect of this party hub effuses the attributes of a perfect tourist destination. And then Gujarat is mainly known for its rich culture and people. It is said that if you want to get the real taste of India, then Gujarat is a must visit for you.
With its incandescent beauty of the beaches, late night parties and the tropical vibrations make this spot a standout amongst the most adored destination of all. Whether you are planning for some thrilling activities or some romantic getaways with your beloved Goa is the one place that strikes in your mind.
Don’t you get that shriek when you talk about the longing beach which is calling you to explore it to its core Furthermore, once you are at this spot you will be shocked by the things this spot brings to the table. Be it the colonial architecture or the delicious cuisine, be it taking some yoga classes or just bask in the sun. Goa is one destination that you should never miss.
Where to stay: Best resorts to stay in Goa
What to see: PMust visit places in Goa
Wha to do: Things you can’t miss in Goa
Water sports: Must to do water sports in Goa
Flights: There are lot of flights to the Dabolim Airport in Panjim under Rs.1,500.
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How about visiting the most exotic city in India along with your best friend. Plan a trip to the city that never sleeps, enjoys an eclectic mix of the most exhilarating places in Mumbai that will allure you with an enviable vibe. This is one of the best places to visit in India.
The ‘City of dreams’ is quite the holiday destination. Mumbai has always been the dream city for all and while you are here you don’t want to miss the chance of exploring each and every corner of the city. Whether you are indulging in some exciting activities or just investigating some of the famous spots. This is definitely the place for you.
Wha to do: Must do activities in Mumbai
Where to stay: Best resorts to stay in Mumbai
How to reach: You can take a flight to the Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport which is just 30 km away from the city centre.
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As you know that meeting work deadlines, managing stress and relationships has now become a juggling act. So after you busy schedule how about celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi with your best friend in this vibrant city.
Yes, folks you guessed it right. Visit the ashrams or just stroll in the market you will be glad as you visit this one of the best places to visit in India. Whether you are talking about business, academics or the spiritualism, this city is a perplexing mixture of all the colours.
What to see: Must visit places in Pune
Wha to do: Must do things in Pune
Where to stay: Best resorts to stay in Pune
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Get away from the hustle and bustle of daily and visit this hill station in Mumbai which will surely make your vacation special. Mark, it on your bucket list to visit this one of the most tranquil places Lonavala and make your weekend special.
Make your way through the misty mountains and the floating clouds for a perfect nature- kissed weekend. Escape to this paradise with the waterfalls and drive through the criss-cross ways and soak in the beauty of this region.
What to see: Best places to see in Lonavala
Wha to do: Must do things in Lonavala
Where to stay: Best resorts to stay in Lonavala
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There is no doubt in that you make some wonderful memories when you are with your best friend. And if your friends loves adventures then this is perfectly the best place for you. Kolad is one such place which is must visit for you.
This picturesque village lies of the banks of the Kundalika River which has slowly gained an attention for its stunning beauty. With the gorgeous views and the quaint beauty Kolad has been becoming a hit among the people. This is a paradise for the adventure seekers and the nature lovers.
Where to stay: Best resorts in Kolad for stay
Rafting tour: Water adventure activities and rafting in Kolad
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When most of you are thinking where to plan for this weekend we bring you the best place for you. And while you are with your best friend you can never miss out the fun. Covered with vast greenery, undulating streams, waterfalls and hilly terrains.
This is another best places to visit in India. Adored for its scenic beauty and breath taking views this place has been a hit among the people. Whether you are just planning for a sightseeing tour or some nerve wrecking adventures, this is the place for you. Tower Hill, Shelar or Kondeshwar Cliff are some of the places where you can head out for some trekking adventure.
What to do: Don’t miss out paragliding adventure in Kamshet
On the off chance you are looking for a short trip for a perfect weekend then this is the best option for you. This black sand beach with a lot of rocky stretch is a favourite among the people sure to its unending beauty.
Whether you are out for some sightseeing or some exciting adventures activities you will always be surprised with this place. And yes don’t forget to enjoy the glorious sunset with the Colaba imminent at the horizon. So just pack your bags and head out for this amazing getaway.
What to see: Must visit sightseeing places in Alibaug
Beaches to visit: 13 most beautiful beaches in Alibaug
Where to stay: Best resorts in Alibaug to stay
How to reach: The most convenient way to reach Alibaug is to take a flight to the Chatrapati Sivaji International Airport. You can take a cab from the airport.
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Whether you are planning a weekend getaway or adventure Panchgani is the perfect destination for you. This amazing hill station Panchgani is 20 kilometres away from Mahabaleshwar and derived its name from the five hills which surround it. This hill station is approximately 4000 ft tall.
Once you are there you will be enlighten to explore the old Parsi homes nearing distinct colonial bungalow with the strawberry farms. You can also trekking in the vast green lands and some fun filled activity like paragliding.
What to see: Must visit places in Panchgani
Where to stay: Best resorts and places to stay in Panchgani
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Located near Lonavala and at an elevation of 2710 ft Rajmachi is one of the best tourist places in India. And if you are an adventure buff you are just on the right track. Well for the trekkers this is one of the best sites.
Soak in the beauty of this region and explore the twin forts Manaranjan and Shrivardhan. Nothing can be better than enjoying that perfect view from the top. So just don’t miss a chance to visit this one place and make your weekend special.
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Well guys you will definitely fall in love with this hills station in Mumbai is the perfect getaway for you. Get away from the hustle and bustle of the city life then opt for Mahabaleshwar which is the perfect spot for you. Remain spellbound with the majestic beauty of this region with the vast greenery. High hills and mountains are some of the best features of this region. Make you evening special with the stunning sunset and capture some moments with your loved ones. This hill station offers a lot of viewpoints which make it the most loved spot.
What to see: 26 Best Places to Visit in Mahabaleshwar
Where to stay: 15 Best Resorts to stay in Mahabaleshwar
How to reach: You can take a flight to Chatrapati Sivaji International Airport. From there you can take a local bus or a cab and reach Mahabaleshwar.
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If you love the hills then this is another must visit getaway for you. Lavasa is the striking destination which is arranged in the western mountain ranges. This city is all around arranged which lies in the Pune area of Maharashtra state.
You can delight your occasions while going to this city as you can investigate wonderful scenes and peaceful environment. It is the most very much arranged city which is well known for its dam and picturesque excellence. Make your vacation special with your best friend this weekend.
What to see: Must see places in Lavasa
Where to stay: Best resorts and places to stay in Lavasa
37. Mount Abu
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After some hectic day at work you would definitely love to visit some serene place with your best friend. It is said that nature has its own healing touch and can rejuvenate you. Make your vacation special with this list of enticing list of places to visit in Mount Abu.
Nestled on a rocky plateau on the Arravali range and enclosed by forest, this place offers very cool climate. This is another best places to visit in India. Whether you are looking for some fun filled activities or some lone time this place will never cease to surprise you. So next vacation just pack your bags and head out for this amazing place.
Where to stay: Best resorts in Mount Abu to stay
Packages: 25 Best Mount Abu tour packages
How to reach: You can take a flight to Ahmedabad which will cost you around Rs.1,500. It is the closest airport to Mount Abu. You can take a cab or a local bus from there.
38. Rann of Kutch, Gujarat
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Imagine nothingness and then imagine it some more! Being one of the remote places in India and the largest salt desert in the world, the Rann of Kutch comes to life somewhere in October as the otherwise watered locale begins to dry up. Try making it to Kala Dungar (Black Hill) and experience a panoramic view from 458 meters above sea level.
How to reach: You can take a flight to Ahmedabad which will cost you around Rs.1,500. You can take a cab or a local bus from there.
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The Sundarbans National Park is the most recommended place to be visited with your best friend. It has been declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. This National Park encompasses a long stretch across India and Bangladesh, that includes around 54 islands.
The Sundarbans National Park is an abode to the largest number of wild tigers. According to the sources, there are approximately 400 tigers here.There are a variety of Other wild species that dwell here like the rock pythons, water monitors, monkey and chital.
How to reach: There are no direct flights to Sunderbans, so catch a flight to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata. From there you can take a cab or public transport.
40. Arunachal Pradesh
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Nature has its own way of hiding some of the best places in bosom. So with regards to North East, this part is unobtrusively sitting tight for you to explore its endless magnificence. Settled unexpectedly from the Assam fields as a mass of thickly forested, steep slopes and the snow-topped mountains Arunachal Pradesh is one of the must visit destination for you.
With its incomparable beauty, this land has a lot to offer to its visitors. As it is high up in the mountains, you will discover a ton of caves and waters which unquestionably requires a fun action with your companions. What’s more, yes bear in mind to visit the Zero valley and meet the Apatani individuals who are exceptionally celebrated for their face tattoo and enormous nose rings.
Flights: The nearest airport is Lilabari Tezpur Airport in Assam. Lilabari is well connected from Kolkata and you will find quite a few low-cost flights.
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The land of mesmerizing scenic beauty formed of high hills, undulating streams and waterfalls. Also known as the ‘Abode of Clouds’, you will never cease to wonder how you could have missed this place. What’s more, on the off chance that you are with you best friend then this place is a must visit for you.
Isolating Assam from Bangladesh this majestic land is known for its rocky cliffs and its mysterious caves have so many secrets within. And yes if you adore the rains then this is you call. You will find Cherrapunji and Mawsyram two of the wettest land on earth. Folks, you will stay dumbstruck as you can witness the snow white mists going through the mountains gradually playing with you. Capture each and every moment with your friend while you visit this place.
Flights: There are no direct flights to Meghalaya. You can fly to Guwahati Airport which will cost you as low as Rs.3,300.
42. Sandakphu Trek
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Are you still planning for a dream destination? This place is definitely the one for you. With its magnificent beauty and the stunning view this land is another heaven on earth. And guess what this peak is amongst the 5 highest peak in the world. So plan along with your best friend and visit this place is definitely something different from the other places in the world. You can also find around 600 bunch orchid-assortments and exceptional differing qualities in nature.
Trekking Package: Sandakphu trekking adventure
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It is said that nothing can compare to the beauty of the mountains and the valleys. Blessed with scenic beauty and the serene mountains Sikkim is arguably the most loved destination of all. From the meandering clouds soaring high up above the mountains or the calm lakes Sikkim is just the place for you.
What’s more, pals this is one of the best places which you ought to visit with your best friend. As you stroll through this majestic place you can see the Buddhist people busy with their daily chores. Listen to the chorus of the Buddhist monks in their temple or simply appreciate a speedy converse with the people, you will never be disappointed here. Take pleasure in a flavourful nearby dinner as you chat with local people and snap some huge pictures.
How to reach: You can take a flight to the Bagdogra Airport of West Bengal which will cost you around Rs.3,000. You can take a cab or a local bus from there to Sikkim
44. Goecha La Trek
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There is a saying that the mountains are calling to explore. Yes it is, tucked away securely in Sikkim, Goecha La Trek is a must visit destination for you. Get soaked in the stunning beauty of this region with the flora and fauna.
For the adventure seekers this is the perfect spot for you. This trek goes through wonderful scenes that are loaded with fascinating blossoms and tremendously appealing glades and woods. The best thing about this place is the The Rathong Chu River which adds into the beauty of this place.
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What if I tell you there still exist a wonderland? Yes you heard it right. Darjeeling is one of the best places to visit in India. Settled among the moving mountains with the shimmering Mt Kanchenjunga towering over the purplish blue sky, Darjeeling affectionately called “Queen of the Hills”, gives a flawless passage to those looking to be in concordance with nature.
What’s more, the delightful tea gardens on the slants of moving slopes, the orchids, pines and rhododendrons, the charming Himalayan toy train shrieking its way through the mountains? So just don’t wait just for stories. Just pack your bags and head out for this exotic destination.
How to reach: You can take a flight to the Bagdogra Airport of West Bengal which will cost you around Rs.3,000.
It has been interesting for us all to learn about the south part of our country which is blessed with culture and heritage. Isn’t it interesting when you hear your colleagues speaking in different languages like Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam etc.? Well it makes us anxious to learn more about their culture and the way of living. Situated in the Peninsular Deccan Plateau and is flanked by the Arabian Sea in the West, the Indian Ocean toward the south and the Bay of Bengal toward the east. South India likewise incorporates two mountain goes; The Western Ghats and the Eastern Ghats. From delicious cuisine to some amazing culture this place has been calling us to explore it more and more. Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Tamil Nadu all these states comprises of the South.
You will be amazed by the beauty of this regions with the hills and the valleys. Not just the beauty this places are also rich in plantation which makes the visitors visit this places again and again. The lovely beaches, the serene mountains, the magnificent waterfall makes all this places unique from each other. And yes if you are a coffee lover then this places has abundance of coffee plantation where you can sip in a delicious cup of coffee. So plan a vacation to one of this exotic destination and get a chance to explore the real beauty of this regions.
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With the backdrop of the Blue Mountains and the singing waterfall, Coorg is a standout amongst the most adored trekking goal. The place where there is entrancing picturesque magnificence shaped of high slopes and undulating streams and forest, Coorg is calling travelers from far and wide to investigate its beauty.
With its never ending beauty and this affluent hill station in Karnataka is visited by people from all over the world. Be it the spice plantation or the coffee plantation covered, Coorg is one such place which you can never miss. And yes, don’t forget to taste the delicious cuisine while you are here.
What to see: Most popular places to see in Coorg
What to do: Best activites and things to do in Coorg
Where to stay: Best reosrts and palces to stay in Coorg
Tours: Best tour packages of Coorg
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There is no doubt in that beaches are like the heaven on earth for those who love spending time in the waters. This small temple town has become of the best tourist places in India which is visited all-round the year.
With the lively markets and the places to visit this place has lot to offer. Bask in the sun in the beaches or just head to the temple you will find this place an interesting one with.
Where to stay: Best resorts to stay in Gokarna
Flights: The nearest airport to Gokarna is Dabolim Airport in Panjim and flight will cost you less than Rs.2000.
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It is said that nature has its own way of bringing out the best in you. Find yourself again with this exciting visit to Chikmagalur. Nestled among the mountains is this exciting place which is of the best getaway for you. Get away from the hustle and bustle of your daily life and spend a vacation at this hill station. It is said that nature has its own way of bringing out the best in you.
Where to stay: Best places to stay in Chikmagalur
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For those of who are planning to make your weekend special then we have the perfect spot for you. With the serene mountains and the smothering clouds this place has become of the most loved tourist destination of all. While you are at this place you will be astonished with the myriads of places this hill station has in its bosom.
With the scenic beauty, waterfalls, caves and the rivers this place has lot has also become famous for the amazing activities which it has to offer.
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If you are still looking for some amazing place for your weekend getaway then you should definitely think about this place. Alleppy is one of the best tourist places in India. Get carried away with the breath taking beauty as you step into this hill station.
Musical mountains, glimmering lake, cascading waterfall this place is a hub for the travelers during the summertime. If you are a photography buff then it will be a double treat to beat the summer and click some enchanting pictures with a vivid background.
What to see: Must visit places in Alleppey
Flights: You can take a flight to The Cochin International Airport which will cost you less than Rs.4,000. You can easily get a cab or a local bus from the airport.
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There is always a part of us which is waiting for an adventure. Imagine a place where you not just enjoy the cool weather but also try some heart wrenching activities. Munnar is one of the best places to visit in India. Known for the mountains ranges covered by a by a vast greenery and away from the hustle and bustle of city life this place is the prefect treat for spending some time with nature.
Get a chance to sing amidst the cloud while you are in Munnar and indulge in some fun filled activities at this place.
What to see: Best places for sightseeing in Munnar
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If you know what it is to be in Paradise then you would never say no to Hampi. Prestigious temples and antiquated monuments are the true essence of this place. Hampi is popularly known for being listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is situated near the Tungabhadra river in the Bellary district of Karnataka.
The captivating landscapes here will not only leave you spellbound but also trigger your adrenaline rush. It is a hub for rock climbers. So plan a trip to Hampi with your best friend, meet tourists from all around the world, witness the historical magnificence and also get pampered by the hospitable local hosts.
What to see: 13 Best Places to visit in Hampi
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Nestled amidst the greenery and also known as the Queen of Nilgiris, Ooty is one of the best places to travel during the summers. The cool breeze and the foggy weather is the perfect setting for you.
Situated at an altitude of 2500 metres this place is blessed with a wholesome climate. And for the nature lover this will be a double treat as you will be spending your whole time close to the nature. Soothe your eyes as you step into the Botanical Garden which is spread over 55 acres of land.
Where to stay: Best places to stay in Ooty
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If you are planning for some exciting time with your friends than this is one place which is a must visit for you. Simply gather your sacks and make tracks in an opposite direction from the hustle and bustle of daily life to this land which speaks of the ancient culture.
With its glorious architecture of French style and now combined with modern day, this place boost of many places which is visited by all. Also known as Puducherry, this spot has numerous sun kissed shorelines which welcome you for a romantic getaway or to take a cruise or camp on the coastline.
Where to stay: Best resorts to stay in Pondicherry
What to see: Must visit places in Pondicherry
What to do: Best things to do in Pondicherry
How to reach: Best way to reach Pondicherry is to take a flight to Bangalore which will cost you around Rs.3,000 and then drive to Pondicherry.
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What could to be better than waking up to morning with the most glorious sunlight and sipping a hot cup of coffee? Sakleshpur is one such place which is must visit for you. This is also one of the best tourist destination in India.
Soak in a bit of nature in the misty clouds as you visit this exciting place. Lose yourself as you witness the milky waters cascading down the hills and submerging in the gentle water provides a kaleidoscopic caparison. So while you are planning a getaway this place should be at the top of your bucket list.
Where to stay: Best homestays and reosrts in Sakleshpur
What to do: Best things to in Sakleshpur
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What could be a sweet escape then travelling to the quaint picturesque blissful landscape with the hills and the valleys? This is another best tourist destination in India. Let the wind makes your hair go crazy as you visit this breath taking place Kannur.
The serene mountains in the backdrop and the pleasant weather with the cool breeze gives it a perfect setting for an unforgettable experience. Get amazed as you see the clouds roaming in a rhythm with the wind. So, don’t miss a chance to visit this place along with your best friend.
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Now for long if you are planning to explore the places while you are in Bangalore, then this is definitely the spot for you. Blessed with natural beauty and the grandiose scenery this place is one of the best tourist destination in India. With the vast green forest and with spectacular views of the hill top this land has a lot to offer. And trust me an outing with your best friend to this place will be worth remembering.
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Take a break and head out for an exciting vacation to this majestic land and make your vacation special. This is another best places to visit in India. With a group of over 572 island, this is one dream destination for all. Get set up to be amazed as you witness what the waters of Andaman hold for you!
The rich reefs will amaze you with their changed offerings. Beautiful fish, submerged boats, kaleidoscopic ocean life and some steeply undulating slopes of raven volcanic magma, makes for a surprising jumping knowledge. Think about this experience as that of getting a perspective of paradise submerged while encountering a standout amongst the most remote spots in India.
Flights: Best way to go Andaman is to take flight from Chennai which will cost you around Rs.4,000.
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Tucked away from eyes of the traveller’s lies this hill station Yercaud nestled in the bosom of greenery. The majestic land which is covered by the mystical cover of the mist as it slowly moves across the valley. Lose yourself in the gentle drizzle of raindrops as it touches you face as the air drifts towards you.Image credit: jace – flickr
The beauty of the emerald lake is surely going to free you from all the worries and give you a relaxation.
What to see: Must see places in Yercaud
Where to stay: Best resorts in Yercaud to stay
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With the crystalline blue waters, white sandy beaches and a string of palm trees, Lakshadweep is one of the best tourist places to visit in India.
Now imagine floating in this crystalline waters or diving deep to discover the coral reefs, this place is a heaven on earth. Mostly inhabited by the Sunni Muslim Fisherman this place is visited by people all around the world. Get a chance to learn about the local fishing life and about their day to day life which is very traditional.
How to reach: You will lots of direct flights from Kochi to Agatti Island under Rs.5,ooo