A vacation with friends is very different from a vacation with your family. With friends, you can let loose, relax and be yourself completely. There are many spots which would be tough for your entire family to reach, be it due to rough terrain or extreme weather. However, there may be some of the most beautiful places in India that you want to visit. This is where you can plan a super adventure trip with just your daredevil mates!
Check out these 5 adventurous places to go on vacation with friends in India:
Jim Corbett National Park:
Dive straight into the land of The Jungle Book with this adventure trip to Jim Corbett National Park in Nainital District of Uttarakhand. Covering an expanse of 520 square kilometers, this Park is best known for its tiger population. There is an incredible assortment of wildlife to see and experience here. Other animals you can see here include otters, crocodiles and a large variety of birds.
What makes this a great place to go on vacation with friends, is the option to camp overnight at this National Park. Imagine staying up all night with your besties, listening to the sounds from the jungle and telling ghost stories. It can’t get better than that.
When you think of going on a vacation with friends, the first name that pops into your mind would be Goa. Sun, sand, and seas; what’s not to love? Goa is a place you must visit with just your friends at least once.
Enjoy fun water adventure sports here like parasailing, flyboarding, riding on a jet ski, kayaking or a banana boat ride. If your gang isn’t the thrill-seeking type, you can relax on the beach all day long. At night time, be sure to go taste the local seafood in the beach shacks. Shopping is also fun here; you can find some great bargains and deals.
Goa has a way of hooking you for life, and keep you coming back for more. This is definitely a must-visit spot for a vacation with friends.
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From the sea to the mountains, Lonavala is a gorgeous hill station in the state of Maharashtra. Pawna dam near Lonavala is especially beautiful. You and your friends can indulge in water sports like boating and jet ski rides here. At night, camp under the stars and breathe in the unpolluted fresh air.
Another place you must not miss in Lonavala is Rajmachi. It is an ancient fort located on top a hill in the Sahayadri mountain. The view here is to die for, with gushing waterfalls, greenery and clouds that are close enough to touch. This is the best site for a monsoon vacation with friends.
Pondi (as it is affectionally called) is not just another beach vacation spot. There is a lot more to Pondicherry that adds to its culture and charm. The Pondicherry beach is well-known for its backwaters and tree houses. Colourful fishing boats line the yellow sand, making it look as pretty as a picture. You can play games like beach volleyball here with your friends or go on catamaran rides.
Get a real feel of the French colonization in Pondicherry by taking a walk along the Promenade. You can shop here in the evenings or have a cup of tea in the stalls here in the mornings. Auroville is another place you must visit near Pondi. It is a small town designed to promote peace and harmony in India.
Pondicherry is definitely a great budget option for a vacation with friends.
A vacation with friends to Rajasthan would make for fantastic memories. Elegant forts and majestic palaces add to its regal charm. Always wanted to ride an elephant? You can do just that at Elefantastic in Amber town, Rajasthan. There are two national parks here that are worth visiting as well.
One of the main reasons Rajasthan makes it on this list is for its desert camping experience. Luxury tents and camps are set up here, to enjoy a night under the stars amongst the rolling sand dunes. Definitely a fun end to an adventurous tour of this incredible state.
Do you have a wonderful close-knit group of friends who love adventure? Let this list serve as an inspiration and motivation to make you plan the trip of a lifetime. From mountains and valleys to wide open seas and vast desert regions, India is your playground.
Are you ready to play?