Top 10 places to visit with friends in India

1. Camping and White River Rafting in Rishikesh

River Rafting

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Rishikesh is a perfect place for camping and white river rafting. White water rafting is an extremely fun and adventures thing to try with friends. You must enjoy camping out in the nature at bank of Ganga as part of your river rafting tour. You can read travel memory on Rishikesh from here.

Apart from rafting and camping anyone can also enjoy different adventure activities like bungee jumping, rappelling, rock climbing, kayaking and trekking. Rishikesh is also famous for temples and other places like Laxman Jhula, Ram Jhula, Ashrams, Geeta Bhawan, Vashishta Gufa. You can also visit adjacent holy city Haridwar and Rajaji National Park for wild life.

Best Time to Travel: Mid of September to Novomber, Febuary to May

2. Manali-Leh Road trip

Pangong lake

Pangong lake

Leh via Manali is an unforgettable lifetime experience. Entire route is full of green landscape, small waterfalls, snow capped mountains, deep verdant valleys and beautiful small villages. The ever changing landscape is mesmerizing and spectacular view. If you love bike riding, then you can enjoy bike trip to Leh, but this is not easy. Leh-Ladakh is full of natural beauty, mountains, lakes and Monastery. You can also try Leh-Kargin-Srinagar route at the time of returning. Read full travel guide from here.

Best Time to Travel: Between May end to September

 3. Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park is situated in Uttrakhand and this is the oldest national park in India. Jim Corbett is famous for Royal Bengal Tiger and other animals like Elephants, Chital, Deer, Nilgai, F There are also 600 different species of birds. Anyone can also enjoy elephant safari which make this trip full of adventure. Ramganga river in the middle of the forest enhance the beauty of park.

 Best Time to Travel: Between November to June

3. Goa trip

Goa

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Goa is the ideal place to hang out with friends. North Goa is best to chill out with friends. Goa is popular for its beaches, night life, beautiful Panji city and its magnificent Churches. Following places are in must list visit if you are going with your friends: Anjuna Beach, Baga Beach, Chapora Fort, Calangute Beach, Miramar Beach, Palolem Beach, Basilica of Bom.

Best Time to Travel: Between October to March (Christmas and New Year are best time)

4. Night out in Delhi

india gate

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Delhi is capital of India and having a great historical value, but night outing in Delhi is different type of fun and adventure. India Gate and south extension market is perfect place for night outing. You can also visit Old Delhi and Connaught place. You can also hang out in any bar or pub.

Instead of night out Delhi is full of fort, temple and historical building. Red Fort, Lotus Temple, Old Fort, Akshardham Temple, Iskon Temple, Humayun Tomb, Qutub Minar, Jama Masjid, President House are some important tourist place.

Best Time to Travel: Throughout the year but October to March is ideal time to visit.

6. Camel safari and camping in Desert

Sun rise at Sam dune, Jaisalmer

Sun rise at Sam dune, Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer is perfect location for desert tour and camel safari. Sunset and sunrise is the best part of this trip. You can also enjoy camping in desert which provides the different adventure and fun. Desert National Park is also situated in Jaisalmer. This park is a haven for migratory and resident birds of the desert. Jaisalmer is known as “Golden City” and having the number of tourist places like fort, palace, Jain temples, Hawelis,

You can also visit Binaner instead of Jaisalmer for the same, this place also provide the same culture and number of forts and palaces.

Best Time to Travel: Between October to March

7. Wagah border at Amritsar

wagah border

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Wagah is the border between India and Pakistan at Amristsar in Panjab. The flag ceremony at the Border is a worthwhile day trip from Amritsar. You can also visit some other important place like Golden temple, Durgiana Temple (Lakshmi Narain Temple), Jallian Wala Bagh, Khalsa College, Rambagh

Best Time to Travel: Throughout the year but best time is between November and March.

8. The great Runn of Kucth

rann of kutch

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The GreatRann of Kutch is unique place in India, is a seasonal salt marsh located in the Thar Desert in Gujarat. This is the awesome place for bike rider to enjoy with your friends in white desert. You can also visit Indian Wild Ass Sanctuary; this is an ideal place for nature lover.

Another important place is Lakhpat, is the last town in the western part of India. This place having the main tourist attraction due to oldest and unique Gurudwara and beautiful Tomb constructed with hard black stone. There is also a temple called Hatkeshwar Temple inside the Lakhpat Fort.

Some other nearby tourist places is Aina Mahal, Prag Mahal, Swaminarayan temple and Palitana (This place having 900 big and small Jain Temples), Bhadreshwar (beautiful Jain Temple). If you have extra days, then you can also visit Mandvi which have various tourist places like Mandvi beach, Vijay Vilas Palace, Koday.

Best Time to Travel: Between October to March (The full moon is the best time of month to see it)

9. Trekking in Himalayas

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Trekking is one of the best adventure activities to enjoy with friends. India having a lot of trekking between Kashmir to North East. Some famous and easy treks are Chopta Chandrashila, Annapura Base Camp, Har Ki Doon, Kedar Nath Trek, Valley of Fllower, Trinud, Sandakphu.

If you are adventure lover and trekker, then you can go some beautiful trek like Roop Kund Trek, Singalila Kanchenjunga Trek, Zanskar Frozen River Trek, Pindari Glacier Trek.

Best Time to Travel: depends on trek

10. Snow adventure trip

Sonmarg

Sonmarg

Himalayas is the best part in India especially in winter when snowfall started. Top places for snow and winter sport are Kashmir, Shimla, Manali, Auli, Nainital, Dalhousie, Katao,

Best Time to Travel: Between December to February

Vivek Kumar Srivastava

I am a software engineer and working in Gurgaon. I love to travel and drawing.

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4 Responses

  1. Sangeetha says:

    Thanks for submitting such a knowledgeable blog through which we have come to know about the lovely destinations of India, as we know that India has diverse rich topography in every corner.

  2. Ankit says:

    Good work

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