Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. For those of you wanting to celebrate it differently, a trip with friends is just what the doctor ordered. There are several places to visit in India which will offer you an exciting holiday. Your Club Mahindra membership gives you access to the best hospitality while you travel with friends. With over 100 options to choose from, allow us to make the choices easier for you. Here’s our list of 10 best places to visit in India with friends.


While Ooty on Valentine’s Day may sound clichéd, it is one of the coolest places to go with friends in India. It is an amazing place to hang out. Visit Ooty’s famous landmarks such as the Botanical Gardens, Dolphin’s Nose, and Pykara Lake. Visit the iconic Tea Museum and gorge on homemade chocolates in the Main Bazaar. Make the most of this trip with friends.

Where to Stay in Ooty – Club Mahindra Derby Green and Club Mahindra Danish Villa


Nainital is the place you travel with friends for an adventurous getaway. It has awesome trekking trails and great boating on Lake Naini. Viewing points like Tiffin Top offer beautiful views of the Himalayas. Nainital is among the best places to visit in India with friends for the variety of experiences it offers.

Where to Stay in Nainital – Club Mahindra Naukuchiatal


One of the best places to visit in India for a holiday, Manali has an adventurous streak that will excite the thrill-seeker in you, making it one of the most thrilling places to go with friends in India. It serves up a feast of fast-paced adventure that includes river rafting, mountain biking, paragliding, camping, zorbing, and hiking. These experiences that are best enjoyed with friends.

Where to Stay in ManaliClub Mahindra Snow Peaks and Club Mahindra White Meadows


Shimla is one more hill station that’s among the best places to visit in India with friends. Ride the toy train for unadulterated enjoyment and catch delightful views from Summer Hill. You must try ice-skating at Asia’s only open-air rink. Ride the river at Tattapani or take to the skies with paragliding. Reserve evenings for leisurely strolls and endless hot cuppas at Café Shimla Times.

Where to Stay in Shimla – Club Mahindra Mashobra and Club Mahindra Naldehra


Alleppey’s name conjures up images of serene backwaters and peaceful houseboat stays. But there’s so much more to Alleppey that makes it one of the best places to visit in India with friends. Apart from frequenting its beautiful beaches, you can visit an elephant camp, go kayaking and explore history at its many museums. Keep a day aside for Ayurvedic spa and bliss with friends.

Where to Stay in Alleppey -  Ramada Alleppey


Munnar is an explorer’s delight, making it one of the best places to visit in India with friends. Its idyllic setting makes a perfect backdrop for your excursion. There are green tea plantations to explore and mountains to trek. Meet local wildlife at Eravikulam National Park and enjoy water sports at Mattupetty Dam. Whatever you choose to do, it’ll be double the fun with friends.

Where to Stay in Munnar – Club Mahindra Munnar and Club Mahindra Mount Serene


Goa is among the best places to visit in India with friends. Exploring Goa with friends is almost a ritual that everybody must experience at least once. Mostly known for its pristine beaches, Goa has many hidden treasures that are fun to uncover with friends. River cruises, dolphin-spotting, scuba diving, water sports and lots of amazing parties await you in the land of eternal sunshine.

Where to Stay in Goa – Club Mahindra Assonora, Club Mahindra Emerald Palms, Club Mahindra Varca, and Club Mahindra Acacia Palms


The ‘Queen of the Hills’ is among the best places to visit in India with friends. Enjoy a picnic at Lake Mussoorie and marvel at the multi-level wonder of Lake Mist. Explore Library Bazaar and groove to the tunes at Disco Skating Rink. Fly along a zip line at Mussoorie Adventure Park and investigate the haunted Savoy Hotel. Make it a memorable holiday with friends.

Where to Stay in Mussoorie -  Club Mahindra Mussoorie and Club Mahindra Kanatal


Coorg may seem like a peaceful hill station, but it hides an adventurous heart. The serenity of plantation walks is beautifully contrasted by the thrills of river rafting. Take a sunset jeep safari at Mandalpati to get close to the teeming wonder of the Western Ghats or go trekking for more hands-on explorations. Coorg is among the best places to visit in India with friends.

Where to Stay in Coorg – Club Mahindra Virajpet and Club Mahindra Madikeri


Jaisalmer is full of possibilities for a trip with friends. Witness the grandeur of Jaisalmer Fort and enjoy the warm hospitality of its colourful bazaars. Go dune bashing in the desert and camp under a starry sky. Enjoy the leisurely pace of a camel safari and relish a delicious dinner at Sunset Palace. Marvel at the splendour of Jaisalmer’s Havelis that will leave you mesmerised.

Where to Stay in Jaisalmer – Club Mahindra Jaisalmer

A holiday with friends is always spectacular and holds a special place in the overflowing album of our memories. Book your Club Mahindra holiday to set off on new adventures with friends.

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Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. (MHRIL), a part of Leisure and Hospitality sector of the Mahindra Group, offers quality family holidays primarily through vacation ownership memberships and brings to the industry values such as reliability, trust and customer satisfaction. Started in 1996, the company's flagship brand ‘Club Mahindra’, today has over 250,000 members , who can holiday at 100+ resorts in India and abroad.

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