June 08, 2022
CM Content Team
What is better than chilling with your friends at home and watching the latest blockbuster or going out to the local pub and grooving to your favourite Bollywood number? Do you really want to know? Well, travelling with your gang of buddies, and creating some memorable moments together.
India is blessed with many spectacular locations. From Kashmir to Kanyakumari, there are awesome places that you go to with your crew and revel in the natural beauty of this country while indulging in your own antics and sharing friendly moments together. If your gang is ready to venture, but not sure where to go? Don’t worry, we have got you covered. We have put together a list of 10 best places to visit with friends in India.
Beaches, party vibe, adventure sports, what else can you ask for to go out on a trip with your friends? The long stretches of beach with powdery sand, amazing places to eat that serve the best seafood you have ever had in India, and pubs that remain open till the wee hours, you get all this and more at Goa.
They say Goa is not just any other travel destination, it is a vibe of its own, and you would definitely feel it as soon as you lay your foot in Goa. It is truly one place in India that caters to the needs of all kinds of travellers.
Not to mention, there are plenty of amazing places to stay here that make your trip a memorable one. You and your friends can book your stay at any of the Club Mahindra Resorts depending on which part of Goa you are visiting. You have options like Club Mahindra Emerald Palms and Club Mahindra Varca, Club Mahindra Acacia Palms in Madgaon and Club Mahindra Assonora in Bardez, Goa.
An outing with friends replete with adventure is what you get in Rishikesh. Known as the Yoga Capital of the World, Rishikesh is one of most beautiful places to visit with friends. If you are on a quest for some adventure, rest assured you get would plenty of it here.
The place is home to some of the best trekking trails in India. You can also do other activities like river rafting, rappelling, rock climbing, bungee jumping, flying fox, camping on the banks of holy Ganges and many more. It is a perfect place to quench your thirst for adventure, witness some of the most scenic natural landscapes India has to offer and create memorable moments with your friends.
A beach town in the south, Puducherry is a perfect place to visit with friends for a laidback holiday. Once a French colony, the place exudes European vibes, thanks to the presence of many buildings and cafes that have French-inspired architecture and serve some delectable French food.
Some of the most popular places to visit in this town are Auroville, Paradise Beach, Rock Beach, French Town, Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus church, etc. While you and friends can explore the city at your own pace, you can also enjoy various unique experiences indoors by booking your stay at the Puducherry Resort hosted by Club Mahindra.
Visiting the God’s own country can never go wrong. And if you are visiting with your buddies, that is a double whammy! Known as the Venice of the East, Alleppey or Alappuzha, is one of the best tourist places in India that you can visit with your friends.
You and your gang just relax in the laps of nature while admiring the beauty of the serene backwaters or enjoy taking a stroll on the Marari beach. If you are looking to indulge in some off-beat activities, you can interact with the locals and enjoy taking a lesson on rice cultivation and maybe even try your hands at farming in the rice paddy fields that are spread far and wide across Alappuzha.
If you are planning to visit Alappuzha, you can book your stay at the Club Mahindra Arookutty Alappuzha Resort. The premium facilities and the warm hospitality you get will add to the album of your amazing memories from the trip.
Located in the far east of the Indian peninsula, Shillong is undoubtedly one of the best tourist places in India. The picturesque landscapes, and undiluted natural beauty replete with falls, rivers, valleys, and hills, it is a great place where you and your friends can get up close and personal with nature.
Not to mention, there are plenty of fun and adventure activities to do here and each will give you a new, and unique experience. If you are visiting Shillong with your friends you can book your stay at the Polo Towers, a Club Mahindra Affiliate resort in Meghalaya, it would be the perfect base for all your Shillong adventures.
If there is one city in India that is all about grandiosity, it is Udaipur. Located in the land of the Rajas and Maharajas in Rajasthan, the place exudes a royal vibe from every corner. It is one of the best places to visit in India where you can learn about India’s glorious history and the rich culture of the Rajputs.
There are many fancy places here that you can visit, and to top the list is the Udaipur City Palace. Then there is Lake Pichola, which is right next to the palace. While you are in the land of the royals, it is only fitting that you and your friends get a royal treatment and that’s exactly what you get when you check-in at the Club Mahindra Udaipur Resort.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hampi is a city of ruins located in Karnataka. The city has the most unique landscape you would find anywhere in India. If you and your friends love history and have a penchant for knowing about the glorious dynasties that ruled India, this is one of the best places to visit in India.
The city’s landscape is replete with boulders at every corner and there are more than 500 ancient monuments, temples, and ruins of the Vijayanagar Empire. Another fascinating thing about this place is that it has a hippie vibe to it thanks to the presence of many Hippies here.
While you here take a ride on the Coracle over the Tungabhadra river and visit the various temples, each of which has a unique history and legend attached to it.
So, here you go, you have the list of best places to visit in India with your friends. Now, all that is left is to gather your gang, book your ticket and head off to your favourite destination and have a gala time. After all, as Tim Cahill said, ‘A journey is best measured in friends, rather than in miles.’
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.