11 Best Places to explore in India with friends

Take out some time from your busy life and get your back packs ready for your upcoming adventurous trip. In this article, I am going to share with you the 11 best places to explore in India with your friends.

Looking for Exotic places to visit with friends to escape the college drama and job exasperation? Here are the answers of all the 'where's and when's' of the trip!! Get your back packs ready for the upcoming adventurous yet delightful trips! Check out the 11 best places to explore in India with friends.

  1. Khajjiar

  2. Khajjiar is a hill station in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. Khajjiar is also referred as Mini Switzerland or Switzerland of India because of its topographical resemblance with the Switzerland country itself. The place can be accessed by the means of bus in an hour or so from Dalhousie. The place is a rare combination of lake, forest and pasture ecosystems beholding the beauty of nature within. It facilitates the adventure of trekking with a 3.5 km of easy to moderate trek. The meadows and lush green forests make the hill station a picturesque place.

  3. Ladakh

  4. Almost every Indian possess this fantasy of having a road trip to Ladakh specifically on the Royal Enfield bike! Sounds amazing, right? Indeed it is. Ladakh is the region in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Ladakh's panoramic view and mystical landscapes with the snow-capped mountains and frozen lakes are a scenic beauty! The traditional culture of Buddhism creates a sense of inner peace. Not just the city of Leh, but the route to it is breathtaking. The most common and mesmerizing route is from Manali and it is a two-day long trip. The tour is most accessible and convenient in the months from mid of June to the end of September.

  5. Kolad

  6. Kolad is a village in Raigad district of Maharashtra. Kolad is the Adventure Island for the tourists. The government of Maharashtra provides the opportunity of White Water River Rafting and Kayaking in the Kundalika River. The dense forests leave you with the experience of Jungle Book and are even a great place for Jungle camping, rappelling, flying fox and all other exciting outdoor activities. The best time to visit the place is from June to March to avoid the hot and sultry climate.

  7. Goa

  8. No trip is complete without a Party Package, so here comes the Party Capital of India. This little paradise comprises of the most happening beaches and night clubs as well as unexplored and idealistic caves and culture. Goa is known for its striking landscapes, sunset views, bustling nights and amazing beaches. Having been a Portuguese territory, Goa has a culture of both Eastern and Western styles. As a result, Goa is also referred as the City of Churches by many. Grand Island is another unexplored part of Goa giving you the chance of connecting to the aquatic life along with snorkeling and fishing activities. It is one of the best places to explore in India.

  9. Alleppey

  10. Alleppey or Alappuzha district of Kerala is another miracle of Nature. Kerala is known as God's Own Country for its beautiful natural treasure. And in this country, Alleppey is the Beauty of Kerala. The Venice of East or Venetian Capital of Kerala is famous for the picturesque backwaters, canals, and lagoons. It is one of the most popular tourist places, giving you the experience of a Houseboat Cruise and if lucky you can even catch the Snake boat races which is the most significant traditional event held between August and October.

  11. Mount Abu

  12. A romantic hill station in the desert. It is the only hill station of Rajasthan and is cool and the greenery is lush in the area. The important attraction is the Dilwara temples with a great piece of artistic and architecture technique. The place is also rich in wildlife, as the Mount Abu Forestry Sanctuary is situated within the Aravalli Range which is rich in flora and fauna. The trekking trails are a plus point to the place with trails like Trevor's Tak, Tiger path, and Devangan Valley. Nakki Lake is the highest artificial lake of India available for boating purposes. Mount Abu is another best place to explore in India.

  13. Gangtok

  14. This is the capital of Sikkim and a beautiful hill town. Gangtok trips are often combined with Darjeeling because of their close proximity and the exceedingly gorgeous combination of forests, dense mountains and tea planted plateaus. Gangtok has both modern amenities and mountain charms blended perfectly. Gangtok is easily accessible and is famous for the splendid landscape views. The culture and ethnicity is a major attraction. The magnificent views of the Kanchenjunga snow peaks can be observed from her The Mahatma Gandhi Marg is the road of no vehicles, no smoke, and no litter, providing you the greatest opportunity of sightseeing.

  15. Coorg

  16. Coorg is the Adventure Capital of Karnataka also called as Scotland of India for its natural beauty. If you wish to enjoy the monsoon rains to the fullest, then this is the place to go for. It is a treasure of scenic beauty and architecture of ancient India. It is sSet amidst the beauty and tranquility of hills and valleys. It is a get away from the rush and hustle of the city life. The Abbey Falls is an important attraction and bird watching is one peaceful activity out there in the Coffee hills and if looking for a more adventurous activity, then go ahead with Kayaking. It is one of the best places to find Internal Peace.

  17. Lakshadweep

  18. A group of hundred thousand Islands. Lakshadweep is the greatest spot for trips in order to live up to the Blue Seas and Unspoiled Beaches. Communicating to the underwater lives along with the Water sports but is even a better place for peace and relaxation and natural enjoyment. The crystal clear waters and smooth sand is a leisure spot for visitors. The islands are developed for tourists without disturbing the natural features and ethnicity of the island itself. Visiting this place requires a special permit.

  19. Ajanta and Ellora caves

  20. The World Heritage Caves This temple is for those people who are looking for Indian culture and heritage and are a fan of artistic talent. The carvings and paintings reflect the finest talents and dedications of the ancient times. The visit is actually a walk through Indian History and the glorious eras of the past. Ajanta and Ellora caves are world famous Buddhist monuments, a testimony to the fact that once Hinduism, Jainism, and Buddhism were one.

  21. Kutch

  22. The White Desert of India. The Kutch is a place of white salt desert and is one of the best sites yet with the lowest density. The place comes to life in winters with the festival of Rann held in December. Kutch is famous for the Wildlife and the Bird Sanctuary (famous for Flamingoes). The place gets submerged in the water at the time of monsoons so the best time to visit is the month of December. The beaches of Mandvi are also a place of attraction. The most ancient museum of Gujarat is displaying the extinct Kutchi script and ancient coins. The place is a treat for the people loving Historical society and events.

A trip with friends is not about having photographs of every place you visit but every moment you spend smiling at each other admiring the beauty of Mother Earth. Take out some time of the busy and rushed life to relax and visit these 11 best places to explore in India. Appreciate what you have achieved in the terms of your relationships and self-satisfaction. Explore what is left to be explored because you never know, which miracle of the motherland may introduce you to a new yourself.

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