India stands up with some stunning travel destinations particularly if we look beyond the commercialized spots. And to discover these mind-stirring landscapes and chilling spots with your best friend is the best thing.
1: Auli, Uttarakhand
This place in the Himalayas is a lesser acknowledged ski destination than Shimla, Manali or Gulmarg. Camping is unquestionably the best way to enjoy Auli with your partners in the middle of snow over a bonfire and some beer. A slightly less commercialized than further hill stations, Auli is solely an adventure spot for trekking and skiing fanatics. If you are religious then you can also visit Chardham Yatra of Uttarakhand from here.
2: Savandurga, Karnataka
This hill station is positioned 60km west of Bangalore, forming a component of the Deccan Plateau and is considered to be one of the biggest monoliths in Asia. This place is great for a backpacking trip with your best friends and to make the most of the forests, caves, marine sports and mountaineering activities present here.You can spend your night in Bangalore and book hotels from Nearbuy.
3: Lonavala, Maharashtra
A tiny hill station in the Pune district that has the repute of being eerie! This place calls for a night stay not just to enjoy the spooky experience and ambience of the place but also because it is one of the most gorgeous sunrise spots. ‘Aati kya Khandala’ can be finally taken into serious concern with Khandala lying nearby to Lonavala.
4: Hampi, Karnataka
A must visit for all who are enthralled by ruins and an equally charismatic history. This little village with chronological temples all around provides a much desired serene and pretty getaway from the noise and pollution of the town. Words would not do justice to this striking place, which topped the charts for the ‘Most Searched Place in 2021 in Karnataka’.
5: Gangtok, Sikkim
From duty free goods to duty free alcohol, the capital of Sikkim is one of the greatest places to chill with a crazy group of friends! This place has a bit to present to everyone – adventure enthusiasts who can go hiking nearby, shopping enthusiasts, environment lovers and even people who have come to merely chill and have fun. With abundant cafes, pubs, clubs and casinos, this may very well be a baby Las Vegas in India and a substitute to Goa!
6: Chail, Himachal Pradesh
Placed near Shimla, Chail was the summer retreat for the Maharaja of Patiala during the British Raj. The Chail Palace is well known for its structural design and is tucked within the pine and deodar forests surrounding the area. Camping and trekking trips to Chail provide as an exquisite weekend getaway spot from Delhi! A hike to the world’s uppermost cricket ground is an alluring reward for all cricket fans!
7: Chittorgarh, Rajasthan
It is one of the most attractive yet underrated places in Rajasthan that falls on the way to Udaipur from Ajmer. The architectural design is very diverse from the inside, more or less like a maze and the sight from the top is purely breathtaking! To make things more fascinating, this place also produces saris from the plants of bananas, custard apples and other such plants!
8: Phawngpui, Mizoram
Phawngpui is famous as the Blue Mountain of Mizoram, and is the highest mountain peak in Mizoram and renowned for orchids and rhododendrons. The Phawngpui peak has some magnificent trees and colorful flowers which offers an enchanted view of the blue hazed hills.
9: Mussoorie, Uttarakhand
It is a well-known Hill Station, which is located in the Dehradun District. Couples spending their holiday in this region would get to enjoy fascinating views of green hills and snow-clad Himalayas. The Mall, Doon Valley, Kempty Falls and Mussoorie Lake are some of the attractive spots in this part of the world.
10: Bhimtal, Uttarakhand
A picturesque town in Nainital district, Bhimtal is popular among tourists for its Pleasant Climate and ancient temples. Couples who book cheap resort at Bhimtal would get an opportunity to visit all the tourist spots of this region. They can also enjoy a trip to Bhimtal Lake, which has an island at its centre.
11: Kausani, Uttarakhand
Located in the Bageshwar district, this region is an ideal place for newly-weds, as they can enjoy their moments of peace amidst beautiful natural surroundings. Mahatma Gandhi had spent some time in this hill station and had called it the ‘Switzerland of India’. It is situated at an altitude of about 1890 metres and offers awe-inspiring views of dense pine trees.
12: Almora, Uttarakhand
This was once the capital of Chand dynasty ruled by Kalyan Chand in mid-sixteenth century. Couples visiting this region can come across a rich cultural heritage, along with an exceptional natural beauty. They can also find some exquisitely-made handicrafts and get the chance to taste the delicious cuisines of this place.
13: Lansdowne, Uttarakhand
Founded in the year 1887, this town was named after Lord Lansdowne, who was the Viceroy of India during those days. It is one of the quietest Uttarakhand romantic holiday places that couples would come across in the country. This region is also famous for a pleasant climate and an environment free from dust and pollution.
14: Ooty, Tamil Nadu
A little mainstream choice never did anyone any bad. Ooty as popular as it is, also has an added advantage for the people of Coimbatore to flock to, over the weekends, because of its vicinity to the city. Very famous for its picturesque views and cool climate, is just 67kms away, making it a perfect weekend ride to destination. Enjoy the crisp weather, idyllic sceneries and return feeling refreshed. Although this small town is placed in the lap of Mother Nature, commercialization is eating into the beauty of the place in general. A visit to this place during monsoons is a whole different experience, and one that must not be missed.
15: Palakkad, Kerala
Situated at the foothills of the mighty Western Ghats renders this place the tag of a typical tourist spot. Trees, hills, waterfalls, irrigation plants, rivers and forests make up this place. One can only imagine missing out on such a wonderful escapade, so near to the city (read 57kms). Preferred for a one day trip, this place hosts a lot of riders and adventure bikers all throughout the year. Make sure to embark on an adventure trip to Palakkad, while in Coimbatore.