Friendships often and unfortunately take a back-seat in the daily grind of making money and growing up. If you have been looking to revisit the good old days with the friend who has been by your side then and now, then here are some places that are meant to be your solace.
Why: From chilling peacefully to having the best of parties, Goa was and will always be the ultimate place to go with friends.
Best time to go: November to March
Budget: Rs 10,000-15,000 (3 D/4N excluding air/train fair)
Where to Stay: Pick any out of 10 Airbnb Properties Under Rs 1,500 That Are Perfect For a Homestay in Goa
Why: A party destination you couldn't afford as an undergraduate, is perfect to be explored now.
Best time to go: December to February
Budget: Rs 35,000-40,000 (3 D/4N excluding air/train fair)
Where to Stay: Courtyard by Marriott
Why: If you are from Delhi, there is no way you haven't retreated to this extremely popular spot. It might not seem too attractive now, but visit it to re-visit some youthful memories.
Best time to go: March to June (also October)
Budget: Rs 10,000 to 15,000 (3D/4N excluding air/train fair)
Where to Stay: Ganga Beach Resort
Why: A good place if you want to laze around intoxicated without feeling the need plan activities and all.
Best time to go: March to June and September to December (Don't miss the Escape Music and Culture Festival)
Budget: Rs 10,000-15,000 (3D/4N excluding air/train fair)
Where to Stay: Jilling Cottages
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Why: The fact that this lonely town has become morbidly mainstream shouldn't take away the reason you loved it once. Take your BFF along and to have 'high' times.
Best time to go: March to June
Budget: Rs 10,000 to 12,000 (3D/4N excluding air/train fair)
Where to Stay: Parvati Woods Cottage
Why: The quaint pleasant town has a lively vibe too. The beach shacks and bars, are ideal to unwind and catch up.
Best time to go: Throughout year (except monsoon)
Budget: Rs 8,000-10,000 (3D/4N excluding air/train fair)
Where to Stay: Hotel De Pondicherry
7. Sri Lanka
Why: You might have seen and gotten bored of mainstream beach destinations in Goa. It's time to crack the wallet and splurge in the ocean with your friends for life.
Best time to go: December to March and July to September
Budget: Rs 40,000 to 50,000 (3D/4N excluding air/train fair)
Where to Stay: Cinnamon Red Colombo
Why: A spa date on a houseboat, followed by relaxing massages and authentic cuisine as you catch up on life. Sounds like heaven, right?
Best time to go: Throughout the year.
Budget: Rs 15,000-12,000 (3D/4N excluding air/train fair)
Where to Stay: Sreekrishna House Boat and Ayurveda Center
9. Roadtrip in Himalayas
Credit: Prabhu B Doss
Why: If you or your BFF have a flair for bike riding or even driving then a roadtrip in the Himalayas is the perfect way to experience thrill and strengthen bonds.
Best time to go: March to July
Budget: Depends on the journey.
Where to Stay: Whatever little shack or big hotel comes your way.
10. Rann of Kutch
Source: Rann Utsav
Why: Discover the nothingness of the vast salt marsh, as you spend a beautiful moment with your friends. Gazing into the sky full of stars, indulging in a discovery together.
Best time to go: November to February during Rann Utsav
Budget: Rs 12,000 to 15,000 (3D/4N excluding air/train fair)
Where to Stay: City The Village