Celebrate the year end break with your girls gang in these 5 amazing destinations of India
The best vacation season of the year is here! Have you planned a trip yet? As the year draws to an end, it is time you finally set out for that much-needed break! And what better way than to go on an all-girls trip with your besties?
HeyHolidays brings you five amazing destinations to make you hit the road with your girl gang. Whether you a plan weekend getaway or a month long one, these five destinations make your vacations a ride of thrill. Experience the best of Indian culture with our intimate homestays and native hosts to bring you the vacation of a lifetime.
If your gang is the kind to lose themselves in the arms of transcendence, Dehradun is where you should be headed. Snow-capped rolling hills, green valleys, step farms – Dehradun is the dream locale for your break amidst the rejuvenating embrace of the Himalayas. Our beautiful tent by the Song River makes your getaway a perfect one in the midst of landscape which can only be called a visual treat. Make sure you don’t miss a trek to the Robber’s Cave, a magical locale believed to be the abode of Lord Shiva. Oh, did we just miss out on the best? Nope! Dehradun is home to the highest paragliding point in Asia and if you miss this rush, your entire vacation would be ruined!
Tired of honking cars and a noisy society? It’s time to take your girls and drown yourselves amidst the peace of the Silent Valley in Bhimtal at our serene cottage. Another Himalayan valley, a visit to this quaint town is incomplete without a boating ride on the Bhimtal Lake and visiting the aquarium in the middle of the water body. Standing by the banks of the island hosting the aquarium, feast your eyes on the plethora of birds and greenery to for an experience as close to nature as it gets. Don’t forget the banks of the huge Bhimtal Lake, covered with small forests and dense overgrowths – perfect for that hiking adventure the girls have been planning all along!
Even with being a cosmopolitan city, Agra is probably one of the most popular tourist destinations in India – wrapped in historical grandeur. From Taj Mahal to the Red For, Jama Masjid to the Fatehpur Sikri – historical monuments dot the city like fairy lights. If you have knack for Mughal history, Agra will keep you interested to the core. And when you are travelling with your girl gang, a vacation without retail therapy is incomplete. Agra is known for its exquisite street-shopping experience and is a paradise for people looking for, especially if you are looking for leather products. Our comfortable homestay in the centre of the city puts you within easy access to most of these places, making for a vacation dedicated to exploring and not wasting travelling from one place to another.
Another great destination, Panchgani is only a few hours away from Mumbai and makes for perfect impromptu weekend vacations with our homestay. Catch a sunset at Table Land or go trekking to Kate’s Point, Panchgani is sure to keep you busy. If your creative side is looking for some natural inspiration, head to Sidney Point from where you can catch a glimpse of the entire town or head to Devrai Art village for some incredible collaborative activities. Another adventure destination, Panchgani is popularly visited for the awesome paragliding opportunities by the Western Ghats. Don’t forget to go gliding with your group for some explosive fun!
Another incredible destination to go visiting over the weekends, Kodaikanal is easily accessible from prominent metros like Chennai and Bangalore. Home to the magic mushrooms, the magical ambiance is spread across the Kodai Lake and the surrounding Nilgiris. With some of the best trekking stretches in the country, Kodaikanal will fill all your dreams of being a wanderer busy exploring the nooks and corners of a locale. Trek down the Green Valley for an ultimate experience of the Nilgiris and don’t forget to tease your friend’s echoes at the Pillar Rocks. If you are ornithology enthusiast, a visit to the Berijam Lake is must for the sheer variety of migratory birds that gather around the winters.
So, what are you waiting for? Get your girls together and hit the road!