Kozhikode, Kerala – With your foodie friend
Life is truly fragmented without this food-loving friend. There’s never a dull moment with a foodie buddy who always talks about food, how it’s prepared, the best places to dine, and loves trying new cuisines. Kozhikode’s lesser-known culinary delights have been endorsed by travelers on the catering platform. The culinary alleys of Kozhikode are a paradise for all foodies. Also known as Calicut, the place is well known for its exquisite setting, alluring beaches, picturesque landscape, animal sanctuaries, renowned museums, waterfalls, rivers and hills. The ideal time to visit is between the months of October and March. Apart from Kozhikode, Kolhapur and Lucknow are also well-known destinations trusted by Indian travelers for their cuisine and flavors.
Cherrapunji, Meghalaya – With your friend who loves nature
If you want to experience a vacation that offers the opportunity to immerse yourself in nature, Cherrapunji is perfect for you. The beautiful city, also known as the “Jewel Crest of Meghalaya”, is located in the East Khasi Hills and home to some of the world’s finest waterfalls, living bridges and other natural wonders. You can visit Cherrapunji, one of the wettest places on earth, and explore Seven Sisters Falls or Nohkalikai Falls, hike along the David Scott Trail, or simply laze around tasting the delicious Khasi cuisine. If you want to explore other destinations besides Cherrapunji, Igatpuri, a charming hill station has also been approved by Indian travelers for nature lovers on Booking.com.
Leh Ladakh – With your friend who is adventurous
A brave companion is like a warrior, fearless and eager to learn more about the world. In Leh Ladakh, take part in activities like rafting, trekking, rock climbing, mountain biking, etc. Ladakh is well known for its Tibetan culture, cuisine and festivals in addition to its stunning natural vistas. One can discover several lakes, breathtaking landscapes, high mountain passes, picturesque villages, beautiful valleys and meditative monasteries. The most ideal times to visit Ladakh and the breathtaking terrain of Leh are often between mid-September and mid-October.
Shillong, Meghalaya – With your social media savvy friend
This Eastern Scotland attracts tourists with its cascading waterfalls, azure lakes, breathtaking greenery, swaying pines, Roots Bridge and old structures. Shillong, which means “abode of the clouds”, has a lot to offer, from the best choir and rock band in the world to a wide variety of oranges, strawberries, tamarillos or tree tomatoes and squash vegetables. Although you can have a great time here in both summer and winter, the spring season offers the best climatic conditions for exploring Shillong.
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh -With your friend who is a shopaholic
Take your compulsive shopper friend to the city of Nawabs on this friendship day. Old British and Mughal buildings, charming gardens, street bazaars, museums, temples and, of course, restaurants offering delicious kebabs can be found everywhere in Lucknow. The combined range of clothing, shoes, home decor accents, quirky lampshades and other products available here is to die for. The city is well known for its fine jewelry, ittar (perfume) and traditional chikan embroidery art, which attracts tourists from all over the world. Any time of year is a great time to travel there, but if you don’t want to burn while shopping, go in the winter. Along with Indore and Guwahati, the city is recommended for shopaholics by Indian travelers on Booking.com.