Places To Go After Graduation With Your Friends

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Places To Go With Your Friends Just After You Graduate

Graduating is a monumental time in any student’s life. As someone who’s graduating this every year, I can understand the storm of emotions that we go through, every day and every night. Emotions can be solicited by the smallest of things and there’s full reason for it. This is your big push-off into the real world and every emotion that you feel is justified many times over.
But, standing at the threshold of your runway, you’ve every right to take things a little slow at the last moment. So, take a trip with your buddies. Life is quite worthless without that last trip you take as students and the memories you pack during that time. Therefore, we at Holidify put together a list of trips that you can take with your amigos before life starts for you in a big way after summer this year.

Here is the list of 20 Places To Go After Graduation With Your Friends

1. Valley of Flowers

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Known For : Valley of Flowers National Park Nanda Devi National Park Fauna & Flora

If there is a place where serenity and beauty go hand in hand, it is this. If a trip to have fun with your favourite people in the spring months is what you seek, Valley of Flowers might easily be your dream destination. Wild, untamed blooms, treks and cloud-walking. Do we need another excuse?
Note: Trekking in the valley is only allowed in the months of July to September.

Best Time: May to October

2. Coorg, Karnataka

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Known For : Abbey Falls Talakaveri Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary Golden Temple (Namdroling Monastery)

We all dream of that perfect holiday to take with our friends uncountable times in our lives. Coorg is one of those dream destinations that makes the dream seem imperfect. Take a trip to the Nagarhole Wildlife Sanctuary and have a great, great time! Coorg is an amazing destination for road trips as well!

Best Time: October to March

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3. Rishikesh

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Known For : Rafting in Rishikesh Lakshman Jhula Triveni Ghat

The land of many facets and umpteen possibilities, Rishikesh is the place to go to with your friends to shake off the blues of those final exams and sappy grad parties. Let’s engage in some crazy adventure sports and live it up before we have to go off into our lives!

Best Time: Throughout the year

View packages starting from ₹ 6,396

4. Munnar

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Known For : Echo Point, Munnar Photo Point Atukkad Waterfalls

Munnar is your perfect summer retreat in the hills, among the clouds, several feet above the noise and pollution that governs our everyday lives. Perfect to chill and make memories that’ll bring smiles for the rest of all your lives. Don’t forget to splurge on tea and coffee while you’re there! Alleppey is on every traveler’s bucket list for its majestic backwaters, beautiful sights and sounds and its picturesque charm. Could you ask for more awesomeness in a single trip?

Best Time: September to May

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5. Alleppey

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Known For : Houseboats Alappuzha Beach Alleppey Backwaters

Extremely famous for its beautiful backwaters, the city of Alleppey in Kerala is also known for its beaches, temples and traditional boat races. This popular tourist destination also has some very well reputed Ayurvedic spas and wellness centres.
The mesmerising scenic beauty of Munnar and Alleppey will indeed be a visual retreat for you and your best friends.

Best Time: June to March

View packages starting from ₹ 7,500

6. Varkala

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Known For : Water Sports in Varkala Varkala Beach Edava Beach

Untouched, unspoilt and a gem of God’s own land, Varkala is one of our top recommendations for your graduation after-party. Chill, relax, and dive into the ocean while having the most amazing time of your lives!

Best Time: Throughout the year

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7. Mcleodganj

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Known For : Bhagsu Falls Namgyal Monastery Tsuglagkhang Complex

The mountains are found to be calling pretty often during the build-up to summer. What better than this beautiful Himachal circuit to answer their beckon? Each of these places is beautiful, secluded and an idyllic getaway among the hills and clouds. You can also choose to go trekking from Dharamkot to Triund and have a complete blast with your pals. “Main udna chahta hun Naina“. :P

Best Time: October to June

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8. Triund

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Far off from the hustle and bustle of cities, a trek to Triund offers you an escape into the_majestic Himalayas. Situated a few kilometres from Dharamshala, it is a place perfect for trekking with amazing trails offering scenic views of the entire Kangra Valley. A trek to Triund is short and simple. It can be done from either McLeodganj or Dharamkot, which is 2km ahead of McLeodganj.

9. Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh - The little Lhasa in India

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Known For : Dharamshala Cricket Stadium Library of Tibetan Works and Archives St. John in the Wilderness Church

Dharamsala is famed as the holy residence of the Dalai Lama and houses the Tibetan monk in exile. Dharamsala is located in Kangra district at a distance of 18km fro Kangra City. The city is distinctively separated as upper and lower divisions with different altitudes. The lower division is the Dharamsala town itself whereas the upper division is popularly known as Mcleodganj.
McLeodganj-Triund-Dharamsala is a perfect package for any friends group who desires to make their holiday vacations a memorable one.

Best Time: October to June

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10. Leh Ladakh

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Known For : Pangong Lake Zanskar Valley Kargil

Remember how you sat discussing plans to implement a holiday to someplace and Ladakh invariably came up as one of those destinations? Well, Ladakh is a must-do with your buddies before you pass out of college. The beautiful surroundings, the azure skies and the albino all around make this one a real treat for your peepers. To get the most out of this trip, do it on a motorcycle circuit from Delhi via Manali.

Best Time: Jun to Sep

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11. Kamshet, Maharashtra

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Known For : Paragliding Shinde Wadi hills Pawna Lake

Dear Adrenaline Junkies,
We at Holidify love you dearly, and we want you to soar to the great skies with fluttering hearts. Therefore, we bring to you the Hero of the ‘hood – Kamshet. This is a picturesque location with world-class paragliding schools, and to add to it, you can actually see sunflower fields while you’re up there. Starry-eyed already? Do not miss this one after you graduate!

Best Time: October to June

12. Gokarna, Karnataka

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Known For : Om Beach Mahabaleshwara Temple Paradise Beach, Gokarna

The beach holiday that’ll leave you absolutely satisfied, Gokarna is one of those places that you have to go to with your friends before you graduate. This is the perfect place to enjoy a peaceful vibe, with the golden beaches and azure waters that beckon you to them with complete austerity.

Best Time: Throughout the year

13. Jim Corbett National Park

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Known For : Jungle Safari in Corbett National Park Elephant Ride in Corbett National Park Corbett Waterfall

This is one eerie, slightly mysterious holiday that you have to arrange with your friends while you’re still in the college hangover phase. After all, what’s the point of Corbett and all its glistening mystery that seeps in in the form of moonlight between the trees if your friends don’t shout “bhooooot!!!” in the middle of a silent night!

Best Time: Mid October to Mid June

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14. Kasol, Himachal Pradesh

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Known For : Kheerganga Trek Trekking in Kasol Tosh

Kasol and the Parvati Valley make for an amazing, offbeat holiday with your friends. Chill in the Parvati Valley, eat in hippie cafes that reiterate the very essence of cool, laugh and sing and enjoy a lot because this time isn’t coming back too soon.

Best Time: October to June

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15. Parvati Valley

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Regarded as one of the most challenging treks in the northern Himalayan region, Parvati Valley Base Camp Trek is perfect for those seeking adventure. The mesmerising views all around will not only leave you spellbound by its beauty but also filled with adrenaline by the challenges it throws at you at every nook and corner.
Kasol and Parvati valley is the perfect solution for those who love adventure.

16. Andaman and Nicobar Islands

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Known For : Scuba Diving In Andaman Havelock Island Radhanagar Beach

The Andamans are on every traveller’s bucket list. If you have some dough to spare, or some “desi jugaad” to see you through the trip, this is one journey you should definitely consider taking with your pals! Fun is guaranteed at every nook and cranny of this paradise! The adventure sports are just the cherry you need on the pie.

Best Time: October to Jun

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17. Darjeeling, West Bengal - Queen of The Himalayas

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Known For : Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Tiger Hill Batasia Loop

What is better than living somewhere like this, you ask? Going somewhere like this with your friends. Take a trip to the sleeping tea town of Darjeeling and trudge on to Gangtok in all its silken glory. Eat the yummiest food and drink the best tea and coffee and make this one, a love affair to remember.

Best Time: February to March, September to December

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18. Gangtok, Sikkim - The Gateway to Sikkim

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Known For : Nathula Pass MG Road, Gangtok Rumtek Monastery

Extremely alluring, pleasantly boisterous and wreathed in clouds - Gangtok, the capital city of the Sikkim can also give you a spectacular view of Mt. Kanchenjunga, at a distant skyline. The pristine hill station nestled in mountains and clouds is also a base for a whole lot of trekkers to the Himalayan mountain ranges. The mesmerising prismatic beauty and the beautiful winding hill roads are even more breathtaking if seen from a bird’s eye view in a cable car.
Tucked away in the lush greenery, there is no doubt that Darjeeling and Gangtok are going to win your hearts.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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19. Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh

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Known For : Tarin Fish Farm - Paddy cultivation Kile Pakho Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

One of the best offbeat holidays to be taken in the country, Ziro holds a lot of promise for a young traveller. Chill with the Apatani tribe, click some beautiful pictures and inscribe this holiday in your hearts for a lifetime.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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20. North Sikkim, Sikkim

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Known For : Gurudongmar Lake Lachung Yumthang Valley

And at the very end, we have the therapeutic cure of North Sikkim. While you gaze at the stunning beauty of the snowcones, rhododendrons will be beaming up at you. Lachung, Thangu Valley, Yumthang and Chopta Valley are our favourite ingredients in this intoxicating cocktail! Have a whole lot of fun while humming “Yaad aayengey yeh pal” during your freezing night jam sessions.

Best Time: April to June, October to December

View packages starting from ₹ 12,000

Happy last semester, beautiful people. Travel a lot. Discover. Make it count!

This post was published by Pallavi Siddhanta

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