5 Off-beat Places to Visit with Your Girl Gang This International Women’s Day
Craving for some well-deserved downtime with your girl tribe? How about cruising to a blissful place, putting your feet up and just unwinding? If you have been dreaming of a vacation that is off the wall, then just keep scrolling.
Sitting in the lap of the Himalayas, Gangtok is an adventure haven. If you and your girlfriends are ready to experience some real thrill and breath-taking beauty, then head to Gangtok. Visit the culturally rich monasteries or the famous Tashi viewpoint for that kaleidoscopic sunset. While you’re at it, you and your gang could also set-off for paragliding, mountain biking or river rafting.
Pro-tip: Do not miss out on the Yak safari, which is one of the must-do-things in Gangtok.
Yes, its clichéd but theres nothing like Goa for a girls’ getaway! The place needs no description, standing as a beacon to the beach lovers and partygoers, Goa is an evergreen favourite for a girl gang vacation. Discover the endless beaches or just chill in the shacks with your BFFs because Goa is one destination where you can really let your hair down.
Pro-tip: If you hit the land of beaches this year before the 21st of March 2019 , you can experience Goa’s biggest Spring festival – Shigmo. An amalgamation of colours, parades, dances & music, Shigmo is Goa’s version of Holi.
Give into the regal beauty and experience true royalty with your girlfriends in Jaipur. Travel back in time as you visit the famous heritage sites like Amber Fort, Nahargarh Fort and the astronomical wonder – Jantar Mantar. That’s not all, the local shopping scene here is something that you cannot miss out on!
Get to Johari Bazaar and bag some great deals on jewellery. Spend some time buying colourful juttis and bags to flaunt with all your Indian outfits. Or pair them with Western wear to create a very contemporary look.
Pro-tip: If you and your girlfriends are in for something really offbeat, head to the splendid elephant festival. Watch these gentle giants stride in style in colorful embellishments. In addition, to experience true extravagance, take a hot air balloon ride along the Amber Fort.
Indulge in the exquisite paradise that is Munnar. This charming hill station is lined with delightful tea plantations, laced with endless winding roads, and dotted with the most charming little houses. Sit together and sip on a cup of tea in this breath-taking town, as you escape the mundaneness of daily life. You could also visit the tea museum, go trekking or visit the wildlife sanctuaries.
Pro-tip: When in Munnar, do not miss out on the rejuvenating Ayurvedic massage. Choose from the famous Balinese massage, classic deep tissue massage or an authentic Shirodhara.
Shop. Chill. Eat. Repeat. These four words describe the vivid spirit of Agra. Decode its historical presence or go on a palatial escape when you visit the world-famous Taj Mahal, The Agra Fort, and other Mughal mausoleums. Agra is really an ideal getaway for you and girls as it is dotted not only with numerous vivid & colourful bazaars but is also a hub for many happening bars.
Pro-tip: If you want a break from the traditional touristy places, we recommend a dive into the culinary side with an interactive cooking class. You can also take a workshop in building your own Taj Mahal and take home a sweet souvenir for yourself.