Wedding season is officially here, which also means it’s time to attend (or host) the best bachelorettes parties! With international travel still not opening up completely and Covid restrictions in place, you can explore the country for the best spots for a rager with your BFFs! From beaches to hilly backdrops and everything in between, here are ten places in India that’ll ensure that you have the best party—and the best Instagram photo dump!
Goa is the perfect place to head to for a three-day weekend getaway. Spend your day at the beach, or plan a sundowner party for your bestie, or simply rent a bungalow and relax in the pool, with the beach as the backdrop. You’ll have ample choices, all within budget.
2. Nashik, Maharashtra
Picturesque view, fine wine and your girl squad… it doesn’t get better than this! Book a visit to the vineyards of Nashik, or head to the riverside for a picnic, or plan a trek with a surprise for the bride-to-be.
3. Coorg, Karnataka
Popularly referred to as the Scotland of India, Coorg is a heaven for nature lovers. Spend some quality time with your squad, away from the chaos of the city (and the stress of planning a wedding). Must visit: the Abbey Falls.
The quiet little town of Puducherry offers pristine beaches, colonial buildings and colourful architecture. Along with touches of French culture and a charming vibe, the place promises great photos with your fellow bridesmaids.
5. Udaipur, Rajasthan
The City of Lakes, Udaipur, is a perfect spot for the bachelorette squad that loves that royal vibe. Everything from the ethnic culture to the heritage hotels and the picturesque landscapes will add to your fun weekend. Put together a camping trip for the girls, or go for a leisurely boat ride or better yet, plan a stargazing party and exchange stories about the bride next to a campfire.
6. Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh
The scenic beauty, amazing architecture, and fresh air are perfect recipes for a good party. Look for a picturesque bungalow to rent for the weekend so that you have your own space to host your Instagram shoot!
7. Hampi, Karnataka
The beautiful ruins at Hampi date back to the Vijayanagar Dynasty. The World Heritage Site offers the perfect scenic and peaceful site for three days of talking, drinking and celebrating with your friends.
8. Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
One of the least explored spots in the country, Tawang, is scenic heaven. With jagged hills, lush greenery and clear blue skies, this is a great spot to rejuvenate with your girls, right before the big day!
9. Alleppey, Kerala
God’s own country has the perfect option for a relaxed bachelorette party. Alleppey is known for its houseboats; you can pick one for a respite from the hectic wedding planning schedule. Book traditional massage sessions, and enjoy the local cuisine with your girl gang.
Known for its sun-kissed beaches, the shores of Lakshadweep are a great spot for water babies. A scuba diving session is a great way to bond with your girlfriends. You can also opt for other sports like snorkelling or kayaking. Catch the sunset on the beach for a perfect end to a great bonding session.