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10 Must Visit Holiday Destinations in India for every College Student

Finally, you are living your life of an adult without worrying about the office leaves or bunking school. Yes, College Life is fun, but WAIT the term break is almost there and you haven’t yet figured out – whether to go for a weekend jaunt or a week-long road trip with friends. Being a college student may mean being cash-crunched yet high-on-adrenaline, so the holiday destinations need to be a perfect fusion of both. Don’t worry, we have shortlisted some amazing holiday destinations in India, which every college student would love to visit.

Here are the top 10 must-visit holiday destinations in India for every college student:

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road-trip-to-leh-via-manali
  1. Road trip to Leh via Manali: A road trip or a bike trip to Leh will be the most unforgettable 490 km travelled with your friends. From changing landscapes to idyllic mountains to magnificent glaciers, you will encounter numerous experiences which you have never or will never ever experience. While the road trip will be an experience in itself, while in Leh you may try rafting in Zanskar River or visit the unexplored village of Turtuk, Alchi, Dah and Hanu. For those seeking peace, there are incredible monasteries. I can never forget camping at Pangong Lake, while gazing at the stars and waking up to a rejuvenated me.

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    rafting-in-rishikesh-college-students
  1. Rafting in Rishikesh: Though easy on pocket, a weekend trip to Rishikesh will provide a much-needed respite from studies and a thrilling experience to college students. Camp on the foothills of Garhwal Himalayas and get your dose of adrenaline rush by rafting in the mighty Ganges and its tributaries or going for hiking, bungee-jumping or trekking with your friends.

    amazing-goa-experience-india
    amazing-goa-experience-india
  1. An Unforgettable Goan Experience: India’s most loved beach is on the hit list of every Beach vacationer-from celebrities to college students. If you like adventure, try water sports, if you like history, then the forts await you, if you are religious, then there is no dearth of churches to spend some quiet moments. Goa has something for everyone. Spend your day lazing around on the beach to driving scooty with friends. Come nightfall, and you can relish the local cuisine while listening to some amazing bands or go partying.

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    bhangarh-fort-haunted-place-india
  1. Bhangarh- For the love of Haunted: Everyone is fascinated by supernatural, but few really dare. I was surprised when one of my friends actually decided to go to the haunted Bhangarh with few friends. Though I thought it’s maddening to try something like this, I was pleasantly surprised with the outcome of this trip. Exhilarating, fun, adventurous and exciting is how my friend described this weekend trip from Delhi to me.

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    chadar-trek-unique-experience-india
  1. The Chadar Trek: Perfect winter-trail with friends, this trek over frozen Zanskar River in Ladakh, at 11000 ft and -20 to -30 degree is not for the weak hearts. From spending night at cave camps to walking over cold water few inches beneath, this trip is unique, difficult yet one of the most-sought after.

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    thar-desert-rajasthan-india
  1. Camping and Dune Bashing in Rajasthan: If you thought Rajasthan is all about sight-seeing and shopping, then think again. Visualise camping in the unending desert or going dune bashing for adrenaline-rush or a camel safari to get your dose of reality of Rajasthan. From vising National parks to gliding over the forts from a zip line, there is no dearth of adventure for college students in Rajasthan.

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    virupaksha-temple-hampi
  1. Hampi-A brush with History: A trip to Hampi, the city of ruins is must for the history students. An ideal place for college trip, you will fall in love with the rich history and heritage of temples and ruins on the banks of Tungabhadra River. Gossip in the local cafés or visit Virupaksha and Vitthala temples in this quaint UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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    the-dzukou-valley-north-east-india
  1. A backpacking trip to North East: If you are a college student, then there are innumerable things to do in the Seven Sister States . However, some must-try activities include a bike ride from Shillong to Cherrapunji, trekking in Dzukou Valley in Nagaland and a visit to Loktak Lake, World’s only floating lake. Stay in home-stays and explore the yet-to-be explored beauty of North-East while learning something new during the journey.

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    corbett-national-park-uttarakhand
  1. Jeep Safari at Corbett National Park: Another ideal place to holiday for college students is Corbett National Park. You will build unforgettable memories of your exciting road trip, relaxed stay and an amazing jeep safari at Jim Corbett. If you love wildlife, then this trip is not to be missed.

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    wagah-border-punjab
  1. Get Patriotic in Amritsar: While girls in the group will go crazy shopping in Amritsar, boys can savour mouth-watering heavy meals finishing off with lassi. Visiting Golden Temple tops the list of must-visit places in Amritsar, but you should not miss seeing the beating retreat ceremony at Wagah Border. Your patriotic chord is sure to get stirred while in Amritsar, a must-visit history-laden place for students.

So, make the most of your College days and make everlasting friendships while travelling to these amazing places!

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About Shruti Yadav

Hi, I am Shruti, who not sooo long ago left a full-time corporate job In Content Writing to become an Army Wife. Since then, I have been juggling between my work assignments as a freelancer, commitments as an Army Wife, handling an eight month old, managing the frequent shifting n my home and everything else in between. Love to write and love to travel, which prompts me to put down everything related to the journey and destinations.

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