College is probably the best years we spent in our lives. We will always live by reminiscing the fondest memories of our college, every now and then. Naturally, the friends we've made during these glorious years are probably some of the best people we've ever met.
Sadly due to our daily work routine and changing lifestyles, we never have the time to catch up, even in spite of living in this day and age of social media. If you're looking for a sign to break the routine and reconnect with your friends, this is it! Take this chance to plan a trip to any of these places that will be perfect for a reunion with your college friends.
What better way to meet your good old friends than by relax on the shores of Goa beaches? Or even better, party on the shores! Goa, the place where groups of friends flock every year to beat their stress, is the perfect location to plan a reunion.
Beaches, churches, forts and parties galore, Goa has it all. You can even experience the many water sports like banana boating, jet skiing, parasailing, etc. with your friends.
Visit beaches, like Arambol, Calangute and Candolim, churches, like Basilica de Bom Jesus and St Cajetan's Church and forts, like Fort Aguada, Chapora Fort, etc. on your stay at Goa.
PC: Jo Kent
Pune, the "Oxford of the East", is a hub of youngsters due to the many colleges that are found in the city. Having a reunion in the college atmosphere should be a good setting to meet your old friends.
You can visit historically significant places, like Aga Khan Palace, Shaniwar Wada, or temples like Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati Temple and Pataleshwar Cave Temple at Pune. Or you may simply relax in the beautiful lush green, magnificent mountain ranges of the Western Ghats.
PC: Yogendra Joshi
Due to the settlements of the French colony, Pondicherry is heavily influenced by their culture and architecture. You can see colonies of picturesque buildings, cafes and more that give you an idea of Pondicherry's colonial days.
Pondicherry is a great place for a reunion if you just want to relax, catch up on everybody's lives while visiting beautiful relics from the French era and relaxing on the rocky shores of the Paradise Beach.
PC: Sarath Kuchi
Yet another picture-perfect place to celebrate a college reunion can be Lavasa in Maharashtra. The landscape of the city rose as an inspiration from the Italian city named Portofino. Here you can see vibrant, colourful buildings lined up on a street which are right beside a beautiful lake.
For a luxurious holiday with your old friends, visit Lavasa while spending time camping and indulging in interesting activities like mad-ads, collage making or adventures like rappelling and trekking. You can cruise through the Lavasa Lake or just enjoy the beautiful view of the city.
Manali has been an all-time favourite vacation destination in India due to the beautiful valleys, river Beas, thickets of lush forest, majestic mountain views and refreshing natural resources that makes the town.
Rekindle your younger self by indulging in adventure activities like paragliding zorbing, white water river rafting or even skiing during the winter. If adventure isn't your thing, you may just travel to witness places like Solang Valley, Naggar Castle, Hidimbi Devi Temple, etc.
PC: David Bacon
Mostly known for the breathtaking vistas of the Alleppey Beach and Karakoram backwaters, Alleppey is found in the laps of nature, a perfect way to unwind with old friends.
You can cruise through the backwaters on houseboats while watching various species of birds from the bird sanctuary, as the sun sets in the background. Have a cheerful vacation in the depths of prisitine nature at Alleppey.
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Beaches and temples make the town of Gokarna, located in Karnataka. Formerly known for the temples, Gokarna is now a beloved beach destination for people from all over the world.
Relax or party at the beaches of Gokarna like the Om Beach, Butterfly Beach, to name a few. If partying is not your cup of tea, then you can even plan for a quaint pilgrimage to the many temples like Mahabaleshwara Temple, Maha Ganapati Temple, etc.
PC: Jo Kent