We all need a weekend gateway to a fantastic and mesmerizing location to relax your bones from the weary work-centric week and enjoy with your friends and family. Ah! It is heaven for sure! Most of us keep planning and dream of a chilled out week, but it always seems to fail and once again you are stuck on your couch, eating junk and watching lame TV shows. How to change that? Simple! Just pack your bag and get the hell out!

And to help you decide on an awesome location, here’s a list of incredible and unique places in India, which will re-energize your soul and ensure you get back to work with new-found gusto:

1. Malana, Himachal Pradesh

A quaint and tiny village in the lush green valleys of Himachal Pradesh has become a favorite among party goers for a long time now. It’s an absolute paradise for stoners! Why is it so? The famous Malana cream gets its name from its source – Malana Village. It is a place raging with rave parties and people coming from not only India but all over the world! If you want to get a taste of this piece of heaven, you got to get yourself here, and if you do not fancy getting high, you can always get high on nature as it’s a beautiful and scenic place.

Malana, Himachal Pradesh

2. Ziro Valley, Arunachal Pradesh

One of the lesser-known party place in India – Ziro valley in Arunachal Pradesh, is better known for its amazing music festivals that showcases the talents of individual artists in India. The festivities span for four days with the most diverse audience coming in from all over the country. It is situated in a breathtaking location in the lap of lush green valleys of Arunachal Pradesh, making it the most fun outdoor music festival of India – according to a review by ‘Hindustan Times’!

Ziro Valley, Arunachal Pradesh

3. Kasol, Himachal Pradesh

Another natural heaven for nature enthusiasts and party lovers, Kasol is an amazing place to be at during the summer months (March-September). But the real reason why Kasol is increasingly popping on party charts is due to the ‘Rave parties’ held there. People are returning from these parties with their mind blown and a vow to return next year. With psychedelic lights and the music loud, the essence of these parties is simple – unrestrained fun, upbeat music, boozing and just chilling out!

Kasol, Himachal Pradesh

4. Puducherry

If you want to have a whiff of French life, come over to this beautiful port city known as ‘Pondicherry’ or ‘Puducherry.’ Its French quarters known as ‘The White town’ will make for some pretty pictures with lovely and colorful French  architecture. The quiet and serenity of the place will amaze you, making it a perfect place for people wanting to spend quality time with their friends and family. But do not be deceived by its peacefulness, party fanatics! The nightlife of Puducherry is equally colorful and the night is always young here at terrific nightclubs, where you can dance your nights away!

Puducherry

5. Havelock Island, Andaman

Forget Maldives and Mauritius, when you can get the exact experience at Havelock Island in Andaman! It is the perfect place to get all the island excitement and fun. With white sand and clear blue waters, all you have to do is grab a beer by the shack on the beach and enjoy a relaxing evening with your friends or go ahead and completely lose yourself! And it’s not just about parties. If you and your gang are a little adventurous, there are tons of activities available like – scuba diving, snorkeling, jet skiing, trekking, parachute gliding and many more!

Havelock Island, Andaman

6. Diu

Another underrated beach destination of India is the Diu beach of Daman & Diu Island, connected to Gujrat by a creek. The most impressive perk of this charming beach town is that it’s seldom visited by people and is thus unpolluted and green. There as several beaches here that are safe for swimming, para-sailing, and surfing. You can also make a camp and stay on the beach overnight, enjoying the moon over the waters and just chilling with your friends!

Diu