As soon you decide to get married, odds are you and your friends begin the fun-nest planning of them all – the bachelorette party! One or more nights of girl talk, partying, pampering and a little bit of debauchery is the perfect formula for this exciting new tradition. Nowadays the trend planning a a mini girls-only trip instead of just having a party is emerging strong. Typically party destinations are still the favourite choice, but here we are going to look at a more relaxed getaway in the often over looked city of Nasik (Nashik).
Just around a four hour drive from Bombay and about five hours from Pune, Nasik (Maharashtra) has this laid-back small city charm perfect for a relaxing and more calm bachelorette weekend. Formerly known largely for its religious tourism, this city has become the new hot-spot for a quick holiday for people from nearby metros. One of the biggest draws is the beautiful wineries they have here and the gorgeous natural surroundings. If you and your girlfriends love your wino and need a nice relaxing break amongst nature to sit back and bond, this is the place to do it! It is especially ideal for a peaceful sojourn from the shaadi tamashas and the many hectic functions you may be having.
Nasik is home to beautiful vineyards like Sula, York and Tiger Hills. You can not only go and savour the wines from these very vineyards, but also opt for a tour of the premises and a delicious wine tasting session. The best part is that most of the tasting rooms or restaurants on the premises like those at Sula and York have sublime views of hills and the Godavari river at the nearby Gangapur Dam. You can sit back and chatter, while you gaze out at the rows of grapes being harvested and bask in the prevalent sense of peace. Sula winery also has a private villa you can rent and a new resort right next to the winery. The Sula and York wineries, both hold their very own wine festivals that are super fun, so do check dates out and plan your getaway accordingly.
If you and your girl gang are nature lovers, this is the place for you! Hardcore party lovers will be sorely disappointed. Nasik is a great city for those of you who are interested in hikes, river-side picnics and treks, with loads of places to explore in and around the city limits. You could plan a refreshing, scenic getaway…an escape from the hustle and bustle of your daily life and the chaos of the bigger cities. All you really need is your besties, a gorgeous sunset and that lip-smacking bottle of wine.