Top 10 Summer Destination in India

Top 10 Summer Destination in India

The scorching high temperature brings lofty news for someone. Summer is the best time to experience and explore hilly regions and other sea-shore places in India. Everyone waits for summer vacation to visit places in India. In summers, the places such as Jaipur, Jodhpur, Jharkhand, Agra, and Delhi, etc. face the blistering heat, whereas a vacation to places like Kashmir, Leh, Manali, Ladakh, Ooty, and Ranikhet becomes almost necessary to get relief and chill out from the hot summers.

Hilly regions, as well as serene beaches in India, is crowded by tourists from almost everywhere with a plethora of activities such as lofty mountains, trekking, rapling, paragliding, scuba diving, river rafting, etc.  lush with surroundings having tranquil ambiance, amiable climate and even many more.

If you are planning a trip to India then here is the list of perfect destinations to spend your summer holidays. Let’s have a look:

10 Ladakh:

Ladakh never fails to make it to the hit list when you think to beat the heat of May-June. This place never fails to make you go awestruck. Traveling to Ladakh is an exciting experience.  The main attraction point in Ladakh is its divine beauty, mountain peaks, amazing weather, astonishing views and the most important- adventure sports like exploring Ladakh by bike riding, Yak and Camel, trekking, rafting, etc.

Some places to visit: Pangong Lake, Shanti Stupa, Tso Moriri Lake, Leh Palace, Magnetic Hill, Kardung la Pass, and Spituk Monastery.

Exciting things to do: Trekking, Motor-Biking, Indus River Rafting, and Zanskar River Rafting, Mountain Biking and Camel Safari.

Accommodation: It starts from 1500/-

9 Manali:

WOW!! Manali! The name itself gives you a sizzling treat. With the scorching heat over the head with 45 degrees, everyone plans to move out for a vacation and Manali is no doubt a wonderful place you can think of.  The exotic views, cool breeze, and thick forest make it one of the best summer vacation places in India. It is also counted as one of the best honeymoon destinations.

Some places to visit in Manali: Hadimba Temple, Vashisth, monasteries, Solang Valley, Rohtang Pass, and Club House.

Exciting things to do: Paragliding in  Solang Nullah, Zorbing in Solang Valley, visit Buddhist Monasteries, Rafting in Beas River, Trekking, Skiing and explore the local market.

Accommodation:  It starts from 1500/- onwards.

8 Shimla:

Shimla is known as “The Queen of Hill Stations” and is a favorite destination in summers. The freshness of snow cheers almost all tourists. Shimla is filled with ample of sight-seeing spots which drive the mind of people to cloud nine. Shimla is located in the Western Himalayas, where the majestic mountains unfold the beauty. The greenery and waterfall here are breathtaking.

Some places to visit in Shimla: Jakhoo Hill, Annandale, The Scandal Point, Ridge, The Shimla State Museum, Naldehra and Shaily Peak, Chadwick Falls and for shopping you can explore Mall Road.

Exciting things to do: Travelling in Toy Train, Shopping at Lakkar Bazar, Ice skating, Rafting at Tattapani, sunrise at the Chadwick waterfall, Trekking at Jakhu Temple and Military Museum at Annandale.

Accommodation: It starts from 1200/- onwards.

7 Andaman and Nicobar:

Summers in Andaman and Nicobar are pleasant as well as quite warm. What draws the attention of tourist is not only its tropical ambiance and marine life but the existence of the remnants of Stone Age culture and the colonial inheritance. It’s simply an ideal holiday destination for indulging yourself in water activities and sports. You can enjoy the perfect holiday in India by relaxing and leaning back on the sandy shores, amazing adventure sports. You can enjoy the taste of coconut water with the perfect view looks like heaven.

Some places to visit in Andaman and Nicobar:  Cellular Jail National Memorial, Port Blair, Havelock’s Gem, Mount Harriet and Madhuban, Baratang Island, Rangat and the Great Nicobar Island.

Exciting things to do: Scuba diving, glass bottom boat ride, Banana boat ride at Port Blair, Parasailing, Swimming with elephants and Trekking from Mt Harriet to Madhuban.

Accommodation: It starts from 2000/- onwards.

6 Darjeeling:

Darjeeling is known for its unique culture and beauty.  It is also called as the “Queen of hills” in West Bengal. With the blissful atmosphere, Darjeeling is the best place of Nature lovers and Holidaymakers. Darjeeling would be an incredible place to visit which brings an incredible smile on everyone’s face with its highly captivating natural beauty. You would like to experience chilly weather all the season, perfect weather to relax with a cold breeze. Darjeeling is all about the beauty of the snow-capped mountains, valleys gardens, and forests, the flower plantations along with great food.

Some places to visit in Darjeeling: Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Neora Valley National Park, Japanese Peace Pagoda, Singalila National Park, and Tiger Hill.

Exciting things to do: Kayaking, Joy ride in the toy train, thrilling ride in Ropeway, trekking, white water rafting, paragliding, zorbing, camping, jeep safari to Mahananda wildlife sanctuary, trekking, etc.

Accommodation: 1500/- onwards.

5 Munnar:

Enriched with natural beauty, mountains, Tea gardens, valleys, Munnar is considered as the most searched places in India for the summer holiday. It is one of the most loved hill stations with an enthralling experience of a bike ride through the sharp curves of mountains covered with tea plantation.  Munnar has many breathtaking sights and landscape perfect for someone to escape from the scorching sun.

Some places to visit in Munnar: Attukal Waterfalls, Pothamedu View Point, TATA Tea Museum, Chokramudi Peak, Eravikulam National Park, Kundala Lake, Mattupetty Dam, and Wonder Valley Adventure and Amusement Park.

Things to do in Munnar: Explore tea gardens, Trekking to Anamudi Peak, Camping with adventurous activities, high altitude mountain cycling, chinnar night safari and many more.

Accommodation: 1500/- onwards.

4 Shillong:

Shillong a beautiful hill station, you will fall in love with its salubrious weather and incredible scenic beauty which is nestled amidst the paradisaical Garo and Khasi hills. The Elephant falls at Shillong is definitely worth visiting. With the aroma of flowers and sparkling Waterfall rolling down from the mountains is so soothing to your eyes and will make your body feel relax and calm.

Some places to visit in Shillong: Umiam Lake, Shillong Peak, Elephant Falls, Laitlum Canyons, Ward’s Lake and Don Bosco Museum.

Exciting things to do: Trekking, horse riding, river rafting, waterfall rappelling at Elephant Falls, Kayaking and campaign.

Accommodation: 1500/- onwards.

3 Dharamshala:

Dharamshala is one of the most fascinating hill stations in India with Buddhist culture and is most popular among visitors. The great Tibetan leader “Dalai Lama” lives here and is the place filled with tourist who enjoys its magnificent beauty. The surroundings of Dharamshala and the presence of great Buddhism culture make this hill stations one of the most popular destinations in India. Your visit to Dharamshala is incomplete if you skip visiting McLeodganj, a village in the same vicinity.

Places to visit in Dharamshala: Tsuglagkhang Complex, Namgyal Monastery, Kareri Dal Lake, Bhagsunag Temple, Bhagsunag Waterfalls, Gyuto Monastery, and Kangra Fort.

Exciting things to do:  Paragliding, Triund Trek, Camping, Dharamshala Sightseeing Tour, Kareri Lake Trek, Explore Kangra Valley in Dharamshala and Camping and Trekking at Lahesh Caves.

Accommodation: 1500/- onwards.

2 Mount Abu:

Mount Abu is the only hill station in the dry state of Rajasthan. It’s the only hill station in Rajasthan, it is very popular and a treat to spend holidays away from the blistering sun. Mount Abu is a home to lakes, waterfalls, and flora impressing tourist with its cool and soothing climate.  Its rich flora covers the entire hillside which is very pleasant to one’s eyes.

Some places to visit in Mount Abu: Dilwara Jain Temple, Guru Shikhar, Achaleshwar Mahadev Mandir, Nakki Lake, Sunset point and Wildlife Sanctuary.

Exciting things to do: Rock climbing, Trekking, Explore wildlife Sanctuary, Boating, and Campaign.

Accommodation: 1500/- onwards.

1 Rishikesh:

Rishikesh is an extremely popular spiritual destination but is well known for adventure sports and is called the adventure capital on India. There are numerous options which drag people here: White Water Rafting, Bungee Jumping, Flying Fox, Mountain Biking, etc. It brings excitement to many Himalayan treks and is used as a popular camping site. Rishikesh is a truly admiring place which brings new experience to the tourist.

Some Places to visit in Rishikesh: Laxman Jhula and Ram Jhula, The Beatles Ashram, Shivpuri, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Triveni Ghat, Neer Garh Waterfall and Kaudiyala.

Exciting things to do: River Rafting, Bonfire, Mountain Biking, Cliff jumping, Body surfing, Flying fox and Trekking.

Accommodation: 1500/- onwards.

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