While we enjoy the cooling winter, summer is making its way into the year. The stifling summer heat makes the season a popular time for family vacations. Plan your holidays in advance and save up to 50% if you book 2 months prior & up to 30% if you book 1 month prior to your vacation. Take your pick from some of the best destinations in India to escape the summer heat.
Shillong means “The Abode of Clouds” and indeed it is. The capital of Meghalaya is popular for its sights and numerous waterfalls. It also hosts a variety of music festivals and can be called the music capital of the country. The hill station has multiple tourist attractions including elephant falls, wards lake, motphran and many more.
Popularly known as “Little Switzerland of India”, Dalhousie amazes one with the old-world charm. This quaint town has beautiful Victorian and Scottish buildings and promises rejuvenation and relaxation. One can partake in a range of recreational activities including paragliding, zorbing and visiting lakes and mountains.
Tawang is famed for being the birthplace of the Dalai Lama and is situated at an altitude of about 3000 meters. Cool in the summer, the town is known for its monasteries and is home to one of the biggest monasteries in India. Since the locals are skilled craftsmen you will find your hands full. Tourists lovingly call it “hidden treasure” and it has been a popular place for shooting Bollywood films.
The Andaman Islands are located in the Indian Ocean and offer picturesque beaches, warm sunshine, mountains and adrenaline-pumping activities like snorkeling. The destination is such that one can go for a family holiday, a romantic escape or a trip with friends. Port Blair, the capital, is famous for small islands like Corbyn’s Cove, Wandoor, Ross Island, etc. You must visit Havelock Island, Cellular Jail National Memorial, Little Andaman Lighthouse, mud volcanoes of Baratang Island and Elephant Beach.
Leh – Ladakh, the “land of high passes”, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India and people often travel by bikes on some of the highest motorable passes in the world. Ladakh has something for every kind of tourist, be it the adventure-seeking or the history lover. The Union territory is heavily influenced by Tibetan and Buddhist cultures and there is much to see as well as experience.
6) Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh means “in the lap of the Himalayas”, and this state has loads of destinations for tourists. From Shimla, McLeodganj to Bir Billing and Spiti Valley this place is full of tourists throughout the year. Himachal offers trekking, climbing, road trips, shopping and much more. Be it historical sites, religious sites or adventure, Himachal Pradesh has it all.
Wayanad is a rural district in Kerala and is known for its hills and mountains. There are numerous tourist attractions such as Banasura Sagar Dam, Kuruva Island, Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary as well as the heart-shaped lake at the Chembra Peak. You can also spend your day trekking, zip-lining, camping, cycling or enjoying a picturesque picnic.
Mun means Three and Aar mean rivers, so Munnar literally means the land of three rivers. The hill station also served as a resort for the British elite. Munnar is famed for its tea plantations, rivers and lakes and has a favourable climate throughout the year. Also known as “Kashmir of South India” Munnar is a sought out travel destination.
Coorg is a lush green hilly region in Karnataka which is known for its natural beauty, spice and is home to coffee plantations, beautiful monasteries and a lot more. This place is called “Scotland of India” because of its breathtaking scenery, pleasant climate, wooded slopes and picturesque villages. Coorg is inhabited by the Kodavas who are known for their skills in martial arts as well as for their generosity.
Chikmagalur is a scenic town in the Chikmagalur district of Karnataka. Despite being smaller in comparison, Chikmagalur is popular as a tourist destination due to its stunning hills and picturesque views. The town is a calm and captivating place. The climate over here is decent. Situated at a height of about 3400 ft, Chikmagalur is a very high hill station. Another reason for its popularity is its incredibly aromatic coffee, often referred to as “The Coffee Land of Karnataka”. Though all year round, Chikmagalur has a cool and pleasant climate.
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