Summers are about to set in and you must be waiting eagerly for that much-awaited summer
break. Summer travel destinations in India are mirthful family time. Most of the schools and colleges remain
closed during the summertime and that sets the tone for a perfect summer vacation…Going for
a tour to some hill station or some seaside is what most Indians prefer to do during their
Our country India is blessed with several summer travel destinations. Traveling to any of
those destinations are the best way to take a break from the scorching summer heat and also
from the angst & anxieties of life. If you are planning to set out for an enjoyable summer trip with
your family, this listicle of summer travel destinations in India-320 will help you decide where
to travel this summer…
Read on to learn more:
Top Hill Stations to head to
Hill stations can offer a cooling escapade to the fatigued, heat-struck Indians. You could travel
to any of the given hill stations:
Srinagar, the capital of Jammu and Kashmir is blessed with Nature’s most beauteous aspects.
A houseboat stay and a shikara ride on the Dal Lake are activities that could excite your kids
like anything. Couple shikara ride on the relatively less crowded Nagin Lake can let you take
home some unforgettable memories. Fun-Filled shopping time is guaranteed for your family at
the various bustling bazaars of Srinagar such as Badshah Chowk, Lal Chowk, Residency Road
Bazaar, and Raghunath Bazaar.
The sights and sounds of Nature in this scenic hill station of North East India are simply
captivating. You can introduce your kids to Kanchenjunga; the world's third-highest peak that
appears simply magnificent from Darjeeling’s Tiger Hills. The panoramic views of the rising sun
over the mighty Kanchenjunga are a sight to behold and appreciate. Set out for a lazy toy train
ride with your family and enjoy the journey to your heart’s content.
The beautiful hill station of Manali in the state of Himachal Pradesh is a fond destination for
Indians who look for a worthy summer retreat. Spend an enjoyable holiday this summer at
Manali clicking as many family photos as you can with jaw-dropping views at the backdrop.
Rohtang pass is the chief highlight of the Manali Summer holiday trip. An abundance of snow in
the Rohtang Pass can let you play fun-filled snowball hit games with your loved ones.
Nainital is another hill station you may head to this summer with your family. It is located in
Uttarakhand and is characterized by imposing mountains, shimmering lakes and many revered
temples. Leisure stroll with family along the banks of the Naini Lake, bird watching at Kilbury
Bird Sanctuary, Wildlife watching at Pt. G.B. Pant High Altitude Zoo, thrilling jungle safari at Jim
Corbett National Park, boating in Naini Lake are some of the exciting activities you could enjoy
with your family at Nainital.
Gangtok, the capital city of the North-East Indian state of Sikkim draws vacationers from far and
wide. Spectacular natural views, immaculate glacial lakes, colorful rhododendrons, adventure
spots and famous eateries make Gangtok an appealing destination for the family travelers. The
major attractions of Gangtok are Rumtek Monastery, Do-Drul Chorten, Tsomgo Lake and
The misty valley of Coorg cradled in the Western ghats is a mesmerizing summer destination
located in the state of Karnataka. The mystical beauty of Coorg offers you and your family an
opportunity to unwind in the lap of Nature. Kids may find their visit to the Art Gallery interesting.
Chamundi Hills and Mysore Palace may be visited during your Coorg trip. These places can
make you aware of the rich historical past of the region. Visit the Dubare Reserve Forest to
learn a lot about elephants.
Pachmarhi in Madhya Pradesh also referred to as the ‘Queen of Satpuras’ is a hill station that
may be another great option for a summer trip with the family. Innumerable waterfalls and picnic
spots at Pachmarhi can give your family a break from the boredom of routine life. The best
places to visit at Pachmarhi are Bee Falls, Jata Shankar Caves, Duchess Falls, Pandava
Caves, Apsara Vihar, Bade Mahadev, Gupt Mahadev, Rajendra Giri sunset point.
Munnar in ‘God’s Own Country’, Kerala is another exotic summer holiday destination for family
trips. Rolling green hills, lush green plantations, pristine vales, sparkling waterfalls, azure blue
sky and mouthwatering seafood are the various attributes of this idyllic hill station. The must-
visit places in Munnar are Eravikulam National Park, Nursery Garden, Attukal Waterfalls,
Mattupetty Dam, Lakkam Waterfalls and Chithirapuram
The serenity of this hill station can give you and your family a soul-exhilarating experience.
Ooty, a hill station in Tamil Nadu is enough for its salubrious weather, the Blue Mountains
(Nilgiri), tea plantations, lush green meadows, sparkling lakes and more. A family vacation at
Ooty will let you enjoy at the various picnic spots that Ooty. You may even go for a stroll with
your loved one and explore the beautiful scenery around. Kids will love the idea of boat rides on
the Ooty Lake and a toy train ride around the hill station. The beautiful scenery of Ooty will
serve as the perfect backdrop for some memorable family clicks. Some of the major attractions
of Ooty are Gardens like Ooty Rose Garden, Ooty Botanical Garden and Lakes such as Ooty
Lake, Avalanche Lake, and Emerald Lake
Top beaches to head to
Soaking in the sun for that perfect tan and sunbath is what many Indians eagerly wait for.
Lazing on the beach and enjoying the cooling sea breeze is also what many look forward to.
Here are the beach summer vacation options for you:
Goa is one of the best places to travel in the summer. It is a tropical paradise adorned with
beautiful sun-kissed golden beaches. Laze on the beaches with your loved ones and soak up
the sun to your heart’s content. Also, walking barefoot on the sandy beaches of Goa can be a
great way to re-bond with your family. Kids will be excited about the beach sports that are
played on the beaches of Goa while couples will appreciate the evening solitude they can find
on the beaches. Seafood and Konkani dishes of Goa will surely delight the foodies. Some of the
must-visit beaches of Goa are Calangute Beach, Baga Beach, Querim Beach, Anjuna Beach,
Palolem Beach, Colva Beach.
Puri in Orissa is known for the most revered Jagannath Temple. Also, Puri is a beach
destination that receives an influx of tourists each year. The pristine sand, shimmering surf and
the chaotic crowds all impart the beaches of Puri with a striking warmth and pulsation of life. A
visit to Puri with your family could be a memorable experience. The must-visit attractions in and
around Puri are Puri beach, Swargadwar beach, Jagannath Temple, Dhauli Giri Hills, Gundicha
Radhanagar Beach tucked in the Havelock Island of Andaman is one of the most fascinating
beaches for a perfect summer beach vacation. The serenity that pervades the beach is simply
ideal to spend a warm tropical vacation in complete privacy with your loved ones. Other
beaches you could explore around the Radhanagar beach are Kala Patthar beach, Govind
Nagar Beach, Elephant beach. Adventure activities like Snorkeling and Scuba diving can
appear super thrilling to your kids.
This beach destination of Kerala comes with many glorious beaches and is dotted with many
towering dams, ornate castles, and fascinating backwaters. The unique charm of the place
captivates you to the very core. Night stay in a houseboat, adventurous beach sports, yoga
sessions at the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram, sampling of delicious seafood
are some of the activities you could undertake at Kovalam along with your family. Some of the
top attractions of Kovalam are Samudra Beach Park, Lighthouse beach, Vellayani Lake, Hawa
beach, Neyyar dam, Padmanabhapuram palace, Shri Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Vizhinjam
Rock Cut Cave Temple
With this listicle of best places to visit in the summer, you would be able to decide and plan your
summer holidays better. Visit www.skywaytour.com to find out about the various summer travel
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