When the mercury rises, these beautiful destinations stay refreshingly cool. We list out some of the best places to visit in India for summer vacations.
Munnar is a tourist’s paradise with its picturesque valleys, unending expanse of tea plantations, mountains and exotic species of flora and fauna. March marks the beginning of summer in Munnar and the temperature will be pleasant. Summer showers are common so don’t forget to pack an umbrella.
Ooty: Tamil Nadu
One of the very famous hill stations in India is Ooty, in the Nilgiris. It is full of tea and coffee plantations, and botanical gardens. A visit to the Ooty Lake offers wonderful views of the mountains. It is gifted with a salubrious climate similar to the English summer and offers extraordinary scenic beauty.
Shillong, Mawlynnong: Meghalaya
It is a joy to watch the beautiful mountains of this region. Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya, is a beautiful town, and has lots of places for sightseeing. The most popular tourist spot is the Elephant Falls. India’s cleanest village, Mawlynnong, is also yet another tourist attraction. Umiam Lake, the Don Bosco Museum, Lady Hydari Park, etc are some other places for sightseeing. For trekkers, David Scott Trail is a must visit.
Horsley Hills, Andhra Pradesh
Horsley Hills is one of the most scenic places in the state, and provide a good break from the town and its heat. Apart from the panoramic view, the place also offers lot of activities and is best for those who love to indulge in a little bit of adventure sports, like rappelling, zorbing, trekking and rock climbing.
Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Manali is forever charming, and is a popular summer holiday destination for people from all over the country. The hill station is filled with verdant forests. Manali has different charms in all seasons. During summer you can indulge in outdoor activities such as rafting, paragliding, and trekking in the Solang Valley. The region’s flora will be in full bloom during summer and it will look out of the world. Some of the major attractions include Vashisth, Hadimba Temple, monasteries, Rohtang Pass and Solang Valley.
Dras, Nubra Valley: Jammu and Kashmir
The second coldest inhabited region in the world is Dras. The valley starts from Zoji-la Pass base. If you are visiting the place during the summer you can trek to visit the War Memorial, Mushko Valley, and Draupadi Kund.
Nubra Valley with its mystical Shyok River, wide landscapes, and the gorgeous mountain offers breathtaking views.
Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
Tawang situated at a height of 10,000 ft is yet another beautiful place. With Sela range of West Kameng to the east, Tibet to its northern side, and Bhutan to the southwest, Tawang’s location itself deserves special mention. Adding to its charm are the splendid valleys, misty rivers and amazing waterfalls. Tawang Monastery, Shonga-tser Lake, Sela Pass, Bumla Pass and Nuranang waterfalls are must-see places in Tawang.
Tirthan Valley, Himachal Pradesh
For all those who love nature, Tirthan Valley is a paradise. It is situated almost 3 kms from the Great Himalayan National Park entrance. For adventure seekers there is plenty to do here. From fishing to trekking, summer is the best time to visit the valley.
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