Posted By: Admin Posted Date: 08-05-2019
Summer is the season of encroaching heat, high humidity and rising temperature. In such time, it is obvious for the people to look for an escapade from the burning sun. Summer in India is vibrant. When some part of India burns in the killing heat of the sun, other parts have a moderate temperature or very cool weather. To get solace from the heat, I have compiled 8 places to visit in India in the summer season.
Manali: where the snow welcome the people
The Honeymoon capital of India, Manali is the most sought destination during summer. Nestled between the Pir-Panjal and Dhauladhar ranges of snow-capped mountains, this city in Himachal welcomes tourists with opened arm and rushing streams, fresh air and a plethora of chances of adventure activities.
Best places to visit: Rohtang Pass, Solang Valley, Beas Kund Trek, Hadimba Temple, Vashisht Baths, Chandratal Baralacha Trek, Hampta Pass Trek, Manu Temple, Old Manali, Manali Sanctuary, Jogini Waterfall, Bhrigu Lake, Jana Waterfall.
Best time to visit: May to July
Activities to do: Boating, Skiing, River Rafting, Hiking, Trekking, Jungle Safari, Photography, Paragliding, Sightseeing.
Dharamshala: the holy land of Dalai Lama
Dharamshala in the Kangra District is one of the holiest places for Buddhism. The valley is not only pleasant but sacred also due to the stay of His Holiness Dalai Lama. Surrounded by the thick Deodar Tree forest and perpetual misty aura, Dharamshala is the perfect gateway this summer.
Best Places to Visit: Tsuglagkhang Complex, Namgyal Monastery, Masrur, Mcleodganj, Kareri Lake, Gyuto Monastery, Kangra Museum, Kangra Fort, Dal Lake, St. John in the Wilderness Church, Bagsuang Waterfall, Bagsuang Temple, Dharamshala Cricket Stadium, and Naddi Village
Best Time to Visit: April-June
Activities to do: Trekking, Religious exploration, Boating, Sightseeing, Photography, Hiking,
Kinnaur: the home of the supreme God Shiva
Kinnaur in the Trans Himalaya is a hidden gem. Surrounded by the mighty mountains, heavy snow-capped roads and lush green forest, Kinnaur this summer is the ideal tourist destination. The mix of Buddhism and Hindu religion, the well-preserved custom and traditions and breathtaking pollution free landscapes can take any heart away.
Best Places to Visit: Reckong Peo, Kalpa, Sarahan, Nako, Ribba, Kothi, Moorang, Lippa, Namgya and Nischar
Best Time to Visit: April-June
Activities to do: Trekking, Camping, Sightseeing, Photography, Galaxy watching
Gulmarg: The Meadows of Flowers
Gulmarg is one of the most beautiful towns of Jammu and Kashmir. The high mountains covered with white snow, the divine landscape, long stretched pine trees and the cold sipping through the bones, the city is a paradise for the travellers. The city is also known as the meadows of flowers because of the booming and stunning flowers blanketed the city during summer.
Best Places to Visit: Kongdori, Khilanmarg, Alpathar Lake, Maharani Temple, Ningli Nalla, Ziarat of Baba Reshi, Tangmarg, St. Mary Church, Golf Course, Gulmarg Biosphere Reserves, Ferozpur Nallah, Kanchanjunga Museum, Apharwat Peak, Strawberry Valley, Seven Springs and Children Park
Best time to visit: April – June
Activities to do: Skiing, sightseeing, photography, paragliding, mountaineering, hiking and camping.
Dalhousie: The Little Switzerland of India
The little Switzerland of India, Dalhousie is a tinsel town nestled in Himachal Pradesh. Surreal landscapes, the old-school aura, meandering rivers, pine tree forest, might mountains and snow everywhere, it’s all about Dalhousie. The Scottish architecture and the colonial era flavours still flavouring the air of the city
Best Places to Visit: Satdhara Falls, Khajjiar, Panchpula, Kalatop Khajjiar Sanctuary, Dainkund Peak, Bakrota Hills, Subhash Baoli, St. John Church, Chamunda Devi Temple, Chamba, Ganji Pahari, Sach Pass, Rock Garden and Garam Sadak.
Best Time to Visit: Throughout the year
Activities to do: Trekking, Paragliding, hiking, white river rafting, sightseeing, photography, Jungle safari and Shopping
Shimla: The Summer Capital of India
The capital city of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla is also the largest city of the state. Once, the summer capital during the colonial era the city has everything to lure travellers throughout the year. The High And Mighty Mountains, fast flowing rivers, British era architecture and fresh-pollution free air, Shimla is an amazing hill station of India.
Best Places to Visit: Mall Road, Ridge, Toy Train to Kalka, Kufri, Jakhoo Temple, Chail, Christ Church, Mashobra, Green Valley, Naldehra, Theog, Annadale, Scandal Point, Tattapani, Himalayan Bird Park, Lakkar Bazar, Himalaya Reserve Forest Sanctuary, Gurudwara Sahib, Bantony Castle and Chadwick Falls.
Best Time to Visit: Throughout the year
Activities to do: Ice skating, skiing, trekking, hiking, forest safari, shopping, paragliding, shopping, and local sports.
Leh-Ladakh: The Mysterious Mountains
The land of mysteries, the hub of Buddhism and Hindu religion, the cold desert, Leh-Ladakh has many names to embellish. Nestled between the world’s two greatest mountain ranges, The Great Himalaya and The Karakorum, Leh-Ladakh is a surreal place to earth. High snow-capped mountains, torques sparkling lakes, ferocious treks, the blanket of ice everywhere and heavenly landscapes, it has everything that speaks of adventure and a good time to tourists.
Best Places to Visit: Pangong Lake, Magnetic Hill, Leh Palace, Chadar Trek, Tso Moriri, Zanskar Valley, Phugtal Monastery, Shanti Stupa, Khardung La, Nubra Valley, Namgyal Tsemo Monastery, Spituk Monastery, Stok Palace, Chemrey Monastery, Tso Kar, Likir Monastery, Hemis Monastery, Hemis High Altitude Wildlife Sanctuary, Lamayuru Town, Diskit Monastery, Sankar Gompa, Dha Hanu, Nyoma, Alchi Monastery, Changthang Wildlife sanctuary and Alchi Monastery.
Best time to visit: April-June
Activities To do: Trekking, Jungle Safari, Camel Safari, Water Rafting, Hiking, Mountaineering, Sightseeing, Pilgrim visit, skiing, paragliding and photography
Srinagar: The Heaven on Earth
The heaven on earth, Srinagar has been the prominent tourist destination of India for ages. The capital city of Kashmir, Srinagar is famous for the Kashmiri arts and cultures, rich tradition, mighty mountains, beautiful lakes and its market of dry fruits, and woollen clothes. Situated on the banks of the beautiful Jhelum River, the city is the epitome of natural beauty.
Best Place to Visit: Dal Lake, Mughal Garden, Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh, Hazratbal Shrine, Char Chinar, Wular Lake, Shankaracharya Temple, Yusmarg, Baramulla, Jama Masjid, Tarsar Marsar Trek, Challi Point, Nehru Garden, Pari Mahal, Chashm-E-Shahi, Nagin Lake, Dachigam National Park, Anantnag, Khanqah of Shah Hamdan, Sinthan Top, Salim Ali National Park and Kathi Darwaza.
Best Time to Visit: March-June
Activities to do: Hiking, Sightseeing, Paragliding, Boating in Dal Lake, Jungle Safari, Staying in the boathouse, Horse riding, Photography, Trekking and Paragliding.
Next time when you plan the summer holiday, do not forget to check our packages lists and share your tour experiences and photography with us.