Are you looking for wonderful vacations this year? Thankfully, India is the home to a number of amazing hill stations away from the scorching summer heat. Here, you can find astonishing tourist destinations to visit during the vacations-
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Ladakh is an ultimate gateway, for those who need thrilling destination this summer holidays. Here you can visit destinations like Zanskar Valley, Pangong Tso lake, Khardung-La pass, Spituk Gompa and Hemis National Park.
2.Dharamshala- Adobe of Dalai Lama
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It is basically the hometown of the Dalai Lama of Tibet. The Temple and Monasteries here make it different from other places of Himachal Pradesh. Here you will love to visit the HPCA Stadium, the Dalai Lama Temple, the Tea plantations of Kangra-Valley and it is a great destination for mountain lovers as well. (mostly foreigners).
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It is the group of 36 islands together and is a delight for visitors. This place is rich in marine wealth. It is for those who need peace and freshness in summers. The Marine Museum is the best place to visit, along with sightseeing of seabirds, swordfish, octopus, and various triggerfish.
4.Mahabaleshwar- An ideal summer retreat
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It is another gateway for summer holidays in India. The real mesmerising beauty of nature, breath-taking view of valleys, mountains, rivers, waterfalls attract a major crowd here. Lingmala falls, Venna Lake, Parsi Point, Lord Mahabaleshwar Temple are the place you would love to visit at Mahabaleshwar.
5.Gangtok- The Shimmery city of Sikkim
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Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim, There are a lot of monasteries in the city. There are many leisure and adventure activities as well. You will love to visit the likes of Hanuman Tok, Nathu La, Khecheopalri Lake and have fun with paragliding, river rafting, riding a yak at Tsomgo Lake as well.
6.Ooty- Famous Hill Station
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Ooty is famous Hill station in the Nilgiris. Tea and coffee plantation, gardens and Ooty Lake are must sightseeing in hot summers. There is a famous toy train in nearby lush hills which amuse adults along with the kids visiting the place. The train journey alongside beautiful forest, hills and lakes is a treat to the eyes.
7.Andaman Islands- Popular honeymoon destination in India
The Andaman Islands are one of the perfect destinations to visit during summers. Sunny skies, golden beaches, turquoise waters have its own mesmerising beauty. Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, Cellular Jail National Memorial, and Chidiya-Tapu are the must visit places in these Islands.
8.Manali- Backpacker’s Paradise
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It is one of the most popular backspacing honeymoon destination of North India, and also a must visit place for adventure lovers. Skiing, Sliding, Paragliding, Rafting, Trekking, River crossing and Mountain climbing can all be enjoyed yearlong in Manali.
9.Mussoorie- The queen of hills
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Mussoorie is an extremely popular spot during summer holidays, lush green hills attract a lot of tourists. Kempty Falls, Jwalaji Temple, gun hill library point are the places to visit near Mussoorie. Paragliding, cable car ride, Boating, roller skating can prove to be a good day spending adventure at Mussoorie. You can roam around the markets to enjoy the nightlife here.
10.Kashmir- Paradise on Earth
Kashmir valley is the trio of Gulmarg, Pahalgam, and Srinagar. Shikara rides and visits to Mughal Gardens are the most popular in Srinagar. There are lots of sightseeing activities and nature walks in nearby areas. A stay at the Lal-chowk with the army units or at the Shikhara surrounded by water are the best things to add to your experiences. The famous Kashmiri Kesar and Kashmiri Shawl can be bought at cheap prices from Pahalgam to enrich the beauty of Kashmiri designers and the farmers on the field. Although unsafe, but remains the best tourist destination to visit at least once in a lifetime.
So, visiting these places not only reliefs you from the high-temperature zones but also adds a thousand memories to your journey of life. Be it a couple trip or a Family vacations plan, You must enjoy the fun, adventure and beauty of India in its various forms at these places.
When are you planning a trip then?