Indian summers can be really harsh. A summer holiday in mountains , hill stations, cities and various towns can come as a relief from the scorching summers. Here are some places which are best holiday places to visit in summers in India.
Shimla is the most famous hill station in Northern India. Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh. Shimla is famous for Mall Road which attracts a whole lot of tourists every year. The landscape is so beautiful and serene. Shimla has a lot of amazing cafes and restaurants offering delicious meals. The best time to visit Shimla is sometime around May and June.
Lonavala is a very popular and one of the best summer holiday destination among tourist in India especially for Mumbaikars. Lonavala can help you escape the monotonous city life. It is covered in greenery as far as eyes can see. Lonavala offers a bunch of activities such as camping and exploring the Karla Caves, Bhaja Caves, Korigad Fort and Rajmachi Wildlife Sanctuary.
Manali is one of the most beautiful places in India to visit in summer. Its beautiful snow covered mountains are a sight to behold. If you want to indulge in nature and experience a life out of the city among the lush greens and miraculous flora and fauna Manali is the place to be. You can enjoy various adventure sports there such as paragliding, quad biking, etc.
4. Lakshadweep Islands
Lakshadweep is also known as Laccadives and is the smallest union territory. Lakshadweep islands is a famous beach destination in India among the tourists. It is famous for its marine life, crystal clear blue water and coral reef. The best time to visit Lakshadweep islands ranges from September to May. You can enjoy multiple different sort of activities here such as scuba diving, kayaking, water skiing, sailing, deep sea fishing, glass bottom boat ride tours, parasailing etc.
Shillong is the capital of Meghalaya. Shillong is known for its picturesque sights. Shillong also a soothing climate year round which makes it a perfect travel destination for tourists throughout the year. Shillong is also known as the Scotland of the East. The best time to visit Shillong is from September to May.
Ooty is known as the Queen of Hills. It was known as the summer headquarters of the East India Company. Ooty is situated between Nilgiri Hills. Ooty has a pleasant weather all year round.
Ladakh is every biker’s dreams destination to visit once in their lifetime. Summer is the best time when one can visit Ladakh as the winters there are extremely harsh and it is accessible only during summers. You will be mesmerized by the stunning Gompas, the flags, the vastness of Pangong Lake, Khardung La and Nubra Valley while travelling Ladakh.
Nainital is the most beautiful travel destination in Uttarakhand. It is situated in the midst of Kumaon Hills. Also known as the city of lakes. Nainital has a pleasant weather throughout the year which makes it an amazing destination for tourists to visit. Nainital is known for its Naini Lake, Snow View Point and Mall Road Nainital.
Mahabaleshwar is a hill town in the Western Ghats. It is a famous hill station amongst people of Maharashtra. Mahabaleshwar is famous for places such as Elephant’s Head Point, Chinaman’s Falls, Venna Lake and Dhobi Waterfall. Mahabaleshwar also has a few evergreen forests. The best time to visit Mahabaleshwar is from October to June.
Cherrapunji is known for the most rainfall in India and is among the wettest place on the Earth. Cherrapunji is also known as Sohra. If you are a monsoon person and rains is what excites your travel mania Cherrapunji is the place for you. Some of the major attractions here are the Double Decker living root bridge, Krem Mawmluh Cave, Dawki, Nohkalikai Waterfalls and Khasi Monoliths. The best time to visit Cherrapunji is from September to May.