Now as the monsoons are here and the summer looms just around the corner, it’s time for packing your bags for the summers. India provides a plethora of holiday spots to spend the perfectvacation in summer sowing to the amazing diversity it houses. But selecting the one that suits you the best is a task indeed.
Here is a list of 11 choices to spend your next summer vacation.
1. Darjeeling, West Bengal
Darjeeling welcomes you with a beautiful weather and lush green tea gardens. With the world famous Toy Train and picturesque, green valleys, this is one place that will leave you spellbound.
2. Shillong, Meghalaya
The Scotland of the East, Shillong is one place in everyone’s mind when planning a summer vacation. The picturesque waterfalls and rolling hills shadowed by the pines will make you not want to leave this place.
3. Cherapunjee, Meghalaya
The wettest place in the world, Cherapunjee will not let you leave without getting drenched. An ideal retreat, it is one place that has no off season. The natural setting of this place helps in ascertaining a relaxed and rejuvenating holidays.
4. Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
Very much sought after for spending summers, this aesthetic place in North East India is one of the most visited tourist places in India. Dwelt by the friendly Monpa people, Tawang is dotted with monasteries and is surrounded by white mountain peaks.
5. Nubra Valley, Jammu and Kashmir
Popular as the Orchard of Ladakh or The Valley of Flowers, you need to ride on the Khardung La Pass, the highest motorable road in the world which is an adventure in itself. The spellbounding beauty here attracts travellers from all over he world every year.
6. McLeod Ganj, Himachal Pradesh
Arguably the most visited hill stations in recent times, McLeod Ganj is nestled at the upper footing of Dharamshala. With so much to do, one can actually get lost here! This place is ideal to rejuvenate yourself from the hectic schedule you might have at your home.
7. Horsley Hills, Andhra Pradesh
Away from the scorching sun, this is an ideal retreat during summers and is a famous destination for travellers all over the world. With amazing views and a to-die-for weather, one cannot but fall in love with this place.
8. Coorg, Karnataka
This is the perfect place to be in summers for nature lovers. Bestowed with endless beauty and with the river Kaveri adding to its beauty, Coorg has enough in it to keep you enthralled for the whole of your stay there.
9. Sarahan, Himachal Pradesh
Flanked by the river Satluj, and bathing in natural beauty, the town of Sarahan is adorned with apple orchards and one can view the Himalayan peaks capped in snow. An ideal retreat during the summers, one can try adventures on the steep cliffs here.
10. Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh
Famous as the Tibetan refugee base, this beautiful hill station gives you exclusive views of snow-capped peaks, deodar and pine forests. The seat of His Holiness The Dalai Lama, along with the natural beauty, this place has vibes of spirituality in its air.
11. Ooty, Tamil Nadu
One of the most visited hill stations in India, Ooty is famous for film shooting. Riding through the Nilgiris is so much fun with the majestic sunrises and sunsets.
With the variety that is bestowed by the potpourri that is India, it is okay to be blinded by choices. Make a good selection and you might just have the times of your life!