17 Best Places in India to Holiday During Summer


Though we understand the fact that the summers in India have soaring temperatures, we wouldn’t let one step back from traveling to India during the sweating season. Because India has numerous beautiful destinations that can make up your vacation chilling. From the serenity of south to the lofty peaks of the north, the following are the best 17 best places to visit in India, during Summer.

1)   Shimla


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Known as one of the best places to visit in summers, Shimla comes up with captivating pine landscapes, mountain views and vast pine landscapes making your stay count over. The city has a lot of temples and famous mall roads. Furthermore, other places such as Chail, Kufri, and Naldehra located nearby also stand as major attractions.

2)   Ladakh


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Do not miss out to add this place to your checklist. It’s azure lakes, high mountains, river valleys and magnificent landscapes filled with green canyons and white dunes are very much alluring. We recommend a road trip along Ladakh if you are an adventure freak. A visit to this place would definitely remain as a lifetime memory.

3)   Andaman and Nicobar islands

Andaman And Nicobar Islands

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands are undoubtedly one of the best tourist destinations to be visited during Summer. Great beaches, magnificent corals, and scuba diving sessions make this place special. Apart from these, one can also visit Havelock island which gives you a chance to swim along elephants. Isn’t it exciting?

4)      Manali


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Manali gives you the experience of traveling through the high mountains covered with snow. A day here turns out to be a relaxed peaceful holiday. If you look out for a place for lovely greenery, scenery and mesmerizing flora and fauna, then Manali is the place to watch out for. Snow lovers can even visit Rohtang Pass which is located nearby.

5)      Ranikhet


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It is a hill station which looks more like a town which you’ll explore in Uttarakhand. It is also known as Queen’s Meadow because of the people’s belief that it is the residence of Rani Padmini of Kumaon. The abundant orchards, golf course which consists of 9 holes and nature picturesque makes this place special. The place is famous for the temples Mankameshwar and Jhula Devi Temple.

6)      Auli


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Auli is one of the coolest places which remains chilled, even during summer. Are you skiing lover? If yes, then pack your bag to get to this place. Even in the summers, you’ll get to explore the peaks filled with snow with the green pastures. The above two things make the destination a must visit. The place is known for its pleasant weather throughout the year. Enjoy trekking places like Kuari Pass and Gorson and also head towards Joshimath for its beautiful bird’s view.

7)      Kashmir


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This place would be a unanimous suggestion by every Indian when asked for a place to visit in Summer. The perfect trio Srinagar, Pahalgam and Gulmarg in the Kashmir Valley makes it the ideal destination to explore. Kashmir is nothing less than the heaven itself.  The place, Sonmarg is famous for its greenery, snow mountains, flower pastures, valleys, and slopes.

8)      Mount Abu

Mount Abu

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The place is famous for the cool climate and views over the arid plains below. Being the only hill station in Rajasthan, Mount Abu guarantees a lot of influx of tourists. So, the place stays crowded all the time. If one needs a peaceful environment, they can move towards Jain Temple, which gives a relaxed ambiance. The Nakki Lake of Mount Abu here is famous for a refreshing boating experience.

9)      Mukteshwar


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This place is all about magnificent views, and pleasant weather. An adventurous trekking experience along the lush green woods will give a chilling experience even during the sweating days. Being not very far from Delhi, one can also head towards the hill station from Mukteshwar during a weekend. Rock climbing and paragliding are other major attractions.

10)   Chandoli National Park

Chandoli National Park

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This park, situated at World Heritage Site is considered to be heaven for nature lovers. The wildlife spotted here include the sloth bear, Bengal Tigers, Indian bison, and leopard. Must visit places include Bhairavgad and Prachitgad.

11)   Mahabaleshwar


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Situated close to Mumbai, this place is a perfect weekend getaway. The place is located in Sahyadri Mountain Range and it has one of the fewer evergreen forests available in India. The reasons to love this place include its waterfalls, temples, and lakes.

12)   Panchgani


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This place is the perfect weekend holiday destination for the people of Pune as well as Mumbai. The hill station is surrounded by five lush hills, which make the place the most beautiful destination. If you like handicrafts and goods made with leather, go out for shopping in Panchgani. Also, this place entices for a trek or biking tour. One can also try camping here.

13)   Coorg


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Situated in Karnataka, the place is best known for its magnificent beauty as well as mouthwatering cuisine. Coorg offers everything from mountains to valleys. One can relax by the peaceful Cauvery and enjoy the sports of water. The famous temples that one must visit include Omkareshwara and Igguthappa Temple.

14)   Munnar


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Munar will hypnotize with its environment adorned with a beautiful climate and impressive scenery. This has remained as a famous tourist spot since the beginning of British era. The exciting part about this place is its location in the convergence of the three rivers Madhurapuzha, Kundaly, and Nallathanni. Munar offers you some adventure sports such as cycling, horsing and more.

15)   Coonoor


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Looking out for a peaceful holiday? Then, Coonoor is the ultimate place. Apart from the picturesque sites, it also offers beautiful cottages, buildings which look mesmerizing. The most popular locations here include St. Catherine Falls, Droog Fort and Wellington Golf Course.

16)   Darjeeling


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This place offers the stunning beauty in its kitty. It is surrounded by the famous tea plantations. The view of The Himalayas from Darjeeling is one of the best views one can find across India. And for the foodies, this place offers some delicious dishes.

17)   Rishikesh


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Located in the foothills of The Himalayas, Rishikesh is known as the Yoga Capital of the world. It also hosts India’s highest bungee jumping adventure. Apart from this, one can also enjoy cliff jumping, river rafting, and many other adventure sports keeping the tourists engaged all the time.


So, with the summers on its way and coming down, choose your places, pack your bags and move on!!

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