10 Places to Visit in India this Summer

Summers in India are really very hot. The temperature rises day by day, but the good thing is that children get to enjoy their summer holidays. So have you decided on the location for the holidays this year? From Himalayan mountains in the north to emerald green plantations in the south, India has got a lot to explore. Get ready to enjoy the summer holidays with your children or friends as here is a list of the 10 best places to visit in India for a vacation. Relax in the good weather around a breathtaking view and engage in some adventurous activities. Quickly choose the location, make the preparations, and have a good time together. 

  1. Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Beaches may not look inviting in the summer, but this perception changes when you visit the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal. Relax on this white sand beach of India, have a look at the cerulean ocean, walk through the lush green jungles, explore the ancient monuments and enjoy some adventure sports here. On your vacation to this paradise don’t forget to have some tropical fruits and fresh coconut water. 

2. Coorg

Coorg, the “Scotland of India” is a very pristine hill station in Karnataka. Recognized for its picturesque beauty that has lush green coffee plantations, sky-touching mountains, cool & calm weather, it is the best hill station in the south. Abbey Falls, Dubare Elephant Camp, Mandalpatti viewpoint and Igguthapa Temple are must-visit locations in Coorg. 

3. Leh-Ladakh

Ladakh also known as the “Land of High Passes” is a beautiful destination in India. Plan a trip here to experience something different. On your trip make sure you visit the Leh Palace, Shanti Stupa, Magnetic Hill, Nubra Valley, Khardung La and Pangong Lake. Enjoy experiences like an ATV ride, a camel ride, and more here. 

4. Auli 

One of the best ways to enjoy your summer vacation is to visit the mountains. Auli, also known as Auli Bugyal, is a lovely hill station at an elevation of 3000 meters that is popular as a ski resort. Have a look at the alluring Himalayas from here that is surrounded by apple orchards and pine trees. Apart from this, the hill station is also known for Auli Artificial Lake and Nanda Devi temple. You can also enjoy a thrilling chair car ride here. 

5. Gulmarg

Jammu & Kashmir was maybe the 1st summer destination that every person loved. It has a lot to explore, starting from Pahalgam and Gulmarg to Srinagar. Sip the tasty Kahwa Tea, walk between the flock of sheep, explore the apple gardens and sit beside the Betaab Valley in Kashmir. Then enjoy the quad bike ride and skiing in Gulmarg. Lastly, go on a peaceful boat ride at Dal Lake in Srinagar and explore the floating market there.

6. Ranikhet 

Ranikhet is one of the best spots in India for a summer holiday. Holy sites and a soothing environment, make it a perfect pick for a family holiday. Visit the Jhula Devi Temple, Bhalu Dam, Chaubatia Orchid viewpoint and more here. 

7. Cherrapunji

Cherrapunji is a natural wonderland located in Meghalaya. Surround yourself with mountains, waterfalls and woods as you be there. See the magical Living Root Bridges, Mawmluh Caves and Mawsmai Falls over here. Cherrapunji is known to be the wettest spot on the planet so explore its beauty by planning a vacation soon. 

8. Ooty

Ooty, a hill station in south India is an ideal spot for a summer vacation in India. Nestled in the Nilgiris, the place has good weather. 1 thing that you cannot miss is the Toy Train Ride in Ooty. Also, visit the tea gardens, waterfalls and more here. The place is also famous for handmade chocolates, so make sure that you get some! 

9. Darjeeling

Located in West Bengal over the 3rd highest mountain Kanchenjunga, Darjeeling is another location popular for summer vacations. Learn about the Tibetan heritage and enjoy exploring the beauty of this place. 

10. Manali

Manali in Himachal Pradesh is one of India’s most popular summer vacation locations. You will get everything here from scenic beauty to adventures and more. Trekking, river rafting, paragliding, zorbing, and other activities are available. The highlight of your vacation will be viewing the Rohtang Pass.