Winter has almost come to an end and summer is on the horizon. Have you decided what you wanna do when the Sun is shining bright and making you sweat buckets? Are you waiting to see if the Sun will have mercy on you this year? Well, don’t wait too long to decide. You have several options where you can travel to beat the heat come summer.
India is home to plenty of lofty mountains, magnificent hills, sublime beaches, exotic forests, and other places to visit in the summer when you are looking for sheer respite from the scorching heat. With sweltering summer, exam fever, and result season just around the corner, most students, families and teacher eagerly await the summer holidays.
With schools and colleges closed, most would love to head over to a hill station or beach destination where the temperatures are not soaring as high. Nothing can help family members bond like holidaying together. So, to get you started we have picked a few summer holiday destinations from hill stations to beaches that you can pick from for your next summer holiday.
Snowfall Destinations: Yes, you read that right; there are several snowfall places in India that you can plan to visit over the holidays. These destinations include Manali, Ladakh, Kashmir, Nainital and Sikkim. You can enjoy snowfall only up to April, so plan and make sure you get a chance to frolic in the snow at Rohtang Pass when in Manali. Try your hand at adventure sports from zorbing, quad biking, paragliding and more. Enjoy the cold and eat piping hot food instead of guzzling tons of cold water.
Don’t forget, when in Ladakh check the Llamas perform the Chhams, visit the Hemis National park to see the snow leopard, take a ride on the double humped Bactarian camel or ride a bike to Khardung-La pass. Enjoy sunrise from Tippin Top and sunset at Hanuman Garhi in Nainital. Take sunscreen along. Though it is cold, the sunlight reflects off the ice and sunscreens help to protect your skin. Of course, there are other snow places in India. You must do a little research before you choose your summer holiday destination.
Hill Station Destinations: Hill stations across India are popular summer holiday destinations as most families with kids in town plan to escape the unceasing heat. Among the popular hill stations Shimla, Ranikhet, Nainital, Mount Abu, Mahabaleshwar, Mukteshwar, Rishikesh, Gangtok, Darjeeling, and others. When in Rishikesh, have your camera ready to click some fabulous panoramic sights, ancient temples, or try your hand at adventure sports considering Rishikesh is known as the adventure capital in India. If it’s a charming quaint hill station you crave, then Mukteshwar is the place to be. Serene, gorgeous, fantastic weather and enchanting views are what you can look forward in your hill station package.
Another hill station you can plan for is Gangtok, which is not as popular as others. That can work in your favour when you want to enjoy without having to compete with other tourists. One of the best places to visit in May or June. Don’t forget Sikkim that nestles amongst the clouds, surrounded by dense vegetation, gorgeous valleys with a stunning backdrop of Khangchendzonga National Park. Choose a hill station tour package that takes you to at least a few places in the northeast.
Beach Holiday Destinations: Not just snowbound places and hill stations, but beach destinations are popular summer holiday destinations in India. Munnar, Yercaud, Andaman Islands, Goa, Kovalam, Pondicherry, Gokarna, Varkala and more. Get ready to enjoy summer at sublime beaches in these destinations. Laze around under an umbrella sipping on a mint cooler. Check out beach tour packages in India that Kesari Tours offers.
We’ve tried to pick some of the best snow places in India, hill stations and beach destinations for you. Pick one that suits your idea of summer holiday destinations. For fantastic hill station, tour packages connect with Kesari Tours today.