As soon as the Summer arrives, everyone starts planning for a gateway from the scorching heat, high temperature & rush life of the city. Right?? As the sun nowadays is at its peak we all are looking for a place so that we can escape from the summer heat and get some relief. As summer has already begun, we Citizens of India are thankfully blessed with places which have hills, beaches, snow, mountains, forests and other things which give relegation from the heat wave in summer.

There are many cold places in India where you can visit in summer along with your family & friends. You might be wondering what are all these places?? Then, have a look below before choosing for your perfect summer holiday destination:

Ladakh:

Ladak . summer vacation

This place is a perfect gateway for a summer vacation as you will see here contrast of blue sky & lake. Beautiful views, mountain peaks & perfect weather makes it a perfect holiday destination.

How to reach: By air, you can go from Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport, Leh and through Railway, you can go reach there through Jammu Tawi Railway Station (700 km from Ladakh).

How many days: 5-7 days

Places to visit: : Zanskar Valley, Pangong Tso Lake, Khardung-La Pass, Spituk Gompa, and Hemis National Park.

Adventurous things to do here:  Llamas performing colorful Chhams, see a snow leopard at the Hemis National Park, ride a double-humped Bactrian camel and ride a bike up to the Khardung-La Pass.

Srinagar:

Srinagar summer vacation

The summer capital of Kashmir is one of the most loved holiday places in India. The serene beauty of the city, gardens and historic touch is so appealing that it will your mood & heart happy.

How to reach: By air: Srinagar Airport and by Rail: Udhampur Railway Station(229 km from Srinagar); Srinagar Railway Station is under construction.

How many days: 4-5 days

Places to visit: Dal Lake, Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh, Tomb of Zin-ul-Abidin, Jama Masjid, Hazratbal Mosque, and Shankaracharya Hill.

Adventurous things to do here: Shikara rides in Dal Lake, bird watching at Hokersar, wildlife seeing at Dachigam National Park, and shopping from the floating markets of vegetable & flowers in Dal Lake.

Kasol:

Parvati Valley, Kasol, India summer vacation

It is a hippie summer destination in Himachal Pradesh which mostly attracts the attention of youngsters. It is a mesmerizing place with majestic mountain views and option of camps by the river.

How to reach: By air: Bhuntar Airport (31 km from Kasol) and By Rail: Pathankot is the nearest railway station (295 km from Kasol)

How many days: 2-3 days

Places to visit: Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib, Chalal, German Bakery

Adventurous things to do here: Riverside camping & Chalal Trek.

Dharamshala:

Bhagsu Falls., Dharamshala, summer vacation

It is a great summer holiday destination with picturesque hills, temples, and monasteries. It is best known internationally as the home of Dalai Lama of Tibet.

How to reach:  By air: Gaggal Airport (13 km from Dharamshala)and By Rail: Pathankot Railway Station (85 km from Dharamshala)

How many days: 2-4 days

Places to visit:  Kangra Fort, Bhagsunath Temple, Bhagsu Falls, Namgyal Monastery, Dalai Lama Temple complex, HPCA Stadium, and tea plantations of Kangra valley.

Adventurous things to do here: Meditation, stay in Namgyal Monastery, boat ride in Dal Lake, and walks through the tea plantations.

 Mussoorie:

Mussoorie, summer vacation

This place is a perfect gateway for your summer vacations as it has so many fun things to offer to its visitors. The green hilly lands mostly attract the attention of people.

How to reach: By Air: Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun (54 km from Mussoorie) & By Rail: Dehradun Railway Station (33 km from Mussoorie)

How many days: 2-3 days

Places to visit: Kempty Falls, Landour Clock Tower, Jwalaji Temple, Rajaji National Park, Gun Hill, Library Point, Sir George Everest House, and Cloud’s End.

Adventurous things to do here: Boating in Lake Mist, a cable car ride to Gun Hill, roller skating in Kulri Bazaar, and paragliding around Mussoorie Lake.

Munnar:

Munnar , summer vacation

Munnar is the hill station from God’s Own Country – Kerala. The beautiful place is famous for its climate, lush hills, and the vast expanse of tea plantations. It is a perfect place which gives you a peaceful environment.

How to reach: By Air: Cochin International Airport (125 km from Munnar) & By Rail: Aluva Railway Station (110 km from Munnar)

How many days: 2-3 days

Places to visit: Kundala Lake, Echo Point, Elephant Lake, Anamudi Peak, Tata Tea Museum, Chithirapuram, Devikulam, and Chinnakanal

Adventurous things to do here: Stay in a tree house, trekking to the echo point, mountain biking, Shikara ride in Kundala Lake, an elephant safari at the Carmelagiri Elephant Park.

 Coorg:

Coorg

The outstanding beauty & perfect weather conditions make this hill station one of the most affluent summer holiday destinations.

How to reach: By Air: Bangalore (260 km from Coorg) and By Rail: Mysore (120 km from Coorg).

How many days: 2-3 days

Places to visit: Abbey Falls, Nalknad Palace, Barapole River, Brahmagiri Peak, Iruppu Falls, Namdroling Monastery, and Nagarhole National Park.

Adventurous things to do here: Camping near Nalknad Palace, River Rafting in Barapole River, Jeep Safari to Kabbe Hills, Trekking to Nishani Hills, taking a Microlight flight at Chelavara, ziplining, and angling in River Kaveri.

 

So, these were some of the places you can visit in the summer. Now, don’t wait!!! Make your plan fast and reach your destination.

 

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May 24, 2019

24 Replies to “Adventure places to visit in India during Summer Vacation”

  1. David Elliott says: May 30, 2019 at 10:55 pm

    Not that I am a hippie but I think I would love Kasol with the beautiful views. And being able to camp down by the river is great too.

  2. Lyosha says: May 29, 2019 at 4:15 pm

    Lovely places! India sounds so dreamy! I would so so so come back there. Your list is making my desire even more bright

  3. Ivan Jose says: May 29, 2019 at 1:11 pm

    There are so many beautiful places to see in India! There is snow in India, did I read it correctly?

  4. Karen Monica says: May 29, 2019 at 6:26 am

    Looks like there are more places for me to visit. Maybe it’s time I start planning for my vacation.

  5. Tiffany Meiter says: May 29, 2019 at 12:21 am

    So many beautiful places! I would love to see the country. That waterfall looks amazing!

  6. Priyanka says: May 28, 2019 at 6:56 pm

    It’s been so long that I have taken a break or travelled due to You described about these places so beautifully. Especially Ladakh and dharamshala. You reminded me to push husband a little more for a vacation plan.

  7. Alexandra Cook says: May 28, 2019 at 6:50 pm

    So many amazing places to visit in India. It’s on my travel bucket list and seeing all these neat places makes me antsy to get there!

  8. Priyanka says: May 28, 2019 at 6:49 pm

    It’s been so long that I have taken a break or travelled. You described about these places so beautifully. Especially Ladakh and dharamshala. You reminded me to push husband a little more for a vacation plan.

  9. Pallavi says: May 28, 2019 at 6:25 pm

    Great compilation,I have covered few places from your pick.

  10. Sarah says: May 28, 2019 at 4:17 pm

    I need to travel more and this is definitely on my bucket list

  11. Alvern @ Success Unscrambled says: May 28, 2019 at 10:54 am

    Wow! So many options but so little time. I have heard so much about Kerala and it is already on my bucket list. I hope that I can visit this state very soon.

  12. Dalene Ekirapa says: May 28, 2019 at 10:39 am

    India has such natural beauty! The landscape must be so breathtaking! Anyway, Kasol would be my go-to spot since I’d want to confront my fear for hikingand mountain climbing!

  13. pamela says: May 28, 2019 at 8:58 am

    Great post. A lot of places to see and visit.

  14. Sapna says: May 28, 2019 at 4:07 am

    Ladakh n ksol is on my list this year.. Fingers crossed

  15. Dimple Surana says: May 28, 2019 at 3:46 am

    Your post is so useful for people who are planning to travel by the way Wayanad is a good option too !!

  16. Jessica Joachim says: May 28, 2019 at 2:00 am

    India has been at the top of my travel list for a while now. It looks like there is so much to do there in the summer and I am hoping to get to visit soon.

  17. Krysten Quiles says: May 27, 2019 at 8:15 pm

    Oh my goodness how absolutely beautiful! I would love the opportunity to visit some of these places!

  18. Amber Myers says: May 27, 2019 at 7:17 pm

    I’d be happy with any of these places! We’ve never been to India before, but we’d love to go one day.

  19. Cristina Petrini says: May 27, 2019 at 6:35 pm

    India can really be a good idea for a different kind of vacation!

  20. Noor Anand Chawla says: May 27, 2019 at 5:56 pm

    These are all stunningly beautiful spots, though I am yet to visit Ladakh, Munnar and Coorg.

  21. Noelle Lynne says: May 27, 2019 at 4:43 pm

    Awee I have always wanted to visit India, this is a great list and I am going to add it to my travel bookmark.

  22. Dr.Jenifer Sayyed says: May 27, 2019 at 1:18 pm

    Wow. Someone, please take me somewhere.

    I want to visit these places. Lovely post.

  23. Sundeep says: May 27, 2019 at 5:47 am

    I have visited few places which you mentioned above like Coorg, Mussoorie, Kasol and Dharamshala. These are the some most beautiful places I’ve ever visited. Soon we are planning for a trip to Srinagar & I am adding few places which is not to miss while traveling to Srinagar. Thanks for this article

  24. Sanjay says: May 27, 2019 at 3:58 am

    Loved reading about these amazing places.

    Gave me a great insight for my next holiday plans.

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