Thrilling Summer Destinations in India to Visit

Every year, during summer you will get to know about various tour packages that include the lists of various travel destinations in India that must be visited once in a life time. Though some destinations maintain their positions in the list due to their priceless and evergreen features whereas, others include themselves through strategic tourism reviews. India has many such destinations that give the coolest feeling during summer and allow you to carry on lots of activities. Tourists can choose destinations according to their interests either from the Northern India, Goa and Kerala. Not only these, there are many other thrilling destinations in India for summer that you can choose from.

1. Rishikesh - A Perfect Holiday Spot

Rishikesh is one of the popular tourist destinations in Dehradun district of Uttarakhand. It is a perfect place for adventurous souls. It is mostly visited by tourists for its yoga centers, spa resorts and Ayurvedic resorts. As it houses many religious shrines, it is known as a holy city. Trekking, mountaineering, hiking can be done in the foothills of majestic Himalayas as it has lush mountain slopes and thick jungles.

Rishikesh Uttarakhand India

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Suggested Tour : 6 Days - Golden Triangle Haridwar & Rishikesh Tours

2. Ladakh - The Land of Adventure

Being located in between the Himalaya and the ranges of Karakoram Mountain, in the Northern India, Ladakh is known for its exotic region in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. This majestic land of Lamas can be visited during summer. To get on an adventurous trip to Ladakh, motorcyclists from in and out of India gather in Delhi and Manali.

Pangong Tso Ladakh

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Suggested Tour : 17 Days Ladakh Biking Tour

3. Ooty - Beauty of Mighty Hills

Being located at an altitude of 2240 meters, Ooty (titled as the ‘Queen of the hills’) enjoys a decent climate and has scenic beauty that attracts numerous tourists every year. It is considered as one of the major tourist destination of India that relieves the tourists from the scorching heat of summers. One can have a dreamy holiday in the midst of nature and hills. Nature lovers can spend a wonderful time as it includes attractions like Sunset Points, Tea Plantations, Botanical Gardens, Ooty Lake, Tiger Hill and Doddabetta Peak.

Ooty Lake South India

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Suggested Tour : 6 Days - South India Hill Stations Tour

4. Gangtok - Panoramic View of Himalayas

Gangtok, a small town at a hilltop, is the capital city of Sikkim. It is one of the best places to visit during summer in India. Being situated at a height of 5,800 feet in the midst of snow capped mountains and flourishing green vegetation. It is also known as a Buddhist pilgrimage site. It can be a vibrant place to visit as it has a mixed culture of Sikkim, Nepal and Tibet.

Gangtok Hill Station Sikkim

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Suggested Tour : 4 Days - Gangtok Tour Packages

5. Darjeeling - Pride of Himalayas

Darjeeling nestled in the midst of Himalayas in West Bengal, is an excellent tourist destination to be visited during summer to get some relief from the heat and bustling city life. Elevated at 2100 meters, it is counted as one of the renowned hill stations of India. It is well known for Buddhist monasteries, mountain ranges and trekking trails that create a panoramic view to retreat the guests.

Darjeeling View

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Suggested Tour : 5 Days - Darjeeling Tour Packages

6. Nainital - The Queen of Lakes

Nainital that has many lakes and hills to explore is one of the popular tourist destinations that draw a large number of tourists every year. There are villas and cottages that provide comfortable stay to the visitors. Boating and yachting can be enjoyed to have a passionate summer holiday.

Nainital Lake

Suggested Tour : 4 Days - North India Fishing Tour

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7. Shimla & Manali - Exotic Valleys & Snow Cladded Peaks

Shimla and Manali are the mostly visited hill stations by tourists from all over the world as they have beautiful snow cladded mountains, thick forests of pine trees, exotic valleys, fruit orchards and huge stretches meadows filled with flowers. They make a perfect summer holiday destination relieving from heat.

Shimla Himachal

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Suggested Tour : 6 Days - Shimla Manali Tour Packages

8. Coonoor - The Adobe for the Nilgiris

Coonoor is a well known hill stations in Tamil Nadu. It is famous for its emerald Nilgiri hills, tea estates and plantations. One can have a pleasant summer holiday in the midst of picturesque beauty.


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Suggested Tour : 12 Days South India Honeymoon Tour

9. Tawang - A Blend of Adventure & Scenic Beauty

Tawang is situated in Arunachal Pradesh (north eastern part of India) has so much to offer including adventure and sightseeing. Tawang Monastery and Jaswant Garh are the famous attractions of Tawang. It can be considered as paradise for adventure seekers as it offers trekking opportunities.Tawang

This summer escape to any of these places to get some relief from perspiration and have a chilled summer!

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