Summer has knocked the doors. Sun is all set to scorch the skin up. Mercury has already started to soar above 40°C in many parts of the country. Holidays have also arrived at the same time, and we don’t want the blazing heat to ruin your fun time. Hence, we have listed 5 Indian travel sites down which will require you to pull those warm clothes out of your wardrobes again.
So, let’s go through these indian travel sites where you can BEAT THE SUMMER HEAT:
This is the first destination in out list of indian travel sites, Located in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh, Manali is indeed the most popular hill station of India. Its beauty and perfect weather justify the reason why we have this destination on the top of our list. Hadimba Temple, Jogni Falls, Rohtang Pass and Solang Valley offer some of the most spectacular views of the mighty Himalayas and its flora-fauna. Daring ones can also revel in adventure activities like River Rafting, Bungee Jumping and Paragliding. Apart from this, Manali also acts as the base camp for some of the most popular Himalayan Treks like Bhrigu Lake, Beas Kund and Hampta Pass.
The weather in Manali remains moderately cool throughout the season. Though, nights can be cold enough to make you pull over a quilt. Average temperature during summer is between 10°C and 26°C.
The best weekend gateway for Delhiites to escape the Capital Region’s merciless summer. Mussoorie is situated in Dehradun district of Uttarakhand in the foothills of Garhwal Himalayan Range. Its mesmerising views make it a perfect place to feel the Himalayas. It was established by the Britishers and hence one can still witness the touch of British Architecture in the buildings of Mussoorie. The shopaholics never go back disappointed as this beautiful hill station boasts a Mall Road that has numerous showrooms of international brands. The major sightseeing spots are Lal Tibba, Kempty Falls, Gun Hill and Cloud’s End.
The summers of Mussoorie are pleasant and temperature ranges from 10° to 30°C.
The coldest place in our list of indian travel sites, Leh lies in the northern cold desert of Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir. This beautiful town tops the wishlist of many travellers, especially bike riders. The beauty of Leh is capable of cheering up even the saddest person on the planet. Leh has some of the biggest Buddhist Monasteries of India where travelers can have a truly spiritual and peaceful experience, namely Hemis Gompa, Thiksey Gompa and Spituk Gompa. One can ride the “Highest Motorable Road in the World ”, Khardung La, that is just 39 km from Leh. Other major attractions in and around Leh include the Confluence of Zanskar and Indus River, Shanti Stupa, Pangong Lake and Nubra Valley.
Even in summers, Leh remains very cold. Nights can be bitterly cold as the temperature falls down to sub zero level. Summer temperature in Leh ranges from 2°C to 20°C.
Darjeeling is a small hill town located in the state of West Bengal. No other place in India offers a better sightseeing than Darjeeling. The third highest peak in the world, Mt. Kanchenjunga can be clearly seen from here, and the Tiger Hill is known for the dazzling view of sunrise. Darjeeling is also famous for its UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. The mesmerizing Tea Gardens of Darjeeling produce the best Black Tea in the world. Batasia Loop, Darjeeling Zoo, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, and Ganga Maya Park are among the other key attractions of this incredible hill station.
The average summer temperature of Darjeeling varies between 11°C and 19°C.
Last in our list of Indian Travel Sites
For those who are situated in the southern corners of the peninsula, being away from the Himalayas is not an issue since they have this beautiful town of Ooty that serves the same purpose. Ooty is located in the Nilgiri Hills of Tamil Nadu and is home to beautiful tea gardens and some gorgeous lakes like the Ooty Lake and Emerald Lake. Pykara Falls, Botanical Garden, Nilgiri Mountain Railway and St. Stephen’s Church are among the other ‘must visit’ spots of Ooty.
Its altitude of 2240 m above the sea level helps it maintain a temperature of 14°C – 20°C even in the summer months when rest of the South India is facing a hot and humid weather.
So, its time you give your AC some rest, aloof yourself from the urban life, bid adieu to your lovely house and start packing your rucksack. Do share your travel experience on our facebook page comment section.
We hope your trip turns out to be an odyssey.
Beat the heat by visiting these exotic Indian travel sites.
Happy Holidays 🙂