Summer Holiday Destinations In India

Are you looking to plan where to go in Summer in India? It is a challenging task to plan a holiday for summer vacation in India. India offers a complete tourist destination. Unless you see the beauty spots of India you cannot have any idea. India is a combination of sea, hill, desert, island, jungle – all together. You can see everything you want.
Here we listed some of the best places to go on a summer holiday with family in India.

1) Munnar, Kerala : Munnar a popular hill station, among the exotic flora found in the forests and grasslands.


2) Shillong, Meghalaya : Situated in the North-Eastern corner of India.  Limpid lakes, expansive rivers, beautiful peaks, unpolluted rushing streams breaking into waterfalls, twisting and turning, disappearing in the jungle, this is Meghalaya. Meghalaya is also home to that unique carnivorous plant, the Pitcher plant.


3) Andaman & Nicobar Islands : Floating in splendid isolation in the Bay of Bengal is the archipelago of over 572 Islands, known as Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Silvery-sandy beaches on the edge of meandering coastlines, and the excellent scope of water sports, diving, carefree relaxation etc, make the islands a unique tourist destination.


4) Bikaner, Rajasthan : The rain splashed majestic palaces of Junagarh, Lallgarh, Gajner and the famous Jain Temple and Karni Mata Temple are some of the must see places in Bikaner.

5)  Mussoorie, Uttarakhand: Popularly regarded as the “Queen of hill stations”. The place offers a stupendous view of the Himalayas to the north and the Shivaliks to the south, Mussoorie’s British origins can be seen in its quaint cottages, its beautiful churches with stained glass windows and its Victorian Bandstand.


6) Rangdum, Jammu & Kashmir : Rangdum is an elliptically expanded plateau surrounded by colourful hill on the one side and glacier-encrusted rocky mountain on the other. Situated 130 km south east of Kargil.

Rangdum, Jammu & Kashmir

7) Zanskar Valley, Jammu & Kashmir : The Virgin Vale about 20 km southeast of Rangdum stands the Pazila water shade across which lies Zanskar, the most isolated of all the trans-Himalayan valleys.

Zanskar Valley

8) Gangtok, Sikkim : Perched at a height of 5,500 ft. Gangtok ‘top of hill’ lures visitor’s with its fabulous views of magnificent Mt Khangchendzonga.


9) Darjeeling : Darjeeling, which is situated 2123 m above sea level, popularly known as the Queen of the Hills, is the jewel in the crown of the East Himalayas and a perfect destination for nature-lovers, trekkers and holidayers.


10) Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir : Srinagar is a unique city because of its lakes – the Dal, Nagin and Anchar. The River Jhelum also flows through a part of the city. The Dal, Srinagar’s largest lake, as the most number of houseboats, followed by the Nagin and the Jhelum.

Dal Lake, Srinagar

11) Leh, Jammu & Kashmir : Leh is one of the coldest deserts in the world . Leh is located at a distance of 434 Kms from Srinagar and 474 Kms from Manali . Leh is the principal town of Ladakh.


12) Yumthang, Sikkim : Yumthang Valley  is located 150 km from Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim. Yumthang Valley is known as  “Valley of Flowers” or home to the Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary.

yumthang valley

13)    Ooty, Tamilnadu : Popularly known as Ooty, Udhagamandalam, ‘Queen of Hill Station’ is situated 84 km from Coimbatore, was the summer capital of the British ruler in India.


14) Himachal Pradesh : Nestled in the Himalayas, the world’s mightiest mountain ranges, Himachal is blessed with some of the most spectacular and beautiful landscapes anywhere, it is a travelers paradise – mighty snow peaks, deep gorges, lush green valleys, misty, woods, fast flowing rivers, enchanting lakes and flower filled meadows.