Sunny Treats: 10 Best Places To Visit In Summer In India

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A remote and rugged region in the Himalayas, Spiti is known for its exquisite landscapes and ancient monasteries. It is the go to destination for adventure seekers and nature lovers, who can enjoy trekking, camping, biking, and wildlife spotting.

Key Monastery of Spiti Valley | Shutterstock


A scenic hill station in Karnataka, Coorg is famous for its coffee and spice plantations, lush green hills, cascading waterfalls, and a distinct old-world charm. It is a great place to relax and rejuvenate, as well as explore the local cuisine, culture, and wildlife.

Tree plantation in Coorg | Shutterstock


A cultural and historical town in the Kumaon Hills of Uttarakhand, Almora is known for its colonial architecture, handicraft market, and prominent temples.

Dandeshwar temple in Almora district | Shutterstock


A small town in Himachal Pradesh, Dalhousie is a former British summer capital that still retains its natural beauty and colonial heritage. It is surrounded by green mountains and valleys and has some famous churches, gardens, and museums.

St. John's Church in Dalhousie | Shutterstock


Another popular hill station and former British summer capital in Himachal Pradesh, Shimla is packed with colonial-era buildings, cool spots, and a toy train that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is also a hub for adventure activities such as skiing, paragliding, and rafting.

Christ Church in Shimla | Shutterstock


A pretty hill station in West Bengal, it is well-known for its tea plantations, glorious views of Mount Kanchenjunga, and colonial architecture. It has several Buddhist monasteries, museums, and parks, as well as a range of activities including toy train rides, cable car rides, and hiking.

Darjeeling | Shutterstock


Wayanad is a paradise for trekkers, who can explore the many trails, caves, and waterfalls in the region. It is also rich in wildlife, culture, and history, and has many attractions such as temples, forts, and museums.

Kanthanpara Waterfalls, Wayanad | Shutterstock


A spiritual but beautiful hill station in Sikkim, Gangtok is dotted with sacred Buddhist monasteries, glacial lakes, and dense forests. While you can see the Himalayan mountains from Gangtok, you can also reach Nathula Pass, Tsomgo Lake, and Rumtek Monastery through it.

Yak at Tsangmo Lake in Sikkim | Shutterstock


A favoured hill station in Himachal Pradesh, Manali is cradled on the banks of the Beas River, where you will come across exhilarating adventure experiences. It is also known for its hippie villages, hot springs, and temples, and is a base for many treks and expeditions.

River in old Manali, Himachal Pradesh | Shutterstock


A tranquil hill station in Tamil Nadu, Yercaud is located on the Shevaroy Hills, and has lakes, forests, and delightful views. It is famous for its rare Kurinji flowers, which bloom once in 12 years, and its coffee, orange, and spice plantations.

Montfort School, Yercaud | Shutterstock

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