Best Vacation Spots in India in Summer

Summer is already here and is creating sweat puddles. Therefore, it is time to plan an outstanding getaway to some of the best summer vacation spots. India spoils millions of tourists with some ideal summer vacay places including Shimla, Kashmir, Manali and many others.

Summer in India begins in April and remains till June, thus making it an ideal time to get away to some cooler destinations. Although most summer holidays include a visit to hill stations; however, if you love beaches, you can go to some exotic beach destinations too. Whether with your family members or friends, Indian tourist destinations are definitely worth exploring.

Pleasant weather, captivating sights to thousands of interesting activities will force you to escape the sweaty weather as well as the hustle and bustle of cities. Here are some of the best vacation spots in India during summer.

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1. Wonders of Shimla

Considered as the ideal summer vacay destination, Shimla is definitely one of the worth mentioning spots. For almost every travel enthusiast, Shimla is a perfect holiday getaway. Famous by the name ‘The Queen of Hill Stations’ in Himachal Pradesh, the picturesque views and the salubrious climate are something that attracts thousands of tourists across the world.

From enjoying an adrenaline rush while river water rafting at Tattapani to trekking on the alluring hilltop roads, the wonders of Shimla no doubt tops the list of summer vacation destinations in India.

2. Heavens of Kashmir

While some places are best for traveling, some are worth exploring. However, when it comes to Kashmir, the captivating beauty and the raw scenery will stay in your memory forever. If you want to spend your summer vacations amidst nature, then this ‘Heaven on Earth’, Kashmir is the best place.

From beautiful shikara rides, houseboats to trying out the Kashmir cuisine, it is definitely a worth visiting place during summers. With several Kashmir packages available, you can enjoy the place as per your choice. Also, while you are in Kashmir, you must also visit Jammu for trying out mountaineering, paragliding, trekking, and mountain biking amidst the tree-covered hill roads.

3. Beauty of Manali

The exquisite scenic beauty, adventure, and the soothing climate is the reason behind the popularity of Manali as a summer holiday destination. Located in Himachal Pradesh, Manali is definitely the right place to relax and enjoy a memorable vacation. Snow-capped mountains, sky-rising trees, and friendly locals attract millions of tourists every year. Make sure to enjoy the sights and take part in various activities like paragliding, zorbing, river rafting, etc. Besides, when coming to Manali, save one of two days to plan for a short trip to Kullu and other tourist spots. Finally, do not miss enjoying a memorable picnic at the orchards.

4. Exotic Andaman and Nicobar Islands

If water is something that calls for you amidst sweaty summer, then Andaman is your heaven. Although beaches are not a perfect place for enjoying summer vacations, the appealing beaches of Andaman will definitely change your idea. Perfect sandy shores, turquoise blue water, and the tropical rainforest make this popular tourist island perfect. You can even explore the uncountable historical sites.

If you are a water sports lover, then it is no doubt a perfect spot for you. Take part in bird watching in rainforests or visit to watch the beauty of Barren Island, the only active volcano in India, your summer vacation will no doubt become memorable.

5. Exquisite Munnar

As we all know by the name ‘God’s Own Country’, Kerala is yet another popular summer vacation destination. Eye soothing greenery and fine weather are something that you will enjoy in Munnar. It is settled on the lush peaks of Western Ghats and is definitely a place worth escaping during humid summers. Besides, let us not ignore the picturesque beauty, vast tea plantations as well as exotic flora fauna.

You will love the pleasant weather, aroma of spices as well as the surrounding beauty of the place. Want to know what you can do in Munnar? Explore the Kundala Lake, Elephant Lake, or go on a trek to the alluring Anamudi Peak.

6. Blissful Shillong

Shillong is the capital of Meghalaya and is definitely a blissful holiday destination of the North East. Throughout India, this famous hill station is known for its pleasing weather, eye-soothing greenery, and beautiful waterfalls.

Coming to its natural beauty and serenity, it is truly unmatched. As we all know, Shillong is famous by the name ‘Scotland of East’ for its scenic beauty. Hence, these are some of the ideal summer vacation destinations you can visit to spend a memorable holiday.

Deepak Patel
Hi, I am Deepak Patel, An Indian travel blogger. Like the name of my blog, I always seek for some thrilling travel experienced, especially in undiscovered places of India. My objective is to show you all the real ancient India which possess lots of historical wealth that we should know about. Whatever, I achieved through my travels, I share with my readers to let them have a better knowledge about the real, untouched natural and historical beauty of the my land India.