4 Places to Visit in India during Summers

India faces quite fiery waves during summers, being close to the equator. Do you want to escape this scorching heat and your monotonous life? If yes, then you should explore these 4 places to visit in India during summers in the search of serenity and tranquillity, to weave some lovely memories with the yarns of your essentials: family, friends and yourself.

Take a glance at the following places before planning your holidays, and add them to your bucket list for some gratifying experiences.

1. Ladakh

Does adventure excite you? If yes, then Ladakh should be on the top of your list. Travelling to Ladakh is exciting, but can be challenging at the same time. You can find everything under one roof here. Hemis festival can help you become a part of some interesting interactions. Missing the lamas performing vibrant chhams, to feel the spirit of Ladakh, can be one of the most-regretful losses in your life. You can ride your two-wheelers on the adventurous roads and then spot a snow leopard at Hemis National Park.

Do not miss Khardung La and the highest cafeteria in the world, to treat yourself after a delightful trek. You can go for thrilling river rafting or cycling and then take a bite of the mouth-watering yak cheese momos. Eating Maggi with the renowned hot butter tea is a match made in heaven.

Every shopaholic person must visit the main bazaar, which has everything from apparel to essential accessories. You must also pay a visit to the Stok Palace Museum, as well as the Hall of Fame to inculcate a feeling of patriotism.

Airport nearby: Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport

Railhead nearby: Jammu Tawi (708 km from Leh) ; Srinagar (443 km from Leh)

2. Wayanad

About 2,560 feet above sea level lies the heavenly Wayanad, which is famous for its wildlife and spice plantations. Home to a forest reserve, it is the protagonist of Incredible India. For a magical experience, you can plan your stay in a treehouse. The serene views from the treehouse would melt your heart instantly!

The Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is a dream come true for all animal lovers. Missing the sight of Asia’s second-largest dam — Banasura Sagar Dam — would be a crime. For a bamboo rafting experience, you can visit the Kuruva Island, and for caving, you can visit Edakkal Caves. All nature lovers should not miss the bliss in Neelimala View Point. Don’t also miss the boating experience at Pookode Lake, which is shaped like the Indian map. You can even take a dip in the Soochipara Falls and the Kabini River.

Airport nearby: Calicut International Airport (80 km from Kalpetta)

Railhead nearby: Nilambur Road railway station (94 km from Kapletta)

3. Coorg

Coorg is popularly referred to as the “Scotland of India” owing to some picturesque spots. What can be the best possible way to start your day? Imagine starting your day with a serene holy bath at Talacauvery, accompanied by views of lush-green tea estates. Do not forget the well-known Dubare Elephant Camp, where you can not only bathe elephants but also play with them. Abbey Falls would quench your thirst for a great view.

In addition to this, you can stay at a cosy homestays, tour the beautiful coffee plantations and get lost in the aroma of coffee. You can have fun during Barapole river rafting, hike in the breathtaking Western Ghats, and ride quad bikes on the muddy roads. This place serves as a perfect blend of recreation and serenity.

Airport nearby: Mangalore International Airport (160 km from Madikeri)

Railhead nearby: Mysore (95 km from Madikeri)

4. Rishikesh

Popularly renowned as Dev Bhoomi, this place does justice to its name. Blessed with the exceptional beauty of nature, this place is known for its divine pilgrimage, apart from the thrilling adventure activities. The Ganga aarti in the morning and evening is a delightful sight to behold. You can also take the popular Ayurvedic massage to get away from the blues of work. A dip in the pristine Ganga waters would make your day and wash away all your misdeeds, as per the natives’ beliefs.

Airport nearby: Jolly Grant Airport (35 km from Rishikesh)

Railheads nearby: Rishikesh and Yog Nagari Rishikesh

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