Top Places To Beat The Summer Heat In India
India is known for its harsh climate during the summer season. India also has the solution for this. There are numerous places in India to beat the heat and enjoy a chilled vacation. Numerous hill stations and high altitude cities provide a refreshing retreat to those who want to get away from the bursting sun.
Location – Karnataka
Nearest City – Mysore (120 Km)
Nearest Airport – Mangalore International Airport
Best Places To Visit – Abbey Falls, Brahmagiri Peak, Dubare Elephant Camp, Nagarhole National Park, Iruppu Falls, Raja’s Seat, Chettalli, Mandalpatti, Cauvery Nisargadhama And Others.
Top Activities – Sightseeing, Trekking, Swimming, Picnicking, Playing With Elephants, Exploration, Strolling Through Plantation And Others.
Coorg is a small hill station located in Karnataka. The place is filled with rich flora and charming climate. Starting from waterfalls to cascading terrace plantation, this place has every cliché elements of hill station. Even during the peak summer season, the temperature in this hill station does not rise above 25 degree C. The place will be misty and very cold during winter and rainy season. During summer, the climate will be mild, rainfall will be moderate and rare and, the flora will be at bloom.
Haridwar and Rishikesh
Location – Uttarakhand
Nearest City – Dehradun(20 Km)
Nearest Airport – Delhi International Airport And Jolly Grant Airport Of Dehradun
Best Places To Visit – Rajaji National Park, Ram Jhula, Beatles Ashram, Shivpuri, Neergarh, Kaudiyala And Others
Top Activities – Sightseeing, Trekking, Swimming, Rafting, Meditating, Picnicking, Playing River Volleyball, Exploration, Visiting Temples, Spotting Wildlife And Others.
Haridwar and Rishikesh are two different cities that are famous for de-stressing and spiritual vacation in North India. Haridwar is the gateway to four different pilgrimage spots in the country and Rishikesh is one among those. Most of the tour packages of Rishikesh includes Haridwar. Even during the peak summer season, the temperature will be around 20 degree C here. During summer, the climate will be mild and the flora will be at bloom. We can find many flowering plants at prime beauty. Spotting wild life in the park becomes easier during summer.
Location – Tamil Nadu
Nearest City – Coimbatore (71 Km)
Nearest Airport – Coimbatore International Airport
Best Places To Visit – Dolphin Nose, Hidden Valley, Sim Park, St. George Church, Catherine Falls, Droog Fort, Lamb Rock, Law’s Fall And Others
Top Activities – Sightseeing, Trekking, Picnicking, Exploration, Strolling Through Plantations, Shopping For Spices, Spa Retreat And Others.
Located near Ooty, Coonoor is a famous tiny hill station. If you are an adventure lover or nature lover, you ought to visit this hill station during summer. Apart from the mild and pleasant climate, this place is famous for the fruit and vegetable festival that takes place in May. It is also called as the tourism festival. Coonoor is also close to many tourist attractions like Kotagiri, Mudumalai national park, Ooty, Coimbatore and others. The climate will not be very cold during summer. The temperature will a little more than 25 degree C but the climate will be mild with occasional mild showers and misty morning/evening. Early morning walks through the plantations is a romantic activity among tourists.
Location – Rajasthan
Nearest City – Udaipur (210 km)
Nearest Airport – Ahmedabad International Airport And Udaipur Domestic Airport
Best Places To Visit – Dilwara Temples, Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary, Achalgarh Fort, Durga Ambika Mata Temple, Nakki Lake,
Top Activities – Sightseeing, Trekking, Spotting Animals, Swimming, Boating, Picnicking, Exploration and Others.
Mount Abu is the only hill station in the desert state of Rajasthan. The temperature in this hill station will not be very cold during summer. The temperature ranges from 30 degree C to 36 degree C. With the altitude and the environmental factors, the climate is comparatively cold than the surrounding cities. The climate will be mild without any mist or rain. Spotting animals in the sanctuary will be easier during this season. A drive along the Abu road to reach the hill station is the most important activity. The scenic route and mild climate make it a memorable journey. Spotting sunset in Mount Abu is an important activity.
Location – Sikkim
Nearest City –Siliguri (148 km)
Nearest Airport – Bagdogara International Airport, West Bengal and Siliguri Domestic Airport
Best Places To Visit – Ganesh Tok, Rumtek Monastery, Enchey Monastery, Nathu La Pass, Tsongmo Lake, Do Drulchorten, Ban Jhakri Falls, Himalayan Zoological Park And Others.
Top Activities – Sightseeing, Trekking, Camping, Monastery Visiting, Driving Through Mountain Passes, Wildlife Spotting, River Rafting and Others.
Nested near the Himalayan ranges, the place is a paradise in Sikkim. With mesmerizing sceneries and cultural diversity, this place attracts numerous tourists every year. Viewpoints, waterfalls, monasteries and watersports are common here. Since it is located in the East India, summer is not very harsh here. With the valleys and mountain surrounding Gangtok, the place will be mildly cool even during summer. Even during the peak summer, the climate will rarely rise above 20 degree C.
These are just the top five spots to visit during summer. There are numerous other destinations to choose to get away from summer in India like Ooty, Darjeeling, Shimla, Munnar, Arakku Valley, Goa, Andaman and others.