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Top 10 destinations to visit this summer in India

Top 10 destinations to visit this summer in India

Summer has arrived, so you need to make immediate plans for a perfect summer holiday in India. India spoils visitors with exciting choices for a summer vacation with your friends, family, and loved ones.

Enjoy great weather, wonderful scenery, and fun activities while escaping the warmth and noise of cities. Prepare your summer vacation plans in India before the temperature rises. Get your customizable tour packages from Travel Manntra to India’s top summer places. 


List of Top 10 Summer Holiday Destinations in India

Shimla – The Queen of Hills

Manali – Snow Capped Peaks

Andaman and Nicobar – Beach Holiday 

Darjeeling – Large Collection of Tea

Rishikesh – Yoga and Adventure

Gangtok – The Land of Monasteries

Ladakh – Monasteries, Adventure, Beauty

Nainital – Pleasant Weather

Auli – Hiking and Skiing

Dharamshala- Buddhist Culture

Shimla – The Queen of Hills

1. Shimla – The Queen of Hills

Shimla is a wonderful place to visit in India during the summer. In Himachal Pradesh, the 'Queen of Hill Stations' is a popular vacation destination. The British colonists came here every summer because of the pleasant temperature. There are numerous accommodation options as well as astonishing sights to see. So bring your loved ones to the town, which is ranked among India's best destinations to visit during the summer. For a hassle-free journey, book the best Shimla tour packages with Travel Manntra.

Things to do in Shimla:

  • To get from Kalka to Shimla, catch the Toy Train.
  • Tattapani is a great place to go white water rafting.
  • Walk down Mall Road to dine, shop, and relax.
  • Near the mall, see the lovely Christ Church on the Ridge.
  • Trek to the Jakhu Hanuman Temple, which is set on a hill.
  • Explore the British architecture of Viceregal Lodge, Christ Church, and other locations.
  • A trip to the beautiful hill resorts of Kufri, Chail, and Mashobra.
  • Take a family photo in a traditional costume as a memory.

  How to reach Shimla

One of the greatest ways to get to the hill town is by the Himalayan Toy Train. In large cities, buses and taxis run frequently. Chandigarh has the nearest airport.

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Manali – Snow Capped Peaks

2.  Manali – Snow Capped Peaks

Manali in Himachal Pradesh, one of India's most popular summer vacation locations, features the right combination of scenic beauty, adventure, and everything you need for a fantastic trip. The charming village is surrounded by snow-capped mountain peaks and lush flora nourished by the Beas River. Plan a trip to Manali and take in the wonders of Indian tales. Trekking, river rafting, paragliding, zorbing, and other activities are available. Enjoying the snow at the Rohtang Pass will be the highlight of your vacation.

Things to do in Manali:

  • Sightseeing at Hadimba Temple, Van Vihar Himalayan Nyingmapa Gompa, Club House, and other locations.
  • At Solang Valley, indulge in adventure sports.
  • Snow can be found at Rohtang Pass.
  • Rafting on the Beas River is a great way to spend an afternoon.
  • Kullu, Manikaran Gurudwara, Jogini Falls, Arjuna Gufa, and Bhrigu are all short journeys.
  • Vashisht Hot-Water Springs and Lake
  • At the apple orchards, have a picnic.
  • Camping and trekking are two activities to enjoy.

How to reach Manali

The drive to Manali is beautiful, so using a bus, cab, or your own car is the best way to arrive at the hill town. Bhuntar, 50 kilometers away, has the nearest airport. Chandigarh, 350 kilometers away, is the nearest railway station.

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Andaman and Nicobar – Beach Holiday

3. Andaman and Nicobar – Beach Holiday  

Beaches may not appeal to you in the summer, but when you visit the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal, your mind will be changed. Relax on the sandy beaches, explore the cerulean oceans, exotic jungles, and historical monuments with spectacular adventure sports, and have the ultimate summer vacation in India. On your vacation in this paradise, indulge in the delectable flavors of tropical fruits and coconut water.

Things to do in Andaman:

  • Port Blair, Havelock Island, Neil Island, and Radhanagar Beach are just a few of the places to visit.
  • Swimming, scuba diving, snorkeling, and sea-walking are examples of adventure sports.
  • In the tropical rainforests, you can go bird watching.
  • In Barren Island, India's only active volcano, pay a visit.
  • Enjoy the beautiful sunrise and sunset.
  • Enjoy the sun, swim in the clear waters, and relax at one of the many relaxing beach resorts.

How to reach Andaman

The islands are really far away. Sea cruises and flight connections to Port Blair are available from a number of airports. Kolkata and Chennai are the two cities with access to the Bay of Bengal's island archipelago.

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Darjeeling – Large Collection of Tea

4.  Darjeeling – Large Collection of Tea

Plan a trip to Darjeeling, West Bengal, one of the North East's most popular summer vacation spots. Kanchenjunga (8,586 meters above sea level) reigns supreme, surrounded by emerald-green tea farms. Take advantage of nature's and man's amazing creations. Indulge in scrumptious cuisine, shopping, and more. Indulge in scrumptious cuisine, shopping, and more.

Things to do in Darjeeling:

  • To get to the hill town, take the Toy Train.
  • At Batasia Loop and the Gorkha War Memorial, you can relax and unwind.
  • Happy Valley Tea Estate is a great place to visit if you want to see some tea gardens.
  • From Tiger Hill, take in the breathtaking sunrise.
  • At Charlemont Hill, hike to the Peace Pagoda.
  • Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park is a great place to see wildlife.
  • Mall Road is a great place to go shopping for delights.

How to reach Darjeeling

The Toy Train is the greatest way to get to the hill town in North East India. The nearest train station is Jalpaiguri, and the nearest airport is Siliguri. Cabs ply the hill town on a regular basis.

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Rishikesh – Yoga and Adventure

5. Rishikesh – Yoga and Adventure

Do you want to combine faith with adventure? Rishikesh is one of the top summer tourist locations in India, as it is located on the banks of the Ganga in Uttarakhand, at the foothills of the Himalayas. This holy village is known as the World Capital of Yoga and a center for adventure. And, if you're interested, take a look at our Rishikesh packages and get ready for an incredible adventure! Yoga centers, ashrams, and temples provide tranquility, while river rafting, cliff leaping, fox flying, India's highest bungee jump, and other adventure sports provide adrenaline rushes.

Things to do in Rishikesh

  • Rafting on the Ganga River
  • On the riverbanks, camping
  • Surfing with your body
  • A fox flies between two mountains on wires hung between them.
  • Ancient temples should be visited
  • Learn everything you can about Yoga.
  • At the Ashrams, indulge in Ayurveda and meditation.

How to reach Rishikesh

Rishikesh, located in Uttarakhand's Himalayan foothills, has the nearest international connections with Delhi Airport or Dehradun's Jolly Grant Airport. Haridwar is the closest railway station.

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Gangtok – The Land of Monasteries

6. Gangtok – The Land of Monasteries

Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim, is a renowned tourist destination in the region. People come from all over the world to admire the natural beauty, pay tribute to the town's majestic monasteries, and participate in treks and other adventurous activities. Summer is a great time to go because the weather is still pleasant. This summer vacation, prepare to be rejuvenated by Sikkim's beauties.

NOTE: To visit any region of Sikkim, including Gangtok, foreigners must have a Restricted Area Permit. Inner Line Permit is another name for this license.

Things to do in Gangtok:

  • Teesta River Rafting
  • At Tsomgo Lake, I'm riding a yak.
  • Deorali offers paragliding and a ropeway cable ride.
  • The Rumtek monastery is worth a visit.

How to reach Gangtok

Gangtok can be reached by road, train, or air. Bagdogra International Airport is the closest airport, and Jalpaiguri Train Station is the closest railway station in West Bengal. Both offer cabs to Sikkim's capital, which takes about 4-5 hours.

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Ladakh – Monasteries,  Adventure,  Beauty

7. Ladakh – Monasteries, Adventure, Beauty

Travel Manntra can help you plan a trip to Ladakh this summer and obtain valuable life experiences. Ladakh, often known as the "Land of High Passes," is a region in Jammu and Kashmir where the weather is not only frigid but also one of the coldest in the world. It is, without a doubt, one of India's top summer vacation spots. Prepare to be wowed by adventure, challenging terrain, high-altitude mountain passes, crystal-clear lakes, calm Tibetan monasteries, picturesque villages, and weather that will make you forget about summer.

Things to do in Ladakh:

  • Explore the sights of Leh, including the Leh Palace and the Shanti Stupa.
  • The Zanskar Valley, Pangong Tso Lake, Tso Moriri, and Hemis National Park are all great places to visit.
  • Ladakh monasteries should be visited.
  • Stops for photos include the Khardung-La Pass, Magnetic Hill, and others.
  • Rafting along the Indus River.
  • During festivals, see the Llamas perform Chhams.

How to reach Ladakh

Road travel is the most direct route to Ladakh. You can choose to drive from Manali or Srinagar, or alternate between the two. Leh's Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport is also accessible by air.

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Nainital – Pleasant Weather


8. Nainital – Pleasant Weather

Without a question, Nainital is one of the best summer vacation destinations in India. Uttarakhand's hill town is famed for its stunning lakes, breathtaking mountain views, and small-town charm. Take a romantic boat ride on Naini Lake or one of the surrounding lakes. Enjoy a relaxing holiday away from the pollution, noise, and congestion of major cities.

Things to do in Nainital

  • Among the sights to see are the Naina Devi Temple and Raj Bhavan.
  • For vistas of snow-capped mountains, take the cable car to Snow Point.
  • Trek to Dorothy's Seat or Tiffin Top.
  • Boating on the Naini Lake, Bhimtal, Sattal, Naukuchiatal, and other bodies of water.
  • Tibetan market for shopping
  • Boating, hiking, horseback riding, trekking, wildlife viewing, and other outdoor activities are available.

How to reach Nainital

Drive to the hill cities to take in the scenery. The nearest airport is Pantnagar Airport, 65 kilometres from Nainital, while the nearest train station is Kathgodam Railway Station, 34 kilometres away.

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Auli – Hiking and Skiing

9.  Auli – Hiking and Skiing

One of the greatest ways to spend your summer vacation in North India is by traveling to the mountains. Auli, also known as Auli Bugyal, is a lovely hill station with a ski resort at an elevation of 3000 m. The Himalayan beauty, apple orchards, and pine trees are just a few of the reasons why visitors flock to Auli. Auli Artificial Lake, trekking routes, the surrounding magnificence of peaks such as Nanda Devi, and the joy-filled chair car ride are all popular attractions in the hill station.

Things to do in Auli

  • In India's Ski-Hotspot, you can enjoy skiing.
  • Auli Artificial Lake is awe-inspiring.
  • Joshimath's sites are worth exploring.
  • A Ropeway trip will take you to the top of the world.
  • The Auli Gorson trip will push you to your limits.
  • Camping allows you to get closer to nature.

How to reach Auli

The easiest ways to get to Auli are via Jolly Grant Airport and Rishikesh train station. Cab services to the destination are readily available.

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Dharamshala- Buddhist Culture

10. Dharamshala- Buddhist Culture

Dharamshala is a place where timeless elegance reigns supreme. You will be amazed every time you arrange a trip to this Indian summer paradise. Because the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan government-in-exile call the hill outpost home, it has enormous spiritual significance. Dharamshala is also well-known for its adventurous activities.

Things to do in Dharamshala

  • Paragliding provides an adrenaline boost.
  • With the Triund trip, you can achieve new ambitions.
  • Camping is a great way to unwind in the great outdoors.
  • A day trip to Kangra Valley is available.
  • Get photographed in traditional attire.

How to reach Dharamshala

It is convenient to go to Dharamshala because Gaggal Airport and Pathankot railway station are nearby.

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