20 Top Places to visit in India in Summer

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Are you planning for summer holidays in India? Searching for best summer vacation destinations in India? This article will guide you about the number of options available in the country to visit during summer time.


In India, almost all schools have summer vacations during the month of May-June. Therefore, parents generally prefer to plan their vacations at this time.

There are a couple of places in Indian sub-continent where you can make your summer holidays memorable for the lifetime. The basic idea is to make a perfect and unforgettable summer break. Here is the list of famous tourist spots in India where you can plan vacations during summer time. You can enjoy these places a lot with your family or friends.

20. Goa
Goa is known as dream destination of youngsters throughout the year. People come to this place from all over the world. The peak time of tourist in Goa is during Christmas and New Year. But if you want to enjoy the peaceful of beaches of Goa then you have to plan your trip in offseason. There are a number of picturesque beaches in Goa where you can spend memorable time with your family and friends in this month. It is also a great place for trekking lovers. People visit Goa from all over the world just to relax, chill and enjoy the natural beaches.
19. Kausani, Uttarakhand
Kausani is the small and beautiful hill station situated in the state of Uttarakhand. This is well-known and famous hill station of the state which is having a spectacular view of snow-covered Himalayan peaks of 350 Km. This includes the likes of Panchchuli, Trishul and Nanda Devi. It is the yearlong hot spot for tourist but it becomes lively at the time of June-July-August when monsoon rains start.

19. Kausani, Uttarakhand
Kausani is the small and beautiful hill station situated in the state of Uttarakhand. This is well-known and famous hill station of the state which is having a spectacular view of snow-covered Himalayan peaks of 350 Km. This includes the likes of Panchchuli, Trishul and Nanda Devi. It is the yearlong hot spot for tourist but it becomes lively at the time of June-July-August when monsoon rains start.

18. Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya
Cherrapunjee is also known as the second wettest place on this planet. It receives the rains the whole year. If you want to enjoy the ferociousness of rains then this place is must visit place for you. The place covered with vast hills and landscape and making it an exciting trekking trip during monsoon season. The specific thing about this place is that you can find distinct orange color flower honey and also the tea gardens of Meghalaya which are different from Assam and Darjeeling tea gardens. The scene of double decker bridge of tree is the different experience in itself where greenery is in full form.
17. Agumbe, Karnataka
Agumbe is famous trekking place situated in the state of Karnataka in South India. This place is lesser known in North India. The prime attraction of this place is valleys and mountains filled with a couple of waterfalls. Old temples from the Hoysala Empire is also situated in this place which is worth to visit for its spectacular architecture design. You will only get Vanilla flavor tea to this destination.
16. Lahaul – Spiti, Himachal Pradesh
This place is blessed with nature at its best. Lahaul-Spiti is one of the thinly populated areas situated in the state of Himachal Pradesh. If you want to enjoy the peacefulness of mind then this is the right place for you. Apart from this, there are the lot of adventurous activities which can be enjoyed at this place like skiing, wildlife trails, and Yak Safari etc.
15. Mandu, Madhya Pradesh
Mandu city is famous for architectural ruins situated in the state of Madhya Pradesh. This place is witnessed of one of the most famous love stories of historical time between the last sultan of Malwa and Rajput Rani Roopmati. The country’s first marble monument i.e the tomb of the second king of Malwa Hoshang Singh is also located in this destination.

16. Lahaul – Spiti, Himachal Pradesh
This place is blessed with nature at its best. Lahaul-Spiti is one of the thinly populated areas situated in the state of Himachal Pradesh. If you want to enjoy the peacefulness of mind then this is the right place for you. Apart from this, there are the lot of adventurous activities which can be enjoyed at this place like skiing, wildlife trails, and Yak Safari etc.
15. Mandu, Madhya Pradesh
Mandu city is famous for architectural ruins situated in the state of Madhya Pradesh. This place is witnessed of one of the most famous love stories of historical time between the last sultan of Malwa and Rajput Rani Roopmati. The country’s first marble monument i.e the tomb of the second king of Malwa Hoshang Singh is also located in this destination.

14. Coorg, Karnataka
Coorg is one of the famous hill stations of India situated in the Kodagu district of Karnataka. This is an ideal place for adventurous sports (like river rafting etc.) loving tourist. This place is also known as Scotland of India because of its natural beauty and lush green paradise during monsoon season. The weather becomes quite pleasant and romantic at this time.
13. Valley of Flowers, Uttarakhand
Valley of Flowers is one of the World Heritage site situated at the meeting point of Eastern and Western Himalayan ranges. This place is known not only for multiple species of flowers but fauna of this place is also rich which includes rare animals like musk deer, leopard, and brown bear etc. This virtual paradise on earth situated in the state of Uttarakhand.
12. Udaipur, Rajasthan
Udaipur the city of lakes is situated in the state of Rajasthan is another famous hot spot for tourist in India. This is also considered as one of the romantic cities of the world and received the label of Venice of the East. This historical place was the capital of Mewar for the long period of time. Main attractions points are Udaipur Lake, City Palace, Pichola Lake etc.
11. Munnar, Kerala
Munnar is the famous tourist destination not for Indians but for the whole world. This place having spice plantation and rolling tea garden is situated in the state of Kerala. This place is paradise for nature lovers. It’s an ideal escape from the fast life of big cities and enjoys the calmness of nature. The high mountain range half covered in mist and rain rejuvenate everything it touches.
10. Bikaner, Rajasthan
Bikaner is one of the historical and famous city of Rajasthan. The main attraction points of Bikaner are majestic palaces of Gajner, Lallgarh, Junagarh, famous Karni Mata temple, Jain temple etc. You can’t afford to miss the shopping in famous street markets of Bikaner which are filled with multiple shops of everything.
9. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh
The Khajuraho group of temples are famous Jain and Hindu temples which denote a unique rich form of architecture and art of the historical Chandella tenure. It is also in the list of UNESCO world heritage site and well-known for erotic sculptures and nagara style architecture. The sound and light show in temples in the night is one of the different experience in itself.
8. Mount Abu, Rajasthan
Mount Abu is the only hill station in the desert state of India i.e. Rajasthan. This place acts as an escape retreat from the hot weather of Rajasthan. This place is famous for marvelous architectural work in Delwara Jain temple and picturesque hill landscape. Nature lovers will love this beautiful hill station by walking in this green, picturesque environment.
7. Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu
Kodaikanal is one of the most visited hill station situated in the state of Tamil Nadu. The place receives moderate rainfall. You will normally find that cloud and the sun are playing hide and seek game in this beautiful place multiple times in a day. Rainfall starts in this place during this time and the region is splashed with eye-loving waterfalls.
6. Andaman – Nicobar Islands
The rains in Andaman and Nicobar islands are generally on and off while the remaining are bright sunny days. Though there are a number of islands but few of them are really picturesque and eye soothing effect. Beladaru beach located in Batranag Island is the major attraction point. The other places to visit are dolphin resort, Radhanagar, Phoenix Bay and Cellular jail
5. Mussoorie, Uttarakhand
Mussoorie is the famous hill station of North India situated in the state Uttarakhand and in the foothills of Garhwal Himalayan ranges. You can find the spectacular view of Himalayas from this place. The road journey from Dehradun to Mussoorie is amazing in itself where you can enjoy the nature scenes of Himalayas. Kempty and Battha waterfalls are major attraction points of this place.
4. Pondicherry
Pondicherry is another dream destination in India where you can find the vast land of sprawling coffee plantations. This will not add the nature beauty but also add a different kind of coffee fragrance in the air. Pondicherry Museum, French War Memorial, and Jawahar Toy Museum are the major attraction points of this beautiful place.
3. Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra
It is one of the largest hill station which is located in the Satara district of Maharashtra. Most of the tourist prefer to visit this place in this season to avoid the torrential rains. The greenery and beauty of Mahabaleshwar are awesome and one of the weekend hot spot for people living in Mumbai and Pune region.
2. Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu
It is the southernmost end of Indian sub-continent and forms an essential destination place in each trip of South India. It is surrounded by water on three sides, the weather is pleasant , cool and calm due to the presence of seaside climate. This is also the first place in the country receives the monsoon showers.
1. Pahalgam, Jammu, and Kashmir
Pahalgam also known as heaven on earth is situated in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Thousands of tourist all over the world visit this place every year. Out of the busy and fast life of cities, this place offers a peaceful and relaxing environment which makes it a perfect vacation spot.

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