June marks the start of the monsoons in India and this is one of those times that people prefer to not travel during June since the temperatures are not very predictable.
While it rains heavily in some parts on India during the month of June, other areas still stay hot and humid. However, if you pick the right destination to travel, you can enjoy a trip to some of the most beautiful places in India during the month of June. Here are the top ten places that you should visit in June.
10. Leh Ladakh
Leh is one of the most beautiful and most Northern corners of India. This is one of the most popular tourist destinations. The area is surrounded by desert and massive mountain ranges making the weather dry and hot. Visiting Leh during June is the best times as the weather usually gets better around this time of the year. The scorching heat is replaced by a mild breeze and pleasant temperature. Most of the festivals in Leh are held in the month of June that attracts a lot more tourists.
Coorg is located in Karnataka and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. There’s a lot that you can explore here and this makes it a perfect destination for a family holiday. There are some of the most amazing lush green coffee and tea plantations that you can visit along with a trip to the breath taking mountain ranges here. The temperatures here in the month of June are lower in comparison to summers and this makes it pleasant and perfect to travel. The slight rainfall that the city witnesses during June adds to the beauty of this place.
Kashmir is rightly called Heaven on Earth and there is no perfect time to visit this valley. However if you do not like extremely cold weather or humid conditions, it is best to visit Kashmir during the month of June. Visitors can enjoy the snow capped mountains, the amazing Dal Lake, the vibrant gardens and the massive houseboats and shikaras. The weather in June is pleasant as peak summer would have passed by and the monsoon would slowly start settling in. This makes the weather ideal and perfect for visiting Kashmir. Visitors can enjoy horse riding, golfing, river rafting, trekking and lots of other activities in the month of June.
7. Himachal Pradesh
June is a great time to plan a trip to Himachal Pradesh. This is a tourist hotspot in summer since the temperatures are cooler in comparison to the rest of the country. There are some of the best hill stations here that you can explore. It is an ideal destination to beat the heat and enjoy the beautiful views of the hills and more. There are some of the best adventures that you can enjoy here which make it a great place for friends to take a trip.
Nainital is one of the most beautiful hill stations in India. It is filled with beautiful lakes and the area is rich in wildlife and flora and fauna. Visitors can also visit the Jim Corbett National Park or the zoo to view different types of animals. Visiting Nainital during June is perfect as the summer has passed by and monsoons have not yet set in. This makes it ideal to explore the area without having to worry about humidity or rains. Visitors can also enjoy hiking or boating during the month of June.
Gangtok is often referred to as the land of Monasteries. This is one of the calmest places that you can visit which is best known for the pilgrimage centers. The temperatures in Gangtok are always low and in June the highest temperature recorded is about 22 degrees C which ensures you will enjoy a cool holiday which is peaceful and quiet. This is one of the best places to visit if you’re looking for a break from the hectic life and you need to relax for a while.
4. Mount Abu
Mount Abu is one of the only hill stations in the Rajasthan Aravalli Range. Mount Abu is known for the Delwara Jain Temples. The area around Mount Abu is surrounded by hills and lush forests making the place extremely beautiful. Visiting Mount Abu during the month of June will give visitors a respite from the heat. There are many lakes and waterfalls that visitors can enjoy in June without having to worry about the heat of the Rajasthan desert.
While not a lot of people think of visiting Goa during the month of June, this is actually a great time to come here. Since this is off season, you will get the best package deals here. Goa is usually packed with tourist, however there are not a lot of them in Goa during the monsoon and this means that the place will be less crowded. You can explore some of the best beaches, churches and more without having to deal with the crowd. Goa does not receive too much rainfall which is why it is the perfect place to visit in June.
Gulmarg is one of the best hill stations in India and Asia. Gulmarg boasts of the longest and highest cable care in Asia which is called Gulmarg Gondola. Traveling on the Gulmarg Gondola will give visitors a closer view of the snow capped mountains and the beautiful surroundings of Gulmarg. Visiting Gulmarg during June is pleasant as the weather is neither too hot nor too cold. Visitors can enjoy the snow capped mountains without having to worry about frostbites.
Alleppey is one of the most romantic destinations to visit in India. This beautiful city in Kerala is known for the amazing backwaters, boat houses and beaches that you will enjoy exploring. June marks the beginning of the rains here and this keeps the temperatures cool. You can enjoy the slight rainfall which will enhance your experience of walking around the city. There are some amazing tourist spots that you can visit when in Alleppey.