As the sun shines with all its might during the summer months in India, it’s vacation time for children. Schools are closed and people start heading towards hills stations to get some respite and spend some family time together. North India is home to a number of hill stations and people prefer visiting them.
Here are the 6 famous tourist places that should be high on your itinerary.
One of the most exquisite hill stations in North India, Nainital can give you the much needed respite from the blazing heat back home. Though tourists flock to this place throughout the year, it has managed to retain its serenity and old world charm. The vacation rentals and hotels in Nainital provide great accommodation options with amazing views of the greenery around. Add this hill station to your summer vacation list right away!
Manali is a popular hill station of Himachal Pradesh at an altitude of 6398 ft. You can have clear glimpses of the snow-clad peaks of the mighty Himalayan range. The route to Rohtang Pass also passes from here. Manali is famous among the trekkers and adventure sports lovers. Right from soaking in the natural beauty to white water rafting, zip lining, and rock climbing, you can indulge in anything.
This pristine spot right in the lap of nature is an extremely popular destination among backpackers. It is the perfect place to go solo or in a group. It’s a total escape from the maddening high paced lifestyle.
Ladakh is simply beautiful, unique, and a true reflection of incredible India. The place is ideal to visit during summer as the weather is quite pleasant. The Hemis and Thiksey monasteries, the 800-year-old Kali Mandir, the 17th century Leh Palace, Tso Moriri Lake, and Pangong Lake are some of the major attractions here.
It is a quiet valley that embraces the marvels of nature within itself. The lofty conical snow-clad mountains are simply breathtaking. You feel like you are transformed to a totally different country as the people here resemble the Tibetans. This little valley that is surrounded by cedar forests on the edge of the Himalayas is home to His Highness Dalai Lama.
It is often referred to as ‘Queen of the Hills’. The sunrise from Tiger Hill peak is just awesome and mesmerizing, something that you will never forget all through your life. The Toy Train ride is again a big hit with families. It runs at a stretch of 70 km and is sheer fun to ride. There are many other spots to visit like Ghoom Monastery, Aloobari Monastery, and Red Panda Breeding Farm.
There is no dearth of places in India to visit. These are just a few that are good to go during summer.