It is the beginning of March and the heat of summer is slowly setting in. What today is warm and sunny will soon turn into unbearable heat. While coolers and ACs would bring in some respite, there would come a point when you would want to escape the brutal heat. For this reason we have come up with the places that you can go to during the summer holidays. There are several places in India where you can go during the summer.
Shimla: Shimla in Himachal Pradesh was the place where the British lived during the summer months to escape the sweltering heat of the capital. The lush greenery and the cool climate would definitely help you forget the heat in your city.
Ooty: If you want to enjoy the natural beauty of a hill station during the summer, Ooty is one of your best choices. With green forests, beautiful flower gardens and magnificent old churches, Ooty is a place that still holds the colonial charm. Plan a trip to Ooty this summer to enjoy the beautiful offering of this place.
Darjeeling: Explore and enjoy the scenic beauty of Darjeeling by riding the Darjeeling Mountain Rail, a popular toy train in India. With the enormous tea plantations, botanical gardens, and a great place to enjoy some serious street shopping, Darjeeling can help you to relax, rejuvenate and cool your nerves this summer.
Andaman Islands: Andaman Islands possess everything from beauty to excitement to serenity. It is has some of the best beaches in the world where you can not only relax and enjoy the sun and the sand but also take part in water sports including snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, etc. Havelock Island’s Radha Nagar beach is a place that you should not miss. It is one of the most unspoiled beaches of India.
Coorg: So what if you would not be able to visit Scotland this summer, you can surely make a visit to Coorg, which is called the Scotland of India. Be its blossoming hills and valleys or its abundant coffee plantations, Coorg has the ability to mesmerize everyone. Apart from relaxing amidst this beautiful gift of nature, you can also indulge in trekking and bird watching. The climate here is pleasant throughout the year except during monsoon when it rains continuously.
Kashmir: There is no doubt that Kashmir is the paradise on earth and a great place to be, especially during summers. This summer holiday make a trip to Srinagar, Gulmarg and Pahalgam to enjoy the gifts offered by this enchanting valley. The shikara rides and a walk in the beautiful gardens of the valley will soon have you forgetting the heat of the city.
Mount Abu: Mount Abu in Rajasthan is a great hill station and one of the best summer holiday destinations because unlike the state this place is not affected by the scorching heat of the season. This place is adorned with beautiful mountains and wildlife sanctuary, making it a peaceful and exciting place at the same time. You also get to visit several beautifully carved Hindu and Jain temples here.
Be it a honeymoon or a family vacation or a holiday with friends, these places are perfect for this summer. Some other places where you can spend your vacation time are Ladakh, Kulu Manali, Sikkim, Mahabhaleshwar, Kodaikanal, Ranikhet, etc.