Top 5 places to Visit in India, During Summer Season
If you want to take some respite from the sizzling Hot summers in India and elsewhere, look no further, we have the best chosen 5 places for you to visit in India during the summer season.
1) Darjeeling, West Bengal
Experience the picturesque environment of Darjeeling. Darjeeling is a scenic hill station that is rich in greenery all around the town. Darjeeling was one of the most loved and preferred destination for British. During mid-19th century, Darjeeling was under the rule of kings and later was taken over by British. There are numerous places that are must visit at Darjeeling hill station among that some of them includes Tiger Hill, Galingka, Durpin Dara Hills, Japanese Peace Pagoda, Kali Mandir, Observatory Hill, Kanchenjunga, Aloobari Gompa, etc… Tea plantation is also a major attraction in Darjeeling and keeps you mesmerizing. Other than Tea Plantation, also get to see classy view of Orange and Cardamom farms in and around Darjeeling town.
Darjeeling Toy Train is most loved journey from all age groups while on ride view the scenic beauty of Darjeeling. Darjeeling has very good transportation facility from different parts of India. However, there is no direct transportation facility provided for Darjeeling, to reach you have to take buses, flights or trains to nearby cities of Darjeeling. The hill town Darjeeling mainly known for its eco-tourism and tea industry. However, there is an ideal time for visiting the hill town of Darjeeling that is from September to June. At this time, there will be mild and pleasant cool climatic condition which makes a perfect time to view the scenic beauties in and around Darjeeling.
2) Ooty, Tamil Nadu
Feel the beauty of nature, and experience colonial charm only at Ooty. Ooty is a town that is officially called as Ootacamund is one of the richest flora and fauna hill station located in southern India. During Madras presidency, Ooty was the summer capital. Ooty is the perfect gateway to spend a cool summer with your loved ones. Ooty is the queen of hill stations and is the capital of the Nilgiris district. Anyone looking for a holiday destination for any season, than Ooty would be an ideal choice. The most beautiful and unique kurinji flower that blossoms once in 12 years has brought the name as Blue Mountain to the hill town of Ooty. Ooty set at an altitude of 2240 meters above sea level and this makes the town have very cool and pleasant climate conditions.
Ooty is one among the most loved travel destinations in Tamil Nadu state of India. The hill station gateway Ooty is nothing but a paradise for honeymooners, for adventure lovers, and to nature lovers. Beautiful mountains, splendid lakes, greenery parks and other natural localities placed in and around Ooty, makes it a must visit destination in a lifetime. Ooty town has very good transportation and could reach Ooty from all major parts of India. When it comes to weather, Ooty is a destination that can be visited during any season, all throughout the year. However, the best time for visiting hill station Ooty is during the months from October to June. On this time, the weather will be pleasant and is suitable for sightseeing in and around Ooty.
3) Mussoorie, Uttaranchal
Since British period, Mussoorie is known to be an ideal travel destination to visit during hot summer season. It is also known as the “Queen of the Hills”. Mussoorie is a hill station that is located on a horseshoe shaped ridge at a sea level of 2000 meters. This pleasant hill town is located at Uttaranchal state of the northern part of India and was discovered by Captain Young in 18th century. Mussoorie also called as queen of hill stations in India because of its rich flora and fauna vegetation. Have a spectacular view of snow covered mountains with different colorful flowers, and flowing streams. Mussoorie unlocks the path for two sacred rivers Gangotri and Yamunotri that gushes through the snowcapped mountains of Mussoorie.
However, in Mussoorie the must visit places include Gun Hill, Kempty Falls, Benog Wildlife Sanctuary, Jwala Devi Temple, Tibetan Buddhist Temple, Cloud’s End, Dhanaulti, Mussoorie Lake, etc… Other than these many there are many other spectacular places in and around the hill town of Mussoorie. The hill town Mussoorie is well-connected to major cities within India and can be reached through buses, trains and flights. Mussoorie can be visited all throughout the year as the climate will be cool. However, there is perfect months for visiting the hill town that is from September to June. This best visit time gives pleasant nature for viewing scenic beauty in and around the town of Mussoorie.
4) Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra
Set in mountain ranges of Western Ghats, Mahabaleshwar is a magnificent picturesque hill station of Maharashtra. Mahabaleshwar located at an average height of 1372 meters and located in the district of Satara, Maharashtra. This hill station of Maharashtra is called as queen of hills and was once the summer capital of Bombay presidency. This beautiful hill station was once under the influence of English and Mahabaleshwar charming famed hill was found by English. View the scenic beauty of twisting cascades, splendid streams, and amiable peaks only at the hill station of Mahabaleshwar.
In Mahabaleshwar hilly region, there are prettiest must visit places for any tourists. Some of them include Mahabaleshwar Temple, Sunrise Point (Wilson Point), Lingmala Falls, Marjorie Point, Lodwick Point, Connaught Peak, Arthur’s Seat, Chinaman’s Falls, and many others. Mahabaleshwar has well-connected transportation facility to all major parts of India. The climatic condition at Mahabaleshwar will be moderate throughout the year. However, the best months for visiting Mahabaleshwar on holidays are from October to June. Have a mesmerizing experience along with your loved ones at the Sahyadri Ranges of Mahabaleshwar hill station.
5) Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Shimla is a wonderful hill station and once the most loved summer capital of British. Shimla hill station is located in the state of Himachal Pradesh and is located at a height of average 2200meters sea level. This hill town is surrounded with dense forest and has also been set in the midst of snowcapped hills. Shimla hill town is considered to be a favorite destination among honeymooners and adventure lovers. Snowcapped mountains are one of the main attraction for the tourist in Shimla hill town and also one can find monuments, colonial architectures, etc….
The must see places in and around Shimla include Annandale, Shimla Glen, Jakhoo Hill, Shaily Peak, Chail Wildlife Sanctuary, Luturu Mahadev Temple, Himalayan National Park, etc. One can reach Shimla through trains, buses and flights. This hill station is well-connected with major parts of India, the town Kalka is nearest connecting place to Shimla. The hill station Shimla will be having cool and pleasant climatic condition all throughout the year. However, September to June is the best time to visit Shimla for viewing splendid scenic nature and fun-filled adventure.
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