Sunday, 4 October 2015

6 Top Holiday Destinations in India to Escape Summer Heat


Summer is probably least favourable season for people living in city where they live in skyscrapers that are made of stones, sand and cement. These ingredients make their stay in these high-rise buildings very uncomfortable. Hence, they probably venture out to those destinations the climate is very cool and beautiful.  You are bound to the city due to your activities such as office, school or any other commitment. During the summer hiatus, you get some reprieve on this front to squeeze out time to visit some of the most sought-after places in India where families migrate to escape the intense heat of the plains. Mostly people migrate to the coasts or hill stations to enjoy nature in its full bloom without exposing themselves in the sun much.  In this article, we would be compiling a list of top 6 holiday destinations that one can go this summer to beat the heat.

summer destination

  1.  Shillong: This is the capital city of Meghalaya. This place is gifted with waterfalls, beautiful hills, cool forests and historical places.  For instance, the Lady Hydari Lake is the perfect spot for holidaying children and newly married couple.

    hill staton

  2. Darjeeling: This is a hilly district in West Bengal. It is also referred to as second Kashmir of India. Travelling through Himalayan Railway is a different experience in itself. You can visit Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park to get the fabulous rendezvous with nature.

    hil station darjeeling

  3.  McLeod Ganj:  This favourite destination of hill station lovers is located in the state of Himachal Pradesh. It has beautiful and calm atmosphere that is well suited for city tourists escaping the summer heat. It is the official residence of His Holiness Dalai Lama.

    mcload ganj

  4.  Ladakh: It is located in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is the high altitude cold desert in India. Its beauty is unbeatable in the world.  It is blessed with beautiful mountains and lakes. The tourists visiting this place can live in traditional homes.


  5.  Coorg: It is a nice place in southern state of Karnataka.  Surrounded by green forest, this place is called as Scotland of India. The Kaveri River adds beauty to this picturesque place.  You can visit Coorg Nagarhole Park and Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary to enjoy the beauty of nature.


  6.  Havelock Island: This Island is located in Andaman and Nicobar island.  It is the favourite destinations for honeymooners. You can see people living with Stone Age culture, variety of marine life, and diversity of corals under the sea.

    havelock island
Thuruvananthapuram India