India in Summer – Places to visit(2019)

Is your child summer vacations are going to start? Are you planning for summer holidays in India with your friends and family and being confused about where to plan a trip in this scorching summer. Here is the list of best places to visit India in summer either in the north or south India. In India, people are busy in their job and business and suffering from overwhelmed overworked, which results in stress, heart diseases and not getting proper sleep. According to a survey going out for vacations with family or friends can reduce your stress, heart diseases and help in getting good sleep.

So what are you waiting for check our best summer holiday destination in India and feel the India in summer.

Places to Visit India in Summer (north & south)

  • #1 Kashmir
  • #2 Ladakh
  • #3 Manali
  • #4 Shimla
  • #5 Rishikesh
  • #6 Auli
  • #1 Ooty, Tamil nadu
  • #2 Munar, kerala
  • #3 Alleppey
  • #4 Coonoor, Tamil nadu
  • #5 Wayanad Kerala
  • #6 Vattakanal, Tamil nadu

Places to Visit in Summer in North India

#1 Kashmir

Kashmir in summer
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Someone once said about Kashmir that if there is ever a heaven on earth, it’s here, it’s here, it’s here. In our list of best places to visit in India in summer, Kashmir is in the first place because Kashmir is a place where you can have fun with your friend, family, and kids. Kashmir is one of the best summer destinations in India. Kashmir is known for its beauty, snowy mountains, lush green grasses, forest, and admirable people of the valley. 4 best and must visit places in Kashmir are Pahalgam, Gulmarg, Sonmarg, and Srinagar. Pahalgam is the best place to visit with families as there are many hotels and resort. In Gulmarg, the cable car ride from Kongdoori to Apparwath Peak and gondola ride is awesome. If you want to camp, fishing, tent-stay and spend time along the riverside sonmarg is the place. Sri Nagar, the state capital, is the most beautiful and best summer places to visit in India. water- skiing and Shikara ride if famous there.

Avg temperature in summer:  14 to 30 degree celsius

How to reach :  Nearby airport is in sri Nagar and nearest railway station is in jammu (which is 290 km from Kashmir).

#2 Ladakh

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Every biker’s dream destination in India. This high altitude place has all from a bike ride to the scenic view and from river draft to beautiful lakes. Camel rides through the sand dunes of Nubra Valley and worships in Shanti Stupa, Sankar Monastery give you a quite pleasure time to spend. Best time to go with bike in Ladakh is April to June.

Avg temperature in summer:  15 to 20 degree celsius

How to reach : 

  1. Nearest airport is Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport located in Leh.
  2. The nearest railway station to Ladakh is in Tawi, which is 700 km  from Ladakh.

#3 Manali

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Manali is among the most preferred destination for summer vacation in India. A fresh morning in Manali with fresh air and a relaxed mood is forced you to fall in love with nature. Migratory birds and flora and fauna can give you inner happiness. Solang Valley and Rohtang Pass are for playing in the snow in summer.Zorbing, paragliding, quad biking are key features of Manali. If you have time visit and explore Kullu.

Avg temperature in summer:  10 to 25 degree celsius

How to reach : 

  1. Nearest airport is Bhuntar 50 km away from manali
  2.  Nearest railway station is Chandigarh, 291 Kms away from Manali

#4 Shimla

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Shimla is a famous hill station in the northern part of India. In our list, Shimla is come under the best places to visit in the summer in India with family. Shimla has a rich history as well as natural beauty. Shimla is the coolest place in India to visit in the month of May and June. Mall road and Jakhu Hill are the famous locations to visit. In summer you can see in Shimla rolling cotton wool peaks. The toy train from Kalka to Shimla is giving you a feel of the beauty of nature because the train passes from beautiful hills and valleys.

Avg temperature in summer:  15 to 30 degree celsius

How to reach : 

  1. Nearest airport is Chandigarh, 115 Kms away from manali
  2.  Nearest railway station is Kalka

#5 Rishikesh

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Rishikesh is one of the best places to visit in the summer in India. When Rishikesh comes in mind Yoga, Spirituality & Adventure is popular. Rishikesh is known as the hub of Yoga and meditation in India.
Rishikesh is in the best places to visit India in April. Visit the bank of river Ganga to watch the Ganga aarti in the evening which is amazing. Visit ram and Laxman Jhula bridge and go to Triveni Ghat. There is a famous market of both sides of the bridge from where you can buy ethnic wears, locally designed jewelry, precious stones, books and much more.

Avg temperature in summer:  20 to 35 degree celsius

How to reach : 

  1. Nearest airport is  Jolly Grant Airport, 35 km away
  2.  Nearest railway station is Haridwar

#6 Auli

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Auli is the most beautiful and famous hill station in India. Auli is famous for Tracking and outdoor activities throughout the year but summer is the best time for tracking and outdoor activities. Chattrakund Lake, Joshimath, Nanda Devi National Park, The Artificial Lake, Kwani Bugyal are places to visit in India in April to June. Way to Kwani Bugyal, Skiing In Auli, and cable car ride, Camping In Auli are a must and foremost things to do in Auli. Auli in summer is a gift of god so don’t miss out to visit auli.

Avg temperature in summer:  8 to 15 degree celsius

How to reach : 

  1. Nearest airport is  Jolly Grant Airport
  2.  Nearest railway station to auli is Haridwar

Places to Visit in Summer in South India

#1 Ooty, Tamil Nadu

ooty in summer
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When we thought of destination to visit in India in south Ooty has definitely come first. Ooty is a queen of hill station Located in the Nilgiri range of the Western Ghats in Tamil Nadu. Best time to visit is in summer. Ooty lake, coffee, and tea plantation, waterfalls, and garden are famous there for which Ooty is known for. Avalanche Lake, Mukurthi National Park, and Doddabetta are also good to visit.

Avg temperature in summer:  20 to 30 degree celsius

How to reach : 

  1. Nearest airport is  Coimbatore Airport 95 km away
  2.  Nearest railway station is Mettupalayam

#2 Munar, Kerala

munnar hill station in kerala
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Munar hill station, the most romantic destination in the world. Lush green hills and tea plantation are the most attractive and amazing things to watch. If you are going on a honeymoon in summer then nothing is better than Munar. Anamudi Peak and Eravikulam National Park are an attractive tourist spot in Munar. Watch plantation, cultivation, and packaging of tea in the tea garden. Have the taste of locally made chocolates.

Avg temperature in summer:  20 to 35 degree celsius

How to reach : 

  1. Nearest airport is  Cochin Airport 125 km away
  2.  Nearest railway station is aluva 110 km away

#3 Alleppey -India’s own Venice

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Alleppey the own Venice of India is the most beautiful place to visit in summer. As whole year it looks stunning but summer days in Alleppy are like god’s gift. The major attraction to this place is because of the unique ecology of Alleppey that from all side it is surrounded by water. Cruising on houseboats and Shikaras and visits to hamlets on the backwaters is gives you peaceful time to spend.Popular tourist spots are Alappuzha and Marari Beach, Krishnapuram Palace, beautiful Punnamada Lake, Pathiramanal, and Sri Krishna Temple in Ambalappuzha.

Avg temperature in summer:  20 to 37 degree celsius

How to reach : 

  1. Nearest airport is Kochi located 53 km away.
  2.  Nearest railway station is Alleppey Railway Station

#4 Coonoor Tamil Nadu

coonoor in summer
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Coonoor around 300 km away from Alleppey. Coonoor is also one of the best romantic places in South India. Golden sunset and cold breezes make you feel pleasure and happiness. Dolphin’s Nose or Hidden Valley and the Droog Fort are famous for trekking and outdoor activities. Other places to visit in Coonoor are St. Georges Church, Ketty, Sim’s Park, Highfield Tea Factory and Hidden Valley. The picturesque Nilgiri Hills a part of  Coonoor railway station is count in world heritage sites.

Avg temperature in summer:  22 to 37 degree celsius

How to reach : 

  1. Nearest airport is around 70 km from Coonoor
  2.  Nearest railway station is Coonoor Railway Station

#5 Wayanad, Kerala

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Another most popular and must visit place in Kerala. Wayanad is the coolest place in summer in Kerala. A part of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, Wayanad is full of waterfalls and scenic lookouts. You can also make your dream come true by staying in a tree – house. Nature walks, bird watching, hiking, and trekking are famous and gives you fun and adventure. Lakkidi viewpoint, Wayanad wildlife sanctuary, Chembra peak, and Edakkal Cave are a popular destination to visit in Wayanad.

Avg temperature in summer:  18 to 29 degree celsius

How to reach : 

  1. Nearest airport is Kozhikode
  2.  Nearest railway station is Kozhikode Railway Station

#6 Vattakanal, Tamil Nadu

vattakanal in summer
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All the time throughout the year cool weather destination in south India is Vattakanal. Gorgeous hills, lush greenery, and the abundance of flora give you a scenic view. A less crowded place with fresh air holds you in the hills of Vattakanal. Vattakanal Falls, Dolphin’s Nose, Echo Point are popular places in Vattakanal. Trekking and exploring the forest are major things to do in Vattakanal.

Avg temperature in summer:  10 to 20 degree celsius

How to reach : 

  1. Madurai, 120 km, is the closest airport
  2.  Nearest railway station is Kodaikanal Railway Station