5 Cool Places to Spend Your Summer Vacations in India
We all wish to get away from the scorching high temperatures and hustle-bustle of the inland-city life in summer. Thus I have decided to note down 5 cool places of India that you must visit to chill out.
- Ladakh – A thrilling destination
When you are in Ladakh then do not forget to visit Zanskar Valley, Pangong Tso Lake, Khardung-La Pass, Spituk Gompa, and Hemis National Park. The city is famous for its double-humped Bactrian camel ride. You must watch the Llamas perform colorful Chhams, spot a snow leopard at the Hemis National Park, ride a double-humped Bactrian camel, and ride a bike up to the Khardung-La Pass
- Srinagar – Heaven on earth
The main attractions of the city are Dal Lake, Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh, Tomb of Zin-ul-Abidin, Jama Masjid, Hazratbal Mosque, and Shankaracharya Hill. It is famous for Shikara rides in Dal Lake. Also do not forget to watch birds at Hokersar, wildlife seeing at Dachigam National Park, and shopping from the floating markets of vegetables & flowers in Dal Lake
- Manali – Backpacker’s paradise
When you are in Manali, then do not miss to visit Hadimba Temple, Himalayan Nyingmapa Gompa monastery, Club House, Solang Valley, Jogini Falls, Arjuna Gufa, and Vashisht Hot-Water Springs. Also make a note that you do not miss Paragliding at Solang & Rohtang Valleys, yoga at Shri Hari Yoga Ashram, yak-riding at the wildlife sanctuary and dipping in hot-water springs at Vashisht.
- Nainital – The land of tals and devis
You must visit Raj Bhavan, Naini Lake, Bhimtal, Tiffin Top, Nainital Zoo, and Naina Devi Temple. Mainly visitors love to do boating in Naini Lake, view sunrise from Tippin Top, view sunset at Hanuman Garhi, shopping at Tibetan market, and enjoy a ropeway ride.
- Mussoorie – The undoubted queen of hills
The main attractions of the city are Kempty Falls, Landour Clock Tower, Jwalaji Temple, Rajaji National Park, Gun Hill, Library Point, Sir George Everest House, and Cloud’s End. Things to do include boating in Lake Mist, cable car ride to Gun Hill, roller skating in Kulri Bazaar, and paragliding around Mussoorie Lake