20 Best Summer Holiday Destinations in India 2022

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SHIMLA

Shimla is an ideal destination to spend summer season in India. The ‘Queen of Hill Stations’ in Himachal Pradesh is one of the favorite holiday getaways.

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Manali

One of the popular summer holiday destinations in India, Manali in Himachal Pradesh has the perfect combination of scenic beauty, adventure and everything you need for a memorable vacation.

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Andaman and Nicobar

Beaches in the summer may not seem appealing but this thought certainly changes when you are in Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal. Enjoy the perfect summer holiday in India

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Darjeeling

Darjeeling in West Bengal in one of the popular summer holiday getaways in the North East. Presided by the majestic Kanchenjunga (8,586 meters above sea level) and surrounded by the emerald-green tea plantations,

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Munnar

God’s Own Country, Kerala is not very far behind in being host to popular summer holiday destinations in India. Munnar settled in the lush lap of Western Ghats is a pleasant escape when the heat goes rising. Famous for its beautiful sights,

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Rishikesh

Rishikesh is one of the best places for summer holidays in India, as you will spend time on the banks of River Ganga at the foothills of Himalayas in Uttarakhand. Rishikesh has the reputation of World Capital of Yoga and a hub of adventures.

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OOTY

One of the most popular hill stations in South India, Ooty is perfect for a summer holiday in India. Snuggled in Nilgiris, the hill town has been a favorite hangout in the rising temperatures that too from the days of British Raj.

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Gangtok

Sikkim’s capital city, Gangtok is one of the popular holiday places in North East. People from all across the world visit the town to enjoy the natural beauty, pay homage at its beautiful monasteries and embark of treks and other adventure activities.

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Ladakh

This summer why not visit the place where summer is unheard of. Ladakh, the ‘Land of High Passes’, is a region in Jammu and Kashmir where temperatures are not just cold but one of the coldest in the world sometimes.

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Mahabaleshwar

Mahabaleshwar is one of the favorite hill stations in the Western Ghats. Known for mouthwatering mulberries, raspberries, gooseberries, exciting trekking trails and the perfect weather, it is one of the top places for a summer vacation in India.

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Nainital

Nainital is without doubt one of the top places in India that are perfect for summer holiday. The hill town of Uttarakhand is known for its magical lakes, breathtaking views of snow-clad mountains and a small-town charm. Enjoy the romantic boat rides

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Kalimpong

Kalimpong, West Bengal is on our list of the top summer destinations in India. Untouched and less frequently visited by people, it is perfect for those looking for a quiet summer getaway. Sitting on a ridge overlooking the Teesta River, presided by the lofty Mt. Kanchendzonga,

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Coonoor

Tamil Nadu’s picturesque hill station, Coonoor is a haven snuggled in the Nilgiris. The lush tea estates of the town produce a special Nilgiri tea. Embark on trekking trails of the Blue Mountains, explore lakes and waterfalls.

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Auli

Traveling to the mountains is one of the best ways to spend your summer vacation in North India. Auli, also known as Auli Bugyal is a beautiful hill station set at an elevation of 3000 m, popularly known as a ski resort.

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Lonavala

Cuddled in the Western Ghats, Lonavala is a heavenly getaway destination for travelers and natives of Pune and Maharashtra. The hill station sits at an elevation of 624 m and is dotted with pristine lakes, waterfalls and historic caves.

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Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal is the pampered child of Tamil Nadu, serving as a summer retreat in South India since time immemorial. The hill station sits on a plateau that has the Palani hills smiling at it from the south and is popularly known as ‘the gift of the forest’

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Dharamshala

Dharamshala is all about everlasting elegance. Every time that you plan a vacation to this summer destination in India, you will be surprised. The hill station has an unbelievable spiritual significance as it serves home to the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan

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Dalhousie

Let’s just be thankful to the British Viceroy for bringing this charming destination to life in 1850. Named after its founder, Dalhousie is a summer retreat which has had its ups and downs.

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Pondicherry

The French capital of India, Pondicherry is a fantastic destination to spend summer. Draped in bougainvillea the architecture of Pondicherry will take you to France. The beautiful beaches and cute little cafes add to the character of the union territory.

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Lakshadweep Islands

Lakshadweep Islands is not just India’s but one of the world’s most spectacular tropical island systems. The islands tucked away in the Laccadive Sea, few hundred kilometers from the Indian shore are perfect for an early summer vacation in India.

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