July indicates that it is going to change the flavor of summer by adding some cool breezy winds to compose a pleasant climate. It is a perfect time to roll with family and friends. July is the perfect month to travel and enjoy a cup of tea with snacks amid the mountains. It is an amazing time to plan a holiday and have great fun to spend quality time with your loved ones. Pack your bags and move away to the wonderful stop that takes you one step closer to nature. Enjoy the thrilling adventure activities such as trekking, hiking, rafting, mountain biking, etc. or enjoy natural and historic sightseeing, relish sumptuous local meals, explore different types of culture, lifestyle, and many more. You will get everything to do in this adventurous month. India is a diverse country which comprises high altitude mountainous region to the world’s famous tea estates, and from majestic lagoon and backwaters to the largest delta in the world. Tourism of India offers a wide range of meticulously crafted tours with which you will be able to explore the popular places of India.
Here are Some of the Best Places to Visit in July in India for Every Kind of Traveler:-
Ladakh - An Amazing Holiday Destination
Are you an adventure lover? If yes, then Ladakh is one of the best places to visit in July in North India. It is stretched from the Kunlun mountain range to the main Great Himalayas to the south. Dotted with snow-coated peaks, frosty glaciers, glinting lakes, rugged terrain, and unique culture, Ladakh is renowned for its paradisiacal beauty. The ancient Buddhist monasteries are the roots of Ladakh and this place is the most notable for its breathtaking landscapes, the crystal clear skies, and all these will take you to another level of peace. This place is remarkable for solo explorers as well, who are looking for a great adventure and peace. You can indulge in several adventure activities such as trekking, hiking, mountain biking, camel safari, rafting, and spot the snow leopard in the Hemis National Park.
Popular Tourist Attractions in Ladakh:
Leh, Nubra Valley, Shyok Valley, Zanskar Valley, Khardung La, Shey Monastery, Thiksey Monastery, Lamayuru, Pangong Tso, Tso Kar, Tso Moriri, etc.
Kasol – Renowned as Mini Israel
It is a hamlet in the district of Kullu and a paradise in Himachal Pradesh. Kasol is situated in Parvati Valley, on the banks of the Parvati River. A place where you can truly feel nature, a quiet destination where you will sense the rhythm of Parvati River and breathtaking stunning scenery of the valley which is surrounded by lush greenery and pine trees. If you love trekking, then this is the most happening place for you. Parvati valley is the base for several famous treks such as Kheerganga, Sar Pass, Pin Parvati Pass, and Yanker Pass which will direct you to another level of joy. You can visit Kasol solo, friends or with family. This is one of the amazing places to go in July in India.
Popular Tourist Attractions in Kasol:
Chalal Village, Malana, Manikaran Sahib Gurudwara, Tosh, Kheer Ganga
Valley of Flowers – UNESCO World Heritage Site
If you want to enjoy the summers at one of the best July vacation destinations in India, then you must visit Valley of Flowers, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Placed at a height of about 3,858 m above sea level, Valley of Flower is a paradise for nature lovers. You can observe the stunning valley in July as it remains frozen in the winter times, the valley of blossoms (flower) trek is well-defined and well-paved but at many places, the tracks are pointed. The day you go for a trek to the valley itself you can hire a horse to reduce the difficulty level of the trek. Valley of flowers trek difficulty level begins from moderate to simple.
Popular Tourist Attractions near Valley of Flowers:
Sri Hemkund Sahib (It is believed that at this Guru Gobind Sahib Ji meditated).
Gangtok - A Perfect Tourist Destination
Snuggled in the Sikkim Himalayan region, built as a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the 1840s Gangtok, is a fusion of magnificent landscapes. It is one of the best places to travel in July in India, no matter if you visit this place alone with family or friends you can enjoy every single moment at this place. You can enjoy cable rides that offer panoramic views of the city. Experience mountain biking, paragliding, and river rafting on River Teesta, or go trekking, enjoy yak safari on rugged terrain with beautiful sceneries around. You can enjoy the local delicacies of Gangtok. A tour to this destination will give you an unforgettable experience of the city.
Popular Tourist Attractions in Gangtok:
Udaipur – City of Seven Lakes
It is popularly known as the ‘City of Lakes’ and lavish imperial residences. It is surrounded by the majestic Aravalli Hills in every direction. It is also renowned as the ‘Venice of the East’ and is bejeweled with the bounty of natural attractions, beautiful temples, and breathtaking architectural palaces which makes a worthy tourist destination in India. You can enjoy a boat ride through the serene waters of Lake Pichola and you will experience the charm of Udaipur city. City Palace is another popular tourist place in Udaipur. It is situated on the bank of Lake Pichola is a majestic complex of 11 palaces, courtyards, and gardens, famed for its complex peacock mosaics designs. Feast like a royal at the nearby restaurant or buy souvenirs for your loved ones. Udaipur is one of the perfect holiday destinations in July in India for families as well as romantic couples.
Popular Tourist Attractions in Udaipur:
Kerala- Famous for its Backwaters
Kerala is one of the evergreen tourist destinations which has something for all types of travelers. During the monsoon, Kerala turns into a beautiful tourist spot. This state is bounded by rich greenery everywhere which makes this spot a complete paradise and it is one of the best tourist places in India to visit in July. Pamper yourself with exotic Ayurvedic treatments or enjoy authentic South Indian cuisines, which will accelerate your holiday fun. Monsoon is the perfect time to indulge in Ayurvedic activities and Kerala is one of the best places across the world which offers the best Ayurvedic treatments. Indulge in rejuvenation activities and pamper yourself.
Popular Tourist Attractions in Kerala:
Dharamshala – Residence of Dalai Lama
Enclosed by cedar forests and popularly known as the home of Dalai Lama, Dharamshala is an excellent tourist destination to visit in July in North India. This city is located on the edge of the Himalayas. This beautiful hill station got renowned after the arrival of the Dalai Lama in the year 1959. This is a perfect tourist destination for families, friends, and solo travelers. Many travelers come here to indulge in meditation practice in Namgyal Monastery. You can enjoy the sightseeing and a picnic with your family in Dharamshala. You can indulge in boating in Dal Lake and also explore the tea plantations at the amazing Kangra valley.
Popular Tourist Attractions in Dharamshala:
Dalai Lama Temple, Mcleodganj, Kangra Fort, Bhagsu Falls, Bhagsunath Temple. Namgyal Monastery, HPCA Stadium, Kangra valley, Dalhousie.
Orchha – An Ancient Town
Orchha is an ancient town established by King Rudra Pratap Singh and it lies on the Betwa River in Niwari district of Madhya Pradesh state. This ancient town is famous for its royal palaces and temples which were built in the 16th and 17th centuries. The dense forest as well as the presence of the famous temples attracts tourists from all around India. With the very first rain, this town looks even more beautiful and lush greenery of this town makes this destination the best place to visit in July. Witness the charm and the beauty of the classical ruins of Orchha in July during the amazing climate change. If you love photography then this place is a paradise for photographers. You also can enjoy jungle safari in Orchha Wildlife or experience River rafting on Betwa River.
Popular Tourist Attractions in Orchha:
Marvelous Raja Mahal, Famous Orchha Fort, and the Divine Chaturbhuj Temple.
Lonavala – A Peaceful Hill Station
Lonavala is among the most popular and attractive hill stations in Maharashtra’s Pune district. Lonavala hill station is surrounded by green valleys in western India near Mumbai. It is one of the best hill stations to visit in July. You can enjoy the beautiful scenery of the hill and the pleasant weather in July. You can also enjoy trekking, camping, farm tours, rappelling, and hot spicy local foods. While visiting Lonavala also visit Khandala, it is a beautiful place surrounded by lush greenery and mountains where you can witness the beauty of attractive valleys, grassy hills, serene lakes, and hazy waterfalls.
Popular Tourist Attractions in Lonavala:
Tiger’s Leap, Korigad Fort, Karla and Bhaja caves, Duke’s Nose, Lonavala wax museum, Lion's Point, etc.
Spiti Valley – Cold Desert Mountain
Spiti Valley is a cold desert mountain valley located high in the Himalayas, in the north-eastern part of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. 'Spiti' means 'the middle land' as this valley is situated between Tibet and India. Spiti valley is a paradise for mountain lovers and adventure fanatics. The valley is bounded by the majestic mountains and stunning glaciers. This place is most suitable for solo travelers. The Spiti Valley boasts of the divine monasteries, the exquisite hamlets, peaceful surroundings, snow-clad mountain peaks, and amazing climatic conditions that make it one of the best places to visit in July in India. If you want to explore the true things of this enchanting valley then must visit the famous monasteries. The excellent and rich Buddhist cultural heritage of this desert mountain valley offers the calmness that the explorers hunt for while searching for peace and relaxation. This place is ideal for mountain biking, jeep safari, camping, and trekking.
Popular Tourist Attractions in Spiti Valley:
Amarnath – The House of Trimurti
Amarnath cave is a Hindu shrine nestled in Jammu and Kashmir. The cave is positioned at an altitude of 3,888 m. The cave of Amarnath is famous for the ice Shivalinga and the holy Darshan of Lord Shiva in the form of ice, every year millions of devotees come from all over India to Amaranth to seek blessings. It is one of the holiest shrines in Hinduism. The Amarnath Cave is enclosed by snow-capped mountains and is one of the most exciting places to visit in July in India. The cave is also covered with snow for most of the year. The cave is open for pilgrims during July and August. Adventure lovers can enjoy trekking at this place. This temple has a very important religious significance in India.
Popular Tourist Attractions near Amarnath:
Baltal: It is the place where the devotee of Lord Shiva takes shelter at this place. Adventure activities like camping can be done here. This spot is 14 km away from Amarnath.
Pahalgam: This beautiful valley town is positioned on the banks of the Lidder River. You can adore the beauty of these places and the lush greenery which covers the entire lands. Also, enjoy the amazing climate and towering mountains. Amaranth Yatra beings from this town.
Panchgani – Nestled in the Middle of Five Hills
Located in the scenic Satara district of Maharashtra, Panchgani is a stunning hill station known for its excellent environment and amazing sightseeing. This quiet hill station is also famous for the Table Land and a huge volcanic plateau. When you visit this hill station you will feel a fresh environment. Panchgani has a pleasant climatic condition throughout the year. The most famous thing about this tourist destination is that the strawberry farms draw a lot of visitors, it is also known as the land of strawberries. The strawberry festival is very popular here. This town will take you back to the bygone era as cottages are built in old colonial-style here. You can enjoy boating in Dhom Dam, visit strawberry farms, and enjoy photography.
Popular Tourist Attractions in Panchgani:
Parsi Point, Dholya Ganapati Temple, Sherbaug, Kashi Vishweshwar Temple, Tableland, Lord Kartikeya Temple, Kamal Ghat Fort, and Rajpuri caves.
Kodaikanal – The Princess of Hill Stations
Kodaikanal is a hill town that is snuggled in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. This stunning hill station is also known as the Princess of hill stations. Kodaikanal has an abundance of natural splendors, mist colossal mountains, lush greenery, like splendid lakes, magnificent waterfalls, and a peaceful environment. It is the perfect getaways from the hustle-bustle of the city life and daily hectic routine. Kodaikanal is a perfect holiday destination to visit in July in India. It is a wonderful place to get relaxed and rejuvenate in nature. You can enjoy wonderful adventure activities like trekking, camping, exploring caves, and boating, etc.
Popular Tourist Attractions in Kodaikanal:
Vattakanal Falls, Kodai Chocolate Factory Guna Cave, Suicide Point, Bear Shola Falls, Pillar Rocks, Thalaiyar Falls, and Kodaikanal Lake.
Malshej Ghat – Home to Many Kinds of Flora and Fauna
Malshej Ghat is a mountain pass, situated in the Western Ghats range in the Thane-Ahmednagar Road of Maharashtra. This famous monsoon spot is nestled in the rugged hills of the Western Ghats. Malshej Ghat is one of the best tourist spots to visit in July. This tourist spot is popular among the trekkers, hikers, and nature lovers as it has plentiful nature options such as mountains, lakes, and numerous waterfalls. Enjoy the striking views of lush greenery and waterfalls while passing through the rugged hills. You can also enjoy bird watching and camping here to experience the thrilling adventure. This hill station is well connected via bus and other means of transport.
Popular Tourist Attractions in Malshej Ghat:
Malshej Falls, Harishchandragad, Ajoba Hill Fort, Pimpalgaon, and Joga Dam.
Shillong – A Paradise in Northeast
Popularly known for the manicured gardens at Lady Hydari Park, Shillong is one of the most hypnotic tourist places to visit in July in India. The pure environment, the amazing cloudy sky, the super clean lakes, and the majestic mountains make Shillong a popular hill station and tourist destination in northeast India. Shillong is undoubtedly a paradise for nature lovers and adventure fanatics. You can get peace of mind when you will visit Shillong. You can enjoy a relaxing walk around the Umiam Lake, enjoy magnificent views from the Shillong View Point, and witness the beauty of the elephant fall.
Popular Tourist Attractions in Shillong:
Nohkalikai Falls, Don Bosco Museum, Air Force Museum, Capt. Williamson Sangma State Museum, Wankhar Entomology Museum, and Rhino Heritage Museum.
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