Places to Visit in Summer in India
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Places to Visit in Summer in India

Last updated : Jan 19, 2021

Summer means cool fragranced spring breeze will no longer kiss you and scorching heat will bite you instead. But not to worry, India is really blessed and a number of charming hill stations make for a great summer vacation in India. So before the summer knocks at your door and the sun starts blazing the surroundings, find out the best places to visit in summer in India.

Every season brings along its own charm and summer is not an exception if you plan your summer holiday in India properly. To enjoy your summer vacation the most, it is best to travel to the northern and the north-eastern region of India. This part of the country is lined up with a number of beautiful hill stations. However, Southern and western parts also offer some popular summer destinations in India that include both hill stations and charming beaches.

India is vast and has superb natural & cultural diversity. There are many tourist destinations in India to visit in summer across the country for all ages. You can visit the pristine beaches of Andaman, holy places in the high peaks of Uttarakhand, romantic hill stations in South India, and so on.

Come the month of summer and scorching high temperatures make your days and nights restless. Schools and most of the colleges are also closed during this time making the opportunity to plan a summer trip in India. If you are looking out for ways to get respite from high mercury levels, the Tourism of India brings the best summer holiday packages in India for you. With our finely crafted packages, you can enjoy your vacation in some of the cool summer holiday destinations in India across its vast land.

The beautiful hill stations in Himachal Pradesh are known to be the best summer vacation spots in India. Shimla, Manali, Kasauli, Dharamshala, etc are among the top summer destinations in India from old times. These places are favorites among all types of travelers for a honeymoon, adventure, and family vacation. The glacial peaks, verdant valleys, apple orchards, colonial sites, temples & monasteries; there are endless attractions in Himachal Pradesh for a great vacation.

Summer is the best time to visit heaven on earth Kashmir. This famous destination has everything a traveler likes to enjoy- flower-filled pastures, lush valleys, snow-capped peaks, lakes, and houseboats.  Srinagar, Gulmarg, and Pahalgam are the charming trios for a magical summer vacation in India.

North India is packed with innumerable vacation destinations whether it is summer or winter. The scenic hill stations in Uttarakhand such as Auli, Nainital, Mussoorie, Rishikesh, etc.are the best places to go for a summer vacation in India with family. Marvelous views, adventure, cable car, wildlife, temples, lakes, mountains; There are so many things to explore in Uttarakhand.

If you are looking for some really cool summer destinations in India, northeast India tops the list. Enjoy the immense natural beauty and adventure in Sikkim while traveling to the capital city Gangtok. You can take the Darjeeling Gangtok tour to visit the most beautiful tourist destinations in the northeast famous for toy trains, tea gardens, monasteries, Himalayan peaks, etc.  If you proceed further east, you will reach Shillong, the Scotland of India. Also, explore the mystic beauty of Tawang during a memorable summer vacation in the northeast.

For the adventure seekers, summer brings excellent adventure opportunities in Ladakh and other adventure destinations in India. Mountain biking in Leh Ladakh, skiing in Gulmarg, rafting in Rishikesh are the top adventure activities in India in summer.

South India is home to some of the best honeymoon destinations in summer in India. Coorg, Ooty, Coonoor, Kodaikanal, Munnar are some of the best places in South India to visit in summer.

The mighty Western Ghats make for some of the most enchanting hill stations in India to visit in summer. Couples can visit Lonavala for a romantic getaway from Mumbai in summer. Also, you can visit Matheran for a peaceful vacation amid beauty and serenity.

For beach lovers, one of the top summer holiday destinations in India is Andaman. Its beaches are perfect to relax, partake in water sports, enjoy adventure activities, and so on. There are endless summer destinations in India. So plan your holiday with the Tourism of India now!

Top Places to Visit in Summers in North India

Manali, Himachal Pradesh
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Manali, Himachal Pradesh

Temperature: Temperature ranges from 10°C to 25°C

Nestled amidst the mighty Himalayas, Manali is an amazing refuge from the sweltering heat of the plains. This beautiful hill town experiences pleasant and soothing weather in the summer season for couples and allows tourists to enjoy the adventure activities. Blessed with the ancient heritage and scenic vistas, Manali is a paradise for nature lovers and adventure junkies.

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Magnificent Shimla Manali Tour 5 Nights / 6 Days Price INR 11150
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Shimla Manali Honeymoon Package 6 Nights / 7 Days Price on Request
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Complete Himachal Tour 10 Nights / 11 Days Price INR 21250
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Delhi Manali Volvo Tour 3 Nights / 4 Days Price INR 8500
Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
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Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Temperature: 28°C high; -4°C low

An erstwhile summer capital of British India, Shimla is among the popular places to visit in summer in North India. The capital city of Himachal Pradesh is home to some captivating buildings, ancient temples, and natural wonders. The region offers respite from the scorching heat and a major hotspot for adventure activities in North India.

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5 Days Shimla Trip 4 Nights / 5 Days Price INR 9700
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Himachal Honeymoon 6 Nights / 7 Days Price on Request
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Golden Triangle Tour with Shimla 8 Nights / 9 Days Price on Request
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Ladakh with Himachal 11 Nights / 12 Days Price on Request
Auli, Uttarakhand
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Auli, Uttarakhand

Temperature: 15°C high; 7°C low

Located in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand and a popular skiing destination in India, Auli experiences moderate cold in summers. Boasts about the artificial lake, holy temples, and trekking spots, Auli is among the top tourist places to visit in summer with family, friends, and solo. The majestic Himalayan ranges and picturesque views can leave the tourists captivated.

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Auli Skiing Tour 7 Nights / 8 Days Price on Request
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Auli Tour Package from Delhi 5 Nights / 6 Days Price on Request
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Exotic Uttarakhand Tour 7 Nights / 8 Days Price on Request
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Romantic Uttarakhand Tour 8 Nights / 9 Days Price on Request

Top Places to Visit in Summers in South India

Munnar, Kerala
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Munnar, Kerala

Temperature: 35°C high; 19°C low

Nestled at 1,600 m above the sea level in Western Ghats mountain ranges in Kerala, Munnar is a popular hill town in South India. This idyllic hill town is home to renowned tea plantations, pristine lakes, stunning valleys, and lush forests. The pleasant weather of Munnar provides a perfect escape from the scorching heat of the other parts of the country in summer and allows for a surreal holiday experience.

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Magical Athirapally with Munnar 3 Nights / 4 Days Price on Request
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Romantic Kerala Tour 5 Nights / 6 Days Price on Request
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Ooty Kumarakom Tour 8 Nights / 9 Days Price on Request
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Best of Kerala 7 Nights / 8 Days Price on Request
Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu
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Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu

Temperature: 30°C high; 20°C low

Renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty and serene environs, Kodaikanal is a charming hill town nestled amidst the picturesque Western Ghats. This quaint and serene hill station experiences calm and pleasant weather, which offers the ideal setting for a perfect getaway in summer in South India. It is a paradise for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts.

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Short Escape to Kodaikanal 3 Nights / 4 Days Price on Request
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8 Days Bangalore Mysore Ooty Kodaikanal Tour 7 Nights / 8 Days Price on Request
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Ooty Kumarakom Tour 8 Nights / 9 Days Price on Request
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Romance of Hills in South India 5 Nights / 6 Days Price on Request
Coorg, Karnataka
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Coorg, Karnataka

Temperature: 28°C high; 11°C low

Officially known as Kodagu, Coorg is popular for its jaw-dropping locales, misty landscapes, and rich culture. This heavenly destination is a perfect blend of history, luxury, adventure, and authentic cuisines. The perfect weather of Coorg in the summers makes it an amazing tourist destination in South India. Popularly called ‘Scotland of India, Coorg is an ideal location for thrill-seekers and nature lovers.

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3 Blissful Days in Coorg 2 Nights / 3 Days Price on Request
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Hill Stations of South India 5 Nights / 6 Days Price on Request
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Delightful Coorg with Kabini 4 Nights / 5 Days Price on Request
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Tour To Karnataka 6 Nights / 7 Days Price on Request
Courtallam
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Courtallam

Temperature: 32°C high; 25°C low

Also called Kutralam, Courtallam is the perfect getaway and is one of the most beautiful places to visit in monsoon in India. It is a small town in Tamil Nadu and is known for its waterfalls on the Western Ghats. Courtallam is a lesser-known destination in India, which makes it worth a visit in the monsoon. Renowned as the ‘Spa of South’, this scenic place narrates mythological folklores adding to its mystique.

Top Places to Visit in Summers in East India

Shillong, Meghalaya
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Shillong, Meghalaya

Temperature: 24°C high; 15°C low

Popular hill station of northeast India and capital of Meghalaya, Shillong is blessed with breathtaking beauty and scenic vistas. Situated at 1,496 m above sea level, Shillong experiences gentle winds and soothing weather which makes it among the best places to visit in summer in Northeast India. This beautiful hill station is a perfect blend of rich cultural and natural heritage.

Darjeeling, West Bengal
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Darjeeling, West Bengal

Temperature: Average - 19°C high; 11°C low

Boasts about rolling hills, lush plantations, pine, and rhododendron forest, and snow-clad Kanchenjunga, Darjeeling is a vacationer’s paradise. The untouched beauty of the hills and old-worldly charm make this scenic hill town a perfect getaway for families and couples in summer. The gorgeous panorama of the Himalayas along with marvelous colonial architecture offers a unique experience to travelers.

Top Places to Visit in Summers in West India

Panchgani, Maharashtra
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Panchgani, Maharashtra

Temperature: 29°C high; 220°C low

Settled at an altitude of 1,334 m above sea level, Panchgani is named after five majestic hills surrounding it. This renowned hill town is blessed with towering mountains, lush valleys, and cascading waterfalls. An erstwhile summer retreat of British India, Panchgani is famous for sunrise and sunset points. The soothing environment of this idyllic hill town makes it among the best places to visit in summer in West India along with family and friends.

Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra
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Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra

Temperature: 30°C high; 20°C low

Situated amidst the Western Ghat mountain ranges of Maharashtra, Mahabaleshwar boasts about numerous rivers, cascades, dense forests, and lush hills. This beautiful hill town experiences calm and pleasant weather, which makes it the perfect escape from the scorching heat of the plains. The majestic peaks, captivating slopes, and strawberry gardens exuding charm and elegance.

Top Places to Visit in Summers in North East India

Pelling, Sikkim
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Pelling, Sikkim

Temperature: 19.6°C high; 8.5°C low

Nestled in the foothills of Mount Kanchenjunga, Pelling offers the breathtaking sights of the mighty Kanchenjunga and other neighboring peaks. It is a paradise for adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers. The region experiences pleasant weather in summer which makes it an amazing place to indulge in outdoor activities including trekking, hiking, rock climbing, and mountain biking.

Dzukou Valley, Nagaland
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Dzukou Valley, Nagaland

Temperature: 30°C high; 16°C low

Settled at 2,542 m above sea level, Dzukou Valley transforms into a fairyland in summer when a different variety of flowers blooms. The valley is covered with a multicolored carpet of the most exquisite species of vegetation. The sheer beauty and magnificence of the valley can leave anyone captivated. It is a heave for nature lovers and for those who wish to spend some quality time amidst the serenity with their loved ones.

Gangtok
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Gangtok

Temperature: 32°C high; 25°C low

The capital city of Sikkim, Gangtok is a paradise for explorers. Nestled in northeast India, it is home to some attractive natural and made-made places that fascinate travelers all over the country. Gangtok is one of the best places to visit in monsoon in India for an amazing holiday. The thought of having a cup of hot coffee with rain pouring down the hotel window is simply amazing.

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