Garima | Dec 29, 2018 | 2
What are the best hill stations to travel during summers?
When it comes to the best Hill stations to travel during summers, the list is extremely long but, it is only some of the Hill stations which steal the show with their remarkable beauty and adventure opportunities.
Don’t worry we are here to help you to decide the Best Hill Station to travel this summer season.
Here is the list of 7 best Hill stations not-to-miss this summer season.
Manali is a popular tourist destination for Indians in summer and a fascinating, snow-covered place in winter. Mostly well-liked amongst the honeymooners because it provides them an opportunity to explore the foremost enticing places to go to Manali, the snowy outlook of Manali will make you fall in love with its atmosphere.
Climate- Cold during winter and moderately cool during summer. Snowfall between December and beginning of March. In January it is the highest.
Best time to visit – March to June as the weather will be soothing, sunny and pleasant. December – January is the best time to enjoy snowfall.
Point of Interest– Solong Valley, Hidimba Devi Temple, Manikaran Gurudwara, Jogini Waterfall, Gulaba, Bhrigu Lake, Beas Kund, and Solang Nullah.
The beauty of the North East never fails to impress travel lovers. Shillong is situated in the East Khasi Hills. It is one of the most easily accessible cities in North East India.
Climate– summers are cool and very rainy, while its winters are cool and dry. Shillong is subject to vagaries of the monsoon. The monsoons come in June and it rains nearly until the end of August.
Best time to visit– Monsoon is the best time to go to Shillong because the entire town breathes a new life within the rains.
Point of Interest – Shillong Peak, Elephant Falls, Ward’s Lake, Lady Haydari Park, Don Bosco Museum, Laitlum Canyons, and Umiam Lake.
Rishikesh is a small town located in the northern state of Uttarakhand. It is the yoga capital of India, located 20 km upslope from Haridwar. Rishikesh is also the Gateway to the Himalayas. The Char Dham Yatra ideally begins from Rishikesh. If you want to meditate and perform Yoga, go to Health resort spread throughout the city. These yoga centers can transform your stressed life into a life of peace and calmness; helping you get into a better diet and restore your health.
Climate – The winters are very cold, and the summer season is mild and moderate followed by a good rainfall in monsoon. Summer Season in Rishikesh: – From March to June.
Best time to visit – The ideal time to go Rishikesh for River Rafting is from late September – October to mid-November, and then from early March – April to the first week of May.
Point of interest – Lakshman jhula, Neelkanth Mahadev Mandir, Triveni ghat, Rafting in Rishikesh, Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh, The Beatless Ashram, and Ganga Aarti.
Dalhousie, one of the favorites among other Hill Stations as tourists traveling to Himachal Pradesh is famously known for its mesmerizing natural beauty and its old-world charm. This hill station was one of the foremost favorite summer destinations of the ruling Britishers and this is often actually reflected in the majestic Victorian style mansions during this region
Climate– The climate in Dalhousie is warm and temperate. The summers are a lot rainier than the winters in Dalhousie.
Best time to visit – March to May
Point of Interest – Panch Pulla, Khajjiar, Dainkund Peak, Chamundadevi Temple, Chamba, Ganji Pahari, City Shopping and Sach Pass
Mussoorie, Queen of the Hills, which is located some 290 km north of New Delhi, is among the most popular hill stations of the country. It is an alluring paradise for leisure travelers and honeymooners.
Climate– Winter is of freezing weather and snow. Night temperature can move to subzero levels and roads get blocked by snow. Snowfall is usual from December till mid of February.
Summer is very pleasant with an average temperature of around 37°C and is a good time for sightseeing and adventures.
Best time to visit – April to June
Point of interest – Kempty Falls, Bhatta Falls, Camel’s Back Road, Gun Hill, Happy Valley, Dhanaulti, Lal Tibba, and Mussoorie Lake.
Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim is situated on a ridge at a height of 5500 feet. With a splendid view of the Khangchendzonga, the town provides the perfect base for travel through the state.MG Marg, the main street of Gangtok town is a great place to chill out.
Climate– In Gangtok, the climate is warm and temperate. The summers are much rainier than the winters in Gangtok. The driest month is December. The lowest average temperatures in the year occur In January temperature is around 9.9 °C.
Best time to visit– March and May, October and mid-December
Point of interest– Nathula Pass, M.G. Road, Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple, Flower Exhibition Center, Tsomogo Lake, Ban Jhakri Falls, Kanchenjunga and Mangan
Located at a height of 7200 ft, Pahalgam, called the ‘Valley of Shepherds’, is a splendid hill station in Kashmir where great many Bollywood movies have been shot.
Out of the many places in Kashmir, Pahalgam stands out as one that is a must see. Pahalgam has a lot of sightseeing places, making it one of the hot destinations for all kinds of travelers, from family to couples and corporate teams, and so on.
Climate – The town receives scanty rainfall from July to September. During monsoon, the humidity level in Pahalgam is quite high. October to February is considerably chilly and receives snowfall.
Best time to visit – The period between March to November is the best time to visit Pahalgam as the weather is good for outdoor activities. If you are an adventure lover and want to enjoy skiing, then winter is the best season for you to visit Pahalgam.
Point of Interest – White water Rafting, Fishing, Get Devout, Sheshnag Lake, Sun Temple, Tulian Lake, Tarsar Lake, Aru, Betaab Valley, and Sinthon Top.
Visit all these hill stations as it will certainly refresh your mind and provide unforgettable memories. India is flooded with innumerable tourist places and hill stations; this will give you a golden opportunity to discover the places that you have only seen in your dreams or on the television sets.