Usually, travellers prefer winter, pre-monsoon, and post-monsoon seasons to visit India as the tropical country looks more resplendent and healthy. But there are beautiful destinations to visit in India during summer 2020 with your family. Not only clear skies but vibrant festivals like Thrissur Pooram, Holi, Ooty Flower Festival, Sikkim and Summer Festivals eliminate gloominess in people and surroundings. Here is a list of 10 places to see in India during summer 2020.
Perched above Doon Valley, Mussorie is a heavenly abode of pine forests, curvy roads, and humble homes make other hills of India curtsy to this Queen of Hill stations. The Glaring night vibes of Mussorie Lake and Jwala Devi Temple of Goddess Durga are must-visit places in Mussoorie. One of the best places in India to experience snow from December to mid-February.
Tell me one thing to do: Go antique hunting in Landour and Kulri Bazaar.
The famous Golden Temple or Namdroling Monastery is a famous place to seek blessings and cute little souvenirs. While the Dubare Elephant Camp Road is pure magic of nature. It drizzles still the sun manages to peek in and out of the coffee and pepper plantations. Bathe elephant babies in Dubare Elephant Camp Road, buy tasty red wine, and spend peaceful time in Nisargadhama National Park. A campfire in a homestay along with the Kodava’s cuisine, Pork Curry is a must-try in Coorg of Karnataka.
Tell me one thing to do: Coffee plantation walk with your homestay owner
Munnar is the romantic tryst of Muthirapuzha, Nallathanni, and Kundala Rivers. From witnessing the endangered Nilgiri Tahr in Eravikulam National Park, cleansing your body and soul in Seetha Devi Lake, going to the livestock hills in the Mattupetty Dam, and feeling the enchanting zephyr in the Top Station, to knowing about the culture of tea inside Lockhart Museum, Munnar is magic and your summers would never feel like one.
Tell me one thing to do: Taste different Tea flavours and its history
This place is often called the “quieter Shimla” due to its lonely location filled with apple orchards, deodars, pine and oak trees. A beautiful alternative if you are looking to skip the hustle and bustle of tourists in Shimla. One of the best offbeat destinations in India to visit in summer of 2020.
Tell me one thing to do: Trek to the Forest Reserve with binoculars for birdwatching
Claimed as the paradise of motorcyclists, Ladakh is a must-visit destination during Summer in India for its wide vistas, lip-smacking momos, Buddhist Gompas, magnetic hills that creates an illusion of pulling vehicles, Chadar Lake, Pangong Lake, and Zanskar Valley. One can rent motorbikes and ride through the highest motorable road in India, Khardungla Pass which is at a height of 17,582 feet above sea level.
Tell me one thing to do: Ride with your friends on the highest motorable road.
Feel the colours of Holy spread modesty and joy amongst the people of Shantiniketan in West Bengal. Join young students and thousands of international travellers in Basanta Utsav to paint the whole town in all shades. This March 10, 2020, imbibe happiness from the most colourful and cultural festival in the world. The roots of art, culture, and literature were connected through the efforts of Rabindranath Tagore. Celebrate the upcoming spring in Shantiniketan to know about the culture of this quaint town in one of the vintage states in India, West Bengal.
Tell me one thing to do: Listen to Bauls and buy handicrafts from Shonibare Haat
Found by Dalhousie, the British Viceroy in the 1850s, the mountain views and delectable spots like Khajjiar (Mini Switzerland) nearby make Dalhousie a must-visit place for summer in India. The Colonial-era architecture and planned streets of this tranquil destination a favourable spot for families and honeymooners.
Tell me one thing to do: Challenge yourself for Sach Pass or settle for Kalatop Wildlife Reserve Trek
There are many interesting legends in the lake district of India. It is surrounded by 7 mountains called “Sapta-Shring” whilst “Naina” means eye and “Tal” means lake. The divine Naini Lake, the official residence of the Governor of Uttarakhand – Raj Bhawan, and Nainital Boat club are important places to visit in Nainital of Uttarakhand.
Tell me one thing to do: Go with your family for a boat ride and try momos
Located at a distance of less than 130 km from Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim, Pelling is famous for its Sangachoeling Monastery, Singshore Bridge – The highest bridge in Sikkim, fishing Assala in Rimbi Waterfall, explorations nearby Khecheopalri Lake, and spotting Snow Leopards in the Kanchendzonga National Park. Kaluk occupied by the Lepcha Tribal People is a good homestay option to live close with nature.
Tell me one thing to do: Tread along the Pelling Skywalk and admire the colossal statue of Chenrezig.
Pahalgam is one alluring ornament of the Liddar Valley and is one of the prominent attractions of Jammu and Kashmir. This small hill station is the beginning point of the popular Amarnath Trek to reach the abode of Lord Shiva. This is one of the places in India that can be visited throughout the year. The famous Kolahoi Galcier-Pahalgam route for horse riding is one amongst the most-do activities in Pahalgam.
Tell me one thing to do: Play golf in the 18-hole Golf Course of Pahalgam
Travel India in Summer if you wish to accomplish every single itinerary in your tour plan. There will be no roadblocks, landslides, and other natural calamities from March to June in India. Summer is the best time to spot wild animals in the National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries of India.
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