The scorching heat of summers might make you look out for some amazing cold destinations. Not to forget India has some of the wonderful and attractive tourist destinations one can check out to beat the heat. Here we have a list of cold places that you check out for an ideal summer vacation.
Featured in the award-winning commercial movie Bhag Milkha Bhag, Ladak is seen as dry and snow-covered. With the summer heat baking rest of the country this summer season, tourists are heading towards Ladak to escape the burning sun. The best time to visit this place is from May to October, as the majestic mountain peaks, splendid lakes, and scenic landscapes make it a worthy spot to visit.
If you want to spend your summer vacations in the hills, Dharamshala should be your pick. It is a quaint place surrounded by snow-clad mountains, souls soothing ambiance, scenic beauty, and solemn hum of Buddhist chants accompanied with the sound of a ringing bell echoing in the air. Undoubtedly it is one of the best places to visit in Himachal in the month of June, July, and August, as the blissful weather of the hill town gives you a break from the hot weather of other cities. The scenic beauty, vibes, and weather conditions of the place lure scores of travelers from all across the globe, making it one of the best places to visit in Himachal Pradesh.
It’s no doubt one of the most popular and loved tourist destinations not only in Himachal but in entire northern India. Located right in the heart of Himachal it is certainly the perfect holiday destination for tourists to visit in summer. Blessed with gorgeous views of the snow-capped Himalayas, breathtaking beauty of Beas River, a stunning portrait of beautiful fruit orchards, and the crisp of air there is what attracts tourists from all over the place. No matter if you are a nature lover, adventure seeker, or laid-back holidaymaker, this place will never fail to entice you and you will for sure return back with some never forgetting memories and holiday experiences for your lifetime.
4. Spiti Valley
If you want to escape the hot climatic conditions of your regions, then this beautiful cold desert area in Himachal Pradesh is a must-visit for you. Spiti valley gives you enough reasons to escape the sweltering city and move to explore the pure bliss of nature in the solitude of mountains. This snow desert lies between the India and Tibet giving it another name of middle land. Kunzum Pass is another reason that makes Spiti Valley a popular destination to visit in summer. This pass remains snow-covered for most of the year is the most visited place by travelers.
Also known as the Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas and the Yog Capital of the World, Rishikesh is located in the Himalayas at the foothill beside the holy Ganges River in India’s northern state of Uttarakhand. Among the many other popular hill stations and natural abodes, Rishikesh is the one that is preferred by most tourists. The temperature here is mild and escapes from the extremes of nature and the heat, due to its height and geographical location. Home to impressive places, Rishikesh will provide your tiring eyes with a soothing ambiance of green lush grass and rolling hills. Apart from the natural beauty, this place also engulfs you in many things to do in Rishikesh such as Cliff jumping, trekking, Flying fox, river rafting, etc.