With the summer approaching at good pace, You may be planning to spend your summer again at the same place where you went last summer. Hold on we bring you 8 best place to spend summer in India that you may not heard before.
1. Auli, The ski capital of Uttarakhand
Auli, in the Garhwal Himalayas, is a favourite skiing destination for many not just because of its beautiful glittering slopes but for the nice, clean environment as well. Located around 250 kms away from Rishikesh in Uttarakhand.
The region provides immense opportunities for adventure sports like skiing and thrilling water sports which make Auli an ideal venue for adventure seekers. It is a ski touring and cultural paradise, and whatever the weather, you can always get out skiing and riding.
2. Pachmarhi: The only hill-station in Madhya Pradesh
Pachmarhi is a hill station of Madhya Pradesh situated on a large plateau Mahadeo hills of Satpura ranges. It is widely known as “Queen of Satpura”. Pachmarhi lies in Hoshangabad district of among all tourist spots of Madhya Pradesh, Pachmarhi is the most favorite tourist spot among domestic tourists of India. Mostly it is visited by domestic tourists from all over the India specially from Maharashtra, Gujarat, West Bengal. Pachmarhi sightseeing is of 2-3 days long. Satpura National Park is also another attraction for Pachmarhi visitors as Tigers are their in Park.
Pachmarhi has all characteristics of scenic beauty of Nature. Waterfalls, streams, wild-life and presence of some rare species of medicinal plants has made it most picturesque tourist spot of Madhya Pradesh.
3. Mon, Nagaland
frequented usually in the first week of April, when people witness the Aoleang festival of the Konyak Nagas. A vibrant mix of modern and traditional, the festival is celebrated as the beginning of the new year with the spring season, after sowing seeds for the first crop of the year. Traditional dances, music and games are showcased, with the added aim of spreading peace and cultural harmony among the tribes. The rare head hunter and tattooed Nagas are seen in great numbers during this time.
4. Sarahan, Himachal Pradesh
The Bhimakali Temple, one of 51 shaktipeethas (the consecrated sites of worship of the chief female deity, Sati) is located in Sarahan and attracts pilgrims around the year. Sarahan is seated deep into the lap of lush mountain scenery and is the perfect summer retreat. With the Bird Park that is the only breeding ground for pheasants in the state and home to the state bird, the monal. The Pandava Cave, where the mythological five brothers of the Hindu epic Mahabharata are said to have trekked also finds home in Sarahan.
5. Kadmat Island, Lakshadweep,one of the most exotic islands in India
Travellers to kadmat feel blessed to witness natural beauty so exquisite, that it could only be nothing lesser than paradise. Located atop a coral reef, Kadmat is a tiny island, spread over just 3.12 square kilometres, but explored best through water activities like diving, snorkeling and swimming. The simplicity of the island speaks for itself, since there is little to no human interference in the natural beauty, and precautions are taken by the natives to keep one of the most beautiful islands at Lakshadweep, clean and as naturally preserved as possible.
6. Wayanad, Misty Hills in Kerala
Historically and culturally the importance of Wayanad lies very closely linked with its temples. Thirunelly temple, Jain temples at Sulthan Bahery and Panamaram and Valliyoorkav at Mananthavady historically date back from 12th to 16th centuries and the temples show that Wayanad was a habitat of mankind and place of civilization even in very old times. These temples are the living testimony of the cultural heritage of south India.
7. Coonoor, Tamil Nadu
Situated at an altitude of 200 ft above the seal level and 17 Km froms Udhagamandalam, is the first of the popular Hill Stations in Tamil Nadu. Coonoor is popular among those who want to enjoy nature’s bounty but without the overflowing tourists. Sim’s park, a botanical garden in the city frequented most by locals and those visiting Coonoor, hosts an annual Fruit Show in the summers. The dolphin’s nose point, a one of a kind view point, provides a panoramic view of the mesmerising Nilgiri Hills and the Catherine Falls. Trekking trails leading out of the town are also taken by those who love exploring nature in serenity.
8. Kalimpong, West Bengal
The area around Kalimpong lies in the Eastern Himalayas. The summer and spring seasons are the most popular with tourists. Roads are lined with sunflowers and poinsettias, and the city itself considered as an ecological hotspot, don’t be surprised if you spot rarities like the red panda, asiatic black bear, and the pangolin here.