Many people in India want to plan their holidays in the summers only, mainly due to summer holidays and to avoid the heat. But, the summer heat poses a great hindrance in their planning. But, there are few places in India, which does not experience this summer heat and are the best destinations to plan in the summers’. Here is a list of 10 such places in India that never heard of summer heat:
Places Experiencing No Summer Heat
Siberia is the first; Drass is the second coldest place of the World. It is situated around 60 kilometres west of Kargil on the way to Srinagar. It’s a place which experience snowfall even in the summer season when almost all the places of India experience killing heat! Major attractions here are the Zoji La pass, Puga Valley and three day long trekking to Suru Valley.
Keylong is situated 126 kilometres north of Manali and 120 kilometres away from the Indo-Tibetan border. It also serves as an administrative centre of the Lahaul and Spiti district. It is an ideal place for adventure freaks and nature lovers. It’s an amazing place full of enchanting rivers, beautiful snowcapped mountains and the breathtaking landscapes.
A guaranteed summer escape place of India; Leh is a very popular and chill out tourist spot of India. It experiences cold all through the year. The major places of attractions in Leh are Nubra Valley, Magnetic Hill, Thikse Monastery, Namgyal Tsemo Monastery and Spituk Monastery.
Renowned for its scenic beauty; Nainital is a place which often experience snowfall in the summer. It is also one of the most loved tourist spots for the summer trips. The major places of attractions in Nainital are Nainital Lake, Tiffin Top, Naini Peak, Snow View and Pt. G.B. Pant High Altitude Zoo.
Another place which does not care about the hotness of the Sun! It’s a chilled place experiencing freezing cold all through the year. The major places of attractions in Kufri are Fagu, Indira Tourist Park, Mahasu Peak and Himalaya Nature Park. It is located around 15 kilometres from Shimla.
Gulmarg is renowned for the beautiful snow covered landscapes. The place is so cold throughout the year that if it experiences, even the slightest rays of the Sun; then it’s a party time for the local people! The major places of attractions in Gulmarg are Gulmarg Gondola, Khilanmarg, Alpather Lake, Ningle Nallah and Outer Circle Walk.
Another freaking cold place; Shimla has got the potential to surprise you with the summer snow! It is also a perfect destination for the summer trips. The major places of attractions in Shimla are Christ Church, The Ridge, Jakhoo, Kalka-Shimla Railway and Rashtrapati Niwas.
Renowned for the magnificent mountains and the beautiful snow filled places; Auli is also the perfect place for summer adventures. The major places of attractions in Auli are Auli Artificial Lake, Joshimath, Gurso Bugyal, Winter Ski Resort, Bhavishya Badri, Trishul Peak and Chenab Lake.
Renowned as an awesome and excellent honeymoon spot; Manali is an exotic place with awesome climate. The major places of attractions in Manali are Solang Valley, Hidimba Devi Temple, Rohtang Pass, Pandoh Dam and Bhrigu Lake.
Gangtok does not differentiate much between summers’ and the winters’. And, that’s the major reason why it is considered as one of the most popular summer destination of India. The major places of attractions in Gangtok are Nathu La pass, Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok, Rumtek Monastery, Pemayangtse Monastery, Tsomgo Lake, Cholamu Lake, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Himalayan Zoological Park, Seven Sister Waterfalls and Banjhakari Falls.
So the next time you plan for the summer trips and you do not want to burn yourself in the summer heat; then visit all these summer holiday destinations. Remember to carry woolen clothes too!