Darjeeling, also known as ‘Queen of the Hills’ is the most popular summer holiday destination in India. The Tiger Hill is a famous hill where you can witness the best sunrise in the morning. The Toy Train, Rock Gardens, Darjeeling-Rangit passenger cable car, The Mall Road or Chowrasta, Ghoom Monastery, Dali Monastery, Tamang Ghumba and Aloobari Monastery in Darjeeling are the main attractions to visit. The Ava Art Gallery, Japanese Peace Pagoda, Batasia Loop and the War Memorial, Botanical Garden, Scrubbery Park, Red Panda Breeding Farm, Himalayan Zoo and Dhirdham Temple are other attractions in Darjeeling.
Shimla is an ideal destination to spend your summer holiday in India. The Mall Road, the beautiful church located on the Ridge near the mall, Jakhu Temple, which is perched on top of a hill and has a huge statue of Hanuman, Kali Bari Temple are the main attraction in Shimla to visit. Manali is another tourist destination in Himachal Pradesh and it is one of the most visited tourist destinations in India during summer holidays. The snow-covered mountains, the evening scarlet sky and the picture perfect Rohtang Pass, Hadimba Temple, Solang Valley, Vashisht Village, Naggar, Rahala Falls are some popular sightseeing places in Manali.
Situated at an elevation of 2000 m, Mussoorie is in Uttarakhand has always been a popular tourist destination in India. Enjoy the ride on the ropeway or the cable car, which takes you to Gun Hill, The Mall Road, Kempty Falls, where one can enjoy bathing under a giant waterfall to one’s heart’s content. Other than these Cloud End and Lal Tibba are some must visits in Mussoorie.
The Valley of Kashmir is another summer holiday destination in India that is worth visiting. The first is Pahalgam, second is Gulmarg, third is Sonmarg and fourth is Srinagar. The state capital, Srinagar is the main attraction in North India. Shikara ride, houseboat stay and water-skiing can be enjoyed with family in Srinagar. For sightseeing, you can go to Mughal Gardens namely, Chashma-e-Shahi, Shalimar Bagh and Nishat Garden, Hazratbal Shrine and Hari Parbat Fort. Please check the political situation there before to make you holiday plans.
Leh Ladakh : Surrounded by two beautiful and powerful mountain ranges namely Karakoram and the great Himalayas, Leh Ladakh is a beautiful city in India. It is a place for cultural and adventure enthusiastic as there are numerous historic monasteries known as Gompas which are situated in the hills and mountains. You can also experience Buddhist art and architecture in these monasteries and the breathtaking views that the city offers to its tourists. Visit the beautiful Pangong Lake, Tso Moriri Lake and Nubra Valley.