The city of Tawang is one of the most beautiful places in India that offers great eternal peace and is the best place to visit in Summer. Situated at an elevation of 3049 meters, this town lies in the northwestern part of Arunachal Pradesh. The major tourist attraction of Tawang is the Tawang Monastery, which is said to be the biggest Buddhist Monastery outside Tibet and a major holy site for all Tibetan Buddhists.
The other major attractions of this place include the Tipi Orchid Sanctuary (which houses thousands of varieties of orchids), the fortified complex of the monastery, the beautiful lake of Pankang Teng Tso, Sangeter Lake, Banggachang Lake, and the eight-meter-tall statue of Sakyamuni Buddha.
This city is the capital of Himachal Pradesh and is one of the major tourist attractions in this state. The city of Shimla is a famous hill station and is counted among the top ten summer destinations in India. Shimla is generally famous for its discrete culture and the magnificent scenic beauty it possesses.
Some of the major tourist attractions here include Christ Church (this is the second oldest church in Northern India), Jakhu Hill (the highest peak in this area that offers an awesome view of this town and the snowcapped Himalayas), Shimla State Museum (presents a cultural wealth of the state), Summer Hill (a lovely place where Mahatma Gandhi stayed during their visit to Shimla), Tara Devi (a hill temple dedicated to Goddess of Stars) and many more.
Munnar is a breathtaking hill station in the Idukki district of Kerala and is spread in the lap of the Western Ghats. Mudrapuzha, Kundala, and Nallathanni are the three mountain streams on which this majestic summer destination is situated. This beautiful hill station was once a summer recourse in South India for the British Government.
“Tea Gardens, Lakes and Pretty little hill-station” is what defines this sublime hill station at best. Also, Munnar is bounded to the largest tea garden in South India. The lush green forests, lakes, and picture-book towns make this place a paradise of South India. The vast green land of the place is best for those who are in love with tea and want to observe diverse varieties in one place. It is difficult to describe the picture-perfect place which looks alike a paradise that we used to draw in mind. And so is Munnar; the wide stretch of green and mountains is beyond the beauty.
Munnar is divided into two: the old Munnar and the new Munnar. Docile lakes, windy streams, gloomy mountain crests, sylvan gorges, wild orchids, and amazing fauna; all make Munnar a must-visit the place.
Must visit places in Munnar that would allow travelers to enjoy the grandiose hills of the city: Eravikulam National Park, Anamudi Peak, Mattupetty, Pallivasal, Chinnakanal&Anayirangal, Tea Museum, Atukkad Waterfalls, Lakkom Waterfalls, Idduki Arch Dam, Hill View Park, Cheeyappara Waterfalls and more.
Darjeeling is also famously known as the Himalayan City and is well known for its Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, which is one of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites. The city of Darjeeling is situated in the lower ranges of the Himalayas which has an average approximate elevation of 6700 feet. Darjeeling is also famous for its tea industry and one can experience the fascinating view of the deep tea-cultivated valleys.
Some of the places to visit around Darjeeling include Bagdogra, Gangtok, Kathmandu, Kurseong, and Kalimpong. The Darjeeling ropeway is another major attraction.
This is another major hill station and tourist destination in the state of Himachal Pradesh as well as northern India. Situated in the Beas River Valley, the city of Manali is blessed with beautiful hills, captivating deep valleys, culture, and heritage. This place is also considered one of the best summer destinations in India
Srinagar is one of the most beautiful places to visit in summer with its beautiful landscapes, gardens, lakes, houseboats, and is often denoted as the “Venice of the East”. Srinagar is one of the oldest known cities and dates back its presence to the 3rd century BC. Some of the major tourist attractions of Srinagar include Dal Lake (magnificent lake with several houseboats and shikaras), Mughal Gardens (gardens built by Mughals using the Islamic style architecture featuring pools, fountains, and canals), Nishant Baug (literary means the garden of joy, was built by Asif Khan, the father-in-law of Shah Jahan in the year 1633), Shalimar Baug (built-in 1619 by Mughal Emperor Jahangir for his wife Nur Jahan), and Sher Garhi Palace (former residence of the Maharajas of Jammu and Kashmir).
The other major attractions here include Hari Parbat, Pari Mahal, Sankaracharya Mandir, The Hazratlbal Shrine, and Nagin Lake.
This is one of the famous and highly tourist-attracted hill stations in Uttarakhand. Nainital lies around 6350 feet above sea level and comprises three mountains including the Naina, Deopatha, and Ayarpatha. The hill station has a huge number of picturesque destinations that attract tourists to visit this place again and again.
Some of the major tourist attracted destinations here include Naina Lake (the base point for tourism in Nainital), Naina Peak (awesome view of snow-grabbing Himalayan ranges), and Naina Devi Temple (dedicated to Goddess Naina Devi). The other attractions here include the Cave Garden, Ropeway of Nainital, Bhimtal Lake, and Naukuchia Lake.
Kullu is a leading hill station in Himachal Pradesh. Formed due to the valley created by the Beas River, this place is covered with dense pine and deodar forests. Kullu is also famous for its sprawling apple orchids and the magnificent view of the Himalayas one gets to see from here.
One of the well-known hill stations in northern India, Gulmarg is one of the worth visiting places. The place is named Gulmarg, as it is blessed with grassy hills and colorful flowers.
The several attractions in Gulmarg include Khilanmarg (terrific view of meadows carpeted with flowers), Alpather Lake (a beautiful lake situated at the foothills of Apharwat hills), Ningli Nallah (a pretty mountain stream that flows from the Apharwat hills), Ferozpore Nallah (a stream that meets the Bahan river and famously known as the “water’s meet”), Shrine of Baba Reshi (a tomb of Sufi Saint named Baba Reshi), Golf Course (one of the world’s highest golf course and a clubhouse), Gondola Lift (breathtaking lift from high above Gulmarg through pine-clad slopes), and the Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve (home for red fox, musk deer, black bear, etc.).
An awesome hill station situated in the Dehradun district is one of the most magnificent places worth visiting in Uttarakhand. The town has rich flora and fauna and some of the most captivating landscapes. Some of the major tourists attracted destinations in Mussoorie include Gun Hill (the highest point in Mussoorie), Lake Mist (also known as the queen of hills and has the Kempty river flowing here giving rise to several small waterfalls), Mussoorie Lake (a lake that also provides an enchanting view of Doon Valley), and Bhatta Falls (a waterfall worth seeing).
The other attractions here include Jharipani Falls, Mossy Falls, Sir George Everest’s House, Nag Devta Temple, Jwalaji Temple, Benog Hill, and the Van Chetna Kendra.
This city was the capital of one of the oldest Himalayan kingdoms. The city is still dominated by the ruined Leh Palace which is a major tourist attraction. Leh once served as an important trade route between the Indus Valley, Tibet, and China.
Today, some of the major attractions here include Shanti Stupa, Zorawar Fort, Leh Palace, The Victory Tower, Hemis Gompha, Stok Palace, Leh Trekking Trails, Namgyal Tsemo Gompa, War Museum, Jo Khang Gompa, Chamba Temple, Gurdwara Pathar Sahib, and Jama Masjid. The city of Leh is one of the worth visiting places in northern India.