The temperature has started to soar and the holiday season will start soon. The best thing is that today’s travellers are no longer restricting their destinations to the known tourist trails and exploring different offbeat destinations in India. So prepare yourself because SUMMER IS COMING.
Here is our list of Top 10 offbeat Offbeat Summer Vacation Spots that are not worthy of missing out on, at any cost!
Cold mountain desert of Spiti, is for travelers who dare to drift from the tourist trails. Spiti , Ladakh’s lesser-known neighbor, is a world within a world, as Rudyard Kipling once described it. Spiti , experiences a long summer from May till mid – October. It area remains cold even in the summer season, with maximum temperature of 15 degrees Celsius.
Khajjiar, known as “ The Mini Switzerland of India” , is a small hill station in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. Summers in Khajjiar is mild; the temperature is warm yet pleasant and sunny enough, not to hinder your exploration plans.
Valley of Flowers, Uttarakhand
Nestled in Uttarakhand, this alluring place is famous for its charming meadows of alpine flowers . This place has floral pastures, running streams and beautiful backdrop of the mountains. The temperature remains moderate to cool (19 °Cmaximum) from mid-April to June which is ideal for a trek.
Araku Valley, Andhra Pradesh
Araku Valley is one of the most popular Hill Station located in Andhra Pradesh. The weather in Araku Valley is generally pleasant with summers experiencing moderate temperatures ranging between 18 and 30 degree centigrade. The summer winds are cool and flow all season long, making the weather pleasant.
Daringibadi is a hill station in Kandhmal district of Odisha state in eastern India. Widely known as “Kashmir of Odisha”. It is the only place in Odisha that receives snow during winters. In summers, the weather here remains pleasant.
Dzukou Valley, Nagaland
The valley is a breathtakingly beautiful, picture-postcard masterpiece of nature’s handiwork that more rightfully belongs in a fairytale book or fantasy novel than in this earthly realm. In summer, the whole valley covers up itself with colourful flowers which presents a charming view during the trek.
Devikulam , Kerala
Tourists visiting Kerala confine themselves mostly to the well known tourist places like Munnar, Alleppy , etc but miss spellbounding places like Devikulam. The place is known for its mythological significance and green hillocks
Summers in Devikulam are experienced from the beginning of March till May. The weather is warm and cosy, with an average temperature hitting 20 degrees Celsius at maximum.
Girgan Valley , J&K
The Girgan valley is the coldest zone of the Pir Panjal (Panchal) range of the Himalayas as this valley remains under snow cover for more than five months during winter season. This valley is famous for its 7 natural lakes which presents a picturesque view. Summer (April to June) months are warm and pleasant. The summer nights are cool and wonderful. This is a great time to visit the area and enjoy trekking.
Lakshadweep enjoys a pleasant tropical climate with summer temperatures ranging from 22° C to 33° C. This Beautiful Island is famous for its Juma Masjid, fishing and 300ft tall Light House, besides this you can enjoy its white sand beaches.
Chikhaldara , Maharashtra
Chikhaldara is a hill station and a municipal council in Amravati district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Chikhaldara is full of deep valleys, and these valleys are full of velvet mist and majestic trees.The temperature in summers is warm in day and cool in the evenings.