Top 5 weekend vacation spots for summer 2019

Planning a vacation retreat for the summer? Let us help you! With these top 5 summer vacation spots in India, get your bags packing and let the rising mercury take the backseat this time.

  1. Jammu
For people travelling from Delhi, this destination is very apt to get away from all the summer heat. It’s beauty and magnificence can take anybody’s breath away. Choose from a variety of Delhi to Jammu bus services available at all times of the day. If you’re planning a vacation here, some of the must-visit places here include Bahu Fort, Mubarak Mandi Palace, Mansar Lake, Shivkhori, Raghunath Bazaar, Amar Mahal Museum, Akhnoor Fort and much more. From AC to non-AC and Volvo, Delhi to Jammu bus farewill be dependent on your seating preference, time preference and bus type.

2.            Nainital

Nainital is a paradise for nature lovers. The surrounding hills and lakes make this destination quite charming and enchanting. For the same reason, it is also known as the “Queen of Lakes”. The best time to visit this place extends from March to December. Some of the major attractions here include Nainital Lake, Snow View, Tiffin Top, G B Pant High Altitude Zoo, Mall Road, Cave Garden, Hanuman Garhi, Raj Bhawan Governor House, Naini Peak, Jim Corbett Gurney House and many more. Nainital also offers some pretty adventurous sports including trekking, boating, rope-way, Paragliding and jeep tours.

3.            Mukteshwar

A beautiful, hilly destination nestled in between fruit orchards and coniferous forests, Mukteshwar is one destination that you cannot miss! It is situated at an elevation of 2,285 mts, and gets its name from Mukteshwar Dham, a 350 year old institution. Once you’re here, you’ll be able to spot potato cultivation and fruit orchards on terraces of all hillside homes. Also, the small houses with reddish roofs will remind you of British establishments everywhere. The best time to visit Mukteshwar is between the months of March - June and October - November. When here, do not miss out on Chauli Ki Jali, Mukteshwar Dham Temple, Mukteshwar Mahadev Temple, Sonapani Himalayan Village, Mukteshwar Kuma on Hills and Bhalu Gaad falls.

4.            Gangtok

Situated in the middle of eastern Himalayas, Gangtok is an important Buddhism center and the capital of the state of Sikkim. It is surrounded by beautiful scenery everywhere, especially the snow-capped mountains and the high-altitude lakes and passes. The best time to visit Gangtok is from Spring to summer, during the months of March to June. Some of the places you must visit here include Enchey Monastery, Tsomgo Lake, Rumtek Monastery, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Ganesh Tok and Hanuman Tok, Nathu La Pass and the Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve.

5.            Cherrapunji

If you like rains, you’ll love this place. Cherrapunji experiences rain throughout the year, making it into the Guinness book of records as the wettest place on Earth. Although climate change has taken away that title from this place now, it still measures rain feet instead of centimeters. Some of the places to visit here include Mawsmai Cave, KremMawmluh Cave, Nohkalikai Falls, Double Decker Living Root Bridge, Seven Sisters Falls, Dainthlen Falls, KremPhyllut, Thangkharang Park, Eco Park, Kynrem Falls, Motrop or KhohRamhah, Dawki, Mawlynnong, Mawsmai Falls and The MawkdokDympep Valley View.

Made up your mind yet? Hurry up and book your tickets NOW!

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