Top 12 summer holiday destinations in India

Published Date : February 4, 2022
summer holiday destinations

Andaman 

Andaman provides the right blend of thrill and adventure for making your dream vacation unforgettable, with its tranquil beaches, gorgeous shoreline, and a choice of water sports. With its active volcano, white sand beaches, and diverse flora and wildlife, Andaman is never a poor choice for a real wanderlust. Getz Destinations has the best Andaman tour package in-store, with breath-taking beach moods, hypnotic walks through the forests, majestic British architecture, and exquisite accommodations. Andaman is one of the best summer holiday destinations in India destinations.

How to reach Andaman – Direct flights are operating from New Delhi, Bangalore, and Chennai to Port Blair.

Best time to visit Andaman for honeymoon – October to May is the perfect time to visit Andaman, and climate will be at its best during these months.

Things to note before the Andaman trip

  1. Weather

The Andaman Islands are in the tropical region, so a tropical climate prevails throughout the year. December to May third week will be the perfect time to visit Andaman. From May last week to November, the monsoon season will be in force bringing thunderstorms and cyclonic winds. December to February is the winter season, and the nights will be too cold to enjoy.

  1. Backpacking

A large backpack will be perfect as you will be in ships, local boats, buses, and taxis. Never forget to pack your camera and accessories. A first aid kit with insect and mosquito repellent is advised to carry. You can also pack your sunglasses, a hat, and sunscreen cream.

  1. Currency: money exchange

Being an Indian Island territory, the Indian rupee is valid in Andaman. Currency exchanges are available in the capital city of Port Blair and veer Savarkar International airport.

  1. Transport

The boat is the major mode of transport in the Andaman Islands. Government ferry service is available for fare charges. Boat services are available during the day hours only. The last boat will leave by 5 pm. Government buses, taxis, autos, etc., are available on the NH 4 or Andaman Trunk Road. Road travel will be the best to enjoy the scenic villages of Andaman.

  1. Stay in Andaman

Many luxurious and budget-friendly beachfront resorts are available in the Andaman Islands. Many eco-friendly huts and food-inclusive homestays are also available near the beachside and offside too. It is advised to book your hotel before reaching Andaman as there will be a price hike with respect to seasons.

  1. Connectivity in the Andaman Islands

There are only a few network providers operating in the Andaman Islands. Communication while on the boat and NH will be difficult.

  1. Culinary

Andaman is a paradise of seafood. Local vendors will be preparing delicious seafood at an affordable price. Seasonal seafood is advised to eat because of its availability. Veg hotels are also there in Andaman, and foods in resorts will be expensive compared to hotels and local restaurants.

  1. Water sports

Water sports activities like Banana Boat Rides, Snorkelling, scuba diving, parasailing, and kayaking are available in Andaman. One of the important tips to note before your trip is to pre-book your water activities.

Goa 

Exotic beaches and the culture of the south make Goa the best honeymoon destination in India. Beachfront resorts, delicious seafoods, and ecstatic vibe that Goa offers are unmatchable. Feel the Goan vibe; Count the stars resting on the white sandy beaches with your partner.

How to reach Goa – You can easily reach Goa by flight or train, and Dabolim Airport is just 29km away from major towns.

Best time to visit Goa – October to February

Himachal 

Himachal Pradesh is an adventurer’s paradise, with activities ranging from trekking, mountaineering, skiing, hiking, and ice skating to archery, paragliding, hang gliding, camping, mountain biking, and rafting. We cannot divide Himachal into top locations to visit in Himachal since Himachal as a whole is best ‘n’ complete. The lonely planet has also designated Himachal as a child-friendly tourism destination.

How to reach Himachal Pradesh – Jubbarhatti Airport in Kullu, Bhuntar Airport in Shimla, and Gaggal Airport in Kangra connect domestic flights with Himachal. You can get a cab or bus from the Airport. Semi sleeper buses will be available from Delhi to Manali, which will take an overnight ride. It’s better to choose roads, as the routes get more scenic heading north. Trains are available from Delhi to Kalka, and toy trains are available from Kalka to Shimla, which will offer you the best ride through Himachal’s pine woods.

Best time to visit Himachal – Himachal is known to be the destination for all seasons. Himachal will be at its best throughout the year, embellished with snow-capped mountains and the chirping of birds of the pines. December and January will receive heavy snowfall.

Manali 

Manali is one of the most frequented sites in north India, providing travellers with the greatest topography and weather. From Delhi and Chandigarh, you may simply get a Volvo or a taxi to Manali. Roadways will be the greatest option because the view is breath-taking as you go north. In Manali, you may choose between luxurious and budget-friendly accommodationsSnow-capped mountains, placid streams, and the hippy village of Manali make it the best tourist destination in India.

How to reach Manali – There are Volvo buses from Delhi and Chandigarh to reach Manali by road, and the nearest Airport to Manali is Bhuntar.

Best time to visit Manali – Manali is best throughout the year for an amazing vacation; December and January will be the peak time to receive heavy snow fall.

Solang valley

Solang Valley is a must-see all year round, making it the top tourist site in Manali. However, the lush green summers are ideal for activities like paragliding, gondola trips, and more. Activities like paragliding in Solang Valley will make your trip to Himachal one to remember. The hot springs of Manikaran and the walk to the Parvathy valley will leave you speechless with some of Himachal’s most breath-taking scenery.

Shimla 

Shimla, Himachal’s princess, is adorned with the grandeur of the Himalayas. Shimla is paradise on Earth, with snow-covered slopes and lush green forests. Shimla is for individuals seeking inner serenity in the grassy valleys while sipping a hot cup of tea with a loved one. Make your day unique in India’s snow bed by booking one of Getz’s spectacular Shimla tour packages.

How to reach Shimla: You can reach Shimla easily from every major city of India. The nearest Airport to Shimla is Jubbarhati which is 23 km away from the town. Toy trains are shuttling from Kalka to Shimla with some scenic views of Himachal. To reach Kalka, you can get a train from Delhi.

Best time to visit Shimla: March to June. You can enjoy Manali and Shimla in perfectly calm weather in these months.

Kerala

Kerala, one of India’s most popular tourist destinations, has all the beauty of a traditional state blended with nature’s magic. Nature, canals, lovely beaches, picturesque backwaters, charming hills, rich culture and tradition, craftsmanship, and more abound on the island. Check out our Kerala tour package for experiencing the tranquility of God’s own country. Kerala is famed for its palm-lined peaceful beaches, captivating backwaters, beautiful Western Ghats, and relaxing atmosphere. Are you tired of the busy city life? We have the best Kerala tour package from Delhi for you. Kerala, located on India’s tropical Malabar Coast, has got the most blissful villages you will ever see in India. Alleppey and Munnar are the two top possibilities in Kerala for making your trip unforgettable. Alleppey, popularly known as Alappuzha, is a haven for those seeking calm. Alappuzha is one of the best honeymoon destinations in India. The famous houseboats and the tempting Kerala cuisine will make your trip unforgettable. Check out our website and book Kerala trip Package for the best vacation in the land of coconuts. Backwaters, ancient villages, and a houseboat sail down the lakes with wonderful Kerala cuisine will make your trip to Alleppey the best. Experience the most out of Kerala, booking our premium Kerala tour packages. Kerala is one of India’s best destinations for celebrating an unforgettable honeymoon. Alleppey, often known as Alappuzha, is the last word in Kerala when it comes to honeymoon.

Best time to visit Kerala- The best time to visit Kerala is September to March, as the weather is cool and pleasant, and summer will begin in March. Plan your trip before so that you can enjoy a calm and blissful journey.

How to reach Kerala- The major airports in Kerala are located in three districts, Kannur, Kozhikode, and Kochi. All three airports connect Kerala with all major domestic and international cities. Kerala has the most delicate rail network in India, and All-districts in Kerala has at least two railheads. It will be easy for you to commute inside Kerala.

Ladakh 

Leh-Ladakh has long been regarded as a trekker’s paradise. Every season, a large number of hikers from all over the world go to the Ladakh region to satisfy their desire to see the area’s stunning, pristine landscapes. Leh Ladakh, often known as the “Cold Wasteland of India” and “Little Tibet,” is well-known for its medieval Buddhist monasteries. Tibet shares a global border with Leh Ladakh, and the Tibetan way of life has a huge influence on Buddhism. Buddhists make up the majority of the population of Ladakh.

The severe winter months of October to March are the finest time to explore Leh Ladakh, with temperatures far below freezing. Shanti Stupa, Hemis Gompa, Leh Palace, Leh Trekking Trails, War museum, Jama Masjid, Chamba temple, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Namgyal Tsemo Gompa, Jo Khang Gompa, Shankar Gompa, the Victory Tower, Magnetic Hill, and Zorawar Fort are just a few of the attractions in Leh. The only ways to Leh Ladakh are National Highway 1D, which connects Leh with Srinagar, and the Leh-Manali Highway. From June to November, the road between Srinagar and Leh is accessible for the majority of the year.

Best time to visit Ladakh – The best time to visit Ladakh if you are planning a road trip is between May and September.

As winter approaches, the temperature in Ladakh drops rapidly, and the lakes then freeze into a thick, hard sheet, becoming white from its lush green appearance, offering tourists an amazing view. May to September is the best time to visit Pangong as the weather is pleasant and you can reach there without much struggle during this period.

How to reach Ladakh – The nearest Airport is in Leh. Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport connects Leh Ladakh with major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, etc. Delhi – Leh flights are more frequent than the others, and a flight from Delhi to Leh offers you some stunning aerial views of the snow-capped peaks as you fly over the Himalayan Mountains.

Gulmarg 

Who can say no to a beautiful sunrise over the snow-covered valleys of Gulmarg waking them up in the morning? Jammu’s tranquil pines and quiet mountain streams will be the ideal companions for embracing the most pleasant day of your life. Be there when Gulmarg receives its first snowfall of the year.

How to reach Gulmarg: The nearest Airport is Srinagar at 56 km, and the railhead is at 290 km, which is in Jammu. You can also get a bus from Srinagar, Jammu, and Sonmarg to Gulmarg.

Bangalore 

Bangalore, the IT hub of India, holds the record for hosting the biggest parties in India. Climate-wise, Bangalore has never lost its enthusiasm for attracting tourists around the globe, and Bangalore has got the best weather for planning your trip during the summer. Enjoy the liveliness of Bangalore with your loved ones this summer. 

How to reach Bangalore: Bangalore is well-served by regular flights from Delhi, Mumbai, and most other major Indian cities, as well as international carriers using the Bengaluru International Airport, which is about 40 kilometres from the city center.

Ooty

Nestled in the blissful hills of Nilgiri, Ooty is the perfect spot for celebrating your vacation in South India. Ooty has got the best climate and attractions for a beautiful getaway in the lush green beauty of Tamil Nadu’s inner villages.

How to reach Ooty: Coimbatore is the nearest Airport from Ooty, 88 km away; the nearest railhead is at Mettupalayam, 40 km away.

Shillong 

Enjoy your best trip in the mesmerizing north-eastern villages of India, the great Shillong. Located in Meghalaya, Shillong is also known as the “Scotland of India.” Lush green hills and serene falls of Shillong will make your trip an unforgettable one in the north-eastern states of India.

How to reach Shillong: Umroi Airport near Barapani is the nearest Airport 25 km away. The nearest railhead is at Guwahati.

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