Why Summer Holidays in Hills? The Best Hill Stations in India

Why Summer Holidays in Hills

Holiday on the hills should be one and only mission in summers regardless of whether you are an itinerant person or not.

The very idea can run a chill of thrill in your veins, provide a feeling of ecstasy and a burst of energy. All of this starts the very second you visualize a trip to some hill station. You get charged with enthusiasm, relief, excitement, joy, and exhilaration all a once. Not only will this trip be a stress buster but also prove a wonderful way of getting to know yourself and the world.

So, no matter what, it is about time to book your tickets, pack your stuff and scoot! (more…)

Thekkady Tourist Places | Places to Visit in Thekkady

Check out the Thekkady Tourist Places.  All the Great Places you have been missing all the time.

Nature lovers and adventure travelers must visit Thekkady. Thekaddy is located in  Kerala state, Idukki district. It is in the jungles of Periyar and is a natural wildlife sanctuary and has an area of 777 Sq. km. You can reach Thekkady by road from Ernakulam railway station or Kochi airport as it is only about 150 km away from these locations. If you want to reach Thekkady from Kottayam railway station it is only a distance of 114 km. by road, whereas from Trivandrum it is 250 km. by road.

Periyar National Park

Thekkady National Park

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Ten Best Places to Visit in Summer | Holidays in India

Ten Best Places to Visit in Summer

Weather is changing, summers are getting more and more hot.  It has become impossible to go out of home in the afternoon hours.  But there are places where we can enjoy like spring. Don’t we all love to go for a vacation to beat the heat and cool ourselves.  Here are some breathtaking places to visit this summer. You can book your Flight Ticket and Hotel and hefty Discounts with MakeMyTrip Coupons.

1. Nubra Valley, Jammu and Kashmir :

Nubra Valley is situated 150km north from Leh, the second largest district of India. World’s second largest Glacier i.e., the Siachen Glacier lies in the north of the valley. Everyone who visits Leh must stop by here. Nubra Valley is also known to have the world’s highest motorable road. Also, one of the main attractions of the valley is the oldest and largest Diskit Gompa. You can drive right up till there or enjoy walking among the mani walls.

2. Mussoorie, Uttarakhand :

Mussoorie popularly and rightly called the ‘Queen of hill stations’ is a little hill station in the northern side of Uttarakhand. It is about 35 km from the state capital, Dehradun and 290 km north from New Delhi. The pristine green hills around Mussoorie and varied flora and fauna makes it a charming hill station. Innumerable waterfalls, fast flowing streams for rafting artificial lakes for boating, shopping streets and pleasant drive to Mussoorie, make it an ideal place for vacations year-round!

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3. Gangtok, Sikkim:

The capital of Sikkim Gangtok is situated in the eastern part of the state. Gangtok is perhaps the most well maintained and cleanest tourist destination. The entire drive from Siliguri to Gangtok is mesmerizing. The road runs parallel to river Teesta for quite a distance. There are many magnificent places near and in the city- Nathula Pass, Solophok Chardham, Khangchendzonga Tourist Villa, Hanuman Tok, Tashi View Point and Changu Lake are just a few of them. Hiking, trekking, rafting, paragliding and angling are some of the few adventurous thrills to indulge in.

4. Aizawl, Mizoram :

Aizawl is the capital of Mizoram and is in the northern part the state. It is situated on the chain of mountains which is 1,132metres high from sea level. Aizawl, though a remote area, is the largest city of the state. It has a humid sub-tropical climate and the temperature ranges between 11°-30°C. Places to visit include- the city at large, state museum, Tamdil lake, Vantwang the highest waterfall in the state and many picnic and fishing spots. Other than scenic beauty, tourists here will delight in interacting with the Lushais who constitute the largest population here. Simple yet bewitching, it’s a perfect summer getaway!

5. Horsley Hills, Andhra Pradesh:

Horsley Hills also called the Horsleykonda, is a series of hills in the south-western part Andhra Pradesh. Located at an altitude of 1,265 metres, Horsley Hills is an enchanting little hill station. The rich flora and fauna will soothe your eyes and give you a break from the scorching weather. You can engage yourself in trekking, rock climbing and even zorbing during your vacation.

6. Ooty, Tamil Nadu:

Also known as Udagamandalam, Ooty is the capital the Nilgiri District. It is one of the most popular and naturally the most visited hill stations of the country. This hill station features pleasant and mild weather conditions throughout the year, despite its tropical location. The temperature hardly ranges above 25°C in summers. When you are in Ooty you should definitely visit the museums, historical buildings, lakes, dams, parks and forests. To make the most of your trip, you should opt for staying in a boathouse. This experience in itself will take you to another level and add new dimensions to your holiday. The beauty of this hill station will leave you awestruck.

7. Alleppey, Kerala :

Alleppey also known as Alappuzha, is the administrative headquarters of Alappuzha District and is the oldest planned backwater town of Kerala. Situated in the southeastern coast of India, the average temperature of Alleppey during summers is around 27°C. The town is ranked as the top cleanest town of the country. Its beaches, backwaters, canals and houseboats make Alleppey an ideal place for a summer getaway. You will be amused to see how the local populace uses the waterways for their daily activities. Also you’ll be mesmerized by the beautiful greenery and nature in Kerala.

8. Lakshadweep Islands :

Lakshadweep Islands consists of 36 enchanting islands lying close to the south-west coast of India. Kavaratti is the capital of the Union Territory. Lakshadweep islands have tropical monsoon climate and the temperature ranges from 25°C to 35°C year round. Lakshadweep Islands are famous for cleanliness in water, beaches, white beaches, lagoons, flora and fauna, coral reefs, greenery and marine health. Coral reefs are by far the greatest attraction. You must visit the Marine Museum during your trip. Your visit to the beautiful and serene Lakshadweep Islands will deeply replenish your soul.

9. Shimla :

Shimla (also known as Simla) is the capital of North Indian state Himachal Pradesh. Shimla is the happening hill station situated at a height of 2,276 m, the vicinity of lush greenery and lofty mountains. The city once known as ‘Summer Capital’ of British India in 1864. The highest point in the city which has the height of 2,454 meters is the Jakhoo hill.

Shimla lies in the southwestern Himalayas with the average temperature of 19°C-28 °C during summer and −1°C and 10°C during winter. Shimla is about 343 Kms from National Capital ‘New Delhi’. Shimla has been one of the top domestic tourist destinations for families, groups and leisure travelers. Shimla has some magnificent places like Tara Devi Temple, The Mall, Gaiety Theatre, Christ Church, State Museum, Summer Hill, Annandale-the racecourse and more. Shimla is a great and wonderful place to go for picnics, trekking, paragliding, rafting, boating and even driving during your summer getaway! You can find plenty of packages, hotels, flights for Shimla or any other destination across the country at Yatra Coupons.

10. Nainital :

Nainital is one the most popular hill stations in India situated in the southern part of Uttrakhand with an elevation of 2,084 m above the sea level, Nainital temperature ranges from 17°C-23°C in the summers and 1.7°C-11°C during winters. The Highest peak of the area is the Naina Peak or China Peak which is 2,619 meters high. Nainital is filled with beautiful temples, beautiful lakes, and mesmerizing scenery. The valley area of Nainital contains a pear-shaped lake-Naini, the city owes its name to the lake. You can engage yourself with cable cars, drives, boating, native cuisine, sightseeing, and paragliding. If you are planning to visit Nainital you can expect a soothing and wonderful trip!

Kerala Tourist Places | Kuttikanam Marian College

Kuttikanam is a village in Idukki district which has a very cool climate around the year. This territory was under the rule of Changanachery kings. In 1756 the Travancore kings conquered Changanachery and so this village came to be under them. The summer palace of the Travancore kings was located in Kuttikanam.

Missionary Henry Baker started coffee plantations here then there came to be tea plantations which were ideal for the hilly terrain. Under the British, Kuttikanam was developed as a resort.

There is a very famous waterfall called Valanjanganam Waterfalls. The water falls from a height of 75 ft. and it is an exotic and soothing feast for the eyes and the mind.  You can book your flight and Hotel at the discounted price with Yatra Coupons.

Valanjanganam Waterfalls Kuttikanam (more…)

Places to Visit in Jaipur | Tourist Places in Jaipur

Jaipur is situated in the state of Rajasthan in Northern India. It is the capital of Rajasthan and considered as the largest city in the state. It was founded on 18th November 1726 by Maharaja Jai Singh II. He was the ruler of Amer. Jaipur was named after his initial. The city has a population of 3.1 million, making it the tenth most populous city in the country. Jaipur is also called the Pink City of India. (more…)