Summer Vacations in India
India is an incredible country, privileged with various treasure troves of nature such as water falls, snow cloaked glaciers, mountainous rivers, trekking trails and passes. Also India is blessed with all the four seasons. Summers in India are the time to visit the salubrious hill stations which are blessed with scenic beauty. People from all parts of the world comes to this wonderful land to enjoy a fantastic holiday in the nature's lap amidst the snow covered mountainous region of India longest river in india brahmaputra.
India has various mountainous regions mostly situated in the northern and north- eastern part of India which houses many beautiful hill stations, which enhances the glory of India. Some of the summer halts in India are dotted with waterfalls, lakes, streams, hilly terrains. Its for sure that your summer holiday will help you to rejuvenate yourself once again. So, that you can start your daily routine with more enthusiasm. Go for a family summer holiday in these beautiful enchanting places, and bring a big smile on the face of your near ones.
Summer holiday locations in India are:
Some of the popular summer holiday locations in India are Srinagar, Gulmarg, Dehradun, Almora, Gangtok.
Srinagar, one of the most wonderful cities in India, located in the picturesque Kashmir Valley. Due to its panoramic beauty it has earned the appellation of "heaven on earth". The main attractions of Srinagar city are its lakes, gardens, shrines, beautiful orchard of apple. Mughal gardens(Chashmashahi garden, Nishat garden, Shalimar garden), Dal lake, Nagin lake, Shankaracharya temple, Hazratbal shrine are the major tourist spots of Srinagar. You can enjoy house boat stay at the tranquil Dal Lake.
This beautiful hill station of Jammu and kashmir state, lies in the Baramula district. Gulmarg which literally means "meadow of flowers", has highest and longest cable car project in Asia known as Gulmarg Gondola. It was the summer resort or the kings like Jahangir and Yusuf Shah Chak. Gulmarg is an ideal destination for skiing which generally starts from from mid-December and last till mid-May. There are a few places of religious importance near the resort within a 5 to 20 km radius like Baba Reshi, Haji Murad at Kheeri.
Dehradun is the capital of Uttarakhand, surrounded by Himalayas in the north, Shivalik hills in the south, the river Ganga in the east and Yamuna in the west. This hill station has some beautiful tourists spots such as Budha Temple and Park Clementown, Maldevta, Malsi Deer Park, Dat Kali Mata Mandir Tapkeshwar Shiv Temple, Laxman Sidh Temple, Robber's Cave, Sahastradhara and many more.
Almora, a picturesque district in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand state in India, is the birth place of Noble Laureate and Malaria scientist, Sir Roland Ross. It attracts tourists from all over the world with its panoramic beauty. Almora has a rich cultural heritage, unique handicrafts, mouth-watering dishes, and diverse flora and fauna. It has many sacred temples like Kasar Devi, Banari Devi, Chitai, Jageshwar, Binsar Mahadev, Rudreshwar Mahadev temple near Sanara Ganiya, and a Sun Temple (only the second in the world) is located at Katarmal within a short distance from Almora town.
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