Summers get hotter with time, and we all want to beat the heat. With a little planning and perception, you too can have a great summer holiday and rejoice in the captivity of the new place and explore the unexplored.
If you are planning for a summer holiday, there are several options available to have a relaxing, crisp and refreshing holiday away from the regular hustle bustle of life. Complete rejuvenation and enthralling experience are the attributes of holidaying.
So, here is the list of places you can travel to in June. Keep scrolling down and read along!
Being the first one out of the top 10 places to visit in India in June, Ladakh is synonymous with its peaceful monasteries, mountain ranges, pristine lakes, numerous trails, highest motorable roads and panoramic views, all at their best. Visit it with family or friends; everyone can relish the charm of Ladakh. It is also referred to as “Little Tibet.”
Tourist Attractions: Zanskar Valley, Pangong Tso Lake, Kargil, Khardung-La Pass, Nubra Valley, Magnetic Hill, Spituk Gompa, Hemis National Park, Shanti Stupa, Hemis Monastery, Royal Leh Palace, Moonland, Tso Moriri Lake, Chadar Trek, Alchi, Thiksey Gompa, Diskit Monastery, Stakna Monastery, Phyang Gompa, Likir Monastery
Weather in June: Ladakh enjoys sunny weather in June, and the temperature range is in between 20°C to 30°C
Things to Do: Trek to Chadar, go on a motorbike ride to Magnetic Hill and Khardung La, enjoy river rafting in the Indus river, mountain climbing at Stok Kangri, jeep safari in Ladakh and much more.
Snowbound from all the sides, Auli in Uttarakhand is one of the coolest places to visit in India in summer, and one has a lot of reasons to visit Auli. While the destination transforms into a snowy paradise in winters, it can equally be explored and enjoyed in summers.
Tourist Attraction: Artificial Lake, Gurso Bugyal, Kwani Bugyal, Chattrakund, Chenab Lake, Joshimath, Nanda Devi Peak, Trishul Peak, Vishnuprayag, Rudraprayag and Badrinath temple.
Weather in June: Auli is cold even in summers. The maximum average temperature recorded has never risen above 20°C.
Things to Do: Skiing in Auli, Cable car ride to Joshimath, trek to Kuari Pass to Khulara, enjoy camping at Nanda Devi ranges and river rafting at Alaknanda River.
Sikkim is one of the most beautiful destinations in India and bound by the magnanimous Himalayas and sprinkled with the tributaries of River Teesta in the city. You will assuredly be able to unfurl the beauty of this landscape and immerse in it. Whether you are an adventure enthusiast or in here for your honeymoon vacation or a family holiday, the city has a lot to charm you and will surely give you the experience to cherish forever.
Weather in June: June is the best time to visit Sikkim, and the temperature remains from 20 degrees to 27 degrees.
Major Attractions: Lake Tsomgo, Rumtek Monastery, Yumthang Valley
Things to do: Wildlife spotting, riding a yak, Cable Car ride
Manali should be on your list when you are looking for picturesque views, ample opportunity and tranquillity. These things make it the perfect holiday destination. The weather is delightful, every aspect of nature comes to life, and it looks beautiful. Though you won’t find snow, you can enjoy outdoor activities as much as you can!
Weather in June: June is the best time to visit Manali and indulge in sports activities.
Major Attractions: Hidimba Devi Temple, Manali Sanctuary, Manu Temple
Things to do: River rafting, Paragliding, Skiing
Mount Abu serves as a great retreat to escape the pricking heat of summers in Rajasthan. With a pleasant climate throughout the summers, Mount Abu is one of the favourite getaways for most of the travellers living in North India.
Weather in June: Mount Abu enjoys a pleasant climate, and the average temperature lies between 17°C to 32°C.
Major Attractions: Dilwara Jain Temples, Sunset Point, Guru Shikhar, Nakki Lake, Adhar Devi Temple, Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary and more.
Things to Do: Bailey’s Walk, trek through the Wildlife Sanctuary, rock climbing at Mount Abu, trekking, caving, rappelling at Mount Abu, trek to Trevor’s tank and more.
Kodaikanal never fails to impress travellers with its charm. Located high on the granite cliffs at 7,200 ft above sea level, and is surrounded with lush forests, scenic lakes, mighty waterfalls and majestic hills all around which also makes it a most sought honeymoon destination in Tamil Nadu.
Weather in June: Kodaikanal enjoys a pleasant climate throughout the summers, and the temperature fluctuates between 11°C to 21°C.
Major Attractions: Kodaikanal Lake, Berijam Lake, Coaker’s Walk, Pine Forest, Pillar Rocks, Kurinji Andavar Temple, Mannavanur Lake, Bryant Park and Shembaganur Museum of Natural History
Things to Do: Nature walking around the Pine forests, witness a sunrise from the Kodaikanal peak, boating, horse riding, fishing, trekking and mountain biking and much more.
Rishikesh which happens to be one of the coolest places to visit in India during June, is also known as the adventure capital of India. Filled with some of the best adventurous activities, you name it, and Rishikesh has it all. From rafting to rappelling, indulge in thrilling activities that will evoke your inner adventurer in no time.
Weather in June: The weather in summers is moderate, and the temperature has been in the range of 20°C to 35°C.
Major Attractions: Ram Jhula, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Laxman Jhula, Rajaji National Park, Triveni Ghat and Goa beach.
Things to Do: River rafting in river Ganga, camping and kayaking in Rishikesh, rappelling over Shivalik Himalayas, bungee jumping from Mohan Chatti, flying fox and giant swing in Rishikesh, trek to Panch Kedar and Chandrashila and much more.
Kasol serves as the perfect getaway for all the backpackers around the world, nestled in between the mountains of the Parvati Valley, Kasol is much famed to be a trekker’s paradise, and hosts varieties of exciting trance and EDM parties, while this hippie’s paradise is also a home to many reggae bars and famous bakeries.
Weather in June: Kasol enjoys a pleasant climate throughout the summers and temperature ranges from 15°C to 22°C.
Major Attractions: Parvati river, Kheer Ganga Peak, Bhuntar Town, Manikaran Sahib Gurudwara and more.
Things to Do: Tosh Valley Trek, Fishing in Parvati river, trek to Kheerganga, camping in Kasol, the trek from Rashol Pass to Kasol and more.
Shimla forms the core of getaways when it comes to the famous hill stations from New Delhi and is undoubtedly one of the best places to visit in India in June with family. It also connects significant destinations like that of Manali, Auli and Leh via road and leads the travellers to embark on some of the most unforgettable journeys.
Weather in June: The weather is pleasantly mild and 15°C to 30°C is the maximum temperature recorded in Shimla.
Major Attractions: Rashtrapati Niwas, Jakhoo, the Ridge, Christ Church, Annandale, Scandal Point, Green Valley, Kufri, Shimla Glen and many more.
Things to Do: River rafting at Tattapani, mountain biking, heli-skiing and golfing in Shimla, go on nature walks, shop at the famous Mall road and much more.
Known for its mesmerizing waterfalls and vibrant culture, Shillong will make its way into your list of places to visit in India in June. Get ready to fall in love with nature all over again right in Shillong. Do indulge in things that let you experience the culture of the place.
Weather in June: Weather of Shillong is pleasant in June, and the temperature ranges from 12-degree Celsius and 30-degree Celsius.
Major Attractions: Umiam lake, Shillong viewpoint
Things to do: Boating in Umiam lake, angling at Dawki, trekking, horse riding, kayaking, river rafting.
So, what are you waiting for, pack your bags and say yes to new adventures!