July is that time of the year when North India is soaked in fresh showers, and there is plentiful greenery all around. Monsoon offers much-needed respite from the relentless summer heat. The appeal of the beautiful destinations is intensified with every cloudburst and adds vibrancy to everything. Unquestionably there are numerous amazing places to visit in July in North India.
Here are the ten incredibly scenic places to visit In North India in July.
1. Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya
Cherrapunjee is the perfect monsoon travel destination that experiences incessant rain and thunderous clouds. It is also the second wettest place on the planet after Mawsynram. In July, Cherrapunjee receives heavy rainfall and allow travellers to bask in the glory of the gorgeous waterfalls. Nothing can beat the unparalleled beauty of the Seven Sisters Falls during the monsoons.
2. Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh
The sluggish town of Pachmarhi is blessed with cave temples, natural pools, lush landscapes, and abundant waterfalls. Tucked in a valley in the Satpura Range, it is one of the best-kept secrets of Madhya Pradesh. The lovely cottages and churches lining the hill station looks pretty lost in time and imparts a unique vibe. This region is also a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and one of the key places to visit in July in India.
1. Mussoorie, Uttarakhand
‘The Queen of Hills' is located at the Himalayan foothills and is one of the favourite places to visit in August in India. Not everyone considers Mussoorie the ideal destination in July. But if you want to witness a different side of this pretty hill station, July is a perfect time. The rainy days in Mussoorie are so surreal and beautiful.
4. Pahalgam, Jammu and Kashmir
Encircled by the alpine mountains, the pristine lowland of Pahalgam is one of the best rewards of nature. It is a hotspot for nature lovers as it's untouched by commercialisation. Pahalgam greets travellers with soaring mountain ranges, thick cedar and pine forests, sparkling glaciers and soft gushing streams. The monsoon season in Pahalgam starts from June and continues till September. But the skies are clear, and the region receives very less rainfall.
5. Kausani, Uttarakhand
Located high on a lush green ridge, Kausani is a majestic hill station away from the hustle of the city. This sluggish village is blessed with the panoramic views of the Nanda Devi and Panchachuli peaks. The month of July brings moderate to heavy rainfall. Hence, this is not the peak tourist season in Kausani. The hilly escape is soaked in serenity and solitude with a chill in the air. The average temperature varies between 15 degrees Celsius and 25 degrees Celsius. A vacation here promises you a chance to relax and treat the eyes to the changing colours of nature.
6. Auli, Uttarakhand
Sitting at an elevation of 8,200 to 10,010 feet, Auli is a premier ski destination in the Chamoli District of Uttarakhand. This region is a captivating assortment of giant Himalayan peaks, towering coniferous trees and lush green meadows. Auli boasts the highest as well as the longest ropeway in entire Asia after Gulmarg. A trip to this earthly paradise can be taken at any time of the year.
7. Valley of Flowers, Uttarakhand
As the name suggests, the Valley of Flowers is draped with gorgeous flowers, and it looks like a fairyland. The month of July is a perfect time to visit This place in Uttrakhand as most of the flowers are in full bloom. The melange of colours looks unimaginably spectacular that steals the heart. The area is also blessed with one of the most scenic trekking trails and features on the wish list of Indian trekkers. There are a total of six hundred fifty species of flowers, and here you can embrace nature in its prime.
8. Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
Ladakh is one of the prominent places to visit in July in India. It is a high-altitude destination that restricts the entry of monsoon clouds. Every dare-devil dreams of biking on the hilly, rugged terrain of Ladakh. During the monsoon, the mountain region experiences drizzle and the average temperature range between 10 degrees and 20 degrees Celsius. Hence there are lesser chances of getting drenched. If you are lucky, there might be no rainfall at all.
9. Lahaul, Himachal Pradesh
The valley filled area of Lahaul is a slice of heaven on Earth. Considered as one of the best attractive places to visit in July in India, Lahaul is a treasure trove of natural wonders that are coloured in dramatic shades during this month. There are exquisite monasteries that ignite the imagination and reflect the beautiful harmony of cultures. Some of the hottest activities to enjoy in this month are trekking, yak safari and skiing.
10. Udaipur, Rajasthan
The erstwhile Mewar capital is also known as the ‘City of Lakes' is one of the most exotic places to visit in July in India. Hugged by the mammoth Aravali Ranges, the city is at its best during the monsoon. The royal city is dotted with tranquil lakes, grand palaces, and beautifully-sculpted temples that engrave a pretty frame in mind. After getting drenched in the rain, the medieval relics look all the more enchanting.