The scorching summer season is here. This is the time for tourists to venture out to travel and beat the summer heat. The summer vacations are the ideal time to pack bag and head to places where temperature is cool and pleasant. Tourist spots in North India are the ideal place to go when the temperature becomes beyond bearable. A break to these cooler destinations would be refreshing for each and every traveller. Take a look at some of the places in North India where one can escape from the scorching summer!
The serene hill town of Kausani that is located in Uttarakhand. The place offer tourists to an amazing view of the Nandakot, Trishul and Nanda Devi mountains. It is a perfect place to head to as the place is away from the hustle bustle of city life.
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Chamba is a beautiful hill station located in the Tehri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand. The beautiful town is known for natural surroundings and unpolluted beauty. The unexplored region of Chamba is a dream destination for nature lovers. The hill station is known for its apple and apricot orchards.
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Chopta is a beautiful hill station located in Uttarakhand. Known for its mesmerizing beauty, the place is referred as ‘Mini Switzerland' Travellers can enjoy the view of various mountain ranges here namely Chaukhamba, Trishul and Nanda Devi from here. There is also an ancient shrine located here at the top the Tungnath Mountain. The shrine is dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. It also is a trekker's paradise as travellers need to trek to reach the shrine.
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Doda is situated inJammuand Kashmir. It is a perfect tourist destination situated amidst nature with its main attractions being Bhaderwah, Chinta Valley, Seoj Meadow and Bhal Padri to name a few. Tourists visiting the place can explore this scenic town and be mesmerized in its natural beauty.
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Another tourist destination to visit in North India during the month of May is Gulmarg. The place has many attractions for the tourists coming here. One can get a splendid view of the Nanga Parbat, the fourth highest peak in the world, from here. For those tourist who want to spend peaceful time away from the hustle bustle of urban life, this place is an ideal one.
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Situated in the Chambal district, Dalhousie is a well-known hill station in India. Travellers can visit some of the places like Dainkund Peak, Bakorta Hills, Tibetan Market to shop for some souveniers and Kalatop and Kalatop Forest. If you are simply looking to get away from the distractions of modern day life, Dalhousie is the place.
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A place to visit in North India in May is Devprayag which is a popular religious town situated in the Tehri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand. It is considered a holy place as it is one among the 'Panch Prayag'. This place is easily accessible by road, rail, and air. The nearest air base to the destination is the Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun.
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The beautiful town of Almora is one of the best places to visit in North India especially during summers. This hill station offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas, making it popular among tourists. The weather condition is pleasant during that time of the month, making it an ideal time to visit with friends and families.
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Shimla can be best visited when the temperature is not too low and summers are the ideal time to visit the place for trekking and sightseeing. There are many staying options available in Shimla. Finding an accommodation during this time is easy as the place are not much crowded and one can experience the beauty of the place when the weather is pleasant.
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Pahalgam is a noted tourist spot located in the Anantnag district of Jammu & Kashmir and tourist can visit the place in May to beat the summer heat. Beautiful lakes, crystal clear streams attracts many tourists from across the globe. Mattan, Tarsar Lake, Shikargah, Sun Temple, Aishmuqam, Lidderwat and Mamaleshwar Temple are some of the must visit and recommended tourist spots.
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