Summers are here, go somewhere to cool your heat.
Here is a list of travel d’globe’s recommended destinations to go in this summer.
1. Keylong — Monastery Zone
Keylong is a scenic hill station lies on Manali leh national highway. Lush greenery, streams and snow capped mountains and buddhist monasteries add a spiritual aura to the spectacular beauty of the surrounding valley. Keylong is famous for its monasteries that are considered as the symbol of the architectural excellence. Kardang Monastery, Shashur Gompa, and Tayul Gompa are some of the famous gompas that truly display the art and faith of the local people in Buddhism.
Tibetan food which is specialty of Keylong, is a must try thing here.
2. Coorg — Scotland of India
Coorg also renowned as ‘Kashmir of the South’ is one of the most affluent hill stations in Karnataka. With its natural splendor and exotic scenic environment. Nestled among the lush greeneries of the Western Ghats, Coorg offers unequal luxurious vacation period to its guests. You can try white water rafting on Cauvery, trekking and hiking in coorg to give yourself an adrenaline rush.
Coffee is a must try in Coorg due to its huge coffee plantation. Coorg is a must visit destination if you are looking for peace and quietness.
3. Darjleeling — The Queen of Hill Stations
Darjeeling is a town in India’s West Bengal state, in the Himalayan foothills. Once a summer resort for the British Raj elite, it remains the terminus of the narrow-gauge Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, or “Toy Train,” completed in 1881. Darjeeling is famous for its tea plantations the world over. With over 86 gardens producing the famous Darjeeling tea, this is the place to enjoy guided tours amid verdant tea estates and enjoy tea tasting sessions like a true connoisseur.
4. Leh/Ladakh — Land of high passes
Leh/Ladakh is a backpacker’s paradise with numerous trekking trails, mountain biking, valleys, and picturesque lakes. Leh is one of the coldest desert in the world. This beautiful hilly region, every year, is visited by a large turn of local as well as foreign tourists. It is both a popular summer as well as a winter vacation destination. When in leh explore serene Pangong Lake, admire snow-capped peaks, stroll the banks of Indus & Zanskar rivers, enjoy folk dance show.
Sku, Thupka and Momos are must try in Ladakh.
5. Munnar — Iceland of India
Munnar - idyllic hill station with its velvet lawns, exotic flora and fauna and the cool mountain air is a rare experience. Sprawling tea plantations, picture-book towns, winding lanes and holiday facilities make this a popular resort town. A panorama of waterfalls and rolling hills, excellent picnic spot and trekking point.
Perfect ingredients for #summer travel. You can try Kairali thali, dosas and idlis in Munnar.
6. Lachung- Snow abode
Embraced by snow capped mountain peaks, breathtaking waterfalls, sparkling streams and apple orchards is the perfect holiday destination. Sprawled across the banks of the Lachung Chu [river] which slices the village in two, Lachung is famous for its apples, peaches and apricots.
When in Lachung try momos with sikkim.
7. Kudremukha — Enchanting green hills
Kudremukha means ‘horse’s face’ and the place gets its name from a peak that resembles the face of a horse. There are dense forests around the town and wildlife spotting is quite popular. The trekking trails through dense forests and tropical riverbeds with varying degrees of difficulty, attract those seeking an adrenaline rush.
8. Tanakpur — Gateway to Purnagiri
Tanakpur is a calm and small town located on riverside of Sarda River. It is located at the foothills and is the last plain area on the road to Kumaon zone of Uttarakhand. It acts as a junction for the Kumaon District’s mountainous part. Tanakpur is very close to Nepal, from here you can enter Nepal. Maa Purnagiri temple drive thousands of tourist every month here.
9. Champawat — Intrinsic Natural Beauty
Champawat was first capital of Chand rulers of Kumaon. Champawat is not only blessed with natural beauty, it has enormous religious significance as well, as Indian mythology mentions this as the place where Lord Vishnu appeared as Kurmavatara. People of Champawat still follow the culture they used to follow in 10th century.
10. Wayanad — Green paradise
Wayanad - The green paradise is nestled among the mountains of the Western Ghats, forming the border world of the greener part of Kerala. Clean and pristine, enchanting and hypnotizing, this land is filled with history and culture.