Top Summer Gateways from New Delhi




Summer is Coming!

May and June is the hottest time of the year. Monsoon is far for New Delhi, and Delhites are searching for the hill stations to relax and have some chill from the heat.

All the common hill stations stay crowded over any weekend during summers. Here we selected some less crowded and serene places to travel this summer if you are New Delhi.


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A relaxing and less known hill station to chill out from the city chaos. The view of Soar Valley and peaks of western Himalayas are just spectacular and wonderful

Pithoragarh is also famous for its hills like Nanda Devi East, Nanda Devi West, Trishul, Rajrambha, Hardeol, Bambadhura, Nandakhat, and the Panchchuli group. Not just hills, it also boasts of some impressive glaciers like Ralam, Milam, Namik, Meola and Balati glaciers.

Pithoragarh locals are skilled with inherited artwork, you will find a diverse range of souvenirs made of wooden, woollen and acne handicrafts.

Best to visit with: Solo


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Keeper of the hidden treasures of Himalayas. Barot kept the charm of the Himalayan hills intact because of lower human intervention. It is surrounded by lush green mountains, charming river with clean and pure water, serene points of attraction.

There few hotels and guest house to spend your time in Barot. For the adventure lovers it presents a wide range of activities from trekking, camping to rock climbing. Earnest trekkers will find the Barot trails to be an explorer’s paradise. The scent of the tall, regal deodars is heady and exhilarating, especially when you are used to inhaling toxic fumes in the city.

Best to visit with: Friends


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Champawat is not only blessed with intrinsic natural beauty, it has enormous religious significance as well. This town is a very famous for various temples and picturesque landscapes. As with Indian mythology mentions this as the place where Lord Vishnu appeared as Kurmavatara.

The outdoors are attracted many photographers to capture the beauty with their lenses and the pleasant climate makes the outdoor activities exciting and rejuvenating.

Best to visit with: Family


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Kanatal was almost forgotten as a travel destination, that turned it into hidden jewel. The exquisiteness of this place is impregnable, Kanatal is unlike other hill stations as it well connected with motorable roads but is remote in its own way as the scenic beauty of this place showers us with peace and tranquillity.

From picture postcard mountain vistas to creature comforts for your urban soul, this place offers you everything to make your outing to the hills a perfect little vacation for you.

Best to visit with: Couple


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It is the confluence of two holy rivers Alaknanda and Bhagirathi. Devaprayag is the point, where these two rivers ends and Holy Ganges emerges from.

Being a center of religious importance it offers pilgrimages to Raghunathji Temple, Chandrabadani Temple, Dashrathshila, etc.

For the travellers who look beyond the temples, it is home for the many adventures activities such as trekking, river rafting and forest camping. Trek to Chopta and Chandrashilla starts from here.

Best to visit with: Family


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A beautiful landscape lies at the south of Pauri en route Kotdwar and is surrounded by thick oak and blue pine forests offering great mountain views. It is a charming place for a quiet holiday as it is devoid of the usual hustle — bustle of other hill stations in Uttarakhand.

Lansdowne is one of the quietest and unspoilt hill stations of India. The salubrious weather and pristine environment of Lansdowne leaves an immortal impact on the travellers. It is the perfect place to meditate and rejuvenate your soul. A paradise for bird watching, it attracts the photographers.

Best to visit for: Couple


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A small town in Shimla, bounded by the Shivalik ranges the place is nestled around 65 km away from Shimla. It is easily reachable from Shimla and Rampur as it comes in between these two regions. The place is also connected to Thanedhar with the help of a bypass.

The top attraction here is the Hatu Peak, offers spectacular view of the entire Himalayan ranges, snow clad mountains and in depths are the dense forests, green fields and apple orchards. Hiking is recommended to reach the peak.

Best to visit for: Friends



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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.

This is the destination to enjoy the outdoors, offers rafting, camping and bonfire. This town does not have the majestic Himalayan mountains but travel and experience the charms of its great Himalayan rivers.

Best to visit for: Friends

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About the author, Liya James

Hi, I am Liya!! I first traveled the globe when I was four months old when we immigrated to the United States from Indonesia, and I have been roaming the world every chance I get ever since. I've been to 15 countries and counting. I am passionate about experiencing new cultures and sharing my adventures with others. I believe that travel is the best education, and I am excited to continue learning and sharing these adventures with you.

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