Presently it is summer in Indian sub-continent and all Indian know the meaning of Indian summer. Other than the heat wave and humidity; there are some fun events also happen in India during summer. All the schools and colleges gave their summer break during this season, so it is also a time for a short or medium tour. And who don’t know a tour means extreme entertainment and fun. Those who are planning a short trip this summer here are 3 places for you from three corners of India. Please give your suggestion in the comment section also; let’s see how far this list goes!
Surrounded by the East Khasi Hills, it is the capital of the north-eastern state Meghalaya. The place is well-known for its natural beauty and will offer you calm and cool break. If you enjoy seclusion from the daily busy urban life then Shillong is the ideal place for you.
The virgin place is blessed with beautiful hills, green pine trees, fresh waterfalls and a lot more.
Places to visit
Bishop Falls, Umiam Lake, Beadon Falls, Don Bosco Museum, Spread Eagle Falls, Lady Hydari Park, Golf Course, Mawsynram, Elephant Falls, Sweet Falls and Shillong Peak.
Rishikesh- the serene town of Uttarakhand is popular all over the world for its Yoga and meditation center. It is considered as one of the Holy cities by the Hindu devotee. But other than its numerous temples, Yoga centers, and ashramas you can enjoy the river Ganges here. For adventure sports lovers, there are numerous options like white water rafting, bungee jumping and mountain hiking.
Camping options are also available for short weekend breaks.
In food, you will have only veg options as Rishikesh is a holy place. But there are many good restaurants serving good Ayurvedic cuisines & teas and vegetarian delicacies, like the German Bakery (near Laxman Jhula) or the Chotiwaala Restaurant (near the Ram Jhula) for gourmet cuisines and snacks.
Ooty is a charming little hill station famous for its picturesque hills and colonial charm. It is a treat for your eyes with attractive cottages; compact flower gardens, luxurious surroundings, thatched-roof churches and terraced botanical gardens.
The best time to visit Ooty is October to June as during this period it is the most green hill station of India.
The top places to visit are various sunset points, botanical gardens, tea plantations, lakes and various waterfalls, Doddabetta Peak, Tiger Hill and Ooty Lake.