Exploring the hilly delights of India!

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As the sweltering summer approaches kids and adults likely rejoice in the anticipation of the imminent vacations. With schools and colleges being shut for the summers, what’s better than going on a vacation with your closed ones. Very rarely one prefers going to a hot destination in summers. Unless it is Goa! Hill stations throughout the country are the best places to visit in this smouldering heat. To make your travel plans easier, we have listed a few destinations that you can consider visiting.

1. Ladakh
A place where adventure, romance and buddhism become one! Fondly known as “Little Tibet”, Ladakh is no more India’s best kept secret and always tops the finest summer destinations list. A trip to Ladakh cannot be expressed in words! It is a trip that needs to felt and lived! The mighty Karakorum with its cotton wool peaks bounds Ladakh. A terrain characterized by vast barren valleys, lofty mountain passes, beautiful lakes and the undisturbed Tantric Buddhist population. Ladakh undergoes drastic weather changes and is known to have extreme weather during summers and winters. Summer is the best time to visit this Ladakh.

2. Sikkim
One of the most unexplored and mystical land of India, Sikkim is no less than paradise. With the mighty Himalayas on one side and the gushing Teesta River on the other, Sikkim is still left to be discovered as a tourist destination. Right from Buddhist Monasteries, cascading waterfalls, unexplored caves, gushing rivers to Himalayan trekking trails, lush valleys, high altitude lakes make Sikkim an ideal destination for honeymoon, family vacations or adventure trip.

3. Coorg
Fondly known as the “Scotland of India” and “Kashmir of the South”, Coorg is one of the exquisite hill stations in the state of Karnataka. The natural habitat of Coorg makes it an ideal place for trekking, bird-watching and rejuvenation. If you planning your trip around April-May, make sure you drive along the winding roads over the hills, offering a spectacular view of coffee and spice plantations

4. Tawang
One of the least populated towns in Arunachal Pradesh, Tawang is one of the most sought-after destinations in summers. The ideal time to visit is in May and June just before the arrival of the monsoon or after September. A perfect retreat from the hustle-bustle and scorching heat, Tawang definitely deserves a visit!

5. Shillong
Fresh mountain air and clear blue skies makes Shillong a deadly combination for travelers and never fails to impress. Shillong is one of the most easily accessible cities of North India. Festooned with its pristine natural setting and a perfect blend of culture and tradition, it surely leaves you charmed! Relax and rejuvenate your senses and get lost in the cheerful ambiance of Shillong