You Have Not Seen the Real India if You Have Not Visited These 10 Places

You Have Not Seen the Real India if You Have Not Visited These 10 Places

The summer season typically lasts from June to August, and it is also the season with the most number of holidays but also soaring temperatures and monsoon showers. The sultry, humid heat of the summer makes us long for an escape and vacation. Thankfully, there are options aplenty, whether it is to feel the cool mountain air or hear the roaring of the sea, or get lost in the wild jungles of the South. Read on to find your next holiday destination, which may be your best ever yet.

From the Top: North

1. Ladakh

If a trip to the mountainous territory of Ladakh is what you have envisaged for a perfect summer vacation, then waste no time and get there as soon as the holidays start. This place is a hotbed of adventure with scenic routes where you can trek, bike or cycle. You can also simply book a taxi and tour the region and see the Hemis Monastery and the Shanti Stupa to enjoy the vibrant Buddhist culture, or visit the Nubra Valley and go through Khardungla Pass, which is the highest motorable pass in the world.

2. Jammu & Kashmir

This beautiful region where history and beauty intermix to give travelers a wholesome experience beckons all to spend some time here during the summer months. Travelers to this region can go to Srinagar, with its lakes, gardens, and houseboats, Sonamarg with its hills and history of being part of the ancient Silk Route, Gulmarg, with its cable car, the Gulmarg Gondola, and Pahalgam, where the Amarnath pilgrimage begins. Options are plenty, and there are lots to see, witness, and experience.

3. Himachal Pradesh

This is one of the most popular travel destinations in India, with places full of verdant hills and snowcapped peaks. The average backpacker has plenty to unpack, while a typical traveler on a family vacation has a lot to experience.

You Have Not Seen the Real India if You Have Not Visited These 10 Places

From the colonial history of Shimla to the upcoming culture of Manali and the Buddhist history of Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh has a lot to offer. In each of these places, the beautiful lofty mountains are a constant. So go ahead, bask in its glory and escape the summer heat for a while.

Fringe of the Arabian Sea: West

1. Mumbai

In the this ‘City of Dreams, ‘ experience the fast-paced culture, shop in its famous malls and markets, sit by its famous beaches, or simply tour the historical places. Indeed, 10 km away from Mumbai is the famous Elephanta Caves dedicated to Hindu Gods with various rock carvings dating back to the 2nd century BCE. Our Treebo Hotels in Mumbai are spread over several choicest locations in Mumbai where you can stay.

2. Pune

This city, with its world-class educational facilities and dubbed as the ‘Oxford of the East,’ is second to none in offering tourists a complete holiday experience. They have forts and palaces like Shaniwar Wada and Sinhagad Fort for a historical experience, malls, and restaurants for food and shopping, and lakes for a scenic experience. You can enjoy this city from any one of our Treebo Hotels in Pune located in Pune.

A Beckoning East

1. North Sikkim

For some more mountainous adventures, head towards North Sikkim, bejeweled with rugged peaks, flowers, and holy lakes. There are beautiful places like Gurudongmar, Yumthang, Lachen, and Lachung. All accessible from the pretty capital of Gangtok, nestled amidst the hills with the river Teesta by its side. A few of our Treebo Hotels can be found here as well, where you can find rest and repose.

2. Majuli

A river island on the Brahmaputra River and the first so to be made a district, this place is worth a visit if only for its unique geography. The island is rich in culture though unfortunately, it is eroding and predicts to disappear in a few decades’ time. This place is accessible by a ferry along the scenic Brahmaputra river.

The Tail End: South

1. Ooty

A famous hill town in the South with undulating hills and picturesque tea gardens, Ooty is a popular destination, especially for the city-fatigued on a weekend getaway. Blessed with natural waterfalls, rivers, and forests rich with flora and fauna, Ooty is a nature lover’s paradise. There is Mudumalai, Pykara, Tea Estates, and Doddabetta. Relax in the number of homestays and resorts as well as our own selection of Treebo Hotels to enjoy the scenic beauty at leisure.

2. Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal is another go-to choice for those seeking greenery and some time away from the concrete jungles and the harsh temperatures. This place enjoys a distinct spot among vacationers who are drawn by its mysterious forests, lakes, hills, and waterfalls. Dolphin’s nose, Bear Shola Falls, and Kodai Lake are a few famous viewpoints here. We have a few Treebo hotels in Kodaikanal as well, where guests can lodge and get complimentary breakfast.

3. Kerela

An ideal family vacation destination, Kerala has everything going for it and, therefore, embodies “God’s Own Country” as a tagline, aptly. There are backwaters in places like Alleppey, tea estates in Munnar, beaches in Varkala, and temples in Thrissur. Indeed, it’s a whole package. From culture to food to scenic places, you can experience it all in this state. Our Treebo hotels are located in most of the locations, and you do not have to worry about quality budget lodgings at all.

You Have Not Seen the Real India if You Have Not Visited These 10 Places

So make this summer vacation all about exploring, adventure, and once-in-a-lifetime experiences with your friends or loved ones with the help of this list we have curated just for you. And don’t forget that Treebo hotels, with our 800+ properties across 100+ cities, are ready to help you find the perfect stay on a budget. Each property provides completely sanitized stays as well as complimentary breakfast and free WiFi facilities.