Love Traveling, but hate summers? Not sure, where to wander in the scorching sun? Have mercury phobia? Here are Perfect destinations for Summer vacations in India:

Ladakh India


Ladakh - The little Tibet of India is blessed with natural beauty that will give you a relief from the scorching sun. It is a must visit place during summers if mountains inspire you. Ladakh has ample lakes and traditional houses to make your journey a completely fun-filled and mesmerised one. If you are a biker, what better way than touring Ladakh on bikes?

PC: Nick Irvine-Fortescue @Flickr

Darjeeling India


It serves as one amongst the best summer hill stations in India. Being in the tea garden and clicking some of the pictures will add charm to your life. You cannot afford to miss the Peace Pagoda, Suntalekhola and Zoological park. Being in the midst of the garden itself is a great treat to eyes and mind.

PC: Jamey Casell @Flickr

Shillong India


It lies in Meghalaya district and is one of the gifted hill station. It is full of greenery, mountain falls, and mesmerising hills. If you love waterfalls and lakes, you must visit elephant falls, sweet falls, and wards lake. Try trekking to the Shillong peak to have a view of the entire city. If you are visiting this destination with your family and are looking some calm place to relax, be at Lady Hydari Park.

PC: Emmanuel David @Flickr

Coorg India


Heard about the Scotland of India? Yes, Coorg - the coffee estate is popularly known as the Scotland of India. It is an apt summer destination to beat the rising mercury levels. You can try white river rafting. Visit bamboo forest for some elephant rides. Want to visit the Tibetian Monastery? Be a part of the Namdroling Monastery in Coorg and you are sure to find peace. You can visit Nagarhole park and Pushpa Giri wildlife sanctuary as well. Do not miss to see the coffee and pepper plantations.

PC: Sij Pol @Flickr

Tawang India


Located in Arunachal Pradesh, Tawang is the ideal place for a perfect summer vacation. It is located 10,000 feet above the sea level that gives a perfect view of the mountains and the city. The best time to visit Tawang is from April to October. Want to see Orchids in real life? Visit Tipi Orchid Sanctuary in Tawang. The other tourist destinations are Sela Pass and Tawang Galden Namgyal Lhatse.

PC: Anshul @Flickr

Ooty India


If you have enough time in hand, you must use railways to reach the destination. Taking a ride on the Nilgiris Mountain Railways to catch a perfect view of this hill station. Ooty is the most preferred location for the movie shoot. You will love the sunset, the tea plantations, and the botanical gardens. The most visited tourist spots include the Tiger Hill, Doddabetta peak, and the Ooty lake.

PC: pahujaamit @Flickr

Shimla India


It was known as Summer Capital once upon a time as most of the Britishers visited Shimla to beat the heat of Delhi. The toy train, Kalki-Shimla narrow gauge, wildflowers, and hills are a perfect way to spend time in Shimla. Wanna try horse riding and ice-skating? Shimla is too perfect for it. And dont miss shopping some saffron and apples in Shimla.

PC: roamn korxh @Flickr