Summers in India are most ruthless, where may is the hottest and June brings pleasant showers that confirm the arrival of monsoon. While June is the month of summer holidays in school so it becomes the best time for a quality family holiday. Here are a few places you would like to visit for summer holidays with family in India.
Leh Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir
The best time to visit Ladakh is from May to October when the roads are open for travelers which are closed and snowbound in the rest of the year. A large number of tourist flock Ladakh during June to get away from the scorching heat of Indian summers while Ladakh festival makes the visit more fun filled.
Sindhu Darshan Festival is one of the festivals celebrated in June on the banks of River Sindhu in Leh. It is a must watch festival when people immerse in earthen pots filled with water drawn from various rivers across the country into Sindhu river.
Ladakh International Film Festival is another film festival held at the highest altitude in the world in June, with the breathtaking landscapes this festival makes the visit more pleasurable.
Ladakh is immersed fully into a festive atmosphere in June month and with another festival is the Hemis Festival which is celebrated in the largest Buddhist monastery in Ladakh is a must watch.
Jammu and Kashmir is the most loved place to be visited in summers. Srinagar is home to the stunning Dal Lake, its shikara ride gives you the best experience of nature with beautiful landscapes you will memorize forever.
A tourist spot where you can visit in any month of your calendar provided you can bear the cold in the winter is Shillong. Tourist is here throughout the year. Actually, each season or each month brings a new tinge to the scenic beauty of this place.
June is the perfect time for sightseeing and adventure activities, Its the early monsoon in Meghalaya. You will enjoy the decent sun and in no time you will feel the rain. You will even see the beautiful white fog which adds to it.
Mussoorie is a perfect hill station for summer holidays to escape from the unforgiving heat in the plains. It is called ‘Queen of hill stations’ which have nature’s pretty gifts from streams to waterfalls to make an ideal summer vacation place to visit in June in India for you.
Kullu Manali is a tourist hub for all the year round, it has a spectacular view of the Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar ranges, with bear river view. June is the best time if you like paragliding, rafting, and mountain sports in Solang Valley.
Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Shimla Summer Festival is a festival to bid adieu to summers, people from all over India visit Shimla to escape the scorching heat of summers and this festival makes entire Shimla come alive with whole Ridge road in Shimla occupied with fashion shows, flower exhibitions, a sporting event.
Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh
Dharamshala is a hill station in Himachal have very pleasant weather during summer months. If you are looking to beat the scorching heat of summers than Dharamshala is the best destination as it is the ideal time for trekking tours on scenic trails dotted with flowers in full bloom. Dharamshala Film Festival in June is to celebrate creativity, and it is the best time to celebrate art when people from all over India flock Dharamsala, to escape soaring temperatures.
Ooty, Tamil Nadu
Ooty is the most beautiful hill station of south India, with school closed June becomes the best gateway to escape the summer heat. The weather during June is generally pleasant as you can venture out for day sightseeing and other tourist activities.
Mount Abu, Rajasthan
With whole Rajasthan under the scorching sun, Mount Abu is the only hill station in Rajasthan where the climate remains quite cool making it the summer capital of Rajasthan. Days are hot, but the night is greeted by the cold winds and cool weather.
Guwahati have a moderate climate during summers, Kamakhya Temple celebrates the Ambubachi festival in June. June the last summer month after which comes the monsoon so making it the best time to visit.