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Places to visit in Himalayas

12 Aug, 2019

Understand yourself for the irresistible and amazing beauty of the picture-perfect places in the Himalayas during your summer holidays in India. Add to it, unmatched peace, thrilling adventures, unlimited fun, snow-laden peaks and everything you can imagine from almost everything!

Munsiyari, Uttarakhand

Also known as ‘Little Kashmir’, Munasari is a charming house in Uttarakhand. Rhododendrons blossom in the summer season makes this city an ideal holiday destination.

There is no doubt that those with nature lovers and bird watchers are treated equally. Nature resides here in its purest form. Thus, this place is known for its entire trails and unlimited adventures. In addition, foreign species of flora and fauna embellish the hill station.

How to reach Munsiyari?
By Air – Pantnagar Airport (318 km)
Nearest Railway Station – Kathgodam (275 km)
By Road – Pithoragarh (127.4 km)

Gulmarg, Kashmir

Gulmarg in Kashmir is popular skiing destination in India. It is surrounded by Pir Panjal ranges. This beautiful hill town is well known for winter sports in India.

This place is loved by honeymooners, families, adventure lovers, solo backpackers almost everyone. This place has been featured in many Bollywood movies.

In Gulmarg you can enjoy cable car ride, snowboarding, trekking, Gondola rides, walks, golf at the highest golf course in India, horse riding, lakes and many more.

This place is also known for many temples, St Mary’s Church and Baba Reshi Shrine.

How to reach Gulmarg?

By Air – Srinagar Airport (56 km)
Nearest Railway Station – Jammu (290 km)
By Road – Srinagar (51.5 km)

Nubra Valley, Ladakh

Located in the northeast of Ladakh, Nubra Valley is simply magical. The triangular armed valley did a spell with a magnificent verandah and a moon-like landscape for the visitors to come.Apart from this, the timeless beauty of the valley makes it one of the best places to roam in Ladakh. A blanket of yellow and pink rose wrapped the entire area during the summer.
In addition, oodles of wild lavender are retreating a scene during the autumn. Alternatively known as ‘Ladakh’s Food Bowls’, Nubra remains the most distant during the year. But, during the summers this heaven becomes active. For this reason, this place is definitely one of India’s best summer destinations.

How to reach Nubra Valley?
By Air – Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport 162 km
Nearest Railway Station – Udhampur 298 km
By Road – The roads is a self-drive. Since there are no bus services, it is better to take your own car to reach here.

Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh

Together with the charismatic science of charismatic monasteries, you are in love with Tawang.
Another important thing is that Hamlet is also famous as the sixth place of the Dalai Lama. With the tranquility of nature, the hidden site is undoubtedly beyond description. Generally speaking as Dwang, this place is a journey for spiritual knowledge. Do not forget to taste the dishes of the region.
Apart from this, there are many attractions around Tawang which attracts tourists from every nook and corner. Apart from this, the luxurious destination is made of mist or ice. Thus, produces a rejuvenation effect for the weary spirits.

How to reach Tawang?

By Air – Salonibari Airport Tezpur (319 km)
Nearest Railway Station – Tezpur Railway Station (327.8 km)
By Road – Itanagar (440 km)

Goecha La, Sikkim

Apart from working as a base camp for avid trekkers, this route offers spectacular views of the world’s third highest mountain,Kanchenjunga. Another reason to visit one of the best places in the Himalayas for summer vacations in India is to calm the adrenaline rush.

List of reasons is not over yet! The wonderful views of sixteen beautiful peaks, ice-covered Himalayas, meadow, meadows, rhododendron and tornado-shaped goa lake will make you enchanting. Apart from this, due to the perfect weather during this month, Astounding Destination is one of the best places to visit in India in October.

How to reach Goecha La?
By Air – Bagdogra Airport 155.2 km from Yuksom.
Nearest Railway Station – New Jalpaiguri 150 km from Yuksom.
By Road – Siliguri Pass 141 km Siliguri to Yuksom.

Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

Located in the Dehradun District of Uttarakhand on the banks of the holy Ganges river, the holy city of Rishikesh does not need any introduction. Located in the foothills of Garhwal Himalayas, Rishikesh makes for an ideal escape from the crowded and polluted city life.

During the evening, there may be nothing more spiritual and nothing more than immersing in holy water of holy river Ganges for participating in ‘Tirthan Ghat’ or ‘clean’ Ganga Aarti ” or washing all its sins.Even sitting for hours on one of the ghats, dipping your feet in the cold water of Ganga river, seeing the natural beauty can be a heavenly experience.

For those looking for fun and adventure, Rishikesh has plenty of activities like white water rafting, kayaking, wrapping, camping and bungee jumping.

How to reach:
By Air: Jolly Grant Airport of Dehradun is the nearest airport to Rishikesh, which is about 35 kilometers away.
By Bus: Buses connects it with important places like Haridwar, Dehradun and New Delhi.
By Train: The nearest railway line to Rishikesh is in Haridwar, which is about 25 km away.

 

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