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Reema Bhalla Jan 13 2014

Which are the best places to visit in India in June?

Reet Cheema Jan 13 2014
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We bring to you a list of best places to visit in India in June, the month that marks the beginning of monsoons in India and gives you just another excuse to elope to a lush green place to unwind. You can pamper your senses by indulging in nature walks in lush green tea plantations in Munnar or revive with beautiful view of landscapes and lakes in Leh. Here are few places you can visit this June in India.

Darjeeling, West Bengal

Head to this Himalayan hill station of Darjeeling this June and indulge in its glorious beauty amidst rainfall making it look even prettier. It is also the most popular tourist month of the year attracting a large number of tourists from all around. The lush green hill station with scenic tea gardens add to the beauty and ideally serves as a hideout for some adventure freaks and romantic couples. Most of the Darjeeling travel packages include all major tourist points in the region and help one to best relish a relaxing holiday in this beautiful hamlet.

Photo of Darjeeling (by P.K. Niyogi)

Also, there are many things to explore and do in Darjeeling that you can indulge in during this month. Don’t forget to take a ride in Toy Train across the scenic landscape or a jeep ride to Tiger Hill to catch a glimpse of the breath-taking view of the sunrise on the Kanchenjunga. Carry rain protective gear as it may pour during this time of the year!

Leh, Jammu & Kashmir

June is considered to be one of the best months to visit this unparalleled paradise with stunning views of landscapes and placid blue lakes. Most of the bikers and trekkers usually head to Ladakh to experience the ride on the most scenic routes in the world during June and August as the Manali-Leh and Srinagar-Leh highways are open to vehicles. Leh is less than 220 kms away from Manali and a ride from Manali to Leh by car takes about 9 hours 30 minutes, making it one of the favorite road trips in North India.

Photo of Leh (by Jace)

Also, if you want to see snow, you can go to higher altitudes. You can also attend Sindhu Darshan festival which is celebrated every year in June to to project the River Sindhu as a symbol of communal harmony and promote national unity in India. This three day festival attracts tourists from all over the world and people from different religions and regions perform here together thereby depicting multi-dimensional culture of India.

Ooty, Tamil Nadu

Located in the Nilgiris, Ooty is another popular destination to head to in the month of June. Ooty used to be a popular summer retreat of Britishers during the colonial days and was also known as summer capital of the Madras Presidency. This is the best time to visit Ooty as there are occasional showers making the place more charming with lush green plantations.

Photo of Ooty (by RMehra)

Not only is this the best time for sightseeing, you can also indulge in boating, trekking and angling. So, spend your vacation in this exotic destination absorbing the scenic landscapes, picturesque tea estates and lavish woods. Explore this paradise with a tour package of your choice!

Coorg, Karnataka

Located in the Western Ghats, Coorg is also referred to as the ‘Scotland of India’ due to its lush green beauty and salubrious weather conditions. It is an ideal place for nature lovers as you can enjoy trekking, bird-watching and other things to do in Coorg.

Photo of Coorg (by Aneezone)

Golf lovers can rejoice as Coorg has 3 golf courses which are located in in Polibetta, Mercara and Bittangala. June is ideal time for white-water rafting in Coorg and the entire town blooms with all of its vivaciousness. The popular ancient festival of Arms-Keilpoldu, in which weapons are polished and worshipped, is celebrated in this month. You can also visit Nagarhole National Park to see a variety of wildlife of panther and elephants. You can take a look at Coorg packages for more fun filled trips in and around Coorg.

Munnar, Kerala

This beautiful hill station in Kerala has its own charm in monsoon and is preferred vacation spot for many tourists during this season. Nestled in Western Ghats, Munnar is also known as Kashmir of South India. Rainfall occurs mostly during evenings and nights, giving tourists enough time to explore the hill station during day time.

Photo of Munnar (by Bimal K C)

You can go out for a simple nature walk and absorb the beautiful lush green surroundings or you can take a trip to Eravikulam National Park, trek through the misty mountains, go shopping for home made chocolates or treat yourself to an ayurvedic massage and spa. Also, visit the highest tea plantations at Kolukkumalai Tea Estate is at a 8000 ft as the view is really beautiful and exotic. What are you waiting for? Book a tour package to Munnar now!

Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh

Dharamsala, located in the backdrop of the snow-clad Dhauladhar ranges, offers the best of the sights and is a favourite vacation spot for tourists around the globe. It is an ideal retreat for nature lovers as you can trek through the landscapes of Dharamshala with views of snowy peaks, deodar and pine forests. You can book cheap air tickets to Dharamsala on ixigo.

Photo of Dharamsala (by Sonium)

You can visit Kangra Art Museum which displays the rich past of Dharamsala, War Memorial, shopping at Kotwali Bazar, etc. You can also indulge in meditation and yoga workshops too during this time of the year. Be careful if you are driving as roads can get slippery due to occasional rainfalls.

So, pack your bags and pick one from this list of best places to visit in India in June and head there with your loved ones. Just make sure that you are carrying your rain protective gear and drive carefully as the roads might get slippery. Also, do check the weather condition of the place you headed to to avoid any discomfort later.

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