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Best Places to Visit in India in Summer 2022

Winters will leave, and summers are on the way to hit with heat and light!! And it’s also the time to plan your summer vacation to get away from the burning summer. Our exhausted souls urge us to chill in cool, green, and pleasant places in summer. India has no scarcity of such beautiful, hill locations to escape from hot summer. Check out amazing chilly places to have fun in summer 2022, listed below exclusively for people who stay outside India. Book International flight tickets to India with Indian Eagle, at an utterly cheap price.


Known as one of the best places in India to visit in summer, Manali has many chilly locations to enjoy sun-drenched summer with cool and pleasant surroundings. Manali boasts its rich greenery, bewitching locations, and amazing wildlife. Rohtang Pass can be the best spot to enjoy the snow, and snow-covered mountains are just awe-inspiring. Solang Valley is known as the best place for adventurous sports in Manali. You can try quad biking, paragliding, and many other sports you would love.

How to reach:

By Air: Bhuntar is the closest airport, which is about 51 km away.

By Train: The nearest railhead is in Chandigarh, which is almost 310 km away from Manali.

By Road: Manali can be reached from major cities in India by road.

Cost per person: 7000-9,500 

Places to stay: Royal Residency, Shivalaya Retreat Manali, Hotel Hadimba Palace

Places to eat: The Corner House, The Lazy Dog, Chopsticks restaurant


The most sought-after summer destination, Nainital could be the sole reason behind your plan for summer vacation. Magnificent view of snow-capped mountains is the ultimate attraction in Nainital more than anything else! Naini lake is the must-visit spot in Nainital, around which Nainital was built. Taking a boat ride on Nainital lake is the best thing people can find on a Nainital trip. The accommodation options are numerous and you can find many sorts like expensive, mid-range and budget-friendly. Visit Kilbury Bird Sanctuary in Pangot, at a distance of 12 km from Nainital. Bird-watching is very famous that tourists across the globe come to see this house of a wide range of birds.

How to reach:

By Air: The nearest airport is Pantnagar airport. Cabs or buses are available from the airport to Nainital.

By Train: Kathgodam is the nearest railhead from Nainital.

By Road: Nainital can be reached from Delhi by NH 109.

Cost per person: 8,000 – 12,000.

Places to stay: Seasons Hotel and Resort, Bara Bungalow Gethia, Nainital, Balrampur House

Places to eat: Gianni’s pure veg, Café Lakeside, Anupam Restaurant


It’s a sin if we forget Kashmir when we talk about the best places to visit in India in summer. Full of lakes, gardens, and hills, Kashmir gives plenty of options to get away from the scorching summer. You will find wildlife safari, boat rides, trekking, a gondola ride to name a few to load fun. Visit Sonmarg to delight in pretty blooming flowers, snow-draped mountains, and lush green hills. Enjoy a gondola ride in Gulmarg which is a popular and mesmerizing cable car ride. Try skiing, pony, and other fun activities after the gondola ride. Hot Air balloon is just amusing as it provides a jaw-dropping view of the city.

How to reach:

By Air: The closest airport is Srinagar airport, which is about 16 km away.

By Train: Jammu is the nearest railway station located 300 km away from Kashmir.

By Road: One can travel to Kashmir by NH 1A connected to the rest of India.

Cost per person: 8,600 – 14,200

Places to stay Hotel Himalaya Discover Resorts, Hotel Sparrow, New Sea Palace Houseboats

Places to eat: Lacima café and pizzeria, Stream Restaurant, Raja Dhaba


Eye-catching lush greenery and picturesque landscapes make Darjeeling the perfect place in India to visit in summer. Owing to its panoramic view and piquant tea estates, blooming rhododendrons, Darjeeling welcomes you wholeheartedly to dive into a new world of beauty. Darjeeling is the most loved summer holiday destination by travel enthusiasts. The mesmerizing view of the world’s third-highest mountain; Kanchenjunga peak is incomparable. The popular toy train ride is another attraction in your Darjeeling trip.

How to reach:

By Air: The closest airport is Bagdogra airport, which is situated 75 km away from Darjeeling. From the airport, only pre-paid taxi services are available.

By Train: Jalpaiguri is the nearest railway station 63 km away. This connects Darjeeling with almost all major cities of India.

By Road: One can easily drive down to Darjeeling from nearby towns. You can also choose a bus service from Siliguri to Darjeeling.

Cost per person: 9,000 – 14,000

Places to stay: Mayfair Darjeeling, Summit Swiss Heritage Hotel & Spa

Places to eat: Glenary’s, Kunga Restaurant, The Park Restaurant


Auli is called one of the coolest places in India that attracts travelers from across the world. Its awe-struck view of Himalayan Mountain peaks and eye-catching greenery make Auli the best place to visit in India in the summer. Skiing is quite famous in Auli tour, which amuses first travelers to travel experts. Auli has the beautiful scenery of oak, pine, and deodar forests which attract nature lovers. Auli’s artificial lake is a feast to the eyes and it is among the world’s best man-made lakes.

How to reach:

By Air: The closest airport is Jolly Grant Airport IN Dehradun, which is located 280 km away from Auli. From the airport taxi and bus services are available.

By Train: Haridwar is the nearest railway station 275 km away. 

By Road: Drive down to reach Auli from Delhi, which is 500 km away. 

Cost per person: 9,000 – 13,000

Places to stay: The Tattva, Himalayan Eco Lodge, and Camps

Places to eat: Regal Restaurant, Auli Café, Chinatown, and Kailash Foods


One of the most recommended places to visit in India in summer, Cherrapunji is home to picturesque landscapes, vagrant white clouds, and dense greenery. Visit and walk on the Double Decker Living Root Bridge which is partly man-made, a UNESCO Heritage site. Don’t forget to visit Seven Sister Waterfall. 

How to reach:

By Air: Guwahati Airport is the closest one which is 180 km away.

By Train: Guwahati railhead is the nearest railhead.

By Road:  Buses are available from Shillong.

Cost per person: 8,500-14,000

Places to stay: Polo Orchid Resort, Jiva Resort, Sai-I-Mika Reso

Places to eat: Jiva Grill sohra, Orange Roots, Madras Café

Want to explore more places in India? Visit travel guide to India to get detailed plan for your trip to India.

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