Looking to head somewhere for a perfect vacation to beat the heat, this summer? There’s no better place to escape to than the cool and serene Himalayan towns! We’ve rounded up a few must-visit spots and things to do in this gorgeous region, to make sure it’s a summer to remember!
The Himalayan Resort & Spa in Manali– a grand resort with scenic views is a great destination for all adventure lovers! Try a hand at trekking, paragliding, mountain biking etc.
Enjoy spectacular sunsets and sunrises at the family-run luxury homestay, Mary Budden Estate in Binsar, and reconnect with nature.
Spend a couple of days at Jilling Terraces – an 80-year old house situated amidst 100 acres of forests, a few hours from Nainital! You’ll literally be waking up to this view, every day!
Visit Gulmarg and if you’re in luck, you might just chance upon some light snow! Definitely stay at The Khyber Himalayan.
The world’s highest ski lift, the Gulmarg Gondola is only a short walk away. Go ahead, hit the slopes!
A Sufism-inspired houseboat on the Dal Lake? Yes, staying at the Sukoon Houseboat is something one must experience when in Srinagar.
Try to make it in time for the Tulip season. It’s worth it!
Don’t forget the East! Glenburn Tea Estate in Darjeeling offers a cosy setting to enjoy some quiet time.
Just find a comfy spot to sip on tea and take in the breathtaking views. By the way, you can also learn the process of how tea is plucked in the tea gardens!
Last but not the least, explore Sikkim. The Chumbi Mountain Retreat in Pelling is set in the heart of greenery and makes for an excellent spot for bird watching. So make the most of it!
Get planning, there’s a lot awaiting you this summer!