The first word that strikes our mind immediately when we think about heaven is our very own Himachal Pradesh. The place you can’t resist going to at least once during your entire lifetime. It is such a location where even God would love to descend in this serene beauty. The place that offers perfect craver for the person looking for adventure and an utter sense of joy. Such is the charm of Himachal Pradesh that attracts lakhs of tourists worldwide every year.
Summers are approaching. With that approaching is the exhaustiveness of torrid heat especially in tropical countries like India. Therefore, it becomes our top leisure activity to chill in breezy locations that lure us with spectacular landscapes, full of verdure and charisma. Its pre-eminence can be estimated from the fact many historical happenings linked with Mahabharata have taken place in Himachal. Places like Jwala Ji, Chintpurni, Naina Devi, Baba Balak Nath, etc. have been a clear exemplar of the lordship. On all the above facts, I am sure now you have made up your mind to visit the mighty destination. Now is the time where you can explore this absolute beauty. Below I have put some fantastic craver of places in Himachal Pradesh where you can visit during summer times.
Manali, Himachal Pradesh
If you are an avid traveler who loves more than just Himachal tourism then Manali is for you. Nestled in the northern end of the Kullu Valley, this small town serene destination is nothing less than a paradise that lures couples and trekkers from all around the globe. Perfect for an adventurous trip that connects with Kullu, Kasol (mini Israel), and Manikaran.
Manali, It’s a summer destination, though you wouldn’t find the snow at that time but offers stunning landscapes with perfect greenery having a moderate temperature throughout the year. You simply can’t miss some of the pinnacles of destinations like Hidimba Temple, Solang Valley, Jogini Waterfalls and the list continues. It is a great destination for nature photographers too. There are a lot of things you could do in Manali in summers like
- Rafting at River Beas
- Beguiling paragliding midst the blue sky
- Ropeway ride in Solang Valley &
- Bhrigu lake trek
While you reach the fairy-tale destination, there are plenty of great hotels where you spend your night and stay at affordable hotels in Manali. They are as follows
- Honeymoon inn
- Apple green resort
- Golden tulip
- Hotel solitaire
- Hotel Thomas villa
Generally, 3 to 4 days are more than enough to discover the hotspot destination.
Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Next on my list is the blissful capital of Himachal Pradesh that is Shimla. Also known as the queen of hills. This focal pointed destination is nothing more than you could ask for. Located 109 Km from Chandigarh and 14 km from Kufri. Shimla is the brand city in itself.
The location where you can spend your summers depriving yourself of all the worries and distresses at the most comfortable views of scenic Himachal. Take a sip of coffee with your loved one and enthrall yourself in all-new dreamland. Some of the things you can do in Shimla during summers are
- Shopping at Lakkar bazaar especially for the shopaholics
- Trek to Jakhu temple
- Explore the cultural hub of Shimla, the Ridge
- Take a sip of cuppa at Café Simla times
- Ride in Toy train fleeting through green hills
After exploring the historic destination, you are exhausted and don’t want to return home the same day. Therefore, below I have put down some great hotels at affordable prices that can rejuvenate your mind and soul. Have a look
- Honeymoon inn Shimla
- Shimla Nature Ville
- Sai Cottage
- Sukhsagar Regency
- The Royal Vista
Generally, one day is enough to explore this evergreen hill destination.
Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh
If you are looking for a calm destination where you can spend your time exploring the picturesque hiking trails, snow-clad mountains, and lush landscape, then Kasauli is definitely worth watching for you. A small offbeat town with greenery all around, a perfect summer craving spot to spend your leisure time. It entails a lot of religious significance as well. The Manki point is a clear example of this. Get on top of this splendid peak and get a scenic view of the entire valley.
There is a lot of stuff you can do in Kasauli like
- Shopping at mall road
- Indulge in Tibetan food
- Trek to Monkey point
- Nature walk at lover’s lane
- Splendid nature stroll along the gilbert trail
Sounds pity appeasing. Right? Get ready with your backpacks now but before that, you need a place to stay. Here are the top five hotels at affordable rates in Himachal Pradesh to have a go.
- Hotel Sanawar view
- Kasauli Exotica
- Blossom resort
- Kasauli Regency
- Kasauli Castle resort
Don’t get perplexed between the two. If you are looking to visit the abode of the Tibetan Saint Dalai Lama then Macleadganj is that place. Though it is one suburb of Dharamshala located around 5 km from the place. A perfect paradise for all those who are willing to experience Tibetan culture, their food and get away from the mundane city life. You can also come for the weekend trip over here with your partner and explore this epitome of tranquility with some beautiful sunset.
Located at the high altitude of Kangra. You may experience extreme heat waves during June but worth visiting a place in summer due to the famous Bhagsunag falls and other famous places to visit.
But that all yet. You can do certain things in this wet destination like
- 9 KM trek to triund mountains
- Camping in Macleadganj
- Explore the Bhagsu trek to Bhagsunag falls
- Visit Dalai Lama temple
- Visit Namgyal Monastery
What are you waiting for enthusiasts? Ready to explore the panoramic destination but confused about where to stay on a minimal budget. Don’t worry. We have the answer. Top 5 Best Hotels in Macleadganj
- Hotel Holiday hill
- Bella heights
- Hotel moonwalk regency
- Hotel center point restaurant
- Treebo Trend GK Conifer
Dalhousie is a worthwhile visiting serene destination for tourists who wants to explore ancient buildings dedicated to the colonial era and dense forest trails. No matter how many times you have visited the destination, you are always bound for once more. Such is the magnetic view where you can do sightseeing at the two famous Dalhousie waterfalls like Panjpula and Satdhara. Unlike other hill stations, it too has its mall road where go socializing with your friends and partner.
A handy place for the ardent people who wants to click the futuristic photos. You simply can’t miss the destination for summer on our list. Beneath are some of the charismatic things you can do in Dalhousie.
- Get lost in the mesmerizing view of the Panch Pulla waterfall
- Spend your picnic at mini Switzerland of India- Khajjiar
- Explore satdhara waterfall
- Trek to Ganji Pahari
- Visit St. John’s Church
Till now I am sure you have made up your mind in exploring the destination. Now let us look at friendly-budget hotels in Dalhousie.
- Zostel Dalhousie
- Hotel SS Resorts Dalhousie
- Bear Valley resort
- Hotel president
- Hotel Himdhara
Above are some of the spectacular destinations in Himachal, you can visit during summer to enjoy the serene plus panoramic view getting away from hustle crowd of the city. Though Himachal is the hot spot destination in itself.
You can explore every aspect of beauty combined with religious significances. Don’t miss out on any and set yourself in absolute action. Pack your bags now and tour the paradise of Himachal Pradesh that has bestowed the world with a tremendous bountiful gift of blissful nature.
Stay tuned for a lot more in the coming future. Have a mind-boggling time ahead. Bye!