Many will associate summers in India with muggy weather, unbearable temperatures and extreme levels of humidity. Forget the touristy haunts this month, we want you to do as the locals do and squeeze every last drop out of the summer this year! While you may know a lot about your city, this weather is the perfect time to explore nearby cities in a myriad of different cultures and languages. Hopefully, you’ll soon be dusting off your rucksack, gather your friends and set travel goals as you immerse yourself in beating the weather at its own game!
1. Revisit your Childhood at this Game
Aware about pinball wizards or Pac Man? How about revisiting childhood summer vacations with old friends? Take your friendship to a whole new creative level by heading to a game based homestay away from city life. Huddle up with your gang, play childhood games, fight over UNO, watch childhood movies together on Netflix and Amazon, munching all the while Expect a certain sense of nostalgia which appeals to people of all age groups. Go, re-trace the kid in you!
2. The Monsoon Hamlet: Bollywood in Full
and rains go hand in hand! If you love Monsoons and shaking a leg to a filmy
song in the rains head to destinations like Cherrapunjee or the North East.
Embrace the outside life and surround yourself with the tranquil beauty and
greenery of these beautiful places.
Bring back the Adventure!
Move ahead of artificial water parks and indulge in an awe-inspiring power of a rushing river at Rishikesh. Grab your helmet and paddle, dodge those rocks as you fiercely paddle down the river and feel the pulse to give you a high! You can also head to Coorg to experience the diverse topography, coffee plantations and activities like rafting, kayaking among others.
Thinking Hills? Head to Ladakh!
Drive past the highest motorable road in the
world- Khardungla (Altitude- 18318 ft)! A stimulating visual journey nested in
a small township of Dikshit. Give your mind the perfect relaxation by visiting
the Buddha Statue and the monastery located nearby. You can also explore
Matheran, an eco-town in Maharashtra that bans entry for motor vehicles. This
place promises you a relaxation in terms of weather, coupled with scenic
landscape and more importantly filtered fresh air.