Are you an avid traveller or do you like to travel occasionally for rejuvenating yourself?
Do you like to explore places alone or you are one of those who would travel with family or a huge gang of friends. Either way, it is fun! We list out the top 5 “in” summer destinations for you to relax, enjoy and capture innumerable memories for reminiscing.
1) Wayanad, Kerala
Mesmerizing view of Western Ghats, clean and pristine environment or culture and history, this place offers it all. Known as the “green paradise”, it attracts many tourists visiting Kerala. It is about 76 kms from the sea shores of Kozhikode and is a hub of plantations, forests and wildlife.
How to reach: Kozhikode (which is about 76kms from Wayanad) is well connected to Mumbai, Bangalore, Coimbatore, Goa, Madurai and Chennai.
2) Little Andaman, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
White sandy beaches, enchanting waterfalls, crazy boat rides and exciting elephant safari, Little Andaman offers everything. Regarded as the best surfing destination in India, it is an ideal place for people who want to have a taste of adventure along with the green symphony of nature.
How to reach: Government ferries connect Phoenix Bay jetty/Haddo Wharf, Port Blair to Hut Bay, Little Andaman every day. Regular helicopter service is offered by the government from Port Blair airport to Little Andaman.
3) Auli, Uttarakhand
Whether it is promenading across the misty slopes of Nanda Devi, Mana Paravat and Kamat Kamet, skiing or just enjoying snow fights with your loved ones, Auli is the ideal place to be! At an average height of 2800 meters, this hilly terrain enchants beauty.
How to reach: Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest Airport to Auli situated at a distance of 286kms. Jolly Grant Airport is well connected to Delhi with daily flights. Taxis are available from Jolly Grant Airport to Auli. The nearest railway station to Auli is Rishikesh. Rishikesh railway station is situated 264kms before Auli on NH58. Rishikesh is well connected by railway networks with major destinations of India.
4) Pahalgam, Jammu and Kashmir
Once a shepherd’s village, Pahalgum is a hot tourist destination now. With breathtaking views and cool environment even in summers and the famous Amarnath Yatra, tourists flock at this place. Situated at the confluence of streams, it steals your heart away!
How to reach: Near to Srinagar and Jammu which are well connected from all major cities.
5) Matheran, Maharashtra
For all the nature lovers, this place is like a hub. Located in Raigad district of Maharashtra, this place is eco sensitive and is ideal for relaxing far from hustle- bustle of city life as vehicles are banned here! (Doesn’t it sound peaceful already?) The only modes of transport here are on Horseback, by man-pulled rickshaw, or on foot. Don’t we all living in the hustle and bustle of cities need this change once in a while?
How to reach: Matheran is well connected by rail both, from Mumbai and Pune up to Neral Junction Station, a station at the bottom of the hill. From Neral a small Toy Train (Narrow gauge) takes you through a zigzag route of about 21 kms. to Matheran in two hours.
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