2 Places a must on your summer vacation bucket list! Check out!
Who said summers are not for the outdoors? Have you ever experienced the bliss of a hill station during the summers? Here is your chance to spend a cool summer vacation at these places!
With the soaring temperatures in several parts of India, vacationing in this season is tedious. People prefer staying indoors rather than traveling due to climatic conditions in India. Did you know? There are some not-so-popular summer heavens you should totally explore this season! Beaches are a go-to during winter and the spring, have you tried vacationing in a hills station or the mountains? There is a popular belief that the cold regions should be explored during the winters as it is in their full glory. But this is not to say that summers are not special in the hills. These places give you a much-needed respite from the hot weather. These places are amazing to stay in if you are working from home as well. There is a famous quote, “Jobs fill your pockets, adventures fill your soul.”
Let’s dive into the bucket list for this summer!
This beautiful trade town is situated in the eastern part of Darjeeling in the state of West Bengal. This town has a history of being ruled by Sikkimese and Bhutanese. This town is a tourist favorite during the summer months due to its pleasant climatic condition.
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Zong Dhog Palri Fo Brang Monastery
This spectacular monastery is also known as the Durpin Monastery. It is a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery consecrated by Dalai Lama. This Monastery houses a few rare scriptures and one of them being 108 volumes of Kangyur. The architecture of the place is worth visiting. And the view from Durpin hill is breathtaking; in a clear sky, you will be able to the Himalayas.
The beautiful village of Lolegaon is situated in the lap of nature. It gives you the option for some offbeat jungle exploration. From Jungle walks to explore the rich ecosystem in the vicinity are some major attractions. The place offers a beautiful view of Mt. Kanchenjunga. The dense forest has a canopy made of entwining trees. Nature's eco can be felt in the peace of Lolegaon.
This hill station has been used as a summer retreat for a long now. The name itself means “Place to see in summer’. It also means “gift of the Forest’. Situated 7000 ft above sea level is this mesmerizing hill town to give you the much need break from the hot summer. This place became popular as a summer resort during the colonial era.
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This 1 KM stretch gives you are beautiful the view of the valley. Coakers is a man-made walking track carved into the mountains and constructed in the 80s. This place is best for morning and evening walks. You will find a lot of tourists cycling, walking and taking photographs around the area.
The pine forest leading to the Guna Caves is stunning. This place is also known as the Devil's Kitchen, this place got its importance after the Tamil hit movie ‘Guna’. The trail to the caves can be very dangerous; the path is narrow and damp. The thrill of danger and wonder of nature makes this a perfect place for adventure.
These two tourist spots are liked but at the same timeless explored by people. Make sure to add this to your bucket list this summer. Enjoy a peaceful and breezy retreat among lush greenery and quiet. Enjoy quality time this summer without the scare of a sunstroke. Summers are for exploration! Happy summer vacation!