Did you know some places in India remain cold even during peak summer? Have a look at these hill stations, which are free from heat waves and perfect for experiencing a typical winter vibe at any time of the year.
Keylong, Himachal Pradesh
Go on monastery hopping and douse your burning urge for a spiritual getaway at Keylong. Additionally, it’s the place to buy premium quality woollen clothes, including pashmina shawls.
Must visit: Shri Triloknath temple, Gondhla Castle and Shashur
Witness a valley decorated with rice with beautiful Myanmar hills in the backdrop. You can also learn about one of the largest Mizo groups, the Ralte tribe that lives here.
Must visit: Rih Dil, Lengteng Wildlife Sanctuary and Lianchhiari Lunglentlang
Bomdila, Arunachal Pradesh
From colourful apple orchids to unique Tibetian architecture, Bomdila has various charms that keep you invested. Don’t miss out on visiting the middle Gompa of Bomdila, housing the blue medicine buddha, which is said to have healing power.
Must visit: Bomdila Viewpoint, Bomdila Monastery and RR Hill
Yercaud, Tamil Nadu
Apart from the picturesque landscape, what makes Yercaud a must-visit is the abundance of multi-coloured gardens it accommodates. Explorers must include a trekking expedition to Kiliyur on their bucket list if they visit Yercaud.
Must visit: Yercaud Lake, Bears Cave and Kottachedu Teak Forest
Situated at the height of 4312 metres, Horsley Hills is a perfect place to indulge in adventure sports, including zorbing and rappelling. The place houses a 150-year-old eucalyptus tree and is a prime sightseeing spot you must cover.
Must visit: Galibanda, Mallamma Temple and Thimmamma Marrimanu
People who want to experience snowfall in summer should head to Yumthang Valley in Sikkim. Don’t miss covering the Zero Point in Lachung to see the last resort of civilisation here. Book your flight to Gangtok airport from Blinctrip to reach Yumthang and get a detailed travel-day itinerary of your trip.