5 Best Places to Visit in Summer 2024: How to Reach, Avg. Budget

by Surbhi Bishnoi

Summer is here and so is the urge to go on holiday with your family and friends. It’s just nice to spend time with your loved ones in pleasant weather, be it beaches or mountains. 

If you are reading this, the chances are you are also planning a summer holiday, right? This means you are looking for a perfect destination that is fun, easy to reach, and also in your budget. Well, don’t you worry because we have got your back. 

We have compiled a list of top destinations to visit in Summer 2024 that you would love to explore. Have a look and see which one you like the most! 

1. Mcleodganj, Himachal Pradesh

McLeodganj is a popular destination to visit in summers. The backdrop of the Himalayas with breathtaking landscapes will leave you in awe of its beauty. The place has an influence of Tibetan culture as most of the population are from the same descent. This presents a perfect blend of Indian and Tibetan culture. It is also known as Upper Dharamshala with its Tibetan cultural influence and enchanting Himalayas in the background. 

It’s a perfect summer retreat with pleasant weather and enchanting views. The adventure enthusiasts love to explore outdoor activities like trekking, camping, or hiking. You would also love to explore the culture and the street markets with beautiful views here. The Bhagsu waterfalls, Namgyal Monastery, Dharamkot and Minkiani Pass, are some of the popular places to visit here. 

Average Budget: 3000 to 4000 INR per day.

How to reach: nearest airport is Kangra Airport, Gaggal (22 km away)

Nearest Train Station: pathankot junction (92 km).

2. Kudremukh, Karnataka

It is not the most popular summer destination but definitely worthy of the hype of a perfect summer getaway with serene views of hills and grasslands. It’s a beautiful hill station of South India that lets you soak in the natural beauty of our country. It offers a lot of amazing activities to indulge yourself such as sightseeing and hiking. Nature enthusiasts are especially in love with this place as it remains an unexplored destination by most of the country’s population. It is also a biodiversity so there will be lots to see and explore here. 

You would love to see the Kudremukh National Park, Hanuman Gundi Falls, Kambhi falls, Lakya Dam, and so much more.

Average Budget: ~3000 INR per day.

How to reach: nearest airport Mangalore International Airport (95 km)

Nearest Train Station: Mangalore Junction (115km)

3. Kumarakom, Kerala

Kumarakom is another popular destination that you must visit this summer. The weather is quite pleasant during this time and it offers a wide array of activities to indulge in. The place is popular for its pristine backwaters along with scenic views. It is located at the banks of beautiful Vembanad Lake and you can find the backdrop of coconut trees and lush greenery that enhances its beauty with picture perfect frames everywhere you look. 

You can stay in houseboats to get an unique experience and explore the backwaters. You can take part in fishing and angling here that will certainly keep you busy for hours with a nice view. Bird watching is another one of the popular activities to do here thanks to its exotic bird population that includes Siberian Stork, Egrets, Waterfowls, and more. 

You can visit the local museum to explore the art and craft of the region. Visit the beaches and waterfalls here to spend some quality time with your friends or family. 

Average Budget: ~2500 INR per day

How to Reach: Nearest Airport: Kochi Airport (45 km) 

Nearest Train Station: Kottayam (15.6 km)

4. Pelling, Sikkim

The beauty of North East India is unmatched and if you haven’t visited then this is your cue to visit Pelling, Sikkim this summer and get lost in its stunning landscapes. 

The place is located in the western Sikkim and is surrounded by snow capped mountains. With the mountains, it offers a wide range of outdoor activities such as trekking where you can explore the enchanting views from the beautiful peaks here. The sightseeing is also an amazing thing to do here with so many places to visit and explore. 

The Kanchenjunga National Park is a popular tourist attraction with wildlife and lush greenery. You should also visit Darap village to explore the culture of the place along with its beauty.

Average Budget: ~2200 INR per day

How to Reach: Nearest Airport: Bagdogra Airport (140 km)

Nearest Train station: New Jalpaiguri Junction (135 km)

5. Kamshet, Maharashtra

Located in the lap of Western Ghats, Kamshet is another hill station that would be a perfect summer destination! This place is filled with picture perfect frames that will make you take hundreds of pictures here. You will find beautiful lakes, paddy fields, and the vibrant sunflower fields that will leave you in awe of its beauty. 

It is an ideal spot for paragliding lovers who love to explore the beauty of the place with a 360° view! You can also see the Tikona Fort and enjoy the views from the top. Overall, it’s a perfect summer destination to relax and relieve some stress away from the busy cities. 

Average Budget: ~2500 INR per day

How to Reach: Nearest Airport: Pune International Airport (50km)

Nearest Train station: Kamshet 

Conclusion

So these are some of the best places to visit in Summer 2024, and if you haven’t visited any of them, you must visit this summer because these are totally worth your time and money! 

What are you waiting for? Start packing and book your tickets and hotels and go on your dream summer vacation!

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