Best Places to Visit in June in India

India, with its enormous number of tourist attractions spread over its vast landmass, offers a diverse range of experiences, from cultures to natural beauty, adventurous activities, and stunning beaches India is a melting pot of cultures, faiths, peoples, and customs, and it is home to one of the world's richest and oldest civilizations. It is because of this diversity that exploring it is so fascinating.

While the Himalayas dominate the north, the remainder of the nation is filled with steamy rainforest, scenic tea plantations, and beautiful beaches. Millennia-old ancient monuments and vibrant yet turbulent cities like Mumbai and New Delhi are tucked away among these diverse landscapes. In June, the weather in India is particularly fascinating, since you may expect either sun or rain. This is largely dependent on where you are in India; the country is divided into climate zones. India is either hot and muggy or wet and warm most of the time.

1. Auli - The Skiing Haven

The land of the shimmering snowy mountain peaks, shining slopes, delightful apple orchards, mesmerising artificial lakes, tranquil sacred temples, adventurous trekking spots –this is Auli for you. Located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, Auli is a stunningly beautiful hill station in India. The tired traveller is welcomed with frosty mornings, lavish green landscapes and fresh, cool and kissing breeze all of which are a complete feast for the body, mind and soul. Also called the ‘white winter wonderland’ Auli is a serene and quiet place with particularly beautiful golden sunrises and saffron sunsets. Chilling in winters and moderately cold in summers define the weather of the place by and large. Auli encapsulates everything that a travel enthusiast aspires to explore. It is also known for ski slopes, ski resorts, and events that are organized for tourists every year during winters. The average temperature in Auli in June is between 10 and 20 degrees Celsius. This month in Auli, the weather is pleasant and bright, making the sightseeing excursion enjoyable.

Places to Visit in Auli

Gurso Bugyal, Kwani Bugyal, Auli Ropeway, Trishul Peak, Chenab Lake

How to Reach Auli

Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is the nearest airport at a distance of 286 kms. Flights are available from Delhi to Dehradun, Chandigarh to Dehradun, Mumbai to Dehradun, Chennai to Dehradun. Auli is connected with motorable roads from the Airport. From there, Cabs are readily available to take you to Auli.

2. Kanatal - The Unexplored Beauty

Kanatal literally translates to "one-eyed lake." The name of the location comes from a lake near Kanatal that has since dried up. Sitting at an elevation of 8500 feet above sea level, Kanatal in Uttarakhand is marked for its air of peace and tranquillity. Enveloped on all sides by mountains, rivers, and vegetation, making every tourist want to remain a little longer. It is a burgeoning centre for adventure sports and outdoor activities. Besides that Kanatal is a perfect tourist getaway for the undiscovered and virgin beauty of its hills. The little village of Garhwal has escaped tourist commercialization and hence provides a relaxing, idealistic environment. Apple orchards are found in abundance here along with vistas of beautiful Himalayan peaks and vast expanse of lush greenery.

This charming hamlet, dotted with wildflowers and little temples, is well connected by well-maintained highways and also close to other prominent hill destinations in the state, including Dehradun, Chamba and Mussoorie. The rocky mountainous topography of Kanatal is perfect for adventure activities such as rock climbing and rappelling. The Kanatal weather is pleasant in June and therefore a must-visit if you like to visit offbeat hill stations.

Places to Visit in Kanatal

New Tehri, Dhanaulti, Kodia Jungle, Surkanda Devi Temple, Chamba, Mussoorie

How to Reach Kanatal

Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is the nearest airport. Flights are available from Delhi to Dehradun, Chandigarh to Dehradun, Mumbai to Dehradun, Chennai to Dehradun.

3. Darjeeling - Romantic Vibes

Darjeeling has been a favourite with movie makers for its awe-inspiring landscapes and misty mountain peaks. Summer The city comes to an end in June. Darjeeling is nice and not very hot throughout these months. At its highest point, the temperature hits 25 degrees. Just walking down the streets of Darjeeling is romantic and heady. The cool breeze kissing your cheeks and the mystical serenity that envelops you is worth every penny spent on your trip. Whether it’s the photogenic sunrise on Tiger Hill or the sight of the tallest Kanchenjunga peak, the famous toy train ride or the enchanting Senchal Lake, Darjeeling is full of attractive places to visit. A trip to the Buddhist Ghoom Monastery and tea estate is not to be missed either. You can enjoy a cable car trip across Rangeet Valley, with a sight of Darjeeling's town rivers running, tea estates newly manicured, and valleys brimming with beautiful meadows. Visiting a tea estate is also a beautiful option. You may also go shopping on Nehru Road or Mall Road (woollens, handicrafts, toy-train souvenirs. There is no shortage of budget hotels and lodges and delicious food that are easy on your pocket. You will particularly enjoy Darjeeling in the month of June for its cool and pleasant breeze.

Places to Visit in Darjeeling

Tiger Hill, Llyod’s Botanical garden, Peace Pagoda, Batasia Loop, Rock Garden

Nearest Airport

Bagdogra Airport in Siliguri is the nearest airport to Darjeeling. Flights can be booked from Kolkata to Bagdogra, Delhi to Bagdogra, Guwahati to Bagdogra

4. Nainital - Lake City of India

Nainital, often known as the "Lake City of India," is one of the most prominent hill stations in North India and is only 296 kilometers from India's capital city. Wrapped around a stunning deep green Lake, Nainital sits prettily in the Kumaon foothills of the  Himalayas in Uttarakhand State. Nainital is covered in a dense blanket of nature, which is further enhanced by the aroma of vibrant blooms merging with clear fresh air. Previously a British hill station Nainital is among the most loved hill resorts in India. There are plenty of things to do here, let us take you through some of the interesting activities that can make your stay absolutely memorable. It is a fantastic idea to organize a trip to Nainital because there are so many intriguing sites to see. The month of June is ideal for visiting this location. The eye-shaped lake at the heart of this lovely hill station gives the area its name.

The best thing to do, when you visit Nainital, is to take a boat ride in the deep green Naini Lake. Different types of boats like paddle boats and rowing boats are available at different rates. This leisure ride is soothing to the eyes and mind as one appreciates the tranquil scenic beauty of the hills around with cool breeze brushing past your cheeks. You can also halt at the various stopovers for a quick lunch.

Places to Visit in Nainital

Naini Lake, Naina Devi temple, Snow View point, Khurpa Taal, Eco Cave Gardens, Naina Peak

How to Reach Nainital

Closest Airport is Delhi which is at a distance of 300 kms. The nearest Railway Station is Kathgodham which is at a distance of 34 km. From there you can hire cabs to reach Nainital.

5. Kasol – Amsterdam of India

Kasol is a small old fashioned town of the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh, India. On the road between Bhuntar and Manikaran, it is located in the Parvati Valley, on the banks of the Parvati River. It's a backpacker's paradise in the Himalayas, and it serves as a base for adjacent hikes to Malana and Kheerganga. Because of the large number of Israeli visitors that visit, it is known as India's Mini-Israel. So you will find Israeli cuisine readily accessible, and Hebrew-written street signs throughout Kasol. Kasol will steal your hearts with its mesmerising scenic locales. Whether you wish to sit and relax by the rocks of the thundering river Parvati listening to its rumbling sounds or to set out on a trek towards Chalal to view the snow-capped rustic mountain peaks, and explore the deep forests, you have plenty of choice. Kasol dubbed the "Amsterdam of India," is a tourist destination that is quickly gaining popularity as a favourite destination for hikers, travellers, and environment enthusiasts. Kasol has a number of streetside cafés that provide wonderful meals. The experience of sitting and having a meal between the dark green trees and the breathtaking mountains makes the meal even more delightful. Kasol remains very pleasant in the month of June making it the right choice of destination to visit.

Places to Visit in Kasol

Parvati Valley, Kheer Ganga, Tosh Village, Malana

How to Reach kasol

Kullu Airport is the nearest airport to Kasol. Delhi to Kullu, Mumbai to Kullu, Kolkata to Kullu are the available flights. From the airport, you can take a cab to Kasol.

6. Manali - India's Honeymoon Capital

Manali should be on your list of locations to visit in India in June since the weather is comfortable, and every feature of nature comes to life and seems to be quite lovely during this month. Manali is named after Saint Manu, and its name is derived from the word Manu-alaya, which means "home of Manu." According to legend, saint Manu came to Manali and meditated there in order to regenerate human existence after it was wiped away by floods. Manali, one of Himachal's most prominent hill stations, offers spectacular views of the Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar mountains, which are covered in snow for the majority of the year. Old Manali is one of the favourite areas of Manali for the tourists, because of its relaxing cafés, decent wifi, tiny eateries, and convenient shopping. Many homestays and hostels provide inexpensive dorm beds for longer visits. There is love in the air here, thanks to the gorgeous landscape and romantic environment. Manali vacation is popular among the newlyweds for their honeymoon. everything from sipping warm coffee on a rooftop café overlooking the Himalayan mountains to participating in adrenaline-pumping sports, Manali is home to all that is ideal for those who plan a vacation in June.

Places to Visit in Manali

Solang Valley, Rohtang Pass, Parvati Valley, Jogini Waterfall, Hadimba Temple, Vashisht Temple.

How to Reach Manali

The closest airport near Manali is Kullu (BHUNTAR), although only a few flights operate from there. It is preferable to fly to Chandigarh Airport, which is connected to all national airports. Delhi to Kullu, Mumbai to Kullu, Chandigarh to Kullu

7. Spiti Valley - Picturesque Mountain Desert

Spiti Valley is a  breathtakingly beautiful, chilly desert mountain valley nestled high in the Himalayas located at a whopping elevation of 12500 feet above sea level. "Spiti" means "middle country," referring to the area between Tibet and India., nestled amongst gorgeous mountain terrains. Weather is a very crucial thing to consider while visiting Lahaul and Spiti for tourism. Summers are also ideal for the valley's planned fun and adventure activities. This is the time of year when the snow in the valley begins to melt and you may safely drive on the trans-Himalayan highways. In fact, when the Manali-Kaza highway opens in June, it is the busiest tourist season in the valley. As the Himalayas' hard winters go away, bright days, mild temperatures, and a comfortable environment emerge, allowing you to fully appreciate the beautiful scenery. The spectacular view of the valleys, rivers, and snow-capped mountains exemplify the place's timeless beauty. This resort is a Paradise on Earth because of the expansive alpine greenery and the most mesmerising splendour of the mountains. June is also the best time to take part in the many adventurous activities available here. You may go river rafting once the ice on the rivers melts, as well as rock climbing, camping, paragliding, and mountain biking, all without the worry of avalanches. June also happens to be the month when the valley hosts a variety of carnivals and festivals, where you can observe how the locals celebrate love, life, and everything in between. As a result, visiting the valley during the summer is strongly advised.

Places to Visit in Spiti Valley

Kibber Village, Kye Monastery, Arjun Gufa, Dhankar Gompa, Kunzum Pass.

How to Reach Spiti Valley

The closest airport is in Bhuntar, near Kullu which stands at a distance of  245 km away from the same.

8. Dharamshala - Home of Dalai Lama

Dharamshala is a quaint, hillside city located in the northern portion of the Kangra Valley, Himachal Pradesh. Its name translates into ‘spiritual pilgrim's refuge’ or ‘rest home’ in Hindi. This picturesque city is encircled with cedar trees on the outskirts of the Himalaya and is the residence to the Dalai Lama-The Spiritual Buddhist leader. This place is a renowned hub for learning Buddhism and its scriptures. Dharamshala provides plenty of unique views and taste of urban living even in the hills and has become a popular choice for tourists and campers over the years.  There are prayer flags flapping, monasteries at periodic intervals, and monks dressed in vivid saffron coloured robes chanting in groups. There are lots of tourist attractions, but Dharamsala is largely about recharging yourself and appreciating the calm that is embedded in the place. For several years Dharamsala is held in high regard as a hub of meditation and serenity. McLeodganj  . is a lovely settlement in upper Dharamsala. This town also known colloquially as "Little Lhasa ''is, tucked between breathtaking hills and dense forests, is culturally blessed by a substantial Tibetan influence as a result of the large Tibetan community here. In addition, the famed Tibetan government-in-exile maintains its headquarters in this city. Mcleodganj is one of the most stunning settings and a must-visit when in Dharamshala and attracts a large number of tourists every year. 

Places to Visit in Dharamshala 

Triund Hill, Cricket Stadium, St. John in the Wilderness, The Gyuto Monastery, Dal Lake, Tsuglag khang, Bhagsu Waterfall, Mcleodganj

How to Reach Dharamshala

The Nearest airport is Kangra Airport which stands at a distance of 8 km from Kangra Valley and 15 km from Dharamshala. Flights are available from Delhi to Dharamshala, Mumbai to Dharamshala, Chandigarh to Dharamshala.

9. Leh - The land of Monasteries

The village is located at an altitude of 11,550 feet towards the upper side of Indus River valley, enveloped by the snow-capped mountain peaks of the Ladakh Range. Leh is one of the nation's largest permanently populated settlements and is situated at the crossroads of Tibet, Kashmir, and Kashgar, in one of the most isolated parts in the Indian-governed area of the Kashmir valley. The tenacious spirit of Northern India's alpine grandeur remains in the hamlet of Leh. The Buddhist monasteries placed on isolated hillocks in the proximity of settlements are the most picturesque aspect of the landscape of Ladakh. These visually pleasant, architecturally fascinating monasteries lay emphasis on the profoundly pious Buddhist people's beliefs. Monasteries are places of prayer, meditation, and religious education for children and young people. Monasteries are rich in treasures, but Lamayuru, Ladakh's oldest religious centre, surpasses all others in sheer splendour. Alchi gives the best rewards for its distinctive wood carvings, sculptures, and frescoes. This land of Buddhist temples and heroic people has become a popular tourist resort especially for trekking and mountaineering lovers. The challenging topography and gorgeous mountains in the area combine to create an eclectic concoction for adventure seekers. Leh- Ladakh is a riot of elaborate paintings and red-robed monks, with striking Gompas (Tibetan monasteries), flapping prayer flags, and bleached stupas. . Ladakh's population is pleasant and open to travellers, with a culture that is comparable to Tibetan culture. Summers in Ladakh are pleasant, with temperatures ranging from 5 to 25 degrees in June and therefore June is the perfect month to visit Leh.

Places to Visit in Leh

Pangong, Tso Thiksey Monastery, Hall of Fame, Markha Valley, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Shanti Stupa, Tang Lang La, Magnetic Hill

How to Reach Leh

Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport in Leh is only 3.8 kilometres from the city centre and also one of the world's highest commercial airports. Flights available are Delhi to Leh, Mumbai to Leh, Srinagar to Leh, Jammu to Leh and Kolkata to Leh.

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