Summer holidays are about to end that means people with children are about to go back to their busy schedules while backpackers are getting ready to hit the beaches with full enthusiasm. There are a few who have spent half the year planning and still haven’t picked up a place to visit and a few who just pack their bags and explore a new place on a whim. No matter what kind of a traveller you are, we have come up with a perfect list of places to visit in July, picking up most prominent Indian cities which would definitely help you quench your thirst for travel.
Ladakh finds a place in every traveller’s to-visit list and rightly so. Explore this ex-Buddhist kingdom speckled with beautiful gompas, dusty mountains and lakes that just add up to its natural beauty.
This high-altitude desert valley is one of the most popular destinations for backpackers. Punctuated by patches of green and bluest of subglacial streams, Lahaul-Spiti is perfect for admiring the great Himalayas and exploring far-off villages dwelling beside hardy grasses and shrubs.
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Adorned by lush green coconut trees, the South Goan beaches of Colva, Agonda and Palolem are perfect to make your monsoon travel all the more exciting. It’s a hub for culture fanatics, adventure enthusiasts, and historians. Perfect for a laid-back vacation, it is flooded with all types of accommodation options, be it budget, mid-range or luxury.
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Tucked away from hustle and bustle of city life, Munnar is Kerela’s best kept secret and rightly so. Punctuated with picture-postcard tea estates, spice plantations and picturesque hiking trails, this place is perfect for nature lovers.
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Manali’s charm lies in its hippie villages and riverside cafes, and is considered to be a year round destination for all types of travellers. It’s the jumping-off site for Lahaul-Spiti, and is a hub for all types of adventure sports, from paragliding to river rafting, and mountain biking.
A paradise in itself, Lakshadweep happens to be one of the most charming group of islands, famous for crystal clear waters, pristine beaches, archipelago lagoons and coral reefs.
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Valley of Flowers
A trek of 17 kilometers from Govindghat in Uttarakhand would take you to this beautiful high-altitude Himalayan Valley. The routes for this season have been opened from 1st of June and would remain open till October.
Perched at an altitude of 4500 ft, Cherrapunji is one of the rainiest places on earth that has recently become popular among travellers. Mist-covered valleys, living root bridges, dilapidated colonial churches, age-old bungalows and awe-inspiring waterfalls highlight the beauty of this scenic town.
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Coorg region, also known by the name Kodagu, is known for its emerald landscape, spice productions and acres and acres of plantation. The pleasant climate of the place attracts hikers, birdwatchers and sightseers from far-off places.
The setting of Udaipur is perfect for a romantic getaway. Accentuated by beautiful palaces, monuments, temples, havelies and the shimmering Lake Pichola, this place attracts travellers from far and near.