The great Himalayas are a paradise for those seeking shelter in the wonders of nature. You can come closest to nature by spending some time exploring the Himalayan beauty. These breathtaking mountains are charming invitations to explorers and adventurers who are looking to test their strength and explore the hidden beauty. The snow-capped peaks, high altitude deserts, mountainous wilderness, ancient passes and several other exciting and unique places are located in the Himalayan zone. Trekking and mountaineering are only the beginning of a great holiday in the Himalayan region. Starting from natural charms like spotting a snow leopard in a national park to stepping into an ancient monastery; this place has everything. Check out this list of Himalayan destinations in your India tour that grabbed the best travel reviews from visitors.
Kasol, Himachal Pradesh
A scenic village in Kullu Valley of Himachal Pradesh, Kasol is one of the most fascinating destinations in the Himalayas. Fed by the Parvati Valley, it is Himachal’s famous backpacker destination recognized for exciting treks, picturesque views, delicious food, and a number of interesting experiences. Far from the city crowd, the small town is a wonderful and blissful place for spending holidays. Rest in the pure bliss of the mountains and let your soul reach the new heights of spiritual enlightenment in the lap of nature.
Blessed with paradisiacal beauty, Gulmarg is one of the greatest holiday destinations in the Himalayas indulged by honeymoon couples as well as families. Located amid sylvan hills at 2650 m above sea level, Gulmarg is not only a famous hill resort, but it is also a place for the premier ski resort as well as one of the highest green golf course.
Nubra Valley, Ladakh
Nurtured by Shok and Siachen Rivers, Nubra is endowed with fertile lands, but not far lies the desert dunes of Hunder where you can spot the unique double-humped Bactrian Camels. The Dikshit Monastery is a sacred place of Buddhism, where you can get immersed in the wisdom, attend the bright festivals and purify your soul. The picturesque Panamik village is an ideal spot to relax for a few days. Nubra Valley is the most relaxing summer holiday spot in India in the lap of Himalayas with the best travel reviews from visitors.
Yumthang Valley, Sikkim
The ‘Valley of Flowers of Sikkim’, Yumthang Valley is one of the most magnificent places in India settled in the Himalayas. The beauty of the valley varies season to season. Yumthang is endowed with over 24 species of Rhododendrons, snow and serene peace. In spring (March – April), the valley converts into a carpet of flowers with millions of Rhododendrons blooming till the vision goes. Yaks grazing in the green field, clouds touching the mountain tops and the languid Yumthang River making it the ideal place to spend some peaceful time with friends and families on a summer vacation in India. Winters are equally mesmerizing, the snow turns it to a winter wonderland. Skiing in Yumthang Valley attracts adventure enthusiasts’ from around the globe.
Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Located in the green lap of Kullu Valley at an altitude of 2050 m above sea level, Manali is one of the most famous holiday destinations in India. Located along the Beas River, the city has a reputation for being wonderful honeymoon destinations offering all kind of thrilling activities. From thrilling adventures in the Solang Valley, the snow-covered Rohtang Pass, beautiful Old Manali, to the green apple orchards, enjoy the comforts of a relaxing holiday in Manali with friends, family or your better half. The Himalayan beauty is magnificent throughout the year.