10 Places to Visit in India in June

Other than the icy cold drinks, iced foods and lemonades during summers, there is another way to escape the heat. In the hottest summer month of June, the dry and humid days and soaring temperatures make you feel to go on a tour away from the heat of the hottest summer month of June. We have researched on a few destinations to make you feel cool and enjoy yourself instead of sweating it out during these summer months.

Take a look at the top 20 places along with major attractions and interesting things to do.

1. Spiti, Himachal Pradesh

This is one of the most beautiful places in North to keep you cool during summers. It is a traveler’s paradise to beat the heat in June. The snow topped mountains with small monasteries add to its name – Little Tibet. Moreover, there are iced glaciers from which waters that are crystal clear flow out making this a mesmerizing sight. It is the most natural place to visit in summer as it is at a high altitude and this makes it cool, making it ideal to visit in June.

Spiti

Weather in June

During the months of May & June the weather warms up just a bit. This snow dessert otherwise has temperatures dip to -30 degrees.

Major Attractions

  • Pin Valley National Park
  • Dhankar Monastery
  • Kunzum Pass
Things to do
  • Visit to Ki Khe Monastery
  • See highest lakes in the world – Surajtal & Chandratal Lakes
  • Participate in Festivals & culture programs – Cham Dance, Paura Festival & Devil Burning

2. Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir

Wake up early in the morning in the snowy region of North and watch the beauty of the sun’s rays. These places in Jammu and Kashmir are popular for their beautiful flower gardens and clear tranquil waters. Take a house – boat ride / Shikara ride on the waters of Dal Lake and watch the picturesque scenery as you capture the most clear pictures of this beautiful place. There are waters that flow from the snow tipped mountains.

SRINAGAR

Weather in June

Even in the hottest summer months of May & June there is pleasant weather in Jammu & Kashmir ass temperatures are between 20 degree and 30 degrees. warms up just a bit.

Major Attractions

  • Various flora of Nishat Bagh & Shalimar Bagh
  • Island with old Chinar trees – Char Chinaar
  • Visit the mountain desert land of Ladakh
Things to do
  • Walk through the Mughal Gardens
  • Ride a houseboat on Dal Lake
  • Shikara Ride starting at Nehru Park – Rainawari & return

3. Mussoorie, Uttaranchal

One of the most ideal hill stations to visit in June as it is cool at such a height. The queen of hill stations is elevated at a height of 1881 meters. There is picturesque scenery of nature everywhere from waterfalls to tranquil waters from nature walks in early morning sun to misty clouds, everything in Mussoorie. There is lush greenery nature full of varied flora. View the highest Himalayan ranges covered in snow from Gun Hill.

Mussoorie

Weather in June

There is pleasant weather in even in one of the hottest month in June with temperatures ranging from 14 degrees to 21 degrees before it turns monsoons in late July / August.

Major Attractions

  • Panoramic view of Mussoorie from highest point – Gun Hill
  • Corner place of Mussoorie – Cloud’s End near dense forest
  • View the magnificent Kempty falls divide into four sections
  • Experience great services at Lake Mist surrounded by greenery
Things to do
  • Adventure Sports like Para-gliding/ Trekking
  • Cable car ride at Gun Hill
  • Explore Lake Mist in a boat
  • Swimming at Kempty Falls
  • Walking Track @ Cloud’s End for excellent view of Algar River Valley

4. Kudremukh, Karnataka

This is one of the most beautiful hill stations and it is a starting place to Bangalore. There are vast greenery and dense forests that give pleasant fresh air. The most interesting way to explore this way is trekking. There is a famous lengthy mountain range in these green forestry land which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

With valleys, river waters through valleys, hills, and greenery, this place is a paradise for people wanting to visit the mother of nature. Explore the beauty of Karnataka with the Golden Chariot train and experience the beauty of hills.

Kudremukh

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Weather in June

It is the best time to get the best of nature in June as it is end of summer and starting monsoons with light showers.

Major Attractions

  • Kalhatti Water Falls
  • Hebbe Water Falls
  • Kudremukh National Park
Things to do
  • Mountaineering / Trekking @ Kudremukh Peak
  • View splendid Hanuman Gundi Waterfalls of 100 meters
  • Visit temples nearby Khalasa / see coffee plantations.
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage Site – Varaha Parvatha /Gangamoola Mountain of 1458 meters

5. Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh

Misty mountain peaks and high rocks with Buddhist monasteries laid around, it is a spectacular tourism destination for the nature lovers and spiritual people too. It is known as the birthplace of the Dalai Lama. There is a famous monastery which is also the largest monastery called Tawang Monastery here. Set in the backdrop of green forests and high waterfalls and fresh misty weather, this is an ideal destination to visit in June.

Tawang

Weather in June

Tawang has the best weather and gets very cold during winter. Even in June the temperatures are between 11 degrees and does not exceed 14 degrees.

Major Attractions

  • Nuranag Falls come from height of 100 meters
  • Sangethsar Lake @ 12,000 ft. above sea level
  • The mesmerizing Gorichen Peak @ 22,500 ft. above sea level
  • Sela Pass for Snowy East Himalayan Range View/ Sela Lake
Things to do
  • Tour the largest monastery the Tawang Monastery
  • View Tawang – Chu Valley from Tawang Monastery
  • Picnic near the mesmerizing tranquil P.T. Tso Lake
  • Mountaineering / Trekking @ Sa-Nga Phu / Gorichen Peak

6. Ladakh, Leh

Snow clad mountain peaks and high roads with blue water streams makes this place like heaven for a traveler. There are monasteries laid at places that add to the peacefulness and tranquility. Its pristine lakes and cold weather makes this the best place to visit in the month of June. There are innumerable interesting activities to indulge in and several places to visit in Ladakh.

Ladakh

 

Weather in June

This is the time when most tourists visit as there is war weather in June which may even see temperatures up to 22 degrees during day. But, at night temperatures dip to 7 degrees.

Major Attractions

  • Shanti Stupa
  • Leh Palace
  • Thiksey Gompa
  • Nubra Valley
  • Chang La
Things to do
  • Jeep Safari along Ladakh
  • Trekking to Chadar
  • Take Part in River Rafting In River Indus
  • Mountaineering @ Stok Kangri
  • Ride a Motorbike @ Khardung La /Magnetic Hill

7. Auli, Uttarakhand

This takes you almost near the Himalayas and the snowy mountains with misty clouds at the peaks and lush green hill slopes is an experience you will definitely enjoy in the month of June. This is one of the most cold hill stations you can visit in summers with several mountain ranges including Himalayas, Mana Parvat, Kamat Kamet & Nanda Devi.

Auli

Weather in June

Temperatures in June do not go more than 22 degrees. There is snow almost throughout the year.

Major Attractions

  • High Mountain Peaks @ Trishul & Nanda Devi
  • Badrinath temple
  • Rudraprayag and Vishnuprayag
  • Gurso Bugyal & Kwani Bugyal
  • Chenab Lake
  • Artificial Lake
Things to do
  • Camp at The Nanda Devi Mountain Range
  • Ride In Cable Car to Joshimath
  • River Rafting @ River Alaknanda
  • Participate in Adventure Sports Skiing
  • Trekking @ Khauri Pass To Khurala

8. Mount Abu, Rajasthan

This state is known for hottest climate in the hot desert. But, the Mount Abu is a scenic hill station that gives some coolness to the state of Rajasthan high on top the highest mountain in the state – Mt. Abu. The finest luxury trains like  Maharajas Express & Palace on Wheels stops at Mt. Abu in this picturesque location.

There are also many spiritual visitors as there are many temples including the most famous – Delwara temple. May & June are the best months to visit as there are culture folk dance performances and music & boat races and many more in the Summer Festival. This is the only place in Rajasthan to see greenery in summer.

Mount Abu

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Weather in June

As it is on a high mountain, temperatures in June range from 17 degrees to 22 degrees.

Major Attractions

  • Sunset Point
  • Nakki Lake
  • Guru Shikhar
  • Adhar Devi Temple,
  • Dilwara Jain Temples
  • Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary
Things to do
  • Mountaineering @ Mt. Abu
  • Trekking/ Rappelling / Caving In Mt. Abu
  • Trekking @ Trevor’s Tank/ Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Participate in the Bailey’s Walk

9. Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu

One of the most scenic destinations to visit in June, Kodaikanal means ‘land of forests’. This place is scenic with waterfalls, greenery, lush green forests, and wet paddy fields. It makes the traveler feel true nature. It is an amazing sight to see the pine forests growing over the mountain slopes. This place is situated in the picturesque and misty Western Ghats.

Kodaikanal

Weather in June

As it is on a high mountain, temperatures in June range from 17 degrees to 22 degrees.

Major Attractions

  • Berijam & Mannavanur Lakes
  • Coakers Walk
  • Pillar Rocks
  • Bryant Park
  • Kurinji Andavar Temple
  • Shembaganur Museum of Natural History
Things to do
  • Trekking
  • Fishing & Boating
  • Mountain Biking & Horses
  • Walk around the Pine forests
  • Watch the sunrise @ Kodaikanal peak

10. Pondicherry or Puducherry

This place is known for generations of the French influence. There are several colorful beaches with many adventure water sports, great architecture showcasing French talent, and friendly welcoming people of the place. This makes Puducherry the most sought after destination in June. Fun conscious people from Chennai and other metros choose this place as a fun hot-spot for enjoyment & bliss.

Pondicherry

Weather in June

Although summer is at end in June temperatures range from 25 degrees to 32 degrees.

Major Attractions

  • Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
  • Immaculate Conception Cathedral
  • French War Memorial
  • Rock Beach & Serenity Beach
  • Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple
Things to do
  • Watch sunrise @ Promenade beach
  • Explore Pondicherry Riding a Bicycle!
  • Scuba dive @ Temple Reef
  • Boat Ride @ Chunnambar Boat House
  • Tour the peaceful town of Auroville
  • Speed Boat Rides & Jet Skiing @ Paradise Beach

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