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10 best places for vacation in North India

January 9, 2020 8:09 AM |

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North India is a pure happiness to mountain fans and adventure lovers. There are a plenty of scenic and famous hill stations established in the Himalayas that make for attractive holiday destinations in North India. And all of them are so mesmerizing that it gets tough to choose one from the list of beautiful places to visit here in North India. The best tourist destinations of North India are here to sort this fuzz of where to go and what to visit. So, pick your dream destination and plan your most astonishing holiday in India. Here’s a classic mix of northern India’s top 10 tourist places of India:


Kullu- Manali

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It is one of the most visited tourist destinations of Himachal Pradesh. It is often heard along with the name Manali, although Kullu is another well-known tourist location in the hills of Himachal Pradesh situated on the banks of River Beas.

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Kullu is also ideal for everyone; let it be the ones who are newly-wed or with friends and solo travelers. Some of the most famous places to visit in Kullu and Manali are: Old Temples in Manali, treks, camping, and river rafting.



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It’s known as the “Scotland of India”. Covered with snow- clad mountains on three sides. It is not only famous because of its climate but also to experience the Indo-Tibetan community living in harmony. It is perfect to visit with friends or with solo travelers.

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The most famous places to visit in Dharamsala are Boat rides in Dal Lake, Royal ‘Kangra Fort’, and Visiting Monasteries- Kangra Art Museum, the Dalai Lama Temple and tea plantations on the foothills of Kangra Valley.




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It is another hill station in Himachal Pradesh to feel de-stressed. Away from the hustle and bustle of the city life, sit back and enjoy the nature in Dalhousie. This is also the ideal places to visit for honeymooners as the weather here is so comfortable and romantic that it sets the dreamy mood for them.


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The most famous places to visit in Dalhousie are: Experience the beauty of nature in the valley of Khajjar which is also known as the “Switzerland of India”. Enjoy a gentle walk or a trek to Dainkund, Ganji Pahadi, and Bakrota Walks.



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It is the most serene place of Himachal Pradesh. The serenity of this place is enthralling and the views from here are spectacular, that it makes us forget the chaos of the city. A must watch sunrise and sunset of this spot is popular among the tourists as well as to witness the most beautiful sky.


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If you are fond of walking and sightseeing then do take the Gilbert trail in Kasauli.



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The presence of Tibetans in bulk over this hill station, this place is popularly known as “Little Lhasa”. Hiking trips are a delight in these rocky fields, and the view that you will get upon spotting the beautiful falls and scenery are something you would not want to miss.


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Relax down for a picnic with your friends or family, and enjoy the flowing sound of water and lush green surroundings. It is located ahead of the Bhagsu Waterfalls. You will surely love this place if you love sculptures and medieval period of art.




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It is a “Heaven on Earth”, known for its dreamlike landscape, bizarre views, vibrant culture, and cheery people, Kashmir is absolutely one of the most breathtaking places to visit in North India. The magnificent Dal Lake in Srinagar, the striking valleys of Sonmarg, the electrifying adventures of skiing at Gulmarg and the comforting tranquility of Pahalgam make a trip to Kashmir complete with enjoyment.


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The most attractive places to visit here are Dal and Nagin Lake, Mughal Garden, Betab Valley and Strawberry Fields.



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This “Heaven on Earth” leaves you totally mesmerized. Srinagar offers plentiful of places to visit. Lying on the banks of River Jhelum with deep and enthralling valleys gushed in sky Scrape Mountains and evergreen majesty, Srinagar blends together the shades of nature, beauty, concord and love.

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The most popular places to visit here in Srinagar are Dal Lake, Mughal Gardens, Shalimar Bagh, Shikara Ride, Jama Masjid and Wular Lake and many more by making it a most desirable summer destination of North India.



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It is one of the most visited tourist places of India. Surrounded by Himalayas, Beautiful waterfalls and lofty ranges. Some of the most amazing things to do in Mussoorie are boating, skating, and horse riding.


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The attractive places in Mussoorie are Mussoorie Lake, Kempty and Jharipani Falls, Benog Sanctuary and Camelback Road.



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Known as “Yoga Capital of the World”. It is situated along the junction of Ganga and Chandrabhaga. Rishikesh, lying on the foothills of Himalayas, is the center of many ancient temples, famous cafes and restaurants in town, yoga ashrams, meditation and Ayurveda centers and also adventure sports.

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Rishikesh has also become a hub of adventure sports in India including White Water Rafting, Bungee Jumping, Mountain Biking and Flying Fox.  It is a must for everyone to come and visit this place as it surely gives us the new experience.



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It is a spellbinding hill station and one of the most famous places to visit in North India. This delightful destination has established around a grand lake. The must-do things here are boating, trekking, and Tibetan market of Mall Road.

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The famous attractions here are Naini Lake, Naina Peak, Tiffin Top, Snow View Point, Raj Bhavan, Naina Devi Temple and Nainital Zoo.

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