Best Summer Destinations in India


Summers in India can be extreme. With the scorching heat clubbed with humidity and hot breezes, we all look for respite from the harsh climate. One of the best ways to escape the heat is by planning the perfect getaway to the many hill stations of North India. A trip to places surrounded by the snow-capped Himalayas, sprawling lush green valleys and sparkling lakes in a serene setting is what one needs to survive the summer! We have made a list of popular summer destinations in India just for you. What’s more? Sarovar Hotels extends its hospitality through premium properties at each of these locations.


Pristine Palampur

Palampur is a quaint little town located on a plateau in a spectacular backdrop of Neugal Khad and Bundla Chasm. The beauty of this hill station in Himachal Pradesh comprises of babbling brooks, natural streams, lush green tea estates and majestic forests of pine and deodar. It is also the origin point of several trekking trails that attracts trekkers every year. You can enjoy several adventure activities here including rafting and paragliding. Palampur is also home to a Tibetan community that influences much of the native culture of the town.

On your visit, book a restful stay at RS Sarovar Portico, our hotel in Palampur. It offers exquisite accommodations, impeccable dining facilities and contemporary amenities to elevate your sojourn.

Palampur hill stationin North India
Palampur hill stationin North India 1

Bedazzling Bhimtal

At the foothills of the Himalayas in the Kumaon district of Uttarakhand lies the bedazzling hill station - Bhimtal. Known for its snowclad mountains and tranquil ambience, this summer destination alleviates the stress from the heat. The central attraction of this petite town is its artificial lake of the same name, which is amongst the largest lakes in India. Bhimtal offers a wide array of adventure sports like angling, paragliding, trekking, camping and kayaking.

Close to the renowned Bhimtal Lake resides Rosefinch Sarovar Portico, an astute property offering lavish living spaces decked with 5-star facilities to make your stay comfortable!

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Bhimtal- Hill station near Nainital

Mesmerising Mashobra

Perched atop an elevation of 2246 m in the Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh, Mashobra is yet another rustic hill station whose beauty has been unperturbed by human interference. Mashobra boasts of gurgling streams, vividly colourful fruit orchards and dense oak forests, all set against the backdrop of the great Himalayan Range. Some of the popular tourist spots that you must visit here are Reserve Forest Sanctuary, Mahasu Devta Temple, Lakkar Bazaar, The Presidential Retreat, Chadwick Falls and Jakhu Temple.

For a comfortable stay amid the majestic hills, Marigold Sarovar Portico offers the perfect accommodation for you! Our hotel in the Shimla-Mashobra region is situated in a tranquil setting to help you indulge in the complete Mashobra experience.

Mashobra- Hidden hill station in India
Mashobra- Hidden hill station in India 1

Spellbinding Srinagar

Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, is said to embody romance and beauty. The city is nestled in the Kashmir Valley is surrounded by snow-capped summits. It has the perfect mild temperature during the summertime that makes it an extremely sought after destination during the months of March, April and May. It is home to beautiful lakes including the renowned Dal Lake where you can enjoy soothing shikara rides. You can experience staying on the houseboats anchored on the shores of the massive lake as well. The city is also home to numerous beautiful gardens like Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden and Shalimar Bagh, and other tourist spots like Dal Lake, Nigeen Lake and more.

RK Sarovar Portico encompasses the aesthetics of Srinagar in its royal architecture and well-equipped rooms and suites. So if you wish to enjoy a splendid vacation here, think Sarovar!

Srinagar Hill station in Kashmir
Srinagar Hill station in Kashmir 1

Mystic Mussoorie

Crowned as the Queen of hill stations in India, Mussoorie is amongst popular holiday destinations in India in summer, thanks to its moderate climate. It is home to a wide range of native flora and fauna that will excite any nature lover. This idyllic town also presents captivating glimpses of the Himalayas and the vast Doon Valley. Mussoorie has tons of scenic viewpoints, hidden waterfalls and charming little cafes that will fill your itinerary with unforgettable delights.

Madhuban Sarovar Portico is amongst the preferred 4-star hotels in Mussoorie that offers the perfect sojourn for business travellers and tourists. It is in close proximity to several viewpoints and The Mall Road, which is a lively spot in the town.

Mussoorie- Queen of Hill stations in India
Mussoorie- Queen of Hill stations in India

Gorgeous Gangtok

Gangtok, the largest city and capital of Sikkim, is a riveting tourist destination that attracts travellers during the summer. The land of monasteries, the hill station demands a visit during the months from September to June. It is a Buddhist pilgrimage site that houses the renowned Rumtek monastery. Other must-visit destinations include Himalayan Zoological Park, Tsomgo Lake, Seven Sister Water Falls, Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial Temple and Nathu La Pass.

Planning a visit to the gorgeous Gangtok but do not know where to stay? Book a relaxing and cosy sojourn at The Sarovar Portico, a Sarovar hotel in Gangtok. It is a premium property that provides well-designed accommodations supported by cutting-edge facilities, restaurants and a bar, banqueting amenities and various other benefits that make your vacation worthwhile!

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Bakthang Falls, Sarovar Portico Gangtok, hotels in gangtok

Experience These Destinations with The Hottest Offer from Sarovar Hotels

Sarovar Hotels presents an offer like never before to help you plan the best summer getaway in 2022. Our Save Big with Sarovar package offers up to 30% discount on bookings at our hotels. So what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and relax at one of these retreats amidst the Himalayas and escape the heat!