list of popular tourist destinations in summer.
Manali is an important tourist destination in Himachal Pradesh. It is located near the Kullu valley. The snow capped mountains make it a favorite during the harsh summer heat of the plains.
Mahabaleshwar is a beautiful hill station in Maharashtra. It is only a 5-6 hour drive from Mumbai and this proximity make it a favorite. This picture shows Arthur's seat, one of the attractions in town.
Kodaikanal, in Tamil, means "The gift of the forest". This hill station is located in Tamil Nadu and is called the "Princess of Hill Stations". The tourist industry drives the economy of this cool hill-town.
Coorg or Kodagu means 'dense forest on steep hill'. It is also called the "Scotland of India". Beautiful hills with clouds sitting on thir tops, dark forest, lovely tea and coffee plantations on the hills and orange groves make this Western Ghat town a big tourist attraction in the summers.
Ooty is also called Udhagamandalam and is the capital of Nilgiris district. It is very popular because of the beautiful lake, misty mountains and a huge botanical park. Many Bollywood films have been shot here.