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NORTH INDIA – 9 SPECTACULAR PLACES TO VISIT DURING VACATION

Updated: May 17, 2023


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Imagine that you saw mystic valleys having breathtaking waterfalls surrounded by golden textured mountains and where everything is complimented by sweet voices of birds flickering around!

Well, North India is the place where your imagination takes natural shape.

Here are 9 mesmerizing places to visit in North India.

1. MUSSOORIE, UTTARAKHAND

Mussoorie is the ideal vacation destination for those who want serene hills, an unspoiled environment, and a vacation that is authentic in every way.

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Couples on honeymoon frequently choose Mussoorie as their vacation destination, because of its unspoiled, natural beauty.

People have been attracted to these tree-covered hills and valleys of Dehradun and Mussoorie since the 1800s.

Offering breathtaking experience, the British rightly called Mussoorie, the Queen of Hill Stations.

The hills are also famous among trekkers.

The best spot in Mussoorie is undoubtedly Kempty Falls.

It is one of the most popular tourist attractions and picnic spots in Mussoorie.


The pond formed at the bottom of the falls makes an excellent spot for swimming and bathing.


2. LEH LADAKH, JAMMU KASHMIR

Its unusual topography includes snow-capped mountains, pure blue lakes, pockets of lush greenery, and meandering rivers.

It is home to many monasteries – home to great mystics.

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Tibetan culture has a significant impact on the local people, culture, and cuisine.

With famous movies like 3 Idiots, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, and Veer Zara being shot here, this location will surely remind of you scenes from these movies.

The desert on the highest point of India makes it unique and this place is a photographer’s dream with every sight looking like wallpaper.

Clear skies, sandy dunes on the sides, and hills around you are a sight to behold and one where bikers would be lost forever in its charm.

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It can get really hot in the day at about 40 degrees so shed off those warm clothes in the day and gets wildly cold at night.


There are ATV vehicles on rent for entertainment.

3. DALHOUSIE, HIMACHAL PRADESH

Dalhousie is a hill station, near the town of Chamba in the Chamba district in Himachal Pradesh.

Dalhousie is surrounded by pine-covered valleys in the summer and snow-capped slopes in the winter.


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This is one of the most well-liked tourist destinations in North India for lone tourists, in addition to couples and families.

Dalhousie, which is spread out over five hills and valleys, is home to numerous bungalows, churches, and cottages that were built during the British era.

It boasts scenic waterfalls, hiking trails, lakes, dams, and a wildlife sanctuary that is home to more than 100 unique species of birds and animals.

4. HARIDWAR AND RISHIKESH, UTTARAKHAND

When talking about sacred places in North India, one cannot forget Rishikesh and Haridwar.

Haridwar and Rishikesh, regarded as twin national heritage cities, have a certain spiritual energy that attracts tourists and pilgrims from all over the world.

Adventurers are drawn to its white rapids, making it one of North India’s most well-liked adventure destinations.

The main spot for devotees is Har Ki Pauri (Paudi).


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Literally translating to “Footstep of Lord” is the place where you’ll find people bathing off their sins.

It is one of the centres of the Kumbh Mela that comes every 12 years at different locations.

With bells ringing and flaming torches being moved in a harmonious synchronization by the Pandits, evening at the ghat is the experience of a lifetime.

5. DHARAMSALA, HIMACHAL PRADESH

The word dharamshala refers to a shelter or rest house for spiritual pilgrims.

Spiritual seekers heading towards the deeper Himalayas often find Dharamshala as their shelter and spiritual booster.

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This place is also famous for its Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium (2003), which offers opportunities to the youth, especially of North India to prepare for their future in the game.

Dharamshala also has several tea gardens which are prominently situated around Sheela Chowk and extend northwards to Khaniyara.

The tea is known as Dharamsala or Kangra tea and is very popular across India and the rest of the world.

6. KULLU AND MANALI, HIMACHAL PRADESH

Who hasn’t heard about Kullu Manali?

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The Himachal Pradesh twin towns of Kullu and Manali are among the most popular hill towns in North India, thanks to their lush foliage, clear streams, and climate.

There are many places to see in Kullu Manali including waterfalls, hiking trails, apple orchards, churches, cute villages, museums, and trendy cafes.


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While Kullu and Manali are popular with couples, they are also top destinations for those seeking adventure who like to go trekking, paragliding, camping, river rafting, etc.

7. AULI, UTTARAKHAND

Auli acquires its natural beauty through apple orchards, ancient oaks, and pine trees.

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In addition to skiing, the slopes of the Garhwal Himalayas offer a variety of excursions where you may see the breathtaking views of the snow-covered mountains.

Auli is a well-known hill resort that dates to the eighth century AD and is an ideal tourist place in northern India.

8. NAINITAL, UTTARAKHAND

With a beautiful lake that takes the spotlight, Nainital is one of the most popular family destinations in North India.

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It is believed that the Naini Lake is one of the 51 Shakti Peeths, based on the story of the death of the goddess Sati.

The town has a number of trekking routes that offer spectacular views of valleys and lakes.

Everything about Nainital seems to relax the mind and spirit.

The Nainital Winter Carnival is 3 days of extravagant celebration with cultural performances, bird watching, and heritage trails.

The festival showcases different art forms of the state along with social and cultural traditions.


9. SPITI, HIMACHAL PRADESH

One of the coldest places in India and is only accessible in the summer months.


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In the summer, the snow melts to reveal a carpet of beautiful flowers over the hillsides.

With its numerous trekking trails offering panoramic views of the Himalayans, Spiti is a trekker’s paradise.

Its long winding roads are also favoured by bikers.

But as it is said…

Beauty cannot be described, it has to be experienced, Why not make a dream trip to North India?

This irresistible trip has just one problem…

Where would you keep the necessary luggage that you will need on your 5 days tour?

And this is where A-WAY comes into the picture.


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Boot space can easily get occupied if you are planning a long trip with your group – and this is where roof boxes will help you to manage that “extra luggage”.

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Contact us with your doubts and we’ll be happy to take care of all your necessities.

Happy Journey!



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