The summer season is almost here and it brings with it unbearable heat in the capital. So let’s go and have fun in the hills and mountains with cool fresh air that rejuvenate your mind and soul.

Here is a list of 7 best places to visit near Delhi to get a respite from heat.

1. Shimla 

It is one of the most visited hill station in India. The weather is very pleasant and cool. It is famous for its shops on Mall Road and also famous for its adventure activities like trekking, rappelling, zorbing, paragliding and more. It’s just a 7 hours drive from Delhi.

2. Manali

The best place that offers clear views of the Himalayan range covered in snow. It is famous for trekking and camping. It has pleasant climate that attracts its tourists from all across the country.

3. Nainital

It is one of the famous tourist destination of India know as Lake District of India. The ‘Naini Lake’ (Tal) adds the beauty to the mesmerizing experience to the tourist that is why it is sometimes called the “Queen Of Lakes”

4. Rishikesh

It is also famous tourist spot and also one of the most prominent pilgrimage spot for the Hindus. Trekking and River rafting are very famous adventurous sports one can enjoy there.

5. Mussoorie

It is surrounded by green hills and has wide variety of flora and fauna to rejuvenate the mind and body. It’s cool climate and nature’s beauty is at its best to enjoy.

6. Dharamsala

It is known for its picturesque environment surrounded by thick cover of deodar cedar trees. There are various Tibetans monasteries filled with monks, peace and silence. It is the best place to find peace and to meditate away from hustle-bustle of Delhi.

7. Auli

It is small town in Uttarakhand which has the mesmerizing beauty-mountains are covered with snow. The climate in summers is very pleasant and cool. It is best for experiencing the adventurous sports like Skiing and Trekking. It is also popular for the longest cable car that covers the distance of 4kms.