Summers are here and India tends to visit places which are off-beat, cooler and also surreal. In consideration to this fact, two must-visit Summer destinations are here; which are situated on the southern land and North-Eastern India- truly showing the diversity of this great land.
OOTY , also known as Udhagamandalam or Udhagai. Ooty has been termed as ‘The Queen of hill stations in India’
Situated 80 kms north of Coimbatore, It is one of the most popular tourist spots or summer getaways in India. Ooty is surrounded by picturesque beauty. The sprawling grasslands , waterfalls, tea gardens ,hill ranges , great lakes, dense forests are great sources of rejuvenation as well as energy booster for tourists.. The lovely climate conditions make it a perfect place to spend some quality time away from the hustle bustle of a city.
Ooty has good accommodation facilities with the choicest staying options available to satisfy any traveler need.
A few major tourist attractions of this place are the government Rose Gardens, Ooty lake, Stone house, the Tribal museum. With a perfectly balanced ecosystem, Ooty makes it a perfect holiday destination.
The Nilgiri Mountain Railway(NMR), a World Heritage Site is one of the oldest mountain railways in India which connects Ooty with the town of Mettupalayam.
SHILLONG– the capital of Meghalaya, is also known as ‘Scotland of the East’
Located in the North East of India , Shillong has the worlds highest rainfall stations and is ideal for trekking lovers. With a subtropical climate with mild summers it can be a perfect getaway for a nature lover. It is serene , quiet and full of natural landscapes; a series of gushing waterfalls, lofty mountains can give some breathtaking views which leave you admiring its beauty. Major places to visit are Cherapunjee, Shillong peak, Don Bosco Centre for indigenous cultures, Elephant falls, Lady Hyadri Park.
Its surmounting beauty leaves you enchanted and a must visit again. Shilliong is not an emerging education destination but also, a great place to visit and expect rejuvenation to the fullest.