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Top 10 North Indian Destinations That are Better as the monsoon approaches

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When it comes to travelling in June, North India offers an array of destinations which stands unparalleled. We have the list of the best ones just for you. 

1. Manali: The Valley of the Gods

Manali: The Valley of the Gods
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source: HolidayIQ reviewer Sachin Sharma from Modinagar shot this in Manali

HolidayIQ reviewer Rohit says, "Manali is perhaps one of the most recognised tourist spots in north India. Located about 500 km from Delhi, Manali is one of the main honeymoon locations in north India. During winter months it is covered in snow and is well connected by other major cities. Places to visit would include Hadimba temple, Solong valley and Rohtang pass to name a few."

2. Shimla: Erstwhile summer capital of British India

Shimla: Erstwhile summer capital of British India
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source: HolidayIQ reviewer Lohith Ramachandra shot this in Shimla

HolidayIQ reviewer Pranav says, "There are a lot of smaller tourist attractions to name a few better place to visit are the Mall Road, Kufri, Green Valley, Adventure island, Apple garden, go karting, Jhaku temple. The hill station is famous for delicious food as well."

3. Ladakh (Leh): The mystical landscape of beauty

Ladakh (Leh): The mystical landscape of beauty
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source: HolidayIQ reviewer Sanjeev Gupta shot this in Ladakh (Leh)

HolidayIQ reviewer Anushree says, "Leh-Ladhak is a must-visit place if you are nature lover and peace seeker so this is the right place for you. Tourist spot like Pangong Lake, Magnetic Hill, Nubra Valley, Tso- Moriri Lake, Lamayuru Trek and there are many more beautiful and scenic place are there, people here are so helpful and kind nature."

4. Srinagar: Historic gardens and beautiful houseboats

Srinagar: Historic gardens and beautiful houseboats
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source: HolidayIQ reviewer Ashish Shukla from New Delhi shot this in Srinagar

HolidayIQ reviewer Rohith says, "The centrepiece attraction of this beautiful place is the famous Dal Lake which has many houseboats which provide good and expensive accommodation. There are also 3 Maugham gardens which have a large variety of flowers and trees. There is also a tulip garden but it's not open all around the year. Hiking enthusiasts may climb up the hill overseeing the city to visit the Sankaracharya temple which provides a spectacular view of the city below."

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5. Gulmarg: Bird's eye view from Gondola

Gulmarg: Bird's eye view from Gondola
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source: HolidayIQ reviewer Atin Mukherjee from Kolkata shot this in Gulmarg

HolidayIQ reviewer Richa says, "The visit to Gulmarg was an awesome experience, just heaven. Full if snow-capped mountains. You can enjoy snow sports, like skiing, bike ride. You need to take a Gondola to reach there and as soon as you reach there the people with skiing rods and skates will catch you."

6. Nainital: Nestled amidst the mountains

Nainital: Nestled amidst the mountains
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source: Shot by HolidayIQ reviewer Chandrakant Parmar

HolidayIQ reviewer Sourabh says, "Formerly a British hill station, it's set around Nainital Lake, a popular boating site with Naina Devi Hindu Temple on its north shore. There's shopping in Bara Bazaar and hiking trails with mountain views crisscross the surrounding area's wooded hills."

7. Pahalgam: The base camp for Amarnath

Pahalgam: The base camp for Amarnath
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source: HolidayIQ reviewer Sunanda Das from Kolkata shot this in Pahalgam

HolidayIQ reviewer Rishi says, "A must visit place for everyone who visits Kashmir, with Lidder river gushing speedily and flowing beautifully around the mountains creating a picturesque memory which will stay with you for a very long time. Places like Aru Chandanwari and Betab valley are one of their kinds."

8. Dalhousie: The perfect summer retreat

Dalhousie: The perfect summer retreat
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source: HolidayIQ reviewer Narinder Pal from Amritsar shot this in Dalhousie

HolidayIQ reviewer Rajneesh says, "Going to Dalhousie was one of the finest decisions of my life. I would like to recommend everyone to visit Dalhousie at least once. The Khajjiar is one of the eye-catching places to visit, also known as mini Switzerland. The Chamera lake is also one of the mind blowing destination for boating. For the adventure camp and trekking, I would like to recommend Kalatop."

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9. Dharamshala: The gateway to the Kangra valley

Dharamshala: The gateway to the Kangra valley
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source: HolidayIQ reviewer shot this in Dharamshala

HolidayIQ reviewer Mahesh says, "If mountains are your love, Dharamshala has to be your more intimate lover. Scenic views of Dhauladhar ranges, the lovely Dal lake, Kangda fort, snow-capped hilltops and presence of Dalai Lama makes up for a perfect mix of frolic and spirituality. Don't forget to catch a game of cricket at the world's highest stadium while you're around."

10. Pachmarhi: The land of five caves

Pachmarhi: The land of five caves
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source: HolidayIQ reviewer Sayan Dutta from Mumbai shot this in Pachmarhi

HolidayIQ reviewer Vineet says, "It is known as Queen of Satpura. It is beautifully embellished by nature and history. There are too many places to visit in Pachmarhi. Pandava caves are known for its historic as well ancient Hindu mythological myths behind that. Rajat Prapat waterfall, Bee fall and Duchess fall are three beautiful waterfalls that you should never miss to see. Dhoopgarh is the highest point in Satpura range in Madhya Pradesh known for its beautiful sunrise and sunset point."

11. Watch this nice video review of Hadimba temple in Manali

source: HolidayIQ reviewer Mohit Jain from Chalisgaon shot this video review of Hadimba temple

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