Top 10 Destinations for Holidays

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This summer, take a holiday to remember by booking air tickets to one of the top 10 holiday destinations in India. Choose from these amazing places.

  • Leh: The northernmost region of India, Leh in the beautiful land of Jammu & Kashmir is a sight to behold. The mountainous terrain, ethereal natural splendour, humbling monasteries and beautiful rivers come together to create a unique tourist destination. From sightseeing to entertainment, Leh offers a wide range of things to do for all kinds of travellers.

    Best Time to Visit: June to September

    Must-See Destinations: Pangong Lake, Shanti Stupa, Tso Moriri Lake, Leh Palace, Khardung La Pass

    Nearest Airport: Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport in Leh

  • Manali: India’s honeymoon capital and one of the most loved hill stations, Manali needs no introduction. With magnificent views, abundant natural beauty, cosy cafes and plenty of adventurous activities, it is the perfect place to spend the holidays with your family and friends.

    Best Time to Visit: October to June

    Must-See Destinations: Solang Valley, Rohtang Pass, Hadimba Temple, Jogini Waterfall, Parvati Valley

    Nearest Airport: Bhuntar Airport near Kullu

  • Jaipur: The jewel of the Indian subcontinent, Jaipur in Rajasthan with its grand forts, beautiful palaces, interesting museums, delicious local cuisine and old-world charm is a treat for history and heritage lovers. Home to a few UNESCO World Heritage Sites, it is an eclectic mix of modernity and age-old traditions.

    Best Time to Visit: October to March

    Must-See Destinations: Amer Fort & Palace, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Albert Hall Museum, Jaigarh Fort, Bapu Bazar

    Nearest Airport: Jaipur International Airport

  • Gangtok: Want to travel within India but still feel as if you have come to a foreign locale? Sikkim’s capital, Gangtok is the place to be. Wreathed in clouds, this alluring town with its picturesque lakes, glorious waterfalls, tranquil monasteries and breathtaking hills is a little piece of paradise.

    Best Time to Visit: Throughout the year

    Must-See Destinations: MG Road, Nathu La Pass, Rumtek Monastery, Tsomgo Lake, Kanchenjunga, Reshi Hot Springs

    Nearest Airport: Pakyong Airport in Pakyong, Sikkim

  • Amritsar: Gateway to Punjab and home to the sacred Golden Temple, the iconic city of Amritsar is an excellent destination for food enthusiasts. The cultural and spiritual centre of Sikhism, its temples, historic sites and lip-smacking street food attract tourists from all across the country.

    Best Time to Visit: September to December and February to March

    Must-See Destinations: Golden Temple, Wagah Border, Guru Ke Mahal, Hall Bazaar, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum

    Nearest Airport: Sri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport in Amritsar

  • Hampi: A renowned UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hampi boasts of over five hundred historic monuments that include ancient temples, magnificent palaces, monolithic statues, spectacular museums and more.

    Best Time to Visit: October to March

    Must-See Destinations: Virupaksha Temple, Elephant Stables, Queen’s Bath, Lotus Palace, Daroji Bear Sanctuary, Monkey Temple, Hippie Island

    Nearest Airport: Bellary Airport, Karnataka

  • Tirupati: Want to pay your respects to Lord Balaji and visit the wealthiest temple in India? Head to Tirupati, an ancient city in Andhra Pradesh known for Lord Venkateshwara Temple, one of the most important pilgrimage sites in the country.

    Best Time to Visit: September to March

    Must-See Destinations: Sri Venkateswara Temple, Swami Pushkarini Lake, TTD gardens, Silathoranam

    Nearest Airport: Tirupati Airport, Andhra Pradesh

  • Gokarna: If you have been to Goa more times than you can count, then how about you visit a lesser-known beach destination that will sweep you off your feet? Nestled in Karnataka, Gokarna is a magical land of palm trees, golden sands, clear blue waters and azure skies.

    Best Time to Visit: October to March

    Must-See Destinations: Om Beach, Mahabaleshwara Temple, Kudle Beach, Gokarna Beach

    Nearest Airport: Dabolim Airport in Goa

  • Udaipur: Looking for a romantic getaway with your partner. Escape to the beautiful ‘City of Lakes’, ‘Venice of the East’, Udaipur in Rajasthan. Surrounded by Aravalli Hills, it has the most scenic lakes, ancient palaces and vibrant culture.

    Best Time to Visit: October to April

    Must-See Destinations: Lake Pichola, City Palace, Fateh Sagar Lake, Sajjangarh Palace, Vintage Car Museum

    Nearest Airport: Maharana Pratap Airport, Udaipur

  • Lonavala: The most visited hill station in Maharashtra, Lonavala is a great destination for camping, trekking and spending time with nature. Enveloped by dense forests all around, it boasts of mysterious caves, ancient forts, scenic waterfalls and many more picturesque spots.

    Best Time to Visit: Throughout the year

    Must-See Destinations: Tiger’s Leap, Rajmachi Fort, Imagica Adlabs, Aamby Valley, Karla Caves, Lonavala Lake

    Nearest Airport: Lohegaon Airport, Pune

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