Inarguably a popular summer getaway in India Himachal Pradesh promises a holiday of a lifetime. The summer season in Himachal Pradesh, starts from April and lasts till June. The weather remains cooler during this time with the temperature ranging between 5°C and 24°C. During the summer months, the hilly state in North India becomes easily accessible with its many roads getting cleared of snow. The lush greenery in the mountains and valleys also returns making Himachal a visual delight.
Summer is the ideal time to visit Himachal Pradesh to explore and enjoy its many popular sightseeing places, spectacular vistas, and a heartwarming culture. For thrill seekers and adventure buffs, the summer season is the time to indulge themselves in the various trekking and adventure activities like paragliding, mountaineering, river rafting, and motorbiking. Some of the best treks in Himachal like Bhrigu Lake, Buran Ghati, Waichin Valley, Triund Top, Kareri Lake, and Hampta Pass open in the summer months. Passing through unsurpassable landscape, guarantee to leave you awestruck.
In summers, Himachal also becomes a hub for honeymooners who can spend time here amidst the scenic landscape of Shimla, Manali, Khajjiar, Dalhousie, Dharamshala, and many more. The season also welcomes numerous fairs & festivals in the state including Baisakhi, Nalwari Cattle Festival in Bilaspur, Doongri Festival in Kullu, and the famed Summer Festival in Shimla.
Summers in Himachal Pradesh is also a great opportunity to visit the UNESCO recognized Great Himalayan National Park. Needless to say, the entire state is ideal for spotting rich flora and fauna; birdwatching is yet another activity to relish in Himachal Pradesh during the summer season.