28 Best Places To Visit in July in India

Places To Visit in July in India

July is an amazing month to travel. The monsoons in many cities make the atmosphere loving and heading up to some amazing places makes your journey thrilling. Here we are mentioning some of the best places to visit in July in India. So, if you are planning for your vacation then you can take the ideas from these. Places that you can visit in July in India are as follows:

1. Ladakh

Ladakh is located at the northern head of India, it is one the best and the dream for many to travel in India during July-August. Ladakh and its beauty can’t be defined in one word. The high rising mountain peaks, stunning lakes, salubrious weather, and breathtaking scenery adds more charm to this amazing place. The Leh-Ladakh Bike Trip is one of the best experiences that attract all the tourists! It is amongst the best to do things in Ladakh

Places to visit: Pangong Tso Lake, Spituk Gompa, Khardung-La Pass, Hemis National Park, Zanskar Valley, and more.

Places To Eat At: Jalsa Restaurant, and Zomsa Restaurant

How to reach:

By Air, you can reach Kushok Bakula Rimpochee, Leh

By Rail, you can reach the nearest Jammu Tawi Railway Station (700 km from Ladakh)

Weather: 8-28 degrees Celsius

2. Valley Of Flowers – UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Valley of Flowers is one of the popular Indian destinations on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The snow melts away and the valley blooms into a youthful beauty in the month of July. And the early monsoon showers of July make this destination one of the best places to go in July in India.

Places to visit: Sri Hemkunt Sahib

How to reach:

By Air you can reach to the nearest Airport i.e. Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun.

By Rail you can reach Haridwar Junction Railway Station, the nearest railway station.

Ideal for: Trekking, Riding, Sightseeing

Weather: 19 degrees Celsius (Approx)

3. Spiti Valley

The Spiti Little Tibet Valley is surrounded by mountains and glaceries that offer peaceful stay options at the spiritual monasteries and the lovely villages, which makes it one of the best places in India to visit in July. The breathtaking views and picturesque sightseeing views are mesmerizing and the rich Buddhist cultural heritage of this desert mountain valley provides tranquillity.

Places to visit in Spiti Valley: Tabo monastery, Ki monastery, and Bara-Shigri glacier are the major places to visit in the Spiti Valley.

Things to do: Jeep safaris, trekking, and sightseeing.

Places To Eat At: Spiti’s Horizon Cafe, Cafe Zomsa, Sol Cafe

How to reach:

By Air Kullu Airport is the nearest airport

By Railways, you can reach out to the nearest Shimla Railway Station

Weather: 15-25 degrees Celsius (Approx)

4. Dharamshala

This place is known as the Little Lhasa of India, Dharamshala is home to Tibetan leader Dalai Lama to spot a Buddhist and Traditional Culture. You will love the place with scenic beauty and has many places where you can enjoy the holiday with your friends and family.

Places to visit: Dalai Lama Temple complex, Kangra Fort, Bhagsu Falls, Bhagsunath Temple, Namgyal Monastery, and, HPCA Stadium

Things to do in Dharamshala: Meditation in Namgyal Monastery or in retreat, boat ride in Dal Lake, and walks through the tea plantations are the things to enjoy on a trip to Dharamshala.

Places to Eat At: Shiva Restaurant & Bar, Lung Ta Japanese Restaurant

How to reach:

By Air you can take a flight to Gaggal Airport

By Rail– Reach out to the nearest railway station Pathankot Railway Station

Weather: 22-35 degrees Celsius

5. Amarnath

Home to one of the holiest shrines in Hinduism ‘Amarnath’, it is the dream place for every person to visit Amarnath at least once. The snow melts in summer and the cave is open for pilgrims during July and August. It’s a religious place that makes important for Hinduism. July is the best time to travel

How to reach:

By Air take a flight to Srinagar Airport

By Rail reach to the nearest station i.e. Jammu Tawi Railway Station

Ideal for: Pilgrimage

Weather: 10-20 degrees Celsius

6. Kerala

Kerala is undoubtedly the most beautiful place, especially in monsoons, which makes it one of the best places to visit in July in South India. The lush greenery and rejuvenating ambiance make the rains look more beautiful and fun-loving, you will love nature’s beauty. 

Places to visit in Kerala: The backwaters in Kumarakom, Alleppey, Tea Plantations in Munnar, and the best beaches in Kovalam are the major places to visit in Kerala.

Things to do in Kerala: Staying in a houseboat, beach hopping in Kovalam, shopping, Thekkady, and Periyar National Park

Places To Eat At: Kashi Art Café, The Rice Boat, Villa Maya

How to reach:

By Air: Cochin International Airport is the nearest airport which is 40 km from Kochi

By Rail: Ernakulam Junction South is a nearest railway station

Weather: 30 degrees Celsius (Approx)

7. Chopta

Chopta is one of the most beautiful spots on Ukhimath-Chamoli road that connects Kedarnath with Badrinath and has a picturesque view. This sleepy little place is really just a bend in a very narrow, thickly forested mountain road. It’s the quaintest place you are likely to see en route, along with the famed bugyals (meadows) of the state peeking through towering trees, framed by snowy mountains in the distance.

Major Attractions: Chandrashila, Ukhimath Tungnath, and Deoria Tal

How to Reach: Chopta can be easily reached via Delhi and Haridwar the roads are well connected to the places.

Chopta does not have an airport of its own, but one can fly to Dehradun.

Weather: 10-25 degree Celsius (approx)

8. Gangtok

The rains slowly start hitting in the month of July that bringing the urban settlement and the capital city of Sikkim. The less crowded, serene, and lush green Gangtok makes for one of the best holiday destinations for tourists.

Places to visit in Gangtok: Nathu La, Hanuman Tok, Rumtek Monastery, Phodong Monastery, and Khecheopalri Lake

Things to do in Gangtok: Travelers can go river rafting in Teesta, yak rides at Tsomgo Lake, paragliding, and ropeway cable ride from Deorali.

Places To Eat At: Taste Of Tibet, The Coffee Shop, Shuffle Momos

How to reach:

By Air: Bagdogra Airport in West Bengal is the nearest airport that will take you further to your destination.

By Rail: New Jalpaiguri Railway Station in Siliguri is the nearest railway station i.e. 148 km away from Gangtok

Weather: 20-27 degrees Celsius

9. Tawang

Tawang is another place in the northeast to visit in July in India. The beautiful and quiet hill station from Arunachal Pradesh spreads across the lush hills with a Buddhist monastery and Gompas on one end and a war memorial on the other.

Popular Attractions: Tawang Monastery, Gorichen Peak, Nuranang Waterfall, Taktsang Gompa, Paradise Lake at Sela Pass, and Pankang Teng Tso Lake are the major tourist attractions of Tawang.

Places to Eat At: Orange Restaurant Lounge Bar, Dharma Coffee House, and Library

How to reach:

By Air, you can take a flight to the nearest Salonibari Domestic Airport at Tezpur

By Rail, you can take the train to the nearest Tezpur Railway Station

Weather: 11-12 degree Celsius

10. Panchgani – The Strawberry Land

The small, quiet town of Panchgani gives you the realistic feeling of the good old days! In addition to the charming colonial cottages and the quaint hill station, the soothing breeze gives you immense pleasure.

Rajpuri caves, Sherbaug, Tableland, Lord Karthikeya Temple, and Kashi Vishweshwar Temple, Parsi Point, Kamalghat Fort, Dholya Ganapati Temple, & Dhom Dam at Wai.

Best Places To Eat At Tawang: Jaffer Bhai’s Restaurant, Kiswah, Hotel Samrat

How to reach:

By Air, reach the nearest airport Lohegaon Airport Pune.

By Railways, you can reach out to Chiplun Railway Station

Ideal for: Hiking, sightseeing

Weather: 20-38 degrees Celsius

11. Shimla

However, the rains in July make the weather more pleasing and mesmerizing. It is one of the best months to visit Shimal. You can witness the toy train ride or a road trip from surrounding regions to this amazing Shimla.

12. Manali

July is one of the most mesmerizing months to visit this amazing destination. The snow mountain and valleys will be lush with greenery and alpine views. You can enjoy the sightseeing.

13. Shillong

One of the most mesmerizing tourist places that are mostly loved by the tourists and are the major attraction for them is Shillong. It is amongst the best places to visit in July in India. The mesmerizing nature with crystal clear lakes and lofty mountains make it a heaven for mountain lovers and peace-seekers. It is the place where you can unwind to nature and explore more. If you are a nature lover then this place is for you.

Popular Attractions: Don Bosco Museum, Nohkalikai Falls, Capt. Williamson Sangma State Museum, Air Force Museum, Wankhar Entomology Museum, and Rhino Heritage Museum.

Places To Eat At: Lamee Restaurant, Qzine Restaurant, City Hut Family Dhaba

How to reach:

Take a flight to Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, and various other destinations. The nearest airport is Shillong Airport.

You can reach out to Guwahati railway station which is the nearest one.

14. Nainital

The most gorgeous lakes and mountain ranges in the country, Nainital is the most loved place by tourists. You can take a tour to enjoy the scenic beauty of this place. This is amongst the best places to visit in north India in the month of July.

Popular Attractions: Naini Lake, Tiffin Top, Pt. G.B. Pant High Altitude Zoo, Nainital, Naina Devi Temple, Naini Peak, Snow View Point, and Gurney House.

Places to Eat At: Simz Cafe, Zooby’s Kitchen, Sakley’s Restaurant & Pastry Shop

How to reach:

Take a flight to the nearest airport Pantnagar airport,

By train, you can reach out to the nearest Railway station from Delhi.

15. Gulmarg

What do you think of when someone says, Gulmarg? Well, we’re pretty sure it’s snowing in the month of July. If you are a person who loves adventure then sports like skiing or just sitting by a lake praising the beauty of the mountains while enjoying the cool mountain air. Gulmarg is amongst the best places you have ever visited.

Places to visit in Gulmarg: Khilanmarg, Gulmarg Gondola, and Alpather Lake.

Things to do in Gulmarg: Go skiing on those thrillings slopes, take a gondola ride and enjoy the scenic views, and try your hand at golf.

Places To Eat At: Alchi Kitchen, Stream Restaurant

How to reach:

Take a flight to the nearest Srinagar airport

You can reach the nearest railway station from Jammu

16. Goa

Monsoon is an amazing time to visit Goa in the month of July. The lush green environment makes the beaches more beautiful. A solo trip to Goa can be adventurous.

Popular attractions: Dudhsagar Falls, Mollem National Park

Places To Eat At: Greenyard Restaurant & Bar, Shambhavi Restaurant

How to reach:

By Flight to Dabolim, Goa

By train to the nearest station i,e. Madgaon Railway Station, Goa

17. Mount Abu

Mount Abu experiences moderate showers in the month of July and they turn their city green. The forests look all the more beautiful which makes your journey memorable. The mountain mist and nature view in the month of July are mesmerizing.

Popular Attractions: Dilwara Jain Temples, Achalgarh Fort, Raghunath Temple

Places to Eat At: Mulberry Tree, The Grand Arbuda Restaurant

How to reach:

By flight, you can reach out to the Maharana Pratap Airport

 By train, you can reach out to Abu Road railway station

18. Ooty

If you plan to visit Ooty in July then this can be your best trip to Ooty. The misty morning and foggy nights is just love. Ooty is well-known as the queen of hill stations.

Places to visit in Ooty: Ooty Lake, Emerald Lake, Doddabetta, Avalanche Lake, and Nilgiri mountains.

Places to Eat At:  Place to Bee, Cliff Top International Cuisine, Hyderabad Biryani House

How to reach:

By flight to the nearest airport Coimbatore International Airport, Coimbatore

By nearest station is Ooty Railway Station, Ooty

19. Cherrapunji

In the beautiful state of Meghalaya, Cherrapunji receives rainfall in the month of July. The place is probably the best hill station to visit in July in the North East because of its living root bridges. Trek to the forested clifftops makes your trip more adventurous.

 Popular Attractions: Daiñthlen Falls, Kynrem Falls, Nohkalikai Falls, and Thangkharang Park

Places To Eat At: Avron Restaurant

How to reach:

By flight, you can reach out to the Umroi Airport, Shillong

By train to the Guwahati railway station

 20. Orchha

One of the best times to visit Madhya Pradesh is in the month of July. Orchha is a historic town in Madhya Pradesh. The ruins of Orchha look more beautiful and dramatic under the sky with grey clouds.

Places to visit in Orchha: Orchha Fort, Chaturbhuj Temple, Raja Mahal

Things to do in Orchha: River rafting on Betwa River, Jungle Safari in Orchha Wildlife Sanctuary, Light & Sound Show at Orchha Fort

Places To Eat At: Orchha Restaurant

How to reach:

By flight to the nearest airport of Gwalior.

By Train: Jhansi, is the nearest railway station

21. Malshej Ghat

Malshej Ghat is in Maharashtra. It is a popular attraction for tourists. This hill station has many hidden historic secrets that you get to know. Malshej Ghat offers you splendid views of valleys and lakes.

 Places to visit: Malshej Falls, Ajoba Hill Fort, Pimpalgaon Joga Dam

Places To Eat At: Hotel Refuel

How to reach:

By Air is the nearest airport i.e. Mumbai

By train is the nearest railway station i.e. Kalyani

22. Shimoga

Shimoga is the best place to visit in the month of July. The whole village is covered with a veil of green and there are waterfalls sprouting out from the hills. There are many things to explore.

Places to visit in Shimoga: Dabbe Falls, Gajanur Dam, Agumbe

Places To Eat At: Sri Meenakshi Bhavan

How to reach:

By flight to the nearest airport i.e. Mangalore.

By train to the nearest railway station i.e. Shimoga Nagar

23. Darjeeling

Darjeeling is a popular destination for mountain lovers, nature enthusiasts, and couples. You can explore many places here. Darjeeling’s new forest trail is in Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary.

Places to visit in Darjeeling: Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop, Rock Garden, and Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

Places to Eat At: Kunga Restaurant, Keventer’s, Nanking Restaurant

How to reach:

By flight to the nearest Bagdogra Airport

By Railways to the nearest station i.e. Darjeeling Railway Station.

24. Diu

Diu was once a beach retreat for the Portuguese in Gujarat owing to the beauty of its shores. But it has now turned into a major source of attraction for travelers who look forward to spending a relaxed holiday away from the madding crowd. The soothing sea breeze, the quaint beaches, the pacifying environs, and the blissful weather of July make it the best place to travel in July in India for you and your buddies.

Places to visit in Diu: Nagoa Beach, Una, Shell Museum, Jalandhar Shrine, Diu Fort, and Gangeshwar Temple

Things to do: Camping, Boating, and birdwatching

Places to Eat At: Apana Foodland, O Coqueiro, and Chamunda Restaurant

How to reach:

By flight, you can reach out to the nearest Diu Airport.

By train to the nearest railway station Una Railway Station.

25. Majuli Island

 Majuli Island is the best destination located in the North Eastern state. Assam is the best place for tourists to watch the scenic beauty. July is the perfect time to visit this spot because of the dropping in temperature.

Places to visit: Garmur, Dakhinpat Satra, Molai Forest, and Kamalbari Satra

Places To Eat At: Pulu restaurant

How to reach:

By flight to the nearest airport Jorhat

By train the nearest railway station i.e. Guwahati.

26. Pahalgam 

Pahalgam is known as one of the best places to visit in July in India. It is considered a perfect place for sightseeing. With its hamlets, forests, and lakes Pahalgam is quite popular as a tourist destination for its pleasant weather in the month of July.

Places to visit: The 18,000 feet high Kolahoi Glacier trek, Chandanwari, and Aru valley that people can enjoy while travelling to Pahalgam.

 Places to Eat At: Troutbeat, Vilga Restaurant, and Dana Pani,

How to reach

The nearest airport to Pahalgam is Srinagar Airport

The closest railway station is Jammu

27. Kozhikode

There are various tourist places in South India that give charms of the Kozhikode. Kozhikode known by the name Calicut is considered one of the most important ports operated during the British Colonial period.

Places to visit: There are various other nearby places like Mishkal Mosque, and Mother of God Cathedral.

Places To Eat At: Mezban Restaurant, The LightHouse, The Coco bistro

How to reach:

By flight reach out to the nearest airport i.e. Karipur International Airport

By train, you can easily reach Kozhikode.

28. Lakshadweep

Lakshadweep is well-known for its exotic scenic beauty and scenic attractions. You can definitely travel to this place in the month of July. Make sure not to miss out on the major attractions.

Places to visit: Minicoy Island, Kadmat Island, Kavaratti Island, and Marine Museum

Places To Eat At: Heavens Treat Beach Restaurant, Sandy Beach, Al Barath Restaurant.

How to reach:

You can take a flight to the nearest airport that is located in Agatti

There is no connectivity of railway to  Lakshadweep as this place is situated 300 km away from the coastal area of Kerala.

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These are some amazing places to visit in July in India, so make sure to add them to your bucket list. Do share your experience with us if you have ever travelled to any one of them.

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