As the covid-pandemic has struck hard at India, summer holiday plans might have to change. If you had plans going abroad, you just might have to reconsider and stay in India. Maybe go and see some of the places that is normally riddled with foreign tourists, this year it sure will be a bit quieter. And shopkeepers and other business owners desperately need your support to make it until next summer when hopefully tourism is back to normal.

To explore and take vacation close to home is often understated. Look at what the local tourist information office recommends tourist to visit, see and do while they are in your area. Get inspired and go out and spend some time and money at your local tourism business. If you don´t feel like going to explore, there are plenty of exploring at that you can do from your house.

Cool breeze in Shimla

Shimla is the capital of the province Himachal Pradesh, with just under 200.000 citizen it is a beautiful, clean and neat city. It is located at an altitude of 2276 meters over the sea, this makes it cool place with a nice breeze in summer. Here you can go on the toy train between Shimla and Kalka for a nice day out. For some adrenaline there are white water rafting at river Tattapani. Or just stroll around the city and do some shopping.

Get sand between your toes in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands

A holiday on the beach don´t get much better than this, located in the Bay of Bengal the crystal-clear waters, white beaches and green islands are made for slow days. You can go snorkeling or scuba dive the reefs or go a hike in the rainforest and see if you can spot some of the gorgeous birds that lives here. When you are the area you don´t want to miss a visit to the only active volcano in India located on Barren Island.

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Tranquility in Manali

If you are looking for a quiet holiday with plenty scenic views and nature, Manali is the place to go. Placed up in the mountains the summer temperatures rarely go over 20 degrees Celsius, so make sure to pack warm clothes. There is not much else to do than to relax, go trekking, eating and go to temples, but can you think of a better way to unwind? If you do need some speed you can go for a ride on the river Beas.

Adrenaline pumping holiday in Rishikesh

If you feel like you need some adrenaline pumping on your holiday all you need is in Rishikesh. Located at the top of the river Ganges it is where the Himalayas glacier melts and forms the river. The location is perfect for any sports activity, mountain biking, river rafting, mountain climbing and almost anything that you need to clear your brain on the holiday. And the location at the River of Ganges also has plenty of temples and places to do yoga at.