A Summer Trip to India: Important tips to beat the heat!

Jun 9, 2014

A Summer Trip to India: Important tips to beat the heat!

India is an internationally famous tourist spot that appeals to travelers  from all across the globe. Embellished with wonderful historical monuments, fascinating forts & palaces, heritage monuments, exciting nature sites, and a lot more, a trip to this country is always thrilling and memorable.

You can travel to the country during any time of the year but if you are looking for cheap airfares to India for a summer trip, you will have to choose the destination wisely. If you need to beat the heat, you must plan the trip much in advance and select suitable places best to explore during summers.

Here is a list of things you must keep in mind before setting out for a trip in summer booking our cheap airfares to India:

Pick the right destination: India has plenty of picturesque locations, hill stations and mountain cities. You can choose any of the places like Manali, Gulmarg , Ladakh, Ooty, Munnar, Coonoor and Mussourie, which happen to be the ideal places to be explored in the summer season. India has 2/3rds of the Himalayas as well as hill stations in theNilgiris (south) which are a perfect refuge from the heat of the plains. Even Rajasthan the desert state has a hill-station – Mount Abu – located in the oldest mountain range in the world, the Aravalis.  Picking a wrong destination will ruin the entire trip and you will struggling with the heat which reaches above 40C in May-July in many parts of central India.  So before booking cheap airfares to India, ensure you make the right choice of holiday destination.

Befriend water: Water is your best companion in summer and when travelling to India you must make sure you have enough water. Keep a stock of bottled water so that you never feel dehydrated and do not drink tap water. Drinking water will boost your energy levels and also refresh your mood. Aim to consume 1-2 litres of water a day. Most hoetls have Fresh lime soda listed on their menus. This is a refreshing combination of fresh lime juice with sugar or salt, ice and a soda.

Eat light & healthy: Summer is the season when you have to be very careful about your health. Be cautious about your eating habits. During the journey, stay away from too much oily or spicy food. You can instead opt for seasonal fruits and juices for healthy eating. Add delicious yoghurt to your meals. Besides assisting with cooling down the body yoghurt also assists as a stomach stabilizer. Try a lassi a yoghurt based dring available either sweet or sour.

If you want to beat the heat and enjoy your trip booking cheap airfares to India without any hurdle, make sure you stick to the above given points! 

By Andre Rasquinha

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