Travel Tips: You can enjoy snow even in a hot summer, so make a plan to visit these places!


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The summer season has arrived. The Meteorological Department has already issued a warning of severe heat. Avoiding the scorching heat and harshness of the sun can be challenging. Dehydration becomes a common problem due to heatwaves and many people become victims of it. It is often advisable to seek cool places to escape the heat. Many Indians head to famous hill stations like Manali and Shimla for travelling. However, there is often confusion among people about where snow can be seen in India during the summer season or extreme heat. Imagining snowfall during extreme heat can be a challenge.

Do you know that there are places in India where you can see snow even during the summer season or extreme heat? If you are planning to enjoy snowfall with your family this time during your holidays, then you should plan a trip to Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh and Dras in Jammu and Kashmir. These places surrounded by mountains give an opportunity to see snowfall.

Rohtang Pass, Himachal Pradesh

This is one of the most famous tourist places near Kullu-Manali. It is located at a distance of about 51 kilometres from Manali. Adventure sports like skiing, ice skating and paragliding can be enjoyed here. The view of snow-covered mountains in Rohtang is captivating. The place is open from May to June and is generally closed from July to August due to the danger of landslides. Apart from Rohtang Pass, you can also visit Solang Valley for snowfall. Skiing, paragliding and other rides can also be enjoyed here.


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How to reach Rohtang Pass?

If you are travelling by car, you will need a permit to reach here. According to reports, the entry fee is around Rs 500. Local transport can also take you here. The nearest station to Rohtang Pass is Joginder Nagar.


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Dras, Jammu and Kashmir

is considered the gateway to Ladakh. This place is located at a distance of about 16 kilometres from Zojila Pass valley. This place, famous for its natural beauty, is surrounded by snow. The temperature here often goes below zero. Tourists can enjoy the villages, cultural heritage and environment of Dras Valley. The annual Ladakh Festival held here is quite famous. If you are planning a trip to Kashmir this summer, do not forget to visit Dras.