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Here’s top 20 gateways to escape the heat


New Delhi: If you are getting irritated with the scorching heat and want a gateway, then Wego has some perfect destinations for you., an award-winning travel website, has brought up 20 high altitude escapes this year for a cool summer retreat.

“India is such a vast country with so many different climates, and when it comes to summer time in the city, we love to escape to destinations with cool breezes and mild temperatures,” said Ashwin Jayasankar, General Manager of Wego India.

“Ooty retains its top spot as most popular destination during summer months, followed by Coorg, Shimla and Manali, who have all increased in the number of searches compared to last year,” he said while speaking about the spots.

“However the biggest movers for this summer are Mussoorie, Mount Abu, Dalhousie, Dharamshala and Gulmarg, have all surged as summer destination options this year, and among the top 20 most popular on Wego India for this period,” Jayashankar added.

Further speaking about some international spots, the General Manager said that Dubai retains its number one spot for Indian summer travel, followed by Southeast Asia destinations, Singapore, Bangkok and Hong Kong.

“A European summer in London and Paris are also on this year’s list, both comparatively cooler than a summer at home,” he added.

Here is the list of top 20 summer retreats:

Ooty, Tamil Nadu,

Coorg, Karnataka,

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh,

Manali, Himachal Pradesh,

Mahabaleswar, Maharashtra,

Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu,

Munnar, Kerala,

Nainital, Uttarakhand,

Darjeeling, Wrst Bengal,

Gangtok, Sikkim,

Mussoorie, Uttarakhand,

Mount Abu, Rajasthan,

Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh,

Dalhousie, Himachal Pradhesh,

Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh,

Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir,

Dehradun, Uttarakhand,

Landsdowne, Uttarakhand,

Yelagiri Hills, Tamil Nadu,

Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh. (ANI)

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