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Summer is knocking at your door, exams are over and done, and it's your annual vacation time, isn't it? But with rising temperatures and persistent hot winds, the possibility of summer travel in India is a bit daunting. But does this mean that you leave your leisure time away from work? off course not! Hill stations, mountain ranges and cool countries are the best places to visit in summer.

To make sure you have a good time despite the scorching heat, follow some of the best summer travel tips below.

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Choose the right place for summer vacation

It is often difficult to choose a place to go on vacation. A beach vacation is fun but summer can be a lot to handle. Destinations with multiple trips can make you tired in the summer. It is better to relax at the hilltop resort, where the climate will be pleasant and there will be no pressure to see things in your bucket list. Sit back, relax, enjoy the panoramic views offered. National parks make it another good place to visit in summer. Although they are warm, the tree cover is dense, and you see it on a quiet safari jeep ride.

Don't even think about going on a road trip

Road trips can be free and fun, but doing one in summer is a big number. Automobiles such as motorbikes and cars accelerate the possibility of heat stroke because the roof of the car is very close to those inside. A road trip can turn your summer trip into a nightmare.

Perfect timing everything

No matter where you go unless it is the Himalayas or Antarctica, make sure you do not stroll outside between 11 am and 4 pm, known as the Danger Zone in summer. As an alternative use, this time to check out enclosed places such as shopping arcades, museums, or have a leisurely meal and grab a movie if it suits your liking.

Use the right accessories

Another best tip for summer travel is to wear light clothes, hats or caps and sunglasses, which are essential in summer. Don't forget to protect your body from heat. If you plan to go outside, make sure you cover your mouth, nose and ears to keep them safe from hot winds, which can cause sunstroke. Use an umbrella and use colors to protect your eyes from strong sunlight.

Sunscream is essential

Many people ignore this tip and end up with suntan or sunburn. Use a good water-resistant sunblock and apply liberally to all exposed parts of your body and reapply every three to four hours to ensure that your skin remains protected.

Eat foods that are cold in nature

Who can resist street food? Can you do it But you will have to protest. Street food is fantastic, but when you are susceptible to sunstroke and gastroenteritis, stay away from food that is too hot, too oily or unsafe. the option. Try to eat cold, moist foods such as watermelon and cucumber throughout the day; These will help keep dehydration away.

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Stay Hydrated

Seasonal fruit drinks are your best friend. Make sure you carry a bottle with you wherever you go. Who knows if you can go to an off-grid place where water is either dangerous or not available. If you find it cumbersome to carry water, make sure you keep a terrible purifying pen or empty purifying bottle with you. Not drinking water outside in the sun can cause you to be dehydrated, so make sure you drink at least 15 glasses of water. Drinking coconut water also helps as it is full of minerals and water goodness.

The right clothes

Choose cotton and linen for the summer holidays. Choose loose-fit clothing for extra relief and elasticity. Avoid dark colored clothing as they absorb more heat.

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First Aid

Take some emergency medicines like a few packets of oral rehydration powder, medicine for nausea, motion sickness, diarrhea etc.

Follow the appropriate skin care regime

If you do not take proper care, heat can wreak havoc on your skin. Too much oil and sweat can increase irritation, eruption, prickly heat, and acne. Change your skincare routine by summer. To avoid acne, use a tissue to wipe the sticky face. Apply face packs that have aloe vera or sandalwood powder to improve the skin.