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Top Places to visit in April

When incredible diversity presents such a long list of names, choosing among the best places to visit in India in April is indeed difficult. The country features pristine beaches, tropical islands, hill stations, deserts, vibrant cities, jungles, heritage sites and so much more. The start of summer, the month of April is marked with warm bliss, the start of summer, the month of April is marked with warm bliss.

Up North, there is the mighty Himalayas with some of the highest peaks in the world that are blessed with spectacular treks and hill stations which are ideal places to travel in April. There's so much variety when it comes to planning summer holidays in India.

Beat the heat of summer, take a break from cities and rejuvenate your spirits, as we help you remove your confusion about where to go on holiday in April, then there are amazing places with serene environment suitable to beat the heat. Hill stations in the Himalayas as well as the Western Ghats are the most sought locations. The beaches are not far behind as the crowd-free setting lets you have a wonderful time. Adventure expeditions also make the month memorable as you can enjoy the summer sunshine. Camping in Himalayas are particularly delightful. River rafting, mountaineering, cycling biking, etc. also add to the thrill.

This list of some of the best places to travel include popular as well as off-beat tourist spots in India. Our endeavor is to help you plan an unforgettable summer vacation in India. Whether it’s a family break, a get together with friends, an escape from your corporate existence or a romantic getaway, you can rest assure of best holidays in April in India.


Best Places to Go on Holiday in April

Manali

Placed at the northern end of the Kullu Valley, about...

Placed at the northern end of the Kullu Valley, about 40 km from Kullu, Manali is one of the most popular hill stations of Himachal Pradesh, flocked by honeymooners and family vacationers every year. The breathtaking landscape and the fantastic weather of Manali is enough a reason for you to explore the place in April. This hill town doesn’t only have exquisite locations and popular tourist attractions but also offers amazing opportunities to adventure enthusiasts. One can partake in zorbing, ziplining, trekking, river rafting, para-gliding and more.

Darjeeling

One of the best months to enjoy the splendid...

One of the best months to enjoy the splendid topography of Darjeeling is April. It marks the setting of spring season, which features a highly pleasant weather with a little chill to make you upfront with the feel of a hill station. Average temperature during this time revolves around 22°C; sufficient enough for a lot of outdoor activities.

The renowned tea plantations turn out to be the best attractions in the spring, for they get all fresh and verdant by this time of the year. Besides, spring also opens the doors for adventure sports like white water rafting and trekking.

Nainital

Nainital entices visitors with natural attractions and...

Nainital entices visitors with natural attractions and salubrious weather. Situated on the foothills of the Kumaon region, the hill station is a paradise for honeymooners. Exotic scenery, untouched lakes and temples and adventure activities complete the trip to this nature’s wonder. It is one of the best places to visit in April.

Ooty

Nestled in the Nilgiri Hills, Ooty is a stunning hill...

Nestled in the Nilgiri Hills, Ooty is a stunning hill station in Tamil Nadu. Besides the Niligri Mountain Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the main attractions are lakes, waterfalls, temples, tea gardens. It is one of the best places to visit in April as you can enjoy a pleasant weather.

Auli

Blessed with exemplary mountain vistas, Auli in the...

Blessed with exemplary mountain vistas, Auli in the state of Uttarakhand is a haven for nature lovers. The hill station has in its crown the title of being one of the best ski resorts in the world. However those skiing months can be highly freezing. Thus, make your journey to Auli in the month of April (summers), when the temperature sets itself within the pleasant bracket range.

This is certainly amongst the best time to go for sightseeing in and around the hill station. Besides, skiing at the lofty hills of Auli is still possible during this month of the year.

Shillong

Shillong – the ‘Scotland of the...

Shillong – the ‘Scotland of the East’ is one of the favorite places in North East India. The capital city of Meghalaya is blessed with thrilling mountain peaks, gushing waterfalls, museums, nature’s bounty and many other delights. Get ready to be soothed in the lap of nature with a holiday in April.

Coorg

The emerald beauty of Karnataka, Coorg is a hill...

The emerald beauty of Karnataka, Coorg is a hill station blessed with picturesque locales. Snuggled in the Western Ghats, Coorg enjoys the title of “Kashmir of south”. Perfumed with the delicious smells of coffee, spices and oranges, the environs are at its stunning best in April. The altitude of 3500 ft above sea level is pleasant and with warm days a burst of colors in form of multi-hued flowers covers views as far as the eye can see. It is also an ideal place for trekking, bird-watching and nature walks.

Wayanad

Waynad in Kerala is a scenic plateau with a tribal...

Waynad in Kerala is a scenic plateau with a tribal oriented culture. The aroma of cardamom, pepper, tea, coffee, spices and other condiments prevails at the place. Boasting of rich historical legacy, the ‘land of paddy fields’ preserves ancient murals and writings in the caves of Ampukuthimala and Ambalavayal.

Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand, the Dev Bhoomi of India is a blessed...

Uttarakhand, the Dev Bhoomi of India is a blessed state. Dotted with hill stations, pilgrimage centers, adventure hubs and scenic locales, it is replete with attractive tourist destinations. April is a good time to explore. The chilling winters are over, snow has melted and the verdant surroundings are at their best. Camping, trekking, relaxing and river rafting are the most popular activities that draw visitors from all over the world. Check out the explored breathtaking locales or dare to make you own way, Uttarakhand has invigorating landscapes that make wonderful holidays.

Gangtok

Lying in the eastern Himalayan ranges, in the...

Lying in the eastern Himalayan ranges, in the north-eastern state of Sikkim, Gangtok is not only a popular tourist destination. It also boasts of a lot of religious importance for the followers of Buddhism because of being home to a number of monasteries. Gangtok has it all mesmerizing scenery, high mountain peaks, glacial lakes, monasteries, splendid weather, popular attractions, and trekking paths to attract all kinds of travelers. Soak-in the religion at the monasteries, explore the beautiful locations, gorge on sumptuous food, indulge in adventure and more.

Shimla

Summers at the queen of hills of North India arrive in...

Summers at the queen of hills of North India arrive in the month of April. During the season, the frozen status of the hill station chooses a makeover which displays a scenic appeal of the Mother Nature and its greenery bedecked at all its frontiers.

This makes April the very right month to go on wild safaris and nature trekking tours. The hill station is also famous for its summer festival that takes place in the month of April. It includes the Himachal food fest, painting competitions, star nights, roller skating competitions and fashion shows as its major feature acts.

Pachmarhi

Pachmarhi is popular as the ‘Queen of the...

Pachmarhi is popular as the ‘Queen of the Satpuras’. The hill station of Madhya Pradesh is one of the best holiday destinations in April in India. It bewitches with beautiful monuments, ancient caves, natural pools, waterfalls, canyons, forests, etc. The matchless experience of witnessing a sunset is worth every effort.

Kalimpong

Away from the regular hustle-bustle of the city life,...

Away from the regular hustle-bustle of the city life, lays the beautiful hill town of West Bengal, Kalimpong. Placed at an altitude of 1250 m above the sea level, it overlooks the Teesta Valley. Located at the foothills of lower Shivalik ranges of the Himalayas, this tranquil hill town is dotted with old churches, valued temples and Buddhist monasteries. Plan a peaceful vacation and treat your eyes to the lush greenery of tea estates, enjoy an amazing weather in April and have a visit to the popular attractions. You can also partake in trekking, ropeway ride, hiking and rafting.

Dharamshala

Dharamshala is Himachal Pradesh's one of the most...

Dharamshala is Himachal Pradesh's one of the most peaceful locations. The hill station is a shining beacon of spirituality as it is the home of Dalai Lama and Tibetan community in refuge. The natural beauty of the locales in absolutely awe-inspiring. It is the culture and the people that draw visitors. April is a good time to plan your trip. The chilling winters have made way for pleasant weather of summers. Explore the Tibetan monasteries, try out the thrilling treks in the Himalayas or simply relax in the blessed environs.

Mussoorie

Snuggled at heights of 2000 m above sea level,...

Snuggled at heights of 2000 m above sea level, Mussoorie is a popular tourist destination in Uttarakhand. April is a good time to relish its natural beauty. Go for scenic walks enjoying views of snowcapped peaks. Visit the Happy Valley inhabited by amiable Tibetan refugees who have created a home away from home. Enjoy a ride on the ropeway or the cable car. Kempty Falls are a fun destination for all visitors. Cloud End and Lal Tibba are also delightful. Relax in the blessed environs and refresh your weary minds, body and soul.

Kausani

Enchanting views, wonderful climate and exotic...

Enchanting views, wonderful climate and exotic locations of Kausani make it a must-visit destination in the month of April. Placed at an altitude of 1890 m above the sea level, Kausani was formerly known as Valna. It is an ideal getaway that makes you completely forget the hustle-bustle of your city life. Kausani is also a popular choice amidst honeymooners who wish to spend some alone-time with each other. Do not forget to visit the popular temples, Ashrams, waterfalls of the region. You can also try your hands at trekking.

Kodaikanal

The wonderful temperature, misty ambiance and the cool...

The wonderful temperature, misty ambiance and the cool breeze of Kodainakal, a mesmerizing hill town, attract an amazing traveler’s footfall during the month of April. Fondly known as the ‘Princess of Hill Stations’, Kodaikanal is equally popular amidst newly-wedded couples and family vacationers. Lying on the upper Palani Hills of the Western Ghats, Kodaikanal is a place to shop for cheese, embroidery work, homemade chocolates and other interesting craft items. April is also the best month to enjoy festival celebrations and attend flower shows, boat races and dog shows.

Kanyakumari

The southernmost point of India; Kanyakumari, is...

The southernmost point of India; Kanyakumari, is renowned for its rich blend of history and cultural heritage. Anointed in the true spirit of such heritage, its attractions boast of temples, churches, forts and palaces. Besides, Kanyakumari beach offers one of the best sunrise and sunset spots in the country.

Traveling to this corner of India in the month of April is bound to be a delightful affair. The weather stays highly pleasant for sightseeing as well as swimming and surfing can also be best enjoyed during this time.

Ranthambore National Park

Spread in an area of 392 sq km, Ranthambore National...

Spread in an area of 392 sq km, Ranthambore National Park boasts of being one of the largest and most famed national parks in the northern region of the country. The month of April is a favorable one as far as the weather is concerned and there are better chances of catching a glimpse of wide variety of animals during the safari. Popular for its decent tiger population, this national park is also a Tiger Reserve. It is the former hunting grounds of the Maharaja of Jaipur. The park is home is to a wide variety of animals and birds.

Kumarakom

One of the prized jewels of God’s Own Country...

One of the prized jewels of God’s Own Country Kerala, Kumarakom is a beautiful backwater destination. The cluster of islands located in the Vembanad Lake is a nature blessed location. The lovely environment of mangroves, paddy fields, coconut clusters intermixed with canals and waterways adorned with houseboats, Kumarakom is a destination that completes tours of Kerala. Famous for houseboat tours, a famous bird sanctuary is located here. The unique ecology is home to numerous species of avians. Explore the beauty at your leisure in April after the crowds have departed.

Bangalore

Bangalore, the Silicon Valley of India, lies in the...

Bangalore, the Silicon Valley of India, lies in the south of the country. Besides, its clichéd modernized urban image, the city has a heritage to flaunt. Being under the rule of various prominent dynasties of the south in the past, Bangalore’s share of old monuments, temples, gardens and historic structures talks about the fascinating heritage of the rulers. Plus, one would never be away from the modern advancements of the city; Bangalore’s flip side.

Travel to this amazing city in the month of April, as it is renowned for its breezy status during that time. The weather would be comfortable and delightful to explore the city and head on to destinations around it.

Pench National Park

Deriving its name from the River Pench, flowing...

Deriving its name from the River Pench, flowing through it, Pench national park is known for its rich flora and fauna. Bestowed by the Best Management Award in the year 2011, this national park covers an area of 758 sq km. The park is also fondly referred to as Mowgli Land, because Rudyard Kipling’s popular novel The Jungle Book and the main character Mowgli is based here. Visit the park in April for spotting wildlife in good numbers, mainly because of the pleasant temperatures, including 39 mammal species, 13 reptile species, 3 amphibian species and 210 avifauna species.

Saputara

Lying amidst the rolling Sahyadri Mountains, Saputara...

Lying amidst the rolling Sahyadri Mountains, Saputara is a beautiful hill station that is popular not only for its scenic beauty but also for the opportunities that it offers to adventure enthusiasts. The pleasant weather in the month of April makes it a popular destination, ideal for a peaceful getaway from monotonous city life. During your visit, do not miss a chance to visit the scenic locations as well as trying your hands at boating, trekking, ropeway ride, horse riding etc. Saputara also boasts of natural relics, rich biodiversity and a mythological connection.

Lonavala

Renowned as a popular weekend getaway in the state of...

Renowned as a popular weekend getaway in the state of Maharashtra, Lonavala is suitable to be visited anytime of the year. The cool climate feels like a respite and its numerous natural attractions; lakes, waterfalls and hills, make it a favorite for residents of Mumbai and Pune.

Travel to this paradise land in the month of April and you would be showered with a bounty of options to choose from. The weather stays within a comfortable temperature range and thus, trekking through the verdant green lands to caves like Karla, Bedsa and Bhaja would be a delightful affair.



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