Summer Vacay Is Almost Here! This May, Visit These Places
In early summer, especially May is the perfect time to travel from your homes to the hill stations for a pleasant feeling, to feel the winter cold and to beat the summer heat. Be it the urge to rejuvenate your soul, a much-needed break from office, or if you are a travelholic who just wishes to go to new places and travel, here are a few tourist places to visit in May to fulfill the wandering soul.
This picturesque city Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh is at an altitude of 9,000 feet and is surrounded by the Himalayan mountains. Covered by glittering snow for most of the year, Tawang has a unique beauty, with its pristine desert, cut through flowing streams, surrounded by deep valleys and crystal-clear lakes in the back of the mountain, making it one of the best places to visit in May in India. Since most of the people living here are Buddhists, the streets are filled with monasteries. The whisper of Tashi Delek is heard in all the valleys as one takes a tour of the area, seeking joy in adventure!
Pachmarhi is the only hill station in Madhya Pradesh, and is considered one of the best places to visit in May in India. Located in the foothills of Satpura in the lowlands, Pachmarhi is a green blanket of high peaks and ravines. Marked by prehistoric caves carved out of spectacular cliffs, and spectacular waterfalls, Pachmarhi is a landmark of exquisite natural beauty that paints the required trails for hiking and trekking. A few wildlife sanctuaries such as the Satpura Tiger Reserve, Bison Lodge are an ideal escape route for wildlife lovers.
Located in Himachal Pradesh with the stunning backdrop of the Himalayan ranges, Dharamshala is adorned with holiness. ‘Mini Tibet’ in its time, Dharamshala is the seat of the Tibetan government in exile in India. The colorful Tibetan prayer flags are a defining feature of this hospitable city. The village is a stop- over to the more aesthetically appealing counterpart, McLeod Ganj. With a busy shop, museum and monastery, Dharamshala is an ideal place for solitary and backpackers and one of the best places to visit in India in May. Dharamshala is a place to just chill and relax. It is a great center of yoga, spiritual retreat and meditation, and it is a popular tourist destination.
Adorned with the charm of the Colonies, Ooty is a delightful mountain town surrounded by the beautiful mountains of Nilgiri. With a spectacular view of the Doddabetta mountain range and the Tiger hill, Ooty is wonderfully adorned with waterfalls and lakes. The beautiful area has backyards. Moreover, tea gardens on the slopes of the mountain adds to its natural beauty, as well as its orchards and desert plantations.
One of the most beautiful places to visit in May, Gulmarg is adorned with lush flowering meadows. Located in Jammu and Kashmir, this mountain range rises to a height of 1,600 feet above sea level and is surrounded by mighty Himalayan mountains on all sides. The area has rich cultural heritage, and has been a popular summer destination since the beginning of the Mughal period and some of the colonial interference during the British Rule. Filled with lush tropical jungles, lush lakes and lush green pastures with the world’s second highest golf course, Gulmarg has some very challenging but excellent hiking trails that are waiting to get discovered.
The only mountain station in Rajasthan, Mount Abu is one of the best places to visit in May. Mount Abu climbs to the top of a granite peak and is surrounded by lush tropical forests of the Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary, which is rich in unusual flora and fauna. The mountain town is a refreshing oasis in the hot summer sun of northwestern India and is a popular tourist destination. With over 80 intricately carved temples, as well as the beloved Jain temples of Delwara, Mount Abu is a shrine to Jains and Hindus. Nakki Lake adds beauty to the area.
Well, the list doesn’t stop here. There are a lot more places to visit in the month of May. You just need the zeal to travel. Decided where to go this May? Now start packing up your bags and have a happy vacay ahead!