Posted on Apr 29, 2014 by rohit.mahajan.52 | India | 0 Comments

MAY brings forth that time of the year when the summer holidays are on in India and all the colleges and schools are closed. This is also the time when the summers are at their peak and people are looking for a good place to visit at this time of the year. The monsoons are about to arrive and it would be a good idea to look for hill stations that offer a cool climate. There are a lot of hill stations in the North as well as the Southern part of India but you would find good places to visit in the Western region as well. You would be surprised to know that even beaches and islands would be good at this time as you can enjoy fun activities such as diving and snorkelling. Below are listed some of the best places that you can visit during the month of MAY.

Ooty- It lies in the midst of the Nilgiri hills and offers a pleasant climate and a chance to explore a lovely rustic environment. Some of the popular places to visit here are the Sims Park, the Dolphn’s nose, the Annamalai temple and the Tea factory.

Munnar: Spices and Plantations- This lovely hill station is very popular among honeymooners and offers visitors a chance to explore beautiful tea plantations, forests and amazing views all around. Some of the popular things to do here are nature walks, spice tours and hiking up the trails in the Western Ghats. You can even organize local tours to the Mattupetty dam and the Eravikulam National Park.

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Lakshadweep: The Tropical Paradise- This lovely group of islands is situated in the Arabian Sea and it contains a total of 36 islands. These islands are widely considered as one of the best places to enjoy sporting activities such as Snorkeling and Diving. The popular areas here for diving are Agatti, Bangaram and Kadmat. The coastline of these islands is adorned with lovely coconut palms and beige coloured sand which makes for beautiful viewing.

Ladakh: The Land of Lamas- One of the most favoured destination among adventurists it is one of the best places to visit in MAY. One can experience the Buddhist culture predominant here, exquisite rock formations and pristine blue lakes at high altitudes. Some of the lakes worth a visit are Tso mo ri lake, Pangong lake, Kargil and the site where the Zanskar and the river Indus join. You must also pay a visit to the Diskir Monastery, Hemis and the Lamayuru monastery.

Andaman Islands- These group of islands offer tourists a chance to experience first-hand beautiful corals, forests and exotic marine life. Havelock Island offers water sports such as snorkelling and diving. The other places of tourist interest are the infamous Cellular Jail.

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Nainital- This hill station offers ease of access as well as lovely views all around the central Naini Lake. This is located at a high altitude and offers visitors a chance to enjoy activities such as cable car rides, boating in the lake and rock climbing. The good thing about this place is that you can visit it at any time of the year.

As you can see there are so many places to visit around India and you just need to start planning early if you are keen to beat the heat and enjoy summers at a cool place this MAY.

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