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Best places to travel in May in India


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Summer holidays are around the corner and before your kids start cribbing for planning a trip for a break, we have already set a list of places for you to choose from, for a family vacation. Thick forests and cool breeze characterize the hill station. Major attractions include Hadimba Temple, Vashisth, monastries, Solang Valley, Rohtang Pass and Club House.


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Meghalaya is lovingly called the ‘Abode of Clouds’. The sobriquet is well deserved as the north eastern state is covered in clouds most of the year. It is also blessed with the rainiest places in the world. The natural beauty is contributed by lush greenery, gurgling waterfalls, crystal clear lakes and rivers, mystical cave networks filled with stalagmites and natural wonders.

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One of the perfect places to visit in May in India, Gulmarg is adorned with meadows of flowers in full bloom in the summers. Located in Jammu and Kashmir, this hill station is at a height of 2730 meters above mean sea level surrounded by the mighty Himalayas on all sides. The place has a rich cultural heritage, and has been a popular summer destination since as early as the Mughal era and some Colonial interference during the British Raj. D****d in virgin coniferous forests with rich fauna, glorious lakes and the greenest of pastures with also the world’s second highest golf course, Gulmarg has the most challenging yet the best trekking routes still very much undiscovered.

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Mount Abu lies in Aravali Mountain Range and the only hill station in desert state Rajasthan. This place is popularly known as the oasis in the desert and is one lovely destination to visit in India during May. There are several lakes, green forests, rivers and waterfalls to cool down at. Dilwara Jain Temples, Abbu Road, Achalgarh Village, Guru Shikhar, Adhar Devi Temple and Wildlife Sanctuary are the top tourist attractions of Mount Abu.

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It is located in the westernmost district of Arunachal Pradesh and shares its borders with Assam. It is a perfect retreat from the hustle-bustle and the scorching heat of summer. The need for weather change is one of the most motivating reasons to plan a trip to Tawang. The reason behind Tawang's popularity as a summer retreat is its positioning at the altitude of about 10,000 feet above sea level which accounts for its pleasant weather.

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Taking the travelers one step closer to mother nature, Mcleodganj is one of the perfect places to visit in India in May with family, friends and even for solo trips. Settled in the foothills of Himalayas, Mcleodganj forms a rare combination of an adventurer’s paradise and a peaceful haven which makes it one of the best places to visit in May in India.

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Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim, has a lot of places to visit in May in India that make you go wow. Nathula Pass, Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir and Changu Lake are simply wonders. These places are a little away from and a lot higher than Gangtok, but each moment of this trip will be worth it

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Located in the Meghalaya plateau, Sohra, previously known as ‘Cherrapunjee’, is world famous for being the second wettest place on earth. Wrapped in a lush green cover, the town overlooks the flat Bangladesh plains in the distance. Monsoons add color to Sohra by filling up the waterfalls thereby adding a dramatic element to the scenery, making it one of the best places to visit in May in India.

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This is one of India’s most beautiful and scenic hill stations. There is lush greenery and people get the best view of the famous Nilgiris from here. The whole city can be best viewed at Doddabetta Peak. Admire the multicolored botanical gardens and nature walk at Cairn Hill to see birds and animals peeking out now and then. See quiet waters at Upper Bhavani Lake while slight gushing waters in Pykara Lake.


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