As the spring arrives around in the month April, the flowers bloom and the temperature remains pleasant enough. These beautiful places turn into a fantastic canvas of colours and more refreshing. From beaches with gorgeous sunsets to mountains still covered in snow, April is the ideal time.
1. “Meghalaya’s dew drop”
Meghalaya, “Abode of Clouds” is a beautiful hill station which snuggles in North-East Himalayas. During this April when the temperature rises beyond 28°C, Meghalaya is an ideal destination to escape from the scorching heat.
Meghalaya is also known for famous places like Cherrapunji which is the wettest place on earth and Mawlynong, the cleanest village in Asia.
Cherrapunji has beautiful waterfalls which includes the Dain Thelen falls, Noh Sngithiang falls, Noh Kalikai falls and more.
2. “The inspiration for ‘The Jungle Book'”-Pench National Park – Madhya Pradesh
Pench National Park in Madhya Pradesh has inspired the famous story ‘The Jungle Book’. When the hustle and bustle of the city life overburden and exhaust us, so escaping to the lush green forest is the ultimate saviour.
The pristine River Pence flows amidst the park where a number of wild animals roaming around. Therefore, the wildlife characters of Mowgli included Akela (The Indian Wolf), Raksha (the female Wolf), Baloo (Sloth Bear), and the vicious Shere Khan (Royal Bengal Tiger).
The visitors can spot a variety of wildlife in the rocky terrains like the Royal Bengal tiger, jackal, peafowl, wild dog, wild boar, sloth bear, Indian leopard, fox, striped hyena, monkey, gaur, barking deer, four-horned antelope, Indian wolf, and more such enthralling species.
3. “Cozy little hill-station”- Kasauli
Kasauli is a hilly cantonment town which makes an ideal peaceful holiday. This beautiful town lies the lower edges of the Himalayas.
This beautiful destination nestles amidst woods of pine and cedar trees. Hence, Kasauli is endowed with a mystical and serene ambience. The Lavish Victorian buildings spread across the place as the Britishers resided here years back.
However, the forest is also home to various endangered species of fauna that are also found in the wild. Therefore, this place is a perfect gateway from hectic life as it has a calm and enchanting environment.
4. Biligiriranga hills in the Karnataka
The Biligiriranga hills or the BR Hill in the Karnataka has a wildlife sanctuary with wonderful flora and fauna diversity. Moreover, there is a famous temple which is called the Annual Temple Car Festival held at the local Biligiri Rangaswami Temple. It attracts many devotees from all around as it is held during the time of Vaishakha. It is a great place to visit in April to enjoy the hill station climate during the summer month.
5. “Periyar-India’s Largest Tiger Reserve”-Thekkady
Periyar National Park is one of the major attraction and it is one of the India’s largest tiger reserve. If you want to have a perfect jungle vacation this month, Thekkady’s Periyar National Park is the answer.
Most importantly, you can indulge into a number of adventurous activities like bamboo rafting in the Mullaiperiyar Dam or go for a hiking amidst wilderness.
Moreover, you can enjoy its vast stretches of spice gardens and various adventure sports.
As you go for a early morning ride in the boat within the sanctuary you will be able to spot wild boars, wild elephants, bisons, various beautiful birds, etc.
6. Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand
This is India’s first national park which got its name after the legendary tiger hunter Jim Corbett. It is one of the best places for wildlife enthusiasts where one can spot a variety of wildlife and birdlife in grassland.
It also has a sal forests and river habitats, and a mesmerising location in the foothills of the Himalayas. Commonly seen wildlife include sloth bears, langur monkeys, rhesus macaques, peacocks and several types of deer.
7. Gangtok, Sikkim – The Gateway to Sikkim
When you are looking for peace and tranquillity, Gangtok is a perfect destination to explore. It is absolutely a wonderful place that also holds a religious significance, especially Buddhist monasteries. It is even ideal for adventure enthusiast as one gets to go for trekking. Moreover, if you wish to experience the vivid beauty of this place you will be certainly mesmerised with the breathtaking scenery of Khangchendzonga soaring above the horizon, glacial lakes and wonderful waterfalls.
It is no less than a paradise with beautiful attractions like Tsomgo Lake, Ban Jhakri falls, Tashi viewpoint and more. Other places to visit include the Enchey Monastery, Ganesh Tok, Do Drul Chorten Rumtek Monastery, etc. Also, river Teesta is one of the best spots for white water rafting in North East India.
8.”The skiing destination of India”- Auli Tourism
There is no dearth of natural beauty that features some fantastic apple orchards, pine trees and old oaks. The spellbinding views of the snowscapped mountains will amaze you more. A perfect retreat in this wonerful destination indeed.
Moreover Auli offers you a number of ski resorts as it is one of the most sought after destination for skiing. Nanda Devi, Kamat Kamet and Mana Parvat are the mountain ranges of Auli. Moreover, it is said that Shankaracharya once visited here.
9. “The Scotland of India”Coorg Tourism
Coorg in Karnataka with the perpetually misty landscape is also known as “The Scotland of India”. Moreover, it is one of the popular coffee producing hill station with an utterly beautiful scenic view of the green hills and streams flowing down. Therefore this place holds an important place in the list of most sought after destinations in India. The noteworthy features of this place include its remarkable culture of the Kodavas, a local clan that specialises in martial arts and keen hospitality.
This affluent hill station in Karnataka has a breathtakingly exotic scenery and lush greenery. Moreover, the forest covered hills, spice and coffee plantations only add to the landscape. As you come over here “homestays” experiences will ever remain memorable!
10. Little Switzerland of India”-Dalhousie
When your desire to visit Switzerland but run short of money, you have an alternative, Dalhousie “the Little Switzerland of India”.
This tiny tinsel town is a piece of paradise in India and one of the most favourite destination of tourists. The mesmerising beauty in the lap of Himachal Pradesh features breathtaking natural landscape, pine-clad valleys, flower bedecked meadows, fast flowing rivers, magnificent misty mountains and some of the most spectacular views in the world.
The Scottish and Victorian architecture and the ambience gives you the pristine British flavours.
During the colonial rule, it was one of the most favourite summer destinations of the Britishers as you can see the majestic Victorian style mansions in this region. Among them the most famous are Panch Pulla, Satdhara Falls and the Daikund peak.
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