May month welcomes tourists with its outlandish heat in India. However, there are few places where tourist can visit in order to have their joyous and serene vacation along with the best places to visit in May in India to explore the best cities which can cool the heat observed. Have a look:
1. Kadmat Island
Kadmat Island which is locally known as the Cardamom Island is located in the Lakshwadeep and is considered as the best honeymoon destination in April with less crowded place along with the apt amount of natural beauty and providing you an exotic location to wander. The climatic condition in May ranges from 25°C to 35°C. The major tourist attractions of the place are Golden Jubilee Museum, Kavaratti, Andrott Island, Mohiyudeen Mosque and many more.
Dandeli which is located in the north-west region in the state of Karnataka, in South India is considered as house of one of the largest wildlife sanctuary of India. Dandeli includes more than 300 species of vibrant birds and therefore can be resembled as one of the best places to go for Nature lovers. The weather in May is around 33°C. The major sightseeing are Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, Kavala Caves, Shiroli Peak, Kulgi Nature Camp and many more.
Kotagiri which is also the oldest hill station in Nilgiris is situated in South India in the state of Tamil Nadu. This is considered as best places in May to visit are due to its climatic condition which ranges between 20°C to 30°C. the major attraction to visit this place in vacation are Catherine Falls, Rangaswamy Peak,Kodanad View point, John Sullivam Memorial, Elk falls, Longwood Shola and many more.
4. Horsley Hills
Horsley hills are located in the Chittoor district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in South India. This is considered as best places to visit in may due to the adventurous sports offered as well as due to the climatic situation which ranges from 20°C to 30°C. The major attractions of the place are Gali bandalu, Mallamma Temple, dumukurallu waterfalls, Horsley hills Zoo, The View point and many other sightseeing.
Also known as the Trekker’s paradise, Sandakphu is located in the North-West region of Darjeeling in North-east India. It is the highest peak in the beautiful mountain range of Singalila. The best time to trek Sandakphu is in May due to the temperature ranging from 6°C to 12°C. The tourist attractions are Singalila mountain range, Tonglu, Tumling, Mane Bhanjang and many more.
Mahabaleshwar is also known as the “Queen of hills of central India” is located in the Satara district in Maharashtra in the central region in India. The weather in May is very enjoyable with climatic conditions ranging from 20°C to 30°C. The major attraction of Mahabaleshwar are Morarji Castle, Venna Lake, Pratapgadh, Lodwick point, Elephant’s head point, Lingamala falls, Mahabaleshwar Temple and many more places to go.
Shillong which is often termed as The Scotland of the East stores in the natural surprises for the travellers. The beautiful destination is located in the State of Meghalaya and also is the Capital of the state and situated in North-East India. The weather in Shillong in the month of May is between 15°C to 24°C. The major tourist attraction which the city offers is Mawlynnog, Shillong peak, Lady Hydari park, Elephant Falls, Mawsynram and many more.
Tawang which offers the adventourous sports in India is also preferred by the tourists as the best places to visit in April in India in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. The weather is very cool at this place and can range from mere 3°C to 18°C. The major attractions of the place are Bap Teng Kang, Tawang Monastery, Tawang War Memorial, Madhuri Lake and many more.
Chail which is located in the Chandigarh also boasts of being one of the most beautiful destinations for vacation with family for holiday in May. It also has world’s highest cricket ground. Chail also enjoys the weather of 15°C to 24°C in May. The major tourist attraction of Chail are Sidh Baba temple, Himalayan Natural park, Palace hotel, Chail Wildlife Sanctuary, kali temple and many more.
Kausani which is located in the North of Almora, which is a beautiful hill-station and is in the state of Uttarakhand, in North India. The place is also named as “The Switzerland of India”. The climatic condition ranges in the destination is from 9°C to 26°C. The major attractions of the places are Baijnath Temple, Gandhi Ashram, Pear Farms, Anasakti Ashram and many more.
Lansdowne is one of the best places to go and can also be considered as the hidden gem in the state of Uttarakhand, in North India. It is a tranquil abode of natural lovers and adventurists. The weather of the beautiful destination of vacation ranges from 15°C to 30°C. The major attractions of the places are Tarkeshwar Mahadev temple, Bhulla Lake, Darwan Singh Museum, War memorial, Tip n Top and many more.
Mcleodganj, the serene and quaint destination is located in the suburb of Dharamshala, in Himachal Pradesh in North India. It is considered as a heaven of nature and fondly visited by family and couples. The weather in May ranges from 22°C to 38°C. The major attractions of the places are Dal Lake, Church of St. John, Namgyal monastery, Triund, Tibetan Museum and many more.
Above illustrative list is set back as one of the best places to visit in May in India. Hope you really enjoy the article and will figure out the best escapades from your hasty city life to have a memorable vacation with your family, with someone special or as a solo bag packer.
Have a happy travelling!