As spring blooms and summer approaches near, we bring to you a list of places around the country that are best to visit during spring-summer.
Hampi is the eclectic mix of nature and history. The beautiful and scenic Tungabhadra river cuts through the historical city full of ancient ruins. The springtime extending after March is the off-season while the main visiting season remains between November to March. Located in Karnataka, the ancient temple ruins occupy one side of the town while the other testifies to modernity with picturesque cafes and guesthouses. Get all the bohemia feels in this quaint place right in the heart of spring.
Apart from the favourable weather and pristine natural beauty, the best reason to visit Mon during the spring season, especially in the month of April is the Aoleang Festival of the Konyak tribe. The festival is itself a celebration of spring where the first three days see the traditional weaving and brewing of the famous rice beer of Nagaland. The picturesque Nagaland comes alive in the early spring seasons with flora and fauna in full bloom. Best time to visit!
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Beautiful and blue, this island chain is perhaps the best to visit in the season of spring. With the temperatures and the weather being the perfect during this time, spring awaits a plethora of touristy activities in the islands. From its raw and untouched beaches to its colonial heritage and modern resorts, Andamans are the site for scuba diving and snorkeling . A visit in March will make sure you won’t have to bear the brunt of summer heat and also let you experience a host of luxury options.
Gulmarg and Sonmarg, Kashmir
There are relatively fewer crowds is March-May, when spring sets in. Destinations such as Gulmarg and Sonmarg offer a pleasant temperature and unlike in the summer, there is also the chance of snowfall. However the snow cover is still there and the weather is superbly pleasant. In some places you can spot the beautiful green Meadows and valleys. Kashmir is renowned across the world as Heaven on Earth, and despite conflicts and controversies, it still remains one of the most beautiful places to visit in the country.
Wayanad and Munnar, Kerala
While the state’s backwaters and beaches are a pretty sight to behold all through the year, it is its breathtaking hill stations such as Wayanad and Munnar that are the greatest highlights.The southwest monsoon first arrives in Kerala and is greeted with fresh foliage and pristine greenery in the hill stations of Kerala and the foggy mornings of Munnar and Wayanad make for spectacular scenery.Kerala isn’t called God’s Own Country without a reason. In spring, these stations are majestic in their beauty so book your tickets to the southernmost state without a second thought.