Top five places to visit in India during spring
Posted On March 1st, 2017
Possibly the best of the beautiful times to pack your bags and travel is during the spring break. The sublime climate adds to the pleasantry of the tour planning. But most importantly, being an off-season, hotel tariffs and air prices remain comparatively cheaper. It’s the best time to welcome tourists and trekkers, or enjoy a beach party or go to a forest ride. Be it wildlife spotting or seeing the flowers bloom to the magnificent of its colours; here we have the top choices for a fun-filled spring vacation.
Almost a haven for the daventure tourists, Ladakh shines bright in spring. a cold desert otherwise, spring expeditions will offer a memorable experience. The Apricot Valley, Markha Valley and Zanskar Valley trek are loved options for the young travellers. It is also widely popular amongst the Buddhist pilgrims. The wide change in topography as one climbs up the altitude is worth experiencing. Keep your cameras handy!
Although worth visiting throughout the year, Sikkim is best travelled during the months of April and May. The colourful rhododendrons in full bloom in the well-maintained gardens of the homes of locals showcase the natural beauty and culture of the region. The home stays in Sikkim during the spring season are worth exploring.
Famously known as ‘the Coffee Cup of India,’ Coorg is best enjoyed during March and April. The heavy aroma of the snow white coffee blossoms with the pleasant breeze makes Coorg one of the most romantic places to enjoy the spring season. The Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, the Bylakuppe Tibetan Settlement, Colonial Bungalow etc. are some of the places of interest.
To experience the rivers in full flood, spring is the ideal time. It is during this time that the snow, which accumulated through the months of October through February, begins to thaw in the valley. The Valley of Flowers in the Chamoli district sees 300 different species of wildflowers and has been declared as UNESCO heritage site. A home stay near Alaknanda River and Valley of Flowers, a lake view cottage in Naukuchiatal, and a beautiful cottage in Nathuakhan are ideal options for enjoying a serene vacation.
Golden Triangle Tour
Delhi, Agra and Jaipur form the Golden Triangle Tour and spring is the best time to be here to enjoy a complete pleasant trip. Rich heritage, colonial buildings, monuments, palaces, museums and more make up the entire trip.
Long since shaken off its colonial roots, Darjeeling is a destination that attracts travellers round the year. Tea plantations abound in Darjeeling, and the first flush of tea is definitely a spring destination. You can enjoy the trip by staying with the locals. Also, stay in a beautiful farm house to see the orchids blooming.
A short distance away is the Kanha National Park is the town of Mandla. The vegetation is lush and abundant and can view the dense cover of forest Kanha. Outdoor decks, private balconies with warm homestays, spring is the finest season to enjoy a stay in the lap of nature.