When you are vacationing with your loved ones, you are giving them something that can never be taken away; time, and experience. Therefore, it is important to make time, alongside a busy work schedule, to connect and rekindle the love in your relationship. Moreover, there is no better time to travel than in May and there is no better place to traverse than India!
From delicious food and heritage sites; diverse culture and stunning beaches to verdant hill stations and the mighty Himalayas, India is a mysterious yet extraordinary place for travellers! Here are the top places to visit in the month of May.
A UNESCO World Heritage site, Hampi is a popular rustic hamlet in Karnataka. Hampi was once a notably prosperous city during the Vijayanagar Empire. Now, despite being in ruins, it is home to a myriad number of brilliant temples, sculptures and gateways to admire. These buildings and sculptures showcase the architectural genius of Vijayanagara architecture. Huge boulders and rocky formations make for great Instagram pics. The ruins are so vastly scattered across Hampi, that you and your family can spend an entire day exploring this wonderful place.
Located on Kerala's shoreline, Varkala is a beautiful coastal town. It is endowed with calm and beautiful environs and the picturesque beauty that the "God's Own Country" is well known for. You can whisk away your loved ones to this lesser-known offbeat town and enjoy the tropic perks of this place.
Kaziranga National Park, Assam
Pride of India, Kaziranga National Park is a place where one can recline and have a rendezvous with exotic wildlife. The national park holds some major attractions like; tigers, one-horned rhinoceros, swamp deer, Asiatic elephants, and Asiatic water buffaloes. To make your family trip to Kaziranga more interesting, try a jeep safari to observe the wildlife more closely. Assuredly, this could turn out to be a perfect tour.
And last, but surely not the least, Goa, is one of the world's oldest tourist destinations! Enjoy the sun, seaside and the swaying coconut trees with your family on a fun-filled holiday that doesn't have to be taxing on the pocket. In Goa, you can savour exquisite seafood, enjoy a drink at many beach shacks, splash about in the sea or appreciate the architecture and rustic beauty of Old Goa.
Another visual retreat offered by Kerala; Munnar is a dreamy hill station nestled in the Idukki district. Far-famed for its natural picturesque beauty, sprawling verdant tea farms and serene ambience, Munnar is one of the best places to visit in India in May! Also, paragliding, jungle safaris, trekking, boating and cycling are some adventure activities you and your family can indulge in here.
Jaipur is one of the princely states of India, that was once reigned by royal dynasties! Decked with relics, palaces and monuments from forgotten eras, the rich history and the finesse of the city will amaze you and your family. You can visit places such as Hawa Mahal, Nahargarh Fort, and Jaigarh Fort. Hire a guide so he/she shall provide you with an in-depth tour of the city and its tale for a fun and informative holiday.
The Andaman Islands
The Andaman Islands require no introduction to nature lovers, thrill-seekers and water enthusiasts in the world. The Andaman Islands is a must-visit for families and friends for a relaxing vacation amidst pellucid blue waters, open skies and soft white-sand beaches.
Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh
Also famously called the Switzerland of India, Khajjiar, located in Himachal Pradesh, should be on your list of must-visit destinations in India in February. Encircled by snow-clad mountains on all four sides and owing to its natural appeal, paragliding in Khajjiar draws a lot of travellers around the year.
Gulmarg, Jammu And Kashmir
Located in Kashmir, Gulmarg is a heavenly place that attracts tens of thousands of people from around the world. Gulmarg, when translated into English, literally means "Meadow of Flowers." This beautiful place is an excellent ski resort for enthusiastic escapade lovers.
Located in Dehradun, Mussoorie is one of the popular family holiday destinations in India and is considered to be the treasure of Uttarakhand. Nestled in the Garhwali Himalayan ranges, at an altitude of 1880m above sea level, Mussoorie is the Queen of the Hills in Northern India, offering captivating views and peaceful environs for everyone alike.