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Karthik Krishnakumar Apr 22 2013

Which are the best places to visit in India in April?

Pritha Manchanda Jan 10 2014
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Come summer and everyone is busy thinking about the best places to visit in India in April with friends and family. The most difficult part of planning a trip is deciding on the destination to-go-to; to simplify your effort, here’s a list of some of the best tourist places you can visit in summer:


Sipping tea at a spectacular altitude of approximately 2200 m and witnessing a backdrop of snow-clad mountains, sounds quite impressive, isn’t it? The hill station of Darjeeling with its verdant tea plantations along with scenic surroundings all around, make up for an amazing tourist destination; it definitely offers a pleasant recess from the oppressive summer heat.

Photo of Darjeeling (by Kenny Louie)

Apart from housing a number of Buddhist monasteries, Darjeeling plays host to many interesting places including the Everest museum, Japanese Nightingale Park, Ava Art Gallery, colourful markets, faded relics from the Raj, lush tea plantations, Ghoom and many others. Also, check out a number of attractive holiday packages to have best of both the worlds.


Being one of the most famous and largest hill stations in India, the Shimla valley is a beautiful place to visit. Resting in the foothills of the Himalayas, it houses the very well-known main street - The Mall Road. This street is lined up with stylish English houses that reflect a rich British flavour in their architecture. Shimla is also one of the favourite winter destinations in India.

Photo of Shimla (by Snjsharma)

Also, acknowledged as the summer capital of British India in the year 1864, this place makes up for an interesting touristy for travellers. Covering up yourself in light woollens and exploring interesting activities you can be a part of, can definitely be counted as an ideal way of spending your vacation here.


If you want to experience what it is to be like in heaven then the hill station of Manali is one of the best summer vacation destinations in India. Home to a pleasant weather from the month of November until April, the Himalayas make for a beautiful tourist destination.

Photo of Manali (by Debabrata)

Summers in Manali are best known for exploring spectacular hot spots. You can even enjoy adventurous sporting activities here. Glaciers with nail-biting curves, and unexplored valleys make for a complimentary treat to your vacation, offering you enough substance for candid photography while you are here. You can also check various Manali holiday packages to avail the best offers.


A trip to Mumbai, a cosmopolitan metropolis, famous for its chaotic streets, offers you million reasons to visit the place. Known for its pleasant weather with cool breeze and low humidity, this place is surely going to turn your stay into a rejuvenating experience. There are several activities to indulge in while you are here, including sightseeing, water sports, camping, pub hopping, cruising, etc.

Photo of Mumbai (by Cididity Hat)

The city plays a lively night-life host during this time of the year with many interesting activities going on in every corner. You can witness people from different countries coming here and enjoying the charm of this vibrant and dynamic city. Don't miss to watch the sun set over the Arabian Sea from Marine Drive and the street markets.


The tip of the country, Kanyakumari is where you can view a spectacular sunrise and sunset, during the month of April. Encapsulating great spiritual significance for Hindus, it is dedicated to the goddess of Devi Kanya (Parvati’s incarnation).

Photo of Kanyakumari (by Sumeet Jain)

You can either visit the temple of Suchindram – a charming temple or head out for picnic to the Dutch Fort at Vattakottai. Done beautifully with plains and hills, colourful sea-shores and paddy fields, Kanyakumari also known as Cape Comorin, has everything to woo you as a voyager.


Travel and discover the quaint hill station of Coorg. Nestled amidst verdant coffee plantations, sloping hills and a hue of colours the town offers a lovely holiday experience.

Photo by Dcrjsr (Own work)

Summers in India call for an obvious trip to much cooler and pleasant places that not only keep you away from the scorching heat but also offer touristy to further your enjoyment. So, pack your bags and head for a long and relaxing vacation to the best places to visit in India in April.

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