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Reema Bhalla Apr 28 2015

Mango vacations in India.

Etti Bali Apr 28 2015
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With the mango season upon us, here is our one-stop guide for mango vacations in India! Dig into these delicious mango varieties as you embark on your summer vacation!

Mango Orchard (from pixabay.com)

Jammu and Kashmir

With astounding varieties of mangoes, the state of Jammu and Kashmir is the place to be this summer! Jammu alone is home to around 500 varieties of mangoes, each having its own taste and aroma. A trip to the Valley that will prove fruitful, with dreamy shikara rides in Srinagar, plentiful mango sessions and placid houseboat stays on Lake Nagin!

Beautiful Mornings (by Tony Gladvin George)

Himachal Pradesh

Beat the summer heat with a rejuvenating stay in Himachal Pradesh. Packed with beautiful hill stations, breathtaking views and the old-world charm of the British era, Himachal holds a special place in our childhood memories. The magnificent Kangra Valley produces some of the best varieties of Chausa, Langda and Dasheri!

Kangra Mountain Railway (by ChanduBandi)


Home to many famous varieties of mango including Kalmi and Safeda, places like Haldwani and Jim Corbett present a fantastic opportunity for binging on mangoes! There are many resorts and hotels in Uttarakhand which are nestled amidst mango orchards, with the fragrance of ripe mangoes becoming a resident marker of your vacation in the hills!

A resort in Jim Corbett (by Ravi Chahal)

Uttar Pradesh

Fondly known as the “mango capital of India, Malihabad in Uttar Pradesh is the most famous mango growing region of Northern India. The place has some of the oldest mango orchards, with some dating back to around 200 years! Located approximately 25 km north-west of Lucknow, you’ll know you have arrived there when the first whiff of ripe mango aroma hits you!

Fruit Basket with Dasheri Mangoes (by Saad Akhtar)

West Bengal

Famous for the variety of mango grown in the Malda region, West Bengal is a hub for mango-lovers! The luscious Fazli, one of the most prized among mangoes, can weigh upto 1kg per piece. Book a tour package to the city now to sample some of the juiciest varieties in the country! Malda is also famous for its forts and historic ruins, presenting a great opportunity for photographers and history buffs.

Green Mangoes and Blue Skies (by Rafal Prochniak)


Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are home to the “king of mangoes”-- Alphonso. It is the most sought-after, not to mention expensive, variety of mango marked by an orange-yellow glow and thick aroma. Plan a Konkan vacation and experience not just the magic of monsoon, but also of this coveted fruit in places such as Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg and Raigad!

Luscious (by Jeremy)

Andhra Pradesh

The neighbouring states of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu grow the famous Banganapalli variety of mangoes. Named after the place where it was first cultivated, the Banganapalli is a delight to look at and delectable to dig into! Mangoes are in abundance during the summer and monsoon season and you can have your own savoury sojourn by choosing a tour package to Andhra Pradesh!

Banganapalli Mangoes on a Cycle Cart (by Gnt)


One of the most famous varieties of mangoes to come from Gujarat is the Kesar or Gujarat Kesari. This variety has a red tint on the upper side and is commonly used as an ingredient for Aamras. Characterized by strong fragrance, Kesar is found in households all over the city of Ahmedabad. The place is even more vibrant during the monsoons, making it the perfect getaway retreat!

Jumma Masjid (by Saad Akhtar)

This summer, cool it off by planning exciting mango vacations in India! What better way to enjoy your summer break than by indulging in mouth-watering varieties of mangoes from across the country!

Plan your itinerary for an interesting trip to these places. You can take a taxi to travel to a destination and enjoy a nice road trip. For example, if you wish to travel to Gujarat on a mango vacation, you can check out New Delhi to Ahmedabad cabs.
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