Places to visit in spring in India. Summer in India mostly starts with the month of March. Spring is the perfect time to experience the clear blue sky, blooming flowers, lush green tea estates, and sunshine, soothing breeze, and majestic beaches. Spring in India could be a perfect option to experience this beauty.
Here are a few places to visit in India where you can plan to truly soak in the spirit of spring.
Darjeeling is famous for the tea it grows and the mesmerizing view of Eastern Himalayas it provides. Both the town and the districts are famous for tourist attractions. There are amazing hill towns in the district such as Takdah, Pedong, Mirik, Mungpoo, and many more. It is known for its abundance in cultural & natural heritage as well as the famous toy train declared a UN heritage.
Lakshadweep, literally meaning a ‘hundred thousand islands’ is well known for its pleasant tropical climate, beautiful and exotic beaches, and warm waters. Although some of the islands are pleasant for swimming during monsoon too. Lakshadweep is a tropical island chain of 36 coral atolls and reefs in the Laccadive Sea, India. Tourist attractions are Minicoy Island, Agatti Islands, Bangaram Island, Kadmat, Amindivi Islands, Andretti Island, and the Lighthouse of Minicoy.
3. Havelock Island, Andaman
Havelock Island is one of the most beautiful islands in the Andaman and Nicobar islands. It is pure heaven for marine world lovers. It is one of the places to visit in spring in India when one can enjoy the calm ocean breezes, and try some serious scuba diving under the warm waters of the Arabian Sea. A popular honeymoon destination awarded in 2004 as the ‘Best Beach in Asia‘.
Ooty is the honeymoon capital of Tamil Nadu and a year-round destination. But spring is the ideal time to explore this lovely hill station. It is surrounded by lush greens, botanical gardens, and lakes. Tea and spice gardens in Ooty start to bloom in March, painting the entire hill station in beautiful colors. Tourist attractions in Ooty are Ooty Lake, Tiger Hill, Shooting Point, Lady Canning’s Seat.
Coorg is one of the evergreen destinations in Karnataka. It is a popular spring destination for all nature lovers as it has got all from coffee-producing hill stations, beautiful green hills, streams and a perfect climate for all outdoor adventure activities. Its music festival called Storm Festival, which is held between February to March in Coorg is one of the reasons to attend besides sightseeing. Famous tourist attractions in and around Coorg are Abbey Falls, Nagarhole National Park, Irupu Falls, Madikeri Fort, Dubare Elephant Camp, and Pushpagiri.
Wayanad is the least populated district in Kerala. It is located in the Western Ghats and has a lot to offer to nature lovers from treks to sightseeing, or waterfalls, historical caves, and lush greenery. Wayanad is one of the most splendid places to visit during spring in India because of its pleasant temperatures, spice plantations, wildlife, blooming plants, and dense greenery. Tourist attractions are Chembra Peak, Banasura Sagar Dam, Lakkidi View Point, Meenmutty Falls, Kuruvadweep, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, and many more.
Shillong is the capital of Meghalaya and is an attractive hill station famous among travelers. In spring you ought to visit Khasi Hills, the place will be less misty and you will get clear panoramic views. Long walking trails down Wards Lake and Nokrek National Park, Go boating in the Umiam Lake, angling at Dawki and rappel down the waterfalls at Elephant Falls, amazing kayaking at Kynshi River. Mawlynnong, which is the cleanest village in Asia is also a must.
Tawang is endowed with spirituality and surreal natural beauty. The largest Buddhist monastery is The Tawang monastery in India. The pleasant weather conditions during the month of March make it a favorable destination among travelers. One of the most enrapturing places you can’t afford to miss when in Tawang is the Tipi Orchid Sanctuary which is known for hundreds of varieties of orchids which blooms all year round. Also famous for the Tibetan festival, Losar.
Kodaikanal is a mesmerizing hill town in Palani Hills of the Western Ghats, Tamil Nadu. The terrain is lush green and abundant in natural beauty with lakes, waterfalls, and forested valleys. You can enjoy rowing boats in the lake at Kodaikanal and hiking and cycling in nature there. Tourist attractions in and around Kodaikanal are Kodaikanal Lake, Coaker’s Walk, Silver Cascade Falls, and Bryant Park.
Sikkim is the perfect place to visit in spring in the northeast to experience pleasantly cool weather. Ravangla valley in Sikkim is the place 200 species of orchids and rhododendrons. One can enjoy the Hikes to the majestic Tsongmo Lake, and the rapid water sports in the Teesta and Rangeet river. One of the perfect places to visit is the city of Gangtok. One can enjoy water sports in Tsongmo Lake, Rangeet River, and Teesta River. Tourist attractions are Hanuman Tok, Enchey Monastery, Tashi View Point, Rumtek Monastery.
During the beginning of summer, nature is at its best in the town of Munnar. The town is renowned for its lush-green tea plantations with interesting and exotic activities like elephant ride, spotting mountain goat to boating and others. Tourist attractions around Munnar are Nallathanni and Madharpupuzha River, Echo Point, Atukkad Waterfalls, Photo Point, Pothamedu View Point.
Famous as the “gateway of Kerala“. When we think of Palakkad in our minds we get a picture of peaceful scenery, beautiful landscape, and clear backwaters. Chinakkathoor Pooram, a Kerala festival in March where there is a sparkling and extravagant procession of elephants. Tourist attractions are Parambikulam Tiger Reserve, Silent Valley, National Park, and Palakkad Fort.
A small in Himachal Pradesh has a different charm in spring. This one is my personal favorite among the spring destinations in India. When you’re in Kasol you should walk by the Parvati River, Parvati Valley, visit Manikaran Sahib, take a long walk to Malana or Tosh or trek to Kheer Ganga. One can try the Israeli Food and do a little shopping in the local flea market.
14. Ziro Valley
It is located in the state of Arunachal Pradesh and is famous for the Ziro Festival. Ziro Valley’s spectacular scenic beauty, lush greenery is beyond comparison. Spring season makes the whole scene spectacular. It is a paradise for every nature lover filled with hillocks, stunning views, pine groves, thick forests, and diverse flora and fauna
15. Gulmarg, Kashmir
Kashmir is renowned across the world as Heaven on Earth. Gulmarg is known for being the heartland of winter sports in India. Gulmarg Gondola is one of the highest in the world. In the spring season, Kashmir turns into the Switzerland of India as the Tulip gardens in Gulmarg blossoms.
16. Valley of flowers, Uttrakhand
Uttrakhand a beautiful place located south of the Himalayas. During spring the hills come alive in the valley of flowers when the flowers bloom. It a wonderful sight to see like the hill covered with the blanket of flowers.