When it comes to travelling, there’s a lot to think about. The expenditure, How to reach, which places to discover, when to go and even minute to minute things have to be kept in mind, after all, no one wishes to come back with dejected faces. Thankfully, you live in India and there are a number of options India gives you to satisfy your wanderlust. But leave some of it on us, we’re here with Top 10 places to visit in April,
1. Pench National Park, Madhya Pradesh
Lights guide you home, but the admiring Pench River, the green vistas, and some endangered animals would surely guide you here. Count on us! That’s what guided thousands of tourists over here, whose love for wildlife is well evident. Some of the species that one can find here are Gaur (Indian Bison), Cheetah, Sambar, Nilgai, Wild Dog and Wild Pig. The key predator is the Tiger followed by Leopard, Wild Dog and Wolf. Other animals include Sloth Bear, Chousingha, Chinkara, Barking Deer, Jackal, Fox, Palm Civet, Small Indian Civet, Jungle Cat, Hyena, Porcupine etc.
Weather in April: An average temperature of around 30-40 degree Celsius
Things to see: Wildlife
Things to do: Safari
2. Matheran, Maharashtra
We’ll take you to places you’ve never been. You’ll thank us later. We’ll reveal to you the beautifully kept secrets of Mother Nature. One such place is Matheran. You must be wondering where it is. Obvious enough, because it is one of the places you would never have heard.
Matheran is not only worth being heard but visited too, Wonderstruck this place will leave you. A tiny hill station with vistas too beautiful for description. No buzzing of cars, no noise, just the enchanting sound of silence. This gem is rare and beautiful. You can count on us!
Weather in April: An average temperature of around 30-35 degree Celsius
Things to see: Charlotte Lake, Louisa Point, Panorama Point, Prabal Fort
Things to do: Shivaji’s Ladder, City Shopping Kohlapuri Footwear and handicrafts from Mall Road
3. Madikeri, Karnataka
Walk and walk beholding the beautiful side of nature. Nature can make anyone fall in love with it, that magic spell it has. Such a place is Madikeri, possessing magical powers. Madikeri too has a number of coffee plantations, a place for all the coffee lovers out there. Simply sit back and relax while beholding the picturesque view Madikeri that is sure to behold you for the rest of your life.
Weather in April: An average temperature of 25 to 34 degree Celsius
Things to see: Chingara Falls, Namdrolling Monastery, Abbey Falls, Madikeri Fort, Bhagamandala
Things to do: Trekking and Shopping spices and artefacts from Kushal Market and Friday Market
Manipur, also known as the jewelled land, is one of the most beautiful states on the eastern fringe of India. Manipur is a jewel with diamond studded of tradition and culture, beauty, people and what not. A jewel that adorns the Mother India. It awaits you too, to fill your soul with love and some of its beauty. You will agree with us once you visit this place.
Weather in April: An average temperature of 27-35 degree Celsius
Things to see: Kangla Fort, Keibul Lamjao National Park, Shree Govindajee Temple, Loktak Lake
Things to do: Shopping clothes at Ima Bazaar
5. Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh
Pachmarhi, a hill station which nestles in the Satpura ranges known for its beauty in shape of breath taking waterfalls, river and lakes, historical caves and majestic monuments. You can find it in the mythological book of Mahabharata. The famous tourist attraction here, the Pandava caves, were believed to be built by Pandavas, the protagonists of the famed Mythical book, the Mahabharata. The place is listed in UNESCO Biosphere Reserve for its natural spread and variety of flora.
Weather in April: An average temperature of 22-35 degree Celsius
Things to see: Bee Falls, Pandava Caves, Duchess Falls
Things to do: Trekking
6. Mon, Nagas
The secret of the Nagas, if you’re one of the literature freaks, you might assume it to be the title of the best-selling novel of the same name by Amish Tripathi. But no, sorry, we’re not talking about it. There are people fascinated in discovering places and people, if you’re one of them and wish to discover people, we urge you to come to the mini town of Mon, in Nagaland. The place belongs to the Konyak tribe of Nagas. Tourists come to explore the world of Nagas. And if you wish to be one of them, these friendly people look for you.
Weather in April: An average temperature of -4 to 13 degree Celsius
Things to see: Veda Peak, Shangnyu Village
Things to do: Shopping in Local Market,
7. Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu
There’s always a happy ending, be it to a love story, life or even places. Ends are at times beautiful and one such thing is Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu, the southern end of India. The beautiful end of the country that never fails to leave the travellers spellbound. What does it not have? It has beautiful vistas, rich culture and heritage, temples, beaches and what not? It has the best of three worlds, the confluence of three seas – the Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean.
Weather in April: An average temperature doesn’t go beyond 35 degree Celsius
Things to see: Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Thirparappu Falls, Thanumalayan Temple, Thiruvalluvar Statue, Kanyakumari Beach, Wax Museum, Chitharal Jain Monument
Things to do: Trekking at Marunthuvazh, Shopping handicraft products and sea shell items from local markets
8. Jim Corbett, Uttarakhand
Humans are the kings of the land, whales are the kings of the ocean. When it comes to Corbett, the mightiest of all, the tiger is the king. From miles and miles of distance, people come to pay a visit to his kingdom, one of them being Jim Corbett. Tapestry of gold and black adorns its skin, such a mighty animal it is. His kingdom abodes other mammals like Asiatic Black Bear, Hog Deer, Walking Deer, Sambar, Sloth Beer, Yellow-throated marten, Otters and much more to list.
Weather in April: An average temperature of 9 to 35 degree Celsius
Things to see: Wildlife, Corbett waterfall
Things to do: Safari, River Rafting and Angling in Kosi
Picture this or picture that, there are many beautiful vistas which are ready to fill the memory of your camera. One of the most popular and beautiful hill station in town, known for bringing back the feet here of the ones who visited before Reason: the serene environment and Wonderstruck beauty. Oh, wait, another reason we forgot to mention, the place happened to be the place where the legend Dalai Lama resides. Permanent resident of His Holiness Dalai Lama and The Tibet Government in Exile is situated in Mcleodganj or upper Dharamshala as it is called. The pious Buddhist culture and tradition plus the beautiful views of the place never fail to mesmerize the visitors. You may choose to go back to this place again if you miss out on Mcleodganj. All because you haven’t really visited Dharamsala if you haven’t visited Mcleodganj.
Weather in April: An average temperature of around 15 to 30 degree Celsius
Things to see: St John in the wilderness church, Gyuto Monastery, Bhagsu Falls, Dal Lake, War Memorial
Things to do: Trekking at Triund,
Not only the beautiful valleys and rivers of Rishikesh would tranquil your soul, but it’s very divine essence would take your frowns away. Apart from being known for its picturesque scenes, it is a sacred place where spirituality and divinity breathe in its very air. It is also famous for various forms of adventure sports like river rafting, camping, bungy jumping, trekking etc. Yoga is another attraction which brings in thousands of travellers to this place, mainly foreign nationals.
Weather in April: average temperature doesn’t go beyond 40 degree Celsius
Things to see: Lakshman Jhula, Triveni Ghat, Neelkantha Mahadeva Temple
Things to do: Mountain Biking, Bungee Jumping, River Rafting In Ganges, Rock Climbing at Kaudiyala, Jadh Ganga Trek
If you make up your mind to visit any in our list Top 10 places to visit in April, even If you wish to go to just lay while admiring the beautiful face of nature or simply explore, whatever you do, it counts in the memories in the back of your mind. Stress and misery, after all, need an escape.
Contributor: Sarah Bhatnagar