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Top Places to visit in May

The stifling heat in the month of May is unbearable, and everybody looks to travel to places which can provide them a respite from this scorching heat. This is the time when hill stations attract tourists in large numbers, while the cool weather soothes our bodies and minds. Whether it’s the passes of Ladakh which are both challenging and exciting or the dreamy environs of Munnar which wash away your stress, the various high altitude destinations are the place to go to during the stifling heat of this month.

Shimla welcomes tourists in large numbers during this time. With its fascinating colonial legacy, along with a host of tourist attractions like temples, churches and other monuments, it is the ultimate summer holiday destination. Ladakh, with its pristine lakes, challenging passes and rugged landscape offers plenty of opportunities for adventure and excitement, from camping and trekking to water sports.

Sikkim in May is as beautiful as ever, with its monasteries, amazing Buddhist culture, lakes, parks and of course, the incredible weather to keep you company. Darjeeling, with its renowned Toy Train, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Tiger Hill, ropeway and other attractions, is the best place to spend a vacation.  

Meghalaya is another favorite with the tourists in the month of May. With its amazing waterfalls, caves and parks, it attracts tourists during the month of May. There is plenty of sightseeing to enjoy and enormous adventures to experience in this lovely state.

Top Destinations to visit in May


Shimla, once the summer capital of the British, is the perfect holiday destination in May. From taking a leisurely stroll at the famous Mall Road to enjoying a picnic at The Glen and Craignano, this wonderful hill station is as much about exploring as about relaxing.


The whole of Ladakh comes alive in the month of May. There are dangerous passes to be crossed, lakes and monasteries to be visited and lots of adventure to be experienced. From the timeless Leh Palace to the fascinating Khardung La Pass, Ladakh never fails to surprise you.


Sikkim, situated in the northeastern part of India, is blessed by nature’s bounty and attracts tourist with its numerous lakes, monasteries and wildlife. Besides, the Yumthang Valley and Changu Lake are favorite with the tourists the year round. Wildlife, adventure and spirituality, this town has something in store for everybody.


In Meghalaya, we come across the beautiful face of nature. Waterfalls, caves and other natural attractions make it a fascinating holiday destination, not to forget the living root bridges. From Shillong to Cherrapunji, every town has something new worth exploring. Adventure and sightseeing, it offers a perfect blend of both.


With its winding misty covered lanes and lovely tea gardens, Munnar wins your heart with its gracious beauty. This is where the Neelakurinji flower blooms once every 12 years. From trekking to the Anamudi Peak to enjoying a picnic at Pallivasal, this place is an amazing getaway during the month of May.


Mountain slopes covered in vegetation and their peaks in fog, that’s Darjeeling for you. The colonial legacy of the past is clearly visible, with the most famous attraction being the Toy Train. This town offers excellent opportunities for sightseeing and spending a relaxed holiday, along with magnificent views of Mt. Kanchenjunga.

Top Places to visit by Month