April and May are months that truly mark the end of the academic year and are possibly the best months to take a vacation to certain places around India! What better way to start off the year than go exploring nature and indulge in thrilling activities? With the long weekend lined up at the end of the month, planning ahead and booking your stay in advance is necessary if you desire to travel to a great vacation spot, this month. We rounded up a few places that are blooming and bustling in May and offer a range of experiences. From adventure vacations to quieter places with serene backdrops, here are a few you can choose from for your weekend getaway!
The winter season is coming to an end and February is the last month that the climate is reasonably cold. The summers in India are quite intense in most parts and Jaipur is one city that faces the impact of the piercing heat. However, Jaipur is brimming with forts, palaces and architectural landmarks that are worth visiting and May is a great month to take that trip! Jaipur, the largest city of Rajasthan is an epitome of magnificence and vibrancy. This royal place is rich in heritage, culture and architecture. With splendid fortresses, majestic palaces, tranquil temples and beautiful havelis; Jaipur turns out to be an ideal tourist destination of India. Other than the captivating attractions of royal buildings and palaces, Jaipur displays exquisite handicrafts and spectacular jewellery. These intricate works of art add life and colour to this Pink City's uniqueness. Also, the serenity of lush gardens and floral array acts as the cherry on the cake of fabulous landscapes. Located amidst this beautiful landscape is a Club Mahindra Affiliated resort in Jaipur, Rajasthan.
Snow-capped mountains surround this picturesque lake located in heart of Srinagar. It is lined by colourful houseboats on Dal Lake, a tradition that is unique only to Kashmir, where you can live in these aesthetically designed boats on the lake. No experience in Srinagar is complete if you have not stayed in one of them is Club Mahindra offers a stay in these legendary houseboats in Srinagar, as you are pampered by the hospitality of the Kashmiri men and women. There are three rooms in a Srinagar houseboat with a common balcony that opens into the lake. A living room and a dining room are shared by the people living in the boats. Wake up to the sun caressing the mountains, watch the shikaras filled with colourful flowers sailing to your doorstep, go on a sunset cruise and listen to the old romantic songs by the boatmen. Cozy and comfortable with a single bedroom and an attached toilet, this is your romantic retreat. If you are a small family, then you can request for a sofa cum bed.
This famous hill station is home to tourists in winter for its mesmerizing beauty and the winter line which is visible in rare places like Switzerland. This straight glowing line over Doon valley is a sight and enjoying the winters as you take in the charismatic views and sip on hot beverages is something that you should definitely give a shot! While places like Leh and Gulamarg are more for the adventurer in you, Mussoorie is calmer and peaceful, a place to unwind and relax! Located in the beautiful hill town of Mussoorie, the Club Mahindra resort in Mussoorie offers breath-taking vistas of the mountains. When mountain gazing wears you out, go on a rafting session on the Ganges. After quenching your adrenalin rush, take a hike to Lal Tibba, a view point that offers even more spectacular views of the hills.
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From a variety of places offering adventure treks and adrenaline pumping activities to calmer and pristine destinations like Mussoorie and Jaipur, we are left with one experience. Cochin in the months of February and March is home to an international contemporary art exhibition which is the first of its kind in India! This exhibition in Kochi is a bustling hub of art, performances and a display of public art is the first biennial in India. Sitting in the company of this cultural mélange is Olive Downtown, your best bet to enjoy Kochi to the fullest. Placed on Kadavanthra Junction, the hotel fulfils the exceeding expectations of guests with its first-class services and amenities. Its ideal location puts you just minutes away from the enchanting Southern life.
Located to the south east of Leh, Zanskar is enclosed by the Himalayas and other mountains which makes it the Chadar Trek one of the most adventurous trips in north India. The frozen river trek is an enticing activity that requires high levels of endurance, focus and fitness. The beauty of this region is considered the most picturesque in winter and the frozen river trek is only for individuals who seek adventure travel and extreme thrill while on vacation.