Best Places to Visit in April in India

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Best Places To Visit In April In India

While most think that a sure shot way to stay alive through the Indian summers is sunscreen, a top hat and lots of water, there is one more thing that you can try to stay cool. A higher altitude! Wit (Read More)h temperatures soaring well beyond 40 degrees, who can say no to exploring beyond the staple vacation spots with a cool breeze and quiet environment? We have hence compiled a list of best places to visit in April in India.

Here is the list of 42 Best Places to Visit in April in India

1. Andaman - Blue seas, virgin islands and colonial past

Andaman - Blue seas, virgin islands and colonial past
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Known For : Cellular Jail Elephant Beach Neil Island

Replete with picturesque shimmering beaches, lagoons of turquoise blue waters and a bit of history, Andaman & Nicobar Islands is one of the most loved places to visit in April in India. Tucked around 1,400 km away from the east coast, the Havelock and Neil Island are the most famous islands known for pearly white sands, palm-lined shores and offer some of the best snorkelling and diving options in India.

Weather in April: High/Low- 37°/ 26°
Places to eat: Bayview, Anju-coco Resto, Fat Martin's and more.

Best Time: October to Jun

82 Andaman Attractions

2. Auli, Uttarakhand - The skiing destination of India

Auli, Uttarakhand - The skiing destination of India
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Known For : Skiing in Auli Trishul Peak Auli Ropeway

Dotted with the apple orchards, old oaks, and pine trees there is no dearth of natural beauty in Auli. It's known to be the most adventurous skiing spots in India. Apart from skiing you can also go for numerous treks in the hills of Garhwal Himalayas and enjoy the spellbinding views of the snow-draped mountains hence one of the best places to visit in April in India. 

Weather in April: High/Low- 17°/ 7°
Places to eat: Cliff Top Club, Auli D's Food Plaza

Best Time: Throughout the year

12 Auli Attractions

3. Coorg, Karnataka - The Scotland of India

Coorg, Karnataka - The Scotland of India
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Known For : Abbey Falls Raja's Seat Coffee Plantations in Coorg

Located amidst imposing mountains in Karnataka with a perpetually misty landscape, Coorg is the place to be for all nature lovers. Forest covered hills, spice and coffee plantations only add to ts breathtakingly exotic scenery and lush greenery. The mist of clouds covering the mountains and the pleasant breeze accompanying throughout definitely makes Coorg a much sought-after destination in April.

Weather in April: High/Low- 31°/ 19°
Places to eat: Malaya Restaurant, Atithi Restaurant, Coorg Cuisine, etc. 

Best Time: October to March

35 Coorg Attractions

4. Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu - The Princess of Hill Stations

Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu - The Princess of Hill Stations
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Known For : Green Valley View (Suicide Point) Kodaikanal Lake Bear Shola Falls

Kodaikanal is a tiny misty, and mountainous hill town located in the Palani Hills of the Western Ghats. The mountains are draped in forests of pine, gum trees and kurinji shrubs. Festivals, flower shows, and white waterfalls make Kodai one of the best places to visit in April in India. Also while here, don’t miss out to shop for cheese, embroidery work, homemade chocolates and handicraft items.

Weather in April: High/Low- 26°/ 14°
Places to eat: Altaf's Cafe, Royal Tibet, Hotel Astoria, etc.

Best Time: September to May

35 Kodaikanal Attractions

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5. Leh Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir - India's Own Moonland

Leh Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir - India's Own Moonland
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Known For : Pangong Lake Khardung La Nubra Valley

Stunning Gompas, fluttering prayer flags, whitewashed stupas, Ladakh is a riot of intricate murals and red-robed monks. Dominated by dramatic landscapes, Ladakh is known as the world's coldest desert and hence an adventure playground for rafting and high-altitude trekking. Other tourist attractions such as monasteries, Shanti Stupa, cafes and Leh Bazaar defines the place's culture. Ladakh is accessible in April, but it still extremely cold.

Weather in April: High/Low: -14°/ -4°
Places to eat: Sheldon Garden Resort, Old Town Cafe, Gesmo, etc.

Best Time: Jun to Sep

73 Ladakh Attractions

6. Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh - Little Switzerland of India

Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh - Little Switzerland of India
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Known For : Panchpula Khajjiar Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary

Dalhousie is one of those cool mountain retreats that the British left behind, with pine-clad valleys, meadows, dense jungles, waterfalls and distant mountain views. It is a perfect place to unwind from the fast-paced life of a metro. Visit the British-era churches of St John and St Francis and experience the old world charm here in the majestic Victorian style mansions sprawled along the town.

Weather in April: High/Low: 18°/ 7°
Places to eat: Moti Mahal Deluxe, Cafe Dalhousie, etc.

Best Time: Throughout the year

28 Dalhousie Attractions

7. Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir - The Paradise on Earth

Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir - The Paradise on Earth
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Known For : Dal Lake Shalimar Bagh Mughal Garden Shikara Ride

Sheltered by the snowy white mountains, Srinagar is the most picturesque in spring because of the flowering tulips making it one of the best places to visit in April in India. The famous Tulip Festival features cultural programs, the sale of local handicrafts and Kashmiri folk songs. However, ensure to confirm the exact dates before visiting as it changes each year. And yes, one must surely not miss the traditional Kashmiri Cuisine, while here.

Weather in April: High/Low: 20°/ 8°
Places to eat: Mughal Dharbar, Cafe de Linz, etc. 

Best Time: April to October

42 Srinagar Attractions

8. Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra - The land of Strawberries

Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra - The land of Strawberries
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Known For : Elephant's Head Point Chinaman's Falls Dhobi Waterfall

A hill town in the Western Ghats, Mahabaleshwar is replete with beautiful rivers, magnificent cascades and majestic peaks. It is one of the best places to visit in April in India as it's well known for hosting the Annual Strawberry Festival. Tourists often stay at Mahabaleshwar to enjoy freshly grown strawberries and pick out their favourite berry products.

Weather in April: High/Low: 32°/ 18°
Places to eat: Grapevine, Aman Restaurant, etc.

Best Time: October to June

31 Mahabaleshwar Attractions

9. Manali, Himachal Pradesh - Lover's Paradise - India's Honeymoon capital

Manali, Himachal Pradesh - Lover's Paradise - India's Honeymoon capital
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Known For : Old Manali Solang Valley Jogini Waterfall

Nestled in between the snow-capped slopes of the Pir Panjal and the Dhauladhar ranges, Manali is one of the most popular hill stations visit in April in India. From museums to temples, from quaint little hippie villages to bustling upscale streets, river adventures to trekking trails, Manali has every reason to be the tourist magnet it is.

Weather in April: High/Low: 12°/ 1°
Places to eat: Lazy Dog Lounge, Pizza Olive, etc.

Best Time: October to June

50 Manali Attractions

10. Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh - Cozy little hill-station

Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh - Cozy little hill-station
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Known For : Monkey Point Mall Road Gilbert Trail

Located on the way from Chandigarh to Shimla, Kasauli is a hilly cantonment town nestled amidst beautiful woody forests of pines (Chir Pine), herbs (Milk Thistle) and cedar trees which makes for an ideal peaceful holiday location, especially for a weekend getaway. Kasauli is a beautiful place to visit in spring as it's surrounded by lush greenery, nature trails and beautiful viewpoints.

Weather in April: High/Low: 23°/ 12°
Places to eat: Hangout Rooftop Bar and Cafe, NH 22 Dhaba, etc. 

Best Time: Throughout the year

12 Kasauli Attractions

11. Mount Abu, Rajasthan - A beautiful hill station in Rajasthan

Mount Abu, Rajasthan - A beautiful hill station in Rajasthan
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Known For : Nakki Lake Guru Shikhar Toad Rock

As the only hill station of Rajasthan, the cool atmosphere and lush green surroundings make Mount Abu a popular tourist spot.  Undoubtedly the Dilwara temples is an important attaction as it is one of the most stunning piece of architecture. Enjoy calm and relaxed boating in the Nakki Lake, and a view of the sunset from the Sunset Point. The highest peak of the Aravali Range also lies in Mt. Abu, surrounded by dense green forests.

Weather in April: High/Low: 33°/ 19°
Places to eat: Arbuda, King's Food, etc. 

Best Time: October to March

21 Mount Abu Attractions

12. Munsiyari, Uttarakhand - Little Kashmir

Munsiyari, Uttarakhand - Little Kashmir
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Known For : Birthi falls Maheshwari Kund Panchachuli Peak

Often referred to as "Little Kashmir", Munsiyari is a cosy hamlet located in the Pithoragarh District of Uttarakhand. Situated at an altitude of 2298 metres, the pretty little hill town is known for its panorama of snow-capped Himalayan Range and some adventurous trekking trails. The scenic village is often seen romancing with brilliant weather throughout the year and the stunning backdrop of Panchachuli (the five peaks), Nanda Devi and Nanda Kot. 

Weather in April: High/Low: 16°/ 5°

Best Time: April to June, October to November

16 Munsiyari Attractions

13. Darjeeling, West Bengal - Queen of The Himalayas

Darjeeling, West Bengal - Queen of The Himalayas
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Known For : Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Tiger Hill Batasia Loop

The black tea capital of India, Darjeeling is known for its sprawling tea plantations, gothic architecture and local beer made from fermented finger millet. The Peace Pagoda built here is one of the most frequented spots by those inclined towards learning more about Buddhism. One of the most loved experiences of frequent travellers here, is to watch the sunrise on the Kanchenjunga from the Tiger Hill.

Weather in April: High/Low: 19°/ 10°
Places to eat: Keventers, Mamta Pizza, etc.

Best Time: February to March, September to December

23 Darjeeling Attractions

14. Gangtok, Sikkim - The Gateway to Sikkim

Gangtok, Sikkim - The Gateway to Sikkim
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Known For : Nathula Pass MG Road, Gangtok Rumtek Monastery

A very popular tourist destination, Gangtok is true to its name (meaning “hill top”), as it is like a sprawl of multi-storey concrete boxes tiered along a mountain ridge. Gangtok has breathtaking scenery, glacial lakes, trekking paths, monasteries and scrumptious food. When clouds clear, typically at dawn, views are inspiring with Khangchendzonga soaring above the horizon. It is one of the best places to visit in April in India if you are looking for an offbeat destination.

Weather in April: High/Low: 22°/ 12°
Places to eat: OSM, Parivar Restaurant, etc.

Best Time: Throughout the year

33 Gangtok Attractions

15. Lonavala, Maharashtra - Misty Weekend Getaway

Lonavala, Maharashtra - Misty Weekend Getaway
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Known For : Tiger's Leap Rajmachi Fort Imagicaa

Popular hill station close to Pune and Mumbai, Lonavla is best experienced during monsoons. Surrounded by dense forests, waterfalls, and dam alongside lakes, it is a must-visit if you admire nature. Known for camping and trekking, Lonavala is more often frequented by adventure sports enthusiasts. The most popular trek is the Andharban trek that starts from a village called Pimpri and ends in Bhira.

Weather in April: High/Low: 36°/ 20°
Places to eat: Cafe 24, Hotel Gurukripa, etc.

Best Time: Throughout the year

41 Lonavala Attractions

16. Pahalgam, Jammu & Kashmir - Valley of the Shepherds

Pahalgam, Jammu & Kashmir - Valley of the Shepherds
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Known For : Aru Valley Chandanwari Baisaran

With untouched and gorgeous natural beauty, Pahalgam is a feast to the eyes and senses. Submerged in lush greenery and alluring Himalayan ranges, it calls for some moments of quiescence at nature's own home. As the glaciers melt by April, you can go white water rafting and trek along the Lidder River to Aru or Chandanwari to experience the wonder of the hills. In the summer, the valley looks verdant green.

Weather in April: High/Low: 14°/ 4°
Places to eat: Log Inn, Troutbeat, etc.

Best Time: Throughout the year

18 Pahalgam Attractions

17. Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh - The little Lhasa in India

Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh - The little Lhasa in India
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Known For : Triund Dharamshala Cricket Stadium Namgyal Monastery, Mcleodganj

The home of the Dalai Lama and the spiritual centre for the Tibetan Buddhists, Dharamshala is a beacon of spirituality with the awe-inspiring natural beauty. This is one of the best places to visit in April in India to replace the chilly winters for the pleasant summers. Trekking and visiting monasteries is a must. If you're not so adventurous, simply relaxing in the serene beauty of Dharamshala will leave you rejuvenated.

Weather in April: High/Low: 23°/ 12°
Places to eat: Taste of India, One of the Blue Italian Pizzaria, etc.

Best Time: October to June

37 Dharamsala Attractions

18. Mcleodganj, Himachal Pradesh - Land of His Holiness the Dalai Lama - Little Lhasa

Mcleodganj, Himachal Pradesh - Land of His Holiness the Dalai Lama - Little Lhasa
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Known For : Bhagsu Falls Namgyal Monastery Bhagsunag Temple

Mcleodganj is a hill station near Dharamshala, popular among trekkers. Located in Kangra district, Mcleodganj's culture is a beautiful blend of Tibetan with some British influence. Also known as Little Lhasa and famous around the world for being home to the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama. Some of the must visit places are the Dal Lake, Namgyal Monastery, Bhagsu Falls and Triund. 

Weather in April: High/Low: 21°/ 10°
Places to eat: Four Seasons Cafe, Ashoka International Restaurant, etc.

Best Time: October to June

42 Mcleodganj Attractions

19. Wayanad, Kerala - Nature's Abode

Wayanad, Kerala - Nature's Abode
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Known For : Banasura Sagar Dam Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary Chembra Peak

Replete with waterfalls, historical caves, comfortable resorts and homestays, Wayanad in Kerala is famous for its spice plantations and wildlife. Walking through the sprawling spice plantations, trekking to the pre-historic caves and experiencing a resort holiday are one of the many things you can do to get a taste of Wayanad.

Weather in April: High/Low: 33°/ 19°

Best Time: Throughout the year

34 Wayanad Attractions

20. Coonoor, Tamil Nadu

Coonoor, Tamil Nadu
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Known For : Sim's Park Dolphin's Nose Ketti Valley

One of the three beautiful Nilgiri hill stations, Coonoor is the second largest hill station of the Western Ghats. It is situated at an altitude of 1930 meters and just 19 km from Ooty. With slopes of tea plantations, dotted with many attractions and blessed with chilly weather throughout the year, this place is a perfect summer retreat.

Weather in April: High/Low: 26°/ 15°
Places to eat: Quality Restaurant, Hotel Lakshmi, etc.

Best Time: October to March

17 Coonoor Attractions

21. Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand - Home to the Royal Bengal Tiger

Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand - Home to the Royal Bengal Tiger
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Known For : Jungle Safari in Corbett National Park Corbett Waterfall River Rafting in Corbett National Park

India’s first national park and named after the legendary tiger hunter Jim Corbett, the Corbett National Park is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts. It has a variety of wildlife and birdlife in grassland, sal forests and river habitats. Your best bet to spot a tiger is from April – June, when the forest cover is low and the animals come out in search of water. Commonly seen wildlife include sloth bears, langur monkeys, rhesus macaques, peacocks and several types of deer.

Weather in April: High/Low: 30°/ 17°
Places to eat: Green Valley, Foodies, etc.

Best Time: Mid October to Mid June

19 Jim Corbett Attractions

22. Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh - Queen of the Satpuras

Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh - Queen of the Satpuras
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Known For : Bee falls Jata Shankar caves Pandava Caves

With the Satpura Tiger Reserve close-by, Pachmarhi is one of the most serene spots in the heart of the country. The only hill station in Madhya Pradesh is flanked on all sides by the majestic Satpura range and dotted with beautiful 10,000-year-old man-made cave shelters, dense sal forests and bamboo thickets. The cool and calm environment all around the year makes Pachmarhi the top pick for summers.

Weather in April: High/Low: 33°/ 20°
Places to eat: Nandanvan Restaurant, China Bowl, etc.

Best Time: Throughout the year

18 Pachmarhi Attractions

23. Mon, Nagaland - The Home of Konyaks Nagas

Mon, Nagaland - The Home of Konyaks Nagas
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Known For : Veda Peak Shangnyu Village Chenloisho Village

Mon is a must-visit place in the first week of April if you want to witness the Aoleang festival of the Konyak Nagas. A vibrant mix of modern and traditional, it is celebrated as the beginning of the new year with the spring season, after sowing seeds for the first crop of the year. With dances, music and games, it aims to spread peace and cultural harmony among the tribes. The rare headhunter and tattooed Nagas are seen in great numbers during this time.

Weather in April: High/Low: 27°/ 16°
Places to eat: L'Envers, Le Pastissou, etc.

Best Time: October to May

4 Mon Attractions

24. Sarahan, Kinnaur - Gateway to Kinnaur

Sarahan, Kinnaur - Gateway to Kinnaur

Sarahan is a beautiful hamlet situated near Kinnaur in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Famous for the never-ending apple orchards, dense emerald pine and deodar forests, gushing streams, wildflower fields rustic settings, terraced farms and slate-roofed houses,  the village is a sight to behold. The unparalleled beauty of the landscape, with mountains flanked by cliffs on one side and lush ravines on the other, not to forget the Srikhand Mahadev Peak make Sarahan a memorable place.

Weather in April: High/Low: 30°/ 15°.

25. Munnar, Kerala - Kashmir of South India

Munnar, Kerala - Kashmir of South India
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Known For : Munnar Tea Plantations Atukkad Waterfalls Rose Garden Munnar

The idyllic hill station Munnar - famous for its tea estates, exotic lush greenery and craggy peaks, is located in the Western Ghats, in the state of Kerala. It serves as the commercial centre for some of the world’s largest tea estates. In addition, Munnar has many protected areas which are home to endemic and highly endangered species like the Nilgiri Thar and the Neelakurinji.

Weather in April: High/Low: 27°/ 16°
Places to eat: Copper Castle - Restaurant, SN Restaurant, etc.

Best Time: September to May

48 Munnar Attractions

26. Cherrapunji - Meghalaya's dew drop

Cherrapunji - Meghalaya's dew drop
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Known For : Double Decker Living Root Bridge Dawki Nohkalikai Waterfalls

Among the wettest place on the Earth, Cherrapunjee with its clean and pristine surroundings is an excellent place to sit back and unwind. With a unique climate gifted to the area, its an untouched beauty with waterfalls such as Dain Thelen falls, Noh Sngithiang falls, Noh Kalikai falls that compliment the climate and the flattering pleasant air around. Best to visit this place in April to enjoy this rainy misty place with the lavish expanse of the Bangladeshi plains from its cliffs.

Weather in April: High/Low: 24°/ 14°
Places to eat: Chef Cherrapunjee, Orange Roots, etc.

Best Time: September to May

16 Cherrapunji Attractions

27. Kalimpong, West Bengal

Kalimpong, West Bengal
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Known For : Morgan House Durpin Dara hill Cactus Nursery

With evergreen alpines Kalimpong is a virgin hill station in West Bengal. River Teesta provides adventurers to row downriver during the rapids. If you're more into a relaxed and laid back vacation, you can take a stroll through fragrant cardamom and cinnamon plantations (talk about natural aromatherapy!) or feast their eyes on the acacia, bamboo and orchid fields. Don't be surprised if you spot rarities like the red panda, Asiatic black bear, and the pangolin here.

Weather in April: High/Low: 24°/ 14°
Places to eat: Fresh Bite Restaurant, Ni Hao Restaurant, etc.

Best Time: March to June, September to December

24 Kalimpong Attractions

28. BR Hills, Karnataka - Of picturesque and exotic flora and fauna

BR Hills, Karnataka - Of picturesque and exotic flora and fauna
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Known For : BRT Wildlife Sanctuary Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple Adventure Activities

The Biligiriranga hills, or the BR Hill as they are better known, are a bit of heaven between the Western and the Eastern Ghats, with a wonderful floral diversity and a vast variety of fauna as well. BR Hills is famous for the Annual Car Festival at the local Biligiri Rangaswami Temple. Attracting many devotees from all over the state, the Annual Temple Car Festival is held during the time of Vaishakha. It is a great place to visit in April to enjoy the hill station climate during the summer month.

Weather in April: High/Low:31°/ 18°

Best Time: April to October

5 BR Hills Attractions

29. Pench National Park, Madhya Pradesh - The inspiration for 'The Jungle Book'

Pench National Park, Madhya Pradesh - The inspiration for 'The Jungle Book'
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If your sole aim of visiting a national park in India is spotting a tiger, then look no further. Fondly referred to as the Mowgli Land, Pench National Park inspired Rudyard Kipling’s popular novel “The Jungle Book”. Made up of teak trees, this place has a different flavour altogether. April is the best time to spot the Tigers, who come out every few days to drink water at the stream. The Elephant rides are the most fun way of going on a hunt to spot the tigers.

Weather in April: High/Low: 37°/ 21°
Places to eat: Restaurant at Kiplings Court, The Habitat, etc.

Best Time: October to June

30. Thekkady, Kerala - Periyar-India's Largest Tiger Reserve

Thekkady, Kerala - Periyar-India's Largest Tiger Reserve
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Known For : Periyar National Park Periyar Tiger Trail Bamboo Rafting

Home to the country's largest Tiger Reserve- Periyar, Thekkady is a great way to enjoy a jungle vacation. Thekkady is one of the best places to visit in April in India to experience the Chitra Pournami Festival. A 1000-year-old temple, it is located deep inside the forests of the Periyar reserve. The temple is opened only once a year to pilgrims during the Chitra Poornima Festival, as poojas are conducted throughout the day. April is also one of the best months to spot wildlife, where a lot of animals gather near the water bodies to quench their thirst, and hence it is the best time to spot animals.

Weather in April: High/Low: 31°/ 20°
Places to eat: Chrissie's Cafe, Ebony's Cafe, etc.

Best Time: Throughout the year

17 Thekkady Attractions

31. Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh - Mini Switzerland of India

Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh - Mini Switzerland of India
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Known For : Adventure Activities in Khajjiar Khajjiar lake Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary

Often referred to as 'mini-Switzerland of India', Khajjiar is a small town located close (20km) to Dalhousie and is great for a day or overnight trip. Khajjiar is known for its picture perfect grassy meadows.There is a small lake in the middle of the meadow and you could enjoy the scenery by yourself or take part in some of the adventure sports including paragliding, zorbing, and horse-riding.

Weather in April: High/Low: 18°/ 7°

Best Time: Throughout the year

13 Khajjiar Attractions

32. Mussoorie, Uttarakhand - The queen of hill-stations

Mussoorie, Uttarakhand - The queen of hill-stations
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Known For : Mussoorie Mall Road Kempty Falls Camel's Back Road

Mussoorie is one of the most popular hill stations located at a distance of 290 km from Delhi in the Dehradun district of Uttarakhand. With a backdrop of the Shivalik range of Himalayas and doon valley, Mussoorie, also known as Queen of The Hills, stands at an altitude of 7000 feet above sea level. With a cool and pleasant climate throughout the year, Mussoorie was once the British summer capital.

Weather in April: High/Low: 21°/ 11°
Places to eat: Lovely Omelette Centre, Neelam, etc.

Best Time: September to June

36 Mussoorie Attractions

33. Ooty, Tamil Nadu - Queen of the Nilgiris

Ooty, Tamil Nadu - Queen of the Nilgiris
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Known For : Nilgiri Mountain Railway Ooty Lake Emerald Lake, Ooty

Nestled amidst Nilgiri hills, Ooty, also known as Udagamandalam, is a hill station in Tamil Nadu which serves as a top-rated tourist destination. Once regarded as the summer headquarters of the East India Company, the Queen of the hills is a picturesque getaway.
Dotted with tea gardens, serene waterfalls, winding country lanes, and charming colonial architecture, Ooty is one of the best places to visit in April in India. 

Weather in April: High/Low: 25°/ 13°
Places to eat: Hotel Pankaj Bhojanalya, Adyar Ananda Bhavan, etc.

Best Time: Throughout the year

43 Ooty Attractions

34. Masinagudi - An Enchanting Hillstation with Diverse Wildlife

Masinagudi - An Enchanting Hillstation with Diverse Wildlife
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Known For : Mudumalai National Park Theppakadu Elephant Camp Bandipura Tiger Reserve and National Park

Masinagudi is a quaint hill station located just a 1-hour drive away from Ooty. The Mudumalai National Park is the highlight here and is popular amongst visitors. Apart from Mudumalai, the Bandipur Tiger Reserve is also a popular hotspot here. One can engage in wildlife spotting, fishing, go on many exciting safaris by hiring private jeeps, sit by the stunning Moyar River or even go boating there. Visit the Theppakadu Elephant Camp for an unforgettable experience amongst elephants.

Weather in April: High/Low: 36°/ 22°

5 Masinagudi Attractions

35. Jammu and Kashmir - Paradise on the Earth

Jammu and Kashmir - Paradise on the Earth

Popularly known as the "Paradise on Earth", Jammu and Kashmir is world famous for its scenic splendour, snow-capped mountains, plentiful wildlife, exquisite monuments, hospitable people and local handicrafts. Your trip to Jammu and Kashmir will be a memorable one as the state will not only appeal to you with its scenic beauty and snow-covered mountain ranges, but the adventure sports will take you to a different world.

Weather in April: High/Low: 17°/ 10°
Food to try: Kashmiri Pulao, Kashmiri gravy, Momos, etc.

36. Shillong, Meghalaya - Scotland of the East

Shillong, Meghalaya - Scotland of the East
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Known For : Elephant Falls Shillong Peak Umiam Lake

A beautiful city encircled by pine trees, Shillong is the capital of Meghalaya. It derives its name from Lei Shyllong, an idol worshipped at the Shillong Peak. Standing as tall as 1496 meters, this hill station is known for its weather, picturesque locations and traditions. This place is also known as the ‘Scotland of the East. One can find descendants of the Khyrim, Mylliem, Maharam, Mallaisohmat, Bhowal and Langrim tribes.

Weather in April: High/Low: 22°/ 13°
Places to eat: Lamee Restaurant, Cafe Shillong, etc.

Best Time: September to May

33 Shillong Attractions

37. Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh - Birthplace of the 6th Dalai Lama

Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh - Birthplace of the 6th Dalai Lama
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Known For : Sela Pass Tawang Monastery Madhuri Lake

Located at a height of about 3048m, is known for many important and beautiful monasteries and is famous for being the birthplace of the 6th Dalai Lama, Tsangyang Gyatso. Tawang is the place to go for monasteries and orchid sanctuaries like Tawang Monastery and Tipi Orchid Sanctuary. Tawang is a place which will flatter you with its natural beauty wrapped in the scent of spirituality.

Weather in April: High/Low: 15°/ 4°
Places to eat: Orange Bar & Restaurant, Dragon Restaurant, etc.

Best Time: September to March

9 Tawang Attractions

38. Rishikesh, Uttarakhand - Yoga Capital of the World

Rishikesh, Uttarakhand - Yoga Capital of the World
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Known For : Rafting in Rishikesh Lakshman Jhula Triveni Ghat

Located in the foothills of the Himalayas along the convergence of Ganga and Chandrabhaga River, Rishikesh is a small town in the Dehradun district, located close to Haridwar in Uttarakhand. Rishikesh (also called as Hrishikesh) is known for its adventure activities, ancient temples, popular cafes and as the "Yoga Capital of the World". Gateway to Garhwal Himalayas, Rishikesh is also a pilgrimage town and one of the holiest places for Hindus.

Weather in April: High/Low: 32°/ 18°
Places to eat: Tip Top Restaurant, Little Buddha Cafe, etc.

Best Time: Throughout the year

53 Rishikesh Attractions

39. Nainital, Uttarakhand - City of Lakes

Nainital, Uttarakhand - City of Lakes
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Known For : Naini Lake Snow View Point Mall Road Nainital

Nainital is a charming hill station located at the foothills of the Kumaon ranges in Uttarakhand. Located close to Dehradun and Delhi, it is the most visited hill station in North India. It is easily accessible from nearby major cities by road and is ideal for a 2-day visit.  Nainital experiences a pleasant climate throughout the year, making it one of the best places to visit in april in india. Go boating in the beautiful Naini Lake, relish some Garhwali and Kumaoni delicacies and shop for mementoes during your visit. 

Weather in April: High/Low: 22°/ 11°
Places to eat:The Lazy Leopard, Machan Restaurant, etc.

Best Time: Throughout the year

33 Nainital Attractions

40. Matheran, Maharashtra - Cutest little hill-station of India

Matheran, Maharashtra - Cutest little hill-station of India
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Known For : Louisa point Charlotte lake Monkey Point Matheran

Nestled amidst the Sahyadri range on the Western Ghats, Matheran is a cosy little hill station that stands at an elevation of 2600 feet above sea level, and is just 100 kilometres away from Mumbai, making it the perfect weekend getaway. With its name literally translating to “overhead forest”, Matheran is the smallest hill station in India but is extremely popular in terms of tourists looking for a short trip amid spectacular vistas and serenity.

Weather in April: High/Low: 35°/ 19°
Places to eat: Garden View Restaurant, Rasna, etc.

Best Time: Throughout the year

29 Matheran Attractions

41. Shimla, Himachal Pradesh - The Hill-Station with Rich Colonial History

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh - The Hill-Station with Rich Colonial History
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Known For : The Ridge Jakhu Temple Mall Road, Shimla

Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh and a popular hill-station among Indian families and honeymooners. Shimla still retains its old-world charm with beautiful colonial architecture, pedestrian-friendly Mall Road and the ridge lined up with multiple shops, cafes and restaurants. The weather is pleasant for most of the months with tourists flocking especially during the summer months. The nearby towns of Kufri, a hill-station and Chail, famous for a huge palace and the highest cricket ground in the world  is almost always covered by snow. 

Weather in April: High/Low: 19°/ 8°
Places to eat: Ashiana, Cafe Sol, etc.

Best Time: October to June

63 Shimla Attractions

42. Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu - Cape Comorin or The Land's End

Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu - Cape Comorin or The Land's End
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Known For : Thirparappu Falls Kanyakumari Beach Vivekananda Rock Memorial

Bordered by the three seas - Arabian, Indian and the Bay of Bengal, Kanyakumari is small coastal town  in the southernmost tip of the Indian Peninsula. The town has a mountainous terrain with elevated patches of hills, coconut trees and lined with paddy fields. Kanyakumari is also the only place in India where you can observe the sunrise and sunset at the same beach. The town is not only popular for its unique phenomenon but also its temples and the Vivekananda Rock Memorial among other iconic monuments.

Weather in April: High/Low: 33°/ 26°
Places to eat: Hotel Sea View, Sangam Restaurant, etc.

Best Time: October to February

28 Kanyakumari Attractions

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Is it good to visit Goa in April?

With the temperature fluctuating between 25 to 35 degrees Celcius, the weather from March to May is extremely hot and humid. Although great for water sports, if you're somebody with a minimal tolerance to heat, it's best to visit Goa during the winters or monsoons. 

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If there's a long weekend coming ahead and you're wondering where to go, here are some of the best places to visit to visit in April for a short trip. 

Where should I go in April for a holiday?

Well, we have the whole list above, but if you're looking for places other than these. Check out Udaipur, Bhopal, Amritsar, Pachmarhi etc. 

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