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13 Best Tourist Places in India for a Holiday in May: Its Vacation Time!

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India is the land of vibrant colours, life and culture. The diversity of the country is portrayed in every human, land and also its cuisine. It is aptly said that everything we really want is always there, right in front of our eyes and we fail to see it! That is exactly the case for most travellers in India. We at, Veena World, handcraft our India travel packages with most remarkable locations that lie in every corner of India. And if you are looking for tips on where to start, explore our India tour packages for best options!

Traverse through the country and know the land’s true and raw nature; be surprised with the inherent divine beauty of the realm. With the perfect match for your choices among the holiday packages in India, breathe the beauty of untapped incredible India! India’s lavish natural beauties are dramatically the ones which carved its history. A country with ample of UNESCO world heritage sites, eloquent coastlines & beaches, royal palaces, ancient caves and temples, glaring deserts, the land of Himalayas and the list goes on. For a country so huge and with so much to offer, we have passion in abundance and unrivalled knowledge to present you the perfect Indian summer vacation. Veena World, being one of the best travel agency in India, understands the best of your interests and preferences. To help you out to choose the best picks from the wide range of options, here are the best 13 tourist places in India that you can plan for your last minute holidays in May too!

1.) Tawang

Tawang Monastery, Photo Courtesy -

The north-eastern paradise of Tawang is located close to the north-western part of Arunachal Pradesh. Tawang, translating to ‘Chosen by Horse’ is a land of legendary monasteries. This realm is personally close to the Lamas and being there will justify the reason why! With perfectly serene and harmonised nature, draped in peaceful landscapes, Tawang is set to make your May vacation, one of a kind! One of the most untapped and unexplored tourist places in India, Tawang is a destination that one must visit, at least once in their lifetime. Explore attractions such as Tawang Monastery, Bap Teng Kang, Tawang War Memorial, Sela Pass, Gorichen Peak, Madhuri Lake and many more breathtaking tourist places which can change your holiday packages in India, in a whole new way. Tawang is a perfect escape for the adventure lovers with options for trekking, hiking, skiing or nature walking! Find your own reason for your calling of Tawang, as this untapped land awaits to surprise you.

2.) Thekkady

Periyar National Park

Located close to Trivandrum, near Kerala-Tamil Nadu border, Thekkady is an important tourist attraction in Kerala. Plan your perfect jungle vacation along with a chance to indulge in the popular backwaters of Kerala. Thekkady is home to interesting wildlife such as herds of elephants, sambars, tigers, gaurs, lion-tailed macaques and Nilgiri langurs. Explore Thekkady’s beautiful attractions like Periyar National Park, Murikkady, Chellar Kovil, Anakkara, Mangala Devi Temple, Pattumalay and Pattumalay Tea Factory, all of which can be combined along with your India tour packages.  A perfect jungle holiday, right here into the embrace of wilderness will make you realise, what makes Thekkady, the best place for holiday in May!

3.) Chail

Chail Hill Station, Photo Courtesy -

A hill station in Himachal Pradesh, Chail is an exceptional land of beauty overlooking the Sutlej Valley. Popular for housing the highest cricket ground in the world, Chail is draped in lush green cloth of beauty making it a perfect haven for hikers. Often famed as the summer capital this mystic land is an overdose of hills with misty clouds. The top attractions of Chail include the Palace hotel, Sidh Baba temple, Kali temple, Chail wildlife sanctuary and the Himalayan Nature Park, which all can be customized into your India travel packages. Himachal Pradesh is easily known as one of the best places in India, and exploring its best-kept secret this May, will bring a whole new spark to your Himalayan vacation.


4.) Kadmat Island

Kadmat Island
Kadmat Beach

Kadmat Island, also known as Cardamom Island, is an unexplored yet one of the most spectacular coral islands of the Lakshadweep archipelago. The first look of this island will make you fall in love with it. A perfect paradise for the thalassophiles! Its marine wealth, large lagoons of spectacular beauty and long sandy beaches make it one of the most intriguing unexplored tourist places in India. The blue water lagoon encircling the invaluable wealth of colourful corals along with beautiful coral habitats, reef banks, unspoilt virgin beaches, the sun and the moon which can be the best part of exploration making it the best place for holiday in May! Dive into the unspoilt island of turquoise waters and exceptional marine beauty. Its breathtaking beauty will make you forget that you’re in your home country and not somewhere in an exotic international destination!


5.) Spiti Valley

Spiti Valley
Marango Rangarik Village, Spiti Valley

Spiti which means ‘The Middle Land’ (addressed for being the land between Tibet and India) is a cold desert mountain valley located high in the Himalaya Mountains. Nestled in the north-eastern part of Himachal Pradesh, Spiti Valley is a paradise that will make your life seem like a perfect time lapse! Blessed with abundant natural beauty, it is home to one of the oldest monasteries, rugged motor-able roads and panoramic picturesque landscapes. With spectacular attractions like Dhankar Gompa, Kye Monastery, Pin Valley National Park, Chandratal Lake, Lahaul Valley, Komick Village and Trilokinath Temple, Spiti is easily one of the best tourist places in India. Welcoming you with a soothing climate and serene nature, Spiti Valley will help you frame perfect holiday packages in India this May!


6.) Kasol

Views from Kasol

Kasol is a small unexplored realm of the Himalayan village, with plenty of activities like trekking, hiking, nature walk, biking and more. The lesser known secret of Manali, Kasol is an exceptionally offbeat destination nestled in the Parvati Valley on the Parvati River. Kasol is a region full of picturesque, popular and offbeat experiences that make it one of the most unspoilt and best holiday places in India. For the ones with an eccentric choice of wilderness and backpacking, this is the best pick for your India travel packages. Camp near the river banks, star gaze on the chilling nights and witness the picture-perfect sunset and sunrise together! For avid traveller souls who are looking forward to planning their holiday packages in India, a bit innovatively offbeat, then Kasol is your haven! Plan your perfect escape to wilderness this May with Kasol!


7.) Auli

Snow slopes of Auli

Located in Uttarakhand, Auli is famed for being one of the best ski resorts. Auli is quite popular with the nature lovers and is draped in pristine snow almost all over the year. Adventurers dreams reside here as Auli offers many activities which challenge their adrenaline rush. Indulge in various ice sports, rock climbing, waterfall rappelling and many more fun activities to explore this land in its true essence. With a breathtaking panoramic view of the Nanga Parbat and Nanda Devi, Auli is a photographer’s delight for its picture-perfect postcard landscapes. The trekking trails make up for an ideal place for camping. With so many reasons that leave you spoilt for choice, Auli is truly one of the best places in India, when adventure in May is what you are looking for! Explore this enchanting beauty and frame your own best tour packages in India this May along with Auli.


8.) Leh Ladakh

Leh Ladakh
Pangong Lake, Leh

A divine time lapsed experience of a lifetime is the gift of this duo, Leh Ladakh! Being Bollywood’s personal favourite lifted its exposure straight into the heart of people, letting this secret escape of vivid travellers, right into the eyes of the youthful souls. The picture-perfect destinations of India are still untapped and pristine to its core. Explore the serene Pangong Lake, admire snow-capped peaks, stroll the banks of Indus & Zanskar rivers or enjoy a lovely folk dance show. Steep mountains, pristine lakes, colourful Tibetan monasteries, vibrant culture, numerous trekking trails and the rugged terrain await you in these mystic lands. The dramatic crown of India, Ladakh, can be solely experienced with our India tour packages. The spectacular landscapes, chilling snow blankets, mesmerizing glacial lakes have a lot to content every mind, in what can only be described as a paradise land. Celebrate the planet’s raw nature with the simplistic yet fascinating lifestyle of this kingdom with one of our perfect India travel packages to Leh Ladakh.


9.) Ooty

Tea Gardens at Ooty

Ooty - Queen of the Blue Mountains! Nestled between the Nilgiri Hills and mystic mists, Ooty is popularly known as the "Queen of the hill stations". The Nilgiris are majestically referred to as "Blue mountains" and are one of the major attractions of this hill station. Veena World, being one of the best travel agency in India, understands the best of your interests and preferences. The breathtaking winding roads, hill-top gardens and miniature toy train add to the already mesmerising hill scape scenery along with our India tour packages. The enchanting natural aesthetics of this land will leave you wanting for more and you will crave to visit this scenic hill station, more than once! The cleanliness and synchronicity with nature is surprising in this state. Right in the arms of the Nilgiris, it embraces wildlife unlike any other! The stunning natural beauty gives you enough reasons to plan your escape to serenity with Ooty, this May!


10.) Konkan

Murud Beach, Konkan

Hiding in plain sight as it is nestled between the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats, this idealistic land of Konkan has been an underrated yet one of the most spectacular beauties of India! Filled with culture and drenched in traditions, this serene land of Konkan has so many colours to flaunt! With unique cuisines, laid-back lifestyle and relaxing ambience, this land of untouched beauty has always been the crown identity of Maharashtra. Spending your holidays in a destination so close and so unexplored will let you trace your own routes to explore places where you find no disturbance of humans. A solitude right into the embrace of nature is what Konkan plans to give you this summer!


11.) Solang Valley

Solang Valley
Paragliding at Solang Valley

Solang Valley is yet another adventure waiting to welcome you! A splendid valley between Solang village which offers splendid views of glaciers and snow-capped mountains. Enjoy a ropeway ride at Solang Valley and opt for adventure activities like horse riding, skiing, ice skating, paragliding, mountain bike, snow scooter or zorbing. All of these thrilling activities take you on an adrenaline ride which definitely challenges gravity! Adventure sports in this pristine land is something that will add a whole new excitement to your trip when you plan some of the best tour packages in India!


12.) Mussoorie

Kempty Village, Photo Courtesy -

One of prettiest hill stations in Uttarakhand with a spectacular backdrop of the majestic Himalayan Ranges, Mussoorie is no doubt rightly called ‘The Queen of Hills.’  This land of mist has so many amazing attractions such as Kempty Falls, Gun Hill, The Mall, Mussoorie Lake, Jharipani Falls, Bhatta Falls that it leaves you spoilt for choices! When you’re looking for a perfect leisurely experience, out of your daily routine and towards natural acoustics, there can be nothing better than Mussoorie. Backed by the Himalayan crown and pure breeze, this land will give you a glimpse of being in heaven. Escape and find your solace in Mussoorie this May!


13.) Gulmarg

Gulmarg Gondola, Photo Courtesy -


Gulmarg is famed as a spectacular skiing destination of Jammu and Kashmir! Picture-perfect landscapes painted in white and blue, Gulmarg is a perfect summer escape for any traveller. Gulmarg is a resort town that is true to its name’s translation, ‘meadow of flowers.’ Lesser known fact about this splendid land is that Gulmarg has been regarded as the "heartland of winter sports in India" by CNN. It was also rated as Asia's seventh best ski destination! With such a reputation that has left the world enchanted, Gulmarg awaits to welcome you and redefine your May vacation!


India is one of the world’s most treasured countries that boasts of astounding natural beauty, historical heritage, religious sites and mesmerizing sightseeing spots. From iconic temples to ancient forts and palaces, quaint picture-postcard villages and breathtaking natural scenery, India is known for its diversity and extravagance. Visit nature’s potpourri that is India, blessed with remarkable history and nature’s benevolence along with our perfectly crafted online best holiday places in India. As one of the best travel agency in India, Veena World specializes in tailor-made tours of the best holiday places in India whereby you can enjoy every place of your interest in India, at the best price. If you have never visited these popular destinations in India, there’s no better time than right now to begin your journey and explore some of the best tourist places in India. And if you are looking for tips on where to start, check out these unexplored yet beautiful destinations in India, to plan your perfect May getaway!

March 21, 2018


Priyanka Tawde
Priyanka Tawde

A tripping traveller with twisted brains and a passion to express. Words may seem her forte but they are just tools for her art of expression. Pretty much a good weirdo sprinkled with stardust and space love. Mystery is what she follows and Curiosity is where you'll find her.

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Comments (1)

visaka news
Dec 12, 2018

Amazing article.
Thanks so much for sharing this. This is really awesome. Pictures are great.

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