Are you planning for an incredible vacation this summer in India? At this time, hot weather motivates us to visit some lovely places where you can find great weather, cool winds, verdancy and calm environments. In India, this hottest weather occurs around May to July. And you can visit those places with your friends, and family and even you can go on a solo trip.

In this content, you can know about the topmost and most amazing places for a trip in India. This list of lovely places includes both famous and amazing views of nature.

1. Spiti : 

Spiti is one of the best and top places to travel to in India in May. When you explore this place you will be astonished. It is one of the coldest mountain valley states of Himachal Pradesh in India. Spiti stands for “The Middle Land” because it is situated between Tibet and India. Do you believe that heaven exists in the world? Just explore Spiti, it feels like heaven. It is also known for its oldest Monasteries, bumpy roads and landscapes.

The atmosphere in May: For summer especially in may Spiti is the most comfortable and beautiful place to visit. As in may temperature in Spiti is around 15°C during day time. At night the temperature is around 0 to 5°C.

Places to Visit: In Spiti, you can visit so many places like Key Monastery, Chandratal Lake, Pin Valley National Park, Kunzum Pass, Kibber, Losar, Komik, Tabo Monastery, Dhankar lake, Trilokinath Temple, Keylong Market, Kungri Monastery, Tashigang, Nako Lake etc.

Interesting Things to do: In Spiti, there are so many things to do to enjoy your trip. You can enjoy your trip doing River Rafting, camping, meditating at one of the monasteries, bike riding, trekking, exploring Nako Village, yak safari, eating some delicious foods, spending some time in the Spiti river, and most important just feel the beauty of nature.

Hotels to Stay: Spiti Sarai & Resort, Hotel Deyzon, Spiti Valley and more.

Average Budget:  ₹8,500 – ₹11,000 per head.

How To Reach: 

  1. Kullu is the nearest airport from Spiti.
  2. Shimla is the nearest station from Spiti.
  3. You can travel by road. From Manali, you can reach Spiti easily.

2. Ladakh:

A land with pompous and excellent views is another beautiful place to visit in May. Nowadays Ladakh is the most trending tourist place. Most people’s dream place is Ladakh and some people explore this place by a bike ride. And even many movies have been shot in this amazing place. With its incredible views, you can get your perfect picture.

Weather in May:  The temperature is between 5°C to 24°C. And it’s very cold in May. And we can observe heavy rainfall in the month of May. So always carry a waterproof jacket to stay dry and explore that place.

Places to Visit: Pangong Tso Lake, Markha Valley, Kargil, Hemis National Park, Magnetic Hill, Nubra Valley, Khardung-la Pass, Diskit Monastery etc.

Interesting Things to do: Enjoy Himesh Festival, River Rafting, Camping, enjoy different foods like Yak Cheese or Hot Butter Tea, Cycling, Daring Roads, Rock Climbing, Destination Wedding and Photography etc.

Hotels to Stay: The Abduz, The Grand Dragon Ladakh, The Bodhi Tree Ladakh, Ladakh Palace Boutique Hotel etc.

Average Budget: ₹17,000 – ₹25,000 per head.

How To Reach: We can not reach Ladakh directly through train or airport. The best way to reach Ladakh is by road using bus, car or bike trip.

3. Kerala: 

We all know Kerala is famous for its amazing backwaters and lovely tourist destinations. And even most couples choose Kerala for their honeymoon. You just moult when you see the natural beauty of Kerala. It is also popular for its different culture and traditions, beaches, mountains etc. Kerala is also a lovely place to visit in summer mainly in the month of May.

The atmosphere in May: In May the temperature of Kerala is between 22°C to 35°C. Temperature is a little bit high in summer and also medium rainfall in this month.

Lovely Places to Visit: Kannur, Munnar, Kochi, Alleppey, Kovalam beaches, Periyar National Park, Thiruvananthapuram and many more.

Interesting Things to do: Famous Kathakali dance performance, Ayurvedic Treatment, houseboat ride in backwaters, village tour, Theyyam Ritual, enjoy Snake Boat Race, taste tea and explore Fort Kochi etc.

Hotels to Stay Novotel Kochi Infopark, Lakesong Resort, Backwater Ripples, KTDC Tea County Munnar and many more.

Average Budget: ₹7,500-11,000 per head.

How To Reach: Kerala is one of the most important tourist spots in the world. Here we can find three international airports to reach Kerala. Three airports are Trivandrum international airport, Kochi International airport, and Calicut international airport. After that, you can get a taxi or bus to reach your location. There are too many railway stations to reach Kerala. Kerala is also very well connected through roads like NH 49, NH 47, and NH 17. You can reach it by Sea as Kerala is a busy port, which is connected by  Lakshadweep islands. So just enjoy your trip and explore Kerala.

4. Kashmir:

If you search for a heavenly trip, then you should go to Kashmir. It is one of the most adorable and amazing places. Kashmir is known for “Paradise on Earth”. This place is famous for its mountains which are covered by snow, monuments, their people’s behaviour, culture and many more. So, Kashmir is a lovely place to visit in May in India.

The atmosphere in May: The weather in May is pretty good. Temperature is between 14°C to 30°C.

Lovely Places to Visit: Srinagar, Gulmarg, Sonamarg, Leh, Masjid Dastgeer Sahib, Kargil, Hemis, Jammu City, Pangong Tso and many more.

Interesting Things to do: Houseboat Stay, Shikara Ride, Cable Car Ride, Pony Ride, River Rafting, Paragliding, Trekking, Snowboarding, Golfing and many more.

Hotels to Stay: Hotel Heevan Pahalgam, The Vintage Gulmarg, Regenta Central Point Srinagar, Kolu Group Of Houseboats etc.

Average Budget: ₹8,500 – ₹14,000 per head.

How To Reach: By air, Srinagar International Airport is the best option to reach Kashmir. Jammu Tawi is the nearest railway to reach Kashmir.

5. Manali:

Manali that place is known as the queen of hills. An amazing landscape is covered with snow, colourful flowers, and natural views. And the trees(covered with snow) and hill stations have grabbed everyone’s attention easily. So, you must go to Manali and enjoy your summer vacation.

The atmosphere in May: The weather in May is very beautiful and comfortable. Temperature is between 10°C to 27°C.

Places to Visit: Hadimba Devi Temple, Jogini Waterfalls, Solang Valley, Manali Gompa, Hampta Pass, Bhrigu Lake, Manu Temple and many more.

Interesting Activities To do: Explore old Manali, visit Hadimba Devi Temple, Paragliding, River rafting, Skiing in Manali, Visit Van Vihar Park, shopping at Mall Road, Trekking etc.

Hotels to Stay: Montana Blues Resort, Snow Valley Resorts, Himalayan Heights Manali, Hotel Greenfields etc.

Average Budget: ₹6,500 – ₹10,000 per head.

How To Reach: Bhuntar is the nearest airport to reach Manali. The nearest railway station is Ambala Cantt, which is 200km from Manali. Buses are a good option to reach Manali. From Delhi(the capital of India) you can get available buses to reach Manali.


Are you ready for a summer vacation? So, check those places and explore those places which you want. Those places have their own natural beauty, amazing views, and cultures where you can enjoy your trip. In conclusion, we can say in India there are so many lovely places to visit in the month of May and make your summer enjoyable.

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