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12 Must Do Trips in May 2020

Summers are here and everyone is now looking for a short holiday to beat the heat. Here are a few options that you can explore in the coming month if you are planning to go on a vacation.

1. Visit Apple Orchards of Narkanda


Narkanda is located at a distance of approx. 60 km from Shimla. Situated at a height of 2700 meters Narkanda is an apt destination for those who want to avoid the crowded Shimla during summers.

2. Graffiti Premier League, Kovai

Kovai celebrates Graffiti festival to create awareness. The theme of Graffiti festival varies from wildlife to environment. The date for the festival, this year is from 3rd to 10th of May.

3. Experience the old school charm of Tirunelvelli


Of all summer destinations, Tirunelvelli is absolutely a different experience. Surrounded by several waterfalls and tea plantations this place is also the home for famous Nellaiappar Temple. The many colors that make this temple unique along with the musical pillars that support the structure makes it a unique destination in the country.

4. Visit spice plantations of Idukki


An opt destination for nature lovers in South India, Idukki is colored in shades of Green with an aroma of spices everywhere. Choose one of the spice plantations homestays for a proper Idukki experience.

5. Attend Buddha Purnima in Bodh Gaya

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Buddha Purnima is celebrated to mark the birthday of Lord Buddha and is one of the most important Buddhist festivals. At Bodh Gaya, this festival is celebrated with complete enthusiasm as devotees from all parts of the world visit this place where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment. This year Buddha Purnima falls on 4th of May.

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6. Summer Festival, Mount Abu


In the first week of May from 2nd to 4th Mount Abu celebrate the arrival of Summer season with music and local art forms. One can attend sports like boat race on Nakki Lake, and a roller skating race. The festival concludes with a fireworks display. Sham-e-Qawwali is one of the main highlights of the festival, which features some of the most renowned qawwals from various parts of India.

7. Experience all seasons of the year at Malshej Ghat

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Malshej Ghat is located in Maharastra and is known for its beautiful weather and gorgeous views. Malshej Ghat is abundant with flora and fauna, the changing weather all day makes it worth visiting. The tall trees and climate makes this place a home for Giant Squirrel, so try finding one the next time you are here.

8. Celebrate Matsu festival in Nagaland

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In the First week of May every year, Ao tribe of Nagaland celebrates Harvest season by singing and dancing that is a treat to the eyes. The highlight of the occasion is Sangpangtu where Men and women dress up in their best attire and sit around a fire, eating meat and wine.

9. Bike your way to Jalori Pass

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Bikers wait for May like no one else and why not? The best biking destinations start to open in May and weather is perfect to bike your way through. Jalori Pass is one such destination for motorcycle enthusiasts. Located in Kullu district, Jalori Pass is located at a height of 10000 feet. The stunning panoramic vistas make this route a must visit in summers.

10. Fly over Bir Billing


Paragliding at Bir Billing near Dharamshala is a unique experience that it attracts gliders from all corners of the world. Surrounded by Dhauldhar range, this is one of the few places in North India where both Hang Gliding and Paragliding are possible.

11. Ooty Summer festival

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Hill stations love celebrating the arrival of Summer season and Ooty tops in that list. The summer festival stations from 2nd of May and concludes on 24th of May. This epic festival is celebrated at different parts of Ooty with varying showcase. This festival starts with a two-day vegetable show at Kotagiri on May 2-3. This is followed by a spice show at Gadamer on 8th and 9th May, rose show at Ooty Botanical Gardens from 15th to 17th, fruit show in Coonoor on May 23-24 along with a boat race in Ooty Lake and various trekking, cycling activities.

12. Backpack to Lahaul Spiti

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Road to Lahaul Spiti opens these months. A lot of backpackers are already preparing for a journey to the fairy land. If you are one of them and are looking forward to road less traveled then contact us here

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