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Don’t Miss These 5 Best Places to Visit in April in India

April is said to be the ‘Shoulder Season’- phase between the peak and the dip travel season. People who love exploring new places look for a mild and warm climate to experience the spring breeze. Since this phase is a pretty laid-back time for the rest of the travelers, wanderlust put their plan in motion and hit for place like India. They can find diversity and immense options to choose from to fulfill their travel cravings. Find out more about the best places to visit in April in India.

India has some of the most unique travel destinations and it won’t be possible to summarize the beauty in five hand-picked locations. Ten more popular mentions will help you get an idea about the places. Here are a few destinations that you shouldn’t miss while planning a trip to India in April.

1. Jaipur

The capital of Rajasthan completely lives up the expectations of the tourist. Jaipur, a must-go place to visit in April in India, is also known as the pink city and has some of the amazing tourist attractions and traditional delicacies to offer. There is so much you can explore in this city, the climate during April is pleasant to moderately hot and you will be able to enjoy the stay in every possible way. Jaipur is also famous for souvenirs.

  Shop- Jewelry, Lehariya saree, Bandhani dupattas, and handicrafts

  Food- Dal Bathi Churma, Ghewar, Pyaz Ki Kachori, and Gatte Ki Sabzi

  Tourist Attractions - City Palace, Amer Fort, Jaigardh Fort, Jal Mahal and Hawa Mahal

City Palace
City Palace

Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal

2. Agra

Agra is not only an important location in the Golden triangle tour but also has one of the 7 Wonders of the World - Taj Mahal, making it one of the best places to visit in April in India. It is known as the ancient symbol of love, and tourists from all around the world gather in Agra to see this beautiful monument. Apart from the structural beauty, you will also have a lot of other attractions in the city. Buy, eat, explore, because Agra has a lot to offer.

  Shop- Leather products, marble replica, Jewelry, rugs and carpets, and more

  Food- Petha, Damoth, Paratha, Jalebi, and Chaats

  Tourist Attractions - the Taj Mahal, Jama Masjid, Agra Fort, Mehtab Bagh, and Kinari Bazar

3. Kolkata

Kolkata is one of the best places to visit in April in India. The weather is relatively pleasant and you will have enough tourist attractions to add into travel memories. When you visit the capital of West Bengal, don’t forget to taste Bengali cuisine. They have some amazing traditional delicacies that are absolutely must try; especially, the sweet dishes. The pace of life in Kolkata is comparatively slower than other cities in India, but you will never forget the hospitality and welcoming attitude of people. Don’t leave the city without traveling in trams.

  Shop- Conch shell bangles, Sarees, Terracotta items, Bengali sweets, etc

  Food- Aloo Torkari, Macher Jhol, Cholar Dal, Rasgullas, Cham Cham, and Kosha Mangsho

  Tourist Attractions - Victoria Memorial, Belur Math, Park Street, New Market, Dalhousie Square, Writer’s Building and Mother House.

Victoria Memorial
Mehtab Bagh
Mehtab Bagh

4. Kullu Manali

These are two different Hill stations mentioned together. Kullu and Manali are very close and receive a large number of travelers in almost all seasons. This place is most famous for its adventure sports like rafting, trekking, gliding, and many others. This place is perfect for a solo trip, a family trip, and even for a honeymoon. You will get a large variety of items to buy as souvenirs.

  Shop- woolen clothes, handicrafts, prayer wheels, Saffron, and Kinnauri & Kullu Shawl

  Food- apple and lingad pickle, river trout fish, masala omelet, and Kadi Chawal

  Tourist Attractions - Rohtang Pass, Maa Sharvari Temple, Solang Valley, Hadimba Temple, and Tibetan monasteries

5. Shimla

This location is loved by tourists for all the right reasons. It’s located in the high altitude in the state of Himachal Pradesh, and one of the best places to visit in April in India. There are some amazing things you can buy, and delicious food that you can taste. People who love hill stations, and like spending time around nature, will find a home in Shimla.

  Shop- handicraft, woolen materials, vintage jewelry, Himachali hats, and more

  Food- Channa Madra, Chicken Anardana, Dhaam, Sidu, and Chha Gosht

  Tourist Attractions - the Ridge, Jakhu Lake, Mall Road, Christ Church, Kufri, Kali Bari Temple and Summer Hill


10 Popular Mentions

Apart from these mesmerizing best places to visit in April in India, you can also try some of these well-known destinations. India is filled with unique picturesque locations and you will find some places hard to resist. Some of them are as follows:

1.   Goa

2.   Kerala

3.   Andaman

4.   Auli

5.   Srinagar

6.   Udaipur

7.   Leh

8.   Mysore

9.   Kanyakumari

10. Hampi

There is no way you will not like or cringe after reaching these places. Every location has its splendor and offers some of the famous tourist spots. When you are done with deciding and planning a trip to India in April, there’s one more thing you will need, some important tips to get around in India. If you are a first-time traveler, then keep a note of some of these tips, thank me later.

15 Important tips for tourists in India

You might think, is it that important? Should I know these things? Well, the more informed you are the better. India is beautiful with welcoming people and incredible food, but when it comes to exploring the locations, keep your mind open and remember these tips at the back of your mind.

1.    Dress conservatively.

2.    Explore beyond the city.

3.    Be ready for some cultural shock.

4.    Don’t try to cover too much ground.

5.    Save yourself from religious scam.

6.    Learn to haggle.

7.    Be careful with your belongings.

8.    Don’t drink tap water.

9.    Consider eating vegetarian food during your travel.

10.   Expect a delay in transports.

11.   Avoid expressing affection in public.

12.   Use smaller denomination of money.

13.   Prefer travel insurance.

14.   Be prepared to eat with hands.

15.   Stay away from a fake travel guide.

These tips will be the undoing for any misfortune coming down your way. You just have to be careful to apply and remember these tips while you are exploring the places in India. Your travel in the shoulder season will be worth it in India with all these incredible places to explore. Keep your cameras handy to capture the memories of your successful India trip. Plan ahead!

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