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15 Best Places for Summer Vacation in April - June (in India)

India Summer TravelAre you looking for a cool place to spend your summer vacation this April? Wondering where most Indians spend their summer vacation with there family? Check out these popular places travelers like spending in the hot summer months in India.

April along with May are peak travel time for most Indians primarily because of school holidays. Summer months could be extremely hot in most of the big cities throughout the country. However, there are plently of places to visit between April and June to cool off from the scorching heat and enjoy a relaxing time with your family.

Here is a quick preview of the 15 most travelled destinations in India between April and June. We have divided the destinations by zone and they are in no particular order. Each part of the country has it's own popular summer destinations. A top attraction in South India could be as popular as another destination in the North. The result below is based on bookings received for these destinations between the month of April and June 2011.


Hotels in
Top 10 Places

1. Hotels in Ooty

2. Hotels in Kodaikanal

3. Hotels in Puri

4. Hotels in Shimla

5. Hotels in Shirdi

6. Hotels in Nainital

7. Hotels in Mussorie

8. Hotels in Munnar

9. Hotels in Bhubaneswar

10. Hotels in Mysore

All other locations

South IndiaOoty, Kodaikanal, Munnar, Mysore, Tirupati
North IndiaShimla, Nainital, Mussoorie, Haridwar
East India Puri, Darjeeling, Bhubaneswar
West IndiaMatheran, Mount Abu, Shirdi

Here is a break down of these popular places by destination types:

Hill StationsOoty, Munnar, Shimla, Nainital, Mussorie, Darjeeling, Matheran, Mount Abu
Pilgrimage DestinationsTirupati, Haridwar, Puri, and Shirdi
Beach DestinationsPuri
Other DestinationsMysore, Bhubaneswar

One of the surprises (similar to last years results) include Goa which did not make it to the Top 15 list although Goa is one of the Top-5 destinations for December). Similarly, Jaipur and Udaipur are also less popular during these summer months which could be attributed to the heat waves in Rajasthan during this time of the year.

Here is list of Top 10 places for vacation in May along with a map and detailed information about each city. You can find details of each of these places: Ooty & Kodaikanal, Puri & Shimla, Shirdi & Nainital, Mussorie & Munnar, and Bhubaneswar & Mysore.

We wish you a happy summer vacation. Enjoy!

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