Spring Marvels: Top Destinations To Travel in India This April

Summer holidays are just around the corner, and if you are looking for the best places to visit in March-April, here are some to check out.

Published On Feb 22, 2024 | Updated On Mar 06, 2024


It's summer already, and the holiday season is here. Plan and pack your bags to visit these spring marvels and make your journey memorable with your loved ones with our list of the best April travel destinations. Diverse and fun, these travel destinations are a great option, no matter what kind of traveller you are. Whether you are a family travelling together, a solo voyager, or a couple looking for some quaint time together, these best April travel destinations are sure to make you want to pack your bags already.

So what are you waiting for, check out these best places to visit in March April


Gain a lifetime experience by visiting Ladakh. Land of High Passes, Ladakh is one of the best places to visit in March April. Given that this part of the country is always cold, summers is when it becomes tourist friendly and the attractions in this beautiful area land it pretty high on our best April travel destinations.

How to reach Ladakh: 
Reaching Ladakh is an experience in itself. Either by road or by air, you will witness stunning landscapes covered with snow. Riding a bike from Leh to Ladakh is a dream for many people. You can also take a flight to Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport, Leh and then rent a bike or book local travel to reach Ladakh.

Places to visit in Ladakh: 

  • River Rafting on the Indus River
  • Witness the blissful beauty of Pangong Tso Lake
  • Enlighten your inner self by meditating in the monasteries.
  • Take a ride to Khardung-La-Pass

The North-East part of India is home to Shillong, also known as the Scotland of the East, which is covered with lush green hills. Shillong is a place blessed with the beauty of nature and is one of the best places to visit in April with family. That said, its fun music scene is also a great attraction for solo travellers looking for the best April travel destinations.

How to reach Shillong: 
If you are looking to travel by air, take a flight to Umroi Airport which is nearest to Shillong. You can also take a train to the Guwahati railway station and rent a local bus to reach Shillong. Witness the astonishing views while travelling by road.

Places to visit in Shillong: 

  • The magical Laitlum Canyons
  • Elephant Waterfalls
  • The historic Ward’s Lake
  • Trek to Shillong Peak and witness the beautiful Lush Green hills around
  • Spread Eagle Falls- A scenic Waterfall

Now known as Puducherry, was once a French Capital of India. The colonial structures, backwaters, and pristine beaches will make you fall in love with the place. Puducherry is one of the best April travel destinations to explore with your family and also makes for a great spring travel option for backpackers. You can also meet many likeminded travellers in the multiple travel hostels here, which only adds to the experience.

How to reach Pondicherry: 
The best way to travel to Pondicherry is by road. If you are travelling from Bangalore, do stop by Thiruvannamalai, a famous pilgrim spot, and get enlightened by worshipping the deity Shiva. Villupuram Junction railway station is the closest railhead to reach Pondicherry. You can also fly into the Puducherry Airport if short on time.

Places to visit in Pondicherry: 

  • Visit the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
  • Stay at Sri Aurobindo Ashram
  • Rock Beach
  • Chunnambar Boat House
  • Paradise Beach
  • Tranquebar- Land of Singing Waves
  • Aurobindo


Munnar means three rivers in Malayalam and this hill station which is a regular on the list of the best places to visit in March April, is located at the convergence of three rivers, Muthirapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. Munnar is breathtakingly beautiful and is as perfect for a romantic getaway as it is for travelling with kids.

How to reach Munnar: 
If you are planning to travel by air, Cochin will be the nearest airport. The nearest railway station will be Ernakulam or Kochi station and you can rent a bus or cab to reach Munnar.

Places to visit in Munnar: 

  • Explore the tea and coffee plantations
  • Visit the Rose Garden
  • Atukkad Waterfalls
  • Trek to the Pothamedu Viewpoint
  • Meesapulimala- The second-highest peak in South India

The City of Caves, Lonavala falls under the Western ghats of Maharashtra. There are several mountains and forts to trek to and breathtaking waterfalls to witness in this hill station that is one of the best places to visit in March April. Covered with dense forests, Lonavala is a must-visit place to offbeat the heat and enjoy some time with your family.

How to reach Lonavala:  
The best way to reach Lonavala is by road. Surrounded by mist and dense forests, you can witness picturesque views. Lonavala has good train connectivity, with trains departing from Pune every 2 hours. The nearest airport is the Pune International Airport. You can rent a bus or take a train from Pune to reach Lonavala.

Places to visit in Lonavala: 

  • Lonavala Lake
  • Rajmachi Fort
  • Tiger’s Leap
  • Karla Caves
  • Trek to Lohagad Fort
  • Bhaja Caves
  • Rajmachi Wildlife Sanctuary

If beaches are what you want this summer, this is one of the best places to visit in March April.  Andaman and Nicobar Islands consist of 836 grouped islands and are the perfect travel destination for all kinds of travellers. Indulge yourself in the presence of calm and transparent beaches containing white sand. These Islands are a living proof of ‘Tropical Paradise’. Experience the beauty of pleasant landscapes and picturesque views by exploring the beaches and lush green mountains.

How to reach Andaman and Nicobar Islands: 
The Veer Savarkar International Airport in Port Blair has daily flights from cities like Bangalore, Hyderabad, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Chennai. There are also ships connecting Port Blair from these cities and it takes 2-3 days to reach.

Places to visit in Andaman and Nicobar Islands: 

  • Visit the Anthropological Museum-  Museum Trail
  • Sea Walking at Havelock Island
  • Cellular Jail- Kala Pani
  • Elephant Beach
  • Ross Island
  • Radhanagar Beach
  • Scuba Diving


Nested in the coastline of Karnataka, Gokarna offers a treasury of natural beauty, ancient wonders and spiritual experience. Embark on a memorable journey by visiting this adventurous place often featured in the best places to visit in March April for solo travellers. If you like road trips, this is just the destination for you. Honnavar Island offers the best scenic views which make this place a must-visit with your family and loved ones.

How to Reach Gokarna and Honnavar:
Gokarna is well connected by roads from major cities in Karnataka. The nearest railway station is Ankola which is 20 Km from Gokarna. Jindal Vijaynagar is the nearest airport to Gokarna, you can rent a bus or train to reach the destination.

Places to visit in Gokarna and Honnavar:

  • Murudeshwar Temple
  • Om Beach
  • Vibhuti waterfalls
  • Hanging Bridge
  • Gersoppa
  • Apsarakonda Waterfalls

These are just a few places which are on the top of the list of best places to visit in March April. You can also plan to visit Gulmarg to witness the snowfall, Ooty to experience the most pleasant weather, Coorg and Chikmagalur for a trip to tea and coffee estates, and the Rishikesh circuit for backpacking and river rafting.

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