When deciding on a destination to spend a holiday, what all things can be done there is one of the topics of deliberation. Sometimes, a different season can give one place a varying charm. And, when plans for Cheap holidays in India are being charted out, the weather can play a huge role in deciding what to do or see. Here is a description of the activities that can be done and places seen in the nation in summers, winters and monsoons.
Though summers in most parts of the country are quite hot, there are few places where they are not. The Himalayan parts of Jammu and Kashmir, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh experience moderate weather in the otherwise hot months. Hill stations, such as Manali, Shimla and Nainital can be visited to see their colonial heritage. Other parts of the Himalayas are apt for adventure sports like hiking, mountaineering, rafting or paragliding. Summers are also perfect for wildlife spotting as the heat draws animals from the cover of trees, luring them in the open towards ponds and rivers.
In general, winter is the ideal time for availing India tour packages if sightseeing is the first thing on the to-do list of travellers. People can see the historical Red and Old forts and Qutb Minar, and shrines, such as Birla Mandir, Lotus Temple and Akshardham Temple in Delhi. Another incredible thing, which can be done in October, November, December and January, are watersports in Mumbai and Goa. During this time, many hill stations transform from sightseeing spots into places to have fun with snow. The Gulmarg, Auli, Narkanda, Kufri and Solang ski resorts welcome skiers from across the world between December and January.
Monsoons or the rainy season is the best time to embark on holidays in India for all those, who like to view nature in its full glory. During the monsoon, the landscape is greener than in any other time of the year. This is most clearly visible in the Western Ghats, one of the most significant biodiversity hotspots on earth. Same is the case with the Valley of Flowers, where flowers in all colours bloom between July and October. The hills of Northeast India contain numerous waterfalls that swell up during the rains.
Apart from the above-mentioned activities, a lot more can be done by picking India tour packages in summers, winters and monsoons.