Planning to travel in India and not sure when to visit each destination? Each month in India has something unique to offer and see. Travel as far as you can, as much as you can and have a wonderful and memorable year.
In the second week of January, when the whole world is recovering from the New Year hangover, the state of Tamil Nadu begins preparing for Pongal. This is a festival of prosperity, family and new beginnings.
Know more: Things to do in Tamil Nadu
Where to stay: Homestays in Tamil Nadu
One of the world’s most recognisable symbols of love is the Taj Mahal. Visiting the iconic monument that particularly is true for couples in love looking for a very special Valentine’s Day, fall in love with Agra in February.
Know more: Things to do in Agra
Where to stay: Homestays in Agra
In Karnataka there are two distinctly different destinations which make a great combination for tourists. The first is bustling Bangalore, a young city but one with a rich history. The second is Coorg, sometimes called “Scotland of the East” due to its natural beauty. Explore the best of both the places staying in our homestay
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Where to stay: Homestays in Karnataka
Punjabis love to share their joy and celebrate every important moment of life. No wonder, they celebrate festivals with great zest and revelry. One of their most important festivals is Baisakhi. This marks the Punjabi New Year and is celebrated with lots of music, dancing and feasts. Stay in our Homestay and be a part of this festival.
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Where to stay: Homestays in Punjab
Come May the hill-stations of India start to receive an influx of visitors looking for cooler respite from the hot plains. Amongst the favorite is the beautiful Kashmir Valley. Its capital Srinagar has some of the most the most enthralling sites that are perfect to enjoy in the early months of summer, after the snow has melted and the weather is more appealing for travelers.
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Where to stay: Homestays in Srinagar
Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh and has been one of the most popular choices for a summer holiday for decades. If you are travelling to India in June it is the perfect time to visit Shimla.
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Where to stay: Homestays in Shimla
The rain washed Western Ghats come alive after fresh showers, transporting you to a different world of verdant hills and lush green expanses of the wild forest cover. A good book, a hot cup of coffee and the rains for company, this just might be the best time to visit this green paradise.
Know more: Other festivals in July
Where to stay: Homestays in Wayand
One of the most popular festivals of South India, Onam, is celebrated in the state of Kerala. It is one of the major Hindu festivals and is celebrated all over the state with tremendous zeal. Being primarily an agricultural country for decades, the harvest festivals of India are celebrated with much vigour.
Know more: Things to do in Kerala
Where to stay: Homestays in Kerala
It’s home of the Hindi film industry and in September, it’s the host for two stunning Hindu festivals. Now, just in time to pack your bags and lenses for the events, we bring you reasons why September is a great month for Maharashtra tourism.
Know More: Other festivals in September
Where to stay: Homestays in Maharashtra
While almost the entire country plunges into the festivities of Diwali, for many it is preceded by the famous Dusherra. Three days in October offer true cultural immersion in Karnataka. Many local artistes perform on the heavily barricaded streets, while visitors and locals take in the traditional splendour.
Know more: Other festivals in October
Where to stay: Homestays in Mysore
Pushkar in Rajasthan is one of the oldest cities in India and has become a popular tourist destination. November is an ideal time to plan a visit to coincide with the famous Pushkar Camel Fair.
Every year in the winter months the Pushkar Camel Fair is organised and the festival attracts a big crowd of travellers.
Know more: Things to do in Rajasthan
Where to stay: Homestays in Pushkar
One of the most popular holiday destinations in India, Goa attracts millions every year with its sun, sand, history and revelry. While only small in size there are plenty of activities which take place throughout the month, but it is in December when the merrymaking which Goa is famous for is at its peak. Christmas and New Year turn the tiny region into one giant party.
Know more: Traveling in Goa
Where to stay: Homestays in Goa