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10 Spectacular Places To Visit In India During Monsoon

10 Spectacular Places To Visit In India During Monsoon

Without a single doubt, traveling during monsoon leaves travelers with spellbound beauty and lifetime experiences. The sceneries waterfall, lush greenery hills, and mountains, sparkling water overflow gives a heavenly experience and make tourists fall in love with the place. If you are planning for a vacation this monsoon, then these are the 10 best places to visit in India during monsoon. All of them are relaxing, adventurous, and good for sightseeing.

Monsoon Destinations in India

  1. Lonavala

It’s the very first place to visit India during the rainy season. With high mountain ranges, breathtaking waterfalls, pleasant climate, and reviving Ghats, Lonavala sets a monsoon experience. For those who want a quick escape from the daily hustle-bustle of life, the Lonavala trip is a must.

How to reach: Lohegaon Airport is the nearest domestic airport you can take. You can also take a bus or car to travel to Lonavala.

Things to do: Camping, sightseeing, trekking, and horse riding

Hotels to stay: Treebo Trend Indralok Inn Lonavala, and Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa

  1. Goa

In the list of best places to visit in India during monsoon, Goa bags the second position. The land is full of drizzle sand & picturesque sceneries. Get soaked in the rainy days and taste delicious Goan delicacies. Apart from beaches, goa offers lush green forests, a flea market, rave parties, and nightlife.

How to reach: Take a train from Madgaon and Vasco-da-Gama to reach Goa or a flight from Goa International Airport.

Things to do: Trekking, birdwatching, heritage tour, scuba diving, jet-skiing, and shopping

Hotels to stay: Patnem Garden Cottages, Treebo Trip Linda and Vivanta Goa

  1. Coorg

Coorg is a popular monsoon destination for its highly dense forest. It also showcases some of the best biodiversity hotspots along with a variety of fauna and flora. This romantic destination serves enchanting waterfalls, vast coffee plantations, lakes, and delicious cuisines.

How to reach: You need to take a flight from Mangalore as Coorg doesn’t have its airport.

Things to do: bird watching, coffee plantation tour, trekking, horse riding, and elephant interaction

Hotels to stay: Evolve Back Coorg and The Tamara Coorg

Also Read: 10 Best Shopping Places In Coorg For Shopaholics

  1. Ladakh

Ladakh is a spectacular destination in India during Monsoon. It’s popularly known as the ‘cold desert of India’ that offers crystal clear water, sparkling lakes, mighty mountains covered by snow. Since the roads are clear post-monsoon, it’s best to visit Ladakh in the summers.

How to reach: You can take a train from Mumbai, Kolkata, and Delhi to reach Jammu Tawi. From there you can take the JKSRTC bus to reach Ladakh.

Things to do: wildlife viewing, bike rides, monastery visit, and sightseeing

Hotels to stay: The grand dragon Ladakh and Chamba Camp

  1. Shillong

Shillong deserves to be on the list of best places to visit in India during the monsoon. The land is surrounded by picturesque hills and adorable waterfalls. It gives a panoramic view of natural scenery. Not to mention, the cuisine and culture of Shillong win the hearts of tourists.

How to reach: Take a flight from Umroi Airport or take a bus from Guwahati.

Things to do: boating, trekking, wildlife viewing

Hotels to stay: Ri Kynjai Serenity by the Lake, The Heritage Club

  1. Mount Abu

Mount Abu is one of the most popular hill stations in India. It’s the perfect dost of adventure, nature, and spirituality. This beautiful hill station is endowed with mystifying fauna and flora. Mount Abu is also dotted with serene lakes, lush forests, and beautiful parks.

How to reach: Udaipur Airport is the nearest airport from where you can take a flight to reach Jaipur.

Things to do: sightseeing, boating

Hotels to stay: Hotel Royale Palace, and Hotel Hillock

Also Read: Honeymoon Point Is One Of The Best Places To Visit In Mount Abu

  1. Auli

Auli shows different shades of nature. It’s popularly known for its skiing during the snow season. During the monsoon, you can see moderate rainfall along with a pleasant temperature. You can engage in sightseeing tours and other activities as well.

How to reach: The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport. You can also take buses from Haridwar.

Things to do: paragliding, riding a cable car, trekking, hiking, and sightseeing

Hotels to stay: The Royal Village, Auli Eco Resorts, and Hotel Mount View

  1. Kutch

In Kutch, you can see monsoon clouds over the Dhinodhar hills. It gives you a never-ending desert plain with an enticing view. The land is submerged in the water and looks like a dreamland. The best time to visit Kutch is between July to August. Visit here and experience the culture of tribal communities.

How to reach: Since it doesn’t have any airport or railway station, you need to reach Bhuj then Kutch.

Things to do: camping and sightseeing

Hotels to stay: Regenta Resort and Kutch Safari Resort

  1. Darjeeling

Darjeeling is considered a perfect monsoon getaway. It is also famous for its tea plantation. People call Darjeeling a ‘Queen of Hills’ as it got seated on the foothills of the great Himalayas. During monsoon, a heavy shower takes place. Being the most beautiful hill station, it also offers wonderful locale draws.

How to reach: Take the nearest airport from Bagdogra which is 95 km from Darjeeling.

Things to do: Shopping, tea plantation visit, toy train ride, and monastery visit

Hotels to stay: Chamong Chiavari and Mayfair

  1. Pushkar

Pushkar is a wonderful land to be explored when other parts of India receive heavy rainfall. It’s an ideal place for a romantic couple. Here, you take an early morning camel ride, hear awakening peacock call and stroll around the market.

How to reach: Visit Jaipur airport or you can take a train from Ajmer

Things to do: Jeep safari, sightseeing, camel safari, hot air ballooning, hiking, and shopping

Hotels to stay: The Pushkar Alone Resort, and The Westin Pushkar Report & Spa 

Also Read: Pushkar: A Holy town that hosts world’s largest Camel Fair every year!

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