Do you like monsoon? Are you one of those who do not get bothered with the drizzling and like to go out to enjoy the rains?
Some travel places in India capture the beauty of the dripping season like no others. Here we have made a list of the places you can’t miss the freshness of this monsoon.
Plan a trip and escape the monotonous peeping out the window, rather spend time watching views with your family that you can only get during the monsoon.
How about if you were also given the bounty of breathtaking views, fun activities, calming experience, or even an adventurous gig all together? Keep reading for place ideas.
A little hustle of making up your mind to trip in the rains will do wonders for you. But while doing so don’t forget to use the offers that will help you save on travel bookings.
Top 10 best places that you should visit to make your monsoon memorable
Imagine you are walking up a green lush pathway on a drizzling day. The scent of the sand captivates you. And a perfect view of the mountains. That’s the feeling that you have when you are in one of the most attractive hill stations of Maharashtra, Lonavala.
Things to do
The rains do not stop trek lovers form doing what they love. Trekking during this season has its own benefits. The melody of the rain and the showing of the rainbow while you walk on the wet soil is a must experience. Explore spots like the Tiger’s leap, lion’s point for the perfect trekking experience.
Visit the Dam
The dam looks perfect in the rain. The huge infrastructure and the scene of flowing water makes a stunning sight. Bhushi Dam is a must-visit.
Spend time by the lake
Tungarli Lake and Pawna Lake are the ones that shouldn’t be missed. Build sandcastles and have fun by the lake. Enjoy this great trip with your loved ones to fall in love all over again.
Explore the “God’s own country” at its best in Alleppey. It’s the perfect definition of the beauty of Kerala and the monsoon season adds to the charm. Your vacation will be full of fun activities too.
It’s a treat to the wine lovers as you can taste authentic toddy I.e. palm wine at the local shops.
Things to do
To enjoy the best of Alleppey, go on a cruise on its backwaters. Being in the water and listening to the raindrops smashing themselves on the surface of the lake is an adventure.
Explore the Ayurveda
There are Ayurveda resorts in Alleppey where you can get the best of the ayurvedic treatment. It is believed that the skin pores are open during the monsoon. Thus this is the best time to rejuvenate yourself and indulge in activities that will make you feel great.
Walk down the beach
The Alleppey beach at the Arabian sea is one of the glorious beaches in the south. A view of the never-ending ocean and a walk down the pier will have a special place in your memories. This wonder just down south.
Also, don’t miss the Vallam kalli I.e. the snake boat race in the months of July and August. This one gives you exposure to the traditions of Kerala and shouldn’t’ be missed.
3Valley of Flowers, Uttarakhand
The valley of flowers in Uttarakhand has around 40 varieties of flowers. All are in their full bloom after the rains. The sight is astonishing and lovely. Where else would you get to see such a valley that has every color and the freshest vibes?
You can get to the flower valley after a short trek. The trek is a great experience to witness the beauty of Uttarakhand and the mountains around. The monsoon climate only makes it more enjoyable.
4Andaman Nicobar – Islands
The beauty of Andaman and Nicobar is even more highlighted during the monsoon rains. You get the traditional gist of the place, get to have the time of your life against the vast sea, and create awesome memories with your loved ones. Furthermore, there are many exciting activities that you can indulge in.
Things to do
Enjoy the coral reefs of the sea by indulging in an amazing scuba diving experience at the islands. You get instructors to guide you even if you are not a swimmer. But the experience in water will be something you will cherish forever.
Indulge in snorkeling, parasailing, and kayaking. This is a great time to have fun especially if you have never tried any of these before.
5Coorg – Karnataka
This beauty in the south of India is famous for its waterfalls and the refreshing monsoon experience. Monsoon changes the Scenic beauties and marvelousness of Coorg making it more attractive and a tempting place to visit.
Things to do
Abbey and job waterfalls are in their full vigor during the monsoon. These streams ravishing the ground, make an astonishing view for the tourists.
Trekking up to the peaks of Tadiandamol gives you a view of the wonderful scenery. The adventure is a delight during the monsoons. Along the way, you can also catch a glimpse of vast spread coffee plantations.
Madikeri Fort looks glorious during the rains. It’s a great and pleasing view. Breathtaking views is the highlight of Coorg.
6Malshej Ghats, Maharashtra
Malshej Ghats have the pleasing vibes during the monsoon. Several waterfalls erupting out of the mountains are a rare sight. The place is filled with flora and fauna that will make this trip very exciting for you.
The mountains pass of Malshej Ghats is in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra. If you are looking for a trip nearby Mumbai or Pune or are interested to check out beautiful Ghats in Maharashtra, you should plan a trip to the Malshej Ghats this Monsoon.
Slightly different from the others in the list, Orchha is a place where you get to witness the beauty of MP in the monsoon through its historical monuments, traditional art forms, and breathtaking architecture. The place that holds ancient heritage is picturesque.
The beauty of the Orchha is in its grand palaces that speak ancient feelings. You get a glimpse of how the rajas and maharajas of the historical times lived. There are plenty of temples too.
The place is lit with beauty when the rain falls. The marvelous forts and monuments wet in the rains is a pleasant sight. Orchha is undoubtedly one of the treasures of the country.
Skip the heat and the warmth of Rajasthan and take a trip to Udaipur during monsoon. Have a different feeling altogether.
Udaipur is one of the best places to hang out during the romantic season. The grand hospitality and the weather are perfect for a romantic time. The rains make the destination even more desirable.
Things to do
Udaipur is a destination of royal lakes and palaces. Go for a boat trip to the lake with your partner. Or a family boating ride. The Fateh Sagar Lake and Lake Pichola are lakes to visit.
The monsoon palace is a must-visit as it not only has a beautiful view of the lake but also a stunning glance of the monsoon clouds.
Get the best of Rajasthani bangles, clothes and artifacts. Bada Bazaar and Lake Palace road are among the popular shopping destinations in Udaipur.
We can’t resist but include another place form Kerala in our list of the best places to visit during monsoon. Kerala is a paradise on earth during the rains. The long pathways surrounded with dense trees on both sides, the mild sound of the fresh streams and the misty atmosphere is a pleasant sight that makes Munnar a place to explore.
Things to do
Get on a ride of tranquility in the thick green trees. The mesmerizing smell of the wet sand and the sound of the raindrops falling from the trees makes the adventure pleasing in every way.
The beaches on the island double the effect of the monsoon and give you a fulfilling & joyful experience. The frequent rains bring the atmosphere alive and make the place wonderful.
Jorhat is where you need to be to reach Majuli. You will take a ferry from here and have the most beautiful views of Assam. Jorhat can be reached by plane or railways. This visit to the island is a fun-packed adventure that will make you want to have more.
Things to do
Culture in Majuli has the very essence of northeast India. The festivals are vibrant and colorful. And a taste of the authentic Assam specialties at Majuli is a favorite of tourists coming from all over the world.
The holy temples at Majuli are a depiction of art, culture, and literature. The other places are the ancient educational center, and old jewelry and handicrafts museum. There are wonderful picnic spots around.
While you are planning to spend the time enjoying monsoon, use the opportunity to look fabulous by wearing some of the best fashion apparel that you can’t in any other season. Accessories like oversized raincoats, rain caps and boots will surely make some cool clicks in the hazy mountain tops and beautiful lakesides. Use offers to save while you shop for fashion.
Make the most of the wet season and live the moment as much as you can. And add unique experiences to your portfolio of nostalgia.
On this note, let us know which are the places you found the most fascinating from the list above. We’d be more than happy to know where you are going to enjoy the rains this year. 🙂