10 Best Places To Visit In The Monsoon
2 years ago Mansi Saner 0
Monsoon is surely a lifetime experience as the interesting locations leave you spellbound with its beauty. The mountains and hills get carpeted with lush greenery, the lakes overflow with sparkling water, the waterfall sceneries become enjoyable to make you fall in love with Incredible India.
1. Lonavala, Maharashtra
Lonavala is a favorite weekend destination for people in the western coast in August.
The hill town comes alive with green during the monsoons and is a delight during Maharashtra’s ample wet months. Lonavala has some viewpoints and trekking options around, all of which are a joy to behold during the Sahyadri monsoons. For a quick escape from the bustling city, plan a trip to the quaint hill town of Lonavala.
2. Kumarakom, Kerela
Kumarakom is Situated in the verdant land of Kerala with its varied landscapes. It is known for its incredible possibilities of backwater tourism.
Blessed with Kerala’s wondrous tropical climate and monsoons of plenty, Kumarakom experiences moderate climates all year. The largest freshwater lake in Kerala, Vembanad Lake, is situated in Kumarakom, making it a beautiful holiday place to visit in Monsoon during the abundant rains. The rains make the bird-watching at Kumarakom an absolute wonder for visitors.
3. Kausani, Uttarakhand
Kausani hill station in Uttarakhand known mainly for providing a spectacular panoramic view of 350 km stretch of snow clad Himalayan peaks, which is include the likes of Panchchuli, Trishul, and Nanda Devi. Though it’s a year-round destination, it comes to life during the months of August when the monsoon reaches this place.
4. Pahalgam, Jammu & Kashmir
A world famous hill station in the Jammu & Kashmir, Pahalgam is visited by thousands of tourists. Situated at the confluence of the streams flowing from the Sheshnag Lake and the Lidder river, it is one of Kashmir premier holiday and health resorts. Out of all hustle bustle of city life, this place offers a relaxing, peaceful atmosphere which makes it an ideal vacation spot. The weather is cold due to the monsoon showers which makes an excellent place to visit in Monsoon.
5. Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu
The southern most tip of the Indian subcontinent, Kanyakumari forms an important part of almost every trip to South India. The water is surrounded on all three sides, the weather here is usually cool, the usual seaside climate. Kanyakumari is the first place in the country to receive the monsoon showers. The experiencing of monsoon at this place in India should be a part of your to-do list.
6. Coorg – Karnataka
Coorg is one of the favorite travel destinations in Karnataka, especially during the monsoon. The amazing hill station in Karnataka covers 4100 square kilometers of land in the Western Ghats. Coorg destination offers a fascinating view of waterfalls, beautiful hills, coffee plants and well famous for its traditions, cuisines, and hospitality. There is list of places in Karnataka that should visit during the Monsoon season like Ayyanakere, Gokarna, Mullangiri and Bandipur national park. The 20% dense forest area of the Karnataka make it a biodiversity hotspot for flora and fauna.
7. Shillong – Meghalaya
Shillong receives the heaviest rainfall during the monsoon season and rain usually lasts longer than the rest of India. Cherrapunji and Mawsynram located at 16km to each other are the two wettest place with an annual rainfall of 11872 millimeters. Shillong is surrounded by picturesque valleys of Jayanti hills and Khasi hills, adorned by numerous waterfalls and offer a panoramic view of the green natural scenery. The beautiful land of natural beauty is one of the best tourist attraction in Shillong Meghalaya. The Northeast India is blessed with natural beauty, big water falls, rolling hills, and deep valleys. The eastern India offers virgin forests and valleys with their many waterways to explore while visiting.
8. Andaman Nicobar – Islands
Andaman and Nicobar Islands are the best monsoon and Eco-friendly tourists destination in India. The Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands is a large group of nearly 570 islands located at southern part of the Bay of Bengal. Its beautiful silver sandy virgin beaches, breathtaking natural beauty, submarine mountains, and thrilling adventures water sports attracts tourists from all the corners of India. The paragon of beauty also presents landscape, best wildlife, dense forest, tribal tour and a very romantic atmosphere. Its culture and traditions are very much opposed from rest of India and hold a unique identity, and there is no other place like this in rest of India.
9. Goa -Goan
Goa is the unique experience to share quit the sand and enjoy the rain in a monsoon. Dudhsagar Falls – Sea of Milk of the most beautiful falls in the world located on the border of Goa and Karnataka. In rainy season Goa offer’s picturesque scenery, wonderful waterfalls, hills covered with green layers and wildlife sanctuaries. The land of beaches receives the highest rainfall in the month of July. Ready to get wet and enjoy the nature along with delicious cuisines of Goa would be a good experience to have. Also, it is famous for its delicious sea food cuisines.
10. Darjeeling – West Bengal
Monsoon-in-Darjeeling, the perfect monsoon getaway of India, a popular tourist destination. Darjeeling also was known as The Queen of Hills, is situated at the foothills of the great Himalayas. Due to surrounded hills, Darjeeling receives heavy to very heavy showers during the monsoon. Darjeeling-Rangeet Valley Passenger Cable Car is one of the major attraction, and other main attractions are Darjeeling monastery, adventure sports like river rafting and mountain tracks. The dense evergreen forests of sal and oak make a perfect home for different species of ducks, gulls, teals, plovers, and a wide variety of rare orchids. Animals found here includes the one-horned rhinoceros, hog deer, Indian leopard, and endangered red pandas.