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The first rain of Monsoon fills the hearts of each person with joy and love, considered as the most important season for life, Monsoon is nature’s art as it rejuvenates the nature as the flowers bloom, trees grow and the beauty of the nature is at its peak. However, many travelers still do not consider the idea of Travelling in Monsoon but Monsoon acts as the perfect buffer climate between the hot summer and the harsh winter as the cool natural shower makes us feel refreshing, the atmosphere remains dust free, the climate and temperature remains pleasant. Monsoon in India generally occurs between June and September and during these months and fortunately India is blessed with plethora of places to explore from green-clad mountains and hills, cascading waterfalls, lakes, garden and much more. Monsoon is the perfect season to enjoy the beauty of nature in India and perceive it. Here is our list for the top 5 places to visit in India during Monsoon.
5. Udaipur, Rajasthan
Udaipur is also popular as the “City of Lakes” as it is covered around seven beautiful lakes, it is also called as the “Venice of East” largely because of their similar style of off-white shade house and lakes. Udaipur has a plethora of tourist attractions to offer from Palaces, Gardens, Lakes, heritage sites and Temples you name it and Udaipur has it. The City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Gangaur Ghat, Fatehsagar and Bagore Ki Haveli are some of the major tourist attractions in Udaipur. Udaipur is well connected with all the transport facilities and accommodations at Udaipur are world class as the city offers multiple luxurious 5 star hotels and aesthetic places to dine. Overall Udaipur is an all-round package as it can make one experience the beauty of nature with inner peace and serenity.
4. Lonavala, Maharashtra
Lonavala enjoys a pleasant weather during the monsoon as it is located in the western ghats of Pune district in Maharashtra. It is just a few hours’ drive from Mumbai to this beautiful hill station. Lonavala offers a ton of places to explore on your own, it is a perfect destination to seek peace and experience the beauty of nature. Some of the major tourist attractions in Lonavala are “Chikki” Lion’s Point, “Rajmachi Point”, “Karla Caves”, “Lohgad and Visapur fort”, “Wax Museum”, “Ekvira Devi Mandir” and “Bhushi Dam”. Lonavala is a perfect place to enjoy your off days with your friends and family and to create cherishable memories with them.
Goa has been a major tourist destination since long. No matter the climate is Goa is always a beautiful destination to visit but during the rains Goa is pretty chilled and it is not as crowded and the places are quant and one can enjoy themselves. During the monsoon due to less tourist the hotels and accommodations are cheaply and readily available. Goa is famous for its tourism and offers to tons of tourist attractions from Beaches, Churches, Mangroves, Boat Rides, Cuisines, Clubs and night life and much more. It is suggested to rent a scooty/bike and explore this amazing city with your partner.
2. Munnar, Kerala
Munnar is an exciting green hill station located in Kerala and it is emerged as one of the most sought after tourist destination in India. During the Monsoon the beauty of this paradise increases multiple folds and it is the nearest representation of heaven on earth. The weather in Munnar is pleasantly cold and generally the temperature is satisfying for exploring. Munnar has a lot of natural sightseeing such as waterfalls, lakes, parks and viewpoints some of the must visit spots are “Cheeyappara Waterfall”, “Valara Waterfall”, “Pothamedu View Point”, “Mattupetty Dam”, “Echo Point” and Eravikulam National Park. The Spice and Tea Plantation, Elephant Rides and Boat Rides are some of the exciting activities in Munnar. Munnar is a perfect destination to spend quality time with family and explore God’s own country.
1. Mount Abu, Rajasthan
Mount Abu is the only hill station in the state of Rajasthan and it is among the most beautiful hill stations in all of India. Mount Abu has many exotic places to explore form the aesthetic architecture, traditional cultures, Peaks and serenity of Nature, Mount Abu has a lot to offer. Some of its major tourist attractions are “Nakki Lake”, “Dilwara Temple”, “Guru Shikar Parbat”, “Achalgarh Fort”, “Sunset Point” “Toad Rock” and “Achaleshwar Temple”. Hiking, Rock Climbing, Camping, Boat Ride, Camel Ride and Nature exploration are some of the must do activities in Mount Abu. Mount Abu though being on a high rocky plateau has all the accommodation a traveler needs and experience in Mount Abu is once in a life time.
These are our picks for the best places to visit in India during Monsoon. India is a vast country with many beautiful places to explore and we regret for not being able to include your personal favorites in this list. Please share your list and any future ideas with us.