If you are waiting to make plans in the rainy season than this is the best time to plan your trip. You want to enjoy the hills and mountains covered with greenery, Lakes overflow with sparkling water, waterfall sceneries. Make sure it will be a lifetime experience as the exotic locations leave you spellbound with its beauty.
Here are the Few Places which are perfect monsoon destinations in India:
1) Munnar (Kerala)
Munnar one of the most romantic place in the world nestled in the Western Ghats. Monsoon is the best timing to go there. Mist induced rolling tea gardens and spice plantation with dewdrops rolling from the leaves and branches. A seasonal waterfall adds more charm to its beauty. Enjoy trekking in rain, beautiful scenery, wildlife sightseeing. Kerala is also known for its Ayurveda spa secret and monsoon is the best time for it.
2) Kodaikanal (Tamil Nadu)
Kodaikanal is also known as “Princess of Hill Station”. It Situated in the Palani hills of western Ghat it offers enchanting waterfalls, lakes and lush greenery and spectacular views of the Ghats and hills. During the rainy season, Kodaikanal becomes more beautiful, its gorgeous natural scenery and cascade falls make it one of the best hill station to visit. You can visit Berijam lake and Kodai lake which is the man-made lake surrounded by rocks and trees and scenic view of hills at Palani hills. After the rain, you may be blessed to witness the rare phenomenon, Brachem Specter where you see a rainbow halo in clouds.
3) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
The paradisiacal Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a perfect vacation spot even in the monsoon. Surrounded by the azure waters of the Bay of Bengal, the island archipelago is blessed with the best beaches in India. Other places to visit here are Radhanagar, dolphin resort, Cellular jail and Phoenix Bay Jetty which is quite a sight in the rains.
4) Udaipur (Rajasthan)
Udaipur is considered as the most romantic cities in the world. It is also known for the cities of the lake. The main attractions of the city are the City Palace and the Udaipur Lake Palace located in the middle of the Pichola Lake. One of the best times to visit Udaipur would be in the monsoon season as you get respite from the piercing heat Rajasthan. During monsoons, this place revives with a hint of greenery around its pristine lakes and palaces to give you breathtaking views.
5) Ranikhet (Uttrakhand)
Ranikhet, one of the amazing hill station in Uttarakhand formerly Uttaranchal, situated in the northern part of India. Ranikhet, one of the most beautiful monsoon destination in India is situated in Uttarakhand. Ranikhet, the location is surrounded by hills, blessed with a pleasant climate, lush green forests and famous for majestic views of great Himalayan Ranges. Other must visit hill station in Uttarakhand are Nainital, Mussoorie, Rishikesh, Kausani, and Chamba
6) Lonavala (Maharashtra)
If you want to cherish the essence of monsoon, then Lonavala is the place you must visit in India during the season of rains. Lonavala has situated near to Mumbai and Pune also. Lonavala is the favorite destinations for people on the west coast in August in India. The hill towns come alive with green during monsoon. Lonavala has a number of viewpoints and trekking option around all of which are a joy to behold during the Sahyadri monsoons.
7) Mahabaleshwar (Maharashtra)
Mahabaleshwar is one of the most popular tourist places to visit in August in India and the largest hill stations in the Sahyadri range. Mahabaleshwar breath taking the town of Maharashtra is one of the monsoon destination to visit during Monsoon times. The clouds itself descend on the road, adding a warm touch to its greenery. Snuggled in the lap of Sahyadri. Trekking to Kaas plateau for the incredible view of the valley of monsoon flowers.
8) Kutch (Gujarat)
Kutch is the largest district in India located on the north side of Gujarat. Rann of Kutch has 18 cultural tribes which make the place well-liked among travelers. The never-ending desert plains are estimated in the monsoon, which is seen in the desert. Kutch is, even more, dream like during the monsoon as it gets submerged in the water. For rest of the year, it’s an enormous stretch of white salt appearing to give the look of a white desert. On the full moon nights, cultural programs are organized at Dhordo to celebrate Gujarat’s rich culture and traditions. One of the must-things-to-do in Rann of Kutch would be – a moon light camel safari.
9) Shillong (Meghalaya)
One of the best places in India during monsoons is the city of Shillong which receives the heaviest rainfall during the rainy season. Surrounded by picturesque valleys of Khasi and Jayanti hills, adorned by numerous waterfalls, Shillong offers a panoramic view of the green natural scenery. The beautiful land of abundant natural beauty is one of the best tourist attraction in Meghalaya. The eastern India offers virgin forests and valleys with their innumerable waterways to explore while visiting
10) Kovalam (Kerala)
The beach destination of Kovalam in Kerala is also on our list of top monsoon destinations in India. It is one of the best places for Ayurveda in India. During the seasons of rains, Ayurveda works its magic. the shores of Kovalam are generally crowd-free in the season so you can enjoy leisurely strolls. Savor the delicious seafood. Get Ayurvedic therapies, rejuvenating your body, mind, and soul. Spend a relaxing vacation away from cities.