Monsoon season in India is truly mystical when people across the country are greeted with incessant rain alongside a soothing climate. It is that time of the year when you get to witness the unfettered beauty of nature in India. The hills gets covered in lush greenery, waterfall starts roaring fiercely, lakes gets overflowed with fresh water, beaches are full of water, hence transforming every bit of Indian land into nothing less than heaven. Guys, I strongly recommend you to explore India during monsoon and witness the charm of nature it has to offer. Trust me you will not be disappointed and instead it will be a lifetime experience for you. There are plethora of destinations to choose from for a remarkable holiday in India during monsoons. Below are some of the places to visit in India during monsoon that will even make a heavy downpour a memorable one.
If you love the rain, then check out these best places to visit in India during Monsoon
Coorg also known as Kodagu, is a hill station snuggled in the Western Ghats of Southern Karnataka and is famous for its natural beauty and scenic grandeur. This tranquil place boasts of its alluring sights, misty hills, lush Teak wood and Sandalwood forests, green valleys, wildlife sanctuaries, coffee and tea estates, orange groves, and waterfalls. With so many features, Coorg is definitely one of the best places to visit in India during rainy season. The climate stays pleasant with low to medium rainfall and an average temperature of 16°C during monsoon season.
The overflowing beaches, the golden sand, the laid-back atmosphere, and the striking natural beauty makes Goa a beach Paradise of India during monsoons. Head to Goa this monsoon to get soaked in the rains while enjoying delicious Goan delicacies. The climate stays warm and pleasant with medium to high rainfall and an average temperature of 30°C.
Lonavala which is in Maharastra becomes a heaven with the onset of monsoon. During monsoons, the Sahyadri mountain ranges and the ghats gets covered with alluring greenery, climate becomes pleasant and the waterfalls become bountiful and breathtaking. There are a variety of activities which you can do here in this beautiful place like trekking, sightseeing, camping, horse ride. The climate stays pleasant with low to medium rainfall and an average temperature of 25°C.
Kodaikanal which is a famous hill station in Tamil Nadu, is situated in the Palani hills of western ghat and offers a spectacular views of the ghats and hills covered in mist, lush greenery all around as well as enchanting waterfalls and lakes. The monsoon season starts from June until September. Kodaikanal truly comes alive during the monsoon season. During this time, the climate stays pleasant with medium rainfall and an average temperature of 22°C. There are umpteen activities which you can do here like hiking, boating, walking, trekking. You can also visit various waterfalls like Bear Shola Falls, Silver Cascade Falls, and Glen Falls, Pambar Waterfalls.
Another beautiful place to visit during monsoon is Pondicherry. You will get to witness the old colonial houses and streets, Mustard-yellow tinted villas, and a surfeit of seafront cafes and bars. The wet months add a dash of romance and create a cool ambiance in the city making Pondicherry a must visit monsoon destination in India. The climate stays pleasant with low to medium rainfall and an average temperature of 26°C.
Cherrapunji, in the Indian state of Meghalaya, is famous for experiencing the highest rainfall in India. It is the wettest place on earth and hence the intensity of rainfall in Cherrapunji during monsoons is truly unmatched. The mist covered mountains of Cherrapunji are treat for the sore eyes. There are so many places which you can visit here like hills, valleys and mountains.
You can go for Double Decker Living Root Bridges, Wakaba Falls, Dainthlen Waterfall, Nohkalikai Waterfalls, Mawsmai Falls, Explore The Mysterious Caves.
The landscape looks beautiful during the monsoon season. The average temperature during monsoon is 12-16℃.
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