Wanderlust calling? Quite obvious, because MONSOON has arrived!
During monsoon, all you get to see is water-clogged streets and piled up vehicles one behind other. When there is no way to enjoy the monsoon in the metro cities, you can choose outskirt monsoon destinations to enjoy the Mother Nature.
Well, there is no need to stop your itchy feet. Just pack your bags and head to one of the most desired monsoon destination picks!
If you’re planning a road trip, don’t forget to carry two wheeler insurance along with. The urgency will be realised in the case of a contingency. However, let’s not dig into detail and quickly shift to the top 10 monsoon destinations that make you WOO.
List Of Monsson Destinations:
This place hardly needs an introduction. Goa is love at first sight for the travel gallivants. It has more than just beaches, boozing and trance parties to offer. The kaleidoscopic mixture of Indian and Portuguese cultures where you get to see the sun meeting the sea; to taste that authentic seafood which are nowhere in India quite like this. The golden sand beaches have many things to speak about. Goa is no less than a heaven when it comes to water sports. Skiing, , scuba diving, banana boat rides and water scooter rides etc. are enough to give you a real-time thrill. When in Goa you must visit Dudhsagar Falls, Aguada Fort, happening Baga beach, pleasant Colva beach or Mandrem and Morjim for a hushed experience.
One of the most alluring hill stations in Maharashtra, Lonavla flaunts its scenic beauty and alluring charm. This place is a gateway destination from Mumbai and best for road trips. The greenery of the Sahyadri mountain ranges and cascading waterfalls are a treat to your eyes. This place is a paradise for adventure junkies and nature lovers. In a two-hours ride, you will get to feel the nature fullest. The must visit places include Tiger Hill, Karla Caves and of course the very popular Bushi Dam.
Andaman and Nicobar Island
The variety of islands offer a thrill of water sports, wildlife, beaches, tribal life, natural beauty and some of the me-time that you were craving for. The Havelock Island offers so much to enthralled by, the vast aqua and magnificent landscape, with the adventurous sports including snorkelling, scuba diving, surfing and so on. Full of kaleidoscopic corals, lush green tropical forests, colourful marine life along with the immaculate and gorgeous aqua sea make it a perfect monsoon destination to roam alone or with family.
Coorg is a blend of flora and fauna that nestled in the Western Ghats in Karnataka. This utopic paradise with its scenic beauty will keep you at peace during your vacation. This romantic place has many to offer including enchanting waterfalls, eye-catching coffee plantation, mesmerizing lake sand amazing food to satisfy your stomach. In Coorg, you must visit Pushpagri Wildlife Sanctuary, Kotebetta and Jog Falls, which are the second highest falls in India. Thadiyandamol, Iruppu falls, Galibeedu to Subramania, Brahmagiri are popular for trekking.
Munnar is a paradise in God’s own creation that speaks about the enchanting beauty of Mother Nature. It is one of the cult hill destinations in India, covered with amazing tea gardens. The heavy mist and stunning hills that revive this season is a bona fide allure. While most of the hills in Munnar are embellished with tea plantation, some are captivated by mesmerizing waterfalls. Munnar flaunts its magic with a pleasant weather throughout the year, which makes this place a heaven for the travellers. The must visit places include- Anamudi for wildlife, the Attukal waterfalls and lakes in Devikulam.
The City of Lakes, Udaipur is the most preferable destination, especially for a family trip. With all the grandeur of Rajput-era palaces, history, culture and scenic beauty, this place worth a visit. Especially during monsoon, this place revives with greenery, lakes and places that offer a splendid view. Another unique thing about this place is the Murals that you’ll find in every turn in the old city town. These paintings are made in a traditional way and hint to a bygone era of wealth and extravagance. When in Udaipur, you must visit City Palace, the Monsoon Palace, Lake Palace, Lake Pichola, do boat riding on the Fateh Sagar Lake.
Also famous as ‘little Tibet’, this place is untouched until now. When the word Spiti stands for ‘the middle land’ it separates Tibet from India. This place is a Mecca for mountain n lovers which offers a mystical charm with alluring mountains and greenery. This place is a paradise for adventure lovers that offer a dozen of trekking trails. The mountain ropeway made by the locals from Kibber to Chichum is a tourist attraction. This gives a flattering view views of the gorge below and surrounding peaks. When in Spiti, you must visit Pin Valley National Park for wildlife and Lhalung monastery to find some inner peace.
‘Abode of clouds’-Meghalaya, one of the seven sisters in the North-East, is home to many hill stations. Shillong, which is the capital city of Meghalaya, snuggled amidst the pleasant Garo and Khasi hills. The panoramic view of this place will lead you a different land. The mountains of Meghalaya have something unique that keeps you calling to this place again and again. Must visit places are David Scott Trail, Dauki, Umiam Lake, Elephant Fall, Shillong Lake, All Saints Cathedral, to name a few.
Old stoned streets, colonial houses, mustard villas, old and a pleasant sea view with calm bars and cafes make Pondicherry picture perfect to add into your bucket list. This place is also a house of some amazing French delicacies, that will surely satisfy your epicurean fantasy. The serene beaches are really a treat to eyes.
Kodai Kanal, Tamil Nadu
Counted amount one of the best destinations to travel in India, this place is also known as the ‘Princess of Hill Stations’. There is no doubt on it. The most beautiful waterfalls, lush green lands and the mesmerizing views of hills will take you to the land of dream. When in Kidai, Berijam lake and Kodai Lake is a must visit, where you can enjoy the implausible view of Palani Hills.
In a Nutshell!
These destinations are a treat to your eyes. You can enjoy the nature fullest, especially in the monsoon. So what are you waiting for? Just plan a trip there and capture the memories for a lifetime!