Indian Monsoon is not just a season, it’s a season of joy and celebration. Indian Monsoon gives an image of a lush green place with tiny droplets of rain over leaves. It is like nature has been refreshed. Everything looks so fresh and young, even we the humans too. Imagine a lush green place, little rain, roar sound of waterfalls, young and colorful flowers and you, eating hot corns. It seems so good to imagine. Now think how great it would be to feel monsoon yourself. So come out of imagination as here we are giving you a list of places to visit in Indian monsoon.
Top 10 places to visit in Indian monsoon
1. Cherapunji –
Situated in Meghalaya state it’s a beautiful and now the second wettest place in the world. Though there it rains throughout the year but here monsoon is something very special. With a vast landscape and green surrounding covering the hills, you can go for exciting monsoon trekking. Here you can get exclusive orange flower honey. Also while visiting this place don’t forget to have Meghalaya tea, different in taste with that of Assam and Darjeeling. To explore more beauty visit Nohkalikai waterfalls, living root bridge and caves.
2. Munnar –
Monsoon first hits the southern India and then travels ahead. Located in Kerala, Munnar a hill station is rich in greenery. During monsoon, the tea plantation looks as emeralds and the rain droplets over leaf seem to be a pearl. You can see some beautiful waterfalls around while sightseeing. Well, if you are in a mood of relaxation then go for Ayurveda Spa, for which it is famous for.
3. Kodaikanal –
Among the hill stations in Western ghats, Kodaikanal of Tamil Nadu state is the ‘gift of the forests’. During monsoon, it looks like heaven. Famous Kodai lake and Berijam lake is an add on to the beauty of this place. You can visit Coaker’s walk and Brynt Park. However, this park visit idea might not be exciting you. Well, now you will get to know something that is really special and exciting. After rainfall at Coaker’s walk, you can experience BRACHEM SPECTRE, it’s a rare phenomenon in which one can see his/her own shadow on the clouds with a rainbow halo. Surely now you are planning to visit Kodaikanal. Right?
4. Agumbe –
This place is situated in Karnataka. The main attraction of this place is a large number of waterfalls in the mountains and valleys. You can get a historical touch on your visit list. Once you are there don’t miss the chance to visit ruined temples from Hoysala Empire.
5. Coorg –
With the rainfall, this hill station in Karnataka looks fresh and green. There are coffee plantations all around that contributes to aroma to nature. Walking through the beautiful landscape can help you to relax and breathe fresh air.
6. Andaman and Nicobar Islands –
Surrounded by the crystal blue water of Bay of Bengal, this island with beautiful beaches is a perfect place to visit in monsoon. Apart from nature’s beauty, you can visit the historical places like cellular jail, Ross Island as well. With light showers of rain, you can have a walk through the spices plantation.
7. Mussoorie –
Let’s move to Uttarakhand. If you are tired of rushed and packed city life then pack your bags and start your journey for Mussoorie. Driving from Dehradun to Mussoorie with raining water and the view you will pass by is almost breathtaking. Being there you can visit Kempty fall with the mist and clouds. As it is famous for beautiful churches you can have a visit to those.
8. Mahabaleshwar –
Among the best monsoon destinations, Mahabaleshwar in Maharashtra is a must visit. With numerous nature’s viewpoints, you can witness the lavish landscape beauty. You can feel the warmth of clouds wrapping you with the soothing breeze.
9. Lonavala –
Covered under Sahyadri mountain range this hill station of Maharashtra serves you pleasant weather with natural beauty. With the light showers, you can have fresh air. You can enjoy a drive with panoramic beauty.
10. Alleppey –
A town in Kerala with backwater makes it God’s Own Country. During rains, you can feel as everything has come to be alive. Travel through the backwater on a houseboat. In this season people of Alleppey celebrates Snake Boat race. If you are there then don’t miss.
Now if you are in a mood to celebrate Monsoon you can visit any of the places mentioned in this list. After reading this article you must be having a clear idea for planning a monsoon vacation. You can also get various offers and packages for these places.