Weekend getaways, holidays with friends and family during the monsoons are a unique experience. With lush greenery covered mountains and hills, overflowing lakes and scenic beauty of famous waterfalls, and the pleasant climate during the monsoon in India lets you experience many beautiful locations to make your holiday memorable.
Munnar in Kerala
If you are a nature lover and willing to tour during the monsoon in India, you must include Munnar in your travel list. Make it a point to visit Munnar in Kerala during August. Spice plantations with rolling dewdrops from branches and leaves and mist in tea gardens are enough to make one travel to Munnar. What’s more, half the high mountains covered with mist in Munnar make for a perfect place to spend some time alone amidst the high mountains.
Lonavala in Maharashtra
Whether you live in Mumbai or Pune, if you are looking to travel to the western coast of India during July or August, you must consider Lonavala -the perfect weekend destination. Located near the Sahyadri mountains, Lonavala offers plenty of options to go on a sightseeing tour and trek around, including the magnificent Lohagad Fort, the waterfalls near Bhushi Dam, Valvan Dam and Rajmachi Point. The best thing about a Lonavala trip is that it can be made even if you have limited time in your hand. Don’t forget to check out the serene Karla caves Buddhist monks built around 3rd -2nd-century BC.
Mussoorie in Uttarakhand
Willing to explore the beauty of the Himalayan mountain ranges, just plan your trip to Mussoorie in Uttarakhand this rainy season. Drive to Mussoorie from Dehradun to explore the beautiful Mussoorie Hills and enjoy spectacular views of the entire Himalayan region. Don’t forget, do visit the tall Kempty Falls, Batha Falls, and other surrounding waterfalls to make the most from your trip. If you don’t mind visiting a religious spot during the rains, then you must visit the Naga Devta Temple and a few of the beautiful churches there.
Valley of Flowers in Uttarakhand
Other than Mussoorie, you can visit the Valley of Flowers in Uttarakhand to make your journey during monsoon season a memorable one. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Valley of Flowers including the high and tranquil Himalayan peaks. As the name highlights, the valley is home to countless species of flowers and sprawling meadows. You may also find several rare species of animals, such as brown bears, musk deer, and snow leopards. As monsoon is the best season for new flowering plants, the best time to visit the Valley of Flowers is August if you want to experience the valley in all its glory.
Mandu in Madhya Pradesh
The list of places you can visit during monsoon in India also has an interesting spot for history enthusiasts i.e. Mandu in Madhya Pradesh. The city is famous for its mesmerizing Afghan architecture, baobab trees native to Africa, the largest fort in India -Mandu Fort, the minarets and domes and grand doorways. The city is home to King Hoshang Singh’s tomb, i.e. it is the first marble monument of India. Don’t forget to visit Jahaz Mahal that is shaped like a ship, Jami Masjid, Roopmati Pavilion, Baz Bahadur, Rewa Kund and more. The rolling mists, surrounding landscapes are a treat to explore and experience during the monsoons.
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