5 Monsoon Destinations Of India
Monsoons are sure a time to enjoy your holidays if you love the tip tap of rains and to see the flowing clouds from the window of your room. Here we have listed, 5 Monsoon Destinations of India where you can plan your holiday this monsoon and make a memorable holiday at discounted prices as most of the destinations are running on monsoon season discounts these days. These Monsoon Destinations are some of the offbeat destinations to take the advantage of the off-season discounts.
Kerala has an endless list of tourist destinations that will interest any traveler. Renowned for its scenic locations and natural beauty, Kerala is sure to enchant any nature lover with its hills, backwaters, beaches, waterfalls, and wildlife. The state also has a rich heritage and thriving culture one can explore by visiting the various forts, palaces, museums, monuments and pilgrim centers. Both natural and man-made brilliance await you at every turn.
Munnar in Kerela is a town and hill station located in the Idduki district of southwestern Indian state of Kerela. The meaning of the name Munnar is believed to be ‘Three rivers’. Munnar is well connected by roads. Whereas nearest railway stations are Ernakulam and Aluva which is almost 140 km from Munnar. The nearest airport is Cochin International airport which is 110km from Munnar.
Places of Interest in Munnar are Eravikulam National Park, Anamudi Peak, Mattupetty Dam, Pallivasal, Munnar Tea Museum, Top Station, Kundala Dam, Chinnakanal, and Anayirangal.
Kodaikanal- Tamil Nadu:
Kodaikanal- Tamil Nadu: The popular hill station is situated among the Palani Hills of Western Ghats. Kodaikanal means “The Gift of the Forest,” it is also referred to as the “Princess of Hill stations” due to its charming beauty. The finest hill station is full of mighty rocks, enhancing waterfalls and beautiful lake. During the rainy season, Kodaikanal becomes more beautiful, Its gorgeous natural scenery and beautiful falls make it one of the best hill station to visit. One of the main attractions for the visitors here is the Kodai lake, this man made lake is surrounded by lush green trees and rocks. Other picturesque cities of Tamil Nadu’s are Doddabetta, Coonoor and most famous Ooty.
Lonavala – Maharashtra:
Lonavala – Maharashtra: During the monsoon, while Maharashtra becomes the hot spot for the nature lover, Its Sahyadri mountains ranges awake from a sleep to sing and dance in the rain. The mountain ranges of Sahyadri offers some of the best waterfalls in the country along awesome climate and beautiful natural scenery to capture. Lonavla is well known for its greenery during the monsoon with astonishing waterfalls and ponds. Monsoon getaways of Maharashtra include places around Pune like Matheran, Mahabaleshwar, Malshej Ghat, these places hold special attractions for adventure and nature lovers. Monsoon in Maharashtra bring a breath taking a view of its numerous ghats spread across the states and long tail waterfalls and lush greenery around make them look awesome.
Visiting Goa in Monsoons is one of the different and unique experience to share other than the sand one can enjoy the rain. The winter destination of India becomes more beautiful during the rainy season. Dudhsagar Falls – Sea of Milk is one of the most exquisite falls in the world located on the border of Goa and Karnataka. In rainy season Goa offer’s picturesque scenery as the trees look greener and washed, fantastic waterfalls, hills covered with green layers and wildlife sanctuaries. Goa the land of beaches receives rainfall between the months of June and September from Southwest monsoon and July receives the highest. Ready to get wet and enjoy the nature along with delicious cuisines of Goa would be a good experience to have. Goa is also famous for its delicious sea food cuisines.
Shillong – Meghalaya:
Shillong is the capital city of north eastern Indian state of Meghalaya. Shillong receives heaviest rainfall during the monsoon season and rain usually lasts longer than the rest of India. Cherrapunji and Mawsynram located at 16km to each other are the two wettest places on Earth with an annual rainfall of 11872 millimeters. Shillong is surrounded by picturesque valleys of Khasi and Jayanti hills, adorned by numerous waterfalls and offer a panoramic view of the green natural scenery. The beautiful land of abundant natural beauty is one of the best tourist attraction in Meghalaya. Not only Meghalaya but other sister states of north east India are blessed with natural beauty, rolling hills, big water falls, and deep valleys. One gets to explore the virgin forests and beautiful waterfalls while visiting the beautiful destination of Meghalaya in the North east.
One can choose from the above most beautiful and refreshing destinations during the monsoons and make their holidays one of the best and unique experiences.