Are you a rain lover planning out a monsoon vacation? Do you want to party in the rains and enjoy plush greenery with scenic views in India? Here are the top 10 monsoon destinations in India which will make you fall in love with monsoons all over again –
Goa is the land of beaches and one of the best places to truly enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the monsoons. You can head to Arambol for a relaxed and quaint monsoons chill session or even head to South Goa for scenic hills and super clean beaches. Don’t forget to try out some Goan delicacies!
- Kodaikanal – Tamil Nadu
Kodaikanal is known as the ‘Princess of Hill Stations’ is India for the excellent scenic views of forest clad mountains and beautiful clouds covering the skies. The enchanting waterfalls, lakes and beautiful lush greenery is like a mental detox!
- Coorg – Karnataka
The lush greenery, fresh fruits, and excellent diversity of flora and fauna makes Coorg one of the best places to visit during the monsoons. It is also one of the must-visit spots for campers and trekkers. Coorg is famous for the coffee plantation which you can check out there.
- Munnar – Kerala
Munnar has a wide tea plantation area with silvery mist clad lush green hills. This is an excellent spot for couples looking for a romantic getaway. With the sound of rain and the scenic view of the mountains and rain clouds, this is one of the best monsoon destinations for you!
- Shillong – Meghalaya
Shillong receives the heaviest amount of rainfall in the country which makes this one of the best places to experience monsoons. The valleys of Khasi and Jayanti hills makes for a picturesque view and the natural lush greenery adds a touch of serenity.The delicious food there is an added bonus!
- Darjeeling – West Bengal
Darjeeling is one of the most popular weekend getaway locations for people in the north. Darjeeling has large tea farming areas along with excellent hills and mountains covering the entire plateau. Due to the hills, it receives super heavy rainfall during the monsoons!
- Alibaug – Maharashtra
This is an excellent spot if you live in Mumbai and want a quick weekend getaway. With clean beaches, green hills and excellent Konkan seafood, this is one of the most budget-friendly and superb monsoon destinations.
- Ranikhet – Uttarakhand
Ranikhet is an excellent spot for honeymooners, nature lovers as well as families who want to relax in rainy mountain with lush greenery all around them. The weather here gets very cold so be sure to pack some warm clothes!
- Spiti Valley – Himachal Pradesh
This place is known as ‘Little Tibet’ for its untouched, mystical and mesmerizing beauty. The excellent landscapes, picturesque sceneries as well as slow clad mountain tops makes this an excellent off-beat monsoon vacation spot.
- Lonavala – Maharashtra
For people living in Maharashtra, this is an excellent spot to enjoy monsoons in full swing. Lonavala has scenic mountains and hills along with waterfalls to truly enjoy the essence of monsoons. It is quiet a pocket-friendly travel destination too!