Must-visit monsoon destinations in India
Diversity – a word closely associated with India. Culture, food, landscape, weather and people, from North to South the variation in everything Indian is a delight to experience. If you've been in India for a long time and you haven't travelled around, then you haven't experienced India's true essence. And guess what... the monsoon makes India even more beautiful!
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While most people refrain from getting out during the monsoon, consider these places which get even more beautiful during this season. The summer and the winter may be a good time to travel, but nothing beats the rainy season. The mist, fog and cloudy skies, monsoon makes the scenic season of perfection. Want to get the perfect display picture for your social media profiles? Head to one of these must-visit monsoon destinations in India.
How could we stay away from mentioning this place! Although an average traveller would consider June to November as off-season, an adventure enthusiast would go out of his way to search for places to visit in the monsoon. Look no further than Goa! The beaches are beautiful and the rains make it a perfect destination for romantic couples. A good place to visit is the Dudhsagar Falls. You can even take a cruise from Panaji and it will be a perfect experience.
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Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu
‘Gift of the forest' – a beautiful name for a beautiful place. This place is known for its perfect scenic beauty. The rains make the sun and clouds play hide and seek giving rise to the perfect landscape that any artist would love to sketch! Trekking, cycling and sightseeing are the best activities you can try here.
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Do you want to smile for no reason? Just visit Coorg! With nature showing off all its glory, you cannot resist smiling at being so close to it. Cool breeze, pleasant weather and rain that soaks up the senses, these are just some of the things that make Coorg a beautiful place to visit this monsoon! You can try treks at this place and the most popular one is from Kakkabe to Thadiyandamol, which is the region's highest peak.
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Hill station during the monsoon? Perfect choice! One of the most glorious hill stations to visit during the rains is Mahabaleshwar and if you experience it, it will refresh your mind! With waterfalls and forests at a high altitude, this place is known for a major tourist turnout during this season. You must experience the thick fog here! The fog dampens your skin and will instantly make you forget all your troubles in life!
Coconut trees, heavy breeze, Kerala is the bee's knees during the monsoon! This place is gaining popularity with both Indian and foreign travellers for its scenic beauty during the monsoon. One must-visit place in Kerala is Munnar. You can try visiting the Ernakulam national park and Anamudi peak here and can take treks as well. Another great place you can visit is Wayanad.
So if you have decided to step out of your cosy home this monsoon, you got a lot of places to choose from. If you are adventurous enough, try visiting them all!