Indian summer can be cruel and unforgiving with the kind of heat, dust and high temperatures that it offers. Monsoon season bring lot of smile and travel opportunities to travelers and nature lovers to enjoy the cool breeze, the rainfall and the greenery around. While there are many destinations in India that offer better travel experience during the monsoon season we take a look at some of the top monsoon destinations in India that offer the ultimate quality time holiday options.
The land of beaches still manages to attract lots of tourists from all over India. While Goa tourism is more popular towards the Christmas period but visiting Goa during the monsoon period offers a unique experience in itself. Goa receives rainfall from June to September and sometimes even during October and therefore you can find plenty of time here to splash in the water. The destination transforms itself into heaven with green hills, wildlife sanctuaries and fantastic waterfalls that are available for the travelers. Don’t miss out the most popular Dudhsagar Falls close to Goa-Karnataka border that offers a great view that one can only experience during the monsoon season. Goa is the perfect beach destination for newlyweds during the monsoon time.
Konkan has a rich history but during the rainy season it offers a lot more to the travelers. If you are in Maharashtra you need to visit the entire Konkan stretch that consists of Raigad, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg that is bundled with natural beauty, mountain forts, citadels, beaches and historic remnants that offer excellent monsoon holiday experience. There are many beaches here like Kashid Beach, Revdanda Beach, Murud Beach, Harihareshwar, Diveagar and even beaches of Ratnagiri.
Better known as the Scotland of India, Coorg or Kodagu is located in Karnataka in the Western Ghats. Coorg is also quite popular for the coffee plantations but more than that you can enjoy the rains in its full glory. The Cauvery river that flows through Coorg offers a blissful experience to the travelers and couples. Don’t miss out the Abbey Falls and Jog Falls that remain one of the popular destinations in Coorg during the monsoon period.
You cannot ignore God’s own country during the monsoon time and Munnar is the best place to look out for when you want to have some quality time with your partner. Great mountains, dense forest, deep valleys, wildlife variety and backwaters make Munnar among the top monsoon destinations in India. While the place receives heavy rainfall during June to September you need to be careful about the weather to ensure that you don’t get stuck in there. However, it offers the best experience that you can find in Kerala.
Udaipur has remained one of the favorite destinations in Rajasthan and better known as the City of Lakes. With five major lakes that are around the city, Udaipur wraps itself into a green blanket of nature to offer some exotic locations that you have never seen before. The place is filled with forts, museums, gardens, monuments that offer you more than what you really spend. The low lying monsoon clouds offer cool breeze making the climate pleasant for holiday.