Monsoon holidays in India are surely a lifetime experience as the exotic locations leave you spellbound with its beauty. The hills and mountains get carpeted with lush greenery, the lakes overflow with sparkling water, the waterfall sceneries become heavenly to make you fall in love with Incredible India.
1) Lonavala, Maharashtra
Lonavala is a popular weekend migration in the middle of Mumbai and Pune. Located on the Western Ghats, the hill station is a famous monsoon picnic spot. Waterfalls during the rainy season increase the beauty of the place.
2) Alleppey, Kerala
If you are in love with heavy rains, then Alleppey is the place to visit during Monsoon. During this time, backwaters are in full swing, so, do stay at famous houseboats. The mystic aroma of drenched trees, wet soil and soggy surroundings will take your breath away.
3) Leh, Ladakh
Leh, Ladakh does not see heavy rainfall during the Monsoon season and this makes it the best time to visit the place. Snow also melts down by this time and it becomes accessible via road. It is incredible to watch dry planes and stark mountains. One cannot miss the colorful Buddhist monasteries. Ladakh
4) Coorg, Karnataka
Coorg is a wonderful monsoon getaway that is not that far from Bangalore and Mysore. Coorg is known for its picturesque locales and is home to forests, waterfalls, and temples. The rich aroma of freshly grounded coffee fills the air tantalize you as explore its tiny mountains.
There are so many reasons to visit Goa during monsoon and it is purely a magical experience. The grandeur of Goa is at its peak during this time. You may visit Mollem National Park, Dudh Sagar Falls and evening boat cruise on Mandovi River.
6) Udaipur, Rajasthan
Udaipur is known for its palaces and lakes that exudes royal grandeur of Rajputana. Also known as `City of Lakes`, it offers sophisticatedly designed palaces, havelis, and beautiful lakes. Udaipurâs beauty only gets enhanced during the Monsoon. One must visit Lake Pichola, City Palace, Fateh Sagar Lake, Jag Mandir, Umaid Bhawan and Udaipur Ghat.
7) Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
You cannot ignore this green emerald beauty of Himachal Pradesh during monsoon. Lush green hills, exotic flora and fauna and breathtaking locales make it must visit destination.
8) Ranikhet, Uttarakhand
Ranikhet offers you picturesque locales surrounded by lush green hills. Majestic views of great snow-capped Himalayan ranges makes it worth going. Valley of flower national park is another attraction that showcases meadows of endemic alpine flowers and the variety of flora.
9) Darjeeling, West Bengal