The romantic season has already started in the month of July but monsoons get even better in the coming month, i.e, August. The lush green forests and the earthly smell of the mud are as good as it can get. And Indians are blessed because we have an abundance of places where you can go for enjoying this amazing weather.
If you are still confused, then read on and find the place that is closest to your city.
1. Munnar, Kerala
God’s own country has amazing places and one such place is Munnar. The plantations and the waterfall make for great sights and the entire place in its full beauty. One cannot afford to miss Munnar during the monsoons.
2. Lahaul – Spiti, Himachal Pradesh
If you love adventure sports and wildlife, then Spiti valley is the ideal place for you. There is Yak Safari that can be enjoyed and you even get to spend some solitary time in the monasteries of this place.
3. Andaman – Nicobar Islands
Even in the off-season of August, there is plenty to do and explore in Andaman Nicobar islands. From the pristine beaches to the famous cellular jail, one can enjoy the rains or learn about the history of India.
4. Ooty, Tamil Nadu
This hill station is a must during the monsoons. Touted as the honeymoon destination of India, the place has a colonial charm to it and it will never disappoint people who want to stay close to nature and wildlife.
5. Mussoorie, Uttarakhand
Nothing and absolutely nothing beats the beauty of this breath-taking hill station in the monsoons. The lush green hills and the clouds just add to the perfection of the place. Battha and Kempty waterfalls are the ones that you need to visit for sure.
6. Coorg, Karnataka
Your very own version of ‘Scotland of India’, Coorg is just a treat to the eyes in the month of August and July. The waterfalls are not only picturesque but they add to the lush green forests. You can even go river rafting in this hill station.
7. Udaipur, Rajasthan
Monsoons and romance go together for the couples who are in love, Udaipur or the city of lakes are just perfect. Get a taste of royalty and enjoy the rains without any hassles in this beautiful city.
8. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh
India’s culture is worth exploring all round the year, but in the monsoons, the Khajuraho temples become even more beautiful. The top attractions of the place are waterfalls which will be an amazing sight to cherish.
9. Lonavala, Maharastra
Famous for its table top hills, Lonavala is as better as it can get. There is plenty to be done in this beautiful hill station. And with few hours from major cities, one can always go for a weekend trip. Plan a picnic or you can even go for hiking. The place has some delicious sweets called Chikki which is a must.
Also called as the little France of India, there is plenty that one can do in monsoons. But, Pondicherry is especially famous for its beaches, exotic botanical gardens and not to forget the Pondicherry museum.Tags: Places to visit in India