10 Best places to visit in India in the monsoon.

Monsoon in India is usually from June to September. For most people, the monsoon is not the time to travel. But if you want to enjoy the true nature of the rain, then plan a trip to visit India in the monsoon. You can come back after taking a week off, I am looking for 10 such places to visit in the monsoon in India. And since the monsoon is not a tourist season, there are several benefits. It is easy to get a train ticket, in most places, there is a discount on hotel tariff, there is also a discount on car fare for traveling.

1. Goa

Goa, a paradise of natural beauty, seems to be more enchanting in the rainy season. Goa is very lovable in monsoon. Goa in the Western Ghats range seems to have seen the whole province covered in the green carpet in the rainy season. The leaves of the tree were then drenched in rain and the spectrum of colorful flowers on the branches. The waves in the Arabian Sea fill the mind. Another great advantage of visiting Goa in the monsoon is that discounts on hotels are almost half. Off-season in Goa from 15 June to 30 September.

How to reach Goa :
Goa has flights from all metro cities in India. Margaon can be reached directly by train from Kolkata or Delhi. From Kolkata or Delhi to reach Mumbai by train, then you can reach Goa by Konkan Railway. Lots of buses run from Mumbai to Panaji, the capital of Goa. A luxury cruise from Mumbai to Goa has been launched recently. Apart from this, Goa has bus connections from various cities in West and South India including Mangalore, Pune.

2. Cherrapunji (Meghalaya)

Going to Cherrapunji in monsoon (Sohra in Khasi language) to see the rain. Cherrapunji receives more than 11,000 mm of rainfall per year and the adjoining Mausynram receives more than 12,000 mm of rainfall per year, of which more than 95% is in this rainy season. The highest rainfall in the world is in this hilly region of Meghalaya. Cherrapunji, located at an altitude of 4500 feet, sometimes receives continuous rains for a long time. The dense green forest that is usually seen in places with heavy rains is not here. There are orchards here, notably oranges. Bangladesh can be seen on a clear day.

How to reach Cherrapunji :
Guwahati by train or flight. From there by bus or car to Shillong 103 km away. Cherrapunji is 54 km away by bus or car from Shillong. Shillong can be reached directly by air from Kolkata.

3. Malshej Ghat (Maharashtra)

The Malshej Ghat became more beautiful in the rainy season. Sahyadri hills on all sides, extraordinary waterfalls – in the middle of which there is a green valley at a height of 700 meters. The chirping of wild animals and birds makes the surroundings unforgettable. In August-September, nomadic flamingos gather at the Malshej Ghat.

How to reach Malsage Ghat :
Mumbai or Pune by train or plane. Malshej Ghat is 154 km by bus or car from Mumbai via Ahmednagar. The Malshej Ghat, 164 km away from Pune, can also be reached by bus or car. After reaching Kalyan by train, you can also go to Malshej Ghat by bus or car.

4. Corbett Tiger Reserve (Uttarakhand)

The ideal destination for those who love wildlife. In the rainy season, there is no crowd of tourists. A rumour is very common, Jim Corbett is closed in the rain. No, it’s not. Dhikala, Bijrani, Durga Devi, Sananadi, Dhela, and Jhirna – Jhirna and Dhela are open all year round for day visits. The gate of these two zones is Dhela. Rafting on the Koshi River is possible in the rainy season. A three-hour jeep safari is organized every morning and evening.

How to reach Corbett Tiger Reserve : 
Moradabad by direct train from Kolkata, Delhi. Ramnagar is a two-hour train journey from Moradabad. Moradabad-Ramnagar bus runs. Car rental is available. Come to Delhi by train or plane from anywhere in India. There are buses and trains to Ramnagar directly from Delhi. You can reach Haldwani or Kathgodam by train and from there you can reach Ramnagar by bus or car. You can go to Delhi by plane and from there you can go to Ramnagar by bus or car. 6 hours by car from Delhi. Dhela is 16 km from Ramnagar. Book safari online at corbettonline.uk.gov.in

5. Mandu (Madhya Pradesh)

The love story of Rupamati, a beautiful Hindu girl who is a musician, and Baj Bahadur, a music lover who is a Muslim ruler, is still spread in the sky of Mandu. Mandu is a wonderful meeting place of history and nature. In the rain, its form is more open. The form of the hilly river flowing along the Mandu overflows with rainwater. Water-filled clouds leave the plane and float in the sky of Mandu. The incessant drizzle creates a wonderful melody. River, lake everything filled with rainwater. In monsoon, Mandu wrapped herself in a green carpet and drowned in a romantic form.

How to reach Mandu :
Train to Indore from any major city of India. Mandu is 95 km from Indore

6. Kodaikanal (Tamil Nadu)

Palani hills are part of the Nilgiris. Kodaikanal is located on that hill (2133 m). In other parts of India, when it is monsoon, in Tamil Nadu it is not as strong as in the return monsoon season. So even if it rains in Kodai from June to September, it does not suffer. Kodai is a healthy city surrounded by lush greenery surrounded by blue hills. Kodai is the city of banana-orange and pine-eucalyptus. Kodai is the city of lakes, the city of flowers, the city of birds, the city of springs. 30-50% discount on hotel tariff from July to September.

How to reach Kodaikanal :
Kodaikanal can be reached by bus or car via Chennai. Distance 452 km From Chennai to Madurai by train, from there by bus or car to Kodaikanal (120 km) or by train from Kodai Road to Kodai (60 km) by bus or car.

7. Saputara (Gujarat)

Saputara is the only hill town in Gujarat located at an altitude of 873 meters in the Sahyadri hills on the Maharashtra-Gujarat border. Saputara receives an average rainfall of two and a half to three thousand mm per year. In the rainy season, the green hill town is covered with clouds. Going to Valley View Point, it seems that we are trapped in a web of clouds. In the monsoon, Saputara became a part of the Monsoon Festival.

How to reach Satpura : 
Nasik in Maharashtra is convenient for traveling to Saputara. After reaching Nasik Road by train, Saputara can be reached by bus or car. Distance 60 km.

8. Wayanad (Kerala)

Due to the pleasing nature of the rains, Wayanad is now becoming one of the best ‘monsoon destinations in India. The three-day monsoon festival ‘Splash’ is organized here to show how the mountains and forests of Wayanad open up in the rainy season. The endless stream of innumerable unnamed waterfalls enchants Wayanad.

How to reach Wayanad :
When you reach Kozhikode by train, you can go to Wayanad by bus from there. It can be reached by car from Bangalore. Wayanad can be reached by bus or car from Mysore, Ooty, Kannur.

9. Daringbari (Orissa)

Daringbari is called Kashmir of Orissa, is located at an altitude of about 4,000 feet. It is not known where the water flowed after a heavy downpour. But the weather became pleasant. The mountains become greener. The blue sky is bluer. The falls are filled with water. How nature shines. You can’t imagine such bright weather.

How to reach Daringbari :
Brahmapur by train from Howrah to Visakhapatnam route. From there Daringbari is 120 km by bus or car. You can reach Bhubaneswar by train and from there you can travel about 250 km by car to Daringbari.

10. Agumbe (Karnataka)

Agumbe called ‘Cherrapunji of South India’ should be visited in the rainy season. Agumbe has the second-highest rainfall in  India. Annual rainfall is 7640 mm. This village in the Malnad region of Karnataka and the adjoining area is a source of natural beauty – high mountains, waterfalls, rivers, and dense green forests. There are numerous trek routes in this 2110 feet high area. Agumbe is rich in biodiversity and is home to many medicinal plants. Hence its other name ‘Hasiru Hannu’ or ‘Green fruit’. This is the only rainforest research center in India.

How to reach Agumbe : 

Go to Bangalore by train or flight and travel to Agumbe 360 km by bus or car. The nearest town is Udupi, 55 km from Agumbe. Go to Udupi by train from Mumbai through Konkan Railway and from there by bus or car.

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