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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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