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Monsoon Destinations in India which will make you feel like Dancing!!!

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“The dance of the flower in the wind, in the sun, in the rain, cannot be understood by the head; the heart has to be open for it.”

Monsoon is one of the best times of the year to experience the beauty of every part of India that offers Greenery, beauty, and beautiful waterfalls when you are vacationing. Normally people may not find it safe to travel during monsoon, due to land sliding issues. Rains have the magical way to change your fear to become adventurous. The lush greenery in the mountains, the lakes getting overflowed with sparkling water,bathing around the waterfall, create a memory for life. This Article will give you a list of top 10 beautiful places to visit in the monsoon in India that look even more spectacular during this time.

Top 10 Places To Visit In India During This Monsoon

  1. Goa – Union Territory
  2. Munnar – Kerala
  3. Mahabaleshwar – Maharastra
  4. Coorg- Karnataka
  5. Lonavala – Maharashtra
  6. Udaipur – Rajasthan
  7. Darjeeling – West Bengal
  8. Nainital – Uttarkhand
  9. Kodaikanal – Tamilnadu
  10. Alibag – Maharashtra

1. Goa in Monsoon

Goa is known for its beautiful beaches and nightlife. In monsoon Goa is full of Greenery, waterfalls and less crowded beaches.

Goa is for : People who love the beach, nature, goan food and parties.

How to Reach : Goa has Both Railway Station and Airport. If you are planning a trip from Mumbai or Pune you can also get a direct bus to reach Goa.

Places to visit in Goa : Best place to cover in monsoon is Dudhsagar waterfalls, Go for a cruise in River, Explore chapora and fort aguada, Explore Anjuna beach, Go in Tito’s lane for Party, try Fish thali and goan food.

Where To Stay : You can book your Hotel Near Candolim Beach, In monsoon You will get Discounted Prices so you can book a Beach side villa at very reasonable price.

How Many Days in Goa : Although Goa is a very big place still you can cover major attractions in 5 days, if you have less time 3 days are also sufficient.

How to travel local : You Can Hire Scooty and Explore Goa. You will get Scooty at 300 Rs in this season. 

Budget For Goa In Monsoon 

Train Cost             1000 Rs by Sleeper

Food (3 days)        3000 Rs

Scooty                      900 Rs

Hotel                       1500 Rs Per Night

2. Munnar in Monsoon

Munnar is a famous Hill station of south India situated in Kerala State. Munnar is truly a paradise in God’s own country, You Can Travel to Munnar Throughout the year but in monsoon your eyes will withness The lush green valleys, magnificent waterfalls and the picturesque lakes.

Munnar is for : Couples Honeymoon, Tea Gardens, Beautiful Waterfalls and Spice Gardens.

How To Reach : Unlike other Hill Stations Munnar has No Railway Station, you can Reach to Kochi either via Train or Via Air and get a cab till Munnar. Munnar Is 127 Km from Kochi. You can hire a cab for ₹2500 (one way) or you can get a bus for ₹300 per person.

The Route is Kochi (By Train or By air) > Munnar (By Bus or By Cab)

Places to Visit in Munnar:  You Can Start Your Day with the Floriculture Garden then go to Photo Point to Capture The Scenic View then Mattupetty Dam and Tea Factory and end your day with Eravikulam National Park. Next Day You Can Cover Pothamedu View Point to Watch The Sunset then Attukad Waterfalls to Enjoy The Surreal View.

Where to Stay: You can book your Stay Near Bus Stand like Munnar Cottage if you want to book a resort you can book Prakkat Resort.

How Many Days In Munnar : You Can Plan Your Weekend Here which means 3 Days and 2 nights are sufficient to explore Munnar

How To Travel Local : You Can Hire an Auto Rickshaw or Cab to travel local places.

Budget for Munnar In Monsoon

Kochi to Munnar      500 Rs Sleeper Class

Food ( 2 days)         2000 Rs

Auto                         2000 Rs (2 Days)

Hotel                         800 Rs per day

Entry Fee                    500 Rs


3. Mahabaleshwar in Monsoon

Mahabaleshwar is definitely one of the best places to visit in the rainy season which is very close to Mumbai and Pune. It shows the beauty of the Sahyadri range, Foggy roads, pitter-patter of rains, lush greenery, clouds that descend the mountain tops, and more, make it breathtaking.

Mahabaleshwar is for : Beauty of Sahyadri range, Waterfalls Everywhere around, Best For Honeymoon.

How To Reach : Mahabaleshwar is close to Pune and Mumbai. Nearest Airport and Railway Station is Pune which is almost 120 Km away and you can easily get a bus or cab. You can also come to Mumbai which is about 250 Km from  Mahabaleshwar.

Places To visit: You should start your day with Chinaman’s Falls which is in the city area then You can explore Dhobi Waterfall, Arthur’s Seat, Elephant’s head point, Pratapgad fort, venna lake, mapro garden, sunset point.

Where to stay : You should your hotel near the bus stop. If you are looking for a cheap budget,you can book an offline hotel as well. If you want to book a resort multiple options are available in mahabaleshwar. 

How Many Days In Mahabaleshwar : You can Plan 3 days and 2 nights so that you can cover it nicely, if you have 5 day time you can also include panchagni in your plan. 

How To Travel Local : You can Hire a Cab or auto. For a budgeted trip hire an auto, if you have a good  budget hire a cab from pune and explore the beauty in the journey too.

Budget For Mahabaleshwar 

Cab              3000 One Side

Food            3000 (3 days)

Hotel            3000 (3 days)

4. Coorg in Monsoon

This romantic destination offers enchanting waterfalls, lakes, vast coffee plantations, and delicious cuisines to treat your taste buds.It is called Madikeri and also known as Scotland of India.

Coorg is For : Nature lovers and Family trip

How To Reach: Nearest Airport Is Mangalore International Airport almost 140 Km from Coorg You can also book a Train to Mysore and from there you can get a bus. Bangalore International Airport is 286 kms away.

Places to visit : You must Visit Madikeri fort, omkareshwar temple, abbey falls, raja’s tomb, Government museum, mandalpatti road and coffee plantation, you can also cover kushalnagar where you will find india best training center for elephant day.

Where to stay : Book a hotel behind the bus stand near udupi resturant.You can book your one day stay in a coffee estate to have a different experience.

How many days in Coorg : You need a minimum of 3 days to explore Coorg, if you want to explore nearby places then you need a minimum 5 days to explore, for exploring kushalnagar you add 1 extra day.

How to travel Local : You can either hire an auto rickshaw or a jeep to explore, for mandalpatti you will get a shared jeep from the bus stop.

Budget for Coorg

Mysore to Coorg          Rs 300 (Bus From Mysore)

Hotel           Rs 1500 ( 2 days) 

Food                           Rs 2000 ( 2 Days)

Local                           Rs 3000 ( 2 Days)

5. Lonavala in Monsoon

Maharashtra’s best hill station near to Pune and mumabi With the onset of monsoon, the Sahyadri mountain ranges and the ghats revive with alluring greenery, breathtaking waterfalls, and pleasant climate, that’s lonavala.

Lonavala is for : Trekking, sightseeing, camping overall Luxury and Adventours 

How To Reach : Lonavala has a railway station and from major cities of india it has direct connect. Nearest Airport is Pune. You can also book your flight or train till Mumbai and get a local train for lonavala.

Places To visit : Visiting local lonavala is a one day trip, you can explore nearby treks, forts and jyotirlinga to make it memorable.You can cover lonavala lake, sunil’s wax museum, Narayani dham temple, Lion’s point and caves You can trek to Rajmachi fort.You can also cover imagica.

Where to Stay : You can book a stay in lonavala main city and rome around,If you want to experience a luxury stay you can book a stay in aamby valley or nearby offbeat places.

How many days in Lonavala : You can plan a 1 day trip from Mumbai or Pune, You can plan 3 days 2 nights in lonavala to enjoy the beauty and experience of the monsoon of maharastra.

How to travel local : You can hire Bike of a private number, or hire an autorickshaw, cabs are also available in lonavala.

Budget for Lonavala

Local Travel     3000 Rs ( 2 Days)

Hotel                 4000 Rs ( 2 Days)

Food                 3000 Rs ( 2 Days)

Others              1000 Rs


  6. Udaipur in Monsoon

Udaipur is a romantic place in Rajasthan and arguably in all India. Priyanka chopra to Ambani’s, it was the choice of everyone for the perfect destination wedding place.It doesn’t leave a single chance to give you that royal feeling

Udaipur is for : Romance, Royalty and food lovers.

How to Reach : Udaipur is well connected with Air and Rail, you can choose any mode to reach Udaipur. 

Places to visit: To have Royal vibes and know the glorious past of the Indian rajas and maharajas at the City Palace, Monsoon Palace, Lake Palace, and enjoy boating at the Fateh Sagar Lake. You can also go to Nathdwara

Where to stay : Udaipur will give you all the options starting from a Rs 150 per day dharamshala to 1,50,000 Resort.You can go for offline options also.

How many Days in Udaipur : You can cover Udaipur in 3 days and 2 nights,  if you want to cover nathdwara too include 1 extra day. 

How to travel local : You can hire an auto rickshaw or cab to explore Udaipur.

Budget for Udiapur 

Travel ( Train)           Rs 1000 Sleeper Class both Side

Food                         Rs 1500 ( 2 Days)

Hotel                         Rs  3000 (2 Days)

Local Travel              Rs  1200

Other                         Rs  1000

   7. Darjeeling in Monsoon

This perfect monsoon weekend getaway of India, is well known for tea plantations along with a popular honeymoon tourist destination also known as The Queen of Hills.

Darjeeling is for : Toy Train Ride, Beautiful Tea gardens, Best vacation for honeymoon.

How to Reach : You can Book a flight to Bagdogra and Get a shared or private taxi to Darjeeling, another option is train till NJP and from there taxi to Darjeeling. The most beautiful way to reach Darjeeling is Via Toy train which is a time consuming option.

Places To visit : You can Witness most amazing sunrise of your life at tiger hill where sun will rise from kanchanjangha range. Places you can cover in Darjeeling are Batasia Loop, Old Ghoom Monastery which is a Pure Hidden Gem,  Darjeeling Zoo for Scenic And Surreal, Peace Pagoda for its Impeccable Beauty and Rock garden.

Where to stay : Book your hotel in a range of 300 mt from the bus stand, otherwise you need to walk a lot to reach your hotel. You can try out some good homestay in the tea estate.

How many days in Darjeeling: Minimum 3 days and maximum 5 days are sufficient to explore darjeeling. You can explore nearby places if you have more time and the options are  kalimpong, sittong.

How to travel Local : Hiring a scooty is the best and cheapest option to explore darjeeling,if you have a family of more than 2 you can hire a private cab and explore this beautiful destination.

Budget for Darjeeling

NJP Train      1000 Sleeper Class

Food             2000 (2 Days)

Local            1000

Hotel            3000 (2 Days)

 8. Nainital in Monsoon

The mighty clouds touch your feet. Nature in its full splendor – the crystal clear air and the green hills invite you to be a part of nature – to feel nature’s beauty and joy at its ultimate glory.

Nainital is for : Peace, Walk on mall road with your partner.

How to Reach : Kathgodam is the nearest railway station for nainital. You can get a shared cab or private taxi from kathgodam to nainital, its 25 Km distance. Nearest International airport is Delhi.

Places to Visit : Thai beautiful hill station of uttarakhand will give you a lifetime memory if you go in monsoon, you will feel the real authentic vibes of hill station, sky is full of clouds. Clouds will be over your head. You can start your day with Naini devi temple followed by Boating in naini lake, sunset at Naini peak will be a mesmerizing experience. You can visit the cave garden, bhimtal, sattal, woodland waterfall and governor house.

Where to stay : You can Book your hotel either in bhimtal or bhowali to get a discounted deal and peaceful stay.

How many days in Nainital : Plan your 3 days in nainital to explore its beauty and feel calm and relax in the lap of naini devi.

How to travel local : Scooty at 600 rs per day is the cheapest way to explore nainital, you can also hire a cab for 2500 Rs per day, if you are planning your stay at mall road you can visit some of the places by walking too.

Budget For Nainital

Travel       Rs 700 Sleeper Class

Hotel        Rs 4000 ( 3 Days)

Food         Rs 3000 (3 days)

Local Tr     Rs 2000


9. Kodaikanal in Monsoon

Are you someone who loves the monsoons? Then, you must travel to a hill station during monsoons because nothing can beat the experience of walking through lush green forests with the green mountains in the distance while the raindrops wet you . It is not only thrilling but also very romantic and memorable, and so Princess of Hill Stations Kodaikanal is the best place to visit this monsoon.

Kodaikanal is for : Boating, nature lovers and trekking

How to Reach : Planning this destination from Air? Here are the available options: Kodaikanal doesn’t have an airport so you will have to fly to the nearest airport which is in Madurai, 120kms away, or Trichy which is 150kms away, biggest airport that is often used to get to Kodaikanal is Coimbatore airport which is 175km away. Chennai is the nearest major railway station.

Places To visit : Kodai lake which is the man-made lake where you can enjoy boating, Bear shola fall, pillar rocks, thalaiyar falls, dolphin nose, Kurinji Andavar Temple.

Where to Stay : You can book your hotel online. Elephant Valley Eco Farm Hotel is the suggested hotel.

How many Days in Kodaikanal: Two full days would be sufficient for Kodaikanal. You may plan a full day sightseeing trip with the cab operators there and the next day can be for some window shopping and may be the nearby places.

Budget For Kodaikanal

Hotel             Rs 2000 ( 2 days)

Food              Rs 3000 ( 2 Days)

Local Tr         Rs  2000 (2 Days)

Others           Rs    500

10. Alibagh in Monsoon

This Place is becoming Popular not only among Mumbai and Pune people but for the whole country, because of its scenic beauty. Apart from being a popular tourist hub, the town is also well-known for its rich history, mouthwatering seafood and culture. Alibaug too is one of the most amazing places to visit in monsoon in Maharashtra.

Alibagh Is For : Beach lovers, nature enthusiasts and water activities

How to Reach : The quickest way of reaching Alibaug is by boat to Mandwa Jetty from the Gateway of India in South Mumbai’s Colaba neighborhood. It takes about an hour to reach Mandawa Jetty by ferry, or 20 minutes by speedboat. If budget isn’t an issue, try Uber cab services. older ferries that carry motorcycles as well as passengers also depart from Bhaucha Dhakka Ferry Wharf. The ferries go to Revas Jetty and take approximately an hour and a half to get there. You can also book private taxi from Mumbai  to reach to Alibagh

Places to Visit : This place is known for beautiful Konkan coast line beaches and History so you must not miss Nagaon Beach, Alibag Beach, Kanakeshwar Devasthan Temple,  Kolaba Fort, Mandwa Beach, Varsoli Beach, Awas Beach.

Where to Stay : Book a luxury villa with a pool on the side of the beach to have real alibagh vibes.You can also book a decent hotel if your pocket does not allow you to book a resort.

How many days in Alibagh : 2 days 1 night is sufficient to cover Alibagh, if you want to experience luxury stay keep one extra day to enjoy beach and water activities.

Budget For Alibagh

Transportation     Rs 3000 From Mumbai Cab

Hotel                  Rs  3500 for 2 Days

Food                   Rs  3000 For 2 Days

Local Tr               Rs  2000

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