21 Best Places to Visit in Monsoon – Where To Go in Monsoon session


After sizzling summer everybody waits for the amazing monsoon. Everybody needs a little break with the monsoon, and planning a short trip in upcoming monsoon is never a bad thing. And if you are planning it in India, then July and August are the best months for travelling in the rainy season.

Let me tell you that in India there are many places like Lavasa, Lonavala, Kerala, Diu and many more places which are really made for a visit in monsoon season. Let me give you a brief intro about all 21 places that you must visit in this August or July. Because these are the months rainy season is at its top.

Monsoon session is the best time for travel because you can suffer from long summer and after summer you need to go for travel in monsoon. If you were waiting for the rains to be in their prime to plan a trip. you can travel across the world in monsoon but you can take my opinion you can travel in India when monsoon session is started. Because of in this session the atmosphere of the Indian places is very cool or pretty. Here is the list of where to go in the monsoon session. And here is the list of best places to visit in Monsoon.

Best Places to travel in India for the monsoon session

1)  Goa

Goa is the best place for travel in monsoon session and Goa is one of the places where all Indian wish to go at once. Goa is also called heaven of India. In Goa, you can enjoy on beach and Goa is one of the places where exist some oldest church.

monsoon in Goa

Things to do in Goa in Monsoon session

  1. Do White water rafting.
  2. Take a bike ride on the highway without a worry in the world.
  3. Visit the ancient monuments.
  4. Take a Shower in the waterfalls.
  5. Visit Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary.

2)  Leh Ladakh

If you love road trip or tracking then Leh Ladakh is the best option for you in the monsoon session. In monsoon session, the atmosphere is very amazing in Leh and Ladakh. also, you can enjoy bike riding, tracking, and much more things when monsoon session is started. Leh Ladakh is one of the Best Places to Visit in Monsoon.


Things to do in Leh Ladakh in the monsoon session

  1. Camel Safari in Ladakh.
  2. Trekking in Ladakh.
  3. Jeep Safari in Ladakh.
  4. River Rafting in Ladakh.
  5. Mountain Biking in Ladakh.

3) Munnar, Kerala

Kerala is also best for travel in Monsoon because of in Kerala you can see many things like mountains, tea gardens and views, beaches and amazing beautiful view. Also, Kerala is also known as a honeymoon destination.

monsoon in Munnar

Things to do in Munnar in Monsoon session

  1. Tea harvesting in the garden.
  2. Must visit photo point in monsoon.
  3. Visit attukal waterfalls.
  4. Visit top station viewpoint in Munnar.
  5. Must visit rose garden.

4)  Mount Abu, Rajasthan

Mount Abu is located in Rajasthan and this place is mini hill station in Rajasthan. you can reach Mount Abu from Abu road city. This place is at the top of the sea level so this place is very cool and amazing atmosphere in the monsoon session. every year many travelers are going to this hill station and enjoying much more things like waterfall and boat riding, tracking and much more things.

mount abu monsoon

Things to do in Mount Abu in the monsoon session

  1. Do boat riding.
  2. Horse ridding.
  3. Visit Guru Shikhar.
  4. Visit waterfalls in Mount Abu.

5) Diu, Gujarat

Diu is located in Gujarat state and its mini place for travel. Diu is one of the best beaches in Gujarat and every year many travelers are travel in Dui in the monsoon session. when the monsoon starts in Diu, then the atmosphere has become like heaven in Diu. You can also enjoy much more things on diu in the monsoon session.


Things to do in Diu in the monsoon session

  1. Visit Chakratirth Beach.
  2. Visit Portuguese Fort.
  3. Visit Jallandhar Beach.
  4. Eat beach food.
  5. visit Nagoa Beach.

6) Saputara, Gujarat

Saputara is located in Gujarat state. This place is one of the hill stations in Gujarat. You can enjoy saputara in monsoon session because in this place many waterfalls have existed and its become pretty atmosphere here. Saputara is one of the places where you connect with nature and wildlife. Also, if you love adventure sports like tracking or bike riding then saputara is the best place for you. Saputara is one of the Best Places to Visit in Monsoon in Gujarat state.


Things to do in Saputara in Monsoon session

  1. Take a ride on Paragliding Joyride.
  2. Visit Gira Waterfalls.
  3. Must visit Sunset Point.
  4. Visit Echo Point.
  5. Visit Lake Garden.

7)  Lonavala, Maharastra

Lonavala is located in Maharastra state. Lonavala is a hill station surrounded by green valleys in western India near Mumbai. This hill station is one of the best hill stations in Mumbai. If you travel to Mumbai then must visit in Lonavala. If you like hill station then Lonavala is the best place for you.


Things to do in Lonavala in Monsoon session

  1. Della Adventure
  2. Visit Narayani Dham Temple
  3. Visit Lohagad Fort Khandala.
  4. Visit Bhaja Caves Khandala.
  5. Visit Western Ghats Pune.

8)  Kinnaur

Kinnaur is district located in Himachal Pradesh. Kinnaur district is divided into three administrative areas – Pooh, Kalpa, and Nichar. This place is on of the best place for travel in monsoon session because of the mountain and glassier. So If you plan for a trip in monsoon then kinnaur is best place.


Things to do in Kinnaur

  1. Visit Kailash mountain
  2. Visit Nako lake
  3. Visit Borasu Pass
  4. Visit Kamru fort
  5. Visit Manirang

9) Kumarakom

Kumarakom is a village in Kerala. This village is famous for his backwater system.  This village is laced with canals. Also, Kumarakom is a famous tourist destination for honeymoon places. And every monsoon session many Indian couples come for visit and get an amazning atmoshphere at this village.


Things to do in Kumarakom

  1. Visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.
  2. Visit Backwater in Kumarakom.
  3. Visit Bay Island Driftwood Museum.
  4. Experience Village Life in Kumarakom.
  5. Visit Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple.

10) Darjeeling

Darjeeling town is located in west India.  Darjeeling is one of the famous tourist places in India when monsoon session starts, because of his atmosphere and nature.  The famous mountain K2 is located in Darjeeling and also you can do lots of things in Darjeeling like shopping, trekking, riding and much more. The nearest airport of Darjeeling is Bagdogra and nearest railway station is Jalpaiguri.


Things to do in Darjeeling

  1. Visit Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
  2. visit Peace Pagoda, Darjeeling
  3. Visit Ghum Monastery.
  4. Must visit Tiger Hill, Darjeeling.
  5. Visit Jhandi Dara Sunrise Point.

11) Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong is the village of the Meghalaya state in North East India. Mawlynnong is famous for his natural attraction and cleanliness. Also, The Mawlynnong is the cleanest village in Asia so that’s why tourist attracts in this village. Also, the most important things in this village is, The food is prepared using organically grown vegetables. The monsoon session is the best time for travel in Mawlynnong.  And if you plan a trip in Mawlynnong then you can reach this village by three-way by air, by road, and by rail. Also, you can stay in a hotel room in Mawlynnong village.


Things to do in Mawlynnong

  1. Visit Sky View Point
  2. Visit Balancing Rock of Mawlynnong
  3. Visit Borhill Falls
  4. Visit Nohwet View Point
  5. Must visit Urkyrming Waterfall.

12) Udaipur

Udaipur is famous travel destination in Rajasthan. Udaipur is also known as a Mewar state. If planning a trip at Rajasthan in monsoon session then Udaipur is the best city Because of the natural atmosphere and Udaipur food is giving you to best experience.  also, you can visit some beautiful places in Udaipur. All these places have an amazing history. The monsoon time is best for travel in Udaipur.


Things to do in Udaipur

  1. Visit City Palace Udaipur.
  2. Visit Fateh Sagar Lake.
  3. Visit Bin Badal Barsat.
  4. Visit Moti Magri
  5. Visit Jag Mandir.

13) Jaipur

Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan. Jaipur is also known as “Pink City”. Jaipur is one of the colorful and flashiest cities in all of India. Also, Jaipur is famous for his cultural jewels. Jaipur is famous for his forts and historical places and the most famous fort is Amber Fort. All these places are very old and build in Unique design. Also in the monsoon session, there are many international and domestic travelers are came to this city and spent some time in this city. If you plan to trip to Jaipur then you can come in monsoon session and you can reach by three-ways, one is By road, second is by Air, and last is by rail. Rajasthan is best to state for travel so please take time and come to Rajasthan for historical travel.


Things to do in Jaipur

  1. Visit City palace.
  2. Visit Jantar Mantar.
  3. Visit Hawa Mahal
  4. Visit Maharaja Sawai Mansingh II.
  5. Visit Royal Gaitor.

14) Zanskar

Zanskar is located in Kargil district and Zanskar is famous for his mountain viewpoints and on Monssson session the view of the Zanskar is very amazing. This place is 7,756 M up from sea level. And If you love mountains then zanskar is best place for you to travel in august.


Things to do in Zanskar

  1. Visit Stongdey Gompa.
  2. Visit Bardan Gompa
  3. Visit Zangla Palace.
  4. Visit Sani Gompa.

15) Polo Forest, Gujarat

Polo forest is located near Vijayanagar. You can reach polo forest by Himmanagar highway. a traveler, like to come polo forest in monsoon session because of in this session rivers has come and the atmosphere is very amazing.  In polo, you can visit an old temple and also you can visit the nearest Dam in polo forest. Every year in monsoon there are many tourists come and spent some quality time in Polo forest.  The polo forest is under Gujarat forest department so you can not leave without permission.


Things to do in Polo Forest, Gujarat

  1. Taking photos with nature.
  2. Cycling
  3. Trakking
  4. Visit old templs.
  5. Visit Dam.

16) Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu

Kodaikanal is hill town in Tamil Nadu. Kodaikanal is also, known as a “Princess of Hill stations”. This town is famous for his waterfall. Also, Kodaikanal is one of the best holiday destinations in India.  If you plan a trip to Kodaikanal then you can see some wonderful climate, cliffs covered in mist, cloud-capped mountains and beautiful lakes and valleys. All these things are refreshing your mind and it will help you to the better travel experience. In the august month is the best time to travel in Kodaikanal, So plan your trip in a monsoon session.

Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu
Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu

Things to do in Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu

  1. Visit Kodaikanal Lake.
  2. Shopping at Coaker’s Walk.
  3. Visit Bryant Park.
  4. Visit Kurinji Andavar Temple.
  5. Pillar Rocks Viewpoint

17) Lahaul – Spiti, Himachal Pradesh

lahaul and spiti is located in Himachal Pradesh. This place is the popular destination for monsoon because of the mountain and the waterfalls. The Lahaul and spiti is famous for his high altitude trek trails. Lahaul and spiti is best choice for travel in august.

Dhankar monastry on a cliff. Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh, India

Things to do in Lahaul – Spiti, Himachal Pradesh

  1. Visit Spiti Valley.
  2. Visit Chandra Taal.
  3. Visit Kunzum Pass
  4. Visit Bara-lachala.
  5. Visit Key Monastery.

18) Pondicherry

Pondicherry is located in Tamil Nadu state and This city is French colonial settlement in India. Pondicherry is famous for his beaches. In Pondicherry, some people still speak in French because of the French colonial settlement. Basically, Pondicherry is one of the best city in India Because of the city atmosphere, people, foods, cleanness, and much more tourist attractions. And this city was developed as a tourist destination. Also, in Pondicherry, there are many old and large churches still exist, who built in 18th and 19th centuries. Also, you can reach Pondicherry by three-way By air, By rail, and By roads. Pondicherry is one of the best option for travel in Tamil Nadu distric.


Things to do in Pondicherry

  1. Visit Sri Aurobindo Ashram.
  2. Visit Promenade Beach.
  3. Visit Famous Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple.
  4. Visit Famous Rock Beach.
  5. Visit Famous temple Varadharaja Perumal Temple, Puducherry.

19) Pahalgam, Jammu, and Kashmir

Pahalgam is famous hill station in Jammu and Kashmir. Pahalgam is 95 Km away from Shrinagar. Pahalgam is combinations of mountains, Lakes, and full of natural atmosphere so you can enjoy a lot in this city. Every monsoon session there are lots of tourists are come to this city and do trekking and boat riding and much more things.

Pahalgam, Jammu and Kashmir
Pahalgam, Jammu, and Kashmir

Things to do in Pahalgam, Jammu, and Kashmir

  1. Visit Betaab Valley.
  2. Visit Mamal Temple.
  3. Visit Sheshnag Lake.
  4. Visit Lidder Amusement Park

20) Athirapally falls, Kerala

Athirappilly Falls is located in Athirappilly Panchayat, Chalakudy Taluk, Thrissur District of Kerala, This fall is one of the best falls in Kerala. In monsoon session, this fall is looking very gorgeous. Athirapally falls has 4 drops. and its look pretty good in the monsoon session.

Athirapally falls, Kerala
Athirapally falls, Kerala

Things to do in Athirapally falls, Kerala

  1. Visit Athirapally Falls
  2. Visit Vazhachal WaterfallsWaterfall

Kutch, Gujarat

Kutch is located in Gujarat state and kutch is famous for his white desert. The Runn Utsav is a famous event in kutch. On this event, many travelers are come and enjoying runnUtsav. You can reach Kutch by three-way by air, by rail, and by roads. The best tine to visit in kutch s november to January.


Things to do in Kutch

  1. Visit White desert.
  2. Visit Aina Mahal
  3. Visit Prag Mahal
  4. Visit Kalo Dungar
  5. Vijaya Vilas Palace

All these places help to find best places for travel in the monsoon session.

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