5 MUST Visit Places during Monsoon Season


With Monsoon picking up pace, you might want to go around and visit some places. Right?

So today, Team Newscrab has bring a treat for all wanderlusts out there; a list of top-5 places to visit during this monsoon season. Plan to curl up in bed with a good book and a hot steaming cup of coffee while you check off your travel list.

1: Shillong, Meghalaya

Known as the “Scotland of the East”,Shillong with it’s  rolling hills and peaks around the town, is a great place to be visited as it sees plenty of rainfall and less of tourists which makes it a perfect time to visit. The lush misty hills, high waterfalls and brimming lakes are a must see and the fact that it situated far away from the bustling city has made it retain its charm.

2. Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya

Being second wettest place on the planet, Cherrapunjee practically receives rains throughout the year. If you love the ferocity of the rains, then you have to visitCherrapunjee during monsoons. Laced up with vast landscape and hills, it makes for an exciting monsoon trekking trip. The unique orange flower honey and the Meghalaya tea make it even more appetizing. The double decker tree bridges are one of its kind experiences that one can have the best in the late monsoon when the greenery is in full bloom.

3 Lonavala, Maharashtra

Living in Mumbai and thinking of the best places to visit in India during rainy season? Well, there’s one right beside you – Lonavala! With the onset of monsoon, the Sahyadri mountain ranges and the ghats revive with alluring greenery, breath taking waterfalls and pleasant climate. For a quick escape from the bustling city, a trip to the quaint hill town of lonavala is the best respite.

4: Goa

 The refreshing rain and splashes nature’s colors makes Goa a must-visit during Monsoon.

 Goa has a lot more to offer than just beaches; Varoius  wildlife sanctuaries of Mollem National Park and Cotigao are particularly favored during monsoons. The magnificent Dudhsagar Falls located near the Mollem National Park is at its best during the monsoons. A quiet boat cruise along the Mandovi River is another thing you could do here. July being an off season, the rates are pretty cheap which is an added advantage.

5: Udaipur, Rajasthan

Rajasthan receives one of the lowest rainfalls in the country, but this fact has not stop the mother nature to bestow wonders upon it.

Udaipur, “The city of lakes”  is one of the popular places to visit in Rajasthan during monsoons  and has been regarded as one of the most romantic destinations in India and imagine the romance that’s possible during the rains. SajjanGarh, a palace situated 1100 ft. high above the surrounding and 3100 ft. from sea level, offers a panoramic view of the city and its lakes. Interestingly, it is also called as the Monsoon Palace.