Best Places to Visit During Monsoon in India

Have you ever felt the magic of raindrops kissing the earth, transforming landscapes into lush green paradises? Imagine sipping hot chai as misty clouds float past majestic hills, or walking through vibrant streets glistening under the monsoon rain. Monsoon in India is not just a season; it's an enchanting experience that awakens the senses and rejuvenates the soul. 
Are you ready to embark on a journey to discover the best places to visit during this magical time? From the serene lakes of Nainital to the misty mountains of Kasauli, and from the colonial charm of Shimla to the scenic beauty of Coorg and the romantic allure of Udaipur, each destination has its own unique monsoon charm. Curious to know which spots will captivate your heart this rainy season? Let’s dive into the monsoon magic and explore these breathtaking locales together!

Top Monsoon Destinations
1. Kerala 

Kerala is a popular tourist destination because of its lush green forests, crystalline beaches, and lovely backwaters. The 'God's own country' is endowed with some of the most breathtaking and beautiful sights in the nation. Monsoon is a fantastic time to be in Kerala. Here are some of the best tourist places to visit during monsoon in Kerala: Ashtamudi Lake is perfect for homestays and houseboats. It offers a tranquil retreat amidst serene backwaters. Another beautiful backwaters, Alappuzha, often referred to as the "Venice of the East," enchants visitors with its intricate network of canals and lush green landscapes. The tea plantation paradise, Munnar, is a dreamscape of rolling hills covered in lush tea gardens. 
You can also visit Wayanad for its stunning waterfalls, Kovalam for its renowned beaches, Bekal for its coastline protected by a fort, Varkala for its peaceful hamlet ambiance, and Mararikulam for its hidden gem charm in the heart of Alleppey.

2. Goa
While famous for its sunny beaches, Goa during the monsoon reveals a different charm. The rains bring the waterfalls and spice plantations to life, providing a refreshing backdrop to the usual coastal attractions. Another breath-taking sight is Dudhsagar Falls. It offers an amazing sight as cascading waters plunge from great heights amidst lush greenery. During the monsoon, the falls swell with the rain. The Basilica of Bom Jesus, a historical place, stands as one of the oldest churches in Goa. It is declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO.
Some other most amazing places to visit are Aguada Fort, Chorla Ghat, Divar Island, and Panjim for its quaint streets and vibrant markets.
When you are planning your trip, choosing the right place to stay in Goa during the monsoon is crucial. The rains can add both adventure and challenges to your trip, so it's very vital to choose comfortable and cozy accommodations to make the most of your Goa vacation in the monsoon season. The Blue Kite is a great choice for enjoying your stay during your visit to Goa.

3. Coorg
This coffee-growing region in Karnataka is a treat during the monsoon. The hills, covered in lush greenery, and the aroma of coffee make Coorg a perfect retreat for nature lovers. Coorg is renowned for its stunning waterfalls, which are a must-visit for adventure enthusiasts. Here are some of the famous waterfalls in Coorg: Abbey Falls, Iruppu Falls, Mallalli Falls and  Chelavara Falls. A popular place to watch the sunset and get relaxed is Raja's Seat. It is a lovely garden with flowers and a fountain that plays music, making it a perfect spot to enjoy Coorg's natural beauty.

4. Nainital
Nainital in the monsoon season (July to September) offers a quieter and peaceful atmosphere compared to peak tourist times. If you're planning a trip to Nainital, here are some must-visit places that you shouldn't miss: Naina Devi Temple, Naini Lake, Snow View Point, Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat), Governor's House (Raj Bhavan). 
Take advantage of our prime location to explore nearby attractions like Naina Devi Temple, Snow View Point, and the vibrant Mall Road, all within easy reach from our properties. Book your stay at The Blue Kite in Nainital and discover the essence of luxury and tranquillity of the Himalayas.

5. Kasauli
A quaint hill station in Himachal Pradesh, Kasauli is one of the best tourist places in the monsoon. The lush greenery, colonial architecture, and serene environment make it a perfect monsoon retreat. In Kasauli, Monkey Point is the highest spot offering wide views of hills, valleys, and the Sutlej River. It's a great place to see the area's natural beauty from up high. You might also find these places amazing: Christ Church, Sunset Point, The Gilbert Trail, Manki Point - Hanuman Temple, Kasauli Club, and Dagshai.
No need to worry about accommodation in Kasauli; The Blue Kite offers luxury and comfortable villas, ensuring a relaxing stay during your visit.

6. Shimla
The capital of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla, is a popular destination that transforms into a green paradise during the monsoon. Shimla sees significant rainfall during the monsoon season, resulting in landslides and road closures. However, if you are a monsoon traveller, you can visit the following destinations such as Mall Road, Chadwick Falls, The Indian Institute of Advanced Study, and The Shimla State Museum.
When traveling during the monsoon season, it's essential to choose comfortable and cozy accommodations to fully enjoy your vacation. The Blue kite is renowned for its comfortable apartments and villas in Shimla, offering a perfect blend of modern amenities and stunning views of the surrounding landscape.

7. Udaipur

The "City of Lakes," Udaipur, becomes even more enchanting during the monsoon. The rain fills the lakes and brings the city's palaces and gardens to life, making it one of the best tourist places in monsoon. A must-visit place in Udaipur is the City Palace. It's a magnificent complex of palaces overlooking Lake Pichola, showcasing stunning architecture, intricate decorations, and beautiful views. Some other stunning places to visit are: The Monsoon Palace (Sajjangarh Palace), Saheliyon ki Bari, Shilpgram.

Monsoon travel offers a unique and captivating experience, filled with lush landscapes, fewer crowds, and vibrant nature. So, pack your bags, embrace the rain, and explore these incredible monsoon destinations for an unforgettable adventure. The Blue Kite provides a one-of-a-kind and memorable stay by combining modern conveniences with the beauty of its surroundings.