Well if you ask me then there is no season to visit India. You can visit India at any season. But still as India is famous for its monsoon seasons and I have personally noticed that many tourists visits Indian subcontinent during moonsoon, so I deciided to share this blog on Best places to visit India during monsoon
Gangtok – Sikkim
Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim. It is has a lot of wonderful tourist attractions which blend in the taste of modern and traditional elements, a characteristic truly exceptional to the place.
Gangtok is a blossoming town located set in the east range of the Himlayas. Some of the finest places to do excursion are the Do-Drul Chorten, Tashi View Point, Lal Bazaar, and Rumtek Monastery.
Arguably the best place to stay at Gangtok is the Mayfair Spa Resort and Casino. It is a family resort with seal of excellent approvals from previous travelers who stayed there. The place is maintained very well and great for families with children. The staffs are specifically trained to give customers the best hotel experience while relaxing in Gangtok.
There are around 2 million tourists that visit Goa yearly for its majestic white sand and pristine waters. Goa is located at the western part of the country where the coastline waters is surrounded by the mighty Arabian Sea.
The place used to be a colonial base of Portugal, and the remains of the colonial rule can be seen almost everywhere in Goa. Some of the best places to visit are the amazing catholic churches.
Aside from attending yoga classes, whole day activity can also be done snorkeling. For a taste of luxury, stay at The Leela Goa where well lush green landscaping grass are well manicured in its own golf course and rooms are made to perfection for guests to enjoy its aesthetics while feeling relaxed seen right across the lagoon. Enjoy a range of amenities from spa sessions to cruise at the sea during the sunset.
Lonavala – Maharashtra
A three hour drive away from the city of Mumbai, the Lonavala which is one part of the dual hill resorts, the other is khandala, is a good place to seek refuge from the Mumbai hustle and bustle on weekends.
Lonavala is said to have awesome features to offer guests, but trekking has been the unbeaten path to learn the local tracks as well as riding the bicycle. Try seeing awesome places like Valvan Dam, Duke’s Nose, and Tiger’s Leap. Hilton Shillim Estate is undoubtedly the best place to check in at Lonavala that is near Pavna Dam.
The resort caters to the high end market where luxury and retreats are given new meaning. The place is perfect for ayurveda massage spa after a long day of nature tripping in Lonavala.
Northern India’s most popular tourist destination, Jaipur has set the standard of being the most majestic place where old architectural wonders still exists. Find out why it is called the “Pink Palace”, and you’ll definitely be more excited to learn few things about the city itself other than its fascinating buildings.
The best place to experience Jaipur is through its bazaars or head on down to the City Palace or three much- frequented forts- the Amber, Jaigarh, and Hawa Mahal.
For a more redefined experience as a royalty, it is best to settle at The Oberoi Rajvilas to be treated as a Rajasthani King once entering the premises and before leaving. Live entertainment is always a recommended itinerary that can be seen every two hours on evenings. Hotel team will go out of the way to take care of each of the guests according to individual preferences, truly memorable and once in a lifetime experience. Plus if you are looking for medium range hotels then try some 3 star hotels in Jaipur city like La Premier.
An administrative city in Rajasthan, Udaipur is another touristy destination to behold. Like Jaipur, it has fascinating ancient landmarks that are still standing all around the area with the Aravali hills as its backdrop.
Take a visit at some of its majestic lakes like Fateh Sagar Lake and know why the city is known as “City of Lakes”. Sites to siege while visiting are Lake Palace, Nehru Garden, Udaipur Solar Observatory, and City Palace.
As mentioned, Lake Palace is a site that must be visited when in Udaipur, that is why Taj Lake Palace Udaipur is always the best place to take refuge, a very romantic area that is surrounded by water and has the 360 degree scenery of the whole of Udaipur. Taj Lake Palace is truly a magical area that is rich in history and excellent hotel service that has captured the hearts of many of its guests.
The Valley of Flowers National Park
The Valley of Flowers National Park is a natural park that is located in Uttarakhand State and is situated at the western portion of the Himalayan range which houses flowers and other shrubs that can only be seen in high altitude areas.
The best thing to do in the place is trekking, as there are a lot of flowers to be seen while walking and animals that are endangered and specifically rare such as the snow leopard, blue sheep, brown bear, Asiatic black bear, and musk deer.
A traveler does not need to stay at a luxurious hotel; the Garwhal Mandal Vikas Nigam Guesthouse is the perfect place to stay while near the Valley of Flowers. It is government owned and cheap but comfortable and relaxing place to stay in the great outback.
Splash Monsoon Carnival, Kerala
SPLASH or aptly known as Wayanad Monsoon Festival to be held this July 10-12 is the 6th edition of the yearly festivity. It is a great way to enjoy nature at its best while enjoying the activities of the monsoon carnival.
It is also a great way to meet some of the finest businessmen near the area’s vicinity through the B2B (business to business) meet.
The Health District Club is a good way to stay at, knowing that the carnival will also be held in the same hotel. Guests are welcome warmly by the hotel staff and are very much willing to take care of even the littlest detail to make visitors feel relaxed and at ease. The room service and rooms are exceptional, a must stay hotel while at the monsoon festival.
Coorg also named Kodagu located on the mountainous area of South India is a very beautiful area with nice landscapes and fresh air where visitors are mesmerized with rugged terrain and untouched environment.
Coorg is a nature on its own with alluring sceneries, wooded hills, and fascinating villages. While at Coorg, enjoy visiting wonderful places such as Abbi Falls, Omkareshwara Temple, and nagarhole National Park.
Orange County, a traveler’s choice in hotel is the best place to take haven when in Kodagu. The ambiance of the hotel makes guests at one with nature. It is a truly exceptional hotel with superb hospitality management aside from awesome food that’s being served. The hotel itself can also become a tourist destination because of its charming surroundings. Staying at Orange County is the best idea when in Coorg, nothing compares.
Mumbai or previously called Bombay is one of the most developed and busiest cities of India. It is the capital of the Maharashta State, and is said to be one of the most populous cities of the world.
Mumbai is home to the largest urban slum in Asia and yet has the most enormous tropical jungle that is located in an urban area. Sights to be seen are the Global Pagoda that looks stunning in the Gorai Creek, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya or the Prince of Wales Museum, Colaba, and Gateway of India. In the midst of chaos and filth of the city, a tourist can truly appreciate some sites that are wonderful to be captured by the camera lens and the naked eye.
Like many other majestic infrastructures in the city, the Taj Mahal Palace is one for the books. In fact, it is one of the best places to stay at while enjoying Mumbai’s organized chaos. The hotel is more than a hundred years old with beautiful architecture and pool. Enjoy the private balconies that have elegant accommodations that are furnished with class for visitors to enjoy.
A town in the east part of Khasi Hills, Cherrapunji, locally termed as Sohra is known to be the wettest area on earth because of the average rainfall of the place that has been recorded in the past.
Cheranpunji lies at the foot of the Himalayas and overlooking the country of Bangladesh. The place has beautiful valleys that are so picturesque and should be photographed for the world to see. Root Bridges are naturally made to become pathways for local and tourists alike. The Moors that surround Cherrapunjee is also a good place to view as well as the Mawsmai Cave.
The number one hotel in the area is the Cherrapunjee Holiday Resort, ideal place to retreat over viewing the beautiful scenery of the place and the plains of Bangladesh as well.