There is no doubt, mansoon makes the India more beautiful. Indian has many place to travel but travel to some places in India is actually preferable during the mansoon. Here are 10 top India monsoon travel destinations.
Ladakh (Leh) :
Leh is the capital of Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, which is the northernmost state of India. It is situated at an altitude of 3505 meters above sea level. Leh experiences extreme climatic conditions throughout the year.
Monsoon in Leh begins in July and it is extended till late September. Leh experiences moderate to heavy rain falls during monsoon. The temperature during monsoon months that has been recorded has a maximum of 17° Celsius and a minimum of 3° Celsius. Windproof jackets, woolen clothes, raincoats etc. must be carried while visiting Leh during monsoon.
Ladakh is an amazing place to visit especially during the monsoon season. This region does not experience rains like anywhere else in India, making it a perfect time to travel here. Leh’s Buddhist monasteries and historical monuments are the biggest attractions for visitors
Kerela is considered to be the only Indian state where monsoon hit twice i.e. southwest and northeast monsoon and covers the vast dry lands of Indian subcontinent. What is more romantic than the sound of rain? The green ambience of Kerala and constant downpours makes it a romantic spot for many couples out there.
Tourists seem to have finally discovered the romance of the rains. There is an indescribable joy in watching the rain, listening to it rattling off pebbles and taking in the musky odour that it leaves behind.
Lonavala is a town and a hill station in Pune district in the Maharashtra state. It is about 64 km away from the city of Pune, 96 kilometres from the city of Mumbai. Lonavala or Lonavla and the adjacent Khandala are beautiful, charming and twin hill stations, 622 m. above sea level and 5 Kms a part from each other are situated in the Sahyadri ranges. They are located around 64 km away from the city of Pune and 96 km away from the city Mumbai, popular getaway from Mumbai and Pune.
Lonavala is also known as the ‘Jewel of the Sahyadri’ is situated in the western part of Maharashtra.
Khandala is smaller, quieter and calmer of the two, though browsing through Lonavala’s bazaar could yield some wonderfull surprises. Both the hill stations are known for their scenic beauty, green hills, deep valleys,historic forts, lakes and waterfalls.
Coorg Karnataka :
Kodagu also known as Kodava Nadu, is an administrative district in Karnataka, India. It occupies an area of 4,102 square kilometres in the Western Ghats of southwestern Karnataka.
Coorg or Kodagu is one of the favorite travel destinations in Karnataka, specially during the monsoon. The amazing and pleasant hill station in Karnataka covers 4100 square kilometers of land in the Western Ghats. Coorg, the honeymoon destination offers a fascinating view of beautiful hills,water falls,coffee plants and well famous for its cuisines, traditions and hospitality.
Gangtok – Sikkim
Gangtok is the capital of the northern Indian state of Sikkim. Gangtok is one of the unique hill stations in India that draws not only Buddhist pilgrims but also tourists and honeymooners from distant part of the world.
Gangtok enjoys a gentle, mild climate and receiving heavy rainfalls along with strong winds during the June to August months. The monsoon season block the land access to Gangtok from the rest of India due to series of landslides, flooding and thick fog often makes transportation in Sikkim dangerous during the monsoon season.