With shoes soaked in rain and tiny raindrops trickling down your forehead, we all have lovely experiences of getting drenched in the rain sometime or other. Most of us may even have it as a bucket list item where we plan to get soaked in the monsoon rain at some place. If you are one such person too who are looking to enjoy this monsoon and is looking for a place to get away to, look no further. We have compiled a list of 5 such destinations that will leave you spellbound by its sheer beauty.
This relatively unknown town is located in the state of Assam. Famous for its Botanical Gardens that are home to a wide variety of plants and trees, Diphu is a town to reckon with. In the monsoon, the beauty of the place increases manifold and you are left scampering for words. Get to know the local life by paying a visit to Taralangso Cultural Centre where people perform all sorts of arts for the tourists.
If you are looking for a place that speaks of monsoon beauty then Coorg is your thing. Lush with greenery with comes to life in the rains and a pleasant weather will work wonders on anyone’s mood. In addition, you have hills to trek and gurgling waterfalls that add to the charm of the place.
The Valley of Flowers
As the name suggests, the Valley of Flowers is famous for its plethora of varieties of flowers which are a sight to behold in the falling rain. With the morning dew resting sleepily on the flower petal, this place is any photographer’s delight. This National Park can only be reached by a hike of 15km so make sure you are ready. You can also spot the snow leopard and the black bear in the park! Situated in the state of Uttarakhand, it is a beauty to reckon with.
Araku Valley is situated in the Vishakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh. It is famous for its gushing Katiki waterfalls and curious Borra caves. Choose a picnic spot of your liking and munch away in this delight of nature. Since the place is not very famous, you are not likely to find the rush of the tourist season. Explore the place and enjoy the beauty of nature at its best!
This place is known for hosting the largest freshwater lake in Kerala, Vembanad Lake. As such it provides ample opportunities to do back water activities like water sports like boating, canoe racing etc. The monsoon especially sees a heavy influx of tourists as the lake is brimming with fresh water which is a sight to reckon with.
All in all, the monsoon season is one of the best times to travel for nature is blushing with beauty and is ripe with greenery. Add it to your bucket list here, pack your bags, wear in your raincoat and go Swash buckling to these amazing places for a taste of monsoon travel!
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