Top 5 Monsoon Destination in India

In July, frequent spells of rain tend to cause traffic snarls, muddy puddles, and floods, forcing us to stay indoors. But it’s a different world for places basking in nature’s glory. Such places become greener during the rainy season. Whether mountain, beach or a tropical getaway, families bitten by the travel bug will enjoy being in the lap of nature during the monsoon.

Here are five best places to go in rainy season in India where the wanderlust seeker can enjoy the rains.

  • Goa
  • Munnar, Kerala
  • Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu
  • Wayanad, Kerala
  • Abbey Falls

1. Goa

The rain unveils the unexplored charms of Goa, the quintessential beach destination. From beaches to ancient architecture to wildlife sanctuaries to overflowing waterfalls and trekking trails, it’s a unique state that offers a variety of sightseeing options for everyone in the family. Family holidays in Goa during this season allow you to beat the heat yet explore the gems of Goa without jostling with tourists. Plus, you can score offseason prices! This is one of the best places to visit in India in rainy season

Places to visit in Goa in monsoon:

  1. Dudhsagar Falls
  2. Chapora Fort
  3. Harvalem Waterfalls
  4. Butterfly Beach
  5. Basilica of Bom Jesus
  6. Baga, Vagator, Anjuna, Calangute beaches

Where to stay in Goa?

Club Mahindra Assonora, Club Mahindra Varca Beach Resort, Club Mahindra Emerald Palms, Club Mahindra Acacia Palms

2. Munnar, Kerala

Munnar will make you fall in love with it instantly, especially during the monsoon. It’s a favourite hill station with a generous sprinkling of greenery, mostly in the form of ever-rolling tea plantations. It has endless stretches of blue skies, verdant valleys, and gurgling streams, all coming together to form a topography that makes your family holiday perfect. 

Places to visit in Munnar in monsoon:

  1. Mattupetty Dam
  2. Tea Museum
  3. Eravikulam National Park
  4. Attukad and Lakkom Falls
  5. Pothamedu Viewpoint
  6. Anamudi Peak
  7. Kolukkumalai Tea Estate

Where to stay in Munnar?

Club Mahindra Mount Serene or Club Mahindra Munnar Resort, the best resorts to visit in monsoon.

3. Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu

During the monsoon, the clouds and the sun relentlessly play hide, and seek; it’s bright and sunny one moment, and pouring cats and dogs the next. This unique mix enables this part of Tamil Nadu to go green, making it a one-of-a-kind destination. Enjoy views of the Kodai Lake, go for a boat ride in the rain, or trek along the rocky trails. Kodaikanal, the ‘princess of hill stations,’ will surely be an enjoyable experience for your family, as this hill town is one of the best places to go in rainy season in India. , 

Places to visit in Kodaikanal in monsoon:

  1. Kodai Lake
  2. Guna Caves
  3. Thalaiyar Falls
  4. Bryant Park
  5. Coaker’s Walk
  6. Bear Shola Falls
  7. Green Valley View

Where to stay in Kodaikanal?

Le Poshe, an associate Club Mahindra Resort. 

4. Nainital 

A combination of scenic hill beauty coupled with mountain ranges and gorgeous lakes makes Nainital a paradise for family holidays. The magnificent views of the emerald gorgeousness of this hill station cannot be missed, especially during the rains. Whether it’s enjoying the views of Naini Lake or taking a leisurely stroll down the famous Mall Road, it’s a beautiful experience. 

Places to visit in Nainital in monsoon

  1. Naini Lake
  2. Naina Devi Temple
  3. Tiffin Top
  4. Nainital Zoo
  5. Naina Peak

5. Wayanad, Kerala

Wayanad, nestled in the lush Western Ghats, is a haven for nature lovers during the monsoon. Known for its breath-taking landscapes, Wayanad offers a magical experience with its mist-covered mountains, cascading waterfalls, and vibrant flora. It is undoubtedly one of the best places to visit in India in the rainy season. Don't miss out on indulging in local delicacies like bamboo rice and Wayanad-style fish curry, which will tantalize your taste buds. Experience the captivating charm of Wayanad in monsoon and create memories that will last a lifetime. 

Places to visit in Wayanad in monsoon:

  1. Banasura Sagar Dam
  2. Soochipara Falls
  3. Chembra Peak
  4. Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary
  5. Abbey Falls

Where to stay in Wayanad?

Vythiri Village Resort, an affiliate of Club Mahindra. 

In conclusion, India offers a plethora of top-notch monsoon destinations that promise a memorable getaway. From the enchanting hills of Wayanad to the serene beaches of Goa, each place has its unique charm during the rainy season. The monsoon unveils a different side of these destinations, transforming them into paradises of lush greenery, misty landscapes, and roaring waterfalls. Whether you seek adventure, tranquillity, or cultural immersion, India has it all. So, pack your bags, embrace the rain, and embark on a journey to one of these top monsoon destinations for an unforgettable experience.

About Club Mahindra

Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. (MHRIL), a part of Leisure and Hospitality sector of the Mahindra Group, offers quality family holidays primarily through vacation ownership memberships and brings to the industry values such as reliability, trust and customer satisfaction. Started in 1996, the company's flagship brand ‘Club Mahindra’, today has over 250,000 members , who can holiday at 100+ resorts in India and abroad.

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