July 03, 2023
CM Content Team
The rumbling sound of the thunder, the flashing lightning, the cool air, and the tiny droplets of water settling over the leaves during the monsoon in July brings much-needed relief from the scorching summers. Also, as the rains intensify in July, nature comes alive, the hills and mountains turn green, the rivers fill up to the brim, the natural streams and waterfalls gush down, making the surroundings soothing and endearing.
If you missed out on going on a nice summer vacation, chin up! The monsoon is around the corner, and July is a wonderful time of the year to plan a fun family holiday and enjoy the rains, while exploring beautiful places and having new experiences.
There are many amazing places to visit in India in July, and if you are not sure where to go, don’t worry! We have already figured that out for you. Here are our recommendations for the seven best July vacation destinations in India.
If you are looking to spend a peaceful holiday in the hills in the laps of nature and enjoy the monsoon, Lonavala is the perfect go-to place. Perched comfortably in the laps of the mighty Sahyadri mountains ranges, Lonavala is what monsoon vacation dreams are made of.
The abundant natural beauty here, replete with lush greenery for as long as you can see, the sights of gushing waterfalls all around, the beautiful viewpoints that give you a panoramic view of the hills and the valleys and the pleasant weather, that’s what you get here. In a nut-shell, rains in July lend a new life to the already beaming greenery of Lonavala.
Not to mention, there are many scenic sightseeing attractions here that make it one of the best places to visit in July in India. This beautiful hill town is a popular weekend getaway destination for the people of Mumbai, Pune and other nearby cities as they come here to enjoy rains with a cup of hot chai and vada pav, a local delicacy!
20-25 degrees Celsius with plenty of rainfall
Club Mahindra Tungi Resort, it is one of the most premium resorts in Lonavala where luxury meets nature.
There are few places on earth that are as pretty as Coorg. And, during the monsoon, its natural beauty becomes even more alluring and endearing.
The natural landscape of Coorg is evergreen, and replete with coffee and spice plantations. Amidst the lush greenery, the natural streams and gushing waterfalls on the hills create a wonderful sight that is a cynosure to the sore eyes. Amongst the range of waterfalls that forms in the region during the monsoon season, the Irupu and Chelavara falls deserve a special mention for their spectacular beauty and are a must-visit.
In July, as the hill town receives intense rainfall, the rivers fill up, presenting an opportunity for travellers to enjoy the thrill of river rafting. The best place to enjoy this adrenaline-pumping water sports is over the Barapole River. Apart from exploring all the beautiful places and enjoying the nature, one thing you cannot miss doing in Coorg is tasting the local coffee and taking a tour of the coffee plantations; it is a wonderful experience that will remain in your memory for long.
13-20 degrees Celsius. Sometimes, the temperature tends to drop below 10 degrees Celsius at night.
There are many resorts in Coorg. But if you are looking for a premium holiday experience, you can stay at one of the resorts by Club Mahindra, i.e., Club Mahindra Madikeri or Club Mahindra Virajpet.
Alleppey is a place where mother nature has showered all its beauty in one place. A land of supreme beauty, Alleppey is one of the most popular and best places to go in July in India for more than one reason. Located in ‘God’s Own Country,’ this quaint little town is known worldwide for two things – azure backwaters and the Snake Boat Race that turn these backwaters into a fierce battleground.
While Alleppey is pretty as a picture all through the year, coming here in July and enjoying the rains is a different experience altogether that you must have at least once in your lifetime. The beauty of Alleppey was perfectly described by Lord Curzon, the Viceroy of India during the colonial era, as he called Alleppey the ‘Venice of the East.’
Apart from the beaches, the region also has plenty of ancient sites, and temples that are worth exploring. All-in-all Alleppey is a wonderful place to get away from the city chaos, and spend peaceful time in the laps of nature.
In July, Alleppey receives plenty of rain and the temperature ranges between 22 to 28 degrees Celsius.
Club Mahindra Arookutty is rated as one of the best family resorts in Alleppey. It also has a reputation for offering the most premium amenities and world-class services.
Magnificent Munnar is one of the most beautiful hill stations in India. Nestled in the mighty Western Ghat at over 1600 metres above sea level, this hills town boasts a romantic vibe and is a popular tourist destination in Kerala. Much loved by the honeymoon goers and families, the place has an awe-inspiring landscape.
While the land is pristine as it can be throughout the year, in July, the rain makes it a green oasis. The veil of clouds settling over the hills, and the greenery, gives you a surreal travelling experience that you may have never had before. As you walk along the hills, you see never-ending slopes of tea plantations.
So, if you are looking for the best July tourist places in India, pack your bags, and go to Munnar. It is a fantastic location that everyone in your family will love. With many beautiful sightseeing attractions to explore and things to do, you can be sure to have a gala time!
Like most hill stations in India, Munnar receives more rainfalls in July than the plains. During this time of the year, the temperature here ranges from 23-30 degrees Celsius.
Amongst the host of premium resorts in Munnar, the ones offered by Club Mahindra, i.e., Club Mahindra Mount Serene, and Club Mahindra Munnar are the best family resorts in Munnar. Here you can enjoy a comfortable stay, enjoy many great amenities, and have an enriching and memorable holiday experience.
Sandwiched between Maharashtra and Kerala, Goa is a tiny state that is big on natural beauty. Boasting some of the best beaches in the country, Goa is a popular beach holiday destination in India, attracting tourists from all over the world.
Goa is distinctively divided into two parts – North Goa and South Goa, and both have their unique personalities. While South Goa is known to be quieter, and calmer, North Goa is known to be a place where all the fun and party happens.
Both places have plenty of amazing sightseeing attractions and there is plenty of greenery around in July. As you start exploring, you may see the roads are lined with swaying coconut, and palm trees on either side, and paddy fields all around.
So, if you are on a holiday with your friends or spouse and want to relax by the beach and also have fun at the discos and pubs, North Goa is your Mecca.
The monsoon season is a pleasant time to visit Goa. The weather here is cool with temperature ranging from 26 to 30 degrees Celsius. The bouts of showers make the sightseeing experience even better.
There are many resorts in Goa. But if you are looking for a premium holiday experience, you can stay at one of the resorts by Club Mahindra, like Club Mahindra Acacia Palms, Club Mahindra Varca Beach Resort, Club Mahindra Emerald Palms, or Club Mahindra Assonora.
Ahmedabad is one of the most unique cities in India. It is a place where old-world charm and modernity coexist like two peas in a pod. Home to some of the best architectural marvels and ancient monuments in the world, the city captures the true essence of Gujarat like no other. And, it is no surprise that it is the first city in the world to be declared a UNESCO World Heritage City.
For part of the year, the weather in Ahmedabad is hot and dry. However, the arrival of the rain in July brings much respite and makes the place much cooler. So, if you are looking for July best places to visit in India, you can go to Ahmedabad. You would love this city, especially if you are a history buff, architecture enthusiast, or a foodie.
Compared to other states on the western side of the Indian Peninsula, Ahmedabad receives moderate rainfall in July. The temperature ranges between 25 and 30 degrees Celsius.
You can enjoy a wonderful holiday experience in Ahmedabad by staying at Club Mahindra Kensville Golf Resort. It is one of the more premium and family-friendly resorts in Ahmedabad.
Known as the French Riviera of the East, Puducherry is a beautiful city in south India. This quaint beach town seems to have stopped from moving ahead in time as it still exudes a French vibe from the colonial era, which is only accentuated by the charming buildings with French architecture, colourful French-style houses, and cafes and restaurants serving the most authentic French food.
If you are searching for places to visit in India in July, Puducherry would be an excellent choice. It is a peaceful town, where you can enjoy the rains, and also get amazing new experiences exploring the city. There are many awesome places here that would keep you interested every day for the entire duration of your trip. From rocky beaches to spiritual centres, the options are aplenty.
A haven for nature lovers, and leisure travellers, Puducherry is sure to win your heart many times over as you get to taste the local cuisine. From the ever-so-popular south Indian items like fluffy idlis and crispy dosas to French crepes, souffles and croissants, you get everything here.
July is bright and sunny in Puducherry. The average temperature ranges from 26 to 32 degrees Celsius. However, the rainfall makes the weather a little cooler, and sightseeing becomes a wonderful experience.
Whether you are travelling with your family, spouse or friends, you can get the south Indian holiday experience by staying at Club Mahindra Puducherry, one of the most premium resorts in Puducherry. Here you get the best of everything you want – amenities, views, and dining experience that makes your stay enjoyable every day and every minute.
Undoubtedly, one of the best July vacation destinations in India, Udaipur is every traveller’s delight! Home to majestic palaces, revered temples, sprawling forts, colourful markets and charming lakes, exploring Udaipur is a treat to all senses.
While most people prefer travelling to Rajasthan during winter, i.e., from November to February, July is a great time to explore the city sans the crowd. Also, during this time of the year, the city receives good rainfall, which makes the weather cool and ambient for sightseeing and exploration.
Lovingly known as the city of lakes, Udaipur has an undeniable royal aura about it, and you can feel it around the grand palaces and forts that are reminiscent of the Rajput royalty. Apart from being steeped in rich history, these magnificent monuments are also a reflection of the culture and traditions of Rajasthan.
The average temperature in July in Udaipur is about 30 degrees Celsius during the day and it drops to 23 degrees or below at night. So, you have bright sunny days to explore the city and click awesome pictures and pleasant nights to relax and sleep peacefully.
Club Mahindra Udaipur is one of the finest resorts in Udaipur. It has a reputation for offering the most premium amenities. Also, during your stay here, you get to enjoy the quintessential Rajasthani hospitality that makes you feel like a royalty for the entire duration of the stay.
Now that you are aware of the best places to go to in July in India, take a pick, get your bookings done, and head off on a monsoon trip. And, you can make your holiday better by staying at Club Mahindra resorts in your destination. Happy Holiday! Happy Monsoon!
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.