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Top 10 Monsoon Attractions in India for the Eco Traveler
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Top 10 Monsoon Attractions in India for the Eco Traveler

The month of June brings the much awaited rainy season. Travelling to India during the monsoon season would give you many drenched and happy memories, as all the tourist places are engulfed in the richness of water.  It’s time to rejuvenate your mind and body at the most exotic places in India.

Leh & Ladakh

Witness the breathtaking view of Leh and Ladakh which lie near the Indus valley at the farthest corner of northern India. These destinations are situated about 3505 meters above the sea level, and are exotic destinations for the travelers. There are two wide mountain ranges surrounding the area, and a lush green alpine forest. Ancient Buddhist monasteries like the Shanti Stupa are built here.Visit the 800 years old Temple of Kali, which has a collection of masks. You can chant the prayers on the prayer wheel by rotating. The palace of Leh built in an archetypal Tibetan style, would give you an interesting view of the town. Don’t forget to see the Thiksey monastery for some alluring views of sunset, which would make your evening a memorable one.

The Valley of Flowers [uttrakhand]

Indulge in your own bucolic haven at the Valley of flowers. It is located in Uttrakhand, and is guarded by the huge mountain ranges of Himalayas from the Southwest rains. The region has its own climate. The flower Valley is filled with more than 300 varieties of flower species, which come to full bloom in the rainy season. It gives a very dreamlike experience to the travelers. The place is counted in UNESCO world heritage sites. As it is covered with snow most of the time, the monsoon season would be the ideal time to visit the valley. You can choose the month of July or August, when the valley is filled with blooming flowers.

Coorg- [kerala]

Coorg in Kerala is like a paradise on earth. It is eternally beautiful, regardless of seasons. Spending your monsoon in Coorg would become a lifetime experience for you. It would be an enthralling experience, which you will treasure for the rest of your life. There are several mini and giant waterfalls which invite you to bathe in them. Arrange a trek trip, if you wish to explore the lush green forest areas. The most famous trek route is Kakkabe to Thadiyandamol, but people do not prefer this trek as there is a danger of snakes lurking around the area.Explore the famous plantations of rosewood, coffee and sandalwood while you enjoy the surroundings of this beautiful place. You can opt for a home stay in these plantation regions which would be the best way to spend your holiday.If you are eager to visit this spots in this monsoon, grab the affordable flights to India on websites offering a reasonable price on the flight rates, hotel stay and other amenities.

Cherrapunji

Formerly known as the King of Rains, Cherrpunji is a small laid back village in the north east India. You can say that monsoons and Cherrpunji are made for each other. You can stand amidst the dew-filled valley, and wait for those breathtaking moments when you view the waterfalls falling down with grace from the hilltops. It is the best place for adventurers and bike riders. You can opt for a one day trek, hike or biking on the roads surrounding the lush green atmosphere. For the exploration of architecture, you can visit the Presbyterian Church built by the British, the longest cave ranges of Mawsmai, Thangkarang Park, or you can just sit back and enjoy the rural surroundings.To stay in this city of rains, visit online websites for taking affordable flights to India and make sure, you check out the rates and compare the prices of all airlines, so that you can choose the best out of the rest.

Rajasthan

The desert lands of Rajasthan turn into a drenched piece of desert and sand dunes. It forms a contrasting background, against the grey sky of the monsoon season.  The major tourist attractions include, Keolado National Park, Bundi and the lake city of Udaipur. Planning your trip in monsoon, can make you view the Teej festival in the month of July and August. Your stay at Rajasthan would remain incomplete without staying at the Grand Havellies, offering about forty percent of discount in rates to celebrate the rains.

Goa

Goa is the land of several beaches. An ardent traveler can opt for the salient benefits of visiting Goa during the month of July and August. Take a stroll around the beaches like Bathna, Anjuna, and Vegetor. A one-day trip to the Dudhsagar falls is a must for every visitor to experience a mesmerizing atmosphere. If you have a taste for water sports, opt for the various activities, like scuba diving, parasailing, motor boats and water scooter. You can swim in the clear deep blue waters with proper protection and caution of not going too deep. Take a drive through the soil plantations, which would be a good experience with a smell of spice filling your nostrils.

Malnad

The mesmerizing Malnad lies in the western region of Karnataka. Get drenched in the inexorable raindrops and experience the true beauty of Nature. There are several waterfalls and abundant greenery scattered around. You can also view the full bloomed marigolds at Belur, and cascading waterfalls at every five hundred meters.  The majestic peaks of Chikmaglur and the beautiful panorama of Tirthahalli will turn your journey into a true celebration. Driving through a car can take about five hours.

Ranikhet

Ranikhet [The Queen’s meadow] is situated between the beautiful hills of Kumaon. It is located about 6000 feet above the sea level, and holds a pictorial charm of the traditional world. Visiting this place would give you a scenic view of the Himalayas. You can visit the Jhula Devi temple, Ram Mandir, Rani Jheel and the Sunset points. The Kumaon Regimental museum and memorial is a must see for the tourists.

Dalhousie

Known as the beauty of the Himalayas, Dalhousie is a roundabout tourist attraction. It is situated in Himachal Pradesh. Monsoons in Dalhousie are quite scenic, and do not hinder the adventure activities. The ‘mini Switzerland’ Khajiyar is just 25 km away from Dalhousie, which is a must place to explore during rains.

Orcha & Panna

Visit the Historical Orcha and Panna the small towns located in Madhya Pradesh. Along with the architectural significance Orcha offers loads of adventure activities. You can also visit the forest areas in Panna to have an offbeat experience of remoteness.About The AuthorDaniel is a globe trotter and a professional blogger. He likes to travel around the globe and give information to people about the places to visit. Here, he tells about the affordable flights to India and its major tourist attractions.

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  1. Anita Vegana
    Great article! voted!
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    1. danielclark
      Thanks Anita
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  2. Rainbow Plant Based Cook
    Rainbow Plant Based Cook
    Daniel, I just would definitely not want to get caught in a monsoon! Voted +1
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