Monsoons are upon us. The ruthless heat of summer has been defeated by the pleasant showers that are slowly making their way across the country. It is now time to start planning those monsoon holidays that you have been waiting for. India is blessed with a number of destinations which become lush green bounties of natural beauty during the monsoon season. Scattered across all the regions of the country, these amazing destinations provide a respite from both the heat as well as your busy daily routine. If you are all set to plan your monsoon 2017 holidays, here are the best monsoon holiday places in India for families to consider.
Located in the beautiful south Indian state of Karnataka, Coorg is known for its beautiful tea and coffee plantations. The weather in Coorg during monsoon is splendid and the landscapes are different shades of green. Thanks to its popularity as a tourist attraction, Coorg is home to a number of family resorts for all kinds of budgets. If heartwarming views and pleasant weather for your family to have a memorable time is what you are looking for, Coorg is your best bet. CHECK OUT 5 best Coorg homestays under Rs 6,000
The Former French colony of Pondicherry may be slightly offbeat but has all the makings of an excellent family holiday spot for the monsoon season. Its intriguing culture, marvelous architecture of Mediterranean style houses in tree-lined avenues, and lovely weather make Pondicherry a great place to spend some quality time with your family.
Cliched as it may sound, a weekend break in Lonavala is still one of the best things to do during monsoons for Mumbai and Pune residents. Despite the crowds, Lonavala’s lush green hills and wonderful weather make it a delightful vacation spot during the rainy season. Add to it the number of options for holiday resorts and restaurants you can choose from, and what you have is a fantastic family vacation spot just about 80 km from Mumbai.
While the summer heat in Rajasthan keeps visitors at bay, monsoons is a different story altogether. While the weather is still warm, places like Udaipur become pleasant and hotels and resorts offer great deals during this off season. If your family likes lakes, palaces and luxury resorts, Udaipur in Rajasthan can be a good choice for a monsoon vacation.
And then there is Cherrapunji in northeast India which will show you what monsoon really is. Known to be one of the wettest places on the planet, Cherrapunji shows its true naure during the monsoons with lush green valleys and gushing waterfalls. With a number of hotels in the lap of nature, Cherrapunji makes for an astonishing family vacation spot in the monsoons. You can add excursions to Mawlynnong, Mawsynram, Dawki and Shillong to your itinerary and what you have is a memorable northeast vacation! NOW SEE 10-day itinerary to explore the best holiday destinations in northeast India
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