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Monsoon season is on in full swing and with the rain gods showering us with their love, it is time to pack your bags and explore the beauty of India. A green cover engulfs most parts of the country during the three months of torrential rains. And while we may grapple living in the city, a vacation in the monsoon is absolutely blissful. The best part is that you will find loads of deals and monsoon offers that have low flight rates and accommodation. If you are wondering where to go and how to make the most of this monsoon season, we have it all figured out for you. Here’s our monsoon mega guide to help you explore the best of India. Also Read - India-China Ladakh Standoff: 'Situation Stable And Controllable, All Channels Open For Talks,' Says Beijing



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Best monsoon getaways in India



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Indian monsoon months begin from the end of June and last up to September. During this time, many parts of the country receive a huge amount of rainfall, making them look green and breathtaking. There are a few places that are considered off season during the rains but at times it is good idea to go to these destinations because they are less crowded and offer splendid rain-drenched views.

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Natural wonders

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India’s natural beauty only enhances during the monsoon months and it is really a shame if you don’t witness it in all its glory. From Spiti in the north to Kerala in the south, these places will leave you mesmerized with their vistas. Here are places you can explore for their natural beauty.

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Monsoon getaways in Maharashtra

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Maharashtra is a large state and it receives enough rainfall to turn it into a green landscape. With several hill stations and the Konkan stretch, Maharashtra is a must-visit destination during the monsoon. From treks to weekend getaways, there is plenty to do in different parts of Maharashtra. Here are some ideas.

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Mumbai rains

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While Mumbai falls under Maharashtra, it has its own charm that deserves special mention. There is something very romantic about Mumbai in the rains that you have to experience. From eating bhutta or corn to getting drenched at Marine Drive, you simply can’t miss Mumbai rains.

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However, if you’ve lived in Mumbai all your life and want to explore places around your city, you can escape to these getaways just a couple of hours away yet a whole lot different from Mumbai monsoon.

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Monsoon tips

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Traveling in the monsoon can be a whole lot of fun but requires some caution too on your part. When the torrential rains hit with full force, you’d want to stay safe with these tips. Here are our travel tips to enjoy monsoon in the safest way possible.

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Monsoon in pictures

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And if you don’t really love the rains and would rather stay in dry and sit by the window, take a look at these photos of destinations in the monsoon. Travel to them virtually with these photographs and maybe they might even spark your wanderlust to get up and travel.

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So, where will you go this monsoon?

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