Monsoon travel ho jaye?
It is monsoon time! Finally, some rain to distract us from the ongoing stress. The melodious and rhythmic drops that kiss the land, making you want to dance in the rain with your eyes closed and arms spread. Isn’t it?
The Flapper Life loves monsoon time! For the very same reason, we get to you, the monsoon special list of places you must visit in your city itself!
Let us start with
You will never run out of options for a monsoon get way in Bangalore. It is surrounded by the hidden gems of travel! For instance,
1.Shivanasamudra Falls, Mandya
Waterfall is at its glorious best makes a perfect spectacle. Imagine, it is raining at the sight of the waterfall. I don’t think you will want to move away from there until the rain subsides. Also, Nothing like a wildlife adventure during the rains. The Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary will hypnotize you with its lush green beauty.
Time taken to reach: 2 hours and 16 mins
If you like to venture out during the rains to do some adventure, this is a must visit place for you. Rafting, fishing and trekking spots for all the adventure freaks. The scenic beauty around this place will consume you.
Time taken to reach: 1 hours 12 mins
Who doesn’t like the smell of coffee during heavy rains. The hot coffee brewing to the sound of the drizzle. Chikamagalur will take you by surprise with its trekking points.
Time taken to reach: 4 hours and 27 mins.
The famous Chennai to Pondicherry get away is not the only monsoon rich place to go. You must visit these places to a full filling monsoon travel experience.
1.St.Thomas Mount and Pallavaram
If you enjoy trekking during the rains, this is the place for you. This monsoon retreat will be the one to take you fall in love with trekking.
Time taken to reach: 30 mins
Drive on a rainy day to this place promises you a day filled with amazing sight seeing which includes forts, churches, bird sanctuary and beaches. A long drive will never be so promising.
Time taken to reach: 1 hour 33 mins
Nagalapuram is known for its waterfall. So if waterfall excites you, you should definitely visit this place. Another highlight of this place, being a trekkers paradise, you should carry an extra pair of shoes, in case you feel like joining the trekkers.
Time taken to reach: 12 hours 30 mins.
Rains in Delhi scream pleasant. It is magical. The entire city looks like a dream. For instance,
Lodhi Garden during the rains, nothing beats that beauty. Lodhi Garden is known for its pleasing frondescence. Not the one to miss during the monsoon season.
Time taken to reach: 50 mins approx.
2. Okhla Bird Sanctuary.
Let’s talk about the birds and bees, platonically of course. Okhla bird sanctuary is known for its collection of birds alongside the riverbank, making it the perfect one-day monsoon getaway.
Time taken to reach: 30 mins approx.
Boating on a normal day is soothing, but have you boated when the cloud have gathered around and its breezy and there is slight drizzling. Manesar will make this dream come true.
Time taken to reach: 1 hour approx.
Mumbai is famous for its rains and weekend getaway. We obviously know Lonavala and Khandala as favourite monsoon getaways. But the hidden gems are the ones that you need to explore at least once.
Trekkers, this one is a must do. Trekking alongside the lush green mountainous ranges and walking up and down around the fort and witnessing its majestic aura, Oh! Take me there now.
Time taken to reach: 2 hours 33 mins
Kolad has pristine lakes making it one of the most serene monsoon get away for all lake lovers. Apart from the lakes, it is known for its river rafting that takes everyone by surprise.
Time taken to reach: 2 hours and 36 mins
Who doesn’t like nature and rains and peaceful walking. Imagine, having all three in one. Durshet is known for its nature trail and river crosses and calm surroundings.
Time taken to reach: 1 hour and 30 mins
Kolkata rains is as sweet as the language of the city. It is filled with sweetness and a certain sense of warmth. The hidden monsoon getaway around Kolkata makes it an exciting city to live in.
1. Mon chasha, Paushi
Traditional living spaces with a gorgeous view of the river. Rainy day could not have gone better. One can enjoy a traditional Bengali meal in this place with a view of the river.
Time taken to reach: 3 hours 21 minutes.
Most people go to Jhargram to check out the octogenarian Jhargram Palace, a unique piece of architecture surrounded by gardens. The verdant hummocks and sal forests is a stunning setting for a monsoon retreat.
Time taken to reach: 4 hours.
3. Ajodhya hills
Watching lakes and waterfall from top of a hill is an exciting place to be in. The rains falling over you head, your eyes watching the soothing waterfall, the inner you, tuning into the melodies of the waterfall, the lake and the rains. Oh Bangla Beauty.
Time taken to reach: 7 hours 30 mins.
Every city has its spot! Which one did you choose?