21 Offbeat Monsoon Destinations In India

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21 Offbeat Monsoon Destinations In India

Contrary to our belief, the pristine walkways and monsoon clouds make our vacation experience even more rewarding. It is that time of the year when you need to throw away those umbrellas and choose from the best monsoon destinations to explore in India.

Lined up below are 21 offbeat & jaw-dropping monsoon vacation spots that can perfectly be enjoyed during the months of June, July, and August. Take advantage of the off-season affordability traveling in a calm and replenished reality!  

#1. Matheran, Maharashtra

Matheran is one of the best destinations in India to visit during monsoons. The hills are loaded with greenery & waterfalls. The place is blessed with a pleasant atmosphere; you can enjoy great food along with excellent stay options making the entire journey memorable.


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#2. Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh

This place is commercially untouched by man hence retains a mystical & mesmerizing charm. Spiti Valley, also known as Mini Tibet, is one of the best monsoon destinations to explore in India. And yes, this destination is for the real brave hearts!


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#3.  Agumbe, Karnataka

This is your ultimate monsoon getaway. Agumbe offers you the beauty of ghats along with mist covered villages to explore. A trekking experience is must, followed by special vanilla flavor hot tea which is so much better accompanying the pleasant weather.


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#4. Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh

The monsoon period remains enjoyable at Ziro, and the place feels like exploring the unexplored. It's a feel-at-home kind of a destination where even your camera can stretch its legs.


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#5. Mandu, Madhya Pradesh

This fort town experiences a decent amount of rainfall during the monsoons. Hence Mandu makes an ideal destination that enhances the lush green beauty of it to the maximum during rains.


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#6. Majuli, Assam

India's first and largest river island makes it to the list of best monsoon destinations in India. The Brahmaputra river takes away greater chunks of the fresh river water island yet it remains amongst the preferred one being worthwhile!


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#7. Athirappilly Falls, Kerala

The Athirapally Waterfalls are the largest in Kerela, making this place a must visit during August in India. The falls become even more gorgeous during rains.


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#8. Nubra Valley, Jammu & Kashmir

This is the land of timeless beauty and a miracle worth beholding. The place situated on the silk route offers a beautiful essence making it amongst the jaw-dropping monsoon destinations. 


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#9. Valley Of Flowers, Uttarakhand

Wildflowers, clouds all over and snow-capped mountains make for a splendid view for travelers. Balley of Flowers is amongst the great and unexplored Monsoon destinations in India.


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#10. Kalimpong, West Bengal

Kalimpong is the kingdom of clouds and an excellent offbeat hill station destination in India that proves to be a heavenly retreat for travelers.


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#11. Hogenakkal, Tamil Nadu

Places to visit in the monsoon in India also includes the land of Indian Niagra Falls - Hogenakkal. It is ones of the most spectacular falls in the country.


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#12. Mokokchung, Nagaland

Mokokchung, one of the urban cities in Nagaland, remains colorful and alluring during monsoons making it for an ultimate travel experience. 


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#13. Lunglei, Mizoram

An obvious place to visit in the northeast, Lunglei is where you can relax, enjoy the picturesque beauty of clouds and appreciate the harmony.


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#14. Kumarakom, Kerala

Offering varied landscapes and unmatched excellence, Kumarakom is a jaw-dropping monsoon destination known for its tropical weather and freshwater lakes. It's an absolute fascination for the visitors.


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#15.  Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh

Celebrated for its Hindu and Jain temples this place offers some rich & distinctive architectures. These structures are amongst the UNESCO World Heritage sites, and August makes the place even more beautiful due to rains.


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#16. Mawlynnong, Meghalaya

Asia's cleanest and greenest village has no human-made but man-grown bridges as its main attraction. These are also called as living root bridges which are entirely made of roots and has no technology involved. 


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#17. Dudhsagar Fall, Goa

This is one of the most underrated spots at Goa. And during monsoons, the falls bring out its true glory for people to witness. 


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#18.  Hemis, Jammu, and Kashmir

Being a home to snow leopards, this place is less talked about. Snow-capped mountains surround it and the best time to visit Hemis is during May, June, and July. It's like having a visual treat for your eyes!


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#19. Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh

Being amongst the best monsoon destination to explore in India, Khajjiar is famous as the mini Switzerland in India and can be visited anytime throughout the year.


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#20. Kausani, Uttarakhand

This is a year-round jaw-dropping monsoon destination. The place comes to life during the months of July & August. Kausani is amongst the best destinations in India especially for those who don't prefer commercial tourist spots. 


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#21. Tadoba, Maharashtra

One of the unexplored and abundantly blessed Monsoon destinations in India, Tadoba, is known for its flora, fauna, and wildlife. 


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