There is nothing more beautiful than watching the rain drops kissing the ground during the period of monsoon. Travelling in the monsoon season is even better. The monsoon is the best time to do all the adventurous water sport activities like river rafting and boating. The waterfalls reveal their true form only during the period of the rains. There are many spots spread all over India that are best visited during the time of the monsoon. So where to visit this monsoon?
Nishani Motte Trek
Nishani is a mountain that situated in the Coorg district of Karnataka state. The view from the top of the hill reveals the true beauty of the Western Ghats. The Nishani Motte Trek is something that you shouldn’t miss if you were ever to visit Coorg. The light rain on the top of the hill will be a refreshing experience.
The monsoon will turn the path to the Dudhsagar waterfalls an adventurous one. It is the best place to have a jeep safari in Goa since the ride will take you through rocky paths and riverbeds that provides feast to the eyes. The adventurous ride will take you to a simple and beautiful waterfall that will take your breath away at the first sight.
If you are a true adventure lover, the Mullayanagiri trek in Chikmagalur is something that you should try when you are in Karnataka state. The 6 hour trek that starts from the Sarpadhari will finally lead you to the peak where you will be fascinated by the gorgeous view.
As the name suggests, Mystique falls is an everlasting waterfall that one can find if they escape to Saklespur. In the monsoon, the falls will be more powerful and beautiful. Different adventurous activities like zip lining, riverside trekking and other rope activities are there to bring out the brave explorer in you at the Saklespur.
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The Chitrakoot falls is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in all over the India. The 30 meter high waterfall is not only beautiful, but also supports different kinds of adventure sports like swimming, trekking and many more. The Chitrakoot falls is located at Jagdalpur in the state of Chhattisgarh.
Kanakpura is the right place if you are fond of water sports as well as trekking. The camp at kanakpura will be a whole new experience with the Hosadoddi Lake at one side and the wild banathimari forest on the other side. You can choose between these two kinds of adventures.
The athirappilly falls is the biggest waterfall in the kerala. During the monsoon, you can see the wild and powerful face of the athirappilly falls. Trekking from the bottom of the fall to the top is truly adventurous and requires skill. Or you can have an easier trek from the forest to top.
The kudhremuk stands for ‘horse faced’. It is because the peak somehow resembles the face of a horse. The Kudhremuk trek in chikmagalur is a long one that one would have to cover around 18 km and will consume more than 10 hours to reach the peak of the mountain.
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The Jog falls is a wild and beautiful waterfall in the state of Karnataka. But getting a glimpse of this magnificent view requires an adventurous heart because it requires travelling through the dense forests in the Sagara. The falls consists of four huge rocks that makes the Jog falls a miraculous one.
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The waterfall of Bhedaghat is also known as Dhuandher falls. It has a height of 30 meters and it also has a large span. Formed from the Narmada River, the falls is located in Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh. The Dhuandher falls is enough to prove that M.P is extremely beautiful.
Amongst the various trekking destinations at the Coorg, Coorg Tadiandamol trek and rafting is considered the best choice because the trek is easier but not short in adventure. It is one of the best locations in India that are ideal for rafting without having to take much big amount of risk.
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Hoggenakkal falls is situated on the Dharmapuri district of Tamil Nadu. What makes this waterfall special from others is the curved shape of the waterfall. There are a number of individual waterfalls that are separated by only a few meters, which makes it possible to have separate bath for men and women.
Ketti Valley, Ooty
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The Ketti Valley, Ooty offers a spectacular view that makes you wonder if it is a painting of the nature or actually real. The climate complements the location. There are various places to visit in Ketti Valley like the tea gardens and the Nilgiri railway that passes through the valley.
Ooty Lake, Ooty
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Ooty Lake is a pleasant lake situated in the Ooty district of Tamil Nadu. Pedal boats are available for you if you have a partner who also loves adventures. the boating is very fun and the mist on the surface of the lake is something that you will never get to see anywhere in India.
If you want to get in touch with the nature, and escape your daily busy life, then Dandeli is the place. The Dandeli adventure camp at Dandeli provides full support for getting to know the nature and to relax by immersing yourself in the lush greenery of the wild.
Monsoon Hebri Trek, Udupi
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Hebri is situated on the valleys of the Western Ghats at the Udupi. What Hebri has in its pockets is a dream like landscape that will make you stare at the nature’s beauty for hours. The monsoon Hebri trek is highly enjoyable since one will be covering places that offer breathtaking views of nature.
Estates and Sightseeing, Munnar
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The Munnar is full of estates of tea gardens. It situated in the Idukki district of Kerala. The climate at Munnar is always cool and during the monsoon the temperature even drops below 0. Estates and sightseeing is the major things at the Munnar. The widely spread estates of tea plants offer a brilliant sight.
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The Malshej Ghat in Pune is the only mountain pass that will let you drive under a waterfall. Even though the road might look scary sometimes; driving through the breath taking wet roads of the Malshej ghat is an adventurous experience during the time of the monsoon that you shouldn’t miss.
Lonavla And Khandala
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Lonavala and Khandala is the twin hills located in the state of Maharashtra. There are many places to visit around like the Baja caves and the Lonavala Lake that supports adventurous activities. On top of the hill, several resorts are there to get you the most out of these twin hill stations.
Lohagad is a Fortress that was built around 30 B.C. it is astonishing to see that the fortress still remains without any serious damage. Since the fortress situated on top of a hill, a small trek is required to get to the destination. The Lohagad trek takes a one and a half hour of hill climb.
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The Mulshi dam situated in the Maharashtra takes it best form during the monsoon season by creating a lush green and chilling ambience along with widely spread calm water. The mist and the fog that forms in the morning is certainly eye pleasing and the Western ghats in the background makes it even more beautiful.
Karnala fort is yet another well maintained hill fort. The place has now been integrated with the Karnala bird sanctuary, allowing you to see varieties of birds as you make your way to the Karnala fort. The Karnala also has a waterpark for having unlimited fun during your visit to Karnala.
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What’s best about the Thoseghar waterfalls is the lush green that surrounds the narrow waterfall. During the monsoon several other waterfalls may arise in the nearby places of the main waterfall. There are platforms and other safety measures provided near the waterfalls for the safety of visitors.
The kalsubai peak is the highest peak of Maharashtra with a height of 5400 ft from the sea level. Even though, the mountain may seem too high, trekking isn’t that difficult and lot of people trek to the Kalsubai peak to visit the temple that is located on top of the hill.
Kolad River Rafting
The Kolad river rafting will take you from the Pune to Mumbai in 4 hours. The rafting at the Kundalika River is considered the most adventurous rafting activity in whole of India due to the b current that may arise when the dam water is released to the Kundalika River.
So, if you think you have what it takes to take on the above mentioned adventures, let this monsoon be an adventurous one, daring to take the various adventurous spots in India.