In some parts of India, the monsoon is too overwhelming and can get a bit challenging and extreme.
For those who wish to escape the harsh monsoon, you don’t have to leave the country! India offers many gorgeous destinations to soak in the sun, bustling cities to feel the warmth and beaches to live in absolute comfort.
We have a comprehensive list of some of the stunning destinations in India to escape the monsoon rain. Have a look!
Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary, Haryana
Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary is a world-renowned bird shelter located on Delhi-Gurgaon road. Spread across a massive 400 acres, Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary is home to 100 different varieties of birds and many nests of Siberian birds.
Apart from being a haven for birds, it also hosts Jheel Lake, which spreads over an area of 140 acres. Most of the tourists visit this place to watch bar-headed geese, Serbian birds and Duk ruddy shelduck, to name a few. Sit back, relax and relish the present with awe-inspiring birds in its natural haven.
Rann of Kutch
Vibrant artwork and the widespread white marshy salt desert are two excellent hallmarks of the Great Rann of Kutch. For a night’s stay, Dhordo and Hodka (two adjacent villages) offer eco-friendly accommodation. And spending a night in these heavenly places is truly once in a lifetime experience. You can take a camel safari under a moonlit sky and indulge in some lip-smacking local savoury and sugary delights. A visit to this place is relaxing and rejuvenating.
Temperature is stable across Bangalore, but generally speaking, Bangalore boasts one of the best weather conditions in India. Neither too cold nor too hot, Bangalore is at its best during monsoon and offers umpteen tourist attractions. Yes! It does rain in Bangalore however it is bearable. The IT capital of India excels in three metrics, attractions, weather and local costs. So, tens of thousands flock to Bangalore during the monsoon season to enjoy fun-in-the-rain experiences. And its pubs and parties are worth checking out too!
Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh
Nestled up in the cold desert mountains, at an elevation of 3,810 m above sea level, Spiti Valley is a massive stretch of barren rustic land. Despite the fact it is relatively secluded, many spiritual and adventure travellers are increasingly making their way to Spiti to traverse its many Buddhist sanctuaries spread across the area, and indulge in exciting activities, respectively. Some of the popular outdoor activities are mountain biking, whitewater rafting, trekking, and wildlife spotting. Also, it is environed by numerous high-altitude hamlets, like Kaza, Tabo, Kibber, Dhankar, Langza and Komic, which can also be traversed on your trip to Spiti.
The whistle of the wind in the desert sounds gratifying while taking a camel ride or jeep safari in Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer is an extraordinary sandstone city that rises magically from the dunes of the Thar desert and becomes more fun-loving and enjoyable if traversed well. The daybreak and twilight are worth a million dollars when viewed from any of the numerous forts present in Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer is more or less a place of contemplation.
Kanyakumari is a perfect retreat for those who seek comfort and solitude. Unscathed by laws of nature, Kanyakumari remains at its best around the year. Rustic and serene, this place is a fantastic patch that knows only the expression of beauty. In and around this tranquil haven, one can see a blend of the British, Danish, German and French colonies that once made Kanyakumari their home.