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Monsoon Getaway This August

5 Destinations for Your Monsoon Getaway This August!

About the blog: The Indian Monsoons are just around the corner and are you also wondering where to go and channel your inner musafir. Migrant Musings presents you a list of beautiful destinations for your monsoon weekend getaway which will have a calming effect on both your mind and heart.

1. Goa

Goa is the smallest state on the western coast of India. Goa is a place which everyone has on their bucket lists because of its culture and the way the city is different from others. It offers you variety of fun-filled activities, beautiful beaches and a night life. August is the middle of the monsoon and the weather in Goa is a bit warm with good amount of rain. The natural beauty and freshness of Goa is at its peak during this month. The State of Goa is divided into two parts: North Goa and South Goa. North Goa is preferred by most tourists because it provides more options and attractions in terms of resorts, restaurants, and nightclubs. South Goa is a popular tourist destination for those seeking a tranquil vacation. Hot Air Balloon, Bungy Jumping, Scuba Diving, Birdwatching, Cruises, Motorised Paragliding, etc are some of the major tourist attractions of the state.

 

Monsoon Getaway This August
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2. Coorg

Coorg, often known as Kodagu, is Karnataka’s most prosperous hill station. If you are someone who loves nature and it is eager to explore nature then Coorg is the perfect getaway destination for you. It is well-known for its rich vegetation and wonderfully beautiful surroundings. The climate is usually pleasant in August. The month of August is ideal for those who want to enjoy the rain. The quiet trickling of rain, as well as the beautiful green hills and coffee plantations of Coorg, can be enjoyed by visitors. Family, friends, explorers, business team trips, photography aficionados, and nature lovers will all enjoy Coorg. When you visit Coorg, you can go trekking, bird viewing, horseback riding, or on a coffee plantation tour, to name a few activities.

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4. Udaipur

Udaipur which is also known as the “city of lakes” is situated in the state of Rajasthan. It is often known as the “Venice of the East.” Udaipur is recognised for its azure lakes, gorgeous palaces, vibrant culture, and wonderful food. It is situated around beautiful water lakes and is surrounded on all sides by the Aravalli Hills. It is not only a must-see site, and also one of the finest places in India to experience luxury. Some of the most popular tourist attractions in Udaipur include Lake Pichola, Jaisamand Lake, City Palace, Monsoon Palace, Jagmandir, Fateh Sagar Lake, Jagdish Temple, and Saheliyon ki Baari. Udaipur is a place which perfectly describes the famous Naina from Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Quote, “Life Mein Jitna bhi Try Karo, kuch na kuch toh chootega hi. Isliye Yahin, isi Pal ka Mazza lete Hain.”  It is a place which offers you so many things that one becomes confused what to enjoy in the evening, a beautiful sunset, the traditional folk dance and music, the beauty of the Lake Pichola or the lighted palaces.

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4.  Orccha

Orccha is situated in the state of Madhya Pradesh. If you are a heritage lover then this is the perfect destination for you. Orchha, the indestructible historical attraction that has conserved the culture and legends of the erstwhile kings of the Bundela dynasty, reflects the stories of the great Bundela era. Orchha is a wonderland with all of its features, such as great temples, exquisite palaces, and forts, making it one of the best destinations to visit during the monsoon season. During the monsoon season, the architectural splendour of Jahangir Mahal, Raja Mahal, and Rani Mahal, Chaturbhuj Temple, The Lakshminarayan Temple with their magnificent structure, appear lovely. Orccha also offers relaxing and soothing Ayurvedic massages. One can also enjoy rafting and boating experience in River Betwa.

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5.   Lonavla

Are you the travellers that love those luscious green hills and the fresh soil smell then Lonavla is the best destination for you. It is a small beautiful hill station situated in the city of Pune. Lonavala is among the best destinations to visit during the monsoon season. The richness of nature will refresh tourists. Lonavla has breathtaking views that one can enjoy from the Tiger’s Leap cliff top and the Lion’s Point. To have that heritage and rustic feels then the Tikona Fort and the Rajamchi Fort is a great choice. If you are a water baby the Bushi Dam and Pawna Dam is perfect for you cause the pouring rain gushes down the dams it gives a spirited feel. Tungarli Lake a place in Lonavla where one feels extremely calm and enjoys the beauty of nature, it also a very romantic spot to spend time with your loved ones. A trip to Lonavla in the rains is incomplete with a cup a masala tea, Vada pav, and those crispy samosas and pakoras.

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So, this monsoon season where are you grabbing your chai and pakore while watching the rain gods bring the world to life? Tell us!

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