With the arrival of Monsoon in North India, it’s time to get a much-needed relief from the scorching heat of the sun. What can be better than planning a quick road trip from Delhi to nearby destinations with your close ones? Monsoons are one of the most beautiful time to travel and experience the beauty of mother nature in its full bloom.
Monsoon season washes down all the dirt and grim and revives everything to life. From lush greenery of mountains and forests, to sparkling water in lakes, waterfalls, etc.
So, if you are one of those who loves dancing in rain and enjoying hot tea & pakodas, then plan a Monsoon getaway trip from Delhi to these stunning places.
- Almora (363 kms, Uttarakhand) – Cradled in the lap of Kumaon Himalayas, the beautiful town of Almora will mesmerize you its scenic vistas. With stunning Himalayan range in the backdrop and pleasant weather, this quick hill retreat near Delhi makes an ideal option to travel during Monsoon season. Adorned with lush greenery of towering pine trees, Almora in Uttarakhand is also famous for nearby Himalayan getaway Binsar and Shiva temple. Plan a quick roadtrip to this hill station near Delhi with your dear ones.
- Bundi (485 kms, Rajasthan) – One of the best place to visit in Rajasthan, Bundi is home to magnificent palaces and forts. Unlike summers, Monsoon season is a perfect time to take a tour of these amazing heritage structures like Garh Palace and Taragarh Fort. Not only this, Bundi is also known for its interesting murals and gold paintings. This offbeat travel destination in Rajasthan is gaining popularity day by day. Add Bundi to your Monsoon weekend getaway bucket list.
- Kangojodi (275 kms, Himachal Pradesh) – Located amidst thick forest area, Kangojodi is a little hamlet in Himachal Pradesh. This offbeat place is located at a short drive from Delhi and ideal a weekend getaway during Monsoon. Away from the hustle and bustle of urban lifestyle, Kangojodi offers much-needed tranquility and various options for adventure activities. Camprox in Kangojodi is a great option for staying and taking part in some thrilling activities. For for jungle walks, flying fox and camping.
- Landour (302 kms, Uttarakhand) – Landour is located near popular queen of hills called Mussoorie. This charming hill station in Uttarakhand still maintains that old colonial charm. Blessed with captivating vistas of Garhwal Himalayas and lush greenery, Landour is a lovely place for those who want to soak in the serenity of hills. Especially during Monsoon, it is truly magical to see clouds kissing the hill tops. So, relax in the lap of Himalayas with cup of hot coffee in hand.
- Mandawa (233 kms, Rajasthan) – One of the hidden gem in the incredible state of Rajasthan, Mandawa is another less-commercialised travel destination good for Monsoon trip from Delhi. Loaded with awe-mazing havelis and colourful paintings, Mandawa is also called ‘open air art gallery’. Therefore, if you an art or heritage lover, then don’t give a second thought and quickly plan a trip to Mandawa with you dear ones.
- Nahan (267.2 kms, Himachal Pradesh) – Nahan is very close to national capital Delhi and can be reached in just 5 hrs of drive. Away from the chaos of the city, Nahan is one such place where you can relax in serene surroundings of nature. There are various options for sightseeing such as Renukaji Lake, Paonta Sahib and numerous Hindu temples. Choose to spend your Monsoon weekend at this quaint hill retreat in Himachal Pradesh.
- Orchha (451 kms, Madhya Pradesh) – Steadily gaining popularity, Orchha in Madhya Pradesh is a beautiful place, adorned with magnificent palaces, beautifully carved temples and Forts. This hidden gem in the heart of India is one of the most loved place for backpackers, history and photography lovers. Add an epic road trip to Orchha in your Monsoon travel plans.
- Parwanoo (281 kms, Himachal Pradesh) – Parwanoo is a little hamlet nestled in the lap of Shivalik hills. There is not much for sightseeing purpose but yes you want to just chill and relax then this small hill station in Himachal Pradesh is a good option. Choose to stay in a holiday property with a good view, enjoy hot pakoras, tea with some good music.
- Ranikhet (356 kms, Uttarakhand) – Located in Kumaon Himalayas, Ranikhet is a charming travel destination especially during Monsoon season. This picturesque hamlet is blessed with scenic vistas, lush greenery and above all pleasant climate.
- Neemrana Fort (117 kms, Rajasthan) – Neemrana is an ancient town in Rajasthan and also a perfect choice for couples who want to spent some quality time. The place is famous for Neemrana Fort, lakes, hot springs and sanctuaries. Stay at Neemrana Fort offers a nice blend of traditional and luxurious lifestyle.
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Contributed By: Sahil Singh