8 Monsoon Getaways That Are Perfect For Family Vacations

Monsoon is the perfect season to take a trip, it is the season of lush greenery and dreamy views. The views are best enjoyed with your family, a cup of tea and maggi. You can drive through Western Ghats or go enjoy Kerala’s backwaters. This list of places will help you find the right getaway for you and your family.

1.  Udaipur, Rajasthan

The “City of Lakes” looks vibrant during the monsoon. The weather is pleasant and the views are breathtaking. The Monsoon Palace is blooming with flowers and Lake Pichola is the best place for a relaxing boat ride. Lake Pichola is surrounded by Jag Mandir, City Palace and the hills. The royal City Palace is a sight to behold.

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2.  Shillong, Meghalaya

If there’s a heaven on earth then it’s in Meghalaya. The waterfalls are in full flow and the hills come to life during monsoon. The weather can get a bit chilly so make sure to take warm clothing. Enjoy the rains in Cherrapunji, one of the wettest places on Earth. Asia’s cleanest village, Mawlynnong is just a few hours away from Shillong. Visit this city during monsoon to witness the tribal festival of Behdienkhlam.

3. Kumarakom, Kerala

Kumarakom is gorgeous during monsoons. If you are looking for a quiet vacation with your family then you should go to Kumarakom. Monsoon is also the best time to avail off-season rates at hotels. You can book luxurious hotels at affordable rates and have a peaceful time in God’s own country. Check out Hotel by The Park Holidays or ayurveda treatments and delectable local cuisine.

4.  Karnataka

Coorg is all about beautiful green landscapes, misty hills, plantations of fragrant tea and coffee, stunning waterfalls and scrumptious food. The flora and fauna are nothing short of exotic. Coorg has something for everyone, if you are a family looking for adventure then you can go for hikes. If you want a calm time by nature then you can pick from the selection of properties by The Park Holidays


5.   Goa

Goa is famous for its beaches and parties but that’s not all this place has to offer. During monsoon Goa turns into a serene paradise. This is time to experience Goa like a Goan. Nature is flourishing, the party crowd is gone and the beaches are calmer. Goa is frequented by families during monsoon. Visit Mollem National Park during this season to see the best of Goa. If you like spices then you should check out Sahakari Spice Farm. The forts and Portuguese mansions of Goa are a must visit. Go to Mahadev Temple which was built in the 12th century, it is believed to be the oldest Hindu temple in Goa. If you want to learn some history with your kids then go to the Museum of Goa. From hills to beaches, Goa has a lot to offer.

6.   Leh, Ladakh

If you want to get away from the rain then Ladakh is the place to go. Ladakh is usually dry during monsoon; the days are sunny and the evenings are cold. The air is crisp and clear. The weather is pleasant and ideal for outdoor activities. It is also the ideal season for adventure sports like white water rafting on the Zanskar and Indus rivers. The months of May to October are also ideal for participating in the various treks conducted in the area, including the Markha Valley trek, the Kang Yatse trek and the Spituk to Stok trek. Monsoon brings several enthralling festivities like Pheyang Tsedup, an annual celebration hosted at the Pheyang monastery; Korzok Gustor, celebrated at Korzok monastery near Moriri Lake and Karsha Gustor, held at Karsha, Zanskar Valley's largest monastery. The Pangong Lake illuminates during twilight. It will take a day or two to get acclimatized to the weather, after that you are all set to explore Ladakh.

7.   Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra

If you are looking for a place that’s not too far away from the city then Mahabaleshwar is the place for you. When you need some time away with your family you can just visit Mahabaleshwar for a quick getaway. There is something special about traveling to Mahabaleshwar during the monsoon. The peaceful surroundings are ideal for letting off steam. If you want to do sightseeing you can visit some offbeat sites like Lingamala waterfalls, Elephant's Head Level, Mapro Garden, etc.

8.   Gokarna, Karnataka

Another beach destination to visit during monsoon. Gokarna is a quiet beach town located in Karnataka. It has one of the most pristine beaches in the country. It’s less crowded during monsoon so if you want to go for a chill vacation with your family, you should go to Gokarna. The sea is wild during this time but it’s majestic.

Traveling in the monsoon with your family is an enjoyable experience and you get to make memories for a lifetime. These dreamy locations are the best places to go during this season. The properties by The Park Holidays offer the best services and views, the properties are located all around the world for you to have a comfortable stay.

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