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Top Destinations to Enjoy Monsoons in Kerala

SPOTLIGHT
Published Sep 23, 2021, 9:55 pm IST
Updated Sep 23, 2021, 9:55 pm IST
Vagamon is enriched in biodiversity and a one-stop destination for all the eco-tourists out there
Ashtamudi Lake is a perennial beauty, where you choose to sit under the coconut tree and get a mollifying Ayurvedic massage. —  By arrangement
 Ashtamudi Lake is a perennial beauty, where you choose to sit under the coconut tree and get a mollifying Ayurvedic massage. — By arrangement

Incredible India has innumerable destinations to chase and enjoy monsoons and lush greeneries. But, God’s Own Country, Kerala, beats them all! It’s truly a sacred place and looks like God has benevolently created his abode.

Kerala, being the first state to welcome monsoon, gradually changes into a green paradise. Gushing backwaters, lofty mountains wrapped in clouds, and coconut trees swaying to the melody of the chilly breeze, such heavenly sceneries can only be observed in Kerala. Therefore, it becomes the perfect gateway spot for all the pluviophiles.

 

Here, we have assembled top monsoon destinations in Kerala, where you can witness unparalleled sights along with the fascinating weather. Let’s look at the top 5 destinations!

1.Vagamon

Vagamon is enriched in biodiversity and a one-stop destination for all the eco-tourists out there. It is a tiny hill station, which emerges from within the Idukki district border. Some tourists love to visit this place in the monsoon because it gets covered with lush greeneries.

A small yet splendid village in Idukki, Kuttikkanam, monsoon is pretty marvelous here. The exquisite touch of raindrops makes the environment a dream place. The leaves are swaying to the tune with paradisiacal shower rhythm.

 

Step out of the homestay, go on a hill walk, and enjoy the misty roads. You will be overwhelmed after watching the greenery and cloudy mountain pitches. It will be a perfect weekend getaway to explore happiness in Mother Nature.      

2.Ashtamudi Lake

Do you like to visit some of the most pristine destinations in Kerala during monsoons? If yes, Ashtamudi Lake is that location, well-known for its eight arms or its canals and stunning houseboats and homestays.

This place is a perennial beauty, where you choose to sit under the coconut tree and get a mollifying Ayurvedic massage. Your tour planner will take you to other fascinating locations in the different waters, like Kottayam, Kumarakom, and Alinkadavu (located near Kollam) from Alleppy.  

 

3.Mattupetty

This monsoon hub is lesser-known than Vagamon and Munnar; still, it has acquired the appellation of the best monsoon spot. Mattupetty is perched atop the Idukki hills and is perfect for enjoying the serenity of rains.

Due to constant rain, you might be forced to stay indoors, and it might be despairing. However, it will be your one-stop monsoon spot if you prefer utmost tranquility and relief from the daily hustle-bustle. Sit in your room, have a cup of hot coffee, and enjoy the mesmerizing view outside.

Moreover, if you are not fond of staying inside, you can take a few strolls and observe the whole region wrapped in green carpet with waterfalls cascading. Sounds impressive, right?

 

Want to explore such places during the monsoon? Reputed tour providers have everything you want, starting from standard to luxury; all the Kerala tour packages can be customized as per your needs. 

4.Kovalam

Kovalam is the ideal destination for all beach lovers, and undoubtedly, it’s one of the best-in-class monsoon spot in India. It looks stunning during the rainfalls, although it’s renowned for being a popular winter holiday location.

Eating fresh plates of seafood prepared by the locals, long strolls on the beach, and getting a soothing Ayurvedic massage are some of the best activities you can do in Kovalam.

 

Check out various surfing packages available and dive into the most fantastic surfing activities during the monsoon. None other than Kovalam is the best surfing spot in India.

5.Athirapally

The majestic and cloudy Athirapally allures thousands of visitors every year. The abundant greenery matches seamlessly with the visual magnificence to satiate the minds of every viewer. Value addition will be mesmerizing waterfalls during the monsoon, which is still unparalleled to any other location. With prolific foliage and cascading fall, this place is the best monsoon hub to visit in Kerala.

 

Concluding Words

To live the authentic charm of these places, you have to visit Kerala and enjoy these captivating natural canvases. Well, the monsoon in Kerala feels like the omnipotent has showered his immense blessings on this great state.

That’s why it is considered as the “God’s Own Country.” From the list, which one is your favorite? If you haven’t been there till now, make a vacation plan in the monsoon and explore the greeneries in those destinations.

Disclaimer: No Deccan Chronicle journalist was involved in creating this content. The group also takes  no responsibility for this content.

 

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