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13 Places To Visit This Monsoon To Calm Your Wandering Soul

Summers were scorching and the heat almost killed us all, didn't it? Like you all, even I'd been waiting for a good shower to hit us soon! And well, rains are finally here. Not just to get some relief from the heat but also, so that I could take some good monsoon trips again. Don't we all just love taking breaks from our everyday hassle-filled lives and going on short breaks (or even long ones) to serene places, filled with scenic beauty and culturally enhanced landscapes, that calm our wandering and lost souls down?We always plan trips abroad but, fail to see and appreciate the remarkable beauty, culture and history our own country holds and offers. India is a diverse and immensely beautiful place. Here, I've compiled some of the best places in India that should be visited during the monsoons for gaining the best experiences possible.Check 'em out!P.S. #6 is super famous for its coffee, for all of you coffee lovers out there! 

#1 Munnar in Kerala

Top Sights: Tea Gardens, Top Station, Mattupetty Dam, Photo Point, Kundala Dam Lake, Kannan Devan Tea Museum, Rajamalai National Park, Rose Gardens.Top Hotels: Check here!

#2 Lonavala in Maharashtra

Top Sights: Della Adventure, Pavana Lake, Lohagad Fort, Lion's Point, Karla Caves, Narayani Dham Temple, Bhaja Caves, Sunil's Celebrity Wax Museum, Rajmachi Fort.Top Hotels: Check here!

#3 Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu

Top Sights: Kodaikanal Lake, Coakers Walk, Berijam Lake, Pine Forest, Kurinji Andavar Temple, Pillar Rocks, Poombarai Village View, Mannavanur Lake, Shembaganur Museum of Natural History, Lake View Point, Bryant Park.Top Hotels: Check here!

#4 Spiti Valley in Himachal Pradesh

Top Sights: Kunzum Pass, Key Monastery, Chandratal Lake, Tabo Monastery, Dhankar Monastery, Suraj Tal Lake, Dhankar Lake, Pin Valley National Park.Top Hotels: Check here!

#5 Shillong in Meghalaya

Top Sights: Elephant Falls, Don Bosco Centre of Indigenous Cultures, Nohakalikai Falls, Spread Eagle Fall, Lady Hydari Park, Air Force Museum, Phan Nonglait Park, Mattilang Amusement Park.Top Hotels: Check here!

#6 Coorg in Karnataka

Top Sights: Abbey Falls, Nagarhole National Park, Nisargadhama Island, Dubare Elephant Camp, Irupu Falls, Madikeri Fort, Chelavara Falls, Namdroling Monastery. Top Hotels: Check Here!

#7 Darjeeling in West Bengal

Top Sights: Tiger Hill, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Batasia Loop, Peace Pagodam Mirik, Japanese Temle, Rock Garden, Ghum Monastery.Top Hotels: Check Here!

#8 Pushkar in Rajasthan 

Top Sights: Pushkar Lake, Brahma Temple, Savitri Mata Temple, Gau Ghat, Lake Foy Sagar, Rajbhora Ghat, Sri Panchkund Shiva Temple.Top Hotels: Check Here!

#10 Ranikhet in Uttarakhand

Top Sights: Jhula Devi Temple, Chaubatia, Haidakhan Babaji Temple, Binsar Mahadev Temple, Naukuchia Taal, Golf Ground, Sunset Point, Ram Mandir. Top Hotels:  Check Here!

#11 Kutch in Gujarat

Top Sights: Prag Mahal, Kutch Museum, Vijaya Vilas Palace, Hill Garden, Sharad Baug Park, Lakhpat Fort, Jesl Toran Samadhi 1, Gandhi Samadhi, Bhadreshwar Jain Temple. Top Hotels: Check Here!

#12 Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh

Top Sights: Dal Lake, Namgyal Monastery, Kareri Lake, St. John Church, Triund, Bhagsunag Waterfall, Tibet Museum, H H Dalai Lama Main TempleTop Hotels: Check Here!

#13 Mandav in Madhya Pradesh

Top Sights: Jahaj Mahal, Rani Roopmati Mahal, Jami Masjid, Ashrafi Mahal, Darya Khan's Tomb, Champa Baoli, Eco Point, Hindola Mahal, Hoshang Shah Tomb, Chhapan Mahal.Top Hotels: Check Here!

#13 Andaman & Nicobar Islands in Bay of Bengal

Top Sights: Port Blair, Neil Island, Baratang Island, Port Blair, Havelock Island, Barren Island, Little Andaman, Indira Point, Diglipur, Great Nicobar Island, Rangat, Wandoor, Rutland. Top Hotels : Check Here!Creatives by: Nidhi VaishnavThat's all from my side, folks. Subscribe to WittyFeed and my personal profile for more such stories.Stay Tuned!