10 Best Places to Visit in India with Family on a Monsoon Holiday

By: TM Abbas, Sreeja Mohan & Atrayee

Last Updated: 29- Jan- 2022

10 Best Places to Visit in India with Family on a Monsoon Holiday

Suppose you are one of those who cherish rain and are too excited every time the monsoon approaches. You have plans in your mind for a short monsoon trip with your family! Indeed, the Monsoon is the best time of the year to experience the beauty of some part of India that offers peace, heavenly pleasure and thrill too. 

Although many people don't find Monsoon an ideal season, considering safety is a concern. Rain continues to spell the magical charm to add adventure, fun and a crazy time when you are vacationing. With enough safety measures, you can enjoy lush green mountains, overflowing river, sparkling waterfall and a bucket loaded things to do

Gorgeous Family Trip Destination on Monsoon Holiday. 


This beautiful destination Udaipur in Rajasthan is the best place to visit in India during Monsoon. The exciting part is that it receives the country's lowest rainfalls, thus making a pleasant climate with sufficient rainfall. With numerous lakes to witness and, of course, a long list of historical spots. You will be mesmerized in this most romantic destination. You can visit places like Monsoon Palace, Lake Pichola for a beautiful scenic view, boat rides, as well as Sajjan Garh. There are incredible sights with royal hospitality, which will make you feel no less than a king!


Famous for its dense forest, Coorg showcases a wide variety of flora and fauna. From charming waterfalls to enchanting lakes, beautiful coffee plantations and mouth-watering cuisine. You will have an enthralling time with your family while trekking, bird watching, elephant interaction and a lot more. One can also witness the wildlife at Pushpagiri wildlife sanctuary and relish showering in Irrupu falls, which is an extremely popular tourist attraction and also a pilgrimage spot. 


Tucked in the Sahyadri Mountains on the Western Ghat, surrounded by lush greenery, Lonavala is the most romantic, charming hill station in India. The melody of the rain, clouds descending the mountain, and the beautiful rainbow in the sky make it a magical sight to behold. During Monsoon, Bushi Dam is the most popular site to enjoy time and Pawna lake adds value to cherish the experience. But rain surely doesn't spoil your trekking to the trails of Tiger's leap, lion's point and even Rajmachi form.


Amidst nature, mountains, and a great waterfall surrounding you, Bhandardara is the most scenic, breathtaking destination. One can think of it as an adventurous trip with too much trekking, overnight camping near the lake and exploring waterfalls. If not, a trip for relaxation purposes, in a resort stay with an infinity pool and mountain view from it. Bhandardara offers comfort in both ways, with attractive spots like Wilson Dam Falls, Angling, Randha, Mount Kalsubai, and Nanhe Falls.


Tempting strawberries, picturesque sceneries, deep valleys and waterfalls is what Mahabaleshwar has to serve its tourists. With greenery everywhere, calm surrounding, this beauty of the Sahyadri range seems to be the most romantic getaway in the rainy season. The sharp Ghats, on the route, is no less than a roller coaster ride. Lingamala waterfall gets the most visitors during rain showers, and of course, Pratapad offers a majestic view from the top! Elephant's head point and Tableland are other major attraction that offers captivating sight.


There is something unrealistic about South India when drenched in the rain, offering awe-inspiring views but more to it that only eyes can capture. Munnar is a total delight; being crowd-free, you will get hypnotized with its monsoon beauty! The vast tea gardens, trekking trails, and abundance of sightseeing will indulge you in its natural bliss. 

Rain always offers a romantic atmosphere here, a delightful climate, and soothing nature walks beside the beautiful lake in Devikulam. Also, don't forget to visit Attukal waterfalls and Anamudi, the highest peak of the western ghats, showcasing exquisite wildlife to the tourists.

Malshej Ghat

If you live in Mumbai, this is an ideal spot to get rid of the hectic schedule and plan a short escape. For monsoon fun overloaded with adventure, thrill and a peaceful vibe, too, Malshej Ghat is a great idea! One of the finest, most adventurous hill stations in Maharashtra, famous for its flora and fauna. It is ideal for trekking, hiking and bird watching, with many sharp cuts and curves driving experience


'Gods' Own Country' Kerala is divine during the Monsoon, and Alleppey shares the bliss! Rain makes the time in the backwaters more serene, filled, pleasant and beautiful. With spectacular views to embark on your cruise journey, take a dip in the sparkling lake, rivers and canals. Indeed, you will have an experience of a lifetime. 

Also, Monsoon adds to the benefit of Ayurveda; that said, the best time to seek the treatment is during monsoon season. Then, your family trip will be a memorable one, with its perfect weather, moist, cool and calm climate.



Wayanad is one of the most pleasing and charming hill stations in Kerala. It is also one of the destinations in India that gets overwhelming rain showers during the monsoon. Amidst serene lakes, lush greeneries, dams, falls, caves, sanctuaries and a lot more, this beautiful monsoon destination in Kerala offer every bit of adventure, and retreat.


Located in the Western Ghats, this small hill station is worth taking a break from all your busy schedules or planning for a monsoon family vacation. Draped by wide orchards of tea, coffee, and spice plantations, Sakleshpur is a complete rejuvenation spot as it calls out for you to enjoy the beauty of it. You also have a lot of adventure opportunities here, right from hill-top camping, trekking in falls, railway bridges, visiting forts, temples and a lot more. 

Plan your Ideal Monsoon Getaway 

Family time during monsoon calls for selecting the best destination that fills up some adventure, peace and calmness to your mood. These top 10 places are indeed a delight, treating you with the gorgeous natural charms that it holds. With lush greenery, waterfall, mountainous route and backwater fun. So, you take back with you overloaded joy and memories worth cherishing for a lifetime. 

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