Monsoons, a season to enjoy and having fun in the heavy rains. A lot of people spend and plan their holidays in the month of July to September. It is a perfect time to see the lush beauty of the mountains, rivers, lakes, and nature. A lot of places are a perfect weekend getaway that will give you an unforgettable experience. Delhi is the capital of India and connected or nearby to beautiful holiday destinations. To see nature’s serene and surreal beauty one should plan at least their one trip in Monsoons.
Some of the popular weekend getaways and nearby destinations to visit in Monsoons from Delhi:
- Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh
Bilaspur is a beautiful city in Chhatisgarh. The city has the largest High court in Asia.
The Govind Sagar Lake all surrounded by greenery make Bilaspur a perfect place to spend your holidays in monsoon. You can also visit the other scenic places like Bhakra Dam, Vyas cave, Koldam Dam, Kutaghat Dam, and many other places. The city has a lot of temples like Didneshwari temple, Deorani-Jethani temple, Mahamaya Devi temple, and a lot more.
Bilaspur is truly a paradise for bird watchers. The Nangal wetlands, which are near the Govind Sagar lake has 40,000 bird species or you can visit the Achanakmar wildlife sanctuary to see animals and birds.
The best time to visit the city is in the months of September & October. You can reach Bilaspur by taking a direct bus or train from Delhi. The fastest way to reach is to take a direct flight from Delhi to Bilaspur.
The most visited popular trekking destination near Mcleodganj and Dharamshala. Triund is situated at an elevation of 2,850m above sea level and nestled in the foothills of the Dhauladhar ranges. This trek is very popular among trekkers and offers great scenic vistas of nature. Mcleodganj is the commencing point of the trek. With the beauty of lush green meadows, amazing landscapes, and dense forests of pines & oaks will make the adventure worth remembering. The trek is accessible in all seasons except monsoons. But you can surely visit here just after monsoons to amidst the surreal beauty of the place. With this adventure, you will get a chance to explore the alluring hill stations of Dharamshala and Mcleodganj. You can visit some famous tourist attractions like Bhagsunath waterfalls, Tsulagkhang monastery, St. John Church, Dal Lake, and many others. The best time to visit Triund is in the months of September to April.
You can reach Mcleodganj by a drive from Delhi or by taking a direct bus. Delhi and Chandigarh are the nearest cities.
- Morni Hills, Harayana
The only hill station in Harayana, Morni Hills is a perfect weekend getaway near Delhi in monsoon at a distance of 253 km only. Morni Hills is at a height of 1,267m in the Panchkula district, Harayana. For experiencing the Great Himalayan views, rich flora, and alluring lakes the destination is very popular among travelers and tourists. Morni village has a lot of famous tourist attractions like the Morni Fort Museum, Garhi Kotaha Fort, Masoompur Fort, twin lakes Bhimtal- Draupadi Tal, Morni hill waterfall, Thakur Dwar Temple, Bhuri Singh Devta temple, etc. The best time to visit this hill station is in the month of October and November.
You can reach here by a drive from Delhi and Chandigarh or by taking a direct bus from Delhi. The nearest airport and railway station is in Chandigarh.
- Mussorie, Uttarakhand
Popularly known as “the queen of hills” Mussorie is a beautiful hill station perched at an elevation of 1,880m above sea level. The place is located in the Dehradun district, Uttarakhand. Mussorie is only 290 km away from Delhi and a perfect destination to spend your holidays.
For experiencing the serene beauty of the mountains and feasting your eyes with lush greenery, Mussorie attracts a lot of tourists every year.
There are a lot of scenic places around that you can visit like Kempty falls, Gun hill, Lake mist, Municipal garden, Mussorie lake, Mossi falls, Happy valley, Mall road, Nag Devta temple, and a lot more. To spend some time in the laps of the mountains and feel peace all around Mussorie is a perfect pick for you.
- Agra, Uttar Pradesh
Agra is a city located on the banks of Yamuna river, in Uttar Pradesh which is only 206 kilometers from the capital city Delhi. The city has a lot of tourist attractions like the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and Fatehpur Sikri, all of them comes under the UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Agra is a populated city but holds its beauty in historical places. The tomb of Akbar, Mehtab Bagh, Wildlife SOS, Taj Museum, Anguri Bagh, Ram Barat Drama are some of the popular attractions in Agra. Large no. of tourists visit the city and know more about the history of India.
A perfect place to spend your weekend.