Notwithstanding the unprecedented deluge that has drowned several parts of India this year, you will still find plenty of places in the country that looks and feels at its magical best in monsoon. Outside India also there are few countries that look mesmerizingly beautiful when drenched in the rain such as Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand.
As you are out to enjoy the rain, ensure that you have adequate travel insurance to handle contingencies such as delayed flights, medical emergencies, natural and man-made calamities, and loss of passport and baggage. It’s fast and easy to buy travel insurance online whether you are travelling within or outside the country.
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As the monsoon season bids farewell in a few weeks, this is the perfect time to pack your bags and head for these 5 destinations to enjoy the rain. And yes, don’t forget to buy travel insurance online before you leave.
5 top destinations to enjoy the rain
Though we advise travelers against visiting Kerala for a holiday this monsoon due to the unfortunate floods in some districts and loss of lives and property, still we shouldn’t deprive Kerala from #1 title when it comes to monsoon destinations. And when things get normal, you ought to visit Kerala in the rains.
Typically, Kerala has two rainy seasons that starts from June and lasts through early September and the second spell starts from mid-October to mid-November. During the end of August to September the rain tapers off and is the right time to enjoy the outdoors.
September is the right time to travel to Kerala as you can be part of the Onam festivities and witness the famous snake boat races and pamper yourself with some rejuvenating Ayurvedic treatments. Of course, you will never forget the scenic Athirapally Falls, the lush green hills of Mattupetty which is located 13 km from Munnar. Then there are the relaxing backwaters and the tranquil beaches to savour. You will never get enough of monsoon Kerala in one visit.
Want to witness parched earth coming to amazing life in the rains? Visit Rajasthan between July to September. Enjoy the verdant greenery and join in the festivities of Teej in Jaipur. Plan your trip across Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Mount Abu, Bhainsrorgarh and Keoladeo National Park.
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Coorg is an ethereal hill station located 250 km from Bangalore in the state of Karnataka. It is known for its fascinating coffee plantations, stunning greenery, breathtakingly beautiful waterfalls and its wildlife sanctuaries. Some unforgettable monsoon attractions in Coorg include Raja Seat, Abbey Falls, Brahmagiri Peak, Dubare Elephant Camp, Iruppu Falls, Nagarhole National Park and the beautiful island of Cauvery Nisargadhama.
Goa is not just all about the sun and beaches. It’s also an amazing place to visit in the monsoon. Imagine an invigorating and refreshing walk on the beach when it’s raining. This is also the right time to delight your family with a trip to Dudhsagar Falls and revel in the Sao Joao Festival. Enjoy a jungle safari at the Mollem National Park as the park is open during monsoon or visit other wildlife sanctuaries such as Mhadei, Mahavir and Bondla.
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This probably sounds out of place but all the monsoon destinations don’t need to be in India. Before we explain why you should travel to Singapore, ensure that you buy travel insurance for Singapore as you will be traveling in the rainy season when the weather is unpredictable.
Rainfall occurs throughout the year in Singapore but there are so many fascinating things that you can do indoors that you don’t have to venture out in the rain. For instance, you can spend an entire day at the Marina Bay Sands, which is an enormous entertainment complex that contains a hotel, 50 odd restaurants, a theatre and an ice rink. Not to forget an 146-meter infinity pool on the roof. You can also take a gondola ride in the rain on the basement which has been converted into a canal. Other fascinating attractions you can enjoy while it’s raining include Gardens by the Bay, the Singapore Flyer, Changi Museum and shopping on Orchard Road.
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