A lot of Indians have been looking forward to the impending holiday season as a good chance to take a holiday. It’s no secret that the southern part of our country is packed with picture-perfect locations, making it ideal for a vacation getaway. If you haven’t had a chance to make the most of the ethereal beauty during the monsoon season, fret not.
To get in the spirit of the upcoming festivities, we spoke to travel experts at India’s leading online travel brand, at GoIbibo to compile a list of nearby weekend drive-away spots that we guarantee will amaze and motivate you to visit more of the country’s beautiful landscapes.
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The highland picturesque – Wayanad
If you’re a fan of nature and exploring the great outdoors, Wayanad is the place for you. The lush terrain, many waterfalls, and huge tea plantations of Wayanad have made it a popular tourist destination. Beyond that, the hill station has its own authentic rainforest resort, Vythiri Retreat. Surrounded by lush greenery, exotic hikes & treks, and spellbinding views, this enticing extra will win your heart and have you coming back for more.
Kerala’s own bohemian beach – Varkala
Varkala is a beautiful, under-the-radar spot that has mostly been discovered and enjoyed by surfers. Undeniably the Garden of Eden, the place surrounds enchanting backwaters, palm-fringed beaches, and densely forested hills. You may enjoy the paradisiacal weather inside your cabin, staying in a luxurious A-frame house perched on the brink of a cliff next to the sea and a private plunge pool. If you’re looking for a place to relax and take in some stunning scenery, this is the right place for you.
Chikmagalur – The Land of Coffee
Chikmagalur, situated at an altitude of 914 metres at the base of the Mullayanigri range, is a wonderful destination for vacationers during the rainy season. This hill town is not only a great place to sample some local coffee, but also a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Chikmagalur has a year-round temperature range of 20°C to 34°C and is famous for the Baba Budan Giri Hills, which are a component of the greater Western Ghats.
Coorg-The Scotland of India
Alternatively known as the ‘Scotland of India’, Coorg is a gem that boasts unparalleled beauty. While it is always a good time to visit Coorg, the district undergoes a beautiful transition when it is pouring. Adorned with lush green plantations, mist-covered hills, cascading waterfalls, and emerald coffee plantations, Coorg never fails to amaze. For someone who needs a break from the monotonous 9 to 5 work routine, this place is a visual feast and a perfect monsoon getaway.