Travel During Indian Monsoon: What's it like?

By Tony from Glasgow

I really want to go to India but unforunately the Only time I can go is during the summer but I am unsure if it is ok to travel druing Indian monsoon? I'd be very grateful if you could tell me what it's like?

Thanks very much


And the answer

Hi Tony,

Thanks very much for asking this question about travel during Indian monsoon, it's something that I get asked a lot here and I know that this answer will be helpful for lot's of other people.

India is generally a very dry place except for a couple of months towards the end of the summer when it rains a lot. Travelling during this period is extremly different to travelling during the winter months not only because of the climate but because of the very different choice of places you have.

Most of the tourist hotspots are generally abandonded and boarded up except for a small hardcore of travellers. Travel The rain and the heat can be oppressive to say the least but that's not to stop you from having the time of your life. To get an idea of what I'm talking about, take a look at this page by following the link below.

The Waterfalls in India

A selection of some of the best waterfalls in India with fantastic photography, information on how to get there, what to do etc etc

Wheras in the summer you'll generally visit places like Rajasthan, Goa, Mumbai etc, in the winter places like, Bharatpur,Damdama and the southern states fro example Kerala and cities like Mysore, Munnar and Cochin (Kochi).

I hope this answers your question Tony but for more information about Travel During Indian Monsoon for the link below.

Traveling in India during the monsoon season

An Interesting travel guide about travelling during the monsoon in India. Information on what to take, where to go and stay etc.

Thanks again and enjoy your trip!

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