It may seem counterintuitive to consider taking a vacation where it’s pouring rain, yet for an increasing number of travellers, this is exactly why they don the dungarees and make their way to the annual monsoon in India.
Instead of sun-drenched beaches and steamy nights (though there’s still plenty of both), travellers are flocking to see rivers of rushing water, spectacular waterfalls, and colourful festivals. Add to that stunning water-scoured views and the irrepressibly friendly nature of Indian folk, and you’ve got a recipe for a very different holiday.
While there are a wealth of different experiences to discover, we’ve selected the very best.
The monsoon in India: Dudhsagar Falls – Goa
Come July, the Dudhsagar Falls – located on the Mandovi River on the border of Goa and the neighbouring state of Karnataka – reaches a crescendo as thousands of tonnes of water flow over the falls in a cacophonic cascade.
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