Delhi is all set to welcome the arrival of monsoon. With monsoon come the refreshing and romantic stories of watching the rain, the birds, and the monuments. And if you are done with all the monsoon escapades that Delhi has to offer, we provide you with a list of some offbeat destinations for your monsoon travel plans near Delhi to include in your travel list.
#1. Valley Of Flowers, Uttarakhand
A mesmerizing place in the state of Uttarakhand with its breath taking flowery meadows, gushing waterfalls, paddocks, and streams. This richly
diverse area is also home to endangered species like an Asiatic black bear, snow leopards, musk deer, red fox and brown bear. Valley of Flowers is nestled amid the quiet snow-capped mountains; this place has a rich flora and fauna to offer for you.
Attractions: Flora & Fauna, Hemkund Sahib, Nanda Devi National Park.
Distance from Delhi: 519 km
#2. Bundi, Rajasthan
Bundi lies in the Hadoti region of Rajasthan. Nestled in the cleft of Aravalli Hills, Bundi has got captivating lakes, hills, greenery, waterfalls, bazaars, and temples.
The beholding sight of Bhimlat Falls, the beauty of the city from the forts, and the step wells are worth visiting Bundi.
Attractions: Bundi Palace, Bhimlat Falls, Taragarh Fort, Ishwari Niwas, Stepwell.
Distance from Delhi: 473 km
#3. Nangal Wetlands, Punjab
Situated on the foothills of Shivalik ranges in Ropar district, Punjab; Nangal Wetland is a home to about 40,000 migratory birds. This place is a heavenly paradise for bird lovers. During monsoon, the dew dropped vegetation, river and hills make it quite a sight. The Nangal lake is a beautiful artificial lake which is 6 Km long shaped by the Nangal dam.
Attractions: Bhakra Nangal Dam, Naina Devi Temple, Kila Fatehgarh Sahib.
Distance from Delhi: 314 km (By air), 344 km (By road), and 389 km (By train)\
#4. Kangojodi, Himachal Pradesh
Kangojodi, a small town in Himachal Pradesh is the perfect stop for nature lovers. Camping in Kangojodi’s pine forest with flowing clear streams on the side is an experience worth living for. This place provides a picturesque view for all the passionate photographers. Apart from camping, there are some activities for adventure lovers too like nature trekking, flying fox, rope balancing, etc.
Attractions: Camping, Trekking
Distance from Delhi: 275 km (approx.)
#5. Rewa, Madhya Pradesh
If you’re looking for a place where you can completely get soaked in the calm and serene environment, then Rewa is the apt option for you; a tiny tinsel town located in the North- Eastern part of Madhya Pradesh. Rewa with its picturesque landscape, lakes, waterfalls, green hills, historic place, and architecture is one of the popular destinations among the travellers. In addition, Rewa is also known for its white tiger safari.
Attractions: Rewa Fort, Govindgarh Lake, Chachai Waterfalls, Keonti Waterfalls, Shiva Temple, White Tiger Safari.
Distance from Delhi: 773.2 km