Embrace the serenity of lush green mountains and serene valleys in Uttarakhand during the monsoon season. The enchanting beauty of this northern Indian state is heightened during the monsoon season, as it emerges as a painter’s canvas adorned with vibrant hues and glistening jewels of nature.
Best Destinations to Visit in Uttarakhand During Monsoon
Experience monsoon magic in Uttarakhand’s best spots: Rishikesh and Mukteshwar.
Rishikesh in Monsoon
One of the best places to visit in Uttarakhand during monsoon is Rishikesh, where misty veils descend upon the valleys, adding an ethereal touch to the panorama. With the monsoon package, you can relax and rejuvenate with jüSTa Rasa Retreat & Spa, the best resort in Rishikesh. A retreat nestled amidst lush green valleys. Indulge in Ayurvedic massages, exotic wellness therapies, and holistic treatments that revitalize your body and soul.
Connect with your inner self in the lap of nature, overlooking the misty mountains and the river, visible from the jüSTa Rasa Retreat & Spa.
One of the best places to visit in Uttarakhand during monsoon is Rishikesh, where misty veils descend upon the valleys, adding an ethereal touch to the panorama. You can relax and rejuvenate with the jüSTa Rasa Retreat & Spa with the monsoon package. A retreat nestled amidst lush green valleys and the soothing sound of the River. Indulge in Ayurvedic massages, exotic wellness therapies, and holistic treatments that revitalize your body and soul.
You can also delight yourself in a sumptuous gourmet meal at our premium restaurant: Under The Banyan Tree. Savour the finest local and international cuisines curated by our expert chefs as you admire the picturesque views of the River flowing serenely by.
Connect with your inner self in the lap of nature, overlooking the misty mountains and the river, visible from jüSTa Rasa Retreat & Spa.
Things to Do in Rishikesh During Monsoon
If adventure is constantly calling your soul, then you can also make your way to beautiful hikes that will lead you to serene waterfalls, like:
Secret Waterfall: This beautiful and mystical waterfall is wrapped up between the beautiful lush valleys of Tapovan. This hidden gem awaits you just 30-40 minutes drive into the forest. With the fresh green surrounding, and gustling of waterfall you can let go of the bustling sounds of the busy city and embrace serenity.
Patna Waterfall: The best time to visit this waterfall is during monsoons. As the rains gracefully cascade, a vibrant tapestry of different green shades awakens, transforming the surrounding landscape into a mesmerizing canvas of life and renewal. As you stand before the Patna waterfall, the air is filled with a delicate mist that wraps around you like a comforting embrace.
Garud Chatti Waterfall: The waterfall is enveloped in serene green hues, just near the Laxman Jhula. The waterfall collects water from 7 different water bodies in one place to make a natural ethereal pool, which is very popular among tourists.
Patho Village Trek: Playfully intervenes with the divine green, an 8 km trek that starts from Tapovan. Enjoy the panoramic bird’s eye view of the valleys while sipping hot coffee or tea, and surrender in the spiritual symphony as the trek leads you through the Shivalik hills to the Shiv Temple. This is an offbeat activity that leads to the secret waterfall as well.
Kunjapuri Downhill Trek: Only a mere 45-minute drive from Rishikesh, this sacred haven beckons with its allure of a sunrise spectacle. For those seeking indulgence, there are two exquisite ways to embark on this enchanting journey. The first is a car ride, ascending uphill, where one can bask in the breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes.
Alternatively, those who taste adventure can savour the thrill of an exclusive downhill trek via the Ethereal NeerGarh Waterfall as the cascading waters create a melodic symphony.
For an refreshing experience, you can take a cycling trip downhill. Enveloped by the freshness of the monsoon breeze, the captivating beauty of the journey unfolds with every stride.
Let the allure of Rishikesh bewitch your senses, for it is a place where the spirit is rejuvenated and the heart is imbued with the essence of timeless elegance. Embrace the spiritual spectacle, for it is a masterpiece curated by the hand of nature with gushing waterfalls, unparalleled green scenery and offbeat treks.
How to Reach Rishikesh During Monsoon?
By Air: The nearest airport to Rishikesh is the Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, approximately 21 kilometres away. Several domestic flights operate to and from Dehradun, making it a convenient option. From the airport, you can hire a taxi to reach Rishikesh. During the monsoon, check for flight disruptions or delays due to weather conditions.
By Train: Rishikesh has its railway station, but the main railway station closest to the town is Haridwar, about 25 kilometres away. Haridwar is well-connected to various cities across India. Once you reach Haridwar, you can take a taxi, or bus, or hire a private vehicle to reach Rishikesh. Trains may experience delays during the monsoon season, so plan your journey accordingly.
By Road: Rishikesh is well-connected by road to major cities and towns in Uttarakhand and neighbouring states. You can opt for state-run buses, or private buses or hire a taxi to travel to Rishikesh. While road travel allows you to enjoy scenic beauty during the monsoon, be prepared for potential roadblocks or diversions due to heavy rainfall and landslides.
Experience a magical adventure in Mukteshwar during the monsoon. Walk through lush landscapes covered in gentle rain, creating a dreamy atmosphere that touches the heart.
Book a stay at jüSTa Mukteshwar Retreat & Spa with the monsoon package and get a fantastic deal for 2 days and 3 nights. Embrace the essence of refinement as you stroll through picturesque tea estates around the retreat & spa. Adorned with splendid tea bushes glistening with raindrops, you’ll be transported to a tranquil paradise while savouring the world-renowned, freshly brewed tea.
Things to do in Mukteshwar During Monsoon
You can also go on monsoon treks; some of the popular treks are like Sitla. It is a hill station famous for its colonial-style bungalows. You can engage in trekking expeditions of varying difficulty levels organized by the resorts in this area. It is one of the most popular attractions in the region, and visiting here is one of the topmost things to do in Mukteshwar.
Withstand the passage of time and transport yourself many celestial years back with Mukteshwar temple made as a testament to the unwavering reverence for Lord Shiva. As the divine abode is anointed among the eighteen most distinguished Shiva temples, its hallowed presence casts a spell of transcendence upon all who tread its sacred grounds. The Mukteshwar Temple is not merely a destination; it is an ethereal realm where faith and wonder converge, casting a spell that lasts beyond the realms of time.
For creative souls, it is the perfect escape to unleash the creative spirit amidst the lush green landscape. Embark on a photography adventure, capturing the monsoon’s enchanting moments. From mist-shrouded hills to rain-soaked flora, let your lens narrate the story of Mukteshwar’s monsoon charm.
How to Reach Mukteshwar During Monsoon?
By Air: The nearest airport to Mukteshwar is the Pantnagar Airport, approximately 90 kilometres away. Several domestic flights operate to Pantnagar from significant cities. After reaching the airport, hire a taxi or use public transportation to reach Mukteshwar. Keep in mind that flight schedules might be affected by monsoon weather conditions, so check for updates before making travel plans.
By Train: The closest railway station to Mukteshwar is Kathgodam, approximately 57 kilometres away. Kathgodam is well-connected to various cities in India. Upon arriving at the station, you can hire a taxi or take a local bus to Mukteshwar. Remember to check for train delays or cancellations due to monsoon-related challenges.
By Road: Mukteshwar is accessible from major cities and towns in Uttarakhand and neighbouring states. State-run buses, private buses, and taxis are available options for road travel. However, road conditions may become challenging during the monsoon due to heavy rainfall and landslides. Stay updated on road advisories, and consider a sturdy vehicle for a safe journey.
Don’t miss out on the serene views and eye-catching overlays in Monsoon. Book your trip now!