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There are a host of destinations across India to enjoy the beauty of the monsoon

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By Team Lounge
Published Aug 16, 2023

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Udaipur and its beautiful lakes are perfect for rain watching. Its many luxury properties such as Raffles Udaipur are created for relaxation

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Photo Credit: Courtesy Raffles Udaipur

Varkala on a cliff in Kerala in a great place to watch the clouds roll in and enjoy the rain. Retreats such as Soul & Surf offer yoga programmes as well

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Photo Credit: Courtesy Soul & Surf

The striking Chandra Tal in Spiti can be visited only from June to mid-October, when the high-altitude roads are accessible

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Photo Credit: File photo/Rishad Saam Mehta

Malshej Ghat is a day trip from Mumbai (131km, 4 hrs), Nashik (127km, 3 hrs) or Pune (130km, 3.5 hrs)

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Darjeeling is ideal for a tea holiday on an estate. Makaibari, for instance, has luxury accommodation and a home-stay programme

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Photo Credit: Courtesy Makaibari/Luxmi Estates

Mandu Fort in western Madhya Pradesh offers a mix of history, gentle walks and scenic beauty

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Photo Credit: Courtesy Madhya Pradesh Tourism

On the Mumbai-Goa road, a 35km detour from Kudal will take you to Amboli in Maharashtra

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Photo Credit: File photo/Rishad Saam Mehta

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