The cool breezes, dark clouds and lots of rain is what monsoon season is all about. This time, we all do have tons of reason to love monsoon, especially when rain has come on the back of sweltering heat and been a rescuer for billions of people in India. When it comes to summer, the city of dreams is right up there sweating throughout the hot weather. Here is the list of places you can visit in scorching summer of India.
Since Maya Nagri is one of the hottest city in India, the natives must get relief from summer. Nevertheless, rain has not just rescued them from summer, but it even decorates the whole city making it anew. Apart from Bollywood stars, traffic jams and flooded streets, Mumbai has numbers of beautiful places where you would love to hang out during monsoon. With rain washes the city anew, we will give you a list of awesome places to visit in Mumbai during monsoon.
- Manori Creeks
This place will remind you very much of Goa. A village with the sprawling beach is perfect reminiscent of the beaches of Goa. It takes few hours to visit Manori Creek, but it is worthwhile. During a tour to Manori Creek, you can get an opportunity to witness the transformation of human civilization with the scenes of the concrete building to the mud houses, which will remind you how we have developed the human civilization in all these years. You can also visit Manori Beach which is 14 km from Manori creeks. A brisk walk along the shores will take away all the frustrations and tensions of hectic work life.
Not just this, even you can enjoy snacks and can take ferry rides, which takes you water kingdom and Essel world.
2. Worli Seaface
Famously known for its high tides and for the capability to soak anything standing near the promenade, Worli Seaface in Mumbai has been admired by natives and tourist for being a peaceful place. The picturesque backdrop of the Bandra-Worli sea-link, Haji Ali Dargah and Worli fort inspired you to visit Worli sea face in monsoon.
3. Madh Fort
If you have watched CID in childhood, then you must remember Madh Fort in popular TV thriller program, where ACP Pradhuman along with Abhijeet and Daya have resolved numbers of criminal cases. During monsoon, the beauty of Madh Fort goes to next level with greenery around it giving tourist an ample view.
4. Kanheri Graves
Exploring old clusters of Buddhist cave in monsoon may not be a part of your plan. But old clusters placed on the top of a hilly terrain in the Sanjay Gandhi National Park is one heritage, where you would love to be during monsoon season. With the dazzling of rain, gushing noise of the streams and the clacking of birds, it is a perfect place for tracking with friends.
5. Maratha Mandir
Remember 1995 released movie “Dil Wale Dulhania Le Jayenge” – one of the super hit Bollywood movie of all time. You must have watched the love bond of Raj and Simran in DDLJ for numbers of occasion, but there is a difference between watching DDLJ on TV or in theatre. Wondering how you can watch 22 years old movie released in theatre. The Maratha Mandir, the oldest theatre in Mumbai holds the record of screening a movie for most numbers of years and surpassingly it is still screening DDLJ. You can plan to visit the theatre to watch DDLJ with your loved one in monsoon season.
6. Carter Road Bandra
What would have been the better place to hang out with friends than Carter road Bandra in Mumbai? With glittering café on one side and the Arabian Sea on the other, makes it an ideal place to walk in rain. Not just this, you might even run into few of Bollywood stars, since this place is surrounded by residences of many sparkling Bollywood faces.
7. Marine Drive
In case, you didn’t manage to explore Carter Road Bandra then Marine Drive is another place where you must go. Talking about rain and Mumbai, then heart and soul of the city, Marine Drive is an ultimate place that can offer joy and happiness during monsoon. Remember the final scene of Bollywood movie “Wake up Sid”, where Aisha was there in rain at Marine Drive and Sid Came chasing her. You may or may not have Sid chasing you out there, but a walk in rain with the sip of a famous “cutting chai” is what you don’t wanna miss.
8. Gateway of India
The rain washes entire Mumbai city a new but historical structure stands tall in glory like it does all those glorious years. It will mesmerize you throughout the year, but there is something special about this structure during monsoon. The view of high tides splashes over Gateway of India has owned its endearing charm. Enjoy the views along the seam and enjoy a hot cup of coffee at a nearby cafeteria.
9. Powai Lake
The northern suburb of Mumbai city has Powai lake, which is claimed to be one of the most visited tourist spots in very popular rainy season. Surrounded by hills and nestled in ample of fauna and flora, it is one place where you would love enjoy the dazzling of rain. Try out some hot snacks at Powai Lake garden and later went for a boat ride with your loved ones.
10. Juhu Beach
Doesn’t it feel great to take a stroll by the beach while enjoying the comfort of warm food in rain? The famous Juhu beach has got its own charm that attracts people during monsoon season. The entrance gate is packed with numbers of food sellers that offers excellence snacks and cuisines to relish during rain.
You may know or not, but the best thing about Juhu beach is that it is an inch close to numbers of hotels, which means being a tourist you can easily walk down the Juhu beach from your hotel room to capture few glorious moments in Mumbai.
Now no more sitting at home in the rainy season! With so much of places to explore, step out of your house in Mumbai and start capturing the MONSOON DIARIES. Then, what you are waiting for? Start exploring the best of Mumbai in rain and cherish some of your memorable moments with your family, friends or loved one.