Travel special: 4 amazing monsoon getaways

Aug 10, 2015, 07:27 IST | The Guide Team

Sign up for this trip to Upper Vaitarna Lake (in pic) and Kodala Hill Station, two of the few untouched monsoon destinations located close to Mumbai.


The beautiful Vaitarna Lake, a large sweet water lake, is a major source of drinking water for the city.

Surrounded by hillocks and trees, the location makes for a perfect quick weekend getaway.

On: August 15 and 16
Call: 9821067323
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A time to bond
Here’s your chance to nurture the beautiful bond between you and your child with the Parents-Children Adventure Camp. This six-day excursion will allow you to have fun with your family as well as new adventures.

From: November 15
At: Kangra Valley, Himachal Pradesh.
Call: 7718058351
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Food and a beach
Make most of the Konkan monsoon with this beach and food trail to Harihareshwar, which includes a cooking class, hike to a hillock, visit to Kal Bhairav Temple, lunch at a local home and more.

On: August 15 and 16
Cost: Rs 4,400 + taxes
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Jungle in the city
Sign up for Bombay Natural History Society’s Kanheri Upper Trail as the weather makes it the perfect time to see birds such as Greater Racket-tailed Drongo, Shikra, Grey Jungle Fowl and Crested Serpent Eagle.

On: August 23
Cost: Rs 750
Call: 22821811
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