Monsoon Magic: The Enchanting Rain-soaked Spots of Rajasthan

Monsoon Magic: The Enchanting Rain-soaked Spots of Rajasthan

Looking for the most stunning and adventurous places to explore this monsoon?

Then there can be no better place than Rajasthan.

This is the time when the dry land of Rajasthan turns into lush green heaven.

There are many unpopular spots in Rajasthan which can be visual treat for Pluviophile.

So, without wasting your time here I am sharing the list of extraordinary spots to visit in Rajasthan in monsoon.

Note: It is advisable to check latest weather forecast before planning a trip to Rajasthan in monsoon.

Offbeat Spots to Visit in Rajasthan in August

This compiled list of offbeat spots to visit in Rajasthan during August includes spritual sites, waterfalls, and dams.

I am sure these beautiful places will be a most amazing visual treat for you.

1. Ghushmeshwar Temple (Shivad)

Shivad is a small town situated in Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan. Shivad town is especially famous for Ghushmeshwar Mahadev temple.

 It is considered one of the oldest temples of Lord Shiva. It is known for its antiquity, historicity and architecture.

A large number of people come here to offer prayers to Lord Shiva during monsoon.

Gushmeshwar-Mahadev-Temple-1.jpg

It is also a great picnic spot to visit during monsoon as it is surrounded by mountains and a pond. 

Fact: It is also known as Dwadash (12th) Jyotirlinga of Lord Shiva.

How to reach: Is well connected by all means of transportation. You can either take public transportation or hire a taxi to reach via road.

Nearest Bus Stations: JaipurDistance (104 km) from Jaipur via National highway no.12 (Jaipur-kota highway).
By NH-12 you reached baroni and take turn 21 km away from Baroni (on NH-12)
Nearest Airport:  JaipurDistance (110 km)
Nearest Railway Stations: IsardaDistance(3 km) you can reach via bus or jeep

Things to Do:

  • Enjoy watching scenic views of the town in the rain from the top of the temple.
  • Enjoy spiritual surroundings and offer prayers.
  • Sit and enjoy in the garden with family and friends.
  • Take pictures and create lifetime memories.

Timings: 4 a.m to 10 p.m

Aarti Timings:

Mangal Aarti4:00 am
Jalhari Saghan8:00 am
Maha Prasad12:00 pm
Jalhari Saghan4:00 pm
Evening Aarti7:30 pm (Summer),5:40 pm (winter)
Night Aarti10:00 pm

Upcoming Events: 

  1. Sawan Mahotsav – 22 July to 19 August 2024
  2. Mahashivratri Mahotsav – 8 March, 2024

Read: Heritage Train’s Unique Journey

2. Alsigarh (Udaipur)

Alsigarh is a small village near Udaipur in Jhadol tehsil. During the monsoon, this hidden gem comes alive with some mesmerizing views.

Alsigarh is situated 30.4 km away from Udaipur city. The whole area of Alsigarh is surrounded by natural lakes, dams, waterfalls and small lush green hilltops. 

Alsigarh.jpg

If you are a nature lover and looking for a peaceful spot to enjoy the monsoon then this is a must-visit spot for you.

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How to reach:

It is well connected by all means of transportation. You can either take public transportation or hire a taxi to reach via road.

Distance from Udaipur52 min (30.4 km) via NH58

Things to Do:

  • Visit Alsigarh Lake surrounded by small hills. Relax near the lake, and enjoy the divine beauty of mother nature.
  • Visit Alsigarh Dam. Enjoy Nature’s sounds, and take pictures with friends and family. Enjoy the view from high points.
  • Visit Alsigarh Waterfall which is close to the dam. Dip your feet in the water and enjoy the serenity of nature. Take lots of pictures, make reels and create everlasting memories.

Best Time to visit: During monsoon (July – September)

Check: Great Places to Visit in Udaipur

3. Bhimlat Mahadev Temple and Waterfall (Bundi)

Bhimlat Mahadev Temple and Waterfall is another hidden gem situated in Bundi. 

Bhimlat Waterfall looks mesmerizing, especially during monsoon. The water falls from the top into the pond.

The waterfall cascading down from the verdant hills will fill you with awe.

Bhimlat-Temple-And-Waterfall.jpg

The ancient temple of Bhimtal Mahadev is located near the Bhimlat waterfall. This temple is situated a little below the ground and can be reached by stairs.

How to reach:

It is well connected by all means of transportation. You can either take public transportation or hire a taxi to reach via road.

Nearest Station:Distance
Bundi
Bijoliya
39 km
21 km

Things to Do:

  • Visit temple 
  • Enjoy spiritual surroundings and offer prayers.
  • Enjoy watching waterfall in the rain.
  • Take pictures and create lifetime memories.

Best Time to visit: During monsoon (July – September)

Check: Top Places in India You Must Visit

4. Bisalpur Dam (Tonk)

Bisalpur Dam is a beautiful tourist destination near Jaipur. The dam is built across the Banas River in Deoli tehsil of Tonk district.

Monsoon season is the best time to visit Bisalpur dam and its nearby areas. You will be thrilled to see huge water waves when the gates are open in the rainy season.

bisalpur_dam Deoli Tonk
Note: In heavy rains, authorities sometimes ban the entry to Bisalpur dam.

How to reach:

It is well connected by all means of transportation. You can either take public transportation or hire a taxi to reach via road.

Nearest Station:Distance:
Jaipur162 Kms

Things to do: Enjoy the huge water body, boating, visit dusk view fish aquarium.

Best Time to Visit: During monsoon (July – September)

To know more you can read our Bisalpur Dam blog.

5. Garadia Mahadev (Kota)

Garadia Mahadev is an amazing tourist destination located near Kota, Rajasthan.

Garadia Mahadev is an ancient Lord Shiva temple located on the banks of the Chambal river.

During monsoon stunning views of the Chambal river, green landscape and deep gorges are breathtaking. 

Garadia-Mahadev.jpg

Cascading waterfalls and flowing streams in the rain creates a refreshing and rejuvenating ambience.

How to reach:

It is well connected by all means of transportation. After reaching Kota you can either take public transportation or hire a taxi to reach via road.

Nearest Station:Distance:
Kota49 min (27.9 km) via Nanta Rd and NH 27
Bundi54 min (45.6 km) via NH52
Jaipur4 hr 41 min (259.3 km) via NH52
  • Visit temple 
  • Enjoy spiritual surroundings and offer prayers.
  • Admire natural beauty in the rain.
  • Take pictures and create lifetime memories.

Best Time to visit: During monsoon (July – September)

Check: Best Places in Kota

Final Words

Did you know about these untouched monsoon destinations in Rajasthan?

I am sure you will enjoy visiting these thrilling spots in monsoon and take back a bag full of good memories.

If you know any other spots to enjoy the monsoon then let me know in the comment section below. I will add it to the list.

Happy monsoon!

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