Monsoon Travel Trend: Indians Love Mountains, Beaches, And These Destinations

by Shreya Ghosh
Monsoon Travel Trend: Indians Love Mountains, Beaches, And These Destinations

Indians are enjoying the monsoon season finally after the intolerable summer and heat in the past 2-3 months. With the drop in temperature and greenery flourishing around us, travel enthusiasts are packing their bags and going to explore new destinations. Wondering what are the travel trends this rainy season? OYO has some interesting answers to this season’s travel demands.

Leisure Travel To The Mountains Is In Demand This Monsoon Season

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With the soothing surroundings and dip in heat, going on a getaway surely feels like a breath of fresh air. The urge for travel enthusiasts is increasing to a major extent. According to a press release by OYO, the company witnessed a rise of 32 per cent in booking demand this monsoon season. This is indeed a great increase in comparison to 2022. The numbers are not just seeing a spike specifically for the summer holidays. In fact, this year’s travel trend shows how tourists are all set to travel to places in the monsoon season only.

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Tourists Can’t Get Enough Of Mountains This Monsoon Season

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The OYO press release shares how there is a 124 per cent uptick in the demand to explore mountains in India. Our country is home to so many picturesque mountains and hilly destinations and it looks like they are the winners this year. Who doesn’t love to immerse themselves in the pleasant weather and serenity of mountains? Also, these destinations are found at their greenest during this time of the year so outstanding views are always a bonus. These mountain destinations are seeing a major tourist footfall this monsoon season:

  • Lonavala
  • Mussoorie
  • Nainital
  • Ooty
  • Shimla

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Beach Lovers Love Their Beaches Always!

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There are always mountain lovers and beach lovers. Though there is a huge demand to travel to hilly destinations this monsoon, travellers who love tropical destinations are booking their travel diaries to beaches. So many beach destinations in India are seeing a great increase in tourist footfall. These places recorded a rise of 112 per cent in comparison to 2022. Goa and Pondicherry have become the top choices this monsoon season. These beach destinations are also sought-after choices:

  • Alibaug
  • Digha
  • Kollam

India is home to diverse destinations offering so many experiences. Along with mountains and beaches, many spiritual destinations saw a massive demand for great travel traction this rainy season. The most favourite choices are:

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  • Amritsar
  • Haridwar
  • Puri
  • Tirupati
  • Varanasi

Have you taken a trip this monsoon season yet?

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