Confused where to head to this monsoon? Scared that the monsoon would wash your vacation away? Here are a few places in East India where one can head to during the monsoons in June. Head to Berhampur or Puri for a religious outing or if adventure is your calling then places like Jashpur and Ramgarh will truly pump up ones adrelanine. Tourists can also explore places like Surguja and Bilaspur. So get ready to visit a few places in East India this monsoon in June.
Berhampur or Brahmapur is a place for religious tourism. The name of the place transalates ' Lord Brahma's abode'. Being a temple town there are many a temples one can visit here like,the Bankeswari temple, the Kulada temple, the Narayani temple, the Mahendragiri temple and many more. Berhampur has been nicknamed as the city of silk and is famous for its silk sarees called the Berhampur patta. It also has a beach where one can go and laze under the sun.
Bilaspur is the second largest and third most populous district of Chattisgarh. Various archeological sites and temples in Bilaspur attract tourists from all over the world. Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the renowned eco tourism spots here. Malhar and Ratanpur are the centres of archeology. Ruins of forts to ancient temples are found here.
The hilly terrains and the lush green forests of Jashpur is located in the north eastern side of the Chhattisgarh. The region has many beautiful waterfalls and attracts many a nature lovers here. Rajpuri Waterfall, Kailash gufa, Danpuri Waterfall, Rani Dah waterfall, Bhringraj Waterfall and Dhamera Waterfall arejus few of the many attractions here.
Kabirdham was earlier known as Kawardha district and is situated between Durg, Rajnandgaon, Raipur, and Bilaspur. It is a serene and peaceful place which is favoured by the nature lovers. Kabirdham is renowned for Bhoramdeo Temple. Exquisite architecture of the temple resembles it with Khajuraho. Madwa Mahal is another exquisite historical monument here.
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Puri, a city in the state of Orissa in eastern India proudly stands on the Bay of Bengal. The Jagganath Temple is located here and is the only temple where Radha, along with Durga, Lakshmi, Parvati, Sati, and Shakti abodes with Krishna. A vast number of visitors travel to Puri every year to be a part of the Rath Yatra or Festival of Chariots. Apart from the world famous Jagannath Temple, the Chakra Tirtha Temple, the Mausima Temple, the Sunara Gaurang Temple, the Shree Loknath Temple, the Shree Gundicha Temple, the Alarnath Temple and the Balihar Chandi Temple are important places of worship here.
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Ramgarh is a scenic hill station in the Nainital District of Uttarakhand. It is a popular getaway from the city with its view of the snow covered Himalayas and the serene atmosphere all around. One can indulge in various adventure activities her like rock climbing, rappeling and mountain biking. One can go fishing in the Mahseer Fishing Camp here.
Saran is a spiritual tourist destination in Bihar. Tourists can explore and enjoy the historical, religious and architectural places here. There are many a temples here dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Kali. It is also known nationally and internationally for the cattle fair it holds here every November.
Surguja is located in northen part of Chattisgarh and is bordered by Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand. Tourists come here to see the antique ruins and the intricate carvings on the temple walls here. Another place of attraction here is the Tiger Point Waterfall which is located at Mainpat.