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Check Out These Top 5 Monsoon Getaways From Kolkata

Discover a myriad of destinations near Kolkata, ranging from quaint rural villages to charming Himalayan towns, all ideal for the monsoon season

Monsoon clouds over Gidda Pahar view point, Kurseong Photo: Rudra Narayan Mitra/Shutterstock
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India's monsoon is renowned for its legendary status, having been the subject of numerous works of literature, cinema, and music. The entire populace of this tropical country eagerly anticipates a respite from the summer heat, as the landscape becomes saturated, verdant, and revitalised. Now, as the scorching summer temperatures recede and the heavens continue to bestow us with abundant showers, many will be seeking out rain-drenched getaways. From small rural villages to mountain towns and more, we have compiled a selection of destinations near Kolkata that are deal for the monsoon season.