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Travel in June

Kuala Lumpar
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Travel in June

I am planning to visit Goa mid June but have been reading that this is monsoon season. Is the weather really that bad so you are unable to spend time on the beaches and everything is closed?

If Goa is really that bad in June are there any other recommendations of places to visit in South India to visit for a week in June?

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1. Re: Travel in June

The monsoon is generally scheduled to hit Goa the first week in June and it lasts until September.

There are no beach shacks up during that time, and the high tides generally make the beaches pretty unsafe (although presumably at low tide you'd be OK). There are places that remain open - hotels, restaurants, shops - and you'd be better off in the north than the south, I would have thought.

I can't comment on how bad the weather is because I've never been there at that time of year, but I'm told it can vary tremendously. you might have a week of thunderstorms every day, or you might be lucky and get a day or so of sun.

I think you'll find that most of southern India is in the grips of monsoon weather in June.

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2. Re: Travel in June


Monsoon rains due to arrive second week in June, will still be warm, but very little sun,

North Goa, still has a bit to offer, as a few of us stay all year round.

Further south in India, just as wet.


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3. Re: Travel in June

Goa is beautiful during the rains which are usually scheduled to hit Goa in the second week of June. It a different side to Goa that one would not otherwise see. There is greenery all around, and the rains are just beautiful ...

However, fields are flooded .... most of the restaurants, hotels are closed ... the beach is inaccessible ... sea-food becomes rare ... we had to actually get some frozen fish the one time we were there on a visit around the same time. That was not good .... There are other places one can explore during this period however. The Dudhsagar falls ... Mollem National Park .. Boat cruises on the Mandovi River ... It just depends on what one is looking for in a holiday there ... If its not the sun ... then its alright ..

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