Coorg, Karnataka

One of the most beautiful monsoon destination in India. Coorg is not just one of the most beautiful hill stations of Karnataka but also India. Blessed with gorgeous scenery dotted with vast coffee plantations, it is the perfect gateway in the monsoon. During the rains, the Abbey and Jog waterfalls flow in their full might creating an impressive picture. Also if you are into adventure sports, then embark on a trek to the highest peak of Tadiandamol, which is known for its wonderful scenery. Bylakupee, Madikeri Fort and other sights are equally pleasant. If you are lucky, you will get a glimpse of a rainbow.

Shillong, Meghalaya

Nestled in the abode of clouds, Shillong in Meghalaya is listed top among the best places to visit in India during monsoon. Known for its captivating beauty, the hill town looks all more amazing during the monsoons. If you do not mind getting drenched, this place is perfect gateway. Misty clouds, lush green everywhere and roaring waterfalls are the reasons for visiting. During the rainy season, you must visit Elephant Falls and the spread Eagle Falls. Both of these waterfalls fed by rains make for a remarkable sight. The blissful feel of the town relaxes your senses. Food especially the local delicacies and the cheap drinks sets the pace for a pleasant holiday.

Kodaikanal, Tamilnadu

The Gift of the Forest is a scenic beauty that further magnifies its charm during monsoon. The small hill town in Tamilnadu creates a refreshing vacation. During the rains, coaker’s walk and Brynt Park offer picturesque trails while there are also treks to Dolphin Nose, Kurunji Andavor Temple, Pumbhar Falls, Pillar Rocks etc. Also, after the rains, the waterfalls are a sight worth seeing. You can also have a very lucky  experience, a rare phenomenon called ‘Brachem Spectre where you actually see yourself in the clouds. Feel  fresh as the rains in this picturesque hill station.

Cherrapunji, Meghalaya

The second rainiest place on Earth, Cherrapunji is one of the place travelers most experience in the monsoon forests, farmlands, pastures and houses shine with a healthy glow. The grass grows overwhelming everywhere and creates a backdrop that is similar to the rolling hills of the Scottish Highlands. Clouds play a game of hide and seek, engulfing the landscape in a beautiful whiteness, bringing down the visibility to a null. Waterfalls flows in their full strength.

Nokhalikai Falls to be the most gorgeous of them all. Explore living root bridges, caves and countless waterfalls. Go for walks while enjoying the rustic beautiful Meghalaya. Fall in love with rains in Cherrapunji.

Wayanad, Kerala

Blessed with rains, Wayanad is a popular monsoon destination in India. A hill in Kerala, snuggled in the lap of Western Ghats, it is blessed with picturesque beauty, waterfalls, wildlife, adventure and more. In recent years, tourists exclusively visit Wayanad to enjoy the rains. The unique lure of the hill station in the rainy seasons is the ‘Neelakurinji’ vivid blue flowers which bloom once in 12 years. Relish the lush greenery of hills, mighty waterfalls, lakes, ancient caves. Embark or trekking and mountain expeditions. The hill station also celebrates a monsoon tourism festival, splash a 3 day event of fun and memorable experience.


Resting in the lap of lush greenery of the Sahyadri. Mountains of Western Ghats, Lonavala is one of the beautiful hill station in India. Come rains, and the bliss is truly out of the world. Clouds descend down the earth accompanied with soft melody of rains and a sudden appearance of a rainbow in the sky. Built on the Indrayani River, Bhushi Dam is a popular site. The pictorial Pawna Lake, surrounded by lush forests add to the beauty. The rains do not spoil the fun of trekking as there are scenic trails to Tiger’s Leap, Lion’s point. For a tryst with history, Rajmachi Fort and Tikona are delightful which seems truly enamoring in the monsoon.


Ladakh is lying in the lap of two world’s mightiest mountain ranges Himalayan and Kara Koram ranges. It is among the top places for adventure activities in India. Dotted with amazing landscapes, picturesque views, snow covered peaks, high altitude lakes, and numerous mountain passes. Ladakh is a paradise for travel enthusiasts. During the monsoon season, Hemis Festival is held which is one of the popular festivals in Ladakh. There are plenty of trekking opportunities in Ladakh during this season and people can indulge in other adventure activities as well.

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