SPECTACULAR DESTINATIONS IN INDIA DURING MONSOON
Many people like the charm in vacations during the downpour. In India, there are certain places which are spectacular to visit during the rainy season. Rain fed season is idle for relaxing, sightseeing and of course some adventure accompanied with light winds and that delicious smell of earth. The season of beauty as well as relief.Find some beautiful places to visit India during Monsoon. Coorg, Karnataka Coorg is one of the most beautiful monsoon destinations in India. The place is blessed with gorgeous scenery and vast coffee plantations. During the rains Jog Falls is in its entire splendor. If you are trekker, then trek to the peak of Tadiandamol, which is known for its wonderful scenery. Bylekuppe and Madikeri fort are some of the things you will like to see and enjoy.Coorg is nearly 270 kms from Bangalore. It takes around 5 hours by road. The nearest railway station is Mysore.Shillong, Meghalaya Nestled in the abode of clouds, Shillong is a very preferred place to go during Monsoon. Known for its captivating beauty, the hill town throws an amazing look during the monsoons. Misty clouds that just hug and go, the lush green forest and the roaring waterfalls are the perfect reasons for giving a visit to Shillong. Elephant falls and Spread eagle falls should not be left out from your list. Your senses will be relaxed by a blissful feeling. Food is just so amazing.The nearest airport and railway station is that of Guwahati, which is 149 kms away. The best way to reach Shillong is by road. Munnar, Kerala Munnar is truly a paradise in Kerala. This hill station is one of the must visit monsoon destinations in India. Rain adds magic and romance to the air. Mist envelopes the mountain tops and seasonal waterfalls make the ambiance right for the travellers. Munnar is crowd free and hotels and resorts offer big discounts. You can opt for trekking, walking through tea gardens and gorge on delicious Kerala cuisine. Munnar is about 130 kms away from Cochin. The nearest railway station is Aluva and the airport is Cochin.Valley of Flowers, Uttarakhand Valley of flowers is perhaps one of the most beautiful places on earth and monsoon is best time to visit. More than 400 varieties of flowers bloom here during monsoon. The valley is a part of national park and can be reached only after an easy trek. Nearest airport is Dehradun and nearest railway station is Rishikesh. Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu Kodaikanal “The God of forest” is a scenic beauty and during Monsoon the charm is further enhanced. During the monsoon the Coaker’s walk and brynt park offers picturesque trails. You can also find some serious treks to Dolphin Nose, Kurunji Andavar Temple, Pambhar Falls, Pillar Rocks etc. If you are lucky enough, you can experience “Brachem Spectre” where you see yourself in the clouds.Madurai 120 km away is the nearest rail station and also airport. Kodai is well connected by road with major cities such as Chennai and Bengaluru. Wayanad, Kerala Wayanad is a popular Monsoon destination. It is cute little hill station blessed with waterfalls, wildlife, and adventure and of course beauty. The unique feature of this hill station is ‘Neelakuriniji’ vivid blue flowers which bloom once in 12 years. You can relish the greenery of the hills, mighty waterfalls, lakes and ancient caves. The hill station also organizes a monsoon tourism festival ‘splash’ which lasts around 3 days.Wayanad is easily accessible by road. Major towns and cities of South India are connected to Wayanad by road. The nearest rail and airport is Kozhikode. Cherrapunji, Meghalaya Cherrapunji is one of the places that travellers must consider in their list. Come to Cherrapunji and you will find forests, farmlands, pastures and houses shine with a healthy glow. The grass grows over whelmly everywhere, and it somehow symbolizes the rolling hills of the Scotland. Enjoy the clouds playing hide and seek with you and don’t forget to say hi to the gorgeous waterfalls. Also explore living root bridges, caves and countless waterfalls. Enjoy the rustic beauty of cherrapunji and Meghalaya. Cherrapunji is connected to Shillong by roads. It is just 2 hours drive. Guwahati is the closest rail station and airport. Orchha, Madhya PradeshIf you want to enjoy the magic of Monsoon, Orchha is the perfect get away. This region of Malwa turns green and romantic in monsoon. Not just rains, there are historical places such as forts, palaces, temples; memorials re-create the nostalgia of its golden period. The Betwa River is revived during monsoon and the town settled on its bank is blessed with lush greenery, rolling hills and serene bliss.Orchha is accessible from anywhere in MP. The nearest airport is Gwalior and the nearest rail station is Jhansi.