Rains are one of the most loved phenomena in the magical land of India. Although it is a known fact that most travellers are not so fond of travelling during the Monsoon, there is a certain charm in vacationing during a downpour. With our list of awesome monsoon destinations in India, you will certainly rethink your perception about the rainy season. These are the destinations where you can enjoy your vacation by relaxing, sightseeing and go on an adventure accompanied by gentle winds, light raindrops.

Lonavala, Maharashtra

Lonavala in Monsoon

Nestled comfortably in the lap of lush greenery of the Sahyadri Mountains of Western Ghats, Lonavala is one of the most beautiful and visited hill stations in India. Clouds descend down the earth accompanied by the 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. Tungarli Lake looks absolutely romantic. The rains do not spoil the fun of trekking, as there are scenic trails to Tiger’s Leap and Lion’s Point.

Shillong, Meghalaya

Shillong in Monsoon

Nestled in its cloudy abode, Shillong in Meghalaya ranks high in the best places to visit in India during the monsoon. Known for its captivating beauty, the hilltown looks spectacular during the rainy season. The Elephant Falls and the Spread Eagle Falls are magnificent places to be visited.

Munnar, Kerala

Munnar in monsoon

Munnar is truly a paradise in Kerala. The torrent of rains adds on impossible-to-resist beautiful hills of the Western Ghats, which is home to one of the largest tea plantations in the world.  With the mist enveloping the mountain peaks, and the seasonal waterfalls presenting glorious sights the ambience is soothing. And here is the clincher of why Munnar is a must visit-destination. It is crowd-free with hotels and resorts offering great discounts.

Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu

Kodaikanal in monsoon

Kodaikanal is otherwise known as  ‘The Gift of the Forest’ in the local language, is a scenic beauty which further magnifies its charm during monsoon. The small hill town in Tamil Nadu creates a refreshing vacation. During the rains, Coaker’s Walk and Bryant Park offer picturesque trails while there are also serious treks to Dolphin Nose, Kurunji Andavar Temple, Pambhar Falls, Pillar Rocks, etc. Also, after the rains, the waterfalls are a sight worth seeing.

Mount Abu, Rajasthan

Mount Abu in monsoon

Mount Abu in Rajasthan is one of the loveliest places to visit in India during Monsoon. Since it receives a very low level of rainfalls in the country, the weather will just be pleasant enough for a soothing visit. Mount Abu has a plethora of blessings. It is one of the best monsoon destinations in India. Prescribe yourself a therapeutic remedy with a holiday here. Washed in the rains, the white-marbled Dilwara Temples look enchanting. Guru Shikhar, the highest point in Mount Abu has several interesting temples and amazing views to offer. Nakki Lake, Sunset Point, temples, gardens and the markets of the town are unmissable delights.

Now that we have listed the places for you to visit during the Monsoons, you would ask “Which are the best places to stay during our vacation?” There is only one answer – Sterling Resorts. Our state-of-the-art resorts will ensure that you can enjoy your vacation without any worry thus ensuring a smooth and hassle-free Monsoon vacation.