After bearing so much heat, the soul wants to surrender himself to the cold air of nature. We can get the pleasure of cold air only in the monsoon. We can get cold air only in the dock of nature. It is a lot of fun to enjoy nature, especially during the monsoon season. Nature looks extremely beautiful owing to lush greenery everywhere, bright flowers, Misty clouds, overflowing lakes, continuous raindrops, rumbling waterfalls, especially in hill stations. There are many exotic places in India, where you can witness the surreal beauty of nature. By drenching in rain, one can enjoy the beauty of nature. By sipping a hot tea, you can enjoy the rain outside your balcony.
Here are 5 destinations you can visit during monsoon:
Malshej Ghat, Maharashtra
Located in the Western Ghats range on the Kalyan–Ahmednagar Road of Maharashtra, India at a distance of 130 km north of Pune and 154 km from Mumbai towards the northeast. A popular spot for trekking and witnessing the ebullient waterfalls. Explore dark woods and animals such as tigers, leopards, rabbits, and peacocks. There are also several valleys to explore, making it an all-around fantastic monsoon getaway from Kolkata in monsoons. From small to big waterfalls around Malshej are really worth enjoying, such as Harishchandragad, Pimpalgaon Joga Dam, Malshej falls, and Shivneri Fort. Can be reached by taxi or a bus from Kalyan just 85 km from Malshej Ghat.
Shillong is the capital city of Meghalaya, a well-known hill station in northeast India. Nestled in the center of the plateau and surrounded by hills such as Lum Sohpetbneng, Lum Diengiei, and Lum Shillong. Considered to be the wettest place on Earth as this hill station receives the heaviest rainfall in the world every year. Famous for several roaring waterfalls. The highlight of Shillong is a natural beauty, the rivers fall from mountains as thunderous waterfalls, limestone caves, the thriving flora and fauna, the oranges, and the natural honey. The best way to reach Shillong is to cover a distance of 105 km from Guwahati railway station by taxi or bus.
A treasure trove of breathtakingly exotic scenery and lush greenery, Coorg has something for everyone. Considered the most affluent hill station in Karnataka with spice and coffee plantations. Its culture and people made Coorg more attractive. Madikeri is a hill town in southern India from where you have to start your journey to enjoy the beauty of Coorg. While visiting Coorg, your eyes will catch beautiful towns like Virajpet, Kushalnagar, Gonikoppal, Pollibetta, and Somwarpet. One can reach Coorg from cities like Bangalore, Mysore, and Mangalore through KSRTC (Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation). Coorg is just 140 km from the Mangalore International Airport, 120 km to Mysore, and 286 kms away from the Bangalore International Airport.
Darjeeling, West Bengal
Darjeeling is widely known as a peaceful monsoon getaway, situated in the Himalayan foothills in West Bengal, India. Toy-train is widely known and declared as UN heritage. Walking through the area of tea plantations and having a great view of the Kanchenjunga range of mountains are nothing short of pleasing to the eyes. Its richness in cultural & natural heritage made Darjeeling more attractive. The best way to reach Darjeeling from Bagdodara is by bus or private taxi within four hours.