Top 10 Tourist Places In India During Monsoon

OT Staff

Monsoon Tourist Places of India

During the monsoon, India transforms into a lush, vibrant landscape. Torrential rains rejuvenate rivers and waterfalls creating breathtaking scenery. From June to September, this period offers a unique blend of cultural richness and natural beauty, perfect for travel enthusiasts.

Rice terraces in Bari Maharashtra seen during monsoon | Shutterstock

Munnar, Kerala

Munnar's tea gardens are vibrant during the monsoon. The rain-washed landscape, mist-covered hills, and waterfalls like Attukal and Lakkam create a picturesque setting. Eravikulam National Park is a must-visit for wildlife enthusiasts.

A view of the natural beauty of Munnar | Shutterstock


Goa becomes a lush green paradise during the monsoon. While swimming may not be ideal, the Dudhsagar Waterfalls, spice plantations, and festivals like Sao Joao make it a great time to visit.

A view of Dudhsagar Falls, Goa | Shutterstock

Coorg, Karnataka

Coorg, also known as Kodagu, is famous for its coffee plantations and lush greenery that come alive during the monsoon. Abbey Falls and Iruppu Falls are particularly spectacular during this season. Popular activities include trekking, bird watching, and experiencing the misty landscapes.

A view of a beautiful lake in Coorg | Shutterstock

Udaipur, Rajasthan

Udaipur's lakes and palaces look beautiful in the monsoon showers, offering breathtaking views of rain-soaked landscapes. The rain brings a refreshing change to the arid region, making it a romantic getaway.

A view of the monument Doodh Talai Musical Garden, Udaipur | Shutterstock

Lonavala, Maharashtra

Lonavala, near Mumbai and Pune, is a popular monsoon destination known for its waterfalls like Kune Falls, viewpoints such as Tiger Point, and the Bhushi Dam for trekking.

A view of Duke's Nose, Lonavala | Shutterstock

Shillong, Meghalaya

Shillong, known as the 'Scotland of the East,' mesmerises during the monsoon. The region's numerous waterfalls, including Elephant Falls and Nohkalikai Falls, are at their most impressive, creating a serene atmosphere ideal for relaxation.

Waterfall in Shillong, Meghalaya | Shutterstock

Alleppey, Kerala

Alleppey, famous for its backwaters, is especially enchanting during the monsoon. Houseboat cruises on the rain-fed Vembanad Lake offer a unique experience. The monsoon rejuvenates the paddy fields and canals, providing a picturesque setting perfect for a tranquil retreat.

The backwaters of Alleppey, Kerala | Shutterstock

Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra

Mahabaleshwar, known for its lush greenery and panoramic views, is a delightful monsoon destination. Venna Lake, Lingmala Waterfall, and viewpoints like Arthur’s Seat offer stunning vistas. The cool climate and strawberry farms add charm, making it a refreshing escape from the city.

Pratabgad Fort, Mahabaleshwar | Shutterstock

Cherrapunji, Meghalaya

Cherrapunji, famous for its heavy rainfall, is a paradise for monsoon lovers. The lush landscapes, living root bridges, and spectacular waterfalls like Nohkalikai and Seven Sisters make it a must-visit.

A stunning view of the famous Wei Sawdong tourist attraction in Cherrapunji | Shutterstock

Mount Abu, Rajasthan

Mount Abu, Rajasthan's only hill station, is a refreshing retreat during the monsoon. Nakki Lake, Dilwara Temples, and the viewpoint at Guru Shikhar offer scenic beauty enhanced by the rains. The pleasant climate and lush surroundings are ideal for nature walks.

The scenic hills of Mount Abu | Shutterstock

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