Those, who travel often and traveling is their passion, know the beauty of traveling in monsoon. But these are very few in number. Most of the people do not want to plan a vacation during heavy rains. They think that heavy rain can spoil their vacation as they will not be able to travel properly, and there will be a lot of hazards in roads while traveling. But what they tend to forget is, whether it is a city or a hill station or a sea beach or jungle; everything turns on their happy side when it rains. The nature unleashes its beauty during monsoons, and they have a different story to tell. If you can plan it once, then there is no looking back. One will definitely fall in love with monsoons in a new way.
If one does not know where to plan their holidays during monsoons, then here are a few suggestions. Though India has a plethora of options when it comes to visit places during monsoons, but these are the few places which one can always try.
Shillong, Meghalaya: This is the capital of Meghalaya state which is situated in the north eastern part of India. This place receives the highest rainfall in India as Cherrapunji and Mausinram are located in this state only. The city is surrounded by the beautiful and foggy Khasi and Jayantia hills and also has a large number of waterfalls, which gain a lot of volume due to heavy rains. The lush green nature attracts a lot of tourists during monsoons.
KodaiKanal, Tamil Nadu: This is a very small hill station located in the Palani hills of the Western Ghats region. The name of the place means the gift of the forest. This place is a beautiful view during monsoons as the enchanting waterfalls gain volume and the view of the lake becomes very attractive. This place is also known as the princess of all the hill stations.
Gangtok, Sikkim: This is the only brother among the seven sister states of India and Sikkim is the smallest state of this country with the least number of population living here. Gangtok, the hill city is the capital of this state, which is also the home of Kanchenjunga, the third highest peak in the entire world. During monsoons, this place has a mild climate and a thick fog sometimes cover the entire city. The enchanting view to the hills from this city is what which you cannot describe in words. You have to see it, to believe it.
Coorg, Karnataka: This place is one of the most popular travel destinations in Karnataka. The beautiful hill station is also known as Kodagu and covers a land of around 4100 square kilometers in the Western Ghats. The hills, the waterfalls and the coffee plantations make this place a very exotic visit and in monsoons the nature has its full form.
Why wait? Book your train ticket now and plan a holiday soon. There is also an option of food delivery in train as there are online catering services available.