- Munnar in monsoon becomes heavenly. This popular hill station of Kerala is ideal for a monsoon break in India as the rain helps it get dressed in one of the nature’s best attire. The great mountains, deep valleys,dense forest and variety of wildlife all comes to live in the rainy season making it one of the most stunning places to see in India. Munnar receives heavy rainfall between June and September.
How to Reach:
3 hours 40 minutes(130.1 km) via road from Cochin if you take the NH49. The nearest railway stations are Aluva and Ernakulam. The nearest airports are Cochin at 110 km and Madurai, which is 140 km away.
Spot exquisite wildlife at Anamudi region in the western ghats; enjoy nature walk along the beautiful lakes in Devikulam and visit the Attukal waterfalls.
Lonavala is a popular weekend getaway situated in middle of Mumbai and Pune. Located on the Western Ghats, the hill station is a famous monsoon picnic spot. Waterfalls during the rainy season enhance the beauty of the place.
3.Malshej Ghat, Maharashtra
An alluring hill station at an altitude of 700 metres above the sea level, Malshej Ghat is a captivating tourist destination because of its refreshing climate. Well-known for its numerous lakes, gushing waterfalls, and charming mountains, this hill station is a favourite tourist destination among adventurers and nature lovers. A typical woody countryside, Malshej Ghat is renowned for its rich flora and fauna. Though Malshej Ghat is a year round tourist destination, monsoon brings amazing charm to this beautiful hill station. The verdant valleys and woody forests of Malshej react to the call of the monsoon by flaunting the beauty of its lakes and waltzing waterfalls and the misty fog at the top. The beauty and charm of this marvelous hill station is more visible when it is under heavy fog and dark clouds.
4. Coorg, Karnataka
Coorg is a wonderful monsoon getaway that is not that far from Bangalore and Mysore. Coorg is known for its picturesque locales and is home to forests, waterfalls and temples. The rich aroma of freshly grounded coffee fills the air tantalize you as explore its tiny mountains.
5. Kodaikanal- Tamil Nadu:
The popular hill station is situated among the Palani Hills of Western Ghats. Kodaikanal means The Gift of the Forest
it is also referred to as the “Princess of Hill stations” due to its charming beauty.