11 best monsoon destinations in India

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1. Jog Falls – Karnataka

Jog Falls is situated Near Siddapura And Sagara city on the Sharavati river in Uttara Kannada District. Jog Falls is created by the Sharavati river dropping 253 m (830 ft), making it the third-highest waterfall in India after the Nohkalikai Falls with a drop of 335 m in Meghalaya and the Dudhsagar Falls with a drop of 310 m in Goa.

2. Kutch, Gujarat

Rann of Kutch is a large area of salt marshes that span the border between India and Pakistan. It is located mostly in the Kutch district of Gujarat. Monsoon clouds over Dhinodhar hill in Kutch and many such sights await you during monsoon at the salt lands of Gujarat and the border state Rajasthan.

3. Malshej Ghats, Maharashtra

Malshej Falls is an ideal spot for all kinds of outing plans wherein you seek nature and tranquility. The proximity of this cluster of waterfalls from various major cities in Maharashtra makes it a popular choice among weekenders.

4. Orchha – Madhya Pradesh

Orchha is situated in the Niwari district of Madhya Pradesh, known as the heartland of India. Orchha lies on the Betwa River, 80 km from Tikamgarh & 15 km from Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh.

5. Agumbe, Karnataka

Agumbe is a village situated in the Thirthahalli taluka of Shivamogga district, Karnataka, India. It is nestled in the thickly forested Malenadu region of the Western Ghats mountain range. Owing to its high rainfall, it has received the epithet of "The Cherrapunji of South India"

6. Ranikhet, Uttarakhand

Ranikhet is a military cantonment town and is situated in the Almora district of Uttarakhand. This beautiful hill station is the home of the Military Hospital, Kumaon Regiment (KRC) and Naga Regiment and is maintained by the Indian Army.

Ranikhet is at an altitude of 1,869 metres (6,132 ft) above sea level, within sight of the western peaks of the Himalayas.

7. Chitrakot, Chhattisgrah

Because of its horseshoe shape, it is often compared with the world-famous Niagara Falls in the United States, and is given the sobriquet "the Small Niagara Falls". The scenic The Chitrakote Falls is located on the Indravati River in the Bastar district of Chhattisgarh state.

A blissful place to visit during monsoon.

8. Konark-Puri, Odisha

Situated at the beach of the Bay of Bengal, both Jagannath Puri and the Konark are bit humid during monsoon but experiencing the rains at both these places in immensely beautiful and spiritual at the same time.

9. Munnar, Kerala

Munnar is a hill station and former resort for the British Raj elite, it's surrounded by rolling hills dotted with tea plantations established in the late 19th century. Situated in Kerala, main attractions of the place is ravikulam National Park, a habitat for the endangered mountain goat Nilgiri tahr, Lakkam Waterfalls, hiking trails, and 2,695m-tall Anamudi Peak.

10. Shillong – Meghalaya

The capital of Meghalaya, Shillong is the headquarters of the East Khasi Hills district. It is said that the rolling hills around the town reminded the British of Scotland. Hence, they would also refer to it as the "Scotland of the East".

11. Udaipur, Rajasthan

Udaipur, formerly the capital of the Mewar Kingdom, is situated in Rajasthan. The royal city in monsoon becomes a bit more pleasant for the tourists as the scorching sun walks by. Be it being embraced by the breeze on the rooftop of City Palace or be it rowing amidst the lit Jag Mandir and Taj Hotel on Lake Pichola, Udaipur has its own way of showering love.