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Say what! Our favourite season - Monsoon is here and when it comes to travel, India has the most amazing places to visit during the season. It is mind boggling why people shy away from the rain when downpour can be so refreshing for their souls.

Gili mitti ki khushboo, the overflowing lakes, soothing greenery, the drizzling weather and most of all, the heavenly sky...sounds like pure bliss, doesn't it? Nothing can bring you more peace than Mother Nature itself.

Monsoon in Kerala, India

The season of Bliss, Beauty and Relief is here. Check out these famous Indian vacation spots to visit in June, July or August and savour a fulfilling travel experience.

Munnar, Kerala:

Munnar is such a beautiful and idyllic hill station for rainy season. Described as “God’s own land”, Munnar has an unending expanse of tea plantations and unspoiled natural valleys and mountains which are full of exotic flora and fauna. This beautiful destination has all these and more! Once you visit Munnar, we promise you that you wouldn’t want to leave.

Coorg, Karnataka:

Blessed with gorgeous scenery, Coorg is famous mostly for its austere sights, varied wildlife and world class coffee. Renowned as Scotland of India, it is the place to be for all nature lovers. This perfect romantic getaway offers enchanting waterfalls, lakes, delicious cuisines to treat your taste buds.

Waterfall at Coorg

Valley of flowers, Uttarakhand:

Monsoon season is the perfect time to explore the Valley of flowers. It is a vibrant and splendid national park reposing west Himalayas. This alluring place is famous for spectacular view of unique flowers in multiple shades.

Where else can you enjoy the beauty of more than 400 flowers in their full bloom with monsoon around?

Valley of Flowers, Uttarakhand

Pondicherry:

The French boulevard town with its French heritage, mustard colour colonial villas, cobble stoned streets, seafront cafes- what else does a city need to lure you in the season of monsoon!

Take a walk by the sea anytime of the day with your loved ones. Pondicherry is a great place to look around in monsoon.

French heritage - Pondicherry

Lavasa, Maharashtra:

Known as India’s newest hill station, the city is a beautiful project stylistically based on the Italian town. An absolute leisure holiday destination located in the middle of lush green hills, it has a lot to offer to its tourists from picturesque sceneries to extremely well-developed resorts and hotels. Just leave the city life behind and enjoy the calmness of Lavasa.

Lavasa - City of Lakes

PS: Though these are gorgeous places to visit in India, be sure to study the weather forecast first before planning the trip to any of these destinations.

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