Looking at the rain outside can tempt anyone to pack their bags and go up to the hills and enjoy a hot bowl of maggie. If you are looking for a hill station to escape this monsoon then here are five places worth visiting.
Mawsynram is a village in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya. It is reportedly the wettest place on Earth. Situated at an altitude of 1,400, it is home to subtropical climate. During the monsoon season, the whole region becomes a bountiful abode of natural beauty marked by lush green farms, breathtaking waterfalls and misty landscapes. It is worth a visit at least once in your lifetime and can easily clubbed with other popular attractions in Meghalaya like the vibrant city of Shillong, the amazing double-decker living root bridges of Nongriat and the wonderful caves of Mawsmai.
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Kausani is a well known hill station in Uttarakhand from where you can get a panoramic view of the 350 km stretch of snow clad Himalayan peaks, which include the likes of Trishul, Panchchuli and Nanda Devi. It is during July and August that the place comes to live.
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This hill station is one of the most visited one in Tamil Nadu and receives moderate rainfall. The wheather is the amazing during this time of the year. So if you stay down south then this is a great getaway destination for you.
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- Valley of Flowers National Park, Uttarakhand
Valley of Flowers National Park is a unique biosphere reserve in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand that is marked as a World Heritage Sight. It is at a height of 11000 feet to 14000 feet above sea level in western Himalayas. Known for its meadows of alpine flowers, this place will make you want to settle there because of its serenity and breathtaking mountains.
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Located in the Kodagu district of Karnataka, it is widely known as the Scotland of India. It is during this season that the whole place transforms into a lush green paradise. So if you do not want to miss this sight, grab your monsoon clothes and rush to the location