We are well into the month of May and the weather has started playing tricks. It is sometimes too hot and sometimes gloomy giving you the hope of a drizzle. However, the month that really gets us excited about monsoon is the next one. June is when you can see the clouds come in and hide the scorching sun under their blanket. It’s when you witness the first drops of rain that cone as a blessing after a couple of months of brutal heat. It is when you feel like stepping out and experiencing the drops of rain on our face. (ALSO SEE 2018 Holiday Calendar: List of Long Weekends and Where to Go in The Upcoming New Year) There are few things that are more refreshing than getting drenched in the rain after a hot summer season. And if you are at a wonderful holiday destination to do this, it’s just the cherry on the cake. So, here are some of the best places to visit in June 2018 in India. Also Read - Beat The Heat in June With a Visit to These 6 Places in India

Cherrapunji

Cherrapunji



Known as one of the wettest places on earth, Cherrapunji will charm you with its greenery, waterfalls and simplicity. Perfect for a laid-back trip, Cherrapunji takes you away from the hustle bustle of the city. You can visit the nearby double-decker living root bridges at Nongriat if you’re up for a trek or check out the Nohkalikai Falls which have a gruesome story.

Spiti

Spiti-Key-monastery



Perhaps one of the most beautiful places in India, Spiti Valley is known for its rugged, cold desert mountains and breathtaking landscapes. Its monasteries are as alluring as its Himalayan views with clear blue skies. Several bikers from all over India take a trip to Spiti during this time as it is the season to do so.

Agumbe

Agumbe

Agumbe

The village of Agumbe in Karnataka is surrounded by lush green hills of the remarkable Western Ghats. It is home to some stunning waterfalls like the Jogi Gundi waterfalls and Onake Abbi Falls. Agumbe shows you everything that is amazing about Karnataka and makes you want to stay in the lap of nature forever.

Rishikesh

Sunset at Rishikesh

Sunset at Rishikesh

The yoga capital of the world is one of the coolest places to visit in the month of June. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions for foreigners in India. June is an excellent month to visit this city at the Himalayan foothills by the banks of the river Ganga. Its temples, ashrams and markets are worth experiencing at least once.

Kasol

Kasol

Kasol

And then there is Kasol, India’s premier do-nothing destination. Imagine sitting in your room’s balcony listening to the sound of the gushing Beas River, as you look at snow-clad peaks and deep green forests at the distance. It’s the good life! The weather here during June is splendid to say the least and attracts visitors from all over, especially Israel.

So, take your pick from one of these amazing destinations for your first monsoon trip this year.