The calm and loving touch of rains heals the brutal brunt of summer that India suffers for 3 hot months. Come June 23, and India will see monsoon 2017 in full flow. What this also means is that some of the finest destinations in the country will be at their very best. The Western Ghats, for instance, will become lush green and a welcome abode for nature lovers. Prime among hotspots in the Western Ghats is Karnataka, which is known to be one of the most scenic holiday spots during the rains. (CHECK OUT Best monsoon holiday places in India for family vacations) These amazing photos of the state during the monsoon season reiterate that it is your best bet for a pleasant monsoon family vacation.

The mesmerizing Jog Falls in Karnataka during monsoon

Jog Falls

Magnificent view of Coorg from Raja’s seat

View of Coorg from Raja's Seat

View of Coorg from Raja’s Seat

Bandipur National Park is one of the best places to visit for wildlife enthusiasts

Peacock at Bandipur

Peacock at Bandipur

Waterfalls break out at various regions of Karnataka during the monsoons

Karnataka waterfall

Lush green hills of countryside in Bellore, 25 km from Mangalore in Karnataka State

Mangalore in Karnataka

Mangalore in Karnataka

Beautiful Iruppu waterfalls in Karnataka

Iruppu waterfalls Karnataka

Stripe-necked mongoose (Herpestes vitticollis) at Bandipur National Park in Karnataka

Karnataka-Mongoose

The lovely Abbey Falls in Coorg are a popular attraction

Abbey Falls in Coorg

Abbey Falls in Coorg

Detailed sculptures of life in Bangalore‘s famous  Jayaprakash Narayan Biodiversity Park or JP Park

Bangalore-JP

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