As the rains begin to pour in it’s time to start planning our monsoon holidays. There is hardly a time better than July to take a monsoon vacation. The rains turn several vistas into lush green landscapes. These monsoon destinations n don’t just offer spectacular sights but also a rejuvenating ambiance. So, if you want to take a break this July, here are some of the best monsoon holiday spots to visit from all across India. Also Read - Best places to visit in India in July 2017

Munnar

Munnar

Munnar



Kerala’s premiere hill station Munnar is known for its tea plantations and rolling green hillocks. Whether you like taking long walks amidst nature or just relaxing and enjoying the view from your hotel room, Munnar is a great monsoon vacation spot for you.

Malshej Ghat

Malshej Ghat



Maharashtra is full of beautiful hill stations located amidst the Western Ghats which become delightful during the rains. One such place is Malshej Ghat. Several little waterfalls break out during the month of July making the drive through the ghats extremely scenic.

Cherrapunji

Nohkalikai Falls in Cherrapunji

Nohkalikai Falls in Cherrapunji

How can we not include one of the world’s wettest places in the list of monsoon holiday spots? Cherrapunji is a magical holiday spot for anyone who likes nature. Full of green hills, gushing waterfalls and beautiful farmlands, Cherrapunji is northeast India’s alluring attraction. Nearby places like Nongriat which is home to the double-decker living root bridges and Dawki known for the clear green waters of Umngot are great excursions.

Agumbe

Agumbe

Agumbe

And then there is Agumbe in south India’s Karnataka. Visit Agumbe in July for its glorious waterfalls and the breathtaking beauty of the Shimoga region. And if you’re a trekker, there are a few places in south India that can come close to the trails you will find here.

Pondicherry

Pondicherry is a former French colony which is now a Union territory of India. It is known for its chic boutiques and colonial mansions that flank beautiful tree-lined streets. Monsoon is a great time to visit this marvellous town and cycle around in the rain.

So, take your pick from one of these spots and have a great July vacation.