10 Monsoon Destinations in India That Inspire Romance

Romantic Couple in Rain
Monsoon is when the toad within you strives to get out, and the best happens when you have been bitten by the travel bug and you can wait no longer to pack your bags and set off for a romantic trip with your ladylove. Trust me when I say, there is nothing more passionate than a monsoon holiday (or honeymoon) — you would never get luckier, if you know what I mean!

Couple Enjoying Monsoon

Now, the question is, where on earth to go to during the monsoons? Well, if you can afford breaking the bank, the choices are limitless. But if you happen to be from India and you have a stipulated budget, then the following list of top 10 monsoon destinations in India will prove an impressive lot. As they say, we have saved this list for the “rainy” day!

Gangtok – Sikkim

Gangtok Weather

Sikkim, the only brother of seven sister states of India is situated in the Great Himalaya Mountain. The second smallest state of India is least populous state and home to the Kangchenjunga, the world’s third-highest peak.

Gangtok City

Gangtok the capital and the hill city of Sikkim is the main tourist destination for its Enchey Monastery, Tsomgo Lake, Ridge and Nathula Pass. Gangtok enjoys a gentle, mild climate and receiving heavy rainfalls along with strong winds during the June to August months.

Darjeeling – West Bengal

Darjeeling Weather - West Bengal

The perfect monsoon getaway of India is the well known for tea industry along with a popular tourist destination. Darjeeling also known as The Queen of Hills is situated at the foothills of the great Himalayas. Due to surrounded hills, Darjeeling receive heavy to very heavy showers during the monsoon.

Darjeeling - West Bengal

Darjeeling-Rangeet Valley Passenger Cable Car is one of the major attraction, other main attractions are Darjeeling monastery, adventure sports like river rafting and mountain treks.

Shillong – Meghalaya

Shillong – Meghalaya

Shillong, The capital city of north east sister states of Meghalaya. Shillong receive heaviest rainfall during the monsoon season and rain usually lasts longer than rest of India. Cherrapunji and Mawsynram located at 16km to each other are the two wettest places on Earth with an annual rainfall of 11872 millimeters.

Tea Estate - Shillong

Shillong is surrounded by picturesque valleys of Khasi and Jayanti hills, adorned by numerous waterfalls and offer a panoramic view of green natural scenery.

Kodaikanal- Tamil Nadu

Kodaikanal Road

The popular hill station is situated among the Palani Hills of Western Ghats. Kodaikanal means The Gift of the Forest; it is also referred to as the “Princess of Hill stations” due to its charming beauty. The finest hill station is full of mighty rocks, enhancing waterfalls and beautiful lake.

During the rainy season Kodaikanal becomes more beautiful; its’ gorgeous natural scenery and the cascade falls make it one of the best hill station to visit.

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Andaman & Nicobar Beach

The Union Territory of Andaman & Nicobar Islands is a large group of nearly 570 islands located at southern part of the Bay of Bengal in the Indian Ocean. Andaman and Nicobar Islands is one of the best monsoon and Eco-friendly tourist’s destination in India.

Andaman & Nicobar Island

Its’ beautiful silver sandy virgin beaches, submarine mountains, breathtaking natural beauty and thrilling adventures water sports attracts tourists from all corners of India as well as world.

Munnar – Kerala

Munnar Kerala

Munnar, the most popular hill station of Kerala and one of the best honeymoon destinations in India. The great mountains, deep valleys, dense forest and variety of wildlife makes Munnar one of the hot spot in the monsoon. Kerala, The land of attractions becomes more and more beautiful during the monsoon season.

Munnar in Monsoon

Its spectacular green scenery, backwaters, houseboats and monsoon therapy make it a major tourist destination in India.

Coorg – Karnataka


Coorg or Kodagu is one of the favorite travel destinations in Karnataka, especially during the monsoon. The amazing and pleasant hill station in Karnataka covers 4100 square kilometers of land in the Western Ghats. Coorg, the honeymoon destination offers a fascinating view of beautiful hills, waterfalls, coffee plants and well famous for its cuisines, traditions and hospitality.

Coorg – Karnataka

The astonishing Jog falls, the second highest plunge water fall located near Shimoga District is a major tourist attraction in Karnataka.

Goa – Goa

Goa Monsoon

Visiting Goa in Monsoons is the unique experience to share with the sand and enjoy the rain. The chilling summer destination of India becomes more beautiful during the rainy season. Dudhsagar Falls– Sea of Milk is one of the most exquisite falls in the world located in the border of Goa and Karnataka.


In rainy season Goa offer’s picturesque scenery, fantastic waterfalls, hills covered with green layers and wildlife sanctuaries. Ready to get wet and enjoy the nature along with delicious cuisines of Goa would be good experience to have.

Lonavala – Maharashtra

Lonavala Hill Station

During the monsoon while Maharashtra becomes the hot spot for nature lover, Its Sahyadri Mountains ranges awake from a sleep to sing and dance with the rain. The mountain ranges of Sahyadri offers some of the best waterfalls of the country along awesome climate and beautiful natural scenery to capture.

Rajmachi Fort Lonavla

Lonavla is well known for its greenery during the monsoon with astonishing waterfalls and ponds.

Ranikhet – Uttarakhand


Ranikhet, one of the amazing hill station in Uttarakhand formerly Uttaranchal, situated in the northern part of India. Ranikhet the picturesque location is surrounded by hills, blessed with a pleasant climate, lush green forests and famous for majestic views of great Himalayan Ranges.

Ranikhet – Uttarakhand

The mountains of Garhwal offer breathtaking views of deep valleys, snow-capped mountains, dense forest and high-altitude lakes. The rolling hills of Garhwal Himalaya is paradise for nature lovers.


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