When it comes to best places to visit in monsoon, Shillong, also known as the ‘Scotland of the East’, is considered one of the top travel destinations in India during this season. The captivating beauty becomes even more mesmerizing when the entire hill town gets drenched in rains. Misty clouds, with lush green everywhere and rumbling waterfalls with a beautiful view, can surely be the best reason for visiting Shillong, Meghalaya. Road-tripping around the hills and staying at nearby cozy hotels with gorgeous views, visiting the Elephant Falls, and the Spread Eagle Falls, trying out the local delicacies, are what you need for a vacation. Both the nearest airport and railway station are in Guwahati (Assam), at a distance of 149 km.