Misty clouds, dense foliage, and bustling streams, Monsoon is perfect in many ways to escape from daily lives and head-out on a soothing road trip. With its expansive coastline, charming mountains and never ending streams, India’s Southern peninsula are perfect to enjoy this season in its full glory.
So don’t wait, head to these of destinations in South of India and plan a perfect getaway in your Ford car today.
The Land of Three Rivers – Munnar
Perched at a considerable elevation from the sea level, Munnar is a hill station that attracts thousands of tourists every year. Known for its sprawling tea gardens and mystic mountains crowned with clouds, rain in Munnar defines the soul of the Western Ghats. Located at the confluence of Madhurapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundaly rivers, Munnar can liven up your spirit with its magical mountains washed with the rains. Plan a road trip from Kochi in your Ford Freestyle to tackle narrow lanes and steep uphill climbs at ease.
The Unexplored Beach – Maravanthe
Horizon touching coastlines, exotic sea, bright sky, and magnificent nature-scape, Maravanthe accommodates itself along the NH66 by the Arabian Sea. It is an excellent choice for a monsoon destination. A splash of rain or a seamless drizzle along the drive on your way to Maravanthe can fill your experience of a monsoon break with charm and excitement. And the rain-sensing wipers in cars like Ford Aspire will make sure the same doesn’t block your view of the road.
The Scotland of India – Coorg
Coorg is one of the most visited hill stations during the monsoon. Cradled in the Western Ghats, Coorg is located in Southern Karnataka and is a six-hour drive from Bangalore. The beauty of this place is only revived with the rains. The experience of driving along the ascents on the way to Coorg, being surrounded by dense vegetation and listening to the rumbling mountain streams will make your journey in your Ford EcoSport memorable.
Princess of Hill Stations – Kodaikanal
Located in the southern part of Tamil Nadu, Kodaikanal gets its archaic landscapes from the granite cliffs that make the mountains of the area so unique. The dense foliage across the hills, the valleys, the lakes and waterfalls further add to the beauty. During the monsoon, Kodaikanal turns vivacious with the greenery all around and the clouds kissing the mountain tops. Enjoy the mesmerising views from the comfort of your Ford Endeavour as you drive through narrow roads that take you through enthralling pathways and green landscapes.
Hidden Grand Canyon of India – Gandikota
Gandikota is a picturesque gorge formed by the Pennar river, cutting through the Erramalai Hills. The red granite, reminiscent of the Arizonian Grand Canyon, Gandikota Fort, Mylavaram Dam attract the travellers to this place. The drive to the gorge during monsoon is as beautiful as the destination itself. The intricate stalactite and stalagmite formations of Belum Caves are a rare sight and leave travellers in awe of its beauty. This beautiful canyon in Andhra Pradesh is well-connected by road from Bangalore, Hyderabad and Chennai. Let your Ford Figo navigate you to this beautiful town as you make memories with friends or family that will last a lifetime.
Gateway to The Highranges – Neriamangalam
The bridge in Neriamangalam is known as the Gateway to the Highranges as it takes you to the higher regions of Idukki. Located on the banks of Periyar River, Neriamangalam is one of the most beautiful and serene villages in Kerala and instils a sense of calm in its visitors. With features like Hill Launch Assist, you can drive comfortably through the vibrant green mountains that become even more vivid during monsoons in your Ford Endeavour.
So, make the most of the monsoon this year by visiting these destinations in your Ford Car, and create everlasting monsoon memories with your loved ones.