Best Places to Visit in August in India

Best Places to Visit in August in India

Best Places to Visit in August in India

August is the month of the monsoon. A cool break from the extreme heat of the sun. In august, all you need is a break from the daily routine life. It is a great time to spend with your family and friends and explore new places. The season of mid monsoon in India gives you lot of scenic beauty. Although, not many people go to vacations in August because usually there are not many holidays in this month but for travellers, this is the best time to visit places.


Here we present the best places to visit in August in India to enjoy with you family and friends and to explore the hidden beauty of these places.

1. Munnar

Munnar

Munnar
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Munnar is a small hill station in the state of Kerala. If you want to relax in the lap of nature and experience the nature, Munnar is the best place for you. With its tea gardens, many parks, lakes and traditional kathak dance, Munnar has a lot of things to offer you.

2. Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunji

Cherrapunjee in Meghalaya
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The wetest place on earth, Cherrapunjee is a small town in the state of Meghalaya. With its high mountains and constant rain, there’s always a good chance to see a double rainbow in the sky and wish for your future to be as wonderful as the serene. Visit with your friends or visit with your family or even a solo trip is worth it.

3. Agumbe

Agumbe

Agumbe in Karnatka
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Not a very famous place but if you want to get lost into the wild, Agumbe is the place for you. The place has lot of things to offer you such as many waterfalls, parks, gardens etc. Not many people go there so can have a isolation to explore yourself.

4. Spiti Valley

Spiti

Spiti Valley
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Spiti Valley is a well known place for solo travelers and backpackers. But in the month of August, with frequent showers, Spiti Valley becomes a completely different place. The scenery is just mind boggling. You can see a distant cloud showering rain and a thunder strike.

5. Mussoorie

Mussorie

Mussoorie
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Mussoorie is very popular hill station in the state of Uttarakhand. It is a great place to visit in the month of August. You can talk a walk on the mall road in the evening and have some hot tea in the cold weather. You can visit the famous waterfall and feel the nature.

6. Pondicherry

Pondicherry

Pondicherry
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A union territory near Chennai, Pondicherry is the place where you can find the french culture. With beautiful beaches, delicious french cuisine, and french architecture, you will feel like you’re sitting in Paris.

7. Valley of flowers

Valley

Valley of Flowers
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Valley of flowers is situated at the meeting point of zanskar and western and eastern Himalayan range. You can find a variety of flowers here that’s why it is known as the valley of flowers. But these flowers are only present in the month of August and September, hence making it the best time to visit this place.

8. Kashmir

Kashmir

Kashmir
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Kashmir is often referred to as heaven on earth because of its beauty. The beautiful Dal Lake in the centre of the city and hills surrounding the city makes it truly a heaven on earth. In the month of August with rain, the beauty goes to some different level.

9. Kausani

Kausani

Kausani
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No other Himachali hill station can compete in beauty to Kausani. With a long 350km stretch of snowy mountain peaks, the scenery is just mesmerizing. The place wants you to relax and chill in the cold climate. The quiet environment gives you an inner peace which a lot of people try to find their entire lives.

10. Darjeeling

Darjeeling

Darjeeling at the heart of Bengal
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Set near the foothills of Himalayas, Darjeeling was known as the heart of Bengal by the British. The main attraction is the toy train. The train ride in the monsoon is just amazing and it is like a once in a  life time experience. If you are looking for a great vacation into the mountains and to relax, Darjeeling is the best place for you.