Top 10 Places to Visit in August in India
August is the time when rainfall has started its work in most of the places in India. You can find the land to be freshened with frequent mild showers but, the showers would not hinder your vacation as they are usually mild and short.
August is usually not the tourist season but, you can enjoy a lot of important destinations in India in August. If you are planning to visit India in August, there are two advantages to it. The first is the discounts you receive because it is a lean tourist season and the second advantage is this list of destinations that would be a paradise during August.
Munnar is an important and romantic hill station in Kerala. No matter when you visit this hill station, it would be at its prime beauty. In August, you can enjoy some quiet time in Munnar as you cannot find a lot of tourists. Trekking and sightseeing would be at its prime beauty and thus, spending time with your special one would not be a problem. Above everything else, Munnar during slight shower is the best romantic place in the country to rekindle relationships. Kids would love the mountains and plantations in small showers.
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Cherrapunjee is a place in Meghalaya which is considered as the second wettest place on earth. This place receives rainfall throughout the year. If you are visiting during monsoon season, you might not be able to enjoy the monsoon trekking trip. August is the right time for travelling through the place with less mess and also enjoying trekking trip of monsoon. You ought to enjoy the orange flower honey and tea here. You might not find a lot of flowers here but, the place would be ultimately green and fresh. There are a lot of natural attractions here including the double decker natural bridge to enjoy in the mild showers of August.
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Agumbe is an important trekking spot in Karnataka. There are a lot of other natural attractions like waterfalls, hills and others. The prime attractions during August include visiting the ruins of Hoysala Empire during sunset, enjoying waterfalls and trekking through mild showers. A trekking experience should end with a hot vanilla flavoured tea. Agumbe in August is right for those who love adventure activities and for romantic visitors.
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Kodaikanal is an important hill station in Tamil Nadu. It is also called as the princess of hill stations. You can find a lot of sightseeing spots that would be mesmerizing in August. Boating during mild showers is another interesting activity here. You can find all cliché hill station attractions and activities in this hill station. During August, the showers will be mild or moderate and it would not hinder your sightseeing activity.
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Lahaul is a valley filled area in Himachal Pradesh. Like any other place in Himachal Pradesh, this place is also known for its adventure activities. Top activities to enjoy in August are yak safari, skiing and wildlife trekking. You can find beautiful monasteries that are freshened with August showers. The mountain passes and other major routes would be closed during August and upcoming winter. But, there are a lot of activities and attractions inside Lahaul to contain you in Himachal Pradesh for a couple of days. The best place to visit in Lahaul during August is Spiti.
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6. Andaman and Nicobar Islands
The place is a paradise with or without rain. The white sandy beach, warm lagoons, crystal clear water, palm filled beaches and interesting water sports would be more exciting with a mild shower. The beauty of the place will be intact even during August season. The place would be in its lean tourist season and thus, you cannot find a lot of tourists in your choice of place. This will help you enjoy some lone time or have picnic even in busy beaches. All these come with a very low discount price due to the lean season.
Bikaner is a famous tourist area in Rajasthan. With mild showers, the palaces in this area like Palace of Junagarh, palace of Gajner and even many temples would look fresh. The temperature of Bikaner is always high and with mild showers of August, the temperature becomes bearable. Moreover, the showers would not hinder your sightseeing or shopping experience.
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Mussoorie is located on the foothills of Himalayan ranges in Uttarakhand. The place would be very scenic in August. If you are planning to visit this place in August, choose road transportation to visit this place from Dehradun. The travel would be very mesmerizing with the sceneries and chilled climate. Inside Mussoorie, there are a lot of natural attractions to enjoy including waterfalls. There are a few temples and churches which would look fresh with the recent rainfall.
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Coorg is a hill station located in Karnataka. It is called as the Scotland of India. Think of the beauty that this Scotland can express with a little shower of rain. This hill station has picturesque spots and these spots would turn into green paradise with the showers of August. Moreover, you can find a lot of seasonal waterfalls in Coorg during August. River rafting is also open during this month.
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Mahabaleshwar is a large hill station in Maharashtra. This hill station would become a green beauty with showers of rain. During August, the showers would be mild and the place would be foggy. This makes it one of the romantic getaways in Maharashtra. Moreover, you cannot find a lot of tourist in this area due to the rainfall. Thus, you can get better deals in August.
There are not just an exclusive set of places to visit in August. With mild rain and reduced heat, the whole country would be more pleasing in August. Other important places to enjoy in August are Valley of flowers, Udaipur, Ooty, Kanyakumari, Khajuraho, Kashmir. Kausani, Goa, Pondicherry, Wayanad, Kumarakom and many others.