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Best Places to Visit in August in India

August is the time, when monsoons have set in every corner of India. This should set your imagination free to all the places that you could not visit before. Do not hesitate in planning a trip this time, as this versatile country has a place for every season, budget and mood. And what more of a reason can you look for, when the monsoon has created the perfect ambience everywhere.

To feed your imagination, this time of the year gives you lush green mountains, beautiful sunsets, crystal clear waters reflecting vibrant green surroundings and not to miss, the sky high waterfalls. Can’t wait to be there, already? Well, hold your horses and read out the list of some of the best places to be visited in India during the month of August.


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Ques: What are the best places to visit in August in India?

Ans: The best places to visit in August in India depend on what you are looking for. There are a lot of tourist places to visit in August among which some are:

  • For natural scenery- Goa, Kerala, Mahabaleshwar, Coorg, Ooty, Nainital, Mount Abu, Khandala, etc.
  • For adventure – Ladakh, Valley of Flowers trek
  • For sightseeing – Mandu, Rajasthan, Pondicherry

Ques: What kind of weather is experienced in India in August?

Ans: : August is the month of rains in India. The monsoon season is rampant all over India in August with almost all places in the country experiencing heavy to moderate rains.

Ques: Will I get any offers on hotels or tour packages booking in August?

Ans: August is traditionally believed to be the offseason for travel therefore there are amazing offers on hotels and tour packages in India. Indian Holidays offers exclusive deals on tours booked for August.

Ques: Is it advisable to visit any beach destination in India in August?

Ans: Beach destinations in India are open and easily accessible in August. Kerala's beautiful beaches and Goa, the beach state are popular places to visit in the month. Rains only enhance the beauty of the place and it is pretty much advisable to visit the beach.

Ques: What are the top hill stations to visit in India in August?

Ans: Traditionally hill stations are not preferred to visit in August as the rains are the difficult season to travel. The must-visit hill stations in August in India are in the Western Ghats including Munnar, Ooty, Kodaikanal, Mahabaleshwar, Coorg and Mount Abu.

Ques: Which are the top places to plan a family vacation in August in India?

Ans: The best places to plan a family vacation in August in India include

  • Rajasthan (Udaipur, Jaipur & Mount Abu)
  • Ladakh
  • Ooty
  • VaranasiGoa
  • Kerala
  • Cherrapunji

Ques: Which places are best to visit near Delhi in August?

Ans: To escape to the mountains, there is both Uttarakhand and Himachal, or even you would like to faraway places the airport is connected with flights all over India. Rajasthan is nearby therefore you can plan a visit to any of the cities. In August, there are a plethora of options for weekend getaways to visit near Delhi. The list of some of the places are:

  • Jaipur
  • Udaipur
  • Mount Abu
  • Nainital

Ques: Which are the best places to visit in South India in August?

Ans: Kerala offers scenic backwaters, beaches, hill stations, wildlife sanctuaries, and more. Tamil Nadu and Karnataka have scenic places in the hills, heritage sites, and more. In South India, the best places to visit in August are Munnar, Kumarakom, Alleppey, Ooty, and Pondicherry.

Ques: Which hill stations of Maharashtra are most recommended to visit in August?

Ans: Almost all hill stations of Maharashtra are recommended to visit in August. The stretch of the Western Ghats in the state is blessed with rains that add to the breathtaking natural beauty. The most popular ones include Mahabaleshwar, Khandala and Lonavala.