When monsoon is at its full-swing, it will be sheer pleasure to be at following 10 best tourist places to visit in India in August. Who doesn’t love monsoons! The air is so breathable, the aroma of the earth is the most splendid thing at this time, the climate is pleasant, and everything is wonderful. In August, most parts of India receive ample rainfall. August is actually the full swing monsoon season. August is just about bringing relief to the hectic life with all those rain showers. Travelling in August is the best thing because crowd is lesser comparatively, deals are cheaper, and most of the places are great at this time. Here are the top 10 destinations to visit in India in August.
Bikaner: Starting our list with one of the cities of Rajasthan. Bikaner like other cities of the state faces hot and humid climate during the summers. In the August month, it is pleasant with mild rainfall making all the tourist places look so fresh. August is the best month to explore Bikaner. There are so many palaces, temples, forts, and ancient buildings to explore in Bikaner for which it is essential to roam in the daytime and visit. Hence, a month like August is the best. Most of the Rajasthan tours comprise Bikaner. One can opt for a trip plan to Bikaner from a set of Bikaner tour packages.
Pahalgam: Kashmir is a year round destination and the best town of Kashmir to visit in August is Pahalgam. August screams monsoon in Pahalgam too but the vibe here during this time is quite different as it is milder, warmer, and pleasant. There are a lot of tourist spots in and around Pahalgam to explore that can be best done in this month. It is more greenery this time as compared to the other months. Also, a lot of adventure activities like trekking, pony ride, camping, hiking, etc can be done at this time.
Kanyakumari: Of course, South India is hotter with a humid climate throughout the year except for the peak monsoons and winters. During the monsoon months, the weather in Kanyakumari is pleasant again with rain showers. With the lush rainfall, the hillocks, fields, farms, and other natural spaces look fuller and greener. It is the best time to enjoy the coastal beauty of area. Again, during monsoons, this city is also less crowded but an experience to absorb for sure. Kanyakumari tour packages are part of Tamil Nadu tour packages.
Goa: Goa during the winters and the New Year’s is obviously the best but give Goa a chance to treat you with its monsoons. The waterfalls and the beaches look extremely lovely during the August and other monsoon months. This is the best time to explore the rich heritage of Goa with little drizzle all over. Sipping a hot cup of coffee or may be cold beer (for which Goa is known for) in the wooden cottages while seeing the rain, is such a blissful thing. Goa tour packages are very popular among honeymooners, beach lovers and leisure seekers.
Coorg: Coorg, the Scotland of India, is a hill station in the Karnataka state of India. Just imagine Scotland’s aura, you would obviously feel the greenery all around with little rain. This is what Coorg gives in budget during the month of August. The entire hill station turns into a green paradise during this time. There are seasonal waterfalls that blooms only during the monsoon months so it is again a great bonus. Adding to it, river rafting is also open during this time.
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala, the God’s own country, is one of the best places to explore during the month of August. Thiruvananthapuram is the capital city of Kerala and is known as the greenest city of India. The palm fringed trees line the backwaters throughout and this gives a verdant green scenery to the city. The long stretches of the backwaters along with the historical monuments make for a lovely sight-seeing option in the city.
Lahaul: For all the mountain lovers who are looking for a vacation destination that gives a total of hill station vibes but is far away from commercialization, then Lahaul is the best place for you. It is a beautiful valley in Himachal Pradesh. Lahaul is extremely beautiful with the picturesque sights throughout. And the best part is lesser humans to photo bomb the locations. Lahaul has options for various adventure activities to keep its visitors engaged. Exploring the monasteries and doing activities like safari, skiing, and wildlife trekking.
Khajuraho: Khajuraho is the land of temples that is famous for its erotic sculptures worldwide. Khajuraho Temples here are UNESCO world heritage site that makes this place a must visit. Exploring these temples in the daytime is essential to witness its real beauty and August marks for a good time for it. With mild showers and decrease in temperature, August is bearable in Khajuraho. In the Monsoon months, one can explore Raneh Falls and Beni Sagar Dam in its full bloom. Khajuraho tour packages are customizable and remain high in demand.
Jodhpur: Jodhpur, the royal golden city is one of the most beautiful cities of Rajasthan. When it comes to Jaipur, Jaisalmer, and Udaipur, this city is a little overlooked from the tourism perspective. But, Jodhpur is a fabulous desert city to explore that feels awesome in the August month. The weather is lush and warm during August with mild rainfall. This is the best time to explore the hillock region, forts, palaces, and the old streets of the city. Also, during monsoons, Jodhpur is ten times more picturesque. Pick one of the Jodhpur tour packages to explore historical, architectural and cultural facets of the popularly known ‘Blue City of Rajasthan’.
Lakshadweep Islands: One can never have enough of beach vacations in their life. It is the relaxation that the beaches give to the soul that make people crave for beaches always. One of the most lovely beach destinations to visit in India in the August month is Lakshadweep islands. The territory has the cleanest and the serenest beaches in the country with the most beautiful sights. Since, a lot of people are not allowed here at once so the crowd is always less which is the best thing. You could sit here for hours and soak in the beach vibes.
August is a beautiful month and spending this month in any of the above cities is always a good idea. Be ready to explore some amazing sides of these places in this month when these cities are in their full bloom.