10 Places to Visit in August in India to Make the Best of Monsoon Vacations

10 Places to Visit in August in India to Make the Best of Monsoon Vacations

When August rolls around, you will find freshness in the air and lush green everywhere; And you know that the monsoons are at the height of their glory. Imagine traveling in this climate, enjoying the breathtaking views on offer, and feeling calm about it. That said, perhaps the rainy season is not for those who are always in a hurry, but for those who enjoy the idea of being adventurous and always fascinated by the wonderful ways of nature.

If you are of the second type, we suggest you explore India in August; It couldn't get better than this! Here is a list of 10 places to visit in August if you want to make the most of your monsoon vacation:

Wayanad trip, Monsoon trip


The picturesque hill station of Wayanad is one of Kerala's most popular tourist destinations and welcomes tourists all year round, but there is a certain charm to exploring it during monsoons. It is time to witness the green glory of the vast expanse of your rainforest; tea, coffee, rubber and spice plantations; Trekking to impressive viewpoints and enjoying its pleasant cool weather.

Places to visit in Wayanad: Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Phukud Lake, Edakkal Caves, Nilmala View Point, Meenmutti Falls, Banasura Sagar Dam and Chembra Peak.

Things to do in Wayanad: Explore tranquil coffee, rubber, and spice plantations, enjoy boat rides, and shop for spices and handicrafts.

Panchgani trip, Monsoon trip


Once a summer retreat for the British, Panchgani hill station is one of the picturesque wonders of Maharashtra and August is the month when its beauty increases with the rains, making the weather very pleasant and its pretty green valleys. Mahabaleshwar's twin hill station, Panchgani, is dotted with some great spots, from where you can see the incredible Sahyadri Hills.

Places to visit in Panchgani: Sydney Point, Pillar Falls, Parsi Point, DeVray Art Village, Mabro Gardens, Tableland and Cass Plateau.

Things to do in Panchgani: Walk through the strawberry plantations, explore the rich flora of the Kas Plateau, and enjoy panoramic views from the Panchgani lookouts.

Kanyakumari trip, Kanyakumari Monsoon trip


Kanyakumari, located at the southernmost point of the Indian mainland, is among the most visited tourist destinations in the country. Coming here in the monsoons for a trip can be a completely different and fun-filled experience to witness the confluence of the Arabian Sea, the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean as the waters constantly hit the shoreline at high speeds. Also, there are a number of important temples in the city, which must be visited on a trip to this part of India.

Places to visit in Kanyakumari: Vivekananda Rock Monument, Thiruvalluvar Statue, Thirparapu Falls, Kumari Oman Temple, Lord Subramanya Temple, Vatakuttai Fort, Thanumalayan Temple.

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Things to do in Kanyakumari: take a dip at Triveni Sangam, visit Thovalai Flower Market and Muppendal Wind Farm, shop for handicrafts made from seashells and hand-woven saris.

Kumarakom trip, Kumarakom monsoon trip


Kumarakom receives heavy rains in August, which makes its backwaters look even more impressive. The same can be said for Lake Vembanad, which is located nearby. During this time of year, the crowds in Kumarakom are less crowded; Therefore, hotel rates are low and there is less of a rush for a floating stay indoors. So if you are looking for a romantic getaway in August, come to Kumarakom for the experience of a lifetime!

Places to visit in Kumarakom: Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Aruvikkuzhi Waterfall, Vembanad Lake, Bay Island Driftwood Museum, Kumarakom Craft Museum.

Things to do in Kumarakom: Enjoy a backwater pontoon stay at Kumarakom, enjoy bird watching at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, enjoy local cuisine, and get some Ayurvedic treatments.

Jodhpur trip, Jodhpur Monsoon trip


Royal City of the Rajputana Clan: Jodhpur can be an excellent choice for a family vacation in August, such as this time of year, as the city enjoys a pleasant climate. Exploring the royal palaces, historic forts, and magnificent temples and shopping for traditional Rajasthani clothing and handicrafts in their markets can be a wonderful experience, especially since there are fewer tourists during this time.

Places to visit in Jodhpur: Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mehrangarh Fort and Museum, Jaswant Thada, Mandor Gardens, Chamunda Mata Temple, Lake Balsamand and Lake Kelana.

Things to do in Jodhpur: Taste authentic Jodhpuri cuisine, shop at its colorful markets, explore Rao Jodha Desert Park, and enjoy cycling through the city streets.

Kodaikanal trip, Kodaikanal Monsoon trip,


Kodaikanal is a stunning South Indian hill station with dense forested valleys, granite cliffs, grassy hills, enchanting lakes, and impressive waterfalls. From rowboats to hiking in the mountains, offering prayers to diving into waterfalls, there are countless things to do in Kodaikanal. The place receives heavy rains in August, giving new life to forests and bodies of water. It is one of the most popular places to visit in August in India with the family.

Places to visit in Kodaikanal: Kodaikanal Lake, Manavanur Lake, Brigam Lake, Pine Forest, Dolphin Nose, Pillar Rocks, Bryant Park, Green Valley View, Chettyar Park.

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Things to do in Kodaikanal: Walk the Coaker's Walk, take a boat ride on Kodaikanal Lake, explore the mysterious Guna Cave, hike, hike to Dolphin's Nose, ride a bike, and go on a night safari.

Mawlynnong trip, Mawlynnong the cleanest village in asia,


Mawlynnong is not only the cleanest town in Asia, it is also called "God's Private Garden". This mysterious paradise in Meghalaya is an example of what community efforts can accomplish. From perfect homes and lush greenery to idyllic waterfalls, meandering root bridges, and fresh air, this town is a traveler's paradise during and just after the monsoons.

Places to visit in Mawlynnong: Mawlynnong Waterfall, Jingmaham Living Root Bridge, Umngot River, Bophill Falls, Mawlynnong Sacred Forest, Nohwet Lookout.

Things to do in Mawlynnong: walk the Living Root Bridge, boat ride on the Umngot River, explore the sacred forest and listen to stories, explore the village, enjoy the views from the Nohwet lookout point.

Chikmagalur trip, Chikmagalur Monsoon trip


Enchanting coffee plantations, grassy mountains, enchanting dense forests, luscious waterfalls, and beautiful rivers - Chikmagalur in Karnataka is the ultimate paradise. From strolling through coffee plantations to getting your blood pumping through aquatic adventures, Chikamangalur is one of the best places to visit in August in India. Wildlife lovers are also available here.

Places to visit in Chikmagalur: Mullayanagiri, Hebbe Falls, Baba Bundangiri, Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary, Bhadra Dam, Hanuman Gundi Falls, Tea Plantation, Coffee Estate, Kyatanamakki, Sharadamba Temple, Manikyadhara Falls, Hirekolale Lake.

Things to do in Chikmagalur: Trekking to Mulayanagiri, camping, rafting on the Bhadra river, jeep safari at Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary.

Zanskar trip, Zanskar Mosoon trip,


The land of white copper, Zanskar is a semi-desert region located on the northern side of the mighty Himalayas. An ideal place for adventure seekers, the valley offers exciting activities and attractions. During the summer, the Zanskar River winds wildly between the high mountains, making it the perfect time to enjoy the scenic beauty. Winter turns the river to frozen ground and attracts brave backpackers. Zanskar is famous for the many monasteries built by Rinchen Dzangp in the 11th century and is one of the best places to visit in August in North India.

Places to visit in Zanskar: Zanskar Valley, Pensi La Pass, Badum, Zanskar River, Rangdom, Nemo, Zangla, Stongdi Monastery, Panekhar, Karcha Monastery.

Things to do in Zanskar: Trek in the Zanskar valley, attend monastery festivals, enjoy great views from Sangam Point, go rafting on the Zanskar river.

Igatpuri trip, Igatpuri Monsoon trip,


Situated in the impressive Sahyadri mountain range, Igatpuri is one of the most popular hill stations in Maharashtra. Ancient fortresses, beautiful waterfalls and crystal clear lakes are the highlights of the area. Monsoons peak during August in Igatpuri, perfect for enjoying the rain and gazing at the waterfalls in all their splendor. Less crowded than its Lonavala counterpart: Igatpuri is among the best places to go in August in India to enjoy the peace.

Places to visit in Igatpuri: Tringalwadi Fort, Vihigaon Waterfall, Kalsubai Peak, Ghatan Devi Temple, Bhavali Dam, Bhatsa River Valley.

Things to do in Igatpuri: Trekking to forts, snorkeling in waterfalls, pray at the Gatan Devi temple, camping, water activities near the dam and the river.

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