Monsoon Getaway - Places to Visit in August in India

It is rightly said that “The Sound of Rain Needs No Translation” and hence the month of August not just brings pleasant rain showers and wonderful weather but also calls for a vacation. It is one of the best months for the travelers who are keen on exploring the places in the rain showers and the ones who prefer the pleasant weather to plan any holiday. There are many amazing places to visit in August in India which not just offers the wonderful weather of the August month but also makes the travel experience memorable. So, in case if you’re looking for some of the best places to discover in the month of August then explore the below mentioned places which offers the best of August.

Valley of Flowers

Valley of Flowers is a very popular Indian National Park which is nestled in North Chamoli in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. This spectacular destination is well known for offering the heavenly views filled with endemic alpine flowers and also home to rare and endangered animals. Valley of Flowers is one of the mesmerizing world heritage site is one of the best places to visit in August in India. It is the time of the year when new flowers and plants bursts into full boom making the site look super beautiful.   

Attractions one must visit: Govindghat and Hemkund Sahib

Munnar

Munnar is one of the iconic hill stations in Idukki district in Kerala. This marvelous hill station is around 1600 meters above the level of sea & is nestled in the Western Ghats mountain range. The gorgeous aura of this hill station becomes even more stunning in the month of August when mixed with petrichor.  Popularly called as “Kashmir of South India”; Munnar is also one of the famous honeymoon destinations in India. Mountains covered in mist and the rain revitalizing the whole landscape; Munnar is no less than nature lover’s paradise with spice plantation and lush green tea gardens. It is another must visit destination in August in India which will surely make your holidays unforgettable.  

Attractions one must visit: Eravikulam National Park, Mattupetty Dam, Anamudi, Pothamedu View Point

Valley of Lahaul Spiti

The Valleys of Lahaul Spiti are blessed with gorgeous landscape and being a less crowded place it is best if you’re seeking solitude. Beautiful monasteries, Yak safari, skiing and trekking experiences makes this place even more amazing amongst the ones looking for perfect place to visit in August. In the month of August, this place offers heavenly views and offers unforgettable experience too. However, this place becomes non accessible in winters and hence one should plan a trip to this place when they can enjoy to the fullest here.

Attractions one must visit: Key Monastery, Kunzum Pass and Chandratal Lake

Diu

Diu is a famous destination which was once a pacifying retreat for Portuguese. This destination is another best destination to visit in August as this place offers serenity and peace away from the maddening city crowd. The calm environment, stunning beaches and amazing August weather makes this place a must visit destination in August in India.

Attractions one must visit: Nagoa Beach, Shell Museum, Una, Diu Fort and Gangeshwar Temple.

Alibaug

Alibaug is one of the most famous weekend getaway destinations for the Mumbai people and it is also one of the top places which one can visit in August with their loved ones or with their family. This destination offers the best of monsoon and best of August month.  It is another best place to avoid the city chaos and to spend some time rejuvenating in nature’s lap.

Attractions one must visit: Varsoli Beach, Mandwa Beach, Kolaba Fort, Alibaug Beach and Nagaon Beach

Agumbe

This beautiful and stunning destination reminds of the popular Indian series Malgudi Days. It is nestled in heart of Karnataka and is one of the iconic destinations one should definitely explore in August. Adventure enthusiasts can here enjoy the trek to Koodlu Theertha falls and can also enjoy hiking the Jogi Gundi Falls. Apart from all this, if you simply want to spend some me time then you can simply witness the stunning sunset at Sunset View Point in Agumbe

Attractions one must visit: Someshwara Wildlife Sanctuary, Barkana Falls, Sunset View Point and Onake Abbi Falls

Bikaner

Bikaner is one of the most gorgeous destinations nestled in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is suggested to visit this place in August because during this month the weather is pleasant as Rajasthan experiences scorching summer so it is not advised to explore in summer season. This marvelous destination is the home to some of the most stunning attractions and also is one of the best hubs in India for foodies. It is another must visit destination in August which will surely make your vacations unforgettable with its interesting places.

Attractions one must visit: Gajner Palace, Junagarh Fort, Lalgarh Palace and National Research Centre on Camel

Darjeeling

This stunning destination is situated near the foothills of Himalayas and it is one of the most beautiful hill stations in India located in West Bengal. It is also a much loved honeymoon destination in India.  Moreover, the new forest trail in Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the best spots for adventure and nature loving folks.

Attractions one must visit: Batasia Loop, Japanese Temple, Rock Garden and Tiger Hill

Mussoorie

Mussoorie is another best destination which one can explore in August. This spectacular destination is nestled in the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan ranges. In the month of August, Mussoorie is blessed with amazing weather which makes the holidaying experience in this destination even more wonderful.

Attractions one must visit: Naga Devta Temple, Waterfall and Churches

Pondicherry

Amazing weather calls for an amazing holidaying experience that too at an amazing destination and hence Pondicherry is one of the cherry picked destinations to visit in August. The perfect temperature enables to enjoy the scenic hilly terrains and lush green aura. With numerous amazing places to visit, Pondicherry is one of the best choices if you’re willing to holiday in August.

Attractions one must visit: Jawahar Toy Museum, The French War Memorial and Paradise Beach