If you love the rain, there is no better time to travel. It is a great time to travel and experience the heavenly tropic landscapes once the monsoons have moved to the country’s far south. For tourists who want to visit some of the Best Places to visit in August in India.

As we bring a list of 10 places to visit :

1. Nainital, Uttarakhand


Uttarakhand is often known as the “Land of Gods” with good cause. This Indian state is endowed with extraordinary natural beauty, drawing visitors from around the globe. This state, which was formerly known as Uttaranchal, is home to spectacular snow-capped hills, lush flora, meadows, clear lakes, and historic temples.

Places to visit  – Forest Research Institute campus, Sahastradhara, Robber’s Cave, Tiger Falls, Mindrolling Monastery,Malsi Deer Park.

Things to Do – handlooms, woolens, handicrafts, juices, jams, jellies and clothes in the local market, Garhwali food at the local restaurants.

Some exciting offers for visitors in Uttarakhand with Special Activities –

Escape to Vatsyayana Resort in Uttarakhand, a hidden paradise located just 40 km from Jim Corbett National Park. Surrounded by captivating fir and pine forests, the resort offers a 180-degree view of the snow-capped Himalayan peaks. Experience the tranquility of nature, indulge in thrilling jungle safaris, embark on adventurous treks, and immerse yourself in the beauty of this pristine land. For those seeking the best of autumn, Vatsyayana Resort is the perfect destination to witness the breathtaking spectacle of the fall foliage as the forests are painted in vibrant hues of red, orange, and gold. Whether seeking serenity or excitement, Vatsyayana Resort promises an unforgettable retreat amidst the enchanting Himalayas.

Location : Village Dudhodi, Tehsil Sult, Manila Range, Uttarakhand – 263661

2. Jodhpur ,Rajasthan

Best Places To Visit In August In India

Jodhpur,the capital of the royal Rajputana clan, is a fantastic choice for a family holiday in August because of the wonderful weather the city experiences at this time of year. Shopping at its marketplaces for traditional Rajasthani clothing and handicrafts and exploring its royal palaces, historical forts, and magnificent temples may be a delightful experience, made even better because there are some tourists around at this time.

Places to visit : Mehrangarh Fort,Jaswant Thada,Umaid Bhawan Palace, Kailana Lake ,Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park are some Best Places to Visit in August in India.

Things to Do : Taste the Jodhpuri cuisine, shop at its colorful markets, explore the Art and architecture of Forts.

3.Khajuraho , Madhya Pradesh :

Khajuraho is one of the most popular tourist attractions in India and is home to the well-known UNESCO-listed temples. After the humid and scorching summer, Khajuraho experiences beautiful weather in August, which makes it a great opportunity to take a quick trip here.

Place to visit : Gangau and Beni Sagar Dam,State Museum of Tribal And Folk Art, Group of Monuments, Raneh Falls, Mastani Mahal – Dhubela.

Things to Do : Explore the Western and Eastern Groups of temples.

4. Kodaikanal,Tamilnadu :

One of the most well-liked holiday spots in South India is Kodaikanal. This hill town in Tamil Nadu’s upper Palani Hills in the Western Ghats is 7200 feet above sea level and close to Madurai. Another well-known nickname for Kodaikanal is “the princes of Hill Stations”.The South Indian hill station of Kodaikanal will steal your breath away with its lush green valleys covered in forests, grassy slopes, granite cliffs, beautiful lakes, and breathtaking waterfalls.

Places to visit : Berijam Lake, Pine Forest,Pillar Rocks, Bryant Park,Kodaikanal Lake, Mannavanur Lake,Chettiar Park.

Things To Do : boating on Kodaikanal Lake,trekking and hiking to Dolphin’s Nose,Walking on Coaker’s Walk,exploring the Guna Cave.

5. Panchgani , Maharashtra :

A scenic wonder in Maharashtra, the hill town of Panchgani was once a summer hideaway for the British. August is the month when its attractiveness improves significantly due to torrential rains that make the climate fairly pleasant and its valleys entirely green.

Places to visit : Parsi Point, Devrai Art Village ,  Mapro Gardens,Sydney Point, Table Land and Kass Plateau,Bhilar Waterfalls.

Things To Do : enjoy scenic vistas of Panchgani, explore the rich flora of Kass Plateau ,Take a walk in the Strawberry farms.

6. Dharamshala , Himachal Pradesh

Best Places To Visit In August In India

One of the Best places to visit in August in India is Dharamshala. Due to its higher altitude and frequent rains, the area’s lush vegetation is even more alluring. In addition to seeing the area’s well-known monasteries, you can learn a lot about Tibetan history and culture here, particularly at the Kangra Art Museum and Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, two of Dharamshala’s must-see locations.

Places to visit :  Tsuglagkhang Complex,Masroor Rock Cut Temple,Bhagsunag Temple, Namgyal Monastery.

Things To Do : Enjoy a trip to Kareri Dal Lake and visit the Naddi village , Take a trip to Bhagsunag Waterfalls,  pay a visit to Kangra Art Museum.

7. Chikmagalur , Karnataka     

Chikmagalur in Karnataka is pure bliss with its beguiling coffee farms, grassy mountains, enchanted deep forests, mesmerizing waterfalls, and lovely rivers. From visiting coffee plantations to participating in water sports Adventure.

Places to visit : Kyatanamakki,Sharadamba Temple,Manikyadhara Falls,Hirekolale Lake,Baba Bundangiri.

Things To Do : Bhadra River rafting, jeep safari ,Trekking to Mullayanagiri, camping.

8. Alappuzha , Kerala 

Beautiful coastal town Alappuzha, sometimes referred to as Alleppey, is located in India’s southern state of Kerala. Alappuzha draws visitors from all over the world because of its beautiful beaches, gorgeous canals, and calm backwaters.

Places to visit : Backwaters of Alappuzha,Marari Beach, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary,Krishnapuram Palace.

Things To Do : Explore the Canals on a Shikara Ride, Houseboat Cruise in the Backwaters, Indulge in Ayurvedic Spa and Wellness Treatments.

9. Andaman , Andaman and Nicobar :

The enchanted Andaman Island is known for its magnificent turquoise waters, shimmering white sands, and swaying palm trees. This is the tropical haven you need if you’re seeking for a place to get away from it all. No matter if you enjoy water activities, gorgeous sunsets and sunrises, or delectable seafood , this is among the Best places to visit in August in India.

Places to visit : Chidhiya Tappu, Dhani Nallah Mangrove Nature Walkway,Havelock Island, Neil Island,Cuthbert Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, Elephant Beach.

Things To Do : Scuba diving and snorkeling, visiting Kala Pani Jail,visiting limestone caves, bird watching at Chidhiya Tappu,dolphin and fish spotting from glass-bottom boats.

10. Cherrapunji, Meghalaya 

Best Places To Visit In August In India

Cherrapunji, known for its rains and roots, is located in the enigmatic and captivating Meghalaya. Cherrapunji is also ideal for anyone who loves mysterious forests, waterfalls, crystal-clear rivers like Dawki and caves.

Places to visit : Mawsynram Village,The Eco Park, Mawsynram Reserve Forest,Nohkalikai Falls, Double Decker Living Root Bridge,Seven Sisters Falls.

Things To Do :  crossing living root bridges , ziplining at Mawkdok, Boating on Dawki,wildlife rides in Mawsynram Forest.