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Best places to visit in August in India in 2017

In India, August is the month of monsoon. So the touch of rain adds to the beauty of many tropical regions of India. The lush green landscape or the warm weather attracts tourists from across the world. Following are the best places to visit in August in India

Darjeeling - West Bengal

Darjeeling is a beautiful small town located in West Bengal and also counted in the most attractive tourist spots of India. The beautiful town is famous for its tea production and Himalayan Railway. Darjeeling is also popularly known as "Queen of hill stations" and Mountainous greenery of this region is marvelous. Pleasant weather and the scenic beauty of this town with attracts many travelers every year. August is a good time to visit Darjeeling but Many travelers and young couple also prefer to visit during winter season.

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Tourist Attractions of - Darjeeling
  1. Happy Valley Tea Garden
  2. The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
  3. Tiger Hill
  4. Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park


Located in the last corner of northern part of India, Ladakh is a snow covered mountainous tourist spot. It is surrounded by two of world's largest mountain ranges and the desert Alpine. Number of Buddhist monasteries situated on its barren landscape looks like painting of artists. Ladakh also offer many adventurous activities like Mountain Climbing, Cycling, Jeep Safari, Camel Safari, Yak Safaris, Mountaineering, River Rafting, Trekking. You should visit Ladakh in August to get the picturesque view of pangong lake.

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Tourist Attractions of - Ladakh
  1. Hemis Monastery
  2. Thiske Monastery
  3. Nubra Valley
  4. Hemis Wildlife Sanctuary


Munnar is a town in India, Located in Idukki district of Kerala and it is one of the most popular hill station in south India. Large tea plantations, forests, hill ranges, valleys make this town perfect tourist spot. The monsoon decorates Munnar like a bride in green attire. Flourishing tea gardens and roaring waterfall gets energized during August. Do you know Munnar tops the list of best places to visit in Kerala

Major tourist attractions of - Munnar
  1. Mattupetty Dam
  2. Mattupedi Dairy Farm
  3. Kundala Lake
  4. Echo Point


The beautiful town Pahalgam probably the most popular popular hill station in Jammu and Kashmir to visit in August. Beauty of this Himalayan region is serene, especially for the meeting point of river Lidder and Streams coming out from Sheshnag Lake. Out of all hustle bustle of city life, this place really offers something unique. Buying special Himalayn wool products is something you should never miss. We would recommend following best hotels to stay in Kashmir

Major tourist attractions of - Pahalgam
  1. Betaab Valley
  2. Aru
  3. Baisaran
  4. Chandanwari
  5. Mattan


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Udaipur, in Rajasthan, is also called the most romantic city in India. It is a splendid experience to see the reflection of beautiful palaces in the lakes. During monsoon in August the lakes get filled up with clean water and nature decors the city with lush green trees and plants which makes it one of the best place to visit in August in India. This colorful city has every thing to offer required for a perfect fun holidays. Royal Rajasthan will spoil you if you stay in any of the following exotic hotels of Rajasthan.

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Major tourist attractions of - Udaipur
  1. City Palace Complex
  2. Bagore Ki Haveli
  3. Ambrai Ghat
  4. Monsoon Palace


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Khajuraho, is a group of temples in Madhyapradesh, India. The erotic sculptures on the temples are famous in the whole world. Thousand of tourist from all over the globe visit every year to see the unique sculpture of these temples. One cannot term it simply as a religious construction as it symbolizes the developed art and architecture of medieval Indian heritage. The virtue of love is depicted through the sculptures curved on walls of the temple. The Raneh waterfall is charming here. The light and sound show in the temple is another attraction here. With awesome whether Khajuraho should be in your list of places to visit in August.

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Major tourist attractions of - Khajuraho
  1. Western group of temples
  2. Eastern group of temples
  3. Jain group of temples
  4. Panna National Park

Lahaul Spiti - Kashmir

Lahaul is the hidden neighbour of Ladakh. It is cut off for a good six months due to thick sheets of snow. As the summer months arrive, the snow melts giving way to visit this beauty. Relatively untouched, Lahaul hosts a beautiful shade of blue sky and equally picturesque meadows. Reaching Lahaul might require you to pass through Manali which receives adequate rainfall in July. Thus, a lot of travellers prefer travelling in August.

Tourist Attractions of - Lahaul Spiti
  1. Key Monastery
  2. Giu Mummy
  3. Tabo Monastery
  4. Dhankar Monastery
  5. Rangrik
  6. Chandratal Lake
  7. Spiti River
  8. Kunzum Pass

Tawang - Arunachal Pradesh
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The rain paints the town of Tawang in multiiate shades of green. All the greenery is so soothing to the eye and the pre-existing beauty of Tawang is further amplified. August is the monsoon season in Arunachal Pradesh. This replenishes the mighty waterfalls and flora. All in all, a paradise for the nature lovers!

Tourist Attractions of - Tawang
  1. Sela Pass
  2. Tawang Monastery
  3. Taktsang Gompa
  4. Gorichen Peak
  5. Shonga-tser Lake
  6. Nuranang Waterfalls
  7. Pankang Teng Tso Lake

Summary of Best places to visit in August in India -
  1. Darjeeling, West Bengal
  2. Leh-Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir
  3. Munnar, Kerala
  4. Pahalgam, Jammu & Kashmir
  5. Udaipur, Rajasthan
  6. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh
  7. Lahaul Spiti, Himachal Pradesh
  8. Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh

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