Want To Experience Indian Monsoons?

5 Top Places to Visit in India in August for You!

In India, monsoons are one of the perfect times to visit some of the most beautiful places. The season starts from June through the august end or September. If you have any plans of visiting the country, travel during the rainy season to explore the beautiful places with scenic landscapes. Here’s a list of places to visit in India in August. We have got the offbeat yet must-visit places for you. Read on.

Athirapally

Do you remember the breathtaking view of the magnificent waterfall in Bahubali? No, it was obviously not a set but a real waterfall, Athirapally. Located in the Thrissur district of Kerala, Athirapally is one of the best tourist places to visit in India during August. The waterfall is at its best during monsoons and you will leave with a treasure box of memories.

Special Attractions in the region: Charpa Falls, Sholayar Dam, Anakkayam, Malakkappara Tea gardens, Vazhachal Forest Gardens and Thumburmuzhi Gardens       

Best things to do: Trekking, River Rafting, Nature walk and Elephant Sighting

How to get there: The nearest airport from Athirapally is Kochi Airport, at a distance of 71 kilometres. If you want to travel by train, the nearest railway station is in Thrissur, 61 kilometres from the waterfalls.

August weather: Average temperature around 28C

Agumbe

If you are a fan of the popular 90s series Malgudi Days, better visit this amazing destination in Karnataka. Agumbe is a beautiful town in the state of Karnataka that will remind you of Malgudi Days, as it was shot here. It is one of the best monsoon getaways in the month of August.  

Special attractions in the region: Sunset View Point, Onake Abbi Falls, Barkana Falls, Someshwara Wildlife Sanctuary and some more.

Best things to do: hiking to the Jogi Gundi falls, trekking to the Koodlu Theertha Falls, see the sunset and spot a King cobra.

How to get there: The nearest airport is Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru at a distance of 378kms. For train travellers, the nearest railway station is in Udupi, only 54kms from the site.

August weather: Average temperature around 28C

Khajuraho

Khajuraho is renowned as one of the superb World Heritage Sites of UNESCO in India. It is one of the most amazing places to visit in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The erotic carvings on the temples are regarded as the purest form of art all around the world. In August, Khajuraho’s weather is quite charming and comfortable to explore various tourist attractions around which makes it an ideal place to visit during monsoons.

Special attractions in the region: Kandariya Mahadeva Temple, Shivsagar Lake, Lakshmana Temple, Archaeological Museum and Devi Jagadamba Temple

Best things to do: See the sound and light show at Western Group of Temples, experience safari at the Panna National Park, Shop in Mrignayani

How to get there: The nearest airport is Khajuraho Airport which is well-connected to major Indian cities. You can also travel by train to Mahoba Junction (75 kilometres from Khajuraho) or Khajuraho railway station depending on the connectivity from the source destination.

August weather: Average temperature around 25C

Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong is home to the popular attraction Living Root Bridge and is renowned as the cleanest village across Asia. Engulfed in the East Khasi Hills of Meghalaya, Mawlynnong is one of the paradisiacal places to visit in August in India with family.

Special attractions in the region: The Living Root Bridge, Balancing Rock, Dawki, Mawlynnong Waterfall, Sightseeing, etc.

Best things to do: Visit the skywalk at Mawlynnong village and go trekking to the Living Root Bridge

How to get there: The nearest airport from Mawlynnong is Shillong Airport, at a distance of 104kms. For a lovely train journey, book tickets to Guwahati Railway Station situated at a distance of 120 kilometres.

August weather: Average temperature around 25C

Udaipur

Udaipur is a beautiful city in Rajasthan with forts and buildings with palatial architecture. The royal city is the love of nature and history lovers. If you want peace amid an elegant and soothing atmosphere, Udaipur is a must-visit location in India in August. Do not miss the sunset view at Pichola Lake!

Special attractions in the region: City Palace, Monsoon Palace, Ahar Cenotaphs, Fateh Sagar Lake, Gulab Bagh and Zoo, Lake Pichola and Monsoon Palace.

Best things to do: Go for the boat cruise on Lake Pichola, explore the royal Bagore Ki haveli, Savor Laal Maas and seek blessings at the Karni Mata Temple.

How to get there: Maharana Pratap Airport is only 20 kilometres from the city. You can also book railway tickets to Udaipur Railway Station.

August weather: average temperature around 25C

August is approaching make a plan to visit these adorable places in India book your flight tickets to India with Indian Eagle  travel agency and fly to India to enjoy this monsoon


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