India is such a diversified country, encounters a variety of seasons. Each season has its own charm. And it is your personality to like or dislike any particular season. The rainy season is one of them; some people associate it with love and romance. For others, it gives them a reason to sit back and relax in their natural habitat.
Most noteworthy, rainfall ignites the beauty of nature; everything looks green, clean and beautiful. Hence it is a great time to explore and enjoy the Mother Nature
The month of August experiences heavy rainfall in most parts of India. Therefore many people do not like to travel to places. But this also ensures pleasant weather in most parts of the country. So we have a list of these 8 best places to visit in August.
Wayanad is a good option to choose for that refreshing vacation, with a rich balance of natural landscapes and wildlife. Monsoon brings the beauty out of this place well. The place has to offer various trekking trails, waterfalls, rivers, etc. Imagine having a walk through jungle ad camping near the waterfall, or boating in the river. That is Wayanad for you in the rains, beautiful! That is why it makes it to the top of this list when it comes to the best places to visit in August.
The temperatures are low, which allows one to explore the lush green fields and terrains of Pondicherry. Visit the coffee plantations and get mesmerized by the distinct fragrance of coffee. Also, the beaches are less crowded for you to relax and enjoy the sounds of the waves.
Udaipur, the city of Lakes is said to be the most romantic and luxurious city in India. The Monsoon season adds to this romance bringing the city a notch higher on its beauty scale. The month of August provides the perfect weather and the city offers splendid views during this period.
Though Goa is inviting year-round for its guests, the rains have a special place to play. Rainy season means no water sports due to increased levels of the sea, you can’t swim too. But it means less crowded beaches for you to relax and enjoy the culture. Visit the wildlife sanctuaries, waterfalls and indulge yourself in shopping and parties.
Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir
Ladakh is a rain shadow zone, which makes it a suitable place to visit in August. There is a rare downpour and the skies are usually clear. This accounts for pleasant weather for the travelers. Do not expect lush green mountains here, but you can surely enjoy the road trip and the rugged beauty of the mountains. You can also indulge yourself in some adventure activities like white water rafting at the Zaskar River.
Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh
Khajuraho is one of the UNESCO World heritage sites in India. These are a group of temples famous for its Architecture, erotic sculptures and cravings. The place becomes beautiful during Monsoon, along with the Raneh waterfall. You can also enjoy the sound and light show here, it is a pleasant experience altogether.
Valley of Flowers, Uttarakhand
The name says it all, and the month of August provides for breathtaking views. Trek for 13 km from Govindghat and enjoy the splendid species of flora and fauna, like never explored before.
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Cherrapunji is one of the wettest places on the earth due to the highest amount to rainfall account here. It usually encounters rainfall without season too, but the monsoon season brings the vast green lands, high waterfalls, living root bridges into life.
Hurry up! Choose your Monsoon Getaway soon and start planning for the same. It is off-season in many places; hence enjoy the discounts too on travel, accommodation, shopping spree, etc.