Travel in August like never before

Posted by Ankit Srivastava | Posted on May 19, 2018

The Sunday of Summers, August is just around the corner! Not only this month gives a great travelling experience but it also comes with cheaper tour packages, great deals, more privacy and of course more savings. So, have you planned your vacation yet? If no, then here is a list of 5 best places to visit in August. Wait no more and let the rain pour down on you, let the nature make you dance to it’s tune, as it’s the time when August casts its magical spell.


Place: Cherrapunjee
Where: Meghalaya


Love the ferocity of rains? Then you should visit the second wettest place on the earth, Cherrapunjee. This small place practically receives showers throughout the year. Amazing right?


Places to visit: Double Decker Living Root Bridge, Nohkalikai Waterfalls, KremMawmluh Cave, Mawsmai Falls, and The Eco Park.
Things to do: Double Decker root bridge trek, and hiking.



Place: Munnar
Where: Kerala


Do you want to visit a nature lover’s paradise? Then think no more and head to stunning Munnar in Kerala. An ideal escape if you wish to spend some quiet time amidst the misty mountains. Also, August being an off-season, will give you a chance to explore all these magical things without any rush. Now, with cheap flights to Kochi, you can plan a trip to Munnar anytime.


Places to visit: Rose Garden, Echo Point, Mattupetty Dam, Kolukkumalai Tea Estate, and Elephant Arrival Spot.
Things to do: Cycling, enjoy Kathakali, flying fox, Kolukkumalai tea trail, and trek to Laxmi hills.



Place: Kodaikanal
Where: Tamil Nadu


Kodaikanal is one of the most visited hill stations in Tamil Nadu. The sun often plays hide and seek with this beautiful place in August making it irresistible for travellers. This is the month when Kodaikanal is sploshed with waterfalls.


Places to visit: Kodaikanal Lake, Coaker’s Walk, The Pine Forest, Kurinji Temple, and Bryant Park.
Things to do: Trekking, catch at least one sunrise/sunset, and eat magic mushrooms.



Place: Bikaner
Where: Rajasthan


As the climate of this place is otherwise hot, August is when you can explore the mesmerising Bikaner. Do make it a point to shop from the markets where you will find interesting stuff like authentic Rajasthanijewellery and silver wares.


Places to visit: Junagarh Fort, Bikaner Fort, Karni Mata Temple, Camel Breeding Farm, and Bhadreshwar Jain Temple.
Things to do: Camel safari, boating at Gajner Lake, and bird-watching at Gajner Sanctuary.



Place: Mahabaleshwar
Where: Maharashtra


One of the most visited tourist destinations in August, Mahabaleshwar is where you should plan your next trip. In this month, the place is at it’s best with foggy lush green environment everywhere. Now with great hotels in Mumbai, plan a trip to this amazing place right now.


Places to visit: Mapro Garden, Venna Lake, Mahabaleshwar Temple, Krishnabai Temple, and Elephant’s Head Point
Things to do: Rock climbing, trekking, horse riding, and Archery.



So, have you decided which of these 5 best places to visit in August you wish to explore this time? Each destination on this list has it’s own charm and beauty. You should put all of these splendid places on your bucket list. Do tell us your experiences! Till we meet again, happy travels!



Ankit Srivastava

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Ankit Srivastava is a Digital Marketing Strategist by profession & Blogger by passion. He loves writing on various topics as per his interest. Apart from blogging, he is a big foodie & love clicking pictures of his favorite food items. Whenever he gets free time from all this, he goes to explore different places of India. Read more


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