In August, monsoon season generally set each corner of the country. Stunning mountains, beautiful sunsets, vibrant green surroundings and sky high waterfalls are amazing places to be explored in August. Feel the touch of rain, which adds beauty of many tropical places in India. These are the best destinations to be visited during August.
10. Bonderam Festival, Goa
Goa beaches turn refreshing and pleasant in monsoon season. It is famous for its August festival, ‘Bonderam Festival’. It is celebrated on the Divar Island, which comes to life with colorful flag parade, fancy dress competitions, float parade and music bands. Along with this festival, tourists can explore Amboli Ghats, numerous lakes and colorful farms. Tour packages are available at the cost of Rs. 10000/-
9. Palakkad, Kerala
Known for Palmyra trees, Palakkad is situated in the state of Kerala. It is also known as Palghat. Main attractions are Palakkad Fort, Malampuzha Dam, Seethargundu viewpoint. The town is preserved with beautiful mountain streams, lush greenery of forests and tranquil rivers. Visit this unique place at the best tour package cost of Rs. 17000/- per couple.
8. Binsar, Uttarakhand
Binsar is situated in Kumaon region, in the state of Uttarakhand. During monsoons, it offers varied greenery and snowfall. A beautiful forest destination of peace and solitude. The main attraction is Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary, which brings close to the nature and bird watching. Rainfall makes the surroundings completely green with mist and clouds. Tour packages price range is around Rs. 14000/-
7. Matheran, Maharashtra
In the state of Maharashtra, Matheran is a smallest hill station in the country. A beautiful place offers breathtaking views of surrounding valleys and hills to cool and calm weather during monsoon. Tourists can explore numerous places such as Panorma Point, Louisa Point, One Tree Hill Point, Hart Point, Monkey Point, Porcupine Point, Rambagh Point and many more. It has more activities to offer like toy train ride and horse riding. Tour packafe of Matheran is available at Rs. 12000/-
6. Coorg, Karnataka
The prettiest place to visit in monsoon, Coorg is a beautiful place located in the state of Karnataka. In rainy season, mountains and valleys cover with greenery and colorful flowers. A walk in the rain is a unique experience with nature. It is famous for coffee, black pepper and cardamom plantations. Best price of holiday packages start from Rs. 18000/-
5. Pushkar, Rajasthan
Pushkar is one of the oldest cities of Rajasthan. Monsoon is the best season to explore a beautiful and soothing side of this place. Have a holy dip in a Pushkar Lake, visit the historical temple Merta, explore the magnificent architecture of Man Mahal and feel the unique surroundings of Brahma Temple. Tour package is available Rs. 8500/- onwards.
4. Lahaul-Spiti, Himachal Pradesh
The beautiful and serene Himalayan valleys of Lahaul and Spiti are situated in the state of Himachal Pradesh. The spectacular valleys offers breathtaking views of nature. Its major attractions are Tabo Monastery, Ki Gompa, Kunzum Pass and Dhankar Gompa. Adventure activities like skiing, yak safari and wildlife trails are also available here. Visit this interesting place at the cost of Rs. 12000/- per person.
3. Shillong, Meghalaya
A great place to visit during monsoon is Shillong, in the state of Meghalaya. Plenty of rainfall adds beauty to the lush misty hills, high waterfalls and lakes. There are several scenic places to visit such as Shillong Peak, Elephant falls, Umiam lake, Lady Hydari Park and Wards Lake. Visit the marvelous capital city at the best tour package price of Rs. 12600/-.
2. Agumbe, Karnataka
A small village located in Shimoga district of Karnataka, Agumbe is nestled with rich biodiversity and the hill stations. During monsoon season, the surroundings come alive with several waterfalls, Kunchikal Falls, Barkana Falls, Onake Abbi Falls and Jogigundi Falls. These falls are its prime attractions among tourists. Take an unforgettable trip at the best price of Rs. 6500/- onwards.
1. Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
Monsoon is a peak season to explore mountain routes and beautiful monasteries in Ladakh. With little rainfalls, splendid lakes and picturesque valleys, Ladakh becomes heaven. It offers trekking, white water rafting and camping for adventure enthusiasts. It is blessed with stunning sights and interesting landscapes. Best tour package is starting from Rs. 14000/-