Best places to Visit India in the Month of August

Best places to Visit India in the Month of August

August in India is the monsoon season when the south-west monsoon is active from June to September. Temperature is high, but not like in May and June, more like low as 30° C and the monsoon barely effect, as rains are short and quick, so overall weather remains pleasant in most parts of the country.

If you love the rains this is the time to travel as everything is lush green. Kerala is beautiful in the rains but rains the maximum there so plan only if you love getting wet. Visiting Rajasthan would be great as it doesn’t have much rainfall, has got a lot of awesome forts and palaces.



Goa is more beautiful in rains as everything is washed up and scenic. The weather in August is very similar to that of July, with warm temperatures throughout the month with a lot of scenic beauty for you to enjoy.

Usual beach/adventure sports activities are not allowed in the sea during monsoon but if you love rains than biking in drizzles is a lot of fun. The rates of basic facilities like hotels, resorts, and bikes are cheaper in August and are less crowded as it is non-peak time. So if you love monsoon and love getting drenched in the rain than Goa is a perfect spot for you to visit in the month of August.



August is a very good time to visit Rajasthan, as it doesn’t have much rainfall and the lakes are recharged and everything is lush green. Weather will be best with humid hot 21-35° C in the day and pleasant nights.



Kerala is one of the most beautiful places in India that can be visited at any time of the year. There are two rainy seasons in Kerala, one is the starting of June and the other is mid of October, so August is the time for intermittent rains and the best time to visit as the early June monsoon creates magic in Kerala and entire environment looks rejuvenated.

The water in the backwaters freshens up and doesn’t stagnate so that’s a thing so fresh and beautiful that it will make your stay heavenly.



Mussoorie is a year-round destination. The month of July to September is monsoon season and the rain creates amazing scenic magic for you to enjoy.

Summer holidays in Mussoorie is full of chaos, hotel, and almost everything is overpriced, so August comes as a rescue. The weather during August not too cold and hotels are extremely cheaper and less chaotic everywhere so the best time to enjoy.



India celebrates its independence on 15th August Which is India’s freedom month. Most of the festivities take place around the Red Fort in Delhi. There’s a flag hoisting ceremony, kite flying, and cultural programs that make Delhi the hub destination for the visitors during August.



Nanital the lake district of India is known for its natural beauty. August is a good idea as the tourist hasn’t started pouring and the weather is better and everything you get at a cheap rate.



The third week of August is very good for the Leh trip. It just starts the off-peak season, and you may get discounts. The crowd will below and you can easily bargain for cheaper hotel rooms.

The temperature is not too cold with sunny days, it’s a perfect time to visit Ladakh as you may experience all the colors and beauty of that place.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Andaman & Nicobar Islands
Boat at Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a paradise with or without rain. Being the monsoon season it is a lean season, you will find less crowd and you will be able to enjoy the beauty of otherwise busy beaches.


Taj Mahal

Agra is the best place to visit in August as this month’s monsoon has covered-up the whole country and the pitter-patter of the rain will increase the charm of the majestic Taj.

Also Read: Best Places To Visit India During Monsoon

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