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Yash Mittal May 29 2013

Can you suggest some places to visit in August in India? I am travelling with friends for 7-10 days in limited budget.

Vaishali Singh Jun 10 2013
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August is the onset of Monsoon in India. Most parts of the country encounters heavy rain fall, at some places the intensity is higher and at some places it is less. However, a travellers spirit cannot be let down by any rain, storm or wind. 

There are many places to visit in the month of August in India. 7 to 10 days is a long time, in which you can cover almost a region. Monsoon is a good time to visit the Sahyadris (the Western Ghats). The lush greenery washed up in rain offers a refreshing  experience that one can enjoy to the fullest. Also, at this time you can go visit Cherrapunji to witness the reason why its called the place with highest rain fall. You can rule out the high altitude hill stations at Himachal and Uttarakhand, because at this time there is a high risk of land slides at those places.





Here is a list of places from where you can make your pick for a fun holiday in August. 


Coorg





Coorg is an alluring hill station from where you can view the western Ghats in its full glory. There are also many water falls in this region that comes to life in the time of Monsoon. For more information about the places to visit, the weather and accommodation options in Coorg, you can check the Coorg travel guide page on our site.  


Lonavala and Khandala





Lonavala and Khandala are two most beautiful and popular hill stations near dream city, Mumbai. You will have to pass by occasional crowd in these places but their pristine beauty calls for a visit that you will never forget in your life. Plan your trip to Lonavala and Khandala through the Lonavala travel guide page.


Kodaikanal 





Kodaikanal, the princess of hills call forth all nature lovers for a blissful and relaxing holiday in the lap of nature. It is apparently one of the most beautiful and ideal places when monsoon is in high rise. Get more information about Kodai at the Kodaikanal travel guide page.  


Shillong





'Pine city', Shillong is yet more alluring and pristine when it is drenched in the monsoon rains. With Cherrapunji located nearby, it turns out to be a perfect hideout in the month of August. To plan the most amazing trip to Shillong you can check out the Shillong travel guide page


Get drenched and splash some water and enjoy this holiday of a life time. 

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