Your Travel Bucket List For a Vacation in September

As the wet season takes a backseat and clear blue skies welcome you once again, the idea of a holiday is too tempting to pass off. September is considered one of the most pleasant months to head out for a vacation. Here are some places to visit in September in India:



With its charming waterfalls, cascading hills, and winding roads, Shillong is certainly one of the popular destinations for a hassle-free vacation. The perfect place to relax, it offers you a lovely break from the chaos of cities.



The lack of traffic and usual touristy crowds are a blessing in disguise when you are busy exploring this small town. Check out the 3-day itinerary of Shillong so that you don’t miss out anything interesting.



September is probably one of the best months to head to this much spoken about town. Hailed as an epitome of beauty and charm, the place offers you an unforgettable holiday. 

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 Besides the usual sightseeing spots, another remarkable  aspect of the town is, that it is conveniently connected from all parts of the country. A trip to Jammu and Kashmir will be incomplete without visiting this picturesque hill station.


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If the city’s intriguing history is anything to go by, then visit Amritsar and you will have a memorable holiday to yourself. Be it the glorious Golden Temple or the soul-stirring Jallianwala Bagh, the town will never cease to surprise you.


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Holding a significant relevance for the foodies, the streets of Amritsar offer you some mouth-watering delicacies. From the popular chole bhature to the delicious Amritsari kulcha, there is much to explore if delicious food defines a good holiday for you.





Visit Coorg for the aromatic fragrance of coffee, the refreshing greenery and the untouched beauty that it offers. The small town has slowly carved a niche for itself on the list of most popular destinations to visit.


The homestays in Coorg deserve special mention for their warm hospitality, besides the mouth-watering local delicacies it serves. If you prefer a quiet holiday, Coorg will not disappoint you even for a bit.



A visit to the small town of Lachen will truly surprise the traveller inside you. 


Nature lovers can also have a whale of time with the awe-inspiring beauty and serenity the town is enveloped in. Lachen is one of the best options for places to visit in September.




Located in the Southern part of India, Coonoor is an unexplored beauty. Massive tea plantations, astounding greenery, and splendid views of the Nilgiri make for a gorgeous holiday. With a little something for everyone, birdwatchers and adventure freaks especially, have a lot of things to explore  in Coonoor.


Laws Falls and Sim’s Park are some of the places you must visit. Also, don’t miss a joy ride on the Nilgiri Mountain Railway for an ultimate experience!



Visit Wayanad, a dream destination which makes for an unforgettable holiday. You will be surprised with the hidden treasures the tiny hamlet offers. If you are looking for a relaxing break amidst nature, you will not regret your decision.


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Don’t miss out on the rejuvenating nature walks, spectacular bird watching sprees, and a thrilling visit to the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary.





Considered the ‘Paradise of the South’, Kovalam offers you its untouched beauty. Although it has recently become one of the best tourist destinations, Kovalam still retains its unexplored original aura as ever.



A break from crowded beaches, the beaches of Kovalam are swathed with peace and serenity. Admire the works of nature as you sip the refreshing coconut water and dig into a few mouthwatering local delicacies.



Famous as a preferred shooting location for Bollywood flicks,  Khandala is one of the best monsoon getaways in India, which welcomes you with its misty hills and blurred greenery.



From trekking to birdwatching to simply relaxing, Khandala is a respite from the unsettling Mumbai humidity and chaotic traffic snarls.

If you are blessed with rains while holidaying here, consider yourself lucky. It is said that Khandala takes on a different hue during the rainy season. A short trip here promises you a holiday of a lifetime.


With so many options, you can take some time out to plan for your wonderful vacation. Pack your bags and head to any of these wonderful places to visit in September in India.

Photo credit for Khandala: Flicker users aloshbennett and Abhishek Kumar.