Since the monsoons in India are pretty spectacular, there are a lot of places where you can witness its beauty. From mountain ranges and hill stations to beautiful waterfalls, rivers and beaches, India offers a whole lot of travel options no matter where you’d like to go. By August, the monsoons set in and there are just about enough places you can trek to, or even take a road trip to. In fact, since it’s not the peak season, traveling will not burn a big hole in your pocket and most places will also be less crowded. So here are 10 places in India that you can visit in August. Also Read - Horoscope Today, March 3, 2021: Relaxing Day For Aries, Pisces to Get Appreciation at Work

1. Andaman and Nicobar Islands

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Andaman and Nicobar islands offer the most tropical destinations in India. It’s definitely one of the many places that will make you feel like you’re not in India anymore. Also Read - NEET 2021: Indian Army Offers Free Coaching to Underprivileged Students in Srinagar

2. Agumbe, Karnataka

Karnataka is one of India’s most underrated states. Located on the west coast, it is full of beautiful places you can visit and one of them is Agumbe. While August is the best time to visit Agumbe, it’s a place you can travel to at any point throughout the year.

3. Mussoorie, Uttarakhand

Though Mussoorie is a popular hill station, most people visit it during the summers. The best part about a trip to Mussoorie in the monsoons is that you will not be nudged around by tourists.

4. Cherrapunji, Meghalaya

Considering the fact that Cherrapunji is one of the wettest places on the planet, what better time can you visit the beautiful verdant destination, than during the monsoons? If you’ve never visited the northeast before, then this is definitely the time you must!

5. Udaipur, Rajasthan

The lake city of Rajasthan is one of the most stunning-romantic destinations in the world. Home to the Lake Palace, the City Palace and the Monsoon Palace, Udaipur takes you right through the royal history of the region.

6. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh

Home to the UNESCO World Heritage Site popularly known as the erotic temples, Khajuraho is one of the places most  historians and people interested in architecture visit. So if you’re looking forward to visit a place that seems out of the ordinary, Khajuraho is your best option.

7. Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra

Mahabaleshwar is a beautiful hill station in Maharashtra and is a breathtaking travel destination, especially if you’re traveling from Mumbai or Pune.

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8. Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Dehradun is an amazing destination in Uttarakhand and is usually filled with honeymooning couples during the summers. However, it has a completely different charm about it during the monsoons making it worth a visit.

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9. Spiti, Himachal Pradesh

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While everyone in the world wants to visit Leh-Ladakh, do consider Spiti for it’s almost just as beautiful as Ladakh it!

10. Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu

And if you’ve considered enough options in the north, then why don’t you pick one of the most splendid destinations in the south, just like Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu.

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