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Destinations to Travel in India during Festive August!

By Om Rathore on Aug 9, 2021
Themes:  Nature  Nightlife  Weekend Getaways  Wine and Dine  | Category: Places To Visit | Country:  Asia

The month of August in India is the peak of the Monsoon season, with the rains and the landscapes are refreshed with the lush greenery. The monsoon rains bring with them much-needed relief from the heat and cool down the weather, so this monsoon month makes for a great time for traveling and exploring the best places to visit in India in August during festivals. One of the reasons is that Indian tourism has realized the immense potential of tourism in India during festival time. Numerous festivals fall in this month and you are in for a treat if you plan on visiting India during this time. The festivals of august are Rakshabandhan, Janmashtami, the Teej festival of Rajasthan, and also the Indian Independence Day on the 15th of August. To visit and experience the festivities you can choose from the many India Tour Packages available. So here is a list of handpicked top holiday destinations for 2021

Best Places to visit in August 2021 during festival season

Here is a list of Places to Visit in India in August 2021 where the monsoon can be experienced at its best. One can choose Janmashtami special tour packages. Check out the 10 shortlisted places to visit in August in India:

  1. Goa, India
  2. Udaipur, India
  3. Jaipur, India
  4. Coorg, India
  5. Diu, India
  6. Darjeeling, India
  7. Leh, India
  8. Mount Abu, India
  9. Delhi, India
  10.  Alibaug, India

 1. Goa, India

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Goa is among the favorite travel destinations for people of all age groups but especially the youth. This place is the beach paradise of India; the beaches are the key attraction in Goa Tourism. Goa in August becomes even more beautiful with the added pleasure of rain over the already beautiful beaches, sand, and palm trees of Goa. Another Goa Tourist Attractions are the GOA festivals taking place in August. Goa has beautiful sandy beaches and the parties here are quite famous among the young generation. Goa is definitely among the best places to visit in India in August and you can visit Goa by selecting from the many Goa Tour Packages.

Places to visit in Goa

  • Basilica Of Bom Jesus 
  • Dudhsagar Falls
  • Fort Aguada 
  • Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary
  • Kanakeshwar Forest 
  • Margao

Things to do in Goa

  • Beach Camping 
  • Bird watching
  • Dolphin Watching
  • Swimming 
  • Skydiving

 Places to Stay in Goa

  • Radisson Blu Resort
  • Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Goa 
  • The Leela Goa
  • Silent Beach Resort 
  • Caravela Beach Resort

Goa Weather in August

Average weather during August in Goa is pleasant at 24 degrees Celsius. This is a moderate temperature to go exploring the beaches and various party places in Goa. 

Festival of Goa in August

Numerous festivals in Goa take place throughout the year, the Goa carnival, and famous music festivals like the Sunburn and the Vh1 Supersonic. The month of August celebrates the Saptah festival, these festivals celebrate Lord Damodar, and all the people celebrate this festival without the distinction of caste or class. 

2. Udaipur, India

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Udaipur, also known as the city of lakes, is home to numerous Royal Palaces and Lakes. The architecture of the palaces and old buildings is beautiful, the palaces here are prime examples of the Rajput architecture style and the royal life lived several hundred years ago. Udaipur in August is a delight; the greenery is much more beautiful during the rains. Udaipur Tourism is majorly about the palaces there, and the palaces converted into hotels that are the finest luxury hotels in the country and the world. Udaipur Tourist Attraction besides palaces, are the lakes, the lake Pichola, among others, is a beautiful lake with restaurants and hotels on its sides, simply looking at it is an amazing experience. Udaipur festivals are celebrated royally and with great zeal. Udaipur is also famous for polo, this can be experienced with the Udaipur And Polo Forest Special Tour Package. We have curated a list of places to visit in Udaipur 2021 to make your travel planning hassle-free.  

Places to visit in Udaipur

  • Lake Pichola
  • City Palace
  • Fateh Sagar Lake 
  • Monsoon Palace
  • Ahar Cenotaphs
  • Moti Magri
  • Gulab Bagh 

 Things to do in Udaipur

  • Lake Pichola sunset cruise 
  • Explore Bagore-ki-Haveli
  • Karni Mata temple cable car ride
  • Relish the Laal Maas

Places to Stay in Udaipur

  • Amritara Gogunda Palace 
  • Hotel Ravla Khempur
  • Rohet Garh
  • Mahua Bagh Kumbalgarh
  • Hotel Chetak Palace

 Udaipur Weather in August

The average minimum temperature during August is 23.4 degrees Celsius. The rains bring down the Rajasthani heat and make the weather pleasant overall. 

Festival of Udaipur in August

Udaipur is a part of the colorful and cultural state of Rajasthan and hence the celebration of festivals here is rich in culture and exuberates vibrancy. The festival of Teej falls in August and it is celebrated here with great enthusiasm. 

3. Jaipur, India

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The pink city Jaipur is the capital of the state of Rajasthan. This city is a mix of modern and traditional. The walled city transports you back to the era of Maharajas and the colorful bazaars have plenty to offer to everyone. Jaipur is definitely among the best places to visit in Rajasthan in August. The numerous forts and palaces are the Jaipur Tourist Attraction, these palaces and forts have rich histories behind them and have impeccable views, some forts overlook the entire city. Jaipur in August is great for a trip and also to explore the bazaars, as the weather is pleasant due to the rains. Jaipur Tourism offers a look into the royalty and the vibrancy of the Rajasthani culture. Jaipur festivals are celebrated with great enthusiasm and the colorful ensembles are a feast to the eyes. Jaipur can be visited by selecting Short Breaks around Jaipur Tour Package

 Places to visit in Jaipur

  • Hawa Mahal
  • Amer Fort
  • Jantapla Mantar 
  • Chokhi Dhani 
  • Birla Mandir
  • Ram Nivas Garden

Things to do in Jaipur

  • Hot Air Balloon Ride 
  • Paragliding, 
  • Camping, 
  • Jeep Safari, 
  • Camel Ride

Places to Stay in Jaipur

  • Umaid Vilas
  • The Owl House 
  • Winter Garden 
  • La Pension Heritage Villa
  • Dee Boat House

Jaipur Weather in August

Jaipur generally has a very hot and dry climate but the monsoon month of August has pleasant weather to travel in Jaipur. 

Festival of Jaipur in August

The pink city wonderfully celebrates every festival. The month of August brings the festival of Teej, which is celebrated by everyone here and the Teej fair here is quite famous and worth visiting.  

4. Coorg, India

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Known for its coffee and spices, Coorg is a green paradise in Karnataka. Coorg is definitely among the famous Hill Stations of South India, it is famously called the ‘Scotland of India’ because of the lush rolling hills, cascading waterfalls, quaint colonial architecture, and pleasant weather. At a height of 3500 feet above sea level, Coorg tourism lets you enjoy the company of clouds while sipping freshly brewed hot coffee and Coorg festivals in August. The entire hill station turns verdant during monsoons. Among many Coorg Tourist Attractions exploring forts, temples, fragrant spice plantations, and going for a wildlife rendezvous are also famous. No wonder it is considered one of the best places to visit in India in August. Coorg can be visited by opting for the Coorg & Wayanad Tour Package

Places to visit in Coorg

  • Abbey Falls
  • Tadiandamol Peak
  • Mallalli Falls
  • Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Kumara Parvatha Hill
  • Nagarhole National Park

Things to do in Coorg

  • Rafting on the Barapole River
  • Trekking to Nishani Motte
  • Jeep safari at Nagarhole National Park
  • Bird watching at Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary

  Places to Stay in Coorg

  • Coorg Cliffs Resorts
  • Taj Madikeri Resort & Spa Coorg
  • Heritage Resort Coorg
  • Amritara Ambatty Greens Resort

 Coorg Weather in August

As Coorg is a hill station the weather is lovely, it has temperatures ranging from 10 to 12 degrees Celsius accompanied by monsoon showers. 

Festival of Coorg in August

The monsoon adds even more fun and delight to the celebration of various festivals. The numerous festivals in India are celebrated here as well and clubbed with the pleasant weather and scenery is a delight. 

5. Diu, India

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Diu is a former Portuguese colony in India; it has the quintessential Portuguese architecture with the old churches, houses, and lanes which are the Diu Tourist Attraction along with the placid waters of the place. Diu in August has pleasant weather with showers of rain and beautiful waters. There are many famous attractions which are promoted by Diu Tourism which you can include in your list. This is definitely among the top places to visit in Gujarat. You can experience this place by opting for the Diu with Sasan Gir Tour Package.

Places to visit in Diu

  • Nagoa Beach 
  • Shell Museum 
  • Jalandhar Shrine
  • Diu Fort
  • Gangeshwar Temple

Things to do in Diu

  • Bonfire on Beach 
  • Camping
  • Boat Tour
  • Bar Hopping
  • Bird watching

Places to Stay in Diu

  • Radhika Beach Resort
  • Kohinoor Hotel
  • Azzaro Resorts & Dot spa
  • Rasal Beach Resort

Diu Weather in August

Diu has an average temperature of 25 degrees Celsius in August accompanied by monsoon showers.

Festival of Diu in August

Diu celebrates all the major festivals as celebrated in the rest of India. 

6. Darjeeling, India

Darjeeling Tour Package

Darjeeling, located near the Himalayan foothills, is one of India’s best hill stations. In addition, the new forest trail in Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary is a good attraction for adventure seekers and nature lovers to discover. So get ready to discover Darjeeling Tourism and festivals as Darjeeling in August is wonderful. You can walk to several Darjeeling tourist attractions from the Darjeeling town area. This is why it is one of the best places to visit in Sikkim in August. There are many sights and the Darjeeling festivals come in August. When you are planning for the Darjeeling holiday you can consider the Grandeur of Eastern India Tour Packages of Flamingo Travels Private Limited. 

Places to visit in Darjeeling

  • Tiger Hill
  • Batasia Loop
  • Rock Garden 
  • Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
  • Japanese Temple

Things to do in Darjeeling

  • Trek to the Tiger Hill
  • Rock climbing at Tenzing Rock
  • Boating in the lakes of Mirik
  • Darjeeling Himalayan Railway ride

Places to Stay in Darjeeling

  • Allila hotels and Resorts
  • Aranya Jungle Resorts
  • Mayfair Himalayan Spa Resort
  • Martam Village Resort
  • Resort Green Heaven

Darjeeling Weather in August

Darjeeling receives constant rainfall during this time of year, as the monsoon season begins. The temperature ranges from 13 to 19 degrees.

Festival of Darjeeling in August

The Queen of Hills is blessed with a diverse culture, and each festival is beautiful and unique. Phang Lhabsol is another unique festival in this state, during which the snowy range of Kanchenjunga is worshipped for its healing powers. Phang Lhabsol, which takes place at the end of August, includes a Lama Dance performance.

7. Leh, India

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Leh is one of the world’s highest permanently inhabited towns and is located in one of the most remote areas of the Indian-administered portion of the Kashmir region. Leh Festival is celebrated with great fervor every year. But Leh in August is pleasant and this is the starting time of festivals. Leh is a town in the Ladakh union territory of northern India. The town is located at an elevation of 3,520 meters in the upper Indus River valley, surrounded by the towering peaks of the Ladakh Range. Leh Tourism offers a variety of sightseeing and entertainment opportunities for all kinds of visitors. Explore Leh Tourist Attractions with Flamingo Travels; we have a wide range of Leh Tour Packages. When you are traveling to Leh you should follow Leh Ladakh Travel Tips.

 Places to visit in Leh

  • Leh Shanti Stupa     
  • Leh Palace
  • Spituk Monastery
  • Thiksey Monastery

Things to do in Leh

  • River Rafting 
  • Chadar Trek
  • Bactrian Camel Safari
  • Jeep safari at Changthang Wildlife Sanctuary

Places to Stay in Leh

  • Zostel
  • The Grand Dragon Ladakh
  • Gomang Boutique Hotel
  • Hotel Nature Residency Leh Ladak

Leh Weather in August

The weather in Leh in August is extremely cold, with temperatures ranging from -2°C to 5°C.

Festival of Leh in August

Festivals are times when the entire region of Leh becomes the main focus of culture, color, musicals, dance performances, recitals performed by various tribes, and festivity.

8. Mount Abu, India

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Mount Abu in Rajasthan is a popular summer destination for people in this part of India, but it is also popular during the monsoon season because it receives moderate rainfall while the weather remains pleasant. And you can experience Mount Abu Tourist Attraction in the monsoon in the best way.  Mount Abu in August showcases its scenic mountains, and the lush green valley is a thing to witness and get awe-inspired. When you are planning for a holiday, Mount Abu is the perfect place to visit in Rajasthan in August. Mount Abu Tourism is taking care of all protocols and safety steps for Visitors. A trip to this place with your family can be a good choice, here you can opt for Mount Abu Villas Tour Packages or Hotel Packages by Flamingo Travels. 

Places to visit in Mount Abu

  • Delwara Temples 
  • Guru Shikhar
  • Achalgarh Village
  • Arbuda Devi Temple
  • Toad Rock
  • Gaumukh Temple and Raghunath Temple

Things to do in Mount Abu

  • Enjoy a boat ride at Nakki Lake
  • explore the wildlife of the hill station at Trevor’s Tank and Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary
  • shop for crafts, paintings, leather goods

Places to Stay in Mount Abu

  • Hotel Hillock
  • Hotel Royale Palace
  • Kesar Bhawan Palace
  • Hotel Maganji’s

Mount Abu Weather in August

  • The average temperature during the day is around 27 degrees Celsius and 21 degrees Celsius at night. 

Festival of Mount Abu in August

  • Mount Abu is a place with tradition and culture. Besides the several tourist attractions, the tradition and culture of the city is also a great attraction for visitors. Mount Abu people celebrate Teej. They enjoy the Teej Fair in August.

9. Delhi, India

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  • Nothing beats the beauty of Delhi in August. It is one of the ideal cities to explore during August. The capital city has beautiful people, vibrant Delhi festivals, and more to explore. It is because of this charm that Delhi is a great place to discover in India. Delhi Tourism has introduced Hop-on Hop-off buses for visitors who wish to tour the city in a single day. The city has many places to explore but one can select their list from Delhi Tourist Attraction. 

Places to visit in Delhi

  • Agrasen Ki Baoli
  • Akshardham Mandir 
  • Jama Masjid
  • Iskcon Temple 
  • Lotus Temple
  • Lutyens

Things to do in Delhi

  • Shopping
  • Nature Walk
  • Cafe Hopping, 
  • Eating At Majnu Ka Tila 
  • Monument Hopping

Places to Stay in Delhi

  • The Leela Palace 
  • Taj Palace
  • The Lodhi
  • The Imperial
  • Maidens Hotel

Delhi Weather in August

  • August, like July, is another Monsoon rainy season month in New Delhi with temperatures ranging from 28.2°C to 35.4°C on average.

Festival of Delhi in August

  • The Jahaz Mahal in Mehrauli, South Delhi, will host the city’s first monsoon festival. The festival will last three days between the end of August and the first week of September, during which time people from the NCR region as well as outstation tourists will be exposed to Delhi’s culture and food. And the 15th of August is a major celebration day in Delhi.

10. Alibaug, India

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Alibaug is a popular weekend getaway for Mumbai residents. Alibaug is one of the top places to visit from Mumbai in August with family because the destination makes full use of the monsoon season. Alibaug offers the much-required peaceful surrounding for the visitors to avoid the city clutter. It is one of the ideal cities to explore in Maharashtra. You can discover lots of Alibaug Tourist Attractions in August. Alibaug offers a classical and diverse culture, which makes it an interesting town to explore and enjoy Alibaug festivals in the monsoon season. Alibaug in August experiences monsoon season and you can enjoy beach and water sports. Alibaug tourism is working hard to maintain numerous tourist attractions to explore. Appealing beaches, attractive forts, water sports, and fascinating markets make it the best tourist destination. You can choose flamingo Travels 2 Nights Villas in Alibaug Packages for your holiday.

Places to visit in Alibaug

  • Nagaon Beach
  • Alibaug beach 
  • Kolaba Fort 
  • Mandwa Beach 
  • Kanakeshwar Forest
  • Varsoli Beach

Things to do in Alibaug

  • Trek to Sagargad
  • Bumpy Rides
  • Jet Ski
  • Camping at Revdanda beach
  • Banana Boat Rides

Places to Stay in Alibaug

  • Golden Swan Beach Resort
  • Coco’s Inn
  • Radisson Blu Resort & Spa Alibaug
  • Tranquil Coast Resorts Lotus Eco Beach Resort

Alibaug Weather in August

  • Alibaug is a beautiful town. August monsoon comes and the average temperature of town is 26.4°C.

Festival of Alibaug in August

  • There are many festivals celebrated in August in Alibaug such as Ganesh Chaturthi, Nag Panchami, etc.


  • India is a country of festivals, where a population of various religions lives freely. The ample festivals celebrated in India are a real impression of the nation’s traditions and culture. August is monsoon season, and many festivals take place during this time. One can visit some wonderful places during this time. Check out the various Indian holiday packages available or enlist the help of Flamingo Transworld Private Limited‘s expert destination specialists for a holiday filled with fun and enthusiasm.

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