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7 places that are cheaper & better in August!

HolidayIQ.com logo HolidayIQ.com 29-07-2016

August marks the second half of monsoon in most places in India. Rains have been in full flow for more than a month now and some places have completely transformed to become absolutely unmissable. Here's to making your search easier.

1. Cherrapunjee for its rain

Cherrapunjee: As if Cherrapunjee needed monsoon to make it beautiful! Still, the full force of the downpours don't do any harm as the many waterfalls of this places gain volume and become more awesome than ever! Ritesh : "Meghalaya is called as 'Adobe of Clouds' and Cherrapunji makes this statement true. The journey itself to the rainiest place by road is awesome. Totally green, peaceful & calm atmosphere." - 14 Sightseeings © flickr As if Cherrapunjee needed monsoon to make it beautiful! Still, the full force of the downpours don't do any harm as the many waterfalls of this places gain volume and become more awesome than ever! Ritesh : "Meghalaya is called as 'Adobe of Clouds' and Cherrapunji makes this statement true. The journey itself to the rainiest place by road is awesome. Totally green, peaceful & calm atmosphere." - 14 Sightseeings

As if Cherrapunjee needed monsoon to become more beautiful! Still, the full force of the downpours in August don't do any harm, as the stunning waterfalls become more awesome than ever. 

2. Kanyakumari for the stunning sunsets

Kanyakumari: Surrounded by ocean on three sides, Kanyakumari is the southernmost tip of India and welcomes tourists with a pleasant weather this time of the year.Sai :"It's a great getaway for people who love sea, sand and great weather. One can get a great view of sunrise and sunset from the various beaches and the other great thing about the place is it has dedicated sunrise and sunset points near the beach" - 27 Sightseeings © wikimedia Surrounded by ocean on three sides, Kanyakumari is the southernmost tip of India and welcomes tourists with a pleasant weather this time of the year.Sai :"It's a great getaway for people who love sea, sand and great weather. One can get a great view of sunrise and sunset from the various beaches and the other great thing about the place is it has dedicated sunrise and sunset points near the beach" - 27 Sightseeings

Surrounded by oceans on three sides, Kanyakumari is the southernmost tip of India and welcomes tourists with a pleasant weather at this time of the year.

3. Mahabaleshwar for mist soaked forests

Mahabaleshwar: Bound by valleys on all sides an consisting of three villages, Mahabaleshwar is a place you can visit on a shoestring budget.Pradnesh : "If you really want to enjoy monsoon, Mahabaleshwar is place for you. I had a blast during my 2 days trip. Awesome weather. Enjoyed a lot in heavy rainfall." - 57 Sightseeings © wikimedia Bound by valleys on all sides an consisting of three villages, Mahabaleshwar is a place you can visit on a shoestring budget.Pradnesh : "If you really want to enjoy monsoon, Mahabaleshwar is place for you. I had a blast during my 2 days trip. Awesome weather. Enjoyed a lot in heavy rainfall." - 57 Sightseeings

Bound by valleys on all sides and consisting of three beautiful villages, Mahabaleshwar is a place you can visit on a shoestring budget. 

4. Mandu for central Indian culture

Mandu is a perfect example of Afghan architecture and has its association with the legends of Prince Baz Bahadur and Singer Roopmati. Other attractions in the region include canals, old baths and crafted pavilions. Ankur : "Wonderful experience. Want to visit again with family and friends. You must visit Rani Roopmati Mahal & Jahaj Mahal there. It will look awesome in rainy season. Many historical places. We also had very tasty dal bafle." - 21 Sightseeings © wikimedia Mandu is a perfect example of Afghan architecture and has its association with the legends of Prince Baz Bahadur and Singer Roopmati. Other attractions in the region include canals, old baths and crafted pavilions. Ankur : "Wonderful experience. Want to visit again with family and friends. You must visit Rani Roopmati Mahal & Jahaj Mahal there. It will look awesome in rainy season. Many historical places. We also had very tasty dal bafle." - 21 Sightseeings

Mandu is a perfect example of Afghan architecture and has its association with the legends of Prince Baz Bahadur and Singer Roopmati. Other attractions in the region include canals, old baths and crafted pavilions.

5. Panchgani for green hills

Panchgani: It's named ‘Panchgani’ as it comprises of five villages situated in the middle of five hills in the Sahyadri mountain ranges. Traveller : "The beautiful scenery of Panchgani makes it a must visit place among hill stations. The strawberry is easily available at cheaper rate. There are many points to visit and Mahabaleshwar is just 13-15 km away. You can go for trekking at table land in the morning and best to see." - 82 Sightseeings © wikimedia It's named ‘Panchgani’ as it comprises of five villages situated in the middle of five hills in the Sahyadri mountain ranges. Traveller : "The beautiful scenery of Panchgani makes it a must visit place among hill stations. The strawberry is easily available at cheaper rate. There are many points to visit and Mahabaleshwar is just 13-15 km away. You can go for trekking at table land in the morning and best to see." - 82 Sightseeings

It's named ‘Panchgani’ as it comprises of five villages situated in the middle of five hills in the Sahyadri mountain ranges. 

6. Turtuk for its surreal scenery

Turtuk: Recently opened for tourists in 2010, Turtuk offers a much different landscape and cultural orientation than the rest of Nubra Valley. You can see apricot trees across the entire village with views closer to Karakorum range.MK : "Do spend a night at Turtuk in a luxury tent. Spend some time star gazing." - 97 Sightseeings © wikimedia Recently opened for tourists in 2010, Turtuk offers a much different landscape and cultural orientation than the rest of Nubra Valley. You can see apricot trees across the entire village with views closer to Karakorum range.MK : "Do spend a night at Turtuk in a luxury tent. Spend some time star gazing." - 97 Sightseeings

Recently opened for tourists in 2010, Turtuk offers a much different landscape and cultural orientation than the rest of Nubra Valley. You can see apricot trees across the entire village with views closer to Karakorum range.

7. Udaipur for its grandeur

Udaipur: There are many must-see places in Udaipur; street food in the heart of the city is a must-try. Udaipur is the pinnacle of Rajasthani cuisine with delectable dishes like Ker Sangri, Kadhi, and Gatte ki Sabzi served with Bajra roti.Jayaa : "Udaipur is a beautiful city. Staying at the Taj Lake Palace added to the pleasure of visiting this pretty city which is full of palaces. The city palace, Jag Mandir and the Saheli Ki Bawdi are some of the must visit attractions. The shopping area in the city palace is also worth exploring." - 178 Sightseeings © wikimedia There are many must-see places in Udaipur; street food in the heart of the city is a must-try. Udaipur is the pinnacle of Rajasthani cuisine with delectable dishes like Ker Sangri, Kadhi, and Gatte ki Sabzi served with Bajra roti.Jayaa : "Udaipur is a beautiful city. Staying at the Taj Lake Palace added to the pleasure of visiting this pretty city which is full of palaces. The city palace, Jag Mandir and the Saheli Ki Bawdi are some of the must visit attractions. The shopping area in the city palace is also worth exploring." - 178 Sightseeings

There are many must-see places in Udaipur; street food in the heart of the city is a must-try. Udaipur is the pinnacle of Rajasthani cuisine with delectable dishes like Ker Sangri, Kadhi, and Gatte ki Sabzi served with Bajra roti.

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