September is one such month when the monsoon packs its bags to leave and winter gets ready to arrive. It’s one of those months in the year when tourists in India restart their travel expeditions after staying at home due to the rainy season. Also, in some places, September being the last month of the monsoon season gives us the chance to explore the beauty of seasonal festivals. An additional factor to travelling in September is that it is an offbeat season in India and you will get cool discounts on hotels and flights. Moreover, the weather becomes so pleasant and soothing which keeps the individual cheerful.
During monsoon season nature is dipped in soothing greenery, it is the best time to enjoy rainy days with family and friends at home. A little drizzle and scenic surroundings will be one of the best things to behold.
But, if you are planning a holiday trip during the post-monsoon season you are making the best decision of your life. For a relaxed holiday, this time, especially, September is the best time to travel as there will be less crowd in tourist places and perfect weather will add bliss to your journey.
If you are an adventure enthusiast or seeking fsome leisure holidays where you can just chill out and relax amid the pristine blue beaches or mountains then the blog will help you pick the best tourist destinations in India to visit in September and relish the last leg of monsoon.
Let’s know which are the top 28 beautiful tourist places in India where you can travel in September.
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Kalimpong, West Bengal: Gateway to the Surreal Hill Station of Bengal
If you are in search of a natural gateway where you could simply relax and feel rejuvenated in the scenic beauty and tranquility, then Kalimpong (lies in the Eastern Indian Himalayas) would be the right place for you to make the most out of the September Season.
Even though the hill station is lesser known and less crowded, the place has so much beauty to reveal to the tourists, visiting the place all throughout the year.
You’ll be astonished to witness the rich flora which comprises of nearly 300 species of Orchids, Pine, Fir, Birch and fauna comprising of Asiatic Black Bear, Barking Deer, Red Panda Himalayan Tahr, Pangolin are some of the fauna found in the nearby places of Kalimpong.
All the more, the reason why the atmosphere in Kalimpong seems to be so peaceful is because of the presence of the churches and monasteries.
Must Visit Tourist Attractions in Kalimpong
- Visit Dr. Graham’s House, which is an orphanage and school.
- Gaze at the collection of Cactus in the Pineview Nursery.
- Shop at the Haat Bazaar.
- Visit the Gompu’s Bar and Restaurant to have the oversized pork momos.
- Watch out for the impressive murals in the main prayer room of Kalimpong’s largest Monastery- Durpin Gompa.
- Thongsa Gompa, McFarlin Church and Lepcha Museum.
Top Things to Do in Kalimpong
- Bird Watching,
- Picnic at Delo Park
How to Reach?
- By Air– the nearest airport is Bagdogra Airport, Siliguri which is 77.9 km (2 hr 53 mins) away from Kalimpong.
- By Train -The nearest railhead is the New Jalpaiguri Railway Station which is 72.4 km (2 hr 31 mins) away from Kalimpong.
- By Road- Kalimpong is well-connected with Siliguri, Darjeeling, Kolkata and Gangtok. Also, regular buses are available from these places.
Kalimpong Special – Dollo Khorasani Chillies, Cubes of Fampi, Thukpa Noodles, Dried Chhurpi Cubes and Tibetan Cheese.
Also Check Out: Complete West Bengal Tourism Guide
Udaipur, Rajasthan: A Luxurious Holiday at The Heritage City
Located at the southwest of Rajasthan and most commonly known as the ‘City of Lakes’ and fringed by the lush green hills of Aravalli, Udaipur is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Rajasthan.
Having a rich cultural background, the place reflects the architectural grandeur of the time period of the Rajputs that makes you relive the historical era.
The colours of the ancient bazaar, the lively art scenes, the endless tempting shops and amazing royal food at the best restaurants are some of the reasons why one needs to plan a trip to Udaipur to capture the best travel experiences for the lifetime.
So are you ready to plan your luxury holidays to Udaipur? Let’s see what all you can enjoy doing in the ‘Venice of the East.’
Must Visit Tourist Attractions in Udaipur
- City Palace, situated on the banks of Pichola Lake.
- Lake Pichola, which is hemmed by magnificent palaces, huge hills, bathing ghats and temples.
- Lake Palace, most sorted wedding destination.
- Vintage Car Museum, housing many famous vintage cars like the 1934 Rolls Royce Phantom.
- Bagore ki Haveli is yet another place to visit which is situated nearby Lake Pichola.
- The Lake Garden Palace or the Jagmandir.
Top Things to Do in Udaipur
Take a boat ride at Lake Pichola, Savour the Rajasthani Cuisine at the Darikhana Restaurant, Take Vintage Car Tour at the Vintage Car Museum, shop wooden handicrafts and authentic souvenirs at Hathi Pol Bazaar, enjoy light and sound show in evening at Moti Magri.
How to Reach Udaipur?
- By Air- The city has its own Airport named Maharana Pratap Airport which is 22 min (41 km) away from the Udaipur City and is well-connected with the major cities of India like Jaipur, Jodhpur, Delhi and Mumbai.
- By Train- The city has its own Railway Station as well, which is Udaipur Railway Station and is well-connected with the cities like Jaipur, Delhi, Kolkata, Indore, Mumbai and Kota.
- By Road- If you are planning to drive down to Udaipur then the city is connected to Delhi Mumbai via NH8, which would cover a distance of 700 km roughly.
Festival of Monsoon – Hariyali Amavasya
Udaipur Special – Mesmerizing Lakes and Forts, Rajasthani cuisines, Poha and Mirchi Bada of Udaipur and Monsoon Palace.
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Diu, Daman and Diu: The Land of Beaches with Less Crowd and Transcendent Beauty
Infused with the Portuguese history, the small island Diu (Western India) has some of the pristine and less crowded beaches. Situated off the Saurashtra coast of Gujarat, Diu showcases an influence of Portuguese and Gujarati culture in their food and architecture. The pleasant and perfect weather, the clean and quiet streets make this small and beautiful place in India to be a must visit if you are looking for a refreshing break in September.
Must Visit Tourist Attractions in Diu
- Nagoa Beach, which is 7 km west of Diu Town.
- Visit St. Paul’s Church.
- Gomptimata Beach, which is 9 km south of Diu.
- Make a visit to the Nagar Sheth Haveli, notable for its stucco scrolls and fulsome fruit.
- Visit the Seashells Museum to learn the difference between cowrie shells and poisonous cone shells.
- Last but not the least, don’t return back from the trip without seeing the Diu Fort which was built in 1535.
Top Things to Do in Diu
Go to O’Coqueiro restaurant if you want to try out the seafood or Portuguese dishes. Visit the Gangeshwar Temple to watch the Shiva Linga washed by the waves. Swim at Nagoa Beach. To try out multi-cuisine, go to the Apana Foodland. You can also visit the Sunset Point Beach, Jalandhar Beach, Casa Luxo Bar.
How to Reach Diu?
- By Air: Diu has its own airport which connects with the major cities of the Country.
- By Train: Diu doesn’t have its own railway station, so the nearest railhead is Somnath Railway Station, Gujarat which is 82 km (1 hr 50 mins) away from Diu.
- By Road: Regular bus connectivity is there from all the major cities of India.
Diu Special – Lobster fish and crabs for seafood lovers, Nagoa Beach, Ghogla Beach and old Diu for Portuguese architecture.
Also Check Out: Daman & Diu Complete Tourism Guide
Dooars, West Bengal: Dreamy Monsoon landscapes
Dooars is the most unique place to visit in Monsoon. Dooars region is blessed with emerald green tea gardens, scenic small towns, lush green vegetation, meadows, verdant forests, cascading mountain streams, national parks and wildlife sanctuaries and the background of lofty Himalayan Peaks.
Isn’t it enough to dream of a perfect monsoon holiday with your family and friends? If you are planning your honeymoon, Dooars is not less than a paradise. Infact, adventure seekers and nature lovers would love Dooars more than anything else.
Top Tourist Attractions in Dooars
- Spot exotic wildlife and scenic lush greenery at National Parks and Wildlife sanctuaries. Gorumara National Park, Buxa Tiger reserve and Neora Valley NationalPark are some of the most popular places to visit in Dooars.
- Phuntsholing is a must visit place if you are in Dooars, it is a gateway to Bhutan. Seek holy blessings at kharbandi Gompa.
- Samsing is a place where you will witness beautiful orange orchards and cardamom plantations.
- Suntalekhola is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Dooars. Scenic vistas will overpower your senses and views of the beautiful hills of Bhutan and Jelepla pass would be a blissful sight to behold.
- Lalygurass, Rocky Island and Murti are some of the best places to spend quality time with family and friends.
Top Things to Do in Dooars
Wildlife Safaris, bird watching, river rafting, fishing, angling and picnic.
How to Reach Dooars?
- By Air – Bagdogra Airport is the nearest airport to reach Dooars. From Bagdogra you can get a private cab or taxi to reach dooars.
- By Train- There are very few direct trains for Dooars. Kanchankanya Express from Kolkata is the best option to reach Dooars.
- By Road- You can get bus services from NJP station and Cooch Behar. In Siliguri, buses from PC Mittal bus stand will leave for Dooars.
Dooars Special – Tea Gardens, Teesta River, Lush green forests and wildlife.
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Amritsar, Punjab: The Holy, Peaceful and Spiritual City for the Sikhs
One thing that definitely strikes the mind while thinking about Amritsar is the Golden Temple which is India’s one of the most serene sights.
Planning Holidays in September with family to make it to the beautiful blend of culture, religion, tradition and food? Then I bet you are going to have a wonderful holiday in Amritsar.
The place is crowded all throughout the year as it is believed that people across different parts of India as well as international tourists visiting India come here to take the blessings and enjoy a walk through the sights, sounds and smells. All the more, September is the best month to visit the ‘Jewel of Punjab,’ when the weather is quite pleasant.
Must Visit Tourist Attractions in Amritsar
- The public garden and massacre memorial Jallianwala Bagh.
- If you are a museum lover, then go to Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum.
- The Wagah Border Crossing.
- The heritage building tour at Khalsa College.
- Red Stoned Gandhi Gate.
- Gobindgarh Fort.
Top Things to Do in Amritsar
Eat at Guru-ka-Langar after the prayer service is over at the Golden Temple. If you want to try out the lip-smacking Punjabi treat then go to Bharawan Da Dhaba. Visit Hall Bazaar to get a wide range of products.
How to Reach Amritsar?
- By Air: You need to get down at Sri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport in Amritsar, which connects from Delhi, Chandigarh, Mumbai, Bangalore, London, Doha, Dubai and Kuala Lumpur.
- By Train: The Amritsar Railway Station has its connectivity to almost all the major cities of India covering Chandigarh, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Agra, Kolkata, Chandigarh.
- By Road: Taking the road trip? Go via NH1 with your Google Maps on and several options enroute to stop for refreshments. Or if you wish to catch the bus then daily bus service both government and private runs to and from Chandigarh, Patiala, Jammu, Delhi and Jammu.
Amritsar Special – Amritsari Kulcha, Phulkari embroidery, Harmandir Sahib and Amrit Sarovar Tank
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Lonavala, Maharashtra: Serenity of the Chaos of Mumbai
One must visit the serenity and secluded bliss amidst the chaos of Mumbai during the monsoon season. Its delightful weather and lush green vegetation will take you to the world of fairy tales. Situated in Sahyadri range, it is a small scenic hill station where you will witness soothing vistas of cascading waterfalls, misty hills, lakes and forests. Lonavala is a perfect weekend getaway for relaxation and peace. It is one of the best places to visit in September.
Top Tourist Attractions in Lonavala
- Tiger’s leap
- Rajmachi Fort
- Aamby Valley
- Lonavala Lake
- Karla Caves
- Bushi dam
Top Things to Do in Lonavala
- Embrace the stunning beauty of the hills of western ghats and also enjoy the bliss of hiking and trekking at Tiger’s leap.
- Like the tranquil waters of Bushi dam, your soul will also attain some moments of tranquility just by visiting here.
- Time to get cool pictures and enjoy a small picnic at Aamby Valley
- From Rajmachi Fort you will witness Shrivardhan Peak and Manaranjan Peak. It is one of the best places to visit in Lonavala.
- For adventure seekers, Bungee Jumping at Della Adventure Park is the best thing to do.
How to Reach Lonavala?
- By Road– One can easily reach Lonavala from Mumbai and Pune by taxi or bus. MSRTC buses are very comfortable to travel.
- By Air – If you are reaching here by flight then Pune International Airport is the nearest airport to reach Lonavala.
- By Train– Lonavala Railway Station is the nearest station. It is the most important junction of Mumbai- Pune railway route.
Lonavala Special – Lonavala Chikki is the best thing to try in Lonavala.
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Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh:The World Heritage Site Famous for the Ziro Festival and Apatani Tribe
You might have or might not have heard about the place, but Ziro (North East India) is the most beautiful and oldest Eastern Himalayan town in Arunachal Pradesh.
If you are in search of peace and want to spend a quality time alone or even with friends, Ziro would be the right place as you can breathe the fresh air, witness the beautiful lush green forests, rivulets and elevated patches.
Inhabited by the Apatani Tribe, you’ll get to see and enjoy the Ziro Festival which is held every year between September 27 and September 30 (the dates keep on changing a little bit but it lies somewhere close to it). Even though the climate remains pleasant all year, yet the best time to visit Ziro is September.
Must Visit Tourist Attractions
- Spend a wildlife holiday watching over the endangered clouded leopard and a spectrum of flora orchids, bamboo, rhododendron, silver fern trees and more at the Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary.
- Visit Pine Grove, which is an amazing picnic spot, Lord Shiva’s Meghna Cave Temple, Siddheshwar Nath Temple, and of course attend the mother of all music festivals in India, Ziro Festival.
Top Things to Do in Ziro
Attend the most awaited Ziro festival and enjoy the music, art, culture and happiness, trekking at Midey and Dolo Mando and Camping (depending on the weather and season).
How to Reach Ziro?
- By Air: As Ziro doesn’t have its own airport you need to board a flight till Jorhat, Assam (279.3 km away) or you can even get down at the Lilabari Airport, North Lakhimpur, Assam which is 122.7 km away from Ziro. You can hire a taxi once you are out of the airport area. The nearest International Airport is Guwahati Airport which is 465.9 km away.
- By Train: The nearest railway head is Naharlagun (102.3) km and North Lakhimpur (117.7 km) Regular intercity ply to Naharlagun from Guwahati.
- By Road: There is night bus service available from Guwahati to Ziro that runs four days a week. The road is safe as it covers NH27 and NH15.
Note: Arunachal Pradesh falls under a restricted area and you need to take the official permission to enter the state. Don’t forget to carry your passport (if you have). You can even get the formalities done online from Arunachal Pradesh Inner Line Management System and the required fees to get the permit would be around INR 100.
Ziro Special – Visit Ziro to witness the Pine hills and Rice fields.
Also Read: Information About Tourism in Arunachal Pradesh
Mumbai, Maharashtra: Celebrate the Biggest and Brightest Festival of Janmashtami
The festival Janmashtami which is an important deity in Hinduism commemorates the birthday of Lord Krishna and is celebrated across India, but the way it is celebrated in Mumbai is something that would go beyond your imagination.
Afterall, Mumbai is considered to be one of the best places to visit in September to experience the festival.
Yes, the fun part of the festival is you would find human pyramids that involve people climbing on each other in many streets and try to reach at the top (strung up high from the buildings) to hit the ‘Dahi Handi.’
It is said that the record of making the human pyramid upto 9-tier was broken in the year 2012. As you know, Lord Krishna was mostly called Govinda in his young mischievous childhood days.
So perhaps this is the reason why Govinda Pathaks is the name given to the groups who take on the challenge of breaking the Dahi Handi.
When: August 30, 2021
Where: Even though the celebration would take place all throughout the city in hundreds of locations, but the must visit is at the huge ISKCON temple complex, Sankalp Pratishthan Dahi Handi at Jambori Maidan, BDD Chawls (Worli), Ram Kadam Dahi Handi at Sanitarium Lane (Ghatkopar), RamaKrishna Math and Mission at 12th Road Khar West.
How to Reach Mumbai?
- By Air: Mumbai being the gateway of India is well connected by air with the major cities of the country. Once you get down at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport or Santa Cruz Domestic Airport, it would hardly take you 30-40 minutes to reach the city.
- By Train: Mumbai is very well connected to the rest of India by trains through superfast, express and passenger trains.
- By Road: Buses from other states arrive at the Mumbai Central Bus Station and the ones running from Pune and Nasik arrive at the ASIAD bus stand near Dadar Railway Station.
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Tarkarli, Maharashtra: Starlit sky and serene surroundings
For honeymooners, Tarkarli is the best place to visit especially in monsoon. Scuba Diving and snorkeling will blow the heart away of thrill-seeking adventure lovers. For artists, it is a great place to get inspired and draw wonderful sceneries in their canvas. It has beaches, mountains and cascading waterfalls with lush greenery all around. Tell us, what’s your pick? At night you can witness the most beautiful starlit sky because of the clear monsoon sky. Isn’t it an amazing place to visit in September?
Top Tourist Attractions in Tarkarli
- Tarkarli Beach
- Sindhudurg Fort
- Deobagh, Malvan
- Karli Backwaters
- Tsunami Island
Top Things to Do in Tarkarli
There are plenty of adventure activities to do in Tarkarli apart from sightseeing like Scuba Diving, Parasailing, Snorkeling, Dolphin spotting, Banana and Bumper boat rides.
How to Reach Tarkarli?
- By Air– Dabolim Airport is the nearest airport to reach Tarkarli. It will take 2 to 3 hours to reach Tarkarli from the airport by private cab or bus.
- By Train– Kudal Railway Station is the nearest railhead to reach Tarkarli. You can take the Mandovi Express or Konkan Express to reach this scenic place.
- By Road– There are no direct bus services but one can take a bus from Malvan to reach Tarkarli.
Tarkarli Special – Tarkarli is very popular for its beaches and adventure sports. If you are here then enjoy the thrills of adventure.
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Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir: Experience the True Heaven on Earth
If you want to experience heaven on earth then you need to visit Srinagar which is amongst the top hill stations in India and yet another best place to visit in the month of September, with the gentle cover of green left over by the plenty of rainfall.
Ringed by mountains, splendid lakes and beautiful gardens are the reasons why you need to plan your trip to Srinagar once in your lifetime. So why leave the chance when you can treat your eyes with serene beauty?
Must Visit Tourist Attractions in Srinagar
- Dal Lake, which is considered as the second largest in the state.
- Nishat Bhagat, the Mughal gardens built in 1633 CE.
- Shalimar Bagh, featuring numerous rich terraces and landscaped greens.
- Jama Masjid, known for wooden pillars and Indo-saracenic architecture.
- The Hazratbal Shrine.
- The Sankaracharya Temple, believed to be built in 371 B.C.
Top Things to Do in Srinagar
Enjoy the Shikara Ride in Dal Lake, Wildlife seeing at Dachigam National Park, and shopping for flowers and vegetables from the floating market of Dal Lake.
How to Reach Srinagar?
- By Air: Srinagar has its own airport named Sheikh Ul Alam International Airport which is connected with airlines offering regular flights from Delhi, Mumbai and Chandigarh.
- By Train: The nearest railhead is Udhampur Railway Station, located 203.2 km away. Once you reach the railway station, either hire a taxi or bus to reach the magnificent place.
- By Road: Being the capital city of Jammu and Kashmir, it is well connected by the major cities of India like Delhi, Chandigarh, Leh and Jammu. So, you can easily drive with your Google Navigation on or if you wish to take a bus journey then there are good bus services available.
Srinagar Special – Houseboats, Kashmiri Shawls, silverwares and Mughal gardens.
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Neemrana, Rajasthan: Royal charm and Scenic vistas
Neemrana is one of the most popular tourist attractions to visit in September. For any kind of a traveler it is a great place to seek solace and fun during monsoon.
There are a plethora of things to do this time. If you are a music lover then you must enjoy the cultural events held at Neemrana Fort. Little drizzles make the weather absolutely pleasant for sightseeing.
No matter if you are a solo traveler or a couple, Neemrana is a beautiful palette of scenic vistas, royalty, lush greenery and rich heritage and culture. Just visit here once and you will fall in love with this place. It is also one of the best places to visit near Delhi.
Top Tourist Attractions in Neemrana
- Neemrana Fort
- Sariska National Park
- Bala Quila
- Buddhist Vihara Ruins
- Lord Hanuman at Pandupol
- Siliserh Lake
Top Things to Do in Neemrana
- Cultural Events at Neemrana Fort
- Zip Lining
- Wildlife at Sariska National Park
- Vinay Vilas Mahal Museum
- Nature sightseeing at Siliserh Lake
How to Reach Neemrana?
- By Air – Indira Gandhi International Airport is the nearest airport to reach Neemrana.
- By Train– Rewari Junction Railway station and Alwar Junction Railway station are the nearest railheads.
- By Road– You can reach Neemrana through Delhi- Jaipur highway. It is 73 kms from Alwar. Rajasthan State Transport Corporation buses connect Neemrana to other cities. So, one can easily reach here by bus.
Neemrana Special- Fort of Kesroli, Vintage Car Ride and Zip Lining activities are very popular in Neemrana.
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Valley of Flowers, Uttarakhand: Take a Walk through the Alpine Dale to Experience Nature at its Best
Located in the Garhwal Region in Uttarakhand lies a snow-clad vibrant and splendid national park- Valley of Flower, which is yet another best place to visit in the month between June to September.
You’ll be amazed to see a wide range of rich flora that comprises medicinal plants and fauna such as Asiatic black bear, musk deer, brown bear, red fox, and blue sheep. So, get ready to enter the World Heritage Site with a wide variety of endemic alpine flowers like the streams, waterfalls and golden lilies.
Must Visit Tourist Attractions in & around Valley of Flowers
Visit the nearby sacred pilgrimage amid the Himalayan Ranges- Hemkund Sahib and Badrinath, the rare species of flowering plants. Bheem Pul and Saraswati River are also a must visit places.
Top Things to Do in and around Valley of Flowers
Get thrilling and spiritual experience at Hemkund Sahib, get to hear the sound of roaring waves of the Saraswati River which is an amazing sight to visit. Make sure you don’t miss visiting it. In short, if you want to experience nature at its best then you need to make it to the Valley of Flowers.
How to Reach Valley of Flowers?
- By Air: To reach Valley of Flowers, you need to board a flight till Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun. Once you reach, hire a taxi that would take you to Govindghat and Ghangaria, the trekking base points for the Valley of Flowers.
- By Train: Rishikesh and Haridwar are the nearest railway stations. You can take a taxi that would take you to Joshimath or Govindghat.
- By Road: As there is no direct connectivity to the Valley of Flowers but you need to take a cab that goes through well-connected roads to Govindghat from Rishikesh, Haridwar, Rudraprayag, and Dehradun.
Valley of Flowers Special – Valley of Flowers is a UNESCO World Heritage site, you must visit this place. You will witness some of the rarest endangered species of flora and fauna.
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Ganganagar, Rajasthan (Gogamedi Fair): A Destination for a Fun-Frolic Rajasthan’s Traditional Fair
Rajasthan’s traditional festival Gogamedi Fair is famous and well celebrated to pay a tribute to Gogaji who is supposed to be their regional hero. What catches the attention of tourists visiting the place is the rustic singing and dancing and cattle fair.
During the fest they sell handicrafts, village crops, livestocks etc. So, if you are looking forward to visiting Rajasthan in the month of September then do visit Ganganagar to enjoy the Gogamedi Fair. It lasts for three days. Also, don’t forget to purchase the handicraft items as they reflect excellent craftsmanship of the local people.
When: August 31, 2021
How to Reach Ganganagar?
- By Air: The nearest airport is Sri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport (293 km) which is well connected with the major cities of India.
- By Train: Sri Ganganagar has its own railway station which is again well-connected to the major cities of the country. The fastest way to take an intercity from Delhi which would cover approx. 7 hours to reach Sri Ganganagar.
- By Road: There are bus services available from all the major cities and you won’t find it difficult to reach there. Taking the help of Google Map, you can even drive to Sri Ganganagar if you wish to explore a road trip.
Highlights – Ganganagar is also known as ‘The food basket of Rajasthan’.
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Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh: Welcome to the Home of Dalai Lama and Incredible Natural Beauty
Surrounded by a thick cover of deodar cedar trees, snow-laden mountains, exotic culture and old monasteries- Dharamshala is one of the major strongholds for refugees and the Dalai Lama and thousands of tourists who come to visit the magnificent beauty.
It is the presence of the great Buddhist culture that makes it the most visited and best tourist destination in India. So, if you are all set to holiday in Dharamshala with your family or friends then don’t miss out on looking for the glory of Tibetan culture which could be easily experienced by visiting the quaint monasteries present there.
Must Visit Tourist Attractions in Dharamshala
- John Church
- Headquarters of his holiness Dalai Lama
- Tsuglagkhang Complex
- McLeod Ganj
- Kangra Museum and Kangra Fort
Top Things to Do in Dharamshala
Pay your respect to the Buddhist Shrine at Tsuglagkhang Complex, explore the Tibetan Culture at the Namgyal Monastery, click pictures of amazing architecture of Masrur, enjoy the amazing sightseeing tour at McLeodGanj and Kareri Lake, shop at Kotwali Bazaar, last but not the least, enjoy boat riding at Dal Lake of Dharamshala.
How to Reach Dharamshala?
- By Air: The nearest airport is at Gaggal which is just 15 km and would take you nearly 37 minutes to reach Dharamshala if you hire a taxi.
- By Train: The nearest railhead is Pathankot Railway Station which is 85 km away and would take you approx. 2 hr. 26 minutes to reach Dharamshala.
- By Road: The hill station has excellent road facility which connects NH154 and NH503. So, leverage the road trip which is as pleasant as Dharamshala!
Dharamshala Special- Monasteries, Paragliding, Triund Trek, Bhagsu Cake and Tibetan Butter Tea.
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Abhaneri Village, Rajasthan: Explore the Unexplored Part of Rajasthan and its Festival
So, the Abhaneri festival was started in the Abhaneri Village (Dausa District of Rajasthan) just to promote rural tourism amongst the tourists and this is what has made it one of the best offbeat places to visit in India. If you didn’t know, this is how it goes.
The two-day annual festival raises a number of cultural performances, Rajasthani Folk Songs, Puppet Shows, Camel Cart Rides and what not! Don’t think much.
If you want to get some cultural retreat then a visit of 2-3 days or even more to Abhaneri Village will become a memorable experience.
When: 8th – 9th October for 2021
Top Tourist Attractions in Abhaneri
- Harsha Mata Temple
- Chand Baori
How to Reach Abhaneri?
- By Air: Board a flight to Jaipur Sanganer Airport and then hire a taxi that would take you to the Abhaneri Village (99 km away).
- By Train: The nearest railhead is the Dausa Railway Station which is situated at the Ahmedabad-Delhi railway line.
- By Road: If you are planning to drive to Abhaneri then the good news is Abhaneri village is located on the Jaipur-Agra Road by NH-11. There are even several bus services connecting Abhaneri village to Dausa.
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Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu: Travel with Family to the Temple City
Planning to travel to the southern part of India that too with family? Well, then it has to be Mahabalipuram in Tamil Nadu. Situated 50-60 km South of Chennai, the place is mostly called ‘the temple city’ which is a perfect place to plan your family holidays.
Wandering around the magnificent town, you’ll get to see World Heritage Listed Temples and Carvings which show up to be the most beautiful during the sunset.
The reason why the place has been called Mahabalipuram (earlier name Mamallapuram) is because the demon king Mahabali was killed by Lord Vishnu.
The beauty of the place holds the visitor’s attention that remains startled and intoxicated with the grandeur. Are you ready to visit the historical and fascinating tourist spot? Let’s look at what else could be done here.
Must Visit Tourist Attractions in Mahabalipuram
- The Varaha Cave
- Mahishamardini Cave
- Arjuna’s Penance
- Krishna Mandapa
- Trimurti Cave Temple
Top Things to Do in Mahabalipuram
In addition to watching the ancient archaeological wonders of the city and the coastal beauty, there are a lot more things that visitors enjoy doing in Mahabalipuram like the traveler hub of Othavadai and Othavadai Cross Sts, where restaurants serve scrumptious pasta, pizza and pancakes, and if you are fond of jewellery then there are various shops that sell Tibetan trinkets.
How to Reach Mahabalipuram?
- By Air: The nearest airport is Chennai Airport which is just 57.7 km away from Mahabalipuram. Chennai is well-connected by air with the major cities of India.
- By Train: The nearest railhead is Chengalpattu which is 29 km away from Mahabalipuram. You’ll get trains from Chennai or other major cities of South India.
- By Road: Mahabalipuram is well connected by road from Chennai, Kanchipuram, Tirukalukundram and Pondicherry. What I feel is, self-drive road trips are great to explore the city which gives one the opportunity and freedom to enjoy sightseeing and attractions.
Mahabalipuram Special – Mahabalipuram is very popular for its ancient stone temples. Shore Temple is the must visit place in Mahabalipuram.
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Leh and Surrounding Villages: Celebrate Life with Vibrant Tibetan Music and Culture
Plan your trip to travel to North India in September to enjoy the cultural extravaganza in Ladakh Festival. The inauguration ceremony of the festival takes place in Leh with a procession traversing through the Leh Market.
The duration of the festival lasts for one week including the surrounding villages where you can enjoy seeing various activities archery, polo, masked dances and dances from the cultural troupes of different villages.
For music lovers there is no chance to get bored as there is a vibrant music concert that takes place. Concerned about the stay? Well, you don’t have to worry as hotels and local transport discounts are available during the festivals.
When: 1st September – 4th September, 2021
How to Reach Leh?
- By Air: Board a flight to Leh Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport. Once you reach, get down and hire a taxi which would take you to the main city Leh (2.4 km).
- By Train: The nearest railhead is Jammu Tawi Railway Station covering 704 km (18-19 hours) to Leh. Hire a taxi or bus that would take you straight to Leh.
- By Road: For adventure lovers, travelling to Leh by road is no less than a dream. So, take down the (lower) road from Jammu and Kashmir or the (higher) road from Rohtang. Also, regular bus services are available from Pahalgam, Chamba etc. that are well-connected to Leh.
Also Check Out: Ladakh Tourism Guide
Munnar, Kerala: Ride through the Beautiful lanes and Gorgeous Tea Estates
How about a walk through the manicured gardens and widening lanes?? If you are a tea lover, I am sure you are going to love Munnar because of its expansion of sprawling tea gardens on both sides of the widening lanes.
The lush greenery and rich flora become so pleasing and relaxing to the eyes and this is one of the reasons why Munnar is a great holiday destination for the ones who are looking for peace and presence of serenity amid nature’s beauty.
So this season, experience the beautiful destination either with your family, friends or even solo to cherish for the lifetime. Ah, the low mountain scenery of Munnar is just WOW!
Must Visit Tourist Attractions in Munnar
- Mattupetty Dam, picturesque area with animals
- Anamudi, the highest mountain in South India
- The Blossom International Park/Blossom Hydel Park, known for bird-watching and scenic viewpoint
- KDHP Tea Museum, know the history and production of tea
- Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church
- Anthony’s Statue
Top Things to Do in Munnar
- Hire a cycle and enjoy the ride through the beautiful lanes of Munnar.
- Exploring the gushing waterfalls, shimmering lakes and other amazing sights.
- Take a pleasurable boat ride at Mattupetty Dam, take short elephant rides at Carmelagiri Elephant Park,
- Enjoy various activities (applicable for families too) at Wonder Valley Adventure and Amusement Park
How to Reach Munnar?
- By Air: As Munnar doesn’t have its own airport, you need to board a flight to the Cochin International Airport and from there take a taxi that would take you to the beautiful hill station Munnar (110 km).
- By Train: The nearest railhead is the Ernakulam Railway Station which is 132 km away from Munnar and Aluva Railway Station which is 114 km away from Munnar.
- By Road: You can take a private bus journey that plies from various towns in Kerala and Tamil Nadu that is safe and considered as the best ways to get to Munnar by road.
Munnar Special- Lush greenery, tea plantations and Eravikulam National Park for endangered Nilgiri Tahr.
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Pune, Maharashtra: Celebrate the Day Long Festival of Knowledge and the Great Ambience
Would you like to try out something different? Then here you go with the International Literary Festival held every year in Pune which gives you an opportunity to interact with various authors of India and foreign delegates.
Get ready to be a part of the panel discussions, workshops and book launches that take place in the literary fest. Nearly 100 authors from India as well as abroad speak at the festival and start on with an interactive session which lets the audience question their doubts related to the topic of discussions.
Isn’t it interesting?? If you have ever experienced it in the last six years, then you are familiar with the atmosphere of the fest but if not then truly you can keep the Literary Fest in your to-do list for September.
When: Date not declared yet!
How to Reach Pune?
- By Air: Pune is easily accessible by air from the other major cities of India. The city has its own airport name, Lohegaon Airport.
- By Train: Again, Pune has its own railway station with the railway connectivity to all the other major cities of India. The stations are- Pune Junction, Khadki, Dapodi, Hadapsar, Ghorpuri.
- By Road: As you know there is no bus service from New Delhi to Pune or any other state of North and East India, you need to either board a flight or train to Mumbai and then start with your road trip experience by hiring a taxi.
Pune Special– Paithani Sarees, Mango Barfi, Puran Poli, Bhakarwadi and Shaniwarwada Palace.
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Orchha, Madhya Pradesh: Explore the Hidden Gem of India
Would you like to plan a trip with your family to a hidden place in India? Then it has to be Orchha in Madhya Pradesh. The interesting thing about the place is the meaning of the name goes well with the nature of the place.
In this sense, Orchha literally means, hidden place. Even though it is not a popular destination like any other in India but the beautiful mountains, the revealing tales or kings and emperors are the reasons why Orchha deserves a trip. The atmosphere is hassle-free which promises to give you a memorable and relaxed atmosphere at Orchha.
Must Visit Tourist Attractions in Orchha
- Jahangir Mahal, Orchha Fort
- The beautiful Ram Raja Temple
- Pool Bagh to explore the garden complex with aesthetic qualities
- Chaturbhuj Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu
- The Rani Mahal, wrapped in elegance
- Sundar Mahal to explore the quaint serenity
Top Things to Do in Orchha
There are not enough places to explore for the shopaholics, but you’ll get various small shops where you can purchase souvenirs, gemstones, beaded chains, handicrafts etc. Enjoy rafting and boating in Betwa. Also, if you wish to take a soothing and relaxing body massage then you can go ahead with the Ayurvedic Massage that would charge between Rs. 500-1000. You can even try out swimming near the boat club or near the Bundelkhand riverside.
How to Reach Orchha?
- By Air: The nearest airport is Khajuraho which is well connected with Delhi and Varanasi.
- By Train: The nearest railhead is Jhansi Junction (19 km away from Orchha) and Barwa Sagar (22 km).
- By Road: As Orchha doesn’t have its bus stand, you need to make it either till Jhansi or Khajuraho and then you can drive to Orchha.
Also Check Out: MP Tourism Information
Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh: A Unique Combination of Hindu and Buddhist Culture and Beliefs
Hey, have you ever visited the religious chunk of Tibet? If yes, then-WONDERFUL. But if you haven’t and are looking forward to exploring different religions then you must add Spiti Valley (the best places to holiday in September) in your bucket list.
A journey to Spiti Valley is an experience that you will cherish all your life, and this is the reason that the place attracts thousands of visitors throughout the year.
There is a unique lifestyle of the locals that reflects a combination of both Hindu and Buddhist beliefs.
So, are you ready to experience this sort of lifestyle and spend your holiday amid the lush green hills, mountains, rivers and waterfalls? Then why wait? Start packing up your bag right away. The good news is, unlike Ladakh, Spiti Valley never gets closed.
Must Visit Tourist Attractions in Spiti Valley
- Key Monastery to explore a treasure of ancient Buddhist literature.
- Tabo Monastery which is renowned for its spectacular paintings.
- Lhalung Monastery which is a hub of Buddhist Teachings.
- Pin Valley National Park to watch out for interesting flora and fauna.
- Kunzum Pass which is the gateway to Spiti from Kullu and Lahaul.
- Dhankar Gompa which offers a panoramic view of the Spiti Valley.
Top Things to Do in Spiti Valley
Wish to take Safaris and wildlife tours in India? Then Spiti Valley is the answer where you can enjoy the most of it which would start from the Dhankar Village. Leverage wonderful sightseeing at Tabo, take a motorcycle ride to enjoy the scenic beauty of Spiti Valley.
How to Reach Spiti Valley?
- By Air: The nearest airport is Kullu Airport, located 247 km from the Spiti Valley. Once you reach, get down and hire a taxi that would take you to Spiti Valley.
- By Train: The nearest railheads are Joginder and Shimla Railway station located 360 km and 415 km respectively from Spiti Valley.
- By Road: Spiti Valley is well-connected by road to the other cities of the country. You need to board a bus from Manali and can even rent a jeep and cars to reach Spiti Valley.
Best Travel Tip: With an altitude of 12,500 ft. there are chances of suffering from acute mountain sickness. The sudden change in the oxygen level due to the elevation may make you feel sick. In order to handle it make sure you take proper sleep, keep yourself hydrated, avoid drinking & smoking. Also, keep ‘Diamox’ which is a preferred medicine to help your body get used to the higher altitude.
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Alappuzha, Kerala: Travel to the Exotic Backwater Destination
Alappuzha or Alleppey is yet another holiday destination that you won’t regret visiting. In fact, you’ll capture the beautiful moments that you would love to share with others.
The place is most famous for beautiful beaches, backwater holidays, boat races and marine products and coir industry.
If you are going with your family, then the best thing is, Alappuzha is the best picnic spot. So, let’s just quickly roll our eyes on what all can be done in Alappuzha.
Must Visit Tourist Attractions in Alappuzha
- Revi Karunakaran Memorial Museum which is an elegant museum showing religious artwork.
- Red and White striped Alappuzha Lighthouse.
- Vembanad which shows a sprawling lake with tranquil waters.
- Krishnapuram Palace which is a museum with historical artifacts.
- Jain Derasar, which is a calm and quiet temple.
- Mary’s Church.
Top Things to Do in Alappuzha
Alappuzha is well known for the Snake Boat Race which is held at Punnamada Lake. So, make sure you try it when you visit Alappuzha. Get ayurvedic massage at Sreekrishna Ayurveda Panchakarma Center and Keraleeyam Ayurvedic Resort. Take a houseboat cruise at Vembanad Lake and Alappuzha Beach, enjoy bird watching at Pathiramanal.
How to Reach Alappuzha?
- By Air: The nearest airport to reach Alappuzha or Alleppey is the Cochin International Airport which is approx. 82 km. So, once you reach the airport, you can get a taxi or cab to reach Alappuzha.
- By Train: The city has its own airport which is the Alleppey Railway Station and is well connected to the major cities like Cochin, Vellore, Trivandrum, Chennai, Delhi and Mumbai. Once you reach there, you can get a taxi or most preferred auto-rickshaw to reach your destination.
- By Road: If you are planning to drive to Alappuzha, then you need to take the NH 66 route which connects to the cities like Kochi, Chennai, Kozhikode, Bangalore, Coimbatore, Kottayam, and Kollam. Also, you can even choose to travel by state-run buses that are available from Chennai, Mysore, Bangalore and Coimbatore to Alleppey.
Alleppey Special– Boat Races, Backwater cruise, Temples, Alleppey beach.
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Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu: A Destination for the Memorable Honeymoon Trip
Have you ever thought of planning your honeymoon tour to Tamil Nadu? NO?? Then I would recommend you to make a visit to Kodaikanal (one of the famous and popular honeymoon destinations) which is located in the hills of the Dindigul district of Tamil Nadu.
Nature has blessed this amazing place with the breathtaking views and refreshing atmosphere. One who visits here, is sure to gather a good bunch of memories along with them.
But what I want to tell you here is, apart from the natural beauty, the place has a lot of man-made monuments and structures that catch the attention of the visitor.
Even though the climate remains pleasant and cool all-round the year round, Kodaikanal has been considered as the best destination to visit in September.
Must Visit Tourist Attractions in Kodaikanal
- Visit the star-shaped Kodai Lake.
- Walk through the misty woodlands of Green Valley View.
- Visit the picnic spot Bear Shola Falls.
- Don’t miss out on the magnificent Berijam Lake.
- Watch out for the fauna, rafts and hybrids at Bryant Park.
- The Kurinji Temple is dedicated to Lord Muruga.
- Take a short tour to the Kodaikanal Solar Observatory.
- Shembaganur Museum of Natural History.
- 133-year-old La Salette Church and the Moir Point.
Top Things to Do in Kodaikanal
Enjoy a guided trek to the Pillar Rocks, boating and horse riding at Kodai Lake, take a pleasant and memorable walk with your partner at the Coakers Walk, get delighted to see the pure crystalline water at the Silver Cascade Falls, last but not the least, a visit to the most famous tourist spots in the city Pine Forest is a must which is also an important preserved heritage.
How to Reach Kodaikanal?
- By Air: Madurai Airport is the nearest which is just 133 km away from Kodaikanal. The airline has good connectivity with the cities like Chennai, Bangalore, Trichy and Mumbai. Once you arrive at the airport, hire a cab/taxi which would take you approx. 3 hr. 7 mins to reach Kodaikanal.
- By Train: Take the rail route and get down at the Kodai Road, from there you need to take a taxi which would take you to the main city covering 79 km (approx. 2 hr. 15 min).
- By Road: If you have plans to drive to Kodaikanal by yourself and experience a road trip then here’s the good news. Kodaikanal is easily accessible by road and is well-connected by Palani, Madurai, Kumily, Bangalore, Coimbatore and Chennai. All the more, several bus services are available from these cities.
Kodaikanal Special– Fruit Orchards, Homemade chocolates, Noodle soups and momos, Kodaikanal Lake and Hillview Resorts.
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Kolad, Maharashtra: Water and Land Adventure Capital of Maharashtra
Looking for great adrenaline filled holiday places where you could just enjoy enthralling activities? Then Kolad is the answer! Yes, a lovely little village with a plethora of natural bounties, thrilling and adventurous activities and a lot of resorts makes this place an ultimate tourist destination.
Whether you are looking forward to traveling in India during September month or for a short weekend escape in Maharashtra, then Kolad would be the right choice. Other than experiencing the adventurous activities, the beautiful Kolad has a lot of tourist attractions to explore.
Must Visit Tourist Attractions
- The lush green Tamhini Ghat Waterfalls.
- Visit the Ghosala Fort for its architecture and design.
- Pristine Sutarwadi Lake for bird watching.
- Tala Fort-1000 ft. above the sea level.
- Visit the famous pilgrim centre- Gaimukh.
- Kuda Mandad Caves- a group of 13 Buddhist Caves.
Top Things to Do in Kolad
The river rafting in Kolad is famous for its 14 km rapids and fast water flow. But the rafting is available only at certain times depending on the weather conditions and temperature. If you are visiting Kolad between June to September, you can leverage the alderline rush in grade 1-3 River! Other than this, enjoy fishing, boating and swimming in the Kundalika River.
How to Reach Kolad?
- By Air: The nearest airport is Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport which is 128 km away from Kolad. Getting to Kolad is easy and accessible which would take nearly 3 hrs. by cab/taxi.
- By Train: Kolad has good railway connectivity from Mumbai. So you won’t find it tough to reach there. It’s convenient.
- By Road: Since Kolad is connected to other major cities, you can easily get a luxurious range of buses. Or if you wish to drive by yourself, then driving to Kolad from Mumbai (121 km), Pune (144 km), Kolhapur (289 km) and Matheran (98 km) is also feasible.
Kolad Special – Kolad River Rafting is very popular and one of the best things to do in Kolad.
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Saputara Gujarat: Beauty and bliss all in one place
If you visit Saputara once, you will never be able to forget this palace. It is not an exaggeration to say that Saputara in Gujarat is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Monsoon.
It is also a summer paradise because its weather remains pleasant all the time. Its surroundings will give the feel of heaven. Splendid waterfalls, lush greenery and exotic wildlife, you name it and you will get every kind of serenity and peace here.
For honeymooners, family and friends, solo backpackers, Saputara is the best place to be in for monsoon holidays. Get ready for a wonderful holiday without any hesitation when it comes to Saputara.
Top Tourist Attractions in Saputara
- Hatgadh Fort
- Artist Village
- Vansda National Park
- Gira Falls
- Saputara Lake
- Sunrise and Sunset point
- Townview Point
- Step Garden
- Nageshwar Mahadev Temple
Top Things to Do in Saputara
- Boating in Saputara Lake
- Artworks in Artist Village
- Ruins of Hatgadh Fort
- Trekking and wildlife sightseeing at Vansda National Park
- Scenic views of Sunset Point
- Insight on Dang history at Saputara Museum
- Seek divine grace at Nageshwar Mahadev Temple
How to Reach Saputara?
- By Air – Surat airport and Mumbai airport are the nearest airport to reach Saputara
- By Train– Bilimora Station is the nearest railway station to reach Saputara. You can take a local taxi or bus to reach Saputara from the station.
- By Road- GSRTC bus services are available from major cities to reach Saputara.
- Saputara Lake – Boating at Saputara Lake is one of the best things to do in Saputara.
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Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh: The Oldest Living City in the World
One of the oldest living cities in the world, Varanasi has a special mention when people talk about temples, ghats, Hindu rituals, street food, Banarasi Saree, tourism and Satyajit Roy’s movies.
One of the most happening towns or cities of Uttar Pradesh, Varanasi, which was previously known as Kashi, is an ancient place which is believed to be continually habited for more than 2,500 years.
You will be surprised to know that some of the temples and ghats in Varanasi were built in the 8th century or before that and they are located in the same place as it is. Besides being an ancient city, it also flourished with culture as some of the eminent personalities like Girija Devi, Sitara Devi, Ustad Bismillah Khan and Vikash Maharaj are from this holy city.
Located beside the Ganges, this holy city sees almost 90 lakh of tourists per year. It is famous for many reasons such as its popular Benarasi Saree, food like Thandaai, Paan and the vibe which gives a charming sensation to all tourists exploring Varanasi.
Must Visit Tourist Attractions in Varanasi
- Dasaswamedh Ghat, to witness the old vibe of Varanasi.
- Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple, a sacred abode of Lord Shiva near the Manikarnika Ghat.
- Assi Ghat, perfect place to watch Ganga Aarti.
- Dhamek Stupa, Chaukhandi Stupa and Sarnath Museum, are some nearby places to explore.
- Banaras Hindu University, one of Asia’s largest residential universities.
- Ruchika Art Gallery, to buy a piece of elegant Benarasi Saree.
Top Things to Do in Varanasi
- Temple Visits
- Seek blessings
- Food Tour
- Stroll along the Ghats
- Bathing in the Ganges
- Sarnath Visit
How to Reach?
- By Air – the nearest airport is Varanasi Airport (Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport), which is connected to all major cities in India and abroad.
- By Train – you can reach Varanasi by train. The nearest railway station is Varanasi Railway Junction which is located at a distance of around two kilometres from the town.
- By Road – Varanasi is also connected to major cities in Uttar Pradesh and other states by state-run buses.
Varanasi Special – Benarasi or Banarasi Saree, Rudraksha Mala, Banarasi Paan, Thandai and Chaat.
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Almora, Uttarakhand: The Cultural Capital of Kumaon
A famous summer retreat for Indians, Almora is one such place, which was not discovered by any British officers. Located in Uttarakhand, Almora is known as the cultural hub of Kumaon.
It was founded in the year 1568 by Kalyan Chand as an ancient capital of the Chand Dynasty. Almora was then referred to as Rajapur, which was changed to Alamnagar by another Chand ruler, King Bhishm Chand. But there mentions that Almora derived its name from Bhilmora, a kind of short plant which was used to wash the utensils at Katarmal Sun Temple.
Almora is a quaint Himalayan town located on a ridge of Kumaon Hills, on its southern edge. It is one of the places in India that enjoys charming weather all through the year because of its location within the higher peaks.
The ancient temples like Jageshwar Temple Complex, which houses about 200 temples, Katarmal Sun Temple and Nanda Devi Temple have made this place a popular tourist spot which is visited by thousands of tourists annually. Make sure to explore the Nanda Devi Festival if you are making a trip to Almora in September.
Must Visit Tourist Attractions in Almora
- Nanda Devi Temple, the landmark of Almora.
- Jageshwar Temple Complex, a place to explore more than 200 temples.
- Chitai Golu Devta Temple, dedicated to Goljyu Devta who is an avatar of Lord Shiva.
- Martola, a scenic place to explore the beauty of Almora.
- Katarmal Sun Temple, a 9th-century old temple.
- Simtola, a famous picnic spot.
- Govind Ballabh Pant Public Museum, located on Mall Road, Almora.
Top Things to Do in Almora
- Village Walk
- Adventure activities
- Nature walks
- Temple Visits
How to Reach?
- By Air – the nearest airport is Pantnagar, which is located at a distance of around 127 kilometres.
- By Train – the nearest railway station is Kathgodam (located at a distance of 90 kilometres) and connected with railheads like Delhi, Lucknow, Dehradun and Calcutta.
- By Road – Almora is connected to other major cities in India such as Haridwar, Nainital, Rishikesh, Mussoorie etc. with a network of bus services.
Festivals to attend in September – Nanda Devi Festival
Almora Special – Pashmina Shawls, Singodi and Dubuk (sweets)
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Chikmagalur, Karnataka: The Coffee Capital of South
Officially known as Chikkamagaluru, Chikmagalur is an all-year favourite tourist place, located in Karnataka. Popular for many reasons, the place attracts visitors from all over the world mainly for its serene environment, pleasant weather and coffee plantations.
Chikmagalur is known as the coffee land of Karnataka. Its geographic location on the foothills of Western Ghats at a height of 1,090 metres along with its moderate to cool climate during the year, makes it a perfect place to grow coffee plants.
The picturesque waterfalls and the mystical cloud-clad valleys are two of the main factors in making Chikmagalur a perfect honeymoon destination in South India.
There is no dearth of activities in Chikmagalur. From trekking and hiking to rafting, village walks and temple visits – Chikmagalur is one of the best places in India where you should make a trip in September, during the post-monsoon season.
Must Visit Tourist Attractions in Chikmagalur
- Hebbe Falls, a picturesque waterfall.
- Coffee Museum, explore different kinds of speciality of Chikmagalur.
- Baba Budangiri, the best place for hiking.
- Z Point, feel peace in nature.
- Mullayanagiri, to soak in the nature of Chikmagalur.
- Bhadra Dam, the landmark of Chikmagalur.
Top Things to Do in Chikmagalur
- Coffee Plantation Visits
- Waterfalls Trekking
- Coffee Tasting
- Village walk
- Food Tours
How to Reach?
- By Air – Three nearest airports to Chikmagalur are Mangalore, Bangalore and Hubbali.
- By Train – Kadur is the nearest railhead to Chikmagalur, located at a distance of 45 mins.
- By Road – Buses are available from cities like Bangalore, Mysore and Mangalore.
Chikmagalur Special – Coffee, Pathrodeand spice
Festivals to attend in September – Kailash Fair
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q.Which festivals/events are celebrated in September in India?
Some of the popular festivals in September in India are:
- Ziro Music Festival in Arunachal Pradesh
- Shri Krishna Janmashtami
- Abhaneri Festival in Rajasthan
- Ladakh Festival
Q.Where to plan a holiday in September in India?
Some the best places to plan a holiday in India in September are:
- Udaipur in Rajasthan
- Diu in Daman and Diu
- Amritsar in Punjab
- Srinagar in Kashmir
- Dharamshala and Spiti Valley in Himachal Pradesh
- Mahabalipuram in Tamil Nadu, Ladakh
- Munnar in Kerala
Q.Where can I trek in India in September?
In September, many treks are available in Kalimpong in West Bengal, Ziro in Arunachal Pradesh, Valley of Flowers in Uttarakhand, and Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu.
Q.Which fun-filled activities can be enjoyed in September?
In September, one can enjoy activities like trekking in Ziro, Valley of Flowers, and Kodaikanal; paragliding, angling, and birdwatching in Kalimpong; attend the music festival in Ziro; cycling in Munnar, and motorbiking in Spiti Valley.
Q.What are the romantic getaways to plan a trip in September in India?
Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu and Udaipur in Rajasthan are some of the best romantic getaways to visit in September in India.
Q.Where to go in North India in September?
Udaipur in Rajasthan, Amritsar in Punjab, Srinagar in Kashmir, Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh, and Ladakh can be visited in North India in September.
Q.Where in South India can one plan a visit in September?
The best places to visit in South India in September include Mahabalipuram and Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu, and Munnar and Alleppey in Kerala.
Q.Which places in East and Northeast India are best to visit in September?
Kalimpong in West Bengal and Ziro Valley in Arunachal Pradesh are the best places to visit in September in East and Northeast India.
Q.Where in West India and Central India can I visit in September?
Diu in Daman and Diu, Mumbai in Maharashtra, and Orchha in Madhya Pradesh are the best places to visit in the month of September.