You decided to travel more this year, but you are struggling to choose the next destination? Well, don’t let anything come in between you and your wanderlust. We are here to help you to pick the best holiday destination for September.
Sadly, September marks the end of travelling for some people; however, it is ripe for new beginnings and adventures, for others. It is the month when summer crowds have eased, and even the top tourist destinations are less crowded and less expensive. Therefore, you can have the most relaxing holiday at your favourite place at this time of the year. While you have many travel destinations across the world, India has many tourist spots you can visit in the month for a rejuvenating experience. Have a look at the following list to pick a travel spot for September.
Head to Ladakh for majestic landscapes! Land of the majestic mountain passes, monuments, monasteries, white dunes and sparkling blue waters, Ladakh is a prime example of the varied landscapes in India. The sunny weather in September makes Ladakh a perfect getaway destination for travellers. While you have many attractions to explore here, you may want to take some carpets, Tibetan jewellery or woollen clothes home.
Bikers and travellers looking for ultimate road trip experience
Things to do in Ladakh
- Visit Pangong Lake for water sports activities
- Learn about Buddhist culture at Thicksey Monastery
- Visit the Drass War Memorial
Carry sufficient Indian currency cash as most shops and eateries don’t accept credit cards.
The colourful Rajasthan is a perfect heritage getaway in September. Although the state is a favourite destination among tourists throughout the year, you have a bonus of visiting it in September. Sporadic monsoon showers in this month make all the cities of this vibrant state even lovelier. You may also get lucky to see peacocks coming out to dance in this season. Adding a jungle safari is a must if you’re a wildlife enthusiast. So, find some decent flight booking offers and get ready for your dream getaway!
Travellers who want to taste the royal lifestyle of a bygone era
Things to do in Rajasthan
- Visit the massive forts across Rajasthan
- Experience the royal hospitality at some remote village
- Spend a night in a desert camp
- Taste the state’s authentic food palate
Food in some places in Rajasthan can be very spicy; so, know your food before eating it. You might also want to carry adequate medicines to be ready for a worst-case scenario.
Need a mountain getaway? Head to Himachal. Escape the humid weather of the northern plains in September by visiting the cooling Himachali towns. The slightly sunny weather with a chilly breeze is perfect for unwinding a chaotic mind. While here, you might also want to go on a shopping spree for woollen shawls and other pahadi stuff available in the local markets.
Family getaway in North India
Things to do
- Spend a night in a homestay to experience the warm Himachali culture
- Visit local markets and gorge on authentic pahadi cuisine
- Explore your adventurous side by indulging in several adventure activities
As Himachal is a popular tourist destination, make sure you book rooms and flights well in advance to avoid last-minute hassles and over expensive tickets.
Enjoy solace in the breathtakingly beautiful Lachen in Sikkim. Since this town in northern Sikkim hasn’t yet become over-populated with tourists, it is a perfect place for your escape. Book the air ticket; a nice hotel room; sit back and take in the spellbinding beauty.
Travellers looking for a remote, offbeat holiday destination
Things to do
- Indulge in hiking, camping, nature walks
- Visit Lachen Monastery
- Visit Gurudongmar Lake
- Visit Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
Only a few restaurants and shops open beyond 8 p.m.; so, plan your visit accordingly.
Perched on the highlands of the Western Ghats, Coorg is home to misty hills, pleasant weather and slightly chilly winds. From cardamom forests and spice gardens to a sea of coffee plantations, you have so much to explore in Coorg. Adventure enthusiasts have several activities to indulge in the region.
Nature enthusiasts seeking serenity
Things to do
- Go on a trek in Brahmagiri Ranges
- Give bath to elephants Dubare Forest
- Spend time with coffee pickers to know about the process
- Trek across the Kopatty-Kalugundi trail
- Raft through the Barapole river rapids
- Usage of plastic bags is strictly prohibited in Coorg
- Do not throw garbage anywhere in the region
Adventure freaks are bound to fall in love with Mahabaleshwar as it is home to a plethora of adventure activities. The hill station transforms into a paradise during the monsoon season. Charming weather and lush greenery render this hill station into one of the best places to visit in September.
People looking forward to a surreal weekend getaway from Mumbai
Things to do
- Take a tour of a strawberry farm
- Go boating at the Venna Lake
- Explore the ancient ruins of Pratapgadh Fort
Irrespective of the season, be prepared for a lot of tourists if you’re planning a trip to Mahabaleshwar during the weekend. Find online flight booking and arrange for the accommodation at the earliest to avoid overpaying and last-minute hassles.
So, what’s the holdup now? Book some cheap flight tickets, start the journey and satiate your wanderlust without a worry in the world!