The Best Eight Places To Visit This October:- The holiday season in India kicks off in October, as the monsoon get over, with clearer skies. October is the perfect time to visit most of the parts of India as it is neither too hot, nor too cold and foggy and the rains are rare.
If you are looking for destinations in India to be visited in October, here we bring you the top holiday options for October in India.
A) Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh
Pachmarhi is often known as the queen of the Satpura ranges. This is the only hill station in Madhya Pradesh. The holidays in October are a good time to visit Pachmarhi, with the weather becoming just about right for the enchanting views.
B) Kutch, Gujarat
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Kutch lies in the western most part of India and it shares a boundary with Pakistan. It is one of the most surreal places in India, with a white salt desert and beautiful moonlight nights.
Bhuj including Kutch is one of the few destination in India that offers almost everything, with deserts, oasis, beaches, heritage palaces, delicious food, religious temples, wildlife sanctuaries, etc. all in the same district.
With light falling on the white salt desert, Kutch looks even more surreal on full-moon nights. It is one of the best places to visit in India in October to witness the beauty of the place and pleasant weather.
C) Hampi, Karnataka
In the 13th century, Hampi was the capital of Vijayanagar Empire with magnificient temples and architectural wonders. It is one of the 32 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India.
The city is in ruins now, but it serves as one of the most interesting places in India to hangout with good weather and ambience to spend some time away from the cities. Hampi is only an overnight train ride away, if you are looking for a quick getaway from Bengaluru for a weekend in October.
D) Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh
Ziro is a small town in eastern part of Arunachal Pradesh, that is perfect for an offbeat holiday. Ziro, surrounded by hills on the sides with lush green paddy fields in the town, is mostly inhabited by the Apa Tani Tribes. October holidays are the right time to visit Ziro with monsoon season over and winters just starting to set in, and if in case you missed the Ziro music festival in September, and want to see what is this beautiful hidden gem that everyone is talking about.
E) Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
Rishikesh along with its twin city Haridwar is also of prime religious importance. It is one of the most amazing adventure hubs in India. The holidays in October are an ideal time to visit Rishikesh before the weather gets too chilly and if you are planning to go for bungee jumping or for river rafting.
F) Digha, West Bengal
Digha is a popular weekend getaway from Kolkata and is considered to be the most beautiful beach in West Bengal. Digha has lazy afternoons and pleasant evenings in October, with summers and monsoons ending and weather getting better in October. Spending the weekend in Digha could be a great option to relax, post-Durgo-Pujo festivities in September-October.
G) Wayanad, Kerala
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Wayanad is great for a peaceful weekend getaway, especially in October. One can get a quick escape from the city life of Bengaluru at around 250 kms distance. Wayanad is located in Northern Kerala and it borders Karnataka to its west. A trip to Wayanad is incomplete without a trek to the Chembra peak and Wayanad National park. For a good holiday experience, the weather becomes just fine in October in Wayanad.
H) Ganpatipule, Maharashtra
Ganpatipule is one of the quietest towns which sees very little tourists compared to other famous beaches like Goa, Kashid, Alibaug etc., It is one of the few beach towns in Maharashtra. One can witness the gorgeous beaches, white sand shores, forts, temples and a lighthouse. Ganpatipule becomes one of the best places to visit in India in October as it is the first month when people start coming back to the town, after the rainfall reduces by September.
So, a trip to Ganpatipule-Ratnagiri is going to be a welcome change, if you are bored of the crowded beaches.