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Top Places to visit in October

One should plan a trip to India with friends and family during the month of October when it’s blessed by autumn. The landscape, painted with the various colors of nature, resembles an amazing portrait. The contrasting faces of nature are most visible during the month of October. This is the time to venture out and soak in all that beauty staring you at the face.

Darjeeling is one of the best places to visit in October. Its gorgeous beauty appears resplendent and creates the perfect settings for sightseeing and relaxation. Goa, with its incredible beaches, churches, forts and other attractions, receives a steady stream of tourists throughout the year. The topography of Himachal Pradesh, with its numerous passes, valleys, mountains and rivers, is the place to head to for unlimited adventure and sightseeing.

On the western side of India is Jaisalmer, where camping and enjoy a desert safari leaves you with beautiful memories. Apart from Jaisalmer, the entire state of Rajasthan, with its forts, palaces, folk culture, wildlife and other attractions, lets you enjoy a perfect vacation. Kerala’s backwaters are best enjoyed on a traditional houseboat during the month of October, as are its other attractions like its wildlife, hill stations and waterfalls.

Varanasi is also a great destination during the month of October. Spending a day on the ghats of Varanasi and watching the performance of the evening aarti can be an incredible experience.

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Top Destinations to visit in October

Darjeeling

Known for the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Darjeeling is a scenic hill station. Emerald green hills, tea plantations, tranquil monasteries – the place has it all. Numerous tourists throng Darjeeling in the month of October making it the best time to visit. Don’t forget to taste the famous Darjeeling tea.

Goa

Goa lures tourists with its scenic beaches, ancient churches, lively nightlife, rich flora and fauna and world heritage architecture. The party capital offers amazing water sports and remains in the bucket list of domestic and international travelers. Goan cuisines are a must try and the culture is worth experiencing.

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh means ‘Abode of Snow. True to its meaning, the state is remarked for the snow covered peaks and hill stations. The natural ambiance and temples add charm to the place. The tranquil land offers solace to soul and mind. Honeymooners can enjoy to the core in the month of October.

Jaisalmer

Unravel the stories of the rulers at Jaisalmer. Its home to magnificent structures, one of which is Jaisalmer Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Deep inside the heart of Thar Desert, Jaisalmer offers best on camel safaris. Plan a trip in the month of October to bask in the pleasant weather.

Kerala

Known as God’s own country, Kerala rejuvenates the senses to the fullest. With beaches, backwaters, houseboats and nature in its purest form, the state casts a spell on visitors. The scenic town finds mention in the list of people seeking relaxing Ayurvedic treatments. October is the best time to witness the true glory of Mother Nature.

Rajasthan

Royal palaces, majestic forts, camels, sand dunes and colorfulness adorn Rajasthan beautifully. The Rajputana heritage is visible in its fullest glory. Explore the magnificent structures, go camping in the desert or witness the folk culture of the state, there is a lot to fall in love with here.

Varanasi

Situated along the bank of holy river Ganga, Varanasi is a major religious hub. One of the seven sacred cities of Hindus, Banaras is famous for its temples, evening aartis and its lanes and by lanes that have the old-world feel to them. It’s also famous for ivory works, perfumes and other items.

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