Best places to visit in October in India– India, with its many seasons, provides different charms of the places in the country, one such time to cherish the charm of the place is the month of October, which opens door to many holiday destinations because of its pleasant weather, when the nights start to get chilly and the sunshine soothing. Since the national holidays and festivals like Gandhi Jayanti and Dussehra fall in the month of October; our vacation time gets added on. To make most of our vacation time the Best places to visit in October in India are:
1 – Darjeeling, West Bengal:
The Place referred to as the “Queen of the Hills” is spectacular in the month of October. You can ascend through the hills using the famous Toy-train known as the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, and enjoy the supreme beauty of this place which includes various monasteries, parks, gardens, etc.
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2- Kolkata, West Bengal:
Another reason to spend your holiday in West Bengal in the month of October is the ten-day grand celebration of Durga Pooja, which is celebrated with grace and enthusiasm in Kolkata. The festival lifts the spirit of local people and tourists there; the entire city seems to be rejoicing the festivities with places glowing with lights and people celebrating. You can also dodge to Tagore’s Santiniketan, 180Kms towards the north of Kolkata to tickle your intellectual vein.
3 – Hampi, Karnataka:
Hampi, based amidst the ancient city of Vijayanagar will provide you with a delightful escape from the busy city life, the city is full of dilapidated monuments and other architecture, but a peaceful place if you intend for a quiet and rejuvenating holiday. Another reason to explore Hampi is that it is one of the 32 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India.
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4 – Manali, Himachal Pradesh:
To witness one of the grandest celebrations of the Hindu festival, Dussehra, Kullu, Manali is the place. Amidst the majestic mountains, the celebration itself gets intensely blissful and legendary. The hot-water Sulphur lakes, the temples, the stream altogether will make it a memorable holiday for you.
5 – Kutch, Gujarat:
They say it is the place which can make you witness the ‘Horizon’, where the earth meets the sky. The white sand deserts sparking on a Full-moon day is an exuberant sight. You can find various huts to stay and delicious Gujarati food to eat. The Kutch district is the largest district of the country and includes palaces, oasis, beach and ancient temples all in close proximity. Since it’s a desert the month of October is one of the best times to experience it.
6 – Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh:
‘Hindustan Ka Dil’ is the term used when they describe Madhya Pradesh and it very much explains it with its flamboyant architecture and the ancient temples, the wildlife reserves, and other forests. The Khajuraho monuments include Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain temples which are again one of the 32 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India. Their erotic sculptures and intricate carvings is a must-see and the month of October with its pleasant weather makes it easier and enjoyable to walk through the temples and feel the place.
These are one the Best places to visit in October in India, we hope you make most of these holiday destinations and enjoy your vacation to the fullest.