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Top 6 Places To Visit in August 2019

By Kanishk Kaushik and Niharika H Salvi
25 Jun 2019

With monsoon just about settled in around August, a weekend getaway or a really long minication is on the cards. Escaping your mundane routine by planning a trip at this time to recharge your mind seem like a great idea. So, let’s plan a mid-August tour and feel alive again. But the question is where to visit in August?


Here is a list of places to visit in August:



1)Karnataka (Coorg)

Coorg, also known as the ‘Scotland of India’ is a place to visit in August as it transforms into a lush green paradise with the temperature around 20C. Located at the lap of the mountains looking like jade emeralds, a trip to Coorg (Kodagu) offers the best treks with its gardens and romantic waterfalls like Abbey Falls. Some of the best places to visit in Coorg include the beautiful Namdrolling Monastery and Nisargdhama - a serene island surrounded by bamboo grooves that makes it an awe-inspiring place. Our Coorg tour packages offer a variety of sightseeing spots and the best part is that they can be visited over a long weekend. So what's there to think? Plan a trip to the 'Kashmir of the South' today!



2)Spain

The Hrithik Roshan starrer, Zindagi Milegi Na Dobara created hype for a trip to one of the most beautiful places in the world - Spain. The country with its coastal landscape and cosmopolitan cities combined with exotic spanish food is a place to be in August. The weather ranges from 30C to 20C,  but don't let that keep you from a great Spain trip. August is the time to be there with it's famous La Tomatina festival (Tomato Fight) in Valencia or the Cuéllar Bull Run in Segovia. Apart from this, the amazing food and complimentary wine is something of an experience! You can also try a tapas and wine tour in Madrid with our Food Journey’s of Europe package as well.

 

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3)Phuket

While the ‘Pearl of Andaman’ is a year-round destination to visit, August tends to be the low season for the place, which means cheaper tickets, shorter queues and much less crowded tourists spots, making it the perfect place for a relaxing vacation! The weather is pretty good with short bursts of rain, but good enough for relaxed sightseeing in Phuket. There are loads of places to visit. You can take a day trip to the beautiful Phi Phi Island or visit the night market for antiques. You can also spend your days on the beautiful beaches, after all, it is known as the 'City of Golden Beaches' for a reason. Travel to Phuket today!



4)South Africa

Complete with open grasslands and crystal blue seas, South Africa is any photographer's paradise in August. With the winter receding and long warm days coming in, this is the best time for a South African tour. There are a lot of places to visit in South Africa, from the whale watching in Cape Town to Tiffendel Ski Resort for a thrilling day of sliding down a snowy mountain.  South Africa has a lot to offer with various wildlife sanctuaries and relaxing warm springs. Take a look at our South Africa tour packages to have a refreshing holiday.


5)Singapore

The Asian city-state is a year-round tourist destination as there are lots of things to do in Singapore. August kicks off with every shopaholic's dream due to the Great Singapore Sale, which means amazing discounts to take advantage of. That is not all, the city has more to offer with the National Day celebrations in August. It is the most famous Sinagpore holiday where the tourists get to see grand fireworks and light shows in Gardens by the Bay. Sounds awesome? Check out our Singapore itinerary and start planning!



6)Hong Kong

Travelling to Hong Kong in August is an exciting time to visit as there are lots of places to visit in Hong Kong. It is the Clam digging season, so seafood lovers ready your knives! For our more adventurous travellers what better way to ‘test the water’ than by scuba diving among the colourful coral reefs and seeing the exotic marine life the city of Hong Kong has to present. Not to forget the amazing Disneyland and water parks in the city which tourists from all age groups can enjoy. Check out our Hong Kong tour package for an amazing holiday.

 

 

We all know a trip is so much more than choosing Holiday Packages and making Flight Bookings. If you are visiting an international destination, you will need Forex as well as Visa. However, the most important of all is booking Travel Insurance. It’s a must, irrespective of the destination of your trip, better safe than sorry.