#TravelBytes: Best places to visit in September in India
With the monsoon showers starting to recede, paving for the coming Autumn season, September makes for an apt period to plan your next outing. In any case, just to put things into perspective, if you've been waiting for your trip of 2018, know that 8 months of the year have already vanished. So, now is the time to actually go for that trip. Here are 5 travel destinations to visit this September.
The holy abode of the enchanting Golden Temple
Visit Punjab's holy land of Amritsar- a great blend of history, tradition, culture, and cuisine. September makes for a great period, as the showers are occasional, and the city is filled with lush greenery. There's plenty of places to visit there, including the world-famous Golden Temple, Maharana Ranjit Singh Museum, Chandi Baori, Wagah Border, and the Jallianwalla Bagh. The North-Indian cuisine there is to die for!
'Heaven on Earth' calling!
A great time to visit the capital of far Northern state of Jammu and Kashmir, September witnesses light traces of rainfall, and mesmerizing greenery in Srinagar. When there, visit the Dal Lake, Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh, Tomb of Zain-ul-Abidin, Jama Masjid, and Shankaracharya Hill. Enjoy the amazing Shikara rides, wildlife spotting at Dachigam National Park, and shop from the floating markets of Dal lake.
Of refreshing weather, and the spellbinding Ziro festival
In the month of September, the old-world charm of the humble town of Ziro in North East India's Arunachal Pradesh is something to look out for. Top attractions there include the Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Pine Grove, and Meghna Cave Temple. Do not miss out on the amazing Ziro Festival (27 September - 2 October). Also try trekking expeditions and camping in Ziro.
Lachen is a serenely beautiful town in Sikkim
If you are a solitude seeking soul, and deeply in love with untouched natural beauty- the little, pristine town of Lachen in Sikkim is your place to be at. When in Lachen, visit the Thangu Valley, Chopta Valley, Lachen Monastery situated atop the town, Gurudongmar Lake, and Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary. There's plenty to do in Lachen, including- trekking, camping, and river rafting.
Coonoor is a picturesque little hill town in Tamil Nadu
A major base camp for trekking expeditions into the Nilgiris, the picturesque hill stop of Coonoor in Tamil Nadu offers some amazing hillock views, utterly pleasant weather, and abundant greenery to stare at. Apart from trekking, some great places to visit in Coonoor are the Sim's Park, Dolphin's Nose, Lamb's Rock, Catherine Falls, Lady Canning's Seat, Droog Fort, and St. George's Church.Share this timeline