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7 Places That Are Cheaper and Better in August!

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August marks the second half of monsoon in most places in India. Rains have been in full flow for more than a month now and some places have completely transformed to become absolutely unmissable. Here's to making your search easier.

7 Places That Are Cheaper and Better in August!:

  1. Polo Orchid Resort, Cherrapunjee (Meghalaya)
  2. Tri Sea Hotel, Kanyakumari (Tamil Nadu)
  3. Shreyas Hotel, Mahabaleshwar (Maharashtra)
  4. Kanchan Hotel, Indore (Madhya Pradesh)
  5. Hotel Shreeman, Satara (Maharashtra)
  6. Hotel Jorchung, Ladakh (Leh) (Jammu & Kashmir)
  7. Dayal Hotel, Udaipur (Rajasthan)

1. Cherrapunjee for its rain

Cherrapunjee for its rain
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As if Cherrapunjee needed monsoon to make it beautiful! Still, the full force of the downpours don't do any harm as the many waterfalls of this places gain volume and become more awesome than ever! 
HolidayIQ reviewer Ritesh : "Meghalaya is called as 'Adobe of Clouds' and Cherrapunji makes this statement true. The journey itself to the rainiest place by road is awesome. Totally green, peaceful & calm atmosphere."

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2. Kanyakumari for the stunning sunsets

Kanyakumari for the stunning sunsets
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Surrounded by ocean on three sides, Kanyakumari is the southernmost tip of India and welcomes tourists with a pleasant weather this time of the year.

HolidayIQ reviewer Sai :"It's a great getaway for people who love sea, sand and great weather. One can get a great view of sunrise and sunset from the various beaches and the other great thing about the place is it has dedicated sunrise and sunset points near the beach"

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3. Mahabaleshwar for mist soaked forests

Mahabaleshwar for mist soaked forests
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Bound by valleys on all sides an consisting of three villages, Mahabaleshwar is a place you can visit on a shoestring budget.
HolidayIQ reviewer Pradnesh : "If you really want to enjoy monsoon, Mahabaleshwar is place for you. I had a blast during my 2 days trip. Awesome weather. Enjoyed a lot in heavy rainfall."

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4. Mandu for central Indian culture

Mandu for central Indian culture
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Mandu is a perfect example of Afghan architecture and has its association with the legends of Prince Baz Bahadur and Singer Roopmati. Other attractions in the region include canals, old baths and crafted pavilions. 
HolidayIQ reviewer Ankur : "Wonderful experience. Want to visit again with family and friends. You must visit Rani Roopmati Mahal & Jahaj Mahal there. It will look awesome in rainy season. Many historical places. We also had very tasty dal bafle."

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5. Panchgani for green hills

Panchgani for green hills
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It's named ‘Panchgani’ as it comprises of five villages situated in the middle of five hills in the Sahyadri mountain ranges
HolidayIQ reviewer Anonymous: "The beautiful scenery of Panchgani makes it a must visit place among hill stations. The strawberry is easily available at cheaper rate. There are many points to visit and Mahabaleshwar is just 13-15 km away. You can go for trekking at table land in the morning and best to see."

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6. Turtuk for its surreal scenery

Turtuk for its surreal scenery
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Recently opened for tourists in 2010, Turtuk offers a much different landscape and cultural orientation than the rest of Nubra Valley. You can see apricot trees across the entire village with views closer to Karakorum range.
HolidayIQ reviewer MK : "Do spend a night at Turtuk in a luxury tent. Spend some time star gazing."

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7. Udaipur for its grandeur

Udaipur for its grandeur
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There are many must-see places in Udaipur; street food in the heart of the city is a must-try. Udaipur is the pinnacle of Rajasthani cuisine with delectable dishes like Ker Sangri, Kadhi, and Gatte ki Sabzi served with Bajra roti.
HolidayIQ reviewer Jayaa : "Udaipur is a beautiful city. Staying at the Taj Lake Palace added to the pleasure of visiting this pretty city which is full of palaces. The city palace, Jag Mandir and the Saheli Ki Bawdi are some of the must visit attractions. The shopping area in the city palace is also worth exploring."

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