Travel Plans for October
Have travel plans for October and looking for top places to visit this year? Vacations hold a special place in our hearts, and who wants them to be anything than perfect? This article can be helpful as it lists the six best places to visit in October this year.
Best Places to Visit in October
October is an excellent time to travel, here is a list of great places to visit and lots more to enjoy. So, here we spill the beans.
#1 Shillong, Meghalaya
Formerly titled “Scotland of the East” by the British, Shillong is a picture-perfect location with mesmerizing views and a warm feeling in our hearts. Situated at 1491 m above sea level, Shillong has an unbeatable charm, not because of the gifts of nature but because of its history and grace.
The cascading waterfalls, glittery lakes, and lush greenery with pine trees swaying in the wind make it a dreamy location. Shillong sprawls with museums showcasing Khasi tribe culture and botanical gardens, the best combination for biology enthusiasts. Shillong is known as the “Indian Rock Capital,” and its residents are passionate about rock music.
5 Must-Visits in Shillong:
- Ward’s Lake
- Elephant Falls
- Lady Hydrai Park
- Shillong Peak and Viewpoints
- Don Bosco Museum
#2 Mysore, Karnataka
Mysore is famous as “The City of Palaces” and is the perfect top spot for tourists, sprawled with various intricately designed palaces. Enriched with royal heritage structures, Mysore can be among the best places to visit in October. Activities like hot-air ballooning, paragliding, and mountaineering are among the top choices among its visitors.
5 Must-Visits in Mysore:
- Sri Chamundeshwari Temple
- Karanji lake
- Philomena’s Cathedral
- Jaganmohan Palace Art Gallery and Auditorium
- Lalitha Mahal
#3 Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh
In this quaint old town of Ziro, this charming hill station has a balmy climate and is renowned for its scenic beauty and tranquil atmosphere. The town sprawls with bamboo and pine groves, a perfect addition to the already mesmerizing beauty of the city of Ziro. One thing to behold, the Midey stands out from the rest for its blue pine trees.
If one ever plans a relaxing trip, Ziro is a must-add-on to enjoy the small pleasures of life. From exploring paddy cultivation to pisciculture, Ziro is a town perfect for rejuvenating the soul. However, if one misses the trek, then for them, Ziro has the Midey and Dolo Mando treks.
5 Must-Visits in Ziro:
- Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary
- Meghna Cave Temple
- Tarin Fish Farm
- Tipi Orchid Research Center
- Kile Pakho Viewpoint
#4 Kutch, Gujarat
With the majority of its area being the salty desert, Kutch is one of the most prominent tourist spots in India that borders Pakistan. Kutch is almost like a tortoise-shaped island, whose distinguishing quality attracts visitors worldwide to its over-the-top crafts and embroidery works.
History enthusiasts’ drive for exploration works best at Dholavira, an archaeological site in Khadirbet, Kutch. Some 45,000 years ago, it was a flourishing Harappan site. Some other attractions, like Gujarat’s Oldest Museum, the Kutch Museum, and Prag Mahal, are popular tourist spots.
5 Must-Visits in Kutch:
- Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary
- Kutch Museum
- Aina Mahal
- Narayan Sarovar
- Hamirsar Lake
#5 Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
If adventure is on one’s bucket list this year, then Rishikesh can be one of the best places to visit in October. From bungee jumping to river rafting, adventure sports are the highlights of Rishikesh and the best to opt for when visiting in October, when winter chills are yet to come.
Also known as the “Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas,” Rishikesh shares a religious and cultural bond with its twin city, Haridwar. Tourists love visiting its beautiful waterfalls, ashrams, and yoga establishments for practicing solace while meditating on the mind-body connection. One can’t miss its famous evening Ganga Aarti, performed on both Triveni Ghat and Parmath Niketan Ghat.
5 Must-Visits in Rishikesh:
- Lakshman Jhula
- Triveni Ghat
- Neelkantha Mahadeva Temple
- The Beatles Ashram
- Tera Manzil Temple
Goa is world-famous for its gorgeous beaches and life-of-the-party atmosphere, especially in North Goa. In contrast to the North, South Goa shares the portion of laid-back beaches. However, its luxury resort chains are no joke. Despite being India’s smallest state, Goa is no less a great destination that attracts millions of tourists to its classic Portugese-style architectural monuments and paradisiacal beaches.
Its nightlife and delectable seafood range make Goa even the top-most favorite trip destination for Indian youth. Its long list of available adventure sports, like banana ride and windsurfing, to name a few, steals the hearts of adventure junkies in no time.
5 Must-Visits in Goa:
- Calangute Beach
- Fort Aguada
- Basilica of Bom Jesus
- Church of St. Cajetan
- Palolem Beach
So, all set with the six best places to visit in October this year? Life can be stressful with routines and piled-up work, eventually draining our mental batteries. A perfectly planned vacation does the work of mental rejuvenation.
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