Top Places To Visit in October in India

India is a vast country with various weather patterns. The weather varies in each zone. In order to have a pleasant trip, it is better to visit India in the month of October. October month is considered as the holiday season in India. October is the onset of winters when the climate becomes cool and pleasant. So in order to avoid extremely hot temperature and the monsoon rains, October is the best time to travel. There are many places to visit in India which will give you amazing experience when visited in October.

Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

Rishikesh is the most popular tourist spot among young and old alike. It is a spiritual place with amazing greenery around it. In October, Rishikesh stays dry and one can enjoy the beauty of the place. From Trekking to water sports, one can enjoy all types of adventures here. Some of the amazing places to see in Rishikesh are Ram and Laxman Jhula (the swinging bridge), the beatles ashram, Shivpur (the best place to camp), Neelkanth Mahadev Temple (sacred temple of Lord Shiva), Tiveni Ghat (a place where three holy rivers Ganga, Saraswathi and Yamuna are collaborated), Neer Garh Waterfall, Kaudilaya, Swarg Ashram (oldest ashram in India) are some of the places that you can visit in Rishikesh. Visiting the temples, enjoying the scenery, trekking, bungee jumping, and water rafting are some of the activities that people can do in Rishikesh. Because of the clear skies and moderate temperature, one can enjoy their trip to Rishikesh in this month. Do not forget to visit Rishikesh’s twin Haridwar. Do book your Rishikesh hotel in advance.

Wayanad, Kerala

Are you planning to escape your busy life for a few days, then Wayanad is the right place to get away. Wayanad is in Northern Kerala on the border of Karnataka. Bangalore is 250 km away from Wayanad and it is easy to escape to this place, if you stay here. October is the best season to visit Wayanad. The clear sky and amazing climate will give the extra boost that you require to enjoy your surroundings. Wayanad is a place full of surprise. You are going to enjoy it a lot if you are a nature lover. Some of the amazing places to visit in Wayand are Chembra Peak, Thirunelli Temple, Soochippara Waterfalls, Edakkal Caves, and Kanthanpura waterfalls. People can go for trekking at Chembra park, but it is a dangerous place so it is better not to go by bike there. Other than that it is a heaven for the nature lovers.

Mount Abu, Rajasthan

Rajasthan is the land of royalty. Mount Abu is a hill station there with amazing weather in the month of October. People who love to enjoy the amazing scenery shouldn’t miss Mount Abu. It is an amazing package of adventure activities, temples and greenery. If you want to take a break from your busy life, then Mount Abu is the perfect getaway. Some of the places that you shouldn’t miss in your trip to Mount Abu are Dilwara temple, Nakki lake, Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary, Trevors tank, Toad rock, honeymoon point (ideal for couples). From horse riding to camping, you can do a lot of adventures in Mount Abu. The hot air balloon ride will surely pump up the adrenaline rush in you. One shouldn’t miss trekking at this place. Also, do make your hotel booking before coming.

Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh

This is another amazing tourist attraction in Himachal Pradesh. Dalhousie is a hill station which is 80 kms away from Pathankot. This place is mostly visited by foreign tourists. October is the best month to visit this hill station. The place is cool and beautiful in the month of October and you can enjoy it to the core. If the architecture of this area is clearly observed, it depicts the British colonial era. One of the most historic temples in Dalhousie is the Lakshmi Narayan Temple, 150 years old.

Khajjar, is the mini Switzerland present in Dalhousie where you can enjoy many fun activities like paragliding and zorbing. Khajjar lake is one of the most amazing lakes present in Himachal Pradesh. Apart from these Dainkund peak, Kalatop Wildlife Reserve, Ganji Pihari, Chamera Lake, Panchpula are some other places that one can visit in Dalhousie. Trekking, shopping, relaxing in the arms of nature are the activities that most of the people do in Dalhousie. For the best experience, book Dalhousie hotel online in advance.


Andaman and Nicobar islands have so many beautiful attractions worth exploring. It is truly the place you must visit before your die. The first thing that comes into mind when you think about Andaman is the beaches. October is the best time to visit this place and relax on its beaches. One can enjoy a lot on the beach and also enjoy water sports.

Some of the best places to visit in Andaman are Lasmanpur beach, Radhanagar beach, Jolly buoy Island, Ross beach, elephant island, and Limestone caves. Apart from water sports, you can enjoy parasailing at Havelock island, Glass bottom boat ride where the flooring of a boat will be made up of glass and you can catch a glimpse at the sea, swimming with elephants and attending the light and sound show at the Cellular jail. Andaman has hotels in varying budgets, book suitably before visiting.

Nainital, Uttarakhand

Nainital is undoubtedly the best and most charming hill station of India. If you are planning a vacation this October, then Nainital should be your first option. Because of the amazing weather in October, you will enjoy exploring all the attractions in and around Nainital. The sunset on the lakes is a delight for the photographers. This is one of the famous honeymoon and holiday destinations in India.

While you are in Nainital, you can get the view of Himalayan mountains, visit the Nainital Zoo, explore the place in a lake tour, enjoy the tiger cave (this will give a live temple run experience, do not expect any beasts running behind you), Rock climbing, shopping in the Tibetan Market, trek to the China peak are some of the things that you can enjoy in Nainital. You can easily find a good hotel in Nainital for your stay.

Darjeeling, West Bengal

The land of teas and greenery is all ready to entertain you in the month of October. The weather of Darjeeling in October will be moderate and you can enjoy it to the core. It is also named as the October Queen. If you are a tea lover, then you will love being in this tea heaven. Kanchenjunga mountain, tinchuley valley, Himalayan mountains, Japanese Peace Pagoda, Batasia Loop, Nightingale park and rock garden are some of the places that you can visit in Darjeeling. You can visit the tiger hill to experience the best and amazing colors of the Sunshine, enjoy the thrill of rafting in white water at Teesta and experience the joyful ride between the trees and hills in the toy train. These are some of the amazing things that you can do in Darjeeling.

October is the perfect time to explore many tourist places in India. With the clear skies and moderate temperature, you will neither get sun burned nor will you get stuck because of rain or wind. So plan a trip to any one of these places to visit in India with family.