What are the best places to visit in September in India?

Are you daydreaming of clear blue skies, pleasant weather, and colorful festivals? These are the places to visit in September in India for any type of holiday. September is the last month before the peak season starts in India, this means lower prices and less crowded places. 

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    #1Ziro

    Ziro

    Ziro is an old town in Arunachal Pradesh in India is home to the Apa Tani tribe and famous for its majestic rice fields, pine forests, and viewpoints. Tourists also flock the area on September to attend the annual music festival of Ziro.

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    Kevin Qiu
    Written on June 11, 2019
    "Went to Ziro last September to check out the music festival and the scenes over there. My friends and I decided to stay at the Chalohoppo campsite which was a great decision since it was somewhat secluded but within close distance to the festival. Really appreciated how hospitable the locals are and how there are so many humbling activities to enjoy apart from the festival. Looking forward to coming back soon."
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    #2Mumbai

    Mumbai

    Deemed as "The City of Dreams," Mumbai has become a melting pot of many cultures and personalities. A cosmopolitan city rooted in its history and art, India's largest city and capital of finance offers a variety of jobs while the cost of living remains fairly reasonable.

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    Ann Phillips
    Written on June 11, 2019
    "September is still part of India's monsoon season. I was there around August and was lucky that the weather was pleasant most of the time and it only drizzled or had medium showers. Enjoyed going through the gateway of India and of course, the Dahi Handi festival is not to be missed. India has possibly the best places to visit in September in Asia."
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    #3Uttarakhand

    Uttarakhand

    Uttarakhand is a state in India known as the Land of Gods for its untouched natural beauty and spirituality. A place where you can be in the midst of scintillating views of the Himalayas and the Valley of Flowers, or take part in a Hindi pilgrimage while paying your respects to Char Dhams.

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    Samantha Sanders
    Written on June 11, 2019
    "Uttarakhand is the best state to visit in September. I think the monsoon season does well for the area. You can see how green the fields are and the valley of flowers was indeed a captivating site. You will not run out of places to see and it's more than a one trip's worth of views."
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    #4Kodaikanal

    Kodaikanal

    Kodaikanal is the princess of hill stations tucked in Tamil Nadu where you can enjoy a chilly and pleasant climate. A pleasing getaway to hike whilst being a witness to its natural beauty. Kodaikanal is blessed with scenic waterfalls, rolling hills, and clear lakes. 

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    Rafael Leal
    Written on June 11, 2019
    "My wife and I decided to have a Kodaikanal September to celebrate our anniversary. We thought the outskirts of India was the place to be if we wanted to get close to nature and away from the concrete jungle we live in."
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    #5Leh, Ladakh

    Leh, Ladakh

    India's own moonland, Leh Ladakh has endless landscapes bounded by the mountain ranges of Karakoram and Himalayas. An ideal place for seasoned bikers to explore mountain trails, take part in water sports, or learn more about cultural troupes.

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    Brandon Wilson
    Written on June 11, 2019
    "How do I start telling you that Ladakh should be in everyone's bucket list especially if you're looking for adventure. There is like a gazillion things to do and I was ready to buy my ticket as soon as I watched a video of the kind of trails they have here. This place had everything I was looking for in an ideal vacation."
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    #6Andaman & Nicobar

    Andaman & Nicobar

    Andaman & Nicobar Islands is known for having pristine beaches with white sand and clear blue waters. Get a glimpse of the limestone caves, avail of water activities, or dive into the deep. The enchanting reefs are truly a sight to see for divers and snorkellers.

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    Jean Hall
    Written on June 11, 2019
    "Nicobar & Andaman in September is just the place to visit in September in India. Everything was so beautiful like it was born out of a dream basically. I haven't seen crystal blue waters like this- felt like jumping in as soon as my boyfriend and I got here. Totally romantic and exciting."
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    #7Munnar

    Munnar

    Munnar is a popular hill-station in Kerala with one of the biggest tea plantations. Some of the things you can do here are trekking or biking to view-points, boating along the lake, or simply enjoy nature and wildlife at its finest.

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    Kathy Mitchell
    Written on June 11, 2019
    "My husband and I married in September and India was our honeymoon spot. We've been to countless beaches but haven't experience wildlife and nature like we did in Munnar. Weather was great! More than being a great destination, it was great to have found some semblance of peace and balance with my new partner-somewhat like a discovery weekend."
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    #8Khajuraho

    Khajuraho

    A UNESCO World Heritage site, Khajuraho is an architectural masterpiece of temples. You can go through safaris, museums, or go shopping during the day. The light and sound show at the temple grounds is not to be missed in your evening's itinerary.

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    Leonardo Flores
    Written on June 11, 2019
    "This is where you go to when you're looking for a walking tour and nothing extreme. When I was here mid-September, I just took my time admiring and taking in what I saw in my surroundings. "

Summary

Best What are the best places to visit in September in India
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Ziro Places 17 Free
2MumbaiPlaces 12 Paid
3UttarakhandPlaces 9 Free
4KodaikanalPlaces 3 Free
5Leh, LadakhPlaces 2 Free
6Andaman & Nicobar Places 2 Free
7MunnarPlaces 2 Free
8KhajurahoPlaces 1 Free
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