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10 Best Places To Visit In October In India (2021)

The season of tourism in India starts with the arrival of October when the weather becomes pleasant and cool all over the country and remains the same till April. In October, travelers start visiting their favorite tourist destinations in India. If you too are looking for places to visit in October in India, then we suggest you read this blog till the end.

10 Best Places To Visit In October In India 

Here, we will talk about the top 10 places to visit in October in India to help you travel to a destination where you can make memorable memories with your family and friends.

1. Kolkata

Side Photo of Howrah Bridge in Kolkata

With festivities taking center stage with Durga Pujo, October is preferably the most celebrated month for the people of Kolkata. People get ready to welcome their revered deity - Goddess Durga, and there is happiness on everyone’s face and sparkle in the eyes. The Durga Pujo festival goes on for over a week. To take blessings from Maa Durga, families hop from one puja pandal to another bringing the newfound energy to the city. Visit Kolkata in October, this city will leave you speechless.

Best Places To Visit In Kolkata - Nicco Park, Victoria Memorial, Alipore Zoo, Kalightat, Kalighat Kali Temple, Belur Math, Eco Park Princep Ghat, and Indian Museum

2. Hampi

Image of the Stone Chariot in Hampi

Once home to the erstwhile Vijaynagar Kingdom, Hampi in Karnataka is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is also popular for its ruins of temples, monuments, and monolithic structures. These historic buildings made with the Hindu architectural style are worth witnessing. One of the most popular temples in Hampi, the Virupaksha Temple is dedicated to the patron deity of the kingdom. The city of Hampi offers solitude to the people who love exploring historical buildings.

Best Places To Visit In Hampi - Hemakuta Hill Temple Complex, Vijaya Vittala Temple, Hanuman Temple, Sri Virupaksha Temple, Riverside Ruins, Queen’s Bath, and Lakshmi Narasimha Temple.

3. Agra

Beautiful photo of Taj Mahal in Agra

Home to one of the seven wonders of the world - Taj Mahal, Agra is located on the banks of the Yamuna River, which can be found on the list of every ardent traveler in the world. Beauty can only be admired and witnessed and it is far from being expressed in words. October is the best time period to visit this marvelous structure and many other Mughal attractions spread in and around the city.

Best Places To Visit In Agra - Agra Fort, Taj Mahal, Jama Masjid, Mehtab Bagh, Akbar’s Tomb, Chini-ka-Rauza, and Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

Also Read: Top 9 Things To Do In Agra Other Than Witnessing The Iconic Taj Mahal

4. Rishikesh

Top to down view of Lakshman Jhula in Rishikesh

Visit Rishikesh in October for both sightseeing and adventure. Home to numerous revered ghats, temples, and the popular - Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula, Rishikesh is one of the holiest cities in India. The Yoga Capital of the World, Rishikesh offers several opportunities to adventure junkies like bungee jumping, white river rafting, camping, and zip lining along the banks of the gushing Ganga River.

Best Places To Visit In Rishikesh - Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Ram Jhula, Laxman Jhula, Neer Garh Waterfall, Rishi Kund, Swarg Ashram, Beatles Ashram, and Triveni Ghat

Also Read: 15 Things To Do In Rishikesh For An Adventurous Vacation

5. Pachmarhi

An image of Pachmarhi Hill Station

One of the most scenic hill stations in India, Pachmarhi in Madhya Pradesh is fondly called the ‘Satpura ki Rani’. As per Hindu mythology, the Pandavas had lived on Pachmarhi’s hills during their exile. Captain James Forsyth, a British officer, discovered this scenic region in 1857 and since then it has become a famous destination for every avid traveler. With the mystical caves of Pandavas, goose-bumping adventure activities, and some locally revered temples, Pachmarhi Hills has made a name for itself in recent years.

Best Places To Visit In Pachmarhi - Pandava Caves, Jata Shankar Caves, Rajat Prapat Waterfall, Dhoopgarh, Handi Khoh, Chhota Mahadeo, Mahadeo Hills, and Charagarh Temple

6. Darjeeling