10 Best Places to Visit in September 2022 in India

The retrieval of monsoons, the arrival of a pleasant climate, the breath of fresh air, and the sight of leaves all around: September is a wonderful time to plan a holiday in the country.
Most places are not too crowded, the weather is neither too hot nor cold, and this month provides you with an excellent opportunity to put on those travel shoes and step into the great outdoors.
So, we've compiled a list of the 10 best places to visit in September that will undoubtedly excite the travel bug in you.

10 Best Places to Visit in September 2022 in India
1. Valley of Flowers, Uttarakhand
The Valley of Flowers is a beautiful National Park in the state of Uttarakhand. During this time, as you trek, you will witness nature blooming in all its glory with snowy hills as the backdrop, and spot exotic wildlife species like the grey langur, the red fox, the flying squirrel, the snow leopard, and more, making it one of the best places to visit in September.
How To Reach: To actually reach the valley, you must trek for about 16 km from Govind Ghat.
You can reach here by:
Air – Dehradun Airport
Train - Rishikesh Railway Station
Road – Drive to GovindGhat

2. Udaipur, Rajasthan
Udaipur, also known as the “City of Lakes”, and rightly so, is a spectacular city enveloped by the Aravalli Hills. In September, the lakes are filled with water and its charm is enhanced further by the lush greenery. You can take a boat ride on one of these beautiful lakes, visit the ‘havelis’ - townhouses or mansions that are of historical and architectural significance - monuments, and stay in one of Udaipur’s luxurious palace hotels. You can stroll through the streets, shopping for Rajasthani wooden paintings and art, and traditional Indian jewellery.
How to Reach: Udaipur is well-connected with most cities in the country and can be easily reached by flight.

3. Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh
They say that if you’re travelling anywhere in September, it HAS to be the Ziro Valley! We second that.
Located in the Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh, Ziro is one of the most popular post-monsoon tourist destinations in India. The weather is perfect, with the right amount of sunshine and cool air. Every September, the local Apatani tribe of Ziro hosts a four-day annual music festival attended by travellers from all around the globe. Not to forget the beauty of the town, Ziro is filled with lush hillocks, quaint villages, and rich flora.
How to Reach:
By Air - Guwahati Airport or Jorhat Airport in Assam
By Train - Naharalagun Railway Station (100 km)
By Road - Night bus from Guwahati to Ziro

4. Lachen-Lachung, Sikkim
These picturesque twin towns located in North Sikkim are every traveller’s favourite! Lachen is known for its alpine lake - Gurudongmar, while Lachung is famous for the Zero Point or Yume Samdong which is 15,300 feet above seal level and happens to be the last civilian outpost, and the place where three rivers meet in front of snow-covered mountains. From here, you can visit the Shingba Sanctuary, Yumthang Valley, Phensang Monastery, and more. It is one of the best places to visit in September.
How to Reach:
By Air - Pakyong Airport, Gangtok
By Train - New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (155 km from Lachen)
You can drive down to Lachung from Lachen. It is a 1 hour drive, taking you through apple orchards, waterfalls, and the most mesmerising sights!

5. Tarkarli, Maharashtra
Tarkarli is a small, but magnificent village in Maharashtra and a popular honeymoon destination in the state. If you’re looking for a place that offers you adventure during the day and stargazing nights, this is it.
Home to white sand beaches where you can indulge in water sports like snorkelling, scuba diving, and parasailing, forts and temples for sight-seeing, backwaters for calm boat rides, Tarkali also has clear skies for you to sit around a campfire and watch the beautiful stars all night long!
How to Reach:
By Air - Dabolim Airport, Goa (120 km)
By Rail - Kudal Railway Station (33 km)
By Road - Take the NH17 Mumbai-Goa Road (9 hours) or NH4 via Mumbai-Pune Expressway (9 hours)

6. Saputara, Gujarat
Saputara is a gorgeous little hilly town in the Jewel of Western India. Nestled in the beautiful Sahyadri mountain range at 3,000 feet, Gujarat’s only hill station is known for its rich landscapes, breathtaking waterfalls, and sunset view points. It is a great place for those who love a bit of hiking and makes for one of the best places to visit in September.
How to Reach:
By Air - Gandhidham Airport, Goa
By Rail - Waghai Railway Station (50 km)
By Road - Take the NH17 Mumbai-Goa Road (9 hours) or NH4 via Mumbai-Pune Expressway (9 hours)

7. Kalimpong, West Bengal
Located at an altitude of 4,200 m above sea level, Kalimpong is a pristine hill station in the eastern part of the Darjeeling Himalayas. Perched on a small clif right above the Teesta River, it is famous for its colonial architecture like the MacFarlane Memorial Church. You can also visit the Durpin Monastery, and some of its landscape gardens. On a good day, you can go paragliding, river rafting, and bird-watching too.
How to Reach:
By Air - Bagdogra Airport (80 km)
By Rail - New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (77 km)

8. Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
Varanasi, the beautiful pilgrimage city of Uttar Pradesh and the spiritual capital of India, is located on the Ganges River and is known to be one of the oldest living cities in the world!
With ancient domes, temples, and Banarasi fabrics, it attracts devotees of many faiths from all over. The weather is quite pleasant and is a great place to visit in September.
How to Reach:
By Air - Varanasi Airport
By Bus - Varanasi has several state-run buses connect to major cities of Uttar Pradesh
By Rail - Varanasi Railway Station

9. Alleppey, Kerala
Alleppey, also known as the “Venice of the East”, is a famous tourist destination situated between the waterways and soothing beaches of Kerala. You can take a relaxing boat ride on the calm backwaters, pamper yourself in an Ayurvedic spa and wellness centre, and rejuvenate amidst the coconut groves and lush green fields.
How to Reach:
By Air - Cochin International Airport (75 km)
By Rail - Alleppey Railway Station

10. Thirthahalli, Karnataka
Thirtahalli is an exquisite town in the district of Shimoga, on the banks of the River Tunga. Visit the roaring Jog Falls, Mandagadde Sanctuary, Sakrebayalu Camp where you can bathe baby elephants, drive through dense forests to Agumbe where you can witness the most stunning sunset. Thirthahalli is known to have some of the best homestays in the state.
How to Reach:
The best way to get to Thirthahalli is to drive down from Bangalore. (7 hours)

Essentials To Carry When You Travel
Although September is not a winter month, the rainfall in some of the places might call for chilly winds. Make sure to carry winter wear - jacket, sweatshirt, pullover, thick trackpants or joggers if you plan to trek, and all the gear required - trekking boots, backpack, accessories like gloves, an umbrella, and of course, a raincoat or rain poncho.

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1. What is the best place to visit in September?
These are some of the best places to visit in September: Ziro, Lachung, Alleppey, Daman and Diu, Coonoor, Valley of Flowers, Kabini, Udaipur, Kalimpong.

2. Which state in India is best to visit in September?
Some of the best states to visit in India in September would be: Sikkim, Gujarat, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Kerala, and Karnataka.

3. Which hill station is best in September?
The best hill stations to visit in September in India are: Kodaikanal, Coonoor, Munnar, Shillong, Mount Abu, Pahalgam, Kalimpong.

4. Which place is best for travel with family?
Some of the best family holiday destinations in September in India are: Ziro, Lachen, Dooars, Lonavala, Udaipur, Kerala, Amristar, Ooty, Almora, Saputara, Kabini, Dubare.