Fed up with the rat race every day and want to charge your batteries back again this month? Here is a list of some awesome destinations to go to in South India in the month of September:

1. Coonor

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Coonor is relatively a little unexplored compared to the other hill stations in South India. The more than a hundred year old Sim’s Park which is a rather unusual botanical garden exhibiting a variety of floral and shrubs, the Lamb’s Rock offers a bird view of the landscape, while the Dolphin’s nose, St Catherine Falls and Hidden Valley are other must see places in Coonoor which makes for an all season destination.

2. Kochi

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Kochi’s climate is usually hot and humid but it significantly cools down in September. There are a lot of attractions in the state of Kerala to visit in September. Adding on, this is the month of their famous festival of Onam. Though it is celebrated throughout the state, Kochi is one of the places where the celebrations and activities are at their best. Being close to the Arabian Sea, one can find the finest natural harbors here and the fishing activities are a treat to watch.

3. Thirthahalli

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Thirthahalli is the best example that showcases the true authentic lifestyle of Karnataka. With comfortable homestays and beautiful places like the Jog Falls, Mandagadde Bird Sanctuary and Agumbe around the town, there are enough reasons to head to this rejuvenating destination.

4. Kodaikanal

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You can enter Kodaikanal through Palani and the drive is truly a dramatic experience. It is quite a relief to leave the hot, dusty plains behind and drive up into the cool hills. The vegetation changes gradually from palm-fringed paddy fields to wild brush with flaming blossoms to plantations interspersed with stately silver oaks. The view of the Amaravathi Dam, a shimmering sapphire sheet of water is an unforgettable sight.

5. Tirupati

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The holy shrine of Lord Venkateshwara is best to visit in the month of September. Though Tirupati attracts devotees all year round, September is believed to be the most frequent time to visit it. The biggest festival of this region, called the Brahmotsavam, is celebrated vividly in this month.

6. Goa

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Considered as the best tourist place in India, “The pearl of the east known for its Gothic churches, crumbling forts, palm-fringed beaches, coconut groves, ferry rides, bubbly folk music… the list is endless! With its 131-km-long coastline, Goa is an important place in every tourist’s itinerary. Sun, sand and sea being the major attractions, Goa trip is a perfect heaven for the ones who really are looking for relaxation.

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