Monsoons are in full swing in August in India. If you’re not much of a monsoon wanderer but are bitten by the travel bug, now is the time to plan an international holiday. There are many amazing places to visit in the world in August. You can choose your destination based on the weather you want to enjoy. While the United States has warm summers during the month of August, some parts of South Africa enjoy a wintery climate in the month of August. Europe has pleasant weather during July and August, and backpackers flock the continent during this season. There are many options to explore based on your likes and preferences.

Here are some of the best places to travel internationally in August.

San Francisco, United States

The United States enjoys summer during the month of August. San Francisco is a great summer holiday spot to visit with your family. The city has incredible places for sightseeing that will take your breath away! The Golden Gate Bridge is a place you cannot miss visiting in San Francisco. The city has many experiences to offer to different types of travellers. Tourists can opt for Big Blue Bus tour that covers most sightseeing spots. You can take a ride on the Sky Star Wheel and enjoy the view of the entire city from the top. It’s one of the best places to travel internationally in August.


August is a low season in Australia, making it a good time to visit. Since it’s not a busy season, it’s not crowded, and you will have most sightseeing spots to yourself. You can sunbathe with the kangaroos and spend time at the Lucky Bay beach, take a luxury train ride across Australia and witness the marvels this continent has to offer.

South Africa

August is the best time to visit South Africa, especially for wildlife enthusiasts. July is when the whale-spotting season begins in South Africa. You can visit the Kruger National Park and Addo Elephant National Park and watch various flora and fauna in their natural habitat. August is also the month when the sports season begins in South Africa. It is a good time to watch a game of cricket or rugby in South Africa around this time. 


The capital of Austria, Vienna is one of the most popular tourist places and one of the best places to travel internationally in August. The city is known for its magnificent palaces and wide roads. The world-class architecture will take your breath away! For art lovers, there’s The Vienna State Opera House and the Albertina Museum & Albertina Modern. Want to take your kids on a fun day out? Take them to Vienna Zoo. There is something for everyone to do here!


The weather in Geneva is pleasant during the month of August. The temperature ranges from 14 degrees to 20 degrees. The global hub for banking and diplomacy is also one of the best tourist spots in the world. The city has a magnificent view of Mont Blanc. Since Geneva is surrounded by France, their culture is prominent across the city. Visit Geneva lake and enjoy the view of the snow-capped Alps in the distance, visit the gardens, cathedrals, temples, and museums and immerse yourself in the city’s culture. 


Want to enjoy a relaxing beach vacation but also indulge in the rich culture and heritage of the locals? Bali is the place to go! Ancient Balinese temples, forests, rice terraces, pristine beaches, islands, and slow and relaxing life awaits in this wondrous land. Bali is one of the best international places to visit in August.

There are so many other international places to visit in August. With different countries offering varied experiences and weather conditions, you are in for a great travel experience.

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Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. (MHRIL), a part of Leisure and Hospitality sector of the Mahindra Group, offers quality family holidays primarily through vacation ownership memberships and brings to the industry values such as reliability, trust and customer satisfaction. Started in 1996, the company's flagship brand ‘Club Mahindra’, today has over 250,000 members , who can holiday at 100+ resorts in India and abroad.

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