Where to go in August

August is the best time to visit Indonesia’s stunning Sulawesi Toraja Highlands, unforgettable Lake Toba in Sumatra and the awe-inspiring Komodo Dragons of Flores. The weather is also perfect for a fly-drive holiday through the stark beauty of Japan’s Hokkaido, or a wildlife and beach experience in Sri Lanka’s pristine north.

Festivals and Events in August

India - Nehru trophy boat race, Alleppey, Kerala. 

Indian Independence Day 

Japan - Obon Festival of the Dead 

Sri Lanka - Esala Perahera Festival, Kandy