One of the most ideal times to travel across India, the month of February is perfect in terms of climate and budget. The weather is neither too cold nor too warm- it’s chilly enough to cuddle up with your partner and warm enough to travel with kids. Here’s a list of places to visit in India in February that you should undertake:
The opulent city of Jaipur is a perfect place to go on holiday in February- the sun is not scorching and the daytime temperature is mild and enjoyable. An epitome of splendour and effervescence, Jaipur is one of the busiest tourist destinations in India.
Must See: City Palace of Jaipur, Hawa Mahal, Amer/ Amber Fort, Jantar Mantar Observatory, Albert Hall Museum.
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Home to world class diving sites, the Andaman Islands are replete with picturesque beaches and crystal clear waters. Having a tragic history going back to India’s freedom struggle (the islands were used for Kalapani), Andaman has come a long way.
Must See: Port Blair, Neil Island, Havelock Island, Ross Island.
Kaziranga National Park:
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A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Kaziranga National Park is home to two-third of the world’s population of the Great One-horned rhinoceros. It was also declared a Tiger Reserve in 2006 because it has the highest density of tigers among the protected areas in the world. You will also find water Buffalos, deer and elephants within this protected sanctuary.
Must See: Herds of deer and elephants, the Great One-horned rhinoceros in its natural environment, beautiful birds like the Blue-Breasted Quail, the Red Junglefowl, the Grey Peacock Pheasant, the Large-tailed Nightjar and the Purple Heron.
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Sprawling tea estates, expansive coffee plantations, intimidating peaks, enchanting streams, treks through lush vegetation, bustling waterfalls- that’s Coorg in a nutshell. A popular place to travel for a romantic Indian escapade.
Must See: Abbey Falls, Raja’s Seat, Nagarhole National Park, Talacauvery & Bhagamandala, Dubare Reserve Forest & Elephant Camp.
Come February and Nasik gets all set to host the famous SulaFest. Classic wine, delectable food, great music, camping, shopping and fashion- the SulaFest is a megamix of it all. Book your Nasik accommodation using our smart hotel booking feature .
Must See: While in the holy city, you can visit Pandavleni Caves, Ramkund and Sita Gumpha.
Situated in the Western Ghats, Munnar is a serene town in the state of Kerala. Acres of emerald green tea plantations welcome visitors to this town. During the winters, you will find fluffy clouds hugging the mountains in a romantic embrace. This is one of the top destination in India that is great to visit alone, with your partner or with your family and kids.
Must See: Tea gardens spread across acres of land, the Mattupetty Dam, the Kannan Devan Tea Museum, Eravikulam National Park.
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February- the month of love and romance. With Valentine’s Day round the corner, who would not want to visit the greatest and biggest proclamation of love- the majestic Taj Mahal?! Situated in the state of Uttar Pradesh and located on the banks of Yamuna River, the historical city of Agra is home to many prominent heritage monuments.
Must See: Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Itmad-ud-daulah, Mehtab Bagh, Tomb of Akbar the Great.
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For travel buffs in search of culture, Agartala is the ideal place to visit. The capital city of Tripura, Agartala is home to some of the best architectural masterpieces in the country.
Must See: Neer Mahal, Kunjaban Palace, Ujjayanta Palace, Sipahijola Wildlife Sanctuary, Jampui Hills.
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Beaches, clubbing and partying- been there, done that?! How about you check out the other side of Goa this February? Join in the Carnival extravaganza- a three day event held every year in the state. Colourful floats, vivacious parades and partying with the locals form the crux of the Goa Carnival.
Must See: The various vivid floats, Church of Bom Jesus, Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception, Goa State Museum, the secluded Butterfly Beach.
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Carpeted with a layer of unblemished white snow, Gulmarg in the month of February looks like a destination out of a fairytale. February is also the last month to enjoy skiing in the town before the snow starts to melt. What are you waiting for? Plan your Gulmarg itinerary using our trip planner and go on an adventurous vacation .
Must See: Gulmarg Gondola, Alpharwat Peak, Gulmarg Golf Course, Khilanmarg.
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For a thrilling getaway, you should consider Bir. Why? Because paragliding, that’s why! Nestled at the foot of the mighty Himalayas, Bir offers sweeping panoramic views from the gliders and is also home to many trekking trails. In juxtaposition, the village is home to many tranquil monasteries where people go to study spirituality and meditation.
Must See: Snow capped mountains while you paraglide, Bir Tea factory, Deer Park Institute.
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For a peaceful coastal retreat, you should consider the scenic town of Diu, located in the union territory of Daman and Diu. A quaint fishing town, Diu is infused with Portuguese history. Hire a scooter and explore the bylanes of this picturesque town in February. While there, do revel in the Festa Di Diu.
Must See: Diu Fort, Gangeshwar Temple, St. Paul’s Church, Naida Caves.
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A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the intricate and gorgeous monuments and temples of Khajuraho are a must visit for every architecture, history, photography and culture buff. Known for erotic carvings, most of the temples were built between 950 and 1050.
Must See: Lakshmana Temple, Kandariya Mahadeva Temple, Devi Jagadambi Temple, Adinath Jain Temple.
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Taking place from November to February, the stupendous Rann Utsav is a must witness atleast once in your lifetime. The Rann of Kutch transforms jubilantly and plays host to a temporary majestic tent city.
Must See: Sunset over the White Rann Of Kutch, Kalo Dungar, Bhuj city.
Read TripHobian Reshma’s experience about the Rann Utsav here.
Are you all set to check out the places to visit in India in February? Let us know which place you chose and how your vacation went.
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