Mukesh Chetwani

13 October 2020

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Best Places to Visit In February In India

Best Places To Visit In February In India

  1. Kaziranga National Park, Assam

The Indian Rhinoceros are almost near to extinction, and the only location where you can   them freely in their own habitat is at the Kaziranga National Park at Assam. The park is open for tourists from November till April.

A paradise for wildlife photojournalists, you would also be able to spot many different species of wildlife and a large variety of birds, here.

All wildlife devotees should be heading to this place considered as one of the perfect places to visit in India in February. The temperature in the February month will vary from 25°C to 5°C.

 

  1. Kasol, Himachal Pradesh

Kasol, a paradise on earth, a beautiful place to live, and a wonderful land to visit for peace of mind.

Kasol is a hamlet in the district Kullu of Himachal Pradesh in north of India. It is a tiny village situated at the banks of the river Parvati. Kasol is a famous tourist attraction that has speedily gained fame as a very prevalent hub for trekkers, backpackers and the mystic nature lovers.

It is frequently identified as the Amsterdam of India; this old-fashioned slightly big village is royal in natural scenic beauty.  While being placed between the towns of Bhuntar and Manikaran, Kasol might seem like a bare, featureless village from the external side, but it is one of the best spaces in the state to just sit back and chill in the lap of nature.

You can stay in The Five Dimensions Resort that embraces the side of the river, or in a convenient wooden house with mountain views from every room. You can also choose a dwelling with outdoor tented beds to be even closer to landscape.

 

  1. Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Varanasi or Banaras is a small city that uphold an important place in Hindu religion. It  is one of the best places to travel in India during the month of February. Situated on the banks of river Ganges, Banaras is a pilgrimage place for Hindus. If your wish to understand the true essence and charm of this beautiful antique city, then Maha Shivaratri is the finest time to be a part of the community and celebrate life there.

 

  1. Golden Triangle

The Golden Triangle is a noteworthy and famous tourist circuit in the Northern part of India. It is shaped by three major cities, i.e. DelhiAgra and Jaipur, which are when plotted on a map, form a sort of triangle.

This circuit is extremely coveted by the foreign tourists as it gives a great sensation of the Indian history, culture, politics and food, entirely in one route. Winter is the best period to do this circuit and February is the most ideal among those months.

With temperatures that ranges between 22°C and 32°C in all three places, you are guaranteed to make the most of dry, cool sunny days for outdoor trips. The Taj Mahal is also at its best on winter mid-afternoons.

 

  1. Mumbai, Maharashtra

There is a lot more to Mumbai than traffic and skyscrapers. Proof is the ‘Kala Ghoda’, a truly exclusive festival where some of the best artists place their installations on display.

You will find the strangest of people during this festival, and they will motivate you to create something extraordinary. “Out of the box” is still an underestimation about Kala Ghoda, and if you plan to visit to Maharashtra, then there is no way you shall ever miss attending this festival.

Another charm of Mumbai is Indian Derby, a high society sports event and it is actually a must-see in Mumbai. In addition to horse racing, there is international aerial ballet, professional salsa dance and several live bands that can be enjoyed there. Do not settle only for this but also pledge to enjoy Mumbai Darshan as well.

 

  1. Coorg, Karnataka

Coorg that is officially known as Kodagu, is the most prosperous hill station in Karnataka. It is well known for its amazingly exotic scenery and the lovely lush greenery.

Forest covered peaks, spice and coffee plantations only add magic to the landscape. Madikeri is the region’s center point with all conveyance for getting around starting from here.

On a visit to Coorg, you must cover the beautiful townships like Virajpet, Gonikoppal, Pollibetta, Kushalnagar and Somwarpet. And do not forget to experience the beautiful concept of “homestays” to make your trip more memorable.

 

  1. Kutch, Gujarat

Kutch is perhaps one of the most beautiful, yet surreal places in India with the enormous expanses of the white salt desert.  The place comes to life during the midwinters when the Rann Festival is held during December to February everywhere in which there are massive camp settlements with many cultural programs, functions and adventurous activities like hot-air ballooning.

Kutch is also among the major district of India with a terribly little population density. Also, Kutch lies on the border of India-Pakistan and you can view parts of Pakistan from Kutch.

Kutch is also well-known for crafts and embroidery works, Flamingo Sanctuary and Wild Ass Sanctuary. Bhuj is a perfect starting point to visit the Rann of Kutch. Gorgeous beaches of Mandvi near Bhuj are also absolutely worth visiting during your trip to Kutch. Do not ever miss to see the ancient town of Dholavira while you are in Kutch.

 

  1. Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir

Gulmarg is a very popular skiing destination which is located in Pir Panjal Range of Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Surrounded by snow-covered patronizing Himalayas, meadows of florae, deep ravines, perennial forested valleys, Gulmarg also have the world’s second-highest Gondola ride.

Among one of the topmost honeymoon destinations in India, Gulmarg claims of being a beautiful town without any crowd like Manali and Shimla. Gulmarg has also been advanced as an adventure hub as the “Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering” is located here.

A lot of courses on trekking, mountaineering, skiing, and snowboarding are offered by the institute. There are several of other private tour operators in Gulmarg as well, which provide alike courses and facilities for skiing, snowboarding and hiking. Known for its picturesque beauty, Gulmarg has also been a prevalent destination for shooting of various Bollywood films.

 

  1. Goa

Goa is among the topmost places to go for a visit in February in India. This magical place will never fail to amaze you. November to January are the top months for business in Goa, nevertheless February is time when the crowd goes away.

However, Goa is as charming as month of the year during this time. Goa Carnival takes place in February, which makes the entire state look like a colourful stage.

Some of the things to do in Goa are Beach camping, sightsee Margao and Vasco Da Gama, discover the diverse flora and fauna of Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary, to visit the Naval Aviation Museum and watch the dolphin drive for sure.

 

  1. Kodaikanal, Tamilnadu

Those who wish to get lost in the luxuriant meadows and smell the fresh air of South India they must pay a visit to Kodaikanal. It is one of the best places to visit in February in south India for its trekking trails, an extensive variety of flowers and other plants that look exotic, and stargazing.

February being an off season gives you chance to explore the touristy places without dealing with so much of mass, and that too, at reduced rates.

Few of the things to do in Kodaikanal are trekking, hiking and camping. You should also go to Kodaikanal Lake, Silver Cascade Falls and Bryant Park for more fun and beauty.

 

 

 

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