A great month to travel, February adds to the brightness of New Year with a pleasant season and vibrant festivals. During February, the weather remains temperate in most parts of India and it is a perfect month to indulge in some of the best tourist ventures. Moreover, for people who enjoy water sports and adventure, it is an excellent time to hit the adventure holiday destinations in India. Here is the list of twelve best places to visit in India in February.
Lakshadweep is a sensational tropic island cloistered in the Arabian Sea. Located a few hundred kilometres from the Indian Arabian coast, these secluded islands shimmer like emeralds in distinction to the cerulean waters. Owing to its rich marine wealth and coral reefs, Lakshadweep offers some of the best adventure water sports like diving, snorkelling, kayaking and wind-surfing. The delightful waters, the golden seasides, the wondrous marine life, extravagant hotels and resorts combine to concoct an enjoyable holiday for families, couples and friends.
Goa, a pint-sized state in India, is a popular seaside vacation destination in the world. Nestled amid the blue waters of the Arabian Sea and verdant Western Ghats, Goa is renowned to be a laid back holiday destination. The sun-bleached shores, azure waters, thriving parties, fun-filled sports activities, exquisite gastronomy, heritage sites, colonial churches, invigorating wildlife sanctuaries, rich spice plantations, posh hotels and resorts create experiences shall be etched in your mind. Owing to its fascinating mix of Portuguese and Indian value, Goan culture is vibrant and enjoyable.
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Uttarakhand is a Himalayan delight that draws tens of thousands of travellers from all over the world. Far-famed as the ‘Land of Gods', it has a range of attractions that appear boundless. From natural bounties and sacred sites to wondrous adventure sports, Uttarakhand has a bundle of it all.
Haridwar, Nainital, Rishikesh, Corbett, Almora, Ranikhet, Uttarkashi, Dehradun, Kedarnath, Gangotri, Mussorie, Auli, and Varanasi are some of the major attractions in Uttarakhand to name a few.
Nestled amid the golden sands of Thar Desert, Jodhpur is a vibrant and scenic city of Rajasthan. The ancient sites and scenic landscape lure tourists in enormous numbers to Jodhpur. The city has many attractive places and forts such as Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhavan Palace, Jaswant Thada, and Rai ka Bag Palace. Bestowed with fresh, cheerful and sunny weather, Jodhpur offers an engaging and enjoyable tour.
Offering a mix of sacred places, fun-filled adventure activities, delicious cuisine and more, Rishikesh is truly one of the best tourist destinations in India. A tour to the ‘Yoga Capital of India', is sure to provide a much-required respite from the cacophony of city life. Moreover, for adventure lovers, there are breathtaking activities like rafting, camping, and wildlife viewing.
Found way back in the 14th century, Hampi is a serene town that passes to be one of the finest UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hampi is more or less an open-museum of ruins, heritage sites, architectural wonders, religion and history. And most of the palaces and heritage sites you find in Hampi are dotted with multitudinous gems that were cut from stones, during the reign of the Vijayanagara Empire. Some of the best attractions in Hampi include Virupaksha Temple, King's Palace and the Vittala Temple.
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Traverse Gujarat for the dreamy foothills of Saputara, picturesque charm of the Great Rann of Kutch, antique heritage sites, archaeological wonders, and bonafide culture. Whichever place you choose to visit in Gujarat, it will certainly give you a lot more than you would have asked for.
A classic holiday destination for honeymooners, family vacationers, adventure and nature lovers, Manali is one of the most famous hill stations in Himachal Pradesh. Situated at an elevation of 2000 m, Manali boasts of snow-white mountains, teeming green plains, delightful weather, spewing rivers, numerous attractions, adventure-filled activities and more.
Chennai is a wonderful blend of gleaming city lights, antique temples, the expansive coastline and the rugged ruins of the old times. It has been listed as one of the ‘Top 10 tourist destinations to visit in the world in 2015' by the Lonely Planet and one of the ‘50 Places to go around the world' by the New York Times, making it even more popular around the world
Located in Tamil Nadu, Ooty is a peaceful haven that offers unforgettable experiences to honeymooners and family vacationers. Once a summer capital of British Raj, Ooty still carries that colonial grace along with several natural bounties. Offering bountiful options such as toy train, waterfalls, affable weather, mesmerizing landscapes, shopping centres, viewpoints, verdant plantations, churches and lakes, Ooty is a real charmer.