February is a time of transition when chilly winters begin to transform into gorgeous spring, allowing people to ditch the thick quilts and cozy comforters to head out on the road to stunning places. If’ that’s your idea for this February, then this piece is just for you. We have curated a list of the best places to visit in February in India so you can bid adieu to the hassles of finding a destination and move on to more interesting and fun things. So, without taking any more time, let us check out these amazing places.
Top Places to Visit in February in India
Mumbai is either too hot or too rainy during most parts of the year. February is when you can escape the two and explore the best of the coveted Aamchi Mumbai. Its mind-blowing blend of colonial-era buildings, revered shrines, modern architectural marvels, natural spaces and delicious street food will make you fall in love with the city.
Top attractions in Mumbai: Gateway of India, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Kanheri Caves, Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Bandra Worli Sea Link, Colaba Causeway
Best things to do in Mumbai: Pay homage at Shri Siddhivinayak Ganapati Mandir, enjoy a ferry ride to Elephanta Caves, visit Girgaum Chowpatty Beach
The party doesn’t stop in Goa, and this stands true for February as well. Although most happening parties and events in the state take place around the New Year’s Eve, this is still a pretty good time to plan a Goa vacay. This is when most crowds are gone and you can behold the best of this tropical paradise in soothing tranquility. Thus, it is on our list of the best places to visit in February in India.
Top attractions in Goa: Se Cathedral, Calangute Beach, Fort Aguada, Dudhsagar Fall, Basilica of Bom Jesus, Anjuna Beach
Best things to do in Goa: Try scuba diving with friends and family, click pictures at Chapora Fort, shop for junk jewelry at night markets, attend a beach party
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Agra is arguably the best place to visit in February in India. Wondering what’s so special about the iconic white mausoleum during the second month of the year?! This is when the city hosts Taj Mahotsav – an annual 10-day festival. So if you fancy things or places that are the embodiment of history and culture, then Agra is the perfect destination for you.
Top attractions in Agra: Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Tomb of Akbar the Great
Best things to do in Agra: Relish the toothsome Agra ka Petha, click enviable pictures at the Taj Mahal, savor lip-smacking food at Joney’s Place
Andaman and Nicobar
Surrounded by the azure waters of the Indian Ocean and boasting immense natural beauty, Andaman and Nicobar islands is the perfect pick for lovebirds looking for places to visit in February in India. This is a tropical paradise, in every sense. Swaying palm trees, velvety sands, abundant water sports, and seaside shacks, this place has everything an ultimate beach destination must have.
Top attractions in Andaman and Nicobar: Radhanagar Beach, Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, Cellular Jail, Elephant Beach, Neil Island, Havelock Island
Best things to do in Andaman and Nicobar: Go scuba diving, click Insta-worthy pics at gorgeous beaches, island hopping, visit colonial monuments
Kutch is among the world’s largest salt marshes, one of the best holiday destinations in India, and a testament to the astounding diversity of the landscape of the country. The reason it is on this list of the best places to visit in February in India is the vibrant Rann Utsav. It is an annual festival that celebrates the rich culture of the people of Kutch, and brings to light their unique art forms.
Top attractions in Kutch: Centre for Desert and Ocean, Darbargadh, White desert/Rann of Kutch, Kachchh Museum, Wildlife Sanctuary, Aaina Mahal
Best things to do in Kutch: Enjoy folk performances, buy local handicrafts, stay in a camp, go for camel ride
A popular weekend escape near Bangalore, Coorg is defined by its salubrious weather, green environs, unbroken tranquility and awe-inspiring waterfalls. The surreal beauty of this enchanting hill station in the Western Ghats is a sight to behold and this is no exaggeration. It is an ideal place to visit in February in India if you seek serenity and nature.
Top attractions in Coorg: Abbey Falls, Talakaveri, Raja’s Seat, Madikeri Fort, Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, Omkareshwara Temple, Namdroling Monastery
Things to do in Coorg: Go on a coffee plantation tour, experience adrenaline rush with river rafting, make friends at Dubare Elephant Camp, capture a stunning view from Tadiandamol Peak
What comes to mind when you think of Manali? Most would say ‘snow-clad mountains’, and we say that’s reason enough to hit up your squad and embark on another adventure in one of the best hill stations in India. Since the month is your final chance to admire a snow-laden mountainous scenery, it is one of the best places to visit in February in India. While adventure lovers can partake in river crossing, zip lining and paragliding, foodies can tickle their taste buds with delectable local food. The plethora of local attractions is another thing that makes Manali such an incredible place to visit.
Top attractions in Manali: Vashisht Temple, Manu Temple, Van Vihar, Club House, Hadimba Temple, Solang Valley
Best things to do in Manali: Go on an excursion to Rohtang Pass, shop at Mall Road, pay a visit to Tibetan Monastery, marvel at Jogini Falls, enjoy skiing at Solang Valley
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Often overlooked for other more popular holiday destinations in Rajasthan, such as Jaipur and Udaipur, Jaisalmer is no less charming or fascinating. It has got the same history, culture and hospitality, without all the commotion of a tourist-swamped holiday destination. In other words, you get the best of both worlds when you plan your trip to Jaisalmer. Its yellowish architecture has earned it the nickname – Golden City of India. And it’s a great place to visit in February for the amazing weather during the month.
Top attractions in Jaisalmer: Jaisalmer Fort, Desert National Park, Gadisar Lake, Kuldhara Village, Patwon ki Haveli, Nathmal ki Haveli
Best things to do in Jaisalmer: Go on a desert safari and enjoy a camel ride, explore the various Jain temples, try quad biking on sand dunes
Kaziranga National Park
Do your dreams of February adventure include coming face to face with rare animals in wild habitats?! Well, then a trip to Kaziranga National Park should be in order. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is famed as the home of the largest population, almost two-thirds, of one-horned rhinoceroses. What makes February the best time to plan a Kaziranga trip is the pleasant weather during this time.
Top attractions at Kaziranga National Park: Indian rhinoceros, barasingha, gaur, South Asian river dolphin, capped langur, Indian deer hog
Things to do at Kaziranga National Park: Jeep safari, elephant safari, boat safari, bird watching