From the mountains to the beaches, India is a country with a diversified environment. Even the climate in India has its own tilt and shift. With February nearing, it is time to bid goodbye to the winter season and welcome the summer. But, but… the farewell party to winter won’t begin until you know about the beautiful places to visit in Feb in India. Not to forget, February also marks the month for lovers celebrating their relationship with full fervour – The Valentine’s Day. In fact, many weddings also take place around this time of the year, a fact that further underlines how symbolic it is.
So, without any further ado, here are some of the best places to visit in February in India which are specially handpicked for you: -
One of the hidden treasures that India possesses, Kodaikanal is a city that is a beautiful amalgamation of adventure and natural beauty. While the locals call this city as the “Gift of Forest”, Kodaikanal is also known as the “Princess of the Hills” and is covered with picturesque valleys and cascading waterfalls. A reason why the city is one of the best places to visit in India during February is its weather. The climate during this time of the year is very pleasant, which makes exploring the city a memorable experience.
Places to explore: Coaker’s Walk, Berijam Lake, Fairy Falls, Dolmen Circle, Dolphin’s Nose, Kodai Lake, Moir Point, and Canopy Hills.Book Kodai tour packages now!
The coffee state of the country is yet another place to visit in India during February. Touted to be one of the most affluent hill stations, Coorg is known as the “Scotland of India”. This pretty hill station not only offers a majestic beauty to its visitors but also has an intense cultural heritage that will give you a closer look to the Kodava clan. The weather is Coorg is always on the cooler side which also makes it a perfect honeymoon destination.
Places to explore: Abbey Falls, Raja’s Seat, Golden Temple (Namdroling Monastery), Iruppu Falls, Tadiandamol Peak, Kopatty Hills, and Dubare Elephant Camp.
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Known as the “Crown of Kerala”, Kannur is one of the most underrated hill stations in India. Located in the beautiful Malabar Coast, it is a city which is blessed with a plethora of mesmeric beaches, monuments, greenery, and ancient temples. Kannur is a perfect place for family trips, honeymoon trips, as well as solo travel – which is why it makes it to the list of best places in India to visit in February.
Places to explore: St. Angelo Fort, Kannur Lighthouse, Payyambalam Beach, Baby Beach, Ezhimala, Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary, and Arakkal Museum.
Although you can visit the state at any time of the year, there is a reason why it is the best place to visit in February in India. Can you guess what? Well, it’s the Viva Carnival. One of the biggest celebrations in Goa, the Viva Carnival is the inspiration behind the state’s hymn – Go Goa, La la la Goa! With decorated floats, beautifully dressed dance groups, and oh the Mighty Carnival King, the state is at its best.
Places to explore: Basilica of Bom Jesus, Calangute Beach, Baga Beach, Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary, St. Jacinto Islands, Anjuna Beach, Big Foot Museum, and Coco Beach.
Who wouldn’t want to spend an amazing vacation in the Land of Marathas? After all, Maharashtra is more than just its cuisine. Surrounded by beautiful lush greens and vast beaches, the state is yet another brilliant place to visit in Feb in India. You’ll probably lose count of the instances of architectural beauty you came across while here.
Places to explore: Panchgani, Lonavala, Mahabaleshwar, Mumbai, Pune, Alibaug, Khandala, and the Ajanta and Ellora Caves.
Home to the pure Asiatic Lions and the land which gave the world “dhokalas and khakras”, Gujarat had to make its way to the list of beautiful places to visit in Feb in India. The state has a vibrant culture, which reflects in the enthusiasm of the people. The Gujjus are known to be very amiable to their guests. Right from the hills of Satpura to the Great Rann of Kutch, Gujarat will never disappoint you.
Places to explore: Girnar, Rajkot, Ahmedabad, Rann of Kutch, Satpura, Patan, Bhuj, Surat, Gandhinagar, Porbandar, and Diu.
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“Agar firdaus bar roo-e zameen ast, Hameen ast-o hameen ast-o hameen ast” – if there is paradise on earth, it is here, it is here, it is here… Jammu and Kashmir. And Gulmarg just adds on to its heavenly beauty. Known as the Switzerland of India, Gulmarg is the best place to travel in February in India as the snow stuck to the ground, the pleasant environment, and the mesmerizing views will teleport you to a world that almost feels utopian.
Places to explore: Khilanmarg, Gulmarg Gondola, Ningli Nalla, Alpathar Lake, Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve, Apharwat Peak, and Strawberry Valley.
India’s Lover Capital had to be in the list of the best places to visit in India in February, right? With snow-capped mountains, green views, and cosy weather, Manali is a paradise for honeymoon couples and solo travellers. The gushing blue streams and beautiful flower meadows just add on more to the enchanting beauty that this place offers to its visitors.
Places to explore: Kullu, Old Manali, Beas Kund Trek, Solang Valley, Rohtang Pass, Hadimba Temple, The Great Himalayan National Park, and Chandratal Baralacha Trek.
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Yet another hidden treasure of India that has made it to the list of the best places to visit in India during February is Orchha. Located in the majestic state of Madhya Pradesh, this town is known for its intricately designed grand palaces and ancient caves. The city is blessed with an amazing history, which is described through beautiful murals and frescos.
Places to explore: Raja Mahal, Jehangir Mahal, Chattris, Phool Baag, Rani Mahal, Chandrashekhar Azad Memorial, Nature Trail, and Dauji ki Haveli.
Other than these places, you can also visit the islands of India – Andaman & Nicobar, and Lakshadweep Island, which are known as the best tourist places in India in February.
If you are wondering why haven’t covered the North-East circuit of India, here is a full-fledged guide for What to see in North East India.