Phew, probably this is the last month of the biting cold, well, if the earth has no planned surprises for us. February is one of the best months to travel to a major part of the country, owing to its temperate weather condition. Summer has not set in yet and winter is on verge of residing. Being a summer country, this is the ideal time along with the month of March, this is the Spring time! If that’s what on your mind we’ve got a perfect list for you.
1. Kaziranga, Assam
Animals are dangerous, accepted! They can kill too, accepted! But nothing like this stops a million of tourists from exploring the world of wild animals. They seem dangerous at the second place, but fascinating at the first. And this is one of the reasons why people from all over the world come and visit Kaziranga national park. If you ask specifically, one horned rhino calls them here. The magnet which attracts eyes to the place. And there is a certainty that you’d go without any lines on your forehead. The national park consists 75% of one horned rhino. Bengal foxes, leopards, and flying squirrels, too can be found here. Oh, wait! Did we just say FLYING SQUIRREL!? Yes, we did! Not a mistake! Such a species exists! Contrary to your knowledge.
Weather in February: An average temperature of around 5-25 Degree Celsius
Things to do: Sight seeing
2. Phwangpui, Mizoram
Lengths and lengths above the ground of Mizoram, there exists the world, a world where exotic species of flora and fauna dwell.
An abode to Slow Loris, Tiger, Leopard, Leopard Cat, Serow, Goral, Asiatic Black Bear, Stump-tailed Macaque and Capped Langur, rare Blyth’s Tragopan, Dark Rumped Swift and Hume’s pheasant.
Coming to the last ones, Well one reaction that you must be having is that, ”what are they”, “The world is so large”, ” I know nothing of this world”
Yes! We agree, and that is common, quite common in fact. The national park is an abode to species we haven’t ever heard in life. So pretty great deal it makes for you to greet them?
Weather in February: An average temperature of around 16-26 degree Celsius
Things to do: Wildlife Exploring
3. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh
Well, unfortunately, Britishers took all the gold and gems we possessed. But they missed, missed some gems that India still possesses. It’s culture and tradition, patriotism, beauty, and architectural excellence still prevails. One such which still lives is the architectural magnificence of India. One such place is Khajuraho. A place that leaves you in wonder, of, such magnificence lies in India. And at this time of the year, if you’re planning to visit, you got lucky because it is the Khajuraho Dance Festival where artists from all over the world and show off their Indian classical dancing skills. The city possesses a number of temples, all marvelous we must say when it comes to architecture. The exotic carvings once you behold, and you’d say, “Wow”
Weather in February: An average temperature of around 19 degree Celsius
Things to see: Kandariya Mahadev Temple, Lakshman Temple, Vishwanath Temple
Things to do: Attend light and sound show at in Temples,
4. Omkareshwar, Madhya Pradesh
Air contains oxygen, air contains nitrogen, and air consists carbon dioxide. And when it comes to Omkareshwar, the air contains divinity. One of the sacred places in India, a place to discover your love for almighty. Well, not only the air is divine, go grab a map and see, the place resembles the sign of ‘om’. Plus plus, beautiful views!
Weather in February: An average temperature of around 11-28 degree Celsius
Things to see: Kedareshwar Temple, Omkareshwara Jyotirlinga Temple, Sidhhanath Temple
Things to do: Walk around Parikrama on the Island
5. Udaipur, Rajasthan
And if ever in life one thought of their wedding, nope, their dream wedding. Everyone must have made plans in their head. And if you did, Udaipur has to be somewhere in your thoughts. Duh! It’s the wedding capital of India for a reason! And that reason is, of course, the lavishing palaces and forts this town of Rajasthan owns. Another great example of architectural marvels. Not only forts and palaces, it adorns in it, lakes, where beauty flows all over. And to your bliss, it’s a perfect time, if music to you is your best friend. It’s the world music fest that happens here in February with an amazing lineup f including Spain, Ghana, Venezuela, Italy, France as well as India. This year, the second edition is announced to be held from 10–12 February 2017
Weather in February: An average temperature of around 20 degree Celsius
Things to see: Lake Pichola, City Palace, Fatehsagar Lake, Jaisamand Lake, Vintage Car Museum,
Things to do: Sightseeing
6. Nasik, Maharashtra
If you don’t know about the place, let’s go back to the pages of our beloved holy book Ramayana. Now look for the page where the Shurpnakha episode happened. Bingo! There you go! This was the place where the episode happened. Not just this, Kumbh Mela takes place here in every 12 years! No doubt of it that you don’t know. Exciting enough. Its religious connection is what makes this place a pilgrimage destination for tourists. Abode to a number of temples, forts, and waterfalls. And if you happen to be someone for whom music is solace and life, It’s the Sula Music Fest this month, with some of the best line-ups of over 100 artists, Popular names include Infected Mushroom, Bloc Party, Dubioza Kolektiv, Hilight Tribe, Indian Ocean, Afro Celt Sound System, Loco & Jam, The Raghu Dixit Project, Swingrowers, and Ska Vengers.in Sula Vineyard of course! So, Head up maybe, NO MAYBEs!
Weather in February: An average temperature of around 20-28 degree Celsius
Things to see: Dudhsagar Lake, Sita Gufa, Anjaneri Hills, Panchvati
Things to do: Sightseeing, City shopping at local shops and shopping Chidva Grapes and wine
7. Mumbai, Maharashtra
Chase your dreams, you must. And if you will, your steps would lead you here. The city where the fire of ambition and passion takes rest here. And if you happen to be a diehard fan of Bollywood, why would you miss this place. An abode to Bollywood, Bollywood stars, dreams, ambitions, passions, city life, liberty, what not this city offers to you. From beaches to moments, everything perfect! If there’s one thing Deities are the envy of, it’s Mumbai. It’s perfect competitor. And an icing to the cake is, In Mumbai, at this time of the year it is the annual Kala Ghoda Art Festival. The festival sections are visual arts, dance, music, theatre, cinema, literature. That’s not all, a derby festival too awaits your presence
Weather in February: An average temperature of around 25 degree Celsius
Things to see: Marine Drive, Essel World, Gateway Of India, Elephanta Caves, Juhu Beach, Bandra Worli Sea Link, Sanjay Gandhi National Park
Things to do: Shopping at Lokhandwala market, Having bhelpuri and Mumbai Pav Bhaji from local outlets, Trekking at Makarandgad Trek
8. Ooty, Tamil Nadu
Fall in love, will you? With this breath-taking place. Indeed you will once you visit. Sit back and relax, because you don’t need to do much to fall in love, just behold, the features of Mother Nature here, and leave out all the rest.
Weather in February: An average temperature of around 15-22 degree Celsius
Things to see: Toy train, Ooty Lake, Kalhatti Falls, Emerald Lake, Droog Fort
Things to do: Trekking at Parsons Valley
9. Nagaur and Jodhpur, Rajasthan
No, we’re not mistaken, it is Nagaur, not Nagpur we’re talking of. A tiny place in Rajasthan it is. History shines in the very walls of the majestic forts and palaces of this town. An abode to some of the most prominent rulers of Mughal dynasty and battlefields. Scroll the history pages, and you’d know. And the best part is yet to be mentioned. The place holds the second largest cattle fest in India at this time of the month. And in competition is Jodhpur, a home to some of the magnificent palaces, forts, and lake. It holds the Sufi music festival, for all of them whom music has always been a saviour.
Weather in February: An average temperature of around 17 degree Celsius
Things to see: Mehrangarh Fort, Khejarla Fort, Balsamand Lake, Mahamandir Temple
Things to do: Shop at Sadar Market
10. Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir
If you happen to be serial Bollywood movie watcher, you’ve saved our day. Wondering why? Because now, not us, but these Bollywood movies will tell you about this place. If you happened to watch, ‘Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani’ and ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’, you’ve already Visited Gulmarg. Now a question pops up in your head, Ye Jawani Hai Deewani was shot in Manali, no it wasn’t. Google it if you doubt. The trekking scene was shot in Gulmarg. Satisfied enough? Hope you are. The place is as beautiful as in the movies. And for all the people with zeal, trekking, camping, and skiing is there to test your enthusiasm.
Weather in February: An average temperature of around -2 to 6 degree Celsius
Things to see: Kongdori, Alpathar Lake, St Mary Church
Things to do: Shopping at local shops
Unlike every other month, February is too short to miss, it only got 28 days. Less time for you to make up your mind and go on a wanderlust. So don’t waste any, make the best of it. Travel, Travel, and Travel.