It feels like the new year was just yesterday, and if you too feel like January came and went in the blink of an eye, we have the perfect solution: Take some time out to relax with our guide to some of the best places to visit in February in India. February is usually not as cold as January but winter isn’t over yet, which means some of these destinations just got better!
Here are the best places to visit in February in India:
Delhi is surrounded by beautiful hill stations, including Manali, which is completely snow-covered in February. The blooming apples and the heavenly landscape makes it a must-visit. We recommend you stay at V Resorts Apple Croft Cottage; this chic two-storied cottage is amongst the best places to visit in February in India.
Two kms away from the main town of Manali, this cottage is a welcome oasis from the crowds.
If you’re claustrophobic, the Arabian sea meeting the sky in Kovalam’s Lighthouse beach will set you free. Kovalam beach is increasing in popularity rapidly, and before it becomes too crowded like Goa, you need to visit the beaches of Kerala. For a comfortable stay at a Kovalam beach resort, V Resorts Kovalam is ideal, complete with with fun activities, parties, and colourful sunsets.
Gangtok is the capital of the cleanest state in India, Sikkim. The heritage of the city – Buddhist monasteries and Baba Mandir are something to look forward to, along with Nathula Pass, Tsomgo Lake, Baba Mandir and more.
Rumtek Monastery is 16 kms from V Resorts Twinspring Gangtok, while Taashi viewpoint is 15 kms away. The city’s rich flora and fauna and heritage make it one of the best places to visit in February in India. If you live in West Bengal or North Bengal, even better, Gangtok is waiting for you!
Phansad Bird Sanctuary – Aranya Kashid
This wildlife refuge is settled in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary was created in 1986 in order to preserve the coastal woodland ecosystem, and since then is home to a large species of wildlife like hyenas, leopards, Sambar deer and more. The bird sanctuary is a popular tourist spot for Mumbaikars; you can spend a few days at the blissful V Resorts Aranya Kashid with birds chirping in early mornings.
This hill station and cantonment town are located in Almora district, Uttarakhand. Nestled at an altitude of 1,869 metres in the western peaks of the Himalayas, it is one of the best places to visit in February in India. Also, the pine and oak forests are a perfect setting for a family picnic in the evening. For a stay, you will find V Resorts Rhodo Retreat Ranikhet super comfortable. At night, the stargazing session at the resort will be another experience for you to check off your bucket list.
There you have it. Our list of the best places to visit in February in India. Do you have any more to add? Tell us in the comments below.