Best places to Visit India in the Month of March

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March india
March india

The last month of the main travel season, March is full-on hot in most of the country, with rains starting in the northeast. Wildlife is easier to spot as animals come out to search for water, and Holi lends a festive air.

North India for Holi 

North India for Holi
North India for Holi

India in March runs the famous spring festival of Holi. Its one of North India’s most ecstatic festivals; Hindus celebrate the beginning of spring according to the lunar calendar, in either February or March, by throwing coloured water and gulal (powder) at anyone within range.  On the night before Holi, bonfi res symbolise the demise of the evil demoness Holika.

Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh

Vrindavan Holi
Vrindavan Holi

Celebration start 40 days before the Indian festival of Holi. While Holi is celebrated in almost every part of India, Holi in Braj is especially famous. Braj is a historical region which covers the area of Mathura, Vrindavan and some nearby areas.

Rishikesh

Rishikesh Yoga Festival
Rishikesh Yoga Festival

For International Yoga Festival Rishikesh. It a must to see festival specially for those who are interested in yoga. With more than 400 people from over 30 countries, it’s grown to become one of the largest yoga gatherings in the world.

Jodhpur  

The Flamenco & Gypsy Festival of jodhpur celebrates the gypsy culture of Spain and Rajasthanin a highly eccentric and artsy form.

Mewar

Eternal Mewar Holika Dahan where Mewar royal family celebrates Holika Dahan with magnificent palace procession.

Jaipur 

Elephant Festival
Elephant Festival

The Elephant Festival is one of the major festivals, which is held on a grand level in the city of Jaipur. This popular festivals of Rajasthan is held every year on the day of Holi in March.

Kerala

Temple Festival
Temple Festival

Visit Kerala for temple festivals like Thirunakkara Arattu , Chettikulangara Bharani, Paripally Gajamela, Chinakkathoor Pooram and Attukal Pongala.

Ranthambore National Park

When the weather warms up, water sources dry out and animals have to venture into the open to find refreshment – your chance to spot elephants, deer and, if you’re lucky, tigers and leopards.

Goa

The peak season for vsiting Goa comes to an end by March as after March it gets too hot to visit Goa. In March in daytime its hot and dry while night are humid and warm. By the end of March the season proceeds with rainy season so this is the best time to visit Goa . In March there is very nice fresh breeze on the beach. The sea water is warm, the temperature is about 28-29°C. The waves are low. It’s the right time for water sports, scuba diving and fishing.

Kasauli

Kasauli Rhythm & Blues Festival is a three day festival, its the musical extravaganza will have performances by well-known bands and musicians from across the country.

Mumbai

By the time March comes to end Mumbai becomes too hot with heat and humidity becomes intolerable. Another reason to visit mumbai in march is holi celebration with music,bonfires and thandaai and lot of colours, while easter is also a reason to visit mumbai in march.

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