Are you planning to embark on a trip to India and that too in March?
The month of March in India is neither extremely hot nor chilling cold. The radiance of spring season adorns this month with all its brilliance when flowers bloom with bright colors and trees decked up in budding leaves portray a nice panoramic view both in villages and cities. Traveling in such a picturesque locationwould sure make your trip worth it to remember lifelong. March is not just about the spring, also many festivities take place and one of the favorite festival Holi is celebrated with great fervor in India. The reason March is considered to be the best month for travelling, and we not just explore the cities but also get acquainted with the culture and their celebrations. Therefore, if you wish to explore India, in a true spirit so go explore these best places to visit in March in India.
Vrindavan is considered to be as the most prominent religious place for the devotees of Krishna. It is believed that Lord Krishna had spent his childhood in Vrindavan and knowing this many devotees visit here from around the world. The city of Vrindavan host hundreds of Lord Krishna and Radha temple and the most famous ones being Banke Bihari temple, ISKCON temple. Even if you are not a religious soul, a trip to Vrindavan in March will be full of life. As Holi, the festival of colors is celebrated here with great fervor and every nook and corner of the city enjoy the festival for the play of colors known as Gulal. Try to be one of them joining the age old tradition of playfully throwing flowers on each other.
Jaipur the pink city of India, full of palaces and forts. The marvelous architecture and history of the city attract visitors from around the world. If you have known India for its mammoth havelisPalaces and colorful houses, go visit Jaipur this March. Jalmahal, the palace on the heart of a vast lake; Hawa Mahal, the honeycomb structure; Amber Fort, extravagantly beautiful palace and the City Palace are some of the major attractions in Jaipur which can be best enjoyed in the weather of March. Not just that Jaipur city is a paradise for shoppers and handicrafts lovers, one can shop traditional Jaipur dresses and souvenirs.
One of the most happening and colorful places on the earth, Varanasi is India, what we think of, the city known for immense religious activities, Varanasi is the land of Lord Shiva. Located on the bank of sacred Ganga, the city encloses some of the most divine temples among which Kashi Vishwanath and Vishalakshi temple are the most significant. The ghats, the cremation grounds, and the famous Ganga Aarti tell you about the deep rooted beliefs of spiritual India. Also, the holiest in Hinduism, pilgrims visit ghats lining the Ganges to wash sins in the sacred waters or to cremate their loved ones. It is also considered auspicious to die here, as one who dies here attains the moksha. Apart from that, the magical Varanasi ghats and attending prayers in the evenings and mornings are must visit place in March.
Jodhpur is the second largest city in the Rajasthan, also known as the Sun City because of its bright and sunny weather throughout the year, Jodhpur is a popular tourist destination amongst the tourist, and throughout the year people visit Jodhpur, whereas place to visit in March, makes Jodhpur the most favored destination to explore. And to enjoy the graceful beauty of Jodhpur, March is the ideal time. The weather is comfortable as opposed to the sweltering heat of the rest of the year. The city is dubbed as Blue City of India for the cobalt painting on the walls. Meheran Garh Fort is the main attraction of tourism in Jodhpur. Umaid Bhawan Palace and the museum adjacent to it let you have a glimpse of the Chivalric past of Rajasthan.
Dubbed as the Queen of the Arabian Sea, Cochin is a major tourist spot in Kerala. Ideal for the tourists seeking a break from the crowded city life, Cochin is marked with the legacy of Portuguese colonial rule and presents a couple of less-crowded attractions apart from the backwater lagoons. Huge fishing nets from China, age-old mosques, a 400-year-old synagogue, Portuguese houses and the fragmented remains of the British Raj. There are destinations like Rishikesh where the adrenaline junkies can satiate their hunger of adventure-loving souls or Shillong where one can enjoy a relaxing holiday when they really need a break. Add some more places as per the requirement of your mood and need and make your next holiday in India utterly fun-filled.