Top 10 Places to Visit in India in March

March ends the tourism season in India. This is the end of winter season. The temperature starts to rise by the end of the March. However, March is the right time to visit many interesting places in India.

This article brings into light, the top ten destinations in India to visited in March.

1. Munnar

Where – Kerala

What – Hill Station

Attractions – Raja Hills, Atukkad Waterfalls, Pothamedu View Point, Hydel Park, Mattuppetty, Chithirapuram, Tea Museum, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary and Others.

Activities – Trekking, Boating, Picnicking, Sightseeing, Plantation Visits, Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Elephant Park, Cycling and Others

Munnar is at prime beauty throughout the year in Kerala. The hill station has all cliché elements that would keep you busy throughout the vacation. During March, the place becomes more aesthetically pleasing with flowers in bloom. The climate will be moderately chill making late evening activities possible. Camping and bonfire are best enjoyed from March to May. It becomes easier to trek as the temperature and humidity will be pleasing. Most importantly, you can easily find picnic spots here during this season.

Echo Point, Munnar

Read More : Top Tourist Attractions to Visit in Munnar

Suggested Tour : 11 Days – Goa with Kerala Tours

2. Havelock Island

Where – Andaman and Nicobar Islands

What – Beach Location

Attractions – Radhanagar Beach, Coral Reefs, Canopy Of Rain Forest, Havelock Jetty, Forest Camp, Lighthouse, Aquarium, Turtle Bay and Others.

Activities – Swimming, Surfing, Diving, Trekking, Beach Combing, Sunbathing, Riding, Game Fishing, Elephant Ride, Kayaking, Bird Watching, Sailing and Others.

The Number Seven beach or the Radhanagar beach is the prime attraction of this island. You can find many other beaches apart from this like Elephant beach, Kalapathar beach and others. This picturesque island has very clear water during March making it the best time for many water-based sports including coral diving. March is also the best time to spot many colorful birds here. Trekking on elephant’s back is another important  activity here. Fishing will be at prime during this season making many seafood delicacies available throughout the destination. Elephant training camp is open to tourists in March.

Radhanagar Beach, Andaman

Read More : Top 20 Places to Visit In Andaman and Nicobar Islands

3. Ooty

Where – Tamil Nadu

What – Hill Station

Attractions – Botanical Garden, Avalanche Biosphere Reserve, Doddabetta Peak, Tea Park, Fern Hill Garden, Annamalai Temple, Rose Garden, Ootylake, Thread Garden, Wax Museum and Others.

Activities – Trekking, Sightseeing, Camping, Picnicking, Toy Train Ride, Visiting Plantation, Serene Golfing, Horseback Riding, Shopping and Others.

Ooty is an important honeymoon destination in Southern India. This is also called as the queen of all hill station. The hill station is covered with small hills, dense vegetation, plateaus, eucalyptus trees and others. March to May is the only time when the rose garden will be at bloom. The botanical garden will be colorful during this month. If you are an outdoor lover, March is the right time to enjoy camping. The climate will not be very cold and the humidity will be low. The scenic value of the place will be at peak making toy train trip, more mesmerizing.


Read More : Top 10 Tourist Places in Tamil Nadu

Suggested Tour : 6 Days – South India Hill Stations Tour

4. Ranthambore

Where – Rajasthan

What – National Park

Attractions – National Park, Ranthambore Fort, Ganesh Temple and Others

Activities – Safari, Birdwatching and Others.

Ranthambore National Park is the main attraction of this place. During March, you can spot many animals with their little ones. Since the weather will be pleasant, you need not cover up in thick jackets. March is the start of summer season. During this time, all the small water puddles deep in the forest region would have dried up. Thus, tigers have to walk to the main water bodies in the park for drinking. Thus, spotting tiger becomes more common during this season. Apart from this, you can find many colorful birds during this season.

Ranthambhore National Park Safari

Read More : About Ranthambore National Park- A Peaceful Abode of Tigers!

Suggested Tour : 8 Days – Golden Triangle with Ranthambore

5. Coorg

Where – Karnataka

What – Hill Station

Attractions – Plantation, Scenic Spots, Viewpoints, Golf Course, Abbey Falls, Nagarhole Wildlife Sanctuary, Honnamanakere, Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, Mallalli Falls, Madikeri, Chelavara Falls and Others.

Activities – Sightseeing, Sunset View, Elephant Camp Activities, Bathing In Waterfalls, Mountain Biking, Trekking, White Water Rafting, Mountain Hiking, Rock Climbing and Others.

The Scotland of India is one of the best destination for those who love nature. The quaint climate of this hill station attracts people to this hill station during March. The right element of attraction of this month is shopping. This is the right time to buy fresh spice, honey and other natural products. Camping, trekking, rock climbing and hiking are best done during March to May. Winter season is the time when medicinal herbs will be at bloom and thus, Ayurvedic massages are best got during winter. Apart from these, the climate is mildly cold with low humidity making it the best climate in the whole year.


Read More : Top Places to Visit in Coorg, Karnataka

Suggested Tour : 4 Days – Coorg Hill Station Tour

6. Tawang

Where – Arunachal Pradesh

What – Beach Location

Attractions – Tawang Monastery, Bum La, Jaswantgarh, Sangetsarlake, Jang Falls, Tawang War Memorial and Others.

Activities – Sightseeing, Trekking, Camping, Boating, Mountain Pass Riding and Others.

The orchid sanctuary will be at prime beauty during March. You can also witness the famous Tibetan festival; Losar that takes place in Feb-Mar. Tawang is famous for its trekking routes. March is the right time to visit the place for trekking and other outdoor activities. All the routes will be open, chances of landslides and slippery routes are very less and, the climate will be pleasing. Moreover, the vegetation will be at bloom during this month.

If you are ready to take an excursion to visit the glacier lakes, March to May is the right time. You can enjoy camping in hillock during this season.

Tawang Monastery Sikkim

7. Mount Abu

Where – Rajasthan

What – Hill Station

Attractions – Nakkilake, Jain Temples, Viewpoints, Sunset Points and Others

Activities – Trekking, Sightseeing, Visiting Temples, Camping, Wildlife Sanctuary, Guru Shikhar, Achalgarh Village, Trevor’s Tank and Others.

March is the end of the winter season here. Winters are extreme here and March begins the pleasant climate here. This is the right time for enjoying nature activities like boating and others. If you are planning a March vacation, you ought to enjoy the Gangaur Festival.

Although this festival is linked with Hinduism, tourists can enjoy a lot more than just pilgrim activities.  You can find many interesting rituals during this festival. Young people take procession around the city with oil lamps in their hand. You can also find procession of camels, horses, elephants and bullock carts. During this festival, Ghewar is made throughout the city. Ghewar is a local delicacy that is a seasonal dish here.

Mount Abu, Rajasthan

Read More : Top Tourist Attractions to Visit in Mount Abu

Suggested Tour : 5 Days Rajasthan Tour

8. Shillong

Where – Meghalaya

What – Hill Station

Attractions – Umiam Lake, Wards Lake, Lady Hydari Park, Sweet Falls, Elephant Falls, Bishop And Beadon Falls, Shillong Peak, Butterfly Museum, Golf Course and Others.

Activities – Sightseeing, Trekking, Forest Expenditure, Birdwatching, Exploration of Caves and Others.

The North-East India is always more beautiful during summer. Shillong stands as a hotspot of tourists. The city receives very heavy rainfall during monsoon. The waterfalls are at full strength during monsoon and winter season, making water activities more dangerous. Landslides and closure of trekking routes are also common during this season. Most of the activities of Shillong demand you to stay in raw nature. March is the right time to enjoy these outdoor activities.

Cherrapunjee Shillong

Read More : 7 Best Places to Visit in North East India

9. Hampi

Where – Karnataka

What – Heritage Location

Attractions – Temples, Architectural Marvels, Ancient Palaces, Queen’s Bath and Others.

Activities – Exploring, Sightseeing, Boating, Photography and Others.

Nature has nothing to do with the beauty of this place. The place contains the ruins of ancient bustling city of Vijayanagar. In March, the climate is mild enough to make sightseeing easier. The clouds are clear making photography easier too. Apart from this, boating is an important activity here. Another main advantage of visiting in March is the quietness. March marks the end of the winter season and it is the time of examination for schoolchildren. Thus, number of tourists visiting Hampi in March will be considerably less. This gives you more time and space to enjoy each structure as you please.


Read More : Top 5 Things To Do In Hampi

Suggested Tour : 3 Days – Hampi and Hospet Tour

10. Varanasi

Where – Uttar Pradesh

What – Pilgrimage Spot

Attractions – Vishwanath Temple, Sarnathramnagar Fort, Dasashwamedhghat, Bhu, Hanuman Temple, Bharat Mata Temple and Many Others.

Activities – Boating, Ganga Aarti, Shopping, Sightseeing, Temple Visits, Rituals and Others

This temple town is filled with numerous temples lined along the shores of the sacred River Ganges. The iconic attraction of the place is Ganga Aarti. You can enjoy the temples, rituals, ghats and sightseeing spots at prime beauty throughout the year. What makes March more interesting? The temple and Ganges are endowed with more rituals and colorful customs during festival time. March is the right time to visit to enjoy many celebrations like Mahashivaratri, Rangbhari Ekadashi, Holi, Buddha Mahotsav and many others. The climate during March is mild and pleasing making sightseeing easier.

Varanasi Morning Arti sightseeing in March

Read More : Holy Places in Varanasi

Suggested Tour : 10 Days – Golden Triangle with Varanasi

March might be the end of the winter season and tourism season in India. This does not mean that the country ceases to be beautiful and attractive by March. This month holds many interesting elements especially to pilgrim spots, hill station regions, and colder regions of the country and beach locations. If you are planning to visit India in March, surf to learn about the list of destinations that will be at prime beauty during the month. On the other hand, you can collaborate with a travel agent to choose the right March package for your vacation.

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