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Top Places to Visit in March in India

India is one of the world's oldest civilizations, having a wide range of cultures and a vibrant traditional legacy.  India, the world's seventh biggest country, is distinguished from the rest of Asia by highlands and the sea, which give the country a unique geographical identity. India offers a diverse range of landscapes, diverse flora and fauna and it is this very diversity that makes it a popular tourist attraction for visitors from all over the world. Every year millions of tourists visit this beautiful country. If you are looking for a perfect destination in the month of March where you can spend some quality time with family then the whole of India has abundant choices for the interested traveler. This is because the weather in most parts of the country is most inviting around this time. March is a month on the cusp between summer and spring, thus the options for locations to visit in India in March are way too many. We bring to you the top 10 places of interest and at the same time, also the ones to  suit your budget, you can take your pick.

1. Varanasi - The sacred Land

Located in Uttar Pradesh, Varanasi is famous all over the world for being the most divine city of India. Also known as Benaras, it is the world's oldest inhabited city, having served as a major center of civilization for almost 3000 years. It is believed that whoever breathes his final last in Old Varanasi would undoubtedly achieve ‘moksha’.  Therefore a tour of Varanasi will be the perfect choice to visit with the elders of your family especially in the month of March with temperatures remaining between moderately warm to cool. It has the maximum number of riverbanks all across the globe with 84 ghats. Not only that, it has one of the world's largest colleges dedicated to the study of Hindu scriptures (Vedas) in the world. Famous poets and musicians of the country hail from this place and the finest Banarasi silk-like  Katan, Organza, Georgette and Shattir are produced here. Spiritual vibes of Varanasi along with its huge historical importance make this city worth visiting with family as it is the most unforgettable experience. Apart from that, a trip to Varanasi would be under your budget.

Top Places to Visit in Varanasi

Kashi Vishwanath temple, Sarnath, Jantar Mantar, Ramnagar fort, Weaver’s village. 

How to Reach Varanasi

To reach Varanasi you can travel via train or flight. 

The Varanasi railway station is well connected to Indian cities. 

The nearest airport of Varanasi is Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport in Babatpur. You can book a cheap flight ticket for this airport to reach Varanasi. Flight like Delhi to Varanasi, Agra to Varanasi,  Khajuraho to Varanasi, Kolkata to Varanasi, Mumbai to Varanasi, Lucknow to Varanasi and many more are available.


2. Darjeeling - The Misty Hill Town

If you are looking for a perfect place to visit in the month of March then Darjeeling is one of the most enjoyable places to visit because you will witness a great climate. Darjeeling, in the northern region of West Bengal, is one of India's most beautiful hill stations. It is full of breathtaking vistas of snowcapped Kanchenjunga, rivers pouring down hillsides, exquisite tea gardens, sceneries with pines, and fern trees. Locals are friendly and the place has an urban yet old-world attached to it. Darjeeling is home to the world's third highest peak Kanchenjunga and also the Darjeeling Himalayan Train, a narrow-gauge mountain railway which is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In March the greens of Darjeeling’s tea gardens look greener and more fresh. Tourism and the tea industry is big here and every tourist spot here is worth visiting. You will definitely love this misty, hilly town.

Top Places to Visit in Darjeeling

Batasia loop, Padmaja Naidu, Himalayan Zoological park, Gum Monastery, Dooars tea garden, Peace Pagoda, Cowrasta, Tiger hills, 

How to Reach Darjeeling

The nearest railway station of Darjeeling is New Jalpaiguri.

Take a flight to the nearest airport which is Bagdogra airport to reach Darjeeling. The following flights are connecting Kolkata to Darjeeling, Delhi to Darjeeling and Guwahati to Darjeeling, Mumbai to Darjeeling.

3. Jaipur - The City of Glory

Jaipur, the majestic capital of Rajasthan, is a popular tourist attraction that draws travelers from all over the world due to its great heritage, tradition and beautiful landscape. Because of the predominant color scheme of its structures, Jaipur is also known as the Pink City. For its architectural grandeur and various forts and palaces that characterize its splendor, it has been dubbed ‘India's Paris.’Jaipur, the biggest city in Rajasthan, attracts a huge number of tourists each year for a multitude of reasons, one of which is its architecture. Jaipur is an ideal place to visit in the month of March because the weather is pleasant as summers here become very hot.

Top Places to Visit in Jaipur

Amer fort, City Palace, Nahargarh fort, Hawa Mahal, beautiful gardens, Chokhi Dhani, Jantar Mantar.

How to Reach Jaipur

Sanganer international airport of Jaipur is well connected with national & international cities. To visit Jaipur you can book flights to Jaipur airport. Domestic flights are connecting Delhi to Jaipur, Kolkata to Jaipur, Udaipur to Jaipur, Aurangabad to Jaipur, Jodhpur to Jaipur, Mumbai to Jaipur flights and Ahmedabad to Jaipur. Jaipur railway station is connected to other parts of Indian cities. 

4. Dehradun - Jewel of Doon Valley

Dehradun is wedged between the Ganges on the east and the Yamuna on the west in the Doon Valley, in the foothills of the Himalayas. The capital of Uttarakhand, this city is known for its beautiful scenery and better climate, and it serves as a doorway to the neighboring areas like Mussoorie and holy sites like Haridwar and Rishikesh. Intriguing history and enchanting mythology collide at the convergence of Dehradun and It's known for its captivating landscapes and good weather all through the year. The city is a  busy metropolis with contemporary day facilities yet it maintains its laid-back character. It was once a retirement paradise, but it now rings with energy as Heritage landmarks and bazaars coexist simultaneously with charming cafés and lounges. The city is also home to notable institutions such as Welham and Doon School, making it the education capital of northern India. Dehradun in the month of March becomes more pleasant, therefore a must-visit.  During this time pleasant weather will enhance your joy of this trip. This place is an ideal place to visit in March. 

Top Places to Visit in Dehradun

Robber’s Cave, Taokeshwer Temple, Rajaji National Park, Sahastrdhara, Buddha temple, Dehradun Zoo.

How to Reach Dehradun

To reach Dehradun train and flights both options are available.

The railway station of Dehradun is well connected to other Indian cities.

Jolly Grant Airport of Dehradun is the best option to take a flight.  Lucknow to Dehradun, Chennai to Dehradun, Mumbai to Dehradun, Delhi to Dehradun, Bangalore to Dehradun are some of the flights that are connected to the city.

5. Mathura - The Abode of Lord Krishna

Mathura which is located in the cultural area of Braj, has a lengthy history andis also thought to be the birthplace and hometown of Lord Krishna, a member of the Yadu dynasty. The town is one of the Sapta Puris, a group of seven Hindu sacred cities.Mathura,is well known for its organic milk, dairy products and the most delicious peda which is a milk dessert  known for its flavor and softness. Puri-kachodi of mathura along with other tasty, salted snacks are also equally famous. There are innumerable temples, each having a charm of its own.This place is ideal for Lord Krishna devotees, weekend trips, spiritual regeneration, festival retreats, photographers, and couples or families.
March is a perfect time to visit a perfect place where you can feel the positive vibes of Mathura and explore one of the oldest cities of India.

Top Places to Visit in Mathura

Govardhan hills, Birla mandir, Rangji mandir, Vishram ghat, Jama Masjid, Bhutneshwer Mahadev temple.

How to Reach Mathura

Despite the fact that Mathura does not have its own airport, it is served by the Delhi International Airport, which connects the city to the rest of India. The nearest airport to Mathura is Agra (AGR) Airport which is 47.8 km away and Delhi (DEL) which is 130 km away.  Plenty of flights connect all the major cities from both Agra and Delhi. You can book flights from Mumbai to Delhi, Kolkata to Delhi, Bangalore to Delhi, Ahmedabad to Delhi or Mumbai to Agra, Kolkata to Agra, Bangalore to Agra, Ahmedabad to Agra.

The nearest railway station of this city is Mathura railway station. 

6. Vrindavan - The Holi Capital

The spiritual city Vrindavan is a historical place and one of the oldest cities on the banks of Yamuna, in Uttar Pradesh. It is considered one of the most pious sites in Hinduism. Based in the Braj Bhoomi area, Vrindavan is  popular among devotees of Lord Krishn because as per mythology Lord Krishna spent his childhood in Vrindavan. The city's name comes from the words Vrinda (basil) and van (grove), which may pertain to the two tiny groves at Nidhivan and Seva Kunj. Hundreds of Lord Krishna and Radha temples are spread across Vrindavan, the most notable of them being Banke Bihari temple and the world-famous ISKCON temple. The vivid environs aptly portray Lord Krishna's fun and compassionate personality. The various temples placed within the deep woodlands and beautiful vegetation of Vrindavan are the main tourist attractions here. If you visit this place in March you will get to witness and participate in the Grand Holi celebration of Vrindavan. Holi is celebrated with great fervor for almost a week in Mathura and Vrindavan. Holi is celebrated on a different day in each prominent Krishna temple. The whole vibe of the city is multiple times stronger during March around the festival of Holi.

Top Places to Visit Vrindavan

Prem Mandir, Vashno devi mandir, Banke Bihari mandir, NIdhivan mandir, Kesi ghat.

How to Reach Vrindavan

The nearest airport to Vrindavan is Agra (AGR) Airport and Delhi (DEL) You can book flights from Mumbai to Delhi, Kolkata to Delhi, Bangalore to Delhi, Ahmedabad to Delhi or Mumbai to Agra, Kolkata to Agra, Bangalore to Agra, Ahmedabad to Agra.

The nearest railway station of this city is Mathura railway station.

7. Munnar - The Lush Green Belt

Munnar is a town and hill resort in the Idukki district of Kerala, that stands at an altitude of 1600 meters above sea level Munnar is said to signify three rivers since it is situated at the junction of the Mudhirapuzha, Nallathanni, and Kundaly rivers. A Photographer’s paradise, Munnar is famed for its beautiful forest green space and endless stretch of tea gardens. The beauty of the place is such that it's known as the ’Kashmir of South India’ and therefore a preferred honeymoon destination too. Munnar is widely famous for its wild Neelakurinji flowers, which blossom once every twelve years, turning the complete valley viole with their color. Munnar is particularly beautiful in March with beautiful weather and lush greenery that will refresh you. This place is a perfect tourist destination for those who love mother nature.

Top Places to Visit in Munnar

Lakkam waterfalls, Echo point, Elephant village, Cheeyaparra waterfalls. Tea museum spice farm, Eravikulam National park. 

How to Reach Munnar

To reach Munnar the nearest airport is Cochin international airport. You can book a flight ticket to Cochin airport and take a taxi to visit Munnar. The city is linked with prime cities in the country with flights from Delhi to Cochin, Mumbai to Cochin, Kolkata to Cochin,  Chennai to Cochin and many others.

Aluva railway station is the nearest railway station of Munnar. 

8. Amritsar - The Jewel of Punjab

The word Amritsar means the ‘Nectar Pool’, which is named after the sacred pool in the Golden Temple, one of the most divine Sikh pilgrimages in India. Amritsar is a textile and chemical hub, as well as a center for food grinding and manufacturing, silk weaving, tanning, canning, and machinery manufacturing. Amritsar is located at a distance of approximately  29 km from Wagah, on the India-Pakistan border. It is also the spiritual core of Sikhism and home to the divine gurudwara of Harmandir Sahib, or Golden Temple, which is the Sikhs' most prominent place of prayer which is also a symbol of universal human brotherhood. It is built with so much brilliance that it is the cynosure of all eyes in Punjab and tourists from all over the world come to see it. The “Jewel of Punjab” Amritsar is an ideal place to visit in the month of March due to its friendly weather. There are various tourist destinations which you can visit with your family.

Top Places to Visit in Amritsar

Places to visit: Jaliwala Bagh, Golden Temple, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum, Wagah Border.

How to Reach Amritsar

Amritsar can be reached by air, rail and road.

Book a flight ticket to Sri Guru Ram Das Jee airport which connects Amritsar to other cities of India via air. Flights take you from Delhi to Amritsar, Mumbai to Amritsar, Kolkata to Amritsar, Agra to Amritsar.

Amritsar railway station is well connected with other cities of India. 

These destinations are perfect to visit in the month of March. A perfect family tour will refresh your mind. So, no need to get bored by staying at home for a long time. Get ready and book advance tickets to save money for air travel. 

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9. Goa -Spectacular sun and Sand

Goa has a long and illustrious history as a previous Portuguese colony in the state of Maharashtra.. Because of its amazing beaches, Goa is a popular tourist destination among Indians as well as foreign tourists. The spectacular coastline of more than 100 kilometers in Goa, dotted with hundreds of impressive beaches, offers stunning scenery and a peaceful environment where travelers get to enjoy and rejuvenate in the sun and sand. The coconut groves, the ancient churches and the historical forts attract adults and youngsters alike. A vibrant nightlife with plenty of dazzling night clubs, multitude cafes and restaurants with delectable cuisine are the icing on the cake when it comes to this fun loving city. There are so many exciting and interesting activities to do here like enjoying the beach side shack parties, visiting the bohemian bazaars for knick knack shopping, to water sports like parasailing, boat rides, scuba diving etc. March is a fun time to visit Goa for the perfect weather to enjoy each activity without the chaos of too much heat or rains.

Top Places to Visit in Goa

Mangeshi Temple,. Fontainha, Reis Magos Fort,  Church of Our Lady Of Hope, St. Alex Church, The Saturday Night Market, Calangute Beach, Baga Beach, Anjuna Beach, Morjim Beach,  Fort Aguada and the nightclubs.

How to Reach Goa

All domestic and international flights operate from Dabolim International Airport, which is the ninth largest airport in India. All major cities are connected to Goa. You can book flights from Delhi to Goa, Mumbai to Goa, Chennai to Goa, Kolkata to Goa, Ahmedabad to Goa, Hyderabad to Goa and many more.

10. Wayanad - The Land of Paddy Fields

Wayanad is derived from the Tamil word Vayal Nadu, which means "land of paddy fields." It is a scenic plateau set in the foothills of the Western Ghats in Kerala and stands at a height of 2100 meters above sea level. When you arrive at Wayanad, a charming hill region in Kerala, you will be greeted by exotic animals and the scent of fresh and different spices. Wayanad is surrounded by the enticing Western Ghats, which is why it is home to abundant animals and a diverse range of flora and fauna. Along with a rich forest of teak, rosewood, silver oak, eucalyptus, and other trees, you may see leopards, elephants, bears, and other wildlife. Wayanad is one of the most popular destinations to visit in March in South India because of its pleasant climate and beautiful scenery. March is the perfect time to choose Wayanad for a vacation as the climate becomes considerably more comfortable due to the delightfully pleasant wind that blows from the nearby woodland backdrop.

Top Places to Visit in Wayanad

Jain Temple, Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Banasura Sagar Dam

How to Reach Wayanad

The closest airport to Wayanad is Calicut International Airport also known as Kozhikode Airport,, which is 65 kilometers away from Wayanad. Flights are available from Delhi to Calicut, Mumbai to Calicut, Kolkata to Calicut, Ahmedabad to Calicut.

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