7 Best Places To Visit In India In The Month Of March!

2020 was a complete mess when it comes to traveling, and that makes you wanna explore places in India even more (since International traveling is a far-fetched dream now). Moreover, you ought to know places to visit in March in India for not only is March an ideal month for exploring North-Indian places, but also the closest to your being vaccinated (by then) and thus, less paranoid.

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The Indian-subcontinent offers you myriad reasons to travel and explore, more because of its variegated terrains and weathers. March is that time of the year when it’s cool and breezy in the hills and all blossoms in the rest of the country. In other words, there are just so many places to visit in March in India, that you’d surely fall short of an ecstatic list if not planned properly.

Best Places to Visit in March in India

Here’s your go-to list for exploring places to visit in March in India. Trust us, March is a stupendous month to explore the offbeat places in India- owing to the tropical climate of India. Scroll through, know more!

1. Lakshadweep

Choose Lakshadweep as one of the best places to visit in March in India if you are a beach lover and a hoarder for aesthetic and serene spaces.

Things to do

  • Visit the beaches without the fear of the monsoon rains. Walk freely on the beaches right under the sun and enjoy the thrill of being alive
  • Scuba diving on Kalpeni island
  • Canoeing in Minicoy island
  • Try kayaking and yacht sailing on Kavaratti
  • Visit the lighthouse in Minicoy to get a picturesque view
  • Go fishing in various Lagoons

Places to visit in Lakshadweep-

  • Minicoy Island
  • Agatti Islands
  • Bangaram Islands
  • Kadmat
  • Amindivi Islands
  • Andretti Island
  • the Lighthouse of Minicoy.

How to reach?

 Ship- A lot of cruises offer tours to and from Lakshadweep. Takes about 14 to 20 hours by various ships.

Air- Agatti Airport is the nearest (and the only) airport.

2. Havelock Island, Andaman

Havelock Island is one of the best places to visit in March in India for its abundance of tranquility and astonishing views. The beaches are soulful to visit owing to the amazing weather, accompanied by the cool breezes and cozy sunsets.

Things to do

  • Scuba diving, furthered by the warm waters of the Arabian sea
  • Esteemed Beach visits.
  • Snorkeling alongside the coral reefs
  • Riding scooter or bikes on the island (from rentals)
  • Trekking to the Elephant beach

Places to visit-

  • Radha Nagar Beach
  • Elephant Beach
  • Sitapur Beach
  • Vijay Nagar Beach
  • Kalapather Beach

 How to reach?

The best and the only way to reach Havelock island is by taking a catamaran ferry from Port Blair, which makes you reach Havelock Island in 90 minutes. There are government ferry services available as well which take about 2.5 hours.

3. Rishikesh

Much acclaimed as the yoga capital, this abode of peace ought to make it to your bucket list for myriad reasons. Rishikesh is truly a traveler’s paradise for being a haven for cozy cafes, meditation spots, yoga ashrams, and more. This impeccable city is definitely one of the best places to visit in March in India for its cool, breezy, and accessibility during that time of the year.

Things to do-

Visit Rishikesh in March to attend the International Yoga Festival; river rafting is a must.

Attractions in and around-

Lakshman Jhula, Ram Jhula

 Best time to visit-

1st March to 6th March

How to reach?

The easiest way to reach Rishikesh is by boarding a bus to the city.

4. Kaziranga National Park, Assam

Get a capture of the royal one-horned Rhino which is the heart-throb of this national park, right over here. Built-in 1905, this place is a true respite for wildlife enthusiasts. Book a family trip in March and visit this exceptional place!

Things to do-

Book a safari and look out for one-horned rhinos along with other magnanimous animals walking freely in the National park.

Best Time to visit-

Last week of March

Attractions in and around-

Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary, Orang National Park

How to reach?

Furkating railway station is located at a distance of 75 km from Kaziranga National Park and an easy cab can take you right to your destination.

5. Shillong

Popularly known as the ‘Scotland of India’, Shillong is one of the best places to visit In India in March. The Meghalayan capital is rather a picturesque hill station to visit with friends and family in March, owing to the pleasant weather.

Ps, Shillong is a popular hill station among the newlyweds!

Things to do

Visit the many zoos, museums, golf courses, and lakes as part of your vacation. Also, head to the stunning waterfalls or music festivals that are often organized in the city as it is the music capital of India.

Best time to visit

The entire month of March

Attractions in and around

Mawlynnong Umiam Lake

How to reach?

A bus from Guwahati takes you to Shillong in about three hours.

6. Leh-Ladakh

Relish in the scenic beauty of Leh-Ladakh in the month of March. It isn’t biting frost in the month of March and that’s what makes it an ideal place to visit during this time of the year. For all of us who aren’t that much of a fan of snowfalls, this place is a true respite when it comes to serenity and solace (in the month of March). This picturesque land is also the perfect haven for bikers!

Things to do

Attend the Matho Nagrang festival that celebrates oracles and their blessings. You will be witnessing monks dressed in the attire of Ladakhi God and Goddesses.

Attractions in and around

Pangong Lake, Magnetic Hill, Leh Palace

Best time to visit

Late February till the end of March

How to reach?

The easiest way is to board a flight to Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport which is in Leh.

7. Gangtok, Sikkim

Be elated by the greenery of the capital city which is absolutely mesmerizing. Gangtok city experiences cool breezes and pleasant weather in the month of March. With a truck-load of experiences to become patrons to and a plethora of beautiful places to visit, Gangtok is truly one of the best places to visit in March in India.

Things to do

Relish in the pleasant weather, visit the myriad temples, etc

Attractions in and around

Hanuman Tok, Enchey Monastery, Tashi View Point, Rumtek Monastery

Best time to visit-

Whole of March

How to reach?

You can board a flight to Bagdogra Airport and then hire a cab and reach Gangtok.

Well, well, we hope to have quenched your thirst for traveling as an ardent globetrotter. Go through the list once again and make a solid decision for yourself, as to what should you be doing this March! Lastly, this year has been a lot on you, and therefore, you deserve a break, more than ever. Pamper yourself with a soulful tour and experience the goodness of travel, the fun, and frolic. Scroll through the above-mentioned places to visit in March in India and enjoy the thrill of traveling in four-folds!!  




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