Five Things That Every Traveller Should Do In India In February
February in India is the mark of end of winter and start of summer. Thus, the temperature would not be too cold and at the same time, it would still have the charm of winter. There are a lot of things that people should try in India during February.
1. Valentine’s Day in Pondicherry
If you are planning for a vacation to include Valentine’s Day, you ought to visit Pondicherry. This is the place where you can enjoy romantic time in some exotic places like beach, French colonial building or in some party. This is the right place to enjoy all types of Valentine’s Day celebration. Are you looking for a posh restaurant? There are a lot of restaurants with varying cuisine and candle lit dinner style. If you are looking for a romantic evening which is simple and stylish, you can enjoy an evening in the beach with beach picnic. If you want a relaxed time, try Auroville. There are a lot of places to enjoy and the best time is February.
Suggested Tour : Full Day Pondicherry Trip From Chennai
2. Goa Carnival
If you are someone who wants an extravaganza celebration, you can visit Goa during Mardi gras. Goa Carnival is very similar to Mardi gras. You can enjoy Sunburn Music Festival, New Year Bash festival and various other celebrations that start from 10th of Feb and ends by 13th. You can have all kinds of fun like live bands, dances, parades, balls, light decorations, booze and everything to make your vacation, wild. If you are looking for a place with coastal beauty and enjoyable fun, Casanova State is the most recommended spot for all kinds of tourists.
Suggested Tour : 8 Days - Goa Carnival Tour
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3. Jaisalmer Desert Festival
Are you looking for a once-in-lifetime vacation? Enjoy the desert festival in Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer is located in Rajasthan. In February, the place would be completely immersed in Desert Festival mood. You can find many activities like camel races, puppet shows, exhibitions, moustache exhibits, dance and song parties, turban tying competition, exhibitions for handicrafts and rare masterpieces and many others. Last but not least, you can enjoy a cool desert dinner on sand dunes.
The must enjoy activities are the fire dance, gair, camel rides and a visit to the fort of Jaisalmer. This festival takes place near the fort of Jaisalmer every year starting on 29th of January and ends on 31st.
Suggested Tour : 14 Days - Rajasthan Agra and Varanasi Tour
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4. Khajuraho Dance Festival
Khajuraho is a place for ancient culture. One of the top attractions in this place is the dance festival that takes place in Khajuraho group of temples. This is an extraordinary dance festivat includes all forms of dance forms and you can enjoy live performances from various maestros around the country. If you are someone who loves dance, this is an important festival that you should never miss. This festival starts on 20th of February and ends on 26th February.
Suggested Tour : 3 Days - Khajuraho Private Tour from Delhi
5. Surf Festival
You might have known about Orissa and its list of tourist destinations. But, if you are someone who loves to have fun, you would never miss Orissa in February. On the Ramchandi Beach in Orissa, you would find the India Surf Festival that happens for three days. This is the only surfing related festival in the country. Are you not into surfing? This is the best festival to find yoga classes like yoga on water, live music festivals, live painting events, projection mapping and many others. This is the place of heaven for those who love photography. This festival also holds the paddle championship of India. This whole event takes place on the beach which is about 7 km away from the famous Konark Sun Temple.
India is a land of very rich heritage and entertainment. If you are a February traveller, you ought to visit these celebrations and have an extraordinary time in India. Are you not sure where to start? Talk to your travel agent today and get your tickets booked immediately.
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