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Pleasant weather adds more charm to your vacation. February comes with perfect weather that is ideal to explore many amazing travel destinations not only in India but in most parts of the world. February marks the end of winter in India, therefore you experience pleasant weather all around.
A long-awaited vacay becomes all the more necessary, especially after the COVID-19 pandemic. So, pack your bags and step out whether to feel the love in the air, bask in the sunshine or spend some ‘Me’ time. Considered as the most pleasant and the best month to travel with your loved ones, February has lots to offer.
Here’s a list of the best travel destinations in February where you can enjoy your holiday! Bask in salubrious warm weather and have a great time.
Places to visit in India in February for Warm Weather Holiday
Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu
To start with, let us take you to the southernmost tip of India – Kanyakumari. Blessed with waters on three sides – the Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean, and the Bay of Bengal, this beachside town is a perfect place to visit in February.
If marveling at the clear and calm views of the beach without a tourist rush is your idea of holidaying, then Kanyakumari is the right place for you. Although solace is its specialty, this coastal area gives you the perfect opportunity to try something adventurous.
Partake in water sports activities, go out for some beach fun, or simply sit back and admire sunset views. Additionally, you can plan some outings or nature walks.
Weather: The weather in Kanyakumari is pleasant with warm days and cool nights with temperatures ranging from 17 to 32 degrees celsius.
Popular tourist attractions: Kanyakumari beach, Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Sthanumalayan Kovil, Thiruvalluvar Temple, and Kumari Amman Temple.
Things to do: Enjoy at the scenic beach, watch sunrise and sunset, ferry to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, bathe in the Triveni Sangam, learn About Swami Vivekananda’s Teachings, pay your respects to Mahatma Gandhi’s ashes, and browse through shops.
Jaisalmer is an amazing warm weather holiday destination to visit in February. It is nestled on the edge of the Thar Desert and is one of the ideal places to enjoy the touch of winter bidding adieu.
The bounty of golden sand dunes, intricately designed havelis, and splendid Jain Temples, allure tourists to this place. In addition, Jaisalmer Desert Festival gives you the perfect reason to plan your trip to India in February.
Hailed as the ‘Golden City’, Jaisalmer is undoubtedly a gem in the crown of Rajasthan that pampers you with royal experiences with loved ones.
Weather: Blessed with pleasant warm sunny days and cool nights, Jaisalmer’s temperature ranges from 10 to 22 degrees Celsius.
Popular tourist attractions: Jaisalmer Fort, Sam Sand Dunes, Jain temples in Dilwara, Gadisar Lake, Desert National Park, Patwon Ki Haveli, Nathmal Ki Haveli, Salim Singh Ki Haveli, Bada Bagh, Tanot Mata Temple, and Khuri.
Things to do: Camel safari, dune bashing, quad biking, stay at the campsite, cultural performances, heritage walks, and shopping at the vibrant markets.
Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu
Radiating a divine aura, Rameswaram is one of the important pilgrimage sites in Tamil Nadu. Home to one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva, the seaside town on Pamban Island holds special significance.
Being one of the four Char Dhams, Rameswaram is one of the best places to go in February for sun. It is here only you’ll get to see the bridge that was built by Lord Rama to reach Ravana’s Lanka.
Weather: The temperature ranges from 20 to 28 degrees Celsius. The weather is pleasant with warm sunshine and cool nights.
Popular tourist attractions: Rameswaram Temple, Dhanushkodi Beach, The Five-Faced Hanuman Temple, Lakshmana Tirtha, Agni Theertham, Adam’s Bridge, Kalam National Memorial, Sea World Aquarium, and Kunthu Kal Beach.
Things to do: Pray at Rameswaram-one of the holiest pilgrimage sites in India, get blessings at holy shrines, enjoy walks on the scenic Dhanushkodi beach, and savor mouth-watering cuisine.
Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
Located in the heart of India, Bhopal is a warm destination to visit in February. Known as the ‘City of Lakes’, Bhopal is known and loved for its greenery, heritage, historical sites, and landscapes. Showcasing a perfect confluence of scenic beauty and old-world charm, the city is definitely one of the best places to visit in India. A number of lakes dot the city adding to its elegance. A delectable palate of street food and shopping are added pleasures.
Weather: Blissful winter weather with an average temperature ranging from 14 to 28 degrees Celsius. The days are warm and nights are cold.
Popular tourist attractions: Upper Lake, Van Vihar, Birla Museum, Taj-ul-Masjid, Van Vihar National Park, Bhojpur Temple, Bhimbetka Rock Shelters, Gohar Mahal, Shaukat Mahal, and Raisen Fort.
Things to do: Boat ride on Upper Lake, wildlife safari at Van Vihar National Park, fun time at water amusement parks, museum hopping, relish Nawabi cuisines, and shopping.
Exciting beach life, amazing sightseeing, and delicious street food call for a perfect vacation in Mumbai in February. It is in this month only that many fests and night parties are organized in the ‘City of Dreams’. Indian Derby and Kala Ghoda are some of the must-see events in Mumbai that lure visitors from everywhere. Visit Mumbai to enjoy the pleasant weather, scenic attractions for memorable experiences.
Weather: The temperature ranges from 17 to 34 degrees Celsius. The weather is pleasant with warm sunshine and cool nights.
Popular tourist attractions: Marine Drive, Gateway of India, Kanheri Caves, Haji Ali Dargah, Elephanta Caves, Siddhivinayak Temple, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminal, Kidzania, Nehru Centre, Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Juhu Beach, Hanging Gardens, Mumbai Film City, and Snow World.
Things to do: Enjoy sunrise and sunsets at Marine Drive, walk along the scenic beaches, explore the British heritage, pray at the revered temples, visit the ancient Elephanta Caves, shop, savor street food, Bollywood tour, and Dharavi Slum tour
Places to visit outside India in February for Warm Weather Holiday
February is an amazing time to make travel plans not just in India but in foreign countries as well. Here are some of the best picks of wonderful holiday destinations.
Seychelles is a beautiful island archipelago in the Indian Ocean. It is considered one of the most exotic holiday destinations to visit in February. If you seek a romantic getaway, Seychelles Is an ideal international honeymoon destination to visit in February. The idyllic beaches with picturesque views are perfect for relaxing on the island. Escape into the jungle to follow any mysterious trail, or satiate your adrenaline rush by sailing and snorkeling. Also, watch sea turtle hatchlings on their epic journey to the sea.
Weather: Blessed with tropical weather, Seychelles has temperatures ranging from 24 to 30 degrees Celsius in February.
Popular tourist attractions: La Digue, Bird Island, Praslin Island, Seychelles Natural History Museum, Anse Lazio (Chevalier Bay), Vallee De Mai Natural Reserve, Aride Island, and Morne Seychellois National Park.
Things to do: Scuba diving, hiking, snorkeling, sunbathing, and island-hopping.
Another extraordinary honeymoon destination, Maldives is a “fall in love at the first sight” kind of destination. It is considered one of the best places to travel in February. Fly here to spend romantic moments together. With its exotic underwater world and surreal white sand beaches, this tropical beauty remains on the bucket list of almost every traveler. No wonder February is the best time to visit the Maldives to see the sunny side of the place. Beautiful palm trees and an array of archipelagos make Maldives look more attractive.
Weather: Maldives has tropical weather with the temperature ranging between25 and 30 degrees Celsius.
Popular tourist attractions: Banana Reef, Male, Artificial Beach, National Museum, Hulhumale, Maafushi Island, HP Reef, and Grand Friday Mosque.
Things to do: Scuba diving, snorkeling, watching the sea at sunrise and sunset island-hopping, and staying at overwater bungalows.
Cape Town, South Africa
In February, Cape Town becomes a haven for wine lovers. An array of amazing festivals and less populated beaches in Cape Town in February is worth every penny. Music and dance lovers can groove to the electrifying tunes at Cape Town’s Electronic Music Festival. Besides this, the famous Cape Town Art Fair in mid-February and the lively Cape Town Pride Festival at the end of the month will also keep you fascinated.
Weather: The temperature ranges from 18 to 30 degrees Celsius. Days are warm while nights are cool and pleasant.
Popular tourist attractions: Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens, Signal Hill and the Noon Gun, Clifton and Camps Bay Beaches, the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, and Chapman’s Peak Drive.
Things to do: Cableway, hiking, sunrise from Lion’s Head, paragliding, unwind at beaches, sunset from Camps Bay, and walking in Kirstenbosch Gardens.
Hong Kong and Macau, China
From lively markets, bustling streets, multibillion-dollar casino resorts, and jungle-like greenery, Hong Kong and Macau have it all. Chinese New Year celebrations in Hong Kong and Macau raise the fun quotient to the next level. Traditional dragon and lion dances, firework displays, and exciting parades make Hong Kong and Macau a must-visit place to visit in February. Whether on a family trip or traveling solo, both these destinations are sure to fulfill your vacation desires! Besides the New Year, Hong Kong hosts Longines Masters of Hong Kong, Lam Tsuen Well-Wishing Festival, AIA Great European Carnival, and Winter Bird Watching Festival.
Weather: Temperature ranges from 10 to 22 degrees Celsius. The weather is pleasant during the day and gets cold at night with warm sunshine and cool nights.
Popular tourist attractions:
In Hong Kong: Victoria Peak, Big Buddha, Wong Tai Sin Temple, Repulse Bay and the Beaches, Temple Street Night Market
In Macau: Ruins of St. Paul’s, Senado Square, A-Ma Temple, Macau Tower, Hac Sa Beach
Things to do: Cruise the Star Ferry, visit Man Mo Temple, ride a double-decker tram, try your luck at extravagant casinos, and hike up Guia Hill.
One of the most preferred travel destinations in February, Dubai leaves you in a state of awe like no other. A royal land of the Sheikhs, the city is loved for everything imaginable. From mighty Burj Khalifa, Golden Frame, extravagant Dubai Mall to anything and everything one can name, Dubai has it all. Exciting nightlife, thrilling dune bashing activities, serene beaches for relaxing, you can get them all. Delight in an amazing shopping extravaganza during the Dubai Shopping Festival, which is organized between December and January. Apart from this, the Dubai Food Festival, Dubai Tennis Championships, and the Dubai International Jazz Festival will make you want to visit Dubai in February.
Weather: The temperature ranges from 10 to 22 degrees Celsius. The weather is pleasant with warm sunshine and cool nights.
Popular tourist attractions: Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Mall, Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, Palm Atlantis, Global Village Dubai, Dubai Fountain, Jumeirah Beach, Dubai Creek, Wild Wadi, Ski Dubai, Jumeirah Mosque, and Al Bastakiya.
Things to do: Sightseeing, shopping at the world’s greatest venues, desert safari and Boudin night at the Arabian Desert, and boat ride in Dubai Creek.
February is one of the best months to plan a vacation with your loved ones owing to the pleasant weather. Choose any of the aforementioned popular tourist attractions in February and make the most of the shortest month of the year. Plan a visit to these destinations and cherish these holidays with family or your partner forever.