March is considered an ideal month for a nice holiday across India. And the best part is that we have a long weekend this month and it’s time to take that much-needed break away from the routine city life. look at the best places to visit in march in india.
Agra – home of Taj Mahal
Home to the fascinating dynasty, the Mughals, Agra is a host to the world famous Taj Mahal. No matter how many cliches you’ve heard, when you see the Taj Mahal it still takes your breath away. Join the crowd, admire the fountains, the water channels and the perfect symmetry of Charbagh Gardens, click the obligatory photos for one of the Seven Wonders of World. The long weekend of Holi would be an ideal time to explore the majestic beauty of Agra.
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March is the best time to witness the clear blue skies in the backdrop of the mountains in Shillong. The city is also called the “Scotland of the East” due to its striking similarity to the Scottish highlands. Have the most memorable shopping experience at Bara Bazaar and Police Bazaar, where the local weekly market known as ‘Lewduh’ is held. Buy beautiful silk clothing, bamboo handicrafts, traditional fishing baskets or freshly produced honey here.
Jaisalmer – The Golden City
Jaisalmer is one of the most romantic places in India, exotic for both foreign and Indian tourists. Imagine the romance in the ambiance as you sit by the campfire and hold hands while gazing at the starry sky. A wonderful concoction of colours, royalty, tradition and romance, Jaisalmer is a favorite haunt of overseas tourists in India. Camp here, take a camel ride, sit by bonfires and enjoy local music and dancing.
Goa- Life is a party
Goa, the only place where you will find Shiva’s photo with a beard and chillam in his hand, which means even God is in a mood to party at one of the most popular party destinations in the world. Plan a trip to Goa during the long weekend in March and be part of a host of festivals like ‘Shigmohotsav’, Goa’s version of Holi; ‘Sabado Gordo’ in Panaji which is held on the Saturday before Lent and is celebrated with a parade of floats and raucous street parties; ‘Good Friday’ or ‘Easter’; and ‘Procession of the Saints’, the only procession of its kind outside Rome.
Jodhpur – The Blue City
There is no better time to visit Jodhpur than March. The weather is pleasant in contrast to the oppressive heat lull of the year. The Mehrangarh Fort is the central tourist attraction in Jodhpur. If you are a shopaholic, the area around the fort is full of small shops selling the local handicrafts. The leather goods and bright bandhini chunnis from Jodhpur must buy items. Jodhpur sweets and ‘pyaaz’ and ‘mirch ka pakodas’ are to die for!
Vrindavan and Mathura – The land of Krishna