February, the month of love, is a wonderful time of the year. Almost all of India experiences winter, and pleasant weather, creating a perfect environment for travelling. But if you need help figuring out where to go? Don't worry, we have got your back.  

They say there is no right time to travel; any time is good. February perfectly symbolises this. If you plan to surprise your spouse on Valentine's Day by taking them out on holiday or want to spend some peaceful time away from the city chaos with your friends and family, there are many amazing places to visit in India in February.

If you like the mountains, you can travel to the northern parts of India where the weather is still cold but too harsh. If you like to explore offbeat destinations, you can travel to central India, where the plains await you with bright and cosy days and cool nights. Thus, no matter where you go, you can enjoy a wonderful holiday. But some destinations are better than others. So, we list the best places to visit in February in India.  


  • Goa
  • Udaipur, Rajasthan
  • Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
  • Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  • Gangtok, Sikkim
  • Gujarat
  • Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
  • Coorg, Karnataka
  • Munnar, Kerala
  • Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra



Goa is at the top of the best places to travel in February in India list for many reasons. The party capital of India has a magical aura that makes you instantly forget about all the worries in life and revel in the party and fun vibe. A small coastal town sandwiched between Maharashtra and Kerala, Goa, boasts some of the cleanest and most picturesque beaches in the country. 

November to January is the peak tourism season in Goa, and you will find that most beaches are crowded. But, come February, the tourists start to go back, but the town remains charming as ever during this time of the year. It is also the time when the locals celebrate the Goa carnival, one of the most spectacular festivals, which turns the whole state into one big colourful stage.  

From partying at the various hotspots, relaxing on the beach, and indulging in water sports to watching the spectacular shows during the carnival, Goa will never fail to amuse you in February. 

Where to Stay – Club Mahindra Assonora, Club Mahindra Emerald Palms, Club Mahindra Acacia Palms, Club Mahindra Varca


The city of lakes, Udaipur, is one of the most popular tourist places in Rajasthan. While you can visit the magnificent city any time of the year, the cool weather and warm and friendly locals make it one of the best places to travel in February in India. 

Rich in cultural and historical heritage, Udaipur boasts a royal vibe, thanks to the presence of the majestic mahals, stunning forts, and expansive palaces. Apart from the iconic monuments, the colourful bazaars and the evergreen lakes of the city are worth exploring.  

While in the city, don't miss a chance to take a boat ride on the famed emerald-green waters of Lake Pichola and watch the stunning sunset; it is a sight you won't ever forget. 

Where to Stay – Club Mahindra Udaipur


One of the oldest cities in the world, Varanasi or Banaras, is one of the best places to visit in February for an out-of-the-world experience. It is a small and quaint town located on the banks of the Holy River Ganga. The city holds an important place in the Hindu religion and is one of India's most loved spiritual places. A popular pilgrimage destination, the town boasts innumerable temples that attract millions of tourists and devotees from all over the world.  

The undeniable spiritual vibe of the city is sure to fill your heart with a perpetual sense of calmness and tranquillity. Apart from revelling in the spiritual atmosphere of the places and connecting with your inner self, there are many places to visit and things to do in the city.  

You can take a boat ride in the Ganges in the evening and watch the sunset and the Ganga arti, take a stroll around the by-lanes to experience the cultural diversity of India, or visit the various temples and know about their religious and historical significance.   

Andaman and Nicobar Islands 

An archipelago of India, Andaman and Nicobar Island is a tropical paradise and one of the best places to visit in February in India, especially for beach lovers. One of the seven union territories of India, the Andaman Islands boasts some of the best beaches in the world. 

The pleasant weather and loads of beautiful places to explore in the Andaman Islands, like the naturally formed limestone caves, mud volcanoes, and the historical cellular jail, will give you unique experiences that you may have never experienced before.  

Whether you are looking to chill your feet and relax by the beach or want to enjoy water sports and explore the life below the surface of the sea, Andaman will satiate all your tourist needs and beyond. Finally, a special mention to the delicious local cuisine; it is a haven for seafood lovers. So, treat yourself to the best food you may find in India. 


February is a great time to visit Gujarat because of its nice weather, with days that are cool and comfortable. This month, you can still catch some of the Kite Festival in places like Ahmedabad, where the sky fills up with colourful kites. There's also the Modhera Dance Festival at the Sun Temple, where you can watch beautiful traditional dances. 

Places like the Rann of Kutch are perfect to visit in February; you might even get to see the end of the Rann Utsav, a big festival with music and crafts. If you like animals, you can go on a safari at Gir National Park to see lions. 

There are also cool places to see like Ahmedabad, with lots of history and food, the religious sites of Somnath and Dwarka, and Saputara, a peaceful hill station. It's a good idea to plan your trip early and join in the local festivals to really get a feel for Gujarat's culture.

The variety of experiences makes Gujarat one of the best places to go in February in India.

Where to Stay – Club Mahindra Kensville Golf Resort, Club Mahindra Gir Resort, Club Mahindra Dwarka Resort, Club Mahindra Netrang


Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Shimla in February is very cold and often snowy, with temperatures usually between -2°C and 8°C. This is a great time for people who like snow because Shimla looks beautiful covered in white. You can have fun with snow activities like making snowmen, having snowball fights, or going skiing in places close by, like Kufri and Narkanda. 

There's also an ice-skating rink in Shimla that you can enjoy because it’s cold enough for the ice to stay solid. The main parts of the city, like The Ridge and The Mall Road, are quieter, so you can enjoy walking around and seeing places without too many people around. So, for those who love snow and tranquillity, Shimla is one of the best places to visit in February in India.

Even though there aren’t big festivals in February, the snowy scenery makes the city feel special. Remember to bring warm clothes because it’s really cold, and keep an eye on the weather in case it changes your travel plans. Shimla in February is perfect for enjoying a calm and snowy setting.

Where to Stay – Club Mahindra Kandaghat Shimla Resort, Club Mahindra Shimla Resort, Club Mahindra, Naldehra


Coorg, Karnataka

Visiting Coorg in February is perfect due to its cool and pleasant climate, with temperatures around 15°C to 20°C. This time of year, is ideal for outdoor activities without the chill of winter or the summer heat. 

You can explore vast coffee plantations and learn about the coffee-making process, or engage in trekking through the scenic Western Ghats on trails like Tadiandamol and Brahmagiri. Waterfalls like Abbey and Iruppu offer tranquil spots for relaxation. Wildlife enthusiasts can enjoy bird watching and spotting animals in the Dubare Elephant Camp and Nagarhole National Park. 

This is one of the great places to visit in India in February, the peaceful atmosphere and local culture provide a serene getaway. Pack light woollens for cool evenings and consider staying in a homestay to experience Coorg's authentic lifestyle. The inviting weather and lush landscapes make February an excellent time for a refreshing escape to Coorg, surrounded by nature and tranquillity.

Where to Stay – Club Mahindra Madikeri, Club Mahindra Virajpet

Gangtok, Sikkim 

To be honest, you can visit anywhere in the northeast at any time of the year. But Gangtok is one of the best places to visit in February for a honeymoon in India. The scenic natural beauty of Gangtok is unparalleled, but in February, it is even better.  

With its scenic snow-clad Himalayan peaks, majestic monasteries and pristine lakes that are clear as a mirror, Gangtok is sure to win your heart instantly. Not to mention, the vibrant culture of Gangtok, the friendly locals, and the amazing cuisine gives you a complete holiday experience. 

Where to Stay – Club Mahindra Le Vintuna  

Munnar, Kerala

Going to Munnar in February is excellent because of its cool and nice weather, perfect for outdoor fun. This hill station in Kerala has beautiful tea gardens where you can learn about tea making and lots of trails for walking and enjoying the views. 

It is one of the best places to visit in February in India for outdoor activities. You can enjoy trekking through the lush Western Ghats, exploring the vast tea estates, and enjoying the panoramic views from spots like Mattupetty Dam. Wildlife enthusiasts can venture into Eravikulam National Park to spot the endangered Nilgiri Tahr, among other diverse flora and fauna. 

The cool weather is perfect for sightseeing and engaging in the rich cultural and culinary experiences Munnar has to offer. With fewer rains, the landscapes are more accessible and the natural beauty of the region is at its peak. Remember to pack warm clothing for the cooler mornings and evenings, and book your accommodations in advance to secure your spot in this picturesque hill station during its prime season.

Where to Stay – Club Mahindra Mount Serene, Club Mahindra Munnar Resort

Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra

Mahabaleshwar is one of the best places to go to in February in India, especially for people from Maharashtra. It is an ideal getaway for those seeking a blend of cool weather and natural beauty. During this month, this hill station becomes a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. 

February marks a perfect time to explore Mahabaleshwar's famous strawberry farms, offering a chance to indulge in the freshest strawberries and homemade delicacies. The serene weather also invites visitors to discover breathtaking viewpoints like Arthur’s Seat and Elephant’s Head Point, which provide panoramic views of the surrounding valleys and hills. Boating at Venna Lake adds a peaceful retreat amidst the scenic landscapes. 

The local cuisine and markets offer a glimpse into the vibrant culture of the region. Light woollens are recommended for the cool evenings, and booking accommodation in advance is advisable due to the popularity of this season. Mahabaleshwar in February combines the pleasures of mild weather, scenic beauty, and local flavours for a memorable escape.

Where to Stay – Club Mahindra Sherwood

Get the best experiences on your holiday with Club Mahindra 

No matter where you go for a vacation in February in India, you can book your stay at any of the Club Mahindra resorts. There are more than 85 resorts in India, and they promise to offer you an unforgettable holiday experience. 

The spacious rooms with modern amenities ensure you enjoy a comfortable and relaxing stay with your family. Also, all the resorts are strategically located, so you can easily explore the popular tourist attractions. Finally, the signature Club Mahindra experience ensures you never have a dull moment.

About Club Mahindra

Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. (MHRIL), a part of Leisure and Hospitality sector of the Mahindra Group, offers quality family holidays primarily through vacation ownership memberships and brings to the industry values such as reliability, trust and customer satisfaction. Started in 1996, the company's flagship brand ‘Club Mahindra’, today has over 250,000 members , who can holiday at 100+ resorts in India and abroad.

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