March marks the start of the spring season in India. A time when the country is blessed with nature and reveals its most colourful side. The beautiful blossoms, warm sun, and clear blue skies evoke a strong desire to travel in March. The colourful nature, lovely weather, and joyful festivals of March make it one of the best months to go on a vacation.

March is a great month to indulge in tourism-related activities in India. Explore beaches, heritage sites, hill stations, and many other places to visit in March 2024. Learn about the heritage of India or take part in various adventure activities across the nation. You can plan a trip with your loved ones to some of the best destinations in India in March.

If you are pondering where to go this March 2024, there are many places to visit in India. If you are newlyweds, head to the beautiful hill stations of Uttarakhand. For families, Jim Corbett National Park is one of the best places to visit in India. You can even go boating in Nainital or visit the city of Varanasi.

You can even take the South Indian route and visit the magnificent temples of Hampi or relax on the beaches of Rameswaram. Ooty, Coorg, Wayanad, and Kodaikanal are some of the best honeymoon destinations in South India for newlyweds. Munnar and Thekkady are some of the other best places to visit in March 2024.

You do not need to go out of the way to find the best places in India to visit in March.

Below is the list of top places to visit in March 2024. Take your pick.

Top Indian places to visit in March 2024

  1. Manali, Himachal Pradesh
  2. Wayanad, Kerala
  3. Hampi, Karnataka
  4. Udaipur, Rajasthan
  5. Kaziranga National Park, Assam
  6. Gangtok, Sikkim
  7. Goa
  8. Coorg, Karnataka
  9. Kashmir
  10. Shillong, Meghalaya
  11. Mussoorie, Dehradun
  12. Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
  13. Ooty, Tamil Nadu
  14. Pondicherry
  15. Puri, Odisha
  16. Darjeeling, West Bengal
  17. Leh, Ladakh
  18. Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra


  • Manali:

Watch the beauty of the Himalayas in Manali, Himachal Pradesh. The origin of human civilization, as mentioned in the mythology, Manali attracts visitors for its snowcapped mountains, pine groves, evergreen forests, swift waters of River Beas, and cascading waterfalls. While Manali is a favourite among tourists throughout the year, it is one of the best places to visit in India in March.

  • Wayanad: 

Visit Wayanad, the quaint hill station of Kerala, this holiday season. Smell fresh and varied spices and see exotic wildlife at Wayanad. As the place is close to the Western Ghats, it is an abode to an exquisite variety of flora and fauna and rich wildlife. See elephants, bears, leopards, and other animals in a dense forest filled with rosewood, teak, eucalyptus, and silver oak trees. Visit Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary, Jain Temple, Banasura Sagar Dam, etc., at Wayanad.

  • Hampi: 

Visit the World Heritage Site, Hampi, and spend some days amidst the fascinating ruins. The ruins of the sites are sure to make your vacation alluring. The desolate landscape of Hampi is created after millions of years of volcanic activity and erosion. The Hampi Bazaar is crammed with many shops and restaurants. Stay at Vijayshree Resort and Heritage Village in Hampi.

  • Udaipur: 

The erstwhile rulers have truly created an oasis among the desert-scapes. Udaipur is one of the best places to travel in March. Explore the sightseeing attractions of the city at a time when the weather is the most comfortable. With crystal-clear lakes, architectural prowess, and the museums, Udaipur is one of the best places in India to visit in March.

  • Kaziranga National Park, Assam:

The national park brings to you the best of wildlife in India. Spot animals like tigers, rhinos, elephants, etc., at Kaziranga National Park. The temperature is high during the day, and as the day progresses, it gets cooler. The Brahmaputra River floods the park from April to October, so March is the best time to visit the national park. 

  • Gangtok:

Gangtok in Sikkim is famous for its artistically built monasteries, pleasant climate, pristine lakes, and cascading waterfalls. The quaint locale provides ample places of scenic beauty and many picturesque landscapes. Visit sites like Tsomgo Lake, Seven Sister Waterfalls, Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, Rumtek Monastery, Himalayan Zoological Park, etc., in Gangtok.

  • Goa: 

Want to visit a beach paradise with less crowd and commotion? Then Goa is the best place to go in India in March. A perfect amalgamation of sand, sun, sea, and seafood, Goa has something for every kind of traveller. Visit Calangute Beach, Dudhsagar Falls, Fort Aguada, Baga Beach, etc., while in India’s party capital. The weather will match your mood with its warm sunshine and pleasant breeze.

  • Coorg:

Located amidst the mountains in Karnataka, Coorg has a perpetually misty landscape. The coffee-producing hill station is famous for its green hills and streams that cut through them. It is one of the best holiday destinations in March for its outstanding climate and culture.

  • Kashmir: 

Kashmir is truly a paradise on Earth. The land abounds with scenic valleys, snow-capped mountains, chinar trees and green meadows. With winter coming to an end and summer starting up, March is the best season to visit Kashmir for its melting snow and hidden leaves.

  • Shillong, Meghalaya:

Often referred to as the "Scotland of the East," Shillong captivates with its rolling hills, waterfalls, and serene lakes. It is one of the best places in India to visit in March as you can experience the city emerging from winter. In March, Shillong pleasant weather that is ideal for exploring its natural beauty, including the famous Elephant Falls and Umiam Lake.

  • Mussoorie, Dehradun:

This hill station, known as the "Queen of the Hills," offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas. In March, the snow begins to melt, revealing lush landscapes and making it perfect for visiting Kempty Falls and walking along Mall Road.

  • Rishikesh, Uttarakhand:

Rishikesh is one of the best places in India to visit in March, as it is an ideal time for exploring its natural beauty and spiritual sites and participating in outdoor activities. This month is perfect for river rafting, as the weather is mild and the Ganges offers thrilling rapids. The city hosts the International Yoga Festival in March, drawing yoga enthusiasts worldwide to this serene setting.

  • Ooty, Tamil Nadu:

Known as the "Queen of Hill Stations," Ooty's botanical gardens, tea plantations, and Nilgiri Mountain Railway are its main attractions. March offers a respite from the cold with warmer days and cool nights, perfect for outdoor activities.

  • Pondicherry:

A former French colony, Pondicherry boasts charming colonial architecture, peaceful beaches, and spiritual ashrams. March is comfortably warm, suitable for exploring Auroville and the Promenade Beach.

  • Puri, Odisha:

It's a great place for both spiritual visits and relaxation by the sea. March is a good time to go because the weather is warm and comfortable. Visitors in March can enjoy exploring temples and the city without the extreme heat of summer. The beaches in Puri are also lovely in March, offering fewer crowds to relax, watch the waves, and enjoy the sea breeze.

  • Darjeeling, West Bengal:

Known for its exquisite tea gardens and the majestic Kanchenjunga range. It is one of the top places to visit in India in March since you can experience great outdoor activities like tea estate visits and toy train rides. Besides the tea gardens and train rides, Darjeeling has other attractions too. The Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park is home to rare animals like the snow leopard. The Peace Pagoda offers great views and a peaceful place to think. The Ghoom Monastery is another interesting spot, filled with history and culture.

  • Leh, Ladakh:

While still chilly, March marks the beginning of the tourist season in Leh, offering unique landscapes of frozen lakes and rivers, and monasteries like Hemis and Thiksey become accessible.

  • Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra:

A hill station renowned for its strawberry farms, ancient temples, and panoramic viewpoints like Arthur's Seat. March's climate is perfect for exploring its natural beauty and enjoying the fresh produce. 


Thus, if you are thinking about where to go this March 2024, you have plenty of excellent options. Visit any of the above places to visit in March this 2024 and have an unforgettable holiday.

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