Top 10 Places to Visit in India in March, 2019

Are you unable to finalize your ultimate destination for your next trip in March? Here’s your guide to help you choose from the top 10 locations:

1. Ranthambore National Park

If you want to see wild tigers in their natural habitats, you have to book your tickets to Sawai Madhopur district of southeast Rajasthan, nearly 130 km away from Jaipur, where you visit the largest and most renowned National Park in Northern India.

  • Wildlife Home to tigers, leopards, crocodiles, hyenas, Jackals, Jungle cats, wild boars, foxes among the many and hunting ground, is where you can witness the wilderness live! Once a favorite for adventure loving Maharajas of history and now it’s a major tourist spot attraction, especially for wildlife photographers.

Before you head towards Safari, the timetable is below:

Month Morning Evening
01/10 -31/10/19 7.00 – 10.30 14.30 –  18.00
01/11 – 31/01/19 7.00 – 10.30 14.00 – 17.30
01/02 – 31/03/19 6.30 – 10.00 14.30 – 18.00
01/04 – 15/05/19 6.00 – 9.30 15.00 – 18.30
15/05-30/06/19 6.00 – 9.30 15.30 – 19.00
  • Greenery – Home to about 300 species of plants and trees, Dhokmajorly covers most of the forest along with banyan, babul, jamun, kadam, and lots more.
  • Birds – It also houses about 272 resident and migratory birds including Graylag Goose, Woodpeckers, Indian Grey Hornbills, Common Kingfishers, Pigeon and Dove among others.

Ranthambore National Park

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2. Jaipur

The first station of Palace on Wheels India is Jaipur. Did you know that the Pink city is the first planned city in India? It was designed by Vidyadhar Bhattacharya and founded by Maharaja Swai Jai Singh II in the 18th century.

  • While you explore the Pink city, it takes you to Hawa Mahal, a blend of Hindu and Islamic architecture built from pink sandstone with small honeycomb shaped windows, resembling Lord Krishna’s crown.
  • 8 km away, you stop at Amber Fort, a delightful sight of magnanimous monument built from red sandstone and white marble with Maota Lake in front adding to the breath-taking view.
  • You can also shop for jewellery, handicrafts and textiles exclusive to the Pink city near Ajmeri Gate at Rajasthali, the single Government Emporium housing to display colourful pottery, carpets, jewellery and home decor.
  • After a royal lunch, you reach Jantar Mantar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site at City Palace. It has sixteen devices which measures time, track celestial pieces and also observe the planetary orbits around the Sun. After you have explored this historical astronomical observatory, around 6:30 pm you are on Palace on Wheels for the next destination, Jodhpur.
Hawa Mahal Jaipur

Hawa Mahal, Jaipur

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3. Jodhpur

Now, you travel to a city designed with high stone walls displaying architectural excellence at every corner of the city. The city brings you close to the rustic lifestyle of Rajasthan. From the lavish havelis of Rajasthani traders to the simple lives of the rural folk, you have lot to experience here.

Jodhpur

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Palace on Wheels train offers you a comfortable trip round the city, this Indian luxury train focuses on the prime tourist spots of Rajasthan and Agra.

4. Udaipur

If you dreamt of travelling to Venice, welcome to Udaipur. The Aravalli Hills coupled with Lake Pichola gives you the dreamy sequence of utmost romance! You may explore the historic temples and palaces, timeless streets by your feet or horseback as well as on wheels. Don’t forget to explore Jag Mandir, Lake Palace, Jagdish Temple and Fateh Sagar Lake as they delight your sight with sheer architectural precision.

Lake Pichola

Lake Pichola

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5. Agra

One of the Seven Wonders of the World, The Taj Mahal is one of the most popularly visited places in India is loved by both Indians as well as foreigners. Agra Fort, the most decorated monuments of the Mughals built from red sandstone is another tourist spot. Also Fatehpur Sikri, situated on the bank of a dried up lake, where paintings on rock shelters still exist to display the art of history.

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal, Agra

6. Varanasi

The most religious hub in the nation, situated on the heart of Ganges, is an attraction for the pilgrims – which makes it a sight for tourists across the globe. The worship of the Ganges in the evening by the priests is a sight to watch and capture in your memory for a lifetime.

Varanasi Morning Aarti

Ganga Aarti, Varanasi

7. Khajuraho

Lakshmana Temple, Kandariya Mahadeva Temple, Brahma Temple, Chitragupta Temple are some of the ancient sculpted temples displaying finest art and most popular spot in Madhya Pradesh. The culturally rich state also exhibits the Khajuraho Dance festival and Adivart Tribal Art Museum.

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Lakshmana Temple, Khajuraho

8. Pench National Park

Mowgli, the man-cub has already taken you here, where Pench River divides the National Park north to south equally and is home to several wildlife, migratory birds and rich vegetation. The thick and dense forest houses many endangered species like nilgai and antelope.

Pench National Park

9. Hampi

Situated near Hopset Town, Karnataka is a UNESCO World Heritage Site which allures you with ruins of palaces, ancient temples and market streets from history. Hampi is a pilgrim’s favorite and photographer’s delight.

Hampi

10. Munnar

A combination of hills and towns, expansive tea plantations, valleys, streams and all that which make a perfect scenery! It’s a perfect destination to de-stress.

Munnar in Kerala

Don’t forget to capture the amazing wonders in your lenses no matter which ever location you choose!

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