Discover India in February 2024: A Founder's Recommendations for the Month of Love

Discover India in February 2024: A Founder's Recommendations for the Month of Love


February, often termed the 'Month of Love,' opens its arms to travelers seeking a perfect blend of pleasant weather, post-winter tranquility, and a plethora of destinations ready to be explored. Our founder, with a passion for discovering the hidden gems of India, suggests five enchanting places that promise not just a getaway but an immersive experience.

1. Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir – Adventure Begins Here

Adventure, Romance, and Pristine Beauty

Nestled in the lap of the mighty Himalayas, Gulmarg unveils a winter wonderland that epitomizes romance. The glistening white snow against the azure sky, flanked by lush forests, sets the stage for a Himalayan adventure. Skiing, snowboarding, trekking, and mountain climbing await the adventurous souls. The Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering offers short courses, ensuring you're prepared for the breathtaking escapades. To embrace serenity, indulge in the world's second-highest gondola ride, revealing the serene side of Gulmarg.

2. Coorg, Karnataka – An Emerald in the Hills

Mist-Clad Hills, Buddhist Serenity, and Wildlife Thrills

Coorg, often referred to as 'The Scotland of India,' beckons with perpetual mist and rolling green hills adorned with endless coffee plantations. Beyond its scenic beauty, discover the unexpected—a Buddhist learning center, the Namdroling Monastery. Abbey Falls, cascading gracefully, adds a poetic touch. Talacauvery, the origin of River Kaveri, offers a spiritually enriching experience. For an adrenaline rush, embark on a safari at Nagarhole National Park or conquer the Barapole river through white water rafting.

3. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh – The Hub of Historic Architecture

Erotic Sculptures, UNESCO Heritage, and Artistic Grandeur

Khajuraho, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, unfolds a mesmerizing collection of medieval Indian architecture. While renowned for its erotic sculptures adorning temple walls, Khajuraho is a testament to India's artistic mastery. Jain and Hindu temples, built between 960 to 1050 AD, showcase sensuous adornments. The evening light and sound show narrate the city's history, adding a mystical allure. Vishwanath Temple, Dulhadev, and Lakshman temples contribute to the city's artistic treasure.

4. Puri, Orissa – The Abode of Lord Jagannath

Pilgrimage Heritage, Colourful Architecture, and Serene Beaches

Puri, integral to the 'Char Dham' pilgrimage, offers an adventurous escape with a rich historical backdrop dating back to 3rd century BC. The Sri Jagannath Temple, with its vibrant architecture, stands as a testament to the city's spiritual significance. While February misses the renowned Rath Yatra, the Chilika Lake, Asia's largest internal salt-water lake, and the serene Puri Beach, adorned with the sand art of Mr. Sudarshan Patnaik, await exploration.

5. Thekkady, Kerala – Explore India’s Largest Tiger Reserve

Biodiversity Marvel, Tiger Trails, and Spice Plantations

Thekkady boasts the largest tiger reserve in India, the Periyar National Park, a biodiverse haven thriving with native wildlife. Engage in the memorable Periyar Tiger Trail, a trek through dense forests bringing you closer to the park's inhabitants. Bamboo rafting offers a unique perspective of the park's beauty. Explore the Green Park Ayurvedic & Spice Plantation, a treasure trove of medicinal herbs and spices, providing insights into advanced agricultural techniques.

Conclusion: Crafting Memorable Adventures in February

Embracing the 'Month of Love,' these destinations curated by our founder promise not just a getaway but a tapestry of experiences. Whether it's the thrill of adventure in Gulmarg, the serenity of Coorg, the artistic marvels of Khajuraho, the spiritual journey in Puri, or the biodiversity wonders of Thekkady, February 2024 beckons travelers to explore the diverse facets of India. Venture forth and craft unforgettable memories in these enchanting destinations.