Every month of the year is an excellent time to travel, but if you’re for looking for something beyond excellent, the month of March nails it spot on. Just before the sweltering summer sets in, and just after the over-enthusiastic winter crowds are thinning out, March seems like a pleasant transitional phase where countries all over the world start sprouting with their best with the arrival of spring! So if you’re wondering where to go in March 2018, check out our list of some of the best places to visit this spring season!
7 Places to Visit in March
- Sri Lanka
- South Africa
The sunny, yet cool month of March is easily one of the most desirable times to head to Nepal, the trekking capital of the world! February and March mark the end of the dry winter season, and the arrival of the beautiful spring season. The weather gets a tad warmer, making the climate ideal to conquer all those picturesque, rhododendron-laced trekking trails! This is time when the entire country is replete with lush greenery, snow-free passes, and placid views of the soaring Himalayas.
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If you’re looking to fathom the best of Sri Lanka, no month showcases this dramatic country better than March. With the weather predominantly dry, this is the time when the entire country is basking in sunshine and you’ll find the sun-kissed beaches and lambent sea glowering in myriad hues of golden and blue. This is also the time when you’ll see the charming tea plantations, national parks, cool hillside terrains and the lush rainforest come alive with abundant shades of green! Definitely one of the best places to visit in March!
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Iceland’s quirky capital city of Reykjavik is a sheer treat to visit during the month March. Perched against a backdrop of the lofty, snow-clad mountains, the effervescent cerulean seas, and the limpid, crystalline air, Reykjavik offers a fascinating concoction of captivating museums, mind-blowing black sand beaches, funky bars and cafes, bewildering natural attractions, and of course, the breath-taking Northern Lights! This mesmeric concoction can be best enjoyed during March, when the days are getting warmer and longer (more hours of sunlight), and there’s lot of fun happening in Reykjavik!
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Whoever said March is only for beach bums, mountain lovers, shopping fanatic, nature lovers, and the likes? Book worms out there, please step out and head to Bath, England, to be a part of the iconic Bath Literature Festival! Home to the legendary Jane Austen, Bath is one of England’s most regal cities, soaked in centuries of riveting history, literature, grand Georgian architecture, and the world-famous Roman bathhouses. Rub shoulders with bibliophiles like yourself while you join some of modern Britain’s most successful authors and poets for readings and live debates!
Cape Town, South Africa
The duration from March to May is undeniably the best time to capture glimpses of the beautiful city of Cape Town. This is the time when the temperatures experiences a pleasant drop, and the city begins its annual wine harvest. Better rates, lesser crowds, pacifying calm winds, world-class beaches, and great hiking opportunities are a few other reasons why Cape Town absolutely nails the month of March! If that wasn’t enough, March in Cape Town welcome some epic annual events such as Cape Town Carnival, Cape Town International Jazz Festival, Constantia Food & Wine Festival, and more! Surely one of the best places to visit in March!
March is an idyllic month to visit the ultra-gorgeous, pristine land of Switzerland; more so if you are interested in skiing. The Alpine regions are covered with dense snow making it ideal for sledding or skiing; whichever catches your fancy. The temperature is cool and this month is comparatively drier than others. Do carry your warm clothes and sturdy pair of shoes as there will be a lot of walking to do.
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If you are looking to escape the monotony that winter brings in, there is no better time than visiting Cyprus. Mother Nature is more than generous to this part of the earth especially during spring time (Read: March); and that is apparent from its lush landscapes, blossomed jasmine trees, the sea air enlivened by pleasant aromas of fruit trees. Thrill-seekers will be in for a treat as they have plenty of options to choose from – right from Safari tours, to excursion on quad bikes, to catching octopus or sea fishing.