Best places to visit in March for a great road trip
Posted by Avis on March 20, 2019|
March marks the beginning of summer in most of the regions of India and is the month of warm sun and cool winds, making it an ideal time to travel to places that can’t be explored in summer months as they get hot and humid. This is just the perfect time to witness the blooming flowers, lush green tea estates, and majestic beaches.
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So if you are looking forward to planning
a road trip in March then below is the list of a few Indian and International
road trips that you must consider.
Best places to visit in March in India
Chennai to Kodaikanal
Kodaikanal, known as the “ The Princess
of Hill Stations” offers the perfect mix of culture and nature to its tourists
and is considered one of the best places to visit in March. The town is lush
green and abundant in natural beauty, making it any nature enthusiast’s
paradise. It’s perfectly manicured slopes, scenic waterfalls, rolling hills and
clear lakes all come together to create the perfect setting for an ideal
March brings out the best of these
natural components, attracting a multitude of tourist from across the country.
to Kodaikanal distance: approx. 530 Kms
Drive: approx. 8 hours
Time to visit:
Early summer, March to June
to visit :
Green Valley View
Bear Shola Falls
Uthiram is a festival celebrated in the month of
March by performing grand rituals to conduct the ceremony of the wedding of
Gods and Goddesses.
Bangalore to Ooty
Famous as Queen of Nilgiris, Ooty is a
beautiful hill station covered in lush and dense deciduous forests with gently
flowing blue rivers and fast-falling waterfalls cutting through the landscape.
The best way to sight all that this city has to offer is to take a trip on the
Toy Train. It lets you enjoy panoramic views of this beautiful hill station.
As one of the best places to visit in
March, Ooty is surrounded by
lush green beauty, botanical gardens and the lakes look more charming than
ever. Tea and spice gardens in Ooty begin to bloom in this month, enhancing the
beauty of the entire hill station with lovely colours. You can smell the
fragrance of fresh tea and spices in the air of Ooty.
Distance: 277 kilometres
Drive: approx. 6 hours
Time to visit: March to June
Lady Canning’s Seat
St. Stephen’s Church
Nilgiri Mountain Railway
has a low gradient with a shallow sand beach extending up to 7 Km in length and
has gentle spinning waves. The
entire stretch of the Digha Beach is lined with casuarina trees and the whole
area is extremely scenic. It is mentioned as the “Brighton of the
East” in one of Warren Hastings’s letters (1780 AD) to his wife.
ideal time to visit is October to March due to a pleasant temperature and
offers various sports like skiing, scuba diving etc.
Distance: approx. 185 Kms
Drive: approx. 4 hrs.
Time to visit: October- March
New Digha Beach
The Science Centre
Best places to visit in Marchfor an International Road trip
Route, South Africa
South Africa’s world-famous Garden Route
lies at just a few hours drive from Cape Town.
a sunny stretch of southern Cape coastline features a wonderful mix of
wide beaches, dappled forests, peaceful lagoons and buzzing seaside towns.
Garden Route is the ideal destination for
an independent-minded self-drive holiday because of the easy-to-navigate roads
and short driving distances which makes it the best places to visit in March.
To avoid the crowded beaches it is the
best time to take the Garden Route tour from Feb to April.
Distance: 930 KM
Drive: 15 hr
Time to visit:
Cape Town Airport > Cape Winelands
> Oudtshoorn > Mossel Bay > George > Knysna > Plettenberg Bay
> Tsitsikamma national park > Port Elizabeth
Hire an Avis car from George airport and
enjoy the sites and sounds of this scenic route.
Ireland is one of those rare places that fully lives up to its reputation: incredibly green, windswept, raucous. This incredible country is full of wild and beautiful scenery complemented by lively, vibrant, modern towns and cities all easily negotiated by hiring a car rental in Ireland and going for a road trip.
The Conor Pass is the highest mountain
pass in Ireland and provides the most dramatic and scenic way of entering or
leaving Dingle. This narrow, twisting road runs between the town of Dingle and
Kilmore Cross on the north side of the peninsula, where roads fork to
Cloghane/Brandon or Castlegregory.
Making Ireland one of the best places to
visit in March and April is it’s mild and It would be very normal to wake up to
rays of glorious sunshine streaming through your bedroom window, only for wind
and rain to arrive by the afternoon.
Drive: 2 hr 16 min
time to visit: March-April
Kerry Airport > Inch Beach > The
South Pole Inn > Dingle > Connor Pass > Castlegregory > Tralee >
Travelling to Madrid in March is a great choice as temperatures are pleasantly warm compared to the winter months. Artistically the city holds its own against any in Europe, with the of the best art museums on the continent where renaissance masterworks are waiting to captivate you. This is an ultimate destination for honeymooners.
If you are shopaholic then do visit the
PRIMARK, one of the largest stores ever to experience and enjoy the madness it
de Arte Sacro
Museums like Prado or
Mercado del Diseño, premier art and design market
Madrid’s best rooftop
blossoming of the almond and cherry trees.