Did you miss out on a trip in 2018? Well, make the most of the spring this year. Don’t let the confusion of travel planning shatter your dreams of a trip this year, start planning to travel in March 2019. This is the time of the year when most of the destinations begin to bloom.
The European frosts begin to thaw, many Himalayan destinations offer adventure sports, the colourful chaos in India, the flame-licked fest of Valencia, Borneo’s orangutan spotting and the all-time favourite destinations like Dubai and Hong-Kong are shining a light on the month of March this year.
Without much ado, let’s answer the burning question: Where should you travel in March this year?
Best Places to Visit in March 2019
Are you tired of trawling through endless travel mags but your inner gallivanter still isn’t satisfied? Here is a list of destinations that ought to be on every traveler’s bucket list whilst planning your next vacay!
1. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Brazil is a city with stunning mountain ranges, tropical rainforests, and spectacular beaches. Its most unique and exquisite landscapes in the world lie in the Rio de Janeiro.
Spring is the best time to visit the city as it bursts with culture and hosts the iconic Carnival in Rio in March every year. The carnival lasts for about 9 days, beginning on the first day of March. Many countries around the globe hosts such carnivals but Rio de Janeiro’s edition is the best and the biggest party which is witnessed by about 2 million people every year.
The city is infused with the energy of street parties, samba dancing and a week filled with extraordinary music, feasting, and dancing. Some of the top things to do in Rio are visiting the Christ the Redeemer Statue, Sugarloaf Mountain, Pedra do Telegrafo and the beautiful beaches.
The best word that describes Borneo, Asia’s largest island is Primeval. It is a land of swamps and mangroves, the swirled mountains and the deserted shores making it one of the top choices for March 2019.
One has greater chances of finding orangutans in the natural habitat as the season of Subah kick-starts in the month of March, meaning there will be low rainfall, dry climate and fewer visitors. Visiting Borneo in March allows you to witness Malaysia’s Rainforest World Music Festival and the Whale season.
3. Hong Kong
Hong Kong is one of the best travel destinations. The lively city is famed for its imposing skyline, shopping centre, lip-smacking food, the museums, churches, and concert halls.
Hong Kong is an ideal place for big-time foodies. One can also engage in adventurous activities like rock-climbing, sky diving, and can enjoy the exquisite scenes in this country.
Namaste! Yes, India is recommended as a fabulous country to visit because of its rich culture, traditions and of course, its people. People generally visit India during the winter months, that is November and December but something that they ought to consider witnessing is Holi, the festival of colours. Holi, popularly known as the festival of love, ushers in spring, in the month of March.
It is one of the greatest festivals of the Indian sub-continent and is celebrated with great vigour and energy all over the country. You join the crowd on the streets as they splash water filled with vibrant colours and vent in an uprising of rainbow powder. Enjoy the Holika Dahan, a bonfire made from wood and dung just before the day of Holi.
Also, satisfy your taste buds by trying some traditional treats like Dahi Vada, Gol Gappe, Dosa and many more.
You surely cannot afford to miss one of the most colourful times to be in this country, not to mention, you can experience India on a budget!
5. Dublin, Ireland
Dublin is one place that celebrates St. Patrick’s Day for five days straight, while in the rest of the worlds’ festivities only last for a day. The celebrations include parties, parades, and many other events to rejuvenate your soul entirely. Dublin is always a fun place to visit, filled with welcoming pubs and friendly folks who are ever ready to give you a good shot of laughter at any place and time.
Other places of popular sightseeing include the Guinness Storehouse where you can explore a 360- degree view of the city from its Gravity Bar, the Temple Bar area – an ideal place for the nightlife, Dublin Zoo, the Irish President’s residence, Cliffs of Moher, Ring of Kerry and many other places that enable you to experience the resplendent Irish hospitality.
It is the perfect time to plan your itinerary now, experience what these places with immense beauty hold for you and satisfy your wanderlust..
Since life is short, it is time to get out and see the world now!