plan ahead - February
Written by Oryx
Oryx presents its insider’s tips for places to visit in February. Take in the sights of India’s Golden Triangle, experience history and adventure in Muscat, and enjoy the festivities in Venice.
India’s Golden Triangle
The pleasant weather in February makes it a good time to visit the northern part of India. A recommended tour is the Golden Triangle, which includes the popular cities of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur, so called because of the triangular shape formed by the three cities on the map. The list of attractions is rich and varied in each city, including: Qutab Minar, India Gate, the Rashtrapati Bhavan, and Red Fort in Delhi; one of the wonders of the world – Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and Fatehpur Sikri in Agra; and palace tours in Jaipur.
Distance: 2,385 km
Flight Time: 3 hours, 40 minutes
Adventure in Muscat, Oman
Muscat is an ideal place to visit during February, and activities and attractions are abundant, both on land and at sea. There are a number of well-preserved cultural heritage sites, as well as dolphin-watching tours, fishing tours, desert safaris, mountain trekking, and other adventurous activities.
Distance: 739 km
Flight Time: 1 hour, 20 mins
Frequency: 31 flights a week
Festivities in Venice
Apart from all the attractions of this wonderful city in Italy, February is also the month of the Venice Carnival, from February 15 until March 4. Party-goers don masks and costumes as they enjoy shows, boat pageants on the canals, costume contests, and musical and cultural nights
Distance: 4,142 km
Flight Time: 6 hours, 35 minutes