“Your family is the best team you could ever have.”
Someone said that absolutely right. And we all agree. Family is the best company one could travel with. There are jokes, lots of laughter, bonding times, and whatnot. After all, the joy of humming the Bollywood song “Hum Saath Saath Hain” in a foreign land is matchless.
Beautiful seashores to picturesque hill stations, rich wildlife to dynamic culture, ancient heritage to stunning high-rises, and of course the unimaginable adventures. There is a lot to do on this planet. And what could be a better way to experience it with family? This February garnish your vacation by visiting some of the best international family holiday destinations to create a wonderful holiday album.
So, if you are looking for a family-friendly destination outside India, we have curated this list of places to visit outside India with family in February. The list is a flawless deal, endeavoring all sorts of holidays for all sorts of families.
Scroll down and pick your most preferred one.
Located on the eastern Pearl River Delta of the South China Sea, this metropolitan destination is a perfect combination of contemporary wonder and serene nature. Hong Kong is one of the best tourist destinations for a family vacation. From amusement parks to shopping malls, restaurants to resorts, this destination will cater to all your family needs at one go. Explore the streets of Hong Kong and experience the dynamic environment. Apart from kids, there are plenty of things to do for adults as well.
Why visit Hong Kong in February?
Be a part of Asia’s most popular events, the Hong Kong Arts Festival. In this festival, local and international artisans come to perform, sell their unique products, exhibit their artworks, perform their dance.
Places to visit in Hong Kong: Disneyland, Ocean Park, Avenue of Stars, Repulse Bay, Wong Tai Sin Temple, and Victoria’s Peak
Things to do in Hong Kong: Explore Disneyland, take a scenic Star Ferry ride, enjoy the breathtaking view of the Hong Kong skyline, visit the popular temples, enjoy shopping at the famous malls, take a cable car ride to Lantau Island
Popularly known as the ‘Vegas of China’, Macau is located a few miles away from Hong Kong. It is an engaging city and an ideal place to enjoy a family vacation in February outside India. It is located on the western side of the Pearl River Delta. Macau is popular as a gambling destination, due to several big casinos. But apart from that it also boasts about several interesting historic sights including churches, temples, and fortresses.
Why visit Macau in February?
If you visit Macau in February you can be a part of the Chinese New Year, which is also known as Lunar New Year or Spring Festival. The entire china celebrates this festival with great enthusiasm.
Places to visit in Macau: Ruins Of St. Paul’s, Senado Square, Macau Tower, A-Ma Temple, Macau Museum, Guia Fortress, City of Dreams, Mandarin’s House, Taipa Village, Macau Science Center
Things to do in Hong Kong: Enjoy the light show in the foyer of the Galaxy Hotel, shopping at the local market, stroll through Senado Square, gaze in awe at the Ruins of Conquer Mount Fortress, take your kids to the Macau museum
A land with divine and serene beauty, Bhutan is a country of absolute bliss. Considered as one of the most peaceful and happy countries in the world, Bhutan will give you the much-needed family bonding time amidst the tranquillity of nature. If you want to reconnect with your family and cherish the memories you have created together, visit Bhutan in February. Driving across the scenic Himalayan mountains or hiking in the dense forests will add to the memories that you create here.
Why visit Bhutan in February?
Some parts of Bhutan in February are covered with snow and you can view the mighty Himalayan peaks in the north. The weather in February in Bhutan is pleasant with clear skies. Also, if you love to trek, you have a lot of options with perfect visibilities.
Places to visit in Bhutan: Punakha, Thimphu, Paro, Jakar, Trongsa, Laya, Dochula, Phuntsholing, Samdrup Jongkhar.
Things to do in Bhutan: You along with your family can enjoy an enchanting car ride in Bhutan. Explore Manas Wildlife Sanctuary, Rafting in Po Chu River, Trekking in Bhutan, Exploring Taktsang Palphug Monastery in Paro, Visit Dochula Pass, Kayaking, and many more similar moments in the beautiful city with your loved ones.
Malaysia is truly a land of diversity – from cultures like Indian, Chinese, European, and Malay, you will find the influence of each of these in the architecture and heritage of the country. This place also has a great beach destination, and it is perfect when you crave that sun, sand, and sea vacation. The country is also perfect for those looking for a decent family holiday in February. The lush green mountains, hidden waterfalls, and alluring beaches along with rich heritage and culture make up for a memorable vacation with family.
Why visit Malaysia in February?
Malaysia is February and is an ideal month to plan a family holiday. It is the perfect time to indulge in water sports and activities as it is a warm month.
Also, some of the famous festivals are celebrated in Malaysia in February. Malaysians welcome the Year of the Rat (Chinese New Year) with joyful celebrations, fireworks, food, and lion dances. Places are beautifully decorated like Kek Lok Si Temple in Penang (from 19 Jan to 21 Feb) and Thean Hou Temple in Kuala Lumpur.
FGS Dong Zen Temple holds the Chinese New Year Lantern & Flora Festival from 23 Jan to 9 Feb. Surfing lovers attend Tioman Surf Festival from 31 Jan to 2 Feb 2020.
Places to visit in Malaysia: Redang Island, Kuala Lumpur, George Town, Langkawi, Penang Island, Gunung Mulu Nasional Park, Kota Kinabalu, Putrajaya, Ipoh, Sandakan, Kinablu Park, Taman Negara, Mersing, Semporna.
Things to do in Malaysia: You can visit the Petronas Tower in Kuala Lumpur, experience trekking in Taman Negara National Park, Visit the Genting Highlands. Rejuvenate yourself in the Underwater World of Sipadan Island, Snorkelling at Langkawi.
When planning a family vacation to Italy in February, it is better to create custom, personalized itineraries to some of Italy’s most incredible destinations. It is a great way to experience this magnificent country without compromising on the needs of families with children. Whether engaging in winter sports in the Italian Alps, tracing familial roots in Palermo, Venice, Sicily, or another area, exploring ancient castles in Val D’Aosta, or taking walking tours of historic cities with gelato in hand, children, teens, and adults alike can enjoy the impressive wonders of Italy in many ways.
Why visit Italy in February?
Italy in February has cool temperatures. The weather in Italy is pleasant, which allows you to roam around and explore the famous attractions of Italy. The northern part of Italy is generally much cooler than the milder southern regions. So, if you love this kind of weather, visit a family vacation in Italy in February.
Places to visit in Italy: For families of faith and those interested in history, Vatican City can be very interesting to travelers of all ages. Expert guides can pique children’s interest in art and architecture throughout the Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Cathedral. Families with children can also visit the city’s famed Roman Gladiator School, where children are taught the rich history of the famous warriors as well as authentic gladiator skills using imitation weaponry.
Things to do in Italy: There are multiple things that a family can enjoy while on a vacation in Italy. From hands-on cooking classes and food tastings of local specialties such as gelato, fresh pasta, and pizza to immersing in the cities’ many museums, families have unlimited possibilities when traveling to these world-famous cities.
Taiwan is one of the safest and the best places to visit outside India in February. It prides itself on being the land of convenience. There’s a 7-Eleven on every corner (the highest concentration in the world!), where you can heat a bottle, take a rest in the AC, grab a treat, book a train ticket, etc. Taiwan’s incredible transportation system is appreciated by everyone who uses it. It is known for its speed, cleanliness, comprehensive coverage, and politeness of passengers. Buses, trains, and the HSR (high-speed rail) can get you to just about anywhere in the city or country, quickly and comfortably.
Why visit Taiwan in February?
The month of February in Taiwan is slightly warmer with more rainfall throughout the country. The temperature remains between 10-25 degrees, making it the best time to explore the colorful destination with family.
Places to visit in Taiwan: Taipei Zoo, the night market, Taichung National Museum of Nature and Science, the Jingzaijiao Tile-Paved Salt Fields in Tainan, Changhua Roundhouse, Taiwan Balloon Museum, the Leefoo Village Resort, and Theme Park, are some of the best places to visit in Taiwan with family.
Things to do in Taiwan: There’s a lot to do in Taiwan with family! From the bright lights of Taipei to the natural wonders of Alishan, the vastness of Taroko Gorge, and the vibrant Taichung there’s a lot to squeeze into Taiwan with your loved ones.
Therefore, February is the ideal time to plan a visit to these wonderful places outside India. And the weather is not just the reason but the gorgeous attractions, the experiences you can get with family are forever cherishable. So go ahead and choose from the list and have the best family vacation in February.
If you think there are other places to visit in February outside India, do let us know.