Best place to visit in winter in India

Best place to visit in winter in India. 

The Indian peninsula is marked by a vast stretch of diverse topography, and when the mercury plummets, there is no shortage of places in this South Asian country to explore. During winter, several places in India are enhanced by a blanket of glistening white snow, whilst many more boast a blend of pleasant and fresh weather accompanied by mild sunshine. Come Winter and India is all geared up to take its travellers to its best snow covered regions. From Skiing to Snow ball throwing, tourists are sure to get the best from their winter vacations. Here is the list of best place to visit in winter in India. 

1) Shimla – The Queen of Hills.


The Queen of Hills as we also call it, Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh. Though each of the seasons have its own charm in this city, but winters are just incredible. The valley covered in white looks nothing less than a winter wonderland. If you are visiting Shimla in winters, then there are many activities that await, such as ice skating and skiing.
Tourist attraction : Visit the Gaiety theatre, hang over at ridge, climb the Jakhoo peak, pay a visit to Viceroy’s lodge, and take a ride to Kalka, visit the summer hills, or do some adventure sport or play golf at Annadale

2) Manali – One of country’s most popular hill-stations.


When we talk about the best hill-stations in India, we cannot ever let Manali slip off our minds. This beautiful place also happens to be an ideal retreat for trying out various snow sports like skiing and snowboarding. This surely is one of the most beautiful places to visit in winter in India.
Tourist attractions : This Switzerland of India caters numerous things to see – Go to Manikaran and take a hot sulphur bath, or go to see the Rohtang Pass, get tattooed at old Manali, and head to Kasaul to see the Parvathi river, or show your trekking skill at Hampta pass.

3) Auli – The skiing paradise of the country.


The Skiing Capital of India, Auli is surely among the best places to visit in winter in India. Other than skiing, one can indulge in various other activities such as chair car ride, and trekking during their trip to Auli in winter.
Tourist attractions : There are numerous tourists spots to be explored here – have a magnificent view of the Himalayan range as you board the Auli ropeway, or spend some time at the Auli artificial lake, or catch  a glimpse of Gorson Bugyal green pastures, taste some sweet water at Chattrakund, or touch the untouched Himalayas at Kwani Bugyal.

4) Gangtok – The star of Northeast India.


Right from its soulful panorama beautified with snow-capped peaks, to the pretty markets, gondolas and monasteries, Gangtok is best visited anytime of the year. But, winter sprinkles snow throughout the mountainscape, making it look more charming! So, this has to be in the list of best places to visit in winter in India.
Tourist attractions : Visit the monasteries, shop at MG marg, visit the Namgyal institute of technology, Trek to Nathula pass, sightseeing at Gangtok, get stunned by viewing Hanuman Tok or hop to the Tashi view point to view the Kanchenjunga view.

5) Nainital: The Land of Lakes.


If you happen to travel to Nainital, and that too at the time of winters, you dare would not ask for more. A moment to discover yourself, whether it is by spending a solitary time with your special one as the snowflakes gently fall on both of you, or by breathing high in the adrenaline rush of the snow adventure sports, winters are the exceptions, Nainital can make up for you.
Tourist attractions : Go for Lake hopping, there are numerous lakes to explore, savour to the taste by eating at Chandani Chowk, get awed by seeing the gleaming Himalayan range snow view, go to the zoo, give an adventure journey to cave garden and learn rock climbing.

6) Jaisalmer – Casting spell with its golden landscape.


Jaisalmer not only one of the most colourful places you can visit, it’s also a great tourist destination and fantastic during the winter. Think sand dunes, romantic getaway experiences and a city that’s perched high above the rest with forts that will transfix you and palaces that are so beautifully built, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time to an age of utter luxury and uber royalty.
Tourist attractions : Jaisalmer Fort, Bada Bagh, Folklore Museum, and Sam Sand Dunes

7) Goa: Party Capital Of India.


The delectable dishes, loud music, beach parties, and crazy crowd; everything about Goa is electrifying. With the Christmas and New Year parties, Sunburn, and Goa Film Festival scheduled for the winter months, the high spirits of Goa make it the best among the winter destinations in India. In addition to the party vibes throughout the season, the salubrious weather ensures that this winter destination in India doesn’t disappoint the tourists.
Tourist attractions : Following are the best attractions of goa .Christmas and New Year beach parties. Sunburn: 27th – 30th December 2015. Goa Film Festival: 20th – 30th November 2015.

8) Shillong: The Paradise Unexplored.


If you’ve never been to Meghalaya, we recommend a visit, no matter what time of year it is. During winter in particular, it’s a beautiful place to visit, mostly because it’s home to numerous hills. But, don’t worry about getting bored when you’re on vacation, because it’s also home to several adventure sports, courtesy an artificial lake (which is actually a lot better than it sounds) ensconced in the hills. There’s also a floating restaurant that will make your experience more fun. The best part though is that the weather is perfect for a winter holiday.

Best place to visit in winter in India Best place to visit in winter in India Reviewed by Aniket on August 09, 2018 Rating: 5

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