Hello readers! The coldest of all seasons when temperatures drop down really low in some parts of India is here. Have anyone of you already planned for your winter trip or have started thinking about it and got really confused about the places to visit? Don’t worry. Just relax! I’m here with you to lessen your stress by giving you the gist of the places for an exciting trip during holidays. Come’ on let’s have a look at the 10 incredible places to visit in India during winters.
Manali: Located in the Northern Himachal Pradesh, Manali is a well-known destination for honeymoon. Whether you want to glide, trek, or just want to enjoy the beautiful nature at its best, Manali is a place for all fun. The top places in Manali are Manu temple famous for the Lord Manu from which the name Manali originated. Beas Kund for trekking and Solang valley for horse riding is a must for every visitor. The beautiful snowfall during winters attracts tourists from all over the world. People visit Manali and create an everlasting memory.
Kashmir: Kashmir is the paradise on earth. Located in the Himalayan Mountain of Northern India, Kashmir shares a border with Himachal Pradesh and Punjab. The Line of Control separates it from Pakistan. Most of the scenic places in Kashmir are Dal Lake where you can enjoy with your family staying at houseboats and enjoying boating, Gulmarg, the hill station famous for skiing through Apharwat peak, Sonamarg for its stunning view of nature well decorated with a variety of flowers and Pulwama for pleasant nature. The famous Amarnath temple located in Srinagar – the summer capital, is a Hindu shrine of Lord Shiv which is accessible only for short time during summer. On one hand the region is covered in a variety of terrains from lakes, rivers, mountains covered in snow, and on the other hand, Kashmir has fields of saffron and orchards of apples.
Ladakh: Ladakh is the land of scenic beauty and spirituality. It is a region in Jammu and Kashmir situated between the Himalayas and the Karakoram mountains in the South East part of India. This natural beauty is famous for its snowcapped mountains, lakes, flowing rivers, beautiful landscapes, and monks and monasteries. The main attractions in Ladakh are Pangong Tso lake, Kargil, the second largest town famous for mountaineering and trekking, the sand dunes of the Nubra Valley, Spituk Gompa located at the top of the hill for its beautiful sculpture, Shanti Stupa, and Chadar trek is for experienced trekkers.
Sikkim: Sikkim is situated in Northeast India and a part of Himalayas share its landscape with it. The top places in Sikkim are Yumthang Valley of flower famous for its beautiful flower garden, Gurudongmar Lake for providing the mirror image of the sky and Tsomogo Lake which doubles its beauty in winter due to the snowfall throughout the surroundings of the lake.
Arunachal Pradesh: Arunachal Pradesh shares most of the part of Northeast India. The top places in Arunachal Pradesh are Parshuram Kund famous for Hindu pilgrimage, Golden Pagoda for golden glow during sunset and night time, and Tawang is a place known for its 400-year-old monastery, and its natural beauty attracts travelers. The houses are on a steep slope and are built in oriental architecture. The scenic beauty, waterfalls, and forest make a pollution free place to refresh and relax one’s body and mind.
Uttarakhand: It is a state in Northern India famous for its pilgrimage site Haridwar. The major places in Uttarakhand are Rishikesh which is a major center for yoga study. The Nanda Devi Mountain is the second highest mountain in India and is covered with snow throughout the year. Roopkund Lake is a glacier lake in the Himalayas. It is known as the Mystery Lake as human bones and skulls are seen when the ice melts. It is the best place for one to have some adventure like trekking, river rafting, peak climbing, and enjoying the wildlife sightseeing. Uttarakhand is one destination for all your needs for a memorable holiday.
Kerala: Kerala is a state located on the Malabar Coast on the southwestern end of the country. It is a beautiful gift by Mother Nature that has serene hill stations, backwaters, beaches, waterfalls, greenery, coconut groves, and large tea, coffee, and spice plantations. The handicrafts made of coconut shell are the traditional craft of the Kerala artisans. The top places in Kerala are Alleppey famous for boathouse stay, Kochi for its beautiful beach, and Munnar a place to spend a great time by trekking, rock climbing, and rappelling. Kerala is also known as the honeymoon destination.
Goa: Goa is situated in the West coast of India with a long history of Portuguese colony. Goa is famous for its church, beaches, and seafood. Tourists from all over the world come here to relax and have the most amazing time. The major places in Goa are Dudhsagar waterfall famous for its four-layered flow of water, Colva beach for a luxurious lifestyle, and the cruise on Mandovi River gives you the best sight of dusk.
Rajasthan: It is a state in North West of India and famous for its historical places, culture and tradition. It is a state of many royal kingdoms, forts, and palaces. The famous places in Rajasthan are City Palace located in Jaipur famous for Chandramahal, Amber fort for its curvature, City Palace of Udaipur, and Albert Hall Museum is the Central Museum for showcasing all the historical monuments. Jaisalmer – The Golden City lies in the Thar desert. The Chittor Fort in Chittorgarh is one of the largest forts in India. Many houses are painted in a shade of blue in Jodhpur. No matter which part of Rajasthan you go, you’ll get traditional Rajasthani food to relish.
Lakshadweep: Lakshadweep is an island off the coast of Kerala. It is one of the seven Union Territories of India famous for white sandy beaches. Some of the famous places in Lakshadweep are Bangaram Islands, Agatti Islands, and Kadmat Islands famous for scuba diving, coral reefs, and beaches. This place is perfect to enjoy a stay at a luxurious resort, enjoy the sun and sand, and do some water sports. The pleasing climate of Lakshadweep brings in travelers and makes this place as one of the best tourist attraction.
If you are a traveler like me, you will enjoy the true beauty of nature everywhere you go. Don’t stop yourself from exploring different places. Enjoy the journey of life with family, friends, and a new destination.