Famous Winter Destinations in India

If you are planning to spend your winter vacations in India, where should you go? During wintertime, you can head towards a number of winter destinations in India. If you are coming to India around December, you can decide to enjoy a snowy Christmas or enjoy a gala carnival. You can also choose to explore the Thar Desert by way of a camel safari in Rajasthan. Another wonderful option is to escape to the Himalayan destinations to meditate and respond to the tranquility of the mountains. Given below are some of the most visited winter destinations in the country. Read on.

Auli
Perched at a height of 9,500-10,500 ft above sea level in Uttarakhand, Auli is known for being a premier ski destination in India. The pine scented mountain slopes of Auli have become a favourite of skiers from all across the globe. You can also enroll yourself in skiing courses. It would be wonderful to combine your adventure trip to Auli with a sightseeing tour.

Shimla
As snow sets in December, its keeps whole of Shimla blanketed till January. You have an excellent opportunity to reconnect with nature. Besides, you can also plan to visit the temples, churches, colonial mansions and markets of Shimla during your tour to the hill station.

Mcleodganj
The place is famous both for being the headquarters of the Tibetan Government in exile and for being the residing place of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. During your trip to Mcleodganj, do remember to explore Buddhist meditation centres, health clubs and Buddhist gompas among others. The tourist destination lies in close proximity to Dharamshala.

Halflong
Between October and February, Halflong in Assam is a place to be. You have the opportunity to explore during winters orange orchards, pineapple gardens and the wildlife species in the surrounding forests. Spend some quality time amidst blue hills, green rivers and cascading waterfalls.

Mount Abu
Whether you are a pilgrims, a trekking enthusiast, a boating lover or a bird watching freak, all your wishes can be fulfilled at this uniquely wonderful winter destination in Rajasthan. During winters, you can also participate in the Winter Festival of Mount Abu. Dilwara Jain temples are also a big draw for tourists arriving at Mount Abu.

Jaisalmer
During summers, Jaisalmer experiences scorching heat. However, the temperature during winters vary between 10 degrees and 14 degrees centigrade, making it much loved among other winter destinations in India. The labyrinthine streets, handicraft-laden bazaars, temples and havelis are major tourist attractions in this desert city. The Annual Desert Festival (February) is the biggest attraction for travellers arriving here during winters.

Lake Chilka
If you are an avid bird watcher, you should head straight to the Chilka Lake in Orissa. During winters, migratory birds come here from as far as Siberia and Iran. Lake Chilka also has the eminence of sheltering the largest population of aquatic bird in Asia.

Corbett National Park
Having the eminence of being India's National Park, Corbett National Park is home to around 50 species of mammals, 580 species of birds and 25 species of reptiles. Leopards, jungle cats, fishing cats, sloth bears, Himalayan bears, black bears, jackals, yellow throated martens, Himalayan civets, mongoose, otters, hares and elephants are some of the most commonly wildlife species sighted here.

Backwaters of Kerala
The 900-km long intricate network of backwaters make Kerala one of the most coveted destinations on earth. It can be a wonderful winter destination because here you will enjoy tropical winter (good for those who want to avoid winter chill). Kottayam, Kollam, Alappuzha, Kumarakom and Kochi are popular backwater destinations in Kerala

Goa
Whether to celebrate Christmas or New Year, Goa is a winter destination which is second to none in India. A number of festivals are organised in Goa during the wintertime. These include Feast of the Three Kings, the Goa Heritage Festival, the Konkani Drama Festival and the Feast of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception. For party freaks, travelling to Goa is undoubtedly an experience of a lifetime.

This is not all. You can really look forward to visiting some more Indian winter destinations. However, you can never afford to miss the destinations mentioned above during your winter holidays in India.

5 comments:

  1. Though, it's peak summertime in India, I am all the more excited to enjoy my winter holidays soon.

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  2. Lake Chilka sounds good. Good post.

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  5. Nice posting on Rajasthan tourist attractions. Rajasthan has special place World Travel Map.
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