Winter holiday destinations in India – Winters are also the best time to take a trip as the pleasant weather means minimum discomfort while roaming around. Here are five destinations that make for an excellent winter vacation.
Winter is coming!
There is a slight chill in the air, there is smell of winters all around you.
Mornings are lazy and snuggling under a blanket is fun!
This is the perfect time to take a winter holiday in India. The pleasant weather makes it even more tempting to take a vacation at this time of the year.
We have come up with five destinations that will make this winter memorable for you.
Gaining popularity as an excellent skiing destination, Auli is perfect for those looking for some time off from the city. Well connected through roads, you will find this small town fascinating. Snowy slopes all around and frequent snowfall has made this place popular in the last few years. Trekkers and nature lovers will find abundant places to explore. Forests here are dominated by golden oaks, pines and Rhododendron trees. Auli has the best skiing facilities along with professional instructors. If you love skiing, you just can’t afford to miss this place!
Imagine azure mountains, beautiful waterfalls, clear rivers, pineapple gardens and a bird watching center. Haflong has these and many more stunning landscapes that will leave you amazed. A small hill station in Assam, it is best known for Jatinga, the bird watching center that is a haven for migratory birds. Borai hills with its hilly treks and the green valley are hotspots for adventure activities for that adrenalin rush! Don’t forget to visit the hot water spring that is believed to have medicinal value. Spend some lazy lamhe in the evenings for a relaxed holiday
If you want to explore God’s own country, visit it during winters. Just after monsoon get over, the place acquires a pristine and geen aura. Alapuzza is known for its backwaters and for the calmness it brings to one’s mind. It is truly a spiritual experience to visit this place. Rent a houseboat here and enjoy the lovely weather. The Punnamada Lake attracts a lot of travelers for its stunning view. The beach here is also another popular spot Try the famous payasam that’s a specialty of this place.
Rajasthan brings colors, royalty, desert, tradition and romance to the mind. Jaisalmer can be enjoyed best during winters. Sitting by the campfire in cold conditions is the best way to ignite that fire between couples. Visit the old havelis covered in shawls and relive the rich past of this state. Be lazy and wake up late here. Take walk when the wind is chilly but the sun is warm.
One of the most popular destinations of our country, Kashmir is brilliant during winters. Gulmarg, a small hill station here, has thick forests, snow-clad mountains, orchards and a valley that is full of colorful flowers. The scenic pastorals are apt for a relaxed mental state and offer calmness that can’t be defined. You can also enjoy skiing here from November to February. Visit the highest golf course in the world and don’t use your phone too much! Take a break from that too!
Winters can be harsh but they can also be a great opportunity to explore other parts of the country. This winter, explore one and add the others in your bucket list!