November arrives and people start searching for the best places to visit in the winter season. There are so many places to visit in the winter season that gives you the best experience. One of the best destinations to visit in the wintertime is Rajasthan. But here are some of the best places that you should visit this winter!
Best destination to visit in winter
1. Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh
Snow-capped Dalhousie in Himachal Pradesh. The picturesque town of Dalhousie looks magnificent in December with its snowflake covered Deodar forests. The view is absolutely quintessential. This gorgeous winter destination becomes a ramp opened to the chilly breeze with a view of snow-capped mountains.
Additionally, all the trekking enthusiasts must visit Dalhousie in December to attend the National Himalayan Winter Trekking Expedition.
2. Leh, Ladakh
Chadar Trek in Ladakh is called the frozen ice trek. The crystal blue ice and the hills on the backdrop will flabbergast you. The only frozen ice trek in India is incredible! The extreme adventures of the Chadar trek couples with -14 degree Celsius temperature.
There are other amazing treks besides Chadar namely—Sham trek, Khaltse trek, and Sabu to Khalsar trek. Too daring for an adventure? Worry not, take a cup of hot chocolate and unwind in God’s paradise!
3. Auli, Uttarakhand
Snow floors in Uttarakhand for perfect ice-skiing.The snow-clad peaks of the Neelkant, Mana Parbat, and Nanda Devi give an awe-inspiring panoramic view of the hills which will make your toes freeze, especially at the time of Christmas. Want to learn skiing or are good at it? Well, then you’ve to add Auli to your list of places to explore in December.
It is the time when you can start learning this thrilling adventure sport. And if you think skiing is your thing, you must attend the National Championship of Skiing held in January at Auli.
4. Rann Of Kutch, Gujarat
Rann of Kutch in Gujarat which is the only salt desert in India. December is the best time to explore the white desert to see the salt turn blue under the moonlit sky.
A stay at a tent in the outskirts of Dhordo village is an enchanting experience. Kutch becomes alive during December with loads of celebrations—The Kutch Festival. The only festival which extends for two long months is held in this salty land. Visit the Rann Utsav for an everlasting experience.
5. Thajiwas Glacier, Sonamarg, Jammu, and Kashmir
Sonamarg covered in snow during winters. Witness the beginning of snowfall in December as you go about the glacial sighting in this winter wonderland. The weather at the meadow of gold, Sonamarg, drops down to subzero levels during this month.
Visit the undiscovered Thajiwas glacier, located just 7 kilometers. Sleigh rides, snowboarding, and skiing are the best things to do in December here. Sport a red Santa Claus coat and hop onto a sled singing ‘jingle bells’ with breathtaking hills on the backdrop.
Dwaki is blessed with the illusion of crystal clear water. The place looks like heaven in the month of December. Shillong is the one destination in India which is reachable from all sides. The clarity of the water in Dwaki’s Unmgot river is so translucent that it looks like you’re flying in mid-air. Shillong surely is one of the best places to visit in winter.
Also, you can enjoy the juicy and sweet oranges on the border of the town, neighboring the river.
Give yourself the reason for entertainment at some amazingly beautiful festivals organized here winter, especially in December – Baghmara, Pinjera Festival, Tysim Festival, Tura Winter Festival, andWilliamnagar. It’s one of the best places to visit in December in India.
Nagoa Beach, Diu
The place acts as the host of one of the most happening beach festivals in India. The untouched beaches of Diu are damn striking in winters. Just enjoy to the fullest, having bonfires by your side on the tranquil beaches; this exotic scene makes Diu as one of the best honeymoon destinations in India in winter. In one of the Union Territories of India, the Festa De Diu is a unique beach festival which is Asia’s longest one. Hit this place, especially in December to see the magic of this place.
Kovalam Beach, Kerala
Kovalam Beach’s amazing water will give happiness to swimmers here and will be loved by adventure seekers. About 16 km from Kovalam, the beach is perfect for beautiful sunset views and sunbathing. The cold month of December is the ultimate ideal to visit the wonderful beaches and enjoy the warm waters of the Arabian Sea.
Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
Tawang is a beautiful off-beat top tourist destination. Tick this place, especially in December, which looks like a paradise for adventure enthusiasts and explorers. The place is far away from the hustle-bustle, offering magnificent views of the Himalayas, covered in snow, the ancient monasteries, and the valleys enwrapped with colorful flags. The beauty and isolation of Chong-Chugmi and Gudpi ranges, River Tawang Chu, and Tawang Valley will amaze you.
Those who want to have the fun of Torgya festival celebration can visit Tawang in January and for Losar festival in February.
Visit the holy place in Uttarakhand for a solitude weekend getaway, Mukteshwar is 2,285 mt above sea level. It’s one of the most beautiful and best places to visit in India in winter. View the astonishing and doting views of Himalayan peaks and the lush vegetation of the hill station will stun the nature lovers here. The snow-covered mountain, the green carpet coated under a thick layer but the soft snow makes Mukteshwar one of the most romantic destinations to visit in winter in India.
Binsar in Uttarakhand is a place adorned with cloud-kissing hills. It’s without a doubt, one of the most awesome places to visit in winter. Awe-inspiring peaks of Pachachuli, Nanda Devi, and Trishul gives the spectacular and picturesque views and this town lies amid them.
Binsar is famous for the calm and lush forests of Binsar wildlife sanctuary. You can appreciate the photogenic views of the Himalayan mountains like Nanda Devi and Kedarnath from the famous Zero Point in the city.
Binsar is every poet’s, every photographer’s, every writer’s dream place. It’s surely amongst the best places to visit in winter in India.