Listen up you wanderlusts, the sheer name of travelling conjures up the images of the free bird in you! Although, every season in India is rated best for travel, whether it be summer months, winter months, or monsoon. But from the mid of October month, some specific winter destinations in India are not only on the local tourists’ radar but are also the best winter destinations for international tourists too!
Winters in India are particularly famous for witnessing snowfalls. Tourists across the globe come to explore the white layers of snow. Also, December is considered as the best time to visit India because it’s the peak winter months when almost all the Indian hill stations experience snowfall!
Nowadays, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced all of wandering souls to stay safe, stay inside our homes, but as you all know, this too shall pass, and we hope we all would get a chance to explore our favourite destinations.
If you are looking to plan your vacations in India in December, then we want to update you with the list of the best tourist attractions in India that are paradise on earth.
Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh
In winters, travellers in India think only about visiting the hill stations to watch the sheet of snow everywhere they look around, like the way you see in the movies. If you too want to explore such a winter abode in India, then Dharamshala is the perfect place to go! This place is perfect for those who love snow. December, January, February are the months when Dhramshala lures tourists with snowfall. We urge you to explore the town of Mcleodganj too, which is located a few km distances away!
Proudly referred to as the land of God’s in India, Uttarakhand is nowhere less in beauty than Himachal Pradesh, and one such winter vacay spot for snowfall adventure is Auli. This place is famous for snow adventures and is the only best place in India where the most amazing ski resorts are present. In Auli, snowfall sparkles the town from November, and there is a famous artificial lake in Auli which gets covered with snow, and is a sight to behold! You can try skiing, ropeway ride and can reconnect with yourself amidst the beauty of the mighty Himalayan ranges surrounding you!
Srinagar, Jammu And Kashmir
Do you know that Kashmir is considered as the heaven of India? If not, then you will realize it owns once you bookmark Srinagar on your India holiday packages. The valley of Kashmir changes colour in every season. But in winters, the valley gets shrouded with a sheet of white snow which lures thousands of honeymooners and family tourists. You can explore the nearby winter getaway to Srinagar like Sonmarg, Gulmarg and more for trekking, local food hopping tours and more!
India is not only about snowfall in the winters, but there are also many more aspects of winter holidays in India other than snowfall. One such place in India personifies what we are trying to portrait. Udaipur is considered as the Lake City of India, the most romantic town of India because it has shimmering lakes like Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar Lake where you can take sunset boat trips and watch the sun setting behind the gorgeous Aravali Ranges. The Lake City of India is the perfect place to take romantic strolls with your loved ones and feel the sense of ultimate relaxation. Shop til you drop at the Rajsthani local markets and purchase some traditional and handmade souvenirs. Satisfy your taste buds with a delicious local meal.
Varanasi is listed in the list of the most ancient cities in the world, which is famous for spirituality loving tourists. This place has prayer-answering temples, intriguing ghats on the banks of holy Gange river. Such is the charm of this place that Varanasi is often visited by international tourists more than the local Indian tourists. Now relate the charm of this town. Seek divine blessings at the temples, spend some peaceful time on the banks of Ghats while sitting. December is the month when the temperature to explore Varanasi is ideal. We suggest you include Varanasi in your India itinerary if you are planning to come to India.
In December, visiting Goa on India tour package is mandatory for those who are looking to taste the bachelorette celebration with their gangs of wanderers. Picture yourself amidst the sun-kissed beaches, beautiful churches, rich Portuguese buildings, ancient forts, this is what Goa trip to India is all about! You too can bask in the charm, vibrancy, celebration of Goa in the winter months and attend a few of the music fests to fuel you up!
Also check out these Top 5 Places To Visit In Winter In India
Rishikesh is amongst one of those winter places to visit in India which you could explore even on the last minute plans on an India trip! This town is situated on the banks of Ganges river and is famous for its yoga ashrams, and river rafting adventure. More than adventure, international tourists are crazy about visiting Rishikesh because rejuvenation with various yoga asanas is best experienced in Rishikesh. December is the time when you can camp under the skies and enjoy stargazing experience in Rishikesh.
So, guys, what are you waiting for? Book your trip to India in advance to stock up your December travel experience in advance with Culture Holidays.