India is paradise on Earth. From hot deserts to snowy mountains to misty rain forests, we have all kinds of places for your bucket list. India has rich culture and heritage, thus making it one of the most popular destinations of the world. This can be a summer paradise for those who love to spend time on the beach or even a winter paradise who want to enjoy the snowfall or spend time in pleasant weather. Most of us really want to curl up inside our warm blankets and sip a cup of hot coffee. Meanwhile few of us want to take a break and get away from a chaotic life. Here are 5 winter destinations to visit in India.
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1. Darjeeling, West Bengal
Also famously known as the Queen of Himalayas, this is one the best places to go in winter. It is rich in fauna and flora. This city has the beautiful architecture of the colonial era, Buddhist monasteries, and also has a green tea plantation. Darjeeling is hands down one of the best places to visit in winter.
2. Auli, Uttarakhand
If you are into adventure then you must visit this skiing paradise of India. Auli is one of India’s premier ski resort destinations. It is surrounded by snowy blankets along with oak and coniferous trees. This hill station has some breathtaking views. It even hosted the South Asian Winter Games in 2011. To enjoy snowfall and to have some fun skiing, this place is meant for you.
3. Lambasingi, Andhra Pradesh
This is a perfect place to visit for a low-key vacation. This place is perfect to visit for those who want to have a quiet holiday and want to see some astonishing views. This place can be your weekend getaway. Moreover, this is the only place in southern India which witnesses Snowfall. One can visit Kothapalli Waterfalls and have overnight camping during their stay.
4. Sonamarg, Jammu and Kashmir
This place has mesmerizing snow-capped mountains and is one place we must visit in our lifetime. This place is the base of many treks which also pass through many mountain lakes. These lakes include Vishansar, Kishansar, Gadsar, Satsar, and Gangabal. Winters might be freezing cold here, but you get to experience the snowfall which we all crave for.
5. Rann of Kutch, Gujarat
This is one of the largest salt deserts in the world. The best time to visit this incredible place is in the winter. Tourism of Gujarat holds a yearly festival which starts in the month of November and lasts till the end of February. It is famously called Rann Ustav where there are almost hundreds of Luxury tents for visitors along with different stalls. There are different activities held here too for tourists. Riding the camel in this salt desert under the moonlit sky is an experience worth enjoying. So, add this place to your list of Winter Destinations.