Best Places to Visit in winter in India?
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Best Places to Visit in winter in India?

India, home to the world’s oldest civilization, has always been a popular travel destination and attracts thousands of tourists from worldwide. Either you want to cherish the exotic landscapes or look for architectural masterpieces, India has it all! The land is a perfect blend of historically rich signifiers and modern developments.

No matter what the season is, India surely is the right pick to satisfy your wanderlust. Since winter is just a few months away, let us look at all the best places that will make you look for a cheap air travel plan to India and book your tickets right away:

Auli, Uttarakhand:

Amid the giant snow-covered peaks, Auli is known for its picturesque landscapes and views. Asia’s most extended cable care service is bound to mesmerize you by letting you enjoy the 360-degree view of the famous Himalayan peaks, namely, Mana Parvat, Nanda Devi, Trishul, and Hathi Parvat.

You can trek through the snow-covered or can visit the Auli artificial lake. If you are a support enthusiast, the national skiing competition, that takes place in January, can make your trip more memorable. 

Manali, Himachal Pradesh:

Manali is the most popular tourist destination throughout the year, but its beauty is at its best in winter! The mighty snow-capped Himalayan peaks are the essence of this place.

This hill station is a heaven for the sports lovers in winter as it offers skiing, horse riding, zorbing, paragliding, and tobogganing. You can opt for trekking or mountaineering to Chandertal Lake, Pin Parvati pass, or Hampta pass. Moreover, you can enjoy an amazingly soothing hot Sulphur bath at Manikaran. 


Home to diverse flora and fauna, vast green landscapes, beaches, hills, indigenous cuisines, Ayurvedic spas, and the list goes on, is undoubtedly one of the best places you should visit in India.

If you want an adrenaline rush, go for trekking in Dhoni hills, Chembra peak, or Anamudi, give surfing a try at Kovalam and Varkala beaches. There are many historical sites in Kerala where you can get some perfect vacay pictures taken. 

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh:

Just like Manali, Shimla is a popular tourist spot. Crowds flock to this place to enjoy the spectacular view of snow-clad mountains. Also known to be ‘Queen of Hills,’ Shimla attracts tourists because of its incredible natural beauty.

Several things can keep you hooked to the place, such as ice skating, walking among the tall pine trees, or visiting the remains of colonial architecture. Shimla is a fantastic place that you must not miss to visit. 

Binsar, Uttarakhand:

If you want to sit back and enjoy the natural beauty, Binsar has to be your pick. The lush green landscapes, forests, bird’s eye view of mountain peaks, altogether makes the place breathtakingly beautiful.

You can have a bunch of Insta-worthy vacay pictures in this hill town. It is a heaven for those looking to be immersed in the scenic natural beauty. 


Want to satisfy your adventurous soul? Goa should be your next travel destination. The fantastic water sport, beach parties, night clubs, the happening crowd will surely win your heart, and you can have filled and enjoyable vacations. New Year parties, Goa carnival, or the Film festival, makes the place even more enticing. 


If you are looking for something different from the usual wintery spots, winter is the right time to visit the ‘land of maharajas.’ The largest state of India has multiple palaces and forts that make it a doorway to witnesses the majestic, sovereign culture and traditions of this land.

Ajmer, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, and Bundi are the most visited places. Moreover, you can also spot tigers, wild cats, foxes leopards and sloth bears in Rajasthan. 

Shillong, Meghalaya:

Packed with beautiful lakes, waterfalls, hills, lush forests, and ancient boulders, Shillong is in full bloom in the winter. You can visit its nearby village mawlynnong, which is known to be the cleanest village in Asia. Besides, there are various sites such as Elephant falls, Shillong peak, David Scott trail, Umaim Lake, etc. that makes the place visit-worthy. 

The diversity and variety of places that you can visit make India a suitable travel destination for all sorts of travelers. Whether an avid adventurer or a person just looking for some peaceful time to self amid the scenic landscapes, India caters to the wanderlust for each traveler. 

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