Winter is a beautiful time to take that annual break. Though there is minus side of winter travel which is having to pack woolen cloths and travel heavy; nevertheless, winter travel is extremely alluring. A tropical country India doesn’t really enjoy harsh winter barring a few regions, and that’s why it is the ‘pink’ season in tourism for the country. A lot of foreign tourists visit the country too, during winter. Here is list of places in India you can visit this winter:
Dharamsala – Mcleodganj – The land of Buddhism and spirituality, these sister hill stations are pleasant throughout the year; however they become even more charming in winters. Name any mountain attraction such as falls, lake, trekking trails and you would find it here.
Meghalaya – Countless waterfalls, breathtaking valleys, caves, peaks, jungles – Meghalay has it all! If you plan to visit Shillong in Meghalaya, you can also cover other prominent tourist places in North-east like Mokokchung, Imphal, Kaziranga National Park etc. If you aren’t afraid of cold climate then North-east India is certainly your go-to place in winter
Mussoorie - “Queen of Hills”, Mussoorie is located on the foothills of Garhwal in Uttarakhand. Mussoorie is one of the most picturesque hill stations of India and it’s pleasant throughout the year. Winter adds more charm to Mussoorie and makes it a perfect destination for a romantic gateway for honeymooners.
Sonmarg, Kashmir – Sonmarg, Kashmir is the ideal snow destination in India. If you are planning a trip to Kashmir this winter, plan to visit places like Thajiwas Glacier, Zojila pass and Gangabal Lake for sure.
Kerala – Otherwise hot and humid, Kerala makes a beautiful winter destination for tourists. Kerala is famous for its backwaters, lush green landscapes, Ayurveda Spas and beaches. If you are planning a Kerala trip this winter, don’t forget to include Munnar, Kovalam, Trivandrum, Alleppey and Thekkady.
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