There are two types of people, ones who wants to spend their winters curled up in their blankets and quilts sipping coffee and others who want to explore the beauty that winters bring with itself and enjoy it. So here are some beautiful winter holiday destinations for everyone and definitely that will make you jump out of your bed and experience winters at its best.
1. Auli , Uttarakhand
Auli is known as the Skiing Destination of India or the Skiing Capital of India. Auli is definitely the best place to visit in winters. Visiting Auli in winters offers a completely different experience although Auli is a beautiful place throughout the year. During your stay at Auli you can enjoy skiing, snowboarding, chair car ride, trekking, Trishul Peak, Auli Ropeway.
Nainital is famous for its beautiful lakes and mountains. Its is gem of Uttrakhand and probably among the most popular places for tourists from different parts of the country. Nainital is a beautiful hill station on the lush green foothills of the Kumaon ranges in the Himalayas. It is a perfect escape from the city life for any nature enthusiast.
3. Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir
Gulmarg is also a popular skiing destination not only among Indian tourists but also among various tourists from abroad who visit Gulmarg every year time and again to enjoy its scenic beauty. Not only beauty but also to enjoy the different snow sports during winters. Gulmarg has world’s second highest gondola ride.
4. Sonamarg, Jammu and Kashmir
Sonamarg as the name suggests is called as the Meadow of Gold. Kashmir is called the Paradise on Earth for a reason. The scenic beauty of Sonamarg proves to be one of the reasons why Kashmir is called a Paradise on Earth. The lakes, the snow laden mountains, the fields, picturesque valleys all set to cast a spell of their beauty on you.
5. Manali Circuit
Manali Circuit involves Kullu, Manali, Kasol, Rohtang and Solang. If theres once place that you might wanna visit in winters then that has to be Manali. This one place suits all sorts of different holiday needs be it a honeymoon,winter vacation from school or college or a family holiday. If you happen to be visiting near Dussehra don’t forget to visit the Kullu temples.
6. Kutch, Gujarat
In summers, Kutch is not the most ideal place to be. But winters are the perfect time to visit Kutch, Gujarat. You will experience the much celebrated grand festival that is the Rann Utsav at the white desert of the Great Rann of Kutch during the winters. Another tourist attraction are the Asiatic lions at the Gir forest in Gujarat.
7. Kerala Circuit
Kerala Circuit involves Munnar, Kovalam, Trivandrum, Alleppey and Thekkady. Kerala is mostly quite hot and humid in the summer season. But winters are ideally the best time to visit Kerala for sure. Kerala is famous for its Kovalam and Varkala beaches, Alleppey backwaters, Thekkady spice gardens, lush greenery and temples. Kerala is a top most destination for nature lovers.
8. Shimla-Kufri, Himachal Pradesh
Shimla-Kufri in Himachal Pradesh is one of the most popular holiday destination among the North Indians during winters. People come here to experience snowfall here. Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh and has enchanting views, sprawling snow covered forests, hills and numerous restaurants on mall road which attracts several tourists.
You can visit Goa at basically any time of the year but still this a winter holiday destination that is set to leave you mesmerized. The Sunburn Festival in December adds to its charm for being one of the best holiday destination to visit in the winters.
10. North East Circuit
The North East Circuit includes Shillong, Mokokchung, Imphal and Kaziranga National Park. If you haven’t visited North East before and are deciding to travel to North East winters is the time to be there. North East has a lot to offer ranging from multiple waterfalls, enchanting views, national park, pristine lakes, various peaks and caves.