Winter season always gives us a reason to explore new places, with full zeal and new energy. In India, tourism in winter is always more as compared to Summer season or any other Season. It is that time of the year when the mountainous region is covered with snow, plains try to adapt itself in the cold weather and the coastal regions get relief from the humidity. How it is possible that one will not make plans for winter vacations which is one of the most pleasant weather in the country. Since it is time for winters to start, so I have come up with the places to visit during winter vacations in India.

Winter vacations Manali (Himachal Pradesh)- In the list of places to visit during winter vacations in India, Manali deserves to be placed on the first because in winters you will get a chance to enjoy the jaw-dropping cold weather. If you will visit the destination in winter then you can enjoy the several adventurous activities like skiing, trekking, paragliding and many others. If you want to experience the culture of Himachal from close, then don’t forget to visit Winter Carnival which is the major highlight in winters. January-February will be the ideal month to plan your trip.

Places to visit- Hidimba Temple, Solang Valley, Monastery, Manu Temple.

Winter vacationsAlleppey (Kerala)- The beauty of Kerala is on top in the Winter Season, if you want to see the beauty of the state in a way to close then consider Alleppey which is a must visit the place during winters in India. The backwaters of Alleppey became more beautiful in winters and will give you an opportunity to see lush greenery during your journey in a houseboat. In your houseboat, you will also get a chance to see exotic wildlife.

Places to visit- Alaphuzza beach, Vembanad lake, Pallipuram, Krishnapuram Palace, Bird Sanctuary.

Jaipur (Rajasthan)- Rajasthan is among one of the hottest states of India, it can be best visited during the winter season. Jaipur one of the most popular destination in India can be best visited during winter vacations because at that time the city has the perfect climate. It will not be possible to visit forts and palaces during the daytime of Summers, so consider winters as the best time to visit Jaipur. Jaipur Literature Festival and Kite festival are the major highlights of the city in winters.

Places to visit- Amer Fort, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jal Mahal, Birla Temple, Albert Hall Museum.

Goa- Goa one of the most tourist destination in India throughout the year. It is advisable to visit Goa during the winter season because at this time you can experience the place in the best possible manner. There is a massive celebration of Christmas and New Year in Goa during winters, and you don’t have to face the scorching heat of Sun at this time. Casinos and Party clubs are usually full during this time, so if you are a party seeker then plan your Goa trip this winter vacations.

Places to visit- Anjuna beach, Aguada Fort, Calangute beach, Se Cathedral, Dudhsagar Falls.

Chennai (Tamil Nadu)- Southern part of India is quite hotter than any other part of the country. If you are planning to visit Chennai then try to schedule your trip in the winter season, because this time is perfect for sightseeing. During winters, you will not feel the humidity in the Chennai and can freely roam on the Marina beach and pay devotion at the various ancient temples of the city.

Places to visit- Marina beach, Sri Parthasarathy Temple, Kaapaleshwar Temple, Birla Planetarium, Fort St.George’s.

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh)- If you are looking for a romantic weekend with your mate, then Shimla is the most preferred destination. Though you can visit the place at any time of the year, winters in Shimla is really mesmerizing. Snow-covered mountains, lush greenery, sunrise view of the Sun all adds a plus point in the beauty of Shimla in the winters. Adventurous sports in Shimla is best enjoyed in the winters. You can also visit this place if planning to visit solo, for Shimla budget click.

Places to visit- Ridge, Kufri, Jakhu temple, Christ Church, Viceregal lodge, Chadwick waterfall.

Shillong (Meghalaya)- Winters of Shillong is always best because after the Monsoon season the waterfalls and greenery of the hill station get allured by the beauty of nature. Ever thought how wonderful experience it would be to see the high altitude mountains, pristine lakes, ancient caves in the relaxing weather of December. In simple, I would like to say that Shillong offers a perfect weekend in the winters vacations. If you are planning to visit the hill station this winter then don’t forget to keep some warm woolen clothes.

Places to visit- Don Bosco Museum, Umaiam Lake, Mawlynnog, Shillong Peak, Elephant Falls, Ward’s Lake.

Auli (Uttarakhand)- If you don’t mind chilling in winters then Auli is the destination for you. If you will visit Auli in winters then you will get a chance to see the beautiful view of sunrise and sunset, trekking at high altitude is really a lifetime memorable experience. In winters, Auli gets ideal for adventurous sports like skiing and if you are passionate about photography then in winters you can get amazing photos. So, plan your trip of Auli this winter vacations and enjoy the place at its best.

Places to visit- Gurso Bugyal, Chenab lake, Kwani Bugyal, Trishul Peak, Chenab lake, Joshimath.

I hope you this post will help you to plan your winter vacations. So, plan your itinerary as soon as possible.


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